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‘All Men Are Created Equal Except In The Casino’ Explains Pit Manager
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 31st, 2015

Money talks, and nowhere is that more true than at a casino where the management extends all types of courtesies to its wealthiest patrons, whilst tolerating all manner of abuse in its attempt to satisfy its big spending customers. As Mohegan Sun pit manager Glen... 

Man Struck By Roulette Ball Suing Casino For $300k
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Every day gamblers risk harm to both life and limb as they gather by the side of a roulette table and place their bets, almost oblivious to the ever present danger that the roulette ball might accidentally become airborne and strike them straight in the face. Well,... 

Grandmother Presses Wrong Slots Button, Wins $33,858
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Sometimes the best things happen by chance, and that was certainly the case for one lucky Canadian slots player from Amherstview in Ontario, who pressed the wrong button on the China Shores machine she was playing to release a series of free spins which eventually... 

Mississippi Casino Revenues Down 2% To $172.8m In June
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

According to the Mississippi Gaming Commission the state’s casinos generated $172.8 million in June, representing a 2% drop from the $176.1 million collected in the same month last year. From that tally, the 11 coastal casinos’ saw revenues fall by $3 million... 

Cypriot MPs Approve First-ever Casino Resort
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, July 10th, 2015

On Thursday, the Cypriot parliament approved a bill to allow the construction of one integrated casino resort and four smaller satellite venues on the Eastern Mediterranean island which has long been a major tourist destination. MPs voted in favor of the legislation... 

Detroit Casino Revenues Rise 0.9% To $109.9m In June
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for June, revealing a 0.9% increase in revenues to $109.9 million, compared to the the same month in 2014. Leading the city’s three casinos in terms of growth was MotorCity up 8.8% to $37 million;... 

Macau Casino Revenues Fall 36.2% To $2.2bn In June
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

In June 2014, Macau’s casino revenues suffered their first contraction in five years as gaming revenues dipped by 3.7% to $3.4 billion. The island resort’s revenues have been falling ever since, and one year later the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination... 

Self-Excluded Billionaire Sued By Ritz Club Casino For $2m Losses
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Despite signing a self-exclusion order in 2009, billionaire Safa Abdulla Al-Geabury still managed to lose £2 million in just under two hours playing roulette at the exclusive Ritz Club in London on February 19th 2014. The check he signed, however, was returned... 

Trump Plaza Files Casino Deed Restriction To Avoid NJ PILOT Program
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Last September, the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino became the fourth Atlantic City gambling venues to close its doors that year, in the process forcing 1,300 employees out of work. Now the owner of the business, Trump Entertainment Resorts, has revealed it intends... 

Thailand Casino Proposal Attracts Strong Social Opposition
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, June 26th, 2015

Over the past week, there has been a push to see casinos legalized in Thailand with its chief proponents being a group of influential political and business persons calling themselves the National Reform Council (NRC) Patriots, as well as another group headed by...