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Driver with gunshot wound crashes truck near Ilani casinoJan 6, 2018
A Clark County sheriff’s deputy heard a crash and found a man with a gunshot wound inside a Chevy pickup truck outside the Ilani Casino on Friday morning at 9:45 am.
Lucky Dragon Hotel-Casino Announce Temporary Closure of Gaming OptionsJan 5, 2018
Lucky Dragon hotel-casino is planning a substantial reduction in staff and a temporary closure of entertainment options for the facility revamp.
Vietnam's Laguna Casino likely to open by 2021Jan 3, 2018
The Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam has proposed Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to grant a sanction for a casino at the Laguna L?ng Cô beach resort.
Gunman opens fire at Las Vegas Casino; kills 2Jan 2, 2018
Two security guards were shot dead inside a hotel room at a Las Vegas hotel-casino on December 30. The gunman ultimately shot and injured himself.
Nepal Tiger Palace to start casino operationsDec 29, 2017
Silver Heritage Group Ltd has announced to start operations at Tiger Palace casino. The SHL Management Services (KTM) Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Silver Heritage will run the operations.
Retiree wins nearly $2 million on slot machineDec 28, 2017
A Montreal retiree has won a windfall worth $1.8 million on a slot machine at The Montreal Casino. It is one of the biggest slots jackpot payouts at the casino.
Pueblo plans casino next to Santa Fe OperaDec 21, 2017
The Pueblo of Tesuque Tribal Council is planning on a new casino next to the Santa Fe Opera. The casino is expected to open by fall 2018.
Casino gaming firm files for $100m IPODec 20, 2017
A leading designer and supplier of casino gaming machines, PlayAGS, have decided to go public. The gaming firm filed with the SEC to raise $100 million in an IPO.
Penn acquires Pinnacle for $2.8 billionDec 19, 2017
Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc. has taken over Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.8 billion.
Atlantic City casino revenues up by 4.6 percentDec 18, 2017
Atlantic City's casinos have recorded the revenue rise by 4.6 percent in November. The rise in casino revenues gives hope to the struggling gambling industry.
Satellite casinos are not welcome: Philadelphia City CouncilDec 16, 2017
The Philadelphia City Council has said no to Category 4 “mini-casinos” gambling venues within its downtown area. The officials voted 17-0 against the motion. The members of the council were quick with the explanation of the unanimous vote, saying they want to send “a strong message” to legislators in the Harrisburg capital.
Pennsylvania casino handed record finesDec 15, 2017
Mohegan Sun Pocono has been slapped with record fines, totaling $1 million, by Pennsylvania's casino gambling regulators on Wednesday, December 13. The casino has failed to follow internal controls and doing business with unlicensed vendors, for which it has been fined $450,000 and $550,000, respectively.
NJ online casino biz racks $20m for 9th month-in-rowDec 14, 2017
New Jersey has released the gross revenue statistics for its regulated online poker sites. The gaming sites have racked $20 million for the ninth straight month. The last time the NJ online casino industry failed to get past $20 million revenue mark was in February.
Mini-casino likely in Chambersburg after Mayor’s tie-breaking voteDec 13, 2017
Chambersburg in Pennsylvania might soon host a mini-casino. The prospect of mini-casino in the borough was dead-locked at 5-5 before the interim mayor and mayor-elect Walter Bietsch cast the deciding vote in favor on Monday.
Colorado group plans $375m revamp for Revel Casino HotelDec 12, 2017
The defunct Revel Casino and Resort may soon get a revamp to reopen in the summer next year. The owner of the hotel-casino, also referred to as Ten, has been turning down reports of a property sale for some time now. However, a recent report by the Moody's Investors Service on a Colorado-based firm's rating suggests that it would spend $375 million to acquire and redevelop the massive boardwalk site.
LWRC, GEG in talks for Boracay Island Casino ResortDec 11, 2017
The Philippines gaming giant Leisure and Resorts World Corporation (LWRC) together with Hong Kong-based Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (GEG), is mulling over a world-class integrated beach resort and casino in Boracay Island.
MGM calls for competitive bidding for Bridgeport casinoDec 8, 2017
MGM Resorts has renewed its call for the state to organize a competing bidding process for the upcoming Bridgeport casino. The southeastern Connecticut’s gaming tribes have expressed interest to join the process.
Harrah's Las Vegas sold for $1.14 BillionDec 7, 2017
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has reached an agreement with VICI Properties to sell Harrah’s Las Vegas for $1.14 billion.
Western Fair casino to turn ‘family friendly’Dec 7, 2017
The Canadian casino giant, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, will submit a proposal to politicians regarding the plans to expand operations at the Western Fair. Keith Andrews, senior vice-president of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, will put forth a plan at a council committee meeting for a new gaming complex. The planned complex would have a plethora of dining options and probably a hotel, which would create 700 new jobs for the natives.
Ex-chairman sentenced for stealing from casinoDec 6, 2017
John Blackhawk, a former casino chairman and a council member of the WinneVegas casino, has been sentenced for stealing from the casino. He has received five years of probation in addition to 150 hours of community service and $36,000 restitution.
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