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MGM Resorts and Hakkasan Group Announce Hotel-Resort Joint Venture

MGM Resorts and Hakkasan Group Announce Hotel-Resort Joint Venture

April 22nd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Bellagio Is One of Four Hotel Brands under MGM Hakkasan Hospitality MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group accounced on April 21 the formation of a joint venture to produce luxury non-gaming hotels worldwide. The new venture, called MGM Hakkasan Hospitality,... 

Ohio Gaming Authorities Raid Unlicensed Casinos in Canton and Logan

Ohio Gaming Authorities Raid Unlicensed Casinos in Canton and Logan

April 21st, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Hollywood Casino in Columbus Is One of Four Land-Based Ohio Casinos Three people recently were charged with operating an illegal gambling operation in Canton, Ohio. The two-count indictment charged Jerry Warren, Tracie Warren-Pastore, and Yabacushyanei Bennett... 

Delaware Collects Best Ever Monthly Online Gambling Revenues in March

Delaware Collects Best Ever Monthly Online Gambling Revenues in March

April 20th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Harrington Raceway’s Online Revenues Increased 81% in March Delaware’s monthly online gambling numbers were the best yet for the state. Due to population considerations, Delaware will never have the kind of numbers nearby New Jersey posts each month. Despite... 

Cedar Rapids Casino Project Is Rejected by Iowa Gaming Commission

Cedar Rapids Casino Project Is Rejected by Iowa Gaming Commission

April 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Riverside Casino Opposed the Cedar Rapids Proposals Updating a previous report, The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a proposed $164 million casino planned for Cedar Rapids. After reviewing the proposals, the commission at a Thursday meeting decided the... 

Poker Players Alliance Prepares to Defend iGaming in U.S. Congress

Poker Players Alliance Prepares to Defend iGaming in U.S. Congress

April 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

John Pappas Went to YouTube to State His Case The Poker Players Alliance is preparing for a congressional battle over the future of Internet gambling in the United States. John Pappas, Executive Director of the PPA and longtime proponent of legal online gambling,... 

Gambling News from across the USA: Iowa, New York, and Nevada

Gambling News from across the USA: Iowa, New York, and Nevada

April 17th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Cedar Rapids May Become the Next US City with a Casino Three gambling stories from around the United States show several facets of Americans’ fascination with games of chance. One midwestern city is hoping to secure the rights to a casino license, hoping... 

Caesars Interactive Releases Online Player Data for New Jersey Gambling

Caesars Interactive Releases Online Player Data for New Jersey Gambling

April 15th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Interactive Analyses Gaming Data to Better Target Customers A significant number of legal online gamblers in New Jersey live within one hour of Atlantic City, say operators who have analyzed their numbers. Three of the five municipalities with the most... 

Borgata Casino Sues Phil Ivey for $9.6 Million, Claims He Cheated

Borgata Casino Sues Phil Ivey for $9.6 Million, Claims He Cheated

April 12th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Phil Ivey Is Accused of Edge Sorting at the Baccarat Table The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City is suing Phil Ivey for $9.6 million, claiming he was involved in a cheating scheme at their establishment. The Borgata, the most profitable casino on the Boardwalk these... 

Kansas Lawmakers Vote on Bills Involving Casinos and Slot Machines

Kansas Lawmakers Vote on Bills Involving Casinos and Slot Machines

April 11th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City Opened in 2009 Kansas lawmakers have been busy with legislation in April 2014. Both houses of the state government voted on a separate bills, one involving a Wichita racecourse and another a southeast Kansas casino. Kansas House of... 

Recent Gambling Study Hints at Possible Treatments for Problem Gambling

Recent Gambling Study Hints at Possible Treatments for Problem Gambling

April 11th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Gambler’s Fallacy at the Roulette Wheel Was Studied A recent study carried out by researchers from USC and the University of Iowa in the USA and the University of Cambridge and University College London in the United Kingdom hinted at new treatment possibilities... 

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