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 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.

Email: PhilHevener@gamingtoday.com

Penn National acquires Detroit's Greektown

Penn National acquires Detroit's Greektown

posted on November 28, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Penn National Gaming has opened another doorway to the marketing of a Las Vegas experience with its recent purchase of the operating rights to Detroit’s Greektown Casino-Hotel.

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Wynn opts to leave well enough alone

Wynn opts to leave well enough alone

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Wall Street-oriented deal makers scan the gaming industry hungry for hot possibilities that will earn them big fees. We’ve seen this in the flurry of speculative stories involving well-known gaming giants Caesars, MGM Resorts and Golden Nugget.

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Boyd positioned for gaming growth

Boyd positioned for gaming growth

posted on October 31, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Remember when Boyd Gaming was a small handful of mostly locals oriented gambling halls? Times have certainly changed as the company charged into states where gaming in some form appeared likely to emerge.

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AGA Hall of Famer Salerno takes USBookmaking Santa Ana Star Casino

AGA Hall of Famer Salerno takes USBookmaking Santa Ana Star Casino

posted on October 10, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Gaming continues its warp-speed cruise toward the mainstream of American business and legal sports betting will help fuel the journey. The number of deals linking legal bookmakers with business is all the evidence I need in support of this view. 

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Federal Government may look at sports betting again

Federal Government may look at sports betting again

posted on September 26, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | The prospect of a congressional hearing this week that could lead to legislation affecting legal sports wagering across the U.S. promises to suck up the attention of industry followers.

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