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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City Police: 5 Men Spend Nearly $12,000 At Borgata Casino Using Stolen Man’s Identity
(Atlantic City) -- Five men stand accused of using 81 illegally obtained gift cards to spend nearly $12,000 at an Atlantic City casino. Atlantic City police say William...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Odds are good that most B.C. residents view gambling favourably
(British Columbia) -- Last month, the identity of the British Columbian who won the largest lottery prize in the province’s history was revealed. Joseph Katalinic...
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California Gaming

article California balks at considering casino license for men with ties to Utah polygamous sect, wants to know more about their finances
(California) -- California’s gambling regulators are again asking for more information about the finances of two men operating a casino there, including who else...
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Card Clubs

article Napa city planners endorse card room and restaurant at Compadres building
(California) -- The team attempting to bring card games into the city of Napa for the first time in nearly 15 years has cleared its first hurdle. Developers of Ace...
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Illinois Gaming

article What you need to know before the Rockford casino hearing
(Illinois) -- We expect to learn more about the three proposals for a casino during a public hearing Monday night at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Although the...
article Beating the odds: Argosy bounces back from floods
(Illinois) -- Gamblers returned to the Argosy Casino Alton in August, making it the best month for the facility since the spring floods, and the second best so far this...
article Ministers: Problem gambling could come with Rockford casino
(Illinois) -- The Rockford Ministers Fellowship and other religious organizations are raising an alarm about the dangers expanded access to gambling poses to vulnerable...
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Indiana Gaming

article Legal sports betting begins in New Haven
(Indiana) -- Sports wagering is now open in Allen County as officials cut the ribbon Friday at New Haven's The Winner's Circle OTB. The facility is one of 13...
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Iowa Gaming

article Only 42% of sports betting was on mobile devices in first weeks
(Iowa) -- The information from the first couple of weeks of sports betting in Iowa shows a little more than $8.5 million was wagered. Racing and Gaming Administrator,...
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New York Gaming

article Upstate NY casino has one of America’s top gaming hotels
(New York) -- Take that Las Vegas. A ranking of the top casino hotels in the United States finds four of the top five in the Northeast and one -- del Lago Resort Casino...
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Ohio Gaming

article Kambi Makes Plans To Enter Ohio Sports Betting Market
(Ohio) -- Kambi has entered a multi-year partnership with JACK Entertainment based in Ohio. Through this new partnership, Kambi will be the sportsbook provider for two...
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Sports Leagues

article What could a future Buffalo sports stadium offer? Boston gives a glimpse
(Massachusetts) -- The shelves were stocked with food and liquor. Signs hung over each of the grocery aisles. A pair of lobsters crawled in a tank. An adjacent ice case...
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Other News

article Gambling: How much do we spend in the UK?
(UK) -- An NHS clinic for people with the most serious gambling problems has been opened in Leeds, the first such facility outside London. Just how much does the UK...
article Taylor Swift Cancels Gig at Australian Horse Racing Event After Animal Rights Activists’ Outcry
(Australia) -- Taylor Swift has canceled her controversial performance at Australia’s Melbourne Cup horse racing event following outcry from animal rights...
article I am very invested in fantasy sports and poker, says 'Instagram King' Dan Bilzerian
(India) -- While some may judge the extravagant lifestyle that multi-millionaire Dan Bilzerian, 38, lives, many envy him, so much so that he has been hailed as ‘King of...

9/20/2019

article NFL names TAB its first bookmaking partner
(New York) -- For the first time in league history, the NFL has partnered with a bookmaker -- and it's only the beginning. The league on Thursday announced a...
article MGM in Talks to Sell Circus Circus to Trump Partner in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, is in talks to sell its Circus Circus property there to real estate mogul...
article FanDuel founder bets on love with new app
(New York) -- When folks look back at this decade's myriad fads and manias—from fidget spinners to Pokemon Go—odds are good they'll count fantasy...
article $293M in sport bets; Atlantic City casino revenue up 13%
(Atlantic City) -- Gamblers wagered more than $293 million on sports in New Jersey in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos win 13% more than they did a year ago.
article Did Illinois Make The Right Move on Gambling Expansion? Expert Says It’s Complicated
(Illinois) -- Newly-released tax data from Illinois’ gambling businesses shows an industry in flux. Though video gambling is flourishing, traditional shops like...
article Rosemont eyes sports betting license for Allstate Arena
(Illinois) -- Rosemont has formed a special gaming committee to start identifying potential applicants to operate a sports wagering facility “within the vicinity...
article College football boosts Pa. sports betting to $109M in wagers
(Pennsylvania) -- Casinos offering sports betting in Pennsylvania scored their first big touchdown in August, with the start of the college football season. Sports...
article 'Springfield is shining at this moment’: Groundbreaking held for Wahlburgers restaurant at MGM Springfield
(Massachusetts) -- After months of anticipation, officials broke ground Friday for the new Wahlburgers restaurant at the MGM Springfield casino. Lead chef Paul Wahlberg...
article Encore Boston Harbor Nearing Full Employment for Resort Casino
(Massachusetts) -- While the glitz and glamour of Encore often steal the show, the bottom line reason for the resort landing in Everett was to create new jobs in a new...
article Sports betting brings big crowds to the new FanDuel Sportsbook at Belterra Casino Resort
(Indiana) -- The stakes were high Saturday night. In a 1,230 square foot ballroom in Florence, Indiana – a small census-designated place an hour’s drive from...
article Oregon Lottery's Online Sports Betting Game Set To Launch Next Month
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery originally estimated that Scoreboard, its new online sports betting game, would be out before the start of the professional football...
article A sharp rise in casino op tally not good for Macau: Rui Cunha
(Macau) -- Veteran Macau-based lawyer Rui Cunha says the city lacks capacity to deal with a potential sharp jump in the number of casino licence holders as part of the...
article Daily table win at Japan IRs to match Marina Bay Sands: Fitch
(Japan) -- Ratings agency Fitch says it expects Japan’s first round of integrated resort developments to generate annual gross gaming revenue of more than US$10...
article Hillary Clinton predicted to win 2020 Presidential race
(UK) -- Hillary Clinton is favored to be the next president of the U.S. when voters take to the polls in 2020. At least, that’s what U.K. bookmakers are finding is...
article BLOG: The Venetian Defends a New Poker Series
(Las Vegas) -- The poker room in The Venetian has been hosting the popular DeepStacks Series, that offers lucrative rewards for the most successful players. Players from...
article Michelin-Starred Tim Ho Wan Has an Opening Date at the Palms
(Las Vegas) -- Tim Ho Wan, the Michelin-starred restaurant out of Hong Kong, gets ready to debut Sept. 29 at the Palms with a 5,055-square-foot space seating 200.
article William Hill looking for U.S. media deals
(USA) -- London-based bookmaker William Hill (WIMHY +3.9%) is looking for broadcast deals in the United States, the Financial Times reports.
article Police: 5 men spent $12K at casino using stolen identity
(Atlantic City) -- Five men stand accused of using 81 illegally obtained gift cards to spend nearly $12,000 at an Atlantic City casino.
article Barron Hilton, who led hotel chain and founded the L.A. Chargers, dies at 91
(California) -- Barron Hilton loved playing poker, flying — in both conventional aircraft and sailplanes — and owning an upstart pro football team in an upstart league,...

9/19/2019

article Fertitta: Working sports bets no slam dunk
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta has looked at sports betting from both sides now: as the owner of a professional basketball team, as well as the owner of casinos that...
article Waukegan Casino Finalists Make Their Pitches
(Illinois) -- The finalists vying to build Waukegan’s first casino made their pitches before city officials on Wednesday in a meeting that had to be moved to a...
article Report Shows Decline in Illinois Casino Revenue
(Illinois) -- Despite a new report that showed the state’s casinos generated less revenue and had 6 percent fewer visitors than the year before, one state Senator...
article Encore Boston Harbor Revenue Up 8%, MGM Springfield $144M Short Of Expectations
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ two biggest casinos both posted revenue gains in August, but it still wasn’t enough for one to hit a first-year revenue...
article Baton Rouge riverboat casinos continue year-over-year losses
(Louisiana) -- Baton Rouge’s casinos posted their 24th consecutive month of year-over-year losses in August. While two of the city’s riverboat casinos saw...
article R.I. mobile sports betting expanded to Tiverton casino
(Rhode Island) -- Gamblers interested in betting on sports via the newly introduced Sportsbook Rhode Island mobile app are able to get started at the Tiverton Casino,...
article There is a little gambling confidence in the Jets — but that’ll change
(New York) -- The Jets-Patriots mega-spread dropped half a point at William Hill sportsbooks on Thursday morning, leaving New England as a 23-point favorite for Sunday...
article Twin River Bids For Operating Rhode Island Lottery
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River and Camelot Lottery Solutions have tendered a joint bid to operate a proposal to operate the Rhode Island lottery system.
article Odds are good that most B.C. residents view gambling favourably
(British Columbia) -- Last month, the identity of the British Columbian who won the largest lottery prize in the province’s history was revealed. Joseph Katalinic...
article Schleswig-Holstein Calls for Better Gambling Regulation
(Germany) -- Lawmakers form Schleswig-Holstein continue to work on important areas in the upcoming regulatory overhaul of gambling regulation in Germany.
article NFL taps Tabcorp as Australian official wagering partner
(Australia) -- Australian betting operator Tabcorp Holdings has inked a new wagering partnership with the National Football League. On Wednesday, Tabcorp announced a...
article Melco Says “Yokohama First,” No Plans For Osaka Casino
(Japan) -- With the race for a Japanese casino resort license intensifying, Melco has released its “Yokohama First” strategy as a part of its plan to tap...
article Authorities arrest hundreds of Chinese for cybercrimes
(Philippines) -- ABOUT 600 allegedly illegal Chinese workers have been arrested in the Philippines in less than a week after Beijing’s call for a crackdown on...
article BNP: Dhaka now a city of casinos like Las Vegas
(Bangladesh) -- BNP standing committee member Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan has alleged that the government has turned Dhaka into a city of casinos like that of Las Vegas of the...
article Casinos draw awareness to responsible gaming
(Missouri) -- The Isle of Capri Casino and Hotel in Boonville is one of the many casinos taking part in a nationwide, weeklong initiative known as Responsible Gaming...
article Leeds Problem Gambling Clinics Signal Start of New Consumer Care Era
(UK) -- Part of a multi-billion-pound initiative, Leeds Community Gambling started on September 18 and will offer support at various locations around the city.
article Las Vegas tourism leaders paying more attention to Life is Beautiful
(Las Vegas) -- It’s taken seven years, but the Life is Beautiful music and art festival that begins Friday in downtown Las Vegas has finally achieved enough...
article Options trader is betting $4 million on one casino stock to hit it big
(Wall Street) -- So far 2019 has been nothing short of a roller coaster for casino stocks. Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands and MGM are all up double digits on the year,...

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