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Kentucky Enters Final Four as Favorite Against Field

NCAA Tournament Final Four Kentucky

The NCAA Basketball Tournament has reached the Final Four, with three pre-tournament favorites and another perennial contender still in the running for a national championship. But while nobody would deny that anyone could win at this stage, it’s the Kentucky Wildcats that are the clear favorite heading into the final stage of the biggest college…Read More

Plan to Turn Showboat Casino Into College Campus Runs Into Legal Issues

Showboat Atlantic City Stockton University

Atlantic City casinos have faced some notorious struggles in recent years, causing at least four to close their doors in 2014. Now, one of the new owners of a former casino is finding out that things might not be any better even when you remove gambling from the equation. Stockton University purchased the former Showboat…Read More

Japan To Resubmit Casino Bill Before March 31

Shinzo Abe, Japan Prime Minister, casinos.

Japan’s casino bill, which foundered on the legislative rocks last year, is to once again see the light of day. The country’s pro-casino lawmakers are launching a last ditch attempt to legalize casinos in 2014 in the hope that first wave “integrated resorts” might be ready to profit from the Tokyo Olympics of 2020. Support…Read More

MGM Breaks Ground In Massachusetts As Casino Border War Breaks Out

Jim Murren, CEO, MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International broke ground on its $800 million West Massachusetts casino project this week, and MGM CEO Jim Murren couldn’t resist the opportunity to take a dig at one of his competitors in the process. Addressing assembled press and local casino supporters at the Springfield site, Murren lampooned Mohegan Sun’s proposal to build a…Read More

Caesars Entertainment Slammed by Nevada Gaming Commission over “Embarrassing” Bankruptcy, as Missing Pensions Haunt Retirees

Chairman Dr. Tony Alamo Nevada Gaming Commission

Caesars Entertainment has come under massive fire from the Nevada Gaming Commission over its $18 billion bankruptcy fiasco. The regulator blasted the bankruptcy procedure as “embarrassing” during a commission hearing this week, as it quizzed the company about its controversial reorganization plans. Caesars is seeking to eliminate billions of debt by putting its major operating…Read More