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Atlantic City Casino Tax Disputes Settled By The StateAug 4, 2017
A special state-appointed city overseer has settled the long running casino tax disputes that involved various casinos in Atlantic City, though the officers have not revealed the settlement amount. However, an amount of $80m bond introduced by city council officials, which would be used to fund the repayment has been told by unconfirmed sources.
Oregon State Lottery Sees Growth Despite The Coming Of New CasinoAug 3, 2017
The Ilani Casino Resort that opened three months back on the Oregon-Washington border failed to stop the growth in Oregon State Lottery sales. Though the sales have slowed down, they continue to grow. The state lottery revenues are up by 2.6%, which is near $2.7 million, from the previous year at the same time.
Paradise City Casino Still Positive, Despite Falling Short Of Predicted Number Of VisitorsAug 3, 2017
The $1.12 billion ‘foreigner-only’ Paradise Casino which opened in April in South Korea was expecting around 1.5 million visitors in its very first year has so far received a total 310,000 people. Though the numbers look disappointing, the venue has still nine months to catch up.
Japan’s Strict Regulations May Force Casino Operators To Reconsider Their InvestmentsAug 1, 2017
The final meeting to create a regulatory framework for the operations of casino complexes by a group of politicians was held on Monday. It is likely that an entry fee would be imposed on Japanese nationals along with other measures to restrict their access to casinos as per the panel proposals.
Accuse In Crown Casino Rampage To Face Court On MondayJul 31, 2017
Melbourne man who was arrested for crashing into the Crown Casino along with the three banks and speeding through the city will reappear in court.
North County Pala Casino Resort & Spa Plans $170 Million ExpansionJul 30, 2017
Pala Casino Resort & Spa has confirmed a $170 million expansion plan which includes an additional hotel tower, more gaming and bar space, and a bigger parking garage. A newer look for the casino interiors, including changes in the current hotel tower and conversion of the pool area into a multi-pool entertainment complex.
Casino licences and regulations are likely on the cards for ArmeniaJul 29, 2017
As per the reports from Russian gambling news outlet ‘News of Gambling’, the government in Armenia is likely to change the casino licences and regulations so that it can reap benefits from the growing gaming market in the country.
Hard Rock All Set To Enter Vietnam Casino MarketJul 28, 2017
Hard Rock International Inc, a U.S. based casino operator and hospitality business has expressed its interest in developing a casino at Laguna L?ng Cô beach resort, Vietnam. The company is all set to start the construction, once the government approves the licensing.
30 Suspects Released In Manila Casino Kidnapping CaseJul 27, 2017
In an arrest made earlier this month where 43 people were detained on charges of carrying out organised crimes of kidnapping foreigners from casinos, 30 people were released after the Authorities were forced to drop charges failing to produce sufficient evidence to proceed with the prosecution.
Adelaide Casino To Go Ahead With $330 Million ExpansionJul 26, 2017
The Skycity Entertainment Group announced that the Adelaide Casino is going to go ahead with its planned $330 million expansion after careful consideration to some aspects.
Hamilton Princess Submits Detailed Application In Response To Commission’s Casino Proposal RequestJul 25, 2017
Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (BCGC), Alan Dunch, announced the Hamilton Princess Casino Limited Company, in a bid to become the Island’s first Integrated Resort Casino, has submitted a significantly completed Casino license application.
Las Vegas Casino, Golden Gate Prepares Itself For Major ExpansionJul 24, 2017
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.
Job Cut-Offs In East Peoria Riverboat Casino Due To Decline In RevenuesJul 23, 2017
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.
Philippines Police Arrests 43 Involved In Kidnappings At CasinosJul 22, 2017
In a major clean out of kidnapping gangs that target the wealthy foreigners in Manila, Philippines Police have made several arrests.
Malloy Signs Bill Allowing The Third Casino In ConnecticutJul 21, 2017
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.
McKeeva Bush Arrested At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Florida For “Touch Or Strike/Battery”Jul 20, 2017
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.
Alcohol To Be Served Till 4 A.M In Massachusetts CasinosJul 19, 2017
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.
Detroit Casinos Contribute $4.5 Billion In Taxes To The State And City, Since Their InceptionJul 18, 2017
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.
Year-Over-Year Increase In Revenue For Northwest Indiana Casinos In JuneJul 17, 2017
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.
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