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MGM Springfield Progressing On Schedule

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MGM Springfield is a new casino set to open in September 2018 in the state of Massachusetts. The massive project by MGM Resorts is progressing on schedule with the various construction phases in the works. Currently, construction of the garage for the integrated resort is moving along, set to offer 3,400 parking spaces. The parking … Read More

Harrah’s New Orleans Casino To Build Second Hotel

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Yesterday, Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans announced plans to create a second hotel at their existing site located on Canal Street. The need for accommodations is great at the casino, so the new facility will help to meet guests needs. According to reports, the new hotel will have 340 luxury guest rooms and will focus … Read More

Fontainebleau Casino To Finally Open In 2020

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For years now, the Fontainebleau Casino & Hotel located in Las Vegas has remained closed. The original project cost $2.9 billion and was announced more than a decade ago in 2005. Construction would begin in early 2007 but by 2009, was halted. Now, the property has a new owner, a new name and scheduled opening … Read More

Mount Airy Casino Resort Earns 3rd Satellite Casino License

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In Pennsylvania, the Gaming Control Board has been hosting auctions to receive bids on satellite casino licensing. Late last year, the state passed a gaming package into law which would allow for gambling expansions in several areas, including the creation of satellite casinos. In January, two auctions were held with Penn National Gaming and Stadium … Read More

Maryland Casinos See Revenue Increase In January

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Six casinos are currently operating in the state of Maryland, with the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency releasing January revenue totals for the gaming venues this week. Reports show that the casinos were able to generate $127.8 million for the month, a 1.2% increase when compared to January 2017. In January of last year, … Read More

Canadian Government Launches Live Casino

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The British Columbia Lottery Corporation announced today that their online gambling site, PlayNow.com, has launched a new Live Casino product. The launch marks the first time that Canada has offered live dealer casino gaming. Government approval was given, which gave the site the go-ahead to launch the new offering. The new Live Casino at PlayNow … Read More

California Casino To Expand Gaming Offerings

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To stay in competition with other gaming providers, casinos across the United States have to continue to make changes, upgrading their offerings to appeal to consumers. One such venue ready to make a change is the Thunder Valley Casino Resort. Located in California, the casino is already working on improvements and once completed, will have … Read More

Stadium Gaming LLC Pays $40.1m For Satellite Casino License

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After a gaming package was approved by Pennsylvania in October, the state has been busy preparing for several changes within their gambling industry. One new option coming to the state is satellite casinos. As many as ten mini casinos can be created in the state, with the licensing process already in full swing. Earlier their … Read More

Jack Cleveland Casino Adding New Gaming Arena

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Visitors to Jack Cleveland Casino will soon have a new gaming area to enjoy, as the operator recently announced a new electronic games addition coming next month. Titled Synergy Table Games, this new area will feature modernized gaming with options to enjoy electronic versions of table games with giant video displays showing off game play. … Read More

Resorts World Catskills Set To Open On February 8th

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In the state of New York, commercial casinos were set in motion back in December 2015. The state allowed for four commercial venues to be created and now only one remains in the construction phase. The Tioga Downs Casino was the first to offer casino gaming and then two additional casinos opened, the Rivers Casino … Read More

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Has New Owner

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After a month of rumors, it has finally been confirmed that the shuttered Revel Casino has been sold. The casino was opened in 2012, costing $2.4 billion to build, only to close two years later. Glenn Straub purchased the venue in 2016 for $82 million, far below its cost to create. Straub was never able … Read More

Revel Casino Has New Owners Set to Reopen with Gaming

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There has been speculation for some time that the former Revel Casino of Atlantic City was set to be sold. However, the owner, Glenn Straub, denied any potential sale. It seems the news has finally been made public, with Straub having sold the company to AC Ocean Walk, a company owned by Colorado developer Bruce … Read More

Slot Machine Revenues Down in Pennsylvania for 2017

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Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released information regarding the state’s twelve casinos slot machine gaming revenues. In 2017, the slot machines in operation at the gaming venues managed to bring in $2.33 billion. This was just shy of 2016’s slot win of $2.36 billion. The decrease in total slot revenue win for the year … Read More

American Indian Gaming Tribes to Fund Problem Gambling Study in New Mexico

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American Indian gaming tribes have formed a new association titled the Responsible Gaming Association of New Mexico, a group set to be the first to fund a study of problem gambling associated with the state of New Mexico. The study will cost $292,000 to complete and will hopefully provide the information needed to continue to … Read More