THU, 27TH APR 2017

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26th April
US casinos experience 2% revenue decrease in February
The University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Center for Gaming Research have recently published a report which detailed that commercial casinos in...
26th April
Albuquerque casino breaks ground on $40m upgrade
Work has begun on a $40m renovation of the Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Improvements include an...
25th April
California online poker bill may not be heard until 2018
A bill to legalise and regulate online poker in the state of California will likely not be heard until at least...
25th April
Thousands pour in to newly-opened ilani Casino Resort
The Cowlitz Indian Tribe finally opened its $510m casino complex in Southwest Washington yesterday, after years of legal battles. Thousands...
25th April
Merger talks end between Margaritaville Casino and Alabama Indian tribe
The pending merger of Margaritaville Resort and Casino and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, an Alabama Indian tribe, has ended. ...
24th April
Iowa poker revenue grows 3.4% in March
Iowa's poker rooms and tables have reported a 3.4% growth in revenue for March 2017. Its 78 poker tables generated...
24th April
Roulette's making a big comeback in Nevada
According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, roulette has made a comeback in Nevada casinos, showing a marked increase in the...
21st April
New Hampshire casino bill faces uphill struggle
The latest attempt in a long line of bills to legalise casino gambling in the state of New Hampshire was debated...
21st April
Florida Gaming Conference postponed after Supreme Court ruling
Negotiations between the Florida Senate and House of Representatives over gambling legislation were suddenly postponed today after the Florida Supreme Court...
20th April
Close vote sees Alabama's House pass daily fantasy sports bill
Alabama has moved a step closer to introducing a regulated fantasy sports market after legislation was approved by the state’s House...
20th April
GAN receives CSIE licence in the US
UK and Ireland-based gaming software company GAN has secured its first privileged gaming licence in the US. The Casino Service...
20th April
Genting wins hotel site from Miami-Dade, assumptions of future casino grow
Genting Group have been endorsed by Miami-Dade commissioners to redevelop a bus stop in Downtown Miami, and the commissioners are betting...
20th April
Gamblit launches skill based gaming terminals in Harrah’s resort
California based casino game developer Gamblit Games has launched its first skill-based gaming terminal installation at Harrah’s Resort Southern California, near...
20th April
Lawsuit threatens Ho-Chunk casino expansion plans
The Stockbridge-Munsee tribe filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday hoping to block the proposed expansion of the Ho-Chunk casino in Wittenberg,...
19th April
Pennsylvania’s poker room profits rise by over 5% in March 2017
Poker rooms across the state of Pennsylvania recorded profits of $5.45m in March 2017, beating 2016’s figures for March by almost...
19th April
Kalispel Tribe files federal law suit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians sued the US government on Tuesday over its approval of a rival casino project proposed by...
18th April
NBA snubs US DFS providers to sign deal with PlayOn
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a deal with UK based DFS service PlayOn, snubbing US based providers FanDuel and...
18th April
Connecticut to open casino development bidding to commercial developers
The Connecticut state legislature has held a hearing into a bill which, if passed, would open up bidding on a potential...
18th April
State-regulated online gambling ban may be reintroduced
Jeff Sessions, the US Attorney General is reportedly considering the reintroduction of a federal ban on all state-regulated online gambling in...
18th April
Baha Mar Casino Resort confirmed to open in the Bahamas
The Caribbean’s largest casino, Baha Mar Casino and Resort, has confirmed it will open its doors to the public on 21...
13th April
New Jersey’s casinos hit a month of milestones
According to analysts at PlayNJ.com, New Jersey’s online casinos have raked in enough revenue to mark March as another record-breaking month,...
13th April
Federal appeals court overturns ruling blocking gambling facility in Massachusetts
A native American tribe’s plans for a gambling hall on Martha’s Vineyard has been given a second chance following the federal...
13th April
Scientific Games completes acquisition of Spicerack Media
Scientific Games corp recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held mobile and social game company Spicerack Media,...
12th April
Indiana’s casinos start to overcome downturn
Casinos in Northwest Indiana enjoyed an exceptional March with a boost to revenue of $90.7m from last year, an increase of...
11th April
Illinois considers move to legalise DFS
Online Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) betting could become a reality for the state of Illinois following the introduction of a new...
11th April
US Department of Justice establish repayment plan for victims of Absolute Poker’s “Black Friday” fraud
The Department of Justice have recently announced that Absolute Poker is to compensate players through a claims process similar to that...
10th April
Are Atlantic City’s casinos bouncing back?
Atlantic City’s casinos boasted a significant boost to profitability during 2016, according to the latest figures from the State Division of...
7th April
MGM helps Maryland casino revenue reach record heights
Maryland’s casinos have set yet another revenue record in March with the market growing around 20% year-on-year. Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
6th April
Atlantis Gaming Corporation and BetConstruct to join forces
BetConstruct announced today its newly minted partnership with Atlantis Gaming Corporation (AGC), an OTCBB gaming corporation. AGC and BetConstruct...
6th April
Florida House tears down the Senate’s gambling bill as negotiations begin
Although it seems like Florida is finally reaching the point when it will make a decision on gambling, the Florida House...
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