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Japan Casinos Look at ID Card Monitoring to Limit Locals’ Gambling Forays

Japanese gamblers casino number monitoring

Japan may not opt for an outright ban on its citizens visiting casinos, instead choosing a policy of monitoring and limiting the frequency of their visits. Having passed the Integrated Resorts Bill in December last year, which paves the way for casinos in the country, Japanese politicians are now engaged in discussions about how to…Read More

Legionnaires’ Disease Continues to Make Headlines at Resort Casinos From Las Vegas to Macau

Legionnaires' disease Las Vegas Macau

Legionnaires’ disease still hasn’t checked out of The Parisian, Las Vegas Sands’ $2.7 billion lavish resort that opened just last fall. Legionnaires’ is a potentially serious bacterial infection that contaminates the lungs and often comes with symptoms resembling pneumonia. Though most healthy adults won’t develop severe illness from the disease, as the body is typically…Read More

Churchill Downs Announces $60 Million Gaming Facility at Former Track

Churchill Downs historical racing

Churchill Downs Incorporated has received initial approval from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to build a gambling parlor at Trackside, a closed racetrack facility that was previously used as a training facility. The planned 85,000-square-foot venue will cost Churchill Downs between $50 million and $60 million. When completed, the gaming center will house up to…Read More

OJ Simpson Granted July Parole Hearing in Palace Station Robbery Incarceration

OJ Simpson parole hearing granted

After spending more than eight years in a Nevada state prison, O.J. Simpson may be close to being released. The famed football star has a hearing July 20 and if granted, the 69-year old could be a free man by Oct. 1. Simpson was sentenced on Oct. 3, 2008 to serve a minimum of nine and…Read More

DraftKings and Fan Duel Losing Hundreds of Millions, According to Leaked Documents

DraftKings and FanDuel lost hundreds of millions

DraftKings and FanDuel are hemorrhaging money, according to a 106-page merger document circulated by FanDuel to its investors back in January, and leaked to AXIOS this week. AXIOS reports that DraftKings has lost well into eight figures every year since its inception, expect for the year when it lost nine. In 2015, the year the…Read More