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Pennsylvania fines five casinos $1.1m
Regulators from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have issued fines totalling $1,167,000 against five casino operators in the state, following...
Michigan sets its sights on a legalised sports betting future
Amendments made to a bill passing through Michagan’s House Regulatory Reform Comittee (HRRC) could potentially see a legalised sports betting market...
Atlantic Lottery set to relaunch online offering with the help of IWG and Scientific Games
A new three-way agreement has been reached between Canada’s Atlantic Lottery, IWG and Scientific Games in a move that’s set to...
Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman resigns
The governor of Nevada has announced that the current chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, A.G. Burnett will leave his...
Connecticut tribes demand involvement over potential resort development
Tribal leaders from the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes have penned a letter to Connecticut state officials stating that they want...
Northwest Indiana’s casinos on the up in November following a disappointing October
Northwest Indiana’s casinos posted positive, yet modest results for the month of November, up 1.3% from the same month a year...
Wampanoag Tribe moves forward with casino plans
The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head moved a step closer to building their first tribal casino development this week after the...
Tracinda Corporation sells 10 million shares in MGM Resorts
American private investment firm Tracinda Corporation has announced it intends to sell 10 million shares in global casino operator MGM Resorts,...
Ohio DFS bill makes it to Governors desk
The state of Ohio will likely become the 19th US state to allow daily fantasy sports (DFS), following the passage of...
New Jersey proposes comprehensive gaming bill
As New Jersey begins its appeal in the US Supreme Court, one of its congressmen has proposed a comprehensive gaming bill...
Pennsylvania slot revenue up 2%
According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, slot machines at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos produced approx $181.3m in revenue in November, an...
New Jersey ready to roll on sports betting
The first full day of hearings at the Supreme Court into the New Jersey sports betting case concluded without a decision...
Sports betting ‘battle royale’ begins in US Supreme Court
The US Supreme Court will today commence oral arguments in a battle royale over the future of sports betting in the...
Connecticut files lawsuit to preserve tribal casino development
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has filed a federal lawsuit in support of the legal action being taken by the Mohegan and...
Mixed results for Nevada in another record-breaking month
Nevada has exceeded expectations yet again with another record month for the US state. After a monumental betting handle of $558.4m...
Penn National Gaming enters discussions with Pinnacle over potential purchase
Penn National Gaming has announced that is has entered discussion with rival casino owner, Pinnacle Entertainment over a possible purchase, with...
Caesars Entertainment to sell Harrah’s assets
Worldwide casino resort developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation have announced their intention to sell real estate assets associated with Harrah’s Las Vegas...
US Senators issue appeal against online gaming legalisation
Two senators from the states of California and South Carolina have jointly issued a letter to the US Department of Justice...
New York's fourth casino close to completion
According to the Acting Executive Director of the New York State Gaming Commission, Ron Ochrym, the Empire State's fourth commercial casino...
Cannabis and casinos back on the table in Las Vegas
On Wednesday this week, the 12-member Nevada Gaming Policy Committee are set to meet to discuss the state’s budding cannabis industry...
California casino fined $8m for AML violations
A casino in the US state of California has been fined $8m following an investigation which revealed repeated violations of US...
British Columbia gets tough on money laundering in casinos
The government of the Canadian province of British Columbia is giving its lottery corporation greater powers to monitor its gaming industry...
Atlantic City profits up 20.7% in Q3 2017
Atlantic City’s seven surviving casinos have reported a 20.7% year-on-year increase in their gross operating profits for the third quarter of...
Icahn receives approval for $5.6m Trump Plaza demolition grant
State Officials from a redevelopment agency in Atlantic City have preliminarily approved a $5.6m payment to billionaire investor Carl Icahn to...
FanDuel CEO Eccles stepping down
Daily fantasy sports heavyweight FanDuel has announced that its co-founder and current CEO, Nigel Eccles will leave the company, stepping down...
New Jersey states its case for sports betting
Representatives acting for the state of New Jersey and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horseman’s association have filed legal briefs stating their...
NBA changes its stance on legalised sports betting in US
In an about-face, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that it will lend its voice to lobbying efforts to legalise...
Caesars to buy two casinos in Indiana for $1.7bn
Global casino and hotel developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to buy two casino properties...
Second time lucky for Ponca Tribe after casino approval?
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has received approval from the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) to build a casino in Carter...
Online gaming bolsters Atlantic City’s positive growth
A solid month for the online segment has boosted Atlantic City's casino revenues to $206m in October, with the year-to-date figure...
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