Texas Casino Movement Gets Growing Legislative Support – uBetMobile.com

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Texas Casino Movement Gets Growing Legislative Support – Casino.org Posted on: January 12, 2023, 01:59h.  Last updated on: January 12, 2023, 02:18h. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan now appears to back limited “destination” Casinos in the state. So far, Texas has forbidden the opening of such commercial gaming properties. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, pictured above. Phelan is backing limited destination-style Casinos in the state. (Image: The Texan) But Phelan, a Beaumont Republican, told reporters this week that he wants gaming properties that “are high quality and that create jobs and that improve the lifestyle of those communities,” the Dallas […]

New York Releases RFA for Last Three Casino Licenses – uBetMobile.com

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New York Releases RFA for Last Three Casino Licenses – Casino.org Posted on: January 4, 2023, 09:13h.  Last updated on: January 4, 2023, 09:13h. Steve Bittenbender Read More As expected, New York gaming officials released the request for applications late Monday afternoon for the three remaining casino licenses available in the state. The Empire State Building dominates the New York City skyline in this shot from Liberty Park, NJ. On Tuesday, New York state officials released the request for applications for up to three casino licenses that are expected to be awarded to projects in or around the nation’s largest […]

Atlantic City Casino Industry Leader ‘Fairly Optimistic’ About 2023 – uBetMobile.com

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Atlantic City Casino Industry Leader ‘Fairly Optimistic’ About 2023 – Casino.org Posted on: January 3, 2023, 09:58h.  Last updated on: January 3, 2023, 09:58h. It seems as if every year in Atlantic City is of paramount importance, but 2023 is shaping up to be extraordinarily critical for the town’s nine casino resorts. Resorts President Mark Giannantonio outside the Atlantic City casino and hotel he oversees. Giannantonio is “fairly optimistic” about 2023 for the town’s nine Casinos. (Image: AP) It’s the first workday of the year for many employees, and while it’s during this time that many sectors project lofty outlooks […]

New York Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss Casino Solicitation – uBetMobile.com

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New York Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss Casino Solicitation – Casino.org Posted on: December 31, 2022, 08:39h.  Last updated on: December 31, 2022, 08:39h. Steve Bittenbender Read More The panel that will ultimately decide where New York’s newest Casinos will be located will hold its first meeting on the first workday of the new year. The Statue of Liberty with the Lower Manhattan skyline in the background. A board that will consider Casinos in or around New York City is scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a request for applications solicitation that’s expected to be released soon. (Image: Thananit/Adobe […]

Nevada Gaming Commission Approves New Regulations to Thwart Cyberattacks – uBetMobile.com

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Nevada Gaming Commission Approves New Regulations to Thwart Cyberattacks – Casino.org Posted on: December 23, 2022, 11:05h.  Last updated on: December 23, 2022, 11:13h. The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved an amendment to cybersecurity regulations designed to protect the state’s gaming industry from cyberattacks that could cripple operations and breach customer information. Jennifer Togliatti, center, presides over the Nevada Gaming Commission meeting on Nov. 18, 2021. On Thursday, the commission approved an amendment to cybersecurity regulation designed to prevent cyberattacks. (Image: reviewjournal.com) The regulation, which goes into effect on January 1, requires operators to report all successful breaches to […]

Thor Equities Brings on Partners for $3B Coney Island Casino Project – uBetMobile.com

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Thor Equities Brings on Partners for $3B Coney Island Casino Project – Casino.org Posted on: November 22, 2022, 06:22h.  Last updated on: November 22, 2022, 06:28h. Steve Bittenbender Read More The rumored plan for a Coney Island casino became reality on Tuesday, and Thor Equities is bringing some experienced gaming businesses in for their bid.  That includes a couple of other companies with New York ties. Thousands flock to the beach at Coney Island with the world-famous amusement park in the background. On Tuesday, New York-based Thor Equities, along with partners Saratoga Casino Holdings, The Chickasaw Nation, and Legends, announced […]

Blackjack, Craps Now Legal in Paris Gaming Clubs – uBetMobile.com

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Blackjack, Craps Now Legal in Paris Gaming Clubs – Casino.org Posted on: November 14, 2022, 09:16h.  Last updated on: November 14, 2022, 09:16h. Blackjack and craps are now authorized in Paris. That’s Paris France, the City of Light, not Paris Las Vegas, where such things have not only been authorized but positively encouraged for decades. Paris’ Punto Club, owned by the Partouche Group. The club is now free to offer blackjack, craps, sic bo and bingo. (Image: Punto Club) Last week, the French capital’s seven gaming clubs got the go-ahead for the new games, along with bingo and sic bo, […]

Japanese Citizens Face Prosecution for Gambling Online – uBetMobile.com

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Japanese Citizens Face Prosecution for Gambling Online – Casino.org Posted on: October 26, 2022, 06:36h.  Last updated on: October 26, 2022, 06:36h. Japanese authorities have warned the country’s citizens they face criminal prosecution for using unlicensed Online Gambling sites, even if the operator is based overseas. A Japanese-themed Online Casino game for Android, pictured above. But online Casinos are illegal in the country, and residents are prohibited from playing on them. (Image: APKPure) Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA), in coordination with its Consumer Affairs Agency, issued the notice across multiple media channels Monday, according to Inside Asian Gaming. The guidance […]

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt to Reignite Tribal Casino Payments Squabble – uBetMobile.com

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Oklahoma Gov. Stitt to Reignite Tribal Casino Payments Squabble – Casino.org Posted on: October 26, 2022, 10:35h.  Last updated on: October 26, 2022, 10:35h. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt plans to rekindle a legal quarrel over tribal casino compacts that was presumed dead mid-2020. That’s according to court documents seen by KOSU, a public radio station Operated By Oklahoma State University. Gov. Kevin Stitt, above, believes a recent SCOTUS ruling could give him the upper hand with the tribes over compacts, but the legal reasoning is unclear. (Image: NBC) Stitt has retained lawyers in Washington DC who have told US District […]

Georgia Casinos Supported By Nearly Six in 10 Voters, Poll Finds – uBetMobile.com

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Georgia Casinos Supported By Nearly Six in 10 Voters, Poll Finds – Casino.org Casinos Supported By Nearly Six in 10 Voters, Poll Finds ” /> Posted on: October 25, 2022, 09:41h.  Last updated on: October 25, 2022, 09:51h. Georgia Casinos have been discussed in the Atlanta capitol in recent legislative sessions to no avail. But a new poll from the University of Georgia finds that while there might not be adequate support for commercial gambling in the State Capitol, there is among the general public. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp debates his Democratic gubernatorial challenger Stacey Abrams in October 2022. While […]

Oklahoma Tribes Back Dem Challenger for Governor After Casino Spat – uBetMobile.com

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Oklahoma Tribes Back Dem Challenger for Governor After Casino Spat – Casino.org Posted on: October 12, 2022, 01:38h.  Last updated on: October 12, 2022, 01:38h. Oklahoma’s five largest tribes are officially backing Democratic challenger Joy Hofmeister in the state’s November 8 gubernatorial election. That’s despite the incumbent governor’s status as the first and only Native American governor in the land. Former Republican Joy Hofmeister, above, switched sides to run for Oklahoma governor. The tribes praised her stance on sovereignty issues this Tuesday. (Image: Sue Ogrocki/AP) Gov. Kevin Stitt may be a full-fledged citizen of the Cherokee Nation, but his relationship […]

New York Names First Three Members of Casino Location Selection Panel – uBetMobile.com

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New York Names First Three Members of Casino Location Selection Panel – Casino.org Posted on: October 4, 2022, 11:42h.  Last updated on: October 4, 2022, 11:43h. Steve Bittenbender Read More The first members of a panel that will ultimately decide where New York’s next three Casinos were named on Monday, but there are still a few more steps that need to be taken before the Gaming Facility Location Board (GFLB) can even consider possible candidates for licensure. The Lower Manhattan skyline at sunset from the Manhattan Bridge in New York City. The process to award three downstate Casinos took another […]

Top 7 Movie Scenes Shot in Real Casinos – uBetMobile.com

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Top 7 Movie Scenes Shot in Real Casinos – Casino.org Casinos ” /> Posted on: September 28, 2022, 03:00h.  Last updated on: September 28, 2022, 02:21h. The vast majority of movie casino scenes you assume were shot in real Casinos were actually sets on soundstages. That’s because never inconveniencing guests is usually a higher priority for Casino Owners than publicity from a movie that might or might not do well. Robert DeNiro starred in the 1995 Martin Scorsese classic, Casino. And so did the Riviera in Las Vegas, where most of the movie was shot and real guests were filmed […]

Notorious Sex-Trafficker First To Be Banned from All Nevada Casinos – uBetMobile.com

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Notorious Sex-Trafficker First To Be Banned from All Nevada Casinos – Casino.org Casinos ” /> Posted on: August 26, 2022, 03:02h.  Last updated on: August 26, 2022, 03:44h. For the first time, an individual without a history of cheating at gambling or involvement in organized crime has been entered into Nevada gaming regulators’ infamous “Black Book.” Persona non grata: Kendrick Laronte Weatherspoon is the first non-casino cheat or Mafia figure to go in Nevada’s “Black Book.” (Image: NGCB/Casino.org) The book is a list of persons excluded from all the Casinos in the state — permanently. The only way to be […]

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