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The 8 Best Hotels In Las Vegas For Couples 2024

T hese days, the best hotels in Las Vegas for couples are less about twenty-four hour wedding chapels and more about indulgent, romantic escapes. While Sin City may be best known for its late night parties and casinos, a new focus on high-end hospitality has seen its decadence graduate to a new level of glamour. With a constantly evolving hotel and…
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The 8 Best Hotels In Las Vegas For Couples 2024
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Illinois Legislator to Reintroduce Online Casino Bill in 2025

Despite several setbacks in recent years, State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr. (D-Chicago) is determined to reintroduce iGaming legislation in 2025. State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr. (D-Chicago) is determined to bring legalized iGaming to The Prairie State. Speaking to Poker Industry PRO earlier this week, Gonzalez said that despite the failure of recent…
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Illinois Legislator to Reintroduce Online Casino Bill in 2025
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Illinois iLottery winner didn’t believe he won the jackpot

CHICAGO (WMBD) - A lucky iLottery player recently hit the jackpot. According to an Illinois Lottery news release, the winner won $986932 playing Fast Play Twenty 20s on the Illinois Lottery app. "I had just come in from walking the dog and was about to hit the hay when I decided to play a game on the Lottery app. That's when - BOOM! - I won the…
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Illinois iLottery winner didn’t believe he won the jackpot
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Las Vegas rated second-nerdiest of U.S. cities

What single attribute would you say Las Vegas is most known for? More than 400 casinos at which to gamble? The most hotel rooms of any spot in the world? An adult theme park where you can do almost anything? How about being a hot spot for "nerds"? Las Vegas ranks as the second-nerdiest city in America, according to research done by Solitaire Bliss…
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Las Vegas rated second-nerdiest of U.S. cities
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Live Casino GM: Shreveport, Bossier gambling changes in 2025

There are some things you need to know about new Live! Casino and Hotel Louisiana executive vice president and general manager John Chaszar. He is one new kneecap away from being bionic. He once "retired" from the gaming business and became a substitute teacher. He has worked in just about as many places as Johnny Cash sang about in "I've Been…
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Live Casino GM: Shreveport, Bossier gambling changes in 2025
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Hard Rock continues to outpace Indiana casino competition

A sweet song continued playing at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana in May even as the two other casinos located in Lake County saw their earnings dip. Data released Wednesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock last month tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 12 other commercial casinos…
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Hard Rock continues to outpace Indiana casino competition
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Chicago woman wins $552 million jackpot, largest online lottery prize in the country

A Chicago woman has won more than $550 million through the iLottery app last week, making her the largest winner in the mobile lottery's history. The winner, who requested to remain anonymous, said she had been going through her emails June 4 when she saw one from the lottery informing her that she had won that day's drawing - and the prize was the…
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Chicago woman wins $552 million jackpot, largest online lottery prize in the country
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Mega Millions player wins $552 million jackpot in Illinois

CHICAGO (CBS) - A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $552 million was purchased online by someone in Illinois, lottery officials announced on Wednesday. The prize was said to be the largest ever won by an iLottery player in the nation. Three months had passed since a winning ticket had been sold, when a New Jersey resident claimed a $1.13 billion…
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Mega Millions player wins $552 million jackpot in Illinois
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Bally’s Launches Bally Play Online Social Casino

Customers can gain access to more than 150 free-to-play online casino games, including slots and table games, keno, bingo, and video poker. The Bally's Corporation, partnering with Ruby Seven Studios, just launched Bally Play, a free-to-play online social casino platform. Customers can sign up to play at BallyPlay.com or download the Bally Play app…
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Bally’s Launches Bally Play Online Social Casino
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Sanborn’s casino should create a bidding war

In the last 14 months, Chicago gaming entrepreneur Greg Carlin has bought two New Hampshire casinos and is now investing $25 million refurbishing and expanding them. Ocean Gaming Casino overlooks Hampton Beach. The second, under construction, will sit in Rochester's Lilac Mall, which Carlin also purchased. Why invest so much in New Hampshire?…
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Sanborn’s casino should create a bidding war
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Krack bettor: Las Vegas resident Bill Krackomberger finding fresh gambling ground in Florida

LAS VEGAS - My text message, curious as to how he had fared in late April while betting on sports in Florida, reached professional bettor Bill Krackomberger at 35000 feet, flying back to the Sunshine State. The gambler, known industrywide as KrackMan or Krack, wrote: ''I live in the supposed sports-betting capital of the world. . . but have to go…
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Krack bettor: Las Vegas resident Bill Krackomberger finding fresh gambling ground in Florida
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Mac's Hosts Las Vegas Casino for Cubs/Cardinals Series with Complimentary Buffet

ALTON - Mac's Downtown is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during the Cubs vs. Cardinals game this weekend. On Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25, 2024, people can enjoy the ultimate two-day baseball watch party, complete with sports betting from a Las Vegas casino. From 5-8 p.m. on Friday and 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Circa Resort and Casino…
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Mac's Hosts Las Vegas Casino for Cubs/Cardinals Series with Complimentary Buffet
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NY casino process taking too long, two lawmakers say

IGB takes a look at what happened in gambling news over the weekend. New York state Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblyman Gary Pretlow dropped a bill that would speed up the current NY casino timeline. Regulators earlier this year said they would award licenses for three downstate casinos by 31 December 2025. The bill would require bids to be filed…
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NY casino process taking too long, two lawmakers say
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Has a Sitting President of the U.S. Ever Gambled in a Las Vegas Casino?

Has a sitting president of the United States ever sat down at a slot machine or card table in a Las Vegas casino to play? For how long? Did they win? Which casino(s) and when? A: [Editor's Note: This answer is penned by LVA business and political blogger David McKee.] No. Never. Not a snowball's chance in hell. It might not be political suicide for…
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Has a Sitting President of the U.S. Ever Gambled in a Las Vegas Casino?
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Bally's tops $10M in revenue at temporary Chicago casino

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Bally's temporary Chicago casino at the Medinah Temple building in River North is starting the New Year strong. The company reported it surpassed $10 million in gross gaming revenue in January - up $6.8 million from its first month of operation back in September, and up 9.1 percent from December. Bally's noted that the Chicago…
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Bally's tops $10M in revenue at temporary Chicago casino
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Lawmakers back several bills benefiting charities, casinos

Lawmakers moved forward Thursday with bills that would mean significant changes for casino owners and the charities their gaming revenue supports. One would revise rules for gambling tournaments. Here's the breakdown as the House and Senate near their April 11 deadline for voting on bills and sending them to the other chamber. Casinos, which must…
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Lawmakers back several bills benefiting charities, casinos
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The newest type of gambling

SALT LAKE CITY - If you watch sports on TV you can't help but notice gambling is on the rise. Not here in Utah, but across the country more and more states are permitting sports betting. But that's only the beginning. Overseas gambling websites have transcended sports and now allow people to bet on almost anything. Oddsmakers are setting odds on…
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Illinois Casinos Expereince Spring Revenue Downturn

In line with a nationwide trend of declining monthly gaming revenue, Illinois' 15 casinos experienced a notable dip in earnings. Revenue amounted to $136.6 million, marking a 10.3% decrease compared to March's total of over $152.3 million. The anticipated decline follows a surge in gambling activity typically observed in March due to events like…
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Illinois Casinos Expereince Spring Revenue Downturn
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Illinois Lottery player wins $746K with online game

CHICAGO - An Illinois Lottery player is getting a major payday after winning the Fast Play Twenty 20s online jackpot. The lucky online player took home $746348 on Wednesday. So far this year, more than 400000 winning tickets have been sold for the Fast Play Twenty 20s game, totaling prizes upwards of $23.5 million. The Twenty 20s jackpot starts at…
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Mohegan Tribe to end management of Las Vegas casino

The Mohegan Indian Tribe will end its casino management role at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas by the end of the year. The tribe and Virgin Hotels on Tuesday jointly announced the transition to Virgin, subject to regulatory approvals. The 1504-room off-Strip property with a 60000-square-foot casino opened in March 2021 and was the first commercial casino…
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Mohegan Tribe to end management of Las Vegas casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation announces Beloit casino will break ground this fall

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The City of Beloit prepares to roll the dice on a new Ho-Chunk Nation casino that is set to break ground this fall. Located between Willowbrook and Colley roads, guests will enjoy more than 1500 slot machines, dozens of table games and a sports betting area. An 18-story hotel will join the casino with more than 300 rooms, a…
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Ho-Chunk Nation announces Beloit casino will break ground this fall
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Best Ontario Online Casinos [2024]: Top 10 ON Casino Sites

For Ontario-based audience only. All sites are 19+ Tired of battling the crowds and icy roads to reach Fallsview Casino Resort or any of the other land-based casinos near you? Have we got just the guide you're looking for! We've listed the 10 best Ontario online casinos that promise better RTPs, more games, and fast payouts - and they are all legal…
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Best Ontario Online Casinos in 2024: List of Legal ON Casino Sites

Sponsored: This article provides pros and cons for legal gaming sites available to players in Ontario Why go with average when the industry is filled with plenty of exciting options? The top gambling sites in Ontario feature a great selection of casino games and fast payouts - and Jackpot City is the first choice that excels in these. However, this…
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Economic Impacts of NASCAR and Casinos on Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the gambling mecca and perhaps the biggest tourist center in the world. Many visitors would find it synonymous with world-famous casinos and high-stakes gambling. However, in recent years, another force has been driving success in this city - NASCAR. This article will take a closer look at the historical background, growth, and economy…
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Economic Impacts of NASCAR and Casinos on Las Vegas
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Illinois online casinos: Play legal casino games online in IL

Catena Media provides exclusive sports betting and online gambling content in collaboration with OregonLive.com, including picks, analysis, tools and sportsbook and online casino offers to help bettors get in on the action. Please wager responsibly. Online casinos have not yet been legalized in Illinois, but anyone 18 or older can play slots and…
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The Big Attraction of American Casinos: Why Tourists Go to USA

For a long time, the United States has been in the middle of attention for those who are looking for entertainment, excitement, and the thrill of casino gaming. The image of flashy casinos, neon lights, and the clicking sounds of coins are iconic for the rest of the world. For that reason, cities such as Las Vegas and Atlantic City have become…
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The Big Attraction of American Casinos: Why Tourists Go to USA
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Superstar R&B band returns for Las Vegas Strip casino residency

High-demand Las Vegas Strip residencies usually extend for more shows to take advantage of their extreme popularity. Many of the top headliners will continue extending their engagements for weeks or months as long as the theater they are performing in has the vacant dates to schedule. Country Superstar Garth Brooks performed a five-year Garth at…
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Superstar R&B band returns for Las Vegas Strip casino residency
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Las Vegas reshuffle: Out with the Tropicana and in with the Oakland A's

The historic Tropicana Las Vegas casino and hotel property closed last week after 67 years in operation. The Tropicana was the most expensive Las Vegas resort built to date when it opened in April 1957. The closing of the Tropicana means that the only surviving property on the Las Vegas Strip from the 1950s is the Sahara. The land beneath the site…
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Las Vegas reshuffle: Out with the Tropicana and in with the Oakland A's
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See what's at the new Terre Haute casino

We're betting on a good time at the state's newest casino. The gaming floor of the Terre Haute Casino Resort opens Friday, April 5. The 400000-square-foot facility will feature a 122-room luxury hotel, an event center, 1000 slot machines, 35 live table games, a poker room and a sportsbook at which to place wagers on various sports…
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Pulsz Bingo Promo Code & No Deposit Bonus Review 2024

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Illinois lottery player hits $985K jackpot

CHICAGO - An Illinois lottery player is nearly $1 million richer after hitting the jackpot on Illinois Super Jackpot. The online player won over $985000, marking the largest payday in the game's history, according to Illinois Lottery officials. The latest jackpot surpasses the previous record of just over $885000, won in November 2023. Last month,…
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Illinois Lottery Player Wins $985,000 Online, The Largest Illinois Super Jackpot Prize

CHICAGO - An Illinois iLottery player hit the largest jackpot on Fast Play Illinois Super Jackpot recently, when they won over $985000. Illinois Super Jackpot is a $20 progressive Fast Play game that launched in October 2023. The jackpot begins at $50000 and grows with each ticket sold statewide until the jackpot is won. Article continues after…
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s may go private to deal with debt. Will it affect Vegas stadium?

The chairman of Bally's Corp. wants to take the casino company private. What could this mean for the A's stadium given its involvement? Also, a Laughlin casino is facing a $500000 fine from gaming regulators after members of its security team roughed up an employee and customer. Meanwhile, wagering in March Madness could top $2.7 billion…
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Indy Gaming: Bally’s may go private to deal with debt. Will it affect Vegas stadium?
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Best Social Casino Websites

This site contains commercial content Illinois lawmakers voted in favor of legalizing sports betting in 2020, but iGaming legislation has met with more resistance. Several iGaming bills failed in Illinois in 2021, and again in 2023. Internet gambling may not be legal in Illinois just yet, but sweepstakes casinos, also called social casinos, are…
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Gun Lake Casino’s $10M renovation to add new restaurants, gaming space

Gun Lake Casino will start construction next week on an extensive interior renovation that will add a new restaurant, bar and lounge as well as a high-stakes gaming room. The casino, a venture of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi, or Gun Lake Tribe, located at 1123129th Ave. in Wayland Township will begin construction Monday on a $10…
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Gun Lake Casino’s $10M renovation to add new restaurants, gaming space
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Hard Rock Casino does big business in short month

Exciting games, delicious dining and a packed entertainment schedule continue to push the volume ever higher - even in a short month - at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in February tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other…
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Hard Rock Casino does big business in short month
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Chicago casino hits new monthly highs for visitors, revenue

The new casino in downtown Chicago appears to be on a winning streak after recording in February its highest daily attendance and revenue since opening its doors in September. At the same time, Bally's Chicago continues to generate tax receipts well below the sky-high expectations for the city's only legal gaming destination. Data recently released…
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Chicago casino hits new monthly highs for visitors, revenue
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Las Vegas’ airport slots offer travelers last crack at a jackpot

LAS VEGAS - Late Tuesday, a woman with a large roller bag took a seat at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas. She hand-fed three dollars into the slot and pressed the button. The day before, an anonymous traveler had won the $782467.12 jackpot at the same one-arm bandit. A visitor had also pocketed…
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Las Vegas’ airport slots offer travelers last crack at a jackpot
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Baccarat scam nets $300K from Wind Creek casino, police say

Four people are being charged for participating in a six-person baccarat scam that cheated the Wind Creek Bethlehem casino out of $300000, according to police. Illinois residents Zu Lin, Yuhan Hu, Liping Zhou and Zhencan Chen were part of the six-person team that perpetrated the scam early Wednesday morning, according to court documents. They were…
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Baccarat scam nets $300K from Wind Creek casino, police say
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Lottery player in Illinois wins over $700,000 in Fast Play game

CHICAGO (CBS) - An Illinois lottery player won over $700000 after purchasing an online Fast Play game on Wednesday. The winner played the "Fast Play Twenty 20s" and won the jackpot of $711984. Twenty 20s is a progressive jackpot game that starts at $50000 and grows with each ticket sold until there's a winner. Over 37000 winning tickets have been…
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Lottery player in Illinois wins over $700,000 in Fast Play game
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Rhode Island Becomes Seventh State With Online Casino Gaming

Rhode Island became the seventh state to offer online casino gaming, with Bally's adding the vertical for Ocean State bettors Tuesday. It is the first state to launch online casino gaming since Connecticut in October 2021, though Delaware began 2024 by switching operators from 888 Holdings to BetRivers. Bally's has been offering mobile sports…
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Rhode Island Becomes Seventh State With Online Casino Gaming
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Best IN Gambling Sites 2024

Indiana online casinos are currently not available in the state. However, online betting has found a home in Indiana in the form of sports betting and daily fantasy sports. That's in addition to the state's 14 brick-and-mortar casinos, which offer plenty of live casino gaming action, and the state's racetracks and off-track betting…
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What States Is BetRivers Casino Legal In?

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What States Is DraftKings Casino Legal In?

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Las Vegas Strip casino brings back huge star headliner show

The list of star entertainers performing in residencies on the Las Vegas Strip in 2024 is lengthy. If visitors are looking for rock music, Chicago, Santana, Rod Stewart, Foreigner and even 1960s legends Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will make their home in Vegas at some point this year. For country music fans, Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood,…
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Las Vegas Strip casino brings back huge star headliner show
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Black Hawk Casinos Outshine Las Vegas Titans

With consistency reminiscent of the desert's eternal sun, Las Vegas once again dazzled at the pinnacle of the United States' commercial casino market in 2023. Yet within the echelons of this high-revenue society-a tableau marked by little fluctuation-there was a notable exception. Black Hawk and Central City in Colorado exemplified vigor, emerging…
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Bed Bug Epidemic Strikes Iconic Vegas Casinos

In a spate of unsettling discoveries, live bed bugs have taken up unwelcome residence in several iconic Las Vegas Strip casino resorts, including the Encore, Venetian, Mirage, and Excalibur. Over the course of the past five months, these infestations have raised concerns among visitors hoping for a lucky streak, only to experience an uncomfortable…
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Las Vegas Strip casino brings on another new superstar residency

The Las Vegas Strip is not only a popular destination for vacationers, who often return frequently, but it is also popular with with pop, rock and country performers, who also tend to return to Strip theaters again and again. Legendary rock band Chicago, which has a regular touring schedule, does not schedule long-running Las Vegas residencies, as…
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Las Vegas Strip casino brings on another new superstar residency
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Bally's gets Gaming Board approval to open temporary casino

After years of planning, months of renovations and several days of monitored practice sessions, Bally's Chicago got the green light Friday from the Illinois Gaming Board to launch the city's long-sought first casino. Medinah Temple in River North opened this weekend, welcoming gamblers to try their luck at an ornate temporary facility that is…
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Bally's gets Gaming Board approval to open temporary casino
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January gambling revenues up at Bally's but down statewide

The new year is off to a promising start for Bally's Chicago, which saw gambling revenue hit a new monthly high in January, bucking a broader post-holiday downturn for Illinois casinos. In January, revenue at the temporary Medinah Temple casino grew 9.1% to $9.3 million in adjusted gross receipts, according to monthly data released Wednesday by the…
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January gambling revenues up at Bally's but down statewide
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Sneak peek: Bally’s turns Medinah Temple into a gambling mecca

Days after getting preliminary approval from the state, Bally's Chicago has moved hundreds of slot machines and table games into place at the landmark Medinah Temple, which is set to be reborn this summer as a temporary Chicago gambling mecca. The River North building, a Moorish-style amphitheater perhaps best known for hosting the annual Shrine…
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Sneak peek: Bally’s turns Medinah Temple into a gambling mecca
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Online Casino & Poker Bill Moves Forward in Illinois

Illinois is considering a bill (HB 2239) to legalize online gaming, potentially making it the eighth state for online casinos and ninth for online poker. The bill allows qualified licensees to offer three individually branded internet gaming platforms. Operators would be taxed at 15% of adjusted GGR, with a $250000 fee for an internet gaming…
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Online Casino & Poker Bill Moves Forward in Illinois
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Bally’s pushes Medinah temporary casino opening to September

Anyone who took the over bet on when the Bally's Chicago temporary casino at Medinah Temple would open is looking like a winner. The target date, which has already been pushed back several months, is now slated for September, the company said during its second quarter earnings call Thursday. "Obviously we're a little delayed from what we…
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Bally’s pushes Medinah temporary casino opening to September
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee

The Illinois legislature will ponder online casino gaming in this year's General Assembly after State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez's House Bill 2239 was assigned to the House Gaming Committee last week. Gonzalez's bill, originally filed last year and failed to make it beyond first reading, is the companion to Senate Bill 1656 filed by Sen. Cristina Castro…
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee
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Park Lawn Queen Of Hearts Keeps Rolling With Jackpot At $230,000

OAK LAWN, IL - Fog did not deter the faithful who gathered Wednesday at At The Office Bar and Grill in Crestwood for the Park Lawn Queen of Hearts Raffle. The jackpot going into Wednesday's drawing was just a few hundred dollars shy of $230000 and climbing. Vicky C.'s ticket was pulled, who was actually present for the drawing and used a stamper to…
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Park Lawn Queen Of Hearts Keeps Rolling With Jackpot At $230,000
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties

There's a lot more going on in La Jolla than beautiful beaches, historic homes, and hotels. Of course, there's a big military connection and a Bronze Star from Vietnam for one former resident, Allen R. Glick, a businessman who got tangled up with mobsters. Glick died at the age of 79, in August 2021, after a long fight with cancer, at his La Jolla…
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties
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Top 5 Hottest USA Gambling Destinations for 2024

Online casinos have become increasingly popular, with good reason. It is convenient, sure, but there is nothing quite like getting the live experience. Those who love to get out on the casino floor and experience the best games, there are a few major destinations to check out. Here are the five best spots in the USA to enjoy live, in-person…
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2 dead, multiple hospitalized after shooting near Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Two people are dead and multiple others were hospitalized after a shooting near the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. On Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., Metro police responded to a report of a shooting in the area 200 block of West Chicago Avenue near The Strat Hotel and Casino. When officers arrived, they found one person on the…
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2 dead, multiple hospitalized after shooting near Las Vegas Strip
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Illinois Lottery player wins $720K with online game

CHICAGO - An Illinois Lottery player is getting a major payday after winning the Fast Play Twenty 20s online jackpot. The lucky online player took home $721388 over the weekend. They had one of more than 5600 winning tickets sold on Sunday for the Fast Play Twenty 20s game. Illinois Lottery players won more than $950000 in prizes in just one…
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Illinois Lottery player wins $720K with online game
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Bally's Chicago Casino Posts $7.6M In November Revenue

The Illinois Gaming Board reported Thursday that Bally's temporary casino in downtown Chicago generated $7.6 million in adjusted gross revenue in November, a figure that was practically flat compared to its first full month of wagering in October. Bally's separately pointed out its gross gaming revenue for November was $8.9 million, noting what it…
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Bally's Chicago Casino Posts $7.6M In November Revenue
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Online Player Earns $720,000 Payday For Illinois Lottery Fast Play Twenty 20s

CHICAGO - Even with the below-freezing temperatures, one Illinois iLottery player is feeling flushed, or at least flush with cash, after winning a Fast Play Twenty 20s jackpot of $721388 over the weekend. There were over 5600 winning tickets sold on Sunday, January 14 for the Fast Play Twenty 20s game, netting Illinois Lottery players more than…
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Online Player Earns $720,000 Payday For Illinois Lottery Fast Play Twenty 20s
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Illinois Gaming Board Renews Harrah's Joliet Casino License

The Illinois Gaming Board put a bow on a busy period of administrative casino gaming work Tuesday when it unanimously approved renewing the license for Harrah's Joliet through September 2027. The 4-0 vote came after officials from the casino, led by Senior Vice President Rachel Bartolini, made a presentation highlighting its achievements from the…
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Illinois Gaming Board Renews Harrah's Joliet Casino License
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Hard Rock has a happy holiday season at the slots and tables

Holiday shoppers and new year's revelers made time to try their luck at Northwest Indiana's casinos in December in between gatherings with family and friends. Data released Friday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana last month tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the…
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Hard Rock has a happy holiday season at the slots and tables
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Illinois Lottery player hits $607K prize while playing online game

CHICAGO - An Illinois Lottery player's week got off to a great start after they won a jackpot prize while playing an online Fast Play game on Monday. The lucky iLottery player hit it big when they snagged a $607328 prize while playing Illinois Super Jackpot, a progressive Fast Play game with a jackpot that grows each time a ticket is sold. The…
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Illinois Lottery player hits $607K prize while playing online game
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Online Illinois Lottery player wins over $600K with Fast Play game

CHICAGO (CBS) - An online Illinois Lottery player got their week off to a good start with a big win. The player won $607328 with the "Illinois Super Jackpot" Fast Play game on Monday just after midnight, according to lottery officials. The $20 progressive Fast Play game starts at $50000 and increases with each ticket sold statewide until the…
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Online Illinois Lottery player wins over $600K with Fast Play game
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Best Payout Online Casinos in 2024: Canada's Highest Paying Casino Sites

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Welcome to the thrilling world of online casinos! With a vast array of games to choose from, the possibilities are limitless. But did you know that some Canadian casinos offer significantly higher…
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Best Payout Online Casinos in 2024: Canada's Highest Paying Casino Sites
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Plethora of new games coming to Microgaming partners this month

March has arrived! Spring is just around the corner and for online slot developer Microgaming, that means even more new games! The developer has promised that a new selection of content will be provided this month in partnership with independent studios and other providers. The games include a nice variety of theming as well as leading features…
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Plethora of new games coming to Microgaming partners this month
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Illinois iLottery player rings in new year with $583K jackpot prize

CHICAGO - The new year is off to a great start for one Illinois Lottery player who struck it big playing an online Fast Play game. The iLottery player hit a $583264 jackpot prize while playing Twenty 20s, a progressive Fast Play game with a jackpot that grows each time a ticket is sold. According to the Illinois Lottery, the big winner claimed the…
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ILLINOIS iLOTTERY PLAYER KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR $580,000 RICHER AFTER WINNING FAST PLAY TWENTY 20s JACKPOT

CHICAGO, January 4, 2023 - An Illinois Lottery player struck gold on New Years Eve playing Fast Play Twenty 20s online, and winning the jackpot prize of $583264. There were over 5000 winning tickets sold on Sunday, December 31 for the Fast Play Twenty 20s game, netting Illinois Lottery players more than $820000 in prizes. Twenty 20s is an Illinois…
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ILLINOIS iLOTTERY PLAYER KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR $580,000 RICHER AFTER WINNING FAST PLAY TWENTY 20s JACKPOT
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Ameristar Casino adds 90 new slot machines in renovated pavilion space

EAST CHICAGO - Ameristar Casino officials cut the ribbon on an expansion of their pavilion gaming area Friday, adding more than 90 new slot machines outfitted with popular themes and the latest in gaming technology. VIP Ameristar players got first crack at trying their luck on the devices, including a refreshed version of the classic "Jackpot…
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Ameristar Casino adds 90 new slot machines in renovated pavilion space
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Las Vegas Sands casino company

Dallas Maverick Jaden Hardy (3) drives to the basket past Chicago Bulls defenders during the 2022 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center Friday, July 8, 2022. Updated Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023 | 5:06 p.m. DALLAS - Mark Cuban sees a future of NBA ownership where the advantages will be in real estate. The high-profile billionaire says that's…
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Las Vegas Sands casino company
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Lucky winner takes more than $800,000 in Illinois Lottery

CHICAGO (WMBD)- A lucky Illinois lotto player is going to have a happy holiday after winning a 6-digit lottery. An Illinois Lottery news release states that a player won $880164 online in the Fast Play Twenty 20s jackpot on Dec. 20. This makes them the 6th largest Fast Play Twenty-20s winner so far. The game is described progressive jackpot Fast…
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Lucky winner takes more than $800,000 in Illinois Lottery
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Illinois lottery player wins jackpot worth over $880k online

CHICAGO (CBS) - Another lottery player from Illinois is taking home a big win. The person won the jackpot worth $880164 after playing the Fast Play Twenty 20s online on Wednesday. It's the sixth-largest jackpot for the game won so far this year. Back in July, another lucky online player took home the largest jackpot nearing $1.25 million. Twenty…
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Illinois lottery player wins jackpot worth over $880k online
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4 Video Games That Combine Gambling and Gaming

Replicating the thrill of in-person gambling has long been an aim of both online casino sites and video game developers. For the latter, drawing upon the world of gambling in the virtual universe makes video games not just more enjoyable but more engaging, as well. Can you recall the rush of adrenaline you get when you take part in a mini-game to…
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4 Video Games That Combine Gambling and Gaming
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Rivers Casino Portsmouth opening delayed

Rivers Casino Portsmouth's grand opening has been delayed until Jan. 23, eight days after its initially scheduled opening planned for Jan. 15, the casino announced Tuesday. The casino wanted to allow for additional time to test and verify new gaming equipment, a spokesperson for the casino said in an email. "Providing a superior guest experience is…
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The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Chicago casino attendance, revenue still below opening month

The new casino in downtown Chicago, after nearly three full months in business, has yet to become the tourist mecca or gambling emporium its supporters hoped it would be. Data released by the Illinois Gaming Board Thursday show November attendance and revenue at Bally's Chicago were relatively unchanged compared to the casino's October…
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Chicago casino attendance, revenue still below opening month
Washington City Paper

10 Best Casinos in Canada to Play Online For Real Money

Mobile casinos are becoming much more widespread and popular in Canada. The top online casinos make it easier for Canadian players to enjoy fun games like poker, slots, and blackjack. There are many things to consider when choosing an online casino - such as game variety, live dealer options, bonuses and promotions, banking options, and more. If…
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10 Best Casinos in Canada to Play Online For Real Money
Times Of Casino

Top 5 Underrated Gambling Destinations in the USA

There is nothing quite like hitting a major gambling destination. With the bright lights, the bustle of the casino floor, and the feeling of the chips in your hand, there is nothing quite like it. Going to Las Vegas or another luxury gambling destination can be a bit pricey these days, but there are thankfully a few underrated spots that are worth…
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Top 5 Underrated Gambling Destinations in the USA
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‘Tony The Ant’ Spilotro-Linked Las Vegas Home Up For Sale

Those looking for a new Las Vegas home with a link to one of the city's most infamous mob figures may want to contact a real estate agent. The home of John Spilotro, brother of mob boss Anthony "Tony the Ant" Spilotro, is now up for sale. Anthony served as the inspiration for Joe Pesci's character of Nicky Santoro in the 1995 film Casino. John…
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‘Tony The Ant’ Spilotro-Linked Las Vegas Home Up For Sale
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Groundbreaking Wednesday For PENN’s Relocated Aurora Casino

Hollywood Casino Aurora is making the move from surf to turf, and the ceremonial first shovels will hit said turf on Wednesday afternoon. Located on the Fox River in Aurora, Illinois, as a riverboat casino since 1993, Hollywood Casino is preparing to move to its new location on land adjacent to the Chicago Premium Outlets thanks to an Illinois law…
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Groundbreaking Wednesday For PENN’s Relocated Aurora Casino
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Indiana Legislature Rules Out Internet Casino Gaming In 2024

The conviction of a former Indiana state legislator on bribery charges related to a 2019 gaming bill has led to a pause on any bills for online casino gaming to be heard in the Hoosier State for 2024. Former Indiana Rep. Sean Eberhart agreed to plead guilty this month to a federal charge of conspiracy to commit honest services fraud filed by the…
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Indiana Legislature Rules Out Internet Casino Gaming In 2024
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Las Vegas is Sin City. No really, they did a survey

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Sigh … If you hadn't heard, Las Vegas is still Sin City. The King of Sin Cities. A WalletHub survey released Monday morning confirms it. But if Houston is embarrassed about its No. 2 ranking, or No. 3 Philadelphia wants to talk about its good qualities, Las Vegas wears it like a badge. It's been less than a week since the Las…
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Las Vegas is Sin City. No really, they did a survey
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Luxurious 'Casino'-linked Las Vegas home of ex-mobster John Spilotro hits market for $550K

The luxurious home of a former Las Vegas mobster linked to the 1995 gangster film "Casino" is back on the market for $550000. The four-bed, three-bath stunner is currently owned by an unidentified dancer, but it once belonged to John Spilotro - the lesser-known brother of Tony "The Ant" Spilotro. The two brothers lived on the same block, according…
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Luxurious 'Casino'-linked Las Vegas home of ex-mobster John Spilotro hits market for $550K
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Indiana casinos experience eighth consecutive month of Y-o-Y revenue decline in October

Indiana's gambling industry continues to witness a persistent downward trend in revenue, with October marking the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year drops for the state's 12 casinos. While the overall financial outlook remains subdued, a contrasting surge in sports betting activity was observed last month, with handle increasing by 6.3%…
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These Las Vegas Strip resort casinos face cleanliness concerns

Over the past 15 years, bed bug infiltrations have accelerated at resort hotels in major cities across the country. Occasionally, pest exterminator trucks have been spotted in front of some of the finest hotels in such cities as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. In 2022, the top five cities in the nation for both commercial and residential bed bug…
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These Las Vegas Strip resort casinos face cleanliness concerns
Chicago Sun Times

Bally’s ‘temporary’ casino will be around awhile, City Council critic says

The stumbling start for Chicago's temporary casino prompted an influential City Council member to warn Thursday that the city may be stuck with the gambling den at Medinah Temple indefinitely. Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), chairman of the City Council's Public Safety Committee, said Bally's was undercapitalized to begin with, and he fears the company…
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Bally’s ‘temporary’ casino will be around awhile, City Council critic says
Chicago Tribune

Rivers Casino customers, employees targeted by data breach

Customers at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines were targeted by a data breach of the casino's systems in August, the casino announced Thursday. The casino's internal networks were accessed on or around Aug. 12, and the casino discovered the breach Nov. 2. Hackers targeted the names, birth dates, contact information, drivers' license and government ID…
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Rivers Casino customers, employees targeted by data breach
Taiwan News

Online Gambling Market Latest Trends, Size, Key Players, Revenue, Report, and Forecast 2032

Report Ocean has released a research study titled "Online Gambling Market2023 Forecast to 2031 Analysis by Market Trends." This study offers precise economic forecasts, global assessments, and country-level insights. It provides a comprehensive view of the competitive market and includes an in-depth supply chain analysis to identify significant…
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Washington: Amazon faces lawsuit over "dangerous partnership" with social casino apps

Amazon is being sued in a consumer class action lawsuit that accuses the tech giant of involvement in an illegal online gambling operation. The lawsuit, filed on November 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, alleges that the e-commerce heavyweight profited billions from distributing over 30 illegal casino apps to…
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Washington: Amazon faces lawsuit over "dangerous partnership" with social casino apps
CBS News

Online Illinois Lottery player wins $500k in Lucky Day Lotto drawing

CHICAGO (CBS) - You may want to check your tickets. One lucky person won big over the weekend in the midday Lucky Day Lotto drawing. The player purchased the ticket online and matched all five numbers on Sunday. That prize was worth $500000. Those winning numbers again were: 10-36-37-40-45. Winners have one year from the drawing date to claim their…
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Online Illinois Lottery player wins $500k in Lucky Day Lotto drawing
The Times Of Northwest Indiana

Hard Rock hits two years as Indiana's top-earning casino

GARY - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has at least one thing in common with Taylor Swift. They're both always at the top of the charts. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in October once again tallied more "win," or revenue after paying successful bettors, than any of the 11 other commercial casinos in the…
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Hard Rock hits two years as Indiana's top-earning casino
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Amazon sued over 'dangerous partnership' with virtual casino apps

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Amazon.com (AMZN.O) earned billions of dollars through an "illegal internet gambling enterprise" by distributing casino-style apps and processing payments for virtual chips, a new proposed consumer class-action lawsuit claims. The lawsuit, filed on Friday by a Nevada resident who said he was addicted to illegal online slot games,…
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Amazon sued over 'dangerous partnership' with virtual casino apps
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino

The Illinois General Assembly has passed legislation that will help the state's gaming board address potential delays in Full House Resorts' construction of the American Place casino in Waukegan. There was some back-and-forth between the House and Senate over Senate Bill 0584 on Thursday before its passage at the close of the veto session. The…
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino
Chicago Tribune

South suburban casino on pace for summer opening

A south suburban casino is on track for a summer opening as work progresses to get the East Hazel Crest building "under roof" before winter weather hits, according to an executive with casino developer Wind Creek Hospitality. Taking shape southwest of the interchange of Interstate 80 and Halsted Street, drivers likely notice the biggest feature of…
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South suburban casino on pace for summer opening