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Jai Alai fronton Miami

Miami Officials Seek Regulations That Could Stop Edgewater Jai Alai and Poker Venue

Miami commissioners are seeking new zoning regulations that could make it easier to stop a proposed jai alai fronton and poker room in the Edgewater neighborhood. The facility, proposed by the owners of Magic City Casino, has proven to be controversial, with... Staff Writer July 27, 2018
Meadowlands sportsbook closing controversy

Meadowlands Sportsbook Takes Heat for Closing Before End of Late Baseball Game

The FanDuel sportsbook at Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey was the site of controversy late on Tuesday night, when the venue closed before a handful of bettors could get paid for a baseball game that was running unusually late. The... Staff Writer July 26, 2018
Resorts World Catskills underperforming New York State

Resorts World Catskills Bringing In Less Than Half of Projected Revenue as New York State Battles Neighbors for Business

Resorts World Catskills was expected to be the crowning jewel of New York’s upstate casino expansion plans. But since opening in February, the venue has brought in less than half of its projected gaming revenue. The casino is averaging just under $12... Staff Writer July 22, 2018
Downtown Las Vegas Casino

Derek Stevens Fremont Street Downtown Las Vegas Casino Plans Approved by City Council, Project Sits on Historic Land

Developer Derek Stevens -- who already has the D Las Vegas in his portfolio -- saw the Las Vegas City Council quickly move plans for another downtown casino project through the approval process on Wednesday, meaning that construction can begin on the... Staff Writer July 20, 2018
Japan casino bill passes

Japanese Diet Passes Casino Authorization Bill Despite Opposition Filibuster

Japan is set to open its doors to casino gambling following the passage of the Integrated Resorts (IR) implementation Bill on Friday in the House of Councillors, the upper house of the Japanese parliament. The passage follows approval from the House of... Staff Writer July 20, 2018

Lack of Las Vegas Monorail Funding Leaves Mandalay Bay Stop for Raiders Stadium Opening in Question

The Las Vegas Monorail could be a hero if it can reach the Mandalay Bay - the stop fans would use to reach the Raiders' Las Vegas Stadium when it opens in 2020 - but as of right now, that status is... Staff Writer July 15, 2018
Macau gaming worker ban

Macau Legislators Pass First Draft of Gaming Worker Casino Ban, But Implementation Questions Remain

Macau’s Legislative Assembly passed a first draft of a bill that would ban many gaming workers from entering casinos outside of work hours, but some lawmakers raised questions about how exactly the legislation would be enforced if it came into law. The... Staff Writer July 14, 2018
Las Vegas Raiders stadium PSLs

Las Vegas Raiders Stadium to Sell Personal Seat Licenses to Defray Costs

The new Las Vegas Raiders stadium may be going up at lightning speed, but it's not going up cheap. Coming up with the funding for the fast-tracked project requires various strategies, and personal seat licenses (PSLs) are one that the team plans... Staff Writer July 14, 2018
Las Vegas cabby boycott and Rideshare options

Las Vegas Cabbies Continue Strip Boycott at New York-New York Casino, But Will Anyone Care?

Las Vegas cabbies may be about to find out what happens when you hold a boycott and it doesn't quite get the reaction aimed for. As part of a series of rolling boycotts, Vegas Drivers Unite (VDU) announced another one for the... Staff Writer July 13, 2018

Wayne Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah Ends Public Tours, Kitschy Las Vegas Attraction Returning to Private Status

Casa de Shenandoah -- the over-the-top 52-acre estate of Las Vegas entertainment icon Wayne Newton and his wife Kathleen -- is shutting down just three years after it opened as a tourist attraction. Newton’s attorney said this week that the decision has... Staff Writer July 13, 2018