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IGT signs seven-year contract with the West Virginia Lottery
IGT has announced that its subsidiary, IGT Global Solutions Corporation has been awarded a seven-year base contract with the West Virginia...
MGM loses latest round in fight with tribal casino developers
The 2nd U.S Circuit Court of Appeal in Manhattan have agreed that judges in Connecticut were right to dismiss the MGM...
Hard Rock reveals opening date for the once shuttered Trump Taj Mahal
Casino operator Hard Rock International has announced the opening date for the once shuttered Taj Mahal. The revitalised casino will be...
New York’s online poker bill hits the wall
Although New York’s attempt to legalise online poker has taken several steps in the right direction over the past few weeks,...
US Federal Trade Commission seeks to block FanDuel-DraftKings merger
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) titans FanDuel and DraftKings have seen their planned merger dealt a significant blow as the US Federal...
Nooksack Indian tribe closes casino after alleged violations
Washington states’ Nooksack Indian Tribe have closed their Northwood Casino following National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) orders to close the site...
Jamaica looks to legalise and regulate online gambling
During the Caribbean Gaming Show and Summit, officials revealed that the Government of Jamaica is looking to fast-track the regulation of...
DraftKings/FanDuel merger under threat from Federal authorities
The proposed merger between DFS operators DraftKings and FanDuel hangs on a knife edge today as some members of the US...
Atlantic City casino revenue rises 4.3% in May
Atlantic City is showing signs of progression as casinos saw their gambling revenues rise by 4.3% in May compared to last...
Gateway Casinos discussing C$500 million Vancouver sale-leaseback deal
According to news outlet Reuters, Canadian gaming operator, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, is in talks with Asian and North American investors...
New York Senate votes in favour of poker bill
The New York Senate has approved the online poker bill S-3898, with the bill passing by a vote of 54-8 on...
Canadian police arrest nine in casino money laundering sting
Police in the Canadian province of British Columbia have arrested nine people following a year-long investigation into alleged money laundering in...
US casino industry steps up efforts to repeal sports betting ban
The American Gaming Association (AGA) is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25 year-old federal law that bans sports betting...
Ohio gaming revenue rises in May
Gaming revenue at Ohio’s four full-service casinos showed a steady increase in May, suggesting the industry may have stabilised after nearly...
Golden Entertainment to buy American Casino
American gaming and casino operator Golden Entertainment Inc has today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire American...
Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes internet gambling bill
Proposals to regulate online gambling in Pennsylvania moved a step closer yesterday after the state's House of Representatives passed a bill...
Closed Las Vegas casinos set to re-open for just one day
Two Las Vegas casinos which have previously closed will re-open their doors to customers for one day only, allowing them to...
Special Massachusetts commission likely to recommend online gambling
A special commission in Massachusetts is poised to recommend an omnibus approach to regulation of the online gambling industry, according to...
Jamestown S’Kallam Tribe agree new compact with Washington state
Officials from the Jamestown S’Kallam tribe have confirmed the tentative agreement of a new tribal compact agreement with the state of...
Connecticut lawmakers approve new tribal casino
Connecticut lawmakers voted on Wednesday to authorise a legislative package that could lead to a joint venture casino project by the...
MGM’s new Maryland casino leads the way in May
Maryland casinos brought in a total of $136.5 million in May, with seven-month-old MGM National Harbor leading the way. Figures...
American Gaming Association opposes eliminating Brand USA
The US gaming industry has joined the broader US travel industry in opposing a provision in President Trump’s 2018 fiscal year...
MGM and Caesars announce Atlantic City casino plans
MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment have revealed their intention to join forces on an Atlantic City casino project. Press...
Nevada gaming revenue slightly up in April
Nevada’s gaming revenue was up 1.19% in April compared to same period last year, according to data released by The Nevada...
Illinois passes iGaming and DFS bill
Illinois senators have passed a bill which would legalise both iGaming and Daily Fantasy Sports in the last moments of the...
NYX profits rise by nearly 200% in Q1
NYX Gaming Group has revealed its financial results for the first quarter of 2017, with an increase in profit of 199.8%. ...
Nevada legalises eSports betting
The Governor of Nevada has today signed into law a bill which legalises off-track pari-mutuel sports betting in the state. ...
Milwaukee casino set for expansion
The Forest County Potawatomi Community has announced plans to expand their existing hotel and casino in Milwaukee in an $80m development...
New GAME Act drafted to repeal federal ban on sports betting
US Congress today unveiled The Gaming Accountability and Modernization Act (GAME), a draft of legislation seeking to lift the federal ban...
Sands Bethlehem and MGM deal collapses
Talks to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International in a deal worth $1.3bn have reportedly fallen apart. ...
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