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Casino deal no sure bet for Gulfport Harbor

By ANITA LEE and MARY PEREZ Sun Herald LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story GULFPORT — Like the three proposals before it, the latest casino plan for the city’s showcase harbor is far from a done deal. The developers — Virginia attorney
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South Mississippi’s Gregory takes a seat on American Gaming Association board

D’IBERVILLE — Larry Gregory helped lead South Mississippi’s casinos back from the destruction of Hurricane Katrina as executive director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission and now he will represent Mississippi on the board of directors American Gaming Association a
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Internet Gaming Expansion Expected with Increase in Revenues

Few will dispute that technology is transforming the way the world does business. As proof, one only needs to look at the ever-growing list of companies going online to reach customers and expand markets. One industry fully embracing the Internet as a business model is casinos and gam
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Mississippi if one of six states to consider online gaming in 2016

With Pennsylvania’s hope of passing an online gambling bill slipping away by the day, it looks like state level online gambling expansion in the United States will be shut out for the second straight year. Two years with no expansion is extremely disappointing, considering three state
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Isle of Capri to license Lady Luck brand for online gaming

  GameAccount Network (GAN), the Dermot Smurfit jnr led developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online gaming content, has signed a deal with one of the larget regional casino operating groups in the US to use its services. The deal with Lady Luck, a subsidi
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Florida’s governor reaches compact with Seminoles; must be approved by Legislature

Gov. Rick Scott has told reporters he’ll “respect the decision” of the Legislature about the deal he struck with the Seminole Tribe of Florida renewing exclusive rights to offer blackjack at its casinos in return for $3 billion over seven years. Scott briefly answered questions after
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Florida Supreme Court to decide if pari-mutuels must be approved by Legislature

TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – The Florida Supreme Court will decide whether a Gadsden County racetrack should be allowed to have slot machines without the express permission of the Legislature, in a case with widespread implications for gambling throughout the state. The court on Tuesday accept
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New Skill Based Slot Games Expected to Hit Floor Soon in Las Vegas

A new type of slot machine that blends skill with chance could give casino companies like Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts a boost next year, just as Macau’s downturn is expected to worsen. The machines will be radically different from today’s one-armed bandit
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New Jersey legis. pushes for casino expansion to add gambling options to NJ towns besides Atlantic City

In the state of New Jersey, the democrats rule the roost and are planning to see a measure added to the 2016 November ballot that would allow for voters to choose if they want to see casinos added outside of Atlantic City. To allow casinos outside of the gambling city, an amendment wo
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