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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Video slot bonus rounds keep players coming back for more

It's very easy to fall into the trap of playing a slot machine longer than you had intended. It's happened to all of us. In all likelihood, it occurred because you were waiting for "just one more bonus round" on that video game that kept teasing you with two of the three screen icons required to trigger the illusive second screen bonus. Interactive…
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REITs Lead Charge to Consolidate Casino Real Estate

The slowdown in transactions across commercial real estate as a result of higher interest rates is unlikely to dramatically change in the near term as the question of value continues to plague buyers, sellers and lenders. But properties that house gaming operators are proving the exception. Not only did casino tenants pay rent when closed during…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock continues to be Indiana's top earning casino

They're singing "Happy Birthday" this week at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. But it might be hard to hear the tune over guests' seemingly unquenchable appetite for wagering at the Gary entertainment destination. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in April was the highest earning casino in the…
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Hard Rock is top earning Indiana casino for five straight quarters

There's no turning down the volume at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in December tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos located throughout the state for a 15th consecutive month. Hard Rock…
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Hard Rock is top earning Indiana casino for five straight quarters
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Some tips and advice to get the most from your casino outings

There are many reasons for slot players to learn how to play video poker, but one of the very best is the transparency of video poker games. Whereas the individual payback percentages of traditional spinning reel and video slots are proprietary information, video poker is an open book. The payback percentages of video poker games are based on a…
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Expanded gaming floor ups the volume at Hard Rock Casino

An expanded gaming floor and endless entertainment options helped Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana once again outpace its rivals in the Hoosier State. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in October tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Odds can be in favor of craps players who bet the 'Don't'

The vast majority of gamblers who play craps bet that the dice will pass. In other words, they hope that the shooter will make the point before rolling a seven. There is another dimension to the game known as betting the "Don't," sometimes referred to as the "dark side" of this fascinating table game. When you wager on the Don't, you're betting…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock marks one year as Indiana's top earning casino

The Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has been the Hoosier State's top-earning gaming destination for one full year. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in September tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos located throughout Indiana for a…
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Statewide casino revenues creep up; Hard Rock remains leader

Statewide casino revenues inched up year-over-year in November after a steep decline of $7 million year-over-year in October. November revenues were about $800000 higher than the same month last year when the Indiana Gaming Commission reports the state's casinos brought in about $196.2 million in handle. The figure is up from about $195.3 million…
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Is the Las Vegas art scene’s streak of bad luck finally over?

The arid metropolis affectionately known as Sin City has made vacillating strides to rectify its reputation as a cultural desert over the years. The latest venture to land there is the nationally roving Artist / City exhibition series, conceived by the New York-based dealer Stefania Bortolami, presenting art in off-beat environments around the US.…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock remains Indiana's top earning casino

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is less than three weeks away from completing a full year as the Hoosier State's top-earning gaming destination. And it certainly looks like the 16-month-old casino, located adjacent to Interstate 80/94 at Burr Street in Gary, is going to make it. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Aristocrat's Buffalo stampedes into the Region with new game

The Buffalo slot games from Aristocrat Technologies is one of the most successful franchises in the history of electronic gaming. With at least a dozen iterations of this iconic format, Buffalo in some game variation is a staple on every casino floor because it is the game that casino goers just love to play. A new format, Buffalo Ascension, is the…
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FTX Failure Shows Trading Is Gambling

This is an opinion editorial by Mark Maraia, an entrepreneur, author of "Rainmaking Made Simple" and a Bitcoiner. I find it tragic to note the number of people in the U.S.A. who are being forced by the Federal Reserve's monetary policy to take risks with their hard-earned capital. Those of us fortunate enough to already possess wealth are buying…
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Indiana Casino Revenue Ticks Down To $204 Million In September

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported $204 million in casino gaming win for September, a slight decline from the previous month. It was, however, the third consecutive month in which overall win topped $200 million. September's figure was 0.9% lower compared to August's $205.8 million collected by the state's 10 casinos and two racinos. The…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

The ’10-Count’ can move your blackjack game up a notch

It's time to revisit an easy-to-learn card counting technique at blackjack that will take your game above and beyond the skill level of a vast majority of players. It is nowhere near as accurate as a running count, but any means by which you take basic strategy to the next level is better than none. Here's how it works, remembering to keep in mind…
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Gibtelecom: cloud gaming and security in the gambling industry

Without a dependable and secure way of storing the mountains of data operators need to do business, there would be no igaming industry. Most data centres provide security relevant to their location and customer base but the biggest armour from a security perspective is where your data is hosted, whether this is in a traditional manner, on physical…
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Gibtelecom: cloud gaming and security in the gambling industry
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State Regulators Charge NFT Casino Project With Securities Violations

Regulators in four states have banded together to accuse a metaverse casino of selling NFTs that violated securities laws. On Thursday, state securities regulators from Texas, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Alabama filed emergency cease-and-desist orders against Slotie NFT, a Tbilisi, Georgia-based virtual gambling entity that markets itself as "the…
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Indiana Casino Win Tails Off To $205.8 Million For August

The Indiana Gaming Commission reported statewide casino win totaling $205.8 million for August, as both table and slot revenue lagged compared to July. The overall figure represented a 6.9% decline from the claimed by the state's 10 casinos and two racinos. It was also a 1.6% year-over-year drop from the $209.3 million in win for August 2021. The…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Everi seeks to claim a greater share of the slot market

Gaming industry movers and shakers who were in attendance for last week's Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas saw the new product lines and technological developments that the world's leading gaming developers, researchers, and manufacturers put on display. Among the companies showing off their wares was Everi Holdings Inc, a company of long-standing…
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Which Indiana casinos, games offer the highest return to players?

Every slot machine and every table game inside every Indiana casino is designed and operated so the casino always wins in the long run. Gamblers may hit a lucky hand at the tables from time to time or be handed a big pile of cash when the slot machine bonus game lands on a jackpot. But no matter how much a casino pays out to its players on any…
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Which Indiana casinos, games offer the highest return to players?
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Smart slot play means putting a reality check on bonus rounds

We all know what we're up against when we play the slots: A computer program that guarantees a profit for the casino. Players as a collective group are guaranteed to be returned a vast majority of the money the machine takes in. Remember, there are thousands of people who play the machine over the course of a year. There is only one casino…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Legal online gaming no threat to Indiana's casino industry, study finds

The Hoosier State could legalize real-money slot machines and casino table games played over the internet, known as iGaming, without significantly cutting into earnings or employment at its 12 brick-and-mortar casinos, including the four in Northwest Indiana. That's the conclusion of a new study released Tuesday of the potential impacts of iGaming…
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Legal online gaming no threat to Indiana's casino industry, study finds
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Indiana casino earnings slip again in June

It remains true in the gaming industry that the house always wins. Lately, however, the houses in Indiana have been winning a little bit less. Data released Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show statewide casino "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, fell in June for a third consecutive month. Altogether, Indiana casinos…
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Indiana casino earnings slip again in June
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock bucks July earnings dip at most other Indiana casinos

Earnings at Northwest Indiana casinos dipped everywhere in July compared to the same month one year ago - except at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. The Gary gaming and entertainment destination last month earned $36.8 million in casino "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, a nearly 15% increase compared to Hard Rock's July 2021 win…
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Hard Rock bucks July earnings dip at most other Indiana casinos
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South Bend casino now offers more slot machines than any other in Indiana

The Indiana gaming facility offering players the greatest number of slot machines isn't the Horseshoe, or the Hard Rock, or either of the horse track casinos near Indianapolis. Four Winds Casino in South Bend now has more slot machines available to play than any of its Hoosier competitors following a recently completed expansion of its gaming floor…
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South Bend casino now offers more slot machines than any other in Indiana
The Art Newspaper

Perrotin gambles on Las Vegas art market with new store at the Bellagio

The blue-chip French dealer Emmanuel Perrotin has joined the humble art scene in Las Vegas with the opening of a store at the Bellagio Resort and Casino, an MGM Resorts property. The store, located en route to the casino pool and adjacent to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, sells prints, editions, publications and artist-designed objects, with…
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UK gambling firms’ revenue falls, but cost of living crisis not deterring punters

The owners of gambling companies including Paddy Power, Betfair and William Hill have reported a plunge in revenues after implementing safer gambling initiatives - but said that the cost of living crisis is not slowing down punters' betting habits. London-listed Flutter, which owns Paddy Power, Sky Bet and Betfair, said that its UK revenues fell by…
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NSoft’s Slingshot 6 casino game enhanced with Progress bar feature

Last year NSoft had released Slingshot 6, a spin-based version of our blue-chip Lucky Six. Since then casino enthusiasts worldwide have been enjoying the thrills of this on-demand game. Developed for the online channel, Slingshot 6 is fast and engaging. The game offers two-click bet placement, and various bonus opportunities and features a highly…
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Comparing E2open Parent (NYSE:ETWO) and SciPlay (NASDAQ:SCPL)

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Bally's pays Chicago $40 million upfront fee for new casino

Money from Chicago's new casino already is rolling in years before the $1.74 billion gaming and entertainment destination even is constructed northwest of the Loop. Rhode Island-based Bally's Corp. this week paid $40 million to Chicago in accordance with the casino development agreement recently inked between Bally's and the city. The money is…
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Bally's pays Chicago $40 million up-front fee for new casino

Money from Chicago's new casino already is rolling in years before the $1.74 billion gaming and entertainment destination even is constructed northwest of the Loop. Rhode Island-based Bally's Corp. this week paid $40 million to Chicago in accordance with the casino development agreement recently inked between Bally's and the city. The money is…
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Indiana casino play shrinks in May as inflation hits home for Hoosiers

Higher than usual prices at gas stations, grocery stores and just about everywhere else appear to be leaving Hoosiers with less money to play with at the casinos in Northwest Indiana and across the state. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show statewide casino "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, fell in May…
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Indiana casino play shrinks in May as inflation hits home for Hoosiers
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OT7 League: Updates from Friday night's action out in Las Vegas

Friday marks Day 2 of Overtime's inaugural OT7 League, which means that over 100 future Power Five football players will battle it out in the middle of the Mojave Desert with the bright lights from Las Vegas' casinos and hotels serving as a picturesque backdrop. On night one of competition, it was five-star quarterback Dante Moore who put on a show…
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City Council endorses Bally's $1.7 billion Chicago casino plan

The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly agreed Wednesday to support a plan by Rhode Island-based Bally's Corp. to construct and operate a $1.7 billion casino, hotel and entertainment facility northwest of the Loop, near the southern tip of Goose Island. The Democratic-controlled council voted 41-7 to endorse Mayor Lori Lightfoot's recommendation…
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Indiana casinos see $221.7M in revenue in April, led by Hard Rock for 7th month in a row

According to data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission, Hard Rock Northern Indiana in Gary was the highest-earning casino in the state in April for the seventh consecutive month, once again surpassing former earnings leader Horseshoe Casino in Hammond for revenue. Indiana's sports betting and casino industries combined generated…
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Man tries 'jackpot switch' to avoid casino slot prize going to unpaid child support, Northwest Indiana police say

MICHIGAN CITY - If a person at the casino offers to give you part of his or her slot machine jackpot if you'll do the paperwork required to claim it, it's not only a bad idea to say yes, it's also a crime. Billy Butler, of Mishawaka, is poised to learn that lesson the hard way. Butler is accused in LaPorte County of allegedly engaging in "jackpot…
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Man arrested after allegedly trying to keep casino jackpot from being garnished

A man has been arrested after police say he had another person collect a casino jackpot to avoid having his winnings be garnished to pay his child support. Billy J. Butler was at the Blue Chip casino, last month, and won more than $1300 dollars on a slot machine. According to court documents, Butler asked a woman to cash out the claim. Police…
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Gambler charged for allegedly asking someone else to claim jackpot

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. - A player at the Blue Chip casino was charged with cheating at gaming for allegedly asking someone else to claim his winnings, according to court records. On April 20, a player, Billy J. Butler, had won at a table game, but his winnings were intercepted because he owes $48000 in child support, according to the probable cause…
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After 25 years, East Chicago casino looks back on changes, growth, giving back

A mock interview. A rush of well-wishers carrying a big check and bouquet of flowers. Tears of joy and excitement. The mood was light and giddy as Ameristar Casino General Manager Ryan Coppola recently handed out three of five $20000 scholarships to children of employees, one of many ways in which the East Chicago casino is celebrating its 25th…
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NWI casinos report $105.7M in revenues for March; Hard Rock again leads state

March is typically the busiest month of the year for Northwest Indiana casinos, according to a casino executive, and last month didn't disappoint. The four casinos together - Ameristar in East Chicago, Blue Chip in Michigan City, Hard Rock Northern Indiana in Gary and Horseshoe Hammond - raked in $105.7 million in revenues, according to the Indiana…
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Hard Rock is Indiana's top earning casino for sixth consecutive month

The party never stops at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in March was the highest earning casino in the Hoosier State for a sixth consecutive month - once again surpassing the former earnings leader, Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, for "win," or revenue after paying…
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Hard Rock is Indiana's top earning casino for sixth consecutive month
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Player clubs a must for getting a return on gambling dollars

Just how much do the casinos know about you? If you're a slot player and you use a player's club card, it's a cinch they know quite a bit. Player's clubs are great. If you attend the casinos with any degree of regularity it is essential to become a member and use your card if you want to derive as many perks and as much value as you possibly can in…
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Player clubs a must for getting a return on gambling dollars
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Slot machine bonus rounds sometimes aren't a bonus

The primary appeal of today's video and multi-line reel slots is the anticipation of getting into a bonus round. For a slot player, what can be better? You can sit back without wagering a thing and watch the reels spin in the hope your credits will pile up. Make it a touch screen interactive bonus round and things get even more exciting. All you…
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Greentube expands Swiss footprint with Grand Casino Basel’s online brand

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has taken its content live with Grand Casino Basel's online casino to strengthen its role in shaping the gaming market in Switzerland. Customers of the operator's online GOLDEN GRAND brand can now enjoy a range of classic Greentube and blue-chip NOVOMATIC titles, including Book of Ra deluxe, Lucky…
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NWI casinos report strong February revenues; all state casinos up 48%

All four Northwest Indiana casinos posted year-over-year increases in revenues in February, with total revenues climbing almost 60%, from $56 million to $89.04 million. Indiana gaming revenues across the state were up 48.5%. While much of the increase can be attributed to the transition from the two Majestic Star Casinos, which took in $8.42…
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NWI casinos report strong February revenues; all state casinos up 48%
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock Casino attracts big bucks in short month

Even a shorter than usual month can't stop the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana from extending its dominance of the Region's gaming market. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in February was the highest earning casino in the Hoosier State for a fifth consecutive month - once again surpassing the perennial…
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Hard Rock Casino attracts big bucks in short month
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Antiquated jackpot reporting threshold close to being raised

Every slot player knows the significance of a $1200 jackpot. Since 1977, it has been the threshold which triggers a hand-pay and alerts the casino that the machine must be taken out of service until the winner is paid by members of the staff and presented with a W-2G tax reporting form that is sent to the Internal Revenue Service. At one point a…
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Antiquated jackpot reporting threshold close to being raised
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Blackjack can be as complex or as simple as you make it

What really separates the informed casual players from the scientific students of the game of blackjack? Answer: Keeping mental track of the cards that have been played in order to make more informed playing decisions. Anyone can play blackjack according to the rules of basic strategy. Casinos will even allow you to refer to a basic strategy chart…
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Boyd Gaming And Aristocrat Technologies Announce BoydPay Digital Wallet

Boyd Gaming Corporation and Aristocrat Technologies announced the launch of "BoydPay" Boyd Gaming's new digital wallet product. Through BoydPay, Boyd Gaming customers will have the ability to create a cashless digital wallet that can be conveniently linked to third-party funding sources driven by Sightline Payments. BoydPay is now live at Blue Chip…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock responds to player's wishes with dynamic slot product

A great deal of thought and marketing strategy is devoted to the slot machine floor plan of any casino, but Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is taking it to the next level. The casino is making its vast inventory of slots a form of "shopping" experience for gamblers by utilizing marketing strategy to differentiate among the newest games, the most…
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Hard Rock is Indiana's top earning casino for third consecutive month

The wins keep on coming for the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in December was the highest earning casino in the Hoosier State for a third consecutive month - once again surpassing the perennial earnings leader, Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, for "win," or revenue after…
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Favorable calendar helps NWI casinos to good December report; Hard Rock Northern Indiana leads way with $32.45M

Mild weather coupled with five Fridays helped boost revenues at Northwest Indiana's four casinos by 3% from November to December. The four casinos took in a total of $92.74 million in revenues in December compared to $90.03 million in November and $68.09 million in December 2020, before Hard Rock Northern Indiana replaced the two struggling…
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Favorable calendar helps NWI casinos to good December report; Hard Rock Northern Indiana leads way with $32.45M
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'Bad Beat' gives poker players a chance to win big

Hey there blackjack players. How would you like to be sitting at a table with a three-card 21, watch the dealer flip over a blackjack, and then get paid a bonus for a tough loss? Or how about playing a slot machine and watching the grand jackpot symbols appear on the first two reels, only to get shut out on the rest of the screen but still cashing…
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Aria Las Vegas Just Debuted Invite-only Suites

Aria Resort & Casino continues to set the standard for luxury on the Las Vegas Strip. It's been 12 years since City Center debuted on the Las Vegas Strip. Here, there is no kitsch and the theme is simply unabashed luxury. And with a reported cost of $9.2 billion, the largest privately financed development in the United States, that has certainly…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Start the new year off right with sound gambling tips

For those of you old enough to remember David Letterman's popular Top Ten lists, here are good gambling tips that hopefully will prove helpful to you on your casino gambling adventures as we start with a fresh slate and a new year: 10. Learn to play the game of casino craps. You'll have the advantage of making wagers known as "free odds" which…
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Flutter to buy Italian gambling operator Sisal for £1.6bn

Sky Bet and Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment has agreed to buy Italy's largest online gaming company from CVC Capital Partners in a £1.6billion deal. It hopes the purchase of Sisal will help it take advantage of Italy's fast-growing digital gaming market, which is forecast to be worth £3.6billion by 2024 and has already doubled its share of…
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NWI casinos continue strong showing in November revenue report; Hard Rock chief says ‘extremely strong’ table games changes coming

Northwest Indiana casinos continued to dominate the state gaming industry in November, with Hard Rock Northern Indiana in Gary netting the top spots in overall revenues and table games while Horseshoe Hammond was No. 1 in slots. Horseshoe Hammond took in the second most revenues overall and in table games. Hard Rock, the Region's newest casino,…
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NWI casinos continue strong showing in November revenue report; Hard Rock chief says ‘extremely strong’ table games changes coming
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Dollar Storm joins the family of 'Link' progressives from Aristocrat

The most popular place on casino floors these days, and where you're likely to find every seat occupied, is where the property has "Link" progressives from Aristocrat Technologies. The concept made its debut a few years ago with "Lightning Link", which was an immediate smash hit. Lightning Link Lounges have popped up in casinos around the country,…
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Dollar Storm joins the family of 'Link' progressives from Aristocrat
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Spin Poker, the game that plays like a video slot, has staying power

Unlike slot players who more readily embrace new generations of games, video poker players have displayed an unwillingness to accept any of the "bells and whistles" which manufacturers have attempted to create. Video poker devotees just want the good old-fashioned draw poker machines available in a variety of game families (Deuces Wild, Bonus…
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Spin Poker, the game that plays like a video slot, has staying power
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Hard Rock edges Horseshoe for top earning casino in Northwest Indiana

Casino patrons in Northwest Indiana are singing a new song when it comes to the Region's most popular gaming destination. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana in October attracted more play and earned more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than the Horseshoe Casino…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

NFL inks deal with Aristocrat to develop team-themed slots

The once impenetrable wall that stood between professional sports and gambling vanished in the wake of the landmark May 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a federal statute that prohibited gambling on sports. In just a little over three years, a new culture has been created which…
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NFL inks deal with Aristocrat to develop team-themed slots
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Want to work at a casino? Getting hired might be harder than you think

So, you want to work at a casino? Like getting a straight flush, getting the job might be harder than you think. With a new casino on the horizon for Vigo County, getting hired to work there likely will require more steps than just providing a resume, depending on the scope of work. Casinos and casino-related jobs employ 12496 workers in Indiana…
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Picasso Auction at MGM Casino Brings Over $100 M.

Against the backdrop of a buzzing Las Vegas, 11 works by Pablo Picasso auctioned by Sotheby's at the MGM Bellagio resort on Saturday evening brought in a total of $108 million. The works sold in the Nevada city had been on display for nearly two decades years, with five of the sale's lots long showcased at the casino's restaurant, which is named…
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Picasso Auction at MGM Casino Brings Over $100 M.
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Converting credits into cash is sound math when playing slots

Sound money management is an ongoing issue for recreational gaming enthusiasts. It revolves not only around the amount of money people gamble and the loss limits which individual gamblers establish for themselves, also the amount of money you win and what you decide to keep. Building up playing credits on slot and video poker machines carries seeds…
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Converting credits into cash is sound math when playing slots
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

IGT celebrates global gaming 'It's Game Time' theme

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) was held in Las Vegas last week, marking a return of the world's biggest convention of gaming research, development and manufacturing companies to a live environment after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 edition. The latest and greatest in technological developments were on display for the world's casino…
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IGT celebrates global gaming 'It's Game Time' theme
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Novoline to roll out Greentube online slots in Germany

Austrian game developer Greentube is expanding its reach in the German market and keeping it all in the family in doing so after taking its content live with Novoline, the online brand of Löwen Entertainment, which is a subsidiary of Novomatic AG Group. The local operator is the Novomatic Interactive division's first German B2B partner to make the…
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Novoline to roll out Greentube online slots in Germany
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Greentube expands presence in Germany with Novoline partnership

Deal gives Novoline's customers access to range of market-leading slots and titles from Diamond Link and Cash Connection series. Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, has boosted its presence in the German market after taking its content live with local operator Novoline, the online brand of Löwen Entertainment which is part of the…
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Greentube expands presence in Germany with Novoline partnership
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Time is of the essence when playing slot machines

When it comes to deriving the best value for the money you choose to wager during a casino outing, it's always time well spent revisiting some of the principles to which you must adhere in order to cope with the edge that properties wield over all the games. Quite honestly there is very little chance for gamblers to show a profit over an extended…
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Chicago Tribune

Casino stages reopening, with rock band Disturbed launching new Hard Rock stage

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is heralding the Nov. 4 opening date of the Gary gaming destination's 2000-seat Hard Rock Live performance stage venue with Chicago-based heavy metal rockers Disturbed as the first headliners. Pop Evil is the 8 p.m. concert opening act and tickets are on sale 10 a.m. Friday. Matt Schuffert, president of Hard Rock…
Covid
Casino stages reopening, with rock band Disturbed launching new Hard Rock stage
The Nevada Independent

‘What’s the endgame?’ No resolution projected as decades-long feud between Culinary and Station Casinos continues

A second-floor meeting hall in the aging downtown Las Vegas headquarters of Culinary Workers Local 226 has long attracted local, state and national candidates seeking support from the influential labor group's membership. Oftentimes, Station Casinos is a talking point. In November 2019, Vice President Kamala Harris, then a California senator who…
UFC / MMA
‘What’s the endgame?’ No resolution projected as decades-long feud between Culinary and Station Casinos continues
MDJOnline

Hard Rock tops Horseshoe again in casino table games play

The competition between the Horseshoe Casino and the Hard Rock Casino for Northwest Indiana gaming market dominance is not letting up. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) shows the Hard Rock in August outpaced the Horseshoe in table game play for the second consecutive month, while the Horseshoe maintained its top statewide…
Gaming Authorities
Gambling News

Greentube Debuts in the US via GNOG Partnership in New Jersey

Greentube, the interactive division of producer and operator of gaming technologies Novomatic, has announced that it signed a partnership deal with Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) to go live with its content in New Jersey and make its long-awaited debut in the US. The strategic partnership deal between Greentube and GNOG will ensure the…
Finance
Greentube Debuts in the US via GNOG Partnership in New Jersey
Casino News Daily

Greentube Unveils GNOG Link-up for US iGaming Market Debut

Greentube, a game development division of NOVOMATIC Interactive, is set to enter the lucrative US online casino space thanks to a recently unveiled partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG). New Jersey will be the first regulated state that Greentube will launch its content into to make its first foray in the fast-growing US market. Top…
Finance
Greentube Unveils GNOG Link-up for US iGaming Market Debut
Chicago Tribune

Casino revenue dips in August compared to July; Horseshoe, Hard Rock top $30M

Northwest Indiana's four casinos took in a total of $96.08 million in August, down about 8% from the previous month, which had a more favorable calendar for gaming. In July, the casinos raked in a total of $104.2 million, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission's monthly revenues report issued Friday. The main difference was the calendar. July…
Finance
Casino revenue dips in August compared to July; Horseshoe, Hard Rock top $30M
Gambling News

Hard Rock Northern Indiana Beats Horseshoe in Table Game Play in August

Horseshoe Casino and Hard Rock Casino have a massive competition for Northwest Indiana's gambling market and, as the numbers show, these two giants are dominating the region. The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) released data on Friday that shows that Horseshoe has been outpaced in table game play by Hard Rock for the second consecutive month. In…
Gaming Authorities
Hard Rock Northern Indiana Beats Horseshoe in Table Game Play in August
Hartford City News Times

New Hard Rock Casino is top Indiana destination for table games players

People who enjoy playing table games at casinos, particularly baccarat, are flocking to the new Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana in Gary. Data released Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show more money was wagered in July on table games at Hard Rock than any other casino in the state, even the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Altogether,…
Gaming Authorities
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock Casino taps into a winning formula for success

Just a little over three months after a gala grand opening celebration, Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has established itself as not only one of the premier gaming destinations in The Region but also the Midwest. July statistics released by the Indiana Gaming Commission reveal the Gary property surpassed long-time leader Horseshoe Casino Hammond…
Gaming Authorities
Hard Rock Casino taps into a winning formula for success
The Nevada Independent

Indy Gaming: Expanding usage of mobile wallets and cashless payments requires education for players and casino staff

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how they tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz Sightline Payments Executive Vice President Omer…
NFL
Indy Gaming: Expanding usage of mobile wallets and cashless payments requires education for players and casino staff
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Fans of Mr. Cashman will love new Cashman Bingo

Bingo is one of the first games people learn how to play, and its popularity among people of all ages has never seemed to wane through the ages. The suspense of building a vertical, horizontal or diagonal "bingo" line that warrants the player to call a "BINGO" out loud is one of the simpler pleasures of the games we play. Aristocrat Gaming is…
Bingo
Fans of Mr. Cashman will love new Cashman Bingo
Markets Insider

Boom Entertainment Enters Multi-Faceted Partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boom Entertainment ("Boom") has entered into a comprehensive partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming ("GNOG"). The agreement will give the operator access to Boom's portfolio of products and services including its casino game library and remote game server, market access via its rights in Ohio, and…
Industry
Boom Entertainment Enters Multi-Faceted Partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Four Winds South Bend joins the 'Big Leagues' of gaming

The media conference and ribbon cutting ceremony that was held at Four Winds South Bend last week to announce the introduction of Class III gaming technology to its casino floor is a significant step forward for a region that is evolving into a genuine destination. The definition of gaming classifications was written into the Indian Gaming…
Craps
Four Winds South Bend joins the 'Big Leagues' of gaming
Casino News Daily

Greentube Online Slots Go Live with Parimatch in CIS Markets

Greentube, an online casino games maker and supplier that is part of the larger NOVOMATIC Interactive group, has extended its presence across the lucrative CIS region thanks to a recently sealed partnership with Parimatch Tech, a leader in the provision of B2C services in the region. Following a successful integration, Parimatch and its numerous…
Industry
Greentube Online Slots Go Live with Parimatch in CIS Markets
European Gaming

Greentube bolsters presence in CIS region with Parimatch deal

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has expanded its footprint across the CIS region after taking its content live with Parimatch. Following a successful integration, Parimatch customers now have access to Greentube's proven blue chip games such as Book of Ra™, Lucky Lady's Charm™ and Sizzling Hot™, as well as its more recent gaming…
Law
Greentube bolsters presence in CIS region with Parimatch deal
Yogonet

Hard Rock Northern Indiana doubles revenue of two Majestic Star Casinos it replaced

orthwest Indiana's four casinos reported $93 million in revenues in June, a 23% growth over the same month in 2019, with the new Hard Rock Northern Indiana more than doubling the amount of revenue the two Majestic Star Casinos it replaced took in last June. Horseshoe Hammond and Ameristar also showed year-over-year revenue increases while Blue…
Finance
MDJOnline

Hard Rock challenging Horseshoe Casino for NWI market dominance

The Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana appears to be giving the Hammond Horseshoe Casino a run for its money as the top grossing gaming destination in Northwest Indiana, and the Hoosier State. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show the new Gary casino earned $20.6 million in "win," or revenue after paying successful…
Gaming Authorities
WBEZ Chicago

Gary Bets Big On New Hard Rock Casino. Will It Pay Off?

Twenty-one people, from pop stars to state lawmakers, each grabbed a black guitar and smashed them at noon last Friday. The moment marked the official opening of the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana in Gary, the Chicago area's 10th casino and the first in Indiana to be based on land. "The location is phenomenal. But the brand and the property is…
Sports
Gary Bets Big On New Hard Rock Casino. Will It Pay Off?
KPVI

Indiana casinos rebound in April despite continuing COVID-19 restrictions

Indiana's casino industry appears to be on the rebound despite COVID-19 prevention measures that continue to limit seating at slot machines and table games, and prevent casinos from hosting many live entertainment events. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission show Indiana casinos in April collectively generated $211.7 million in…
Covid
Golden Casino News

Ezugi boosts Italian market presence via Sisal deal

Ezugi has deepened its foothold in the Italian regulated market following an agreement with iGaming operator Sisal. The deal with the local operator Sisal is a strategic maneuver for Ezugi to reach more audiences in the jurisdictions. Ezugi's live roulette offering has already gone live on Sisal's online casino and sports betting platform last…
Lottery
Ezugi boosts Italian market presence via Sisal deal
Gaming Intelligence

GI Games Integrations: Relax Gaming, Ezugi, Fantasma and more

This week's platform integrations round-up from Gaming Intelligence features the likes of Relax Gaming, Pragmatic Play, BGaming, iSoftBet, Ezugi, Betsoft Gaming, Authentic Gaming, Fantasma Games, Spinomenal, Synot Games and Playson. Relax Gaming has expanded its presence in Romania's regulated iGaming market through a deal with Superbet's…
Malta
GI Games Integrations: Relax Gaming, Ezugi, Fantasma and more