Maverick Gaming Cashes in Washington State’s Macau Casino for $22M – uBetMobile.com

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Maverick Gaming Cashes in Washington State’s Macau Casino for $22M – Casino.org Posted on: September 23, 2022, 05:26h.  Last updated on: September 23, 2022, 05:28h. Maverick Gaming has sold its Macau Casino in Lakewood, Wash. for $22.1 million, according to county records. The buyer was Chicago-based real estate investment firm Oak Street Real Estate Capital  The transaction was recorded on Sept. 20 but took place on Sept. 2. Maverick Gaming sold its Macau Casino in Lakewood, Wash. this month to a company that specializes in retail sale-leasebacks. (Image: news.theregistryps.com) The Macau is a 10,747 square foot property on 2.8 acres […]

Chile’s Arica Casino Ordered to Close After 60 Years in the Community – uBetMobile.com

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Chile’s Arica Casino Ordered to Close After 60 Years in the Community – Casino.org Posted on: September 23, 2022, 07:21h.  Last updated on: September 23, 2022, 07:21h. Chile’s second-oldest casino is no more. After a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court, the Municipal Casino of Arica closed its doors after having operated for 60 years. The entrance to the Casino Arica in Arica, Chile. The second-oldest casino in the country closed this week after a legal battle with rival Luckia. (Image: Casino Arica) Arica Mayor Gerardo Espíndola lamented the resolution and stated that the local government had tried to keep […]

Casino Execs Discuss Labor Challenges at Atlantic City Conference – uBetMobile.com

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Casino Execs Discuss Labor Challenges at Atlantic City Conference – Casino.org Posted on: September 22, 2022, 01:51h.  Last updated on: September 22, 2022, 01:51h. Casino executives are gathered this week in Atlantic City for the 25th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress (ECGC) held at Hard Rock. A major topic of conversation is how the gaming industry weathered COVID-19 and the ongoing challenges that the pandemic continues to present. Limuel Toledo, a Foxwoods Resort Casino employee, sprays disinfectant over slot machines on May 28, 2020. US casino execs say hiring remains a major challenge of their post-pandemic operations. (Image: The Day) […]

“Thugs” Attack Casino Patrons in the UK, Leaving One With Serious Brain Injuries – uBetMobile.com

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“Thugs” Attack Casino Patrons in the UK, Leaving One With Serious Brain Injuries – Casino.org Posted on: September 22, 2022, 07:34h.  Last updated on: September 22, 2022, 07:34h. Despite casino surveillance footage capturing their faces, two men who assaulted patrons at the venue are still on the run. The incidents took place at the Silvertime Casino in Edgware, England, and left one victim fighting for his life. People walk by the Silvertime Casino in Harlesden, London. A sister property in Edgware became the center of police attention after a patron attacked another, sending him to the hospital. (Image: Kilburn Times) […]

Macau’s Casinos Need Segregated Gaming Areas To Boost Foreign Traffic, Suggests Expert – uBetMobile.com

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Macau’s Casinos Need Segregated Gaming Areas To Boost Foreign Traffic, Suggests Expert – Casino.org Casinos Need Segregated Gaming Areas To Boost Foreign Traffic, Suggests Expert ” /> Posted on: September 22, 2022, 07:28h.  Last updated on: September 22, 2022, 07:28h. Macau’s casino market is undergoing a significant transformation, arguably the biggest in 20 years. The Chinese SAR wants to attract more foreign visitors, and a Macau gaming expert believes the best way is to give them their own gambling spaces. Gamblers surround the gaming tables on the Grand Lisboa Casino Floor in Macau. If the city wants to attract more […]

Crown Melbourne Gamblers To Face Spending Limits as Victoria Approves New Regulations – uBetMobile.com

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Crown Melbourne Gamblers To Face Spending Limits as Victoria Approves New Regulations – Casino.org Posted on: September 20, 2022, 10:54h.  Last updated on: September 20, 2022, 10:54h. Another Australian state has introduced mandatory spending limits for its Casinos. Days after Tasmania announced its new rules, Victoria has established similar spending controls. An aerial view of Melbourne, Victoria in Australia at dusk. The state is introducing new gaming regulations that specifically target Crown Melbourne. (Image: Pinterest) Tasmania announced last week that, by 2024, it will enforce a daily spending limit on slots of AU$100 (US$66.99). Victoria is taking a more relaxed […]

Spanish Gambling Venues Turn Into Crime Scenes After Armed Attacks On Monday – uBetMobile.com

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Spanish Gambling Venues Turn Into Crime Scenes After Armed Attacks On Monday – Casino.org Posted on: September 20, 2022, 08:31h.  Last updated on: September 20, 2022, 08:31h. Monday got off to a bad start for a couple of gambling venues in Spain. The clock had only just barely marked the beginning of a new day when they were already facing criminal activity that left one person dead. A Spanish National Police van arrives at a courthouse in Madrid as officers stand guard. The police are busy investigating two separate incidents involving gambling properties, one of which left an employee dead. […]

Human Trafficking Victims at Cambodian Casino Make a Run for Freedom – uBetMobile.com

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Human Trafficking Victims at Cambodian Casino Make a Run for Freedom – Casino.org Posted on: September 19, 2022, 11:58h.  Last updated on: September 19, 2022, 11:58h. Last month, 40 people caught up in human trafficking and illegal gambling in Cambodia escaped to freedom. Now, perhaps following their lead, another 56 escaped their slave-like conditions at a casino in the city of Bavet. The border crossing into Bavet, Cambodia from Vietnam. Cambodian police have helped free 56 Vietnamese nationals who were forced to work for an illegal gambling operation. (Image: GGRAsia) The Vietnamese captives made a break for freedom on Saturday, […]

Crown Resorts Has a New Potential Issue To Deal With: Alleged Environmental Pollution – uBetMobile.com

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Crown Resorts Has a New Potential Issue To Deal With: Alleged Environmental Pollution – Casino.org Posted on: September 16, 2022, 07:32h.  Last updated on: September 16, 2022, 07:32h. Crown Resorts already has its hands full as it defends itself against multiple inquiries and investigations. In addition to anti-money laundering and responsible gambling violations, it might soon find itself having to explain why it resorted to environmental pollution. Workers pulls garbage from the Yarra River in Victoria, Australia. Some of the items they have recovered belong to Crown Resorts, which could lead to environmental fines. (Image: The Age/Wayne Taylor) Media outlet […]

Casinos Looking for Deals on Equipment Can Bid on Imperial Palace Assets – uBetMobile.com

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Casinos Looking for Deals on Equipment Can Bid on Imperial Palace Assets – Casino.org Casinos Looking for Deals on Equipment Can Bid on Imperial Palace Assets ” /> Posted on: September 15, 2022, 09:23h.  Last updated on: September 15, 2022, 09:23h. It looks like Imperial Pacific International (IPI) won’t be able to stop an auction of its Imperial Palace assets from moving forward. Casinos that need to complement their gaming floors will soon be able to place bids on equipment going to auction. An aerial view of part of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Imperial Pacific International was to […]

Former Caesars-backed Casino Development in South Korea Unable To Survive – uBetMobile.com

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Former Caesars-backed Casino Development in South Korea Unable To Survive – Casino.org Posted on: September 15, 2022, 07:52h.  Last updated on: September 15, 2022, 07:52h. Caesars Entertainment might have the chance to reclaim a South Korean casino project it once exchanged for a plate of barbecue pork. The Midan City development it once backed can’t stay afloat unless foreign money arrives to keep it afloat. Gwangan Bridge in Busan, South Korea at night. A planned casino resort is having difficulty finding an investor to continue backing the project. (Image: Pinterest) Caesars exited the project last year, well after construction began. […]

Australia’s Gambling Industry Faces Unprecedented Turning Point As Star Sydney Faces Closure – uBetMobile.com

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Australia’s Gambling Industry Faces Unprecedented Turning Point As Star Sydney Faces Closure – Casino.org Gambling Industry Faces Unprecedented Turning Point As Star Sydney Faces Closure ” /> Posted on: September 14, 2022, 07:36h.  Last updated on: September 14, 2022, 07:36h. As New South Wales (NSW) wrapped up its inquiry into Star Entertainment, the initial assessment is that the casino operator doesn’t deserve to run The Star in Sydney. The fallout, including closure of the property, could be more serious than many realize, with a complete shakeup of Australia’s entire gaming industry. An aerial view of the Sydney Opera House and […]

Denmark’s Gaming Industry Shows Continuing Signs of Improvement in Q2 – uBetMobile.com

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Denmark’s Gaming Industry Shows Continuing Signs of Improvement in Q2 – Casino.org Posted on: September 14, 2022, 07:46h.  Last updated on: September 14, 2022, 07:46h. The Danish gaming industry has been productive this year, with April recording revenue of around DKK609 million (US$85.3 million). That was the highest single-month mark of 2022 and also a hint at what was to come for the rest of the quarter. The flag of Denmark flies in the foreground against the backdrop of Nyhavn Harbor in Copenhagen, Denmark. The country’s gaming industry continues to show signs of growth. (Image: Dreamstime) By the time Q2 […]

Imperial Palace Asset Auction in Saipan Moves Forward, but CCC Wants Major Role – uBetMobile.com

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Imperial Palace Asset Auction in Saipan Moves Forward, but CCC Wants Major Role – Casino.org Posted on: September 12, 2022, 02:19h.  Last updated on: September 12, 2022, 02:19h. An auction of Imperial Palace assets could soon move forward after months of delays. If the Saipan casino is going to part ways with its gaming equipment and fixtures, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) wants to be part. Andrew Yeom, the executive director of the Commonwealth Casino Commission in the Northern Mariana Islands. He wants to have a role in a pending auction of assets of the embattled Imperial Palace Casino in […]

Star Entertainment Suspends Trading Amid Rumor of Impending License Suspension – uBetMobile.com

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Star Entertainment Suspends Trading Amid Rumor of Impending License Suspension – Casino.org Posted on: September 12, 2022, 01:03h.  Last updated on: September 12, 2022, 01:03h. Star Entertainment continues to face heightened scrutiny in Australia after admitting it failed to follow the rules. New South Wales (NSW) is close to wrapping up its inquiry, but the fallout is already hitting as Star suspended trading of its shares. Star Entertainment’s NSW casino property at dusk. The company suspended trading of its shares as NSW prepares to release the findings of its inquiry. (Image: The Australian) The casino operator announced the suspension today. […]

Nagasaki IR Draws Investment Interest From Cantor Fitzgerald, Credit Suisse – uBetMobile.com

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Nagasaki IR Draws Investment Interest From Cantor Fitzgerald, Credit Suisse – Casino.org Posted on: September 9, 2022, 09:32h.  Last updated on: September 9, 2022, 09:50h. Japan will soon announce whether it will accept proposals submitted by Osaka and Nagasaki officials for an integrated resort (IR). If Nagasaki makes the cut, Cantor Fitzgerald and Credit Suisse are both reportedly willing to open their bank accounts to the casino project. Downtown Osaka, Japan at night. Two global financial giants have expressed an interest in backing the prefecture’s IR plans. (Image: joymckinnon.com) The IRs that Osaka and Nagasaki envision won’t come cheap. Osaka’s […]

Gambler Arrested for Leaving “Kinder” Egg at Casino in Argentina – uBetMobile.com

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Gambler Arrested for Leaving “Kinder” Egg at Casino in Argentina – Casino.org Posted on: September 9, 2022, 07:58h.  Last updated on: September 9, 2022, 07:58h. An Argentine man who decided to look for some entertainment at a local casino is regretting the decision. He went to the Casino Club in Chubut to play roulette and left behind a “Kinder” egg when he finished. It contained eight baggies of cocaine. Kinder egg, the popular chocolate egg that comes with a toy inside. A gambler left one at a gaming table in a casino in Argentina, but it contained cocaine, not a […]

Gaming Operator Cirsa Expands Footprint in Italy and Morocco – uBetMobile.com

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Gaming Operator Cirsa Expands Footprint in Italy and Morocco – Casino.org Posted on: September 8, 2022, 07:29h.  Last updated on: September 8, 2022, 07:29h. Cirsa, one of the largest international groups in the gaming and leisure sector, continues to get bigger. The Spain-based company has just closed two new agreements that will allow it to expand its presence in Morocco and Italy. The casino at the Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Malabata complex in Tangier, Morocco, at night. Spanish gaming company Cirsa is taking over the property, as well as expanding its footprint in Italy. (Image: Choicecasino) It’s been a busy […]

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