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UK’s William Hill fires CEO James Henderson

posted on July 22, 2016 by

William Hill CEO James Henderson has been ousted, paying the price for the U.K. bookmaker’s struggle to keep pace in the fast-moving world of online betting.

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Aristocrat's Lightning Link named industry's top game

posted on July 22, 2016 by

U.S. gaming operators continue to respond positively to Aristocrat’s high-performing products, with the leading gaming technology company delighted to have received outstanding customer feedback in the findings of two recent high-profile surveys.

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Control Board levies $1.5M fine against CG Technology

posted on July 21, 2016 by

CG Technology Holdings and the Gaming Control Board have reached a tentative settlement to a complaint that will have the company paying a $1.5 million fine and its CEO Lee Amaitis resigning by the end of August.

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Casino revenue rises in all regions across Miss.

posted on July 21, 2016 by

Casino revenue continued to grow statewide in Mississippi in June, with gamblers losing more at casinos along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast. Figures show casinos won $175 million in June, up 1.4 percent from $173 million in June 2015.

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Trump Taj Mahal owner withdraws insurance offer

posted on July 20, 2016 by

Trump Taj Mahal owner Carl Icahn withdrew an offer to restore health insurance for striking workers after the union refused to put the measure up for a vote 18 days into a walkout.

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Pennsylvania revenue tops $3.2B for fiscal year

posted on July 20, 2016 by

Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos hit a record high in the just-completed fiscal year, with revenue from slot machines and table games rising  3.6 percent to more than $3.2 billion for the 12 months ending June 30.

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With MGM's new app easyPlay, signing up is a breeze

posted on July 19, 2016 by

The Analyst | Last week MGM Resorts started more aggressively marketing their version of mobile gaming using slot tournaments. Their system, called easyPlay, is actually a fairly simplistic iteration of mobile gaming.

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Vegas domed stadium for NFL's Raiders needs focused committee

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | There’s gotta be an easier way to build a stadium, a thought that had me turning back the pages to memories of a long ago conversation and mixing that with the recent approach MGM took to its new T-Mobile Arena.

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Seminole CEO James Allen gets lifetime achievement honor

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Seminole Gaming CEO and Hard Rock International Chairman James Allen has received the casino marketing lifetime achievement award presented at the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference.

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Nevada content with spectator's role to UK talks

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Nevada officials are following the course of discussions that could lead to an agreement linking Internet gaming player pools in New Jersey with those in the United Kingdom. A.G.Burnett said he does not expect the state to become a party to the talks.

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Station Casinos targets Northern Nevada

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Station Casinos plans to build in Northern Nevada on an 8-acre parcel near the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The property is expected to have 84,000 square feet for gaming and entertainment, as well as a state-of-the-art sports book.

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Maryland comptroller proposes DFS regulations

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Regulations for daily fantasy sports betting in Maryland have been proposed by Comptroller Peter Franchot. The rules largely are based on regulatory frameworks in states that have taken action. 

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Atlantic City Internet gaming win continues increase

posted on July 18, 2016 by

Internet gaming continued its surge at participating Atlantic City casinos during June but the increase was not enough to keep the over-all June win at the city’s eight casinos from slipping.

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Gamers approve MGM buyout at Borgata

posted on July 18, 2016 by

MGM Resorts' purchase of Boyd Gaming’s 50 percent stake in Borgata, Atlantic City’s top casino, has received regulatory approval in New Jersey. The Casino Control Commission voted 3-0 to approve lease agreements needed for the sale.

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Oaklawn receives nine Romero Awards

posted on July 14, 2016 by

Oaklawn’s marketing department received nine Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing & Technology Conference July 14 in Las Vegas, bringing its total to 34 awards over the last seven years.

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MGM offers real money mobile wagering events

posted on July 14, 2016 by

MGM Resorts has launched a mobile platform through which customers at nine of its Las Vegas resorts can gamble with real money in tournament games.

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Fears of a Brexit effect hurting WSOP prove to be unfounded

posted on July 14, 2016 by

Fears of a "Brexit effect" hurting the World Series of Poker proved to be unfounded. the marquee event in the ongoing 69-event poker tournament tallied 344 players from the U.K., up 23 percent from the 279 who played last year.

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Liquidity expansion considered in New Jersey

posted on July 13, 2016 by

Online gaming regulators in New Jersey are pondering a giant leap forward, asking Atlantic City licensees to submit thoughts on how a system of sharing players between New Jersey and the United Kingdom might work.

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Advice to Nevada Gaming on regulating eSports

posted on July 12, 2016 by

The Analyst | The Nevada Gaming Policy Committee has been holding meetings every other month. They have discussed how to get fantasy sports operators to come to Nevada and have had eye-opening discussions around the whole world of eSports.

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MGM National Harbor Casino could influence D.C. politicians

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | MGM Resorts continues on a domestic roll that appears to be picking up momentum with each passing month. The most important of their projects may ultimately be the National Harbor resort and casino about 10 miles from the halls of Congress.

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UK’s William Hill fires CEO James…

William Hill CEO James Henderson has been ousted, paying the price for the U.K. bookmaker’s struggle to keep pace in the fast-moving world of online betting.

Control Board levies $1.5M fine…

CG Technology Holdings and the Gaming Control Board have reached a tentative settlement to a complaint that will have the company paying a $1.5 million fine and its CEO Lee Amaitis resigning by the end of August.

Casino revenue rises in all regions…

Casino revenue continued to grow statewide in Mississippi in June, with gamblers losing more at casinos along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast. Figures show casinos won $175 million in June, up 1.4 percent from $173 million in June 2015.

Cliff Josephy emerges as chip leader…

A Long Island poker veteran has emerged as the chip leader at the final table of nine players in the marquee Main Event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Pennsylvania revenue tops $3.2B for…

Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos hit a record high in the just-completed fiscal year, with revenue from slot machines and table games rising  3.6 percent to more than $3.2 billion for the 12 months ending June 30.

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