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Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Passes State House

Pennsylvania Passes Gambling Expansion Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has finally taken action on the state’s proposed changes for gambling, which could lead to massive changes. The issue has been a hot topic for more than 12 months, and this week, it finally went before the house. However, controversy seems to follow the gambling industry sometimes, and this bill […]

Connecticut Gives Green Light for Third Casino

Connecticut gives green light to third casino

Connecticut looks like it is all set to get its third land-based casino after the state’s House of Representatives approved the bill. The vote on the bill took place in the early hours of the morning, on Wednesday the 07 June 2017. This bill will allow for the construction of a third casino in the […]

Adelson Attempts to Block Pennsylvania VGT Expansion

Sheldon Adelson fights VGT expansion in Pennsylvania

Sheldon Adelson, the CEO and Chairman of Las Vegas Sands, is currently waging an advertising war in Pennsylvania in an attempt to stop legislation that will allow for the expansion of video gaming terminals(VGTs). The proposed legislation changes will allow VGTs to be placed in truck stops, bars, restaurants and off-track betting locations. Adelson Fighting […]

Gambling Addiction in Men & Women – Different Signs

Gambling addiction USA - Gender differences

Gambling addiction is an unfortunate part of the casino world, whether we’re talking about land-based casinos or online gambling sites. Both men and women have the capability of falling victim to problem gambling and is something all gamblers need to keep in mind. However, once a gambling addiction has taken hold of a player, the […]

World Series of Poker 2017 Kicks off in Las Vegas

World Series of Poker 2017 Las Vegas

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) event kicked off in Las Vegas last year, for the 48th time, drawing in huge crowds to Sin City. Despite the fact that poker is perhaps not quite as popular as it was a few years ago, the World Series of Poker continues to be extremely popular, with huge […]

Nevada Sees Revenue Increase, Despite Fewer Visitors

Nevada sees gambling revenue increase, Las Vegas

Nevada has seen its revenue generated from the gambling industry increase during the course of April 2017. This is despite the fact that the state saw the number of visitors drop. While the increase is relatively small, it is actually more impressive than it seems, as April 2016 had seen plenty of big events happening. […]

Bitcoin Fluctuations Make Gamblers Uncertain

Bitcoin Online Gambling Uncertainty

With more and more online gambling establishments accepting Bitcoin, many American players are starting to use it as their banking method of choice, enjoying the anonymous nature of the currency. However, there are also some issues that are creeping in now, which gamblers are having to deal with. The main issue at hand is how […]

Illinois Gambling Expansion Moving Forward

Illinois Gambling Expansion bill passes Senate

There’s good news for residents of Illinois as it is looking like the proposed bill to allow for the construction of land-based casinos will be approved. At this stage, the only casinos that are permitted have to be riverboat casinos, but this new bill will change all of that. The only downside is that the […]

Hard Rock Increases Taj Mahal Renovation Budget

Hard Rock Increases budget for Taj Mahal Renovations

Hard Rock has been finalizing plans to renovate the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. When the company first bought the troubled hotel and casino, they paid just $50 million for the property. However, Hard Rock was going to have to spend a significant amount of money on renovating the […]

MGM May Close Bellagio Fountain, According to Rumors

MGM Bellagio Water Fountain Las vegas

The MGM Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, is perhaps one of the most iconic casinos in the entire world, largely thanks to one feature. We’re talking of course about the incredible water fountain feature that is part of the Bellagio. However, there are some rumors floating around at the moment that suggest MGM executives might […]

SLS Resort Las Vegas Sold to New Owner

SLS Las Vegas Resort and Casino Sold

The SLS Las Vegas Casino Resort has reportedly been sold to a new company. The SLS has been struggling financially since it underwent renovations tree years ago. The SLS Las Vegas had previously been known as the Sahara Hotel and Casino, and it was a very famous location. Once it underwent its renovations, it was […]

Elvis Presley Private Jet For Sale

Elvis Presley Private Jet on Sale

The private jet belonging to the one and only Elvis Presley is reportedly going on sale in the near future. If you’re an Elvis fan, this would be the perfect piece of memorabilia to remember the King. Just imagine for a second, arriving in Las Vegas in Elvis Presley’s private jet? Is there a cooler […]

Arkansas Gambling Ballot Blocked by Attorney General

Arkansas rejects casino proposition

A recent proposal to legalize commercial casino gambling operations in Arkansas has been rejected by the state’s Attorney General. The proposal, which came from a resident in the state, was rejected because the proposal was poorly written and couldn’t be taken seriously. Arkansas Allows Citizens to Propose Law Changes If you’re living in Arkansas, the […]

Planet Hollywood Sued by Jumpy Guest

Planet Hollywood sued by guest

Planet Hollywood is currently being sued by one of its guests for a rather unusual reason. Owned by Caesars Entertainment, Planet Hollywood is facing a lawsuit after a guest got scared and did some actual physical harm to themselves. This has to be one of the most unusual lawsuits we have ever come across. Although, […]

Resorts World Las Vegas Opening Delayed Until 2020

Resorts World Las Vegas delayed until 2020

Resorts World Las Vegas, a new casino being built in Las Vegas by Malaysian casino developer the Genting Group, will reportedly be delayed until 2020. Earlier this week, Genting Group announced that the opening of their new $4 billion casino was being delayed due to a redesign and overhaul of the casino’s interior. Resorts World […]

Proposed Third Connecticut Casino Won’t Harm Deal with State

Connecticut third casino won't harm deal with state

An official from the US Department of the Interior recently recommitted to a statement made in 2016, saying that a third casino built in Connecticut would not have any impact on the revenue sharing agreement with the state’s two officially recognized tribes that currently run the casinos. Third Connecticut Casino a Possibility Currently, there are […]

Atlantic City Casinos Falter, Online Operations Shine

Altantic City land-based casinos disappoint

The land-based casinos in Atlantic City didn’t do as well as everyone had hoped in April 2017, with the overall revenue collected from land-based gambling dropping compared to April 2016. While the land-based operations didn’t do as well as hoped, the online casinos operated in Atlantic City continued to perform well. Atlantic City Land-Based Casinos […]

New MGM Resort to make $220 million in 2018

MGM Cotai Resort Macau

MGM is currently working on the final stages of construction of its newest casino resort, called the MGM Cotai. It is expected to open later this year, during the final quarter of 2017. The new resort has reportedly cost $3.3 billion to construct. One of the world’s largest credit rating companies believes that the new […]

Walt Disney Lobbies against Florida Gambling Expansion

Walt Disney Fights Florida Gambling expansion

New reports have surfaced saying that Walt Disney has been involved in the efforts to stop the proposed gambling and casino expansion in Florida. In total, Walt Disney has reportedly donated $250 000 to lobbying efforts to stop more casinos in Florida.   Walt Disney Donates to Lobby Group The $250 000 donation was made from Disney […]

Poker Player trying to eat $1000 worth of McDonalds

Mike Noori takes on McDonalds challenge

The two-time LA Poker Classic champion, Mike Noori, has entered into a rather strange wager agreement, betting America that he can eat $1000 worth of McDonald’s food in 36 hours. This is a monumental challenge that many people believe will be impossible. Soon though, he will have to put his money where his mouth is […]