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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City’s future lies in the balance due to power grabs
(Atlantic City) -- From promises of offering a “butt whopping” to claims of racism, there is a fight brewing in Atlantic City as different groups try to take...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Chairman Stuart McGregor, industry veteran David Green among three more Donaco directors ousted
(Australia) -- The ASX suspended trading of shares in Donaco International Ltd on Monday after the company’s Annual General Meeting saw its board slashed to just three...
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Caesars

article World's largest gambling riverboat has a farewell party, rebranded Caesars casino readies to open
(Indiana) -- Several people turned out for the ‘Bon Voyage Party’ on Saturday night, which recognized Horseshoe Southern Indiana’s history as a...
article Eldorado Resorts Stock Draws a Crowd of Hedge Funds as Completion of Caesars Acquisition Looms
(Wall Street) -- Shares of Eldorado Resorts, Inc.’s stock tumbled late in the second quarter after the regional gaming company announced a $17.3 billion takeover...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Illinois sports betting market could rival Nevada’s — once it finally launches
(Illinois) -- Sports betting was a pet project of Gov. J.B. Pritzker as part of Illinois’ sprawling gambling expansion law that passed over the summer, and...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Spectacle is lone applicant for casino license
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Jack LLC filed the only application for a Vigo County casino as of today's deadline, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission. “No...
article Year in Review: Transformative year for casino industry
(Indiana) -- The past 12 months have seen more transformative change to Indiana's gaming industry than perhaps any year since casinos first were legalized in the...
article Commissioners vote in support of LDA for proposed casino
(Indiana) -- An agreement, for a proposed casino in Vigo County, is getting support from county commissioners. Monday morning, commissioners voted in support of an LDA,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Bettors flock to legal sports gambling in Iowa Quad-Cities
(Iowa) -- Late in the second quarter, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson went on a run. Momentum was building for the Ravens to blow out the Los Angeles Rams on...
article Millions have already been wagered on sports in Iowa, with most bets placed online
(Iowa) -- Casinos across the state have had three full months to take bets on sporting events, leading to to millions of dollars in wagers, but a majority of the money...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Japan considering applying withholding tax to casino winnings of non-resident foreigners
(Japan) -- The government is considering a plan to withhold taxes on winnings by nonresident foreigners at casino resorts, according to sources close to the matter. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Could 'What happens here only happens here' be the new tourism mantra of Las Vegas?
(Las Vegas) -- "What happens here stays here."For almost two decades, those five words have served as this city's motto of excess. Rarely has an official...
article BLOG: 20 Things Guys Do That Las Vegas Casino Staff Can't Stand
(Las Vegas) -- Heading to the casino is a pretty popular activity for a lot of guys, especially those who are looking to let loose, have fun and maybe even win a little...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau casinos post disappointing aggregated November revenues figure
(Macau) -- The over 35 casinos in Macau reportedly experienced a disappointing November after chalking up an 8.5% year-on-year decrease in aggregated gross gaming...
article Macau Gambling Revenues Dip in November: Casino Stocks in Focus
(Macau) -- Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, has witnessed decline in Casino gross gaming revenue (GGR). In November, gaming revenues from the region...
article Macau’s gaming policymaker replaced by Chief Exec
(Macau) -- Ho Iat Seng, the incoming Chief Executive for Macau, has started to put together his list of new government leaders. One of the positions that will see a...
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Malta Gaming

article Malta’s Prime Minister steps down, casino owner pleads guilty to murder
(Malta) -- It sounds like the plot of a political thriller novel. A journalist cracking open a global scandal involving world leaders; businessmen and politicians...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Scratch-offs, lottery tickets can lead to big losses, addiction
(Mississippi) -- It’s just a scratch-off game or a lottery ticket, until it isn’t. For most people, buying a lottery ticket or scratch-off game will be an...
1 Article on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Sports betting and alleged illegal slots addressed in Missouri House committee report
(Missouri) -- Legislation legalizing sports wagering has the backing of a bipartisan Missouri House gaming committee. The Missouri House Special Interim Committee on...
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Mobile Gaming

article OWENS: A Fig Leaf across the face
(USA) -- In younger, more innocent times, a family friend took me to museums and art galleries, that my mind might be improved. The main difference, as far as I could...
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New Jersey Gaming

article NJ Sports Betting Boss Has A Message For Media About Using Offshore Odds
(New Jersey) -- David Rebuck, the director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and thus perhaps the nation’s most prominent regulator, has a bone to...
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Oregon Gaming

article Oregon Lottery launches new responsible gaming training
(Oregon) -- This winter, the Oregon Lottery is rolling out new responsible gaming training to help Video Lottery retailers identify opportunities to provide free...
article Oregon Lottery Sports Betting App Scoreboard Posts First Month Handle of $13.1 Million
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery’s sports betting mobile application, known as “Scoreboard,” notched a decent first month handle of $13.1 million, paying...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

press release PAGCOR seals strategic partnership with SiGMA and Clarion
(Philippines) -- The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has officially approved a strategic partnership with gambling event giants Clarion Gaming and...
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Public Smoking

article Nevada casino workers talk of snuffing out second-hand smoke
(Nevada) -- Teresa Price was 22 when became a table-games dealer in 1978 on the Las Vegas Strip. At that time, cigarette and cigar smoking was allowed nearly everywhere...
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Case against Netanyahu includes billionaire witnesses
(Israel) -- Israel’s attorney general on Monday officially submitted his indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges, laying out a...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Josh Shaw reportedly bet against the Arizona Cardinals ... and lost
(Arizona) -- The strange saga of Arizona Cardinals safety Josh Shaw has taken another interesting turn. The safety, who was suspended Friday through at least the 2020...
article Report: Josh Shaw Bet on Cardinals Game as Part of Parlay Leading to Suspension
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw was suspended through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, and David Purdum of ESPN reported Monday a three-...
article Report: Josh Shaw made three-team parlay bet that included Cardinals
(Arizona) -- It’s becoming readily apparent why the NFL felt it appropriate to come down hard on Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on NFL...
article Sources: Josh Shaw's parlay bet included Arizona Cardinals game
(Arizona) -- A three-team parlay that included an Arizona Cardinals game led the NFL in part to suspend Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for violating the league's...
article The Cardinals player suspended for betting on the NFL listed job as ‘professional football player’ in casino account
(Arizona) -- Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw, suspended until 2020 for betting on the NFL, got caught because a Las Vegas casino reported him to the league. How did...
article How much player gambling is happening?
(USA) -- Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw, who is spending the current season on Injured Reserve, will spend all of next season on the Reverse/Suspended list for violating...
article Harrah's joins Philadelphia Eagles nest of marketing partners
(Pennsylvania) -- The flurry of sponsorships between gambling venues and Philadelphia sports teams teams continued Monday with Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Steve Wynn

article Steve Wynn Emerges at LA Restaurant Known for Spotting Celebs
(California) -- Disgraced casino tycoon Steve Wynn emerged from hiding last week at Craig’s in Los Angeles, a West Hollywood restaurant on Melrose Avenue...
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Tennessee Gaming

article Spread of sports wagering snags one of Nevada’s top women in gaming
(Nevada) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision on sports wagering in 2018 was widely expected to result in other states drawing upon Nevada’s...
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Virginia Gaming

article Danville seeking proposals for casino project
(Virginia) -- Although the City Council has not yet taken an official position on how voters should vote if a referendum were held on casinos, today the City Manager...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article ANALYSIS: Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the main objections to legalizing sports betting used to be that it would tempt players and officials to rig games. But that’s become...
article Washington D.C. Sports Betting Applications To Go Live This Week
(Washington D.C.) -- After months of delays, those hoping to get involved in the Washington D.C. sports betting industry will have a chance to apply to the District of...
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Other News

article Kentucky Derby futures betting underway
(Kentucky) -- The first round of futures betting in the Kentucky Derby came to a close last night with a solid showing from gamblers. Pool 1 opened November 29 and ran...
article Yonkers cancels live racing/simulcasting
(New York) -- With inclement weather around the New York metropolitan area, Yonkers Raceway has cancelled its live harness racing program for Monday evening.
article Reduced Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Hurting State Lottery Revenues
(USA) -- Lower Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots this year are causing reduced interest in the country’s two most popular games, and that is subsequently...
article Lottery winner never shows up to claim $14.6 million jackpot in Arizona
(Arizona) -- A lottery player sitting on a $14.6 million jackpot had until the end of Monday to come forward in Arizona — or lose it all, officials said. The...
article No $2.8m payday for poker player as French court rules it is a game of 'chance not physical skill'
(France) -- A professional American poker player who sued a Saudi sheikh for alleged unpaid winnings of $2.8 million (£2.2m) from a game in the French Riviera has lost...
article Spain online gaming revenue up 5% for Q3
(Spain) -- Spain's gross gaming revenue (GGR) was €191.7m ($211.5m) for Q3 2019, a rise of 5% year-on-year, and an increase of 7% from Q2. Of the country’...
article Intralot pins hopes on US betting expansion as earnings tumble
(Greece) -- Greek lottery and betting giant Intralot continued to bleed red ink in the third quarter and is pinning its hope of a rebound on securing more US sports...
article Eldorado Resorts Stock Keeps Drawing Hedge Fund Investors
(Wall Street) -- Shares of Eldorado Resorts, Inc.’s stock tumbled late in the second quarter after the regional gaming company announced a $17.3 billion takeover offer...
press release Pitch ICE to provide platform for start-ups at ICE London 2020
(London) -- The opportunity for gaming start-ups to debut their companies to the wider gaming industry at ICE London has been enhanced with confirmation that this year...

12/1/2019

article NFL says Josh Shaw’s gambling did not ‘compromise’ games
(Arizona) -- The NFL said Friday that no game outcomes were affected by Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw’s gambling activities. The league made a point to...
article District of Columbia To Make Sport Wagering Applications Available On Dec. 3
(Washington D.C.) -- On Tuesday, the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) announced the forthcoming availability of sports wagering license...
article Las Vegas to California traffic backup tops 20 miles
(Nevada) -- Holiday travelers returning to California from the Las Vegas area caused a severe backup lasting for more than 20 miles. The westbound lanes of Interstate 15...
article Nevada casino workers talk of snuffing out second-hand smoke
(Nevada) -- Cigarette and cigar smokers can be common in Nevada, where no law prohibits a gambler from lighting up. But some longtime card dealers, bar employees, health...
article Resorts casino owner, unions bankrolling Atlantic City government change
(Atlantic City) -- Businessman Morris Bailey is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to his vision on how best to move the city forward. The owner of...
article South suburban developer trots in with Balmoral Park racino revival
(Illinois) -- The first bid for a new south suburban “racino” crashed hard out of the starting gate, but a new gambling proposal to revive a nearly century-...
article BC Casino Revenues Squeezed by New Anti-Money-Laundering Regime
(British Columbia) -- Growth at British Columbia’s embattled casinos has slowed considerably since the introduction of new anti-money laundering (AML) controls...
article Southern Indiana casino ready to move to land-based complex
(Indiana) -- A southern Indiana casino is preparing to move its gambling operations from a decades-old riverboat to a new land-based casino complex. Horseshoe Southern...
article Casino sportsbooks enjoy a strong Thanksgiving thanks to Egg Bowl and Saints
(Mississippi) -- Renee Joyner knows how to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. “Our family’s all in Germany right now, so we’re just over here relaxing, having...
article California Racing’s ‘Other’ Problem is Purses
(California) -- Like most every other week over the last 10 months or so, the problems plaguing California racing made news. A horse broke down during training hours...
article Casino commission asks IPI about its ‘shrinking’ construction workforce
(Saipan) -- THE Commonwealth Casino Commission last week asked Imperial Pacific International vice president for construction Eric Poon about IPI’s “shrinking”...
article China Appoints New Macau Officials, Replaces Economy Chief
(Macau) -- China's State Council appointed a slew of new officials to head the world's top gambling hub of Macau, changing key roles including the head of the...
article Macau casino revenues take a hit from Hong Kong protests and US-China trade war, slip 8.5 per cent in November
(Macau) -- Macau casinos showed further weakness in November as the world’s largest gambling hub heads towards its first annual revenue decline in three years, hit...
article Government considering applying withholding tax to casino winnings of non-resident foreigners
(Japan) -- The government is considering a plan to withhold taxes on winnings by nonresident foreigners at casino resorts to be introduced under Japan’s newly-...
article ‘Philippines poised to become major player in offshore gaming’
(Philippines) -- The Philippines has the potential to become a major player in the offshore gaming industry worldwide, given the country’s conducive environment...
article Miami Dolphins Owner Invests Into Action Network
(Florida) -- Miami Dolphins owner, Stephen Ross, has invested money into the Action Network media group. Stephen Ross not only owns the Miami Dolphins, but he also owns...

11/30/2019

article NFL suspends Josh Shaw until at least 2021 for gambling on NFL games
(Arizona) -- Josh Shaw, a defensive back on injured reserve with the Cardinals, has been suspended for the rest of this season, all of next season and perhaps beyond for...
article Macau Gaming Revenue Drops as Casinos Face Worst Year Since 2016
(Macau) -- Macau casinos showed further weakness in November as the world’s largest gambling hub heads toward its first annual revenue decline in three years....
article Sports fan won $81,965 on Oregon Lottery betting app after making $5 wager
(Oregon) -- One lucky sports bettor already cashed in big on the Oregon Lottery Scoreboard app. The player correctly picked 15 Euroleague women and Eurocup women...
article Nevada four-month winning streak ends despite October producing $1.021 billion in gaming revenue
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s casino industry recorded more than $1 billion in monthly gaming revenue for the sixth time in 2019 during October, but the total couldn’...
article Las Vegas Strip Hard Rock Cafe, others survive themed restaurant era
(Las Vegas) -- In the mid-’90s, Steven Spielberg brought in some Hollywood movie magic to Las Vegas. The famed director opened the second location of his themed...
article Ocean Casino, Hyatt part ways
(Atlantic City) -- The short-lived partnership between Ocean Casino Resort and Hyatt Hotels Corp. is over. According to a message on Hyatt’s website, Ocean will...
article Big Obstacles Remain Before Chicago Gets Long-Awaited Casino
(Illinois) -- After years of pushing a Las Vegas-style casino to boost tourism and much-needed revenue, Chicago’s leaders seemingly hit the jackpot when Illinois...
article Significant hurdles to clear before Balmoral will rise again as a racetrack
(Illinois) -- Is Balmoral Park destined to be a born again racetrack? Bankruptcy forced Balmoral out of business following its 2015 harness meeting when the Illinois...
article SUNY Schenectady's casino and gaming management program goes bust
(New York) -- The casino and gaming management degree program at SUNY Schenectady is effectively defunct as enrollment in the program has fallen to virtually zero in the...
article BC casinos’ revenue growth stalls on new money laundering rules
(British Columbia) -- British Columbia’s biggest casinos saw their revenue growth stall last year following changes to the Canadian province’s money laundering...
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana officially says 'Bon Voyage' to the boat
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana officially bid adieu to its iconic boat casino Saturday night. The casino hosted a "Bon Voyage" celebration in honor of...
article Tennessee taps Nevada legal experience, names Jennifer Roberts as director of sports gaming regulation
(Tennessee) -- A southern state, absent a casino industry but soon to launch mobile-only sports wagering, intrigued Nevada gaming attorney Jennifer Roberts. The concept...
article Horse Euthanized After Training Collapse at Del Mar Racetrack
(California) -- A 3-year-old gelding collapsed during training in Del Mar and had to be euthanized Saturday, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club confirmed. The gelding named...
article Ex-Louisiana racing commissioner fined $50,000 for ethical conflict from Bobby Jindal era
(Louisiana) -- A state administrative court has leveled $50,000 in penalties against a Louisiana horseman who served for nearly three years on the State Racing...
article OP/ED: We need to stop selling the lottery as the path to the good life
(New York) -- The advent of government-organized gambling, in the form of state lotteries, is one of our age’s most unnoticed social transformations. Before 1964,...
article Protest planned over fears gambling laws will close bingo halls
(Ireland) -- Bingo halls across the country could be forced to close their doors if new gambling laws are signed into law next week, a players association has warned....
article 'As long as you gamble, you feel like an Australian': one in six teenagers gambling underage
(Australia) -- Underage gambling is "normalised" in Australia, with a landmark study showing one in six people aged 16 to 17 placing bets or wagering money....
article Maltese businessman Fenech charged with complicity to murder in journalist case
(Malta) -- One of Malta’s wealthiest men, Yorgen Fenech, was charged in a Valletta court on Saturday with complicity to murder in the car bomb killing of anti-...

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