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Pa. Casino Takes Aim at Millennials with Stadium Seating

Casinos across the country all seem to have one question on their mind: how can they get millennials into their doors and spending money? One casino in Pennsylvania is trying something new in this ongoing quest, adding stadium seating to games like blackjack in an attempt to attract y
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Israeli Online Gambling Company 888 Raises Bwin.Party bid to $1.55 billion

Israeli online gaming company 888 Holding plc (LSE:888) has increased its bid for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment. Controlled by Israel’s Shaked and Ben-Yitzhak families, 888 operates the world’s largest online casino and poker operation while Bwin offers poker, bingo and
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Betcade unveils an Android app store for real-money gambling

Google doesn’t allow real-money gambling apps on its Google Play store. But Betcade has unveiled its own Android-based app store for real-money gambling. It’s the case of one company opting out of gambling and another stepping in to provide it. The Pasadena, Calif.-based Betcade plans
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New York Examining Online Gaming – 3rd Year in a Row

New York will hold a hearing about online poker in September — appearing to set the stage for the third straight year that an online gambling bill will appear in front of the legislature. If and when New York regulates online gaming, what might the landscape look like? For starters, s
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Maryland Regulators Support Lowering Average Payouts from Slot Machines

State gambling regulators are recommending that Maryland’s five casinos be permitted to reduce required average annual payouts from their slot machines, according to online documents. The regulators are endorsing — in part — the casinos’ request that the state relax a requ
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Court Ruling is Set Back in Effort to Stop Illegal Gaming

Efforts to open legal sports books outside Nevada suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied New Jersey’s attempt to bring betting on athletics to its casinos and racetracks. Still, the possibility remains that sports books will eventually spread to other sta
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Harrah’s Tunica – Walls Coming Down

TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. — There’s been a lot of activity going on lately at the old Harrah’s Casino property in Tunica County. But it hasn’t been the sound of the slots or rolling dice. Instead it was the rumble of heavy machinery. Demolition has begun on what was
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Gulf Coast gaming rebuilds after casino industry’s ‘single-biggest disaster’

By Howard Stutz Las Vegas Review-Journal BILOXI, Miss. — John Ferrucci recalls standing at the Broadwater Marina on a humid, late summer morning in August 2005, trying to determine the best way to slip the moorings of the President Casino barge and float it 35 miles west to Hancock Co
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What’s next in N.J.’s sports betting bid after court rejects plan?

By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on August 27, 2015 at 8:30 AM, updated August 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM TRENTON — New Jersey’s four-year effort to legalize sports betting suffered another legal setback Tuesday, when a three-judge U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals pan
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