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The whole gambling world is not just online. Here we look at what is going on in brick-and-mortar sites. Whether it is a scam, a new development, or a special offer, this category has it all.

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Singapore Government Looks to Consolidate Casino and Gaming Regulations

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Singapore Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs Josephine Teo said this week the country needs to consolidate its casino and gambling regulations in order to protect the industry that provides critical revenue to the federal government. Appearing at an event celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA), Teo said it’s time…Read More

Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew White Wants Casinos to Fund Education

Andrew White Texas governor race

Declaring an “educational emergency,” Texas gubernatorial candidate Andrew White (D) revealed a $9 billion plan to improve the public school system throughout the Lone Star State. And under his governorship, he says casinos would help cover the increased costs. White says he’ll pay for the massive spending package by removing commercial property tax breaks, redirecting…Read More

Macau Junket Suncity Group Behind $4 Billion Vietnam Casino Resort

Suncity Group Vietnam casino resort

Suncity Group, one of Macau’s most successful junket operators, is taking some of its profits and leading a $4 billion casino resort development project in Vietnam. Along with two investment firms, Suncity is developing a two-mile stretch of coastline in central Vietnam. The 2,400-acre integrated casino resort complex is to feature retail shopping, restaurants, golf…Read More

For Las Vegas Vegans, More Options Than Ever Before, as Non-Carnivorous Demographic Blossoms

Las Vegas vegan fare exploding

Las Vegas vegans: the words may sound similar, but that’s about where their connection ends. Or is it? While nobody thinks of bean sprouts, beets, and broccoli when they think of Sin City, things are starting to shift in a town better known for gambling, a lot of adult beverages, and lavish spectacle and entertainment….Read More

Wynn Resorts Begins Reputation Clean-up Mission, Appoints Three Women to the Board

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Wynn Resorts plans to appoint three women to the board as it seeks to refresh its corporate structure in the wake of accusations it ignored the alleged sexual misconduct of its former chairman and CEO, Steve Wynn. The nominees must be approved by shareholders at the company’s AGM next month. Wynn Resorts said the appointments…Read More

NFL Odds Released for Week One, Patriots Super Bowl Favorites

NFL odds Super Bowl prediction

NFL odds in Las Vegas and online were released for week one just hours after the league unveiled the 2018 regular season schedule. The champion Philadelphia Eagles kick off their title defense by hosting the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL season opener on Thursday night, September 6. The Westgate SuperBook has the Birds a 3.5-point…Read More

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

Fontainebleau becomes the Drew Las Vegas

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 works, as developers ramp up plans to move ahead with several projects in…Read More

Accused Venetian Casino Exec Shooter Anthony Wrobel Planned Getaway, ‘Good Old-Fashioned Police Work’ Credited for Arrest

Anthony Wrobel Las Vegas Sands shooting

Anthony Wrobel remains behind bars this morning in Vega, Texas, where he was arrested early Thursday morning after being on the run for 3 1/2 days. Without “good old-fashioned police work,” the fugitive suspected in the killing of a Las Vegas Sands executive and attempted murder of another might very well still be at large….Read More

Melco Resorts Purchases 20 Electric Buses for Macau, as Mass Market Focus Continues

Melco Resorts Macau electric buses

Melco Resorts has purchased 20 electric buses to transport guests around Macau, yet another sign that casinos in the enclave are transitioning their focus from the high-roller VIP to the mass market visitor. In a press release, the company says the purchase is in line with “sustainability” being “one of the top priorities of Melco…Read More

Japan Casino Bill to Be Introduced to Parliament April 27, Deadline Still Tight

Japan casino bill supporter Shinzo Abe

Japan’s Integrated Resorts Implementation Bill will be submitted to the country’s parliament, the Diet, on April 27, senior lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party said Wednesday. The government hopes that the bill, which proposes a framework of regulation for the country’s future casino sector, will be passed this year, before the end of legislative…Read More

Seminoles Agree to New Revenue-Sharing Deal with Florida Governor Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott has sealed a deal with the powerful Seminole tribe that will see it continue to make payments totaling $300 million to the state throughout 2019, despite the lack of an official compact. “Today, I am proud to announce that the state of Florida has reached an agreement with the Seminole Tribe…Read More

CAPTURED: Suspected Las Vegas Casino Exec Shooter Anthony Wrobel Arrested in Texas

Anthony Wrobel Las Vegas shooting

Accused Las Vegas shooter Anthony Wrobel — who’s been charged with first-degree murder in the death of one Venetian casino executive and attempted murder with a deadly weapon and battery with a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm in the shooting of another — was captured Thursday morning without incident in Vega, Texas. The…Read More

Hard Rock Atlantic City ‘Not About Gaming’: Entertainment Is King, Casino Opening June 28

Hard Rock Atlantic City opening

Hard Rock Atlantic City will open its doors on June 28, less than 16 months after the company acquired the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal from billionaire Carl Icahn for $50 million. The property has undergone a massive $500 million renovation that has stripped the Boardwalk property of its Indian-themed décor in favor of a rock…Read More

Fired Wynn Las Vegas Male Manicurist Files Gender Bias Lawsuit, Claims He Experienced Discrimination for Being a Man

Wynn Las Vegas lawsuit manicurist

Vincent Fried, who previously worked as a Wynn Las Vegas manicurist, alleges in a court complaint filed this week that he was fired from the Strip resort last summer, simply for being a guy. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Rio Lacanlale, who viewed the district court filing, Fried claims through his attorney that he was…Read More

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

Connecticut tribes East Windsor casino

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 Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin/Southington), Attorney General George Jepsen opined this week that the…Read More