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Arizona Gaming

article Arizona racehorses are dying at a record rate. The question is: why?
(Arizona) -- Racehorses move with majestic grace, power and beauty. One thousand pounds of muscle thundering down a track at 40 mph, eyes bulging, hearts pounding, dirt...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article How weather favors Las Vegas vs. Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City has made progress in recent years to diversify its offerings. But weather may be one of the largest reasons the city lives in Las Vegas...
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Caesars

article Caesars to build Bleacher Report-branded studio inside sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. is teaming up with Turner Sports to develop gaming content as casino operators tussle for market share in the fast-growing...
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Illinois Gaming

article EDITORIAL: More gambling?
(Illinois) -- Change is coming to Illinois — a higher minimum wage first, soon to be followed by the legalization of marijuana. Then there is sports gambling,...
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Indiana Gaming

article Indiana expanded casino legislation passes first hurdle
(Indiana) -- In Indiana, proposed legislation that would allow local casino operator, Spectacle Entertainment, to relocate one of its riverboat gambling licenses to a...
article Indiana lawmakers considering casino moves, sports betting
(Indiana) -- A shake-up of Indiana's gambling laws being debated could see two new casinos being built and allow legalizing sports betting to start as early as next...
article Casino revenue cold in January
(Indiana) -- Casino gaming floors aren't full when it's 20 degrees below zero, and January revenue at Northwest Indiana's casinos made that perfectly clear....
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Iowa Gaming

article Competitive Cornhole at Iowa Casino
(Iowa) -- Cornhole, also known as bags, is a fun game to play at a cookout. But, there are competitors in our area this weekend who take the game much more seriously.
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Rush Street-Backed Venture Raises Stakes in Massachusetts, Splurging $430,000 Lobbying for Brockton Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mass Gaming and Entertainment — a venture led by Chicago real-estate and casino mogul Neil Bluhm that wants to build a casino in Brockton,...
article Chicopee group pushes for sports betting at small businesses
(Massachusetts) -- A group pushing to allow sports betting in keno parlors licensed by the lottery says the expansion would benefit small business and the state. Fair...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield casino faces challenges, competition with Connecticut and Encore Boston Harbor in 2019
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield opened in August to great fanfare. The black-tie gala that punctuated its grand opening was the culmination of decades of effort first...
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New York Gaming

article Gambling industry forecast to bring even more jobs to New York
(New York) -- The next seven years is reportedly set to see the gambling industry become the fastest growing employer in New York with some positions predicted to have...
article Another New York Official Joins Call for Study on Problem Gambling
(New York) -- The New York State Comptroller is the latest official to call for a comprehensive study on problem gambling in the Empire State.
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Ocean Resort Casino

article Ocean Resort Casino lost $23 million in 7 months, 'not in compliance' since November
(Atlantic City) -- After losing nearly $23 million in its first seven months of operation, Ocean Resort Casino was approved by state regulators Wednesday for a complex...
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Ohio Gaming

article Analysis: Racino, multifamily deals loom large on commercial sales list
(Ohio) -- First, let's address the racehorse in the room. The enormous deal at the top of our list ranking the largest commercial property sales of 2018 isn't...
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Sports Betting

article Illinois man wins National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Richard “Scott” Coles conquered more than 670 other horseplayers to win the 20th National Handicapping Championship on Sunday in Las Vegas....
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Wire Act

article NH will sue to keep $5M/year in lottery profits at stake in Trump online gambling crackdown
(New Hampshire) -- A Trump administration opinion on the legality of online lottery sales puts at risk at least $5 million a year in New Hampshire Lottery profits,...
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Other News

article CuriousCT: State’s take of lottery revenue ends up in General Fund
(Connecticut) -- Gregg Landry, whose question about state lottery proceeds interested many of those who responded to The Day’s first round of CuriousCT voting,...
article Gambling premises licence fees up by 80 per cent in Bolton
(UK) -- Premises licence fees will rise to the maximum level, almost doubling the cost. The fees were previously set at 55 per cent of the statutory maximum. The move...
article Ireland has third highest gambling losses in world
(Ireland) -- THE number of people struggling with a gambling addiction is on the rise — but the exact number is anyone’s bet. That’s because there...
article Macau Casino Stocks Jump on Strong Holiday Tourism From China
(Macau) -- Macau casino shares jumped after China’s Lunar New Year holiday saw tourism growth double to the world’s biggest gaming hub. China mainland visitors to Macau...
article Casino gambling may return to Guam Liberation carnival
(Guam) -- The governor of Guam and the president of the Mayors’ Council of Guam are open to the possibility of once again allowing casino gambling during the annual...
article Pennsylvania man arrested, found with guns on him at Rivers Casino
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania man was arrested and found with two guns on him at the Rivers Casino on Saturday, according to police. Police said security guards...
article Woman accused of embezzling $2.2M from employer for online gambling
(Vermont) -- A Vermont woman faces federal charges after investigators said she stole more than $2 million from her employer. The U.S. Attorney for Vermont announced the...

2/9/2019

article Does Political Turmoil Affect Virginia Sports Betting Bills?
(Virginia) -- Political turmoil has gripped Virginia as its three highest-ranking elected officials are all facing fallout from individual scandals. Though questions...
article Governor Noem Opposes Sports Betting, Says It Would Be Gambling Expansion
(South Dakota) -- When state Revenue Deputy Secretary David Wiest went to the microphone Wednesday during a Senate committee hearing, he spoke against Senate Joint...
article Kansas House panel delves into details of legalizing sports gambling
(Kansas) -- Overland Park Rep. Stephanie Clayton is betting Kansas lawmakers can fashion a superior mechanism of regulating legal sports gambling than a neighboring...
article Plenty more money to be made as sports betting spreads
(Las Vegas) -- The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement recently sponsored a panel on whether the criminal element could infiltrate the gaming industry...
article Nevada gaming officials hesitant to register paid sports handicappers
(Nevada) -- A proposed bill that would require sports handicappers who sell tips to register with the state could create a bigger problem than it seeks to solve, said...
article Borgata Casino Wins Motion To Track Down Poker Pro Phil Ivey's Assets In Nevada
(New Jersey) -- A federal judge in New Jersey has given the Borgata Hotel and Casino approval to go after Phil Ivey’s assets in Nevada. The Atlantic City casino is...
article Gambling addiction: New York has not assessed needs since 2006, audit finds
(New York) -- It's been more than a decade since New York has assessed its gambling addiction treatment programs despite an increased presence of casinos throughout...
article Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Seeking Satellite Location
(West Virginia) -- Legislation that would allow Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack to establish a second gambling location in Ohio County is out of the starting gate...
article VLT Play Cools Off at Racino in January
(Ohio) -- Last week’s polar vortex likely put a chill on visitors to Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course and wagers on video lottery terminals there....
article Millennials and market saturation raise doubts about new casino push
(Illinois) -- Talk of new Chicago and downstate casinos is resurfacing among politicians as an answer to government fiscal woes. But casino revenue is off sharply from...
article Mount Prospect grants three more video gambling licenses
(Illinois) -- For years, Mount Prospect resisted allowing gambling in the village. But now that video gambling is permitted, establishments are lining up to get their...
article Victory for community in fight against slot machine arcade
(UK) -- An application to open a slot machine arcade on Thornton Heath’s struggling High Street has been refused by Croydon Council after receiving almost 1,000...
article Mayors, bingo operators: Games of chance, casino could raise $500K for Liberation carnival
(Guam) -- Mayors and nonprofit groups operating licensed bingo games told senators on Friday night that bringing back games of chance, including bingo and casino-style...
article Disney distances itself from gambling while Disney-owned ESPN ramps up gambling shows
(USA) -- In the nine months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, six states have quickly legalized sports betting, fantasy sports...

2/8/2019

article Gamblers Drop More Than $42 Billion On Commercial Casino Games In 2018
(USA) -- It was another record-breaking year for the U.S. commercial casino industry. Commercial casino gaming across more than 20 states generated more than $42.7...
article Regional casino giant Penn National expects to produce more than $5 billion in revenues this year
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming on Thursday reported its first full quarter of results since completing its buyout of rival Pinnacle Entertainment, giving the...
article Inside Gaming: NV's Largest Casinos Lose $1.17B for Fiscal Year, Stratosphere Name Change
(Nevada) -- This week the Nevada Gaming Control Board released its annual "Gaming Abstract" reporting financial information regarding casinos in the state that...
article Nevada gaming officials hesitant to register paid sports handicappers
(Nevada) -- A proposed bill that would require sports handicappers who sell tips to register with the state could create a bigger problem than it seeks to solve, said...
article Wheeling Island Casino wants second casino at The Highlands
(West Virginia) -- Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack wants the West Virginia Legislature to permit a satellite casino within Ohio County. House Bill 2901 allowing...
article Could legal sports gambling mean $100M windfall?
(Illinois) -- The state of Illinois could see $100 million in increased annual revenue by legalizing sports gambling, according to a joint report released this week by...
article Iowa lawmakers are writing a whole new bill on sports betting after debates this week
(Iowa) -- Lawmakers debated four bills to legalize sports betting this week, and none of them are going anywhere. Instead, legislators will use the hours and hours of...
article Big win for Gary land-based casino proposal in first Indiana Senate committee hearing
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Entertainment unveiled plans Wednesday to construct a $300 million boutique casino, including a 200-room hotel, along the Borman Expressway in...
article Deadwood Sports Betting Still Alive, Senate Committee Passes Ballot Resolution
(South Dakota) -- Deadwood casinos are fighting for the right to operate sportsbooks, and this week the South Dakota Senate State Committee gave them a lifeline to the...
article All UK Horse Race Meetings Cancelled
(UK) -- UK bookmakers and those involved in the horse racing industry have been left reeling with the decision taken today to cancel all UK race meetings until at least...
article From the Publisher: Dispatches on ICE London 2019
(UK) -- I love the last day of a trade show! There are few – if any – seminars or programs to cover. While the exhibit halls at ICE were still busy to the...
article As Mobile Sports Betting Proliferates Across The Nation, Some Holdouts Remain
(Las Vegas) -- During an appearance in Las Vegas last winter, Scott Ferrall raved about the potential of mobile sports betting in New Jersey, joking that an app from...
article Bare walls, little furniture and big dreams: A year inside D.C.’s esports house
(Washington D.C.) -- In most regards, the new Zillow rental listing boasting a “marble masterpiece” for $6,000 a month in upper Northwest Washington, D.C.,...
article ‘Cowboys’ won’t be eligible for Dutch online gambling licenses
(Netherlands) -- Online gambling operators who ‘actively’ target Dutch gamblers will be excluded from the new regulated market, at least temporarily.
article South Korean police form new anti-gambling cyber squads
(South Korea) -- South Korea is ramping up its fight against illegal online gambling, while a former pop princess is headed to prison for her ‘habitual’ land...
article Is Zimbabwe ready for online casinos?
(Zimbabwe) -- Online gambling is a worldwide phenomenon. It's already hugely popular among many Western nations, including across Europe and - increasingly - in the...
article High-Rollers Cool Their Bets as Chinese Economy Slows
(Macau) -- A run of good fortune for the world’s top casino operators is coming to a halt as high-rollers feel the pinch from China’s economic slowdown.
article IGT confident its Macau slots trials will lead to greater market share
(Macau) -- IGT’s Managing Director Asia-Pacific, Andrew Hely, says he is confident the company can earn the trust of Macau’s operators during a current trial...
article Game over: Czechia no longer the ‘casino of Europe’, slot machine bars disappearing
(Czech Republic) -- A decade ago, the Czech Republic had more gaming machines per capita than any other country in the European Union. But “one-armed bandits...
article Gambling addiction: New York has not assessed needs since 2006, audit finds
(New York) -- It's been more than a decade since New York has assessed its gambling addiction treatment programs despite an increased presence of casinos throughout...

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