Tuesday, July 31, 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 ...

Monday, July 30, 2018

Bally’s, Harrah’s Launch Sportsbooks This Week In Atlantic City; Online To Follow Soon

Bally’s, Harrah’s Launch Sportsbooks This Week In Atlantic City; Online To Follow Soon
Harrah's

NJ sports betting begins at Bally's and Harrah's in Atlantic City this week. Caesars is rolling out sports betting at its properties in New Jersey and Mississippi with online sports betting next up.

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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 ...

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Controversy At FanDuel Sportsbook Leads To Questions, Concerns As NFL Season Nears

Controversy At FanDuel Sportsbook Leads To Questions, Concerns As NFL Season Nears
fanduel sportsbook

A couple late MLB games lead to confusion and disgruntlement at FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands this week, but football season is just around the corner.

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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, July 27, 2018

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Thursday, July 26, 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 ...

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Wednesday, July 25, 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 ...

Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The NJ Sports Betting Market Is A Little More Crowded Now

The NJ Sports Betting Market Is A Little More Crowded Now
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Six casinos submitted applications for sports betting before the deadline, putting the total number of N.J. casinos who are already running sportsbooks or have applied to run a sportsbook at eight of nine.

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Monday, July 23, 2018

NBA Betting Ban Could Cost Golden Nugget Owner Millions in New Jersey

NBA Betting Ban Could Cost Golden Nugget Owner Millions in New Jersey
golden nugget sports betting

Golden Nugget will be getting into NJ sports betting, but it will be facing a big disadvantage over other sportsbooks in the state.

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Sunday, July 22, 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 ...

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game

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Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game
Chris Moorman, a native of England, cut his poker teeth on the online sites Poker Stars, Full Tilt and 888poker before competing in the World Series of Poker. With more than $15 million in online earnings, he holds the record for ...

Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance

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Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance
The landmark show was welcomed by Las Vegas celebrities and VIPs who walked the red carpet before the show, including The Bronx Wanderers, Katie Kenner (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man), Tenors of Rock, cast members from The Miss Behave Gameshow and Clint Holmes.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Looking At The Long-Term Roles For Hard Rock And Ocean Resort In AC

Looking At The Long-Term Roles For Hard Rock And Ocean Resort In AC
puzzle pieces with sun behind them

Industry experts Rummy Pandit and Bob Ambrose offer their explanations as to why Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino are poised for success after strong opening-weekend revenue numbers.

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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 ...

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

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 ...

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
Fanduel sportsbook

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

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 ...

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
nj sports betting lawsuit

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

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, 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
rewards

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
casinos smoking

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
Atlantic City esports

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
checks

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

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 ...

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

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. ...

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
ocean resort online casino

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

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 ...

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
Ocean Resort Casino

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

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. ...

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

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 ...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Sunday, July 1, 2018