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2017-05-22 06:37
Resorts World Las VegasTo Begin Construction 3rd Q 2017
The $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas, now scheduled to open in 2020, will be the first “ground-up” resort to be built in the town for almost 10 years. …
2017-05-20 09:45
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino California Is First to Launch Bonus Game Smash Smash
Konami Gaming recently launched a new linked bonus game called Smash Smash at the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino and one which clearly went down very well with players lining up in their droves to take part in the six jackpot levels of rewards and being entertained by a mariachis band.…
2017-05-20 02:13
Sullivan County Casino to Be Named Resorts World Catskills
Empire Resorts Inc. has paid homage to the Catskills region by calling their new resort in the area - Resorts World Catskills. The resort, which is planned to open in March 2018, is a $1.2 billion all-season destination complex and is situated on the old Concord Resort Hotel property in Thompson.…
2017-05-19 08:09
Resorts World Las Vegas Announces New Opening Date of 2020
The Malaysian-based developer, the Genting Group will begin construction of the $4 billion project Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) commencing in 2017 3rd Q. Originally the opening date was set as being 2019, but it is now pushed out until 2020, with designs being changed to concentrate on the younger generation of gamblers and to the growing Chinese tourist market.…
2017-05-18 06:58
Ottawa Announces Hard Rock International Wins Bid to Build 350 Million Casino
Hard Rock International owned by Florida’s Seminole Tribe, have won the bid to build a casino in southern Ottawa. The licensing deal approved by Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. will involve redevelopment of Rideau-Carleton Raceway.…
2017-05-17 08:47
Casino Mogul Sheldon Adelson Discusses Potential 8B Casino in Brazil with President
Casinos were banned in Brazil 70 years ago, but authorities are now revisiting this industry in order to boost the economy. Proposals are being called to allow casinos once again and if the government were to approve operation of casinos by foreigners, this would have the potential of being a highly significant market shift in gaming history.…
2017-05-16 07:11
GAN Launches Social Casino Chickasaw Nation s Winstar World Casino and Resort Omaha
GAN is a London-listed social gaming and real-money supplier. It will supply its patented iBridge Framework to WinStarOnlineGaming.com which will be integrated with the casino’s loyalty program along with its Scientific Games casino management system.…
2017-05-15 09:33
NetEnt Given Go Ahead with License to Supply British Columbia
British Columbia’s gaming regulator, GPE, recently approved NetEnt as the supplier to the province’s only licensed gaming and lottery operator the BCLC. This corporation is owned by the province and directs all revenues towards community upliftment, education and health care.…
2017-05-13 15:40
Melco Resorts & Entertainment s Strategy in Japan to Concentrate On Uniqueness
Melco Resorts & Entertainment, a casino developer and operator will develop a strategy of innovation and uniqueness when and if it wins a license in Japan. The company is one of many major casino operators vying for the Japanese market; this arising as the government has recently legalised gambling.…
2017-05-13 15:34
Louisiana Bill Will Reduce Casino Revenue Going to Racing by 50%
A new bill in the Louisiana legislature could potentially take $36 million off the state’s horse racing industry. The monies will be rather directed towards a scholarship programme in the state.…
2017-05-12 06:04
Gila River Gaming Enterprises in A Possible Deal with The NFL for Naming Rights
Recent reports suggest that the NFL will meet with Gila River Gaming Enterprises to possibly conclude a naming rights contract for the Cardinal’s 11-year-old venue Busch Stadium.…
2017-05-11 05:06
Gateway to invest 200 million in Casino London Ontario
After concluding a deal with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited plans to invest $200 million in a full-fledged casino in London, Ontario. Gateway, Canada’s largest gaming and entertainment company recently stated that the company is in the process of working through the plans.…
2017-05-10 07:34
Gold Mantis Accused of Failing to Comply with Commonwealth Casino Commission s Regulations
A petition has been filed to revoke Gold Mantis’ provisional license because of its failing to comply with regulations laid down by the Commonwealth Casino Commission.Gold Mantis is a non-gaming vendor and needs to obtain license approval by the commission. A one-year provisional license was granted to allow the subcontractor to do business in the CNMI.…
2017-05-09 06:16
Macau to Implement Security Features at ATMs Around Casinos.
Tightened restrictions on cash flows out of mainland China since late 2016 have been implemented to support the yuan and to make it harder for both individuals and companies to move money out of the country.…
2017-05-08 04:15
Priest Admits to Embezzling Half a Million Dollars for Casino Visits Dinners and Concerts
Monsignor William A. Dombrow, the rector of a church-owned retirement home for Roman Catholic priests, has pleaded guilty to four federal fraud counts. He admitted that he had skimmed money over a nine-year period from a Villa St. Joseph account that he was responsible for…
2017-05-08 04:01
New Hampshire s Expanded Gambling Bill Dealt a Blow and Bars Further Casinos
The expanded gambling bill was dealt a blow this week with the New Hampshire House defeating the two-casino option and in addition the potential of any more gambling proposals for the remainder of the session – for the next two years. …
2017-05-06 06:50
Race for Japanese Casino Licenses Galaxy Announces Entry
With casino gambling having been legalised only late 2016 in Japan, the global race for a slice of the pie has heated up.Japan’s future casino sector’s annual revenue is estimated to be in the vicinity of over US$10 billion and it is likely that this market will become, after Macau, the second largest globally.…
2017-05-05 09:02
Miami Beach Fast Tracking Casino Ban
After a recently announced approval by the Miami Legislature agreeing to grant another casino license in South Florida, Miami Beach City Hall officials immediately fast-tracked their opposition to any casino or other gambling operations in the city.…
2017-05-04 07:02
Springfield Mass. Will Open Its MGM Casino September 2018 on Schedule
MGM Springfield is on track to open in September of 2018 Four years ago the Mayor of Springfield Mass. Announced that MGM Springfield was awarded the contract to build a casino in the city. Local residents seem pleased with the……
2017-05-03 06:30
A First for Pari Mutuel Simulcast Wagering in the US at Horseshoe Council Bluffs Casino Iowa
Pari-mutuel betting is one of the only forms of betting allowed in the US as generally sports betting is illegal. Recently, however, gambling operator William Hill (UK) and Caesar’s Entertainment (USA) have teamed up to introduce this in Iowa and this being just before the 2017 Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2017.…

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