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Leon Tsoukernik Claims Poker “Conspiracy” to Cheat High Rollers

Leon Tsoukernik Claims Poker “Conspiracy” to Cheat High Rollers

April 12th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Bobby Baldwin (pictured) won the WSOP Main Event in 1978, but Leon Tsoukernik says he now sets up whales to be cheated in poker at Aria. Leon Tsoukernik’s lawyers filed a motion in court this week asking for a judge to delay action on the requirement Tsoukernik... 

Charlie Baker: Officials to Decide Wynn Boston Harbor’s Fate

Charlie Baker: Officials to Decide Wynn Boston Harbor’s Fate

April 11th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Charlie Baker said Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria and MGC Chairman Stephen Crosby would be key deciders. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said that state regulators and local Everett city officials will have a big hand in deciding whether Wynn Boston Harbor must be... 

Maryland Referendum to Decide How Casino Revenues Are Spent

Maryland Referendum to Decide How Casino Revenues Are Spent

April 10th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM National Harbor is located along the Maryland border near Washington D.C. In November, Maryland residents will vote on a statewide referendum to determine whether casino revenues which go to the state can be used for anything but K-12 education. This is not... 

Maine House Legislators Fail to Pass Tribal Casino Bill

Maine House Legislators Fail to Pass Tribal Casino Bill

April 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Henry John Bear introduced a Houlton casino bill in 2014 named LD 1298. The Maine House of Representatives voted against a bill which would have sent a casino decision to the Supreme Judicial Court. LD 1201 lost by a close 73-67 vote on Monday. If passed, the question... 

Wynn Resorts CEO Considers Selling Wynn Boston Harbor Casino

Wynn Resorts CEO Considers Selling Wynn Boston Harbor Casino

April 8th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Resorts defeated Mohegan Sun and Caesars Entertainment in the licensing process. Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox is considering whether to sale the Wynn Boston Harbor. The $2.4 billion integrated casino-resort in Everett, Massachusetts is planned to open in 2019. The... 

Video Released Shows Las Vegas Shooter’s Final Moments

Video Released Shows Las Vegas Shooter’s Final Moments

April 7th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Stephen Paddock stayed in Mandalay Bay for a week, preparing for the mass shooting. Newly released video from MGM Resorts, owner of Mandalay Bay, shows the final hours of Stephen Paddock’s life. Stephen Paddock is the Las Vegas high roller who killed 58 people... 

MGM Resorts Jim Murren Explores Wynn Resorts Buyout

MGM Resorts Jim Murren Explores Wynn Resorts Buyout

April 6th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Resorts bought Mirage Resorts for $4.4 billion from Steve Wynn in 2000, a purchase which included Bellagio. MGM Resorts has explored “back-channel” approaches in a buyout of rival Las Vegas casino company Wynn Resorts, according to the New York... 

Arlington, Texas Set to Have World’s Largest eSports Arena

Arlington, Texas Set to Have World’s Largest eSports Arena

April 5th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Esports Arena Arlington will have adjustable crowd sizes and 7-days-a-week stationary gaming for visitors. An architecture firm and an electronic sports venue developer want to bring the world’s largest eSports stadium to Arlington, Texas. Arlington is home... 

Penn National Gaming Wins 2nd Mini-Casino License

Penn National Gaming Wins 2nd Mini-Casino License

April 4th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Reading, Pennsylvania is the headquarters for Penn National Gaming. Penn National Gaming won the bidding for the 5th new mini-casino license issued by the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission. This is the second mini-casino license Penn National has won in the bidding... 

D Hotel Owner Misses on $1 Million NCAA Basketball Bet

D Hotel Owner Misses on $1 Million NCAA Basketball Bet

April 3rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Derek and Nicole Stevens tried halftime superstition adjustments, but Villainova pulled away in the 2nd Half. Derek Stevens, owner of the D Hotel and Casino (Fitzgeralds), lost a $1 million payout on the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship last night. A month,... 

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