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DraftKings, FanDuel Jettison Merger Plans, Back Off From FTC Challenge

DraftKings, FanDuel Jettison Merger Plans, Back Off From FTC Challenge Joint rulers of the daily fantasy activities (DFS) market DraftKings and FanDuel have walked away from a proposed merger of equals, less than the usual month following the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) moved to block the deal on grounds of antitrust ‘fair competition’ dilemmas. The deal’s off: DraftKing’s Jason Robins (left) and FanDuel’s Nigel Eccles announced on Thursday that their companies would be going it alone, calling off a potential…

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Harrah’s New Orleans Blames Cigarette Ban for Declining Profits, Pennsylvania Casinos Set Record

Harrah’s New Orleans Blames Cigarette Ban for Declining Profits, Pennsylvania Casinos Set Record Harrah’s New Orleans says the cigarette ban imposed by the town a year ago this week has negatively impacted its gambling revenues and requirements to be held accountable for the casino’s unpredictable manner. Harrah’s New Orleans say the citywide smoking ban is shuffling up revenues in the wrong direction. Statistics supplied by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board seem to back those claims up. Gross gambling revenue at…

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Tribal Gaming Growth Hurts Laughlin and Reno, But Vegas Nevertheless Bulletproof, Says Analyst

Tribal Gaming Growth Hurts Laughlin and Reno, But Vegas Nevertheless Bulletproof, Says Analyst The nationwide Indian Gaming Commission reported this that America’s tribal gaming operators collectively generated $31.2 billion in gross gaming revenue, a 4.4 percent increase over 2015 week. Harrah’s Resorts SoCal is just example of a joint-venture from a tribal operator and a Vegas casino company that offers a flavor of Vegas throughout the Nevada border. The growth that is biggest, 12 months over 12 months, for tribal…

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Philippines Police Arrest 43 After Violent High-Roller Kidnapping at Solaire Casino

Philippines Police Arrest 43 After Violent High-Roller Kidnapping at Solaire Casino Police in the Philippines have actually arrested 41 Chinese and two Malaysian nationals associated with the kidnapping of a 48-year-old woman that is singaporean the Solaire Casino Resort in Manila on Monday. Philippines National police chief Gen. Ronald Dela Rosa berated detainees as they were paraded before TV cameras on Thursday. Wu Yan, thought to be a high-stakes tourist gambler, had been rescued by police from the condo into…

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Casino News: Encore Boston Harbor Revenues, Las Vegas Casino Sues Evander Kane

Casino News: Encore Boston Harbor Revenues, Las Vegas Casino Sues Evander Kane This week’s casino news includes revenue that is disappointing from Encore Boston Harbor and the Macau casino industry. Our news report also contains the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas suing an NHL player for unpaid gambling debts. When it had been approved by Massachusetts voters in 2012, Encore Boston Harbor was sold to the public as a fix for the commonwealth’s revenue shortages. There had been large amount of hype…

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Anticipation and Excitement as Aussie Millions 2013 Just One Day Away

Anticipation and Excitement as Aussie Millions 2013 Just One Day Away The Melbourne poker scene is abuzz in expectation of this year’s Aussie Millions Poker Championship which can be set to display a few of the planet’s biggest talents in the poker world. Using place every January during the Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, the Aussie Millions Poker Championship boasts the title associated with largest, longest and most prestigious occasion on the gaming calendar in the Southern Hemisphere. Estimates suggest…

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