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Newport Grand table game deal denied

Sports betting may have 'Silver' lining September 30, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | Sports wagering may be the most obvious example of Nevada uniqueness that is under siege as New Jersey continues its efforts to install legal sports wagering at tracks and in Atlantic City’s remaining casinos.

Win Cards have a strategy to win over young gamblers September 30, 2014 by Ted Gottlieb

The base of older players has not been replenished by younger people, and the pool of table games players has been reduced. What can be done to reverse the downward spiral of live table games?

Sports journalist Izenberg stays relevant with 'Rozelle' September 30, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | There is no statute of limitations in sports journalism, especially if you’re Jerry Izenberg, born in 1930 and continue to stay relevant.

G2E 2014 has much to be excited about September 30, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | If you are reading this in the original print form, there is a good chance you are currently attending the 2014 Global Gaming Expo (G2E).

Tiger Paul tries his luck in Las Vegas September 30, 2014 by Scott Schettler

Gaming Yesterday | Part 2 of the Tiger Paul saga has him leaving his Pittsburgh roots and heading to Las Vegas.

Florida may see the end of greyhound racing September 30, 2014 by Casino Doctors

Florida Gaming Report | August figures,, University of Miami, Florida State University, Miami Dolphins,  and Miami Dade Council are all featured this week.

Hollywood Park Casino has a future in Southern California September 30, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond The Numbers | Today the racetrack may be gone, but Hollywood Park Casino is in the midst of a major revitalization that will transform it into the premier casino and entertainment destination in Southern California.

Casinos on 'backburner' in Japan September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Realization seemed to set in on Monday, as Japan’s lawmakers began their fall session, that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s hope to have casino gambling in operation in Tokyo by the 2020 Olympics was unlikely to happen.

Steve Wynn sues fund manager for slander September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

When asked about the investigation being conducted in Macau about a payment for land on which Wynn Resorts Ltd. is building a casino, Steve Wynn said he believed the investigation was over.

Growth of gambling in Singapore a problem September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Although most gaming company investors have been focusing on the recent slowdown in Macau, few have paid much attention to Singapore where Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Malaysia’s Genting operate casinos.

'Sufferin' Downs' needs major bailout September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Perhaps baseball Hall of Famer Bill Veeck foresaw the limited future of Suffolk Downs racetrack in East Boston, Massachusetts, when he ran the place in the 70’s and ended up writing his book, “Thirty Tons a Day.”

2014 may see biggest drop in Macau gaming September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

With more and more analysts suggesting 2014 could see the biggest drop in Macau gaming since 2002, investors continued to react to the news on Monday with most shares of Macau-related gaming stock trading lower.

New Yorkers fear casino competition September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

As more and more states join the ever-growing casino world, those gaming companies that have been operating in a more-or-less competition-free environment are looking to protect their assets.

CG Technology launches new website September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

CG Technology, whose technology provides solutions for lottery, gaming, race and sports wagering worldwide, has unveiled a new corporate website that is described as being compatible with all devices.

Newport Grand table game deal denied September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Looking to get official support for its plan to add table games to its gaming menu, the new owners of Newport Grand in Newport, Rhode Island, offered $1 million to the Newport City Council.

William Hill to operate new Tahoe sports book September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe has signed an agreement with bookmaking company William Hill to operate the new resort and casino’s sports book in South Lake Tahoe.

Bill McBeath new managing director of Z Capital September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Z Capital Partners, the Illinois-based equity firm that is the largest shareholder in privately-held Affinity Gaming, has announced that longtime casino executive, Bill McBeath, will join the company as managing director.

IGT, GTECH announce merger changes September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Looking to keep the merger of International Game Technology (IGT) and GTECH Holdings on line, the two companies announced a change in the merger agreement that affects the payments to IGT shareholders.

Greektown Casino funds Michigan interstate ramp September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Greektown Casino in Detroit, Michigan, a property currently owned by real estate developer Dan Gilbert, desperately wants some road work done near the property to enhance accessibility.

US appeals court overturns casino markers ruling September 29, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A contract is a contract, says an Appeals Court, so a lawsuit involving a gambler, who owes Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) $1.3 million is back on.

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Christie: N.J. won’t oversee sports bets

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state will have no role in the regulation of the sports betting that Atlantic City casinos are now free to pursue if they want to buck whatever opposition professional sports leagues may throw at them.


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