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10, Sunday March 2019

All Six Macau Casino Operators Increase Employee Wages in 2019

The six Macau casino licensees in the enclave have all increased wages for employees following the region’s second consecutive year of growth. Macau casino workers are making more money in 2019. (Image: Kim Cheung/AP) MGM China – MGM Resorts’ operating unit in the enclave – announced this week that salaries for non-management workers would be […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

OLG bags prestigious WLA responsible gambling accolade

In Canada, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has announced that it was recently awarded with the Best Overall Responsible Gambling Program 2018 accolade by the World Lottery Association (WLA). Play Smart recognition: The crown agency used an official Thursday press release to detail that the prize recognized the impact of its Play Smart […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

Pennsylvania postponing roll-out of online casinos

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reportedly reacted to a recent ruling from the United States Department of Justice altering the federal government’s stance on the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 by announcing that it intends to postpone the eastern state’s planned roll-out of online casinos. Committee confession: According to a Tuesday report from PAOnlineCasino.com, […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

New Jersey Considering Increasing Penalties on Sportsbooks Accepting Prohibited Bets

New Jersey sportsbooks are not permitted to offer odds on collegiate events that involve teams based in the state. If they do, one lawmaker says they should face more consequential penalties than what are currently on the legal books. Oddsmakers who take bets that are banned under New Jersey law might face steeper penalties in […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Road to Kentucky Derby Features Three Stakes Races on Saturday

Even as the biggest contenders have been forced to hold off on starting their road to the Kentucky Derby, this weekend will still feature plenty of action as other Derby hopefuls line up in for prep races in Florida, New York, and Kentucky. Instagrand, seen here winning last year’s Best Pal Stakes at California’s Del […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Lightning Box Games springs Temple Cash: Frogs ’n Flies video slot

A little over a month after releasing its Chicken Fox video slot and specialist online casino games developer, Lightning Box Games, has now announced the launch of its new five-reel Temple Cash: Frogs ’n Flies title. Jumping joviality: The Australian innovator used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Developer files plan for new southern Mississippi casino

In southern Mississippi, a local property developer has reportedly filed an application that could see it given permission to build a new casino on a 98.5-acre parcel of land located only a few miles from the 129-room Silver Slipper Casino Hotel. Extensive exercise: According to a Thursday report from the Sun Herald newspaper, Cure Land […]

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08, Friday March 2019

BC Regulator Probe Launched After Hundreds of Intact Grand Villa Casino Playing Cards Found in Dumpster

The British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC) is looking into a dumpster — specifically, a dumpster that was found full almost to the brim of intact, unpunched playing cards belonging to the Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby. The cache would have proved a treasure trove to a passing casino cheat. Pick a card: hundreds of cards […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Net Worths of Gaming Industry Billionaires Decreased $9.3B Last Year, Industry Lands 26 People on Forbes List

The gaming industry is responsible for 26 of the world’s 2,153 billionaires. That’s according to Forbes, which this week published its annual list of the richest people ranked by their estimated net worths. Gaming industry magnates Sheldon Adelson (left) and Lui Che Woo jointly saw their net worths decrease by $8.9 billion last year. (Image: […]

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07, Thursday March 2019

Florida Lawyer Wrongfully Convicted Over $300 Million ‘Gambling Ring’ Turns Tables on Prosecutors With $50 Million Lawsuit

A lawyer wrongfully imprisoned in 2014 for being the “mastermind” of a $300 million Florida “gambling ring” is suing the state’s former AG Pam Bondi and former Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger, among others, for $50 million, alleging malicious and wrongful prosecution. Kelly Mathis believes he was maliciously prosecuted by a sheriff who was hungry […]

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