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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MGM National Harbor Casino could influence D.C. politicians

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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Showboat re-opens as hotel in Atlantic City

Showboat re-opens as hotel in Atlantic City

posted on July 11, 2016 by

An Atlantic City casino that went out of business two years ago is once again welcoming guests after reopening Friday as a hotel. The Showboat reopened to guests with 852 hotel rooms and suites.

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New casino project proposed for Mississippi Gulf Coast

New casino project proposed for Mississippi Gulf Coast

posted on July 11, 2016 by

A new casino project has been proposed for the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The developers have a 60-year lease with Gulfport for a casino at the harbor and now are asking for site approval from the Mississippi Gaming Commission.

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Gaming expansion plan awaits action in Penn.

Gaming expansion plan awaits action in Penn.

posted on July 11, 2016 by

Gambling expansion in Pennsylvania awaits legislative action but Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said he would not stop a roughly $31 billion election-year spending bill from becoming law.

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Del. attorney general orders DFS operators to back off

Del. attorney general orders DFS operators to back off

posted on July 11, 2016 by

Delaware’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports operators to back off, telling them the state does not allow them to charge players to play, or players to win monetary prizes.

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