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Brandt Iden Pushes Passage of Michigan Online Gambling Bill

Brandt Iden Pushes Passage of Michigan Online Gambling Bill

November 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Brandt Iden has championed House Bill 4926 for the past couple of years. The Mighigan State Legislature might send an online gambling bill to deck of Gov. Rick Snyder (R) by the end of December. H 4926 is similar to previous proposals by Rep. Brandt Iden, a longtime... 

Man Injured in Sign Accident Appeals Mandalay Bay Lawsuit

Man Injured in Sign Accident Appeals Mandalay Bay Lawsuit

November 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Glenn Richardson was offered $2.5 million originally, but won $500 thousand in the lawsuit. Glenn Richardson, a man from Carlsbad, California, is appealing a $524,000 award in a lawsuit agaisnt the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Glenn Richardson sufferered head... 

New York Gaming Commission: No Role in DFS Gaming Oversight

New York Gaming Commission: No Role in DFS Gaming Oversight

November 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The October 30 decision by the New York Supreme Court repealed parts of the 2016 law, but decriminalized DFS gaming in the state. The New York Gaming Commission appears to have divested itself of the duty of overseeing daily fantasy sports (DFS) following a recent... 

Mike DeWine Says Ohio Will Legalize Sports Betting Next Year

Mike DeWine Says Ohio Will Legalize Sports Betting Next Year

November 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Mike DeWine opposed sports betting legalization during the election campaign, but now says it is inevitable. Ohio Governor-Elect Mike DeWine said his state will legalize sports betting in the coming year, though DeWine insisted the new laws have to be designed... 

Ohio Casinos Have Not Followed through on Promises to Voters

Ohio Casinos Have Not Followed through on Promises to Voters

November 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Schuler said Ohio casinos do not contribute as much revenue as VLT slots parlors. Matthew Schuler, the Ohio Casino Control Commission‘s executive director, said in a recent interview with the Dayton Daily News that Ohio’s casino interests have not fulfilled... 

Penn National Gaming Buys Greektown Casino in Detroit

Penn National Gaming Buys Greektown Casino in Detroit

November 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Dan Gilbert, a prominent Detroit native despite owning the Cleveland Cavaliers, bought Greektown Casino in 2013. The $1 billion purchase of Greektown Casino-Hotel by Penn National Gaming promises to create new competition in the Detroit gaming industry. Greektown... 

New York Firm Might Buy Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City

New York Firm Might Buy Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City

November 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Two previous sales of Atlantic Club fell through because TJM wanted to close the sale in 60 days. Advanced Consulting Inc., a New York-based rest estate company, is in talks to buy the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel — formerly the Golden Nugget AC and the Atlantic... 

Two Craps Cheats Added to Nevada’s Black Book of Banned Players

Two Craps Cheats Added to Nevada’s Black Book of Banned Players

November 15th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The four men cheated at craps using hop bets with a dealer’s collusion. Anthony Grant Granito and James Russell Cooper were added to the Nevada “black book” of gamblers this week after scamming a Las Vegas Strip casino of an estimated $1.2 million.... 

Foxwoods Casino Reports 10% Decline in Slots Revenue in October

Foxwoods Casino Reports 10% Decline in Slots Revenue in October

November 14th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Foxwoods had a 5% dip in September and a 10% decline in October. Foxwoods Resort Casino reported a 10% drop in slot machine revenues year-to-year for October 2018. The decline in revenues is attributable to the opening of the MGM Springfield in late-August, according... 

Harrah’s Atlantic City Adds to $250 Million Renovation for Summer 2019

Harrah’s Atlantic City Adds to $250 Million Renovation for Summer 2019

November 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Pool After Dark is a part of the $250 million renovation project at Harrah’s. In a further sign of Atlantic City’s recovery, Harrah’s Casino on the Boardwalk said it has earmarked a further $56 million for its renovation. When completed, Caesars... 

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