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Coming soon to MGM casinos: advisors to help compulsive gamblers – LA Times

MGM Resorts has a message for problem gamblers: We’re here for you. Later this year, the company will roll out a new program called GameSense, which puts trained advisors in casinos to share the message that gambling can become a dangerous addiction. Nevada gambling revenue totaled $4
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Biloxi, Coast seeing more non-casino hotel rooms – Mississippi Business Journal

By LISA MONTI Biloxi and other tourist-friendly coastal cities are seeing new investment in non-casino hotel rooms with more planned. For a tourism market that had to comeback from Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill and then the recession, the additional rooms and new brands are maki
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Silver Slipper Casino has strong first quarter, with new amenities on the way

There’s good news for Silver Slipper Casino in the first-quarter results from its parent company, Full House Resorts. Occupancy is up at the hotel, which opened in 2015, Full House reported Thursday, and a new pool and beach club will open in a few weeks. “Once again, the Silver Slipp
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Developer says casino project on track for Gulfport harbor | SunHerald

Gulfport Mississippi Coast Entertainment, a limited partnership, has raised the $40 million needed to satisfy city leaders that a casino project is moving forward for the city’s harbor. Robert Lubin, a Virginia attorney who manages the partnership, told the Sun Herald on Monday that t
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Georgia – Big week for casinos ahead for General Assembly – Atlanta Business Chronicle

This will be a pivotal week for the latest effort to legalize casino gambling in Georgia. The state Senate is expected to begin work on a constitutional amendment calling for a statewide referendum on casinos. The constitutional change was introduced on Friday. Enlarge Rocky Gap But m
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New Jersey’s Last-Ditch Option for Legalizing Sports Betting | Goodwin – JDSupra

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent invitation for the Solicitor General to weigh on New Jersey’s sports betting case may give new life to the Garden State’s efforts to expand its gambling portfolio.  But in the event that the Court ultimately decides not to hear New Jersey’s case, it is
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MGM Resorts International snags spot on ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ list

(PRESS RELEASE) — MGM Resorts International has once again been named to Fortune’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Full results are available online. MGM Resorts climbed to No. 4 this year in the Hotel, Casino and Resort sector of the list,
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Mississippi casino revenues tumble in January | Fresno Bee

ACKSON, Miss. Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017’s first month, winning almost 7 percent less from gamblers. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers statewide lost $166 million in January, compared to $178 million in the same month in 2016. The 12 coastal casinos posted
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Are two more casino sites in the cards for South Mississippi?

By Mary Perez meperez@sunherald.com LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story Players who aren’t winning at one slot machine move to another, and two companies whose casino-site approvals in Biloxi and Diamondhead were denied years ago will try their luck thi
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