They could probably sell tickets to the April 24 Wynn Resorts shareholders meeting that will determine whether company co-founder Elaine Wynn, the former wife of the other co-founder Steve Wynn retains her seat on the company’s board.
Massachusetts is inching closer to the official launch of its casino industry, as Penn National Gaming submitted revised plans Thursday for a slot parlor slated to open in June along the Rhode Island border.
Macau wants to limit the number of Mainland Chinese visitors to about 21 million a year? The idea is to create the kind of happy medium that will allow for an orderly growth of facilities and public services to make life more comfortable for locals.
Atlantic City’s eight casinos saw their revenue increase by 2.3 percent in March. But when the four casinos that shut down last year are included in the comparison, the city’s gambling revenue was down 12.6 percent.
Three portable generator trucks have arrived at the site of Atlantic City’s former Revel casino, which has been without utility service since Thursday.
Gaming Insider | Interesting things happen as commercial gaming churns across the stormy gulf between an illegal and legal state of being. They may include live demonstrations that the heart and mind are often miles apart in their assessments of the same issue.
Florida Gaming Report | It gets better each month: the story of Florida’s Net Slot Revenue. Ditto Florida’s take from the slot tax, and most of the seven racinos. February NSR was just under $49 million – up a very potent 7.1%.
The Analyst | New Jersey is fighting the good fight to get sports wagering on in Atlantic City and other NJ venues and various league commissioners have recently been making more public comments in support of legalized sports wagering.
Florida lawmakers may be ready to give pari-mutuel facilities the right to end live racing while allowing tracks and frontons to operate slot machines and poker rooms. It would represent a major shift in Florida’s approach to commercial gambling.
Casino companies operating in the Macau area are clearly giving more thought to how they present their casinos.There’s more talk about the look of their various non-gaming attractions and less time spent gushing about casino revenues.
Atlantic City has started fining the shuttered and now powerless former Revel casino for safety violations. The new owner was fined $10,000 on Thursday and will be fined $5,000 daily until power is restored to its fire suppression systems,
Another convenience store with slot machines is set to open in central New York. The Oneida Indian Nation says a location near its Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona will offer 21 cash slot machines beginning Monday.
Harrah’s New Orleans must abide with the requirements of a smoking ban that takes April. 22 and includes bars and gambling halls. Harrah’s had asked for a delay of the ban’s implementation so it would have the benefit of more time to prepare.
Let’s start with Nevada’s numbers, for the month of February the NGCB has reported overall gaming revenues were down a touch over 1%. The decrease was basically driven by a decrease in Baccarat revenue of over $37 million, which given the Chinese/Lunar New Year fell squarely in February was very disappointing.