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Execs: US internet casino gambling poised for expansion

Internet casino games have grown slowly, but there's potential for growth, according to conference participants. Sports betting has provided ready-made infrastructure and regulatory apparatus for online casino gaming. It's legal in six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. Panelists predict three or four additional states could adopt internet gambling. Since it launched internet gaming nine years ago, New York's casinos have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. Nevada offers online poker. The revenue is not broken out separately from the in-person revenue casinos report to the state.
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Execs: US internet casino gambling poised for expansion

Execs: US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion

Executives at the East Coast Gaming Congress say the internet casino market has potential for growth and expansion. It is legal in six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. Panelists predict three or four additional states could adopt internet gambling. Since New York launched internet casinos nine years ago, they have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. Since July 2019, the Pennsylvania casinos have also won nearly twice that amount. The figures are for online casino games only. They do not include sports betting revenue.
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New Jersey Superior Court Atlantic County Law Division discarded a law amendment that allowed a considerable tax relief for Atlantic City casino industry:

NJ eyes extending robust online bet market another 10 years

New Jersey launched internet casino games in Nov. 2013. Since then, its casinos have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. New York took the lead in the sports betting industry after it started taking online bets. The money won through sports bets is shared with third parties. It's unclear how much of the money is kept by the casinos. The figures do not include sports gambling revenue.  It is estimated that 70% of that money goes to outside parties, such as tech platforms. . It does not break out that revenue separately from the in-person revenue casinos report to the state.
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NJ eyes extending robust online bet market another 10 years

Execs: U.S. internet casino gambling is poised for expansion

Internet casino games have grown slowly, but there's potential for growth, according to conference participants. Internet gambling is legal in six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. Panelists predict three or four additional states could adopt internet gambling soon. Since it launched internet casinos nine years ago, New York's casinos have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. Nevada offers online poker. It's not broken out separately from the in-person revenue casinos report to the state.
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Execs: U.S. internet casino gambling is poised for expansion
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Execs: U.S. casinos learned some useful lessons from pandemic

Executives from regional gambling companies and one of the world's largest said the changes they were forced to make due to the pandemic had some benefits. The conference was held in the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City. Hard Rancher Allen said they have not gone back to buffets. The pand epidemic forced most U.S. casinos to close for months. It also taught them useful lessons. One lingering effect of it is smaller payrolls. Hospitality industry leaders say a shortage of housekeeping workers and reluctance of guests to allow hotel workers into their rooms has led to an abandonment of a daily room cleaning standard.
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Execs: U.S. casinos learned some useful lessons from pandemic

Atlantic City casino earnings in 2021 surpassed pre-pandemic levels

Eight of the nine Atlantic City casinos made a gross operating profit last year. The Borgata had the largest operating profits at $174 million. Hard Rock earned nearly $107 million, up from nearly $11 million in 2020. Golden Nugget earned $35.5 million and Resorts earned over $27 million for internet-only entities.  
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Atlantic City casino earnings in 2021 surpassed pre-pandemic levels

Execs: US casinos learned some useful lessons from pandemic

The pandemic forced most U.S. casinos to close for months. The industry learned valuable lessons from the crisis. Caesars Entertainment CEO Thomas Reeg says the industry has learned lessons that can't be unlearned. Jeff Gural, who owns two racetrack casinos in upstate New York, says he had to reduce spending on advertising. The conference was held in the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City. Some of Hard Rancher's casinos offer buffets, others do not. In June, Atlantic State's main casino workers' union filed a complaint with the state that four casinos were failing to clean guest hotel rooms daily.
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US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion, industry execs say

Internet casino games have grown slowly, but there's potential for growth and expansion. It's legal in six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. Panelists predicted three or four additional states could adopt internet gambling. Since it launched internet casinos nine years ago, New York's casinos have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. Nevada offers online poker. The revenue is reported separately from the in-person revenue casinos report to the state. There are 31 states plus Washington, D.C., offer legal sports betting.
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US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion, industry execs say
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Greek-American Woman Dies While Playing on Slot Machine

Maria G. Makri Liberty died at Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, while playing on her favorite slot machine. Her daughter Dionysia Miltiadi Liberty said that the most likely cause of death was an aneurysm. Maria's funeral will take place on September 24 at the Ascension Greek Orthodox Church in Fairview, NJ. Maria was born in Makriotika, Pylaros, in Kefalonia. She was widowed at 40 years old during World War II. Argyrios Fantis, a philanthropist, sponsored her to come to the United States.
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U.S. casinos cut out buffets, learned other lessons from pandemic: execs

U.S. casinos closed for months during the COVID pandemic. They put in hand sanitizers and barriers between player positions at table games. The pandemics also taught them to cut back on advertising and hotel cleaning. The conference was held in the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City. Some of Hard Rancher's casinos offer buffets, others do not. In June, Atlantic State’s main casino workers” union filed a complaint with the state that four casinos were failing to clean guest hotel rooms daily. It was alleged that one of them admitted it did not have enough housekeepers to do every room every day.
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U.S. casinos cut out buffets, learned other lessons from pandemic: execs

N.J. casino smoking talks snuffed out

A discussion between a casino executive and smoking foes was canceled. The issue of indoor smoking in casinos is a contentious one. A bill that would ban it in Atlantic City's nine casinos has been stalled in the state Legislature. It's the latest indication of how thorny this dispute has become. There are concerns about the health of casino workers and their customers. They say secondhand smoke harms their health and that of their casino customers, but casinos say it will hurt their business. If the bill passes, the governor will sign it.
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New Jersey eyes extending robust online bet market another 10 years

New Jersey's lawmakers are moving to extend authorization for online bets for another 10 years. The state Assembly committee held a hearing to consider extending the law authorizing internet gambling through 2033. New Jersey launched internet casino games in Nov. 2013. Since then, its casinos have won $4.79 billion from gamblers online. New York took the lead in the fast-growing industry. Other states with online gambling include Michigan, Connecticut, West Virginia and Delaware. Nevada offers online poker. It does not break out that revenue separately from the in-person revenue casinos report to the state.
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Havas Wins Big with Lotto.com Creative Agency of Record Appointment

Lotto.com has appointed Havas as its first creative agency of record. Havs will be responsible for elevating Lotto’s awareness across the country and launching the platform's first-ever brand campaign. L.A. and New Jersey are the first states where L lottery tickets can be ordered online.
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PointsBet Adds Live Casino Games to New Jersey iGaming Platform

PointsBet Adds Live Casino Games to New Jersey iGaming Platform. New York is the second state in which PointsBet has launched live gaming on the company's proprietary i gaming platform. The gaming operator launched its' online casino product in New. Jersey in July 2021 and its sports betting product since January 2019. It gained access to the state through its relationship with Bally's Corporation and Baly's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino. The company is proud to offer live casino games in the Garden State. They are available in Blackjack, American Roulette, Auto Roulettes, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold 'em, and Speed Baccarat.
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New leader takes helm at Atlantic City casino trade group

Mark Giannantonio has been president and CEO of Resorts casino since 2012. He succeeds Joe Lupo, who is leaving to run the Mirage casino in Las Vegas. Gianantonios takes the reigns amid a crucial summer season for Atlantic City's casino industry. The industry's profitability increased in the first quarter of this year compared to before COVID-19. However, only four of the nine casinos individually reported higher gross operating profits. All nine have reached new contracts with the industry’s main employee union in recent weeks.
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Inquirer readers can get their deposit-match bonus with Resorts Online Casino without the need to use a promo code. New users that sign-up with the casino will be eligible for their first deposit to be matched in the form of bonus funds up to a maximum amount of $1000. The offer is only available for those in New Jersey. There are wagering requirements of at least x30 and x150 for table games, roulette, and video poker. Current casino players can take advantage of ongoing promotions.
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New Hard Rock Atlantic City boss looks past his casino walls

Anthony Faranca was hired in June as Hard Rock's general manager. He will take over the top job when current president Joe Lupo goes to Las Vegas to run the Mirage casino. Faranai has been meeting with city officials on safety and cleanliness initiatives. He wants to continue Hardrock's history of supporting charitable and community groups. The casino is considering hotel room and suite upgrades and diversifying its entertainment lineup. Jim Allen, the global chairman of HardRock, has long pushed Atlantic City officials to make the city safer and cleaner. It's the No. 2 casino in terms of money won from in-person gamblers.
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Could outdoor gambling solve impasse over smoking at casinos?

There is an impasse between Atlantic City casino workers who want a smoking ban and gambling executives who fear it would hurt business and cost jobs. A bill that would end smoking in the casinos has sat untouched in New Jersey's state Legislature for months.
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Could outdoor gambling satisfy smokers and casino workers?

Outdoor gambling may be a partial solution to the impasse between smokers and casino workers. A bill that would end smoking in the casinos has been introduced but has not had a hearing. The Casino Association of New Jersey opposes a smoking ban.
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Lotto.com Now Available to Lottery Players in New York, Texas and Colorado

Lotto.com is the first digital platform for ordering lottery tickets on any device. It is available in New York, Texas and Colorado. Lotto offers popular jackpot games including Powerball and Mega Millions. Players Cafe is a modern convenience store that is one-stop shop for lottery Tickets, coffee, scratch-offs, snacks, gifts and more. Lottotocom. com is based in Jersey City, New Jersey. The company expects to launch in additional states before the end of the year. They are a registered and licensed lottery courier enabling user participation in U.S. state lotteries.
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Resorts reaches deal with union; only 1 casino without pact

Resorts casino reached an agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union on Wednesday. Housekeeping employees will see their pay increase to $22 per hour at the end of the four-year contract. Golden Nugget is the only casino without a new labor agreement. The union has authorized a strike on July 30 if a contract is not reached with Golden Nugget. The other casinos agreed to adopt the terms of contracts reached by some of them.
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Hard Rock casino's charitable donations top $1M in 4 years

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino made donations to four local charities on Tuesday. The donations put the total charitable donations at $1 million in four years. Hard Rock International is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. It bought the building in March 2017 from billionaire investor Carl Icahn. It is the former Trump Taj Mahal casino. it closed in October 2016.
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BetMGM to Launch Wheel of Fortune Online Casino

BetMGM will launch an online Wheel of Fortune Casino in New Jersey. It will be the first brand-led online casino in North America. The show is preparing for its 40th season. iGaming and entertainment companies are jumping into legalized betting with their sports and media assets. IGT CEO Enrico Drago wants to leverage third parties and home-grown brands. Sony Pictures Television is delighted to partner with BetMgm for the launch of Wheel's first online Casino. iGT wants to continue to look for new and exciting ways to engage and entertain new players.
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