SERIOUS DECLINE IN JUNE 2015 NEVADA CASINO REVENUES

29th July, 2015 at 08:08:04
Latest numbers show an 8 percent year-on-year decline to $831 million.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday that June 2015 Nevada gambling revenues dipped 8 percent year-on-year to $831 million.

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CHINESE SUSPICIONS ABOUT LAS VEGAS SANDS IN MACAU

23rd July, 2015 at 10:24:12
Report flags Chinese perceptions that CIA or FBI agents are using land casino operation to entrap and blackmail Chinese officials.

The British newspaper The Guardian has published a report that presents information from a confidential private investigation claiming Chinese officials suspect that Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands casino in Macau is used by CIA and FBI agents to entrap and blackmail Chinese officials who visit Macau to gamble.

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SANDS DOCUMENTS WILL REMAIN SEALED, SAY U.S. JUDGE

17th July, 2015 at 08:20:19
Turns down requests for access by three applicants.

Attempts by The Guardian (a British newspaper); the non-profit watchdog Campaign for Accountability and the hospitality industry union UNITE HERE to gain access to Las Vegas Sands confidential documents have been rebuffed by District Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez.

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'WEEKEND IN LAS VEGAS' SLOT RELEASED BY BETSOFT

07th July, 2015 at 09:20:19
Themed on a trip to Las Vegas by three hapless young men.

The latest 3D interactive slot from software provider BetSoft has been released simultaneously in desktop and mobile versions under the title "Weekend in Las Vegas".

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NYX GAMING IN ONLINE PLATFORM DEAL WITH GOLDEN NUGGET ATLANTIC CITY

06th July, 2015 at 20:34:11
New platform, website and enhanced mobile apps.

NYX Gaming Group will provide an interactive gaming platform for New Jersey's Golden Nugget Atlantic City online casino.

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FEDS CONFIRM NO APPEAL ON PAUL PHUA CASE (Update)

03rd July, 2015 at 09:45:59
A long and questionable enforcement debacle comes to an end.

Paul Phua, the Malaysian high roller gambler and businessman who was arrested last year on charges of illegal sports betting whilst the World Cup football was in progress, is off the hook at last.

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ARIA SUPER HIGH ROLLER POKER STEALS THE LAS VEGAS LIMELIGHT

01st July, 2015 at 07:48:41
Spectator attention shared by streamed $250,000 buy-in cash game featuring top players.

Poker fans have been distracted from the World Series of Poker this week by the livestreamed Aria Super High Roller Cash Game, a $250,000 buy-in, invitation only competition that is being contested by some of the world's best known players.

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NEVADA GAMBLING IN MAY TOPS A BILLION DOLLARS

29th June, 2015 at 10:05:08
Revenues rise 3.3 percent year-on-year.

Despite the closure of the Riviera Hotel and Casino at the beginning of the month, Nevada land gambling operations continued to prosper in May, with revenues rising 3.3 percent y-o-y to over a billion dollars, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

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SEALS WITH CLUBS OPERATOR ENTERS GUILTY PLEA (Update)

26th June, 2015 at 08:54:05
Back in the States, Micon appears in a Las Vegas court.

The erstwhile Seals With Clubs online poker site operator Bryan Micon entered a guilty plea of running an illegal online gambling website when he appeared in a Las Vegas court Thursday.

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NETENT SIGNS CAESARS INTERACTIVE FOR CONTENT

25th June, 2015 at 09:38:48
New Jersey operation will benefit from fresh games.

Swedish online gambling software developer NetEnt has entered into a content distribution agreement with Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE), one of the largest online, mobile and social gaming companies in the US.

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STARS VS. POKER ACES IN MILLION DOLLAR LAS VEGAS CONTEST

23rd June, 2015 at 07:52:52
Top movie and comedy stars set to play in the Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout.

Top movie and comedy stars Hank Azaria, Don Cheadle, Brad Garrett, Norm Macdonald and Kevin Pollak will all be playing in the Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout scheduled for June 27th and 28th at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

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SPIN GAMES FREE-TO-PLAY CONTENT GOES LIVE AT MULTIPLE MGM RESORTS

17th June, 2015 at 20:13:38
Selection of twenty-one HTML5 slot, video poker and bingo games.

Nevada content and technology supplier Spin Games LLC has launched a range of play-for-fun content at multiple MGM Resorts International properties in Las Vegas.

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MAIN M.G.M. RESORTS SHAREHOLDER PASSES

17th June, 2015 at 08:41:14
Top US financier Firk Kerkorian dead at 98.

Giant US gambling group MGM Resorts paid tribute to its major shareholder Kirk Kerkorian Tuesday as the news broke that the 98-year-old world famous financier had passed away peacefully in Los Angeles Monday night..

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CAESARS INTERACTIVE FINED FOR RESPONSIBLE GAMING LAPSE

17th June, 2015 at 08:41:14
Third party supplier fault reported to authorities by the company itself.

A third party supplier lapse in responsible gaming precautions resulted in Caesars Interactive Entertaiment paying a $15,000 fine to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement this week after it self-reported the incident.

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LIPARELLI JOINS INTERBLOCK

16th June, 2015 at 14:15:39
Named Compliance Committee Chairman

Gaming industry veteran and now Nevada Senator Mark Liparelli, has been named Compliance Committee Chairman for machine manufacturer Interblock.

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