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New General Manager named for Boomtown and Hollywood Gulf Coast

Mike Galle worked his way up at Penn National Gaming and now is taking on the dual position as general manager of Boomtown and Hollywood casinos. Galle started working in the casino industry in surveillance from 1992-95 and joined Penn National in 2005. He is one of the longest-servin
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Gaming Small Business Jobs Tour Makes Second Stop in Missouri

Dear Gaming Colleague, The American Gaming Association joined Congressman Lhttps://www.americangaming.org/sites/default/files/Small%20Business%20Report%20(High%20Resolution).pdfacy Clay (D, MO-1) outside St. Louis last week in the second stop on our nationwide American Gaming Small Bu
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Bryant outlines agenda for special legislative session

Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday laid to rest weeks of speculation about what will — or won’t — be included in the special legislative session he has ordered for June 5. A state lottery, he said, won’t be. Neither will any other stream of infrastructure money, unless House and
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Reno-based Eldorado now in 10 states with Isles of Capri acquisition

Eldorado Resorts (NASDAQ: ERI) expanded its nationwide footprint Monday with the acquisition of a new hotel-casino property. The Reno-based company closed on its acquisition of Isle of Capri Casinos, adding 12 more properties to its portfolio and creating a larger regional gaming busi
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South Mississippi casinos report best April revenues since 2007

It’s a double dose of positive news for the South Mississippi’s casino industry. Site work has begun on a casino south of U.S. 90 at Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, and Coast casinos posted their best April casino revenue since 2007. Rick Carter and Terry Green, friends since g
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Skill-Based Gaming Developer Gamblit Raises $25 Million in Financing

Last week, Gamblit Gaming, a real money skill-based gambling platform developer based in Glendale, California, announced that it has raised $25 million in “new growth financing” that will assist in the company’s ongoing expansion. Skill-based gaming is the buzzword for casinos in attr
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2 skill-based gaming tables now live at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe in Nev.

The Harrah’s Lake Tahoe casino in Nevada now boasts its first skill-based competitive video game tables, titled “Cannonbeard’s Treasure” and “Gamblit Poker.” “We’re making tremendous progress in our efforts to reach a new generation of g
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Lottery members say task is to gather facts | State Government

JACKSON – Only one House member on the committee Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, formed to study the lottery, voted during the 2017 legislative session in favor of an amendment trying to enact the lottery. In addition, when announcing members of the committee earlier this month, Gunn
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$25M parking garage opens at Scarlet Pearl Casino

D’Iberville A $25 million parking garage opened Thursday at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, with a new clothing boutique and a stretch of food outlets to soon follow. Architect Nory Hazaveh with SOSH in New York, designer of the resort that opened in December 2015, returned to create a p
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