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Skill-Based Gaming

6/20/2017

article GameCo looks to Macau with its skill casino games
(Macau) -- GameCo Inc, a U.S.-based developer and supplier of skill-based casino games, says it hopes to get Macau approval for its Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM)...

6/14/2017

article Caesars rolls snake eyes with skill-based games experiment at AC casinos
(Atlantic City) -- The introduction of skill-based games to Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s three Atlantic City properties in November was hailed as a game-...

6/13/2017

article Caesars reportedly drops skill-based games
(Atlantic City) -- The more than 21 games installed at the properties were removed after they failed to make enough money to cover vendor fees, said Melissa Price,...

6/12/2017

article 3 Atlantic City casinos reportedly pull plug on skill-based games
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars' first attempt to bring skill-based games to its Atlantic City casinos was apparently a flop, according to a report. The 21 games placed...
article Skill-based games at Caesars didn't make the cut
(Atlantic City) -- When Caesars Atlantic City introduced skill-based games at its three properties in the resort in November, casino officials hailed it as a game-...

5/31/2017

article Skill-Based Games Are Getting Into Casinos, But Customers Still Not Sold
(Atlantic City) -- Is skill-based gaming really the wave of the future for land-based casinos? The jury is still out. In a previous column I talked about the ushering in...

5/30/2017

article Video game gambling at casinos still in early stages
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment had a handful of video game gambling machines at its three Atlantic City casinos for six months - but now they're gone. But...

5/26/2017

article Gambling meets gaming: Contests of skill are a big part of casinos’ future
(Atlantic City) -- Attracting new customers to interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the world,...

5/23/2017

article GameCo into Foxwoods casino
(Connecticut) -- The world’s largest casino in terms of its number of slots, Foxwoods in Connecticut, US, has taken six VGM machines from GameCo of Las Vegas.
article RUDDOCK: Complete Makeover, Slot Machine Edition: The Era Of Skill-Based Gaming Is Upon Us
(USA) -- The era of the pump-and-pull slot machine may soon be at an end. A number of new, innovative products are landing on casino floors, and developers and casinos...

5/20/2017

article Golfers can bet on skills in tourneys at MGM Grand’s Level Up lounge
(Las Vegas) -- Golfing with your buddies likely already has an element of wagering involved, but now you can bet on your skills in a casino setting. MGM Grand will host...

5/15/2017

article $12 Million Secured For Second Screen Sports Skill-Gaming
(Wall Street) -- Skill-based sports prediction mobile app company WinView Games announced a raise of $12 million in Series B funding earlier today. The round included...

5/3/2017

article Gamblit expands skill games presence in Nevada casinos
(Nevada) -- Skill-based games developer Gamblit Gaming has made further inroads into Nevada’s land-based casino market via product launches with MGM Resorts and...
article Skill Based Gambling Comes to Northern Nevada
(Nevada) -- A new form of gaming has arrived in northern Nevada; Gamblit Gaming has brought a skill-based experience to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. The two new games are...
article Blaine Graboyes – GameCo – Why casinos should turn to gamers and not millennials
(USA) -- GameCo is set on making casino floors more fun. Rumour has it, it’s succeeding too. The New York and Vegas based company’s flagship product is its...

5/2/2017

article MGM Rolls Out Gamblit Skill Games in Effort to Capture Millennial Patrons
(Las Vegas) -- MGM, the Nevada-based casino giant said in a press release issued last week that it has rolled out two interactive gaming tables at the Grand. The arcade-...
article Vegas Push For Millennials: Games Of Skill On The Rise
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos are faced with a bit of a dilemma: while tourism in Vegas is up, the visitors are getting younger and they are gambling less. While the 73 percent...

4/22/2017

article Southern California’s first skill-based casino games launched by Gamblit, Caesars
(California) -- California is set to debut its first skill-based gambling products at Harrah’s Resort in Southern California with the installation of two machines...

4/21/2017

article Gamblit launches skill based gaming terminals in Harrah’s resort
(California) -- California based casino game developer Gamblit Games has launched its first skill-based gaming terminal installation at Harrah’s Resort Southern...

4/18/2017

press release Harrah's Resort Southern California Debuts First-To-Market Gamblit Gaming Skill Games And Gaming Tables
(California) -- Harrah's Resort Southern California today announced it will be the first casino in California to offer skill games and gaming tables from Gamblit...

4/13/2017

article Star Trek Ventures Into Video Game Gambling, DS9 Machine To Be First Release
(Las Vegas) -- The world of casino gaming machines is changing. Revenues are declining from traditional and video slot machines which don’t appeal to younger...

4/12/2017

article Is Skill-Based Gaming Really the Future of Slot Play?
(Las Vegas) -- You might have missed it, but Nevada’s gaming industry just passed a milestone. The first skill-based slot machines debuted in late March at Planet...

4/7/2017

article Gamblit Gaming prepares to launch skill based gambling games across Nevada
(Nevada) -- The focus of casino gaming venues is shifting away from the traditional gambling game and moving towards a skill-based option in efforts to attract more...
article Skill-based games’ early returns encourage Gamblit chief
(Nevada) -- Less than a week after the first skill-based gaming machines debuted in Nevada at Planet Hollywood, very preliminary returns look good, says the CEO of...

4/4/2017

article Casinos Try To Attract Next Generation Of Gamblers With Skill-Based ‘Video Game’ Slots
(Atlantic City) -- Generations of gamblers have tried their luck with slot machines, but casinos are having a tough time attracting millennials and they’re hoping...

3/18/2017

article MGM’s new Golfstream attraction to host skill-based indoor golf gaming events
(Las Vegas) -- When people talk about playing skill-based games for money in the casino, one immediately thinks video games. With the rising success of large-scale...
article We Have A Vision For Developing Skills-Based Responsible Gaming In India: Roland Landers
(India) -- The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), which has been pushing for the legislation of sports betting since its formation, believes the future of gaming...

3/5/2017

article Las Vegas Casinos Close to Getting Video Game Gambling Machines
(Las Vegas) -- Is the future of gambling in machines called Danger Arena and Pharaoh’s Secret Temple? Las Vegas casinos are betting on it and they could soon be...

3/2/2017

article AC Casinos Welcome Video Game Gambling Machines
(Atlantic City) -- Four Atlantic City casinos have added video games to their lineup of gambling options, hoping to attract millennials.

2/28/2017

article GameCo moves a step closer to putting video games in Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo Inc., the maker of the world’s first video game gaming machines (VGM), has received certification from Gaming Laboratories International,...
article Here’s what's next in video game gambling in AC
(Atlantic City) -- It started with Danger Arena – a “first-person action game” in the realm of Call of Duty. Next came Pharaoh’s Secret Treasure...
press release GameCo, Inc. Receives Approval from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) for its Video Game Gambling Machines (VGM™)
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo, Inc., creator of the world's first Video Game Gambling Machines (VGM), announced today that it has received certification from the gaming...

2/24/2017

article You can now bet on your own 'Frogger' skills — in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Konami might be moving away from the console game business, all but abandoning franchises like Castlevania, Silent Hill, and Metal Gear, but the Japanese...

2/23/2017

article Architect developing skill-based games gets OK from Nevada Gaming Commission
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a gaming equipment manufacturing and distribution license to one of the world’s top...

2/21/2017

article Calling all Frogger fans: Skill-based game at MGM this weekend
(Las Vegas) -- George Costanza’s fictional Frogger high score of 860,630 may be out of reach, but that won’t stop gamers from trying this weekend at the...
article GameCo expands skill games portfolio with new VGM title
(Atlantic City) -- Skill games developer GameCo has released a new Egyptian-themed title via its video game gambling machines (VGMs) in Atlantic City. Pharaoh’s...

2/20/2017

article Video gaming company that says it can adapt existing games to gambling, moving to Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- In a town known for shows, gambling and resorts, there's an industry blooming – video games. From apps to coding to tournaments that can win big...

1/12/2017

article GameCo to launch Terminator 2 branded skill-based game
(New York) -- New York-based real-money skill games developer GameCo has struck a deal to develop titles based on classic science fiction film Terminator 2: Judgement...

12/23/2016

article Skill-Based Gambling Games “Shoot” Over To A Fourth Atlantic City Property
(Atlantic City) -- Less than two months after launching the first skill-based slot machines at three Caesars properties in Atlantic City, GameCo Inc. has rolled out its...

12/22/2016

article GameCo to roll out skill-based video games to fourth Atlantic City casino
(Atlantic City) -- The Tropicana will this week become the fourth casino property in Atlantic City to launch GameCo’s skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM...
article Tropicana to offer skill-based gaming starting Friday
(Atlantic City) -- Tropicana is set to become the fourth property in the resort to offer skill-based gaming. Starting Friday, Tropicana Atlantic City will feature nine...

12/14/2016

article Casinos Find a New Target Audience: Gamers
(USA) -- While online casinos have seen revenue skyrocket, real casinos have been flat-lining since 2014. The approaching years do not look so swell either for places...

11/28/2016

article How skills based games will better your odds
(South Africa) -- As far back as 2013 online casino giants started to realise that a large percentage of millennials grew reluctant toward traditional casino games....

11/22/2016

article "Ferris Bueller, the video game" coming soon to a casino near you
(Atlantic City) -- GameCo, the company that developed skill-based gambling games for Caesars Entertainment properties in Atlantic City, has entered into an agreement...

11/21/2016

article Paramount signs deal with GameCo for licensed gambling machines
(New York) -- Mission: Impossible, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Paranormal Activity are heading to casinos. GameCo has signed a deal with Paramount to launch a line...
article Skill-based gaming machines to be developed after Paramount movies
(New York) -- Game Co, the company that developed the skill-based gambling games for Caesars Entertainment properties in Atlantic City, has entered an agreement with...

11/20/2016

article GameCo Inc. Launches First Skill-Based Video Gaming Machine (VGM) for Real Money Casino Play
(Las Vegas) -- The gaming industry continues to integrate wagering functionality. Players are risking weapon skins in Global Strike: Counter Offensive while waiting for...

11/14/2016

article Video Game Gambling Machines Debut in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Starting today there are new skill based video games that pay out real money in Atlantic City. NBC10’s Ted Greenberg tells us more.

11/9/2016

article Skill Games Debut in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- GameCo launched Danger Arena, the first skill-based game in a U.S. casino, on its Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM) at Harrah’s Resort in...
article Skill-based video machines welcome addition at casinos
(Atlantic City) -- As South Jersey tries to diversify its economy to escape the painful lessons of over-reliance on the dwindling casino industry, the surviving casinos...

11/5/2016

article Caesars Entertainment rolls out skill based video gambling machines at all Atlantic City properties
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment recently announced that its proposed roll out of skill based video gambling machines (VGMs) at all its Atlantic City properties...

11/3/2016

press release First Skill-Based Video Game Gambling Machines in the Country Up and Running at Caesars Properties in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The world's first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM™) created by GameCo, Inc., are now up and running at Harrah's Atlantic...
article Harrah’s Introduces First Skill-Based Video Gambling Machine
(Atlantic City) -- With the blast of a “danger bot” the world of gaming began a new chapter and it’s starting in Atlantic City. Wednesday Harrah’...

11/2/2016

article Caesars introduces skill-based gaming to their properties
(Atlantic City) -- Vanessa Arteaga sat at the “Danger Arena” game at Harrah’s Atlantic City with a controller in hand, shooting at robots as they...

11/1/2016

article Harrah's to debut world's first skill-based gambling machines
(Atlantic City) -- GameCo Inc. will debut the world’s first skill-based gambling game machine Wednesday at an event at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City.

10/31/2016

article Online casinos making great efforts competing with land based casinos
(Virginia) -- For a long time now, players have been using land-based casinos in Las Vegas and in other major towns across the world. But things have changed lately,...
article The future of casinos: Tradition vs skill
(USA) -- Gambling Insider has been doing a little Back to the Future-style daydreaming. It is the year 2026, and the greatest problem for entrants to the world’s...

10/15/2016

article Casinos Might Replace Slot Machines With Video Game Machines [Infographic]
(Las Vegas) -- Slot machine revenue in American casinos has been falling over the past few years. This could be a huge problem for casino revenue if you consider that...

10/14/2016

article First skill-based gambling games headed for New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators are the first in the country to give the green light for the first skill-based video game machine.
article GameCo, Inc. opening second office in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo, Inc. is expanding its management team and opening a second office in Las Vegas, the company has announced.

10/13/2016

article Gambling first in US, regulators approve skill-based slot machines
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a New York firm to become the first in the United States to deploy skill-based slot machines on casino...
article GameCo gets green light to bring skill-based video games to Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos are about to get their first taste of skill-based slot machines. GameCo gets green light to bring skill-based video games to...
press release GameCo receives approval for skill-based gambling machines in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- GameCo, Inc., creator of the world's first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM), has received approval from the Division of Gaming...
article New Jersey Gambling Regulator Greenlights GameCo Skill-Based Gambling Machines
(New Jersey) -- GameCo, Inc., known as the producer of the first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM), has been granted the necessary approval by the New...

10/9/2016

article Skill-Gaming Millennial UNLV Students Create a Slot for Their Own Casino Generation
(Las Vegas) -- As skill gaming prepares to unleash itself on the casino floors of America, two enterprising young University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) undergraduates...

10/4/2016

article Can Video Games Save Casinos?
(Las Vegas) -- Forget one-arm bandits: Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) plans to unveil the future of casino gaming when it launches a new type of device that pairs...

9/29/2016

article Skill Plays
(Atlantic City) -- In the coming weeks, an Atlantic City casino is likely to be the first in the nation to host a new kind of slot machine—an arcade-style, first-...

9/28/2016

article Atlantic City casinos hope to find their future in a video arcade
(Atlantic City) -- Three Atlantic City casinos are betting that gambling machines that mimic first-person video games will unlock a puzzle that has bedeviled casino...

9/27/2016

article Skill-based slot machines; Pokemon Go cools; feds' Silicon Valley hiring suit; Jupiter moon water plumes (+ video)
(North Carolina) -- In today's Bulldog wrapup of science and technology news: Two firms race to deploy skill-based slot machines. Fans' ardor for Pokemon Go has...

9/26/2016

article Thanks to eSports, new casino games will be based on skill
(USA) -- Some might argue that gambling takes skill. While this may be true for games like Black Jack or Poker, the most frequently played games at casinos around the...

9/23/2016

article Skill-based games in the spotlight at Global Gaming Expo
(Las Vegas) -- Those who are adept at avoiding zombies improve their chances to win in one of the skill-based games expected to be introduced on Las Vegas casino floors...

9/21/2016

article Gamblit gamblify virtual reality first-person shooter Brookhaven Experiment
(California) -- Game publisher Gamblit Gaming has struck a deal to bring the Brookhaven Experiment virtual reality first-person shooter game to casino floors. On Tuesday...

9/20/2016

article Gamblit will bring The Brookhaven Experiment VR game into casinos
(California) -- Gamblit Gaming has teamed up with Phosphor Games to take the virtual reality shooter game The Brookhaven Experiment into land-based casinos as part of an...

9/12/2016

article Caesars reworks games to lure younger players
(California) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp., trying to convince young people that slot machines can be cool, is rolling out a new generation of devices in its casinos...

9/11/2016

article Caesars to Launch Skill-Based Gambling Next Month
(California) -- Caesars Entertainment may become the first gaming company in the world to introduce new skill-based video gambling machines(VGMs) to their casino floors...

8/15/2016

article Gamblit will put zombie and racing games into casinos
(California) -- Casinos are full of the same old slot machines that don’t always appeal to young people. Gamblit Gaming wants to change that by taking new kinds of...
press release Gamblit Gaming Brings PikPok's #1 Games to Casino Floors
(California) -- Gamblit Gaming, the leading publisher for real-money and skill-based gaming in mobile and land based casinos, today announced a strategic collaboration...

5/23/2016

article Skill-based, first-person gambling game coming to Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Almost a year ago, Las Vegas approved skill-based video game mechanics for slot machines in the state, and now, casino machine startup GameCo has...

5/21/2016

article Skill-based slot games update
(Las Vegas) -- Athough it may come as something of a shock given all the attention it has garnered of late as a potential game changer for the casino industry, skill-...

4/23/2016

article Will Skill-Based Slot Machines Make Their Way to US Casinos?
(USA) -- Gambling regulators across the United States are debating whether to allow land-based casinos to offer a new kind of slot machine - "skill-based"...

4/12/2016

article Washington Gambling Commission reconsiders new ‘skill’ games
(Washington) -- Insert $2 into the slot and watch the fruits spin: lime, orange, cherries. There’s no match, so add money and start a new game, where playing cards...

3/28/2016

article Not So Random: Skill Games & the Casino of the Future
(USA) -- In casinos, the jackpot has always been on slots row. Slot machines are easy to play, with enough flash and dazzle to keep players mesmerized for hours—...

3/18/2016

article Atlantic City Game Changer: Part 2 – Skill-based gaming
(Atlantic City) -- As many Atlantic City casinos struggle to bring in profits, game manufacturers are coming up with new ways to get younger visitors to gamble on the...

3/16/2016

article eSports and skill based video games could be the future of gambling
(USA) -- I received a couple of emails recently asking, "What's up with all the gambling sites offering betting on eSports?" Some of the largest online...
article Skill-Based Video Game Gambling Company GameCo, Inc. Announces Gaming License in Progress with Division of Gaming Enforcement in New Jersey
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo, Inc., the creator of the world's first skill-based video game gambling machines (VGM™), submitted its application to the Division of...

3/14/2016

article The Millennial Fallacy and Why I’m Not Sold on Skill-Based Gaming
(USA) -- One of the biggest buzzwords in gaming (an industry that has a lot of buzzwords by the way) is millennial. Attend any gaming conference and you’ll find...

2/26/2016

article Angry Birds In Atlantic City? NJ DGE Posts Temporary Regulations For Skill Games
(Atlantic City) -- Dust off your old plastic guitars and hone your bird shooting abilities, because skill based games could soon be debuting in Atlantic City. New Jersey...

2/24/2016

article New Jersey passes skill-based gaming regulations
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City casinos could soon offer skill-based gaming through new regulations issued by New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE)....

2/23/2016

article DGE issues skill-based gaming regulations
(New Jersey) -- The state Division of Gaming Enforcement on Tuesday issued temporary regulations governing skill-based gaming in New Jersey. Under those regulations,...
article N.J. takes step to offer 'skill games' like Guitar Hero at Atlantic City casinos
(New Jersey) -- The agency that regulates gambling in New Jersey took another step toward adding skill-based games to casino floors in struggling Atlantic City, issuing...
article NJ forms rules for expected arrival of skill-based casino games
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators on Tuesday published temporary rules for skill-based gaming in Atlantic City casinos. The New Jersey Division of Gaming...

2/20/2016

article ‘Pac Man’ for cash? States weigh rules for new kind of slots
(Massachusetts) -- It’s like “Guitar Hero” that pays you back, if you’re any good. At least, that’s the pitch gambling regulators across...

2/19/2016

article Massachusetts legislators to decide on skill based slots
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission is considering whether to approve a new kind of skill based slots that could increase interest in slot machines among...

2/18/2016

article Mass. gaming rules will ensure Princess won’t be in another casino
(Massachusetts) -- It’s like ‘‘Guitar Hero’’ that pays you back, if you’re any good. At least, that’s the pitch gambling...

12/7/2015

article Casinos consider skill-based slots to increase revenue
(Las Vegas) -- Consider them the concept cars of casinos. Whether it's shooting down enemy planes, strumming a guitar-shaped controller to hit the right notes or...

12/6/2015

article Casinos could see guitar-playing, car-racing, card-grabbing
(Las Vegas) -- Consider them the concept cars of casinos. Whether it's shooting down enemy planes, strumming a guitar-shaped controller to hit the right notes or...

12/2/2015

article Will The House Always Win With Skill-Based Slots?
(Nevada) -- A new type of slot machine that blends skill with chance could give casino companies like Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts a boost next year,...

10/15/2015

article Skill-based 'arcade style' games could hit casino floors
(Las Vegas) -- Gamblers, you may soon start seeing casino games that require more skill than luck. They're not legal yet, but representatives from the Golden Nugget...

10/13/2015

article Development of skill-based games is altering casinos’ strategies
(Las Vegas) -- Arcade-style gambling machines with video game controllers attached to them. Casino games that play like “Pac-Man” or a first-person shooter,...
article Evaluating the Skill-Based Games
(Las Vegas) -- Last month, we discussed the millennial problem in the context of the declining economics of gambling (See The Millennial Problem: Why We (Don't) Gamble...

10/12/2015

article Chance Moves To Skill On The Casino Floor
(Las Vegas) -- Changes are coming to Las Vegas casinos. Over the recent four-day Global Gaming Expo slot makers showed off their next generation of games. Gamblers still...

10/11/2015

article G2E 2015: Evaluating the Skill-Based Games
(Las Vegas) -- Last month, we discussed the millennial problem in the context of the declining economics of gambling (See The Millennial Problem: Why We (Don't)...
article STUTZ: Skill-based slot machines won't take over the casino floor
(Las Vegas) -- Let's be clear from the outset: The Strip casino of the future isn't going to look like your child's Xbox or PlayStation. But gaming industry...

10/4/2015

article Skill-Based Gambling: the Hottest Topic at the G2E
(Las Vegas) -- Following the finalization of Nevada’s new gaming regulations, skill-based gaming was in the center of attention at the Global Gaming Expo.

10/2/2015

article Look to the future: Games on display at G2E show transition to skill-based products
(Las Vegas) -- Skill and interactivity were the words of the week on the showroom floor of this year’s Global Gaming Expo. The annual casino industry conference,...

9/29/2015

article Nevada Passes Skill-Based Slot Machine Rules
(Nevada) -- Gaming regulators in the Silver State have set the regulations that will oversee the implementation of a bill that authorized new gambling machines that...

9/28/2015

article As gamblers shun stingier slots, casinos and slot makers shake things up with skill
(Las Vegas) -- Move aside one-armed bandits. The casino floor is making room for game zones with oversized popping dice, digital spinning Big Six wheels and virtual...

9/27/2015

article Skill-based slots signal big changes for casinos, players
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine rules approved this month in Nevada could set the stage for games that revolutionize casino gambling throughout the United States.

9/24/2015

article GLI to accept submissions for skill-based games in Nevada
(Nevada) -- Technical consulting and independent certification firm Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has announced it is to begin accepting submissions in Nevada...

9/23/2015

article Nevada Introduces Skill Regulations
(Nevada) -- The first regulations that permit skill games in the casino environment were released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The rules will permit players who...

9/20/2015

press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) is Now Accepting Submissions for Skill-Based Gaming in Nevada
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) is proud to announce that the company is now accepting Nevada submissions for skill-based gaming due to the...

9/19/2015

article Inside Gaming: Skill-Based Slots to NV, Fantasy Sports Talk, Debating Trump’s Casino History
(Nevada) -- Among several items of business at yesterday’s meeting of the Nevada Gaming Commission came the approval of regulation changes to allow slot-machine...

9/17/2015

article Gaming Commission approves regulations for skill-based slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada’s foray into skill-based slot machines took a big step forward today when state regulators gave final approval to the rules that will govern...
article State gaming authorities OK skill-based slot machine regulations
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos will soon offer slot machines that could mix "Blazing 7s" with "Space invaders." Regulation changes governing the use of...

9/10/2015

article The Future of Las Vegas Gambling Looks Like an Arcade
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a gambling problem: Young people don’t gamble. While entertainment is booming — the city raked in $27 billion from tourism in...

8/9/2015

article Casinos look beyond games of chance
(Maryland) -- Many slot machines on casino floors bear images of faded but recognizable movies or TV shows such as "Sex and the City," "Ghostbusters...

8/7/2015

article Balancing act for fun, fairness in Nevada's skill-game rules
(Nevada) -- The complicated road to put arcade-style video games in Nevada’s casinos include drafting regulations to ensure players know what they’re getting...

8/6/2015

article Gaming board continues work on rules for skill-based slots
(Nevada) -- Nevada officials are continuing to craft regulations that could bring big technological changes to state slot machines, but it will be a while before any of...
article Skill-based slot machines still far from reaching casino floors
(Nevada) -- After more than two-and-a-half hours of discussion of regulations for skill-based slot machines, Nevada is no closer to seeing the potential industry-...

7/18/2015

article Las Vegas moving toward arcade-style video gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of...

7/14/2015

article Nevada Regulators Mull Skill Regulations
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has begun workshops with industry operators and suppliers to formulate regulation for newly legalized skill-based games....

7/11/2015

article Las Vegas casinos move toward arcade-style video gambling
(Las Vegas) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too?

7/6/2015

article Las Vegas Casinos Chase Higher Revenue with Skill-Based Gambling Video Games
(Las Vegas) -- After noting a decreased interest in slot machine gambling among young people, Las Vegas casinos plan to implement skill-based gambling with video games.
article Vegas Set to Swap Slot Machines for Video Games
(Las Vegas) -- Slot machines just aren’t cutting it with kids these days – of legal gambling age with money to burn, that is. So they may well be on their...

7/4/2015

article Nevada envisions arcade-style gambling
(Las Vegas) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too?

7/2/2015

article Slots o’ skill / Las Vegas eyes arcade-style video gambling for casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too?

6/29/2015

article Game-changer: With slots losing their appeal, Vegas moves toward video games that pay out
(Las Vegas) -- Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of...
article Gaming regulators eye popular mobile games for new gamers
(Nevada) -- Ever wish you could make money playing some of your favorite mobile games -- ones that look like Words with Friends or Angry Birds? Gaming regulators and...

6/24/2015

article Nevada casino regulators, industry brainstorm skilled games
(Nevada) -- Nevada's casino regulators are laying the groundwork for what could turn gambling halls into adult arcades to appeal to a younger generation of would-be...
article Regulators begin tricky task of forming rules for skill-based slot games
(Nevada) -- Nevada's effort to make casino floors feel more like arcades advanced Wednesday as gaming regulators started crafting the rules that will govern the...

6/1/2015

article Skill-based video game mechanics okayed for Las Vegas slot machines
(Las Vegas) -- he governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, has signed a new law that enables the addition of skill-based elements to slot machines in the state, the epicenter...

5/30/2015

article Skills-based video game playing, gambling coming to Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- The old-school, one-armed bandits known as slot machines are getting a modern-day makeover to attract a new, younger generation of Las Vegas gamblers...

5/28/2015

article How skill-based slots, social media and more will shape the casino of the future
(Las Vegas) -- A new future for slot machine-style gambling is taking shape in Nevada, one that should make casino floors feel more like arcades as they attempt to...

5/27/2015

article Skill-Based Slot Machines To Provide A Win-Win Situation For Casinos & Gaming Industry
(Nevada) -- In December 2014, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) proposed a bill (Senate Bill 9) that allows adding an element of skill to the slot...

5/25/2015

article COMMENTARY: Are skill-based slot machines a silver bullet for casinos?
(USA) -- The first time I (legally) set foot in a casino was in the early 2000s, when I and some of my high school buddies who had just turned 18 snuck off to the...
article COMMENTARY: What’s Skill Got To Do With It?
(Las Vegas) -- I confess, I am at least 20 years older than the oldest “millennial.” I’ve experimented with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, but find...

5/22/2015

article Gov. Sandoval signs bill allowing slot machines with skill factor
(Nevada) -- A bill backed by the Nevada gaming equipment industry was signed Thursday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and will allow state gaming regulators to adopt rules where...
article Sandoval signs bill allowing for skill in slot machines
(Nevada) -- Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office today announced that he signed legislation paving the way for the state gaming industry to introduce skill into slot...
article Skill-based slot machines to debut in Nevada
(Nevada) -- Slot machines with a skill-based, arcade-style element to attract younger gamblers will soon debut in Nevada casinos. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a...

5/18/2015

article Konami is now allowed to make skill-based gambling machines
(Nevada) -- Gambling! It’s not just a way of life, it’s a f***ing adventure! Into bankruptcy, not knowing when to quit when you’re ahead and instant...
article Nevada approves skill-based slot games bill
(Nevada) -- Nevada has approved a bill to allow gaming equipment manufacturers to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to slot machines in the US state. Proposed by...

3/23/2015

article Atlantic City casinos hope physical skill-based games bring in gamblers
(Atlantic City) -- Al Callejas stood at the foul line ready to attempt a free throw worth more than $10,000 on Saturday. As the son of a basketball coach, he spent a...

3/16/2015

article Atlantic City Tries Its Luck Offering Skill-Based Games
(Atlantic City) -- At the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, the blown-glass Dale Chihuly chandeliers will soon share space with basketball nets. The...

2/28/2015

article Bring It on LeBron, Says Free-Throw Specialist in Casino Contest
(Atlantic City) -- Sixty-four-year-old Ed Palubinskas would love to face the world’s best basketball players as Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino &...

2/23/2015

article OP/ED: Skill-based gambling / For New Jersey, it's all net
(New Jersey) -- So begins a new era in U.S. gambling, this time in Atlantic City. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa last week announced a basketball free-throw shooting...

2/18/2015

article Borgata in US first with skill-based gaming event
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in the US state of New Jersey is to become the first land-based facility in the country to launch a skill-based...

2/16/2015

article Borgata Approved To Host Free-Throw Contest For Money
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey gambling regulators have given permission to The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa to host a skill-based gambling event: a basketball contest.

2/14/2015

article Atlantic City hoops tournament is game-changer for gambling industry, experts say
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City tournament next month will reward a winner based on skill, and not luck. It might point toward a future in the gambling industry...
article Atlantic City’s latest idea to help save its casinos: Free throw contests!
(Atlantic City) -- I’ll give poor ol’ Atlantic City credit: The casinos there are willing to try anything to prop up their sagging fortunes. The Associated...
article NJ allows physical skill-based gambling
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa said Friday that it received permission from New Jersey gambling regulators to host a basketball contest next month...

2/13/2015

article Atlantic City’s Borgata to Let Bettors Wager on Free Throws
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa says it’s the first in the U.S. that will let you bet on your ability to sink a...
article Borgata Casino in Atlantic City announces big-money free-throw contest, portending more skill-based games
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., will offer a novel gambling opportunity next month in an attempt to draw new bettors. The...
article Borgata casino to offer basketball contest for cash
(Atlantic City) -- If you always dreamed of being a pro basketball player, you’re about to get your chance from an unlikely source — the Borgata Hotel Casino...
article NJ allows physical skill-based gambling
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino is about to redefine casino gambling by introducing a new style of wagering: competition based on a physical skill rather than...
article Shooting hoops, not craps: Atlantic City casino unveils first game based solely on skill
(Atlantic City) -- One Atlantic City casino is betting that gamblers might want to take the chances of winning out of Lady Luck's hands - and directly into their own...

10/21/2014

article New Jersey to Accept Skill-Based Games
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey regulators, in a move they hope will improve business in beleaguered Atlantic City, are calling for submission of skill-based games that can...

10/20/2014

article New Jersey Seeks Proposals For 'Social Skill-Based' Games to Bump Casino Revenues
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's Division of Gambling Enforcement put out a call for proposals last week for skill-based social games – think "Candy Crush...

10/16/2014

article OP/ED: Candy Crush in Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey tries to lure young people hooked on digital video games of skill to wager on those games. Other states should ignore this desperate...

10/15/2014

article New Jersey to approve real-money skill gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you...

10/14/2014

article New Jersey Eyes Candy Crush-Like Games to Boost Casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s gambling regulator is considering proposals for adding skill-based social games, like Candy Crush, at casinos in the state in an...
article New Jersey’s Embrace of Skill Gambling Could Reshape Land-Based, Online Casino Industries
(New Jersey) -- The call at this year’s G2E from suppliers and operators to regulators was as consistent as it was urgent: Give us more ways to engage players, and...
article Skill-based games such as: Candy Crush, Words with Friends to come to AC?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey casino regulators announced on Tuesday that they are eager to accept skill-based games such as Candy Crush and Words with Friends, in Atlantic...
article State casino regulators: We want skill-based games
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey casino regulators are eager to approve skill-based games for Atlantic City casinos, the state Division of Gaming Enforcement announced Tuesday...

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