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Two Stabbed in a Fight at the Xhibition Bar inside Harrah’s Atlantic City

Two Stabbed in a Fight at the Xhibition Bar inside Harrah’s Atlantic City

March 6th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Xhibition Bar is less famous than the Pool After Dark, which has featured performers like 50 Cent and Flo Rida. New Jersey State Police responded to a call around 3:30 am about a stabbing incident at Harrah’s Atlantic City on Saturday morning (late Friday... 

Illinois Casino Bill Would Add 6 New Gaming Venues, Including 2 in Chicago

Illinois Casino Bill Would Add 6 New Gaming Venues, Including 2 in Chicago

March 4th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The bill would authorize 6 new gaming venues, which might cause financial difficulties for existing sites like Jumer’s Casino and Resort. A bill in the Illinois General Assembly could place six new casinos in the state. The bill received approval in the Illinois... 

Hard Rock International Hopes to Build a North Jersey Casino, Despite Buying the Trump Taj Mahal

Hard Rock International Hopes to Build a North Jersey Casino, Despite Buying the Trump Taj Mahal

March 3rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Hard Rock International does not see Atlantic City and Meadowlands casinos as redundant. Hard Rock International still plans on applying for a North Jersey casino license, despite buying the Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey earlier this week. Hard Rock International,... 

Anti-Gambling Group Opposes Scott Walker’s Proposed 40% Increase in Lottery Ads

Anti-Gambling Group Opposes Scott Walker’s Proposed 40% Increase in Lottery Ads

March 1st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is no stranger to statewide controversies. Opponents of gambling in Wisconsin are fighting a measure by Governor Scott Walker which would increase spending on gaming ads. Gov. Walker proposed a 40% increase in funding for advertising,... 

Two North Phoenix Women Arrested for Running an Illegal Gambling Operation

Two North Phoenix Women Arrested for Running an Illegal Gambling Operation

February 28th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Arizona Department of Gaming has been raiding sweepstakes cafes since 2012, but the subscription casinos are something new. Two North Phoenix women have been arrested for an illegal gambling operation, according to local police. The two women involved in the... 

Paul Steelman Receives a Nevada License for Interactive Skill-Based Gaming Machines

Paul Steelman Receives a Nevada License for Interactive Skill-Based Gaming Machines

February 27th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

When Resorts World Las Vegas opens, Paul Steel will have designed the largest casino in the history of the Las Vegas Strip. Paul Steelman’s Competition Interactive has been approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission to sell skill-based gaming machines in Nevada.... 

East Windsor’s Leaders Approve the Foxwoods/Mohegan Sun Satellite Casino Plan

East Windsor’s Leaders Approve the Foxwoods/Mohegan Sun Satellite Casino Plan

February 25th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The East Windsor casino would be built adjacent to a closed movie theater. Board members in East Windsor, Connecticut voted to approve an agreement for a casino development in their community. The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes will own the casino in a... 

Seton Hall Sports Poll Shows the Younger Generation in America Supports Legal Sportsbooks

Seton Hall Sports Poll Shows the Younger Generation in America Supports Legal Sportsbooks

February 23rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Seton Hall Sports Poll is the first university-based, ongoing polling service focused on the sports betting industry. According to a report released by Seton Hall University on Thursday, American attitudes towards sports gambling are evolving. The main reason... 

Security Staff at Bethlehem Sands Become First Unionized Workers at the Pennsylvania Casino

Security Staff at Bethlehem Sands Become First Unionized Workers at the Pennsylvania Casino

February 22nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The live dealer stadium gaming at Sands Bethlehem is one attempt to make the casino more profitable. Security personnel at the Bethlehem Sands Casino became the first unionized workers in the Philadelphia-area casino. In doing so, the security staff became the... 

Atlantic City Casinos Seeking to Hire over 500 Employees, Despite Previous Job Losses

Atlantic City Casinos Seeking to Hire over 500 Employees, Despite Previous Job Losses

February 21st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Dr. Rummy Pandit of Stockton University said, “Those recently unemployed could be readjusting lifestyles and assessing future career decisions.” The job market in Atlantic City has lost over 10,000 jobs in the past 3 years, but casinos still are having... 

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