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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.

If there are events, promotions, or even scandals, it will be here too. After all, many of our readers still enjoy heading down to a casino to play. Just because you read online, doesn’t mean you have to only play online.

Penn National Set to Dominate Market with $44 Million Purchase of Two Tunica, Mississippi Casinos.

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Apparently Penn National didn’t think three’s a crowd because it just closed on a $44 million deal to add two Tunica casinos to its portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based company already has Hollywood Casino Tunica and will now operate Bally’s Casino Tunica and Resorts Casino Tunica. It was all part of a transaction that included the company’s…Read More

Pennsylvania Gambling Machines Could Soon Cozy Up to the Bar

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Pennsylvania gambling machines might soon be welcomed inside bars and licensed liquor establishments, as well as truck stops and off-track betting venues. Though no legislation has been introduced regarding the video wagering terminals, a group of lawmakers in the Keystone State are soliciting support to authorize up to 40,000 machines. This week, the bipartisan coalition of…Read More

Nevada Poker Tables Continue Folding Across Silver State, Casino Revenue Falls in February

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The total number of Nevada poker tables will shrink once again when the Monte Carlo closes its poker room on April 25 as part of a $450 million renovation that will eliminate the card game from the resort. It’s just the latest telling sign that poker doesn’t come with the same allure it once did….Read More

Galaxy Entertainment Ups Ante for Japanese Casino License, Partners With Monaco’s Monte-Carlo

Galaxy Entertainment Monte-Carlo Japan

Hong Kong-based Galaxy Entertainment and Societe des Bains de Mer (SBM) in Monaco are teaming up in hopes of winning one of the two coveted integrated casino licenses Japan is expected to issue in the coming years. Japan drastically changed its decades-long opposition to gambling last fall when the National Diet passed a bill that…Read More

TEN Atlantic City Launches Online Play Money Website, but Resort Remains Closed

TEN Atlantic City Glenn Straub

TEN Atlantic City is officially open for business, but there was no grand welcoming party for the resort that’s been closed since September of 2014. That’s because the actual property, formerly known as Revel, isn’t really back in operation. While the 47-story Boardwalk property remains dark as owner Glenn Straub continues to fight state regulators…Read More

Macau Casino Billionaire Lawrence Ho Pays $65 Million for NYC Pad

Lawrence Ho New York City condo

Lawrence Ho, the billionaire chairman and CEO of Melco International Development and Melco Crown Entertainment, has reportedly shelled out a staggering $65,163,580 for a top-floor unit of 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. Melco Crown is a joint venture with Crown Resorts, and owns Studio City and Altira casino resorts…Read More

Ohio Man Guilty of Killing Boss Over Gambling Debt

Gambling debt murder

Anant Singh didn’t know when he befriended Donald Dawson-Durgan it would be a fatal mistake, but the 64-year-old paid for the decision with his life. On Monday, a Hamilton, Ohio jury found the worker guilty of murdering his boss because he wouldn’t give him money to pay his gambling debts. The native of India had…Read More

Galaxy Macau Expansion Devoted Almost Entirely to Non-Gaming

Galaxy Macau non-gaming Lui Che Woo

Galaxy Macau is readying to commence construction on the resort’s third and fourth phases, but the multibillion-dollar expansion won’t add much square footage in terms of gaming space. In its 2016 annual report, which was filed just last week, Galaxy Entertainment reveals some of the blueprints for its five-star flagship resort based on the Cotai…Read More

President Trump Owns Jordan Casino Trademark, Spurring Speculation Over the His Former Middle East Business Plans

President Trump Jordan casino trademark

President Trump holds a casino trademark in Jordan that protects the use of his name for any gambling-related facility in the Middle East country. Though gambling is strictly barred in the Arab nation, the 45th commander-in-chief apparently once felt the need to protect his brand there. In addition to a casino protection, Trump’s corporation holds…Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Could Provide Boost to Gambling Stocks, Mark Davis Thanks Sheldon Adelson

Las Vegas Raiders Mark Davis

The Las Vegas Raiders are likely coming to town for the start of the 2019 NFL season. Welcoming professional football to the city, the most popular sport in America, will provide an economic boost to the Strip, and theoretically, help boost the bottom line of gambling stocks. Financial analysts are becoming bullish on publicly traded casino…Read More

Skill-gaming Innovator GameCo Seeks Funding for Expansion

Blaine Graboyes’ GameCo seeks funding

GameCo is betting the future belongs to skill-based casino gaming, and it’s asking potential investors to put their money on it too. The New York-based company made gaming history when it provided the world’s first ever commercially-operational skill-based casino gaming machine, “Danger Arena,” to Harrah’s Atlantic City in November, and now its seeking a new…Read More

Mohegan Sun Pocono Adds to Troubles with $70,000 Underage Gambling Fine

Moghegan Sun Pocono

In the latest incident to affect the controversial resort, the Mohegan Sun Pocono was hit with a $70,000 fine for five separate incidents of underage gambling. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously approved the fine during a monthly meeting and added $2,500 in costs to the penalty. Casino officials responded quickly to the allegations before…Read More

Massachusetts Online Gambling Support Widens, as Bay State Looks to Become Tech Hub

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Massachusetts online gambling support is reportedly growing, as legislators in the Bay State are mulling the pros and cons of authorizing internet casinos. In addition to the obvious fact that the state would stand to receive additional tax revenue by allowing current land-based operators to offer games online, some Massachusetts lawmakers believe becoming the fourth…Read More

Maine Casino Proposal Lands State House Hearing, but Plenty of Opposition Remains

Maine casino proposal hearing Paul LePage

The Maine casino proposal being pushed by businesspersons Shawn and Lisa Scott is causing plenty of controversy in the Pine Tree State. The brother and sister duo are trying to obtain the right to build a resort casino in York County. Next November, voters in Maine will be asked when they go to their polling…Read More

NFL Owners Approve Raiders Move to Las Vegas, Commissioner Goodell Concedes

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NFL owners have approved Mark Davis’ wishes to move his Raiders franchise from Oakland, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s a monumental development for the storied California team, and represents a colossal shift in the general views of Las Vegas and the city’s legalized sports betting markets. For decades, the NFL has opposed placing a…Read More