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Nevada Gold and Casinos to acquire Club Fortune Casino May 24, 2015 by Staff & Wire Reports

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.

Plainridge Park Casino nears opening day May 23, 2015 by Staff & Wire Reports

​Penn National’s Plainridge Park Casino appears ready for its June 24 opening, but Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he will not be in the crowd looking for a chance to play a slot on the first day of legal gaming in the state.

Defense Department questions spending in casinos May 22, 2015 by Staff & Wire Reports

Proposed restrictions concerning the use of government credit cards in casinos represent another  “misperception of the casino industry,” according to the American Gaming Association.

Boston lobs amended complaint at Wynn May 22, 2015 by Phil Hevener

​The city of Boston has amended its complaint that challenges the decision of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to award a casino license to Wynn Resorts.

MGM Resorts remains bullish on Macau May 21, 2015 by Staff & Wire Reports

​MGM Resorts has no interest in reducing or eliminating its stake in MGM China Holding Limited, and a second resort on the Cotai Strip that is due to open next year.

AGA fully engaged in Japan debate May 21, 2015 by Phil Hevener

​The American Gaming Association is now “fully engaged” in the debate about legalizing casinos in Japan. The AGA’s chief executive Geoff Freeman told attendees at the Global Gaming Expo Asia in Macau this week. 

Atlantic City Tropicana rolls out red carpet May 21, 2015 by Phil Hevener

​Tropicana Entertainment is rolling out the red carpet for its best casino customers with the 4th Annual Slot Star Challenge Tournament June 26-27 at the Las Vegas-based company’s flagship property in Atlantic City.

Kansas approves fantasy sports May 20, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Sports wagering as it is known in Nevada is illegal across most of the country, but Kansas lawmakers have no problem with it, according to a bill signed into law this week by Gov. Sam Brownback.

Melco Crown Ent. approves stock repurchase May 20, 2015 by Phil Hevener

​Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, a developer and operator of casino resorts throughout Asia, announced Wednesday that its board of directors has authorized a 2015 stock repurchase program for shares with an aggregate value of up to $500 million.

Gaming needs to develop a plan for skill-based games May 19, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | Skill-based games will probably be coming to a casino near you, but don’t hold your breath. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done. That’s the consensus of opinions shared by a handful of experts.

Visionaries made Vegas what it is May 19, 2015 by GT Staff

The Analyst | Next month on June 6, one of, if not the greatest Las Vegas visionary Kirk Kerkorian will turn 98. There have been a number of innovators in the history of Las Vegas, Kirk is the originator of the Mega Resort.

Deutsche Bank recommends adding North Jersey casinos May 19, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Deutsche Bank Casino analyst Andrew Zarnett prepared the report that concluded, “It is time for New Jersey to push forward… We believe that the next step is a constitutional referendum this November providing for gaming outside of Atlantic City.”

Tampa Tribune calls on legislators to reach casino deal May 19, 2015 by Phil Hevener

The Tampa Tribune has called for state legislators to renew their billion-dollar deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, an agreement that enables the tribe to exclusively offer blackjack at five of its seven resorts.

Video gaming in Illinois has added jobs May 19, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Video gaming in Illinois has created and supports more than 32,000 jobs across the state, according to a study commissioned by the state’s Gaming Machine Operators Association.

Clooney's 2005 planned resort site goes on sale May 19, 2015 by Phil Hevener

The year 2005 was a time in Las Vegas when it seemed anyone with a name, a location and access to money could build a resort along the Strip corridor. The equation probably created what must have looked like a slam dunk of an opportunity to mega-star George Clooney.

LVS continuing focus on South Korea May 18, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Various news reports say Adelson and his team would like to bring their “integrated resort” concept to Buson, South Korea’s second largest city, but before the first shovel of dirt is turned on what could be a more than $4 billion project...

Internet Revenue an AC Bright Spot May 18, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Continuing increases in Internet gaming revenue are one of the bright spots New Jersey Casino Control Chairman Matthew Levinson focuses on bright spots in the over-all April Revenue picture that produced another decline.

Casino Gaming Wins Key Vote in Alabama May 17, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Commercial gaming in Alabama faces long odds but the legislative skirmishes have begun with gaming advocates winning an early but important round.

Creative thinking benefits Indiana casinos May 17, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has made it clear – he is opposed to the expansion of gaming in his state. But that does not mean it won’t happen.  It definitely will, what with existing casinos being allowed to move...

Paragon Gaming to Manage Westgate May 17, 2015 by Phil Hevener

Tough times and the demands put on gaming license holders have provided a good time for companies such as Paragon Gaming which has earned the right to operate the former Las Vegas Hilton, now the Westgate.

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Gaming needs to develop a plan for skill based gamesGAMING INSIDER

Gaming needs plan for skill-based games

Skill-based games will probably be coming to a casino near you, but don’t hold your breath. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done. That’s the consensus of opinions shared by a handful of experts.

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