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Atlantic City Gaming

article Internet gaming grows while people coming to the city falls
(Atlantic City) -- Since its introduction in 2013, internet gaming has generated more than $500 million in revenue, helping prop up a struggling casino gaming market.
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Caesars

article Caesars plans new Las Vegas developments after bankruptcy exit
(California) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora wants to develop more than 90 acres the company owns in Las Vegas, including land right...
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Illinois Gaming

article Illinois Casino Expansion Bill Passes Senate Vote
(Illinois) -- Illinois Senate lawmakers approved earlier this week a bill that provides for the construction of up to six land-based casinos across the state. The...
article Legislation to expand gambling in Illinois advances
(Illinois) -- Legislation that would expand gambling in Illinois and includes a provision for racetracks to operate slot machines passed the Illinois Senate on Thursday.
article Rauner Willing To Back Chicago Casino, But Only With Grand Bargain On Budget
(Illinois) -- Gov. Bruce Rauner said he might sign legislation allowing for a casino in Chicago and some other places in Illinois, but only if it’s part of the...
article Third gambling cafe OK'd in Oswego
(Illinois) -- Oswego has authorized its third video gambling cafe. Trustees in a 5 to 1 vote approved the gambling licensing and liquor license for Milly's Cafe that...
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Japan Gaming

article Japan’s casino plans can take pointers from Macau, Singapore
(Japan) -- The Japan Gaming Congress held earlier this month was the first major conference to bring together all the potential players since a bill was passed in...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The public board that oversees the proposed stadium where the Raiders want to start playing in 2020 on Thursday unanimously approved a conditional lease...
article The new Vegas namaste: Yoga on a Ferris wheel, near dolphins
(Las Vegas) -- Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an...
article Lost in time: the El Cortez hotel and casino
(Las Vegas) -- On a sticky afternoon in June of 2015 I, with friend and photographer, Matilda Temperley, drove through downtown Las Vegas and into the driveway of the El...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau likely to extend SJM, MGM licenses for 2 more years
(Macau) -- Contrary to reports, the government of Macau has yet to decide on how the renewal process for concession licenses in the gambling hub will be handled,...
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Maine Gaming

article Editorial: Harness racing noose getting tighter
(Maine) -- In the 14 years since Maine voters approved the Hollywood Racino referendum for Bangor, over $112 million dollars has been directed to the state’s...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article State looks to dip into horse fund
(Massachusetts) -- With state revenue lagging, legislators are considering dipping into a fund that was created to support horse racing to patch up the budget.
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Millennials

article G2E Asia Discusses Social Gaming as a Tool for Drawing Millennials at Casinos
(Macau) -- Social gaming was among the topics broadly discussed during this year’s edition of the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), held between May 16-18 at The...
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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada panel removes 2 from Black Book after their deaths
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s notorious Black Book — the list of persons banned from entering any state casino — is two persons shorter today. The Nevada Gaming...
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New York Gaming

article Racinos tout results amid casino competition
(New York) -- The state’s nine racetracks with gambling operations are promoting how much they provide to the state in education dollars and jobs amid growing...
article Islandia’s Jake 58 casino will add more machines as cash pours in
(New York) -- Suffolk OTB’s video lottery casino has become one of the state’s most successful gambling facilities — just three months after opening in...
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Ohio Gaming

article Ohio highly ranked on list of the most gambling-addicted states
(Ohio) -- WalletHub, a personal-finance website, compared all 50 states in two categories: “Gambling-Friendliness” and “Gambling Problem &...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania Casinos Up 1.4% to $285M in April
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s casino industry has now suffered seven straight months of slot revenue declines since first contracting in October 2016, with...
article The Meadows turns table games gamble into a winning hand
(Pennsylvania) -- The Meadows Racetrack and Casino literally has upped the ante in its bid to increase table game play. And so far the gamble appears to be paying off.
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Philippines Gaming

article Melco Crown PH is world’s best-performing casino stock
(Philippines) -- Melco Crown Philippines Resorts Corp. is the best-performing casino stock in the world this year. To punters playing baccarat at the company’s...
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Russia Gaming

article Another underground casino busted up in hotel of Chelyabinsk Duma deputy
(Russia) -- Police busted up an underground casino in Chelyabinsk Park City Hotel at Lesoparkovaya Street 6. The round-up happened last night. The siloviki seized five...
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South Korea Gaming

article South Korean Gaming Market Targeted by Australian Slots Manufacturer Aristocrat
(South Korea) -- The budding South Korean gaming market is enticing casino industry companies into rethinking their marketing strategies. Slots manufacturer Aristocrat...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Competitive Edge:Wynn Boston Harbor Pushing for Special, Limited 4 A.M. Liquor License
(Massachusetts) -- Citing the need to be competitive in a business with narrow margins, Wynn Boston Harbor is pushing strongly for a provision in the State Budget that...
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Other News

article Casino Affiliate Market “Is Not as Easy as It Looks”, Says Joshua Chan from Latest Casino Bonuses
(UK) -- The constantly growing casino affiliate market has turned out to be a great business environment for both already existing and new affiliate networks, offering...
article Brazilian Actor Bruno Gagliasso Joins partypoker’s Brand Ambassadors Ranks
(Brazil) -- Major poker operator partypoker has recruited Brazilian superstar Bruno Gagliasso as its latest brand ambassador in a bid to promote its activity in Brazil...
article 25 Koreans arrested in Philippines for alleged online gambling and fraud
(Philippines) -- As part of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on internet gambling and fraud, the Philippines police arrested 25 South Koreans in the capital...
article 25 Koreans in scam, gambling ring held
(South Korea) -- Authorities have arrested 25 South Koreans for alleged internet fraud and illegal online gambling operations carried out from posh addresses in Makati...
article Philippines arrests 25 Koreans over alleged fraud, gambling
(Philippines) -- Twenty-five South Koreans have been arrested in metropolitan Manila on suspicion of internet fraud or illegal online gambling, Philippine authorities...
article India police arrest notorious online gambling ringleader
(India) -- Police in India have arrested a notorious online gambling boss whose operations reportedly generated turnover of $31m per year. On Wednesday, police arrested...
article Carnival to go on, chair steps down
(Guam) -- The 2017 Guam Liberation Carnival will go on as planned, according to Agana Heights Mayor Paul McDonald. Confirmation of this year's Liberation Day...
article Raising the stakes on the Liberation Carnival casino
(Guam) -- The Committee Chair on Finance and Taxation just raised the stakes. Senator Joe San Agustin has forwarded a committee report on legislation that would kill the...
article Illegal gambling operators in Melaka go into hiding
(Malaysia) -- Illegal gambling outlets in the historic city have closed their doors following a massive crackdown in the state that even saw the arrest of two of the...
article 'I lost $360,000 in three days'
(Australia) -- AFL great Brendan Fevola has opened up about the true extent of his gambling addiction, detailing how he once blow $360,000 in one weekend.
article Sun In-Depth: Gambling, manufactured experience and affective capitalism
(California) -- The human experience of the natural world begins at birth. As infants we begin to explore the world with our senses, establishing embodied experience...
article “Dino the Casino” of Los Angeles Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges
(California) -- Nive Hagay, 31, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty today to conducting an illegal gambling business and distributing cocaine, U.S. Attorney Phillip A....
press release 6 reasons why you can’t miss the Gaming in Holland conference & expo
(Netherlands) -- The annual Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo is THE place to find out what is happening in the Dutch gaming market; and to meet with local and...

5/18/2017

article Precursors To Legal US Sports Betting Look To Gain Traction While Federal Ban Persists
(USA) -- Widespread regulated and legal sports betting is the endgame that many want to see in the United States, eventually. The path to get there, however, is not a...
article US fantasy operators push the boundaries of legal sports betting
(USA) -- As New Jersey waits to learn if the US Supreme Court will consider its bid to overturn the federal ban on sports betting, gaming operators continue to offer...
article New Las Vegas Casino-Resort Pushes Opening Date to 2020
(Las Vegas) -- A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists...
article Pennsylvania Casino operators fined by regulators
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s gaming control board, the PGCB, has issued fines to two casinos in the state totalling $22,500 after it found evidence of...
article Massachusetts Senate President: Online Gambling And Lottery Action Unlikely In 2017
(Massachusetts) -- It looks like online gambling is on hold in Massachusetts. The state had been a leading candidate to join the ranks of online gambling states in 2017...
article Midwest Casinos Post Declining Revenues in April
(Indiana) -- According to the latest results, casinos located in the Midwest state of Northwest Indiana, and in the City of Detroit in Michigan saw their revenues...
article Indiana Casinos Rejoice over New Law Kicking Admissions Tax to Curb
(Indiana) -- House Bill 1350, introduced in January by State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Hamilton County), eliminates a longstanding $3 admissions tax that casinos have been...
article House votes today on legalization of smartphone gambling
(Michigan) -- The state House of Representatives is set to vote today on a bill that would allow people to bet on horse races via smartphones and the internet.
article Horseracing-based Fantasy Sports Game Found Illegal
(California) -- In a follow up to a lawsuit we previously reported on, a California District Court ruled on summary judgment that a horseracing-based fantasy sports game...
article Paddy Power Betfair CEO Unveils Further US Expansion Plans
(Ireland) -- Dublin-based gambling operator Paddy Power Betfair is looking into opportunities to expand its business in the US, CEO Breon Corcoran told media.
article partypoker Withdraws Czech Republic License Application
(Czech Republic) -- Online poker room partypoker has informed its Czech players that it has withdrawn its application for a license from the Czech Ministry of Finance,...
article [Herald Interview] Moving toward ‘family friendly’ Macau
(Macau) -- Amid Macau’s gaming revenue comeback this year following three consecutive years of financial blunders, the annual three-day Global Gaming Expo Asia...
article Duterte’s gambling policy pulls down LRWC Q1 net income
(Philippines) -- Philippine-listed holding company Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) is feeling the pinch of President Rodrigo Duterte’s new online...
article Is Nepal Asia's next gambling hub after Macau?
(Hong Kong) -- It might sound like an exotic idea to gamble on opening a casino at the foot of the Himalayas. Yet for 400 million Indians inhabiting the north of the...
article Self-banned gambler must forfeit $15K in online winnings
(Atlantic City) -- A gambler who voluntarily put their name on a state gambling ban list must forfeit more than $15,500 in online winnings. The gambler, identified only...
article Gambling Site: 'Money Has Poured In' For Donald Trump Impeachment
(UK) -- The state spectacle in the U.S. has been great for overseas online gambling companies, with the latest wave of political scandals on Capitol Hill bringing the...

5/17/2017

article Casino revenues continue to increase in the US
(USA) -- March was a good month for gambling in the United States, as data shows the industry as a whole nationwide has been able to see an increase in gaming revenues...
article US Supreme Court is urged to intervene
(Washington D.C.) -- The government of New Jersey seeks to accelerate the legal process to set new legislation on sports betting. According to ESPN, Rep. Frank Pallone...
article More Gaming Operators And States Should Use Fantasy Sports Laws As A Tool To Advance Sports Betting
(USA) -- No one has fully realized the potential that daily fantasy sports laws have opened up. Is that starting to change?
article Fantasy sports league controls defeated
(North Carolina) -- A proposal to regulate the increasingly popular fantasy sports leagues for the first time in North Carolina was defeated in a House committee on...
article BLOG: Vermont Passes Fantasy Sports Legislation
(Vermont) -- Vermont’s State Legislature has passed legislation that would expressly legalize and regulate fantasy sports contests and their operators within the...
article Ohio State Sen. Hite introduces legislation to regulate fantasy sports
(Ohio) -- State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, introduced legislation Wednesday affirming the rights of fantasy sports enthusiasts in Ohio and implementing protections to...
article Cortez Masto: Laxalt's assertion that his actions were 'routine,' akin to those she took as AG, 'does not make sense'
(Nevada) -- Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s assertion that his attempt to persuade gaming regulators to intervene in a civil lawsuit involving billionaire Sheldon...
article US federal court rules fantasy horseracing entry fees are wagers
(California) -- A US federal court has ruled that entry fees for horseracing fantasy contests are the equivalent of real-money wagers under the Interstate Horseracing...
article The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas begins charging patrons to park their cars
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas has become the latest Las Vegas casino to begin charging patrons for parking with The Blackstone Group-owned property...
article Self-excluded gambler has to forfeit $15,527 in Internet winnings
(Atlantic City) -- The state Division of Gaming Enforcement ordered a gambler on a self-exclusion list to give up $15,527 in Internet winnings. The winnings are...
article Supreme Court Holds Cards in Florida Gambling Debate
(Florida) -- What's happening with gambling in Florida is a crapshoot. The Legislature ended the regular session without passing a gambling bill. That creates a...
article Sands Casino raking in more money than some Vegas casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem ended March with the most money from tables games ever pulled in by a Pennsylvania gambling hall, but its record didn...
article Online lottery sales on slow walk in state Legislature
(Massachusetts) -- Authorization for the Massachusetts Lottery to sell its products online is not likely to come in 2017, the Senate president said Wednesday morning,...
article Video gaming parlor plan can’t draw enough support from aldermen
(Illinois) -- The O’Fallon City Council on Monday shot down a café proposal that included video gaming plans. Local businessman Abdullah Abraham of Maryville, who...
article Indiana Poker Rooms Rake $1.5 Million Last Month
(Indiana) -- The 125 poker tables in the state of Indiana raked a combined $1.54 million last month, according to figures from state gambling regulators. That was down...
article Union town hall addresses potential job losses at two Niagara casinos
(Ontario) -- Canada’s largest private sector union held a town hall in Niagara on Wednesday in the hopes of saving jobs at two casinos in the region. The union...
article Preakness at Laurel? The New Coke of horse racing
(Maryland) -- The Stronach Group can't help themselves, we suppose. Just three months ago, the owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course responded to a Maryland...
article Federal Judge Rules Against Contest Operator Derby Wars In Stronach Group Lawsuit
(California) -- A federal judge has ruled that horse racing tournament website Derby Wars has been operating as an off-track betting business and is subject to the...
article Our Turn: The real Turf Paradise issue isn't a brotherly feud
(Arizona) -- Rather than focus on how Turf Paradise has been able to survive as an Arizona institution for 61 years despite the incredible challenges we’ll...
article LeoVegas Gaming CEO resigns
(Sweden) -- Swedish based mobile gaming operator LeoVegas Group AB has announced the resignation of Johan Styren, current Chief Executive Officer of its Malta-based...
article How Smartphones Are Promoting Online Gaming
(India) -- The popularity of online gaming industry has reached new heights, riding piggybank on ubiquitous smartphones in India. Mobile gaming is the most user-friendly...
article Gambling’s ‘crack cocaine’ is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either
(UK) -- Since 2008, UK gamblers have squandered £11.4 billion playing games such as poker and roulette on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). These sophisticated...
article Paddy Power Betfair looks to expand presence in the US
(USA) -- The fantasy sports market, which has surged in popularity and is worth an estimated $300 million according to Paddy Power Betfair, offers gambling firms the...
article Macau casino operator targeting “millennial” players to ensure future success
(Macau) -- With the future of the VIP gambling market in Macau remaining uncertain, casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly revealed that it is...
article Macau regulator says cautious on junket licences
(Macau) -- Paulo Martins Chan, the director of Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, says the regulator is being cautious in the way it approves...
article Bermuda authority forms partnership with New Jersey regulator
(Bermuda) -- The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (BCGC) has formalised a cooperative relationship with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) in the US....
article Sheldon Adelson bets on Brazil with $8bn casino
(Brazil) -- Sheldon Adelson visited Brazil this week in order to pitch his $8bn casino plans to a group of government officials Although he has expressed some...
article Mark Cuban on Raiders' relocation to Vegas: 'Tends to backfire'
(Las Vegas) -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban expressed doubt in the Oakland Raiders’ plans to relocate to Las Vegas despite the NFL’s approval. On ESPN...
article Trump Impeachment Is More Likely Than Ever, According to Gambling Sites
(UK) -- The odds that President Trump will leave office before his first term is officially over are higher than ever, according to overseas bookies. Ladbrokes, one of...
article Red Rock's Fertittas Pay Their Mom $120 Million for Casino Land
(Las Vegas) -- Red Rock Resorts Inc. agreed to pay $120 million to the mother of its controlling shareholders, billionaires Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, for land under...
article GiGse content director to lead iGaming discussion at Atlantic City conference
(Atlantic City) -- Ewa Bakun, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Content and long-time producer of GiGse, Clarion’s flagship US facing event, will moderate the iGaming...

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