In Great Britain, a letter has been sent to all online casino operators ordering them to review their policies on preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. Online casinos account for about one third of the British gambling market.view
Indiana continues to fast track legislation to allow sports wagering, should the federal government remove its prohibition on single-team betting. Legislation would sanction the state's riverboats, racinos and their satellite facilities to offer legal sports betting.view
In Minnesota this week, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community celebrated the opening of a new hotel tower and convention center at its Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, just 20 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis.view
Canidrome, Macau’s dog racing track, will close down on July 21, according to current ownership. Owner Angela Leong has now confirmed publicly that the facilities would be shut permanently in 2018.view
Schenectady, in Upstate New York, is receiving about $600,000 less in casino tax revenues for 2017 than was projected. The information came to light earlier this week when Mayor Gary McCarthy revealed that the city is currently facing a "small" budget deficit.view
In the United Kingdom, game developer Scientific Games has come under attack for some of its social casino gaming products. The Guardian contends that the company’s gaming apps available for play across social networks appeal to children.view
Indiana is about to see the opening of its first casino owned and operated by a Native American tribe. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, based in Michigan, is set to unveil its Four Winds South Bend on Jan. 16.view
The Lucky Dragon, the Asian-themed boutique hotel and casino just west the Strip on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas, has closed all gaming and restaurant operations.view
South Point Hotel Owner Michael Gaughan, as a result of the passage of the 2018 Trump Tax Reform Bill, has announced he will distribute more than $1 million among the property’s employees.view
Indiana Republican legislator Alan Morrison says he will sponsor legislation to make sports betting legal if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey in Christie v NCAA. A decision in the case is expected in the spring of 2018,view
Miami has officially approved its proposed deal with Malaysian gambling giant Genting that allows the company to lease bay front bottomland to a subsidiary for a marina.view
Live casino game supplier Authentic Gaming, has announced a partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino that will live stream roulette games from the gaming floor of the Connecticut casino/resort to online players.view
Macau visitors utilizing package tours grew by 24.6 percent year-on-year in November 2017. The increase to 917,000 tourists included a 26.2 percent boost in package tour visitors from Mainland China.view
Telephone wagering will end for Arizona residents starting Jan. 9, Turf Paradise in Phoenix has announced. Bettors were already forbidden from using the mobile apps or computers to wager in the state, which is allowed in most other large racing jurisdictions.view
One Mann's Opinion | I have “a burr under my saddle, a pebble in my shoe,” so to speak over the pay-for-parking situation on the Las Vegas Strip.view
The Analyst | In gaming the notion of handle is to estimate the volume of business on a particular game. It sounds simple but there are a lot of elements that factor into determining handle.view
Tropicana Evansville revenue zoomed upward in November, its first full month in operation as a land-based casino. It was previously a riverboat facility, but moved ashore after the Indiana State Legislature revised its gambling laws.view
In Washington State, the Spokane Tribe of Indians in Airway Heights have announced the delayed first phase of their casino project would open Monday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. Construction began in mid-November 2016, with hopes of a 2017 opening.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.