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Las Vegas Soccer Stadium Approved by City Council

Soccer stadium Las Vegas, artist’s rendition

Major League Soccer in Las Vegas moved one step closer to the goal line this week, as the Las Vegas City Council voted 4-3 to approve subsidies for a controversial $200 million stadium project that hopes to entice the sport to the city. The City Council has agreed to contribute $25 million towards the construction…Read More

World Poker Tour Signs Asian Licensing Deal with Ourgame International

WPT licensing deal in Asia

The World Poker Tour is taking steps to increase its presence in Asia by signing a licensing and promotional agreement with Ourgame International. Ourgame and the WPT have already worked together in the past, including having partnered to create the WPT National China poker tournament. Ourgame is an online card and board game company with…Read More

Beijing to Launch “Unprecedented” Attack on Corruption in Macau

Chinese government meeting, Beijing.

Macau casino companies saw their shares tumble on Wednesday following the news that China is about to launch the biggest ever financial crackdown on the world’s biggest gambling market. As Chinese president Xi Jinping embarks, all smiles,  on a state visit Macau to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the former Portuguese enclave’s return to Chinese…Read More

DesertRoseBingo.com Goes Offline Following Santa Ysabel Tribe Restraining Order

Seal of the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has been forced to pull the plug on its recently launched online bingo operation, DesertRoseBingo.com, after it was issued a temporary restraining order by a federal judge. The State of California was successful in its motion to force a temporary shutdown of the tribe’s operations last Friday, when US…Read More

New York Board Approves Three Upstate Casinos

New York awards casino licenses

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board has recommended three casino proposals in the state, with one casino slated to be built in each of three upstate regions. That announcement came on Wednesday afternoon, with the panel deciding not to recommend the maximum of four licenses they could have handed out under New York’s casino…Read More