Tuesday, July 31, 2018

MGM Springfield offers first look at M life Rewards

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MGM Springfield offers first look at M life Rewards
New England's first integrated luxury resort and entertainment destination is inviting the public to experience the excitement of joining M life Rewards, MGM Resorts' loyalty program.

NBA to partner with MGM as official betting sponsor

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NBA to partner with MGM as official betting sponsor

Las Vegas-based MGM has entered a sports gaming sponsorship agreement with the NBA, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.

MGM, Boyd teaming up to offer online gaming

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MGM, Boyd teaming up to offer online gaming
MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming are teaming up to offer online gaming. The initiative, which includes sports betting, poker and other casino games, will allow the companies to ...

Caesars steps up US sports betting plans for New Jersey and Mississippi

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Caesars steps up US sports betting plans for New Jersey and Mississippi
Caesars Entertainment is “moving quickly” to open sports betting facilities in both New Jersey and Mississippi

Monday, July 30, 2018

MGM CEO apologizes to employees for not communicating about Oct. 1 lawsuits

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MGM CEO apologizes to employees for not communicating about Oct. 1 lawsuits

After the company that owns Mandalay Bay sued more than a thousand Las Vegas mass shooting victims, its CEO is apologizing to employees — for not communicating better.

MGM in talks with sports betting company about joint venture

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MGM in talks with sports betting company about joint venture

The Las Vegas-based casino operator is in talks with GVC Holdings, one of the world’s largest sports betting companies, about a potential sports betting joint venture.

Sports wagering in New Jersey and Mississippi

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Sports wagering in New Jersey and Mississippi
Caesars Entertainment is moving quickly to introduce initial facilities at its properties in New Jersey and Mississippi in July and August that enable customers to place bets.

Wazdan gets in the groove with Groove Gaming agreement

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Wazdan gets in the groove with Groove Gaming agreement

Award-winning slots builder Wazdan has signed a major deal with Groove Gaming to provide their portfolio of over 100 HTML5 games on Groove Gaming’s platform. Groove Gaming has a team of experienced gaming professionals working closely with a carefully-compiled cluster of clients, whom they support in launching, maintaining, and growing new online casinos. The versatile company’s services are extensive, covering payment ...

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Wynn Resorts battle with dealers over tip sharing continues

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Wynn Resorts battle with dealers over tip sharing continues

Matt Maddox moved swiftly to put out corporate fires when he replaced Steve Wynn as CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd. in February.Yet Maddox has not shown any signs yet of settling what is likely the company’s longest-running battle.

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Remembering past icons south of the Las Vegas Strip — PHOTOS

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Remembering past icons south of the Las Vegas Strip — PHOTOS

The owner of the Klondike Inn saw the end coming when he shut down his place near the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Massachusetts regulator delays Brockton casino talks until September

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Massachusetts regulator delays Brockton casino talks until September
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), which voted against a $677m casino-and-hotel complex for Brockton two years ago, said it will reconsider the project later this September

Ocean Resort Casino's upcoming events

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Ocean Resort Casino's upcoming events
The Atlantic City casino features a line-up of events, entertainment and guest amenities cater to a wide-range of interests.

Betsoft Gaming releases Dragon Kings slot

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Betsoft Gaming releases Dragon Kings slot

Feel the power of the four seas in Dragon Kings slot, the new, feature-packed, video game from Betsoft Gaming.  A remix of an ancient legend, Dragon Kings brings Chinese mythology to life with a crisp, modern aesthetic Asian-inspired music, and a collection of special features. Offering tiered, progressive jackpots and free spins, Dragon Kings slot has many unique features lying ...

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Boyd Gaming preparing to expand sports betting into more states

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Boyd Gaming preparing to expand sports betting into more states

The Las Vegas-based casino operator also said it is increasing its earnings guidance for the year and is preparing to expand sports betting into more states, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Crown Resorts tax dispute to go to court

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Crown Resorts tax dispute to go to court
Casino operator Crown Resorts are scheduled to appear in court next month, as they challenge a AUS$362m ($270m) tax bill, after the tax office refused leniency

Global online gaming and betting market increasing

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Global online gaming and betting market increasing
Online gambling and betting refers to operators providing gambling and betting games, such as, casino, poker, sports betting, lottery, and other games to end-users through an Internet-based digital platform.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Melco Resorts revenues decrease by 5 in Q2

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Melco Resorts revenues decrease by 5 in Q2
Hong-Kong listed casino operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd saw its net revenue decrease by 5% between April and June to approximately $1

Culinary reaches temporary deals with Binion’s, Four Queens

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Culinary reaches temporary deals with Binion’s, Four Queens

Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike.

The Wall Gaming Lounge hosts Sleep Tight launch

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The Wall Gaming Lounge hosts Sleep Tight launch
Sleep Tight, the brand new twin-stick shooter, base-builder hybrid video game is coming to Nintendo Switch and PC beginning on Thursday, 26 July at the newly-opened The Wall Gaming Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

VELUX EHF Champions League signs BETANO as regional betting partner

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VELUX EHF Champions League signs BETANO as regional betting partner
EHF Marketing GmbH has confirmed a new regional betting partner on the German market for the upcoming season

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

SBTech agrees to deal with Rocket X

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SBTech agrees to deal with Rocket X
The agreement has been contracted directly with Swedish mobile gaming company LeoVegas, which created the Rocket X brand in March to consolidate its UK assets, newly acquired from IPS.

Offshore operators increase spend in Norway

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Offshore operators increase spend in Norway

The Norwegian Gaming Authority has announced its termination of supporting new regulations to limit the impact of unregulated gambling after an increase in advertising from offshore operators. International operators spend about €91m on TV ads in the country last year as a way of getting around the Norwegian gambling monopoly. The Norwegian Gaming Authority said the total represents an increase ...

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YouGov survey finds over one in ten bet on the World Cup

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YouGov survey finds over one in ten bet on the World Cup
A large study showed about 12% of people surveyed placed a bet on the FIFA World Cup, with SkyBet being the most popular operator

$3.5M in sports bets placed in 9 days at New Jersey racetrack

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$3.5M in sports bets placed in 9 days at New Jersey racetrack

The Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey took in nearly $3.5 million in sports bets during its first nine days of accepting such bets.

Monday, July 23, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

BetChicago prepares for legalized sports betting market with Sportradar partnership

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BetChicago prepares for legalized sports betting market with Sportradar partnership
NEW YORK – CHICAGO - JULY 23rd  2018 – Sportradar AG – global market leader in betting technology and services – and BetChicago, the go-to source for Chicago sports betting news and analysis, announced a formal multiyear partnership

NCAA basketball back at The Orleans Arena

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NCAA basketball back at The Orleans Arena
Returning for its 13th year to The Orleans Arena, the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational announced the match-ups and game times for this year's tournament on 22-23 November.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering

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NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering
The NCAA announced Thursday it will create a working group of "subject matter experts" to assess areas such as officiating, NCAA rules, federal and state laws ...

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, July 21, 2018

About 2K temporary employees worked WSOP in Las Vegas

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About 2K temporary employees worked WSOP in Las Vegas

Some of the employees are part-time workers at Nevada casinos. A few are from outside the industry, like local teachers seeking to make money during their long summer vacation. But for others, tournaments are their livelihood.

Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game

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Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game
Chris Moorman, a native of England, cut his poker teeth on the online sites Poker Stars, Full Tilt and 888poker before competing in the World Series of Poker. With more than $15 million in online earnings, he holds the record for ...

Japan allows casinos, Las Vegas-based operators ready to act

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Japan allows casinos, Las Vegas-based operators ready to act

Japan’s parliament on Friday passed a long-awaited law allowing up to three casino resorts in the wealthy island nation, setting off the next round of intense lobbying by Las Vegas-based operators for a piece of the action.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance

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Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance
The landmark show was welcomed by Las Vegas celebrities and VIPs who walked the red carpet before the show, including The Bronx Wanderers, Katie Kenner (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man), Tenors of Rock, cast members from The Miss Behave Gameshow and Clint Holmes.

Japan passes controversial law to allow casinos

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Japan passes controversial law to allow casinos

Japan’s parliament on Friday approved a contentious law allowing up to three casino resorts to open in this wealthy nation and possibly lure more foreign visitors.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Louisiana gaming revenue up by 5 in June 2018

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Louisiana gaming revenue up by 5 in June 2018
Last month, revenue at Louisiana’s gambling venues grew by 5% as revenue increases in Lake Charles and New Orleans casinos helped off-set a 15

Station Casinos must negotiate with union, labor board says

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Station Casinos must negotiate with union, labor board says

The National Labor Relations Board has rejected a challenge by Station Casinos to stop the unionization of one of its resorts.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dedicated live bet on poker table in land-based casino

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Dedicated live bet on poker table in land-based casino
Within the framework of the Vbet Russian Poker Tour, BetConstruct creates a unique experience for players by bringing the live casino from studio to Senator Casino in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

Panic button maker displays devices that protect hotel workers

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Panic button maker displays devices that protect hotel workers
When a housekeeper at many Las Vegas hotels feels their well-being is threatened or comes across a guest having a medical emergency, the solution to a fast response is closer than ever ...

Sun Bets closure to cost Tabcorp 40m

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Sun Bets closure to cost Tabcorp 40m
Tabcorp is set to pay a staggering £39

Palace Station unveils new contemporary Feast Buffet

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Palace Station unveils new contemporary Feast Buffet
The historic Las Vegas property debuts next-generation Feast Buffet with new look, feel, location and menu.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Downtown casino plan gets quick OK from Las Vegas City Council

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Downtown casino plan gets quick OK from Las Vegas City Council

The 1,224,485-square-foot resort that will replace them will tower 459 feet over Fremont Street on the north side of the Fremont Street Experience, across the pedestrian mall from the Golden Gate casino.

10Bet signs shirt sponsorship deal with Blackburn Rovers F C

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10Bet signs shirt sponsorship deal with Blackburn Rovers F C
10Bet has signed a major three-year partnership agreement with EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers, becoming the club’s Official Principal Sponsor

This Week in Gambling: Sports betting across state lines

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This Week in Gambling: Sports betting across state lines
With the American sports betting revolution in full swing, some believe interstate betting on sporting events will be the next big step. But what does the Federal Wire Act say about the subject?

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Pala Casino releases free event schedule for August

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Pala Casino releases free event schedule for August
Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its FREE Events series in August featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and the underground wine CAVE; the new, expanded Luis Rey's; and Bar Meets Grill on weekends.

Invitation Kambi Group plc s second quarter 2018 result

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Invitation Kambi Group plc s second quarter 2018 result
Kambi Group plc's result for the second quarter (April-June) 2018 will be announced on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 07

Golden Entertainment to purchase two Nevada casino resorts

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Golden Entertainment to purchase two Nevada casino resorts
Golden Entertainment is to acquire two new casinos in Laughlin, Nevada from fellow operator Marnell Gaming

State gets 5 more sports betting applications

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State gets 5 more sports betting applications
New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September ...

Monday, July 16, 2018

Caesars breaks ground on $375M Las Vegas conference center

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Caesars breaks ground on $375M Las Vegas conference center

Caesars Entertainment Corp. broke ground Monday on a $375 million conference center near the Strip as its seeks to grab a larger slice of the city’s lucrative business tourism pie.

SBTECH and Fresh8 agree advertising platform partnership

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SBTECH and Fresh8 agree advertising platform partnership
London, UK – 16 July 2018 SBTech is pleased to announce its latest technology partnership with Fresh8, the leading advertising automation platform provider to the sports betting sector

LaBa360 com chooses RTG Asia as Strategic Slots Partner for Asia region

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LaBa360 com chooses RTG Asia as Strategic Slots Partner for Asia region
Manila, Philippines – 16 July 2018 RTG Asia is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as Strategic Slots Partner by the new international gaming and betting brand LaBa360

Sunday, July 15, 2018

John Cynn wins World Series of Poker Main Event after marathon heads-up battle

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John Cynn wins World Series of Poker Main Event after marathon heads-up battle
The 33-year-old from Illinois outlasts Tony Miles, taking home $8.8 million and his first WSOP Gold Bracelet in dramatic fashion in Las Vegas.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

A misunderstood Dyer opens up after third-place exit at WSOP Main Event final table

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A misunderstood Dyer opens up after third-place exit at WSOP Main Event final table
Michael Dyer exited the World Series of Poker Main Event final table in third place with very little fanfare, but the 32-year-old "poker genius" loosened up during a bust-out interview and showed a side the ESPN cameras failed to capture.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Off-Strip Westgate casino, union reach tentative labor deal

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Off-Strip Westgate casino, union reach tentative labor deal
Unionized workers in Las Vegas have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Westgate casino-resort a week after guests and others encountered picket lines outside ...

Cordial atmopshere at WSOP Main Event final table is a welcome change for players

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Cordial atmopshere at WSOP Main Event final table is a welcome change for players
This year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table has been absent of past bitterness and tanking, which has been embraced by every player involved.

Friday, July 13, 2018

CMA inspects Stars Group s SkyBet takeover

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CMA inspects Stars Group s SkyBet takeover
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has issued an initial enforcement order to launch an investigation into the Stars Group's £3

WSOP Main Event final table format changes with the times

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WSOP Main Event final table format changes with the times
With the November Nine a distant memory, the World Series of Poker Main Event final table has scaled back the theatrics in exchange for world-wide exposure and live coverage on ESPN.

Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City, will launch Evolution Live Casino and Dual Play

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Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City, will launch Evolution Live Casino and Dual Play

Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has announced that it has signed an agreement with the landmark Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City (www.theoceanac.com) to provide a full suite of online Live Casino services. The services, scheduled to go live towards the end of Q3 2018, will include both studio-based live tables and an on-the-gaming-floor Dual Play Roulette ...

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Video Review: Colossal Stars from AGS

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Video Review: Colossal Stars from AGS
The game is featured on the AGS Big Red game cabinet, which also housed the player favorite Colossal Diamonds slot game, and comes with a 42 inch top monitor.

Group faces hurdle in financing bids for Las Vegas sporting events

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Group faces hurdle in financing bids for Las Vegas sporting events

Financing bids to host big-ticket sporting events staged in Southern Nevada could be the biggest challenge ahead for a committee developing a report for state policymakers.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

SLS Las Vegas, formerly Sahara, has an iconic history — PHOTOS

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SLS Las Vegas, formerly Sahara, has an iconic history — PHOTOS

Milton Prell opened the Hotel Sahara with 240 rooms in 1952. The $5.5 million, Moroccan-themed resort was decorated with life-sized camels. RayBolger, the scarecrow from “The Wizard of Oz,” headlined in the Congo Room until 1957.

William Hill's CEO comments on New Jersey's revenue

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William Hill's CEO comments on New Jersey's revenue
Since the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized sports betting in May, William Hill, America's leading sports book operator, has opened two active sports books in New Jersey.

Island Resort opens Sage Run on Sweetgrass anniversary

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Island Resort opens Sage Run on Sweetgrass anniversary
The Hannahville Indian Community opened Sage Run, the Michigan resort's second golf course, in a ceremony with community members and leaders.

Caesars Entertainment, Golden Entertainment want new licensing

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Caesars Entertainment, Golden Entertainment want new licensing

Two Las Vegas gaming companies received tentative approval Wednesday from the state Gaming Control Board to amend their corporate structures to enable them to streamline operations and refinance interest expenses.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Princess Cruises introduces Monopoly Cruise for Cash

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Princess Cruises introduces Monopoly Cruise for Cash
The Monopoly Cruise for Cash promotion will be available on hundreds of cruises throughout 2018, culminating in a $200,000 slot tournament onboard Regal Princess departing 9 December 2018.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Alternative and state lotteries can work together

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Alternative and state lotteries can work together
Helio Gaming’s Richard Mifsud will tell next week’s Alternative Lotteries Forum that emerging lottery providers present an opportunity to state-run operators rather than a threat

Vdara employs a pair of robots to deliver room service

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Vdara employs a pair of robots to deliver room service
When guests order an item to their room at one Las Vegas resort, a robot is likely to show up at their door ...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Longtime poker friends manage luxury rooms for Station Casinos

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Longtime poker friends manage luxury rooms for Station Casinos

When Tracy Mendiola saw a picture of Kathy Raymond, she knew she had to meet her.

More hospitality robots are calling Las Vegas Strip home

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More hospitality robots are calling Las Vegas Strip home

Vdara has put into circulation a pair of three-foot-high robots to deliver amenities likes shaving and dental kits as well as food from the property’s cafe, the property said in a statement Monday.

Lottoland Expands Affiliate Marketing deal with Income Access

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Lottoland Expands Affiliate Marketing deal with Income Access

Lottoland, the online lottery brand allowing players to wager on a range of international jackpots, has expanded its partnership with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. To support Lottoland’s recent expansion into Canada and growth in new markets as well as its relaunch in existing markets, the brand’s Income Access-powered affiliate programme is now also managed by Income ...

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Tipwin as Premium Partner of Eintracht Frankfurt

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Tipwin as Premium Partner of Eintracht Frankfurt

Tipwin is to be the new Premium Partner of Eintracht Frankfurt from the next season onwards. The contract is for three years – until 30th June 2021. Alongside ensuring that the Tipwin logo is extensively placed within the stadium, the agreement includes a TV-relevant appearance in further advertising media during the home games of Eintracht Frankfurt. Focus will also be ...

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Elaine Wynn questions severance for Wynn Resorts executive

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Elaine Wynn questions severance for Wynn Resorts executive

Elaine Wynn, the largest shareholder in Wynn Resorts, asked the company’s board to study whether outgoing General Counsel Kim Sinatra deserves a severance payment.

Playtech Live launches built-in bet slip for Ladbrokes Coral

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Playtech Live launches built-in bet slip for Ladbrokes Coral
London, 9th July 2018 – Playtech, the world’s leading omnichannel gaming company, has partnered with Ladbrokes Coral to deliver the industry’s first bet slip fully integrated into the Live Casino client

Chef Viviani returns to del Lago

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Chef Viviani returns to del Lago
Chef Fabio Viviani will host two cooking classes 12 and 13 August at the award-winning Portico by Fabio Viviani, his restaurant inside the New York resort and casino.

Evolution Gaming partners with Svenska Spel in new Swedish gambling market

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Evolution Gaming partners with Svenska Spel in new Swedish gambling market

Leading provider of Live Casino solutions, Evolution Gaming partners with Svenska Spel to provide a complete Live Casino solution for the re-regulating Swedish market. According to Evolution, the new Svenska Spel Live Casino service will go live the moment Sweden’s new gambling law comes into effect on 1 January 2019. As Evolution Gaming partners with Svenska Spel, Svenska Spel will ...

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Revisiting the place that put poker on the map

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Revisiting the place that put poker on the map
While thousands of people packed the Rio for the 49th edition of the World Series of Poker, some of the game’s biggest stars reflected on the place where it all started with just a single table at a Las Vegas gambling hall ...

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Finland casino company to cut off gamblers after big losses

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Finland casino company to cut off gamblers after big losses

Paf will become the first international gambling company to introduce a loss limit on Sept. 1. The company says the limit will be 30,000 euros or about $35,000 in U.S. currency a year.

Ganapati PLC to launch ICO

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Ganapati PLC to launch ICO
Ganapati Group Company is excited to announce the creation of a new Initial Coin Offering (ICO) with their subsidiary company GanaEight Coin Ltd in Malta

Play’n Go goes live with upgraded Cats and Cash slot

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Play’n Go goes live with upgraded Cats and Cash slot

Play’n GO want you to have the purr-fect time playing classic Cats and Cash slot so it’s been upgraded for even more fun and entertainment. This game show themed 5-reel slot has been a staple of the Play’n GO library since it’s release in 2012 and now it’s getting a whole new breath of life in 2018. The converting of ...

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Win 40,000 free spins at Videoslots

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Win 40,000 free spins at Videoslots
The online casino will have a Freeroll Battle promotion from 9 July to 15 July with a chance of winning a share of 40,000 extra spins.

Westgate, Culinary union at odds over unsettled contract

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Westgate, Culinary union at odds over unsettled contract

Executives with the off-Strip Westgate are “dismayed” that their property will be the target of picketing by the Culinary union Friday afternoon.

Day 1A of the 2018 WSOP Main Event is in the books

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Day 1A of the 2018 WSOP Main Event is in the books
The first of three starting days of the 2018 World Series of Poker $10,000 Main Event had a total of 925 players take part in the biggest poker tournament of the year at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino.

Power restored after outage at two Las Vegas Strip resorts

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Power restored after outage at two Las Vegas Strip resorts

The outage affected Flamingo and The Cromwell, two adjacent properties on the Strip, according to parent company Caesars Entertainment Corp.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Evander Holyfield, others eye Las Vegas for boxing league

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Evander Holyfield, others eye Las Vegas for boxing league

Retired boxing champion Evander Holyfield is among the ownership group seeking to develop a boxing league to be headquartered in Las Vegas.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Spanish Gambling Market to be examined by Martin Stöfler at European Gaming Congress 2018

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Spanish Gambling Market to be examined by Martin Stöfler at European Gaming Congress 2018

Spanish Gambling Market will be examined by gaming expert Martin Stöfler at European Gaming Congress 2018. Based on the recent reports, Spain’s revenues of the online gaming market, or GGR, for the first quarter has touched 163.3 million euros. The figure, while drop of 5.69 per cent when compared to the just previous quarter, is an increase of 28.85 per ...

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Las Vegas artist behind Lady Liberty statue to get $3.5M from USPS

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Las Vegas artist behind Lady Liberty statue to get $3.5M from USPS

The Las Vegas artist behind the Statue of Liberty replica outside New York-New York will have several million reasons to celebrate this Independence Day.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Red Tiger Gaming deals with Gamesys

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Red Tiger Gaming deals with Gamesys

Red Tiger Gaming deals with Gamesys and has launched its games with online operator. As Red Tiger Gaming deals with Gamesys, the supplier’s Dragon’s Luck and Arcade Bomb titles were introduced to the operator’s brands, with more slots and table games will be integrated in the near future. Gamesys operates a number of well-known gaming brands, such as JPJ Group ...

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'Here comes gambling': When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars

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'Here comes gambling': When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars
If gambling operators are to monetize sports betting fully, they have to offer wagers on far more than the outcomes of games. Data on the second-by-second action creates manifold betting opportunities ...

Atlantic City Hark Rock casino launches online betting

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Atlantic City Hark Rock casino launches online betting
Atlantic City’s new Hard Rock casino resort has started taking bets online days after opening its doors on the boardwalk

Italy approves ban on gambling advertising

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Italy approves ban on gambling advertising
Italy’s Council of Ministers has approved a blanket ban on gambling advertising to start 1 January 2019, although advertisers with existing agreements have been given more time to comply with their contracts

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Electric Safari at Flamingo on Friday nights

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Electric Safari at Flamingo on Friday nights
Starting 13 July at the Flamingo Las Vegas Beach Club, The Strip's lively LGBT offering will continue to feature high-energy DJs, pop-up performances and more.

15 employees, 4 guests fell ill at Las Vegas’ Westgate, CEO says

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
15 employees, 4 guests fell ill at Las Vegas’ Westgate, CEO says

At least 15 employees and four guests at Westgate reportedly fell ill since late last week, though all employees were back to work by Tuesday morning, Westgate Resorts Chief Operating Officer Mark Waltrip said.

Foxwood launches international live table gaming platform but will not generate any profit

Gambling Insider
Foxwood launches international live table gaming platform but will not generate any profit
Yesterday, Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino launched a new Roulette live-casino product

Marc Etches Creating a benchmark for consumer behaviour

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Marc Etches Creating a benchmark for consumer behaviour
After a year where gambling-related harm has taken centre stage in the national media, Marc Etches, CEO of UK gambling charity GambleAware, speaks to Gambling Insider about the vital work his organisation does to support safer gaming GambleAware has just completed the first year of its new five-year plan, have you achieved all you set out to at this stage? We published our five-year strategy in December 2016 and we are now one year in to the delivery

Monday, July 2, 2018

Hard Rock still (distantly) eyes New Jersey casino near NYC

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Hard Rock still (distantly) eyes New Jersey casino near NYC
Even after spending a half-billion dollars on an Atlantic City casino, Hard Rock still hopes to build one in northern New Jersey near New York City one day ...

Top 10 thoughts and observations from Atlantic City

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Top 10 thoughts and observations from Atlantic City
It was a whirlwind two days last week as we headed south to Atlantic City for the highly anticipated debuts of the Ocean Resort Casino and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Atlantic City.

Pariplay entered Italian iGaming market with StarCasinò.it

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Pariplay entered Italian iGaming market with StarCasinò.it

A gaming technology company serving iGaming operators, land-based casinos and lotteries, Pariplay Ltd., has announced its entry into the Italian iGaming market. This development will see the global gaming software provider supply casino games to leading Italian online casino brand StarCasinò.it, which is part of Betsson Group’s brand portfolio. Already active in multiple global gaming markets and regions, including the ...

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Macau gaming revenue falls short of June forecast

Casinos & Gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Macau gaming revenue falls short of June forecast

Gaming revenue on the Chinese enclave rose 12.5 percent to $2.78 billion in June, missing the 18 percent growth forecast by Wall Street analysts.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Hard Rock still (distantly) eyes New Jersey casino near NYC

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Hard Rock still (distantly) eyes New Jersey casino near NYC
Even after spending a half-billion dollars on an Atlantic City casino, Hard Rock still hopes to build one in northern New Jersey near New York City one day ...

The Rio offers esports experience with new Wall Gaming Lounge

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
The Rio offers esports experience with new Wall Gaming Lounge
Marking Caesars Entertainment’s first foray into a permanent esports venue, the Wall Gaming Lounge at the Rio offers players an immersive gaming experience ...