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Atlantic City Gaming

article Pennsylvania to launch online/sports betting — will AC lose?
(Atlantic City) -- Competition from neighboring states, mainly Pennsylvania, was a major factor in the decline of the Atlantic City casino industry, including the...
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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article How Does Bitcoin Work Inside the Casino World?
(Worldwide) -- The success of bitcoin has resulted in a new avenue for gambling through Internet-based bitcoin casinos. Some casinos have gone as far as to only offer...
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Indiana Gaming

article Hobart eyes partnership with Merrillville in bid for convention center, casino
(Indiana) -- The Hobart City Council unanimously approved a plan Wednesday seeking to work with the Town of Merrillville to create a "mega destination economic...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Sportscaster Randy Howe Charged After Being Seen Masturbating on Surveillance While Playing Gaming Machine
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas sportscaster Randy Howe, who works for the NBC TV affiliate KSNV, has been accused of indecent exposure inside a local bar playing a gaming...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau sector hit by Wynn slowdown warning
(Macau) -- Shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) are down 14.3% premarket after the company warns during the earnings conference call (transcript) of a "slowdown...
article Wynn Resorts Stock Is Down as Analysts Worry About Macau Gaming Results
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts (WYNN) is tumbling on Thursday after reporting third-quarter earnings. Where we were: Wynn has been hit harder than most casino operators...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

press release Sportradar Enters Into Exclusive Sports Data Agreement With MGM GVC Interactive
(Las Vegas) -- Sportradar announced an agreement with MGM GVC Interactive LLC on Thursday to become an exclusive provider of certain U.S. sports betting data for the...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article DraftKings Dips Into Casual NJ Sports Betting Crowd With Sportsbook Pools
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings Sportsbook already reigns supreme in the world of sports betting in New Jersey. Now, the top dog has added another feature to even further...
article DraftKings Ready To Make A Splash With New Sportsbook Pools Contests
(New Jersey) -- Not everybody with a sports gambling inclination is looking to bet three-team teasers or five-team parlays or is willing to lay a price to bet an...
article New DraftKings Sportsbook Pools Offer Jackpot-Style NJ Sports Betting Contests
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings Sportsbook today announced the debut of a new game format in New Jersey sports betting — Pools. Pools is a gambling product which draws...
article With $4M In Taxes From NJ Sports Betting, State On Track To Meet Projections
(New Jersey) -- The measure of success for New Jersey sports betting often comes by analyzing NJ sports betting revenue. For the state, however, the standard of success...
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New York Gaming

article The Largest Comic & Sci-Fi Expo in New York Returns to Resorts World Casino
(New York) -- With the Holiday season is full swing, Comic and Sci-Fi lovers of ALL AGES are getting ready to gear up for WINTERCON 2018 as it makes its return to...
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Ontario Gaming

article Ontario Casino Workers Say They Haven't Been Paid In Six Weeks And Are Being Forced To Work Part Time
(Ontario) -- Canadian casinos have definitely found themselves in hot water more often than not when it comes to the media. From racially profiling Drake to money...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article A day in the life … of Carrie Nork Minelli of Parx Casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Nork Minelli wakes up at 6 a.m. before her husband and children. She likes to have her morning coffee quietly while she scans social media for...
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Social Gaming

article Scientific Games considering social gaming IPO as 3Q18 revenue rises
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games saw its revenue rise 7% in 3Q18 to US$821 million, up from US$768.9 million, boosted by a US$46.5 million injection from sports betting...
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Sports Betting

article DraftKings Sportsbook Pools makes sports betting simpler
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings has announced the launch this week of DraftKings Sportsbook Pools, a new and easier way to bet on sports by selecting potential outcomes from...
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Video Gaming

article Here's When You'll Be Able To Play The 'Red Dead Online' Open Beta
(Internet) -- Peering out just over the horizon of Red Dead Redemption 2 is something else. It's a whole lot like Red Dead Redemption 2, but it's different in...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Steve Wynn Sues Massachusetts Gaming Commission Over Privileged Document Leak
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn is back. First, let me bring you up to speed. Wynn Resorts is currently under an investigation by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Macau shares slide 10pct on gloomy 4Q outlook
(Macau) -- Management commentary about fourth-quarter contraction in VIP business in Macau took some of the shine off the third-quarter results of Wynn Resorts Ltd, said...
article Wynn Resorts Sinks Paradise Park Lagoon Project, Stock Plummets After CEO Says Macau Slowing
(Macau) -- Wynn Resorts revealed during its third quarter investor call that Paradise Park, the 38-acre lagoon project that would have replaced the property’s golf...
article Wynn to build 1,300 new hotel rooms on vacant Wynn Palace land parcel
(Macau) -- Wynn Resorts is planning to build 1,300 new hotel rooms complemented by an immersive glass theater building inspired by The Vatican on its seven-acre parcel...
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Other News

article Ex-casino mogul Wynn sues to stop sexual misconduct report
(Massachusetts) -- Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit to stop the public release of an investigative report involving alleged sexual misconduct. The Las...
article Steve Wynn sues to block Massachusetts harassment report
(Massachusetts) -- Casino icon Steve Wynn is suing his former company and Massachusetts gaming regulators to block the release of a report into his alleged sexual...
article Full House extending ‘development pipeline’ in New Mexico, Ohio
(Indiana) -- Full House Resorts has a cool promotion underway at its Indiana casino — a trip giveaway to the North Pole.
article Police in Quebec warn of online sexual extortion linked to popular Fortnite game
(Quebec) -- Police near Montreal are warning teens and their parents about the danger of sharing explicit images online as they probe an online sexual extortion case...
article Seattle’s next unicorn? Valve and Disney vets raise $5M to build online VR games at BigBox VR
(Washington) -- “I’m going to teach you how to fly.” This was no ordinary tech demo. I strapped on a headset, grabbed two controllers, and entered a giant new world...
article Philip Bowcock – Global vision will reshape William Hill
(UK) -- William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock has stated to investors that his tenure will reshape the UK legacy bookmaker into a ‘digitally led and...
article UK Broadcaster Sky Self-Imposes Limit On Sports Betting Advertising
(UK) -- The UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster, Sky, has decided to limit gambling advertising to one spot per commercial break. The limits will come into force at...
article Delaware North to Drop $137 Million on Australia’s SkyCity Casino Darwin
(Australia) -- US hospitality and gaming group Delaware North (DN) will acquire the SkyCity Casino Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory in a deal worth $137 million...
article Bad luck at City of Dreams Macau hurts Melco’s 3Q18 earnings
(Macau) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited saw its net revenue decline 11% to US$1.22 billion in the three months to 30 September 2018, its earnings impacted...
article IAG Week In Review - 9 NOV 2018
(Internet) -- Inside Asian Gaming takes a look back at the biggest stories of the past week.
article Duterte says Boracay residents want a no-casino policy in the island
(Philippines) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday that it’s the residents of Boracay who insist on a no-casino policy in the famous resort island.
article Kangwon Land posts 22pct profit decline in 3Q
(South Korea) -- Kangwon Land Inc, the operator of the only casino resort in South Korea where the country’s nationals are allowed to gamble, reported net income of...
article Games sales, expansion into new markets fuel 34 percent revenue increase for AGS
(Las Vegas) -- Powered by its single-highest quarterly sales figures for electronic gaming machines, casino equipment provider AGS reversed a third quarter net loss from...
article INFOGRAPHIC: September 2018 Nevada Gaming Trends
(Nevada) -- Take aways from the September 2018 Nevada Gaming Revenue Report.
article The Palms’ Fresh Suites are For a New Kind of High Roller
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’s hotels have been undergoing a renaissance of late. It’s evident in the way that Sin City has ditched some of its clichés and instead striving...
article Las Vegas shooting survivor killed in California bar during attack
(California) -- Inside that Southern California country bar, Las Vegas shooting survivors were just regular people.
article $1.1 Million Casino Fraud Scheme Earns Georgia Woman Two-Year Prison Sentence
(Georgia) -- A 55-year old Georgia woman who could have faced as much as 20 years has been handed a two-year prison sentence for defrauding two California casinos, as...
article State Police arrest man accused of stealing $7,000 in casino chips
(Louisiana) -- A man accused of stealing $7,000 from a New Orleans casino led police on a chase down I-10 Thursday morning before his arrest.
article Arts Picks: Tracy Morgan at Schenectady's Rivers Casino Friday
(New York) -- It’s going to be a busy weekend at the Rivers Casino and Resort Event Center. On Friday, comedian Tracy Morgan will bring his stand-up show to the...

11/7/2018

article MGM Resorts Hires Morgan Stanley To Look Into Caesars Merger
(Las Vegas) -- Against the backdrop of several casino operators partnering with professional sports leagues and the highly watched midterm elections, MGM Resorts...
article DraftKings, FanDuel taking the lead in states' new sports gambling
(USA) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting on May 14, the first entrants were those long expected to be the leaders:...
article Gambling revenue could affect NHL ticket prices
(New York) -- The National Hockey League and its teams have been quick to embrace legalized sports wagering in the U.S. after the Supreme Court ruled in May that the...
article Online sports fantasy sweeps state, and may lift chances for sports wagering in 2019
(Louisiana) -- A $1 million campaign to make online sports fantasy games for cash prizes legal in Louisiana paid huge dividends Tuesday night when 47 of the state's...
article Wynn Las Vegas abandoning Paradise Park lagoon project
(Las Vegas) -- The Wynn Las Vegas lagoon project is dead, but the company’s 18-hole golf course is very much alive. Wynn Resorts Ltd. CEO Matt Maddox on Wednesday...
article Florida votes to end greyhound racing; fate uncertain for more than 6,000 dogs
(Florida) -- Florida voters on Tuesday approved Amendment 13, ending live greyhound racing in the state by 2021. With nearly all votes counted statewide, about 5.3...
article Maryland overwhelmingly votes to funnel casino money into public schools
(Maryland) -- Education funding may have been the biggest winner of Election Day for Maryland taxpayers. Close to 90 percent of voters approved Question 1, the...
article Maryland Casinos Generate Record $158 Million in Revenue During October
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that October 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled a new single-month record of $157,...
article Missouri Voters Loosen Bingo Requirements
(Missouri) -- Missouri voters have approved a constitutional amendment that changes the experience necessary to run a bingo game.
article Forest Park votes to ban video gambling in history-making referendum
(Illinois) -- Voters in Forest Park have chosen to ban video gambling after a hard-fought campaign. About 52 percent of those who cast ballots in the near west suburb...
article Public meeting set to discuss expanded, relocated casino in Mission
(British Columbia) -- A proposal to move the current Chances Mission to a new location and increase the size and type of gaming offered, will be publicly discussed next...
article Election Aftermath Mixed for Thoroughbred Interests
(USA) -- In the aftermath of Election Day, the gambling landscape shifted significantly overnight in three states. But the results are mixed in terms of how the measures...
article He Helped People Cheat at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided.
(Australia) -- A gamer in Melbourne has had his assets frozen in connection with a popular video game cheat. He’s one of many being sued by game companies...
article Promoter to pour $50 million into new esports competitions
(Singapore) -- It's no secret that Asia is the fastest-growing esports market. And now, One Championship wants a slice of the pie. The Singapore-based martial arts...
article Ladbrokes may be forced to pay out on hundreds of ‘cancelled bets’
(UK) -- Ladbrokes could be forced to pay out on hundreds of bets which were turned down by its trading team if the Independent Betting Arbitration Service (Ibas) finds...
article Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Is Loser In $96 Million Fight Over Who Powers Las Vegas
(Nevada) -- Despite billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's best efforts, Warren Buffett still has a lock on powering the glittering desert lights in Las Vegas...
article From J.B. Pritzker To Donald Trump, See The Billionaire Winners And Losers This Midterm Election
(Washington D.C.) -- As Americans poured into voting booths across the country, deciding on everything from their next senator to their next energy bill, dozens of...
article Nevada Voters Uphold Warren Buffett’s Utility Monopoly
(Nevada) -- Nevada voters rejected a measure to let customers choose their own electricity provider by 2023, preserving the near monopoly Warren Buffett’s NV...
article Montana Made: Grand Vision Gaming
(Montana) -- Trying to turn the jungle into a Vegas casino floor. That’s what might best describe what Grand Vision Gaming in Billings is doing with their business...
article Satre becomes Wynn chairman
(Las Vegas) -- Satre, an independent director who joined the board in August 2018 as vice chairman, succeeds D Boone Wayson, who is retiring from the board.
article Wynn Resorts' Board of Directors Names Phil Satre Chairman, Succeeding D. Boone Wayson
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) today announced that its Board of Directors, at a regular meeting yesterday, unanimously voted Philip G. Satre...

11/6/2018

article Regulatory issues abound in potential MGM, Caesars deal
(Atlantic City) -- A merger between two of the casino gaming industry’s largest companies would face regulatory hurdles in Atlantic City and at the federal level,...
article Fantasy sports betting: How did New Orleans-area parishes vote
(Louisiana) -- New Orleans residents will be able to gamble on online fantasy sports contests after voters Tuesday (Nov. 6) approved a state law making such games legal...
article Greyhound racing ends in Florida
(Florida) -- Greyhound racing will end in Lee County after voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment stopping the 100-year-old sport statewide. Naples-Fort Myers...
article Fan Duel Becomes Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL, New Jersey Devils
(New Jersey) -- FanDuel and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a multi-year partnership, making FanDuel the exclusive official daily fantasy partner and an...
article DraftKings Campaigning To Bring Legal Sports Betting to Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- It appears that DraftKings believes its home state will be among the next to legalize sports betting, or wants to make sure that’s the case....
article LEGAL BLOG: In Sports Wagering, Information is Everything!
(USA) -- In “Back to the Future, Part 2,” the Old Biff Tannen gives “The Grays Sports Almanac” to his 1955 alter ego. The book contained all of...
article Will IGT Poker Sites Pose A Threat To The Industry’s Big Guns In PA, Or Are They Already Doomed?
(Pennsylvania) -- Those who thought that regulated U.S. online gambling would quickly usher in an Internet poker Renaissance in the country were badly mistaken. The...
article Hollywood Casino Morgantown would have economic impact, township says
(Pennsylvania) -- If Penn National Gaming’s proposed $111 million Hollywood Casino Morgantown gets approved, there’s no doubt it will alter rural Caernarvon...
article Amendment that would create education 'lockbox' for casino money in Maryland passes
(Maryland) -- An amendment that would create an education lockbox, requiring the state to provide gambling money for school funding, passes on Tuesday night. Question 1...
article Hammond asks state leaders for 2nd gaming license: 'It would be an amazing windfall'
(Indiana) -- If Gary gets to move its casino, Hammond officials on Monday made a bid to get a second gaming license. The City Council passed a resolution asking the...
article Laundering laws, not racism, may have barred Drake from gambling in Vancouver
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia’s new anti-money-laundering laws, not racial profiling, may have been what prevented Drake from gambling in Vancouver last...
article Some Lucky Lady Casino patrons, staff may have been exposed to TB
(California) -- People who visited the Lucky Lady Casino in San Diego on weekends over a six-month period ending in late September may have been exposed to tuberculosis...
article Zynga Poker Hits “Air Pocket” as Revenue Slides for First Time in Two Years
(Wall Street) -- Zynga reported disappointing revenue figures in its free-play online poker vertical in Q3 2018, with online gaming revenue in Zynga Poker, still by far...
article UK lawmakers push for vote on FOBTs delay
(UK) -- The delay in the implementation of new regulations that are set to decrease the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) is causing a revolt in the...
article William Hill looks stateside after gambling crackdown
(UK) -- William Hill has outlined ambitious plans to at least double its profits over the next five years by boosting digital revenues to £1 billion and becoming...
article ABARBANEL: Performance of US-linked gaming operators more important for concession renewal than political factors
(Macau) -- Macau authorities will probably look more into the operational aspects and performance of US linked gaming operators looking to renew their concession than...
article Macau's gaming market has the potential to be 'much larger': MGM chief
(Macau) -- The world's largest gaming market has the potential to grow even bigger, according to the head of casino giant MGM. Macau, the gambling haven located in...
article IR regulation still far from solved in Japan
(Japan) -- The casino industry is set to land in Japan sometime in the near future but there still several topics to address before it can be implemented. During a...

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