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article PGA Tour hires company to monitor betting for irregularities
(USA) -- The PGA Tour has entered into an agreement with London-based Genius Sports to monitor wagering information worldwide for any irregular activity. The move is...
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9/18/2017

article Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds
(Las Vegas) -- Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday's title fight against...
article Video gaming machines in Pa. bars? Not so fast
(Pennsylvania) -- July is usually the busiest time of the year for sales from the to-go cooler at McStew’s Irish Pub in Levittown. In 2016, takeout sales accounted...
article Pot at poker tables? N.J. looks to boost coffers
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey reaped billions from slot machines and blackjack tables in the decades before casino fever jumped state lines. With Atlantic City's...
article Islandia Village to appeal Supreme Court casino ruling
(New York) -- Officials from a village in Suffolk County, New York are set to appeal a Supreme Court ruling that the opening of a Suffolk OTB (off-track betting) casino...
article Industry watchers see big potential for Las Vegas Strip’s Fontainebleau
(Las Vegas) -- It was MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren who jump-started the most recent conversations about Fontainebleau, the 68-story blue glass...
article OP/ED: Legalizing sports betting: Odds improving for the next big thing
(Nevada) -- Like the flashing numbers on the board at your favorite Las Vegas sports book, the odds of legalizing American gambling’s last taboo are gradually...
article The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Commences Guest Room Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- Although it remains one of the newest resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas isn't resting on its laurels: Less than seven years...
article Nevada’s Governor Thinks Smoking Weed Will Trigger Federal Crackdown
(Nevada) -- Brian Sandoval may not love Donald Trump, and he may not love marijuana. But the Nevada governor is a pragmatist, and so he’s willing to embrace both—to a...
article PGA Tour to expand gambling ban starting in 2018
(Florida) -- The PGA Tour has taken its battle against gambling beyond Tour pro themselves. Starting in 2018, it will implement a new Integrity Program to “protect...
article 2 lawmakers pre-file gaming bill to address pension shortfall
(Kentucky) -- Representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) have pre-filed legislation today that they predict will bring hundreds of millions of...
article NY And PA Making Progress, But NJ Is Still Leading The Casino Race
(Pennsylvania) -- September is always an exciting time for online gambling advocates. State legislators return from summer break, several of which are still trying to...
article Pennsylvania Still Dances Around Online Gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania is broke. Bills are being deferred, payments are delayed, and the state is in dire need of a finalized budget. While every solution is...
article Senate GOP confronts no-tax package in budget fight
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Senate returned to Harrisburg on Monday, Day 80 of an increasingly ugly budget stalemate, as senators began picking apart the House...
article Champaign council to review proposed video-gambling restrictions
(Illinois) -- This week, the city council will comb through proposed regulations on video gambling, including a new license for gambling-centric establishments. Video...
article Illinois gambling revenue still rising
(Illinois) -- Video gambling revenues are continuing to rise, five years after terminals were legalized in Illinois. An annual wagering report from the Illinois...
article How Capital Region counties are budgeting Rivers Casino revenues
(New York) -- After years of promises from local officials about the economic benefits of bringing a casino to Schenectady, county and municipal leaders are putting...
article New Hampshire Mulls Online Gaming
(New Hampshire) -- Many observers of Granite State politics are skeptical that the New Hampshire legislature is ready to adopt any kind of online gaming bill yet. They...
article Inside Michigan Online Gambling Bill H4926
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s recent hearing regarding the possible legalization of onlne gambling in the state was accompanied by the introduction of two new Michigan...
article Michigan Online Poker Regulation Still In Play For 2017
(Michigan) -- Michigan lawmakers will continue discussing the merits of regulating online casino games over the internet after a lawmaker introduced a new proposal last...
article Hottest Trends and Topics Revealed for This Year’s Global Gaming Expo
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling911.com has been provided with a breakdown of this year’s hot topics to be discussed at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. The event...
article OP/ED: 'Juice’ Cleanse Needed to Remedy Doping Comments
(New York) -- This is one of those “guy walks into a bar…” jokes. Except the punch line isn’t even remotely funny. Imagine a baseball player...
article How video game companies are using gambling tactics to make customers addicted
(Internet) -- The video gaming industry has transitioned from a group of backyard innovators to an industry of multi-billion dollar companies, hiring psychologists,...
article Google App Store allows Gambling Apps Again
(Internet) -- There were rumours spreading around the internet last month that the search engine giant is planning to relax its ban on real money Gambling Apps in the...
article What Jamie Dimon Is Missing About Bitcoin
(New York) -- JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon, is the most successful banker of his generation. He has successfully navigated a challenging...
article Resignations prompt Sportech to launch strategic review
(UK) -- British pools betting innovator Sportech has announced that it will be launching a wide-ranging review of its business and capital structures following news that...
article Japan Snap Election Threatens to Pigeonhole Casino Regulation Rollout
(Japan) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is mulling the idea of an October snap election in a bid to consolidate power in the Diet while opposition is weak. But...
article Macau elects young democracy activist, as opposition drive out casino-related representatives
(Macau) -- Macau voters have elected a young pro-democracy activist to the Chinese casino capital’s legislature, as opposition lawmakers expanded their presence at...
article Real Madrid adds luster to China's wannabe 'Orlando' tourist hub
(Macau) -- Just a stone's throw across a narrow waterway from the world's largest gambling hub Macau, a former oyster farming island is being transformed into...
article Imperial Pacific sees VIP impairment soar
(Hong Kong) -- Imperial Pacific International (IPI) says the impairment of trade receivables from its VIP business sits at a massive HK$2.08 billion for the six months...
article Snap Japan election would kill IR law hopes for 2017: analyst
(Japan) -- A snap general election in Japan would “all but guarantee” that enabling legislation for a Japanese casino industry – commonly referred to as the IR (...
article New draft rules approved by Goa law department
(India) -- In Goa, the rules for the regulation of casino operations in the Indian state have been approved by the law department. Once approved by the chief minister,...
article Imp Pac reports US$163mln impairment from top 10 clients
(Hong Kong) -- Hong Kong-listed gaming investor Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd on Friday said the firm’s impairment of trade receivables due from its 10...
article Rise of online casinos in Spain
(Spain) -- While online gambling has continued to grow in popularity around Europe, Spain has been one country where it’s taken considerably longer to gain...
article Casino Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Selling Senior Debt Notes to Purchase Houston Rockets
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta, the billionaire owner of Golden Nugget casinos and star of the CNBC series Billion Dollar Buyer, announced last week a senior note...
article MGM Resorts ad campaign markets company to be global entertainment brand
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has launched a new marketing campaign that showcases the company shifting its focus away from solely gaming and hospitality. The...
article Scientific Games Corporation Announces Proposed Reincorporation into Nevada
(Nevada) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (...

9/17/2017

article Las Vegas is a sporting mecca
(Las Vegas) -- Forget the gambling that used to run the show here, Las Vegas is now emerging as a fantastic spot for a short sunshine getaway, with its thrills now of...
article There’s a window in my shower — and other hotel design flaws
(Las Vegas) -- When Marc Burdiss stepped into the shower at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, he was shocked by the clear view of the bedroom through a...
article Residents anticipating the open of MGM Springfield
(Massachusetts) -- The highly anticipated grand opening for the MGM Springfield is less than a year away. The casino is scheduled to open its doors to the public on...
article Allergan seeks tribe’s help in patent dispute
(New York) -- In a novel arrangement, the pharmaceutical maker Allergan has enlisted the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to help protect the dry-eye drug Restasis against...
article Casino revenue a factor in 3 local counties’ budget plans
(New York) -- County officials in Orange, Ulster and Sullivan are weighing a welcome but uncertain new revenue stream as they fine-tune their 2018 budget plans.
article Frequent lottery winners face improbable odds
(Ohio) -- Rickey Meng is the king of Ohio Lottery winners, taking home more prizes than anyone in the state. Meng, of Cleveland, won 342 tickets and pocketed $956,717,...
article Video game players get varsity treatment at more U.S. colleges
(Boston) -- In some ways, they’re like typical college athletes. They’re on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships...
article Betting and media firms offer to fund addiction awareness ad campaign
(UK) -- Betting firms and broadcasters have made an offer to the government to fund an £8m addiction awareness campaign, in a move Labour warned must not be a...
article World regulatory briefing says industry must self-regulate
(London) -- The casino industry needs to make changes to its own model or face increasingly strict regulations, according to the World Regulatory Briefing.
article Crown’s Perth Casino sees reported drop in revenue
(Australia) -- It has been reported by The West Australian that James Packer’s Perth casino has seen a revenue slump as Chinese High rollers, known as ‘...
article Gambling Study That Asked Participants to Cuddle Live Crocodiles Wins Ig Noble Award
(Australia) -- How would embracing a live crocodile seconds before hitting the blackjack tables affect your ability to execute optimal strategy?
article Economic Uncertainty Returns to Macau as Beijing Escalates Anti-Corruption Drive
(Macau) -- Macau’s economic rebound continues, and even appears to be typhoon-proof. But another ill-wind blew past the Cotai strip last week as analysts warned...
article Stephen Hung’s Ultra-Luxury Macau Resort Nears Completion
(Macau) -- Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes told reporters on Wednesday that the agency is ready to inspect the property...
article Local casino's deaf poker tournament gives players feelings of community
(Ohio) -- When Andrew Lisac called Achille Buzzelli’s raise in the first betting round of a Texas hold’em hand Saturday afternoon at Hollywood Casino Toledo...

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