News From The Casino Scene

2017-02-10 05:41
Idaho Lawmakers Revisit Tribal Casino Issue of Slot Machines
The question of whether gaming machines in tribal casinos in Idaho are lawful will be re-examined by the House State Affairs Committee. The issue has so far been raised multiple times. …
2017-02-09 03:41
Osaka Encourages Plans for Yumeshima Resort Casino and Expo 2025
Osaka is going ahead with the development of the man-made island of Yumeshima which should accommodate a casino resort by 2024 and apply to host the World Expo in 2025.…
2017-02-08 05:17
Tasmanian Casino Monopoly Disproves Allegations that Locals View Poker Machines as Threat
Gaming legislation in Tasmania is under scrutiny following research that suggests citizens are convinced in the negative social effect of gambling. The Federal Group hotel chain, which is the monopoly operator of the state’s two casinos, has refuted the claim.…
2017-02-07 03:40
Lethal Shooting at Casino Road Residential Complex Under Investigation
A man was shot dead on Sunday afternoon at a residential complex in south Everett. According to a press release from the local police authorities, the incident took place at around 5:15 PM at the Shiloh Village apartments on 1926 W. Casino Road.…
2017-02-06 03:48
Suffolk OTB Hope Islandia Casino Gets Them Out of Debt
It seems that Suffolk County Off-Track Betting organization’s last resort to settle its debts and avoid bankruptcy is the plan to open a new video lottery (VLT)casino in Long Island. The operator is projected to generate an annual $2 billion in gross revenue, out of which Suffolk OTB would be entitled to $164 million per year.…
2017-02-05 04:53
25 000 Fine for Pennsylvania Casino After Serving Inebriated Patron 27 Drinks
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has imposed a $25,000 fine on a Mount Pocono casino because their staff served a player 27 alcoholic drinks within nine hours.…
2017-02-04 03:56
Deputy Shoots Driver of Stolen Vehicle at San Manuel Casino Parking
A man was shot by a deputy and a woman suffered significant injuries at the San Manuel Casino parking while trying to escape in a stolen car, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reported.…
2017-02-03 06:26
Vietnam Grants Nationals Casino Access and Gambling Rights
A decree permitting Vietnamese citizens to gamble at casinos has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The document covers not only Vietnamese based in the country but also nationals living abroad with a valid passport, as well as foreigners.…
2017-02-02 05:00
Leeds Welcomes Glitzy New Casino
Victoria Gate Casino is the new jewel in the crown of Leed’s casino industry. A key component of the £165 million Victoria Gate retail development project in Leeds, it is also the third largest gaming establishment in the United Kingdom.…
2017-02-01 05:17
Amendment to Saipan Casino Law Put Forward
An amendment to the casino law of Saipan has been proposed by Representative Blas Jonathan Attao. The measure he introduced calls for the establishment of a Casino Gross Revenue Tax Account and a CNMI Retiree Future Generation Pension Plan.…
2017-01-31 06:12
Mississippi Indians Approve Plan to Build Casino in Leake County
On Jan 27, the representative body of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians passed a decision to expand the group’s gaming operations in Leake County. The resolution was adopted with nine votes in favor of the proposal to build a casino in the Red Water community…
2017-01-30 04:30
Maryland s Largest Casino Not Giving In to Competition
Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills retains the lead as the state’s largest casino. However, there was more than 11% decrease in its December 2016 revenue as compared to what the operator earned during the same period the previous year.…
2017-01-30 04:08
Local Casino Revenues Drop Against Statewide Record High
There was a 7% drop at the former (from nearly $49M in 2015 to about $45M in 2016) and an 8.6% fall at the latter (from about $46.6M in 2015 to nearly $42.6M in 2016). …
2017-01-29 01:40
Isle Casino Facing Lawsuit Due to Overcharging Players
Customers playing the automated craps machine at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach have complained about being systematically overcharged since 2012 when the machine was introduced at the casino.…
2017-01-28 04:03
Senator Hwang Becomes Member of Casino Anti Expansion Alliance in Connecticut
State Senator from Fairfield Tony Hwang has joined a 12-group coalition which advocates opposition to opening more off-reservation casinos in Connecticut.…
2017-01-27 02:44
Elk Grove Community and Local Authorities Divided Over Casino Controversy
According to Elk Grove City official Jason Lindgren, in the event that a special election on the project is approved, that will amount to anywhere between $1 million and $1.8 million.…
2017-01-26 02:16
Gunpoint Robbery at Billings Casino
The PD press release further states that a man armed with a handgun walked in Lucky Lil’s Casino on 770 King Park at 7:10PM and “demanded cash”.…
2017-01-25 03:05
Revenues from Gambling in Maryland Benefit Casinos Instead of Schools
Voters were let down by the misleading promise that Maryland would be the beneficiary of the largest share of gambling revenue of any state to support education.…
2017-01-23 04:55
Battle Of The Native American Casinos
Northern Wisconsin Stockbridge tribe claims it will lose $22 million from rival Ho-Chunk tribe’s planned casino. …
2017-01-07 12:21
Mobile Virtual Reality and Bitcoin Casinos Expected to Rise in 2017
2016 has been a great year for the multi-billion dollar casino online industry. …

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