Casino Insider

Feb 25, 2013 7:00 PM

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved 28 table games for the planned $60 million Lady Luck Casino in Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, a property that will be run by Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (ISLE).

Fitch Ratings says the addition of online gaming at casinos in Atlantic City could boost their credit ratings.

Churchill Downs Inc. (CHDN) will hold a conference call to review its quarterly fiscal performance on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 1:30 p.m. PST.

PokerTek Inc. (PTEK) plans to review its fourth quarter performance on Thursday, March 7, at 8 a.m. PDT.

The Wyoming Senate has voted 17-12 to advance a bill that will permit the state lottery to participate in multi-state games such as Powerball.

Casino revenues in Mississippi fell 9 percent during the month of January to $161.2 million, according to the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

Louisiana’s licensed casinos reported revenues of $185.2 million in January, nearly identical to a year earlier when revenues reached $185.7 million.

Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada resigned from the board of directors of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), just one day before the shareholders voted overwhelmingly to oust him from the board.

Revel, the $2.4 billion hotel/casino in Atlantic City, says it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in late March.

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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