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Missouri governor Eric Greitens

Missouri Governor Sex and Blackmail Scandal Threatens to Bury Sports Betting Push

Sports betting is unlikely to pass in Missouri this year, according to the sponsor of a bill that aims to bring sports books to the riverboat casinos of the Show-Me State. In fact, State Representative Bart Korman (R-District 42) doesn’t see much... Staff Writer April 20, 2018
Fontainebleau becomes the Drew Las Vegas

North Las Vegas Strip Evolution Underway, Developers Moving Ahead with Major Projects

On the North Las Vegas Strip, business may not quite be booming as of yet. But at least it's not flatlining anymore, the way it has been for the last post-recession decade or so. New construction, enhancements, and upgrades are in the... Staff Writer April 20, 2018
Clash Royale

Gamers Loot Box, Skins Gambling Spend to Hit $50 Billion by 2022, Says Analyst

A new report by Juniper Research suggests that consumer outlay on loot boxes and skins betting will rise 60 percent -- to $50 billion a year by 2022 -- and at least $48 billion of that will come strictly from loot boxes.... Staff Writer April 19, 2018
Connecticut tribes East Windsor casino

Connecticut Tribes Need Federal Approval for East Windsor Casino, State AG George Jepsen Says

The Connecticut tribes jointly constructing a satellite casino in East Windsor must obtain federal approval from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the state's attorney general declared this week. At the request of Connecticut House... Staff Writer April 18, 2018
Vegas Golden Knights playoffs

Vegas Golden Knights Sweep Kings In First Round of NHL Playoffs

The Vegas Golden Knights emphatically punched their ticket into the second round of the NHL Playoffs by sweeping the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 in their first round series. The Golden Knights finished off the Kings after Brayden McNabb scored the only goal... Staff Writer April 18, 2018
Lois Riess

‘Gambling Granny’ Kills Two, Goes on the Run

A nationwide manhunt is underway in the US for a 56-year-old Minnesota woman who is suspected of murdering her husband last month before shooting to death a woman in Florida and stealing her identity. On Friday, Lois Riess, known to authorities as... Staff Writer April 17, 2018
Galaxy Entertainment Boracay Island casino

Galaxy Entertainment Reportedly Searching for New Casino Site After Boracay Plans Bust

Galaxy Entertainment is reportedly searching for a new spot to build its next casino resort after its $500 million plans on the Philippines' Boracay Island recently came to a screeching halt. The Hong Kong-based casino operator led by billionaire Lui Che Woo... Staff Writer April 17, 2018
Andjelika Martin

‘1,001 Vegas Nights’ Author Faces Judge Over $400K Worth of Theft and Forgery Charges

1,001 Vegas Nights, a book whose title is an apparent takeoff of the classic One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, is a romance novel detailing the lustier side of life for Sin City casino executive "Pandora." But for 46-year-old self-published romance novel writer Andjelika... Staff Writer April 16, 2018
South Korean casinos improved by better relations with Japan

Japanese Tourists Boost South Korean Casino Sector But China Package Tour Ban Remains in Place

South Korea’s casino industry has received a welcome shot in the arm from Japanese tourists who have been visiting the country in larger numbers than ever before in 2018. According to figures released on Monday by the Korea Casino Association, revenues in... Staff Writer April 16, 2018
Venetian Las Vegas shooting

Venetian Company Picnic Turns Deadly in Las Vegas, Police Say Act of ‘Workplace Violence’

A Venetian company picnic in a popular Las Vegas park for locals turned into a murder scene on Sunday, after an employee showed up to the event with a handgun and allegedly shot at least two people. The Las Vegas Metro Police... Staff Writer April 16, 2018