Massachusetts’ top transportation official says Wynn has adequately addressed traffic and transit issues surrounding its planned $1.7 billion casino project for the Everett waterfront.
Less competition has led to greater profits for most of the casinos that survived a painful shrinkage of Atlantic City’s gambling market last year. Figures released show seven of the eight surviving casinos posted increases in profit in the second quarter of this year.
Paddy Power and Betfair have agreed to merge, creating one of the world’s largest online betting and gaming companies by revenue. Paddy Power shareholders would own 52 percent of the combined group and Betfair shareholders would own 48 percent.
Atlantic City’s main casino workers union is ramping up its threat of a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union says it will load a storage trailer on Tuesday with supplies it would need for a strike against the casino.
Southern California’s Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa is using a new series of high-tech television ads that mark an industry first by combining state-of-the-art Rotoscoping technology with sweeping visuals.
New Jersey’s long effort to install sports betting in Atlantic City casinos has been stopped again by a three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. But the campaign will return in some form.
Wealthy Chinese gamblers who have been avoiding Macau casinos may be traveling farther than ever to scratch their gambling habits. Gaming revenues from international players in the Australia and New Zealand markets grew by more than 20 percent.
Will Florida and the Seminole Tribe be able to talk their way through an impasse that has the tribe offering banked card games at its seven casinos weeks after the compact that allows such games expired?
New Jersey has struck out again in its efforts to legally offer sports betting. A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday upheld the federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.
Gaming Insider | Caesars Entertainment may find a spot for itself in the Chinese entertainment market now that the man in charge of its interactive and social gaming is also holding down a second position as chairman of Cirque du Soleil, Mitch Garber.
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Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it has reached an agreement with its largest lender group, enabling the company to push forward with the restructuring of its bankrupt operating division. Total Caesars debt is an industry-high $22.8 billion.
Wynn Resorts should not get a key permit for its $1.7 billion resort at the Everett waterfront until there is a plan in place to deal with traffic in “Boston’s notoriously congested Sullivan Square area” a short distance from the casino site.
MGM National Harbor, the integrated destination resort opening in 2016 has announced Logan Gaskill’s appointment as vice president of human resources. He will be MGM’s senior executive in charge of hiring a workforce of about 3,600 employees.
The growing multi-billion dollar business of fantasy sports has finally gotten large enough to hold the attention of both the Nevada Gaming Commission and several gaming company CEOs. For the Commission the obvious fantasy sports issues are...