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AGA: Additional federal engagement is not warranted at this time

AGA: Additional federal engagement is not warranted at this time

posted on September 15, 2018 by

The war of words over proposed federal legislation that would regulate sports betting continues with the American Gaming Association (AGA) telling U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) “additional federal engagement is not warranted at this time.”

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. recognized for corporate sustainability efforts

Las Vegas Sands Corp. recognized for corporate sustainability efforts

posted on September 15, 2018 by

Southern Nevada-based Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has again been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts.

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Gambling establishments in Miami-Dade County face new hurdles

Gambling establishments in Miami-Dade County face new hurdles

posted on September 14, 2018 by

A majority of commissioners in Miami-Dade County Thursday gave initial approval to an alteration in the city’s zoning code that creates new hurdles for gambling establishments in the city.

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The Stars Group launches  BetStars Sportsbetting app

The Stars Group launches BetStars Sportsbetting app

posted on September 14, 2018 by

One of the world's largest online gambling companies has launched mobile sports betting in New Jersey, the latest to do so in the rapidly expanding market.

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Churchill Downs Inc. celebrates grand opening of Derby City Gaming

Churchill Downs Inc. celebrates grand opening of Derby City Gaming

posted on September 14, 2018 by

Churchill Downs Incorporated today (Friday) is celebrating the grand opening of Derby City Gaming, a $65 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility located on Poplar Level Road in Louisville, near the historic track.

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Caesars Entertainment believes it has seen the digital future

Caesars Entertainment believes it has seen the digital future

posted on September 13, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment believes it has seen the digital future and that future is now. The hospitality giant announced that it’s is joining forces with the global consulting agency Bluewolf and Salesforce in a new guest enhancement initiative.

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Sands China starts Hato Education Sponsorship Fund

Sands China starts Hato Education Sponsorship Fund

posted on September 13, 2018 by

Las Vegas Sands’ Macau affiliate, Sands China Ltd., has started a Hato Education Sponsorship Fund, benefiting six children and young adults who lost a parent to Typhoon Hato when it hit Macau in August 2017.

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When will we stand up to NFL?

When will we stand up to NFL?

posted on September 12, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | This column is not really about Colin Kaepernick or even about Nike and its controversial new advertising campaign utilizing the unemployed NFL quarterback in a new series of promotions. 

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MGM makes Forbes’ list of Best Employers

MGM makes Forbes’ list of Best Employers

posted on September 12, 2018 by

A new Forbes survey says MGM Resorts International is ranked No. 147 on its newly compiled list of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates 2018.

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MGE to oversee 2 casinos

MGE to oversee 2 casinos

posted on September 12, 2018 by

The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut announced it has been selected to oversee daily operations of two casinos and an entertainment complex in Niagara Falls, Canada.

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Arkansas group fights casinos

Arkansas group fights casinos

posted on September 12, 2018 by

In Arkansas, the battle over expanded gambling that includes sports betting rages on.

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October brings potential for Vegas, Macau

October brings potential for Vegas, Macau

posted on September 12, 2018 by

The Analyst | There are many challenges in the world of high-end casino gaming, casinos have to find the customers, get them to come to their properties, hope they play, hope they lose (which does not always happen) and then collect the money the players lost.

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Where WYNN will go next is anyone's guess

Where WYNN will go next is anyone's guess

posted on September 12, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | The picture is coming together for a number of the Strip’s biggest operators as decision-makers cease their agonizing over visions that are still developing and reach for the future. Will mistakes be made? Will there be satisfying discoveries?

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Ohio’s four casinos all show revenue increases

Ohio’s four casinos all show revenue increases

posted on September 11, 2018 by

Ohio’s four casinos all showed revenue increases in an August 2017 to August 2018 comparison. At Hollywood Casino Toledo, revenue increased 3 percent to $16.7 million last month. A year ago the August total was $16.2 million.

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888 Holdings launches sports betting mobile gaming platform in N.J.

888 Holdings launches sports betting mobile gaming platform in N.J.

posted on September 11, 2018 by

888 Holdings, the Gibraltar-based online gaming company, has now launched its 888 sports betting mobile gaming platform in New Jersey, saying it plans to expand to other states as sport betting become legal.

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MGM Resorts seeks to make higher education affordable, accessible to employees

MGM Resorts seeks to make higher education affordable, accessible to employees

posted on September 10, 2018 by

The Nevada Board of Regents has approved a program through which MGM Resorts International seeks to make higher education affordable and accessible to its nearly 72,000 employees throughout the U.S.

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Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates

Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates

posted on September 10, 2018 by

The new joint venture between Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI’s) and Keeneland Association Inc. has now formally filed an application requesting live standardbred racing dates at CDI’s old Louisville Downs.

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MGM Resorts to be exclusive in-game gambling partner of AAF

MGM Resorts to be exclusive in-game gambling partner of AAF

posted on September 10, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International will be the exclusive in-game gambling partner of the Alliance Of American Football (AAF) for the next three seasons. A formal announcement comes about a month after MGM signed a deal to be the official gaming partner of the NBA.

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Jerseys on, wallets open as sports betting meets NFL season

Jerseys on, wallets open as sports betting meets NFL season

posted on September 09, 2018 by

Football fans had their jerseys on and their wallets open as pro football season arrived in places where sports betting is newly legal. New Jersey won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in May that clears the way for all 50 states to offer legal sports betting if they choose.

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Tropicana to become latest casino in Atlantic City to offer sports wagering

Tropicana to become latest casino in Atlantic City to offer sports wagering

posted on September 08, 2018 by

Look for the Tropicana in Atlantic City to become the latest Atlantic City casino to offer sports wagering. The casino announced it has reached a deal with bookmaker William Hill US  to offer sports betting in the near future. No timetable was given for the launch.

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Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.

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