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$1.25 bet wins almost-a-million at Vegas casinoDec 2, 2017
A buck for a bash! Yes, that’s what happened at Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino last week. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that one lucky gambler made a fortune just before Thanksgiving — winning a whopping $939,355 with a little $1.25 bet.
South Korea PM: Bitcoin is a gateway to illegal activitiesNov 29, 2017
South Korean Prime Minister, Lee Nak-Yeon, has expressed worry over the rising interest of youth in crypto currencies like Bitcoin. He called it a bad influence, saying it could lead the country's youth get involved in illegal practices.
Nevada committee to discuss marijuana in casinosNov 28, 2017
Nevada’s recreational marijuana sector is booming. A 12-member panel of Nevada Gaming Policy Committee will review whether the state’s casino industry can coexist with the recreational drug, marijuana.
A first-time punter scoops £6.3million from a £4 betNov 28, 2017
A lucky gambler has won a whopping £6.3 million from £4 bet in his first time at an online casino. Neil, from Aberdeen, had put £30 into his newly-opened account with Casumo, and used £4 of it on a spin on the Hall of Gods game to win a huge jackpot.
Casino revenues soar in US; $3.4 billion earning during SeptemberNov 27, 2017
The US casino and gambling market appears to be thriving, showing an increase of nearly three percent in year-on-year income.
Malaysia Casino Operator Reports 65% Fall in ProfitNov 24, 2017
Casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad, a subsidiary of Genting Group, has reported 65.2 percent fall in third-quarter profits. Genting Malaysia Berhad operates Resorts World Genting, Malaysia’s only casino resort, besides running casinos in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Bahamas.
Cebu City Council gives nod to New Casino ProjectNov 23, 2017
The Cebu City Council has given green signal to the application of Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. to build and operate an “integrated resort and casino facility”.
Historic Moulin Rouge Casino Could Make a ComebackNov 23, 2017
The first integrated hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Moulin Rouge, could make a comeback soon. The County Commission has recently publicized that they would not be pursuing the sale but leaving the future of the historic property up on offer.
First-ever US Poker Open to be held at Aria CasinoNov 22, 2017
The stage is set for the U.S. Poker Open to begin. The high-stakes tournament series will kick off on 31 January at Aria Resort & Casino. The U.S. Poker Open is another addition to Poker Central’s top-tier tournament, others being the Super High Roller Bowl and Poker Masters.
Man Arrested for Mass Shooting Threat at Las Vegas CasinoNov 21, 2017
An Ohio man threatens to stage mass shooting at a Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife works. The 28-year-old, identified as Wei Li, was arrested after being charged in a criminal complaint, and later transferred from police custody to federal authorities.
Vietnam Government Lifts Ban on Casino Entry for CitizensNov 20, 2017
People of Vietnam will finally be able to gamble at casinos starting December. Until now, only foreign nationals were allowed inside the casinos. The Ministry of Finance in Vietnam issued Circular No 102/2017 which states that a Vietnamese citizen may be permitted to gamble in casinos on certain conditions. For a native to enter a casino, he or she has to present a proof of a minimum income of VND10m (US$440) besides having to prove they are over 21 years old.
Australian Casino to have circus entertaining their guestsNov 15, 2017
Phoenix Circus Extreme is in the house for a weekend filled with daredevil acts, optical illusionism and excellent circus fun. Phoenix Harrison and his partner Cassandra Gasser are the youngest circus owners in the country, and with a lineup of performers aged 18 to 35, they are arguably the most adolescent circus in Australia.
Casino tax motion passed in Trinidad and TobagoNov 15, 2017
Casino tax motion has been passed in Trinidad and Tobago as it is believed that casino gambling is becoming the leading cause of leakage of foreign exchange in the company. Finance Minister of Colm Imbert last week took the initiative of passing the motion in the country, and the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order 2017 was moved later on that day.
Casino owners, Finance minister wants to meet you!Oct 27, 2017
Colm Imbert, the Minister of Finance on Thursday sent an invitation to meet all the casino owners and shareholders to discuss the 100 percent increase in gaming taxes. All the owners, shareholders, directors of private members’ clubs and another such business establishment that indulge in casino-type business are invited to discuss taxation of gambling devices and tables.
Mohegan Sun becomes the Casino of the YearOct 25, 2017
The 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) has named Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut as the Casino of the Year.
Tornado damages portion of roof at Oklahoma CasinoOct 23, 2017
On Saturday night high winds and torrential rains accompanying a Tornado ripped off a roof part of an Oklahoma Casino where Beach Boys were playing a concert. Gov. Mary Fallin also attended the show.
Two men arrested after a brawl in Casino over the weekendOct 16, 2017
Two young men have been arrested after a brawl in the Casino CBD. As per the Police, two Casino men aged 22 and 24 were involved in an argument with some people in the car parking of a Casino service station at 08:30 p.m. on Saturday night.
Steve Jones drives well to win the Casino Pro-Am titleOct 10, 2017
Gold Coaster golfer Steve Jones has bagged the Casino Pro-Am title. His faultless driving has helped him scoop the title.
Maryland’s casinos generated 38.6 % more revenue than previous yearOct 7, 2017
While the MGM National Harbor remains the casino revenue king, Maryland’s casinos are generating more gaming revenue for the state. All the six casinos generated around $134.5 million in revenue in September which is 38.6 percent more from previous years. MGM National Harbor alone accounted for $49.4 million.
Eureka Casino sets fund raiser; donates to Vegas shooting victimsOct 5, 2017
On Sunday night, Las Vegas witnessed one of the deadliest carnage in modern US history. Stephen Paddock, 64-year-old, carried out 11-minute long shooting spree from Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 people gathered to attend the music festival.
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