Tag Archives: Gaming Law & Legislation

Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady benefits from slot revenue tax rate cut

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In New York and the local government’s decision to allow its four upstate commercial casinos to apply for a temporary reduction in their slot revenue tax rates has reportedly worked out well for the Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady property. According to a Sunday report from The Daily Gazette newspaper, the venue owned by Rush […]

Online casino and slot games to be ‘targeted’ in United Kingdom’s coming ‘white paper’ review

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Twitter In the United Kingdom and the upcoming ‘white paper’ review of the nation’s gambling laws will reportedly look to target online casino and slot games over fears that these activities are associated with higher rates of addiction. According to a Tuesday report from the Evening Standard newspaper, this revelation came from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary […]

American Gaming Association commends Congressional letter

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has praised a Congressional letter asking the federal government to start seriously clamping down on illegal offshore iGaming operators. The advocacy organization used an official Wednesday press release to detail that the correspondence was recently sent to the United States Department of Justice after […]

Osaka casino resort proposal may soon be subjected to a local referendum

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Facebook In Japan and the plan to bring an $8 billion integrated casino resort to the city of Osaka could reportedly be in danger after an anti-gambling group managed to collect enough signatures to trigger a local referendum on the project. According to a report from GGRAsia, the anti-casino group revealed earlier this month that […]

California governor signs pair of revised tribal gaming compacts into law

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Twitter In the western American state of California and Governor Gavin Newsom (pictured) has reportedly signed legislation into law ratifying refreshed tribal gaming compacts with the Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Tribe and the Middletown Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians. According to a Wednesday report from The Bakersfield Californian newspaper, the move from the Democratic […]

Illinois judge rejects temporary Golden Nugget Danville restraining order

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MGM China Holdings Limited chalks up depressed first-quarter financials

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Facebook Macau casino operator MGM China Holdings Limited has released its unaudited first-quarter financial results showing that its aggregated revenues dropped by 9% year-on-year to approximately $267.57 million. The Hong Kong-listed firm used an official Monday filing to detail that this decline came as market-wide first-quarter gross gaming revenues in Macau plummeted by 25% year-on-year […]

Wakayama Prefecture integrated casino resort plan in serious jeopardy

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Trio of Nepalese slot parlors ordered to close due to licensing fee failure

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The government for the small Asian nation of Nepal has reportedly revoked the licenses of three land-based gambling establishments after the trio refused to hand over a combined $7.3 million in outstanding fees. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief, the enterprises from Rock International Proprietary Limited, Happy Hour Kathmandu and Oriental Hotels Limited […]

Bally’s Corporation refutes Japanese integrated casino resort rumors

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The Chairman for American land-based casino operator Bally’s Corporation has reportedly poured cold water on a rumor that his company will soon be launching a bid to bring a gambling-friendly development to the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Soohyung Kim (pictured) disclosed that his firm is interested […]