Monday, April 30, 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 ...

Cinco de Mayo weekend in Las Vegas will have plenty of parties — just no boxing

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Cinco de Mayo weekend in Las Vegas will have plenty of parties — just no boxing
A major boxing match on the first weekend of May has become a tradition in Las Vegas, bringing excitement to Strip’s Cinco de Mayo festivities. But a scheduled bout for ...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Friday, April 27, 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 ...

Amid Opening Rumors, Ocean Resort Casino Swings Into Summer With Topgolf

Amid Opening Rumors, Ocean Resort Casino Swings Into Summer With Topgolf
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Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City has been mum about its grand opening (rumored to be June 28, the same day as Hard Rock AC), but the former Revel recently announced it's bringing Topgolf to AC this summer.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Scientific Games installs world's first land-based PRIZM GAMETABLE at Caesars Entertainment Resorts in Atlantic City

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Scientific Games installs world's first land-based PRIZM GAMETABLE at Caesars Entertainment Resorts in Atlantic City
The new games were unveiled at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Bally's Atlantic City in New Jersey.

MGM announces $214 million deal to sell Mandarin Oriental hotel

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MGM announces $214 million deal to sell Mandarin Oriental hotel
The Mandarin Oriental hotel at CityCenter is being sold for $214 million, MGM Resorts International announced today. The buyer was not disclosed. CityCenter Holdings — a venture between MGM Resorts and Infinity World Development — has entered into an agreement to sell the Las Vegas Strip hotel and adjacent retail parcels. The sale is expected to ...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Status of sports betting bills around the nation as sessions wind down

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Status of sports betting bills around the nation as sessions wind down
As the Supreme Court continues to mull over Murphy v NCAA, nearly 20 states across the U.S. have taken up the issue of legalizing sports betting in their respective legislatures. But so far, only ...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

If All Goes Well, NJ Online Poker Players Will Have A Larger Pool To Play In On May 1

If All Goes Well, NJ Online Poker Players Will Have A Larger Pool To Play In On May 1
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If all goes well, NJ online poker players at WSOP NJ and 888 Poker NJ will be able to compete against others in Nevada and Delaware when the first interstate games launch May 1.

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Wait, What? NBA, MLB Meet With NJ Lawmakers Ahead Of Sports Betting Decision

Wait, What? NBA, MLB Meet With NJ Lawmakers Ahead Of Sports Betting Decision
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Despite being against sports betting and litigants in the NJ sports betting case (Murphy vs NCAA), the NBA and MLB have reportedly met with NJ lawmakers ahead of a SCOTUS decision to help frame sports betting regulations.

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City set for grand opening on 28 June

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City set for grand opening on 28 June
The music-inspired hotel will feature dynamic culinary experiences, superstar performances, sporting events, a beach bar and a full casino complete with more than 2,100 slot machines and 120 table games.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Changes Afoot: Tropicana Atlantic City Casino Sold As Part Of $1.85 Billion Deal

Changes Afoot: Tropicana Atlantic City Casino Sold As Part Of $1.85 Billion Deal
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In another change for Atlantic City's casinos, Carl Icahn has sold Tropicana Atlantic City hotel and casino as part of a larger deal that gives Tropicana Entertainment Inc. new owners.

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Suspect in casino picnic shooting fled in car he planted 3 days earlier, arrested at Texas rest stop

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Suspect in casino picnic shooting fled in car he planted 3 days earlier, arrested at Texas rest stop
Authorities in the Texas Panhandle this morning arrested a "disgruntled" dealer suspected of shooting two Strip hotel-casino executives. Anthony Wrobel, 42, was taken into custody without further incident in ...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

National Indian Gaming Association chairman kicks-off Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in Las Vegas

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National Indian Gaming Association chairman kicks-off Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in Las Vegas
NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. welcomed attendees, tribal leadership, gaming professionals and industry leaders to network and recognize dignitaries and special guests.

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Slips Again In March, But Summer Is On The Horizon

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Slips Again In March, But Summer Is On The Horizon
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Four nor'easters lumbered through New Jersey in March, resulting in a decrease of year-on-year revenue for Atlantic City's seven casinos. But with summer comes Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino.

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MMCT faces hurdle for its casino in Connecticut

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MMCT faces hurdle for its casino in Connecticut

The Attorney General has warned the tribes not to develop their East Windsor casino before getting federal regulatory approval.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

NJ Sports Betting Case Nets A Price Tag Of $8.6 Million In Legal Fees

NJ Sports Betting Case Nets A Price Tag Of $8.6 Million In Legal Fees
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A recent report revealed that New Jersey has spent $8.6 million in legal fees during its yearslong fight to legalize sports betting, but the NJ sports betting case is coming to a close with the Supreme Court deciding its fate soon.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

NJ Online Gambling Sites Score Big In March With Record $25 Million In Revenue

NJ Online Gambling Sites Score Big In March With Record $25 Million In Revenue
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New Jersey online casinos show no signs of slowing down as March revenue passes the $25 million mark for the first time, making NJ online gambling a win for Atlantic City casinos and the state.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Resorts AC To Kick Off Epic 40th Anniversary Celebration Memorial Day Weekend

Resorts AC To Kick Off Epic 40th Anniversary Celebration Memorial Day Weekend
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Resorts Atlantic City is planning a weekend-long celebration of its 40th anniversary as the original New Jersey casino. But the party at Resorts AC continues all summer long with promotions and deals.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Wynn’s name could be removed from casino licence

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Wynn’s name could be removed from casino licence

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission may remove the mogul’s name from a Wynn Resorts’ casino resort license near Boston.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to bring Harrah's-branded tribal casino to northern California

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Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to bring Harrah's-branded tribal casino to northern California
Caesars Entertainment will license the Harrah's brand name to the Buena Vista Gaming Authority as part of a new $168 million development that broke ground 11 April 2018.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Guess Who’s Back? Atlantic City Casino Revenue Up For Second Straight Year

Guess Who’s Back? Atlantic City Casino Revenue Up For Second Straight Year
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In 2017, Atlantic City casino revenue posted gains with a little help from NJ gambling sites. And with two new casinos, Hard Rock AC and Ocean Resort Casino, on the horizon, spirits are high in New Jersey.

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Scientific Games to showcase latest innovation, technology and enhanced digital offering at NIGA

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Scientific Games to showcase latest innovation, technology and enhanced digital offering at NIGA

Scientific Games Corporation is set to bring a its line-up of industry- leading innovation, ground-breaking technology and a significant new digital offering to the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention next week.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Hard Rock Atlantic City Launches Wild Card Rewards Program, So What’s In It For You?

Hard Rock Atlantic City Launches Wild Card Rewards Program, So What’s In It For You?
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Hard Rock Atlantic City is busy getting ready for its big day, and its Wild Card Rewards has players getting excited about the grand opening and wondering just what the NJ casino loyalty program will include.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

NOVOMATIC Americas to introduce its latest products at NIGA 2018

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NOVOMATIC Americas to introduce its latest products at NIGA 2018

NOVOMATIC Americas will be highlighting its latest product innovations at Booth #546 at the National Indian Gaming Association’s upcoming trade show NIGA 2018 on April 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Hard Rock Atlantic City Adds To Anticipation, Gives The Community A Sneak Peek

Hard Rock Atlantic City Adds To Anticipation, Gives The Community A Sneak Peek
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Hard Rock Atlantic City opened a preview center last week to give residents a taste of what's to come at the NJ casino and the excitement within the community is gaining steam as Hard Rock AC's summer opening nears.

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 22.5 percent in 2017

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 22.5 percent in 2017
Less competition has led to higher profits for Atlantic City's casinos in 2017 — but will it last with two more casinos soon to join the mix? The seven casinos saw their gross operating profits increase by ...

Monday, April 9, 2018

NetEnt To Bring Its Hit Game Collection To Hard Rock AC’s NJ Online Casino

NetEnt To Bring Its Hit Game Collection To Hard Rock AC’s NJ Online Casino
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Swedish iGaming supplier NetEnt and Hard Rock Atlantic City teamed up this past week to bring NetEnt's hit online games to the casino's future NJ online gambling site.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

2017 Atlantic City visitors lowest in 30 years, report says

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2017 Atlantic City visitors lowest in 30 years, report says
Tourist visits to the city last year were the lowest since the early 1980s, according to a recent report from the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University, but officials believe ...

Friday, April 6, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Hard Rock Atlantic City Commits To Being A ‘Good Neighbor’ With The Community

Hard Rock Atlantic City Commits To Being A ‘Good Neighbor’ With The Community
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Hard Rock Atlantic City hired an executive for community outreach, which is just another mark in the casino's goal of fostering a strong relationship with Atlantic City as it moves toward a summer opening.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

CRDA Auction In Atlantic City May Be Another Spark In Economic Rebirth

CRDA Auction In Atlantic City May Be Another Spark In Economic Rebirth
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The CRDA netted more than $570K in its auction last week in Atlantic City, but that number may be second to the city's hopes of rebounding in 2018 with Hard Rock AC and Ocean Resort Casino planning to open, too.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Which AC Casino Is DraftKings Likely To Partner With On NJ Sports Betting?

Which AC Casino Is DraftKings Likely To Partner With On NJ Sports Betting?
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In preparation for a positive ruling in the NJ sports betting case, DraftKings says it's "had discussions" with land-based casinos in NJ. There are few details, but Ocean Resort seems a likely candidate.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Like Atlantic City, Monmouth Park Is Eagerly Awaiting Fate Of NJ Sports Betting

Like Atlantic City, Monmouth Park Is Eagerly Awaiting Fate Of NJ Sports Betting
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Monmouth Park, the decades-old racetrack in North Jersey, is chomping at the bit to offer legal sports betting in NJ, which will help offset its current decline. In fact, it could feasibly be the first outside Atlantic City to do so.

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Former Atlantic City casino moving toward reopening

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Former Atlantic City casino moving toward reopening
Atlantic City's former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property said Monday it's affiliating with the Hyatt hotel chain. The announcement came on the sixth anniversary of the ...