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2017-06-22 05:09
MGM Lawsuit Over Competition With Tribes Rejected By The Court
The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are planning to convert an old movie theatre complex into a $300 million casino in East Windsor, Connecticut which would be near to the $950 million MGM Resorts Casino in Springfield, Massachusetts that is to open next year.…
2017-06-21 07:38
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Likely To Open Next Year By Memorial Day
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, former Trump Taj Mahal is expected to open next year by Memorial Day weekend following a yearlong renovation and remodelling of the Indian palace themed to signature Hard Rock styled rock n roll themed casino resort.…
2017-06-20 05:10
Cruise Ship Ban Lifted To Develop The Western Australia s Tourism Industry
In an attempt by the state to become a more attractive destination for cruise companies and thus generate additional revenue, the Western Australia government lifted a ban on cruise ship casinos. To further develop Western Australia’s tourism industry, the government came up with the strategy to suspend the ban.…
2017-06-19 08:27
Upstate New York Casinos Disappoint With Lower Revenue Than Expected
As per the New York State Gambling Commission reports a sum of $133.6 million was generated by the three operational casinos in the New York Upstate during the December 2016 to May 2017 period.…
2017-06-19 02:09
Nooksack s Northwood Casino Ordered To Be Shut Down By A Federal Agency
The Nooksack tribe was ordered on ordered the tribe on Thursday to close its Northwood Casino in Lynden immediately by a federal agency, The National Indian Gaming Commission. According to the federal law governing Indian Gaming, Tribal casinos must be conducted by federally recognised leadership.…
2017-06-17 04:19
British Columbia Police Arrests 9 In Casino Money Laundering Investigation
Nine people were arrested by police in the Canadian province of British Colombia after a year-long investigation leading to the identification of millions of dollars allegedly being laundered through Lower Mainland casinos.…
2017-06-16 05:08
Resorts World Casino Queens New York Sued Over Offering Steak Dinner Instead of 43M Jackpot Win
Katrina Bookman, a gambler from New York has filed a lawsuit on Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York; over a slot machine glitch that she says has turned her life upside down.…
2017-06-15 04:02
Wynn Boston Harbor Opens on 24th June 2019
Wynn Boston Harbor, the five-star luxury resort and casino that is under construction in Everett, Massachusetts is going to be magnificent and would boast of a majestic poker room.…
2017-06-14 10:04
Resorts World Attacker Made Victims Believe It was Massive Attack
CCTV footage presented to the House of Representative on Wednesday showed the gunman at Resorts World Manila made victims believe that the attack was huge and thus stopped them from escaping suffocation; that caused most of the fatalities.…
2017-06-13 10:05
Bill Proposing Entry Fees In Casinos Likely To be Passed In Philippines
A bill that proposes charging all casino customers PHP3000 ($61) on entry, was introduced by Rodolfo Albano III, a member of the House…
2017-06-13 06:20
China Charges Australian Hotel Employees of Promoting Gambling
In a violation of strict Chinese gambling regulations, three Australian employees of Crown Resorts Ltd. were to be prosecuted as was confirmed by China in November last year.…
2017-06-13 02:10
National Diet Japan Goes All Strict To Combat Problem Gambling
The bill that was passed last year in December to finish off with the prohibition on commercial gaming, with a second, more comprehensive, would be introduced in 2017 by the National Diet.…
2017-06-12 04:36
All That is Not Good At Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino
Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino is the host for the on-going 48th Annual WSOP and for what seems to be the most exciting time for what seems to be the most exciting time for poker enthusiasts, all is not happy and fun. Reportedly two guests at the Rio hotel were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease. This has left the poker players worried.…
2017-06-09 06:34
Largest Counterfeit Chips Scammer Gets Over 7 Years in Jail
Marina Bay Sands (MBS), Singapore was duped in what seems to be the largest counterfeit casino chip scam with S$1000 chips amounting to a total of S$1.291 million loss through 1291 counterfeit chips. Toh Hock Thiam, the man behind the act could easily pull it off along with what is believed with two other accomplices.…
2017-06-08 04:43
Slot Machines To Set Up For 16 Hours To Preserve Licence by 2 Las Vegas Casinos
As per the law, at least eight hours of casino play must occur every two years, to preserve a gaming licence. Following this, two casinos in downtown viz. Las Vegas Club and the Mermaids Casino may have slot machine play return for at least 16 hours, later this month.…
2017-06-07 10:08
Liberation Carnival to be Compressed to 4 days Following Lack of Funds
With the casino operations halted, causing lack of funds for the Liberation carnival, which would likely be compressed to 4 days a week. The entertainment would be only on the weekends.…
2017-06-07 01:55
Cop accused of manslaughter killing unarmed man in neck hold at a Casino
Kenneth Lopera, a 31-year-old police officer was arrested on Monday for killing an unarmed man. He posted a $6,000 bail and was released from jail with a court date in August in the may 14 choking death of a 40-year old Tashii S. Brown.…
2017-06-05 09:48
Connecticut to Pass Casino Related bill to Expande the State s Gambling Industry
Connecticut is preparing to pass two casino-related bills, this would provide for an expansion of the state’s gambling industry. It's due to the neighbouring state; Massachusetts building casino resorts, that could possibly steal the clientele from the 2 Las Vegas styled casino.…
2017-06-03 06:29
Casino Resorts in Manila Tighten Security Following Resorts World Manila attack
After the horrors of Friday attack on resorts world manila, putting the entire country under panic and red alert, many owners of the likes of similar resorts in Manila, plan to increase the security at their resorts.…
2017-06-02 08:41
36 killed in an attack on Resorts World Manila Philippines
In a tragic attack in the wee hours of Friday at Resorts World Manila's Casino, 36 people have been killed and 54 injured. The identity of the attacker is yet unknown. The attacker carried an assault rifle, fired shots and set fire to the gaming tables. The gunman entered the resort via the parking lot. A search was carried out and information on registration was found from the car.…

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