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Taj Mahal casino to stay open through November October 24, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13. The company said it still cannot guarantee the Taj Mahal won’t close by the end of the year, but said it will remain open throughout November.

Hearing set for Trump casino name lawsuit October 23, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

A hearing is set for Thursday in Delaware in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City’s struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name.

Casino owner Full House Resorts looks for buyer October 22, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that a sale was the best move. It is working on finding a buyer.

Flexibility should help Atlantic City's sagging fortune October 21, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | The casino industry’s big thinkers have a special appreciation for the importance of discipline, patience and the “F” word.

New Jersey agrees to allow sports wagering October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

New Jersey’s lawmakers decided not to wait for a judge’s ruling regarding sports betting and late last week passed a bill that would partially repeal the state’s ban on sports wagering. Gov. Chris Christie immediately signed the bill.

'Real-money games' eyed October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Social media and the Internet are affecting the world’s youths in a way that has never been seen before in history and that fact has not escaped the gaming industry, especially the manufacturers of gaming machines.

Steve Wynn makes 'World's Best CEOs' list October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd., has been named by Harvard Business Review to be among “The Best-Performing CEOs of the World.”

Japan may have further casino law delay October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Looking to copy what they perceive to be a successful format, Japanese lawmakers are considering adopting the Singapore lead by also setting limits on Japanese nationals entering the gambling properties.

Caesars Ent. attempting to stave off bankruptcy October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Officials of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR) are reaching out to some of its bank lenders to begin formal talks in hopes of staving off bankruptcy.

Decision on upstate New York casinos postponed October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

With just two weeks remaining before the nation goes to the polls, a number of politically-charged decisions are being pushed to the back-burner. Including the decision in New York State on the four upstate casinos that will be granted licenses.

Full House Resorts dissidents' plea supported October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Full House Resorts Inc. (FLL), currently under pressure from some well-known dissident shareholders, has been seeking strategic options for several months from Dan Lee, the advisor, and now looks to answer concerns of Dan Lee, the dissident.

Gaming Commission sued over WYNN casino license October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Both the City of Revere and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are suing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for their decision to award the single Boston-area casino license to Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) in Everett.

Pinnacle announces gaming terrace for Belterra Park October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) has announced the opening of a new gaming terrace at its Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center in Indiana.

Efforts to seek new gambling compact halted October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Efforts by the Pojoaque Pueblo of New Mexico to seek a new gambling compact with the Interior Department, rather than the state, were halted last week by a decision of a federal judge.

New agreement will allow casinos to own slots October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Initially, Maryland lawmakers wanted the state to own the slot machines that would be installed in the five licensed casinos. But, that law was changed in 2012 to permit the casinos to own the machines.

W. Virginia seeks ability to set number of live racing days October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The West Virginia Racing Commission is petitioning the state legislature for the authority to set the number of live racing days at the state’s racetracks. Currently, the tracks are struggling to meet the number of live racing days mandated by state law.

Voters to decide if gambling allowed at Colorado racetrack October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The money is just about split – more than $16 million on each side – in the battle for Colorado voters to determine whether a racetrack in Aurora should have casino gambling.

Casino Insider October 20, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Casino Insider | Read the latest casino industry news bites about MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD), Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) and so much more.

Illinois could become 'the sucker state' October 20, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

A well-known Chicago anti-crime fighter has warned that if Illinois doesn’t move quickly to eliminate the unregulated so-called “Sweepstakes Cafes,” Illinois could become known as “the sucker state.”

Losing bidder seeks to block bankrupt casino sale October 20, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

A Florida developer who lost a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is now challenging the decision.

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