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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has always been a stalwart supporter of Japanese casinos

Three Japan Casino Resorts on Coalition Radar at 30 Percent Blanket Tax

The outlook for Japan casinos is looking positive, but not without some potential blockades. After a stalemate and delays, Japan’s ruling coalition is moving towards compromise at last. A framework of regulation is being drafted in the Diet right now, but time... Staff Writer April 2, 2018
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NCAA Odds Favor Villanova Wildcats Over Michigan Wolverines in National Championship

The NCAA odds for tonight's national championship game in San Antonio show that sports bettors feel there's a strong chance the Villanova Wildcats win their second title in three years. After 'Nova easily took care of business Saturday night against Kansas, the... Staff Writer April 2, 2018
Elaine Wynn testified about alleged Steve Wynn rape

Elaine Wynn Testifies She Reported Husband’s Alleged Rape of Employee to Wynn Resorts in 2009

Elaine Wynn said on Wednesday that she reported a Wynn Resorts’ employee’s accusation of rape against her then-husband, Steve Wynn, to the company’s board in 2009. Ms. Wynn was giving evidence in a Nevada courtroom as part of ongoing litigation against her... Staff Writer April 1, 2018
Galaxy Entertainment on Wynn share purchase

Galaxy Entertainment Confident of Passing Wynn Deal Probity Checks in Nevada

Macau operator Galaxy Entertainment is unconcerned by the Nevada Gaming Commission’s decision to investigate its suitability as an owner of Las Vegas-based casino giant Wynn Resorts. Galaxy Entertainment bought a 4.9 percent stake in Wynn Resorts for just under $1 billion last... Staff Writer April 1, 2018
888 could quit Gibraltar for Malta

Gibraltar-based 888 To Apply for Maltese License as ‘Brexit Back-up Plan’

Gibraltar-licensed 888 has declared its intention to apply for licensing in rival online gaming jurisdiction Malta, a reaction to the uncertainties that Brexit will inflict on the British overseas territory on the southern tip of Spain. “888 is not able to control... Staff Writer April 1, 2018
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Philippine Casinos Generate Nearly $3 Billion in 2017 Gross Gaming Revenue

Philippine casinos generated PHP152.55 billion ($2.92 billion) in land-based gross gaming revenue (GGR) during 2017, an increase of 13.8 percent compared the previous year. Private integrated casino resorts in Manila continue to fuel the country's gaming industry. The four leaders, City of... Staff Writer April 1, 2018
World’s longest sea bridge

China Unveils World’s Longest Sea Bridge, Linking Macau to Hong Kong

The Chinese government gave the world a sneak peek at the longest sea bridge on the planet this week, connecting Hong Kong to Macau and the neighboring Chinese mainland city of Zhuhai. The project, which uses 420,000 tonnes of steel, cost $15.1... Staff Writer March 31, 2018
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Florida Lawmakers Mulling Special Session to Address Gambling

Florida lawmakers are considering reconvening in the state capital of Tallahassee for a special session to discuss casinos and parimutuel gambling, and who gets to offer what at their venues. The Florida Legislature adjourned for 2018 three weeks ago without coming to... Staff Writer March 30, 2018
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Alvarez vs. GGG Rematch Likely Off, as Nevada State Athletic Commission Files Doping Complaint

The highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady "GGG" Golovkin rematch is presumably off after Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett filed a formal complaint against the Mexican boxer for doping violations. Alvarez tested positive for the banned performance-enhancing drug clenbuterol... Staff Writer March 30, 2018
International Market Centers plans new expo center for downtown Las Vegas

$76 Million Expo Center Planned for Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas is getting a brand new multi-million-dollar convention center. International Market Centers plans to build a $76 million, 350,000-square-foot expo center next to its World Market Center on Grand Central Parkway. On Wednesday Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman expressed her... Staff Writer March 30, 2018