Planning officials in Sioux Falls, S.D., have approved a conditional-use permit to build a casino. The plan comes from developers behind Deuces and Crown and includes a strip mall.
Australian investor Frontier Capital Group has enough money to resume operations at Casablanca Casino in the Philippines. Gaming has been paused since the first quarter of 2016, after the facility was required to settle an escrow account.
Newspaper publisher News UK has developed an app for its Sun Racing brand that provides analysis, news and columns related to horse racing. Partners Betway, Coral, Ladbrokes, William Hill and Unibet can be used to place bets.
The Pojoaque Pueblo has opened New Mexico's second sports betting operation at Buffalo Thunder Casino and Resort. The casino boasts kiosks that have race and sports betting hardware and software.
Churchill Downs has closed a deal to manage the Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin in Pennsylvania. The company paid Eldorado Resorts $100,000 for management rights at the venue, which boasts around 600 slot machines and 27 table games.
The Star casino in Sydney, Australia, plans to include facial-recognition technology as part of a $7 million security upgrade that will also feature motion sensors, ID scanners, new door alarms and infrared night-vision cameras. The decision comes after a croupier attempted to steal a high-denomination chip but was caught by security cameras.
Casino Arizona has signed a sponsorship deal with the Arizona Hotshots of the new Alliance of American Football. The deal will include an "Arizona Hotshot Coach's Show" hosted at the casino's CAZ Sport Bar.
The bloody mary cart service at the Godfrey Hotel Boston and Nobu Hotel Miami Beach's beverage butler are examples of hotels taking a fresh approach to cocktail services. The Four Seasons Silicon Valley has added in-room machines that dispense wine by the glass.
MGM Resorts International has entered into a multiyear agreement to be an official sponsor of the Boston Red Sox. The company will offer exclusive gameday VIP fan experiences, and MGM Springfield will host the Red Sox annual Baseball Winter Weekend.