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Recalling all the great memories of the Kentucky Derby

Recalling all the great memories of the Kentucky Derby

posted on May 01, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Saturday’s Kentucky Derby is always something all sports fans eagerly await, this one included. Yet, it’s not just the race itself that’s significant to many of us; it’s the memories that go along with it.

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Swizzles & stirrers a unique collection

Swizzles & stirrers a unique collection

posted on May 01, 2018 by

The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | Swizzle sticks! Stir! Stir! Stir! I hope Mr. Bond will forgive my play on his words in the casino bar. Whether the drinks they adorned were shaken or stirred, I will use the terms “swizzle stick” and “stirrer” interchangeably. 

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Court says NLRA applies to tribes

Court says NLRA applies to tribes

posted on May 01, 2018 by

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that employees at Native American casinos can receive protection under a federal labor law, saying the law does not violate a tribe’s right to self-government.

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Sandoval names Morgan to NGC

Sandoval names Morgan to NGC

posted on May 01, 2018 by

Gov. Brian Sandoval has named Sandra Douglass Morgan to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Morgan is currently director of external affairs for AT&T in Las Vegas.

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Pamunkey Tribe to build casino in Va.

Pamunkey Tribe to build casino in Va.

posted on May 01, 2018 by

Leaders of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe in Virginia say they are now moving forward with plans to acquire land, through purchase or lease, and build what they hope will be a world class resort housing the commonwealth’s first casino.

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Who will be next Vegas innovator?

Who will be next Vegas innovator?

posted on May 01, 2018 by

The Analyst | Gaming has been reduced from the single largest revenue contributor in a Las Vegas gaming resort to one leg of the three-legged stool supported equally between the leg of hotel/resort revenue and the collective leg of revenue from retail activities of entertainment.

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Marijuana Business Conference Expo announced for Las Vegas Convention Center

Marijuana Business Conference Expo announced for Las Vegas Convention Center

posted on April 30, 2018 by

The Marijuana Business Conference and Expo (MJBIZCON) is now announced for the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 14-16, 2018. Over 110 cannabis expert speakers are expected to address stakeholders in the expanding industry. 

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Wynn Boston Harbor is now Encore Boston Harbor

Wynn Boston Harbor is now Encore Boston Harbor

posted on April 30, 2018 by

Wynn Boston Harbor is now Encore Boston Harbor. Wynn Resorts, the Las Vegas-base casino developer and operator announced the name change Friday for the $2.5 billion casino/resort under construction on the banks of Mystic River in Everett, Massachusetts.

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Seneca Nation of Indians announce $40M upgrading project for Seneca Niagara

Seneca Nation of Indians announce $40M upgrading project for Seneca Niagara

posted on April 30, 2018 by

The Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Gaming Corporation have announced a major, $40 million upgrading project for the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in historic Niagara Falls, New York. The project is called “Seneca Arrival Experience.” 

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MGM Springfield to Officially Open August 24, 2018

MGM Springfield to Officially Open August 24, 2018

posted on April 28, 2018 by

Friday, August 24, 2018 has been announced as the opening day for the highly anticipated, nearly $1 billion MGM Springfield.

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VSiN, TVG announce content partnership

VSiN, TVG announce content partnership

posted on April 28, 2018 by

Las Vegas-based Vegas Stats & Information Network and TVG, the broadcast and online horse racing wagering network, have announced a content partnership to deliver VSiN’s Las Vegas wagering perspective to TVG viewers.

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Legislation to reduce taxes, fees at Delaware casinos approved

Legislation to reduce taxes, fees at Delaware casinos approved

posted on April 28, 2018 by

A Delaware Senate panel has approved legislation that would reduce taxes and fees at the state’s casinos. They approved legislation to lower taxes on slots and table games as part of the recent initiative to make casino taxes in the state more competitive with its neighbors.

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What Sports Betting in Missouri Should Look Like

What Sports Betting in Missouri Should Look Like

posted on April 27, 2018 by

If Missouri Representative Bart Korman were a betting man, he’d say that neighboring Kansas will beat Missouri to the sports-betting punch. 

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Reputation Management Expert Weighs In On  ‘Integrity Fee’

Reputation Management Expert Weighs In On ‘Integrity Fee’

posted on April 27, 2018 by

Yes, we’re talking about the 1 percent “integrity fee,” because the NBA recently said it “doesn’t call it an integrity fee,” rather they would like it to be known as a “sports betting rights and integrity fee.”

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PENN reports Q1 earnings of $45.4M, net income of 48 cents per share

PENN reports Q1 earnings of $45.4M, net income of 48 cents per share

posted on April 27, 2018 by

Penn National Gaming Inc., the nation’s largest regional casino operator, reported first-quarter earnings of $45.4 million posting a net income of 48 cents per share.

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MGM Resorts International reports adjusted earnings of 34 cents

MGM Resorts International reports adjusted earnings of 34 cents

posted on April 27, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International has reported adjusted earnings of 34 cents for the first quarter of 2018 surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 31 cents. In the prior-year quarter, the company had reported earnings of 36 cents.

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Boyd Gaming reports first-quarter net income of $41.4M

Boyd Gaming reports first-quarter net income of $41.4M

posted on April 27, 2018 by

Boyd Gaming Corp., the Las Vegas-based locals stalwart and an increasingly significant national casino/resort operator, has reported first-quarter net income of $41.4 million. The company said it had net income of 36 cents per share. 

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Horseshoe Southern Indiana to move riverboat casino operations inland

Horseshoe Southern Indiana to move riverboat casino operations inland

posted on April 26, 2018 by

The Indiana Gaming Commission has now approved plans for Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment’s Horseshoe Southern Indiana to move its riverboat casino operations inland with the construction of an $85 million facility.

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. posts revenues of $3.59 billion

Las Vegas Sands Corp. posts revenues of $3.59 billion

posted on April 26, 2018 by

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) has released its latest quarterly financial results, posting adjusted earnings of $1.04 per share and revenues of $3.58 billion.

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Changes for Louisiana’s 15 riverboat casinos may be near

Changes for Louisiana’s 15 riverboat casinos may be near

posted on April 25, 2018 by

Significant changes for Louisiana’s 15 riverboat casinos may be near, as the State Senate has now voted 22-14 in favor of the “river-to-shore” proposal. The passage allows the bill to move to the Louisiana House.

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