Archive for October, 2013

Suffolk Downs Seeks Replacement Casino Operator
October 31st, 2013 By April Bergman

Suffolk Downs Seeks Replacement Casino Operator

After a crushing blow to Caesars Entertainment that terminated the deal between the Las Vegas casino giant and Suffolk Downs Massachusetts track, the 78-year-old thoroughbred race track that sits between East Boston and Revere is looking for a new casino operator partner. SD told state regulators that they were talking to multiple casino operators that […]

Caesars Entertainment Slides into 2014
October 30th, 2013 By Stan McCormick

Caesars Entertainment Slides into 2014

Caesars Entertainment, the Las Vegas-based international casino brand, has been in the headlines lately, and it’s not all good news. Caesars operates a number of Las Vegas hotel casinos including Harrah’s, Caesars Palace, Paris-Las Vegas, Bally’s, the Flamingo, the Quad, and the Rio, and other properties in other US cities. The brand was also represented […]

Five Casinos Receive New Jersey Online Gambling Permits
October 24th, 2013 By John Marsh

Five Casinos Receive New Jersey Online Gambling Permits

As more New Jersey online gambling licenses are being distributed, existing casino entities have been busy forging partnerships with online casino operators. This is due to the fact that online gambling licenses require such a relationship before online gambling services can commence.  Borgata, which was awarded the first NJ license earlier this month, will operate […]

Macau Casinos’ Post Best Monthly Revenues Ever in October 2013
October 24th, 2013 By April Bergman

Macau Casinos’ Post Best Monthly Revenues Ever in October 2013

Macau, deemed the premier gambling hub of the world, is exceeding expectations for the month. Analysts, who had predicted record growth for the month of October, were wrong only in low forecasts. With only a week left in the calendar month and Macau’s gross gambling revenue as of last Sunday already at MOP24.8 billion, that […]

New York’s November Vote Will Say Yay or Nay to Casinos
October 21st, 2013 By John Marsh

New York’s November Vote Will Say Yay or Nay to Casinos

On November 5th, New York residents will vote whether or not they will amend the state’s constitution to allow Las Vegas-style casino resorts to be built in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo has spent the past three years working towards the implementation of this project that would bring seven casino structures to the state. He […]

Casino Patron Dead in Las Vegas Casino Nightclub Shooting
October 21st, 2013 By John Marsh

Casino Patron Dead in Las Vegas Casino Nightclub Shooting

A shooting early this morning in a Las Vegas Strip nightclub located inside Bally’s Hotel and Casino left three injured (including the shooter) and one dead, according to Las Vegas Metro police. Police Lt. Jay Roberts confirmed that the victims were transported to University Medical Center and that one suspect was in custody. According to […]

Maryland Narrows Down Gaming License Applicants
October 17th, 2013 By April Bergman

Maryland Narrows Down Gaming License Applicants

Maryland has ruled three suitable applicants to receive the sole gaming license for a multi-million-dollar casino resort to be situated in Prince George’s County, bordering Washington DC, the nation’s capital to the east . MGM Resorts International; Penn National Gaming, Inc.; and Greenwood Racing subsidiary, Maryland Casino LLC, are the three applicants being considered. The […]

New Jersey Awards First Internet Gaming License
October 16th, 2013 By John Marsh

New Jersey Awards First Internet Gaming License

Last February, New Jersey became the third US state to legalize online gambling after Nevada and Delaware. New Jersey online gambling is expected to go live on November 26 of this year, following a trial period to work out the kinks. The state has already called for license applications submissions and has now announced the […]

Sri Lanka to Emulate Macau as a World-Class Gambling Destination
October 11th, 2013 By John Marsh

Sri Lanka to Emulate Macau as a World-Class Gambling Destination

Sri Lanka offers a rich history that dates 3,000 years back. Its lands are full of diverse landscapes laden with tropical forests. Located in South Asia of the southern tip of India, it is known as the “nation of smiling people.” For years, Sri Lanka has been a premier destination for religious pilgrimages, backpacking excursions, […]

Trouble in Paradise: Macau is Popular Target for Hackers
October 10th, 2013 By April Bergman

Trouble in Paradise: Macau is Popular Target for Hackers

Being the gambling hub of the world may seem like a dream, but in reality, it’s a heavy load to carry, especially for a city like Macau that wasn’t always an international city. It seemed to have grown up over night as a world-renowned destination for the richest high rollers in the world, busting at […]

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