Rhode Island Casino Construction Plan Gains Final Approval in Tiverton

The proposed Rhode Island casino in the town of Tiverton was formally approved by local officials this week, clearing the way for construction to begin on the 77,500-square-foot casino that will be accompanied by...

Ladbrokes Coral Criticized for Schmoozing With UK Politicians

As the UK government prepares to publish the results of an all-important regulatory review of the gambling industry next month, Ladbrokes Coral appeared at the top of a list of companies wining and dining...

Supreme Court Sports Betting Case Receives AGA Brief in Support of New Jersey

The Supreme Court received an amicus brief this week filed by the American Gaming Association (AGA) that expresses the casino lobbyist’s views that New Jersey’s arguments against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act...

Sheldon Adelson Shows Japan He’s Serious About Las Vegas Sands IR Bid with Personal...

Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson was in Tokyo and Osaka last week to get the inside scoop on Japan’s forthcoming integrated casino resort industry. The billionaire also offered up his company’s expertise on...

MGM Japan to Open in 2025, CEO Jim Murren Hints

MGM Japan, an integrated casino resort that could cost as much as $10 billion, will open sometime around 2025. That’s the word according to CEO Jim Murren, at least, who provided details on the...

Florida Should Share Lottery Revenue with Veterans Groups, Military Orgs Say

Sunshine State veterans groups think they’re just as worthy of receiving a portion of the profits generated by the Florida Lottery as public education. And now they’ve banded together to initiate legislation that will...

Caesars, MGM Push for DACA Immigration Reform Affecting Las Vegas ‘Dreamer’ Employees

Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts have urged Congress to move quickly on immigration reform, hoping to ease the fears of casino employees who have been left in limbo by the Trump Administration decision to...

Cambodia Spurred by US State Dept. Rebuff to Overhaul Casino Regulations

Cambodia is the latest nation to introduce tighter regulations for its casino industry, in part to attract new investment from international operators. The move follows a US State Department report that described the country’s...

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