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Wynn Las Vegas to Launch Dining Experience at $10,000 Per Person

Wynn Las Vegas is launching a new dining experience that will cost guests $10,000 each. The action consists of three dinners hosted by chefs from Harlan Estate, BOND and Promontory. The first dinner will take place on Saturday, September 10th. On October 15th, the second dinner takes place at the Wynn Golf Club and the third dinner is at a yet-to-be-disclosed location.
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Wynn Las Vegas to Launch Dining Experience at $10,000 Per Person

Wynn Las Vegas to debut dining experience priced at $10,000 per head

Wynn Las Vegas is launching a new dining experience this autumn. The three dinners will cost guests $10,000 each. They will be hosted by Napa Valley-based winegrowers Domain H. William Harlan. Each dinner will take place at one of three Harland wineries: Harlans Estate, BOND and Promontory. Chefs from Wynn will prepare specially curated meals.
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Wynn Las Vegas to debut dining experience priced at $10,000 per head
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Chelsea in talks with PSG over Presnel Kimpembe; Barcelona lead race for Jules Kounde

Chelsea in talks with PSG over Presnel Kimpembe; Barcelona lead race for Jules Kounde
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Banned Australian Gambler Who Lost $950,000 Sues Casino

Kim Huyen Tran Nguyen lost AU$950,000 at The Star casino in Sydney. She was banned for one year and cannot work there. The casino is still holding $2500 of her money. It has asked the court to dismiss the lawsuit and award them legal costs. The St has been embroiled in several controversial incidents in recent years. A highroller is suing the casino for more than $12 million in unpaid debts. Last year, a baccarat dealer was jailed for two years after cheating the Star out of about AUD$500,00.
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MGM Has Created the Dream High-roller Las Vegas Experience

MGM Resorts is renowned for its extensive wine program. The program is led by MGM's first-ever cigar sommelier, Ricardo Smenner. Michael Mina's signature restaurant in the Bellagio is a favorite of high-rollers. VIPs often join the VIP guests for as long as a month. The Bellaggio Gallery of Fine Art has a new exhibition, Caldonia: Concert and Film Posters from The Ralph DeLuca Collection. It features 44 vintage posters highlighting American music and film icons. This exhibition is showcased in Bellggio's Gallery. Bellgio offers a wine pairing with the appetizers and the lobster pot pie.
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MGM Has Created the Dream High-roller Las Vegas Experience
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Casinos in Iowa report record revenue in FY2022

Iowa casinos reported record profits in fiscal 2022. They made $1.76 billion in gross revenue for traditional casino games and slots and $139 million in sports wagering. The record revenue coincided with a rise in visits to Iowa casinos compared to the previous year. Online sports betting handle more than doubled from $985 million to $2.2 billion this past year in Iowa. Legislators placed a two-year moratorium on any new casinos in the state. Linn County leaders had developed a proposal for a new casino on the west side of the Cedar River from downtown.
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Casinos in Iowa report record revenue in FY2022
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What can SEBI learn from casinos?

SEBI is interested in a system that helps Las Vegas casinos in keeping away tricky gamblers. It is a superior risk management system compared to traditional data analytics. The margin of error for these AIs is very thin. If the casino AI platform is implemented, high-risk traders for SEBI will be convenient. Last year, SEbi had shortlisted five companies for implementing data Analytics projects to tackle possible market manipulations like insider trading and front running.
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Chicago City Council Approves Bally's $1.7bn Casino Plan

Chicago City Council approved Bally's $1.7bn casino plan 41-7 on Wednesday. The final step is for the Illinois Gaming Board to approve the casino. Alderman Brendan Reilly questioned the revenue projections of the project.
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Chicago City Council Approves Bally's $1.7bn Casino Plan

Chicago City Council approves Bally’s $1.7 billion casino in River West

Chicago City Council approves Bally’s $1.7 billion casino in River West. The vote followed a frenzied week of casino votes at City Hall. Mayor Lori Lightfoot thanks labor leaders for helping her deliver a Chicago casino after decades of "futility". . The Illinois Gaming Board must approve the deal. It was a schedule without precedent for a City council. it was on Monday, recessed, and then the Bly”s plan was muscled through.
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Chicago City Council approves Bally’s $1.7 billion casino in River West

Who's left out of the casino?

The city council approved a plan to offer Chicago's sole casino license to Bally's Corporation. Brian Hopkins, Anthony Beale, Ed Burke, Ray Lopez, Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Brendan Reilly, and Michele Smith voted against the proposal. Sophia King recused herself from the vote. The proposal will now go to the Illinois Gaming Board for approval. If approved, the new casino-resort and entertainment complex will be constructed at the Chicago Tribune’s Publishing Center in the River West neighborhood. Construction is expected to be completed in 2025. Baly's plans to operate a temporary casino at Medinah Temple in River North neighborhood in meantime.
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Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Makes Major Contribution to the Children’s Cabinet

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino has donated $25,000 to The Children’s Cabinet. The money will support the organization's Redfield Academy. GSR provides thousands of jobs to parents with children in the Washoe County. Supporting education is a priority for the G SR ownership and management team. The organization serves more than 11,00 Nevada families each year. Grand Sierra resort is an all-encompassing casino-resort with nearly 2,1,200 guest rooms and suites, 200, 000 square feet of meeting and convention space, 1,300 slot machines, 37 table games, a poker room featuring seven tables and the Infinity High Limit Room.
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Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Makes Major Contribution to the Children’s Cabinet

Tax reduction possibility for Macau casino firms

JPMorgan Chase and Company forecast that the over 40 casinos in Macau could boost their earnings by up to 15% a year if the local government decides to decrease the rate of its gross gaming revenues tax.
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Tax reduction possibility for Macau casino firms

Las Vegas covid violence in schools

There were violent fights at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas. Cherish Morgan organized parents and students to pressure the district to crack down on expulsions. She also wants more security and training for teachers. Violence in schools has increased since students returned to in-person learning last fall. There have been roughly 8,300 calls from Clark County schools to police dispatch reporting incidents of violence. In April, a student strangled his teacher and sexually assaulted her in her classroom.
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Is Cryptocurrency Gambling a Good Idea?

Connecticut, Delaware, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia are the only six states that allow online gambling openly. The reason for any kind of regulations is partially moral, but mostly financial.
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Is Cryptocurrency Gambling a Good Idea?

Chicago Chinatown Residents Protest New Casino Proposal

Chicago Chinatown residents are protesting the proposed site for Rush Street Gaming’s $1.62bn project. Dr. Hong Liu of the Midwest Asian Health Association and Dr Kim Tee, Commissioner at the State of Illinois Hospital Licensing Board, are among the protesters.
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Chicago Chinatown Residents Protest New Casino Proposal

Hammered by Complaints, Push for Chicago Casino Faces Bumpy Final Stretch

None of the Chicago casino finalists rolled double sixes at community meetings staged by Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Less than a third of time was reserved for Chicagoans to question the development teams directly. Many residents are deeply concerned about traffic, crime, property values and quality of life. The finalists must address those concerns and prove their casino will boost businesses owned by Black and Latino Chicagoers. None of alderpeople in the wards that would house the finalists for the casino has endorsed the proposal. Mayor Light foot is running for re-election. If she wins, she will have to find 26 votes for any of her proposals.
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Hammered by Complaints, Push for Chicago Casino Faces Bumpy Final Stretch

New NY Casinos Process Can Officially Begin

New York Gov. Kathy Hochuls signed the $220 billion state budget for the 2023 fiscal year on Monday. This is the second year in a row that the state has added gambling expansion to the budget.
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Bally's Makes Its Pitch For Chicago Casino At Tribune Site

Bally's is one of three finalists for the downtown casino license. Bally’s Chairman Soo Kim made a presentation to Chicago-area residents Wednesday evening. Hard Rock made its pitch Tuesday evening at Harold Washington Library. Rush Street will discuss its Rivers 78 proposal in the South Loop area on Thursday evening, too. The city is projecting annual tax revenue of approximately $200 million from the casino. The money would be earmarked to address funding shortfalls in Chicago”s fire and police pension plans. Illinois could also receive approximately $248.7 million in taxes generated through all 11 of the state‘s venues in 2021.
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Bally's Makes Its Pitch For Chicago Casino At Tribune Site

Cordish Companies Celebrates Opening of Live! Casino Pittsburgh

Cordish Companies celebrates the opening of Live! Casino Pittsburgh. The $150 million casino is scheduled to open its doors to the general public on 24 November 2020. Incoming state Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward and state Representative George Dunbar were at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Westmoreland County Commissioners Sean Kertes, Douglas Chew and Gina Cerilli were also in attendance.
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NHN merges game units under NHN Bigfoot for P2E foray

NHN Corp. has realigned its businesses to focus more on social casino games under game developer NHN Bigfoot this year. The company has merged with NHn PixelCube and NH n RPG as of this month. It is expected to play key role in carrying out NH N's game business along with mobile game-focused NHnt PlayArt based in Japan. The merged entity will be led by Kim Sang-ho, chief executive of NHNT Bigfoot. Kim joined NHT in 2003 and directed NHNN USA and game sourcing and publishing business. He took on his current role as CEO in 2018.
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NHN merges game units under NHN Bigfoot for P2E foray

The race is on to build a casino in New York City

The operators submitted preliminary details in December to the state Gaming Commission on their plans for New York City-area casinos. They include the Resorts World New. City in Queens, owned by Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group, and the MGM-owned Empire City Casino in Yonkers. They want to become full-scale casinos with table games and slot machines and win two of the three licenses.
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The race is on to build a casino in New York City

Casino chain Bally’s set to examine buyout offer

Bally's Corp. is buying the Tropicana hotel-casino on the Strip. The board formed a committee to evaluate Standard General's offer to buy out its stock for $38 per share. Bally’s announced last April it was acquiring the 1,470-room Tropiana in a deal valued at about $308 million.
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Casino chain Bally’s set to examine buyout offer

Gambling Evidence To Be Allowed In Councilman's Corruption Trial

Gambling evidence to be allowed in Jose Huizar's corruption trial. Huizer was removed from a Las Vegas casino after refusing to reveal the source of tens of thousands of dollars of gambling money he was using. The former Los Angeles city councilman is accused of corruption. He and his associates were allegedly involved in a $1.5 million pay-to-play scheme. The trial is scheduled for May 18, but could be extended earlier depending on the judge's ruling on severance. His defense team claims he's an "evangelist for robust development"
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Gambling Evidence To Be Allowed In Councilman's Corruption Trial

Another Iconic Las Vegas Strip Casino Likely to Be Demolished

Caesars Entertainment is revamping its Caesar Bally's casino. It will be rebranded and remodeled taking on the company's Horsehoe brand. Caesar's will probably demolish another classic casino with roots in Vegas' seedier past. The Mirage was sold to Hard Rock International so it could be demolished and turned into a guitar hotel. The company has not had a presence in Las Vegas.
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Another Iconic Las Vegas Strip Casino Likely to Be Demolished

Korean game bet high on social casino games for P2E foray despite clampdown

Korean game publishers are aggressive upping investments in social casino games. They bet high on legalization of P2E games even as regulators clamp down on illicit operation of such games in Korea. Netmarble took over a 100 percent stake in SpinX, the world’s No.2 social casinos game developer, for 2.5 trillion won in August. Neowiz signed an exclusive contract to use Kangwon Land's slot machine KL Saberi for five years. The game industry believes that social gambling could be a cash cow in the long term and a stepping stone for overseas expansion.
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Korean game bet high on social casino games for P2E foray despite clampdown

Casino Rama Confident for January Reopening

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is optimistic about reopening Casino Rama in Ontario. The two-week lockdown will be lifted on January 5, 2022. All indoor social activities such as casinos, restaurants and gyms must close down.
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Casino Rama Confident for January Reopening

Serendipity3 is coming to the Ocean Casino Resort

Serendipity3 is coming to the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City in Spring 2022. Serendipsity is a New York City institution that has been the scene of several films, including the 2001 romantic comedy, SerentipITY. It is the third Sereptipy location outside of NYC. It will offer brunch, dinner and late night eats daily. The announcement comes on the heels of Ocean revealing the opening of the new Hawaiian-inspired casual eatery, Makai, and Nola’s Bar & Lounge.
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Serendipity3 is coming to the Ocean Casino Resort

Place your bets: State legislators taking another stab at gambling

Lottery and casino legislation will be introduced in Alabama's upcoming legislative session. Some members of Republican leadership are doubtful about the outlook for the bill. Lawmakers face primaries in May and time constraints in the 2022 session, which is when the legislation is expected to be passed.
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OCEAN CASINO RESORT BRINGS ICONIC SERENDIPITY3 RESTAURANT TO ATLANTIC CITY

Serendipity3 will open in the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City in 2021. Serendipsity is famous for its Frrrozen hot chocolate and its celebrity customers include Cher, Jackie O, Beyonce and Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, and Selena Gomez. The restaurant has been the scene of several films, including the 2001 romantic comedy, SerentipITY. The announcement comes on the heels of Ocean revealing the opening of the new Hawaiian-inspired casual eatery, Makai, along with Nola's Bar & Lounge.
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City hears 5 bids from 3 bidders for new casino

Three groups are pitching a total of five proposals for a new Chicago casino. Mayor Lori Lightfoot will choose one of them and present it to the City Council. The winner will be financially viable, architecturally stunning and guided by the principles of inclusion and equity. A new casino is expected to generate around $200 million a year for the city. The money will go to underfunded police and fire pensions.
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City hears 5 bids from 3 bidders for new casino

Casino Rama postpones concerts slated for January, February

Concerts scheduled for January and February 2022 have been postponed due to the Omicron strain of the COVID virus and the Ontario government’s newly imposed capacity restrictions. Tickets to these shows will be honoured when the concerts are rescheduled.
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Casino Rama postpones concerts slated for January, February

The Future of Online Gambling: Bet Slips With Casino Games

Bally's Chairman Soo Kim says igaming revenues are seven times larger than sports betting revenues. Some operators offer online casinos alongside their online sportsbooks. Operators could do a better job of converting sports bettors to casino gamblers.
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The Future of Online Gambling: Bet Slips With Casino Games

Casino Rama Adds More Exciting Show to is Calendar

Kim Mitchell and Honeymoon Suite will be added to the live entertainment schedule at Casino Rama. The resort is reopening its Entertainment Centre in a few weeks. Live shows were put on hold since the occurrence of the unprecedented situation in March 2020.
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Casino Rama Adds More Exciting Show to is Calendar

The Timeless Appeal of the Casino For A-List Celebrities

There are strong links between celebrities and casinos. Vegas was a favourite of celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin. Here are three celebrities who enjoy going to the casinos in their spare time.
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The Timeless Appeal of the Casino For A-List Celebrities

US companies warned against investing in Cambodia’s casino and financial sectors on trafficking, money laundering concerns

US companies warned against investing in Cambodia's casino and financial sectors on trafficking, money laundering concerns. Cambodia was gray-listed by the Financial Action Task Force in 2019 for deficiencies in its programs. Corruption is widespread in the country. It also advises US businesses to consider the threat of human trafficking and child exploitation. It is also concerned about the development of Sihanoukville, the site of dozens of new casinos built in last five years. The government established an inter-ministerial task force to investigate alleged moneyaundering and human trafficker.
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US companies warned against investing in Cambodia’s casino and financial sectors on trafficking, money laundering concerns

It’s a Good Bet That App-Based Gambling Will Cause Problems

"Squid Game" is the most popular Netflix original series to date. It's a dystopian allegory that criticizes a rapacious capitalistic society. South Koreans are desperate to rid themselves of debt. They're borrowing heavily to gamble on risky financial investments or cryptocurrencies.
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It’s a Good Bet That App-Based Gambling Will Cause Problems

Chicago casino proposals include Bally's, Rivers, Hard Rock, Rush Street Gaming options, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office says

Chicago casino proposals include Bally's, Rivers, Hard Rock, Rush Street Gaming options. Baly Corporation wants to set up shop at the old Chicago Tribune Publishing Center. Hard Rancher International submitted a bid for a single site. Some residents fear the increased traffic and crime. Governor JB Pritzker signed a law expanding gambling in 2019. The new law includes a casino expansion. Mayor Lori Lightfoot remains optimistic about the odds of a new casino. She hopes it will boost the economy and help plug future budget shortfalls. It could also boost tourism. However, some residents are skeptical.
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Chicago casino proposals include Bally's, Rivers, Hard Rock, Rush Street Gaming options, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office says

ACMA orders blocking of another five offshore gambling sites

Spin Bit, Fight Club, Kim Vegas, Queenspins and Yoju Casino were deemed to be in breach of Interactive Gambling Act 2001 and operating illegally in Australia. ACMA has successfully blocked a total of 324 websites it said were operating in the country illegally. 147 unlicensed services have pulled out of the market since the ACma started enforcing new illegal offshore gambling rules in 2017.
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ACMA orders blocking of another five offshore gambling sites