Cyprus signs deal for construction of casino
Cyprus signed a deal this week for the construction of what officials believe will be Europe’s biggest casino. The government endorsed proposals from a group made up of Melco International, Hard Rock and local firm CNS Group to build the casino resort.
Chinese court sentences Crown Resorts employees to prison
A Chinese court Monday sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of Australia’s Crown Resorts Ltd. to nine to 10 months in prison after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges.
Conn. Gov. signs legislation expected to pave way for new tribal casino
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed legislation into law that is expected to pave the way for a new tribal casino in East Windsor. The casino/resort would become the first to be built in the state on non-tribal land.
Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting
The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state.
Fired up for Vines event at Planet Hollywood
Poker Profiles | On Saturday, July 1, the Vegas Fire and Rescue Charitable Association will host fellow firefighters, neighbors, local celebrities and poker enthusiasts alike at its celebrated annual tournament, with proceeds benefitting fire and rescue personnel.