A lawsuit filed by Caesars Ent. against the state’s top gambling regulator alleges he failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest in a timely manner. Caesars had been a partner of the Suffolk Downs horse track in a casino bid but withdrew after a background check.
New Jersey casino regulators have barred the world’s largest online poker website from Internet gambling in the state for two years. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement suspended the application of PokerStars, citing an unresolved federal indictment.
Atlantic City’s casino revenue increased by more than 27 percent in November compared to a year ago, and that’s only because Superstorm Sandy forced the casinos to close for nearly a week in November 2012.
Data released by the Ohio Casino Control Commission shows that Cleveland’s casino saw the most fluctuation, with a revenue increase from $19.5 million in October to $20.2 million in November. That’s an increase of 3.5 percent.
Gaming Insider | Sounds of anticipation and impatience are everywhere as gaming company executives peer toward the future. Who knows what will happen with online gaming opportunities and the prospect of legal casinos in Japan?
Just as CEO Jim Murren predicted last week, MGM Resorts International (MGM) seemed assured Monday morning of being branded “suitable” to receive a casino license for a project to be located in Springfield, Mass.
All it took was for Tokyo to be designated as the site for the 2020 Olympics to push lawmakers into approving casino gambling. Analysts have estimated casinos would vault Japan to the world’s second largest casino revenue generator behind Macau.
After 10 years of struggling, the first official step toward the construction of a new home for NFL’s Minnesota Vikings was taken last week with a formal groundbreaking in downtown Minneapolis.
Proof that the U.S. Congress is not completely ignoring Internet gambling will come on Tuesday, Dec. 10, when the subject will be discussed by the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR) has advised its investors that the Internet gambling currently underway in New Jersey “might hurt,” rather than help, its brick and mortar casinos.
The 2013 Global Gaming Conference (G2E) was the biggest since 2008, attracting nearly 16,250 attendees, an increase of 3 percent over the 2012 event, according to the American Gaming Association (AGA), which sponsors the Las Vegas event.
The Maryland Horse Council has voted to support the effort of Rosecroft Raceway management to receive the casino license the state will allocate for Prince Georges County.
For more than two decades, the community of D’Iberville, Mississippi, has seen a succession of casino developers with projects under their arms, only to see them pack up and move on. Not so, this time, however.
Tim Poster, former partner of Ultimate Gaming’s Tom Breitling in the ownership of the Golden Nugget Hotel/Casino in downtown Las Vegas, failed to receive the support of the Nevada Gaming Control Board at a meeting last week.
Will the introduction of online gambling save Delaware’s casinos from the competitive pressures being supplied by nearby states? That will be one of the questions reviewed by a special commission examining how to address growing competition.
While New Hampshire awaits the results of a gambling study committee, two anti-gambling groups, The Granite State Coalition Against Expanded Gambling and Casino Free New Hampshire, are joining forces to fight efforts to legalize casinos.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking the Martha’s Vineyard-based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island.
Read the latest casino industry news bites about MGM Resorts International (MGM), Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN), Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN), International Game Technology (IGT) and so much more.
On Monday, Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. announced it was acquiring the real estate assets associated with the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Illinois, a gambling enterprise that included Las Vegan Michael Gaughan among its original investors.
The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has laid out its assets and liabilities for the court. The casino formerly known as the Atlantic City Hilton listed assets, excluding real property, of $17.1 million and liabilities of $16.8 million.
The mixed sounds of anticipation and impatience are everywhere as gaming company executives peer toward the future and some looming opportunities. Wynn Resorts senior executive Matt Maddox put it nicely during a recent conversation with financial analysts.