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Macau Casinos Facing Two Straight Months Of Falling Revenues
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

For the first time in its history the Chinese gambling hub of Macau is facing the prospects of two straight months of falling casino revenues. In June, Macau’s 35 casinos reported a 3.7% fall in revenues to $3.4 billion, representing the first downturn in business... 

Ohio Casino Taxes Come Up Short In Year One
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Although Ohio has had a horse racing industry since the 1930′s, the mid-western state did not open its first casino until 2012. At the time the state executive budget estimated Ohio’s casinos would generate more than $309 million in annual tax revenues,... 

Borgata Responds To Phil Ivey “Cheating” Counterargument
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 25th, 2014

Between April and July 2012, Phil Ivey won around $10 million playing Baccarat over four separate visits to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in New Jersey. By the time Ivey returned for a fifth visit on October 7, however, the news of his Crockfords “edge sorting”... 

Louisiana Casino Revenues “Healthy” In June
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, July 25th, 2014

The latest report released by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board reveals casino revenues were fairly flat in June, with the state’s 21 casinos generating $203.5 million last month, up by 0.5% compared to the $202.4 million taken in June 2013. In June, Louisiana’s... 

Mississippi Casino Revenues Flat In June
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Figures just released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue reveal casinos across the state generated $174 million from gamblers in June, up by 0.4% compared to the same month in 2013. Casino revenues in The Magnolia State are now down by 4% over the last 12... 

El Cortez Casino And Ultimate Gaming Partner Up In Las Vegas
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Nevada igaming site Ultimate Poker has just announced a partnership deal with El Cortez that will enable customers to access the UltimatePoker.com website via the brick-and-mortar casino in downtown Las Vegas. Commenting on the latest development, El Cortez executive... 

Betfair NJ A Casualty Of Trump Plaza Closure?
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, July 21st, 2014

When New Jersey’s launched its first online gambling site in November 2013, it was hoped igaming would give a much needed boost to the state’s gambling revenues and herald in a new era of prosperity for the state’s ailing industry. Seven months... 

New Jersey Online Gambling Falls 9% To $9.5m In June
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released its latest online gambling figures for June, revealing a 9.17% drop in revenues to $9.51 million, compared to the $10.47 million generated in the previous month. From that total, online casino game... 

AC’s Trump Plaza To Close By September
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, July 14th, 2014

2014 is fast becoming the year in which Atlantic City’s ailing casino industry finally started adapting to changing circumstances in the US market, and began shedding its excess supply. On January 1st, the east coast gambling resort had a total of 12 casinos,... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Up 8.4% To $72m In May
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino figures for June, revealing an 8.4% rise in gambling revenues to $72.05 million, compared to the $66.49 million generated in the same month last year. The Free State has four casinos, the jewel...