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Detroit Casino Revenue Up in September from a Year Ago

Detroit’s three casinos’ combined September revenue of $113.6 million was up from the same month a year, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

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11/14/2017

article Detroit casinos' revenue ticks up in October
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos reported higher aggregate revenue in October, down 0.9 percent from September but up 1.7 percent from a year ago, the Michigan...

11/7/2017

article Victims of brutal Greektown Casino beating share their story
(Detroit) -- The Greektown Casino and Hotel served as the venue for a Labor Day bachelor party - it was a night they will never forget for all the wrong reasons. A...

10/16/2017

article Detroit Casinos Up 1.3% to $113.6M in September
(Detroit) -- Detroit’s monthly gambling figures have been released, with the state’s three casinos having generated revenues of $113.6 million in September,...

10/11/2017

article Detroit Casino Revenue Up in September from a Year Ago
(Detroit) -- Detroit’s three casinos’ combined September revenue of $113.6 million was up from the same month a year, according to the Michigan Gaming...

10/4/2017

article Feds: Carjackers target gamblers leaving Detroit casinos; busted after 4 holdups
(Detroit) -- Two parolees with checkered pasts are back in prison, this time accused of running a carjacking spree that targeted gamblers leaving the MGM Grand and Motor...
article Police bust carjacking ring that preyed on Detroit casino customers
(Detroit) -- Michigan State Police say they busted a large carjacking ring in the city of Detroit that victimized gamblers at the city's casinos. MSP released...

9/30/2017

article Jack Entertainment to hoist new sign onto Greektown casino
(Michigan) -- A helicopter will lift the new, bright red Jack Detroit Casino-Hotel sign to the top of Greektown Casino-Hotel on Saturday. Now owned by Dan Gilbert-owned...
article Greektown Casino-Hotel to receive new rooftop sign
(Michigan) -- A new rooftop sign will be lifted by helicopter to the top of Greektown Casino-Hotel's 30-story high-rise hotel on Saturday, Sept. 30.

9/27/2017

article Detroit Casino Owned By NBA Owner Dan Gilbert To Get New Name
(Detroit) -- Dan Gilbert’s JACK Entertainment said last week that it will be re-branding its Detroit casino that it acquired just four years ago. Gilbert, the...

9/22/2017

article Greektown Casino-Hotel transition to JACK Detroit Casino-Hotel well underway
(Detroit) -- Detroit-based gaming, hospitality, and entertainment corporation, JACK Entertainment LLC, recently announced that the rebranding of their Greektown Casino-...
article Jack Entertainment names new senior vice president for Detroit casino
(Detroit) -- Chad Barnhill, former senior vice president and general manager of Jack Cincinnati Casino, is taking on a new role that — pending regulatory approval...

9/13/2017

article Detroit casino revenues down 3.8% in August
(Michigan) -- Revenues for August at Detroit's three casinos declined nearly 4 percent from a year ago, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board. The casinos...

8/2/2017

article Slot Machine Player: ‘Inside The Casino, We Heard It, We Felt It’ Of Explosions In Greektown
(Detroit) -- A series of underground explosions rock several buildings in and around Greektown Wednesday night. The blasts, thought to be electrical in nature, appeared...

7/19/2017

article Michigan marks 20th birthday of Detroit commercial casino legislation
(Michigan) -- To celebrate the 20th birthday of legislation that legalized commercial casinos in Detroit, the Michigan Gaming Control Board has revealed that the city...

7/18/2017

article Michigan collects $4.5bn in tax following gambling legalisation
(Michigan) -- Three casinos operating in the city of Detroit, Michigan have paid over $4.5bn in taxes to the state of Michigan since gambling was first permitted 20...
article Who's winning big at Detroit's casinos
(Michigan) -- A multitude of losing hands and stingy slots created a mountain of cash from Detroit's casinos since they were legalized 20 years ago today. The city...
article Motor City Casino winner says he was robbed inside
(Detroit) -- A metro Detroit man says he was mugged at knife-point in the bathroom of the Motor City casino - the crook making off with his winnings. "I was winning...

7/17/2017

article 9 gambling facts marking 20 years of Detroit casino law
(Michigan) -- A multitude of losing hands and stingy slots created a mountain of cash from Detroit's casinos since they were legalized 20 years ago today. The city...
article Detroit casinos have paid $4.5 billion in taxes to state, city since launch of commercial gambling
(Michigan) -- Detroit's three casinos have paid approximately $4.5 billion in taxes to the state of Michigan and city of Detroit since the launch of commercial...

7/14/2017

article Revenue up for Detroit casinos
(Detroit) -- The Michigan Gaming and Control Board revealed that Detroit’s three casinos collected US$354 million in aggregate revenue during the second quarter of...

7/12/2017

article Detroit casinos' 2nd quarter revenue up slightly from last year
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos reported an aggregate revenue of $354 million for the second quarter of 2017, a 1.3-percent increase from the same period last...

6/13/2017

article Detroit Casino Monthly Revenue Up from a Year Ago
(Detroit) -- Detroit’s three casinos’ combined May revenue of $120 million was up from the same month a year, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board...
article Detroit casinos report slight increase in May revenue
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos reported an aggregate revenue of $120 million in May, up 1.2 percent from a year before and down 0.9 percent from April, the...

5/16/2017

article Drop in Detroit casino revenues, wagering taxes reported for April 2017
(Detroit) -- Detroit’s three casinos saw a lower aggregate revenue for April 2017 than at the same time last year, or over the previous month, according to reports...

5/10/2017

article Detroit Casino Revenue Down in April from a Year Ago
(Michigan) -- Detroit’s three casinos’ combined April revenue of $121 million was down from the same month a year ago, according to the Michigan Gaming...

4/15/2017

article Detroit casinos post small profit for 2016 compared to 2017
(Michigan) -- The three Detroit casinos posted a small profit for 2016 compared to the previous year, according to new data released by Michigan Gaming Control Board....

4/14/2017

article Detroit Casino Revenues Up 5% to $131M in March
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its latest results for Detroit, revealing the City’s three land-based casinos generated revenues of $...
article Detroit casinos post small profit for 2016 compared to 2017
(Michigan) -- The three Detroit casinos posted a small profit for 2016 compared to the previous year, according to new data released by Michigan Gaming Control Board....

3/14/2017

article Detroit casinos report small gain
(Detroit) -- Peninsula Reports released the numbers that show that the three existing casinos in Detroit increased their revenue and wagering taxes in February.

3/13/2017

article Detroit casino revenues report small aggregate gains over last year
(Michigan) -- Detroit’s three casinos had their revenue and wagering taxes for February reported earlier this month and the results revealed mostly fractional...

2/14/2017

article Detroit casinos' aggregate revenue in January up from last year
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos had an aggregate revenue of $112 million in January, 2.7 percent higher than the same time last year, but 4.2 percent lower than...

1/10/2017

article Detroit casinos' aggregate revenue rises slightly in 2016
(Michigan) -- Revenue for the three Detroit casinos totaled $1.4 billion in 2016, representing a 0.7 percent increase from 2015's total, the Michigan Gaming Control...

12/29/2016

article Michigan gaming regulator criticized over Detroit casino licensing protocols
(Michigan) -- A new report from the Michigan Office Of The Auditor General has controversially concluded that the Midwestern state’s gambling regulator has been...

12/28/2016

article Audit: 213 Detroit casino employees need more financial scrutiny for gaming license upgrades
(Michigan) -- An audit of three Detroit casinos released this week concluded that 213 employees were not licensed within guidelines of state gaming rules. The Michigan...

12/20/2016

article Detroit casino profits on the rise
(Michigan) -- Numbers reported by the Michigan Gaming Control Board for Nov. 2016 have added up to good news for Detroit casinos. There are currently three casinos in...

12/5/2016

article Jack Entertainment partners with Interblock for Detroit enhancement
(Detroit) -- American casino operator Jack Entertainment has partnered with luxury electronic table games manufacturer Interblock in order to bring a new stadium-style...

11/14/2016

article Detroit casino revenue drops for third straight month
(Detroit) -- The aggregate revenue of Detroit’s three casinos was down 1.9 percent in October from the same month last year and down 1.3 percent from September,...

11/11/2016

article Detroit casino revenue drops for third straight month
(Detroit) -- The aggregate revenue of Detroit’s three casinos was down 1.9 percent in October from the same month last year and down 1.3 percent from September,...

10/23/2016

article Detroit casino war — earn a car, trips, batting practice at Comerica
(Michigan) -- What was once a night out has turned into a battleground. Detroit's three casinos — MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCityCasino Hotel and Greektown Casino...

10/22/2016

article Detroit casino war — earn a car, trips, batting practice at Comerica
(Detroit) -- What was once a night out has turned into a battleground. Detroit's three casinos — MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCityCasino Hotel and Greektown Casino-...

10/14/2016

article Detroit Casino Win Up 5 Percent In Third Quarter
(Detroit) -- Detroit’s three casinos reported $112.2 million in gaming win for the month of September, according to figures released this week by the state Gaming...

10/11/2016

article Detroit casino revenue down from August, up from 2015
(Michigan) -- Though revenue for Detroit’s three casinos in September was down compared to the previous month, third-quarter aggregate revenue was up compared to...
article Detroit casinos' revenue drops 3.2 percent in September
(Michigan) -- Revenue for the three casinos in Detroit dropped in September compared with the previous month but rose compared with the same month last year, the...

10/4/2016

article Jackpot winning couple kidnapped from Greektown Casino thanks 7 Action News for help getting justice
(Detroit) -- Charlotte and Johnny left Greektown Casino smiling. They had experienced a rough few weeks after Johnny suffered a stroke, but finally they seemed to have...

10/3/2016

article Police: Man kidnapped, robbed Greektown Casino patrons
(Detroit) -- Authorities arrested a man accused of kidnapping and robbing two senior citizens last month at Detroit’s Greektown Casino. Michigan State Police...

9/14/2016

article Detroit Casino Win Approaching $1 Billion For 2016
(Detroit) -- Through the first eight months of 2016, Detroit casinos have won $934 million off of gamblers, according to figures released by the Michigan Gaming Control...

8/27/2016

article Dan Gilbert to move casino HQ to vacant school building
(Detroit) -- Dan Gilbert plans to fill another long-vacant downtown Detroit building with one of his companies. Jack Entertainment announced it will move the casino...

8/25/2016

article Gilbert's casino biz moving to old Greektown school
(Detroit) -- Dan Gilbert's casino enterprise plans to relocate its headquarters from one part of downtown Detroit to another and move into a vacant 148-year-old...

8/11/2016

article Detroit Casinos Post Strong July Revenues, But Ohio Shows a Different Story
(Detroit) -- Detroit casinos pulled in $118.5 million in revenue during July, a 9.1 percent jump compared to the month prior. The generated income represents a three...

8/9/2016

article Revenue for Detroit casinos jumps 9 percent in July from prior month
(Michigan) -- Revenue for the three Detroit casinos rose 9.1 percent in July compared to the previous month, according to data released Tuesday by the Michigan Gaming...

7/19/2016

article Revenue Declines At Detroit Casinos; MGM Is The Clear Market Leader
(Detroit) -- Detroit-area casinos saw a very slight decline in aggregate revenue for the second quarter, although year-to-date revenue remains on track with last year...

6/14/2016

article Revenue for Detroit casinos falls 3 percent in May from prior month
(Michigan) -- Revenue for the three Detroit casinos fell 3 percent in May from the month earlier, according to data released Tuesday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board...

5/29/2016

article 40-year-old walks to casino after being shot in hip
(Detroit) -- A 40-year-old man, shot in the hip while walking early Sunday morning on Detroit’s west side, chose a most unusual place to seek medical attention:...

5/26/2016

article Casino Gang’s Ringleader Says Dirty Dealer Was Just Drunk
(Detroit) -- The game was Texas Hold ’Em, but it might as well have been Take the Money and Run. A motley crew of seven card sharks plus their can’t-lose...

5/25/2016

article 5 of 7 in Detroit casino cheating conspiracy awaiting sentencing
(Detroit) -- Five of seven people accused in a cheating conspiracy at a Detroit casino have pleaded guilty in the case and are awaiting sentencing, officials said.

5/23/2016

article Detroit Motor City Casino card cheats plead guilty
(Detroit) -- Five of seven people suspected of engaging in a cheating scheme to rip off Detroit's Motor City Casino have admitted guilt to various crimes and agreed...

5/22/2016

article 5 plead guilty in scheme to steal money at MotorCity casino
(Detroit) -- Five of seven people charged in February in an alleged scheme to steal money from a MotorCity casino have pleaded guilty. Darryl Green, 53, of Detroit,...

5/21/2016

article Casinos delivering for Detroit and fueling its resurgence
(Detroit) -- Two decades after Michigan voters approved the introduction of casino gaming, the industry is delivering for the city of Detroit, according to panelists at...

5/10/2016

article Detroit casino revenue climbs 1.5% in April
(Detroit) -- Revenue for the city's three casinos climbed 1.5 percent in April compared to a year earlier, but fell 2.1 percent from March. Year-to-date aggregate...

5/4/2016

article 20 Years After Casinos Approved in Detroit, Expert Looks Toward City’s Gambling Future
(Detroit) -- Voters approved casino gaming in Detroit 20 years ago, so to discuss its impact on the city’s economy, there will be a round table talk at 10 a.m....
article Twenty years later Detroit leaders appreciate casinos’ jobs
(Detroit) -- It has been two decades since cards started flying and slots started spinning in Detroit – a city that has had its share of challenges during that...

5/2/2016

article MotorCity Casino poker bad beat jackpot soars past half a million dollars
(Detroit) -- The biggest bad beat jackpot in Detroit casino history continues to reach new heights. The MotorCity Casino's bad beat jackpot is now more than a half...

4/18/2016

article Bad beat jackpot at Motor City Casino reaches all-time high
(Detroit) -- Poker players near the Motor City Casino have been scrambling to visit the venue as the bad beat poker progressive jackpot of the venue has reached an all-...

4/15/2016

article Detroit Casino Revenues Up 0.8% to $125M in March
(Detroit) -- Detroit Casino Revenues Up 0.8% to $125MDetroit’s casinos have had an interesting start to 2016, and after year-on-year revenues fell in January (-1.8...

4/12/2016

article Detroit casinos' aggregate revenue up slightly for quarter
(Detroit) -- March revenue for the three Detroit casinos rose 7 percent from February and 0.8 percent compared to the same month last year. But for the quarter,...

3/30/2016

article Detroit casinos up 1.7% to USD 116.4M in February
(Michigan) -- Following a slight 1.8% revenue decline in January, Detroit’s casinos returned to positive territory in February after reporting a 1.7% improvement...

3/26/2016

article Will Jack as a name erase Greektown in our heads?
(Detroit) -- Like lots of people who grew up in Detroit — and don’t let go easily — I live in a world where Hudson’s, Vic Tanny and Pine Knob are...

3/23/2016

article Detroit Casino Revenues Up
(Michigan) -- The three Detroit gambling casinos brought in more revenue in February compared to January. However only two of them — the Motor City and Greektown...

2/22/2016

article Authorities: 7 charged in cheating conspiracy at casino
(Detroit) -- A former MotorCity Casino dealer is accused of conspiring with six associates in a cheating conspiracy involving hundreds of dollars, according to Michigan...

2/10/2016

article Detroit casinos' revenue declines in January
(Detroit) -- The Detroit casinos’ aggregate revenue fell by 1.8 percent to $109 million in January, compared with the same month of 2015, according to figures...
article MGM Grand Up, MotorCity And Greektown Revenue Down In January
(Detroit) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released year over year figures for the month of January (2016 vs. 2015) reporting that the Detroit casinos’...

1/14/2016

article Revenue at Detroit Casinos Increases 3.3% in 2015
(Detroit) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board released on Tuesday information about the financial performance of Detroit’s three casinos in 2015. The three...

1/12/2016

article Detroit casinos' turnaround means millions for city
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos turned their fortunes around last year, posting year-over-year revenue gains for the first time since 2011. The revenue figures...

12/17/2015

article FBI makes arrest in $500K Greektown armored truck theft
(Detroit) -- The FBI says it has arrested a man investigators believe brazenly walked away with more than a half-million dollars from the back of an armored truck in...

12/14/2015

article Greektown slot spits out $2M jackpot, largest ever
(Detroit) -- Greektown Casino says it gave out the largest progressive jackpot in Detroit’s history Sunday night, awarding more than $2 million to a woman playing...

12/9/2015

article Casinos' November revenue rises slightly from a year ago
(Detroit) -- Total revenue for the Detroit casinos in November was $108.6 million, down 3.7 percent from October results, according to figures released today by the...

12/4/2015

article Employee Of Armored Truck Company Charged In $20K Theft
(Detroit) -- A Southfield man is accused of stealing $20,000 from an armored truck company where he was employed. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said 33-year-old...

11/27/2015

article Armored truck robbed of more than $500K in Greektown
(Detroit) -- Police are looking for a suspect who was dressed as a security guard and stole several bags of money from the back of an armored truck outside the Greektown...
article Report: $500,000 stolen from armored truck in Detroit's Greektown
(Detroit) -- A bold thief dressed in a guard uniform walked away from an armored truck parked on Beaubien in Detroit's Greektown with nearly $500,000 Friday morning...

11/20/2015

article Detroit casinos, unions report progress in talks
(Detroit) -- The Detroit casinos and their unions reported making progress this week in contract talks as they searched for ways to cut health costs without...
article Unions, Detroit casinos make progress in contract talks
(Detroit) -- The Detroit Casino Council and Detroit's three casinos said they are making progress towards a new labor agreement to replace a contract that expired...

11/7/2015

article Detroit leaders hope casinos avert labor dispute
(Detroit) -- The Detroit Casino Council will be back at the bargaining table on Monday in a round of negotiations watched closely by city leaders because of the...

10/14/2015

article Detroit casinos' revenue up in September, 3rd quarter
(Detroit) -- Detroit casinos reported a 4.3-percent increase in aggregate revenue during September compared to the same month last year. September revenue for the three...

9/22/2015

article Detroit casino carjacking suspect had six-figure salary
(Detroit) -- A 49-year-old Redford Township man accused of kidnapping, carjacking and robbing two women last week from MotorCity Casino earned a six-figure salary but...

9/9/2015

article Detroit casinos' total revenue drops in August after early-summer gains
(Detroit) -- Total revenue for the three Detroit casinos fell 6.4 percent in August from the month-earlier period after gains earlier in the summer. Aggregate revenue...

9/8/2015

article Greektown Casino fined for past ownership violations
(Detroit) -- Greektown Casino LLC was ordered Tuesday to pay nearly $530,000 in fines related to 25 violations under its previous ownership and management, according to...
article Greektown Casino fined over $500,000 for violations of previous owner
(Detroit) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board on Tuesday announced fines totaling more than $529,500 against Greektown Casino for various violations that occurred...
article Past Wayne County land deal haunts Greektown Casino
(Detroit) -- A $14 million land deal with Wayne County has come back to haunt the new owner of Detroit's Greektown Casino. State gaming regulators on Tuesday ordered...
article State fines Greektown Casino-Hotel for 25 regulatory violations
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board today ordered Greektown Casino LLC to pay $529,500 in fines for 25 regulatory violations that occurred prior to Dan...

8/26/2015

article Ilitches bet big on land near MotorCity Casino Hotel
(Detroit) -- The Ilitch organization is on another land-buying spree, this time in an area just beyond the 45 blocks of Detroit it already plans to develop into an...

8/15/2015

article Michigan Gaming Control Board Releases Detroit Casino Revenues for July 2015
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB” or “Board”) released the July, 2015 total adjusted revenue figures for the three Detroit...

8/11/2015

article Detroit casino revenue up 3.1 percent in July
(Detroit) -- Aggregate revenue at the Detroit casinos increased in July compared to the same month a year ago, according to figures released Tuesday by the Michigan...
article Detroit casinos' total revenue continues to rise in July
(Detroit) -- Total revenue for the three Detroit casinos continued to inch up in July, rising 3.1 percent over the same month of 2014 and 4.4 percent from this June,...

7/19/2015

article Siblings in gambling case roll snake eyes at court
(Detroit) -- The ball landed on 14 for a big winning bet. But the court case? Snake eyes. The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the convictions of a brother and sister...

7/12/2015

article Detroit Casinos Making a Comeback as City Slowly Recovers from Recession Smackdown
(Michigan) -- Detroit casinos could be signaling a slight revival in a city that was hit exceptionally hard by the recession.

7/8/2015

article Detroit casino revenues soar this year, reversing trend
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos have been on a roll this year, reversing what had been a gradual decline in gambling revenue. Total gambling revenues were up 4....

6/16/2015

article Detroit casino revenues up 4.6 percent in May
(Detroit) -- Revenues at each of the three Detroit casinos increased in May compared to the same month a year ago, according to figures released Tuesday by the Michigan...
article Detroit casinos' revenue dips in May, up 5.6 percent for year
(Detroit) -- Year-to-date revenue for the three Detroit casinos is up 5.6 percent through May compared with the same period of 2014, according to figures released today...

5/26/2015

article Lions partner with MGM Grand Detroit on premium area
(Detroit) -- The Detroit Lions and the MGM Grand Detroit casino-hotel plan to build an exclusive premium area for fans at Ford Field. They announced Tuesday that the MGM...

5/12/2015

article Detroit casinos' revenue up 7.4 percent in April compared to same month last year
(Detroit) -- The three Detroit casinos reported a 7.4-percent increase in revenue in April compared to the same month last year, according to figures released today by...

4/7/2015

article New plan calls for 3 more casinos in state
(Delaware) -- Legislators are developing a plan to remedy declining revenues at Delaware’s three casinos by opening up the market and adding several more gambling...

4/5/2015

article Why everyone has started building a Detroit hotel
(Detroit) -- Downtown Detroit's hotel market has for decades faced the same problem: How to attract guests year-round and not just during the auto show and other...

3/10/2015

article Cheaper gas boosts revenues at Detroit’s 3 casinos
(Detroit) -- Revenues at the three Detroit casinos improved from the same month a year ago, likely bolstered by lower prices at the pump that boosted discretionary...
article Lower gas prices a boon for Detroit casinos
(Detroit) -- Detroit's casinos are on a roll this year, thanks in large part to lower gas prices. Gambling revenues at the three casinos were up 9% through February...

2/11/2015

article When is a Lunch Break Not a Lunch Break? The Sixth Circuit and Ruffin v. MotorCity Casino
(Detroit) -- Hopefully you aren’t reading this on your lunch break, hoping that you can then count the time spent as compensable work time, especially if you...

2/6/2015

article Detroit casinos set pace for growth
(Detroit) -- Revenue at the three Detroit casinos improved solidly from the year before, due in part to better weather conditions and an additional gaming day.
article Lower gas prices helped Detroit casinos again in January
(Detroit) -- Detroit's three casinos continue to enjoy these lower gas prices. The establishments saw their gambling revenues jump 15% in January over last year'...

1/15/2015

article Detroit Casinos Suffer Third Straight Losing Year
(Detroit) -- The gambling industry in the city of Detroit, Michigan didn’t have a successful 2014. Gaming revenue fell for a third straight year. State regulators...

1/13/2015

article Detroit casino revenues fell again in 2014
(Detroit) -- Gambling revenues at Detroit's three casinos fell 1.2% last year, as the local casino gaming market continues its recent path of gradual decline. Total...
article Strong 4th quarter slows revenue dip at Detroit casinos
(Detroit) -- Revenue at Detroit’s three casinos declined for the third year in a row, in spite of strong fourth quarter and December gains. Annual revenue totaled...
article Michigan eases licensing requirements for Detroit casinos' nongaming suppliers
(Detroit) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board has eased licensing requirements for some nongaming suppliers of Detroit casinos. The changes, which take effect Feb. 1,...

12/5/2014

article Detroit casino revenues continue decline in Nov.
(Detroit) -- Revenue at the three Detroit casinos continued its decline in November, partly because of one less weekend gaming day and partly because it is traditionally...

11/23/2014

article Michigan Gaming Control Board Releases Detroit Casino Revenues for October, 2014
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB” or “Board”) released the October, 2014 total adjusted revenue figures for the three...

11/18/2014

article Detroit Casino Hit With $350K For Slew Of Violations
(Detroit) -- MGM Grand Detroit, the largest in terms of revenue of the three casinos in the city, has agreed to pay $350,000 in fines for misconduct ranging from serving...

11/13/2014

article Detroit Casino Revenues Rise 6.6% To $113 In October
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for October, revealing a nearly 10% improvement in revenues over the month before to $113...

11/12/2014

article Detroit casino revenue up for Greektown, MotorCity, MGM Grand
(Detroit) -- Revenue at Detroit’s three casinos was up nearly 10 percent in October from the month before and 6.6 percent year over year, according to figures...
article MGM Grand Detroit casino fined by state regulators
(Detroit) -- MGM Grand Detroit has been fined $350,000 by state regulators for violating multiple casino regulations, including serving alcohol to minors and allowing an...
article Strong Oct. revenues slow Detroit casino decline
(Detroit) -- The Detroit casino revenue decline slowed in October, buoyed by better economic times and an extra weekend day of gaming. Revenue totaled $113.4 million at...

10/20/2014

article Gilbert's Greektown Casino Renovation: Wants 'Boutique Hotel' Feel
(Detroit) -- Dan Gilbert's Greektown Casino-Hotel is investing $50 million to $60 million in renovations to freshen up its look and provide easier traffic access,...

10/19/2014

article Greektown Casino-Hotel to modernize with new look
(Detroit) -- Renovations meant to refresh Greektown Casino-Hotel's look, plus provide easier traffic access and upgraded food options, are on the table for the...

10/16/2014

article Gambling revenues drop at Detroit’s casinos
(Detroit) -- Revenues for Detroit’s three casinos were down three per cent for the month of September compared to the same month a year ago, according to numbers...

10/15/2014

article Detroit casinos see drop in revenue
(Detroit) -- Total revenue at Detroit’s three casinos was down 3 percent year-to-date through September, compared to the first nine months of 2013, according to...

10/9/2014

article Detroit casino revenue down 3 percent so far this year
(Detroit) -- Total revenue for Detroit’s three casinos fell 3 percent in the first nine months of the year, according to figures released Thursday by the Michigan...

9/22/2014

article Gilbert's casino to spend $1.25 million on I-375 ramp
(Detroit) -- Dan Gilbert's Greektown Casino-Hotel says it will spend $1.25 million of its own money to widen the southbound I-375 exit ramp on Lafayette Street near...
article Greektown Casino funds $1.25 million I-375 ramp
(Detroit) -- The Greektown Casino-Hotel says it's paying about $1.25 million to widen an Interstate 375 exit ramp in downtown Detroit that serves the casino.

9/19/2014

article Who needs Vegas? High roller Ben Affleck spotted playing blackjack in Detroit after being barred from Nevada casino
(Detroit) -- He was banned from playing blackjack at a Las Vegas casino after being caught counting cards in April. But that doesn't mean Ben Affleck isn't...
article Detroit MotorCity Casino mum on Ben Affleck report he went $30K deep on blackjack after Las Vegas ban
(Detroit) -- If Ben Affleck did indeed throw down $30,000 at a MotorCity Casino blackjack table in Detroit last week, the venue won't confirm or deny it. A casino...

9/3/2014

article MotorCity Casino experiences brief power outage
(Detroit) -- Motor City Casino's gaming floor had a power outage Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson from the casino, the casino did have a temporary...

8/12/2014

article Creditor opposes Detroit debt plan, says scrap it
(Detroit) -- A major Detroit creditor on Tuesday objected to the bankrupt city's plan to wipe out or reduce billions of dollars in debt, saying it should be scrapped...

8/6/2014

article Detroit MGM Grand Casino sued by employees seeking overtime pay
(Detroit) -- Current and former employees of the Detroit MGM Grand Casino are suing the casino for unfair labor practices. What could be up to 200 employees claim the...

8/1/2014

article Marian Ilitch's commitment eases deal to cut MotorCity Casino loan rate
(Detroit) -- Billionaire Marian Ilitch parlayed her past willingness to boost her investment in MotorCity Casino Hotel into easier loan terms for the property located in...
article Federal judges put a halt to appeals in Detroit bankruptcy case
(Detroit) -- A panel of federal court judges put a halt to appeals in Detroit’s bankruptcy case Friday pending the outcome of a big trial on Detroit’s plan...

7/30/2014

article Appeals court wary of Syncora bid to block Detroit casino cash
(Detroit) -- A panel of federal appeals court judges Wednesday had some criticism for a bond insurer’s bid to block Detroit from accessing casino revenue, with one...
article Detroit, Syncora fight over casino money in appeals court-report
(Detroit) -- A federal appeals court panel heard arguments on Wednesday between Detroit and one of its last hold-out creditors over casino tax revenue, with one of the...

7/15/2014

article MGM Grand revenue up, MotorCity, Greektown casinos see declines
(Detroit) -- Total revenue for Detroit’s casinos rose 5 percent last month on the strength of gains at MGM Grand Detroit. Revenue in June for the three casinos...

7/11/2014

article Federal Judge Rules that Detroit Is Entitled to Revenue from Casinos
(Detroit) -- A federal judge ruled Friday that Detroit was entitled to casino revenue worth about $15 million a month and could use the money to settle its debts in...
article Judge rejects creditor appeal to trap Detroit casino taxes
(Detroit) -- A federal judge today upheld a bankruptcy ruling preventing a major bond insurer from trapping Detroit's casino tax revenue, a vital source of cash for...

7/2/2014

article Syncora Can Fight Detroit Over $15 Million Casino Take
(Detroit) -- Syncora Guarantee Inc., the bond insurer fighting Detroit’s debt-cutting plans, won the right to challenge a bankruptcy court judge’s decision...

6/23/2014

article Thoroughbred horse racing coming to Hazel Park for 1st time in 30 years
(Detroit) -- Thoroughbred horse racing is returning to suburban Detroit. The Oakland Press oand the Detroit News report that Hazel Park Raceway is being updated with new...

6/12/2014

article In Bankrupt Detroit, Gambling Addiction Is on the Rise
(Detroit) -- For a bankrupt Detroit, the gaming industry has been a steady source of income and tax revenue over the last decade, despite an unstable auto industry.

6/10/2014

article What's at stake? [2nd Item]
(Ohio) -- Detroit's relying on casino cash to help fund a recovery from bankruptcy, but as Reuters notes, the strategy is “a high-risk bet on what is an...

6/8/2014

article Detroit rolls dice by relying on casino cash
(Detroit) -- Detroit's reliance on casino cash to help fund a recovery from the city's historic bankruptcy is a high-risk bet on what is an increasingly shaky...

5/27/2014

article Dan Gilbert's Greektown Casino in Detroit scales back renovation plan
(Detroit) -- Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit plans to scale back a $150 million renovation plan to work totaling $25 million to $50 million.

5/26/2014

article Detroit's Greektown Casino scales back renovation plans amid revenue slide
(Detroit) -- More than a year after Quicken Loans founder and CEO Dan Gilbert took control of the struggling Greektown Casino-Hotel, the downtown gambling hall’s...

5/13/2014

article Detroit casino revenues have fallen 6% through April
(Detroit) -- Revenues at Detroit casinos continued to slide last month and have now fallen 6 percent through April, according to data released Tuesday by the Michigan...

5/1/2014

article Report: City approval not required for Gilbert's Greektown Casino purchase
(Detroit) -- Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert did not need the City of Detroit’s approval when he bought the Greektown Casino-Hotel last year, according to a...

4/30/2014

article Credit rating agency spotlights MotorCity Casino as carrying high debt load
(Detroit) -- At the height of the recession in 2009, Marian Ilitch put $45 million of the family’s money into her MotorCity Casino Hotel to help pay down and...

4/23/2014

article Fragmented Detroit area casino market may see casualties as revenue slows
(Detroit) -- Last December, Tropicana Entertainment Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corp. — two rival casino companies — teamed up to buy Atlantic Club Casino...

4/8/2014

article Detroit casino revenues fall again in the 1st quarter
(Detroit) -- Gambling revenues at Detroit’s three casinos continue to fall. Total combined proceeds from gambling at MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino Hotel and...

4/7/2014

article Detroit seeking answers on casino deal after apparent violation
(Detroit) -- Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert may have run afoul of a city gambling regulation when he purchased the Greektown Casino-Hotel last year.

4/5/2014

article Council seeks answers on approval of Gilbert's Greektown Casino deal
(Detroit) -- Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert may have run afoul of a city gambling regulation when he purchased the Greektown Casino-Hotel last year.

2/18/2014

article Detroit’s Greektown Casino Hopes Remodel Will Drive Up Revenue
(Detroit) -- The Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit is the smallest of the embattled, bankrupt city’s three land-based casinos, but it is owned by a man who has big...

2/17/2014

article Greektown Casino to "Simplify" Its Crazy, Disoritenting Layout
(Detroit) -- Greektown Casino hasn't changed much since Dan Gilbert took control last spring, but the lull will soon be over. Gamblin' Gilbert is planning...

2/14/2014

article Greektown Casino-Hotel loses $31M but hangs its hopes on $125M renovation
(Detroit) -- Greektown Casino-Hotel lost nearly $31 million in 2013 and predicts another money-losing year in 2014, but hopes to eventually turn a profit with help from...

2/9/2014

article Detroit Counting on Casino Cash
(Detroit) -- Long powered by the Big Three auto makers, the bankrupt Motor City today is relying on casino cash.

1/23/2014

article Detroit Casinos Have Poor Showing In 2013
(Detroit) -- The three casinos in the city of Detroit — MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino Hotel and Greektown Casino-Hotel — recorded gaming revenue of $1....

1/22/2014

article Detroit casino revenue down almost 5% in 2013
(Detroit) -- Detroit's total gambling revenue slipped 4.7 percent to $1.35 billion (all funds US) last year, according to figures released by the Michigan Gaming...
article Detroit’s casino tax revenue down in ’13
(Detroit) -- Detroit is counting on taxes from the city’s three casinos to help it emerge from bankruptcy, but prized as the city’s casinos may be, they had...

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