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Atlantic City Gaming

article Ocean Resort Casino kicks-off College football & Sports Saturday
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City NJ held a Pep Rally complete with a bonfire and cheerleaders to Kick-off College Football & Sports Saturday...
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British Columbia Gaming

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....
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China Gaming

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...
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Colorado Gaming

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...
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Georgia Gaming

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...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

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.
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Illinois Gaming

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 The public can ask questions about a Rockford casino at Sept. 23 hearing
(Illinois) -- Got something to say or want questions answered about a Rockford casino? The city will take written comments before or at a Sept. 23 public hearing at the...
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...
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Indiana Gaming

article First sports bets on the books at Belterra Casino Resort
(Indiana) -- Just in time for the kickoff of Monday night football, you can now place bets in person across the Ohio river. The first wagers are already as Belterra...
article Sportsbook opens at French Lick Resort
(Indiana) -- It's time to place your bets at French Lick Resort with the start of sports betting. The casino opened its sportsbook at 10 a.m. September 6 with...
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...
press release 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...
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International Game Technology

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...
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Iowa Gaming

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...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article David Lee Roth Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency
(Las Vegas) -- David Lee Roth is taking Van Halen’s classic catalog of hits to Las Vegas for a nine-show residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas. “A...
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 “...
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MGM Springfield

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 $...
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New York Gaming

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...
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Ohio Gaming

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...
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Penn National

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,...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Legal sports betting continues gambling evolution in Pa. [Column]
(Pennsylvania) -- It wasn't that long ago that if you wanted to legally place a bet in Pennsylvania, your only choice was to head out to Penn National Race Course in...
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...
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Redskins

article Redskins’ backdoor cover causes ‘huge’ swing at Las Vegas books
(Las Vegas) -- Eagles bettors received a rude welcome back to the NFL on Sunday. Philadelphia closed as a 10-point favorite over the Redskins— the highest on the...
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Rhode Island Gaming

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...
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Sands Corp.

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...
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Sports Betting

article Want to bet on sports? Iowa is your best option. It’s taking a lot of Chiefs wagers
(Iowa) -- Jim Newhouse is a lifelong NFL fan living in college football territory. As his friends make extravagant plans to watch the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturdays...
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...
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Sports Leagues

press release Inspired Signs Exclusive Worldwide Virtual Sports License With NFL Alumni
(New York) -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) announced today that it has signed an agreement with VEEPIO, the mobile technology arm...
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Video Gaming

article BLOG: NBA 2K20 continuing a legacy of exploitative monetization
(Internet) -- Within the gaming sphere, there is a diverge range of news that gets talked about: reviews, leaks, delays and, what this article is about, monetization....
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Virginia Gaming

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...
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West Virginia Gaming

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...
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William Hill

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.
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Other News

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 Ex-LVCVA boss Ralenkotter, 2 others face felony charges over gift cards
(Las Vegas) -- Prosecutors have filed felony charges against retired Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and two other former executives in...
article Rival slot company to pay Aristocrat subsidiary $3M to settle patent infringement lawsuit
(Las Vegas) -- Aristocrat Technologies said Monday its Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) subsidiary settled a patent infringement lawsuit against a rival gaming company...
article Fake gaming official who was chased off by Texas dogs sentenced to 22 years in prison
(Texas) -- One of two people who posed as Nevada gaming officials last year in an attempted Fort Worth home invasion has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. The ambush...
article Cirsa enjoys all-round rise in Q2
(Spain) -- Another sharp rise in profits has been recorded by Spanish gaming machine and casinos operator and manufacturer Cirsa in its second quarter results for the...
press release 19th Annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey to be Conducted by Bristol Associates, Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group
(New Jersey) -- he gaming industry's premier consultancy and its leading executive search firm have launched their 19th annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction...

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...

9/7/2019

article What Makes This N.F.L. Season Different From Previous N.F.L. Seasons?
(USA) -- What makes this year’s centennial N.F.L. season different from all other seasons? A wide expansion of sports betting. Last year, the Supreme Court struck...
article Guess Who Is Not Allowed to Participate in Mobile Sports Betting?
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island’s new mobile sports betting app was released this week in an effort to salvage the sports betting program in the state — a...
article When will Maine see sports gambling?
(Maine) -- What socks will Tom Brady be wearing? Will Bill Belichick smile? Not out of the realm of possibilities of bets being placed where legal sports wagering is...
article VIDEO: Sports betting sees boost from mobile devices
(USA) -- Chad Millman, The Action Network head of media, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss New Jersey's new reign as the the largest sports betting state.
article MGM refreshes sports betting app for New Jersey, inks Buffalo Wild Wings deal
(New Jersey) -- Rushing to capitalize on New Jersey’s newly relaxed laws around sports betting, MGM Resorts International is rebranding its mobile gambling app and...
article Illinois Gaming Board adopts new ethics rules for casino licenses
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board announced Friday that it had adopted new rules it said will strengthen existing ethical safeguards and require more people to...
article Western Pa. entities preparing for growth of sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- This is the first full NFL season with legal sports betting available across Pennsylvania and another dozen states — and counting. That expansion...
article Legalized Sports Betting Off And Running In New York
(New York) -- In June, New York joined the list of states that have legalized sports betting. The move came in time for the National Football League's 100th season.
article Here’s a look at Ameristar Council Bluffs’s sportsbook
(Iowa) -- Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs is bringing Las Vegas to Iowa. The company, owned by Penn National Gaming, spent $750,000 renovating its in-house...
article Take a gamble: Hollywood Casino helps usher in a new era for Indiana sports betting
(Indiana) -- The legality of sports betting from state-to-state has been a hot-button issue across the country, but those eager to wager their money on sporting events...
article Skill-based game makers talk challenges, opportunities at Casino eSports Conference
(Las Vegas) -- Even as casinos look for ways to attract the eSports community to gamble on slot machines themed on popular video games, skill-based game makers lament...
article Racing chaplain in New Mexico seeks to help jockeys, horses
(New Mexico) -- A southern New Mexico chaplain has been working for years to calm the nerves of competitive jockeys and often asks prayers for racing horses.
article 10,000 Chinese citizens flee Sihanoukville in days after Cambodian online gaming directive: report
(Cambodia) -- An estimated 10,000 Chinese citizens have fled the Cambodian city of Sihanoukville in the space of a few days following a recently announced crackdown on...
article At the Palms Casino, Jon Gray Talks $690M Renovation
(Las Vegas) -- Meet Jon Gray, the youngest VP and GM on the Vegas Strip, who also just led one of the city’s most expensive renovations—a $690-million...
article Miriam Adelson: Sara Netanyahu requested gifts from us
(Israel) -- “Sara Netanyahu requested gifts from us,” Miriam Adelson said in her police testimony, parts of which were aired on Channel 12 on Friday. The...

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