Caesars Pleads with Indiana Gaming Commission to Let It Keep Hammond Casino

US casino giant Caesars Entertainment, Inc. is looking to keep Horseshoe Hammond Casino and the state Gaming Commission appears to be poised to discuss the matter, according to recent reports from local news outlets. As part of its approval of Caesars’ $17.3 billion takeover of Eldorado Resorts, the regulator ordered the casino operator in July […]

Crown Resorts Director Says Company Was Aware Gaming Tax Payments Were Short

A Crown Resorts board member who rejoined the Australian casino giant in March says former company officials were well aware that it was underpaying its required taxes on gaming revenue.  The Hon. Ray Finkelstein oversees the Victorian Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and License of Crown Resorts. A board director for the casino company […]

Sporttrade, Sports Betting Exchange Startup, Lands $36 Million in Investments

One month after launching its website, Sporttrade, a sports betting financial technology company, announced Tuesday it raised $36 million from a group of investors, including former MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren and Nasdaq CEO Tom Wittman. Sporttrade Founder and CEO Alex Kane testifies before the Ohio Select Committee on Gaming during a […]

High-Speed Train Construction Delayed Until 2022 on Southern California-Las Vegas Line

The private company hoping to start construction on a high-speed train from Southern California to Las Vegas this summer is delaying the project at least until 2022. The Southern Nevada station would be near the casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. An artist’s illustration shows a Brightline high-speed train zipping through a desert setting. A […]

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