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Silchester International Investors take stake in William Hill

Silchester International Investors take stake in William Hill

posted on August 21, 2017 by

One of London’s most successful hedge funds has taken a stake in the international bookmaking giant William Hill. William Hill operates around the world including more than 100 sports wagering outlets in Nevada.

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Comanche Nation sues federal gov't over rival Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation sues federal gov't over rival Chickasaw Nation casino

posted on August 21, 2017 by

The Comanche Nation in Oklahoma is suing the federal government over a rival casino the Chickasaw Nation is building two miles north of the Texas border in the Jefferson County town of Terral.

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Springfield officials concerned about filling jobs at MGM casino

Springfield officials concerned about filling jobs at MGM casino

posted on August 21, 2017 by

Reports from Massachusetts indicate that Springfield city officials remain concerned about filling all the jobs at the $950-million MGM Springfield casino/resort set to open next year.

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Caesars Ent. reaffirms desire to enter the Japanese casino market

Caesars Ent. reaffirms desire to enter the Japanese casino market

posted on August 19, 2017 by

Steve Tight, president of International Development for Caesars Entertainment, in an interview published by the Asian media outlet Shingetsu News, has reaffirmed the gaming giant’s desire to enter the Japanese casino market.

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MGM CEO denounces 'hate mongers', matches workers' donations

MGM CEO denounces 'hate mongers', matches workers' donations

posted on August 19, 2017 by

MGM International CEO Jim Murren, in a letter to employees Friday, denounced “hate mongers and white supremacists” pledging to match workers’ donations to civil rights groups including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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500 Club Cardroom in California shut down due to insufficient funds

500 Club Cardroom in California shut down due to insufficient funds

posted on August 18, 2017 by

A Clovis, California card room, The 500 Club, was closed this week after the California Bureau of Gambling Control (BGC) found that the operators had insufficient funds to cover all its chips in circulation.

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Penn. poker rooms see 4.2 percent year-over-year revenue increase

Penn. poker rooms see 4.2 percent year-over-year revenue increase

posted on August 18, 2017 by

Newly released figures from Pennsylvania indicate the state’s poker rooms notched a 4.2 percent year-over-year increase in July. There are currently10 casinos statewide with operating poker rooms taking in a combined $5.17 million from players last month. 

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops

posted on August 18, 2017 by

In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool received a 12-month suspended jail term after admitting seven counts of criminal damage. 

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Tilman Fertitta advises Louisiana casino regulations be eased

Tilman Fertitta advises Louisiana casino regulations be eased

posted on August 18, 2017 by

The Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force heard stern comments this week from Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta who advised members that regulations on casino operators must be eased.

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Suncity Group launches 'Sun Finance' mobile app

Suncity Group launches 'Sun Finance' mobile app

posted on August 17, 2017 by

Macau casino junket investor Suncity Group is launching a secure mobile phone application called “Sun Finance.” The app will allow its VIP gambling clients to keep track of their account summary, win-loss history and rolling chip activities.

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Plainridge Park Casino sees its second strongest month ever in July

Plainridge Park Casino sees its second strongest month ever in July

posted on August 17, 2017 by

New July data out of Massachusetts’ only slots parlor shows players wagered nearly $200 million catapulting the Plainridge Park Casino to its second strongest month ever.

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The Stars Group shows 6.8 percent increase in revenue in Q2

The Stars Group shows 6.8 percent increase in revenue in Q2

posted on August 17, 2017 by

The Stars Group, the recently rebranded Canadian gambling titan, yesterday posted its initial financial report since jettisoning its former moniker, Amaya. The newly released data showed a 6.8 percent increase in revenue for the second quarter of the year.

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William Hill to operate on-course sports books at six Arena Racing locations

William Hill to operate on-course sports books at six Arena Racing locations

posted on August 16, 2017 by

William Hill and United Kingdom horseracing track operator Arena Racing Company have inked an agreement authorizing the international sports wagering giant to run on-course sports books at six of the Arena locations.

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Oddset enters into partnership with German Football Association

Oddset enters into partnership with German Football Association

posted on August 16, 2017 by

Oddset has entered into a partnership with the German Football Association (DFB) in a deal that will run through to the end of 2018. Oddset will now serve as an official partner of the sport’s national governing body in Germany.

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Nominations for 2017 Gaming Hall of Fame now being accepted

Nominations for 2017 Gaming Hall of Fame now being accepted

posted on August 16, 2017 by

Nominations for the 2017 Gaming Hall of Fame, an American Gaming Association (AGA) program, are now being accepted through Friday. The Gaming Hall of Fame recognizes leaders who have made significant contributions and achievements in the gaming industry. 

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Massachusetts is now home to a new 'gaming lab'

Massachusetts is now home to a new 'gaming lab'

posted on August 16, 2017 by

Massachusetts is now home to a new “gaming lab” charged with preparing workers for casino management jobs. The new gaming lab is known as Catch Institute and is affiliated with Bristol Community College in Taunton. 

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JACK Ent. announces Gino Del Pup as design and construction VP

JACK Ent. announces Gino Del Pup as design and construction VP

posted on August 16, 2017 by

Detroit-based JACK Entertainment LLC has announced that Gino Del Pup has joined the company as vice president of design and construction. In his new role, Del Pup is to be responsible for all design and construction activities for JACK.

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Everyone needs to take responsibility for responsible gaming

Everyone needs to take responsibility for responsible gaming

posted on August 15, 2017 by

One Mann's Opinion | Some sage advice delivered by Jan Jones of Caesars Entertainment Group at a recent conference in Spain on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility, certainly goes hand in hand with AGA's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming.

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Scams target businesses, hotel guests

Scams target businesses, hotel guests

posted on August 15, 2017 by

The Analyst | In the old days conmen would have to meet their marks and work them face to face. However, with today’s technology scams and cons can originate from almost anywhere in the world and take many forms to keep on tricking their victims.

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Gregson Foundation honors duo

Gregson Foundation honors duo

posted on August 15, 2017 by

Top California trainers Jerry Hollendorfer and Art Sherman are this year’s honorees of The Edwin J. Gregson Foundation. A charity fundraising dinner honoring the duo is set for Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Resort.

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Silchester International Investors take stake in William HillSilchester International Investors…

One of London’s most successful hedge funds has taken a stake in the international bookmaking giant William Hill. William Hill operates around the world including more than 100 sports wagering outlets in Nevada.

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The Comanche Nation in Oklahoma is suing the federal government over a rival casino the Chickasaw Nation is building two miles north of the Texas border in the Jefferson County town of Terral.

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Reports from Massachusetts indicate that Springfield city officials remain concerned about filling all the jobs at the $950-million MGM Springfield casino/resort set to open next year.

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Steve Tight, president of International Development for Caesars Entertainment, in an interview published by the Asian media outlet Shingetsu News, has reaffirmed the gaming giant’s desire to enter the Japanese casino market.

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