Friday, July 20, 2018

Nagoya to get involved in IR conversation

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Nagoya to get involved in IR conversation
Nagoya to get involved in IR conversation

Mayor Takashi Kawamyra said that he favours an IR bid for the city and said he believes “it would be a good thing for Nagoya to raise its hand.”

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The Venetian Resort restaurants donate nearly 120,000 meals to Three Square Food Bank

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The Venetian Resort restaurants donate nearly 120,000 meals to Three Square Food Bank
The Venetian and The Palazzo Resort's donated a record number of meals as part of the citywide Restaurant Week, the annual program held for at the end of June in Las Vegas.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

FanDuel Sportsbook Pads Its NJ Sports Betting Portfolio With IGT Deal

FanDuel Sportsbook Pads Its NJ Sports Betting Portfolio With IGT Deal
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The new FanDuel Sportsbook at Meadowlands uses IGT's sports betting software, which will also be used at its NJ online sports betting site.

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Foreign operators to take minority stakes in Japan

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Foreign operators to take minority stakes in Japan
Foreign operators to take minority stakes in Japan

According to Delta State Holdings managing partner David Bonnet, international companies won’t hold the majority of Japan’s first IRs.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Leagues Respond To NJ Sports Betting Lawsuit: We Don’t Owe Anything

Leagues Respond To NJ Sports Betting Lawsuit: We Don’t Owe Anything
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The brief filed with the US District Court of New Jersey opposes NJTHA's claim of $150M in damages owed and outlines four reasons why the NJ sports betting lawsuit "must be denied."

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Make That Four: Meadowlands Joins NJ Sports Betting Crowd With FanDuel Sportsbook

Make That Four: Meadowlands Joins NJ Sports Betting Crowd With FanDuel Sportsbook
FanDuel Sportsbook

Meadowlands Racetrack took its first sports bets at the new FanDuel Sportsbook on Saturday, joining a growing list of NJ sports betting operators.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

A misunderstood Dyer opens up after third-place exit at WSOP Main Event final table

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A misunderstood Dyer opens up after third-place exit at WSOP Main Event final table
Michael Dyer exited the World Series of Poker Main Event final table in third place with very little fanfare, but the 32-year-old "poker genius" loosened up during a bust-out interview and showed a side the ESPN cameras failed to capture.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Friday, July 13, 2018

Gaming Laboratories International showcasing at iGB Live!

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Gaming Laboratories International showcasing at iGB Live!
GLI will showcase its years of iGaming experience at its stand P4 during the iGB Live! interactive gaming conference and exhibition, taking place in the Netherlands at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, 17-20 July 2018.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Ocean Resort Online Casino Debuts A Player-Friendly Rewards Program

Ocean Resort Online Casino Debuts A Player-Friendly Rewards Program
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The Ocean Resort Premier player's club is a one-stop shop for collecting points whether a player is gambling Ocean Resort online casino or at the property.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

No Smoking On NJ Beaches May Leave Casinos Like Ocean Resort As Last Refuge

No Smoking On NJ Beaches May Leave Casinos Like Ocean Resort As Last Refuge
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New Jersey's smoking law bans smoking in most public places. If Gov. Phil Murphy signs a bill, casinos like Ocean Resort in AC may be one of the last bastions for smokers in NJ.

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Wynn rejects Elaine Wynn’s chairman candidate

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Wynn rejects Elaine Wynn’s chairman candidate
Wynn rejects Elaine Wynn’s chairman candidate

The board of casino operator Wynn Resorts didn’t approve Elaine Wynn’s candidate for chairman or vice chairman of the firm.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Could Esports Explode In Atlantic City? New Potential Data Deal Hints At Future Hub

Could Esports Explode In Atlantic City? New Potential Data Deal Hints At Future Hub
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Continent 8, a global server and data firm, is in the final stages of making a deal to bring a secure server space to Atlantic City, heralding a possible eSports and online gaming resurgence.

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Generation Axe at The Joint

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Generation Axe at The Joint
Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abisi once again will join together to tour North America, making a stop at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas on Friday, 9 November.

Former Taj Mahal Workers Get $850 Each From Labor Dispute Settlement

Former Taj Mahal Workers Get $850 Each From Labor Dispute Settlement
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At the end of June, as Hard Rock Atlantic City opened, former employees of the Taj Mahal received $850 checks as the result of a settlement between UNITE HERE Local 54 and former owner Carl Icahn.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

IPI hires night workers to hurry Saipan casino project

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IPI hires night workers to hurry Saipan casino project
IPI hires night workers to hurry Saipan casino project

Imperial Pacific International is trying to get its resort in Saipan by its August deadline and has hired more workers to do so.

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Revisiting the place that put poker on the map

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Revisiting the place that put poker on the map
While thousands of people packed the Rio for the 49th edition of the World Series of Poker, some of the game’s biggest stars reflected on the place where it all started with just a single table at a Las Vegas gambling hall ...

Saturday, July 7, 2018

World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all time

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World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all time
Players don’t appear to mind the tweaked format of this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event. The world championship event drew the second most entrants in its history, with 7,874 players paying the $10,000 entry fee before registration closed at around 7 p.m. tonight at the Rio. ...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Ocean Resort Online Casino Will Have To Be Good To Beat The Competition

Ocean Resort Online Casino Will Have To Be Good To Beat The Competition
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Ocean Resort Casino will launch its online casino site into a highly competitive market. Can an Ocean Resort online casino succeed against competition from the likes of Golden Nugget?

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Doors Are Open, But Hard Rock Atlantic City And Ocean Resort Have Work To Do

Doors Are Open, But Hard Rock Atlantic City And Ocean Resort Have Work To Do
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Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino may have opened their doors a day early, but that doesn't mean the renovations are complete.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all time

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World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all time
Players don’t appear to mind the tweaked format of this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event. The world championship event drew the second most entrants in its history, with 7,874 players paying the $10,000 entry fee before registration closed at around 7 p.m. tonight at the Rio. ...

World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all-time

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
World Series of Poker Main Event draws second largest field of all-time
Players don’t appear to mind the tweaked format of this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event. The world championship event drew the second most entrants in its history, with 7,874 players paying the $10,000 entry fee before registration closed at around 7 p.m. tonight at the Rio. ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

'Here comes gambling': When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars

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'Here comes gambling': When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars
If gambling operators are to monetize sports betting fully, they have to offer wagers on far more than the outcomes of games. Data on the second-by-second action creates manifold betting opportunities ...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Why Wait? Meadowlands Bumps Up Its NJ Sports Betting Plans By A Day

Why Wait? Meadowlands Bumps Up Its NJ Sports Betting Plans By A Day
meadowlands sports betting

NJ sports betting will come to the Meadowlands one day ahead of schedule as the sportsbook powered by Betfair plans to open July 14, not July 15.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Friday, June 29, 2018

‘What A Day!’: Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Give Atlantic City A Party To Remember

‘What A Day!’: Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Give Atlantic City A Party To Remember
hard rock atlantic city

Months of preparation and speculation ended with a bang as Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino put on a show for AC on opening day.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Ocean Resort Casino announces entertainment options

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Ocean Resort Casino announces entertainment options
The Atlantic City casino will offer performances that include popular comedian and actor Wayne Brady, comedienne Wanda Sykes, the theatrical production RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles and an exciting fight card from Top Rank Boxing.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

You Don’t Want To Miss The Party At Hard Rock Atlantic City And Ocean Resort

You Don’t Want To Miss The Party At Hard Rock Atlantic City And Ocean Resort
opening day atlantic city

June 28 will be the most significant day in recent AC history as Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino open their doors at long last. Here's a breakdown of what to expect on opening day.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hard Rock Atlantic City Will Open With A Guitar Smash But Not Sports Betting

Hard Rock Atlantic City Will Open With A Guitar Smash But Not Sports Betting
guitar smash

When the new Hard Rock Atlantic City opens June 28, it will have everything in its place except NJ sports betting. A Hard Rock AC sportsbook isn't in the cards for opening day.

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Can sports betting do for Atlantic City what Trump couldn't?

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Can sports betting do for Atlantic City what Trump couldn't?
The last time there was so much hype about the future of this troubled seaside resort, Donald Trump was doing most of the hyping. The president, then a casino impresario, opened the Trump Taj Mahal with great fanfare in 1990 ...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Boil water order remains in Laughlin as water tests continue

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Boil water order remains in Laughlin as water tests continue
Initial tests show samples of drinking water in Laughlin are meeting water-quality standards but officials want to conduct more tests before lifting an boil-water advisory that's been in place since ...

Sunday, June 24, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Terminally ill man gets last wish to gamble in Atlantic City

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Terminally ill man gets last wish to gamble in Atlantic City
A terminally ill New Jersey man says he got one of his last wishes fulfilled this week: to drink a cold beer and play a few more hands of blackjack at his favorite casino in Atlantic City. John Mudry and his family visited Bally's Atlantic City on Tuesday to fulfill one ...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino

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Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is still Pennsylvania's table games king, but in recent months its stranglehold on the throne doesn't seem quite as firm. For instance, in May, Sands Bethlehem generated $19.6 million in table games revenue, the 15th-highest monthly total in ...

Details (And Secrets) Are Revealed During Ocean Resort’s Casino License Hearing

Details (And Secrets) Are Revealed During Ocean Resort’s Casino License Hearing
ocean resort casino license

An Ocean Resort Casino license was the final piece of the puzzle for the Atlantic City casino to open June 28, and the two-day hearing was an eye-opening experience for many.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Would Atlantic City Casinos Shut Down Too If State Shuts Down?

Would Atlantic City Casinos Shut Down Too If State Shuts Down?
new jersey state capitol

If the New Jersey government shuts down June 30, Atlantic City casinos would follow suit a few days later, but one state senator wants to prevent that from happening.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino

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Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is still Pennsylvania's table games king, but in recent months its stranglehold on the throne doesn't seem quite as firm. For instance, in May, Sands Bethlehem generated $19.6 million in table games revenue, the 15th-highest monthly total in ...

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Takes A Slide In May, But Don’t Panic Yet

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Takes A Slide In May, But Don’t Panic Yet
Atlantic City casino revenue

Atlantic City casino revenue was down 5% in May compared to 2017, which is not a concern just yet with NJ sports betting and two new casinos coming soon.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Golden Entertainment names new Vice President of food and beverage

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Golden Entertainment names new Vice President of food and beverage
With nearly three decades of experience in dining operations working with some of Las Vegas' top resorts and restaurants, Bart Mahoney is highly regarded as one of the top food and beverage professionals in the city.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Former Taj Mahal Strip Club Scores Will Reopen Inside Hard Rock Atlantic City

Former Taj Mahal Strip Club Scores Will Reopen Inside Hard Rock Atlantic City
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On opening day, Hard Rock Atlantic City will be home to a 36,000-square-foot strip club run by national gentlemen's club chain Scores, a fact that Hard Rock isn't too happy about.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

At Long Last, A New Era Of Legal Sports Betting Begins For New Jersey

At Long Last, A New Era Of Legal Sports Betting Begins For New Jersey
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Last week, Monmouth Park in Oceanport and Borgata in Atlantic City took the first legal sports bets in NJ. And with that, NJ sports betting at long last was live.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, June 16, 2018

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Marches To Another Stellar Month In May

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Marches To Another Stellar Month In May
NJ online gambling revenue

New Jersey online casinos continue to climb, posting $24.3 million in revenue in May. At this rate, NJ gambling sites are set to hit $1 billion lifetime revenue by year's end.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in ...

Stratosphere to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and locals' perks

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Stratosphere to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and locals' perks
The 1,149-foot-tower will light up the Las Vegas Strip this Independence Day with a fireworks display to celebrate America's birthday. Plus, Stratosphere will offer Fourth of July perks for locals, available exclusively on Wednesday, 4 July.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

888 Casino To Launch Live Dealer Games In New Jersey This Summer

888 Casino To Launch Live Dealer Games In New Jersey This Summer
888 casino live dealer games

A busy summer at NJ gambling sites continues with 888 Casino and Evolution Gaming bringing live dealer games to the Garden State.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ocean Resort Casino Shows Off Its New Digs For Media Ahead Of June 28 Opening

Ocean Resort Casino Shows Off Its New Digs For Media Ahead Of June 28 Opening
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Just a couple weeks away from opening day, Ocean Resort Casino gives the media a sneak peek into the newest Atlantic City casino.

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7 Things Not To Be Missed In Atlantic City During Grand Opening Weekend

7 Things Not To Be Missed In Atlantic City During Grand Opening Weekend
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The celebration of all celebrations is about to hit Atlantic City on June 28. Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino will finally open their doors, so here are a few of our favorite things happening that weekend.

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