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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N.J. plans regs for sports betting

N.J. plans regs for sports betting

posted on May 08, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | The prospect of legal sports betting in New Jersey continues to have a high level of interest among those who hope to get everything in place to welcome this new revenue producer to the state.

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MGM rides Knights’ success wave

MGM rides Knights’ success wave

posted on April 24, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | It doesn’t get much better than this for local resort operators as big deals continue taking shape up and down the Las Vegas Strip. The strong community-wide support lavished on the Golden Knights deserves an assist.

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Gaming won’t rush Wynn probe

Gaming won’t rush Wynn probe

posted on April 10, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Casinos across Nevada may be feeling the pressures created by the Gaming Control Board’s review of the circumstances that explain Steve Wynn’s departure from the resort company that bears his name.

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What’s next in Wynn saga?

What’s next in Wynn saga?

posted on March 27, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Nevada gaming regulators have generally earned respectable grades for their handling of the unexpected crises and industry opportunities that land on their desks.

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MGM's Murren full of optimism on local economy

MGM's Murren full of optimism on local economy

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren has some thoughts on Las Vegas gaming that he shared during a recent discussion highlighted by his description of what looks like a banner year for the local economy.

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