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Florida Gaming

article GUEST COLUMN: Let voters roll the dice on gambling
(Florida) -- “They’ll never see any of my money ever again. Why bother?” This threat, from an unidentified pari-mutuel owner, quoted in a story on...
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Illinois Gaming

article Village in northern Illinois twice rejects proposal for video gambling cafe
(Illinois) -- In Illinois, a Naperville-based marketing agency’s plan for a video gambling café in Kendall County was denied by Oswego Village Board members this...
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Japan Gaming

article Melco Resorts May Have an Edge in Japan Casino Bidding
(Japan) -- Hong Kong-based gaming operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment may have catapulted itself to the front of the pack of casino operators trying to win one of...
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Ontario Gaming

article Delta disagrees with Richmond casino crime warning
(Ontario) -- Delta has a very different view from Richmond when it comes to crime that could result from Gateway’s proposed casino/hotel in Ladner. City of...
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Texas Gaming

article Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew White Wants Casinos to Fund Education
(Texas) -- Declaring an “educational emergency,” Texas gubernatorial candidate Andrew White (D) revealed a $9 billion plan to improve the public school...
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Video Gaming

article BLOG: Which video game casino would you most like to roll the dice in?
(The Internet) -- A little over a decade ago, Midway – a company spiraling towards bankruptcy – dropped a trailer for what could have been, should have been...
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4/21/2018

article Formula One moves into the Fantasy Sports arena
(Ireland) -- Formula One officially launched on Thursday its Fantasy F1 online game in partnership with Dublin-based International entertainment company PlayON. Formula...
article Global Daily Fantasy Sports Incorporated awarded Malta license
(Canada) -- Canadian daily fantasy sports software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports Incorporated has announced that it has received a business-to-business controlled...
article Justices to weigh how right to publicity affects fantasy sports
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to consider how Indiana’s right-to-publicity statute affects the fantasy sports industry in order to provide...
article Billion dollar Las Vegas Strip projects on track for 2020
(Las Vegas) -- Executives with Resorts World Las Vegas and The Drew touted their casino projects for enhancing the north end of the Strip and pave the way for further...
article Hooters Hotel prepares for growth as South Strip develops
(Las Vegas) -- Just days after Penn National snapped up the Tropicana in 2015, private equity investor George Ruff bought the neighboring 696-room Hooters Hotel for $70...
article Lawsuit dropped between Elaine Wynn and ex's former company
(Las Vegas) -- A six-year boardroom battle ended Monday with a settlement involving the Las Vegas company founded by embattled former casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-...
article State may be approaching gambling overkill
(Pennsylvania) -- The future holds the answer of whether gambling-saturation fears have begun detouring Pennsylvania’s journey into gaming expansion. Even more...
article Job-seekers rolls the dice at Twin River casino career fair
(Rhode Island) -- Marcus Dobberfuhl rolled with the dice his whole life. He made a career of gambling, from Oregon to Nevada, on to Atlantic City, and finally to Lincoln...
article Tiverton board approves name of road leading to casino
(Rhode Island) -- The private road leading to the Twin River-Tiverton casino and hotel project will be called Tiverton Casino Boulevard, a name that will make it easier...
article Arkansas AG Asks Court to Side with Her in Ongoing Dispute with Casino Group
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge asked the state’s Supreme Court to reject a request to force her to give the nod to the wording of a ballot...
article After Tropicana deal, one real estate firm could own every St. Louis area casino
(Missouri) -- Tropicana Entertainment’s deal to sell six of its eight casino properties, including Lumière Place in downtown St. Louis, poses a unique regulatory...
article Horse Betting Phrases You May Not have Heard About Ever
(USA) -- Horse racing has been associated with gambling from times immemorial. Right from the days of ancient Rome and even earlier there would be bets placed on the...
article Keralas Mr. Lucky: Meet Manoharan who has won the lottery jackpot three years in a row
(India) -- Most people who buy lottery tickets do so at a whim. While they may harbour a hope to win, they know it all depends on luck. But just how lucky should you be...
article Handicapping Supreme Court’s decision on sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- Trailing the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the New Jersey Devils are 15-1 underdogs to win the series. By...
article Understanding The High Roller Appeal of Live Dealer Tables
(UK) -- The rapid and unprecedented growth of live dealer casino has taken the online gaming world by storm. Live dealer casinos mimic the best of Las Vegas casino...
article China's 'Las Vegas' is leaving billionaires behind in favor of the rising middle class — see inside the $3.4 billion mega-casino leading the charge
(Macau) -- Americans might be surprised to find out that the gambling capital of the world isn’t Las Vegas. It's Macau. Gambling revenue in the former...
article Inside the Chinese tropical island dubbed the 'Hawaii of the East,' which the Communist elite is making a hotspot for gambling, tech, and luxury
(China) -- China is planning to transform an island the size of a small country into a sprawling hub for foreign investment, gambling, tourism, and luxury. Xi Jinping...
article MGM’s new problem gambling program sees big response
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming industry researchers will complete their first comprehensive report this summer on a problem gambling awareness program launched by MGM Resorts...
article Venetian executive Mia Banks identified as one killed at Sands picnic
(Las Vegas) -- Authorities on Tuesday identified a Las Vegas casino executive who was killed when an employee opened fire at a company picnic. Mia Banks, vice president...
article Stars Group set to buy Sky Bet brand in £3bn deal
(UK) -- Stars Group, the Canadian gambling giant, has agreed to buy Sky Betting and Gaming in a deal worth $4.7bn (£3.36bn), creating the largest publicly listed...

4/20/2018

article Oregon Lottery Says It Has ‘Broad Authority To Introduce’ Sports Betting, Without New Law
(Oregon) -- Add Oregon to the list of states that may not need a new law to offer sports betting within its boundaries if the federal ban is struck down. An official for...
article Court knocks back $3M penalty appeal by online gaming giant Valve
(Washington) -- The High Court of Australia has dismissed an application by one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, Valve Corporation, to appeal a...
article How a Sex Scandal Is Slowing Missouri’s Ability to Legalize Sports Betting
(Missouri) -- The odds of a Missouri sports-betting bill crystallizing have plummeted recently. And not because lawmakers aren’t interested in developing a new...
article Changes Afoot: Tropicana Atlantic City Casino Sold As Part Of $1.85 Billion Deal
(Atlantic City) -- It is beginning to look a lot like musical chairs on The Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Last year, billionaire investor Carl Icahn, sold the former Trump...
article First-of-its-kind study aims to help shape Mass. gambling industry from ground up
(Massachusetts) -- When Massachusetts lawmakers agreed to allow casino gambling in the state, they did something unique. They mandated a long-term study of both the...
article How the Ninth Circuit Big Fish Casino decision could impact online free casino offerings across the U.S
(Washington) -- Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of “free to play” online casino offering. Because no purchase...
article Will Texans Get A Chance To Roll The Dice At Casinos?
(Texas) -- Andrew White, the Democrat running a long-shot campaign to become Texas' next governor, thinks Texans should get the chance to roll the dice for improved...
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana appears to have plans for dry land
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana is bringing its plans for a land-based casino to the Indiana Gaming Commission next week. The hotel and riverboat casino received...
article Churchill Downs adds casino exec. to oversee new venture
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs has hired a casino executive to run its new facility that will offer machines allowing people to gamble on past horse races.
article Four publishers must change in-game loot boxes to avoid Dutch gambling laws
(Netherlands) -- Four publishers will be forced to make changes to their games in the Netherlands after a landmark report from the Netherlands Gaming Authority found...
article 80 firms vie to enter Italy’s online gambling market
(Italy) -- At least 80 online gambling operators are in the running to secure a license from Italy’s gambling regulator Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM).
article Packer's right hand: John Alexander wields the knife at uneasy Crown
(Australia) -- James Packer steps out into the hotel’s ritzy reception hall, dressed in a dark suit, sipping from a cardboard coffee cup. His two female bodyguards...
article Aquis boss accuses ACT government of 17-month silence
(Australia) -- The CEO of Hong Kong’s Aquis Entertainment Limited has accused the Australian Capital Territory government of leaving it in the dark for 17 months...
article Plenty of likely suitors for Wynn Macau Ltd: Telsey
(Macau) -- The market does not know “how many” U.S. gaming companies might be welcome in Macau beyond the year 2022, when the final four of the city’s...
article Macau issues cryptocurrency crime warning after link to former triad boss emerges
(Macau) -- Concerns over a Macau cryptocurrency firm backed by a notorious former gangster, and which has links to the company behind the Facebook data-mining scandal,...
article Japan’s proposed gambling bill makes a big push
(Japan) -- Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito are ready to deliver the highly anticipated Integrated Resorts (IR) bill...
article Singapore Needs Greater Consolidation of Casino Regulators, Says Josephine Teo
(Singapore) -- Josephine Teo, the Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs of Singapore, said that greater consolidation of the functions of casino regulatory...
article Goa casinos could be shipped out to airport entertainment zone
(India) -- Licensed casinos in the Indian state of Goa could be pushed to relocate to a specially designated ‘entertainment zone’, under draft proposals set...
article Kenya Could Scrap 35% Gambling Tax and Introduce Tax on Winnings
(Kenya) -- Kenya’s current 35% tax on betting and gaming services could be scrapped by the government in favor of a 15% one under growing pressure from the country...
article Thunderbird Resorts flies out of Peru
(Peru) -- Sun Dreams SA, born out of a partnership between South African casino company Sun International and Chile’s Dreams SA, is now officially the proud owner...
article Gambler's luck runs out
(Texas) -- Law enforcement across the country described Lois Riess' arrest with the same one word on Friday: "relief." But now that she's behind bars...
article Wynn Resorts Chairman Rejects Elaine Wynn’s Board Reshuffle Proposal
(Las Vegas) -- Even though the former Chief Executive Officer of Wynn Resorts is no longer part of the staff, the aftermath of the alleged sexual misconduct scandal from...

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