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Disney invests $4.65M in anti-gambling amendment in Florida

Disney invests $4.65M in anti-gambling amendment in Florida

posted on April 19, 2018 by

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. with an additional $105,000 provided last month, has now contributed at least $4.655 million to a group trying to secure passage of a state constitutional amendment that could make it harder to expand gambling in Florida.

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Prospects Darken For Passage Of Connecticut Sports Betting Bill

Prospects Darken For Passage Of Connecticut Sports Betting Bill

posted on April 18, 2018 by

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen issued an opinion on Tuesday that darkens an already graying picture for the prospect of getting bill signed this session to legalize sports wagering in Connecticut.

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National Indian Gaming Association Board Meets at Indian Gaming 2018

National Indian Gaming Association Board Meets at Indian Gaming 2018

posted on April 18, 2018 by

The National Indian Gaming Association Board of Directors came together on the eve of the actual kick off of the 33rd Annual Indian Gaming 2018 Tradeshow and Convention.

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Scientific Games launches online sports betting for Szerencsejáték Zrt.

Scientific Games launches online sports betting for Szerencsejáték Zrt.

posted on April 18, 2018 by

Scientific Games Corporation has announced it has successfully launched an online sports betting channel for Szerencsejáték Zrt., the largest gaming service provider in Hungary.

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VSiN to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News

VSiN to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News

posted on April 18, 2018 by

Vegas Stats & Information Network has announced an agreement to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News, Cheddar’s new general news network. Cheddar is a live financial news network streaming live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Anxiously awaiting Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

Anxiously awaiting Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

posted on April 17, 2018 by

The Analyst | After New Jersey presented its case, ultimately regarding the constitutionality of the Federal ban on sports wagering, to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), most court watchers voiced optimism that SCOTUS would rule the ban unconstitutional.

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Mass. Commission won’t waive registration

Mass. Commission won’t waive registration

posted on April 17, 2018 by

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission late last week turned down a request to waive state registration for cleaning jobs on the casino floor at MGM Springfield. The eagerly awaited opening of the nearly $1 billion casino/resort is anticipated in September.

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Plaza implements ALICE

Plaza implements ALICE

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Advanced technology has now come to the iconic Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas with the announcement that ALICE, a leading hospitality software developer, is now providing housekeeping and maintenance software for use by the historic property.

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Ho, Adelson seek Japan resort

Ho, Adelson seek Japan resort

posted on April 17, 2018 by

A verbal bidding war appears to have erupted over the chance to build an integrated casino resort in Japan.

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I-11 seems to have its own PR agency

I-11 seems to have its own PR agency

posted on April 17, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Were you aware Las Vegas and Phoenix are the only two cities in the nation with populations of more than one million that are not linked by an interstate? The official Interstate 11 website notes that it will enhance travel between Arizona and Nevada

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Caesars Ent. plans to manage two luxury hotels, beach club in Dubai

Caesars Ent. plans to manage two luxury hotels, beach club in Dubai

posted on April 16, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment Corp. Sunday announced plans to manage two luxury hotels and a beach club in Dubai, the casino operator's first non-gaming resorts.

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Gaming and Leisure Properties acquires six casinos from Tropicana Ent.

Gaming and Leisure Properties acquires six casinos from Tropicana Ent.

posted on April 16, 2018 by

Gaming and Leisure Properties has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the real estate assets of six casino properties from Tropicana Entertainment for $1.21B, exclusive of taxes and transaction fees of approximately $40.0M.

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MGM Resorts to sell Grand Victoria Casino to Eldorado Resorts

MGM Resorts to sell Grand Victoria Casino to Eldorado Resorts

posted on April 16, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International along with its venture partner, Monday announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, Illinois. The purchaser is Eldorado Resorts.

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Caesars Ent. announces agreement to bring Harrah's casino to Calif.

Caesars Ent. announces agreement to bring Harrah's casino to Calif.

posted on April 14, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with the Buena Vista Gaming Authority, an entity of the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California to bring a new Harrah's-branded facility to Northern California.

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Stanley Ho announces retirement as chairman of SJM Holdings

Stanley Ho announces retirement as chairman of SJM Holdings

posted on April 13, 2018 by

An end of an era in Asia’s thriving gambling world was marked late Thursday with word that Macau gambling king Stanley Ho will retire as chairman of SJM Holdings.

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All four of Ohio’s casinos posted significantly improved revenue in March

All four of Ohio’s casinos posted significantly improved revenue in March

posted on April 12, 2018 by

All four of Ohio’s casinos posted significantly improved revenue in March. Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) grew 8.3 percent during the month to $81.7 million from $75.4 million during the same period last year.

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Sugarhouse Casino’s general manager announces plan to step down

Sugarhouse Casino’s general manager announces plan to step down

posted on April 12, 2018 by

SugarHouse Casino announced today that its longtime general manager, Wendy Hamilton, will step down this spring. Hamilton will remain with SugarHouse until a successor is appointed.

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte opposes Boracay casino

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte opposes Boracay casino

posted on April 11, 2018 by

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte now says he opposes plans by Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) and its Philippines partner Leisure & Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) to build a $500 million(US) integrated resort in Boracay.

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Owner of Colonial Downs allowed to operate gambling machines

Owner of Colonial Downs allowed to operate gambling machines

posted on April 11, 2018 by

Virginia is expected to re-emerge as a hot bed of thoroughbred racing and breeding with word that Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has signed a bill that allows the owner of Colonial Downs to operate gambling machines at the track and at as many as 10 off-track betting facilities.

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Good sportsbook managers will be in high demand

Good sportsbook managers will be in high demand

posted on April 10, 2018 by

The Analyst | As we get closer to the expected ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States on the legality of the existing federal ban on sports wagering it seems each week brings a new state bringing some form of legalization action before its legislative system.

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