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Travel Casinos and Gaming

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— For a second time in 15 months, Pennsylvania's high court ordered state gambling regulators to re-examine the legality of the ownership structure of a group that won a lucrative Philadelphia- area casino license in late 2014.. The seven state Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously Tuesday that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has not...

  • TORONTO, June 16- The same hacker targeting Canadian casinos and mining companies for extortion since 2013 is planning more attacks, researchers at cyber security company FireEye Inc said in a report on Friday. While FireEye declined to identify victims by name, the methods described in their report echoed those used in attacks on Goldcorp, the world's...

  • The " Play My Way" program at Plainridge Park Casino has enrolled 12,670 players since its launch last June, according to a report submitted Wednesday to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Similar systems have been tried in Australia, Canada, Norway, Sweden and elsewhere. Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance researchers are evaluating the...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Summertime's nearly here, and the living is getting easier for Atlantic City's casino operators with the busiest and most profitable time of the year arriving as the industry is on a roll. Atlantic City's casinos saw their gambling revenue increase iby 4.3 percent in May compared with a year ago, to more than $229 million.

  • LOS ANGELES— E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives in attendance to play and show off the latest technology that will soon be hitting store shelves. "This is like the Mecca of the gaming industry so to be here is like a huge honor to be able to come...

  • LOS ANGELES— E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives in attendance to play and show off the latest technology that will soon be hitting store shelves. "This is like the Mecca of the gaming industry so to be here is like a huge honor to be able to come...

  • *Crown says 18 staff held in China over "gambling crimes". *Case referred to Baoshan District Court in Shanghai. Since Crown disclosed that 18 of its staff were being held in China for unspecified "gambling offenses," the company- 48 percent owned by billionaire James Packer- has torn up its strategy of luring Chinese high rollers to the casino hub of Macau, shifting its...

  • June 8- Universal Entertainment Corp, a Japanese maker of slot machines, said on Thursday it was investigating what it suspects was an improper transfer of funds by Kazuo Okada, its founder and chairman, to a company he controls. The statement says that all but HK $5 million of the loan was subsequently transferred to Okada Holdings Limited, a company controlled by...

  • June 8- Universal Entertainment Corp, a Japanese maker of slot machines, said on Thursday it was investigating what it suspects was an improper transfer of funds by Kazuo Okada, its founder and chairman, to a company he controls. The statement says that all but HK $5 million of the loan was subsequently transferred to Okada Holdings Limited, a company controlled by...

  • Resorts World hotel in Manila, Philippines.

    A deadly attack on a casino in Manila was led by a lone gunman who was a Filipino aimed at robbery, not terrorism, police said.

  • HONG KONG, June 2- Macau casino magnate Lawrence Ho, head of Melco Resorts, said measures introduced in mainland China and Macau to tackle capital flight were not denting sentiment, as demand continued to recover in the world's largest gambling hub. Casino revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau has boomed over the last 10 months, reversing a more than two-year...

  • HONG KONG, June 2- The billionaire owner of the City of Dreams casino resort in Manila will increase security at his complex, he said on Friday, following the deaths of at least 36 people at the nearby Resorts World Manila. "With an incident like this, especially at Resorts World Manila, we certainly would ratchet that up even more... certainly an issue we will buckle down...

  • Trading Nation: Big win for casino stocks

    Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discuss casino stocks with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Macau casino

    Casino stocks are posting big wins Thursday on Macau's May monthly gross gaming revenue sharply exceeding analysts' estimates.

  • HONG KONG, June 1- Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 percent in May, beating expectations and posting a 10- month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Macau has rebounded amid better-than-expected economic growth in China, and from five-year lows set in 2014...

  • HONG KONG, June 1- Revenues in the world's biggest casino hub of Macau jumped 24 percent in May, beating expectations and posting a 10- month winning streak as wealthy gamblers returned to the southern Chinese territory despite a corruption crackdown. Gambling revenue in the only place in China where casino gaming is legal rose 23.7 percent in May to 22.7...

  • Former Olympic gold medallist Kong Linghui is being sued in Hong Kong by the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore, the SMCP reports.

  • BRUSSELS, May 26- Malta let online gambling firms operate from the island across the European Union between at least 2012-2014 while failing to enforce its own rules on monitoring their computer servers, according to a former employee at Maltas gaming regulator. Malta has awarded around 500 online gaming licenses, the highest number in Europe.

  • GameStop CEO: Bullish and optimistic about our future

    Paul Raines, GameStop CEO, talks about the company's growth outlook and what they are doing to increase sales. There is a lot of profitability that we are bringing into the business, says Raines.

  • The Wynn Palace casino in Macau.

    Wynn Resorts stock rallied 3 percent Monday as a report showed it's gaining share vs rivals in Macau as revenue trends improve in the market.