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The whole gambling world is not just online. Here we look at what is going on in brick-and-mortar sites. Whether it is a scam, a new development, or a special offer, this category has it all.

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Steve Wynn to Sell Majority Stake in Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn to sell shares in Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn is poised to sell some or all of his shares in Wynn Resorts, according to a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The news comes five days after Wynn and his ex-wife, Elaine Wynn, dissolved a shareholder’s agreement, drawn up during their divorce in 2010, which prevented either party from selling…Read More

James Packer Resigns from Crown Resorts Board Citing Mental Health Issues

James Packer resigns with mental health issues

Billionaire James Packer has resigned as director of Australian casino giant Crown Resorts to undergo treatment for mental illness. A spokesman for his private investment company, Consortium Press Holdings, said on Wednesday that Packer was “suffering from mental health issues” and “intends to step back from all commitments.” In a separate statement Crown Resorts CEO…Read More

MGM Resorts Says ‘The Show’ Must Go On, Relaunches Suspended Marketing Campaign

MGM Resorts Las Vegas marketing commercial

MGM Resorts has relaunched a slightly tweaked version of its “Welcome to the Show” branding campaign, which the company suspended in the days following the October 1 massacre. The roughly three-minute spot begins by telling viewers with on-screen text that “Mankind was not born to be bored.” Paired with thrilling music, the promo features various…Read More

Downtown Las Vegas Casino Owner Derek Stevens Scores on March Madness Bets

Downtown Las Vegas Derek Stevens

Downtown Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens bet $11,000 on each of the 32 First Round games of NCAA March Madness. And when the buzzers concluded, the D Casino boss found himself $16,000 richer. In what’s become an annual tradition, Stevens bet $11,000 on all 32 games. But this month, his team accidentally bet one…Read More

Galaxy to Move Ahead with Casino on Philippine Resort Island Despite Duterte Shut-Down

Boracay Casino to continue despite Duterte closure

Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment is pressing ahead with the construction of a $500 million integrated casino resort on Boracay Island in the Philippines, despite the country’s president Rodrigo Duterte recently describing the island “a cesspool” and ordering it to be closed. On March 15, army general turned environmental secretary Roy Cimatu seconded his boss’ appraisal. “For…Read More

Melco Resorts Billionaire Lawrence Ho Says Six Macau Casino Licenses Plenty

Melco Resorts Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts CEO Lawrence Ho feels six licensed casino operators in Macau is an ideal number unless the enclave wishes to drastically increase gambling revenue. The half-dozen presently authorized gaming operators will see their licenses begin to expire in 2020. SJM Holdings and MGM Resorts will be first to terminate, with Las Vegas Sands, Wynn…Read More

Pamunkey Tribe’s Plan for Virginia’s First Casino Will Spark War With MGM

Pamunkey casino

The Pamunkey of Virginia – the tribe of Pocahontas, no less – believe a $700 million casino resort could be just around the riverbend. It would be the first in the state. But MGM Resorts International, which has a history of using its political influence to oppose new regional threats, is less than thrilled by…Read More

Connecticut Commercial Casino Bill Advances, But East Windsor Tribal Facility Protected

casino bill Connecticut MGM

A Connecticut casino bill that would allow commercial gambling operators to submit proposals to build in the state has advanced out of committee and is now headed to the House floor. On Friday, the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee passed House Bill 5305 by a vote of 18-7. The legislation now goes to…Read More

Waterfront Manila Pavilion Casino Fire Kills Five, Hundreds Evacuated

Waterfront Manila Pavilion Casino Fire

Five employees of the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino have been killed in a fire that engulfed the building on Sunday morning and raged for 25 hours before firefighters were able to get it under control on Monday. More than 300 hotel guests, including foreign tourists and employees, were evacuated from the casino. The…Read More

Security Expert Critical of Police Response to Mass Shooting Says Las Vegas Must Stay on High Alert

Las Vegas Metro Police shooting

One of the world’s leading crisis management experts says Las Vegas was shockingly unprepared to more appropriately respond to last fall’s mass shooting that left 58 people dead and hundreds of others severely injured. Larry Barton, a former FBI Academy and US Marshals Service instructor, said this week at the World Game Protection Conference (WGPC)…Read More

Japanese Casino Bill Delayed, Could Miss Boat for 2018

Japanese casino bill jeopardised

The introduction of Japan’s long-awaited IR bill, which will establish a framework of regulation for the country’s future casino industry, is likely to be delayed until at least April. The task force charged with drafting the new rules has failed to reach consensus, prompting concerns that the legislation will arrive too late to stand a…Read More

March Madness Opening Rounds Slam Dunk for Las Vegas Sportsbooks

March Madness odds Las Vegas sportsbook

March Madness made plenty of sports bettors go crazy during the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament. Numerous highly wagered upsets went in favor of the house, as the 68-team bracket was dwindled down to 16. The biggest upset was #16 UMBC defeating #1 Virginia, the top overall seed in the entire competition. Before Friday’s game,…Read More

South Korean President Sacks 226 Employees at Kangwon Land Casino

South Korean President Moon Jae-in fires Kangwon Land Casino employees

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered the firing of 226 employees of the country’s biggest casino, Kangwon Land. The employees were allegedly hired nepotistically between July 2011 and February 2014, either because of their political connections to members of the previous government administration, or for their personal ties to former CEO Choi Heung-jip. During that…Read More

Floyd Mayweather Confirms MMA Training, Potential $1 Billion UFC Deal Lurks

Floyd Mayweather UFC odds

Floyd Mayweather says he’s finished with boxing after capping off a perfect 50-0 career with a victory over UFC star Conor McGregor last year, but he remains committed to trying his hand (and feet) at mixed martial arts (MMA). Rumors have been circulating that “Money” has been considering a foray into MMA, and this week…Read More

Tiger Woods Says ‘Gamble-oholics’ Make Him Las Vegas Masters Favorite

Tiger Woods Masters odds golf

Tiger Woods now has the shortest line of any golfer to win the 2018 Masters. The Westgate SuperBook has the 14-time major winner at 8/1 to don his fifth green jacket early next month in Augusta, Georgia. The game’s #1 and #2 ranked golfers, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, trail closely at 9/1. Johnson and…Read More