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Treasure Island Resort & Casino, first-ever virtual hiring fairs in May

In preparation for a surge in summer business, Minnesota’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, is hosting its first-ever virtual hiring fairs in May. Additionally, Treasure Island will hold on-site hiring events in May and June in hopes of filling several open part-time and full-time positions. Hire-on bonuses at various amounts, depending on position, are …

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PointsBet Launches Online Casino in Michigan

PointsBet acknowledged the successful launch of its proprietary iGaming platform in the state of Michigan.  The commencement of PointsBet’s inaugural online casino operations follows the launch of sports betting in the state this past January and notably adds to PointsBet’s growing, proprietary wagering product suite, which already included a fixed odds sportsbook as well as …

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Penn National, “myheroes” program – military, veterans & first responders

Penn National Gaming, Inc.  announced that in celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15, it will be launching a new initiative to honor active-duty military, veterans and first responders. The “myheroes” program is an exclusive, fully integrated extension of Penn National’s industry leading mychoice® rewards loyalty program, which will provide our nation’s heroes …

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MGM Resorts, Full Gaming Floor Occupancy At Las Vegas Properties

MGM Resorts International announced that the Nevada Gaming Control Board has approved a return to 100 percent occupancy and no social distancing on the gaming floors located inside the company’s Las Vegas Strip properties. Those properties include: Bellagio Resort & Casino ARIA Resort & Casino MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino …

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Q1 Gaming Revenue Surpasses $11B

U.S. commercial gaming revenue topped $11 billion in Q1 2021, matching Q3 2019 as the industry’s highest-grossing quarter ever, according to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker. The revenue total marks a 4.1 percent increase over the industry’s pre-pandemic performance in Q1 2019 and is a 17.7 percent increase over Q1 2020, when the entire …

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U.S. Online Wagering Capabilities Continue to Expand

As the legal system slowly becomes more friendly towards online sports betting, states around the country begin to look towards the young and growing industry to raise tax revenue. Recently, the advancement of sports betting in Illinois took place, vastly expanding the mobile wagering options available to the state’s 12.7 million residents. Furthermore, data from Odds.com published …

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Resorts World Las Vegas Partnership With Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini

Resorts World Las Vegas and Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced a partnership to explore future opportunities which would allow patrons to use their Gemini crypto wallet to enhance the integrated resort experience. This partnership aims to make Resorts World Las Vegas one of the most crypto-friendly resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, offering guests the convenience and …

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Red Rock Resorts to Sell the Palms Casino Resort

Red Rock Resorts, Inc. announced a definitive agreement between its subsidiary Station Casinos LLC and a subsidiary of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (“San Manuel”) to sell the Palms Casinos Resort for $650 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City – $20 million in capital improvements

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced the resort will reinvest a minimum of $20 million in capital improvements including suite renovations, the opening of a new Starbucks, additional slots and table games, a new dining outlet and a refresh of beachfront amenities. The majority of the investment will go towards renovating 66 Celebrity and …

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Increasingly Favorable Conditions Spur Online Gambling Growth

The number of states which are launching online betting businesses continues to grow as the legal infrastructure and public opinion have turned in favor of such services. For example, according to a report by Hartford Courant, a rewrite of gambling law in Connecticut, agreed to by Gov. Ned Lamont and the two tribal casinos, passed its first test …

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Penn National Gaming Establishes Penn Game Studios

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced that it has established Penn Game Studios (“PGS”), an in-house content development team focused on creating exclusive iCasino content for its customers. To fuel this effort, the Company is acquiring HitPoint Studios, Inc. and its spun-off real money gaming company, LuckyPoint Inc. The acquisition is expected to close in the …

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Win-River Resort & Casino, New Lightning Link Lounge & Dragon Link Den

Win-River Resort & Casino kicks off a month-long celebration of its 28th anniversary, and Aristocrat Gaming™ is helping to mark the special occasion with the grand opening of a Lightning Link Lounge™ and a Dragon Link Den™ at the thrilling northern California property. Win-River’s Lightning Link Lounge is home to 38 of Aristocrat’s electrifying Lightning Link™ games and the Dragon Link …

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BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker available in Pennsylvania

BetMGM announced the launch of BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania, giving customers access to benefits tied to Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City as well as other MGM Resorts’ casino-resorts nationwide. Pennsylvania is the third state to introduce BetMGM Poker and the second to introduce Borgata Poker, both powered by partypoker US Network. As a trusted, …

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