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Oakland Raiders Reps Expected to Attend Las Vegas Stadium Authority Meeting This Week

The Oakland Raiders are expected to appear before the Las Vegas Stadium Authority (LVSA) to discuss ongoing progress in building the $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat NFL stadium near the Strip. Formed by the passage of Senate Bill 1, the legislation that earmarked $750 million...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 18, 2017
Esports to become part of Asian Games

Esports Included as Official Medal Event at 2022 Asian Games

E-sports will be an official medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, thanks to a new strategic partnership between the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Alisports, which is owned by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. This means...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 18, 2017
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Baha Mar Casino Resort Ready to Open 12 Years After Initially Envisioned

Baha Mar is finally ready to welcome guests. After more than a decade of construction delays, bankruptcy drawbacks, and legal disputes, the $4.2 billion, 1,000-acre resort says it's opening its doors to the general public on April 21. The massive property features...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 18, 2017
IGT sells Double Down

IGT to Sell Double Down Social Casino to DoubleU Games in $825 Million Deal

Multinational slot and lottery giant IGT has announced the sale of its social casino subsidiary Double Down to South Korean games developer DoubleU Games in a deal worth $825 million. The sale will mark the establishment of a strategic partnership between the...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 18, 2017
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MGM Resorts Ramps Up Fight Against No-Bid Connecticut Tribal Gaming Expansion

MGM Resorts is in Connecticut this week trying to make its case against the state giving the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Native American tribes permission to build a satellite casino in East Windsor. The tribal partnership is justifiably concerned that MGM's $950 million...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 18, 2017
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is against casino alcohol extension.

Massachusetts’ Proposed Casino Liquor License Extension Causes Hangover

In Massachusetts, a proposal to extend casino liquor licenses to 4am is wetting no one’s whistle. In fact, no one even seems sure where it came from. The proposal has been written into the House budget plan but by whom is unclear....

Casino.org Staff Writer April 17, 2017
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Late Las Vegas Pioneer Kirk Kerkorian Fulfills “Promise” to Expose Armenian Genocide

The estate of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is staying true to the businessman and philanthropist's promise to bring the disputed Armenian genocide to the big screen. Kerkorian, one of the most important figures in developing Las Vegas as it's known today, died...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 17, 2017
Jeju Shinhwa World to open first phase

$1.8 Billion Jeju Shinhwa World to Open First Phase on South Korean Resort Island

Jeju Shinhwa World, the $1.8 billion integrated resort development on South Korea’s Jeju Island has announced its initial-phase opening next week. The project’s developer eventual operator, Hong Kong-listed real estate firm Landing International, plans to open 344 units of accommodation on April...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 17, 2017
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Caesars Interactive Exec Mitch Garber Beat the House for $210 Million in 2016 Compensation

Montreal-based Mitch Garber is paying a boatload of taxes this tax season to Canada's government, but that's the price one has to pay for making $210 million in a single year. The CEO of Caesars Acquisition Company and Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE),...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 17, 2017
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Texas Casino Cruise Ship Runs Amok, “Captain’s Error” Blamed

A Texas casino cruise ship named "Jacks or Better" crashed during a weekend evening run, with the accident coming just a little more than a week after the party boat had its grand opening. Docked in Galveston, Texas, the Jacks or Better Casino...

Casino.org Staff Writer April 17, 2017