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2017-07-24 09:53
Las Vegas Casino Golden Gate Prepares Itself For Major Expansion
Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, Fremont Street, Las Vegas has recently announced major renovations that are set to begin soon. The last time the venue saw an expansion was in the year 2012 when a five storey hotel tower was added along with the new exterior design and a new lobby. …
2017-07-23 12:54
Job Cut Offs In East Peoria Riverboat Casino Due To Decline In Revenues
Boyd Gaming Corp., the parent company of Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino, had to lay off about 3 percent of its riverboat casino in East Peoria employees this week, amounting to 18 full and part-time employees. A further change in the number can depend on if the offers for other positions at the properties are accepted. The reason for the cut-offs is the decline in revenue.…
2017-07-22 10:35
Philippines Police Arrests 43 Involved In Kidnappings At Casinos
In a major clean out of kidnapping gangs that target the wealthy foreigners in Manila, Philippines Police have made several arrests.…
2017-07-21 05:23
Malloy Signs Bill Allowing The Third Casino In Connecticut
A bill has been signed by the governor of Connecticut, Dannel Malloy, which has made way for the third casino in the state of Connecticut, intended to compete with the MGM Springfield.…
2017-07-20 06:48
McKeeva Bush Arrested At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Florida For Touch Or Strike Battery
McKeeva Bush, 62, Speaker of the House, Cayman Islands was arrested at a casino in South Florida by Seminole Police late Monday night. The reports of the arrests have been confirmed by the two Florida law enforcement agencies on Wednesday.…
2017-07-19 08:23
Alcohol To Be Served Till 4 A.M In Massachusetts Casinos
The gambling facilities in Massachusetts got two extra hours to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. Gov. Charlie Baker signed in a provision in the law that changes the rule where casinos could sell the alcohol till 2 a.m. The newly added language in the law gives the Massachusetts Gaming Commission the ability to issue liquor licenses with the last call at 4 a.m.…
2017-07-18 07:57
Detroit Casinos Contribute 4.5 Billion In Taxes To The State And City Since Their Inception
The Michigan Gaming Control Board marking the 20th anniversary Michigan gaming and revenue act on Monday said that the three casinos from Detroit have paid in taxes, a total of $4.5 billion to the Michigan state and Detroit city, ever since the launch of commercial gambling in the city.…
2017-07-17 05:46
Year Over Year Increase In Revenue For Northwest Indiana Casinos In June
The monthly revenue report for casinos in Northwest Indiana for the month of June released last week by the Indiana Gaming Commission. It was revealed the five casinos in the state had a collection of over $75 million, which was a little over 6% from the previous year’s earnings during the same month of $70.96 million.…
2017-07-16 10:58
Resorts World Casino Begins 400 Million 400 Rooms Four Star Hotel Expansion
Resorts World Casino, New York City in South Ozone Park will be building brand new amenities initiated the new venture with a $400 million expansion for over 10 million annual visitors on Thursday, July 13.…
2017-07-15 03:01
15 Arrested In Casino Loan Sharking Ring By Macau Judiciary Police
12 men and three women mainland Chinese nationals have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a loan-sharking ring that targeted casino gamblers at Cotai casinos by the Macau Judiciary Police.…
2017-07-14 04:07
New York Based Private Equity Firm Offers 220 Million To Buy Closed Atlantic City s Revel Casino
According to reports, a private equity firm from New York has offered $220 million to buy shuttered Revel Casino in Atlantic City, now renamed TEN. The unnamed company from New York City is being represented by the Digital Launch, a New York-based marketing firm.…
2017-07-13 06:22
Phil Ivey Moves To Supreme Court Over His 7.7 Million Casino Winnings
The 40-year-old American poker pro, Phil Ivey is moving to the Supreme Court to fight his legal battle against Genting Casinos UK, which owns Crockfords Club in Mayfair over his £7.7 million winnings. Ivey is seeking to challenge the majority decision of 2016 by the Court of Appeal that dismissed his case against the London-based casino.…
2017-07-12 08:25
27 Year Old Man Dies After Falling From The Escalator At Pechanga Resort And Casino California
Robert Flores, 27, Huntington Beach died on Monday, July 10 at 1:20 p.m. at Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar, after falling from an escalator at Pechanga Resort and Casino, California over the weekend. The investigations are still going, and officials feel it’s a case of an accidental death with no signs of foul play.…
2017-07-11 06:01
Macau Legislators Consider Revised Casino Smoking Legislation
Coming in the middle of the time when the government is facing the criticism of being inconsiderate towards the health concerns of the players and casino staff seriously…
2017-07-10 03:45
Former Mount Airy Casino Resort Employee Involved In Money Laundering Scheme
30-year-old Ashley Brosius, a former employee at Mount Airy Casino Resort has been charged with money laundering conspiracy by the U.S Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.…
2017-07-09 12:06
Desert Diamond Casino Prepares To Begin Expansion
The Tonoho O’odham Nation Officially announced the construction of their long-planned project of building a casino resort on the borders of Glendale and Peoria only after a decade of buying it.…
2017-07-08 11:03
New Bill To Allow Casinos To Remain Open During The Government Shutdown
State Sens. Jim Whelan and Jeff Van Drew and Senate President Steve Sweeney introduced a legislation under which the Atlantic City’s casinos would remain open during any government shutdown.…
2017-07-07 05:24
Liquidation Sale Of Trump s Taj Mahal Is Underway
Thursday started the liquidation sale of the articles and all the contents of the Atlantic City’ Trump Taj Mahal. The lobby of the Casino was filled up with hundreds of people in hopes of securing a deal. These people weren’t gamblers; they were just bargain hunters looking out for rock-bottom prices at the liquidation sale of the casino built in 1990.…
2017-07-06 08:28
Resorts World Manila Expands In a Bid To Win Back Trust
Resorts World Manila that reopened on June 29 after an attack by a lone gunman that lead to 37 deaths is seeking to woo its customers back and rebuild its brand name by completing a new gaming zone this year.…
2017-07-05 07:05
Man Accused Of Using Free Casino Wi Fi To Download Child Porn Sentenced To 10 Years In Jail
Russell Haley, 67, of Gulfport, Mississippi was arrested on the charges of downloading child pornography using free Wi-Fi at the Diamond Jacks Casino in Vicksburg in August 2015 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, with 30 years suspended, after he pleaded guilty to one count of child exploitation.…

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