Articles by: Robert Johnson

Group Mounts Opposition to Beloit Casino Proposal, Calls For Referendum

Group Mounts Opposition to Beloit Casino Proposal, Calls For Referendum

Ho-Chunk Nation casino proposal sees opposition from Beloit group as it awaits federal and state approval A group of community members has mounted opposition to the proposed construction of a casino in the city of Beloit, Wisconsin. Concerned citizens held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the project’s timeline and […]

by · January 16, 2019 · News
Melco to Cease VIP Rolling Chip Operations at Macau Casino

Melco to Cease VIP Rolling Chip Operations at Macau Casino

Studio City to cease VIP rolling chip operations as owner Melco looks to diversify offering beyond gambling Gaming and hospitality company Melco Resorts & Entertainment is set to cease VIP rolling chip operations at its Studio City casino resort from January 15, 2020. The company announced its plans in a […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Events & Reports
Virginia Legislators Unite to Push for Casino Legalization, Portsmouth Presents Casino Plan

Virginia Legislators Unite to Push for Casino Legalization, Portsmouth Presents Casino Plan

Lawmakers representing three Virginia regions have joined forces to bring casino gambling to their constituencies and the rest of the state During a Monday news conference, led by Senators Bill Carrico and Louise Lucas, lawmakers and officials for the cities of Bristol, Danville, and Portsmouth announced coordinated effort for the […]

by · January 15, 2019 · News
Spelinspektionen Promises Hefty Fines, License Termination for Gambling Self-Exclusion Violations

Spelinspektionen Promises Hefty Fines, License Termination for Gambling Self-Exclusion Violations

Spelinspektionen says it will not tolerate operators’ failures to observe the country’s gambling self-exclusion policies The Swedish gambling regulator Spelinspektionen (formerly Lotteriinspektionen) has issued a warning to all newly licensed online gaming and betting operators that they could receive hefty fines or even have their licenses suspended/terminated if they fail […]

by · January 15, 2019 · Events & Reports
New Casinos Should Be Located Near State Border, Illinois Governor Says

New Casinos Should Be Located Near State Border, Illinois Governor Says

The incoming Governor of Illinois believes expanded gambling could help the state mend an ailing budget and fund a capital bill J.B. Pritzker, who is taking take an oath as the 43rd Governor of Illinois today, said during a Sunday interview for the Belleville News-Democrat that new casinos and expanded […]

by · January 14, 2019 · Events & Reports
Kazuo Okada Asks Philippine Stock Exchange to Block Manila Casino Owner’s Listing

Kazuo Okada Asks Philippine Stock Exchange to Block Manila Casino Owner’s Listing

The next chapter of the endless Kazuo Okada versus Universal Entertainment Corp saga involves the embattled Japanese tycoon trying to block the listing of the gaming giant’s Philippine arm on the local bourse Japanese businessman Kazuo Okada is seeking to prevent the proposed listing of Tiger Resort Asia Ltd. on […]

by · January 14, 2019 · News
MassGaming Completes Steve Wynn Probe, Nevada Lawsuit Delays Publication of Findings

MassGaming Completes Steve Wynn Probe, Nevada Lawsuit Delays Publication of Findings

Nevada lawsuit filed by Mr. Wynn hampers the publication of Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s probe into multiple sexual allegations against the businessman The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has completed its probe into the multiple sexual harassment allegations leveled against Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn, it became known during a Thursday meeting […]

by · January 13, 2019 · News
Carl Icahn Reportedly Building Stake in Caesars

Carl Icahn Reportedly Building Stake in Caesars

The billionaire investor is reportedly building a stake in Caesars less than a year after he sold Tropicana Entertainment New York billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is quietly building a stake in Las Vegas casino and hospitality giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., CNBC’s David Faber reported on Friday, citing sources familiar […]

by · January 12, 2019 · News
Resorts World Las Vegas to Look “Dramatically Different” from Wynn Properties

Resorts World Las Vegas to Look “Dramatically Different” from Wynn Properties

Genting promises that its first Las Vegas casino resort will look nothing like neighboring Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Malaysian hotel and casino operator Genting Group said today that its Resorts World Las Vegas integrated resort will look “dramatically different” from nearby Wynn Las Vegas and Encore when finished in […]

by · January 11, 2019 · News
New Circa Resort & Casino to Light Up in Downtown Vegas Sky in Late 2020

New Circa Resort & Casino to Light Up in Downtown Vegas Sky in Late 2020

What has been referred to as the 18 Fremont Street casino resort project for a while now has a name, and it is one that looks to strike memory of Las Vegas’ golden era Businessmen Derek and Greg Stevens revealed on Thursday the name and other important details about their […]

by · January 11, 2019 · Events & Reports
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