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MGM Resorts-Caesars Discuss Joint Atlantic City Casino

MGM Resorts-Caesars Discuss Joint Atlantic City Casino

June 29th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Richard Pernicaro speculated the new casino might be placed between Borgata’s Water Club and Harrah’s Atlantic City. Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods are not the only casino rivals partnering on a new project. MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment... 

Pennsylvania Gambling Bill a Major Factor in Budget Talks

Pennsylvania Gambling Bill a Major Factor in Budget Talks

June 28th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Dave Reed, Jake Corman, and Joe Scarnati are key players in the last-minute gambling bill negotiations. Gambling is a key piece of the Pennsylvania budget fix, but a contentious piece of the state’s budget. Tax-averse Republicans are seeking the taxless revenues,... 

New Jersey Sports Betting Case Nears Supreme Court Decision

New Jersey Sports Betting Case Nears Supreme Court Decision

June 26th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The US Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s sports betting case on Tuesday. The New Jersey sports betting case is close to being heard in the U.S. Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the court’s justices decide whether they will hear the case or not. In... 

Nooksack Northwood Casino Closed Due to Federal Violations

Nooksack Northwood Casino Closed Due to Federal Violations

June 24th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Nooksack River Casino’s management is still exchanging unpaid slot tickets at the moment. The Nooksack Northwood Casino in the State of Washington closed its doors last week due to violations of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. This week, the casino... 

Tom Wolf Wants Real Revenue from Pennsylvania Gaming Law

Tom Wolf Wants Real Revenue from Pennsylvania Gaming Law

June 23rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Tom Wolf said he did not want the current bill’s gaming to “cannibalize” existing gambling revenues. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf told the Associated Press this week that he wants “real revenue” from the online gambling. Many... 

Richard Branson and Google Are Latest Investors in Blockchain

Richard Branson and Google Are Latest Investors in Blockchain

June 22nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Bitcoin payment methods are becoming a major factor in online and mobile gambling. UK billionaire Richard Branson, Google investment division GV, and venture capital firm Lakestar are among the latest wave of investors in the bitcoin wallet startup, Blockchain.... 

Hard Rock Casino Plans $500 Million Renovation for August 2017

Hard Rock Casino Plans $500 Million Renovation for August 2017

June 21st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Atlantic City Hard Rock Casino will receive $500 million in renovations. The Atlantic City Hard Rock Casino revealed its opening date this week: Memorial Day Weekend 2018 at the latest. Hard Rock International’s casino will open inside the former Trump... 

Atlantic City’s 2017 Live and Online Poker Room Revenues

Atlantic City’s 2017 Live and Online Poker Room Revenues

June 20th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Borgata’s poker room continues to lead all live card rooms in Atlantic City. Atlantic City’s live poker revenues showed a 2% boost in May 2017. Continuing its long dominance in the live poker niche, Borgata’s poker room generated nearly 60% of... 

NFL Reaches Settlement with Charity on 2015 Promotional Ban

NFL Reaches Settlement with Charity on 2015 Promotional Ban

June 16th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Roger Goodell banned players from fantasy football and arm-wrestling events at Las Vegas casinos, too. The National Football League reached a settlement with a youth charity which was forced by the league to move an event from a Las Vegas area casino in 2015. The... 

David LeVan Ends Pursuit of Gettysburg Casino License

David LeVan Ends Pursuit of Gettysburg Casino License

June 14th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Mason Dixon Downs would have housed harness racing and a slots casino. David LeVan, a local businessman who has tried to bring a casino the Gettysburg area on several different occasions, said he was canceling his third attempt to secure a Gettysburg casino license.... 

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