Phil Hevener

Gaming Today Phil Hevener

Phil Hevener has been writing about the business, politics and leading personalities of the U.S. casino industry for more than 30 years.

He has been a columnist and editor for major casino-related publications and was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in gaming communications fin 2005 rom the American Gaming Association.

He continues to publish his Phil Hevener's Gaming Hotline, a bi-weekly newsletter that for the last 14 years has followed current gaming issues and the personalities who drive them.

He also currently writes a weekly column for GamingToday as he works on his second mystery novel.

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Penn National boosts Tropicana number amid uncertainty

Penn National boosts Tropicana number amid uncertainty

posted on August 03, 2016 by

Penn National gaming executives see a slow moving cloud of uncertainty moving across the casino business during the next several months as they try to anticipate the impact of presidential politics on consumer spending

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Wynn recognizing technology's role to increase profits, efficiency

Wynn recognizing technology's role to increase profits, efficiency

posted on August 02, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | Steve Wynn sounds like a big fan of the doorways to increased efficiency and profitability that technology and sharp-eyed analytic efforts are making in the casino industry.

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Macau revenue declines continue

Macau revenue declines continue

posted on August 01, 2016 by

Macau casino revenues declined for the 26th consecutive month during July but the 4.5 dip compared to the same month a year ago was the best performance since the market began to contract under pressure from the government.

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Cleveland casino business returns to normal

Cleveland casino business returns to normal

posted on August 01, 2016 by

Business suffered at Jack Cleveland Casino as security procedures put in place during the Republican National Convention combined to keep normal business – mostly locals – away from the downtown area.

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William Hill increases watch for betting irregularities

William Hill increases watch for betting irregularities

posted on August 01, 2016 by

​William Hill has signed a landmark agreement with the Scottish FA on betting integrity. It complements another the firm has with the English FA. The two separate agreements cover all professional football events and associated governing bodies.

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