GAMBLING REVENUES IN NEVADA EDGE UP

28th August, 2014 at 13:25:38
But revenues were only slightly improved at less than a percentage point.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released gambling statistics for the month of July, reporting that revenues were up less than 1 percent compared with the same month last year.

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NOT ALL DOOM AND GLOOM IN ATLANTIC CITY

25th August, 2014 at 02:39:08
Latest second quarter numbers show improvement.

It's not hard to lose sight of the potential of Atlantic City amid the current doom and gloom reports of failing income and land casino closures, but the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement had some positive news Friday when it announced that second quarter overall gross operating profits by Atlantic City's 11 operating land casinos increased 35 percent.

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ONLINE INSTEAD OF BRICKS AND MORTAR AT ATLANTIC CITY?

19th August, 2014 at 05:16:15
An interesting alternative from the New York Post.

With three Atlantic City land operators going to the wall this year and persistently declining revenues from the land gambling side, the New York Post suggested an innovative alternative this week...focus on internet and mobile gambling and shutter the land casinos.

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LOSSES CONTINUE TO BATTER CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT

12th August, 2014 at 04:55:40
Social gaming one of the few bright spots.

Social gaming operations through Caesars Entertainment subsidiary Caesars Interactive Entertainment delivered on of the few bright spots in the parent group's convoluted and acronym-ridden half-year results posted this week, with social and mobile gaming driving the 95.4 percent growth in CIE revenues to $144.6 million.

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THE DONALD WANTS HIS NAME OFF ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS

06th August, 2014 at 03:56:10
Trump exited the casino business five years back, and wants his name removed from the brands he once supported.

Celebrity US businessman and entrepreneur, Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in the state Superior Court for Atlantic County seeking to have his name removed from the branding and titles on two Atlantic City land casinos, Trump Plaza and the Trump Taj Mahal, both the property of Trump Entertainment Resorts.

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WSOP.COM NEVADA SOFTWARE UPGRADE

04th August, 2014 at 09:45:33
Readies for NGCB approvals of mobile clients

WSOP.com Nevada 's Windows platform is currently undergoing a major software upgrade (Monday) that will see enhanced geo-location capabilities and the introduction of infrastructure required for mobile platforms.

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LVFH IN CODERE PARTNERSHIP FOR ONLINE GAMING IN MEXICO

30th July, 2014 at 14:54:13
New company to be incorporated in Mexico

Las Vegas From Home (LVFH) has entered into and executed a letter of intent with Codere Group and its partner Salinas TV Azteca Group (The Mexican Partnership) for online gaming in Mexico.

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ALL AMERICAN POKER NETWORK APPROVED BY NEVADA GAMING COMMISSION (Update)

29th July, 2014 at 02:35:20
Shared player pools between Nevada operators now possible.

An initiative launched last month to gain regulatory approval for shared player pools between Nevada online poker operators (see previous report) has received the final imprimatur of the Nevada Gaming Commission following a recommendation from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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BACCARAT DRIVES WELCOME INCREASE IN NEVADA JUNE REVENUES

26th July, 2014 at 03:26:57
Online poker perks up a little, too.

The latest performance figures from the Nevada regulator show that land casinos in the Silver State enjoyed a 14.4 percent increase in overall revenues in June, thanks mainly to a surge in baccarat win.

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LONDON AND LAS VEGAS TO HOST THE NEXT ALPHA8 POKER SERIES

19th July, 2014 at 05:22:45
World Poker Tour confirms the first two venues for high stakes tournament.

The organisers of the World Poker Tour have confirmed that the first two stops on Season 2 of the WPT Alpha8 series will be London and Las Vegas.

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EL CORTEZ TO JOIN THE ONLINE POKER ROSTER IN NEVADA

15th July, 2014 at 03:58:12
Ultimate Gaming to run the Las Vegas downtown resort's online poker operations

The historic El Cortez casino, a holdover from Las Vegas' mob days, is to enter the Nevada online poker market, managed by Ultimate Gaming, reports the Las Vegas Sun.

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BAD NEWS FOR ATLANTIC CITY

13th July, 2014 at 04:07:14
Another land operation to fold.

Atlantic City's crumbling land casino market disintegrated further Saturday, when directors of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut the failing enterprise down in mid-September, although the decision is not yet final.

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ONLINE POKER NETWORK FOR NEVADA?

10th July, 2014 at 10:21:48
Network plan clears first regulatory hurdle.

A planned interactive gaming system that could house online poker websites for multiple casinos, potentially increasing the player pool in Nevada, has been initially approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and is now before the Nevada Gaming Commission for final approval towards the end of July.

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ADELSON GOES AFTER ASIAN DOMAIN HOLDERS

29th June, 2014 at 02:56:01
Las Vegas Sands sues 35 sites on trademark grounds.

Sheldon Adelson is on the warpath against online gambling again; his Las Vegas Sands land gambling group is going after the owners of 35 websites for alleged trademark and reputational offences, filing federal lawsuits late last week in the United States District Court for the District Of Nevada.

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NEVADA GAMING REVENUES UP 8.1 PERCENT IN MAY

28th June, 2014 at 04:10:33
Latest numbers show that The Strip enjoyed its biggest single-month increase so far this year.

The latest Nevada Gaming Control Board numbers show that in May 2014 Nevada gambling revenues were up year-on-year by 8.1 percent and constituted the biggest single-month rise on The Strip so far in 2014.

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