|Two of the most noteworthy casino bosses in the world - Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson - traded barbs in this week's London Sunday Times over their Vegas casino expansions.
The new year began with a record month for gaming revenues in Macau as receipts rose 27 percent over December's figures and climbed to more than $12.5 billion for the first time.
A 37-year-old female lawyer, who often played seven hands of blackjack
simultaneously, gambled away nearly $1 million and has lodged a $20 million lawsuit
against seven casinos, claiming that they had "a duty of care" to spot her compulsive
Five casinos will be built in Thailand's holiday hotspots to compete with its
regional neighbors for tourists' cash.
Trump OneSM Card holders who have qualified for Executive or Chairman level will be
allowed to ride the Trump One Shuttle between the three Trump Atlantic City casino
resorts seven days a week at no charge.
MGM Grand at Foxwoods had nearly 200 people reserve rooms last week on the first day
accommodations were offered. The new Connecticut casino is scheduled to open in
State records show that Oklahoma received $70.4 million in 2007 from Indian gambling
compacts or exclusivity fees, three times the amount collected in 2006.
Traffic at McCarran International Airport fell 2.8 percent in January to about 3.6
million arrivals and departures.
Atlantic City's casinos will spend $90 million underwriting horse-racing purses and
supporting horse-breeding programs over the next three years, according to the New
Jersey governor's office.
U.K. bookmaker Ladbrokes posted a 45% jump in profits in 2007, thanks to a
growth in telephone bets and revenues from betting-shop roulette machines.