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11/23/2017

article Richard Schuetz Criticises Bermuda Authorities for Not Keeping Casino Gaming Corruption-Free
(Bermuda) -- Richard Schuetz has reportedly stepped down from his position as Executive Director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (BCGC), after he decided that...
article U.S. Commercial Casinos Win $3.4B In September
(USA) -- A strong September for the Nevada casino industry helped the nationwide commercial gambling market move past $3.4 billion in winnings for the month.
article Thanksgiving busiest day for food & beverage at Atlantis
(Reno) -- Many places are closed on Thanksgiving day, but for some it happens to be their busiest day of the year. The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is expecting to serve...
article MGM Ready To Roll The Dice On $7 Million NJ Sportsbook If SCOTUS Fells PASPA
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting case will be heard by the highest court in the land on Dec. 4. Meanwhile, the state’s casinos are already betting...
article Pennsylvania borough remaining open to hosting a satellite casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Although several communities in Pennsylvania may be considering whether to officially opt out of the possibility of hosting one of the state’s...
article Massachusetts Gaming Commission launches website
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced this week the launch of a new mobile-enabled MassGaming website, which was redesigned to meet the...
article Big decline for St Louis casinos
(Missouri) -- Although gaming operators have been reporting positive results in St. Louis during the last few months, the casino industry fell 11.9 percent in October,...
article B.C. Lottery Corp given more oversight to monitor casinos amid review
(British Columbia) -- The British Columbia government is giving the provincial lottery corporation more teeth to monitor the gaming industry amid concerns over money...
article Casino de Montréal temporarily closed because of broken aqueduct
(Montreal) -- The Casino de Montréal has temporarily closed its doors. The closure is related to a broken aqueduct on the edge of Ile Notre-Dame. In a statement posted...
article Over four million Australians watched esports in 2017
(Australia) -- New studies have indicated that just under 4 million Australians are watching esports. The report, Just a Game? Understanding the existing and future...
article Labeling loot boxes as 'gambling' isn't just dangerous for EA. It's dangerous for gamers, too.
(USA) -- It's possible for "Loot boxes can be bad in video games" and "Loot boxes are not actually a form of gambling" to both be true. On...
article Malta offers complete gaming ecosystem to iGaming professionals and entrepreneurs – Schembri
(Malta) -- Whilst addressing another edition of Sigma, the iGaming Summit, Parliamentary Secretary Silvio Schembri explained how MGA is working on a brand new Gaming Act...
article Crown Resorts Says It's in Talks on Online Betting Service Stake
(Australia) -- Crown Resorts Ltd. said it’s in talks regarding its stake in an online betting service after a report that William Hill Plc held discussions on a...
article Macau will hold casino attack drill as city prepares terror safety strategy
(Macau) -- Macau’s six casino operators and the city’s law enforcement officials will carry out a mass terror drill in the gambling district early next year...
article Casino levies at their lowest level since opening of two casinos here in 2010
(Singapore) -- Casino levies paid by Singaporeans and permanent residents (PR) here are at their lowest level since the casinos at Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay...
article Ditch gaming altogether, says Schuetz
(Bermuda) -- The executive director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission quit his job after he decided the island’s leaders lacked the “political will...
article Gambling adds 12 percent to Malta’s economy
(Malta) -- Gambling has a presence in Malta that it doesn’t in many other countries around the world and financial reports confirm its importance for the...
article You're looking live at Brent Musburger in a sports book
(Las Vegas) -- The wink and nod are no longer needed. Neither are the euphemisms Brent Musburger liked to use on network television for those who might have a dollar or...
article Scientific Games: We'll offer to take over NYX if deal fails
(Las Vegas) -- Two firms hoping to join forces and become a leader in the as-yet unapproved U.S. sports betting market are trying to outmaneuver a rival as they scramble...

11/22/2017

article FCC Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality Poses Threat to Online Gambling Industry
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Communications Commission released a plan on Tuesday that would roll back net neutrality, a move that will be welcomed by some telecom...
article Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely...
article Could a New Jersey case at the Supreme Court mean sports gambling for Texas?
(Texas) -- A case before the U.S. Supreme Court next month could overturn the federal law that bans sports gambling in most states, a ruling that could mean big bucks...
article Renowned Chandelier bar refreshed to fit in with other changes at Cosmopolitan
(Las Vegas) -- The Chandelier bar, the crystal-festooned centerpiece of the Cosmopolitan, has received a few upgrades recently, a facelift that management says blends it...
article Atlantic City's remaining casinos saw profits rise in third quarter
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s casino industry is continuing its winning ways. For the fourth consecutive quarter, the city’s seven remaining casinos reported...
article State Rep. Cortes: Seminole voters should decide card rooms at dog track
(Florida) -- If the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club — which has long offered live greyhound racing at its Longwood facility — wanted to add card rooms or poker...
article MGM Opens Employment Center For Springfield Casino
(Massachusetts) -- MGM is ramping up its plans to hire thousands of people to work in the $960 million resort casino complex that is scheduled to open in western...
article Ameristar Casino shifts high limit slots, table games on land
(Indiana) -- Ameristar Casino in East Chicago will be moving its high limit slot machines and table games out of the casino and onto land as part of a $5.8 million...
article Council talks casino license
(Indiana) -- The next major business opportunity for Indiana Borough may be a gamble — literally. Indiana council Tuesday began discussions on the possibility of...
article Gary backs off proposed casino smoking ban
(Indiana) -- A Gary councilwoman removed her name Tuesday from a controversial proposed ordinance expanding the state's smoking ban to the Majestic Star Casino,...
article Casino Niagara's renovations helps to secure its future
(Ontario) -- The impact of a $7 million (Canadian) capital investment in Casino Niagara goes beyond the Las Vegas-style atmosphere that was created with the centerpiece...
article Arizona Lottery game glitch produces duplicated results again
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Lottery again is offering losing-ticket refunds or exchanges from a game that produced duplicate draw results on different days, the second time...
article 6.8m Australians are 'regular gamblers'
(Australia) -- It's no secret Australians love a punt but researchers say those most likely to be problem gamblers are also the most financially and socially...
article Private Jets to Concerts Rolled Out to Woo Gamblers to Macau
(Macau) -- Macau’s biggest junket operator is rewarding its high rollers with travel packages to attend the Kennards Hire Rally car race in Australia and a limited...
article German Gaming Giant Defends Itself Against Paradise Papers Allegations
(Germany) -- Slot machine and gaming giant Gauselmann has insisted it “keeps to the law” and is “transparent” in its activities after it emerged...
article Simmons defiant over gaming
(Bermuda) -- The Government will not withdraw its controversial plan to bring the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission under ministerial control, tourism minister Jamahl...
article Sheriff says more than 1,100 rounds fired in Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Gunman Stephen Paddock fired more than 1,100 rounds the night of the Las Vegas shooting, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told the Las Vegas Review-...
article Court Decides Floating Riverboat Casino is Not a Vessel; Denies Employee Jones Act Seaman Status
(Louisiana) -- The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has decided that a floating riverboat casino is not a vessel within the meaning of the general...
article Scientific Games invests $21.3M in NYX to bolster acquisition bid
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas gaming equipment manufacturer Scientific Games Corp. has invested $21.3 million in shares in Toronto-based NYX Gaming Group Ltd. to strengthen...

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