Casino Insider

Feb 4, 2013 6:30 PM

Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (ISLE) says it has agreed to manage The Provence Hotel/Casino on North Broad Street in Philadelphia, should the developers, Tower Entertainment LLC, receive a license for the project.

Delaware North Companies of Buffalo, New York, announced it plans to move Jim Simms, general manager of their Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack in Wheeling, West Virginia, to their Miami Valley Gaming and Racing development in Ohio.

Tim Cope, president of Evitts Resort LLC, says he hopes to have the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort casino open in late May with 558 slot machines and 10 table games.

SHFL Entertainment Inc. (SHFL) has signed an agreement with GameAccount Network whereby the company will be able to offer its online versions of its three most popular games in the portfolio of iGaming operations that use the GAN platform in the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain.

Full House Resorts (FLL) says trading in its shares will move from the N.Y. Stock Exchange to NASDAQ capital Market beginning on Feb. 13. The trading symbol will remain “FLL.”

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) has closed on the purchase of a majority stake in the Retama Park Racetrack in San Antonio, Texas.

The Spokane, Washington, County Commission is on record as opposing a plan by the Spokane Tribe to build a casino complex at Airway Heights, near Fairchild Air Force Base.

It was a banner year for gambling in Deadwood, South Dakota, according to gaming officials. They said total revenues in 2012 reached $107.4 mill, topping the $100.9 recorded in 2011.

Noted chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay says he will open his 14th Bobby’s Burger Place in the new Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati in Ohio in March.

The Navajo Nation held a job fair over the weekend in hopes of hiring some 800 people to man jobs in its newest casino near Flagstaff, Arizona. 

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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