Gaming
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5/3/2016

The Flamingo in Las Vegas will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021 and is getting a $100 million-plus face-lift for the occasion. Mobster Bugsy Siegel and his partners opened the casino Dec. 26, 1946.

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Las Vegas Sun
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Bugsy Siegel
5/3/2016

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league's stance has softened slightly on sports betting. "All of us have evolved a little on gambling," Goodell said.

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CardPlayer.com
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Roger Goodell, NFL, NFL
5/2/2016

Casino supporters said state regulators erred in rejecting a proposal for a Mass Gaming & Entertainment casino in Brockton. "At the end of the day this is a missed opportunity for Brockton," Mayor Bill Carpenter said.

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Boston Herald
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Mayor Bill Carpenter
5/2/2016

The Mohegan tribe plans to open a $130 million hotel tower this fall at the tribe's Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut. The Earth Tower will add 400 rooms to the 1,200 rooms now available at the casino resort.

5/2/2016

Louis XIII Holdings, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, plans to officially change its name Tuesday to The 13 Holdings. The company is building a hotel in Macau slated to open this summer.

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GGRAsia (Macau)
5/2/2016

The Assembly Governmental Organization Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill for online gaming in California. The bill calls for the first $57 million in revenue to go toward the state's horse racing industry.

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KABC-TV (Los Angeles)
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online gaming
5/2/2016

The World Series of Poker is ramping up its social media efforts, hiring Kevin Mathers to manage its Twitter accounts for the series, which runs May 31 to June 18.

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Pokerfuse
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social media, WSOP, World Series, Twitter
4/29/2016

The Ameristar East Chicago casino hotel in Indiana is debuting an expanded baccarat room. "We're extremely excited to be doubling the amount of gaming space in our all-new baccarat room," said Matt Schuffert, casino vice president and general manager.

4/29/2016

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted against a proposal by Mass Gaming & Entertainment for a casino in Brockton. "I don't think this is the kind of casino Massachusetts envisions," said Stephen Crosby, chairman of the commission.

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Boston Herald
4/29/2016

The Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore has received a three-year casino license renewal. Las Vegas Sands operates the casino resort in the city-state.

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GGRAsia (Macau)
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Las Vegas Sands, Singapore