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Australia Gaming

article Venal power of political donations and poker machines
(Australia) -- It is not often you see such a textbook case of the power of political donors to shape our lives and subvert our democracy as that which came to its sad...
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Illinois Gaming

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...
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Kansas Gaming

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...
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Las Vegas Gaming

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...
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Maine Gaming

article Oxford Casino intersection lights may come this summer
(Maine) -- A plan to activate the traffic lights at the Oxford Casino intersection on Route 26 is scheduled as part of a road project due to begin in April. The state...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas-area fire chief who warned lawmakers months before a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival that Nevada should bolster its emergency...
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Nevada Gaming

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...
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New York Gaming

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 OP/ED: When does gambling turn from harmless entertainment to a problem?
(New York) -- When describing gambling, what’s the first thing people think of? Many people consider it a form of entertainment and a social activity among friends...
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Ohio Gaming

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....
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Phil Ivey

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...
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South Dakota Gaming

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...
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Sports Betting

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...
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Virginia Gaming

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...
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West Virginia Gaming

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...
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Other News

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 Casino tycoon Stanley Ho in good shape and resting in Hong Kong hospital, wife says, dismissing news of billionaire being seriously ill
(Hong Kong) -- Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun, 97, is in good shape and resting in a private Hong Kong hospital, his wife and daughter have said, rejecting...
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...

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...

2/7/2019

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...
article Governor not showing her hand in sports gambling debate
(Iowa) -- Governor Kim Reynolds is offering few public clues about her views on how a bill legalizing sports betting should be structured. “I’m going to...
article Move To Legalize Mobile Sports Betting Advances In Rhode Island
(Rhode Island) -- A bill to allow mobile wagering for sports betting in Rhode Island cleared its first legislative hurdle and is headed for a floor vote. A state Senate...
article Alliance of American Football Hopes to Replicate the NFL Experience, With the Help of CBS
(USA) -- Alliance of American Football leaders have grand ambitions. They want to develop an innovative app that will allow for the first-ever, real-time, in-game...
article For the second time in three nights, a missed call has NCAA basketball gamblers in a tizzy
(USA) -- To the casual observer, Kaleb Joseph simply was running out the clock in Wednesday night’s Creighton-Villanova game. The Wildcats had taken an...
article How New NASCAR Rules Change Could Impact Sports Betting In 2019
(USA) -- As the only major sports league that holds events in Delaware, NASCAR was well-positioned to get a jump on legal sports gambling when the ban was struck down...
article Borgata: Poker Star Phil Ivey Is Stiffing Us Out of $10 Million
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey is, without a doubt, one of the most recognizable poker players in the world. Ivey, who has said he’s the Michael Jordan and Tiger...
article OP/ED: Atlantic City: A Word of Caution
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City is seemingly experiencing a resurgence. Gaming revenue has grown year over year for the last two years after ten years of declines. In...
article As Massachusetts moves toward legalizing sports betting, bars seek seat at the table
(Massachusetts) -- Beer, pretzels and a bet on the Super Bowl? A group of bars have formed an organization to advocate for inclusion as the state move toward the...
article New York gambling jobs expected to outpace other sectors
(New York) -- As the state of New York dives deeper into the gambling industry, more opportunities will pop up for its citizens. Yahoo Finance recently put out an...
article Satellite casino bill introduced in House of Delegates
(West Virginia) -- A bill introduced Thursday in the House of Delegates would allow the state’s four racetracks to open one satellite casino in the same county in...
article Trudeau responds to calls for casino money-laundering public inquiry
(British Columbia) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking for answers on how massive money laundering was allegedly allowed to occur in B.C....
article Esports experts urge game publishers to engage with gambling industry
(London) -- Establishing a dialogue with game publishers will be integral to scaling eSports in the U.S, according to panelists speaking at ICE London Wednesday. The...
article Tokyo Court Rules Gaming Mogul Kazuo Okada Was Legally Ousted from His Own Company by His Children
(Japan) -- A court in Tokyo has ruled that a trust agreement between the son and daughter of billionaire Japanese gambling mogul Kazuo Okada — which led to the two...
article There's a Fantasy Football Draft Cruise For All You Hardcore Players Out There
(New York) -- Have you ever thought that no vacation is complete without a little fantasy football? Me neither, but apparently, it's an option for all you hardcore...
article Police Investigating Alleged Assault at ICE as Bizarre Spat Develops Between ‘White-Hat’ Hacker and Casino Supplier, Atrient
(London) -- The International Casino Exhibition (ICE) has been raging all week at the ExCel convention center in London, where an unusual row has erupted between a self-...
article SEC: Online game developer gambled away investors’ money
(Las Vegas) -- Federal regulators are accusing a Las Vegas online game developer of gambling away part of his investors’ money. The Securities and Exchange...
article Wirecard Plunges on Report Claiming Officials Knew of Book-Padding
(Wall Street) -- Wirecard AG fell as much as 20 percent after a new report claimed that two senior executives knew of alleged accounting fraud, reviving concerns about...
article How police and the hospitality industry can work together to promote public safety
(Las Vegas) -- The October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas – in which 59 attendees of the Route 91 Harvest Festival were killed by shots fired from a 32nd floor...

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