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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TV ad labels northern Jersey casinos a 'risky bet'

TV ad labels northern Jersey casinos a 'risky bet'

posted on August 11, 2016 by

The pro and con arguments involving the proposal for casinos in northern New Jersey will get an added dimension with the start of  TV ad campaigns. A group opposed to allowing casinos in northern New Jersey is set to launch a television ad campaign.

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AGA calls for federal action to remove sports wagering ban

AGA calls for federal action to remove sports wagering ban

posted on August 10, 2016 by

Congressional action appears necessary if sports betting is to be legalized in Atlantic City casinos and elsewhere across the U.S.

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Station Stadium brought to you by the Fertitta's and Las Vegas Raiders?

Station Stadium brought to you by the Fertitta's and Las Vegas Raiders?

posted on August 09, 2016 by

Gaming Insider | The Fertitta boys – that’s Frank and Lorenzo – are said to have a strong interest in taking the proposed domed stadium proposal under their very capable wings as a private venture, forgetting about a public money component.

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Philippine regulators pull the plug on PhilWeb

Philippine regulators pull the plug on PhilWeb

posted on August 08, 2016 by

PhilWeb Corp., which operates and manages electronic casinos owned by the Philippine gaming regulator, saw its shares tumble to a 22-month low after the agency said it won’t renew the company’s contract.

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Macau smoking ban due for further study

Macau smoking ban due for further study

posted on August 08, 2016 by

Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the proposed casino smoking ban in late October. The Assembly’s working committee is awaiting response from the government concerning the bill.

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