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Connecticut casinos see revenues fall October 18, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos are reporting declines in slot machine betting and revenue in September. Mohegan Sun said slot machine bets totaled $569.6 million, down from $621.5 million in September 2013.

Las Vegas Sands 3Q revenue drops, profit grows October 17, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Macau continued to pose a challenge for casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the third quarter. Other gamblers shelled out at the company’s Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore where the casino’s daily take climbed to $4.8 million.

Atlantic City casino closings hurt revenue toll October 16, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

The loss of four casinos began to show up in Atlantic City’s gambling revenues in September, which were nearly 13 percent less than they were a year ago before the lights started going out.

Newly renovated Vegas Strip hotel lays off workers October 15, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

SLS Las Vegas casino-hotel, one of the newest names on the Las Vegas Strip is laying off staff and cutting restaurant hours less than two months after opening.

Legal recreational marijuana looming in Nevada future October 14, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | The challenges associated with approaches to some of these double-edged dilemmas will not get any easier, with the possibility of legal recreational marijuana looming in the horizon.

New and exciting games emerge from recent G2E October 14, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

G2E This week I’ll be reviewing some of the new games being offered this coming year by WMS, Bally’s, Aristocrat, Aruze, and Konami.

Poker champion Ivey says he did not cheat to win October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Poker champion Phil Ivey may have lost his lawsuit seeking baccarat winnings of $12 million against a London casino but he wants the world to know he did not cheat and actually won the money fair and square.

Massachusetts churches join gambling repeal October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

It appears to be a last ditch effort, and it comes as the campaign for and against the repeal of a new gambling law comes to a conclusion, but some 100 religious leaders in Massachusetts have signed on to include anti-gambling points in their forthcoming sermons.

Casino politics puts Indiana governor in middle October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

In Indiana, the issue being debated is gambling, taxes and survival. Behind it all, however, is a growing political situation that could involve Gov. Mike Pence, considered by some GOP heavyweights as a potential presidential candidate.

Louisiana casino 'moving into' Baton Rouge October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

It’s a territorial war between two communities in Louisiana and it appears the city of Baton Rouge will be the ultimate winner. Involved is the community of St. George where currently the L’Auberge Casino and Hotel is located. But, probably not for long.

Monmouth forms Independent Sports Wagering Assoc. October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

While New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks await a judge’s ruling regarding the state’s efforts to allow legal sports wagering, officials at Monmouth Park racetrack are trying to stay ahead of the curve.

William Hill ready for New Jersey sports betting October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A positive decision regarding sports betting in New Jersey would be happily received by the operators of the U.K.-based bookmaking company, William Hill.

Macau sees fewer gamblers during Golden Week October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A report from Wells Fargo’s gaming analyst, Cameron McKnight, indicates China’s celebratory Golden Week did indeed attract large gatherings of visitors to Macau but unfortunately they didn’t gamble like they used to.

Full House Resorts to add board of directors October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

A group of dissident stockholders, led by veteran gaming executive Dan Lee, is calling on fellow shareholders of Full House Resorts Inc. (FLL) to call a special meeting in order to add five individuals to the company’s board of directors.

Delaware casino operators say things leveling off October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Maybe things are beginning to level off, say the operators of Delaware’s three casinos who are responding to the state’s interest in determining the future status of the activity.

Margaritaville gaming license not coming with building October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The new owners of the former Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, will take possession of the building at midnight on Oct. 27 but ownership will not include the property’s gaming license.

Empire Resorts no longer allowing underage visitors October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

In order to prevent underage gambling, the Empire Resorts in Monticello, N.Y., which operates as the Monticello Casino and Raceway, will no longer permit underage people to enter the facility.

Colorado attorney general: Internet cafes illegal October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

The Colorado attorney general’s office has issued a legal opinion concluding that Internet cafes are a form of gambling requiring approval from voters before they can continue to operate.

Casino Insider October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Casino Insider | Read the latest casino industry news bites about Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN), Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), Bally Technologies Inc. (BYI) and so much more.

Revenue down at all six St. Louis-area casinos October 13, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Revenue is down nearly 6 percent at the six casinos in the St. Louis area. All six casinos saw revenue declines in September. Declines ranged from 0.2 percent at Ameristar in St. Charles to 12.9 percent at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Illinois.

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Hollywood Park Casino has a future

Today the racetrack may be gone, but Hollywood Park Casino is in the midst of a major revitalization that will transform it into the premier casino and entertainment destination in Southern California.

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