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  • Casino Revenue Cools Across County, Declines Felt Nationwide

    Posted on: February 19, 2024, 03:48h.  Last updated on: February 19, 2024, 03:48h. While Nevada and Las Vegas maintained the strong 2023 casino revenue momentum into 2024, regional gaming properties across the country saw gross gaming revenue (GGR) decline to begin the new year. A rather empty casino floor is seen at Resorts World Catskills in Upstate New York. January…

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  • Atlantic City Casino Revenue Starts 2024 Slow

    Posted on: February 16, 2024, 04:02h.  Last updated on: February 16, 2024, 04:02h. Atlantic City casinos got off to a cold start in 2024, as January brick-and-mortar gross gaming revenue (GGR) dipped more than 3%. The Atlantic City Boardwalk is seen in late December 2023. Atlantic City casino revenue disappointed in January 2024, as the new year began with gross…

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  • Queens Casino Backers Pledge $1B In Community Perks

    Posted on: February 13, 2024, 03:41h.  Last updated on: February 13, 2024, 04:01h. New York Mets owner Steve Cohen is promising to deliver $1 billion in community benefits if New York regulators approve his plan to bring a casino hotel to Queens. Citi Field in Queens, home of the New York Mets. Queens casino backers are pledging $1 billion in…

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  • Anti-Abortion Activist Climbs Sphere in Las Vegas

    Posted on: February 7, 2024, 02:15h.  Last updated on: February 7, 2024, 02:50h. A pro-life activist climbed to the top of the Sphere in Las Vegas on Wednesday morning. Maison Des Champs, a 23-year-old free-climber and anti-abortion activist who calls himself the “Pro-Life Spiderman,” free-climbed to the top of the 367-foot-tall concert venue where he walked around and livestreamed an…

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  • Strip Club in Vegas Offers $1M Couples Package to Taylor & Travis

    Posted on: February 4, 2024, 12:27h.  Last updated on: February 4, 2024, 01:03h. Wherever Taylor Swift plans to celebrate the Super Bowl victory of the Kansas Chiefs with her beau, team tight end Travis Kelce, only they and their handlers know right now. Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club has offered Swelce a comped couples package — which includes unlimited access to…

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  • New York Casino Permit Award Process Could Drift Into 2025

    Posted on: January 29, 2024, 03:26h.  Last updated on: January 29, 2024, 03:37h. Hopes that New York regulators could announce the winners of three downstate casino licenses this year might already be dashed despite the fact that 2024 is just a month old. Tourists in New York’s Times Square, which is a proposed site for a casino. It could be…

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  • HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: Las Vegas Details You Never Noticed

    Posted on: January 26, 2024, 02:08h.  Last updated on: January 26, 2024, 02:30h. There are some interesting details about Las Vegas that even its most seasoned tourists probably never noticed, and that’s because the town doesn’t particularly want them to. Magicians aren’t the only people who create illusions on the Las Vegas Strip, as the wrap atop this Venetian building…

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  • Hochul Appointment Of Shorenstein To NYGC Raises Concerns

    Posted on: January 23, 2024, 03:42h.  Last updated on: January 23, 2024, 03:42h. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) could be fostering criticism for nepotism with her latest appointment to the New York Gaming Commission (NYGC). New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks to reporters on June 7, 2023. She could come under fire for a recent appointment to the New York Gaming…

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  • Ruling Says New Mexico Casinos Can’t be Sued in State Courts

    Posted on: January 20, 2024, 03:49h.  Last updated on: January 20, 2024, 03:49h. New Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that personal injury claims against tribal casinos must be heard in tribal and not state courts. The ruling will be welcomed by the state’s tribes, which have long viewed the issue as a question of sovereignty. The Buffalo Thunder Casino in…

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  • Las Vegas Could be Game for Atari-Themed Casino Resort

    Posted on: January 17, 2024, 03:28h.  Last updated on: January 17, 2024, 03:29h. Las Vegas may be getting an Atari-themed resort. It’s an idea that’s been paddled around since 2020, and the game is apparently not over yet. A spokeperson for the videogame pioneer told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday that the company is “in talks with land partners…

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