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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Maryland comptroller proposes DFS regulations

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

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

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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MGM offers real money mobile wagering events

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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Liquidity expansion considered in New Jersey

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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