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Atlantic City Gaming

article Answering the unanswerable questions in gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Some casino questions have no answers, at least none that the askers want to hear. Take the novice roulette player who asked recently, "Which is...
article Atlantic City Gets A New Mayor: What Does It Mean For NJ Casinos And Gambling?
(Atlantic City) -- Former Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian oversaw one of the bleakest periods in the history of the resort town. But he’s not going to be in...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article VIPSlots ready to welcome online casino players
(Australia) -- A new online casino is currently being offered, at VIPSlots.com. Players will find the new online gaming site offers a nice selection of games including...
article Watchdog Groups Fire Back at Australian Politicians for Accepting Kickbacks
(Australia) -- Australian politicians are being ridiculed by watchdog groups for accepting gifts from gambling companies because of the current debate regarding the...
article Northern Territory Government Bans Lottoland from Accepting Australian Customers’ Bets
(Australia) -- The lottery betting company Lottoland, which has recently caused a lot of controversy in Australia, is to see its website suspended by the Northern...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Blockchain Technology

article The first blockchain gambling machine with unlimited bonuses announced
(USA) -- SmartPlay.tech platform announced the launch of production of SmartBox gambling machines working on Ethereum smart-contracts with the implementation of new game...
1 Article on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article Detroit casinos' revenue ticks up in October
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos reported higher aggregate revenue in October, down 0.9 percent from September but up 1.7 percent from a year ago, the Michigan...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT rides lottery sales to surprise third quarter earnings beat
(Wall Street) -- International Game Technology beat Wall Street expectations on adjusted EBITDA and net revenues by 9 percent and 5 percent, respectively, with its third...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Kentucky Baptists pass resolutions condemning gambling, supporting crime victims, calling for prayer
(Kentucky) -- Kentucky’s largest religious organization has again voiced its opposition to gambling in hopes of heading off yet another push to bring casinos into...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau to Bolster Casino Oversight Ahead of License Renewals
(Macau) -- Macau regulators are strengthening their oversight of the almost $30 billion casino industry as they plan to release details next year of the renewal process...
article Macau Will 'Strengthen' Gaming Regulations, Posing Risk To Casino Boom
(Macau) -- Authorities in Macau said that they would evaluate and tighten up gambling laws and plan to increase restrictions on junket operators in January, potentially...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Insurance professionals don’t expect MGM’s rates to rise after shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Should MGM Resorts lose in lawsuits filed against the company following the Oct. 1 Strip shooting, executives believe their company’s insurance will...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Tunica, the south’s casino capital, rolls the dice to get gamblers and their dollars to return
(Mississippi) -- In Tunica County, the bright flashing lights of casinos that once attracted millions of rapturous betters are finding it tougher these days to lure...
1 Article on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article Casino Negotiations Could Threaten Ontario Horse Racing Industry
(Ontario) -- A series of negotiations over the location and nature of casinos in Southwestern Ontario could have the unintended side effect of harming or even killing...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Fight over Mount Airy protections may disrupt Pennsylvania's gambling expansion
(Pennsylvania) -- In a last-minute maneuver before the state Senate last month passed a sweeping expansion of casino gambling in Pennsylvania, lawmakers added a 28-word...
article Sleight of hand: Who slipped in law to protect Mount Airy Casino?
(Pennsylvania) -- As state lawmakers put the finishing touches on a months-overdue revenue package, one or more of them found time for a little mischief to benefit a...
article Trib editorial: Gambling gold in Westmoreland County no sure bet
(Pennsylvania) -- The possibility that one of 10 additional mini-casinos could end up in Westmoreland County has public officials envisioning a substantial payoff. But...
article Westmoreland officials dream of casino jackpot
(Pennsylvania) -- Greensburg and other parts of Westmoreland County might be prime targets as a home to one of 10 mini casinos being planned across Pennsylvania.
article Can sinners save Pennsylvania? Lawmakers gambling on it
(Pennsylvania) -- The solution to your problems is never alcohol, they say — and probably not smoking or gambling, either. Unless, that is, you’re the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker

article Rob Yong Shares Events Which Led Up To High Stakes Poker Lawsuit
(Czech Republic) -- The legal tussle between King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik and Australian high-stakes poker pro Matthew Kirk has been well documented by a...
1 Article on this Issue

Skins Betting

article The 'Free' CS:GO Skin Industry Is Booming, Following Gambling Crackdown
(USA) -- Gambling for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skins is so 2016. Now, there’s a burgeoning new industry giving them out to players for free. Well: “...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Lawsuit highlights just how much is riding on a potential legal sports betting future in the US
(Washington D.C.) -- A number of gambling technology companies are involved in legal tussles ahead of a US Supreme Court ruling on legalizing sports betting next year.
article Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Stirs Gambling Tech Giants
(New Jersey) -- Some of the leading gambling technology companies are fighting for the top spot in the sports betting industry before courts have even made a decision to...
article SCOTUS sports betting decision to come by spring 2018
(Washington D.C.) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court slated to hear oral arguments in the case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association on December 4, the gaming...
article Sports betting isn’t legal, but firms are jockeying already
(Atlantic City) -- Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months...
article Betting conference tries to foresee future
(New York) -- A strong contingent of Nevada sports wagering and bookmaking leaders are set to appear today (Tuesday) at this week’s Sports Betting USA conference...
press release Sports Betting USA opens as worlds of sport and gaming gather in New York
(New York) -- The inaugural Sports Betting USA opened today (14 November) amongst a flurry of media interest and a level of demand which saw event creators, Clarion...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Video Gaming

article How to Get Rich Playing Video Games Online
(USA) -- One humid morning this past summer, Omeed Dariani drove his black Tesla sedan through the foothills east of San Diego, looking apprehensive.
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Other News

article Police Investigating Shooting Outside Las Vegas Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Police in Las Vegas say they are investigating a shooting outside the Monte Carlo casino-hotel that left one man injured. Capt. John Pelletier says the...
article Colorado Springs Powerball winner hits jackpot again in Cripple Creek casino
(Colorado) -- A decade after winning a $1 million Powerball prize, a Colorado Springs woman's luck returned Friday. The 60-year-old woman, identified only as Rebecca...
article Online Casino – Is This a New Business Model?
(UK) -- Online casinos have been in existence since 1994. This was well before the majority of domestic houses had access to the internet, and the casinos had limited...
article Federal Administrative Court decides unlicensed gambling remains illegal
(Germany) -- German gambling regulation and its enforcement have been subject to cyclical fluctuations for more than a decade now but the outcome always remains the same...
article New strategy unveiled for fair and safer gambling
(UK) -- Gambling operators have been warned by the industry regulator that they face broader and tougher sanctions if they do not treat customers fairly and make...
article UK Gambling Commission’s three-year plan to build confidence in casino market
(UK) -- The UK’s chief gambling regulator has announced a new five-point strategy which aims to make the gambling industry fairer and safer. A statement from the...
article UKGC Reveals New Strategy for Safer and Fairer Gambling Market Regulation
(UK) -- Today, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) revealed its new strategy aimed to help it maintain the country’s gambling market regulated and customer-oriented.
article UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Assumes Control over Binary Options Regulation in Early 2018
(UK) -- The UK Financial Conduct Authority will assume control over the regulation of the nation’s binary options industry, the financial regulator itself...
article New authority for supervising gambling activities, and other changes after the Unibet-case
(Hungary) -- With its Decree No. 183/2017 (July 5), the Hungarian Government established the Gambling Supervisory Authority (“GSA”), a new authority for...
article Follow the Raiders’ new Las Vegas stadium build from the ground up thanks to casino-based webcam
(Las Vegas) -- NFL stars The Oakland Raiders broke ground at the site of their new stadium in a ceremony on Monday and the NFL team is pulling out all the stops to keep...
article Raiders put camera on Las Vegas casino to monitor stadium build
(Las Vegas) -- The Oakland Raiders are set to break ground on their new $1.9 billion stadium on Monday afternoon, and as you can imagine, there's a lot of interest...
article Police: Dayton mother leaves children home alone in dirty house to go to casino
(Ohio) -- A Dayton woman has been arrested for child endangering after police say she left her children alone in a home without working heat -- to go to a casino.
article Religion Triggers Same Brain Reward Circulatory As Gambling
(USA) -- Religion and gambling are two things you would rarely, if ever, associate with each other. In fact, many religions condemn the act of gambling and it is seen by...

11/13/2017

article As Many As 15 States Could Be Online Gaming Candidates In 2018
(USA) -- If you’re optimistic, you consider the legalization of online gaming in Pennsylvania a pivotal moment in US online gaming history. The state is a linchpin...
article Is sports betting set for a return in Maryland in 2018?
(Maryland) -- The potential consideration of sports betting at Maryland’s General Assembly, in 2018, is currently big news amongst the state’s casino...
article Lawmakers look to bring legal sports betting to New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...
article Illinois online gaming and DFS bill misses the cut
(Illinois) -- Representatives in the Illinois state legislature have failed to approve or reject a bill which would see online poker, casino games and daily fantasy...
article Legal battle lines drawn in US
(USA) -- A courtroom battle is likely for bookmaker William Hill to protect its market in US sports betting. The company is trying to block competitor Scientific Games...
article Las Vegas casino changes ‘do not disturb’ policy following concert shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A casino on the Las Vegas strip has changed its security strategy following last month’s shooting. Boyd Gaming, the parent company of The Orleans...
article Breaking Down The PA Online Gambling Market: Parx Casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The story of Parx Casino begins over 40 years ago, when Keystone Racetrack opened for business in Bensalem in 1974. The racetrack experienced a long...
article Here are the Pennsylvania towns saying no to mini-casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- Seven municipalities, including one in Bucks County, have decided they don’t want to host mini-casinos. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has...
article 7News gets exclusive tour of Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino
(Massachusetts) -- It’s a construction zone filled with steel and concrete right now, but in less than 2 years, this will be the center piece of the new Wynn...
article Islandia Village to consider law allowing hotel/gaming facility
(New York) -- The Islandia Village Board voted unanimously Monday to propose a law that could help stop a legal effort to shutter the Suffolk OTB video lottery casino at...
article Mary Cheeks no longer general manager at Schenectady casino
(New York) -- Mary Cheeks has left her job as general manager of Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady, New York. She no longer works for Rush Street Gaming, the...
article MSG flushes integrity, credibility down toilet with DraftKings deal
(New York) -- Permit me to draw your attention to something you should ignore: Tonight, as the Knicks play Cleveland on MSG Network, MSG+ will show the game as previewed...
article How the Online Gambling Industry Hurts TV
(Hollywood) -- At first glance, it mightn’t seem as though there’s necessarily much of a connection between online gambling and the television industry, and...
article Federal Administrative Court Backs Online Casino and Poker Ban in Germany
(Germany) -- The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany ruled late last month that an existing ban on online casino, poker, and scratchcard games complied with...
article Digital gambling powers revenue recovery at Ladbrokes
(UK) -- Revenues at Ladbrokes Coral have recovered through the year, thanks to recent double digit sales increases at its online gambling division that have more than...
article Ireland to regulate gambling with new national control office
(Ireland) -- The Republic of Ireland is considering significant changes to casino legislation, including potentially establishing a regulatory body to oversee gaming.
article Australian Politicians Criticized for Accepting Perks From Gambling Companies
(Australia) -- Politicians in Australia are coming under criticism by watchdog groups for accepting gifts from gambling companies as they debate legislation on industry...
article Real estate investors set to buy up Macau’s Landmark Casino
(Macau) -- Macau Legend Development Ltd is reportedly set to sell the Landmark Macau casino for a price of around HKD4.6 billion ($821 million) – but the buyer...
article PAGCOR auctions portions of Solaire Casino land
(Philippines) -- State regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is bidding out two parcels of land in Manila’s Entertainment City on which...
article King’s Casino Owner Says He Is Being Sued Due To Unethical Practices That Target Poker Players
(Czech Republic) -- Leon Tsoukernik, the owner of the popular King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic just finished hosting a successful World Series of Poker...
article ‘Society the loser from Govts’ gambling bets’, says columnist
(UK) -- State encouragement of gambling is “wicked” and is hugely damaging to society, a prominent columnist has said. Dominic Lawson criticised the...
article PokerStars owner looks to raise up to $2.50 billion for M&A: CEO
(Quebec) -- PokerStars owner Stars Group Inc (TSGI.TO) (TSG.O) is looking to raise up to $2.50 billion to fund acquisitions, Chief Executive Rafael Ashkenazi said in an...

11/12/2017

article Esports' Millennial Appeal Bringing Once Weary Sponsors Back Into Sports Space
(Worldwide) -- The growth of esports, especially among the elusive millennial set, has made it attractive to more sponsors who may not traditionally operate in that...
article MGM CEO Jim Murren Out as American Gaming Association Chairman, Penn National Exec Appointed
(Washington D.C.) -- MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren is stepping down as chairman of the American Gaming Association (AGA) and handing over the reins to colleague Tim Wilmott...
article New Atlantic City mayor may gain from predecessor's pain
(Atlantic City) -- Voters in this seaside gambling resort turned their mayor out this week after a single term in which five of the city's 12 casinos shut down and...
article Tucked in Pa. gaming bill: A million-dollar clause for Mount Airy Casino
(Pennsylvania) -- In a last-minute maneuver before the state Senate last month passed a sweeping expansion of casino gambling in Pennsylvania, lawmakers added a 28-word...
article GLYNN: Pennsylvania prepares big expansion in gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- As Pennsylvania prepares to launch a major expansion of its gambling industry, New York officials will no doubt keep close tabs on any potential impact...
article Derry officials hear details on keno
(New Hampshire) -- Communities across the state are considering whether to ask residents to approve bringing keno to town to help support the costs of implementing full-...
article Islandia board to propose new village code governing casino
(New York) -- The village of Islandia has called a special board of trustees meeting for Monday afternoon to introduce a local law related to the Suffolk OTB video-...
article Chief of 2 Gary casinos: Smoking ban would cost city revenue
(Indiana) -- The CEO of Gary's two casinos says a proposed smoking ban would cost the northwestern Indiana city revenue by driving gamblers to other casinos....
article Fossel: Mainers were too smart for casino scam
(Maine) -- Congratulations, fellow Mainers. I knew you could do it. While other results of Election Day this year might have been disappointing, it was extremely...
article Harness racing's future in doubt as London casino battle brews
(Ontario) -- An industry older than Confederation, one that looms especially large in Southwestern Ontario, is shut out of behind-doors deal-making that could spell its...
article COLUMN: I Won the Lottery and I Need Help. No, Really!
(USA) -- Winning the lottery can be a bolt of amazing luck. But whether the luck lasts depends on whether lottery winners fritter away their unexpected largess or manage...
article PokerStars borrows from fantasy games to attract more players
(Worldwide) -- The world’s largest online poker company is seeing whether a new version of the game will attract players who like a little bit of magic with their...
article Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year
(UK) -- Denise Coates, the billionaire founder and boss of gambling firm Bet365, paid herself £217m last year as her company made a £525m profit from a...
article Casino owner tips "modest growth"
(Australia) -- Owner of the Adelaide Casino, SkyCity Entertainment Group, says revenue in the first four months of the financial year lifted 1.7 per cent and it remains...
article The race to open casinos heats up
(Vietnam) -- From December 1, 2017, casino businesses will be officially covered by a specific legal framework. Circular 102 of the Ministry of Finance (MOF) that guides...
article Casino tax motion passed
(Trinidad and Tobago) -- Casino gambling is the number one source of leakage of foreign exchange in this country, Finance Minister Colm Imbert claimed on Friday as he...

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