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Las Vegas will see increase in officers on duty during New Year's Eve

Las Vegas will see increase in officers on duty during New Year's Eve

posted on December 29, 2017 by

In Las Vegas, a significantly increased number of public safety officers will be on duty to assist in a safe New Year’s Eve celebration. Tens of thousands of revelers are expected on the Las Vegas Strip to ring in 2018.

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Nevada’s November gaming revenue dipped 2.3 percent

Nevada’s November gaming revenue dipped 2.3 percent

posted on December 29, 2017 by

Nevada’s November gaming revenue dipped 2.3 percent. The data, however, reveals that most Southern Nevada casinos saw increases, with the exception of the Strip, where revenue was down 6.04 percent in November compared to November last year.

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Santa Anita to move quickly to fix inaccurate multi-race 'will-pays'

Santa Anita to move quickly to fix inaccurate multi-race 'will-pays'

posted on December 28, 2017 by

Tim Ritvo, Santa Anita Park CEO, says the track will move as quickly as possible to fix an issue involving the posting of inaccurate multi-race "will-pays” after a late scratch in the last race Tuesday, caused significant confusion for bettors.

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Horse racing has been suspended at Palermo, Sicily racetrack

Horse racing has been suspended at Palermo, Sicily racetrack

posted on December 28, 2017 by

Horse racing has been suspended at the Palermo, Sicily racetrack after Italian police investigating mafia activity say they discovered illegal gambling and evidence that Cosa Nostra bosses were fixing races.

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Delaware may beat N.J. to legalized single-team sports wagering

Delaware may beat N.J. to legalized single-team sports wagering

posted on December 28, 2017 by

Speculation has arisen that Delaware could beat New Jersey to the punch when it comes to legalized single-team sports wagering should the U.S. Supreme Court allow sports betting nationally.

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Santa Anita, Tim Ritvo to investigate irregular 'will-pays'

Santa Anita, Tim Ritvo to investigate irregular 'will-pays'

posted on December 27, 2017 by

Santa Anita and the Stronach Group's chief operating officer, Tim Ritvo, says he’ll investigate what appears to be irregular "will-pays" from the last race on the iconic track’s opening-day card.

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Ladbrokes Coral agrees to be bought by online rival GVC

Ladbrokes Coral agrees to be bought by online rival GVC

posted on December 27, 2017 by

The recently merged gambling giant Ladbrokes Coral has now agreed to be bought by online rival GVC in a deal worth up to £4bn. If approved by regulators, shareholders in GVC will hold 53.5% of the combined group.

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MGM Resorts releases video in advance of Monte Carlo transformation

MGM Resorts releases video in advance of Monte Carlo transformation

posted on December 27, 2017 by

MGM Resorts International has a released a striking new video in advance of its transformation of the Monte Carlo into Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas, what MGM calls a hotel within the hotel.

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A few predictions on Nevada’s gaming industry for 2018

A few predictions on Nevada’s gaming industry for 2018

posted on December 26, 2017 by

The Analyst | As 2017 comes to a close it’s time to dust off the proverbial “crystal ball,” study the “astrology charts” and consult the “feng shui” guides to boldly make a few predictions on Nevada’s gaming industry for 2018.

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Dick Enberg had special flare for play-by-play

Dick Enberg had special flare for play-by-play

posted on December 26, 2017 by

One Mann's Opinion | The sudden, unexpected passing last week of renowned sportscaster Dick Enberg puts all true sports fans and sports bettors in the pause mode for at least a little while. Then we have to worry about cashing the next bet.

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Brazil gaming personnel attend UNLV’s International Gaming Institute

Brazil gaming personnel attend UNLV’s International Gaming Institute

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Gaming personnel from Brazil have recently attended UNLV’s International Gaming Institute, where the school’s International Center for Gaming Regulation held a five-day curriculum on “Fundamentals of Regulation for Land-Based Casinos.”

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Atlantic City, Miss America Pageant could be heading for divorce

Atlantic City, Miss America Pageant could be heading for divorce

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Atlantic City and the Miss America Pageant could be heading for a divorce now that a contingent of New Jersey lawmakers has asked the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to pull a $4 million state subsidy from the Miss America Organization.

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Mohegan Tribe, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe sue DOI

Mohegan Tribe, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe sue DOI

posted on December 26, 2017 by

The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe are seeking support from the National Congress of American Indians in what they are calling the “dangerous precedent of obstinacy and unresponsiveness, from the federal government.”

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Add Tabcorp-Tatts to international bookmakers eyeing foray into U.S.

Add Tabcorp-Tatts to international bookmakers eyeing foray into U.S.

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Add the recently merged Australian global gaming giant now known as Tabcorp-Tatts to the international bookmakers eyeing a foray into the United States if sports wagering become legal nationwide.

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There’s a new wrinkle in online gaming in Romania

There’s a new wrinkle in online gaming in Romania

posted on December 26, 2017 by

There’s a new wrinkle in online gaming in Romania where Ezugi, will utilize its high-definition casino streaming technology to broadcast live games from a dedicated studio within the Palace Casino (Bucharest).

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Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut to introduce 'stadium' gambling

Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut to introduce 'stadium' gambling

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is the latest U.S. gaming locale to introduce “stadium” gambling. Resort officials say their Rainmaker Casino, one of six gaming venues on the property, has now added a new Rainmaker Stadium hybrid electronic gaming set-up.

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Access everything on the GamingToday website for free!

Access everything on the GamingToday website for free!

posted on December 25, 2017 by

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South Point to be primary sponsor of No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Daniel Hemric

South Point to be primary sponsor of No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Daniel Hemric

posted on December 23, 2017 by

South Point Hotel & Casino in 2018 will return to Richard Childress Racing as the primary sponsor on the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Daniel Hemric in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.

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Miss. coastal casinos post 8 percent gross casino revenue increase in Nov.

Miss. coastal casinos post 8 percent gross casino revenue increase in Nov.

posted on December 23, 2017 by

Mississippi coastal casinos along the Gulf of Mexico posted an improved 8 percent gross casino revenue increase in November. This comes after being down 5 percent in October, when Hurricane Harvey closed the casinos during one of the busiest weekends of the year.

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The domain poker.com is for sale for $20 million

The domain poker.com is for sale for $20 million

posted on December 23, 2017 by

The domain poker.com is for sale for $20 million. The little-used site was created in 1998 and appears to have been largely dormant for many years with its news section lacking updates beyond 2015.

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