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Key bidder for NYC casino license entangled in Ohtani bet scandal

The Yankees and Mets both whiffed on snagging Shohei Ohtani last year, but "Sho-time" is still shaking up things in New York City - in the battle for state casino licenses in the Big Apple. A company behind one of the top bidders for the lucrative gaming permits is reportedly tangled up in the federal probe into the betting scandal involving the…
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Key bidder for NYC casino license entangled in Ohtani bet scandal
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Former Las Vegas casino executive to be sentenced in bookmaking money laundering case

A former top executive at Las Vegas Strip casinos will face a judge in Los Angeles and possible federal prison time after pleading guilty to violating federal anti-money laundering rules LOS ANGELES -- A former top executive for major Las Vegas casinos was set to appear before a federal judge Wednesday after admitting he allowed an illegal…
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Hilton Hotels Returns To Las Vegas In A Big Way

Did Hilton return to Las Vegas, or did it never go away? The company's first glory days in the desert were in the 1970's, when Elvis Presley sold out the Las Vegas Hilton more than 600 times. Hilton was the first publicly traded hospitality company to come to Las Vegas, a pioneer (along with Howard Hughes) in replacing often Mob-affiliated casinos…
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The race is on to build a casino in New York City

New York state has a ban on new casinos until 2023, but Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to end that moratorium this year, allowing up to three casinos to open downstate. And already nine gambling giants are eager to bid on the contracts and are likely to offer grandiose plans for casinos, hotels and entertainment venues to boost their proposals. Some are…
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Resorts World Las Vegas faces accusations of permitting illegal gamblers in new lawsuit

A federal lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Nevada accusing the former top executive of Resorts World Las Vegas of ignoring information that felons were illegally gambling at its casino. Robert "RJ" Cipriani seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages in the lawsuit filed Monday by California attorney Marshall Cole. The…
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Resorts World Las Vegas faces accusations of permitting illegal gamblers in new lawsuit
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets new CEO; Scott Sibella out

Scott Sibella, the president of Resorts World Las Vegas since before the Strip resort opened its doors in June 2021, has departed as the resort's top officer for violating company policies. Chief Financial Officer Peter LaVoie on Friday was named the new CEO for the 3500-room resort operated by Malaysia-based Genting Berhad. Sibella spent eight…
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets new CEO; Scott Sibella out
The Nevada Independent

Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World Las Vegas, replaced by the property’s CFO

The CEO was cleared by gaming regulators in February after an investigation into possible wrongdoing. Now Resorts World says Sibella violated company policies. Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella, who took the helm of the unfinished Strip property in 2019 and helped steer the long-stalled $4.3 billion project to its June 2021 opening,…
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Sibella out as CEO of Resorts World Las Vegas, replaced by the property’s CFO
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Int Ent to buy 382 RGB slots for New Coast Hotel Manila

Hong Kong-listed International Entertainment Corp is buying a total of 382 slot machines of various models from RGB International Bhd, in a deal worth just over US$5.7 million. International Entertainment announced the agreement in a filing on Friday to the Hong Kong bourse. The machines to be acquired from RGB are to be deployed at New Coast Hotel…
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Casino tech firm RGB rebounds to US$2mln profit in 4Q

Malaysia-based casino electronic games and services supplier RGB International Bhd posted a net profit of just over MYR9.3 million (US$2.1 million) for the three months to December 31, compared to a loss of MYR549000 in the prior-year quarter, it said in a Monday filing to Bursa Malaysia. Its performance earlier in the year meant that its full-year…
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New York Senator Wants Big Apple Casinos Licensed This Year

A New York lawmaker is pushing for full casinos to be licensed in the New York City area this year. Sen. Joseph Addabbo, D-Queens, told Gambling.com he doesn't want the licensing process for three Las Vegas-style casinos in the metropolitan area to "linger." Addabbo is chairman of the state Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering. Any delay…
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Casino opens in Newburgh

As we previously reported it would, the new casino Resorts World Hudson Valley (RWHV) opened Dec. 28 in the Newburgh Mall, occupying space that formerly housed the BonTon department store. Executives from Genting Group, the Malaysia-based international travel and leisure company that owns Resorts World, joined with local officials and community…
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Macau Casinos to Invest $15bn Into Non-Gambling Areas

Macau casinos will invest $15bn mostly towards non-gambling interests over the next decade. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Six Macau casinos will invest $15bn predominantly towards non-gambling activities over the next ten years as part of their new license agreements. part of the new license agreements the casinos signed last month The non-gaming…
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Macau Casinos to Invest $15bn Into Non-Gambling Areas
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Macao travel restrictions continue to pummel Las Vegas Sands

Travel restrictions in Macao continued to drag on Las Vegas Sands Corp. earnings, but resiliency in Singapore had company officials feeling optimistic as they reported their third quarter results on Wednesday. The company reported a net loss of $239 million, 31 cents a share, on revenue of $1 billion for the quarter that ended Sept. 30. A year…
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Major Casinos Compete For Manhattan License

New casino licenses won't be issued in New York until at least next year, but major gaming operators already are vying to open resorts in New York City. Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment is the latest to seek one of three downstate casino licenses, announcing plans this week for a casino in Times Square. Caesars is teaming with SL Green Realty…
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Major Casinos Compete For Manhattan License
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Learning How To Gamble Legally In Malaysia To Finding A Casino That Accepts Multiple Devices: Guide To Online Gambling In Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. Just like the beautiful scenery in the film prey, there are Beautiful beaches, interesting caves, ancient monuments, and the busy city of Kuala Lumpur can all be found in this Southeast Asian country. As a result, you might want to consider visiting Malaysia in the future. If you…
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Learning How To Gamble Legally In Malaysia To Finding A Casino That Accepts Multiple Devices: Guide To Online Gambling In Malaysia
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Katy Perry Gets Key To Las Vegas Strip, As Resorts World Celebrates Anniversary

Pop singer Katy Perry received a ceremonial key to the Las Vegas Strip in June, highlighting her headliner appearance at Southern Nevada's newest megaresort. The key ceremony also can be seen as symbolically unlocking the one-year anniversary of Resorts World Las Vegas, the most expensive hotel-casino in Nevada history at $4.3 billion. Perry is…
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Katy Perry Gets Key To Las Vegas Strip, As Resorts World Celebrates Anniversary
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Play And Win Exciting Prizes At Malaysia Online Casino

The gaming business in the Asian country is seeing explosive growth in terms of the number of individuals working inside it. You have the chance to win real cash prizes whenever you participate in the exciting video slot competitions offered at Online casino Malaysia. The mobile casino games are now accessible to you whenever you want them,…
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Cryptoassets are as risky as Vegas slot machines, says GEOFF HO

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Luna and Ethereum have lost billions for their owners, following a sell-off sparked by fears about their safety, scams, and stability. The most famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, lost over 15 percent of its value last week and has fallen for six weeks in a row. Rival Ethereum has lost 26 percent, while Luna is now…
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Cryptoassets are as risky as Vegas slot machines, says GEOFF HO
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Atlantic City Casino Executives Too Rosy On New York Casino Threat?

A Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce forum Friday brought together four of the city's top casino executives, and there was agreement that New York state is likely to approve up to three casino licenses in the greater New York City region almost as soon as a seven-year moratorium expires in December. But there also was consensus on something…
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Atlantic City Casino Executives Too Rosy On New York Casino Threat?
The Nevada Independent

Resorts World Las Vegas was 75 percent cash flow positive following 2021 opening

Just three months shy of its one-year anniversary, Resorts World Las Vegas hit 75 percent of its cash flow projections during 2021 and is making plans for a second phase of the $4.3 billion, 3500-room Strip hotel and casino. In a presentation to the Gaming Control Board Wednesday, Resorts World Las Vegas President Scott Sibella said COVID-19…
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Resorts World Las Vegas was 75 percent cash flow positive following 2021 opening
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Casino Tech: Even Chips Have Chips at Newest Vegas Resort

Even the chips have chips at the newest casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip. When Resorts World Las Vegas opens to guests and gamblers late Thursday, card players will bet with house chips implanted with sensors at tables that take cashless transactions and track every bet, split, double-down and side wager. "It's all RFID," casino operations…
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Casino Tech: Even Chips Have Chips at Newest Vegas Resort
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Mets majority owner reported to be in talks with Las Vegas Sands for casino

A sports business website has reported that Steven Cohen, majority owner of the New York Mets baseball team, is in preliminary talks with Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build a casino next door to the Mets' Citi Field. A Las Vegas Sands spokesman would not comment on the report but issued a statement about the company's continuing interest in the New…
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Only One Las Vegas Casino Operator Remains In The Hunt For A Gaming License In Japan

MGM Resorts International took a major step Tuesday toward earning a Japanese integrated resort license when the city of Osaka endorsed the company's plans for the country's first large-scale casino. But the move may have closed the door for other Las Vegas-based casino operators. Osaka selected MGM Resorts and its Japan-based joint-venture partner…
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Only One Las Vegas Casino Operator Remains In The Hunt For A Gaming License In Japan
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Strip-tease: $4.3bn Resorts World Las Vegas opens its doors

The first ground-up casino resort to debut on the Strip in more than a decade, Resorts World Las Vegas celebrated its grand opening on 24 June. At least 20000 people were on hand for the $4.3bn hotel casino's opening night, the property's public relations manager Joslyn Garcia reported. Resorts World marks the first new resort to open on the Strip…
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Strip-tease: $4.3bn Resorts World Las Vegas opens its doors
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‘Magnificent,’ ‘phenomenal’: Resorts World Las Vegas opens on the Strip

Fireworks explode during the grand opening of Resorts World Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip Thursday, June 24, 2021. The $4.3 billion megaresort, built by the Malaysia-based Genting Group, occupies the site of the former Stardust hotel-casino. Friday, June 25, 2021 | 10:07 a.m. Resorts World Las Vegas opened its doors Thursday night to guests…
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‘Magnificent,’ ‘phenomenal’: Resorts World Las Vegas opens on the Strip
The Nevada Independent

Indy Gaming: Fitch Ratings revises its outlook toward Las Vegas casino recovery, sees rebound by 2023

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. Please to sign up and receive Indy Gaming in your inbox. Fitch Ratings gaming analyst Colin Mansfield waited in line patiently to sample a specialty item offered by Boon Tong Kee, one of the…
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Resorts World Las Vegas Sees Nice

Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) is now officially up and running, even if it's still working out some bugs at some of its amenities. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the newest casino resort to land on the Las Vegas Strip enjoyed a modest grand opening, but it wasn't nearly as large as some others. 20000 people descended upon the venue to…
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Resorts World Las Vegas Sees Nice
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Resorts World Las Vegas Opens With Pomp and Pageantry

Resorts World Las Vegas officially opened its doors to the public, with VIP speaker Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak proclaiming that the resort was "raising the bar very, very high." [Image: Shutterstock.com] Malaysia-based casino giant the Genting Group has officially opened the most expensive resort ever developed in Las Vegas. The $4.3bn Resorts…
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Resorts World Las Vegas Opens With Pomp and Pageantry
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Resorts World Las Vegas: Even the chips have chips at the Strip's newest casino

LAS VEGAS - Even the chips have chips at the newest casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip. Resorts World Las Vegas, a $ 4.3 billion resort that opened its doors to the public on Thursday, lets card players wager with house chips implanted with sensors on tables that accept cashless transactions and any bet, split, Track double-down and side…
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Resorts World Las Vegas: Even the chips have chips at the Strip's newest casino
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5 things to know about the Vegas hotel-casino opening today

Resorts World Las Vegas, the biggest new-build casino on the Strip in more than a decade, opens Thursday. Here are five things to know about it: It's very red, was several years in the making and covers about 88 acres. The complex stands next to the Trump International Hotel, slightly north and across the street from Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. The…
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5 things to know about the Vegas hotel-casino opening today
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Resorts World Las Vegas to open as pandemic recovery takes hold

In a city where luck has a lot to do with the outcome, the executives overseeing the Las Vegas Strip's newest property feel like they hit the jackpot. "We were waiting, optimistic that things would get better when we opened," said Scott Sibella, president of Resorts World Las Vegas. "But here we are at 100% [capacity] and everything's going well in…
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Resorts World Las Vegas to open as pandemic recovery takes hold
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A Las Vegas casino bets against cash

Cash is so pivotal to the casino experience that Las Vegas ATMs get away with charging an average of $10 per withdrawal. But a new resort is taking a digital approach, hoping to streamline processes and reduce many of the costs associated with handling cash. Along with reducing the risk of theft, minimizing cash-handling at casinos and associated…
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The Nevada Independent

Resorts World unveiling ‘seems like an old-school Las Vegas resort opening’

The comparisons between the opening of Resorts World Las Vegas and the launch of The Mirage almost 32 years ago can't be ignored. Like its predecessor, the $4.3 billion Resorts World ends a decade-long lull of new Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino development. When it opened in 1989, The Mirage was the Strip's first all-new casino resort in 15…
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Resorts World unveiling ‘seems like an old-school Las Vegas resort opening’
The Nevada Independent

Resorts World extends cashless wagering to table games: ‘We’re doing things that the city has never seen’

Resorts World Las Vegas plans to be the first casino in Nevada that allows gamblers to purchase chips from a table game dealer without having to flash cash. Instead, the customer will flash their digital wallet attached to the property's mobile app. Cashless gaming capabilities for slot machines, table games and sports betting was part of a…
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Resorts World extends cashless wagering to table games: ‘We’re doing things that the city has never seen’
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets regulatory OK to open June 24

LAS VEGAS >> The Malaysia-based owner of one of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip won regulatory approval today to deal cards, roll dice and welcome gamblers when Resorts World Las Vegas opens on June 24. With praise for the $4.3 billion development and the boost it could provide in a pandemic-battered economy, the Nevada…
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Resorts World Las Vegas gets regulatory OK to open June 24
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Nevada's regulator greenlights Resorts World Las Vegas to open June 24

Resorts World Las Vegas has received regulatory approval to open June 24 on the Las Vegas Strip. Nevada Gaming Commission granted licenses to Genting Group and its publicly traded subsidiary, Genting Malaysia Berhad, the Malaysia-based owner of the $4.3 billion development. C ommission Chairman John Moran Jr. stated after the unanimous vote: "We…
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