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Stockton University Buys Atlantic Club to House Classes

Stockton University Buys Atlantic Club to House Classes

August 10th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Atlantic Club had several names over the years, including Steve Wynn’s Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Bally’s, and Hilton AC. Stockton University received approval from its board of trustees to purchase the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel and house... 

How a Security Guard Beat McDonald’s Monopoly Prize Game

How a Security Guard Beat McDonald’s Monopoly Prize Game

August 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Jerome Jacobson’s 6-year crime spree was ended by the FBI’s Operation: Final Answer sting operation. Most people have heard of the McDonald’s Monopoly Game. In fact, a big percentage of Americans have played the McDonald’s Monopoly Game... 

Ex-Harrah’s CEO Phil Satre to Be Wynn Resorts Vice-Chairman

Ex-Harrah’s CEO Phil Satre to Be Wynn Resorts Vice-Chairman

August 8th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The relatable Phil Satre is known to write opinion pieces in Nevada newspapers. Wynn Resorts named former Harrah’s Entertainment executive Phil Satre as its vice-chairman, in a move which is being characterized as a peace offering to Elaine Wynn. Elaine Wynn... 

Atlantic City Casinos Employ Over 30,000 People in July

Atlantic City Casinos Employ Over 30,000 People in July

August 7th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Hard Rock AC (pictured) employs over 4300 and Ocean Resort Casino employees over 3,800. For the first time since 2014, Atlantic City casinos are employing over 30,000 workers. One would have to go back to the August 2014, before Showboat and Trump Plaza closed,... 

Culinary Union Agrees to Contract with SLS, Downtown Grand

Culinary Union Agrees to Contract with SLS, Downtown Grand

August 6th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Five more casinos and 2,400 union workers still do not have a new collective bargaining agreement. Downtown Grand and SLS Las Vegas became the latest Las Vegas casinos to reach 5-year labor deals with the Culinary Union, a 50,000-member strong workers union in... 

Colorado AG Coffman Gives Opinion on Sports Betting Laws

Colorado AG Coffman Gives Opinion on Sports Betting Laws

August 5th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Colorado lawmakers could pass a law without a constitutional amendment or statewide vote. Cynthia Coffman, the Colorado Attorney General, said it will take a change in her state’s laws to legalize sports betting. Coffman added that Colorado’s legislature... 

South Jersey Woman Wins $287k While in Conference Call

South Jersey Woman Wins $287k While in Conference Call

August 4th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Divine Fortune has paid out 6 Mega Jackpots in the past 22 months. An unidentified woman in the town of Mantua, New Jersey won $288,000 playing online slots while she was in the middle of a conference call on Thursday. The woman won her prize after placing a $2... 

Ron Stephens Backs Plan for 3 Georgia Casino Resorts

Ron Stephens Backs Plan for 3 Georgia Casino Resorts

August 3rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Rep. Ron Stephens compared Georgia casinos to Disney World. Georgia State Rep. Ron Stephens (R-Savannah) is backing a plan for three multi-billion dollar casino-resorts for the state of Georgia. Rep. Stephens plans to introduce a bill in the next legislative session... 

Las Vegas Casino Companies Discuss Waning Demand in 2018

Las Vegas Casino Companies Discuss Waning Demand in 2018

August 2nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

All four companies continues to have strong reveneus, but executives spoke of a relative decline in visitors year-to-year. Shares of Las Vegas’s largest casino companies took a hit this week, as each warned shareholders of waning demand in casino gaming.... 

NBA and MGM Resorts Sign First US Sportsbook Business Deal

NBA and MGM Resorts Sign First US Sportsbook Business Deal

August 1st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Resorts will be the NBA for official basketball data on a multi-year deal. The National Basketball Association (NBA) and MGM Resorts International became the first sports league and sportsbook to sign a partnership deal. It is a groundbreaking agreement, because... 

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