Archive for June, 2013

NJ Lawmakers for Expansion of Gambling Outside Atlantic City
June 30th, 2013 By April Bergman

NJ Lawmakers for Expansion of Gambling Outside Atlantic City

The governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, is not very keen on expanding gambling beyond Atlantic City, but five other lawmakers in state are hoping to put an end to the monopoly enjoyed by casinos in Atlantic City. These legislators feel that it is unfair to limit development of casinos to Atlantic City and the […]

Mississippi Casinos Encouraged by May Earnings
June 29th, 2013 By John Marsh

Mississippi Casinos Encouraged by May Earnings

May proved to be a good month for casinos in the state of Mississippi. According to the casino revenue report for the month of May, Mississippi earned $192.7 million in net revenues from gambling establishments. This was 3% more than what they earned in April 2013, which is a good sign, as most casinos across […]

Do We Have Too Many Casinos in the US?
June 28th, 2013 By Stan McCormick

Do We Have Too Many Casinos in the US?

The bid to build gambling establishments across the US is a very strong one. Only recently, New York and Massachusetts have passed referendums to open up Las Vegas style fully equipped casinos in their states, with the hope that they would be boosting employment for the locals. Lawmakers in other states across the country are […]

Wynn Bags the Everett Casino Deal with Voters’ Approval
June 26th, 2013 By April Bergman

Wynn Bags the Everett Casino Deal with Voters’ Approval

The much awaited vote for approving the billion-dollar Wynn casino proposal in Everett turned out to be in favor of Steve Wynn. The city of Everett, in Middlesex county of Massachusetts, has voted in favor of the proposal to develop a $1.2 billion worth casino and resort on a site which once housed a chemical […]

Maryland Live! Tops Charts in Revenue Generation
June 22nd, 2013 By John Marsh

Maryland Live! Tops Charts in Revenue Generation

The month of May saw a surprise contender top the list of best mid-Atlantic casinos. Maryland’s Live! Casino topped the list in terms of the revenue it generated, beating the big names in the industry like Borgata, Tropicana, Bally’s and Caesars in Atlantic City and Dover Down and Delaware Park in Delaware. The casino reported […]

Delaware Casinos Get Bailout of $8 Million
June 20th, 2013 By Stan McCormick

Delaware Casinos Get Bailout of $8 Million

The Delaware government has gone from saying that it won’t reduce casino taxes, to allocating $8 million to the three casinos struggling with competition and high taxes. The government stated that this is a one-time offer and was an attempt to prevent job cuts that the casinos were threatening of. Eight million or not, experts […]

Referendum Planned for Casinos Planned by NY Legislators
June 19th, 2013 By John Marsh

Referendum Planned for Casinos Planned by NY Legislators

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders of New York State have come to an agreement about getting votes for amending the state constitution, to make way for expansion of casinos gaming in the state. Voting or the bill is expected to happen in November for seven major casino projects across the state, although legislators […]

AC Casinos Register a Drop in Revenue Decline in May
June 18th, 2013 By April Bergman

AC Casinos Register a Drop in Revenue Decline in May

The struggling Atlantic City casinos finally have some good news – there has been a slowdown in their revenue decline. After the recession, a devastating storm and brewing competition from casinos in other states, the casinos reported that percentage of revenue decline has gone down for the month of May. For the entire month, the […]

New Bill Introduced to Regulate Online Gambling
June 7th, 2013 By Stan McCormick

New Bill Introduced to Regulate Online Gambling

One of the more difficult things for US online gamblers to do these days is to keep up with the current laws and regulations regarding online gambling. It seems as if things are changing each day. Online gamblers have suffered losses and seen victories when it comes to being able to gamble on their computer. […]

Google Glass Banned in Casinos across the United States
June 7th, 2013 By John Marsh

Google Glass Banned in Casinos across the United States

Casinos across the states are already banning Google Glass from their establishments. Google Glass is a small device which is mounted on a pair of glasses. This small device can perform such tasks as take pictures, film, and go on the Internet. It should come as little surprise that a technology as advanced as this […]

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