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SLS Hotel & Casino Owner to Take Over W Hotel at LUX Tower

SLS Hotel & Casino Owner to Take Over W Hotel at LUX Tower

SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino announced Wednesday that it will take over the W Las Vegas hotel which currently occupies one of the three hotel towers of the property. The resort, located on the northern end of the legendary Las Vegas Strip, is expected to assume control over the […]

by · August 16, 2018 · News
Ocean Resort Casino Installs New Logo to Distance from Revel’s Unfortunate Past

Ocean Resort Casino Installs New Logo to Distance from Revel’s Unfortunate Past

Ocean Resort Casino, one of the two new additions to Atlantic City’s legendary Boardwalk, has begun the installation of its new logo, The Press of Atlantic City reports. The new logo is set to be located on the south-facing side of the casino resort’s 57-story glazed building. The first letter […]

by · August 16, 2018 · News
MGM Springfield Denied Request for Animated Parking Garage Sign

MGM Springfield Denied Request for Animated Parking Garage Sign

MGM Springfield’s request for an animated parking garage sign was denied by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission during a Tuesday meeting. Gaming commissioners voted 5-0 against the use of animations citing public safety and distracted driving concerns, local news outlet MassLive reported. The parking garage sign will instead have rotating static […]

by · August 15, 2018 · News
The Star Adds Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Sydney Casino

The Star Adds Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Sydney Casino

Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group has partnered luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton to develop a A$500-million hotel and apartment complex near The Star’s existing casino in Sydney. The development of the hotel is part of a larger project for the renovation and expansion of The Star Sydney. The Star’s […]

by · August 15, 2018 · News
Spain’s OHL Increases Stake in €500-Million Madrid Development Project Half-Owned by PokerStars Founder

Spain’s OHL Increases Stake in €500-Million Madrid Development Project Half-Owned by PokerStars Founder

Construction company OHL Desarrollos has purchased a 32.5% stake in the Centro Canalejas Madrid development from Grupo Villar Mir to increase its holding in the project to 50%. PokerStars founder Mark Scheinberg owns the other half of the ambitious plan, which was originally kicked off in 2014 and was faced […]

by · August 14, 2018 · News
No Casinos, New or Existing, Will Operate on Boracay after Rehabilitation, Tourism Official Says

No Casinos, New or Existing, Will Operate on Boracay after Rehabilitation, Tourism Official Says

There will be no casinos on Boracay after the Philippine island’s planned reopening on October 26, a government official told local news outlets earlier today. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said that neither already established gambling venues nor new ones will be allowed to operate on the island, known to be […]

by · August 14, 2018 · News
CrownBet Launches New Ad Campaign to Celebrate Planned Rebrand as BetEasy

CrownBet Launches New Ad Campaign to Celebrate Planned Rebrand as BetEasy

Australian gambling operator CrownBet has kicked off its planned rebrand as BetEasy with a new advertising campaign created by Melbourne-based ad agency The Monkeys. The rebrand is part of the ongoing merger between the operator and William Hill’s Australian business, which CrownBet purchased from the British bookmaker early in 2018. […]

by · August 13, 2018 · News
LINQ Casino Slot Machines Go Down during DEF CON Hacker Convention

LINQ Casino Slot Machines Go Down during DEF CON Hacker Convention

Dozens of slot machines went down at The LINQ Casino in Las Vegas over the weekend and speculations quickly emerged that those might have been hacked, Mashable reports citing information from a person who was on the gaming floor at the time of the odd occurrence. It is interesting to […]

by · August 13, 2018 · News
Man Who Cracked Roulette and Won Millions Dies at 86

Man Who Cracked Roulette and Won Millions Dies at 86

Medical researcher Richard Jarecki who cracked roulette in the 1970s, winning millions of dollars in European casinos, died on July 25 at the age of 86. Taking advantage of flawed roulette wheels, he became legendary among gamblers and a threat to some of the most popular casino facilities in Monte […]

by · August 10, 2018 · News
Despite Positive Outlook for Macau, US-China Trade War May Impact Gambling Revenues

Despite Positive Outlook for Macau, US-China Trade War May Impact Gambling Revenues

The International Monetary Fund expects Macau to become the richest place in the world by 2020, overtaking oil-rich Qatar as the jurisdiction with the highest GDP. Meanwhile, the trade war between China and the United States continues to escalate and some experts forecast a negative impact on gambling revenues in […]

by · August 10, 2018 · News
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