Atlantic City may have run out of time, or can it pull a rabbit out of a hat? The issue has been debated from every direction. Politics and competition appear ready to push the center of gravity north, possibly to the Meadowlands Racetrack
Shoutz, Inc. and China Netcom Technology Holdings Limited signed an agreement today to implement Shoutz’s Grand Rewards loyalty and second-chance platform and launch a video lottery program in two Chinese provinces.
The leaders of government in Macau and Beijing are not believed to care what wealthy gamblers think, but the groups that supply the business have nonetheless let regulators know that they are totally opposed to a proposed smoking ban.
Can anyone imagine politics getting in the way of plans to expand gambling in Illinois, plans that would almost certainly include the Chicago casino that Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants?
Casinos along the Gulf Coast and on the Mississippi River both showed gaming revenue gains during the month of April. The statewide revenue showed an increase of 8.1 percent during April to $177.1 million compared to April a year ago.
Gambling is not scheduled to get attention during the Florida Legislature’s special session, but the higher numbers being generated at pari-mutuel facilities suggests there are plenty of continuing reasons for conversation.
Legal casinos in Alabama would tighten the competitive pressure that is already being felt on those along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, according to industry leaders who are watching the progress of a plan to allow casinos at four Alabama dog tracks.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the Club Fortune Casino in Henderson, Nevada for $14.2 million in cash and 1.2 million shares of the Company's common stock.