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Jeju Dream Tower selects hotel operator

In South Korea, the firm behind the coming $606.6 million Jeju Dream Tower integrated casino resort has reportedly selected American hotel operator Hyatt Hotels Corporation to run the 1,626 rooms inside the 75-acre facility. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief, Lotte Tour Development Company Limited revealed that the hotel inside the 38-story Jeju […]

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Aria’s high roller poker tournament results in three million dollar winners after pot chop

It is not uncommon for a poker tournament to end with a chopped pot if the players participating in the final table decide to cut a deal. During a special high roller event hosted by the Aria Resort & Casino of Las Vegas, the top three players remaining decided to agree to chop the pot […]

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Employment

It’s official: Rivers Casino outlines plans for $51 million hotel on North Shore in Pittsburgh

Although the dollar values and few other details were off, most of the preliminary information about a Rivers Casino expansion was shown to be on the money in a January 20 report on the World Casino News. On Tuesday, casino representatives appeared in front of the Pittsburgh Planning Commission to share their ideas about fulfilling […]

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European News

Better Collective purchases WettPortal

Following on from its acquisition of SportFreunde in June, Better Collective has now further expanded its presence in the German-speaking market with the purchase of sportsbetting affiliate WettPortal. Established in 2004, Copenhagen-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for the betting tip, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. It declared that WettPortal has a […]

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Hard Rock Café to close in Atlantic City this September in anticipation of move

In anticipation of the May 2018 opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, Hard Rock International is set to close their Hard Rock Café located on the Boardwalk in September. As the new owners of the former Trump Taj Mahal, Hard Rock International plans on opening the Hard Rock Café at their […]

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Three online bracelet events scheduled for 2017 WSOP

The 2017 World Series of Poker is well underway, with the official first day on Tuesday and bracelet events starting yesterday. Every day, players at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino will have access to a number of events, with a total of 74 tournaments offering gold bracelets along with the first place prize […]

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Employment

Proposed Gold Coast integrated casino resort could create more than 13,000 jobs

In Australia, the developer behind the plan to build a $1.5 billion integrated casino resort in south-eastern Queensland has reportedly declared that the project would create more than 13,000 permanent and temporary jobs and help other area industries to thrive. According to a report from The Daily Telegraph newspaper, ASF Consortium wants to build its […]

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European News

London Stock Exchange recognizes Trustly Group AB

Swedish financial technologies firm Trustly Group AB has been recognized by the London Stock Exchange for being one of the most inspiring and fastest-growing small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe. Stockholm-based Trustly Group AB offers a range of online banking and e-payment services and was honored on Tuesday by being included in the London bourse’s […]

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500 Club Casino re-opens in California following official raid

After being closed on August 16 following a raid by agents from the California Gambling Control Commission, the 500 Club Casino in the Fresno suburb of Clovis has reportedly re-opened. According to a report from The Fresno Bee newspaper, the twelve-table casino was shuttered amid accusations from the California Gambling Control Bureau that its operation […]

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Twin River-Tiverton Casino final plan approval

The Planning Board in Tiverton, Rhode Island gave their final approval to Twin River’s casino plan in the town bordered on two sides by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The board’s actions needed to be completed before a building permit can be issued. Property owners next to the casino site filed an appeal earlier in the […]

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