Harrah’s Louisiana Downs sale gets Louisiana Gaming Control Board’s approval

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs sale gets Louisiana Gaming Control Board’s approval

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB) has finally given its approval for the sale of the Harrah’s Louisiana Downs property to Rubico Acquisition Corporation. According to emerging media reports, the $22 million sale of the 280-acre gaming property has been approved by the gaming regulator of Louisiana.

Gila River Indian Community breaks ground on fourth casino in Southern Arizona

Gila River Indian Community breaks ground on fourth casino in Southern Arizona

With a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this week, the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) officially embarked on the construction of its fourth casino resort in the southern part of Arizona.

Gila River Santan Mountain Casino Resort, the upcoming tribal gaming property, is being constructed on the southeast corner of Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway in the Chandler area of Arizona. The site in question is nearly five miles south of Loop 202.

Online casino operator Stakelogic opens new live dealer studio & launches corporate website

Online casino operator Stakelogic opens new live dealer studio & launches corporate website

Stakelogic, a Malta-headquartered young & innovative developer of online casino games, recently announced two major developments—the opening of a new vertical live dealer studio in Malta and the launch of a corporate website.The opening of the new vertical live dealer studio in Malta and the launch of the corporate website Stakelogiclive.com are part of the gaming company’s effort to accelerate the pace of its transition from a business-to-business (B2B) slot studio to a casino content provider for all stakeholders, including operators, affiliates, and players.

Illinois Gaming Board rejects two proposals for lone Chicago casino license

Illinois Gaming Board rejects two proposals for lone Chicago casino license

Only two bidders are left in the race for the lone Chicago casino license earmarked for the South Suburbs as the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) has rejected the other two proposals. Following the rejection of casino pitches targeting Calumet City and Lynwood by the IGB, Homewood and Matteson remained the only two finalist towns in the bidding process for the South Suburbs casino license.

Sports betting lawsuit against Florida Governor DeSantis dismissed

Sports betting lawsuit against Florida Governor DeSantis dismissed

Florida’s two pari-mutuel operators, Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, suffered a big legal blow earlier this week when a federal judge dismissed their lawsuit against Governor Ron DeSantis. The Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, both owned by the same company, had filed the lawsuit against the governor in July this year.

MLS suspends Felipe Hernandez for placing bets on two league games

MLS suspends Felipe Hernandez for placing bets on two league games

Major League Soccer (MLS) has confirmed that one of its players from Sporting Kansas City has been placed under suspension for at least the rest of the season after he broke rules by betting on two league matches. Felipe Hernandez, a midfielder with Sporting Kansas City who scored his first MLS goal in a June 23rd match against the Colorado Rapids, was suspended by the league after he admitted that he placed bets on league matches. However, the 23-year-old soccer player stressed that none of the two league matches involved his own team.

Macau casinos suffer steep decline in number of visitors during ‘Golden Week’

Macau casinos suffer steep decline in number of visitors during ‘Golden Week’

Macau’s ‘Golden Week’ holiday period is usually known for attracting a large number of casino visitors, but this time the tally dropped by more than 93% year-on-year as the ‘delta variant’ of Covid-19 kept marauding the former Portuguese enclave.

As per stats released by the Public Security Police Force of Macau, only 1,166 people visited the former Portuguese enclave daily during the recently concluded ‘Golden Week’ holiday period. The figure represents a decline of 93.7 per cent from the corresponding one-week period of 2020.

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