Articles by: Robert Johnson

The Cosmopolitan Drops Parking Fees, Unveils Remodeled Rooms, Private Jet Service

The Cosmopolitan Drops Parking Fees, Unveils Remodeled Rooms, Private Jet Service

Cosmo is looking to lure visitors with remodeled and upgraded rooms, private jet service, and revised parking policy The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is nixing parking fees following the completion of a massive renovation project at the high-rise Strip resort. News about Cosmo’s reversed parking policy arrive a few months […]

by · December 15, 2018 · News
LeoVegas Gears Up for Sports Betting, Casino Expansion in Spain

LeoVegas Gears Up for Sports Betting, Casino Expansion in Spain

LeoVegas eyes Spanish-speaking online gambling markets, makes first foray into those with license application in Spain Online gambling operator LeoVegas announced earlier this week that it has applied for a license for the provision of casino games and sports betting in Spain. The company anticipates to enter the new market […]

by · December 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
Crown Wins Court Battle over Harbour Views from Glitzy Sydney Casino Tower

Crown Wins Court Battle over Harbour Views from Glitzy Sydney Casino Tower

James Packer’s A$2-billion Sydney hotel, casino, and residential tower has cleared another major hurdle on its way toward its eventual materialization, it became known earlier on Friday Australian casino operator Crown Resorts and fellow litigant Lendlease, which are both planning to develop high-rise buildings in Sydney’s Barangaroo precinct, won today […]

by · December 14, 2018 · News
Brazil’s President Signs Landmark Sports Betting Bill

Brazil’s President Signs Landmark Sports Betting Bill

Brazil finally legalizes sports betting after years of failed attempts for expansion of the nation’s gambling industry Sports betting is now officially legal in Brazil after the country’s outgoing President Michel Temer put his signature on a swiftly passed piece of legislation concerned with the legalization of the practice during […]

by · December 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Chicago Mayor Wants a Casino that Will Rival Indiana’s Horseshoe Hammond

Chicago Mayor Wants a Casino that Will Rival Indiana’s Horseshoe Hammond

Chicago’s outgoing Mayor believes that a downtown casino would hurt the city’s convention business Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented his vision for a long-sought casino in Chicago during a Wednesday meeting with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board, floating a portion of port district land on the city’s Far Southeast Side […]

by · December 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Ho-Chunk Nation Casino Proposal Sees Overwhelming Support from Host Community

Ho-Chunk Nation Casino Proposal Sees Overwhelming Support from Host Community

Beloit leaders and residents speak in favor of casino resort in the city, see the project as much-needed economic boon Residents of Beloit, Wisconsin expressed Tuesday overwhelmingly positive opinion about a proposed casino resort in the city. The project has been in the works for years now but it was […]

by · December 12, 2018 · News
Chicago Mayor to Push for Casino, Legalized Marijuana

Chicago Mayor to Push for Casino, Legalized Marijuana

Rahm Emanuel is making what could be his last push as a mayor to bring a casino to the Windy City and secure new tax revenue Chicago’s outgoing mayor Rahm Emanuel will reportedly make a push for the legalization of recreational marijuana and the opening of a casino in Chicago […]

by · December 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
888 Looks to Cement Itself in US Gambling Market with All American Poker Network Purchase

888 Looks to Cement Itself in US Gambling Market with All American Poker Network Purchase

888 positions itself for US expansion with All American Poker Network acquisition for a total consideration of $28 million Online gambling operator 888 Holdings today announced that it has acquired the remaining 53% shares in All American Poker Network (AAPN) in a bid to pursue further expansion in the US […]

by · December 11, 2018 · News
Caesars in Good Position to Enter Japan’s Casino Market, Company Exec Believes

Caesars in Good Position to Enter Japan’s Casino Market, Company Exec Believes

Japan is set to open three integrated resorts in the next decade and some of the world’s gambling giants are eyeing expansion into that lucrative market Caesars Entertainment Corp. is positioned to enter the lucrative Japanese gaming market, the company’s Executive VP of Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility, Jan Jones […]

by · December 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
Casino Boss Phil Ruffin Extends Footprint to East Coast with Casino Miami Purchase

Casino Boss Phil Ruffin Extends Footprint to East Coast with Casino Miami Purchase

The Las Vegas businessman buys Casino Miami shortly after Floridans approved key gambling-related amendment Las Vegas casino boss Phil Ruffin has set his sights eastward, news emerged last week. The 83-year-old businessman has recently purchased Casino Miami, a 200-000-square-foot gambling venue in Miami, Florida. The purchase price has remained undisclosed, […]

by · December 10, 2018 · News
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