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  • Collector of casino artifacts has stockpile worthy of another Hall of FameCollector of casino artifacts has stockpile worthy of another Hall of Fame
    Steven Cutler points to one of the seemingly countless artifacts from Las Vegas’ colorful past adorning the walls of his home office and starts telling a story. His collection of... Read more » The post Collector of casino artifacts has stockpile worthy of another Hall of Fame appeared first on… Read more »
  • Like casinos, gaming equipment manufacturers riding growth waveLike casinos, gaming equipment manufacturers riding growth wave
    As the casino industry continues to show resilience in its rebound from the pandemic, so too is the gaming equipment manufacturing sector. No company may be showing more resiliency than... Read more » The post Like casinos, gaming equipment manufacturers riding growth wave appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • A Straw Leads to the Arrest of a Man Suspected in Bank Robberies, Officials SayA Straw Leads to the Arrest of a Man Suspected in Bank Robberies, Officials Say
    A Massachusetts man sought in connection with more than a dozen bank robberies was arrested on Thursday after the authorities linked DNA found at a robbery in May to a... Read more » The post A Straw Leads to the Arrest of a Man Suspected in Bank Robberies, Officials Say… Read more »
  • 400-foot cowboy boots and dueling San Franciscos: The Strip that could’ve been400-foot cowboy boots and dueling San Franciscos: The Strip that could’ve been
    “You lookin’ for that hotel with the marina and all the yachts? What you’ll wanna do is hang a left at that 200-foot slot machine over there, go past the... Read more » The post 400-foot cowboy boots and dueling San Franciscos: The Strip that could’ve been appeared first on… Read more »
  • Drew Brees fakes lightning strike in promotional stunt for online sportsbookDrew Brees fakes lightning strike in promotional stunt for online sportsbook
    Legendary New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees faked being struck by lightning as part of a promotional stunt for betting company PointsBet. A video clip posted to Twitter on Friday showed... Read more » The post Drew Brees fakes lightning strike in promotional stunt for online sportsbook appeared first on CDC… Read more »
  • Commentary: The U.S. Travel Association says visa processing delays are hurting economic growthCommentary: The U.S. Travel Association says visa processing delays are hurting economic growth
    No successful business operator would keep their best customers on hold for a year or more. Yet that’s what’s happening to far too many of America’s customers. Millions of tourists... Read more » The post Commentary: The U.S. Travel Association says visa processing delays are hurting economic growth appeared first… Read more »
  • Can sports betting Twitter survive Musk’s fart-mode moment?Can sports betting Twitter survive Musk’s fart-mode moment?
    On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, I had just finished a sushi dinner with my family in Las Vegas’ Arts District when we summoned an Uber to drive us to a... Read more » The post Can sports betting Twitter survive Musk’s fart-mode moment? appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • Gov. Burgum, North Dakota tribes sign gambling compactsGov. Burgum, North Dakota tribes sign gambling compacts
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Gov. Doug Burgum announced Friday that he has signed agreements with North Dakota’s American Indian tribes that lowers the legal gambling age from 21 to 19... Read more » The post Gov. Burgum, North Dakota tribes sign gambling compacts appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • Wynn Resorts completes sale and leaseback of Encore Boston HarborWynn Resorts completes sale and leaseback of Encore Boston Harbor
    Wynn Resorts December 1 completed a deal for the sale of Encore Boston Harbor’s land and real estate assets to Realty Income Corporation. The $1.7 billion cash sale, previously announced... Read more » The post Wynn Resorts completes sale and leaseback of Encore Boston Harbor appeared first on CDC Gaming… Read more »
  • New York bill proposes to regulate ‘predatory’ sportsbook bonusesNew York bill proposes to regulate ‘predatory’ sportsbook bonuses
    New York state Sen. Pete Harckham (D-Lewisboro) has proposed legislation directing the state gaming commission to come up with rules and regulations regarding what the bill calls “predatory” mobile sportsbook... Read more » The post New York bill proposes to regulate ‘predatory’ sportsbook bonuses appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • Virginia: Petersburg fails to produce records of casino search, evaluation processVirginia: Petersburg fails to produce records of casino search, evaluation process
    Petersburg’s search for a casino developer remains shrouded in secrecy, with no records available to show how the city selected The Cordish Companies to operate the proposed gaming resort. The... Read more » The post Virginia: Petersburg fails to produce records of casino search, evaluation process appeared first on CDC… Read more »
  • Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic CityRipley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Believe it or not, an iconic part of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is closing soon. The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum said Thursday that... Read more » The post Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City appeared first on CDC… Read more »
  • Virginia: $400M Bristol casino to break ground Dec. 7Virginia: $400M Bristol casino to break ground Dec. 7
    Virginia’s first casino, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Bristol, is getting closer to moving into its permanent home. Officials will break ground at the casino’s permanent home at the... Read more » The post Virginia: $400M Bristol casino to break ground Dec. 7 appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • Magic City Casino sale to Native American tribe on holdMagic City Casino sale to Native American tribe on hold
    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... Read more » The post Magic City Casino sale to Native American tribe on hold appeared first on CDC Gaming… Read more »
  • Las Vegas airport sets passenger record in OctoberLas Vegas airport sets passenger record in October
    Aided by a bounce-back in convention business and strong tourist visitation, Harry Reid International Airport set an all-time record in October by serving more than five million passengers. The 5.17... Read more » The post Las Vegas airport sets passenger record in October appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • VICI to acquire remaining 49.9% interest in MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay from BlackstoneVICI to acquire remaining 49.9% interest in MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay from Blackstone
    VICI Properties Inc. has acquired the remaining 49.9% interest in MGM Grand Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Resort in their joint venture with Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, the companies... Read more » The post VICI to acquire remaining 49.9% interest in MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay from Blackstone appeared… Read more »
  • Analyst quantifies California sports-betting flop and prospects in five other statesAnalyst quantifies California sports-betting flop and prospects in five other states
    More registered California voters signed petitions to authorize California’s Proposition 27 to legalize online sports betting (OSB) than actually voted for it. That was among the key takeaways of a... Read more » The post Analyst quantifies California sports-betting flop and prospects in five other states appeared first on CDC… Read more »
  • AGS’s new Spectra UR43 cabinet performing well at launchAGS’s new Spectra UR43 cabinet performing well at launch
    The AGS Spectra UR43 cabinet is performing well out of the gate, according to a report from Eilers & Krejcik Gaming and Fantini Research. The new EGM cabinet that debuted... Read more » The post AGS’s new Spectra UR43 cabinet performing well at launch appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • ESPN President: No sports betting deal imminentESPN President: No sports betting deal imminent
    An ESPN sports betting partnership deal is not close at this time, its president said Wednesday. “I do not anticipate any deal is imminent,” Jimmy Pitaro said at the Sports... Read more » The post ESPN President: No sports betting deal imminent appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »
  • Las Vegas room rates hit all-time high in OctoberLas Vegas room rates hit all-time high in October
    Las Vegas tourists paid the highest hotel rates in history last month, and the number of visitors nearly matched pre-pandemic 2019 levels, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported... Read more » The post Las Vegas room rates hit all-time high in October appeared first on CDC Gaming Reports. Read more »