The City of Sault Ste. Marie has received a quarterly payment of more than $375,000 from OLG for hosting the Gateway Casino. The city has also received more $32 million from the company since the opening of the casino in 1999.
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Gateway Casino Sault Ste. Marie has brought back live gaming. The gaming amenity is operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. It was closed in 2021 due to the potential spread of the virus.
There are 10 casinos in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The area is great for outdoor attractions and food. PlayMichigan gives a rundown of all the casinos and local entertainment and dining options. It also gives some recommendations for things to do outside the gambling halls.
Marie blocked the account of a 31-year-old customer after he deposited £1,700 in his account with the gambling giant Flutter Entertainment. Marie is part of the growing team of 88 at the crisis call centre tracking problem gambling.
Anthony Todd Sutton, Kara Marie Shilling and Marjorie Jeanette Jean Brown are accused of operating an illegal gambling operation at Spin City in Flint Township. They are to be sentenced on Wednesday, 1 June at 9 a.m. in Ingham County Circuit Court. They could face up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up $100,000. The Michigan Department of Attorney General helps lead investigations and prosecutes cases of alleged illegal betting in the state. It was contacted by the MGCB in June 2018 about reports of illegal gaming at the business.
Donna Olar has won $23,098 from the April ARCH 50/50 Grand Prize Draw. She bought the ticket number J-4651791. The money will go to the Sault Ste. Marie Hospice. The deadline to purchase tickets for May’s Grand prize draw is May 31st at 9:30 am. Tickets for the May ARCh 50-50 are on sale now at. They have a guaranteed minimum of $9,999 and early bird ticket-holders have chance at winning an additional $1,000.
The name of the Greektown Casino-Hotel will be changed to Hollywood Casino at Greek Town starting on Sunday, May 1. The name change is part of a $30 million renovation of both the hotel and the casino.
Marie Hackett won $134,941 on a CT Lottery game Fast Play Money Vault Progressive. The ticket was sold at Pressure Discount Tobacco on New Canaan Avenue in Norwalk. The progressive jackpot grows with each ticket sold statewide until someone wins.
Kewadin Casinos in Michigan will lower its gaming age limit from 19 to 18. The change does not affect the minimum gaming limit of the online casino and sports betting. Kewadin Casino is owned by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. It offers 2,002 slot machines, 25 table games, hotels, dining and other amenities at five properties in the Upper Peninsula.
Kewadin Casinos changes gaming age limit from 19 to 18. The change will take effect from March 30, 2022 at all five Kewadins locations. It does not affect the minimum gaming limit for online casinos and sports betting. The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians owns and operates KEWADIN Casino in Saults Ste Marie, St. Ignace, Hessel, Manistique and Christmas. Kewsadin offers 2,002 slot machines, 25 table games, hotels, dining and other amenities at five properties in Michigan’s eastern and central Upper Peninsula.
Charlotte Rose Benjamin has released a new single 'Slot Machine' from her debut album, Dreamtina, which is set for release on April 22. The video was shot by Benjamin and her friend Hlif Olafsdottir documenting a day on a Williamsburg Ferry, Chinatown Arcade, a Dime's Square dive bar and their favorite downtown karaoke spot. The album was self produced and was produced by Nardo Ochoa, Matti Dunietz and Zoe Zeeman. Benjamin's debut EP Party City (2020) was released with Moshi Mashi/Neon Gold records.
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited officially opened its Cascades casino North Bay on March 9th, 2022. The new 39,000-plus sq ft casino features a full-service casino bar, gaming consisting of nearly 300 slots, 10 electronic tables and 6 live dealer table games.
Darren English of Oola won the Ace of Hearts in the Sologhead GAA Club Lotto draw on Monday, February 21. The runners-up prizes were James Dee, Marie Kenefick, Aaron Ryan (S) and Jane Irwin Monard. Sellers prize went to Philip Doherty Jnr.
Canada is a tax-free country when it comes to gambling winnings. Canada has several land-based casinos with a great presence on social media.
Louise Franklin has won $28,422 from the January 50/50 Grand Prize Draw with ticket number G-5698582. Louise and Neville are originally from Ottawa and they moved to Sault Ste. Marie 6 years ago. They love to support local charities. The ARCH 50-50 jackpot has a guaranteed minimum of $9,999. February's Grand prize draw is on February 28th at 9:30 am. The money raised goes towards the care and support of hundreds of residents, community clients and their families served by ARCHA.
Pechanga Resort Casino is celebrating the Lunar New Year with $100,000 EasyPlay, Cash Drawings this February.
Report for Great Canadian Gaming Corporation predicts that the launch of Ontario's new open iGaming market could have a negative effect on land-based casinos. It predicts a 25% job loss at Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie and a cost of CA$1.9 million over five years to the venue.
Ontario closed down casinos and other indoor entertainment venues on January 5, 2022 in order to prevent spread of the new variant of health and safety issues. The province entered Step Two of a redeveloped reopening plan, which was scheduled to be lifted on Jan 26th, 2021. January 31st is now the target date.
The Year of the Tiger festival is in 2022. Pechanga resort casino is celebrating the festival with promotions and giveaways this February.
There are Valentine's Day events and activities planned for Las Vegas in 2022. Fresh52 Farmers' Market at Inspirada will host the Strawberry Festival at Farmers’ Market on February 10. Valentine's Celebration Craft & Gift Show will take place on Feb. 12 at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino. Las Las Vegas Sinfonietta Valentine Day Concert will be on Valentine, 13 February. Maverick Helicopters offers a night flight and foodie tour with your sweetheart.
Movies about casinos and gambling are not a rare thing today. The genre reveals the gaming industry from the inside. In most casino films, half of the film is about the game and the other half is the relationship between the players, the police, and mafia.
Ten new jobs created as gaming company opens £200,000 centre in Dewsbury. Opening is part of a nationwide programme that will see MERKUR Slots invest more than £10million on UK high streets over the next six months. The Market Place venue features the latest bingo and digital slot machines with the emphasis on low stake gaming and pay-outs ranging from £5 to £500.
The holiday season is in full swing in Las Vegas. There are some unique ways to celebrate and some great gifts you can give. Silverton casino-hotel has launched its Bad Elf Pop-Up Bar experience. Jean-Marie Auboine Chocolatier Factory Shop is offering a Christmas tree bundle with an advent style 25 piece Christmas Tree book and sweets. The Rex Center inside The Boulevard Mall on Maryland Parkway features mini-golf, arcade games, indoor go-karts and rock climbing walls.
Atlantic City's casinos raked in $237.5 million of gambling revenue last month. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is an easy drive from New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. The resort offers something for everybody. It's a 50,000-square-foot spa with 31 treatment rooms and over 15 food and beverage outlets. It also offers a pulsing 24/7 playlist and a variety of music memorabilia. White House Subs serves Frank Sinatra's favorite sandwiches. Sugar Factory's infamous King Kong Sundae is $99.
Real Estate is lucrative and has seen many millionaires emerge over the past decade. Casinos often spring up in towns and aim to capitalize on the high population of an area to increase returns. Massachusetts is home to three leading casino establishments: MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor and Plain Ridge Park Casino.
Loto-Québec has added Blueprint Gaming's games to its lottery offering. The Gauselmann Group's subsidiary will supply the lottery with more titles over the coming months. The lottery is now live with a selection of the developer's best-known titles. These include Megaways hits Buffalo Rising and Prospector, as well as branded games including Rick and Morty Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Sausage Party, and The Goonies. Blueprint has a portfolio of over 300 games. In July, the company secured a Canada deal with Ontario Lottery and Gaming.
Loto-Québec and Inspire Entertainment have signed a content distribution deal. Loto Québece will introduce the provider's iLottery offerings on lotoquebec.com. Scarab Treasures and Fruit Drop Scatterdrops will be the first iGaming titles for the province.
Inspired Entertainment has enhanced its partnership with Loto-Québec. Lotto-québec will be the first customer to launch Inspired's iLottery games. Inspired is expected to release Scarab Treasures and Fruit Drop Scatterdrops in 2022. In August, the company posted a strong Q2 report with revenue climbing 166% to $41.5 million. The interactive business achieved a 69% year-over-year increase in revenue. It has expanded its content portfolio in the last few weeks.
A collection of Picasso paintings sold at a Sotheby's auction for $145 million. The sale was held at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. It was one of the largest auctions of artworks by Picassos in recent memory. The collection was owned by MGM Resorts. They sold the art to free up money for other purchases. A vase, a tile and a terracotta sculpture by the artist were also sold. This was the first time Sotherby’s held an important North American auction outside of their New York-based salerooms.
Homme et Enfant (1969) sold for $24.4 million. Buste d’Hommes ( 1969) went for $9.5 million, below its estimate of $10 million and Nature morte au panier de fruits et aux fleurs (1942) exceeded its $15 million high estimate, selling for for more than $16.6 million to a bidder on the phone with Sotheby”s head of private sales David Schrader. Le Dejeuner sur l‘herbe ( 1962) took inspiration from Manet's Le dejeunier sur la Herbe and sold at $2.1 million after a bidding spar between Alexandra Rossetti and three other bidders. Pierrot ( 1917 ink drawing of clown) was sold to Schraders for $4. 4 million against an estimate $ 2. 5 million; it went on sale at the MGM Casino.
Eleven Picasso paintings displayed at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas sell for more than $100m at Sotheby's auction. The highest price was fetched by the 1938 painting Femme au Béret Rouge-Orange, which depicts Picassos lover Marie-Thérèse Walter. Homme et Enfant and Buste d’Homme sold for $24.4m and $9.5m respectively. Le Dejeuner sur l‘herbe sold at $2.1m.
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Eleven Picasso paintings sold at auction for more than $US100 million. The Sotheby's auction was held at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. Five of the paintings hung on the walls of Bellaggio's fine dining restaurant, Picassos. Highest price was fetched by the 1938 painting “Femme au beret rouge-orange” of Pablo Picasa’s lover and muse Marie-Therese Walter, which sold for $ US40.5 million, some $10 million over the pre-sale estimate.
The City of Sault Ste. Marie received $327,408 from Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for hosting Gateway Casinos – S.Marie since May 1999. Since August 16, 2021, all gaming sites in Ontario resumed operations. To date, host municipalities have received more than $1.76 billion in non-tax gaming revenue. The reopening of gaming. sites will give service providers the opportunity to advance their development plans.
Macau casino operators lost about $18 billion in market value. The government is considering a new regulatory overhaul. Macau's lucrative casino licences are up for rebidding next year. Some analysts have downgraded their view of near-term prospects for casino companies in Maca. J.P. Morgan is downgrading to neutral or underweight all Macao gaming names from overweight. It is because of the tougher scrutiny on capital management and daily operations ahead of licence renewals. They must all rebid for licences when current permits expire in June 2022.
Full House Resorts is one of four applicants to build a casino in Vigo County. The company owns five casinos in four states. Its proposed address is 5995 Margaret Avenue in Terre Haute. The proposed gaming venue would include a hotel, a greenhouse and a rooftop dining and drinking area.
Ontario is planning to allow private companies to offer online gambling to its residents. The province is following the lead of European countries and U.S. states like New Jersey. Sports media players such as Rogers Communications and Torstar Corp. are also interested in the sector. It is a paradigm shift from criminalizing online betting to decriminalizing it. Yaniv Spielberg, co-founder and chief strategy officer at Bragg Gaming Group, a Toronto-based gaming technology provider, explains.
Wendy Dewar has won the Sault Area Hospital Foundation's 50/50 September $162,460 jackpot. Dewer will use some of the winnings to help her family and set aside some for retirement.
A Picasso auction is taking place on October 23 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The sale is expected to fetch at least $100 million. It will include 11 paintings, works on paper, and ceramics made between 1919 and 1967. One of the works is a portrait of Picassos' lover Marie Therese Walter. Steven Wynn, who was once a powerful casino mogul, was blacklisted from the industry after sexual misconduct allegations. MGM Resorts wants to cut ties with him and tap Sotheby's as a partner.
The MGM Resorts is selling around US$100 million worth of Picasso artworks at the upcoming Sotheby's auction. The sale is the first in Northern America outside of New York. Highlights of the sale include the 1938 painting of Marie-Therese Walter, Picassos's lover and muse. Funds raised from the auction will go towards new and emerging artists. . .. It is intended to create an even more inclusive collection that maintains the breadth of MGM's existing portfolio. and gives a greater voice to artists from underrepresented communities.
Sotheby's will sell 11 works by Picasso from the MGM Resorts Fine Arts collection at the resort and casino Bellagio in Las Vegas this October. The entire collection has an estimate of $70.5m-$104.2m. It is the first time Sothebys has held a marquee, live-streamed evening sale in North America outside New York. Pre-sale exhibitions will be held at Sotherby’s NewYork location from 7 to 13 September and at Bellaggio Gallery of Fine Art from 17 to 23 October, with traveling exhibitions in Taipei and Hong Kong.
A group of special education staff from the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board won the $148,897.50 jackpot in the Sault Area Hospital Foundation’s July electronic and online 50/50 draw. Their lucky number (U-4181110) was drawn electronically. The 19 winners will split the jack pot, each winning $7,836.71.
Resorts World Las Vegas has implemented a system where customers upload cash onto a digital wallet and it's automatically withdrawn after using the casino facilities. The timing is good as Nevada casinos are nervous about a repeat of the early pandemic and possibly being forced to close down again.
The $70 million jackpot was won by two tickets from Ontario and B.C. The winning numbers are 07, 11, 22, 28, 33, 44, 49, Bonus 10. Before this, the $ 70 million prize had been won six times since it was introduced back in 2019.
Quebec's illegal online casinos continue to operate untroubled. Businesspeople from Quebec City, Montreal and Toronto are hosting such platforms. According to the Criminal Code, such websites are prohibited unless supervised by Loto-Québec. The Montreal police focuses on violent and organized crime and hasn't received a complaint against the online platforms for the last three years.
Quebec illegal online casinos thrive despite the fact that organized betting businesses are allowed to operate only under supervision.
Police inaction towards illegal online casino sites in Quebec. La Presse found businesspeople who host gambling sites within the reach of law enforcement. Most of the business are headquartered overseas or on treaty reserves. Some shareholders and managers of private online casinos are neither out of country nor on reserves, but in areas overseen by large municipal police forces. In Montreal, investigators focus on "violent and organized crime on the fringes" of gambling and sports betting. In Quebec, they declined to comment on ongoing operations. in the past three years, there were no complaints about any online gambling site.
It took 17 draws and 8 weeks for the $70 million jackpot to be won. The big prize will be split between B.C. and Toronto. Dozens of other people will also be collecting a big payday after 30 of the 70 Maxmillion numbers hit on 46 different tickets. In Ontario, $1 million winners were sold in Kingston, Windsor, Thunder Bay, St. Catherines, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Toronto and North York. $500,000 winners also sold, Grey County, Simcoe County and Mississauga.
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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will launch an online gaming and sports betting platform. The state agency has approved several platforms in recent weeks. The latest platform was permitted to go live as of noon Monday. It will generate revenue for education, economic development and the Pokagion Band's tribal community.
$250 Deposit Bonus in May 2021. New Jersey and Michigan are the first two states where WynnBET is available. The site is looking to launch in Pennsylvania. The WynNBet sportsbook is already available in a number of states. It's easy to switch between the casino and the sports book. There are also instructions for getting an account and downloading the WynlBets app. They also give a rundown of the site features and game selection.
Gateway Casinos has announced the operational status of its gambling venues in the Ontario province. The province was moved from the grey to the red tier by the government. This means that some businesses that were recently closed have received the green light to restart operations.
GAN and Wynn confirm sports betting and igaming launch in Michigan. GAN will be the enterprise software platform for its internet sports gambling and internet casino gaming business in the Great Lakes State. The launch is subject to all regulatory approvals. It is part of the previously announced market access agreement between GANS and the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Gans will publish third-party sports bets content. Wynne Resorts operates casinos in Las Vegas and Boston.
Windsor-Essex is the last region in Ontario to enter Stage 3 of the business reopening plan. Since March 16 this year, in-person gaming in casino venues and gaming halls has been put on pause indefinitely.
Gateway Casinos will open 11 casinos in Ontario this week. The company is taking steps toward a complete revival of the casino industry. Only My Club Rewards members will be able to make a reservation. Casino Rama Resort will remain closed for now. Gamblers will have to reserve their play time online in advance. They can't have more than 50 people on the gaming floor at one time. It is similar to the restrictions found elsewhere in the global casino Industry. . ... A virus called COVID-19 has been spreading in Canada recently.