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The Mirage to Distribute $1.6M in 6-Day Promotion Before Closure

As the closure of The Mirage Hotel Casino draws near, a mix of nostalgia and anticipation fills the air among locals and tourists. This iconic venue on the Las Vegas Strip is preparing to close its doors permanently on July 17. However, before this chapter ends, The Mirage is set to create a memorable farewell by making several people very happy…
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Caesars Palace Las Vegas To Close Poker Room For Slots

Poker players heading to Las Vegas may soon see one fewer card-playing option. Caesars Palace will be closing its poker venue in the coming weeks. The property is expected to close the 18-table room around July 17 as part of a renovation project, according to the report from PokerNews. The area housing the casino's high-limit slots will undergo…
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Florida Could Legalize Online Casinos In Coming Years

Hard Rock CEO Jim Allen hasn't shied away from the desire to bring online casinos to Florida. While Hard Rock is the lone legal online sports betting operator in Florida, offering a legal mobile casino app brings major revenue increases into play for mobile casino app operators. "That [revenue] number gets significantly higher if iGaming gets…
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Mirage Casino In Las Vegas To Be Liquidated After Closing

Casino collectors and poker fans looking to score a piece of the Mirage may soon have the opportunity as the property is expected to be liquidated after the closing date of July 17. After purchasing the property in December 2022 for $1 billion, the Seminole tribe of Florida (owners of Hard Rock International) initially said that the property would…
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Top 10 Biggest Casinos In The US

America boasts some of the most outstanding casinos in the world. Whether you're on the Texas-Oklahoma border, where everything bigger is better, or visiting the opulent tribal casinos in Connecticut, the biggest casinos in the US are more than just a place to gamble; they are a place to make all your dreams come true. Join us as we take a look at…
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The Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts in the 1990s, is closing

LAS VEGAS - The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property, which is to reopen in 2027 as the…
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The Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts in the 1990s, is closing
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The Mirage in Vegas is closing. Here's what to know about its Hard Rock rebrand

The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is getting ready to officially close its doors. On Wednesday, officials announced the casino will be closing on July 17, 2024 in order for crews to begin transforming the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. "We'd like to thank the Las Vegas community and team members for…
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Mirage Las Vegas closing to make way for Hard Rock Cafe

LAS VEGAS - The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property, which is to reopen in 2027 as the…
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Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing

Estimated read time: 2-3minutes LAS VEGAS - The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property,…
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Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing
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'Mirage' casino in Vegas closing, rebranding with guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel

The Mirage hotel-casino will close its doors in July after 34 years of operating along the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The famous hotel, which opened in 1989, was the first megaresort to open on the Las Vegas Strip, and its success sparked a building boom in the 1990s for other large resorts, forever transforming the way the tourist hot spot did…
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'Mirage' casino in Vegas closing, rebranding with guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel
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Iconic Las Vegas Hotel to Suddenly Close. Here's What Will Replace It

After more than three decades towering over the Las Vegas Strip, the iconic Mirage Hotel and Casino unexpectedly announced Wednesday that it will be closing its doors this summer. A new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will replace the 65-acre property, known for its Beatles-themed attractions and as the one-time home of Siegfried & Roy. "We'd like to…
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Iconic Las Vegas Hotel to Suddenly Close. Here's What Will Replace It
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Las Vegas' the Mirage hotel-casino closing for Hard Rock rebrand

The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major renovations and construction on the 80-acre property, which is to reopen in 2027 as the Hard Rock…
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Mirage: Las Vegas Strip hotel to close for years-long transformation project

LAS VEGAS - A rather well-known hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip is set to close its doors soons. According to the website for The Mirage, the resort's last day of operations is scheduled for July 17, while the last day of hotel occupancy will be on July 14. "The property will be closed for construction and the transformation will begin…
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Mirage: Las Vegas Strip hotel to close for years-long transformation project
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Iconic Mirage Casino on Vegas Strip to Officially Shut Down in July

The iconic Mirage Hotel & Casino will officially close for good in mid-July to make way for the new Hard Rock hotel. Hard Rock International will cease operations of The Mirage as of July 17, 2024. The last day of hotel occupancy will be July 14, 2024. The volcano is set for demolition, but no official date yet has been announced. Hard Rock Las…
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Mirage closing in July 2024, transforming into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The Mirage Hotel & Casino is getting ready to officially close its doors. On Wednesday, casino officials announced the casino would be closing on July 17, 2024 in order for crews to begin transforming the property into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. "We'd like to thank the Las Vegas community and team…
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Mirage closing in July 2024, transforming into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
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The Mirage casino, which ushered era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing

The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors on July 17 LAS VEGAS -- The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination. The July 17 closure will clear the way for major…
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The Mirage casino, which ushered era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts, is closing
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888poker to exit New Jersey online gambling market in June

888 Holdings has announced that it will shut down its 888poker online platform in New Jersey on June 3, 2024, as part of a broader strategic realignment of its business. The closure will also extend to the 888casino NJ app, marking the latest exit from the Garden State's online gambling market. Despite this exit, the World Series of Poker (WSOP)…
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Mohegan Tribe to End Casino Management in Vegas

The Mohegan Tribe has managed Virgin Hotels Las Vegas since it first opened in March 2021. That isn't going to be the case much longer. The two entities announced the Mohegan Tribe to end its casino management role with Virgin at the end of the year. No reason was given as to why the Tribe was stepping down from its management role. The two said…
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Mohegan Tribe to End Casino Management in Vegas
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Virgin executives want to boost property with integrated hotel, casino operations

The head of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas sees Mohegan Tribe's withdrawal as casino operators as a chance to shake up the property that has struggled to gain footing in the market since its post-pandemic opening. Cliff Atkinson, president of the property since July, said the split with casino partner and operator Mohegan Gaming, jointly announced…
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Virgin executives want to boost property with integrated hotel, casino operations
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Mohegan Sun exiting casino operations at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, pictured on Monday, March 22, 2021. (KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Casino operations at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will move in-house as Mohegan Sun exits the resort in the coming months. Virgin Hotels and Mohegan Sun announced in a joint statement that an integrated gaming offering will eventually fall under the management of…
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Mohegan Sun exiting casino operations at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
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Mohegan Tribe to end management of Las Vegas casino

The Mohegan Indian Tribe will end its casino management role at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas by the end of the year. The tribe and Virgin Hotels on Tuesday jointly announced the transition to Virgin, subject to regulatory approvals. The 1504-room off-Strip property with a 60000-square-foot casino opened in March 2021 and was the first commercial casino…
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Florida online casinos: Play legal casino games online in FL

Catena Media provides exclusive sports betting and online gambling content in collaboration with OregonLive.com, including picks, analysis, tools and sportsbook and online casino offers to help bettors get in on the action. Please wager responsibly. Real money online casino gambling isn't legal in Florida, but social and sweeps casinos offer a true…
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Illegal gambling houses shut down in White Springs

State agents make five arrests, seize 179 devices from two sites. ImageBody WHITE SPRINGS - A pair of White Springs illegal gambling houses were shut down following a state raid Wednesday. In executing search warrants at two Internet cafes in town, the Florida Gaming Control Commission's Division of Gaming Enforcement, with assistance from the…
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Could online gambling provide millions to fight sea-level rise in Florida?

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law Thursday that could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into Florida's struggling environment from an unlikely source: online gambling. There's just one catch. Opponents to Florida's compact with the Seminole Tribe are hoping to get the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the deal. Under the bill, passed by lawmakers…
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Next Las Vegas Strip property heading for big change: The Mirage

The transformation of the Tropicana has begun, and the public said farewell last week to one of the Strip's historic gaming establishments. The next property headed for big change: The Mirage. You have to imagine that there will be a greater outcry of support for The Mirage than the Tropicana because its history is fresher in people's minds. The…
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Could online gambling provide millions to save land and fight sea rise in Florida?

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law Thursday that could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into Florida's struggling environment from an unlikely source: online gambling. There's just one catch. Opponents to Florida's compact with the Seminole Tribe are hoping to get the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the deal. Under the bill, passed by lawmakers…
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Could online gambling provide millions to save land and fight sea rise in Florida?
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Could online gambling provide millions for the environment in Florida?

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law Thursday that could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into Florida's struggling environment from an unlikely source: online gambling. There's just one catch. Opponents to Florida's compact with the Seminole Tribe are hoping to get the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the deal. Under the bill, passed by lawmakers…
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Could online gambling provide millions for the environment in Florida?
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New Terre Haute casino set to open its doors Friday

Indiana once again will have 13 commercial casinos operating Friday when the Terre Haute Casino Resort opens its doors at 10:30 a.m. after nearly three years of planning and construction. The new casino, located near U.S. 41 on the Indiana-Illinois state line about 150 miles directly south of Northwest Indiana, features 1000 slot machines, 36 live…
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New Terre Haute casino set to open its doors Friday
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DraftKings, MGM set sights on Brazil's lucrative online gambling market

As Brazil emerges as one of the world's fastest-growing gaming frontiers, heavyweights in the sports betting industry like DraftKings and MGM Resorts are eyeing entry into the country's newly regulated online gambling market. Since loosening its online gambling laws in 2018, Brazil has swiftly become one of the top 10 betting markets…
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DraftKings, MGM set sights on Brazil's lucrative online gambling market
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman

Councilman says Steve Cohen's Metropolitan Park complex plan is "in Queens' and New York City's best interest." Steve Cohen's plan to put a casino next to the home of the New York Mets has picked up some key support but still lacks important backing. Queens councilman Francisco Moya is endorsing the Mets owner's $8 billion Metropolitan Park complex…
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman
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Several more U.S. states to legalize online gambling

Ever since the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the foundations were set for an extremely exciting online gambling revolution across the U.S. With states now able to create their own gambling laws, more and more locations are launching online casino and online sports betting industries. New Jersey started…
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Why Online Casinos Aren’t Legal in Florida

With US states changing their opinion regarding online gambling in recent years, the iGaming industry is burgeoning in the country. In many states, gamblers now have access to convenient, safe, and enjoyable online gambling entertainment from a variety of suppliers. Florida, however, is not one of these states. Despite having a decent gambling…
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Florida's gambling addiction hotline sees massive increase in calls after state allowed online gambling

TAMPA, Fla. - Calls to the Florida's gambling addiction hotline have more than doubled since the state began allowing online gambling in late 2023, according to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling. New data released by the council shows calls to the hotline increased more than 130% from December to January. For the year, the council expects…
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Top 5 Biggest Casinos in the USA

Though online casinos, featuring games like roulette, online blackjack, and others, have become the norm, there is nothing that can replace the real thing. Visitors can take it up a notch by visiting some of the largest casinos in the United States. Spanning hundreds of thousands of square feet, the five biggest casinos will blow your mind. Check…
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NFL Walks Line In Embracing A Las Vegas Super Bowl And Gambling W

It seems fitting that the Super Bowl is headed to Las Vegas because it's the NFL's biggest show playing in a city that thrives on stars and grand events. But in this union of one of the nation's most glitzy towns and its most popular sports league there is a bit of tension. That tension centers around gambling. Las Vegas loves it. It embraces it…
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Florida's Gaming Revolution: Seminole Tribe Rolls Out New Casino Games

The Sunshine State is about to get a whole lot brighter for gaming enthusiasts, as the Seminole Tribe of Florida is gearing up to unveil a groundbreaking expansion of their casino games. Following a solid green light from the Supreme Court, the tribe is set to introduce craps, roulette, and sports betting to their already impressive repertoire this…
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Florida Case Debates What Is Typically Found in a Casino

The verdict in the Florida Supreme Court sports betting case could all boil down to the phrase "typically found in casinos." West Flagler filed its response brief in the state court case on Tuesday and most of its argument centered on Amendment 3 and its phrasing "typically found in casinos". Amendment 3, passed in 2018, requires that any expansion…
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Florida Case Debates What Is Typically Found in a Casino
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New casino games launch this week, tribe resumes gambling payments to Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Amid a celebrity-fueled launch of new casino games this week, the Seminole Tribe intends to resume making payments to the state as part of a 30-year deal that included giving the tribe control over sports betting. Jim Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and chairman of Hard Rock International, told The News Service on Friday that the…
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New casino games launch this week, tribe resumes gambling payments to Florida
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New Seminole casino-hotel complex to open in Okeechobee in 2024

A new and improved casino - the closest one to the Treasure Coast - is coming to Okeechobee next year. The Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton entertainment complex is expected to open late 2024, according to a news release. On Jan. 5, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming broke ground on the new casino at the Brighton Seminole Reservation…
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Road to ICE 2024: Casino and gaming

It's been a big year for the casino and gaming sector, with plenty of talking points for ICE 2024. Here we delve into some of the biggest US news of the year. Arguably, tribal nations in the US have dodged a bullet so far when it comes to attacks on their sovereignty. As a result, they should feel buoyed by recent court rulings. However, with state…
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F 1: Tourists find the Las Vegas Strip remade

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The famous fountains at the Bellagio won't be very visible this week amid the roar of Formula One racing on the Las Vegas Strip, and gondoliers won't be serenading tourists at the Venetian resort. "Fountains have been shut off, canals drained, streets closed or harder to navigate," Michael Green, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas…
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Seminole tribe expands Florida casino betting

Seminole Tribe leaders last week announced a plan to roll out sports betting at their casinos in December - a first step in what could be a major expansion of gambling in Florida triggered by a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court. The announcement came after more than two years of legal wrangling about a 2021 deal with the state that allowed the…
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Seminole tribe expands Florida casino betting
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Florida Group Challenges Seminole Tribe's Casino Expansion

A Florida-based casino opposition group, No Casinos, Inc., has embarked on a fresh offensive against the Seminole Tribe's 2021 compact, seeking its invalidation. Their primary ammunition? A constitution amendment specifically drafted to stymie an expansion of casino gambling sans voter consent. The constitutional safeguard, which won the backing of…
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High Court Stalls Fla. Tribe's Online Gambling Pact

By Ali Sullivan (October 12, 2023, 11:11 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday paused the implementation of a D.C. Circuit ruling that backed a novel gambling pact giving the Seminole Tribe of Florida exclusive rights to offer sports betting in the Sunshine State....
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Casino economic impact grows to $329B per year; Nevada remains leading gaming state

A study conducted on behalf of the American Gaming Association (AGA) found the national casino industry contributes nearly $329 billion annually to the U.S. economy - up 21 percent from the last time the analysis was done in 2018. The study, the first undertaken in five years by the Washington, D.C. trade organization, was conducted by Oxford…
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How Online Gambling is Affecting Native American Tribes

The digital revolution of the gambling industry has catalyzed profound transformations, and among the most deeply affected are Native American tribes. This article unravels the multi-faceted relationship between the surge of online gambling and its traditions, rights, and economics. In the vast realm of entertainment, few sectors have witnessed as…
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Three adult arcades raided on Treasure Coast since May.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Another adult arcade was raided Tuesday with Sheriff's officials seizing 56 machines and making more than 10 arrests, as part of a gambling bust, Sheriff Ken Mascara said Wednesday. The raid at Treasure Bay Arcade, at the 6600 block of North U.S. 1 in northern St. Lucie County's Lakewood Park, follows a Sept. 14 raid at Rio…
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Three adult arcades raided on Treasure Coast since May.
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What we know: Investigators raid adult arcades with illegal slots

Local law enforcement officials have shut down an adult arcade with illegal slot machines. St. Lucie County sheriff's officials raided Rio Arcade on U.S. 1, just south of Kitterman Road, in Port St. Lucie on Thursday after they executed a search warrant. Here's what we know so far: Sheriff Ken Mascara said numerous attempts were made to address the…
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What we know: Investigators raid adult arcades with illegal slots
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6 Casino Resorts Outside of Las Vegas

Feeling lucky? The odds are in your favor if you're looking for a fun place to stay and play for your next vacation. According to statistics from the research firm IBISWorld, 377 casino hotels are currently operating in the United States, and the number of casino hotel businesses has grown 6.3 percent per year since 2018. In addition, American…
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In Florida, You'll Soon Be Able To Gas Up And Play Slots

If you're into Americana, then you already know all about car Stonehenge in Texas, Graceland in Tennessee, and Route 66. But when you're getting from place to place, America also offers some interesting rest stops - from one in Nevada where you can buy and shoot off fireworks outside a cafe to the Mars Cheese Castle in Minnesota to "Truckers'…
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Casino City’s Friday Five: Renovations and WSOP records edition

Major records are being broken at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, but before we take a more in-depth look at that, let's cover some other top stories from this week. Sports betting in Florida took a major step forward last week after a ruling was overturned, the new ownership at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has announced some…
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Florida casino bets big on projection digital signage 'wow factor'

Exterior projection digital signage in action at Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. Image provided by Walt & Company. Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, based in Coconut Creek, Florida, has found ongoing success with efforts to leverage projection digital signage from Epson to invigorate its business after the 2020 casino slump, according to a case study…
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Seminole Gambling Deal Gets Big Win

In a move that could remake Florida's gambling landscape, a federal appeals court overturned a ruling that blocked a deal giving the Seminole Tribe control over sports betting throughout the state. The unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed a November 2021 decision by a…
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Opening Act: Construction Starts on Future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa

Opening Act: Construction Starts on Future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa PR Newswire New, Exciting Tourism Destination Will Open in 2025 and Feature 150-Room Hotel, Expanded Casino and 1800 Seat Theater HOLLYWOOD, Fla.,June 7, 2023/PRNewswire/ -- Construction has officially started onOttawa'snewest tourism and entertainment destination, the…
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Hard Rock breaks ground on Ottawa hotel and casino expansion, rebranding

After delays caused by the pandemic, the future Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ottawa is finally breaking ground today, Tuesday. The festivities begin at 2:20 p.m. when Hard Rock International executives will be joined by elected officials and business and community leaders to unveil new renderings and details of the upcoming entertainment destination in…
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Florida’s bootleg casinos provide illegal gambling, plain and simple

They operate all day in plain sight - bootleg casinos offering cash payouts at so-called "arcade" machines. These parlors are all across Florida, and they're all illegal. What will it take for law enforcement to enforce the law? The Tampa Bay Times' Christopher Spata provided an eye-opener this week, both on these predatory businesses, which…
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Florida’s bootleg casinos provide illegal gambling, plain and simple
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Florida Gambling Regulator Cracks Down Illegal Slots

Two years ago, in May 2021, legislators in Florida inked a new gambling compact with the Tribal operators in the state. This effectively allowed the Tribes to have nearly exclusive rights over the operation of most gambling activities, including slots. Although two years have passed, there are still arcade venues around Florida that offer slots…
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Las Vegas Strip Casino Icon Entering Its Final Days

A much-loved piece of the Las Vegas Strip has lost its final chance for a stay of execution and the end could come in days. When Hard Rock International made its deal to purchase the Mirage from MGM Resorts International way back in December 2021 it became clear that major changes were coming. In some cases, a new casino owner simply changes some…
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Las Vegas Strip Casino Icon Entering Its Final Days
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Hard Rock gets approval for guitar-shaped Las Vegas Strip hotel

Clark County commissioners cleared the way for a guitar-shaped hotel tower to be developed at The Mirage, a project that would spell the end of Las Vegas' iconic volcano attraction. The County Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved The Mirage operator Hard Rock International's plans for the 600-room, 660-foot-tall project along Las Vegas…
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Playtech Partners With Hard Rock Digital

Industry pioneers Playtech, the long-term friends of Casino.com, this week announced a strategic partnership with another iconic brand - Hard Rock Digital. The deal has seen Playtech invest some $85million in Hard Rock Digital, with these funds already earmarked to help fund the expansion of the legendary Hard Rock's youthful gaming business. The…
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Guitar-shaped hotel tower on Las Vegas Strip heads to Clark County Commission for vote

Clark County commissioners are slated this month to vote on a project that would change the landscape of the Strip: replacing The Mirage's iconic volcano attraction with a guitar-shaped hotel tower. The County Commission is scheduled on March 22 to consider Hard Rock International's proposed 600-room high-rise at the already-massive resort, county…
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Guitar-shaped hotel tower on Las Vegas Strip heads to Clark County Commission for vote
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Hard Rock Cafe's Russia ties imperil bid for NY casino

Gaming operator Seminole Hard Rock's highly anticipated bid for a New York City casino license has been complicated by its business ties to Russia, sources told The Post. The ubiquitous Hard Rock brand - founded by Americans in London in 1971 and purchased by the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 2007 - has long been expected to announce its application…
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Hard Rock casino offers a $1,000 deposit match in casino and $100 bet match for sportsbook

Hard Rock is well-known for its cafes but fewer folks know about the incredible promotions that the online casino and sportsbook offer to new players. They have an astounding variety of different casino games ranging from classics like baccarat to the newest and most modern slots. The different casino games are all available online so as long as…
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New Guitar-Shaped Hotel Coming to Las Vegas

One of Las Vegas' main attractions are it's over the top and exuberant hotels. Not only in scale, but also in concept and historical reverence. Residencies, attractions, and large-scale events are synonymous with the hotels itself leading to widespread recognition. Customers will come from all over the world to visit a space which once hosted…
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Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build Long Island casino resort

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is proposing to build a multibillion-dollar resort on Long Island, New York, as part of a bid for one of three downstate New York casino licenses. Las Vegas Sands said Thursday it has entered into agreements to purchase the long-term lease of the site that's currently home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The…
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Seminole Tribe breaks ground on new Brighton complex

The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming broke ground on the Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton, a new casino, hotel and entertainment complex to be built on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, northwest of Lake Okeechobee. It is projected to open in late 2024. The Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton will replace the existing Seminole Brighton…
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Seminole Tribe breaks ground on new Brighton complex
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Seminoles Break Ground On New Florida Casino

The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming broke ground Thursday, Jan. 5 on the site of the future Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton. The new casino, hotel and entertainment complex is to be built on the Brighton Seminole Reservation near Lake Okeechobee. The casino is expected to open in late 2024. The Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton will…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Hard Rock officially takes over operations of Mirage

Hard Rock International, a subsidiary of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, has officially assumed control of the operations of the Mirage. Hard Rock, which paid $1.075 billion in cash for the purchase, becomes the first Native American tribe to operate a hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. However, the name change and transformation to a Hard Rock…
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Ground Breaking for Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton; New Casino, Hotel and Entertainment Complex Will Be Constructed Northwest of Lake Okeechobee

BRIGHTON SEMINOLE RESERVATION, Fla., Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming broke ground today -- Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023 -- at the site of the future Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton, an entirely new casino, hotel and entertainment complex to be built on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, located northwest of…
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Southwest Florida Online News: Million Dollar Weekly Profits Sets Stage For New Casino Hotel In Glades County

BRIGHTON SEMINOLE RESERVATION, FL -The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming broke ground today at the site of the future Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton, a hotel and entertainment complex to be built on the Brighton Seminole Reservation, located northwest of Lake Okeechobee. "Breaking ground for the new Seminole Casino Hotel Brighton…
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Southwest Florida Online News: Million Dollar Weekly Profits Sets Stage For New Casino Hotel In Glades County
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5 Gambling Stories You May Have Missed In 2022

It's the time of year when outlets look back on the biggest stories of the last year and look ahead to what is on the horizon in the year ahead. But our outlook will be different. With so much to cover in the emerging U.S. online gambling space, plenty of noteworthy stories fell through the cracks or had a shorter-than-expected shelf life in…
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5 Gambling Stories You May Have Missed In 2022
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Dec. 19, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Florida-based Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe,…
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Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin renews efforts to bring a casino to Kenosha

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has relaunched efforts to bring a casino to Kenosha - roughly seven years after its last attempt was blocked by former Gov. Scott Walker. In July, the tribe announced that it had once again partnered with Hard Rock International, which is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, to construct a scaled-down…
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Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin renews efforts to bring a casino to Kenosha
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Florida-based Hard Rock now running Mirage on Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Florida-based Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe,…
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Sale of Mirage shows high-priced casino rents on Las Vegas Strip

When The Mirage changed hands this week, it marked the beginning-of-the-end for its iconic volcano attraction. The sale also shed more light on a growing, lucrative real estate trend on Las Vegas Boulevard: Casino landlords are collecting hefty rents. MGM Resorts International announced Monday that it closed its nearly $1.1 billion cash sale of The…
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Sale of Mirage shows high-priced casino rents on Las Vegas Strip
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6 biggest casino deals on the Las Vegas Strip in 2022

A number of casino operators changed up their real estate portfolio this year with sales, acquisitions and leasebacks - showcasing a flurry of activity after the short but steep economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. And a number of those deals, announced last year, have closed in 2022. Here are six of this year's major deals on the…
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6 biggest casino deals on the Las Vegas Strip in 2022
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Sadler seeks skill games reprieve, legalization

Former NASCAR driver Hermie Sadler, whose cars were once sponsored by Virginia tourism and the state lottery, remains embroiled in a protracted legal fight with state leaders over skill games. Sadler filed a June 2021 lawsuit challenging the state's ban on skills games, so-called "gray" machines, which he claims should be legalized and taxed much…
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now runs Mirage

LAS VEGAS - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Florida-based Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe,…
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now runs Mirage
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage on Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Florida-based Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole…
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage on Vegas Strip
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Florida-based Hard Rock International now running iconic Mirage resort in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe, said it plans to…
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Florida-based Hard Rock International now running iconic Mirage resort in Las Vegas
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A new operator, Hard Rock International, started running the iconic Mirage resort on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, following Nevada state gambling regulatory approval for a nearly $1.1 billion sale by former site owner MGM Resorts International, the companies said. Florida-based Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole…
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Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage on Las Vegas Strip
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Hard Rock’s $1.1B purchase of The Mirage on Las Vegas Strip is complete

The Mirage is officially under new ownership. MGM Resorts International announced Monday that it closed its nearly $1.1 billion cash sale of the Las Vegas Strip resort's operations to Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The deal, first unveiled in December 2021, could spell the end of The Mirage's iconic outdoor volcano…
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Hard Rock’s $1.1B purchase of The Mirage on Las Vegas Strip is complete
Tampa Bay Times

Feds urge court to reverse invalidation of Florida’s gambling compact with Seminole Tribe

TALLAHASSEE - Lawyers for the federal government asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reverse a ruling that invalidated Florida's attempt to give the Seminole Tribe a monopoly on sports betting in the state. A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments from lawyers for the U.S.…
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Feds urge court to reverse invalidation of Florida’s gambling compact with Seminole Tribe
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Hard Rock Reveals Transformation Plans for Mirage Casino

Hard Rock has revealed its plans to transform the Mirage casino in Las Vegas in the coming years. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Hard Rock International has revealed its plans to transform the Mirage casino resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The casino company presented the plans to the Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday. It is planning to invest…
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Hard Rock Reveals Transformation Plans for Mirage Casino
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Florida: Gaming commissioners vote to delay Miami's Magic City Casino sale

The Florida Gaming Commission has delayed a ruling on the pending sale of Miami's Magic City Casino to an Alabama-based Native American tribe. The decision follows local media reports last week that the Havenick family, which owns the casino, is looking to sell the property to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for an undisclosed sum. The move to…
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Florida: Gaming commissioners vote to delay Miami's Magic City Casino sale
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Florida gambling regulators delay decision on casino deal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) - Florida gambling regulators on Thursday refused to sign off on the sale of Magic City Casino, one of the state's oldest pari-mutuels, to the Poarch Creek Indians, bowing to objections that the public needs to know more about the transaction before final action is taken. But the Florida Gaming Control Commission, which was…
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Florida gambling regulators delay decision on casino deal
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Poarch Creek Tribe to Buy Miami’s Magic City Casino

The longtime owners of Miami's Magic City Casino plan to sell the property, and the license to operate it, to the Poarch Band Creek of Indians, a Native American tribe based in Alabama. The transaction is pending the approval of the newly formed Florida Gaming Control Commission, which reviewed the application Thursday morning but postponed any…
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Poarch Creek Tribe to Buy Miami’s Magic City Casino
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Miami's Magic City Casino to be sold to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

The owners of Florida's Magic City Casino in Miami are selling the gambling operation to Alabama-based Native American tribe Poarch Band of Creek Indians for an undisclosed price, reports the Miami Herald. The Havenick family, which owns the casino, is set to ask the state on Thursday to transfer its lucrative gambling permit to the tribe. Magic…
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Miami's Magic City Casino to be sold to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians
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North Dakota tribes want exclusive rights on online gambling

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's five American Indian tribes are seeking exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting in the state, a monopoly worth millions, just a year after legislators turned aside a push by one big national player to allow it in the state. The tribes are turning to Republican Gov. Doug Burgum to approve…
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Burgum rejects ND tribes' plea for online gambling rights

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Gov. Doug Burgum rejected a plea Wednesday by North Dakota's American Indian tribes to give them exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting because it isn't allowed under state law. "While we understand and appreciate the desire by some of the tribes to extend online gaming beyond their reservation…
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Virginia’s first full-service casino opens in Bristol

BRISTOL, Va. (WDBJ) - Friday was a big day in Bristol, Virginia as the state's first full-service casino opened for business. The line of customers wrapped around the building when the doors opened about 90 minutes earlier than advertised. "We had to come and save my sister from spending all her money," joked Christiansburg resident Cheryl Hubbard.…
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