The new commercial casinos in New York State have been open for a little over a year now and reports have revealed that the gaming venues have not lived up to win expectations. The three casinos of the state have earned $230 million less than the initial revenue projections expected for the first year in … Read More
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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