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Atlantic City Gaming

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...
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Australia Gaming

article Call to seek help for gambling addiction on Mid North Coast
(Australia) -- A financial counsellor is calling for greater awareness on the issue of gambling in the community. Alan Naylor, from Mid North Coast Financial Counselling...
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British Columbia Gaming

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...
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Illinois Gaming

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-...
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Indiana Gaming

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...
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Japan Gaming

article Four entities so far in Nagasaki casino RFC phase
(Japan) -- Japan’s Nagasaki prefecture has seen, as of Friday, a total of four entities confirm participation in its request-for-concept (RFC) process regarding a...
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-...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Get a taste of the other side of Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a new string to its bow. The gambling mecca is on a mission to become a gastronomic hotspot, and the city’s UnCork’d festival,...
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Macau Gaming

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...
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Mississippi Gaming

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...
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New Hampshire Gaming

article Concord Casino brings in $50,000 for charity in first months
(New Hampshire) -- Concord’s first charity gaming establishment has made about $50,000 for local charities, out of $123,400 total revenue after prizes, since its...
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Philippines Gaming

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...
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Public Smoking

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 Vegas Casino Workers Suffering From Lung, Heart Conditions Push for Smoke-Free Facilities
(Las Vegas) -- 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...
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Sports Betting

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...
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Sports Leagues

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...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

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...
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Other News

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 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 COLUMN: Catching the winds of luck
(Atlantic City) -- Dr. Tina Seelig has spent nearly two decades observing what makes people luckier than others and trying to help people increase their luck. She...

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-...

11/29/2019

article Josh Shaw's suspension for gambling just raises more questions
(Arizona) -- Even if you are an ardent follower of the Cardinals, your reaction when news broke Friday afternoon that Josh Shaw had been suspended for gambling likely...
article New report highlights possible changes to Missouri gambling
(Missouri) -- After months of meeting to discuss topics like sports betting and video gambling machines, Missouri lawmakers are set to release a report on their findings...
article Sports gambling on the horizon? Big names in Georgia sports say it's already here
(Georgia) -- It's hard to say for sure how much money is bet on sports in Georgia. Illegal in the Peach State, sports gambling exists online and in the hidden...
article Wynn Resorts settles derivative lawsuit for $41 million, including $20 million payment from Steve Wynn
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts said Wednesday it will receive $41 million – which includes $20 million from former chairman and CEO Steve Wynn – to settle a...
article Wynn Resorts under pressure to change name amid CEO sexual misconduct allegations
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ Wynn Resorts is under pressure to change its name amid lingering sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former chief executive...
article William Hill affiliates told to stop promoting US-facing sites
(New Jersey) -- UK bookmaker William Hill has instructed its affiliate marketing partners to stop promoting “unlicensed” US-facing online gambling operators...
article State lobbyist makes millions running video gambling company from Chicago movie studio
(Illinois) -- Frank J. Cortese has spent his life in the shadows of government. Cortese started as a “patronage guy” in the Illinois secretary of state...
article Here's How Encore Boston Is Transformed for Holidays
(Massachusetts) -- The crews at Encore Boston Harbor Casino started decking the halls weeks ago. Here's an inside look at how they transform the property:
article Casino mogul Steve Wynn, who grew up in CNY, to pay $20 million in Wynn Resorts settlement
(New York) -- Wynn Resorts agreed Wednesday to accept $41 million from former CEO and chairman Steve Wynn and insurance carriers as part of a settlement stemming from...
article Revenue growth slows at B.C.'s top casinos
(British Columbia) -- Revenue at B.C.’s largest casinos fell an average of 0.1 per cent in 2018 from 2017 compared with the 4.4 per cent one-year growth...
article Early winter weather helped lower Deadwood gaming numbers in October
(South Dakota) -- An early onset of wintry weather helped blunt October gaming numbers in Deadwood, according to statistics released this week by the South Dakota...
article Hoosier Lottery Sees Record Sales, Boosts Tax Reserves
(Indiana) -- he Hoosier Lottery is seeing record sales and sending more money than ever to Indiana’s tax reserves. Data shows that the lottery, in its 30th year,...
article 2 Coast casino restaurants, 3 others get C grades from health department
(Mississippi) -- Five Coast restaurants were cited by the health department for critical violations between Nov. 15-25, and four were on the same day. On Nov. 20, O...
article UK Online Gambling Sector Contracts for the First Time in Its History
(UK) -- The UK online gambling sector shrank by 0.6 percent in the year ending March 31, 2009, its first ever recorded decline, according to new figures released by the...
article Macau Handover Celebration Prompts Visa Restrictions, Could be Another Drag on VIP Revenue
(Macau) -- Ahead of the December celebration commemorating the twentieth anniversary of Macau’s handover from Portugal to China, authorities on the mainland are...
article In China Lottery Sales Fall 35% While Attacking Illegal Operators
(China) -- China’s Ministry of Finance reported a drop in lottery sales of more than a third in October. Sales were RMB27.55b (US $ 3.9b), which represents a 34.8...
article Cambodia's Casino Gamble
(Cambodia) -- A Chinese casino empire to rival Macau is investing big in Cambodia, transforming a once-sleepy seaside town into a hub for gangsters and shady operators....
article Hokkaido drops casino resort bid amid environmental concerns
(Japan) -- Hokkaido Governor Naomichi Suzuki has announced that the Japanese island will no longer seek an immediate bid to construct an integrated casino resort due to...
article Hokkaido will not bid to host casino due to local environment concerns
(Japan) -- The governor of Hokkaido said Friday the prefecture will not pursue an immediate bid to construct a casino resort under Japan's newly-liberalized gambling...
article Casino Owner Suspect in Journalist Murder Denied Immunity-for-Info Deal
(Malta) -- There will be no immunity for Yorgen Fenech, the Maltese casino owner arrested in connection with the murder of crusading anticorruption journalist Daphne...
article How a dog called Peter sparked Malta's political crisis
(Malta) -- A week of arrests and resignations, of drama and fury unlike anything Malta has seen in generations, might not have happened but for the keen nose of a police...
article Malta’s PM expected to quit in scandal over journalist’s murder
(Malta) -- Malta’s prime minister Joseph Muscat has told associates he plans to resign over the political and legal crisis stemming from the murder of journalist...
article Russian central bank backs crypto payment ban
(Russia) -- The Central Bank of the Russian Federation has thrown its weight behind proposals to ban Bitcoin payments. Chairman Elvira Nabiullina told Russian news...
article Brazil's casino hopes hinge on legislature's evangelical wing
(Brazil) -- Brazil’s casino legalization efforts may hinge on the support of evangelical Christian legislators, who don’t appear wild about authorizing new...
article Gamblers are betting a Ford F-150 will beat the Tesla Cybertruck in a tug-of-war rematch
(Internet) -- Some bettors are siding with Ford in an anticipated tug-of-war between its F-150 and Tesla's Cybertruck. The gambling website MyBookie listed the F-150...
article Man busted after stealing $17,000 in casino chips
(Arkansas) -- The temptation of being able to walk away with $17,000 in casino chips from the Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Arkansas was too much for a recent patron....
article Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management Loads up on MGM Resorts Shares
(Wall Street) -- Point72 Asset Management, the family office run by former hedge fund boss Steven Cohen, gobbled up shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) during...

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