In Rhode Island, lawmakers are moving forward with sports wagering legislation that includes “social wagering.” State Representative William O’Brien introduced legislation last week that would legalize sports betting beyond the scope of sports betting plans.view
A recently opened casino project in San Jose is spurring new development nearby. Developers said last week they will move forward with plans to build a new office tower in northern part of the city, adjacent to the recently relocated Bay 101 Casino complex.view
Tribal gaming operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment is primed for an improved 2018 reporting net income of $29.2 million for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, compared to a loss in the prior year period.view
A move is underway in South Dakota to expand gambling options in the state. Supporters of a proposed casino and entertainment complex in Yankton say a casino would help the community and bring in millions of dollars for the state.view
Harrah’s New Orleans officials are telling Louisiana legislators the company wants to significantly expand its downtown casino/resort by building a second high rise hotel adjacent to their current hotel in downtown New Orleans, near the French Quarter.view
The American Gaming Association says Americans will wager approximately $4.76 billion on Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, but that because of a “failed federal law” 97 percent of the total wagers, equaling more than $4.6 billion, will be bet illegally.view
Gambling revenue continued its significant growth in Macau where revenue shot up 36 percent in January. The strong numbers are being attributed not only to high rollers, but also to mass-market players visiting China’s only region with legalized gambling.view
Some Kentucky lawmakers believe Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed 2018-20 state budget confirms the state’s desperate need for more revenue and that lawmakers should consider legalizing casinos.view
The rapid expansion of Tribal gaming in the west is continuing in in Olympia, Washington where the Nisqually Red Wind Casino is now seeking proposals to expand its casino, open a new hotel and increase convention space.view
More than 400 gaming regulators from 65 jurisdictions will come together in London Feb. 6-8 for the major gaming trade show and seminar, ICE London.view
Clark County’s gambling establishments had a strong 2017, with gaming revenue up 2.7 percent. Statewide the win was up 2.8 percent to $11.57 billion. Slot win was up 3.8 percent to $7.43 billion and table win up 1.1 percent to $4.14 billionview
The Florida House revived legislation Tuesday that could end any expansion of gambling in the state for the next 20 years, force the closure of some card games and protect the Seminole Tribe’s virtual gambling monopoly in the state.view
Thunder Valley Casino and Resort near Sacramento is well underway towards completing its $56 million remodeling initiative. Among the improvements is a new 25,000-square-foot, smoke-free poker room and bingo hall, plus a new high-limit slots area.view
Around Town | With the upcoming Supreme Court ruling expected the first half of the year, many states are working on sports betting legislation – just in case the Court’s decision opens the door the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act closed in 1992.view
The Analyst | Recent articles have stimulated questions from readers on the NBA seeking a piece of the action on sports wagering, Casino resort comps and the $70,000,000 in bad debt casinos reported through the Nevada Gaming Abstract for the 12 months ended June 30, 2017.view
One Mann's Opinion | Last week’s New York State Senate testimony by NBA attorney Dan Spillane suggesting the league receive a one percent share of all wagers on its games should sports betting be legalized has met with various reactions in the sports wagering world, all of it negative.view
Gaming Insider | Wynn Palace has managed to successfully take what looks like huge potential in the so-called mass market of wealthy Chinese who have an appetite for a quality experience in the floral-themed resort.view
An effort in Virginia to revive the shuttered Colonial Downs horseracing track near Richmond has resulted in proposed legislation to allow “historical horseracing” clearing the Virginia House Appropriations Committee by a 21-1 vote on Friday.
Caesars Entertainment has revealed it will now check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if guests have a "Do Not Disturb" sign displayed on the door.
The two Connecticut casino/resorts, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, broke out of the gate slowly in 2018 with Foxwoods posting a 2.5 decrease in slot revenue and Mohegan Sun a 5.3 percent slot revenue decrease for January.
Rhode Island lawmakers, now considering legalizing sports gambling, will now be subject to official lobbying efforts by the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball.
A plan, in which Japanese nationals and foreigners living in the country would face significant restrictions on attending proposed casinos, has been floated by the government to the lawmakers of the Liberal Democratic Party, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.