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AC casinos fined $107,500 for numerous violations April 23, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

New Jersey has fined two Atlantic City casinos more than $107,000 for a series of violations including improper use of security guards, allowing people who had banned themselves from casinos to gamble, and other transgressions.

Could Nevada baccarat suffer from Calif. lawsuit? April 22, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | Could Nevada baccarat business feel the impact of a California lawsuit filed by the United Auburn Indians against a Sacramento casino?

A negative on gambling expansion issues in Florida April 22, 2014 by Thompson & Hutchinson

Florida Gaming Report | Florida legislators wrangle issues far more productive for their re-elections in November

MGM and Hakkasan to produce non-gaming hotels April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

MGM Resorts International (MGM) and Hakkasan Group have announced a joint venture to form a development company that will produce high-end, non-gaming hotels throughout the world.

New Mexico Fort Still Apache tribe recognized April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s effort to blunt the efforts of the Fort Still Apache tribe to be recognized by the state and to build a casino may be coming to an end.

Wis. tribal casino decision coming after elections April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

After several months of postponing his decision on whether to approve a tribal casino, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has received approval to put off the decision until after the November elections.

Ala. cannot prohibit operation of tribal casinos April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A federal judge has ruled the State of Alabama does not have the authority to prohibit the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to operate three casinos.

Cordish joins Penn National in N.Y. casino bid April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A Maryland casino operator and a would-be Maryland casino operator are combining forces in a bid for a casino license in Orange County, New York.

Hollywood Gaming at Dayton could lead to 1,000 jobs April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The new Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway racino could lead to around 1,000 jobs being created in the community.

Bloomberg: Deutsch Bank seeks Cosmopolitan sale April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The owners of Cosmopolitan Resort on the Las Vegas Strip are looking to sell, accoding to Bloomberg.

Germann to lead Gaming Summit workshop discussion April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Chad Germann, president and CEO of Red Circle Agency, will lead the discussions during an opening day marketing workshop at the Midwest Gaming Summit to be held June 2-3 at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois.

Boston seeks 'host community' status April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

While Massachusetts officials try to keep the voters of the Commonwealth from expressing their view of the casino law passed by the legislature some two years ago, City of Boston officials target the chairman of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Detroit's three casinos face Ohio competition April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Detroit’s three casinos have always had the competition from “across the river” Windsor, Ontario, but now they have the additional problem of facing the attraction of a gaming property in Toledo, Ohio.

AGA's CEO comments on Mass. casino controversy April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The American Gaming Association injected itself into the Massachusetts casino controversy by issuing a statement from President and CEO Geoff Freeman.

S.C. Senator Tom Davis pushes to legalize bridge April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

For years, retired people in South Carolina never thought they were gambling when they played bridge. But that came to the forefront recently when a state senator threatened to challenge the state’s centuries-old anti-gambling laws in court.

Borgata, Party Poker lead N.J. online gaming market April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Combined online gaming revenues for Borgata Hotel and Party Poker reached $4.4 million during the month of March, giving them a 37 percent share of the total New Jersey online gaming market.

Wisconsin rubber duck races now legal April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Rubber duck races are now legal, following the signing of a bill by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In the past such races have been called the “Ducktona 500” in Sheboygan Falls and the “Lucky Ducky Derby” in Menomonee Falls.

Macau 1st quarter profits to increase 20 percent April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

JP Morgan analysts issue satement suggesting Macau casinos will report strong profits for the first fiscal quarter.

Casino Insider April 21, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Casino Insider | Read the latest casino industry news bites about Scientific Games Corp. (SGMS), Global Gaming Expo (G2E), Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR), Tilman Fertitta’s Golden Nugget Hotel/Casino and so much more.

Chicago casino plan gains support April 21, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

The idea of locating a casino in Chicago gained support at a public hearing last week. Not everyone backed the plan that would authorize just one mega-casino in the city. 

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Money laundering concern officials in CanadaGAMBLING ACTIVITIES

Money laundering concern officials in Canada

Recently, Chinese officials have been emphasizing the need to scrutinize gambling activities in Macau to be sure money laundering is not taking place. This has prompted the various Macau casino operators to increase their vigilance regarding the illegal activity.

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