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‘Pants on Fire’ Arsonist Linked to Reputed Philadelphia Mob Boss


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Suspected Gambino associate Peter Tuccio pleaded guilty this week to felony extortion in torching a businessman’s Mercedes Benz in New York City. Tuccio has been linked to reputed Mob boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino. The 58-year-old Merlino was convicted of illegal betting in 2018. ...

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Genting Casino Southport to be permanently shuttered


Thursday, January 14, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the local subsidiary of Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced the impending permanent closure of its Genting Casino Southport venue for the loss of 38 jobs. According to a Wednesday report from G3Newswire, the Genting Casinos UK Limited subordinate described the shuttering of the Southport property ...

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Political Bettors Predict Impeachment, But Say Odds Long of President Trump Conviction


Thursday, January 14, 2021

President Donald Trump has been impeached for a historic second time. But political bettors say the odds are long that’ll he’ll be convicted in the Senate. ...

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Penn National Analysts Divided on Fate of Hot Gaming Stock


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Broadly speaking, Wall Street analysts are bullish on Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN). But that view isn’t universal, with plenty of sell-side debate on the name emerging today. ...

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Hard Rock International boosts brand offering in London: acquires casino premise license from The Ritz Club


Thursday, January 14, 2021

In a move that allows it to grow its existing London portfolio, American casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has secured the casino premise license from the now-shuttered The Ritz Club. The Florida-based company owned by HRI parent entity the Seminole Tribe of Florida stated in its Thursday press release that the transaction will allow ...

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New Jersey sportsbetting market registers a record-breaking December


Thursday, January 14, 2021

The large selection of online and land-based sportsbetting services in New Jersey reportedly had a fifth consecutive record-breaking month in December after chalking up aggregated revenues of $66.4 million courtesy of a monumental $996.3 million in combined handle. According to a report from G3Newswire, the most recent revenue figure represented a rise of over ...

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Macau Police: 85 Percent Fewer Visitors Arrived in Enclave Last Year


Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Macau Public Security Police says the number of visitors who ventured into the Special Administrative Region (SAR) last year fell roughly 85 percent compared with 2019. ...

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Former Whiting, Indiana Mayor Dodges Prison Sentence After Gambling Campaign Funds


Thursday, January 14, 2021

The former mayor of Whiting, Ind. told a court that he did have a gambling problem. He escaped a prison sentence for plundering his campaign funds for money to blow in casinos on Wednesday. ...

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Las Vegas Sands to Continue Prioritizing Asia Following Adelson’s Death, Says Research Firm


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) will keep its operational focus honed on the Asia-Pacific region following the death of Chairman Sheldon Adelson, say analysts. ...

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Siegfried Fischbacher Dead at 81, Siegfried & Roy Changed Strip Entertainment


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Siegfried Fischbacher, who entertained millions in Las Vegas performing as Siegfried & Roy, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 81. ...

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Italian studio Gamshy latest Powered By Relax partner


Thursday, January 14, 2021

After kickstarting the year with the launch of its first title of 2021, Relax Gaming has penned a Powered By Relax agreement with Italian studio Gamshy in a deal that will see it integrate the developer’s innovative offering of video slots. The Rome-based firm responsible for innovative games such as Tubularium and Toon Cops ...

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Station Casinos, Fertitta Brothers Singled Out by Unite Here Union for Trump Donations


Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Unite Here union lashed out this week at Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta and their company, Station Casinos, for the brothers’ millions of dollars in contributions to embattled President Donald Trump and other Republicans. ...

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Veikkaus Oy maintaining slot parlor closures in the face of coronavirus


Thursday, January 14, 2021

In Finland and state-run gaming operator Veikkaus Oy has announced that it is to maintain the temporary closure of the vast majority of its slot parlors owing to the ongoing health threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The organization began locking down operations across Finland in late-November as the Scandinavian nation experienced a dramatic ...

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Relax Gaming Limited debuts new Kluster Krystals Megaclusters video slot


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Maltese online casino games developer Relax Gaming Limited has partnered with Australian associate Big Time Gaming to release its first new video slot of the year in the five-reel Kluster Krystals Megaclusters. Headquartered in the Valletta suburb of St Julian’s, the innovator used an official Tuesday press release to declare that the fresh debut ...

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Celebrate the Year of the Ox at Intertops Poker with extra spins on the new Betsoft slot Golden Horns


Thursday, January 14, 2021

It’s the Chinese Year of the Ox and to celebrate, online gaming site Intertops Poker is offering extra spins on the new Betsoft online slot title Golden Horns. The game is brand-new to the market and offers players a fun Asian theme, part of the Red Dragon line of the developer. The game includes ...

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Rootz LTD announces the launch of third online casino site, Wheelz Casino


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Rootz LTD is wasting no time in providing quality online gambling sites to players around the world. The online casino operator announced this week that its third online casino is live. Wheelz Casino now joins Wildz and Caxino in the online casino realm, providing players with premium gaming options via a streamlined platform. Details ...

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Indiana Gaming Commission Says Suspended Ratcliff Has Not Resolved Trustee Issue


Thursday, January 14, 2021

It’s been three weeks since the Indiana Gaming Commission voted to suspend Rod Ratcliff’s gaming license and order the longtime casino executive to refrain from exerting any control over Spectacle Entertainment. However, it does not appear there’s been any movement in finding someone to oversee his ownership stake. ...

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Las Vegas Woman Gets Three Years in Federal Prison for Role in Sweepstakes Scam


Thursday, January 14, 2021

A 50-year-old Las Vegas woman received a three-year federal prison sentence Wednesday for her role in a $9 million criminal scheme that targeted mostly elderly and other vulnerable victims who received fraudulent mailers claiming they won prizes. ...

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‘Stop the Steal’ Lawyer Lin Wood Threatens to Expose Steve Wynn for Defaming Him to Donald Trump


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Steve Wynn and his former lawyer, L. Lin Wood, have fallen out spectacularly. Now the celebrity attorney-cum-conspiracy theorist, fired by Wynn last year, accuses the disgraced casino mogul of tarnishing his reputation with US President Donald Trump. ...

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Macau Pays Respects to Sheldon Adelson, But His Death Could Impact Sands China


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Macau government is weighing in on the death of casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson at the age of 87. Sheldon Adelson is seen ...

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Las Vegas Police Seek Suspects Breaking Into Slot Machines


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Police in Las Vegas are seeking four people suspected of stealing cash boxes from slot machines in Southern Nevada. A Las Vegas police ...

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