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Macau Casinos Down For 11th Straight Month In April
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, May 4th, 2015

Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has released its latest casino figures for April 2015, revealing a 39% decline in revenues to $2.42 billion compared to the same month last year. Following five years of growth, the Chinese gambling resort has... 

New Hampshire Says No To Casino Gambling Bill
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 1st, 2015

There are currently 20 states in the US which allow casinos, and while New Hampshire already has a number of poker rooms, as well as horse/dog tracks spread throughout its borders, and was the first state to establish a lottery in 1964, the Granite State looks... 

Las Vegas Sands Profits Plunge 34% In Q1 2015
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) is not only famous for being one of the world’s biggest casino companies, but it is also noted for its controversial CEO Sheldon Adelson, whose anti-online gambling stance has made him fiercely unpopular amongst the whole US poker... 

Grandmother Denied $41 Million Slots Jackpot At Iowa Casino
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, April 27th, 2015

During a family outing in 2011, Pauline McKee couldn’t believe her incredible good fortune after it appeared she had won a penny slot jackpot at the Isle Hotel Casino in Waterloo, Iowa. As the machine stated at the time: “The reels have rolled your way!... 

New Jersey Online Poker Falls 29.3% to $2.27m In March
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released its latest results for March, and while online gambling as a whole noted a 9.8% improvement in revenues to $13.2 million, its poker vertical proved extremely disappointing with business plummeting... 

The Lights Go Out On Atlantic City’s Revel Casino
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

The lights have gone out on Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel, after new owner Polo North Country Club and its former power supplier ACR Energy Partners failed to agree on a contract for the property’s future utility service. ACR originally constructed... 

Ohio Casinos Down 10% To $72m In March
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 9th, 2015

March is typically a busy month for Ohio casinos, and the Midwest in general, as improved weather conditions encourage gamblers to return to the their favorite gambling venues. March 2013, for instance, generated the best month yet for state casinos at $84 million,... 

Detroit Casinos Down 0.8% To $123.8m In March
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for March 2015, revealing a slight 0.8% decline in revenues to $123.8 million year-over-year, but 8.3% higher compared to February’s results. Detroit’s three casinos subsequently paid... 

Maryland Casinos Up 16.9% To $91m In March
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino results for March, revealing a 16.9% increase in revenues to $91 million, or $13.2 million more than the state generated in the same month last year. Back then, the Free State had just four... 

Macau Casino Revenues Plunge 39% To $2.7bn In March
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Macau’s casino market has continued its dramatic decline for the 10th consecutive month, after the island’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau revealed a 39% drop in revenues to $2.7 billion in March, levels not seen since 2011. Furthermore,...