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American Gaming Association

article AGA: Nearly 40 million Americans to Wager on NFL’s 100th season
(Washington D.C.) -- It is my pleasure to share with you the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) new survey on sports betting estimates for the National Football...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Casino employment down over summer 2018
(Atlantic City) -- Casino employment was down this summer compared to 2018, when the excitement and anticipation of two property openings pushed the total number of...
article This Casino Is Fun Even If You Don’t Gamble
(Atlantic City) -- Let’s face it — casinos are not everyone’s cup of tea. The name of the game is gambling (literally), and if you don’t do it,...
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China Gaming

article Will gambling ban hit Cambodia real estate?
(Cambodia) -- A recent government decision to stop issuing new online gambling licences in Cambodia has many speculating that inflow of both capital and visitors from...
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Crown Ltd

article Crown casino case shows federal Icac model 'inadequate', former judge says
(Australia) -- The integrity watchdog overseeing the home affairs department is “inadequate” to deal with the allegations against Crown casino, a former...
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Detroit Gaming

article Detroit casinos' year-to-date revenue increases slightly
(Michigan) -- Detroit's three casinos saw a combined revenue increase of 0.7 percent so far this year, compared with the same period of time last year. MotorCity...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Firms selected to transform Hard Rock to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has announced the design partners that will reimagine the Hard Rock Hotel property. Five companies have joined forces to help...
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Illinois Gaming

article Collins Tower owners say new plan hinges on Danville casino being built downtown
(Illinois) -- As city officials await an engineering report on Collins Tower based on up-close drone footage, the owners of Danville’s tallest building —...
article Rockford hearing set for casino
(Illinois) -- The City of Rockford will host a state-mandated public hearing on Sept. 23 ahead of any construction on a casino in the city.
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Indiana Gaming

article Here’s what the first weekend of sports betting at Indiana casinos was like
(Indiana) -- The first weekend of sports betting at Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg went off with a bang. Hollywood, the first casino in Southeast Indiana to offer sports...
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Iowa Gaming

article Lawmakers consider garnishing winnings to collect debt
(Iowa) -- Lawmakers are confident Iowa will find a way to collect debt from some sports betting winnings. As written, part of the law would allow casinos to garnish...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Next Gaming Brings Atari Favorites To Casino Gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Next Gaming of Las Vegas is bringing classic video games, like Asteroids and Missile Command to casino floors.
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...
article PHOTOS: RAZER gaming store opening at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the LINQ Promenade for the grand opening of the new RAZER gaming store.
article New $850 million Las Vegas hotel will focus on 'wellness' rather than gambling with a complex of spas and health treatments
(Las Vegas) -- A new $850 million hotel in Las Vegas will focus on health and 'wellness' rather than gambling and slot machines. Known as The Majestic, the '...
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...
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Loot Boxes

article BLOG: Surprise, NBA 2K20 Is Still Full Of Bullshit Microtransactions
(USA) -- The NBA 2K series has, for years now, been an excellent basketball game beset on all sides by predatory microtransaction practices. If you’re looking for a 2019...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau VIP GGR won’t be as high as predicted as 2019 draws to a close
(Macau) -- It was thought that the second half of 2019 would be the savior of Macau’s casino revenue. A weak first half of the year would only be proceeded by a...
article Sands China’s responsible gaming efforts continue to strengthen
(Macau) -- Sands China Ltd. has been enhancing its Responsible Gaming efforts by further reaching out to the local community and making it a better place to live....
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Maryland Gaming

article Horseshoe Baltimore Has Lowest Revenue Ever
(Maryland) -- August was not kind to Horseshoe Baltimore from Maryland. The gambling venue has registered its worst month ever since it first opened its doors five years...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield announces latest acts for ROAR! Comedy series
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield has announced a trio of new shows for its ROAR! Comedy Series at its historic Armory building.
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New York Gaming

article Rochester man charged with using fake chips at del Lago Casino, troopers say
(New York) -- A Rochester man is accused of using fake chips at del Lago Casino in the town of Tyre, according to New York State Police. Ronnie E. Lewis, 62, was charged...
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Ohio Gaming

article Ohio Gaming Industry Reports Monthly Gain, Casinos Win $164.3M in August
(Ohio) -- The Ohio gaming industry enjoyed a strong final full month of the summer, as the state’s casinos and racinos collectively won $164.3 million, a 4.2...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Online Poker Is Still In Pennsylvania Hold’em Pattern
(Pennsylvania) -- There will be no online poker this week. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) confirmed that no testing is scheduled. It’s still in a...
article “The door has been closed on a casino this year…” why it could be a while before Central PA has a casino
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s a topic of frequent conversation in Central Pennsylvania: will a casino come to the region? Cities like Altoona and State College have been...
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Phil Ivey

article Phil Ivey's Backers Dan Cates, Illya Trincher Seeking Their Share Of World Series Of Poker Winnings
(Las Vegas) -- A couple of weeks ago, reports surfaced that Phil Ivey’s eighth-place cash of $124,410 in the 2019 WSOP was confiscated by US Marshals as payment...
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Sports in Las Vegas

press release Twitch kicks off partnership with the Raiders & Allegiant Stadium
(Las Vegas) -- Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, today announced a partnership with the Raiders as a founding partner of Allegiant...
press release Twitch partners with NFL's Raiders, Allegiant Stadium
(Las Vegas) -- The NFL's Oakland Raiders will partner with online live-streaming service Twitch at the team's new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in 2020. The...
article Twitch partners with the Raiders to become founding partner of Allegiant Stadium
(Las Vegas) -- Twitch has partnered with the Raiders as a founding partner of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas beginning in 2020.
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Sports Leagues

article NFL Pushes The Envelope On Official Data As It Benefits From Sports Betting Expansion
(USA) -- Expansion of regulated sports betting across the country will positively affect the NFL with increased fan engagement, according to a survey released by the...
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Texas Gaming

article Texas Police Stumble Into Illegal Home Gambling Operation
(Texas) -- Police responding to a call about a shooting were instead surprised to find a house full of gamblers.
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West Virginia Gaming

article Lottery figures show modest start for new sports betting apps
(West Virginia) -- Early revenue figures from the West Virginia Lottery Commission indicate a modest launch for sports wagering mobile apps in the state. For the week...
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Other News

article Profits tumble at 888 as Brexit fears and online taxes weigh on gambling firm
(UK) -- Shares in gambling company 888 Holdings slid after it raised concerns over Brexit and said profits were weighed down by rising online gaming taxes. The company...
article Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, the Gaitlin Brothers heading to Event Center at River City Casino
(Missouri) -- Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson and Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gaitlin Brothers are new concerts coming to the Event Center at River City Casino.
article Betsson seeks new debt bond to pursue future growth options
(Sweden) -- Stockholm-listed Betsson AB has announced that it will pursue issuing a new senior unsecured bond, seeking to raise minimum debt funding of SEK 500 million...
article Rochester man charged with using fake chips at del Lago Casino, troopers say
(New York) -- A Rochester man is accused of using fake chips at del Lago Casino in the town of Tyre, according to New York State Police. Ronnie E. Lewis, 62, was charged...

9/9/2019

article R.I. judge tosses lawsuit aimed at sports betting
(Rhode Island) -- A Superior Court judge Monday threw out on technical grounds a lawsuit aiming to halt legal sports betting in Rhode Island, but left open the...
article What the District Can Learn From West Virginia’s First Year of Sports Gambling
(West Virginia) -- As West Virginia lawmakers debated greenlighting sports betting in 2018, they pointed to predictions that allowing people to bet on games would bring...
article Players cross state lines to gamble on sports betting
(Iowa) -- Winky and Dwight Bush have held onto their Iowa tradition for a long time. They come up every year for their anniversary. This year marks 65 years for them...
article Las Vegas non-gaming hotel to target health-minded crowd
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is set to get a new hotel where visitors will not be hitting the slot machines. The Majestic, an $850 million-dollar project, will be a “...
article A Tale Of Two Casinos: Could Waukegan Casino Cut Into Des Plaines Rivers Profits?
(Illinois) -- What would a new casino in Waukegan mean for revenue earned by Rivers Casino, located approximately 26 miles south in Des Plaines? While a new...
article Aurora panel decides not to change video gambling law
(Illinois) -- An Aurora City Council committee has decided to recommend no changes to the city’s video gambling ordinance. The decision was made at a recent...
article Sports betting is a small piece of Penn National's pie, but it's growing
(Pennsylvania) -- Even though casino gambling has been around in Pennsylvania for more than a decade, the gaming industry's evolution in the state, and nationwide,...
article Video gaming terminal lounge first to open at area truck stop
(Pennsylvania) -- Bald Eagle Travel Stop in McElhattan, Pa., is the first truck stop in Northcentral Pennsylvania to open a video gaming terminal lounge. The truck stop...
article Wahlburgers groundbreaking at MGM Springfield set for this month
(Massachusetts) -- A year after movie star Mark Wahberg visited MGM Springfield to announce that his Dorchester-bred family would open a Wahlburgers restaurant at the $...
article Casinos boast sports betting success
(New York) -- The first weekend of sports betting in New York appears to be kicking off on a high note. Casinos across New York boasted big turnouts for football betting...
article Ohio casino, racino gambling revenue up 4.2% in August; JACK Thistledown among big gainers
(Ohio) -- Boosted in part by JACK Thistledown Racino posting another strong gain, gambling revenue at Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos was up 4.2% in August over a...
article After hours of talk, Danville Planning Commission tables gaming machine issue
(Virginia) -- After hours of discussion from city staff, attorneys, business owners and residents, the Danville Planning Commission on Monday tabled 11 applications for...
article Georgia Gaming Fight Intensifies, as State Lawmakers Continue Arguing Potential Benefits and Harms
(Georgia) -- Georgia lawmakers have varying opinions regarding the potential benefits and drawbacks of legalizing certain forms of gambling, and the heated fight is...
article Former employee of Wildwood Casino accuses employer of firing her after she reported sexual harassment
(Colorado) -- A former employee of Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek is suing the company for failing to take action when a casino regular sexually harassed her and other...
article Scientific Games confirms Indiana sports betting launch with Caesars
(Indiana) -- Scientific Games has confirmed its launch with Caesars Entertainment in Indiana, becoming the first supplier to accept sports wagers in the state on 1...
article Top five myths among British Columbians that take the fun out of gambling
(British Columbia) -- Gamble sensibly… and keep it fun. Those are two key messages from GameSense, a British Columbia Lotteries Commission (BCLC) initiative....
article IGT signs new lottery contract
(Mississippi) -- International Game Technology has announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions, has signed a seven-year contract with the Mississippi Lottery...
article UKGC suspends gambling license of EveryMatrix
(UK) -- EveryMatrix has been working hard to roll out its gambling products this year and has already inked several key deals. However, despite its efforts, it suffered...
article Gambling ban driving Chinese nationals away
(Cambodia) -- Tens of thousands of Chinese nationals are reportedly leaving the Kingdom following a government ban on online gambling intended to reduce the number of...
article Making the CDO into the CEO - William Hill's latest bet on digital transformation in a disrupted industry
(Worldwide) -- William Hill has promoted its Chief Digital Officer to the top slot at a crucial time for it and the wider gambling industry.
article Virgin’s team for Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- A number of design partners have been announced by Virgin Hotels Las Vegas to develop the new Virgin Hotel and resort in the US gambling capital.
article Analyst praise provides a kick-start to shares of Las Vegas Sands
(Las Vegas) -- A Wall Street analyst heaped praise toward Las Vegas Sands and its business in Macau and investors seemed to take the advice. Shares of Las Vegas Sands...
article theScore Raises $40 Million To Grow Media And Sports Betting Platform
(Wall Street) -- Score Media and Gaming Inc. recently announced it has entered into an investment agreement with a fund managed and controlled by Fengate Asset...
article Scientific Games and Caesars Entertainment Launch Sports Betting in Indiana and Expand U.S. Partnership
(Indiana) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games") and Caesars Entertainment ("Caesars") launched retail sportsbook...

9/8/2019

article As sports gambling becomes more mainstream, publishers place their own bets
(USA) -- When it comes to editorial coverage, the sports betting market is already getting crowded. Over the years, many sports publishers, including Bleacher Report,...
article Column: With gambling as driving force, the NFL remains alive and well
(California) -- Sez Me … The NFL is dying a slow death. Not so fast. Wanna bet it isn’t? The League begins it’s 100th season of football in earnest today, and there are...
article Start of NFL season packs Atlantic City sportsbooks
(Atlantic City) -- Online and mobile sportsbook operators in New Jersey may take nearly 80% of all wagers throughout the year, but on the first Sunday of professional...
article 'Halo' tourney helps feed Atlantic City's hunger for Esports
(Atlantic City) -- More than $50,000 in prize money was up for grabs Sunday as gamers of all ages competed in the Ultimate Gaming Championship Halo Classic at the...
article Casino developers put chips on table for Waukegan gambling den
(Illinois) -- Helipads and posh villas. Italianate fountains and dine-in movie theaters. Saltwater pools and cavernous concert halls. And lots of slots. They’re...
article Springfield may cap number of businesses that can have video gambling
(Illinois) -- The five video gaming terminals that sit near the entrance of Main Gate Bar & Grill have been a boon for part-owner Bill Tinsley. “It’s huge,” Tinsley...
article A visit to Twin River and its fancy Boston rival: Who will win?
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River’s numbers have plunged since the posh and fancy Encore Boston Harbor opened up north. Columnist Mark Patinkin spent two days this week...
article NFL kickoff brings gamblers to Rivers Casino and Resort
(New York) -- It was more than an hour before kickoff Sunday and lines of sports gamblers stretched more than 50 deep in two directions at Rivers Casino and Resort.
article Gambling’s success in Georgia would likely depend on form it took
(Georgia) -- Georgia lawmakers are once again looking at gambling to bring in more money to help fund the HOPE scholarship. But what form it took would determine how...
article Gaming hot topics debate: loot boxes, addiction, parental advice, esports hype, and store wars
(California) -- We had a raucous but intelligent debate about video game hot topics at the recent GameDaily Connect event in Anaheim, California. Under the lights of the...
article Michael Serazio: How the fantasy sports boom reflects the changing nature of masculinity
(USA) -- “I believe in rough games and rough, manly sports,” President Teddy Roosevelt once blustered. “I do not feel any particular sympathy for the...
article ‘A dark day for WA’: New gambling laws prompt fears of a pathway to the pokies
(Australia) -- Community organisations in WA have been left bitterly disappointed after the state’s virtual gaming machine ban was relaxed to allow punters to bet...
article Macau Casino Employees Want Healthier Workplace Environments, Better Holiday Schedules
(Macau) -- Macau casino employees say in a survey that they want better holiday schedules, a five-day work week standard, and healthier workplace environments free of...
article Pansy Ho becomes first Macau casino boss to speak out for Hong Kong government on protests
(Macau) -- Casino magnate Pansy Ho is set to defend the actions of the Hong Kong government in response to recent city-wide protests in a speech to the United Nations...
article VOX POPULI: Mayor’s case for building casino in Yokohama far from convincing
(Japan) -- Yokohama Mayor Fumiko Hayashi on Aug. 22 suddenly declared that the port city will seek to host a casino-based resort that the central government plans to...
article Manila must play its cards right with Chinese offshore gambling, given Beijing’s warnings
(China) -- While China clamps down on cross-border gambling, countries in Southeast Asia are looking to corner more offshore gaming capital. Online gambling is illegal...
article Madison-based RotoWire to launch sports gambling information service
(Wisconsin) -- The expansion of sports gambling across the country is leading to a business opportunity for at least one Madison company. RotoWire, one of the most...

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