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Louisiana Casino Revenues Fall Slightly in April
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Louisiana’s casino market, consisting of 15 riverboats, 4 racinos, and Harrah’s land-based casino in New Orleans, posted revenues of $218.8 million in April, an amount 0.82% lower than the $220.6 million collected in April of 2015. In April, the New Orleans... 

Atlantic City Casinos Up 8.1% to $215M in April
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 13th, 2016

Atlantic City’s eight casinos generated revenues of $215 million in April, an 8.1% increase compared to the same month in 2015. While AC’s gambling operations benefitted from having two more weekend days last month, the main reason for the improved... 

Americas Cup of Poker To Be Held At Resorts AC in June
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, May 12th, 2016

PokerStars made a triumphant return to the US market on March 21st, after the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement gave full approval to its partnership deal with the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Since then, PokerStars has managed to provide a significant... 

Detroit Casino Revenues Up 1.5% To $122M in April
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its April revenue figures for Detroit three casinos, revealing a slight 1.5% increase in business to $122.35 million compared to the same month in 2015. Detroit subsequently collected $9.9 million in gambling taxes... 

Detroit Casinos Generate 16% of Michigan City’s Revenue
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Detroit’s three casinos are continuing to play a vital role in revitalizing Michigan city’s beleaguered finances, and in 2015 generated $174.3 million in local tax payments, or 16% of the city’s total revenues. The impressive result was announced... 

Sheldon Adelson Lends His Support To Donald Trump
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, May 6th, 2016

Despite past differences, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has now lent his support to the Republican Party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump. Last October, matters came to a head between the two businessmen after Adelson voiced his backing for Florida Senator... 

Maryland Casinos Enjoy Record Breaking April
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 6th, 2016

Maryland’s casino market enjoyed its best ever month to date in April, with the state’s five casinos generating $103.9 million in revenues, up by 16.8% compared to the $98.95 million that was collected in the same month last year. From that tally, table... 

Russia’s Azov-City Casinos Ordered To Shut Operations
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

In a move designed to boost business to gambling venues in the former Olympic host city of Sochi, Russian president Vladimir Putin has now ordered casinos located in the Azov-City gaming zone to cease their operations by January 1, 2019. Whereas Azov-City in Russia’s... 

Macau Casino Revenues Shrink 9.5% in April
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Macau’s casinos generated $2.2 billion in April, representing a 9.5% decrease compared to the same month in 2015. While the latest results from Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau show that the island resort has now experienced 23 consecutive... 

Nevada Casino Revenues  Down 3% to $922M in March
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, May 2nd, 2016

In March, Nevada’s casinos reported a 3% fall in revenues to $922 million, compared to the $951 million that was collected in the same month last year. The state’s monthly revenues were affected by less action taking place at the baccarat tables, as...