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It's been 70 years since Sahara Las Vegas opened. It was rebranded as SLS Las Las Vegas in 2014. The resort was sold in 2019 and the Sahara name was restored.
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Philadelphia Union sign Chris Donovan via MLS Waiver Order

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Better Collective Announces Partnership with The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Kambi extends existing deal with Greenwood Gaming

Greenwood Gaming and Kambi Group extend their sportsbook partnership. K Ambi provides leading technology for the operator. Greenwood owns and operates the largest casino gaming complex in Pennsylvania, ParxCasino, and the leading sportsbooks, betPARX. BetPARx is live in 17 US states and is expanding. Kamberi is looking to become the go-to sports betting partner for operators in North America. ParX Casino is famous in the state for being the #1 revenue-generating casino. The venue is located in Bensalem, Bucks County, 20 minutes north of Philadelphia's city center.
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Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National

Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National. The top five casinos are Parx Casino, Valley Forge Casino Resort, Wind Creek Bethlehem, Rivers Casino Philadelphia and Rivers. Sports betting is also performing well despite a slow summer season. The state industry has been reported as performing good despite the slow season, with revenue slightly down from the previous month’s results. According to Pennsylvania”s regulator, total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming was $181.6M during the month.
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Pennsylvania casinos see revenue up 8% to $448M in May, led by Hollywood Casino at Penn National
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Consistent Online Casino Play Has PA On Pace For $1.3B IGaming Year

Pennsylvania's 18 iCasinos collected $113.3 million in May. It's the seventh month in a row that the state's online casino play has exceeded $100 million. In the first five months of 2022, the i Casinos have collected about $555.2 million from gamblers. The retail casinos generate a lot more revenue, but that total year-to-year is basically flat.
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Pennsylvania Casinos Warn Gambling Parents: Don’t Leave Children in Cars

A woman left her 2-year-old and 11-month- old children in a cold car at Lady Luck Casino in Pennsylvania. The state's Gaming Control Board is trying to prevent similar incidents. More than 400 children were left in cars in the last 17 months in 16 Pennsylvania casinos. Casinos are installing infrared cameras and putting stern signs in parking lots.   If a parent leaves their children alone in casinos, they could be arrested and banned from the casinos' property.
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Pennsylvania gambling revenue reaches $447.8m in May

Land-based gaming is the most popular form of gambling in Pennsylvania. The state's total market revenue was up from $413.2m in May 2021 to $462.7m this year. Sports betting revenue is up 26. 2% to $35.0m, but retail revenue here is just $2.8m. Valley Forge and FanDuel are the top sports betting providers in the state. Hollywood Casino at Penn National led the way in igaming with $45.5m and Rivers Casino Philadelphia on $26.9m while Valley forge took $21.6m from sports bets.
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Pennsylvania gambling revenue reaches $447.8m in May
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If Music Influences Your Decisions When Gambling

Gambling is about entertainment. Music is one of the ways casinos promote this. It is not just a background sound for gaming, it influences gambling decisions. In this article, you will discover the various ways music helps in gambling.
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Nittany Mall Casino Doesn't Mean the Downfall of Happy Valley

There was a data breach at MGM Resorts affecting 30 million customers. The population of the United States is 332 million people. The data breaches at Home Depot and MGM are not common. Nelson Worldwide is planning a mini-casino at the Nittany Mall. He has never stayed at an MGM Resort. It's odd that almost 10% of U.S. population could be affected by a breach.
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Union To Vote On Authorizing Atlantic City Casino Strike

The union representing Atlantic City's casino workers will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike against the city's casinos. The union's contract with the casinos expired nearly two weeks ago. Union wants "significant" wage increases in the next contract to help workers deal with financial setbacks caused by the coronavirus pandemic and rising prices. The casinos and their online partners are collectively making more money now than before the pand epidemic hit. They say that in-person revenue won from gamblers is the crucial metric. It's not all the casino have surpassed their pre-pandemic levels. A strike could happen during the July 4 holiday weekend.
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Casino File: Hard Rock Atlantic City bets big on Keys, Bocelli, NKOTB, Van Gogh; ‘Dollar dogs’ at Live! Philly

This summer at Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City offers something for everyone. The casino-resort marks its fourth anniversary this month. Pop music is still the main draw, but there are also off-the-beaten-path attractions. Andrea Bocelli is playing at the Hard Rook Live at Etess Arena on June 25. There is an interactive exhibit called "Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" at Tropicana Casino Resort. An announcement about a Broadway musical is expected.  The variety of bookings stems from a mandate to expand Hardrock’s rock-and-pop-heavy strategy.
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City names casino guru Faranca as GM

Anthony Faranca has been named general manager of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Faranaus most recently served as vice president and general generalmanager of Live Casino in Hanover, Maryland. He will be relocating to New Jersey to join the Hardrock team. He is subject to regulatory approvals. he currently lives with his wife Kristin in Maryland and has extensive experience in gaming properties in several states.
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Hard Rock Casino Atlantic City names Anthony Faranca as General Manager

Anthony Faranca has been named General Manager of Hard Rock Atlantic City. Farancas has extensive experience in the casino industry. He has managed gaming properties in several states including Maryland, Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He will be relocating to New York to join the Hardrock Atlantic Coast Team. Anthony currently lives with his wife Kristin in Hanover, MD. he was a student athlete and has a dual master's degree from MIT in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering.
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Rivers Casino's Million-Dollar Bad Beat Jackpot Becomes Poker Draw

Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is offering a million-dollar bad beat jackpot. It's twice the amount it had previously awarded for a bad beating. The jack pot grows by a couple thousand dollars every day. The largest bad-beat jackpots were reported from Detroit's Motor City Casino and Playground Poker Club. If the Rivers prize doesn't reach $1.5 million within two to three weeks, it could be the largest in U.S. casino history.
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Union Representing Atlantic City Casino Workers Warning Families Summer Plans Could Be Affected By Labor Dispute

Union contracts at seven major casinos ended on Tuesday. Union representing Atlantic City casino workers is demanding higher wages. The union created a website called "Atlantic City Travel Alert" to warn families their summer plans may be affected by a labor dispute. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic city says it has a positive relationship with the union. i in the statement. i i.e. there is no dispute between the Union and Hardrock Hotel and Casino. It is meeting with other properties at the moment.
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Two jackpot wins at Live! Casinos

Two jackpot wins at Live! Casinos were made on the same night. Tricia C. won $45,148 at Pittsburgh and a lucky winner in Philly won for $34,100. The Mega Jackpot Madness program starts at $10,000 and grows every time a guest makes a spin on an eligible slot machine.
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Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April up 14% over 2021

Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April 2022 was $187.6 million. The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County had the most revenue with $65.5 million, followed by Valley Forge Casino Resort, Upper Merion with about $57.4 million and Hollywood casino in Morgantown with almost $5.1 million in revenue. Parx Casino, Bethlehem had revenue of $ 57. 1 million for the month, down 9.34% from a year ago. Mount Airy Casino resort in Mt. Pocono had $20.0 million revenue for April, which was down 15.35% on last year.
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Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April up 14% over 2021
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Pennsylvania falls just short of monthly gambling revenue record in April

Pennsylvania's gambling revenue increased 14.5% from $404.1m in April last year. Sports betting revenue rose 28.0% to $33.7m, while the state's handle increased 19. 5% to $572.8m. Valley Forge, partnered with FanDuel, retained top spot in the sports betting market with $22. 8m off of a $228.2m handle. Online slots revenue for the month was $76. 7m and online table games revenue jumped 20.9% and internet poker revenue 22.
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Pennsylvania falls just short of monthly gambling revenue record in April
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The United States has a complicated relationship with gambling. The Supreme Court ruled in 2018 to end the federal law by which the activity had been governed. More and more states have decided to implement their own laws and regulate the market for themselves.
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U.S. casinos see best month ever

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. The previous record was July 2021 at $4.92 billion. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. The report also includes details about how much casinos paid to state and local governments in 2021. Atlantic City's casino revenue is still not recovering from the 2008 financial crisis. It's estimated that it will be $53 billion in the year 2021, up 21%.
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US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. Atlantic City's casino economy is still struggling. The association also released its annual State of the States report on Wednesday. It shows that commercial casinos paid a record $11.69 billion in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments in 2021.
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Nevada gaming wins big in March, US casinos see best month ever

Nevada gaming wins big in March, US casinos see best month ever. Sports betting being legalized in more states could boost the industry. The industry is encouraged by the strong performance in gaming revenue. The economy faces significant challenges. It could slow the current growth trends. There is still room for growth in the tourism industry in Nevada. However, it is not as good as it was before the pandemic. They need non-gaming areas to return to normal levels. International visitation and trade show and convention attendance are improving. But they haven't returned to pre-pandemic levels yet.
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Casinos see best month ever in March, winning $5.3B nationally

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. The previous record was July 2021 at $4.92 billion. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. Las Vegas Strip is the largest casino market in the U.,S., followed by Atlantic City. The report also reports a record $11.69 billion in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments in 2021. It also ranks the Las Angeles Strip as the biggest casino city.
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U.S. casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3 billion

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. The association also released its annual State of the States report. The report includes new details, including that commercial casinos paid a record $11.69 billion in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments in 2021. Atlantic City's casino revenue hasn't recovered from the pandemic.
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U.S. casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3 billion
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Pennsylvania casinos brought in almost $2.88 billion in combined revenue in 2021

American Gaming Association reports that U.S. casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this year: Arkansas, Florida and New York. Atlantic City's casino economy is still struggling. The association also released its annual State of the States report on Wednesday. It shows that commercial casinos paid a record $11.69 billion in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments in 2021.
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Pennsylvania casinos brought in almost $2.88 billion in combined revenue in 2021
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Montreal the Big Winners of the NHL Lottery

Montreal won the NHL draft lottery on Tuesday. The Canadiens have the first pick in the 2022 NHL Draft on July 7 and 8. Shane Wright from Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL is the consensus top choice. New Jersey moved up three spots from fifth to second place. They can take Juraj Slafkovsky, Logan Cooley and Jurj Slifkovski.
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US Casinos Had Their Best Month Ever in March, Winning $5.3B

US Casinos Had Their Best Month Ever in March, Winning $5.3B. The previous record was July 2021 at $4.92B, and the first quarter of this year was the best ever. Three states set quarterly revenue records to start this season: Arkansas, Florida and New York. The industry is doing well despite headwinds from supply chain constraints, labor shortages and inflation. Atlantic City casinos are still struggling. In 2021, commercial casinos paid a record $11.69B in direct gambling tax revenue to state and local governments.
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In Pennsylvania, Plans For Fifth Mini-Casino Remain Stuck

Plans for a fifth mini-casino in Pennsylvania near State College are stuck in a lawsuit. Cordish Companies, who own the Live! Philadelphia hotel-casa and the live! Pittsburgh casino, are suing Ira Lubert for his involvement in the bid.
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BetMGM Casino Ontario Launches Live Dealer Blackjack

BetMGM Casino Ontario launched live dealer blackjack tables and 108 new slot and video table games as part of its celebration surrounding its April 4 launch in the province. The operator has more than 170 gaming titles in total available on iOS. 30 titles exclusive to BetMgm are also on offer.
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Spring 2022 Is A Perfect Time To Visit Atlantic City Beaches And Casinos

Spring is a great time to visit Atlantic City casinos. The days are longer and the weather is more pleasant than winter. There are fewer crowds and more opportunities to see and do. Steel Pier opens on April 16. Atlantic casinos today provide many non-gambling options for guests to generate revenue.
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Interview With Female Casino Leaders at Live! Casino Philadelphia

Interview with female executives at Live! Casino Philadelphia. They talk about their career paths in the casino industry and the challenges they face. Live!' Philadelphia opened its $700 million hotel-casino in February 2021. It will be located in Stadium District.
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Feb. gaming revenue in PA up from last year

February's gaming revenue in Pennsylvania was $375.7 million. It's the third consecutive month gaming revenues have declined. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board regulates slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals.
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New slot jackpot at Live! Pittsburgh and Live! Philadelphia casinos

Live! Casinos in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have launched a new progressive slots program called Mega Jackpot Madness. The program will run until 30 May 2022. Live! Casino will award five Mega jackpots at each location. There is a 60-minute frenzy for Free Play jackpot. Free Slot Play is guaranteed to hit during the next hour for $500-$1,000 in Free slot play. All slot machines are eligible for the progressive MegaJackpot with the exception of electronic table games and video poker machines.
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Pennsylvania gaming revenue up 26% in January over 2021

In January, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that total revenue from gaming and fantasy contests was $393.1 million. The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County had the most profitable facility with $57.2 million in revenue. Hollywood casino York had revenue of $6.6 million, with nearly $5 million generated from slots.
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Pennsylvania gaming revenue up 26% in January over 2021