Data recently released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) indicates that August revenues from Detroit’s trio of operating casinos dropped by nearly 4 percent from the same time last year. The report shows the three casinos earned $111.5 in revenues for the month of August this year, marking a 3.8 percent decline year-on-year. The only Detroit casino to record...
In Taiwan, residents of the outlying island province of Kinmen reportedly voted overwhelmingly on Saturday against a proposal that would have legalized casino gambling. According to a report from the Bloomberg news service, the referendum on whether to permit casinos was scheduled after a member of the Kinmen County Council, Tsai Chun-Sheng, led a campaign over the summer that successfully...
In California, the plan from the Wilton Rancheria to build and operate a $500 million casino resort in Sacramento County has reportedly been officially signed off by Governor Jerry Brown with the tribe now expected to begin construction as early as the summer. According to a report from The Sacramento Bee newspaper, the Democratic governor put his signature to Assembly...
Nearly 300 delegates converged on the Villa Marina in Douglas, Isle of Man on September 7 to attend KPMG’s annual Isle of Man eGaming Summit. The event marked the 15th such summit held in Isle of Man, Gibraltar, and Malta and was the 8th to be held locally. While many jurisdictions have faced challenges and adversity over the last year...
In Pennsylvania, Monday reportedly saw Governor Tom Wolf (pictured) approve a wide-ranging piece of legislation that will see the eastern state license up to ten new satellite casinos while joining Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey in legalizing mobile and online gambling. According to a report from the Associated Press news service, the expanded gambling measure is an effort by officials...