Detroit’s Greektown Casino to Be Rebranded as a Hollywood Casino

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Greektown name still intact Detroit’s Greektown Casino-Hotel, one of three casinos in the Motor City, is getting a name change. Fortunately, at least in this writer’s opinion, the “Greektown” moniker will remain, keeping intact one of the most unique and memorable casino names in the United States. On May 1, it will be rebranded Hollywood… Read more »

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PokerGO to Launch NFT Collection With NFT Stadium

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Only 1,326 of them The foray into the non-fungible token (NFT) world continues for poker companies, this time with poker content developer and broadcaster PokerGO. On Tuesday, PokerGO announced a partnership with NFT Stadium, a “fan-first full-service NFT development agency and marketplace,” to create a new, poker-themed NFT collection connected to PokerGO events. Unlike other… Read more »

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Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas to Reopen April 27

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Welcome back The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has announced that the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas will finally reopen the evening of April 27. The hotel started taking reservations yesterday for stays beginning April 28. The grand reopening also coincides with the NFL Draft, which will be held on the Las Vegas… Read more »

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Casino Workers Group Sues Station Casinos for Violating Nevada’s Right to Return Law

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A group of 76 hospitality workers filed a lawsuit against Station Casinos Tuesday, accusing the casino company of violating Nevada’s Right to Return law. The law, signed by Governor Steve Sisolak in June 2021, requires employers (with some exceptions, particularly small businesses) to offer workers laid off during the pandemic their previous jobs back or… Read more »

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Chicago Selects Three Finalists for City’s First Casino

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The competition for Chicago’s first casino is down to three finalists after Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office reviewed five proposals. The two proposals that were rejected were from Bally’s and Rush Street Gaming, but don’t cry for them, as they also offered up two of the proposals that Lightfoot selected, along with Hard Rock. Both of… Read more »

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UK Gambling Commission Fines 888 £9.4 Million

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Lax in social responsibility measures The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has fined 888 UK Limited £9.4 million for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failings. The company operates 78 online gambling sites, including 888.com and 888poker. “Today’s fine is one of our largest to date, and all should be clear that if there is a… Read more »

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Super Bowl LVI a Boon for Nevada Sportsbooks

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Record-breaking weekend The Super Bowl is now in the rear view mirror, with anyone who isn’t specifically a Los Angeles Rams or Cincinnati Bengals fan probably only remembering the halftime show for either being pretty cool or, in a bizarro universe, scandalous. Not that it wasn’t a good game – L.A.’s last-minute go-ahead touchdown and… Read more »

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