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Failed Lucky Dragon Casino Resort Closes Hotel Tower

Failed Lucky Dragon Casino Resort Closes Hotel Tower

Failed casino resort scheduled to be sold at foreclosure auction on October 30 The nine-story hotel tower of the failed Lucky Dragon Las Vegas boutique casino resort closed doors Tuesday, October 2. The hotel’s closure came after the casino and food and beverage facilities at the north Strip property were […]

by · October 3, 2018 · News
Eldorado Completes Tropicana Acquisition in Latest US Land-Based Casino M&A Deal

Eldorado Completes Tropicana Acquisition in Latest US Land-Based Casino M&A Deal

Nevada-based Eldorado Resorts, Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of fellow gaming and hospitality business Tropicana Entertainment Inc. in a deal valued at around $1.85 billion. The transaction comes as the latest in a flurry of merger and acquisition deals to have taken place within the US land-based casino […]

by · October 2, 2018 · News
Canadian Pharmaceutical Company Lodges Interest in Greece’s Loutraki Casino

Canadian Pharmaceutical Company Lodges Interest in Greece’s Loutraki Casino

Canadian pharmaceutical company Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Monday that it has been shortlisted to acquire a stake or take part in the acquisition of Greece’s Club Hotel Casino Loutraki resort. The announcement arrived after the pharmaceutical company revealed earlier this year that it has lodged interest in an undisclosed casino […]

by · October 2, 2018 · News
Hard Rock Names New President of Atlantic City Casino

Hard Rock Names New President of Atlantic City Casino

Gaming and hospitality company Hard Rock International announced Monday that it would replace the President of its newest hotel and casino property in Atlantic City after just over three months of operation. Matt Harkness, who oversaw the planning, construction, and launch phases of the $500-plus-million Hard Rock Hotel & Casino […]

by · October 2, 2018 · News
Las Vegas Strip Goes Dark to Honor Mass Shooting Victims

Las Vegas Strip Goes Dark to Honor Mass Shooting Victims

The Las Vegas Strip will go dark on Monday as one of the world’s largest casino and entertainment hubs observes the first anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Lights will go out at 10:01 pm local time tonight to honor the 58 victims of the rampage. […]

by · October 1, 2018 · News
Philippine Regulators Ramp Up Crackdown on Illegal Gambling Operations

Philippine Regulators Ramp Up Crackdown on Illegal Gambling Operations

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) said over the weekend that it has ramped up efforts to crack down on unlicensed online gambling operations conducted on the territory of the country and that those found to be violating existing regulations will face “dire consequences”. PAGCOR has raided 170 establishments […]

by · October 1, 2018 · News
Disney and Seminole Tribe Each Donate $5 Million in September to Anti-Casino Amendment Effort

Disney and Seminole Tribe Each Donate $5 Million in September to Anti-Casino Amendment Effort

Disney and the Seminole Tribe of Florida each contributed this month $5 million into an anti-casino expansion measure that is to be voted during the upcoming November 6 mid-term election and that, if approved, will give Florida voters full control over the future of the state’s gambling industry. According to […]

by · September 30, 2018 · News
MGM Looks for Site for Previously Announced Housing Project in Downtown Springfield

MGM Looks for Site for Previously Announced Housing Project in Downtown Springfield

As MGM Springfield, the $960-million casino resort in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is now operational, owner MGM Resorts International is reportedly looking at options to commit to a previously announced project for off-site housing. The Las Vegas gaming and hospitality giant had previously said that it would add housing as part […]

by · September 22, 2018 · News
FanDuel Back-Pedals, Agrees to Pay Bettor $82K

FanDuel Back-Pedals, Agrees to Pay Bettor $82K

After creating controversy with its decision not to honor a fan’s bet after a glitch in the live odds-making system, FanDuel back-pedaled to avoid the negative publicity. The Newark resident will now receive $82,610 in winnings that should have been paid out according to the 750-1 odds displayed on his […]

by · September 21, 2018 · News
New Hampshire Becomes the Sixth State to Launch Online Lottery

New Hampshire Becomes the Sixth State to Launch Online Lottery

New Hampshire has launched several online lottery products this week, becoming the sixth state in the country to offer this popular activity to Internet users. Unlike most forms of gambling which are banned in the Granite State, the lottery has enjoyed huge popularity since the 1960’s. In fact, New Hampshire […]

by · September 21, 2018 · News
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