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MGM Resorts’ subsidiary to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas for $214m

Published by Casino | 27-04-2018

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) subsidiary CityCenter Holdings, LLC has reportedly agreed to sell its Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas property, a luxury, non-gaming hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip, for a cash sum of about $214 million. CityCenter, which is a joint venture of MGM Resorts International and Dubai World subsidiary Infinity World Development […]

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Japanese government finalizes wording of casino legalization proposal

Published by Casino | 27-04-2018

In Japan, the ruling coalition government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pictured) has reportedly agreed on the final wording of the casino-legalizing Integrated Resort Implementation Bill and now hopes to have the legislation passed by the 465-seat House of Representatives in advance of a June 20 deadline. According to a report from the Kyodo News […]

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Scientific Games installs LIGHTNING LAUNCH Roulette in two Atlantic City Casinos

Published by Casino | 27-04-2018

Two casinos in Atlantic City now have a new gaming option to enjoy, thanks to Scientific Games. The technology-based gaming systems provider announced this week that Bally’s Wild Wild West and Harrah’s Atlantic City now have the PRIZM GAMETABLE in operation, featuring the unique LIGHTNING LAUNCH Roulette game. This new roulette title places a spin […]

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MGM Springfield provisional opening date announced

Published by Casino | 26-04-2018

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has reportedly announced that its $960 million MGM Springfield property could open as soon as August 24 complete with a 125,000 sq ft casino offering some 3,000 slots alongside 100 gaming tables. According to a Thursday report from the Boston Herald newspaper, the venue will be the first Las Vegas-style integrated […]

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Caesars to manage $200 million non-gaming beachfront resort in Mexico

Published by Casino | 26-04-2018

After just last week announcing plans to manage its first non-gaming resorts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) most populous city, Dubai, Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR:NASDAQ) has reportedly inked a similar agreement that will see it manage Caesars Palace in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The move is in keeping with the Las Vegas-based operator’s desire […]

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Horseshoe Southern Indiana’s casino is moving onto dry land

Published by Casino | 26-04-2018

American casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corporation has unveiled a plan that will see it spend around $85 million in order to expand its Horseshoe Southern Indiana and bring the facility’s existing riverboat casino onto dry land. Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corporation explained that the project is to involve the construction of a 100,000 sq ft […]

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Yggdrasil Gaming announces new slot game Lucha Maniacs

Published by Casino | 26-04-2018

Step into the ring for body slamming entertainment with the new slot title Lucha Maniacs by Yggdrasil Gaming. This new slot game is based on loco luchadores wrestlers and combines exciting gameplay with colorful wrestling characters. The main attraction of this game is the ability to retrigger an Extra Spins round. During this round, players will […]

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China lottery sales up 6% for March

Published by Casino | 25-04-2018

In China, March ticket sales for its official lottery systems saw a 2.9% spike, with revenue growth for Q1 sales of 9.4% year-on-year. GGRAsia reports that according to China’s Ministry of Finance, aggregate ticket sales of CNY40 billion (US$6.34 billion) for the month of March were registered for the East Asia nation’s two lotteries: the […]

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Elaine Wynn attempting to oust Wynn Resorts Limited director

Published by Casino | 25-04-2018

After last week failing to get American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited to reopen the nominating window for new board members, Elaine Wynn (pictured) is now reportedly urging fellow shareholders to help her oust long-time company director John Hagenbuch. According to a Monday report from the Bloomberg news service, 75-year-old Wynn is attempting to remake […]

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WSOP.com’s $15 million summer begins May 1

Published by Casino | 25-04-2018

As the interstate compact takes effect on May 1st, bringing WSOP poker platforms in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware together, there will be a ton of quality online poker action available. The WSOP is preparing to offer players exciting incentives over the next few months, including $15 million in guarantees from May to September, during […]

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