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Sands Bethlehem Buyer Gets Key Approval for Planned Rebrand


Friday, March 15, 2019

Bethlehem planning officials approve change of the ore crane sign of Sands Bethlehem ahead of the casino’s sale to Wind Creek Hospitality The Bethlehem Planning Commission gave Thursday the green light to a proposed plan for a change of the iconic ore crane sign that bears the name Sands Bethlehem informing visitors that they are ...

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Bet365 Sets Foot in New Jersey; On Track for Summer Sports Betting Launch


Monday, March 11, 2019

British online gambling powerhouse bet365 has secured its physical presence in New Jersey as part of its planned expansion into that state, news emerged last week The company has recently signed a long-term office lease for nearly 19,000 square feet of space at Two Greentree Center in Marlton, New Jersey. Marlton is a census-designated ...

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Is Coming to Las Vegas


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Las Vegas is betting big on an Elon Musk-backed means of transportation as the city is looking to advertise itself to a diverse public of potential visitors News emerged Wednesday that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended that an Elon Musk-backed enterprise be awarded a contract to develop and operate an express ...

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Greece Opens Bidding Process for Hellinikon Casino Resort


Saturday, February 23, 2019

Greek gambling regulator publishes a call for tenders for operators interested to obtain a casino license for the Hellinikon mega-resort The bidding process for the development of a casino as part of a larger integrated resort set to be located at the site of the former Ellinikon International Airport near Athens has finally begun after ...

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Parx Owner’s Mini-Casino Proposal Gets March 25 Public Hearing


Friday, February 15, 2019

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has set a March 25 public input hearing to collect testimony on the proposed establishment of a mini-casino near Shippensburg Township The mini-casino project is being pitched by Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, Inc., known to be the owner of Parx Casino in Bensalem. Greenwood submitted its ...

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Dover Downs Shareholders to Vote on Twin River Merger Next Month


Monday, February 11, 2019

Dover Downs stakeholders to vote on proposed merger with fellow casino company Twin River at a special meeting on March 26 Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment shareholders will vote on the company’s proposed merger with Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. at a special meeting next month, the two gaming and entertainment operators announced in a ...

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Kazuo Okada’s Battle to Regain Holding Takes Hit in Tokyo Court


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Businessman Kazuo Okada’s crusade to recover holding company from a group led by his son Tomohiro that ousted him in the summer of 2017 has taken another hit A Tokyo court has ruled that a trust agreement signed by Mr. Okada’s son Tomohiro and daughter Hiromi in the spring of 2017 and later on used ...

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Renovation at SLS Las Vegas Progresses with Casino Upgrades and New Mexican Dining Concept


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

SLS Las Vegas lifted the curtain on a $100 million makeover at a special event held Tuesday at The Sayers Club Updates to the gaming floor, hotel rooms, and a new fast-casual Mexican restaurant concept will all be part of the ongoing $100 million renovation at the hotel and casino resort, it became clear yesterday. ...

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Virginia’s Casino Legalization Bill Passes First Legislative Hurdle


Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A bill calling for the legalization of casino gambling in Virginia survived on Monday its first legislative hurdle The Virginia Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology voted on Monday to advance a casino legalization bill that aims to bring casinos to up to five cities around the state. The piece will now be reviewed ...

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Caesars Steps Up Effort to Combat Human Trafficking with Two Key Partnerships


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Caesars announces joint work with two dedicated organizations to observe the National Human Trafficking Awareness Month Las Vegas casino and hospitality giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. today announced that it has strengthened its commitment to combat human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children through partnerships with two global organizations that work to prevent and eradicate ...

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Race for Sixth Racino Continues as New Mexico Racing Commission Delays Decision


Saturday, December 29, 2018

Third time was not the charm on Friday as New Mexico Racing Commission once again postponed vote on sixth racino license The race for New Mexico’s sixth and final racino is far from over as state racing regulators decided on Friday to once again postpone a vote to select the winning bidder that will build ...

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Nightclub Owner Sues Ocean Resort Casino, Claims Boss Seeks Buyers for the Boardwalk Property


Sunday, December 9, 2018

HQ2’s former co-owner had his contract terminated after approaching Ocean Resort Casino’s boss over sexual allegations made by employees The owner of Ocean Resort Casino, one of the two casino resorts that opened doors in Atlantic City this past summer, seems to have landed in hot water as a former partner at the property’s HQ2 ...

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