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Second year of online gambling in Ontario generates $63bn in wagers

According to a report from iGaming Ontario, revenue was $2.4bn. Canada.- The second year of regulated sports betting and igaming in Ontario generated $63bn in wagers and $2.4bn in revenue, according to a report from iGaming Ontario. Legal online market opened on April 4, 2022. Casino wagers totalled $51.7bn, up 88 per cent year-on-year. Casino…
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Over 86% Of Ontario’s Online Gamblers Play On Regulated Sites

Two years into Ontario's open, regulated internet gaming (igaming) market, a new study commissioned by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and iGaming Ontario has found that the vast majority of people participating in igaming in the province are doing so on regulated sites. This represents a significant change from the estimated 70…
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Over 86% Of Ontario’s Online Gamblers Play On Regulated Sites
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas

With less than a week to go before the arrival of a Feb. 2 strike deadline, Las Vegas casinos are negotiating overtime with culinary and bartender unions to avoid a shutdown. Labor agreements were reached in November with Caesars Entertainment, MGM and Wynn, averting massive complications related to the Grand Prix race. Deals have also been signed…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strike deadline looms for unions in Las Vegas
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties

There's a lot more going on in La Jolla than beautiful beaches, historic homes, and hotels. Of course, there's a big military connection and a Bronze Star from Vietnam for one former resident, Allen R. Glick, a businessman who got tangled up with mobsters. Glick died at the age of 79, in August 2021, after a long fight with cancer, at his La Jolla…
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Allen R. Glick: Casino mogul with La Jolla, Las Vegas, and mob ties
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers

When Ontario announced a few years ago that it was giving the green light to online gambling, politicians made familiar promises about the scheme. It would be great for consumers. Great for the province's tax revenue. Great for jobs, great for the local innovation economy. (They didn't say anything about how great it might be for our blood pressure…
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers
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Durango casino’s grand opening in southwest Las Vegas

Station Casinos' Durango Resort & Casino opened its doors to the public for the first time Tuesday. The 200-room, 83000-square-foot-casino property is parent company Red Rock Resorts' first new property in more than a decade. The property has 2300 slot machines and 60 table games, a 25000-square-foot, 11-stall "Eat Your Heart Out" food hall, four…
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Durango casino’s grand opening in southwest Las Vegas
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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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​Ontario online gambling wagers hit $14B in Q1: iGO report

Total online wagers placed in Ontario in the first quarter of this year totalled $14 billion, marking an increase from the previous quarter, iGaming Ontario (iGO) revealed in a recent market report. Ontario online casinos and sports betting wagers were up from the $13.9 billion reported the previous quarter, the data released on July 19…
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​Ontario online gambling wagers hit $14B in Q1: iGO report
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Some Interesting Facts About Online Casino

Online casinos have come a long way from the shady history surrounding money laundering and criminal elements running the show. Today, most people who search the internet will have enjoyed a bet or wager on their favourite online casino games. For instance, if you visit the website fruityking.co.nz, you will find a full range of online pokies and…
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Some Interesting Facts About Online Casino
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Visiting Las Vegas from Baltimore? Don't get ripped off on restaurants.

There's a saying in casinos that the house always wins. This is not hard for me to grasp. Last week, after eating dinner at a restaurant inside a Las Vegas casino, I inserted $5 into a slot machine, fumbled around pressing buttons as its bright lights flashed, and watched the bill disappear forever. The house wins when you're dining out in casinos,…
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Visiting Las Vegas from Baltimore? Don't get ripped off on restaurants.
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Paris Las Vegas gets a new hotel tower after Caesars project

Caesars Entertainment Inc. is adding a European flair to Paris Las Vegas with a new plan to integrate a hotel tower from a neighboring resort. In new details released Monday, Caesars said it plans to invest more than $100 million into renovating Horseshoe Las Vegas' Jubilee Tower and connecting it to Paris as the resort's "premium" Versailles…
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Paris Las Vegas gets a new hotel tower after Caesars project
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Top 5 Movies Which Upskilled Casino Enthusiasts

Hollywood movie buff? A selection of top 5 movies that literally trained viewers with gambling tips and tricks. From Casino Royale to Ocean's Eleven Since men have evolved and found multiple ways of entertaining themselves, movies have been an integral part of the culture and tend to influence public opinion too. Movies are diverse and are made…
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Top 5 Movies Which Upskilled Casino Enthusiasts
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Las Vegas' New Year's Eve Road Closures

Let's get ready to party! Officials expect over 400000 visitors to converge on the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown's Fremont Street Experience to ring in 2023, and you can expect road closures in advance of the giant parties. The Las Vegas Metro Police Department will have extra personnel on duty to handle road closures and to make sure visitors can…
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Las Vegas' New Year's Eve Road Closures
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Las Vegas’ Best Restaurant of 2022

It's time again for the Year in Eater - where we look back at the last twelve months of Las Vegas's restaurant scene. We reached out to Vegas's finest food writers, reporters, and bloggers to get their takes on local trends, recent standouts, and notable newcomers. Here, they weigh in on the openings they were most excited for in 2022. Kaiseki…
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Las Vegas’ Best Restaurant of 2022
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Dominique Ansel arrives in Las Vegas

Creative confectioneries, decadent desserts and, of course, the Cronut® have arrived at Dominique Ansel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel has opened his bake shop and introduced his only-in-Vegas "Lucky 7" collection, Cookie Shots, Frozen S'mores, the Cronut® flavor of the month, and more to the…
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Dominique Ansel arrives in Las Vegas
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Nevermind the gambling, Las Vegas is a foodie paradise

While it's impossible to experience all Sin City has to offer on the culinary scene, it's definitely fun trying. Las Vegas, The Entertainment Capital of the World, is now more than ever deserving of a new moniker - World Culinary Destination. While many visitors still come for the shows, concerts and sporting events, foodies are flocking to the…
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Nevermind the gambling, Las Vegas is a foodie paradise
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Here’s what will change when Ontario’s new internet gambling market opens April 4

Come early next month, legal single-sports betting and online gambling will significantly expand in Ontario. Single-sports betting has been legal since last year in Canada, but so far in Ontario it has been limited to the provincially run PROLINE+. On April 4, however, that will change as Ontario launches an internet gambling market, named…
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Caesars Misses Deadline on Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale

It looks like the sale won't be happening (at least for now) and that could mean big changes at the iconic resort casino Selling an asset on the Las Vegas Strip, at a time when any property on that historic 4.2-mile road has become incredibly valuable, seems like a terrible idea. Yes, prices have hit historic highs, but the value of the asset still…
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Caesars Misses Deadline on Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale
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Caesars Nears (or Passes) Deadline for Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale

Selling an asset on the Las Vegas Strip, at a time when any property on that historic 4.2-mile road has become incredibly valuable, seems like a terrible idea. Yes, prices have hit historic highs, but the value of the asset still seems higher than any price you might get for it. That makes it at least somewhat questionable as to why Caesars…
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Caesars Nears (or Passes) Deadline for Las Vegas Strip Casino Sale
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Bigger Gateway casino at Western Fair? Bring it on: Area businesses

An expanded Gateway Casino at Western Fair will help build on east London's status as London's entertainment playground, east London businesses said Friday. Gateway Casino and Entertainment Ltd. plans a multimillion-dollar investment to expand its gambling operation at Western Fair District into a full casino, ending its plans to build a…
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Bigger Gateway casino at Western Fair? Bring it on: Area businesses
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Martha Stewart Opens New Restaurant on Las Vegas Strip

With decades of books, magazines, and television appearances under her belt, Martha Stewart has proven herself the absolute icon of hosting, party planning, and home decor. She runs her own multimedia empire, complete with a one-stop online shop to share recipes and sell everything from cookbooks to kitchenware to garden supplies. She even…
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Martha Stewart Opens New Restaurant on Las Vegas Strip
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Everything to Know About Martha Stewart's New Las Vegas Restaurant

Good news for gambling enthusiasts, the state of Nevada, and Martha Stewart stans like me: Our multitudinous queen opened her first restaurant in Las Vegas over the weekend. The Bedford by Martha Stewart is housed in the Paris casino and takes inspiration from the lifestyle icon's, well, iconic lifestyle. The 194-seat restaurant is designed to…
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Everything to Know About Martha Stewart's New Las Vegas Restaurant
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Addict Fueled Gambling by Scamming an Elderly Man

A nefarious gambling addict by the name of Brian James Wilson scammed an elderly man and took all of his savings. He lied that he was about to invest the money in groundbreaking projects but, in fact, used it to fuel his gambling addiction. Wilson first met his victim in 2018. Back then, the 82-year-old man was selling his mortgage-free Mount…
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Addict Fueled Gambling by Scamming an Elderly Man
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Gambling addict swindled nearly $2m from elderly man

A gambling addict swindled more than $1.9 million from an elderly man he befriended, putting the money into online betting accounts. Brian James Wilson befriended his 82-year-old victim through acquaintances after finding out he was selling his mortgage-free Mount Martha home for $1.6 million in August 2018. The 55-year-old convinced the elderly…
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Gambling addict swindled nearly $2m from elderly man
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'Win-Win, Win-Win:' Update on casino given

A "Win-Win, Win-Win" for the Tule River Eagle Mountain Casino, and the city and residents of Porterville, is how Porterville City Manager John Lollis described the relocation of the casino from the mountain to the area of the Porterville Airport, Porterville Sports Park and Porterville Fairgrounds near Highway 65 and Tea Pot Dome Avenue. Once it…
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'Win-Win, Win-Win:' Update on casino given
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TV Q&A: Why are ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ switching time slots?

Q: I have seen some other markets do this and I never thought that WPXI-TV would do so: Is there a particular reason why "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" are changing time slots at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.? Is it because of ratings or any other reason? - Aaron, Mt. Pleasant Rob: I started hearing from viewers about this last week and started asking…
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TV Q&A: Why are ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ switching time slots?
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Santa Barbara woman wins $150K motorhome in Chumash Casino's Dream Big giveaway

A Santa Barbara woman cashed in her winning ticket in Chumash Casino Resort's Dream Big giveaway Sunday and claimed a 2022 Georgetown motorhome worth over $150000. Prior to claiming her prize, Martha O. said she didn't know her name had been called during the grand prize drawing that took place at 10 p.m. "A man leaned over and told me he thought…
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Santa Barbara woman wins $150K motorhome in Chumash Casino's Dream Big giveaway
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Dreaming big pays off for winner at Chumash Casino Resort

A Santa Barbara woman won the "Dream Big" giveaway Sunday night at the Chumash Casino Resort. And she couldn't have dreamed it would be this big. She received a 2022 Georgetown Motorhome, worth over $150000. The winner, Martha O., didn't even know her name had been called during the quarterly giveaway grand-prize drawing at 10 p.m. "A man leaned…
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Dreaming big pays off for winner at Chumash Casino Resort
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Santa Barbara woman wins $150,000 'Dream Big' giveaway at Chumash Casino

SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - A Santa Barbara woman won a motorhome worth over $150000 during the "Dream Big" giveaway at the Chumash Casino Resort on Sunday. Martha O., who did not disclose her full identity for privacy reasons, won a 2022 Georgetown motorhome from the giveaway and said that she didn't even know that her name had been called during the…
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Santa Barbara woman wins $150,000 'Dream Big' giveaway at Chumash Casino
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NOBU at Paris Las Vegas is Now Open

In partnership with Nobu Restaurants, Caesars Entertainment has opened its second Nobu restaurant location on the Las Vegas Strip at Paris Las Vegas. The restaurant features world-renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's signature New Style Japanese cuisine. "I am honored to join the team of esteemed culinary talent at Paris Las Vegas," said Chef Nobu…
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NOBU at Paris Las Vegas is Now Open
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Ontario’s new internet gambling market is open for business

Ontario's new internet gambling market is open for business. A competitive framework for online sports betting in Ontario debuted early Monday, with several bookmakers announcing they had officially gone live in Canada's most populous province. Coolbet, FanDuel, PointsBet, and theScore Bet all tweeted about their launches in the early hours of…
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Ontario’s new internet gambling market is open for business
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Ontario's New iGaming Market is Live

TORONTO, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - iGaming Ontario (iGO) launched the new market for internet gaming (igaming) in Ontario today. Players in Ontario can now play internet casino games and place sports bets on sites offered by igaming companies (called operators) that are fully registered and approved. To play with confidence knowing their…
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Opening up of e-gaming sector projected to cut into jobs, revenues at Caesars Windsor

Employees at Caesars Windsor and land-based casinos across Ontario, who have suffered greatly due to layoffs during the ongoing pandemic, are about to face yet another ominous challenge as the Ontario government is poised open up the e-gaming sector. While online gambling has existed under Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) in recent years and…
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Opening up of e-gaming sector projected to cut into jobs, revenues at Caesars Windsor
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Ontario Legal Privatized Online Gambling to Launch April 4

The long road to legal, privatized online gambling in Ontario is about to end. On Friday, iGaming Ontario (iGO) announced the launch date for operators to start offering games is April 4. There was hope that this would have already happened near the end of 2021, but this is government and online gambling we're talking about, so it's no real…
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Las Vegas Weekly

Paris Las Vegas is about to be stacked with celebrity restaurants

Thanks to its striking monuments and imagery at center Strip, Paris Las Vegas will probably always be best known as a prominent product of its era, the themed casino boom of the 1990s. Tourist magnets Mon Ami Gabi and the Eiffel Tower Restaurant have defined its dining portfolio, though Gordon Ramsay made a significant impact with his first Strip…
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Paris Las Vegas is about to be stacked with celebrity restaurants
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Las Vegas Advisor: Restaurant rush is coming to Las Vegas in 2022

Aside from the return of the Palms, there are no casino openings planned for Las Vegas in 2022, but that doesn't mean things aren't happening. In particular, the restaurant scene is heating up in a big way, led by the recent announcement of a New York City institution coming to town: Peter Luger Steak House will replace Rao's at Caesars Palace…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Restaurant rush is coming to Las Vegas in 2022
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Restaurant closure at Paris Las Vegas clears way for openings

Martorano's at Paris Las Vegas has closed as part of the reshuffling of the resort's restaurants, shuttering after dinner service on Sept. 26. A spokeswoman for the company declined to comment on what will replace it. Martorano's was created by South Philly native Steve Martorano, whose origin story has roots in the hoagies he reportedly sold out…
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Restaurant closure at Paris Las Vegas clears way for openings
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Everything We Know About Martha Stewart's New Las Vegas Restaurant

Is anyone in food media busier than Martha Stewart? In the past few months alone, Stewart has headlined at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen (via the event website); overhauled the inventory of her Martha.com online store, per her Instagram; and created a brand-new cooking special with Snoop Dogg, " Snoop and Martha's Very Tasty Halloween," out…
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Everything We Know About Martha Stewart's New Las Vegas Restaurant
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Martha Stewart to Open Las Vegas Restaurant

Martha Stewart is coming to Vegas! And as much as we'd love for it to be a musical residency with Martha singing covers, sharing stories, and inviting Snoop Dogg for the occasional rap verse, instead, we'll be getting a Martha Stewart restaurant at the Paris Las Vegas hotel and casino. Hey, Snoop can still stop by there, too! The previously-rumored…
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Martha Stewart to Open Las Vegas Restaurant
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MAFS: Michael Brunelli thought he'd won the $80M Powerball jackpot

Michael Brunelli thought he'd hit the jackpot after reading an article about a'missing' lotto winner, but soon discovered his win was far less impressive. The former Married At First Sight star recalled the amusing story on Friday in a series of photos shared to Instagram. 'This is the story of when I thought I won $80million,' he wrote, sharing a…
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MAFS: Michael Brunelli thought he'd won the $80M Powerball jackpot
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Chances Casino Salmon Arm Welcomes Back Guests

Chances Casino Salmon Arm is about to make its gaming return as the casino facility is about to relaunch operations for the first time in the last 15 months. The property will officially reopen its doors on July 1, at 11 a.m. and it will be operating under a limited capacity. The reopening is possible after the province advanced into Stage 3 of its…
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Chances Casino Salmon Arm Welcomes Back Guests