Phil Hevener has been writing about the business, politics and leading personalities of the U.S. casino industry for more than 30 years. 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.
Gaming Insider | The time has come for action. That’s what I’m told. Nevada bookmakers can no longer afford the luxury of taking lots of time to consider updating their business models.view
Gaming Insider | The menu of sports betting options in Nevada casinos and elsewhere will continue to expand as special interests scramble to keep pace with changing times. Imagination promises to take the business to places it has never been before.view
Gaming Insider | Will there be Japanese casinos, billion dollar centers of fun and games? The issue appears headed for a vote in the upper house of the country’s legislature or Diet about July 20, according to MGM Executive Vice President Alan Feldman.view