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Terre Haute's new casino opens April 5

Terre Haute's casino will open April 5. The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by the opening of several food and beverage offerings. The 122-room hotel grand opening is scheduled for May 15. The location will be the 12 owned and operated by Louisville-based Churchill Downs and the first in Indiana. Vice…
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Terre Haute's new casino opens April 5
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Terre Haute casino receives nearly 1,000 slots

The Terre Haute Casino Resort is busy installing its slot machines in anticipation of its April 5 grand opening. Mike Rich, vice president and general manager of the casino resort, said all but 32 of the 1000 slots that have been ordered have arrived. The rest are expected soon. All of the equipment will be factory fresh. "We will be the only…
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Terre Haute casino receives nearly 1,000 slots
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PA Online Gambling Partnerships

When Pennsylvania lawmakers voted to legalize online gambling, they included the option for the state's land-based casinos to partner with third-party iGaming software providers for help in building and operating their own branded gambling sites. This allows PA brick-and-mortar casinos, many of which don't have much experience in the online realm,…
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5

Terre Haute's new casino is scheduled to open April 5, with the adjacent hotel to open May 15. The Terre Haute Casino Resort, which is owned by Churchhill Downs, posted the opening dates on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The casino grand opening celebration is set for 10:30 a.m. April 5. Thereafter, the casino will be open 24/7. The casino and…
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5
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Online Casino, HHR, Retail Casinos Next For Maine's Tribes?

When Maine Gov. Janet Mills in 2022 offered an olive branch to the state's four tribes in the form of legal sports betting, it's a good bet that she didn't expect this: Two months after launch, the tribes are backing bills that would expand gambling to include online casino apps, historical horse racing, and brick-and-mortar casinos both on and off…
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Online Casino, HHR, Retail Casinos Next For Maine's Tribes?
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Spinning Fortunes On-the-Go: Navigating Mobile Slots and Exploring IPO Calendar Trends

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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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Amazon faces legal challenge over ‘addictive’ social casino apps

Claims have been made in a legal challenge against the online shopping giant. The plaintiff, Nevada resident Steven Horn, is suing Amazon for profiting from social casino games that he believes should be classed as illegal. The class action complaint explains social casinos can be downloaded from Amazon and are free-to-play. No real-money can be…
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Amazon faces legal challenge over ‘addictive’ social casino apps
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Pro-casino effort in Richmond, Virginia, concedes defeat in second referendum

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The developers of a proposed resort casino in Virginia's capital city conceded a loss Tuesday night in their second shot at winning voters' approval for the project. "We are proud to have run a community-centered campaign to create more opportunities for residents of this great city to rise into the middle class. We are…
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Pro-casino effort in Richmond, Virginia, concedes defeat in second referendum
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Despite a high-dollar lobbying push, Richmond voters on Tuesday rejected for a second time a ballot measure that would have opened the door to a proposed casino resort in Virginia's capital city. Developers first tried in 2021, after the state Legislature paved the way for five casinos around the state if voters first gave…
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino
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Why is Richmond voting (again) on whether to allow a casino in the city

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Voters in Virginia's capital city are deciding Tuesday whether developers can move forward with a proposed $562 million resort casino along Interstate 95. A ballot measure on whether to allow the gambling and entertainment complex is before Richmond voters for a second time, after the city narrowly rejected the proposal two…
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Why is Richmond voting (again) on whether to allow a casino in the city
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Virginia’s capital city voting again on whether to allow a casino

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Voters in Virginia's capital city are deciding Tuesday whether developers can move forward with a proposed $562 million resort casino along Interstate 95. A ballot measure on whether to allow the gambling and entertainment complex is before Richmond voters for a second time, after the city narrowly rejected the proposal two…
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Virginia’s capital city voting again on whether to allow a casino
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3 Top Performing Stocks in the Online Gambling Industry

The online gambling market is booming. In fact, the market is projected to hit $95 billion in revenue this year. By 2027, it could hit $131.9 billion, as noted by Statista. Better, the number of online gamblers could rally to 233.7 million by 2027, too. All of that should create a massive opportunity for the online gambling stocks below. Helping in…
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago

Bally's was granted a 12-month extension to conduct casino gaming at its temporary venue at Medinah Temple in Chicago by the Illinois Gaming Board on Tuesday, widening its timetable to open its permanent venue in the River West neighborhood to September 2026. The board's 3-0 vote followed a presentation by Bally's Vice President and General Manager…
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago
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Virginia: US District Court sides with Richmond casino opponent in registration lists dispute

The proposed $562 million Richmond Grand Resort and Casino in Virginia is facing yet another hurdle as Paul Goldman, a political analyst and founder of the No Means No Casino group, sued the Board of Elections after the department refused to provide voter registration lists, which he said were typically made available to candidates and committees.…
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Casino Opponents Claim Victory in Richmond Voter List Lawsuit

The recent victory by opponents of a proposed casino resort in Richmond, Va., marks a pivotal moment in their ongoing campaign. These activists, led by local firebrand Paul Goldman and his group known as No Means No Casino, succeeded in a federal lawsuit compelling the state Board of Elections to release the contact information for registered…
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Casino developers push back on critics

As Richmond prepares to vote on a referendum next month whether the city will go forward with a $562 million casino in the city's South Side or not, the casino developers made their case to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Key casino representatives met with The Times-Dispatch editorial board earlier this week to address the project's potential impact…
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Casino developers push back on critics
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Global Gaming Expo opens its doors in Las Vegas Monday

When 25000 gaming industry professionals roll into The Venetian Expo Monday for the start of the four-day 22nd edition of the Global Gaming Expo they'll be confronting unprecedented times and issues. Never has the industry been so successful, racking up record revenue total after record revenue total nationwide. But never has the industry appeared…
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Global Gaming Expo opens its doors in Las Vegas Monday
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Breaking down Richmond’s (second) casino referendum

Outside of the early voting site at Hickory Hill Community Center, a food truck's generator buzzed as a worker hands out food. More buzz came from campaigners promoting support for the casino referendum on the ballot. "Vote jobs and revenue, revenue! Vote jobs and revenue!" sang two women as they directed people toward the polls or the food truck,…
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Richmond Previews ‘Grand’ New Casino Resort On The Ballot This Year

On August 31, Richmonders got their first look at new plans for the proposed resort, casino and entertainment complex that will be on the ballot this fall. "Urban One has been successful because we have always been clear about what we do and who we serve, and I count it a blessing that the city of Richmond has been among the communities we have…
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Richmond Previews ‘Grand’ New Casino Resort On The Ballot This Year
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Richmond Previews Black-Owned Casino Proposal On Ballot

On August 31, Richmonders got their first look at new plans for the proposed resort, casino and entertainment complex that will be on the ballot this fall. "Urban One has been successful because we have always been clear about what we do and who we serve, and I count it a blessing that the city of Richmond has been among the communities we have…
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue

Two years ago, voters in Virginia's capital city narrowly rejected a referendum that would have opened the door for a proposed casino. Now, the developers behind a retooled project are hoping to change their minds. Richmond officials have opted to bring the matter back to the ballot this fall for a second shot, and backers of the project held a…
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue
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Are casino revenues the answer to RVA's child care crisis?

Gambling and children make strange political bedfellows. But Mayor Levar Stoney is placing a bet that child care will be the winning ticket in November's referendum on the rebranded Richmond Grand Resort and Casino. Tuesday morning, Stoney - joined by Richmond City Council members, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and business…
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Are casino revenues the answer to RVA's child care crisis?
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Nashua planners to consider proposed casino at Pheasant Lane Mall

At a former Sears store, consumers who once searched for bargains on toasters, vacuum cleaners and air conditioners may soon test their fortunes at slot-like machines and card tables. ECL Entertainment, together with Clairvest, a Toronto-based private equity firm, plans to open a 130000-square-foot charitable gaming facility at the southeastern…
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Nashua planners to consider proposed casino at Pheasant Lane Mall
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Urban One, Churchill Downs unveil plans for newly proposed Richmond casino

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - The new proposal for Urban One and Churchill Downs' $562 million resort, casino and entertainment was unveiled on Thursday, Aug. 31, with all new details on what the project would entail. The announcement comes hot off the heels of recent wins for the proposal. Last week, a judge ruled in favor of the City of Richmond's…
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Urban One, Churchill Downs unveil plans for newly proposed Richmond casino
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PGCB Grants Approvals to Two Casinos For Slot Count Changes

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) granted approval to two Pennsylvania casinos for the gaming floor modification. The regulator reportedly allowed Hollywood Casino Morgantown to reduce the number of slot machines in its gaming area and approved Lady Luck Nemacolin's requirement to modify its gaming floor by adding several slot machines and…
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PGCB Grants Approvals to Two Casinos For Slot Count Changes
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How Gambling.com Group Limited Plays the Market

By studying financial markets, you sometimes stumble upon some pretty exciting tools and companies that can yield a fair return. Trading, in general, is often compared to gambling, and traders are labeled as having a bit of a gambling problem or ludomania. Yes, it might sound a bit harsh, but it's worth thinking of. For example, open stock…
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Nashua planners get ready to consider proposed casino at Pheasant Lane Mall

At a former Sears store, consumers who once searched for bargains on toasters, vacuum cleaners and air conditioners may soon test their fortunes at slot-like machines and card tables. ECL Entertainment, together with Clairvest, a Toronto-based private equity firm, plans to open a 130000-square-foot charitable gaming facility at the southeastern…
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Nashua planners get ready to consider proposed casino at Pheasant Lane Mall
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Terre Haute Casino looking to add hundreds of workers

As Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. nears the planned spring opening of the new Terre Haute Casino Resort, the developer is beginning to fill the first of what is expected to be 500 new jobs. PlayIndiana reports interviews have begun for a variety of positions at the $290 million casino and hotel, including management, security, food and…
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Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf

The legal fight over casino gaming is happening in a courtroom in downtown Richmond, but the real battlefront lies on the other side of the James River in South Richmond. A charitable gaming operator based next to Midlothian Turnpike is challenging the legality of Richmond's decision to award a contract to a partnership to build a…
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Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf
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A Traveler's Guide to Annapolis: Exploring Casinos and More

Nestled on the sparkling shores of Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis is a city that marries the charm of its rich colonial history with the excitement of modern attractions. In our upcoming article, "A Traveler's Guide to Annapolis: Exploring Casinos and More," we will take you on an enchanting journey through this Maryland gem. Prepare to be captivated by…
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A Traveler's Guide to Annapolis: Exploring Casinos and More
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order

After narrowly rejecting the question two years ago, it appears that Richmond voters in November will be asked a second time whether the city should host a multimillion-dollar casino and resort. A Richmond Circuit Court judge on Tuesday entered an order effectively placing the casino question on the Nov. 7 ballot via a referendum. The order…
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order
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Richmond looking to hit the jackpot on second casino vote

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A Richmond casino could be in the cards again after the circuit court and the Virginia Lottery approved another chance for residents to vote for a casino in the city this November. A Richmond City Circuit Court judge has signed a court orderallowing the city's top election official to add the citywide referendum for a casino…
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Richmond looking to hit the jackpot on second casino vote
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Richmond judge signs off on second casino vote

Richmonders will cast their votes a second time on whether the city will house a casino in Southside after the city received the go-ahead from a Richmond City Circuit Court Judge and the Virginia Lottery. The Richmond Office of Elections confirmed the signed petition in a tweet Tuesday afternoon, emphasizing its authority to hold the…
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Richmond judge signs off on second casino vote
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Judge allows Richmond to hold another casino vote

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Richmond can have another casino vote this November - two years after voters in the city narrowly rejected a project from one of the developers behind the latest effort. The Virginia Lottery last week approved a preliminary application from the City and RVA Entertainment Holdings - a joint venture of Urban One Inc. and…
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Judge allows Richmond to hold another casino vote
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New Jersey Revokes PlayUp Online Gambling Licenses

The New Jersey Division of Gambling Enforcement has revoked beleaguered PlayUp's New Jersey licenses. PlayUp was active in another state, Colorado, but despite asking Colorado regulators to put the site in maintenance mode, PlayUp was still up and running on Friday. In a statement to TopNJCasinos.com, a spokesperson for the NJDGE said the DGE…
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New Jersey Revokes PlayUp Online Gambling Licenses
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Indiana Casino in Terre Haute Breaks Ground for Projected 2023 Opening

The latest Indiana casino project is officially underway. In November 2021, Churchill Downs Inc. was awarded the right to develop a casino in Terre Haute in western Indiana, near the Illinois border. On Tuesday, groundbreaking was held for that project, the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort, as local dignitaries attended. According to a release in…
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Local leaders riled by apparent deal with Seneca Nation for Rochester casino

Local political leaders say they are dismayed that the New York State Senate and Gov. Kathy Hochul's office apparently have agreed to a new gaming compact with the Seneca Nation that includes a full casino in the city of Rochester. Seneca Nation leaders on their own announced last week that a "conceptual agreement" on a new 20-year compact had been…
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Local leaders riled by apparent deal with Seneca Nation for Rochester casino
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Construction progressing on Terre Haute casino

Officials with Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. say construction crews are making progress on the $290 million Terre Haute Casino Resort. General Manager Mike Rich told our partners at WTWO-TV the company is still targeting an opening date near the end of the first quarter of 2024. When complete, the venue will feature a 400000-square-foot…
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Terre Haute Casino to host procurement event

Companies looking to do business with the new Terre Haute Casino Resort will have an opportunity on Wednesday to pitch their ideas to officials with Churchill Downs Inc. The casino is looking for businesses that can provide services such as marketing, landscaping, and food products. The event is the second of two as CDI inches closer to completing…
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The 5 Biggest 'Racinos' in the World

A racino would typically be described as the dream of all gamblers, as its facility provides an avenue for them to enjoy the best of both worlds as they get to participate in gambling in the casino while horses race on the track outside. Long ago, the racetrack wasn't getting a lot of attention from punters, but with the advent of the racinos, this…
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Indy Gaming: Macau casinos bounce back after three years of depressed gaming revenue

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Indy Gaming: Macau casinos bounce back after three years of depressed gaming revenue
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Gaming board accepts Terre Haute casino financing plan

The Indiana Gaming Commission Thursday approved the financing plan for Churchill Downs Inc.'s casino in Terre Haute, construction of which is underway., Financing was filed under confidential details with the commission. Churchill Downs broke ground on the Terre Haute Casino Resort on June 21, 2022. The project, which will cost about $290 million,…
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Illinois Casinos Post $114.4 Million Revenue In December

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) reported casino revenue totaling $114.4 million for the month of December, as the gaming discipline generated $290 million in state tax revenue for the 2022 calendar year. Overall, the state's 11 venues generated $1.35 billion in operator revenue in 2022, an increase of 13.6% compared to the $1.19 billion generated…
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Illinois Casinos Post $114.4 Million Revenue In December
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‘Queen’ removed from Terre Haute casino branding

The developers of a casino under construction in Terre Haute have removed the royal reference in the name of the venue. Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc. says the property will now be known as Terre Haute Casino Resort, removing the reference to "queen" from the business title. The nearly $300 million gaming venue under development has gone by…
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Slidell officials fret over new gambling machine at OTB

A little more than a year after St. Tammany Parish voters shot down a $325 million casino proposal, Slidell officials are waging a lower-profile fight against a form of gambling that has never appeared on a parish ballot: historical horse racing machines. The state Legislature adopted a bill in 2021 that allows up to 50 of the machines at off-track…
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Slidell officials fret over new gambling machine at OTB
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Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

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Queen of Terre Haute casino projected cost at $290 million

The cost of the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort is now projected at $290 million, up from $260 million, Ryan Jordan, senior vice president of real estate development for Churchill Downs Inc., told the Indiana Gaming Commission on Thursday. "We have not made any program changes nor reduced amenities, but we have added amenities…," Jordan told the…
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Queen of Terre Haute casino projected cost at $290 million
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Still no casino at Hawthorne Race Course 3 years after getting license

More than three years after Hawthorne Race Course was authorized to add casino gambling, not a single card has been dealt nor a coin dropped in the slots. The $400 million combination horse racetrack and casino, or "racino," was supposed to have opened in 2021. Workers even started initial demolition work at the track, which shut down the…
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Still no casino at Hawthorne Race Course 3 years after getting license
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Groundbreaking set for Terre Haute casino

After years of starts, stops and legal issues, officials in Terre Haute will Tuesday break ground on a planned $240 million casino and hotel. The Queen of Terre Haute Resort is being developed by Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDN), which officially received the license to build the casino in December. The Queen of Terre Haute Resort…
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Groundbreaking set for Terre Haute casino
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Casino tops Richmond wish list, but affordable housing lies at the heart

Richmond's first wish from the General Assembly is another opportunity for voters to approve a casino, even if the city has to share regional gaming revenues with a potential rival operation in Petersburg. Most of Richmond's legislative priorities for the coming assembly session center on promoting affordable housing and protecting existing…
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Casino tops Richmond wish list, but affordable housing lies at the heart
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Legislation would allow Petersburg casino vote; delay Richmond

Legislation pre-filed with the Virginia General Assembly seeks to allow the city of Petersburg to conduct a casino referendum and would temporarily delay Richmond from holding a second vote. House Bill 1373 and Senate Bill 780 would add Petersburg to the list of Virginia cities eligible to conduct a public referendum regarding placement of one…
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Legislation would allow Petersburg casino vote; delay Richmond
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Searching for green shoots with Macau casino stocks (OTCMKTS:WYNMF)

The painfully slow recovery in Macau may have taken another step forward after Macau daily revenue for the week ending November 13 was reported to be 37% higher than the first six days of November. The relative jump in Macau gross gaming revenue was likely tied to mass testing for COVID ended in Macau on November 5, according to Jefferies analyst…
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These are the casinos with the loosest slots

CINCINNATI - Al Yager has no doubt about it: Belterra Park racino in Anderson Township has the Tri-State's loosest slots. "I used to go there regularly and I'm ahead," the Highland Heights resident said. "Anytime I'm ahead, that means they have the best slots." Jay Riddle of Cold Spring has given up on Belterra Park. "Their payout's nothing," he…
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Hollywood Casino Partners With NetEnt for Online Gaming in PA

Penn National Gaming who runs Hollywood Casino in Pennsylvania has partnered with Swedish "digital casino solutions provider" NetEnt to offer its portfolio of games to players within the state who chose to play on Hollywood Casino's website. The partnership between Hollywood Casino and NetEnt comes after the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board…
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Churchill, Boyd Complete Major Buyouts, Caesars U-Turns

Tuesday's biggest deal, however, emerged from the Louisville, Kentucky headquarters of Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), which has completed its previously announced acquisition of Peninsula Pacific Entertainment (P2E) for $2.75bn. CDI's completed purchase followed receipt of customary licensing approvals from Virginia, New York, and Iowa, and…
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Churchill, Boyd Complete Major Buyouts, Caesars U-Turns
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NetEnt goes live with multiple ops in Michigan

Considered a "priority market," Michigan expanded options for gamblers on Friday when it launched online sports betting and online gaming, and on the same day, NetEnt significantly grew its footprint in the burgeoning U.S. iGaming market after rolling out its titles with multiple operators. Among the NetEnt titles available to the operators in the…
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Vigo casino could be ready by December 2023

Bulldozers began moving dirt shortly after a June 21 groundbreaking to start construction of the Queen of Terre Haute Resort Casino on the city's east side. Churchill Downs Inc.'s $260 million project, up from an initial $240 million, is to include a casino with 1000 slot machines and 50 table games, as well as a 10-story hotel featuring 125 luxury…
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Illinois Casino And VGT Revenue Bounces Back In February

After an unexpectedly soft start to the year, revenue generated by casinos and video gaming terminals across Illinois bounced back slightly in February, but still fell short of late 2021 numbers, according to figures released by the Illinois Gaming Board. Casino revenue excluding sports wagering at the state's 11 venues totaled $93.6 million, an…
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Churchill Downs seeks diverse contractors for Terre Haute casino

The developer of the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort is looking locally as construction continues. Our partners at WTHI-TV report Churchill Downs Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDN) is seeking minority-, female-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses to help build the $240 million casino and hotel. CDI is partnering with the Indiana Small Business Development…
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Del Lago casino in NY a hit with TikTok users, data shows

Del Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County is among the most popular casinos in the nation, according to statistics tallied by the Online Betting Guide. The list, according to the sportsbook, was complied using TikTok and ranked according to the most views on each casino's hashtag. Del Lago, which opened in 2017 in Tyre, was listed seventh on the…
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Indiana: Tax revenue from gambling breaks the $1B mark in budget year 2022

Tax revenue generated for gambling in Indiana exceeded $1 billion during the 2022 state budget year, marking the first time in a decade, according to data released this week. In all forms of gambling combined, the state government collected $1.04 billion between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, which marks an 8% increase from $958.3 million during…
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Indiana: Tax revenue from gambling breaks the $1B mark in budget year 2022
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Indiana Government Tops $1B in FY2022 Gambling Revenue

The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) published its FY 2022 annual report to reveal that the gambling industry has rebounded from the negative pandemic impact in FY 2021. For the twelve months ended June 30, 2022, state-wide casino win was $2.5 billion, up 19% from the $2.1 billion in the previous comparable period. Growth was fueled primarily by the…
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Everi Expands Beyond Casino Gaming with Venuetize Acquisition

Provider of gaming equipment for land-based and digital casinos Everi Holdings is expanding beyond the casino gaming industry with the acquisition of Venuetize. The acquisition of Venuetize will expand Everi Holdings' total addressable market for the first time outside of the casino gaming industry, while assets of the mobile-first technology…
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Iowa: Churchill Downs Nears Acquisition of Hard Rock Sioux City

The unanimous vote represents a significant milestone in the company's $2.75 billion bid to acquire Peninsula Pacific Entertainment (P2E), the owner of the Hard Rock Casino and other racing and gambling properties in Virginia and New York. Churchill Downs first announced the agreement in February of this year. Churchill Downs and Hard Rock Casino…
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Iowa: Churchill Downs Nears Acquisition of Hard Rock Sioux City
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Iowa gaming commission approves Churchill Downs purchase of Hard Rock Sioux City

RIVERSIDE, Iowa - The company that owns the site of the Kentucky Derby is one step closer to purchasing the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City after receiving approval from the state's Racing and Gaming Commission on Thursday. The unanimous approval, which came after little discussion from commissioners, marks a major milestone in the Churchill…
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Iowa gaming commission approves Churchill Downs purchase of Hard Rock Sioux City
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Churchill Downs to buy Sioux City casino

RIVERSIDE - The company that owns the site of the Kentucky Derby is one step closer to buying the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City after receiving approval from the state's Racing and Gaming Commission on Thursday. The unanimous approval, which came after little discussion from commissioners, marks a major milestone in the Churchill Downs' $2.75…
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Churchill Downs to buy Sioux City casino
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Kambi Group Partners with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

The third of Arkansas' three sports betting operators will finally have an online component, as Kambi Group has reached an agreement to be the sports betting solutions provider to Oaklawn Casino Racing Resort. Sports betting in Arkansas will soon have a third online operator. Technology provider Kambi Group announced on Monday that it had reached…
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Kambi Group Partners with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
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Arkansas: Kambi inks online and retail sportsbook deal with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Sports betting services supplier Kambi Group has signed an agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort to provide its on-property and online sportsbook solutions to the thoroughbred racetrack and casino, based in the US state of Arkansas. Under the deal, Kambi will support Oaklawn in launching its online sportsbook operations under the…
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Arkansas: Kambi inks online and retail sportsbook deal with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
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Kambi signs sportsbook agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Gaming News 22 August 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Multi-channel agreement includes provision of Kambi's sportsbook direct to Oaklawn's property in Hot Springs, Arkansas, as well as its mobile sportsbook, Oaklawn Sports Kambi Group plc has signed an agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort to provide its on-property and online sportsbook solutions…
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Kambi signs sportsbook deal with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Kambi Group has signed an agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort. The deal will see Kambi provide its on-property and online sportsbook solutions direct to the premier Thoroughbred racetrack and casino in Arkansas. Kambi will support Oaklawn in launching its online sportsbook operations under the brand Oaklawn Sports, through the provision of…
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Kambi signs sportsbook deal with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
Indianapolis Business Journal

Terre Haute casino expected to boost local revenue, tourism

It's been a long and winding road, but late last month, developers finally broke ground on a $260 million casino and hotel in Terre Haute. Named the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort and developed by Kentucky-based Churchill Downs Inc., it's the neon-bedecked fruit of decades of effort to bring gambling to the city. "Back at the very beginning,…
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Terre Haute casino expected to boost local revenue, tourism
The Street

Which Casino Stocks Are Your Best Bets?

As investors await second-quarter earnings reports for major gaming/casino companies, Wells Fargo analysts warn of a slowdown in the industry. They see "signs that U.S. gaming spending has begun to soften, as consumers grapple with rising inflation, higher interest rates, and increasing economic uncertainty," they wrote in a commentary. "We do not…
Finance
Which Casino Stocks Are Your Best Bets?
Casino Guru

Kambi extends existing deal with Greenwood Gaming

The leading sports betting supplier, Kambi Group, announced it extended its existing sportsbook partnership with Greenwood Gaming. Announced on Wednesday, the partnership extension sees Kambi continue to provide its leading technology for the operator. Greenwood Gaming, the company that owns and operates the largest casino gaming complex in…
Sports
Kambi extends existing deal with Greenwood Gaming
World Casino News

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Terre Haute casino

Terre Haute casino dreams are finally coming true. On Tuesday, a groundbreaking ceremony took place involving the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort, a venue that should be up and running in 18 months. Drainage and additional site prep have begun on 50 acres of land owned by Churchill Downs Inc. to set the stage for the new gaming venue. The…
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Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Terre Haute casino
Trib Star

Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort breaks ground

After decades of talk, work on a casino in Terre Haute has begun. Shovels were turned Tuesday in a groundbreaking ceremony on the city's east side for the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort, which will take 18 months to build. Workers have begun drainage and other site preparation on 50 acres of land at 4442 East Margaret Drive for the new casino…
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Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort breaks ground
WTHITV

"It'll bring an economic boost to Terre Haute"...construction on the Terre Haute casino is underway

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI)- The plans for a casino in Terre Haute has been in the works for over six years, and community members are excited Back in November, the Indiana Gaming Commission voted to grant the Vigo county casino license to Churchill Downs. The Queen of Terre Haute Casino will be located on 4442 East Margaret drive. It will have about…
Gaming Authorities
"It'll bring an economic boost to Terre Haute"...construction on the Terre Haute casino is underway
Yogonet

Iowa Gov. pushed not to sign casino moratorium bill as P2E's Cedar Rapids project developers unveil $250M plans

Despite Iowa lawmakers passing last week a two-year moratorium on new casino licenses, developers and backers of a $250 million casino proposal in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, have unveiled details and plans for their project, called "Cedar Crossing." The Linn County Gaming Association (LCGA), Cedar Rapids Development Group, and Peninsula Pacific…
Gaming Authorities
Iowa Gov. pushed not to sign casino moratorium bill as P2E's Cedar Rapids project developers unveil $250M plans
World Casino News

June 21 ground-breaking for Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort

In the American state of Indiana and casino operator Churchill Downs Incorporated has reportedly announced that it will be holding an official ground-breaking ceremony for its coming Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort on the morning of June 21. According to a Friday report from the Tribune-Star newspaper, the Louisville-headquartered firm revealed…
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June 21 ground-breaking for Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort
The Street

Wynn Has Wealthiest Casino Customers, Wells Fargo Says

We all know that the less money you have, the more inflation hurts. And the 8.3% surge in consumer prices in the 12 months through April has left a lot of people hurting. Wells Fargo analysts have looked at what this means for casino companies. "We analyzed average household income (HHI) data for visitors to … U.S. casinos to gauge which operators…
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Wynn Has Wealthiest Casino Customers, Wells Fargo Says
The Gazette

Cedar Rapids’ casino plans envision $250 million ‘Cedar Crossing’ entertainment complex at old Coope

CEDAR RAPIDS - Undeterred by state lawmakers' action to block new casino licenses until 2024, local casino backers have unveiled plans for a $250 million, 160000 square-foot entertainment and cultural arts complex near downtown Cedar Rapids at the site of now-demolished Cooper's Mill. The Cedar Crossing casino proposal, shared exclusively with The…
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Cedar Rapids’ casino plans envision $250 million ‘Cedar Crossing’ entertainment complex at old Coope
PYMNTS

Bet There'll Be Fewer Online Casinos Next Year?

Pimlico Race Course. The name conjures greats of horse racing that have thundered down its track over the decades - Man o' War, Seabiscuit, Secretariat - and, as the 2022 Preakness is run this weekend at Baltimore's iconic course, sports wagering is on the table as never before. As step two in the tripartite title known as the Triple Crown, awarded…
Sports
Bet There'll Be Fewer Online Casinos Next Year?
Trib Star

Mark Bennett: Pocketbook worries may not diminish turnout at new casino

Inflation and taxes are dominating thoughts and conversations. Consumer spending, business investment and the job market remain strong, but discussions about the economy tend to circle back to rising prices and taxes. Both played a central role in the Vigo County primary election last week, when voters defeated a school-construction…
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Forbes

IRS Taxes Kentucky Derby Wins, But Can You Deduct Losses?

Rich Strike's improbable Kentucky Derby win made the owner flush, with a $1.86M purse on a horse that only cost $30000. There were plenty of other winners too, for anyone bold and prescient enough to take a flier bet on this most unlikely of winners at Churchill Downs. The most amazing type of win would have been the so-called superfecta bet. To…
Finance
IRS Taxes Kentucky Derby Wins, But Can You Deduct Losses?
Horse Racing Nation

Kentucky Derby 2022: Las Vegas disagrees about favorite

Likebettors nationwide Friday, horseplayers in Nevada split their allegiancebetween their two top choices for Kentucky Derby 2022. Except in Las Vegas,they were not the same two horses as they were at Churchill Downs. Aswith the rest of the country, bettors at Circa Sports made Epicenter theirfavorite. The Louisiana Derby (G2) winner actually…
Sports
Kentucky Derby 2022: Las Vegas disagrees about favorite
Journal & Topics

Off The Record: Casino Choice In Chicago Could Have Big Effect On Des Plaines

Every once in a while, Des Plaines Ald. Malcolm Chester (6th) hoists the warning flag about the future of the city's financial intake from the Rivers Casino operation. For the most part it seems, his city government colleagues file his concerns in the back of their brains, leaving the matter for serious discussion for some time in the future. Now…
Land-based
Off The Record: Casino Choice In Chicago Could Have Big Effect On Des Plaines
The Roanoke Times

Renovated, relocated Rosie's expanding economic footprint of gambling in region

Rosie's Gaming Emporiums have a growing economic footprint in Southwest Virginia with a Vinton location recently expanded and one in Collinsville newly opened. The games featured at Rosie's are very similar to traditional slot machines found at casinos, except instead of using a random number generator, the machines use three historical horse races…
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Renovated, relocated Rosie's expanding economic footprint of gambling in region
KPC News

Gary loses cut of Terre Haute casino revenue

The city of Gary will not directly benefit from the new casino at Terre Haute, even though the license for the west-central Indiana gaming facility, set to break ground in coming weeks, originally was assigned by the state to the Steel City. A new local development agreement (LDA) recently approved by the Vigo County commissioners and the Churchill…
Finance
Gary loses cut of Terre Haute casino revenue
The Central New York Business Journal

Del Lago Resort & Casino’s new owner to be in place by year-end

The company that operates del Lago Resort & Casino is expected to have a new owner by the end of 2022. Churchill Downs Inc.(CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN) plans to acquire "substantially all" of the assets of Richmond, Virginia-based Peninsula Pacific Entertainment LLC (P2E) for nearly $2.5 billion. Del Lago is visible from and located just off the New York…
Gaming Authorities
Del Lago Resort & Casino’s new owner to be in place by year-end
Commercial-News

Danville casino receives preliminary suitability approval

The four members of the Illinois Gaming Board on Thursday unanimously approved Danville Development LLC and its application being preliminary suitable for a Danville casino owners' license. This is the next step in a Danville casino becoming reality and means construction can start on the site. Groundbreaking could occur in the next month, with…
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Danville casino receives preliminary suitability approval
Gambling News

CDI's Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort Moves a Step Closer

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) formally presented to the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) a new location for the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort in a meeting Thursday. At the IGC meeting, the land-based casino and horse racing operator was represented by its SVP of Corporate Development Jason Sauer and SVP of Real Estate Development Ryan…
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CDI's Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort Moves a Step Closer
PD Clarion

Churchill Downs bets on new location for Terre Haute casino

The Indiana Gaming Commission has given a Churchill Downs affiliate the go-ahead to relocate its planned Terre Haute casino from a potentially unappealing site on the west side of the city to a highway-adjacent location on the east. The $240 million Queen of Terre Haute is slated to open in late 2023 with 1000 slot machines, 50 table games, a…
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