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Donald Trump’s 30-Year-Old Sydney Casino Proposal Rejected Over Mafia TiesAug 18, 2017
Donald Trump’s thirty years old bid to build Sydney’s first casino was rejected as he was suspected to have links with the mafia.
Officials Shut 500 Club Casino In A Raid, Due To Insufficient FundsAug 18, 2017
The state officials in California have shut down a 12 table poker room at the 500 Club Casino in Central Casino due to insufficient funds after a raid on Wednesday.
Jack Entertainment Fined $200,000 For Allowing Underage Patrons, And Security IssuesAug 17, 2017
Jack Entertainment has been fined for a $200,000 by the Ohio Casino Control Commission for allowing underage customers to enter the Cleveland casino and unauthorised employees accessing the computer management program of the Cleveland and Cincinnati casinos. The settlement was approved by the company by the commission on Wednesday.
Resorts World Manila reports Heavy losses, following the Deadly June AttackAug 16, 2017
The owner and operator of Resorts World Manila, Travellers International Hotel Group Inc., has reported a net loss of PHP312.09 million (US$6.1 million) for its second quarter leading up to June 30 of 2017. The casino’s door remained shut for 27 days after the arson attack that resulted in the death of 37 people.
Genting Group Loses Bid To Venture In Canadian Casino MarketAug 14, 2017
As per the reports suggest Genting Group failed to win its bid to secure a casino venue in Canada. The Great Canadian Gaming Corp and Brookfield Business Partners are selected to run Toronto’s gaming sites by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.
Crown Resorts’ Executive Released By ChinaAug 13, 2017
China has released Jason O’Connor, Australian Crown Resorts’ International executive involved in gambling related offences. Connor headed the VIP programmes of Crown Resorts was sentenced ten months in a Shanghai prison in June.
Philadelphia Casino Is Another Step Closer To ApprovalAug 11, 2017
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has unanimously approved the project for the second casino, Live! Hotel & Casino, in the city of Philadelphia.
New Casinos In New York State Find The Gaming Industry Market StiffAug 10, 2017
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.
MGM Resorts Launches Its Second Online Casino Property In New JerseyAug 9, 2017
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.
Poipet Police Arrests Two For Selling Drugs In CasinosAug 8, 2017
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.
The United States President Applies For Casino In MacauAug 7, 2017
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.
Crown Resorts Casino Shows Profit, Owing to Its Macau Stake SaleAug 6, 2017
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.
Pennsylvania Casino Scam Accused Gets 18 Months In Federal PrisonAug 5, 2017
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.
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.
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