HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a $675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut's largest city, the latest salvo in a competition with two Native American tribes that run two of the world's largest casinos in the southeastern part of the state.
MGM is already building a nearly $1 billion casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, that threatens to take revenue and jobs away from the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes responded by proposing a casino less than 20 miles away from Springfield in northern Connecticut that was approved by Connecticut officials and awaits final approval by federal authorities
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In the casino business, the big profits come when non gambling elements are added to the mix, such as malls and concerts.(Photo: Bellagio in Las Vegas)
TOKYO -- Japan is counting on a big tourism bump from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but the government wants to keep the numbers growing even after the sporting bonanza is over. One possible solution, it hopes, is by opening so-called integrated resorts -- leisure facilities that combine casinos, hotels, shopping centers and more under one roof.
Encouraged by the overseas success of these resorts, Tokyo hopes to bring some of that magic back home.
TORONTO: The same hacker targeting Canadian casinos and mining companies for extortion since 2013 is planning more attacks, researchers at cyber security company FireEye Inc said in a report on Friday.
FireEye said it believes that a single hacker or hacking group that it dubbed FIN10 is behind the breaches due to similarities in method: how they broke into corporate systems, stealing gigabytes of sensitive data and demanding ransom paid in Bitcoin, and publicizing the stolen information by alerting bloggers.
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Lawmakers are putting together an anti-addiction bill that must be passed before the first casinos can open their doors. In doing so, they must balance between safeguarding economic benefits from gambling establishments -- including the $200 billion pachinko industry -- while addressing the concerns of casino opponents who fear they will spawn a new generation of addicts.
SINGAPORE: The mastermind of Singapore's largest ever casino chip scam, Toh Hock Thiam, was jailed seven years and four months on Wednesday (Jun 7).
The 55-year-old faced 13 charges under the Casino Control Act and was found guilty after a 14-day trial. Another 162 charges were taken into consideration, including a charge for fleeing the country illegally.
Leaders of the House of Representatives are eyeing to remove the licensing powers of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) over casinos following the Resorts World Manila (RWM) carnage, where 38 people were killed.
During the lower chamber’s probe on the June 2 RWM incident, Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez and Majority Leader and PDP-Laban Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas of Ilocos Norte scored Pagcor for not immediately suspending the license of RWM after the shooting and arson attack of lone gunman Jessie Javier Carlos.
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News about casinos going back to December 2016 from the Japan Times