Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Set to Reopen by Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by: Ian Smith on June 22, 2017

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino of Atlantic City announced that it is expected to open its doors once again by Memorial Day weekend. This announcement comes after the venue was forced to close its doors as the Trump Taj Mahal in October of 2016. The former Trump Taj Mahal read more…

Pennsylvania Passes Largest Gambling Bill in Years

Posted by: Ian Smith on June 9, 2017

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed gambling legislation that had been unveiled only hours earlier. The proposed legislation aims to expand casino-style gambling to a number of different places, including the internet, airports, and bars. The need for such legislation comes from a need to address deficits in the state’s read more…

New Mexico’s Newest Casino Dispute Settled

Posted by: Kyle Joseph on June 1, 2017

A dispute between the state of Arizona and a Native American tribe that calls the state home has finally been settled after months of debate. According to the Associated Press, the state of Arizona and the O’odham Nation have finally come to an agreement regarding a casino location just outside read more…

Adelson Pitches Brazilian Casino

Posted by: Kyle Joseph on May 25, 2017

No matter what part of the casino industry we are talking about, the simple fact of the matter is that you cannot go very far without mentioning billionaire Sheldon Adelson. Adelson, now 83, has been a casino mogul for some time now, and is a direct stakeholder in a plethora read more…

Potawatomi Confirms Hotel Expansion

Posted by: Ian Smith on May 18, 2017

The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee announced on Tuesday its plans to expand the existing hotel structure by adding a second hotel tower. The hotel and casino, owned and operated by Forest County Potawatomi Community, is set to begin construction later this year pending approval by the city of read more…

U.S. Department of the Interior Back Tribes, Despite McCain Letter

Posted by: Ian Smith on May 17, 2017

The United States Department of the Interior has backed Connecticut tribes in their venture to open a joint casino, following a letter from Senator John McCain, which cast doubt about the potential new casino. Last week, MGM Resorts International began circulating a letter from McCain to federal regulators expressing concern read more…

Plainridge Park Experiencing Extended Success

Posted by: Kyle Joseph on May 16, 2017

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know full well that we have been focusing heavily on the casino activity across the Eastern seaboard, and especially in New England. With states like New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut all working on expanding the scope of brick and mortar casino read more…

Hard Rock, Rideau Carleton Raceway Announce Casino Expansion

Posted by: Ian Smith on May 15, 2017

Hard Rock International is looking to partner with Rideau Carleton Raceway, in order to expand its casino operations to the Canadian capital, Ottawa. Hard Rock unveiled plans for a $320 million project that will include a new hotel, a live entertainment venue, and more than 13,000 square meters of gaming read more…

Live Poker Event Coming to Upstate New York

Posted by: Kyle Joseph on May 14, 2017

It seems as though the upstate New York casino industry cannot stay out of the headlines as of late. This time, a casino in Schenectady is making headlines because it recently announced that it will play host to the largest live poker tournament currently in existence. On Wednesday May 24th, read more…

Restructuring Plan Approved for Caesars

Posted by: Ian Smith on May 12, 2017

The New Jersey state Casino Control Commission (CC0) approved a plan Wednesday to allow Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. to restructure its debt through the process of outsourcing casino operations in two of its three Atlantic City properties. Caesars, who owns Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, will begin leasing operations of read more…