Pennsylvania banks first $1M courtesy of new gambling law

Just two days after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf approved legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling, coffers in the nation’s second-largest commercial casino state are already cashing a $1 million check. The Associated Press reports...

Maryland Live! closer to completing new hotel complex

To provide additional space for overnight guests, Maryland Live! has been working on a new hotel complex that comes complete with a $200 million price tag. The hotel tower will include 310 guest rooms...

American Gaming Association study highlights the importance of tribal sector

A new investigation from the American Gaming Association trade group has discovered that the casino industry supports some 635,000 tribal jobs while having an economic impact worth almost $97 billion. Established in 1994, the American...

Deadwood casino files for bankruptcy protection

Another casino on Deadwood’s Main Street could be in danger of closing after the owners of the Celebrity Hotel and Casino reportedly filed paperwork seeking protection from creditors. The Rapid City Journal reports that documents were...

Choctaw Nation completes $50 million casino expansion project in Grant, OK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held recently by the Choctaw Nation celebrated the completion of a $50 million expansion project at the tribe’s Choctaw Casino and Resort in Grant. One of eight primary locations in Southeastern Oklahoma,...

World Poker Tour heads to Uruguay this October

The World Poker Tour will be visiting Uruguay for the first time ever this October with the Enjoy Punta del Este hosting the WPT Uruguay festival. This will mark the first time a WPT...

Macau profits from gaming taxes to the tune of $8.54 billion

In Macau, the government has reportedly revealed that direct taxes from gaming for the first nine months of 2017 rose by 17.5% year-on-year to hit $8.54 billion and account for some 80.9% of all...

New Jersey’s online casinos hit more milestones in Sept.

In New Jersey, for the seventh straight month, the state’s regulated online casinos exceeded $20 million in monthly revenue in September hitting key milestones, according to PlayNJ.com analysts. Released Thursday, the state’s Monthly Internet Gross...

Ourgame to build 10 eSports arenas in US & China; eye on Japan for...

Ourgame International Holdings Limited, the Chinese online card game developers and owners of the WPT (World Poker Tour), have recently revealed in a public statement that they are planning to launch around 10 new...

NetEnt AB enters the Czech Republic with Tipsport deal

Online gambling software developer NetEnt AB has announced that a selection of its games are now available to players in the Czech Republic following the signing of a deal with local sportsbetting provider Tipsport. Established...

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