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Atlantic City Gaming

article New Jersey’s Atlantic Club Casino Nearing Sale
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, the first of a slew of Atlantic City casinos to close in 2014, may soon be sold, according to a report...
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eSports

article Esports Betting Platform Unikrn To Expand In Europe Thanks To Malta Gaming License
(Europe) -- The esports betting business of Unikrn will get a shot in the arm thanks to the Malta license. That should allow it to serve a variety of markets it didn...
article Linksys Teams With UC Irvine Esports Program
(California) -- Linksys, a leader in providing home and office Wi-Fi networking solutions, today announced that it has teamed with the University of California Irvine (...
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International Game Technology

article IGT secures responsible gaming accreditation
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology (IGT) has become the first gaming supplier to achieve responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery...
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Iowa Gaming

article Analyst: Iowa casinos are increasingly local attractions
(Iowa) -- Casinos in Iowa increasingly are local attractions and not destinations, bolstering the potential of how much new money a downtown Cedar Rapids casino could...
article Recap of Thursday’s gaming commission meeting
(Iowa) -- Iowa’s gaming regulators completed one of their finals steps before deciding which— if any— of the Cedar Rapids casino proposals are worthy...
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Maine Gaming

article Among Southern Maine Business Owners, Support For Casino A Crapshoot
(Maine) -- In less than a month, Maine voters will decide whether to permit a casino to open up at a so-far undecided location in York County. Opinions in the county...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article In Las Vegas, the casino is always watching — and yet it missed Stephen Paddock
(Las Vegas) -- The casino hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, with all their glitzy delights, aren’t just palaces of distraction. They’re miniature surveillance...
article Sheriff frustrated by unanswered questions after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- As thousands scattered from the cracks of gunfire over the Route 91 Harvest festival on Oct. 1, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo was speeding down the...
article State's gaming chief said Vegas shooting prompting casino security here
(Massachusetts) -- In the wake of the mass shooting that left 58 dead in Las Vegas last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission began talking to regulators in other...
article The Latest: Casino Condenses Timeline of Start of Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The corporate owner of the high-rise Las Vegas Strip casino from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is squeezing...
article Ann Coulter: Media begging us for conspiracy theories on Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Now the media are just taunting us with their tall tales about Stephen Paddock, the alleged Las Vegas shooter. Reputedly serious news organizations are...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Mashpee's Town Meeting Will Address Retail Marijuana
(Massachusetts) -- Mashpee’s Annual October Town Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 16, at 7 PM in the Mashpee Middle/High School Auditorium.
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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland casinos may see new forms of gaming
(Maryland) -- Maryland may see new forms of gaming such as “esports” or skill-based games after a panel of various gaming corporations presented information...
article Maryland Live! Casino Moves Closer To Finishing $200M Hotel Complex
(Maryland) -- The lucrative Maryland gambling market is set to get a big boost next year when Maryland Live! opens its highly anticipated $200 million hotel complex. On...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Exemption sought for some with criminal records for casino employment
(Massachusetts) -- People with criminal records could find it easier to get a job at one of the casinos being built in Massachusetts if a provision adopted Wednesday by...
article OP/ED: An easy casino fix
(Massachusetts) -- Beacon Hill may soon make it easier for casinos to hire workers with criminal records, and given the effort to provide employment opportunities to...
article Plainridge Park releases economic impact analysis
(Massachusetts) -- The UMass Donahue Institute released an analysis of the impacts from Plainridge Park Casino's first year of operation.
article Study: Plainridge brought back $100 million in spending to state
(Massachusetts) -- In its first full year of operation, Plainridge Park Casino brought back to Massachusetts $100 million in spending that was going to out-of-state...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Cotai to open with mass tables, VIP play later: CEO
(Macau) -- The casino resort MGM Cotai – promoted by Macau-based gaming operator MGM China Holdings Ltd – is set to open only with mass gaming tables, but...
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New Jersey Gaming

press release New Jersey online casinos hit $20 million in monthly revenue for seventh consecutive month
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's online casinos once again displayed strength in September, surpassing $20 million in monthly revenue for the seventh consecutive month...
article New Jersey online gambling revenue tops $20m for 7th month
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market posted its seventh straight month of +$20m revenue in September, although the online poker...
article September casino gaming numbers to be released
(Atlantic City) -- The state Department of Gaming Enforcement will release casino revenue totals for the month of September this afternoon.
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Online Gaming

article Types of Gamification at Online Casinos
(Internet) -- Most of the online casinos and mobile casino games will offer you a variety of slots and on top of that will give you major other reasons to be a regular...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Is Gaming Throwing A Wrench In The PA Budget Mess, And Could Online Gambling Fund State’s Universities?
(Pennsylvania) -- Some in Harrisburg appear to be pointing at a gaming package — which includes online gambling and poker — as part of the reason...
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South Korea Gaming

article South Korea’s Paradise posts 34% revenue jump in September
(South Korea) -- The only international casino operator in South Korea Paradise Ltd has closed the summer in positive numbers, posting 34% revenue increases in September.
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Sports Betting

article Maryland Casino Operators Push For Sports Betting To Be Legalized
(Maryland) -- There have been a number of states in recent times that have objected to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 which bans...
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Trump Adminstration

article The casino magnate losing in a Washington chess game: Analyst
(Washington D.C.) -- Washington is playing chess while US President Donald Trump acts as if he's still the owner of casinos, says Myles Hoenig, an American political...
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Video Gaming

article Are ‘loot boxes’ in video games too much like gambling? Ratings board does not think so
(Internet) -- Modern video games which include paid-for loot boxes could be exposing young players to gambling risks, popular gaming YouTuber John Bain has warned.
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Other News

article Clark County bids $6.2M for historic Moulin Rouge casino site
(Nevada) -- Receiver Kevin Hanchett is recommending a judge choose Clark County’s bid to buy the historic former Moulin Rouge property. The county bid $6.2 million...
article Atlantic City casinos’ asterisk-free year-on-year revenue gain
(New Jersey) -- At long last, Atlantic City casinos posted a year-on-year gaming revenue gain without requiring explanatory asterisks. On Thursday, the New Jersey...
article AG: BPD officer stole money from evidence room, tried to launder it at casino
(Massachusetts) -- Attorney General Maura Healey said a Boston police officer has been indicted for stealing money from an evidence room and trying to launder it at...
article AG: Hub cop tried to launder money at casino
(Massachusetts) -- A veteran Boston police officer was indicted Thursday on charges he stole money from the department’s evidence room and tried to launder it at...
article Report: First Mass. casino 'recaptured' $100M in out-of-state spending in 1st year
(Massachusetts) -- Most of the money spent at Massachusetts’ first casino in its first full year of operation came from Massachusetts residents who otherwise would...
article Propst to propose additional tax on Saipan casino
(Saipan) -- Aside from the business gross revenue tax, Imperial Pacific International should also pay a gross gaming revenue tax for its Saipan casino, Rep. Edwin Propst...
article Imperial Pacific facing new casino gaming revenue tax plan
(Saipan) -- Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific Holdings International (IPI) is once again facing threats from local politicians about gaming revenue taxes.
article How Diverse Is The Gaming Industry?
(Nevada) -- How diverse are our gaming institutions? Women of Diversity Productions set out to answer that, with a survey of gender policies and resort policies.
article Asian Casino Operator Landing Completes Les Ambassadeurs Club Sale
(UK) -- Hong Kong-listed integrated resort developer Landing International Development Ltd. confirmed on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of Les Ambassadeurs...
article Landing International finalises sale of London casino
(UK) -- The Hong Kong-listed Landing International has announced this week it has completed the sale of its London venue Les Ambassadeurs Club and Casino.
article Diners urged to see their doctor after an outbreak of Hepatitis A at exclusive Star casino restaurant Sokyo
(Australia) -- An exclusive Sydney restaurant has warned customers they may have contracted Hepatitis A after a food handler contracted the disease overseas.
article Frosty reception for casino market in Russia
(Russia) -- Officials in Crimea are soon to start accepting bids for qualified gaming operators and allowing the development of hotels and tourist attractions, casino....
article Imbert: Gaming community paying less tax than owed
(Trinidad and Tobago) -- Trinidad and Tobago only collected about $8 million in taxes from Amusement Games in 2017. This, said Finance Minister Colm Imbert, is way below...
article PM signs Sandals MOU
(Trinidad and Tobago) -- Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday sold himself as the country’s best salesman, saying he has been able to bring investors to our shores...
article Slot machine owners face tough rules in Bill
(Kenya) -- The government has rolled out a new set of measures to deal with gambling, this time targeting the slot machine investors with punitive fines against those in...
article Police search for clown-masked, hammer-wielding suspect in casino robbery
(South Dakota) -- Rapid City police are searching for a man who they say robbed the Rushmore Casino on Mount Rushmore Road Tuesday night while carrying a hammer and...
article Suspected cockfighting operation in Hendricks County raide
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission has removed more than 100 birds from a suspected cockfighting operation in suburban Indianapolis.
article Breakout Casino launches with Pariplay
(UK) -- Gaming technology company Pariplay is providing its SMTM platform to the Costa Rica-based UK-licensed Breakout Gaming Group to power the new Breakout Casino.
article Nektan net gaming revenues up 88.4%
(UK) -- Worldwide online gaming services provider, Nektan has revealed that its net gaming revenues have increased by 88.4% year-on-year for the first financial quarter...
article BlackRock Inc. Has $168.39 Million Position in Penn National Gaming, Inc.
(New York) -- BlackRock Inc. cut its stake in shares of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) by 11.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with...
press release Online Gambling and Betting Market - Industry Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast Analysis for 2016 - 2024
(Internet) -- Online Gambling and Betting Market is expected to reach US$96.89 bn by 2024, Online Gambling and Betting Market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 10.8%...

10/10/2017

article New Jersey sports betting appeal date set
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s arguments for legalising sports betting will be heard by the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in early December. The Supreme Court has...
article Why Pennsylvania Shouldn’t Dawdle On Legalizing Sports Betting During Budget Impasse
(Pennsylvania) -- Every state has an exciting opportunity in front of it when it comes to gaming. Namely, the New Jersey sports betting case that will be heard in the US...
article Casino industry pushes for action on sports betting in Maryland
(Maryland) -- Maryland legislators should take a closer look at sports betting this coming legislative session as a Supreme Court decision that could open the door to...
article Sports betting at Maryland casinos could return for 2018 agenda in General Assembly
(Maryland) -- The issue of casino gambling, largely absent from the General Assembly’s agenda for the past five years, could return to Annapolis in 2018. Joe...
article Atlantic City Could See Two Casinos Reopen in 2018, Atlantic Club Deal Reportedly in the Works
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City will get its eighth casino when the former Trump Taj Mahal reopens as Hard Rock next year, but the Boardwalk resort might not be the...
article Shuttered Atlantic Club casino reportedly has new buyer
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the closed Atlantic Club casino have found a buyer, according to a report. TJM Properties, which owns the vacant building, declined to...
article Disney pumps more money into gambling measure
(Florida) -- With the number of petition signatures continuing to climb, Disney Worldwide Services sunk another $575,000 in September into a proposed constitutional...
article Massachusetts to push for online lottery
(Massachusetts) -- Four of the five candidates that will likely succeed Jennifer Flanagan in the Senate have expressed their intentions to make lottery games available...
article Business inquiries continue to pour in as casino readies for opening
(New York) -- Interest continues to grow in Sullivan County for business opportunities as the Casino World Catskills casino puts the finishing touches on the facility...
article Del Lago falls short to revenue projections, town leaders hopeful
(New York) -- Just eight months after Seneca County's del Lago Resort and Casino opened up, new data indicates signs of a sluggish start. According to the Times...
article Toledo casino leads state in monthly gains
(Ohio) -- Three of Ohio’s four full-service gambling houses reported revenue gains in September over the same month last year. Figures released Tuesday by the Ohio...
article B.C. lawyer to conduct review of gaming industry in Lower Mainland
(British Columbia) -- Lawyer Peter German, a former deputy commissioner of both the RCMP and Correctional Service Canada, has been appointed by B.C. Attorney General...
article Biloxi casinos back in business after Hurricane Nate
(Mississippi) -- The beaches may be closed but the casinos are back up and running. NBC 15 got a firsthand look at how Biloxi casinos are bouncing back from Hurricane...
article Opposition to casino expansion in Georgia likely to continue
(Georgia) -- Next month, Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election – a vote in which the state’s people select their new governor – will take place....
article Antigua, US Remain Deadlocked Over Online Gambling Dispute
(Antigua) -- Storm ravaged Barbuda and Antigua stand to make millions of dollars if its long simmering trade dispute with the USA dealing with online gambling can be...
article Unikrn To Expand Esports Betting Across Europe, Attains Malta Gaming License
(Malta) -- Esports betting company Unikrn, amidst its highly successful cryptocurrency ICO, has announced a partnership with French bookmaker RPB to create an all-...
article The multimillionaires making a packet out of Britain's gamblers
(UK) -- Within days, the government will announce the result of a gambling review examining, among other things, whether the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting...
article UKGC reiterates commitment to protecting children
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has moved to outline its commitment to protecting children from betting-related harm after a newspaper accused some major...
article Gravity pull of Macau new casinos limits satellite venues
(Macau) -- The recent arrival in the Macau market of a new so-called satellite casino – one that relies on the gaming permit of one of the city’s six...
article Switzerland online gaming legislation passes final vote; might face referendum
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland’s new Money Gaming Act that officially legalizes online gambling in the European nation has passed the final vote in the country...
article After revelation that casino guard was shot before Las Vegas massacre began, unanswered questions loom
(Las Vegas) -- When the Las Vegas gunman arrived at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino late last month, he assembled “an armory” in his room, according to...
article New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?
(Las Vegas) -- Before the Las Vegas massacre began, a wounded Mandalay Bay hotel security guard called hotel officials to warn them about a gunman on the 32nd floor, an...
article IGT gets responsible gaming certification for gaming ops
(Las Vegas) -- Casino equipment supplier International Game Technology Plc (IGT) says it has achieved responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and...
article Chernin to Court Sports Bettors With New Data and Analysis Service
(USA) -- Betting on sports isn’t legal in most of the U.S., but that isn’t stopping entrepreneurs from building a new digital media platform that will be...

10/9/2017

article In the solitary world of video poker, Stephen Paddock knew how to win. Until he didn't
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock wanted to win and, like any savvy video poker player, knew which machine to lock down at Mandalay Bay. There was only one in the casino...
article Las Vegas Gunman Had a Valium Habit, Would Gamble $1 Million a Night
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock bet up to $1 million a night while he roamed around casinos in sweatpants and flip-flops, carrying around cocktails from...
article Las Vegas Strip lights go dark for 11 minutes to honor victims of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- At 10:05 p.m. in Las Vegas, hotels marquees on the famed Strip went dark to mark the exact moment the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting took place...
article Commercial casinos in the US experience growth
(USA) -- According to data released by the University of Nevada Las Vegas, commercial casinos in the United States reached a 4 percent year-on-year growth. The results...
article A year after Taj Mahal closure, Atlantic City has a different feeling
(Atlantic City) -- When the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort closed its doors for good, it signaled the continuation of one of the darkest eras in the history of the city....
article Atlantic Club deal in the works
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the closed Atlantic Club Casino Hotel said Monday they are close to reaching a deal with a buyer. Dale Schooley, director of...
article Gaming expansion among remaining options for closing Pa. budget deficit
(Pennsylvania) -- Last week, Pennsylvania House Republicans rejected a deal that would push forward a shale gas tax as a way to close the commonwealth's $2.2 billion...
article Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
(Massachusetts) -- Legalization of online lottery in Massachusetts is turning out to be a hot political debate for many candidates eyeing a senate seat.
article Alabama Attorney General Says B-I-N-G-No To Electronic Machines
(Alabama) -- The battle over the difference between electronic bingo and slot machines is heating up in the state of Alabama once again. Wednesday, Alabama Attorney...
article Republican gubernatorial hopefuls renew anti-casino stance
(Georgia) -- Ahead of the November gubernatorial election in Georgia, all four of GOP candidates pledged to oppose any attempts to legalize casino gambling in the state...
article Mohegan Sun to host music competition
(Connecticut) -- A live music competition will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 25 through Nov. 29 at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville.
article Hulu Dives Into eSports With Pact for Four Shows From ESL (EXCLUSIVE)
(California) -- Hulu has caught the eSports bug: It has ordered four original series about the world of competitive video-gaming from ESL, a major eSports content and...
article Why hurricane-ravaged Barbuda desperately wants to resolve a dispute over U.S. online gambling
(Barbuda) -- As the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda struggles to rebuild after Hurricane Irma, the tiny islands are demanding that the United States settle a...
article Gambling remains a hidden addiction because 'healthcare staff lack training'
(UK) -- Gambling is often described as a hidden addiction. Yet there are an estimated 400,000 problem gamblers in the UK. Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, consultant...
article DraftKings to test the Irish market
(Ireland) -- Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings will test the unpredictable Irish market as it seeks to find fresh revenues beyond the U.S. border.
article Macau Golden Week turns out to be not-so-golden at all
(Las Vegas) -- Macau casino operators have apparently counted their chickens before they’re hatched. Everything looked pretty golden for Macau in the days before...
article Macau casino magnate Lawrence Ho dreams of a big win with his bet on Japan
(Japan) -- For Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s chairman and chief executive, Lawrence Ho Yau-lung, next June will be crunch time for his dream to extend his...
article Changes to the tax withholding rules a boon to gamblers
(California) -- Veteran handicapper Bob Ike was more nervous than usual. He was whispering. He was huddling with TVG analyst Kurt Hoover. He was standing. He was moving.
article Report: Greek gov’t to cut casino slots, gaming table taxes
(Greece) -- International casino investors could take another look at Greece’s gaming market if the government follows through with rumored plans to slash gaming...
article Fargo gambling firm founder who had conviction overturned seeks ‘certificate of innocence’
(North Dakota) -- Susan Bala, whose federal conviction on charges she ran an illegal gaming business was ultimately overturned, is now asking a judge for a “...
article Caesars Officially Emerges from Bankruptcy as Restructured Casino Giant, No Longer Broke
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a wrap. Caesars’ tortuous bankruptcy, described by one of the casino group’s own lawyers as the “largest and most complex...
article Scientific Games names new CMO, agrees acquisition deal
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games has appointed Shawn Dennis as executive vice-president and chief marketing officer, and also revealed that it has agreed a deal to...
article Galaxy Gaming gets license in Nevada
(Nevada) -- The company has been awarded a non-restricted license as a manufacturer and distributor of gaming products in Nevada, which is one of the three US states...

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