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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Pennsylvania revenue tops $3.2B for fiscal year

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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Vegas domed stadium for NFL's Raiders needs focused committee

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

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

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

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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