A court has ruled in favor of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, dismissing Sonoma developer Darius Anderson's claim for more than $40 million relating to the tribe's casino in Rohnert Park, Calif. The tribe asserts that his company did not fulfill the requirements needed to receive a percentage of its gaming revenues.
Hollywood and SugarHouse casinos were given permits to offer online gaming in Pennsylvania, joining the ranks of Harrah's, Mount Airy and Parx. In addition, the state still has three peer-to-peer poker permits, two slots permits and two table games permits up for grabs.
Studio City casino resort will host the second annual Michelin Guide Street Food Festival Macau Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. The festival is free to guests and will feature two food stalls that have been awarded Michelin stars: Song of India and the Liao Fan Hawker Chan Soya Sauce Chicken Rice of Singapore.
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission has temporarily approved Eldorado Resorts' plan to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City. The operator still requires a full casino license as part of the $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment.
New regulations in Greece will require online gaming operators to spend up to $5.8 million for a five-year sports betting and gaming license. Companies also will be required to show they hold a license in another EU country.
International Game Technology has expanded its sports betting scope through a deal with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The company will provide its PlayDigital sports betting solution to Sandersville's Bok Homa Casino and Choctaw's Golden Moon Hotel and Casino at Pearl River Resort and Silver Star Hotel and Casino.
MGM Resorts International has offered to donate up to $1 million to charities related to the Mandalay Bay shooting if attorneys will accept lawsuit notices for close to 2,000 clients. "We believe that donating funds to a 1 October charity or another appropriate cause makes more sense than spending money on personally serving individual plaintiffs," the company said.
To tackle the digital divide in the US, Hollywood Casino's vice president of human resources, Robin Schooling, and her team sometimes takes an old-school approach to benefits enrollment, training and more. "There is an entire group of workers and industries that I fear are getting left further and further behind. It's the technology haves and have-nots," she says.
Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment will soon take over as the new operator of Fallsview Casino Resort plus the Casino Niagara in Ontario. The 21-year deal includes job security for the close to 4,200 employees at the two casinos for at least 12 months after the shift.
Partypoker has rolled out a $500,000 Passport online poker promotion for its MILLIONS tournament series that will allow the winner to play in live high-stakes tournaments across the globe. Players can compete for a cheaper seat than the $5,300 MILLIONS Online buy-in through a selection of online satellites.