Thursday, July 19, 2018

Michigan tribe distributes portion of net slot earnings

In Michigan, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has announced that it has handed out just over $3 million to local schools and governments as...

In depth: New York casino tax breaks draw criticism

In New York, four new casino resorts are set to begin operations from as early as next week amid criticism that previously agreed arrangements...

Israeli authorities looking into billionaire James Packer’s ties with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s...

Australian billionaire James Packer who is the biggest shareholder in Crown Resorts has come under the radar of Israeli authorities after showering Israeli Prime...

Japan’s lower house passes casino bill; Expected to be signed into law by Dec....

Japan has taken another major step toward lifting the country’s ban on casinos and opening what could become one of the world’s most lucrative...

Strike brings Argentina casino sector to a halt

Casino gaming in Argentina has been brought to a virtual standstill after three unions joined forces on Monday to call an indefinite strike in...

Cancun visitors to pay new 10 percent gaming tax

New taxes in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, which includes the leisure and gambling destinations of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, have been...

Indiana tax revenue may suffer $350m loss from tribal casino

According to a report from global independent research agency Spectrum Gaming Group (SGG), the upcoming Four Winds Casino in South Bend Indiana will cause...

Idaho horse racing on the rocks, racing commission with no spending authority

A legislative audit earlier this week stated that the Idaho Racing Commission ran afoul of the law when it disbursed funds from the now...

Most Pennsylvania casinos have agreed to pay host fee in absence of new legislation

The Parx Casino in Bensalem recently announced that it will continue to give its host communities their casino fees in 2017 irrespective of whether...

Philippines president orders Jack Lam’s assets seized

Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has ordered that all gaming assets of Jack Lam Yin Lok be seized. This order was issued...

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