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Macau visitor numbers down over holiday weekend

Published by Casino | 04-04-2018

In Macau, visitorship over the Easter holiday was down 4.7 percent compared with the same time last year, with the former Portuguese territory seeing a total of 402,846 for the long weekend. Asia Gaming Brief reports that according to data released on Tuesday by the Public Security Force (PSP), in all Macau checkpoints over the […]

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Iori Yogo wins Championship Event of APT Philippines Championships 2018

Published by Casino | 04-04-2018

The Asian Poker Tour hosted the APT Philippines Championships 2018 from March to April at the Resorts World Manila with the much-anticipated APT Championship Event taking place during the series, from March 28 – April 2. The event saw 100 players competing with 17 of those players earning a payday. The final table of the event would […]

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Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited rewards successful leadership

Published by Casino | 04-04-2018

Asian casino giant Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited has rewarded Lawrence Ho Yau Lung (pictured) for his successful leadership by granting the billionaire businessman a further 531,381 of its restricted shares worth approximately $5.13 million. A former investment banker, 41-year-old Ho serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited, which […]

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Cosmopolitan converting race and sports book area into market

Published by Casino | 03-04-2018

Well into its major renovation project, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is now converting the area once occupied by its race and sports book into a food and beverage concept. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that according to county records, $2 million worth of work has been done transforming the area that was once utilized […]

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Chicago mayoral candidate suggests casino for O’Hare International Airport

Published by Casino | 03-04-2018

As part of his bid to become the next mayor of Chicago, candidate Garry McCarthy has reportedly suggested that the city could help to ease its current financial problems by opening a casino inside O’Hare International Airport. According to a Monday report from the Chicago Tribune newspaper, McCarthy had a 54-month term as Superintendent for […]

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Betsoft Gaming releases new slot game Tiger’s Claw

Published by Casino | 03-04-2018

Known for developing innovative casino games for mobile and desktop devices, Betsoft Gaming has launched yet another title to their portfolio of online slot games.  Tiger’s Claw is the latest slot game to be launched by the company, a visually stunning title featuring a mystical realm of wealth and beauty. Players will be taken to […]

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Ocean Resort Casino joining the Hyatt Hotels Corporation family

Published by Casino | 03-04-2018

Yesterday saw the new owner of the Ocean Resort Casino sign a franchise deal with Hyatt Hotels Corporation that will see the coming Atlantic City property become the latest member of the American hotel giant’s The Unbound Collection By Hyatt brand. Previously named TEN Atlantic City until it was sold for $200 million to an […]

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Japan lawmakers agree on tax rate, limit casino resorts to three

Published by Casino | 02-04-2018

An agreement has been reached in Japan between the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and allied Komeito party for a flat integrated resort casino (IR) tax rate and to limit the number of IRs in the country to three. The LDP had been pushing for as many as six IRs and Komeito had been insisting […]

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PlaySugarHouse awards major jackpot to NJ player

Published by Casino | 02-04-2018

Playsugarhouse.com is an online casino available in the state of New Jersey, having launched in 2016 by Rush Street Interactive. The online casino recently announced that a new player to the site was able to win a huge jackpot after just one spin of the reels. Thirty-three-year-old Anibal Lopes decided to play the Divine Fortune […]

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New $80m expo center at Mohegan Sun to debut this summer

Published by Casino | 02-04-2018

The Uncasville, Connecticut-headquartered Mohegan Tribe will reportedly debut its $80 million Mohegan Sun Exposition Center by Memorial Day. Located between the Earth Tower and Winter Garage at the tribe’s flagship casino and hotel property, the under-construction Expo Center is billed as “the largest expo space along the I-95 New York-Boston corridor,” and features 250,000 square feet […]

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