Friday, May 25, 2018

A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say

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A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say
What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes ...

Seven Things To Expect At Hard Rock Atlantic City When It Opens Its Doors June 28

Seven Things To Expect At Hard Rock Atlantic City When It Opens Its Doors June 28
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With one month until opening day, Hard Rock Atlantic City is gearing up for the big day and a busy summer in AC. Here are seven things to look for when Hard Rock AC opens its doors.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa

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The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa
The tour features six headline artists with more than 50 Billboard hits among them, and includes The Turtles; The Association; Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap; The Cowsills; and Mark Lindsay.

Hold Up: NJ Sports Betting Bill May Block Casinos With Ties To Sports Franchises From Taking Bets

Hold Up: NJ Sports Betting Bill May Block Casinos With Ties To Sports Franchises From Taking Bets
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A provision in the NJ Senate bill regulating sports betting prohibits casinos who own sports franchises from operating sportsbooks on any level, effectively blocking a good portion of Atlantic City's casinos from taking bets.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

$2 Million Pro Football Frenzy online customer engagement promotion -- ENGAGED NATION

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$2 Million Pro Football Frenzy online customer engagement promotion -- ENGAGED NATION

Engaged Nation recently announced its redesigned and enhanced $2 Million Pro Football Frenzy online sports program that leverages the entire professional football season to drive customer acquisition, engagement and bottom-line revenue.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Rush Street Inks Deal With Kambi, Gets Set For Sports Betting At NJ Online Casino

Rush Street Inks Deal With Kambi, Gets Set For Sports Betting At NJ Online Casino
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Rush Street Interactive's partnership with Kambi Group gets them closer to NJ sports betting with its PlaySugarhouse NJ gambling site as a possible online sports betting test.

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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 ...

Monday, May 21, 2018

Resorts World Catskills celebrates Grand Opening Gala

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Resorts World Catskills celebrates Grand Opening Gala
Officials at New York's newest and largest commercial casino are confident that its location, superior array of world-class amenities and allure to Asian customers will help the $1.2 billion resort reinvigorate the region and overcome the noted saturation in the market.

Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

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Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that ...

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 ...

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

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Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting
A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting found that 50 percent of Americans favor it, with ...

Saturday, May 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 ...

Friday, May 18, 2018

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Still Going Strong, But Big Changes Are On The Horizon

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Still Going Strong, But Big Changes Are On The Horizon
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April's NJ online gambling revenue hit $23M, a decline from March but still the second-best month for the industry, but interstate poker and sports betting in New Jersey will likely make waves in 2018.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Seven Things To Look For At Ocean Resort Casino When It Opens June 28

Seven Things To Look For At Ocean Resort Casino When It Opens June 28
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Ocean Resort Casino is swarming with activity before opening day on June 28, but here are seven things you should know about the new Atlantic City casino as the grand opening nears.

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Wednesday, May 16, 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 ...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Monmouth Park Says It’s Ready To Take State’s First Legal Sports Bet By Memorial Day

Monmouth Park Says It’s Ready To Take State’s First Legal Sports Bet By Memorial Day
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Monmouth Park CEO Dennis Drazin has targeted May 28 as the day the NJ racetrack's William Hill Sports Bar can take the state's first legal sports bet, but that might be wishful thinking.

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Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market

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Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market
Georgia's leading online sports betting operator Adjarabet has gone live with SBTech's Seamless sportsbook solution as part of an aggressive strategy of consolidating its dominant position in its core market.

Latvian operators fight Riga’s gambling liquidation

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Latvian operators fight Riga’s gambling liquidation

Companies that operate 42 gambling halls in Riga have turned to court to fight the City Council’s decision to liquidate their venues.

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Atlantic City’s Busy Summer Gets Busier With Borgata’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

Atlantic City’s Busy Summer Gets Busier With Borgata’s 15th Anniversary Celebration
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Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will mark its 15th anniversary with a summer-long party, adding to Atlantic City's already packed summer with Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino opening in June.

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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 ...

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Portrait of a casino: Atlantic City property back in the black after 40 years

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Portrait of a casino: Atlantic City property back in the black after 40 years
When Resorts became the first casino in the United States to open outside Nevada, gamblers overwhelmed it. Cars streamed into Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, and ...

Saturday, May 12, 2018

At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?

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At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?
Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that ...

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, May 11, 2018

At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?

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At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?
Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that ...

New Mohegan Sun Expo Center hosts third annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction

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New Mohegan Sun Expo Center hosts third annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction
In addition to the collector car and automobilia auctions, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions will bring a host of automotive lifestyle activities as part of the first event in Mohegan Sun's newly built 125,000 square-foot Expo Center.

Olympic continues to fight Riga’s gambling ban

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Olympic continues to fight Riga’s gambling ban

The casino operator is vowing to appeal a court ruling that banned casinos in Riga, Latvia, which forced one of its venues to shut down.

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Hard Rock Atlantic City Clears Major Hurdle, Gets An NJ Casino License

Hard Rock Atlantic City Clears Major Hurdle, Gets An NJ Casino License
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Hard Rock Atlantic City got its NJ casino license in the nick of time and is ready to show off 2,100 slots and 130 table games when the doors open on June 28.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

7th & Carson hosts special pre-show dinner for Hamilton fans

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7th & Carson hosts special pre-show dinner for Hamilton fans
Guests can indulge in a specially-priced and curated five-course meal before taking in the hottest musical of the season. Reservations are available online and time slots for the pre-show menu are 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Old Monte Carlo becomes the new Park MGM

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Old Monte Carlo becomes the new Park MGM
The Monte Carlo is no more. The 22-year-old Strip resort today was renamed the Park MGM. The transformation, which is ongoing, began with the opening of the Park Theater in December 2016 and has been undertaken while the property remains open. “Today is one of the many milestones in the transformation,” said Patrick Miller, the property’s president and ...

With New Signage, Hard Rock Atlantic City Edges Closer Toward Its Grand Opening

With New Signage, Hard Rock Atlantic City Edges Closer Toward Its Grand Opening
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The 22 gold letters on the Hard Rock Atlantic City casino are the first time since 1990 that another name other than Trump Taj Mahal has been on the New Jersey casino property.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 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 ...

Confirming Rumors, Ocean Resort Casino Plans To Open Its Doors On June 28

Confirming Rumors, Ocean Resort Casino Plans To Open Its Doors On June 28
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A head-to-head matchup is in the works for Atlantic City this summer as Ocean Resort Casino's opening date will be the same day as another highly anticipated casino, Hard Rock Atlantic City.

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Steve Wynn to be removed from casino licence

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Steve Wynn to be removed from casino licence

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has confirmed the mogul can be removed from the licence after resigning and selling his stock at Wynn.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Bill Regulating NJ Sports Betting Surfaces Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling

Bill Regulating NJ Sports Betting Surfaces Ahead Of Supreme Court Ruling
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While the US Supreme Court has yet to hand down a ruling on the NJ sports betting case, lawmakers in New Jersey are moving ahead with sports betting regulations, including an "integrity fee."

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 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 ...

Atlantic City’s Optimistic Outlook Is Based On More Than Two New Casinos

Atlantic City’s Optimistic Outlook Is Based On More Than Two New Casinos
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Atlantic City is all sunshine and roses as it heads into the summer with Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino opening, but the two new NJ casinos are not the sole reason for AC's economic recovery.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Mississippi primed to become 'Las Vegas South' with the introduction of sports betting

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Mississippi primed to become 'Las Vegas South' with the introduction of sports betting
Casino City's Gary Trask reports from the Southern Gaming Summit in Mississippi, where the prospect of legalized sports betting in the very near future is a distinct possibility and could immediately make the state a major player in the industry.

Thursday, May 3, 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 ...

Rymax and MGM Celebrate third consecutive Freddie Award win for Holiday Gift Shoppe

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Rymax and MGM Celebrate third consecutive Freddie Award win for Holiday Gift Shoppe
This popular promotion gives M life Rewards members the opportunity to redeem HGS points for a holiday shopping spree featuring thousands of consumer products from Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.

Documents reveal details for planned downtown Las Vegas casino

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Documents reveal details for planned downtown Las Vegas casino
A planned downtown Las Vegas casino will feature a 459-foot-tall, 777-room hotel tower and 117,740 square feet of gaming space where the Las Vegas Club once stood on Fremont Street, according to documents submitted with ...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Golden Nugget offers sizzling summer attractions for Atlantic City

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Golden Nugget offers sizzling summer attractions for Atlantic City
The event list includes the opening dates for the infamous Deck Bayfront Bar & Restaurant, H2O Pool Bar & Grill, and the details for Atlantic City's mainstay summer festivals British Invasion, Fakefest, Deckstock and International Winefest.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Two Years After Golden Nugget Launch, Live Dealer Games Make The Leap To Borgata

Two Years After Golden Nugget Launch, Live Dealer Games Make The Leap To Borgata
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Live dealer games launched at Golden Nugget and Betfair NJ online casinos in August 2016, but now Borgata, playMGM, and PartyCasino NJ gambling sites are adding live dealer games to their game collections.

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888 Casino NJ Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down, Adds 61 New Games

888 Casino NJ Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down, Adds 61 New Games
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888 Casino in New Jersey announced it added 61 new online casino games thanks to partnerships with NetEnt and IGT. It's yet another sign that 888 Casino NJ has big plans for 2018.

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