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Sands President Meets with Osaka Leaders as Company Pursues Casino License

Sands President Meets with Osaka Leaders as Company Pursues Casino License

Las Vegas Sands President courts Osaka officials, pitches multi-billion-dollar integrated resort plan Las Vegas Sands President Robert Goldstein met today with Osaka Governor Ichiro Matsui and Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura to present the two officials with his company’s plans to build a casino in the western Japanese metropolis, local news […]

by · December 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
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
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
This Week’s Major Poker Tournaments: December 10-16

This Week’s Major Poker Tournaments: December 10-16

Another busy week for poker is just about to begin with major festivals taking place all over the globe. South Korea’s Paradise City will welcome the latest AJPC leg, while the Czech Republic will host not one but two major poker events – the EPT Prague and the partypoker Grand […]

by · December 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
D.C. Sports Betting One Step Closer to Becoming Reality

D.C. Sports Betting One Step Closer to Becoming Reality

D.C. could become the next US jurisdiction with legal sports betting, if a bill on the activity’s legalization completes successfully all legislative steps Sports betting could soon arrive to the District of Columbia with overwhelming support from city councilors and a rather unique distribution system. Following a prolonged debate on […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Events & Reports
Gambling Giant GVC Slammed by Investors over CEO’s Fat-Cat Pay

Gambling Giant GVC Slammed by Investors over CEO’s Fat-Cat Pay

The gambling powerhouse has suffered two shareholder revolts over “excessively disproportionate” pay award Gambling giant GVC Holdings has been among 15 companies to receive a scolding letter by the UK Investment Association for their failure to address shareholder concerns over bosses’ fat-cat pay, business news outlet This Is Money reports. […]

by · December 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
Cayman Islands Gambling Law to Undergo Comprehensive Review

Cayman Islands Gambling Law to Undergo Comprehensive Review

Cayman Islands lawmakers move to review the nation’s gambling law more than 50 years after it was last amended The proposed review of the Cayman Islands’ existing gambling law has been stalled as lawmakers are looking to inspect additional aspects of that law and propose further changes, local news outlet […]

by · December 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
Missouri Seeks Participation in US Sports Betting Frenzy

Missouri Seeks Participation in US Sports Betting Frenzy

Missouri rekindles sports betting debate after previous unsuccessful attempts, Gov. Parson not opposed to wagering happening in the state Missouri is making a play for legalizing sports betting on its territory a little over six months after the US Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on wagering and after […]

by · December 3, 2018 · Events & Reports
Michigan Online Gambling, DFS Bills Await Senate Vote

Michigan Online Gambling, DFS Bills Await Senate Vote

Michigan could be weeks away from legalizing online gambling and daily fantasy sports if a set of bills gets Senate approval Michigan might be close to the finish line on the legalization of online gambling and daily fantasy sports, according to the author of a set of bills calling for […]

by · December 1, 2018 · Events & Reports
A Second Rhode Island Casino Joins the US Sports Betting Gold Rush on Dec. 3

A Second Rhode Island Casino Joins the US Sports Betting Gold Rush on Dec. 3

Tiverton Casino Hotel to cut the ribbon on sportsbook on Monday, December 3, just a week after its sister venue in Lincoln went live with sports betting Twin River’s Tiverton Casino Hotel is set to go live with sports betting next week, local news outlet Turn To 10 announced today […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Events & Reports
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