Japan on Tuesday took a major step toward legalizing casino gambling, an unpopular gambit in the country that is favored by U.S. casino companies and by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who hopes it will boost tourism.
Atlantic City has struggled economically in recent years and several of its casinos have closed as a result.
The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International said he expects Atlantic City to stop hemorrhaging casinos and begin traveling on the road to recovery.
In late 2011, the 1961 Wire Act was re-interpreted by the Obama Department of Justice to allow states to launch real-money online casinos and internet lottery services within their respective borders as long as it didn’t include sports betting.
Despite Nevada already having a regulated online poker industry, the attorney general of the Silver State has joined nine others from across the country in supporting a Sheldon Adelson-backed plan to outlaw the activity across the country.
MGM Resorts International began charging for parking back in the summer months and now Caesars Entertainment Corp. has followed suit, with the launch of self-parking charges and valet parking later on this month.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. and its Chapter 11 debtor subsidiaries announced that substantially all voting creditor classes have voted to accept CEOC's proposed plan of reorganization.
Justin Silverstein is part of the International and Domestic Sales Team at Grandview Products. Following the company' attedance to the 2016 edition of the SAGSE Latin America trade show in the city of Buenos Aires, Mr. Silverstein discussed with Yogonet the latest trends and news in the gambling industry, including the result of the US presidential elections.
October was another winning month for Mississippi casinos, with statewide gambling revenue increasing nearly 7% thanks to strength along the Gulf Coast.
Casino operators and employees would be able to enjoy slots, card tables and gaming at other facilities, under legislation OK'd by the Ohio Senate this week.
An intelligence driven operation led by the Northern Cape Hawks has led to the closure of 19 gambling sites which borders two provinces, local media reported.
International Game Technology PLC confirmed an agreement with Station Casinos LLC to provide Palms Resort Casino with IGT Advantage casino management systems with IGT Universal Game Adaptor and Service Window solutions and applications.
Racing Post and Best Gaming Technology (BGT) have combined to launch a new horseracing and greyhound product that is now live on more than 12,000 Self Service Betting Terminals across both Ladbrokes and Paddy Power retail estates, as well as a large selection of independent operators including BoyleSports, Jennings Bet, Chisholms and Corbetts.
Gambling regulators in Massachusetts are looking into the possible impact of legalized marijuana on the state’s emerging casino industry.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ entrance into the casino business and its expansions in that industry have all been in Michigan — a state where tribes own more than 20 casinos.
Jeju Island will intensify its management and supervision of foreign-only casinos there.
A Chinese legal expert has offered some unsolicited advice to Crown Resorts, the Aussie gambling group that is still trying to arrange the release from almost two months in detention of 17 of its employees – including three visiting Australian managers – arrested on gambling promotion-related accusations.
“We think the legalization of [casino resorts] would be excellent for job creation and growth of tourism, and we would be very interested in being part of the process if it moves forward”