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May 08, 2019

Gaming-News This-Week 5/Sun/May/2019

Todays Gaming-News: 11/May/2019.
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9. Prospects for the Development of the Mobile Gaming Market.
From year to year, the mobile gaming market is gaining momentum. Will this trend change its direction in 2019?

8. As the Playoffs Heat Up, the NBA Looks to Profit From Gambling.
A new reality is setting in for U.S. sportsbooks: Some will lose access to official NBA data in the coming days, right in the middle of the playoffs.

7. How the California Hotel shaped Las Vegas into Hawaii’s ‘ninth island’.
When Harriet Shobu first stepped foot in the California Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 1983...

6. NASCAR’s in-race betting plan might stall at sportsbooks.
NASCAR hopes to rev up interest in its sport by offering in-race wagering.

5. New Hampshire Sports Betting Bill Has Clear Path to Passage After Senator Steps Back.
It appears NH sports betting is on its way to legislative approval after a key senator backed down from a game of chicken to attach a doomed casino expansion to the proposal.

4. NCAA to consider Las Vegas for future Frozen Four, committee chairman says.
For years, Las Vegas sports fans have bemoaned the NCAA’s archaic ban of national championship events in the area because of gambling.

3. Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour?
The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly.

2. The New Gold Rush: Illinois Lawmakers Are Growing Worried as Neighbors Move to Expand Gambling.
As part of an ongoing investigation into video gambling and its impact in Illinois...

1. How Football Index is betting on a different future in soccer gambling.
Football Index marks a new venture into the sports betting world. Rather than gamble on the short-lived outcome of a single match.


Todays Gaming-News: 10/May/2019 NTG.
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28. GVC gets closer to obtaining a Nevada gaming license.

27. Wynn Resorts revenue drops nearly by 4%, hit by VIP operations' decline.

26. Illinois lawmakers discuss higher sports betting fees and video gambling tax.

25. New Hampshire House throws out casino bill once more.

24. New research finds a link between loot boxes and gambling.

23. BtoBet launches portfolio of advanced and tailored content for Africa.

22. With investigation behind them, Wynn focuses on Encore Boston Harbor opening, Macau.

21. MGM Springfield casino project wins highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.

20. Tourism spending in New Jersey hit $44.7 billion in 2018.

19. Golden Entertainment posts quarterly loss; Strat project on schedule and on budget.

18. New York) Through more than four hours of testimony during a legislative hearing Wednesday on how sports betting might work in New York State...

17. Pennsylvania) Don’t jump the gun. In the case of the Sands Bethlehem Casino Resort sale, local officials expected to see the item taken up for state approval at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s May 15 meeting in Harrisburg.

16. Indiana) A table game dealer at Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg is facing criminal charges after he was allegedly caught cheating.

15. Illinois) If the state of Illinois wants more revenue from video gambling, one gaming industry executive said Thursday...

14. Oklahoma) The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is placing a more than $500 million bet on expanding the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, more than 330 miles north of Houston.

13. Las Vegas) Longtime gaming industry executive Alan Feldman has joined the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as a Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming.

12. Calls for mandatory tax on gambling industry to treat addiction in UK.

11. Falling VIP volume marks tough quarter for Genting Singapore.

10. India) An offshore casino in Goa that recently deployed in River Mandovi in controversial.

9. Denmark) Danish gambling operator Danske Spil has brokered a deal to take ownership of Tivoli Casino’s online gaming business.

8. Macau) Walt Power, non-executive director and former CEO of South Shore Holdings, owner of THE 13 Hotel in Macau, has moved to deny recent media reports concerning his departure from the company as CEO.

7. Philippines) The sudden surge of offshore gambling firms during Duterte is not surprising. In the 1980s, the widespread inefficiency of and rent-seeking in Philippine government-owned and controlled corporations (GOOCs) limited state investment on public goods that could have reduced the cost of investing...

6. Expanding horizons: Suncity’s global dream.
Andrew Lo, Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director of Hong Kong-listed Suncity Group, provides some unique insight into the ambitious expansion plans for Macau’s leading junket operator.

5. Deconstructing Donaco
Australia-listed Donaco has falling revenue, no CEO, a multinational legal dispute with a major shareholder, a new largest shareholder that wants out, a gutted share price and a pair of unmatched frontier market border casinos. Otherwise, it’s doing great.

MGM and Las Vegas Sands Applies for Osaka Casino License.

4. Genting Spore Q1 beats estimates, but analysts cautious on outlook.
Genting Singapore Q1 results topped expectations, mainly helped by a higher luck factor, though analysts say they are cautious about near-term prospects.

3. MGE sees revenue, income fall in first quarter of 2019.
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the company behind the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Inspire Korea in Incheon, recorded a fall in net income and revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.

2. Wynn Palace revenues not enough to offset overall revenue decline.
Strong results for Wynn Palace was not enough to fully offset the total revenue decline for Wynn Resorts in 19Q1, with Wynn Macau and Las Vegas operational revenue falling in the quarter.

1. Robust rules lacking in live casino boom.
Cambodia is Indochina’s undisputed king of live dealer gaming, with land-based casinos rushing to install dedicated set-ups to stream action from gaming floors to online players.


Todays Gaming-News: 9/May/2019 NTG.
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35. NJ) Attorney General files lawsuit claiming DoJ FOIA violation.

34. Indiana) Governor signs sports betting bill into law.

33. Colorado) Colorado betting bill headed to Governor’s desk after Senate approval.

32. Washington DC) Sports betting legislation becomes law.

31. Attorney General Gurbir Files Suit to Find Whether Trump Tries to Ban Online Gambling or Not.

30. Esports Entertainment Group steps towards a securities offering.

29. Great Canadian Gaming revenue affected by money-laundering crackdown.

28. Colombian Congress approves changes in tax regulations affecting gambling.

27. US House freezes casino bills after opposition from Donald Trump.

26. Rhode Island Lottery cuts expectations for sports betting revenue in half.

25. Stadium LLC Philadelphia casino project could include a sportsbook.

24. Genius Sports Group secures betting data deal with Football DataCo.

23. The Stars Group and Fox Sports announce partnership to launch 'FOX Bet'.

22. Indiana legalizes sports betting and green-lights new casinos.

21. International) The gambling industry could see more mergers and acquisitions...

20. Asia) Macau Legend Development Ltd has warned of the existence of a fraudulent website running lottery operations and making use of the company’s name...

19. United Kingdom) The UK advertising watchdog has banned a Paddy Power TV campaign featuring the brother of Ryan Giggs...

18. Connecticut) As gambling negotiations with the Connecticut tribes enter their fifth month, Gov.

17. Atlantic City) A major U.S. sports network is getting into the sports betting game.

16. Washington D.C) Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri has a new job lined up now that he’s leaving the National Indian Gaming Commission...

15. Alabama) A proposal to start a state lottery in Alabama is heading to a public hearing in the state House of Representatives.

14. Pennsylvania) More than a year after Las Vegas Sands revealed it was selling off its Bethlehem casino to an Alabama-based Indian tribe, the $1.3 billion sale is expected to go before state regulators next week.

13. Oklahoma) After many years of discussion, planning and hard work, today, Wednesday, May 3, 2019, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lucky Star Casino Watonga Hotel & Convention Center was held in Watonga, OK.

12. Las Vegas) More than four years after he imploded the Clarion, developer Lorenzo Doumani has received approvals to build a luxury hotel in its place near the north Strip.

11. New York lawmakers mull sports betting on mobile devices.
New York will lose out on hundreds of millions of dollars or more if it doesn’t...

10. Indiana joins list of states legalizing sports betting.
Sports betting will become legal in Indiana and construction of two new casinos will be...

9. Genting Malaysia results could be better than expected: RHB.

8. Beckham to help design Sands’ Londoner Macau.

7. Asia Pacific may be focus for casino M&A, investor says.
Asia Pacific may become a focus for more mergers and acquisitions in the casino industry...

6. Melco wary of MGM-Orix partnership in Osaka.

5. ASEAN tourism to grow, but challenges remain.
The ASEAN region is poised for a significant tourism boom...

4. Bloomberry sees net profit shrink 40 percent in 19Q1.
Bloomberry Resorts, the operator of the Solaire Resort & Casino...

3. Sands China reveals gaming and non-gaming features of The Londoner Macao.
Sands China’s transformation of Sands Cotai Central into The Londoner Macao will see the property's main façade…

2. Lawrence Ho says Golden Week volume Melco’s “best in five years”.
Melco Resorts and Entertainment Chairman and CEO Lawrence Ho says he expects the company to post significantly...

1. Sasebo mayor confirms intention to move forward with IR bid as fourth term begins.
Sasebo Mayor Norio Tomonaga has reiterated his intention to push forward with eight key projects, including…​


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33. New Jersey sues US for documents on online gambling crackdown linked to Las Vegas Sands.

32. "Esports and sports betting are set to drive America’s biggest tech boom in 20 years".

31. Brazilian lawmakers to reopen debate on legalized gambling.

30. "In Colombia, we found customers are looking for interconnection between products in the casino".

29. Maine legislators reject several sports betting bills, leaving a single proposal.

28. Maryland casinos have second-best month ever with USD 145.2 M in revenue in April.

27. Sinclair's new deal with Disney aimed at sports betting expansion

26. Sweden) William Hill has launched its brand in the Swedish igaming market...

25. Australia) The acquisition in December 2018 of a nearly 10-percent stake in Australia-listed Asian casino operator Donaco International Ltd...

24. United Kingdom) The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued an update reminding all industry stakeholders that new rules on online age...

23. Asia) Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited booked slight increases in operating revenue and Adjusted EBITDA in the...

22. Alexander? James? Spencer? Name game is on for royal baby.
Britons love to lay down their bets – and with the birth of a healthy baby boy for Meghan

21. Singapore fills coffers with nearly $1 billion on casino visits.

20. Texas) ESPN bring its inaugural Collegiate Esports Championship finals to Houston this...

19. Las Vegas) A spread of land south of the Strip that was eyed for a stadium and an arena during the bubble years...

18. Las Vegas) MGM Resorts International and nightclub operator Hakkasan Group ended several of their management agreements over locations inside the casino operator’s Las Vegas Strip resorts.

17 Massachusetts) A vote in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday will help decide the fate of the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton.

16. North Carolina) A Congressional bill that would make way for a new casino is sparking controversy in western North Carolina.

15. Ohio) Gambling revenue at Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos totaled $160.2 million in April, down 1.1 percent from a year ago...

14. Michigan) The Michigan House Ways and Means Committee recently held a hearing to discuss several gaming expansions under consideration by the legislature...

13. WSOP: NJ online poker players can compete for bracelets despite Wire Act worries.
Despite the looming threat of the Department of Justice’s enforcement of the Wire Act, NJ online poker players will still get the...

12. Germany submits State Treaty to European Commission.
Germany has submitted its third amended State Treaty on Gambling to the European Commission as it seeks to extend a seven-year trial of open competition in the market.

11. UKGC enforces new code on player age & ID.
The UK Gambling Commission has introduced new age-verification rules that...

10. In-play betting and the future of exchanges in the USA.
It’s news to no one that the US betting market is about to explode, state by state, as betting on sports becomes legal.

9. "At risk" players and the risk of competition.
Recent weeks have seen GVC, Svenska Spel, and number of other online gambling operators all calling for a total ban on broadcast advertising.

8. Melco Q1 revenue gains 4 percent on Macau mass market.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment posted a 4 percent gain in Q1 revenue...

7. MACAU) Japan tourism minister visits Cotai Strip.
As part of his Golden Week travels abroad Minister of Land, Infrastructure...

6. City of Dreams Macau leads the way as Melco Resorts shows improvement in 1Q19.

5. N.J. Attorney General sues DOJ over casino owner’s link to Wire Act opinion.
The state Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the...

4. Rhode Island lottery cuts expectations for sports betting revenue in half.
The Rhode Island lottery now says sports betting is expected to bring in about $15 million in the next fiscal year...

3. Maryland casinos generate $145.2 million in revenue in April.
Maryland’s six casinos generated a combined $145.2 million in revenue in April...

2. MLB’s Gamble On Integrity Fees And Its Official Data Stream Getting Pushback From Gaming Operators.
As legalized sports wagering becomes more prevalent outside of Nevada and New Jersey..

1. What is next for Trump Plaza and the Atlantic Club?
Bob Smith is at a loss for words when trying to explain to tourists what is happening with the Boardwalk’s two biggest vacancies.


Todays Gaming-News: 7/May/2019 NTG.
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​18. This Week in Gambling. Video:
We've had two addition states pass sports betting regulation, with another two on the edge of legalizing it as well.

17. US states about to legislate should treat eSports betting in a similar way to traditional sports.

16. The NHL has taken a progressive approach to sports betting.

15. Colorado sports betting bill heads to Governor after Senate approval.

14. Governor Signs the Bill to Legalise Sports Betting in Montana.

13. Las Vegas Raiders stadium begins dangerous construction phase.

12. MBS, Genting to pay fair market value for Singapore land.
Marina Bay Sands and Genting Singapore will pay fair market value for the land they have been allocated as part of a S$9 billion ($6.65 billion) expansion of their properties in Singapore.

11. Singaporeans pay S$1.3b in casino entry fees.
Singaporean citizens and permanent residents have paid about S$1.3 billion in casino entry fees since the island state’s two IRs opened in 2010.

10. Illegal betting kingpins arrested on Sunday.
India’s authorities have arrested two top-bosses of an international betting syndicate...

9. Melco receives workplace accolade.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment has been named among the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2019 in the hospitality sector for Hong Kong and Macau.

8. Singapore’s casinos have raised around SG$1.3 billion (US$953 million) from the mandatory entry levy ...

7. Donaco International co-founder Joey Lim says he still has full confidence in the future of the company’s…

6. Inside Asian Gaming*will host the second installment of Macau After Dark (MAD) this Friday 10 May 2019…

5. Macau junket operator Suncity Group will launch its 14th international VIP Club and second in Cambodia…

4. New Nevada Gaming Control Board chair bracing for challenging months ahead.
It seems the use of Sandra Douglass Morgan’s array of experience in gaming and in sports couldn’t have come at a better time for state gaming regulation.

3. Why Montana’s Governor vetoed a sports betting bill.
Montana Senator Mark Blasdel was worried this would happen.

2. Maine sports betting legislation faces further study.
Lawmakers said Monday they need more time to decide on a push to allow sports betting in Maine that’s been spurred by a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

1. Puerto Rico; A Unique Sports Betting Challenge.
In Puerto Rico, gambling happens everywhere from corner bars to corporate-owned casinos to the Hipodrom Camarero.


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31. Following reversal at Wynn, is free parking on the Las Vegas Strip making a comeback?
Free drinks. Free buffets. Free hotel stays. Each perk at one time padded every visit to the Strip and up until a few years ago, that list included free parking.

30. Caesars Entertainment and Caesars Foundation launch Economic Equity Tour.
The six-city tour will provide education and skill development to current and potential employees, suppliers and community members.

29. Golden Nugget Las Vegas presents Honky Tonk at The Tank.
Golden Nugget's revamped poolside bash features a limited residency with local band The Rhyolite Sound.

28. Montana becomes the first state to legalize sports betting in 2019.

27. Phil Ruffin confirms interest in buying Caesars' Strip properties.

26. Paddy Power Betfair's Q1 powered by a nearly 50% increase in the US.

25. Illinois could face a gambling expansion including sports betting and new casinos.

24. Cirsa acquires Giga Games from Juan Lao's Conei Corporación.

23. Macau's gaming revenue expected to resume growing since May.

22. Gambling expansion, sports betting on collision course as end of Illinois’ legislative session nears.
The smart money says that if Illinois lawmakers are going to legalize sports betting this spring, it’s going to be part of a larger gambling expansion deal that also includes new casino licenses and expanded betting options at horse tracks.

21. Treasure Island owner eyeing Caesars’ Las Vegas Strip properties.
Eldorado Resorts, Boyd Gaming and other large casino operators are mum about their possible interest in buying Caesars Entertainment Corp. properties. But not Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin.

20. Kentucky Derby disqualification costs bettors around $9 million.
It will go down in betting lore as the $9 million disqualification. Kentucky Derby favorite Maximum Security crossed the finish line first but was subsequently disqualified Saturday, making long shot Country House the winner.

19. (New York) New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow wagering on sports on mobile devices, an issue that's also being debated in other states. The Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering will hear testimony Wednesday in Albany.

18. (Atlantic City) More than 10,000 casino and hospitality employees will have the opportunity Friday to vote for union leadership, and the choice is between two familiar tickets. Bob McDevitt, president of UNITE HERE Local 54 since 1996, is being challenged by Al Tabei for control of the labor union that represents nearly one-third of casino workers in Atlantic City.

17. (Atlantic City) A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino will finally turn a profit this month and chart the way forward under the ownership of a New York hedge fund. The Ocean Casino Resort, which until a few weeks ago was known as the Ocean Resort Casino, has greatly reduced its debt and will return to profitability in May, according to Eric Matejevich, the interim CEO managing the oceanfront property while an ownership transfer takes place.

16. (Alabama) After clearing the state Senate without a vote to spare, a proposal to establish a state lottery in Alabama faces an uncertain outlook in the House of Representatives. House members are seeking changes to the bill including how the state will use lottery revenue.

15. (Virginia) Local church leaders are not thrilled with the possibility of Danville taking a gamble on luring in a casino. Most ministers who talked to Danville Register & Bee are morally opposed to the idea, saying a betting establishment will encourage residents, especially the poor, to spend money they don’t have and become addicted to gambling.

14. (Tennessee) This week, the Tennessee legislature passed a bill to legalize online sports betting. Here are five things to know about the legalization.

13. (Iowa) As legislators recently cleared the way for the state’s newest gambling expansion into online-based sports wagering, Sen. Joe Bolkcom waved his smartphone on the Senate floor and hailed the alluring device as Iowans’ new pocket casino.

12. (Uganda) The Uganda Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board has prequalified Gaming Laboratories International to provide independent testing laboratory services for the financial years 2018-2022.

11. (Canada) The Ontario government has eliminated funding to an organization that researches problem gambling, ordering it to wind down operations by the summer.

10. (Japan) The education ministry has come up with reference documents for high school teachers to guide them in preventing addiction to gambling and other activities and substances.

9. (China) Police in east China's Anhui Province have arrested seven people for organizing cross-border online gambling, which involves 2.1 billion yuan (around 312 million U.S. dollars).

8. Macau to face worker shortages.
Macau is likely to face a shortfall of about 7,525 workers by 2020, with vacancies most likely to be in senior and middle management, according to a government survey.

7. Ian Fok takes over for Stanley Ho at STDM helm.
Ian Fok, the second son of gaming tycoon Henry Fok, has taken over as the new chairman of Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões (STDM).

6. Macau VIP leakage not a result of ASEAN casino rise.
Lower VIP gaming tax and the improving quality of casinos in the ASEAN region will see more high-rollers trying their luck in casinos located in Cambodia and the Philippines, say analysts from Morgan Stanley.

5. Visitor arrivals surge during May Labor Day holiday.
Visitor arrivals to Macau during the four day Labor Day holiday surged by 37 percent year-on-year, according to provisional statistics.

4. Overseas leakage not to blame for Macau’s VIP revenue slowdown: Morgan Stanley.
Concerns over the loss of VIP business from Macau to increasingly attractive regional destinations are unfounded…

3. South Shore Holdings says talks ongoing over potential HK$1.5 billion investment into THE 13.
Hong Kong-listed South Shore Holdings says that negotiations regarding a potential investment of …

2. Macau visitor numbers rise 37.0% during Labour Day holiday.
The number of visitors entering Macau during the first three days of the Labour Day holiday from 1 to 3 May…

1. Sands China continues responsible gaming advanced training programme.
Sands China has continued its Responsible Gaming Ambassador advanced training programme, aimed at educating …


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10. Though future online, casinos pour cash into sportsbooks.
Mobile apps might drive the future of sports gambling in the United States, but casinos are still betting big on physical sportsbooks as legal wagering expands to new places.

9. Problem gambling gets less than sought by Nevada governor.
Nevada lawmakers Friday voted to reduce what the governor sought for the problem gambling program by more than half and rejected the idea of earmarking Gaming revenue to pay for it.

8. Montana governor signs sports betting bill, state hopes to have wagering by football season.
Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov.

7. Colorado voters could decide on allowing sports betting in casinos.
In the final day of the 2019 Colorado General Assembly, lawmakers have given final approval to asking voters if they’ll allow licensed casinos in Colorado the ability to take wagers on sporting events. The measure will head to Governor Jared Polis for approval.

6. Las Vegas-based sports betting funds run by ex-felon eyed by SEC.
One investor, a retired engineer from Texas, thought of traveling more with his grandchildren as his $50,000 investment in Vegas Basketball Club climbed to more than $700,000 in 15 months.

5. Las Vegas’ latest building boom: NFL stadium and new resorts.
Travelers will see a different Las Vegas in the coming months, including a new NFL stadium for the coming Las Vegas Raiders, two new resort complexes and a convention center expansion.

4. Washington to create a statewide no-play list to help gambling addicts.
Washington lawmakers are trying to step up efforts to address gambling addiction and ensure the resources are available for those in crisis. Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill, sponsored by Democratic Rep.

3. Mount Airy Casino Resort unveils expansion.
A significant investment in the Poconos was unveiled Friday morning, and it has leaders of Mount Airy Casino Resort feeling lucky. A $40 million dollar expansion project has come to life. "It's so incredibly impressive, it's so top shelf," says Chris Barrett, President/CEO, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau.

2. Adelson-owned casino scores victory in Pennsylvania’s high court.
A component of Pennsylvania’s 2017 gambling expansion law was struck down late last month. The legal challenge was led by Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, owned by Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

1. Parq Vancouver misses debt payment as casino seeks to refinance.
Luxury casino Parq Vancouver’s parent company missed an interest payment on a second-lien loan as it struggles to refinance debt taken on to build one of the largest-ever private developments in British Columbia. Parq Holdings LP was downgraded to selective default from CCC by S&P Global Ratings Thursday after the expiry of a 30-day grace period.

​This-Weeks Hot-News.

H10. Wynn Resorts ends ‘despised’ paid parking at its Las Vegas Strip resorts.
Wynn Resorts ended it two-year-old paid parking program in Las Vegas, announcing Monday it was offering free self-parking at its Wynn Las Vegas and Encore garages for all guests, without limitation, and without the need for validation.

H9. MGM: Companywide workforce reduction to cover 1,000 job eliminations by June.
MGM Resorts International said Monday its total workforce reduction will cover roughly 1,000 employees by June – almost four times the number of positions the company said it eliminated last week. The Las Vegas-based casino giant spent a good portion of first quarter earnings conference call discussing the MGM 2020 cost reduction efforts, which the company believes will lead to an additional $300 million in cash flow by 2021.

H8. Caesars touts quarterly results, offers little insight into company’s future.

H7. Wynn Resorts fined $35M by Massachusetts for misconduct allegations response.

H6. ‘Gaming-focused’ Jamul Casino allows Southern California tribe to control its destiny.

H5 What is a gaming regulator’s job?
Gambling regulators in Louisiana, New Jersey and Massachusetts have some big issues on their plates and no one is quite sure what to expect. Big issues in regulation are not uncommon in gaming. Casino gaming is a highly regulated industry and regulators play very prominent roles. As conditions change and the industry evolves, regulators are faced with adapting to new circumstances and that can be challenging.

H4. Murren says the focus is on MGM 2020, downplays any deal for the Cosmopolitan.
Jim Murren attempted on Monday to stamp out speculation that MGM Resorts International wants to acquire the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which was put up for sale two weeks ago. I’m not sure he succeeded. MGM’s CEO would rather have the investment community focus on the MGM 2020 corporate restructuring program, which the company expects will result in $300 million of additional cash flow by 2021.

H3. Too big to fail U.S. Pacific Island casino keeps failing.
Last Friday’s Marianas Variety newspaper reports the Rotary Club of Saipan raked in US$34,000 from a Las Vegas Night. Perhaps the Rotarians can teach Imperial Pacific International how to operate a profitable casino on the U.S. Pacific island, part of the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands.

H2. Macau’s casino market suffers largest revenue decline in almost three years during April.

H1. Vancouver’s once rollicking casinos hit by dirty money crackdown.

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