New Jersey's control of Atlantic City's assets and much of its decision-making power has paved the way for improvements to the city, Gov. Chris Christie says. Hard Rock International plans to remodel and open the former Trump Taj Mahal casino next year in this new environment.
February saw $38.6 million in roulette revenue in Nevada, up almost 60% from February 2016, according to state gaming regulators. About 125 state casinos have roughly 370 roulette tables.
The number of slot machines has dropped 21% since 2007 at 120 casino properties throughout the US -- a loss of 43,400 machines, according to Deutsche Bank. Nongaming revenue from amenities such as hotel rooms, nightclubs and restaurants are accounting for a larger percentage of operators' profits as gaming habits shift away from traditional slots.
Caesars Interactive, Resorts Digital Gaming and Pala Interactive have signed deals with Gaming Realms to offer its online Slingo games in New Jersey. The state's online gaming brought in a record $59 million during March, according to the company.
Stones South Bay will become the new owner of the Seven Mile Casino in Chula Vista, Calif. The move comes after a federal raid of the casino in December 2015 that resulted in a mandate that a state-approved manager with no connection to the facility take over operations.
Kansas Crossing Casino reported $556,000 in revenue since opening March 29, the Kansas Lottery says. Those numbers are likely to increase as summer nears, because hotel occupancy is expected to rise alongside visitor numbers for sports events, said B.J. Harris, executive director of Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The New Hampshire House is likely to strike down Sen. Lou D'Allesandro's 19th bill attempting to legalize casino gambling in the state. The Senate passed the proposal, which would permit two state casino licenses, but the measure still faces stiff opposition in the House.
Reach Luck International has sold its entire 65.05% stake in the Hong Kong-based Jimei International Entertainment Group junket investment company. Cosmic Leader Holdings has agreed to buy the shares for a maximum of $57 million.
GAN has received a Casino Service Industry Enterprise license in New Jersey, permitting the company to offer online gaming for real money in the state. Online gaming revenues increased 40% in March year-over-year in New Jersey.
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