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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Las Vegas Trump Hotel pickets seek higher wages

Las Vegas Trump Hotel pickets seek higher wages

posted on July 25, 2016 by

Union workers demonstrated for higher wages in front of Las Vegas’ Trump International Hotel, some 1,500 miles from where Trump was taking center stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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Strikers turn up pressure on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

Strikers turn up pressure on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

posted on July 25, 2016 by

Striking resort workers in Atlantic City are turning up the pressure at the Trump Taj Mahal as the walkout by workers heads toward the fourth week with no end in sight.

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UK’s William Hill fires CEO James Henderson

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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Control Board levies $1.5M fine against CG Technology

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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Trump Taj Mahal owner withdraws insurance offer

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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