Articles by: Robert Johnson

Random Checks to Be Conducted across Macau as Part of Casino Workers Entry Ban

Random Checks to Be Conducted across Macau as Part of Casino Workers Entry Ban

Macau lawmakers continue debate on draft legislation aiming to bar casino workers from entering gambling venues outside work hours A specially appointed inspector will conduct random checks on Macau casino staff as part of a recently proposed draft legislation that aims to ban workers employed in the city’s gambling industry […]

by · November 21, 2018 · News
The Cosmopolitan Denies Hard Rock Purchase Rumor

The Cosmopolitan Denies Hard Rock Purchase Rumor

There have been no discussions over the sale of The Cosmopolitan, the property says in a statement The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is not up for sale and Florida-based gaming and hospitality company Hard Rock International is not buying the glitzy Strip property, despite a persistent rumor that has been […]

by · November 21, 2018 · News
Betting App Delays Launch of Sports Betting at West Virginia’s Wheeling Island Casino

Betting App Delays Launch of Sports Betting at West Virginia’s Wheeling Island Casino

Development of betting app among the main reasons behind the delayed launch of sports betting at the property Sports betting kicked off in West Virginia with the start of the NFL season and more and more state casinos have been opening sportsbooks to claim their share of a market many […]

by · November 20, 2018 · Events & Reports
Oaklawn Racetrack in Arkansas Unveils $100-Million Casino Expansion

Oaklawn Racetrack in Arkansas Unveils $100-Million Casino Expansion

The Hot Springs racetrack announces $100-million expansion shortly after Arkansas voters approved casino gaming in the state Thoroughbred racetrack Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs, Arkansas announced on Monday a $100-million expansion that will include the addition of a high-rise hotel, an event center, and gaming space, among other […]

by · November 20, 2018 · News
Second Gold Coast Casino Will Struggle to Deliver Return, Macquarie Analysts Say

Second Gold Coast Casino Will Struggle to Deliver Return, Macquarie Analysts Say

Analysts believe the Gold Coast is not the most attractive casino market as Queensland Government is set to weigh in on second casino in the region The Gold Coast is “not the most attractive market” for the development of a new integrated resort with a gaming floor, local news outlet […]

by · November 19, 2018 · Events & Reports
Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit Casino Plan Awaits Federal Approval

Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit Casino Plan Awaits Federal Approval

The $400-plus-million casino resort plan is currently under review by the US Bureau of Indian Affairs The Ho-Chunk Nation is hopeful that it will be given the nod to build a hotel and casino complex in the city of Beloit, Wisconsin, a representative for the tribe told media late last […]

by · November 19, 2018 · News
Churchill Downs and Partner Get OK to Build New Kentucky Racetrack with Gambling Parlor

Churchill Downs and Partner Get OK to Build New Kentucky Racetrack with Gambling Parlor

Churchill Downs and Keeneland will operate jointly Kentucky’s first new harness racetrack in 25 years The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission selected on Friday Churchill Downs and Keeneland Inc. as the winning bidders for the construction of a harness racetrack and a gambling parlor in Western Kentucky. Their joint venture will […]

by · November 18, 2018 · News
North Dakota Looks to Legalize Charitable Sports Betting

North Dakota Looks to Legalize Charitable Sports Betting

North and South Dakota make first steps toward legal sports betting North Dakota is looking to jump into the sports betting bandwagon as a local legislator is crafting a bill that would allow the practice, and proceeds from it would go to charities. Local news outlet KFYR-TV reported on Friday […]

by · November 17, 2018 · Events & Reports
Bellagio Craps Scammers Banned from Nevada Casinos

Bellagio Craps Scammers Banned from Nevada Casinos

The two men participated in a cheating scheme that involved placing high-risk phantom bets at Bellagio’s craps tables Two men have been added to Nevada’s “black book” of banned casino players after scamming Bellagio of nearly $1.2 million by placing the so-called hop bet in a series of craps games, […]

by · November 16, 2018 · News
New Jersey Gambling Revenue Spikes in October Thanks to Sports Betting and Internet Gaming

New Jersey Gambling Revenue Spikes in October Thanks to Sports Betting and Internet Gaming

New Jersey’s sportsbooks handle nearly $600 million in wagers during first four and a half months of legal sports betting Sports betting and online gambling helped New Jersey to a double-digit increase of the state’s gambling revenue for October, the latest figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming […]

by · November 16, 2018 · Events & Reports
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