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08, Friday January 2021

Landing International reports $13.4m missing from Jeju Island resort casino

Apparently, heavy lifting was involved in the reported theft of over KRW14.5b (US$13.4m) in cash from South Korean casino operator Landing International Development Limited‘s Jeju Shinhwa World resort casino. The missing funds reportedly consisted entirely of 50k ($46) Korean won notes, which would tip the scales at over 617 lbs. in total. In its “inside […]

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08, Friday January 2021

Las Vegas Police ID Woman Who Allegedly Left Toddler at Wynn Restroom

The woman who allegedly abandoned a little girl in a Wynn Las Vegas restroom last week was identified by Metro police Thursday. She is Mariam Ramos, age 26, police told multiple local news organizations. Mariam Ramos, right, is shown with a child who is believed to be her daughter. Las Vegas Metro police are searching […]

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07, Thursday January 2021

Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia to officially open from February 11

In eastern Pennsylvania and the $600 million Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia is reportedly set to officially open to the public from February 11 following a little over two years of construction. According to a Wednesday report from the online news domain at PhillyVoice.com, the coming 510,000 sq ft venue for the southern Philadelphia suburbs […]

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07, Thursday January 2021

MGM Acknowledges Anxious Activist Investor, But Imminent China Stake Reduction Unlikely

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) confirms it received a letter from Snow Lake Capital Ltd. founder Sean Ma, but the gaming company isn’t rushing to trim its stake in MGM China Holdings (OTC:MCHVF) per the investor’s suggestion. MGM’s Mirage on the Vegas Strip. The company isn’t rushing into selling its China stake. (Image: YouTube) In a […]

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06, Wednesday January 2021

IGT receives cryptocurrency patent for land-based gaming machines

In the United States and lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has reportedly just been granted a patent that could soon allow punters to play a range of land-based slots utilizing cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin. According to a Tuesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the New York-listed developer has received authorization for technology […]

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06, Wednesday January 2021

$500 Gambling Loss Leaves Las Vegas Man Angry, Allegedly Kills Dog 

A small, three-year-old brown chihuahua, named “Star” was allegedly killed by a Las Vegas man over the weekend after he lost $500 at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas. The dog was his girlfriend’s pet. Walter Stevenson, age 46, of Las Vegas pictured above. He was arrested after allegedly killing a dog. […]

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05, Tuesday January 2021

Bally’s Corporation inks operating deal for coming Pennsylvania casino

American casino operator Bally’s Corporation has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see it design, build and operate a new gambling-friendly facility for central Pennsylvania featuring up to 750 slots alongside as many as 30 gaming tables. Previously known as Twin River Worldwide Holdings Incorporated until undergoing a name-change late last year, […]

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05, Tuesday January 2021

Majestic Las Vegas Groundbreaking Scheduled for July at Former Clarion Hotel Site

Confident that Las Vegas’ business travel sector will rebound, developer Lorenzo Doumani on Monday said he will start construction on the Majestic Las Vegas hotel in July. The Clarion hotel in Las Vegas was imploded in 2015. Developer Lorenzo Doumani on Monday said he will start construction on the Majestic Las Vegas hotel on the […]

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05, Tuesday January 2021

BetMakers Technology Group Limited moving ahead with Sportech purchase

Australian gaming technologies and software firm BetMakers Technology Group Limited has announced that it has raised approximately $38.28 million via a public placement so as to help fund its planned acquisition of the racing and digital assets of British pools betting innovator Sportech. The Sydney-listed firm used an official Monday filing (pdf) to detail that […]

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04, Monday January 2021

Iran to Consider Making Online Gaming Crimes Eligible for the Death Penalty

And you thought the Wire Act was harsh. Iranian exiles in Brussels fashion a noose during a protest against government officials in their former homeland, an Islamic state. (Image: Reuters) A lawmaker in Iran announced last week that the Islamic Republic’s legislature has drafted a bill that would levy the death penalty against those found […]

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