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2017-08-11 11:54
Philadelphia Casino Is Another Step Closer To Approval
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has unanimously approved the project for the second casino, Live! Hotel & Casino, in the city of Philadelphia.…
2017-08-10 13:59
New Casinos In New York State Find The Gaming Industry Market Stiff
The three new state-licensed casinos that opened less than a year ago are already facing problems. The business of the newly opened casinos is failing following a boom-bust pattern in other states that allow or enlarge gambling. The gaming industry market appears to be totally saturated.…
2017-08-09 15:57
MGM Resorts Launches Its Second Online Casino Property In New Jersey
The Las Vegas-based company, MGM has recently launched ‘playMGM’, its second internet casino in New Jersey. The company would be offering online poker as well as online casino games under its world known MGM banner. The company will also incorporate play into their rewards program.…
2017-08-08 10:37
Poipet Police Arrests Two For Selling Drugs In Casinos
Poipet city police have arrested two people for selling drugs to gamblers at casinos in Poipet on the Thai border. One of the accused is a Cambodian national while the other one is a Thai national. The suspects are known for gambling and drug dealings, according to the deputy commander of Poipet city military police, Sar Sopheak.…
2017-08-07 23:08
The United States President Applies For Casino In Macau
DTTM Operations LLC, a Delaware registered Trump Organisation company applied for four trademark applications in June, which includes one for casinos in Macau. The company under the brand name of the United States President gives rise to the speculations of the organisation to plan future business in Macau.…
2017-08-06 20:19
Crown Resorts Casino Shows Profit Owing to Its Macau Stake Sale
Crown Resorts, Australian casino, has reportedly doubled its total annual profit from last year, declaring the numbers this year to be at AUD1.9bn. The result was however because of the stake sales of its Macau Holdings in Lawrence Ho’s Melco Resorts and Entertainment.…
2017-08-05 15:34
Pennsylvania Casino Scam Accused Gets 18 Months In Federal Prison
Gambler Mark Joseph Heltzel, the 52-year-old Dallas resident, has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for his involvement in a scheme, defrauding a Pennsylvania casino, Mohegan Sun Pocono of more than $420,000.…
2017-08-04 13:15
Atlantic City Casino Tax Disputes Settled By The State
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. …
2017-08-03 20:54
Oregon State Lottery Sees Growth Despite The Coming Of New Casino
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.…
2017-08-03 12:00
Paradise City Casino Still Positive Despite Falling Short Of Predicted Number Of Visitors
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.…
2017-08-01 14:48
Japan s Strict Regulations May Force Casino Operators To Reconsider Their Investments
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. …
2017-07-31 13:44
Accuse In Crown Casino Rampage To Face Court On Monday
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.…
2017-07-30 17:03
North County Pala Casino Resort & Spa Plans 170 Million Expansion
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. …
2017-07-29 09:07
Casino licences and regulations are likely on the cards for Armenia
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.…
2017-07-28 10:24
Hard Rock All Set To Enter Vietnam Casino Market
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.…
2017-07-27 12:56
30 Suspects Released In Manila Casino Kidnapping Case
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.…
2017-07-26 10:17
Adelaide Casino To Go Ahead With 330 Million Expansion
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.…
2017-07-25 11:01
Hamilton Princess Submits Detailed Application In Response To Commission s Casino Proposal Request
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.…
2017-07-24 14:53
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 17:54
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.…

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