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.
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.
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.
A forecast by Global Market Advisors said mid-market gaming in India could generate almost $10.2 billion per year by 2025. "India shares many of the same characteristics that make China such an attractive source of gaming demand," the report said.
A Lake County, Ind., judge ruled in favor of a proposal by Pinnacle Entertainment to sell casino properties to Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. Pinnacle then plans to lease back the properties.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced plans to expand its tribal casino in Dowagiac, Mich. The expansion will bring another 2,700 square feet to the Four Winds Dowagiac.
A state legislative committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would allow online gaming in California. Assemblyman Adam Gray introduced the measure, which advanced on a 18-0 vote in favor of the bill.
Galaxy Entertainment Group reported a 6% increase for the first quarter on a year-over-year basis in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. Last year, Galaxy opened two casino resorts in Macau that cater to mass-market gamblers.
A multiplayer roulette table with up to eight touch zones from Euro Games Technology has been installed in 50 casinos. The EGT Luxury Touch Table uses technology from Zytronic.
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