Latest Casino operators News

Nevada casinos data: Jobs lost, revenues down amid pandemic

Jan. 14, 2022 18:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic emerged in stark numbers in an annual report showing a decrease in employees at Nevada’s biggest casinos and anemic revenues during the 12 months that followed a statewide casino shutdown in 2020. The Nevada Gaming...

NJ casinos, tracks won $4.7B in 2021; in-person winnings lag

Jan. 14, 2022 16:13 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino gambling, sports betting and online wagering in New Jersey brought in over $4.7 billion in 2021, but the casinos' core business — in-person gambling — did slightly poorer than it did before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Figures released Friday...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 14, 2022 14:45 PM EST

KPC News. Jan. 9, 2022. Editorial: Lawmakers should (but won’t) listen to police Indiana lawmakers are advancing a bill to eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit to carry a handgun in the state, despite a long line of police agencies lining up to tell them...

Matt Doherty leaving as head of Casino Reinvestment agency

Jan. 12, 2022 16:29 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The head of a state agency tasked with helping to redevelop Atlantic City using reinvested casino money is stepping down. Matthew Doherty is leaving his post as executive director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority at the end of January for...

Ground is broken on $100M indoor water park in Atlantic City

Jan. 12, 2022 12:53 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein broke ground Wednesday on a $100 million indoor water park on the Atlantic City Boardwalk that is designed to give families a year-round option in the seaside resort that doesn't involve gambling. The $100 million,...

Card-room operator files lawsuit over WA sports betting

Jan. 11, 2022 16:41 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ‘”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit was filed in U.S....

Newly affirmed, tribe looks at casino plans with fresh eyes

Jan. 09, 2022 10:06 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — As he begins his first full year in office, the new head of a Massachusetts tribe says he intends to take a cautious approach to gambling while turning attention to social challenges and other economic opportunities for its members. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Chairman...

Louisiana's Treasure Chest casino moving onto land

Jan. 08, 2022 12:43 PM EST

KENNER, La. (AP) — A transformation is in the works for the suburban New Orleans-based Treasure Chest casino, which has announced plans to move onto land as part of a $95 million expansion. A 2018 Louisiana law clears clears the way for floating casinos to move onto land and casino...

Lawsuit dropped over awarding of Terre Haute casino license

Jan. 05, 2022 17:10 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the selection of a company to build a new Terre Haute casino has been dropped, clearing a hurdle for the stalled project. A Marion County judge dismissed the lawsuit Wednesday at the request of a casino company that objected to the...

Travis Lunn named new president of Atlantic City's Borgata

Jan. 05, 2022 11:44 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn, a veteran casino executive, was named Wednesday as the new president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino. He most recently served as the southeast group president and chief operating officer for MGM Resorts, where he led Beau Rivage Resort...