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New York Looks To Expand Casino Gambling Before Online Poker
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

New York currently has five Native-American casinos, and nine racetracks with video lottery terminals, but between 2013 and 2014 gambling revenues were down by 0.8% (after inflation), with tax revenue also down by 2% over the same period. Consequently, like many... 

Pennsylvania Casinos Up 3.7% To $247.1m In February
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, March 20th, 2015

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has released its casino results for February, revealing a 3.7% rise in revenues to $247.12 million year-over-year, with table games up by 11.84% to $63.92 million, and slot machines also higher by 1.1% to $183.2 million. The... 

Dream Come True Turns To Nightmare After €514,242 Casino Win
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

In 2011, a German man won a €514,242 ($544,397) jackpot at the Wiesbaden casino in Germany, but following a 36-hour drinking and drug taking binge his celebrations soon turned to tragedy after causing a multi-car accident in which one man was killed, and six... 

Detroit Casino Revenues Rise 3.5% To $114.4m In February
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino results for February, revealing a 3.5% increase in revenues to $114.4 million compared to February 2014. Furthermore, business at the city’s three casinos is currently higher by 9% for the first two... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Soar 25% In February
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, March 9th, 2015

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino results for February, revealing an impressive 25.4% improvement in revenues to $82.8 million compared to the same month last year. Back then, however, the state had just four casinos, and if... 

Macau Casino Revenues Free Fall 49% In February
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Macau’s casino market has continued to go from bad to worse, after the island’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau released February results revealing a record 49% decline in revenues to $2.45 billion. That figure surpasses the previous record... 

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...