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Indiana Casino Player Robbed of $40K, Two Valuable Rings, Suspect Remains in Jail

A bandit who allegedly robbed and assaulted a woman after she arrived home from an Indiana casino remained in jail on Friday. News of his arrest was reported this week. Solomon Evans Jr., 54, of Sauk Village, Ill., and a second unnamed man followed the victim from a Gary, Ind. gaming venue to her South […]

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Chinese Official at Center of Steve Wynn Lobbying Scandal Sentenced to Death

A Chinese government official who allegedly recruited Steve Wynn to lobby the White House for the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been sentenced to death in the northeastern city of Changchun. Former deputy minister for public security Sun Lijun, 53, was convicted of manipulating the stock market, accepting 646 million yuan ($91 million) in […]

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Relocation proposal for New Hampshire’s charitable Concord Casino

In the eastern American state of New Hampshire and the owner of the charitable Concord Casino has reportedly proposed moving the operation to a new site so as to be able to create more jobs and bring in additional tax revenues. According to a Thursday report from the Concord Monitor newspaper, the official pitch from […]

1X2 Network grows audience in Denmark via iGaming content deal with RoyalCasino online casino

Leading content provider and aggregator 1×2 Network has increased its footprint in the Dutch regulated market after inking a content agreement with Denmark’s only land-based and online casino, RoyalCasino.  The new alliance has made the diverse games library of the UK-based online gaming content pioneer’s 1x2gaming development arm and its Iron Dog Studio subsidiary, available […]

United States iGaming giants partner up on new responsible gaming initiative

Some of the most prominent online casino and sportsbetting operators in the United States have reportedly announced that they are teaming up in the country’s first industry-led campaign to raise responsible gaming standards. The group encompassing DraftKings Incorporated, Bally’s Corporation and FanDuel Group used an official Thursday press release to detail that the new operation […]

Odds Increasing for A’s to Follow Raiders to Las Vegas

How does the Las Vegas A’s sound to you? Because it’s sounding increasingly probable for the Athletics to become Sin City’s first major-league baseball team — as well as the second major-league sports team it steals from Oakland. According to the A’s and Major League Baseball (MLB), Oakland’s city council has until the end of […]

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Playtika Updates Investors on Stock Tender Offer

Mobile gaming company Playtika (NASDAQ:PLTK) updated investors on a previously announced plan to tender a significant amount of its shares outstanding. In a statement issued following the close of US markets Thursday — and one that sparked a rally in the gaming stock in after-hours trading — Playtika indicated it’s on pace to repurchase up […]

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Arkansas Casinos to Link Progressive Slot Machines With Other States

Arkansas casinos have been cleared to link progressive slot machines to networks that expand into other gaming states. Progressive slot machines are the terminals that are typically responsible for jackpot headlines. With a progressive, a small portion of each bet played is set aside for a grand jackpot prize, which delivers life-changing wins on the […]

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Lawsuit: MGM Resorts Allegedly Swindles Change From Unsuspecting Gamblers

MGM Resorts International has been named in a lawsuit filed in Mississippi’s Southern District federal court. The plaintiff, a gambler, claims MGM is stealing millions of dollars each year from unsuspecting patrons through voucher redemption kiosks. In an effort to reduce high-touch transactions amid the pandemic, MGM and many other prominent casino operators did away […]

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