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Revel Casino Sold For $82 Million, Maybe!
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Following two failed attempts to sell Atlantic City’s beleaguered $2.4 billion white elephant, its third time’s a charm for the former Revel Casino Hotel after the huge complex was sold for a mere $82 million to Glenn Straub. That figure represents... 

Aviation Club de France Shuts Doors After 107 Years
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

France’s most iconic poker rooms, The Aviation Club de France (AFC), has finally shut its doors after 107 years in business after local authorities chose not to renew the venue’s gambling license. The decision was made following a raid by police last September... 

Mongolia Could Soon Embrace Casino Gambling
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Next week, the Mongolian parliament is set to vote on legislation that if passed would see the Central Asian country give the go-ahead for its first ever casinos to be built. While this is not the first time such legislation has been considered, this time around... 

Mississippi Casino Revenues Up 3.4% To $165m In January
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The Mississippi Department of Revenue has released its latest casino figures for January, and the news was positive with revenues rising by 3.4% to $165 million from the $159.5 million generated for the same month in 2014. The $5.5 million improvement in revenues... 

Atlantic City’s Resorts To Join iGaming Market
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel may be the state’s smallest casino in terms of revenue but the venue is now hoping to give its business a much-needed boost after announcing the launch of its new internet gambling product this month. 

New Jersey iPoker Falls 33% To $2.3m In January
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, February 13th, 2015

The bad news for New Jersey’s online gambling market is that internet poker plummeted by 33% to just $2.3 million in January, compared to the $3.44 million generated in the same month in 2014. The good news, however, is that casino games reported a huge 54%... 

Detroit Casinos Soar 15% To $111m In January
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has just released its latest figures for January, and the news was positive with Detroit’s three casinos generating $111 million in revenues, or 15.6% more than the same month last year. Gambling taxes are an important source... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Up By 28% In January
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, February 6th, 2015

According to the latest results released by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, the state’s five casinos brought in $84.9 million in January, an impressive 28.3% higher than the $66.2 million generated in January 2014. That was when the state... 

Nevada Casino Revenues Down 8% To $950m In December
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for December, revealing an 8% drop in revenues to $950.7 million compared to the same month in 2013, with $43.7 million in taxes subsequently collected by the state. Usually a growth area in the industry,... 

Macau Casinos Suffers Eight Months Of Decline In January
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Macau’s gambling industry has continued its unprecedented decline, and in January the island’s 35 casinos generated $2.97 billion in revenues, representing eight consecutive months of declines for China’s only gambling resort. The only piece of good...