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Trump Taj Mahal Thrown A $20 Million Lifeline
Written by S. Taylor | Thursday, December 25th, 2014

New Jersey’s Trump Taj Mahal casino was due to shut its doors on December 20th, but the property is still open after investor Carl Icahn provided it with a $20 million lifeline. Although the entrepreneur did not mention how long the loan would keep the gambling... 

US Casinos Contemplating A Return To Cuba
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Prior to 1959, the island paradise of Cuba was a hot spot for US tourists to visit and gamble in some of the country’s 13 legalized casinos located just 90 miles from the coast of Florida. That all changed after Fidel Castro came to power, and shut down an... 

Hackers Cause $40m Worth Of Damage To Las Vegas Sands
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, December 12th, 2014

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) CEO Sheldon Adelson may be known for his outspoken and extreme views on a range of issues, including online poker, but when he suggested last year that an atomic bomb could be dropped on Iran’s capital city of 8.3 million people, the... 

The Mentalist David Meade Wins $1 Million Playing Roulette In Vegas
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, December 11th, 2014

According to a news report in the Belfast Telegraph, mentalist David Meade successfully managed to beat a Las Vegas casino out of $1 million playing roulette. Fortunately for the casino the experiment was part of a challenge to test his powers of mental acuity,... 

Kansas Casinos Provide Employment For 4,000 People
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Casinos in Kansas supported employment for around 4,000 people and contributed $673 million towards the state economy in 2013, according to an Oxford Economics study commissioned by the American Gaming Association. The study was part of a wider campaign to highlight... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Soar 35% To Hit New Record In November
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Maryland’s casino market has continued its good form after posting a monthly state record of $86.8 million in October, and has now reported an all-time high of $90.2 million in November. That figure represents a 4% increase over the previous month’s... 

Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Announces Expansion Plan
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, December 8th, 2014

Over the past few years, the news out of Atlantic City may have been centered around the state’s ailing gambling industry, but one venue seems to be bucking the trend, and while four of AC’s 12 casinos would have shut shop by the year’s end, Resorts... 

Macau Told To Diversify Away From Gambling
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, December 5th, 2014

Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on corruption, money laundering, and visa restrictions has seen the casino market shrink for six consecutive months in China’s only gambling resort of Macau, and in November revenues fell by 19.3% to $3.04 billion, its lowest... 

Man Wins $14m Slots Jackpot Then Donates Winnings To Charity
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

What would you do if you won a $14.3 million slots jackpot in Las Vegas. Buy a new house, take a luxury holiday, lavish gifts upon your family, and give some money to charity, perhaps. That was the enviable dilemma facing a local man who scooped the massive payout... 

Macau Casino Revenues Drops To Two-year Low In November
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, December 1st, 2014

The second half of 2014 has seen a major downturn in the Macau casino market, with November’s results now marking 6 months of falling revenues for the world’s biggest gambling resort. According to the latest figures released by the Gaming Inspection...