Leeds getting ready to welcome nation’s third largest casino

Leeds getting ready to welcome nation’s third largest casino

After beginning the process of obtaining a license in January of 2012, Global Gaming Ventures (Development) Limited has this week unveiled detailed plans for its new Victoria Gate Casino for the northern English city of Leeds. The 50,000 sq ft...
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Chinese gamblers flock to Siberia’s Tigre de Cristal Casino

Chinese gamblers flock to Siberia’s Tigre de Cristal Casino

In spite of several unavoidable delays,  Tigre de Cristal Casino opened its doors on October 8, 2015 and is operating smoothly with landmark business in Russia’s Far East.  The Lawrence Ho creation (son of Macau’s gambling king, and mega-entrepr...
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New York community receives first Suffolk OTB Islandia tax relief payments

New York community receives first Suffolk OTB Islandia tax relief payments

Ahead of the planned opening of the Suffolk OTB Islandia facility later this month, operator Delaware North Companies has presented the mayor for the venue’s Long Island host community with two checks worth over $2.5 million. Part of the Buffalo-based...
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Casino Jai Alai re-opening delayed until 2017

Casino Jai Alai re-opening delayed until 2017

Despite earlier announcing that its Casino Jai Alai venue would re-open for business before the end of the year, Macau casino operator SJM Holdings Limited has now reportedly revealed that the venue is not expected to begin welcoming players again...
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The UK’s third largest casino opens in Leeds on Thursday

The UK’s third largest casino opens in Leeds on Thursday

The biggest casino in the north of the UK will begin welcoming customers on Thursday, January 26, when the new Victoria Gate Casino opens. Operated by Global Gaming Ventures Limited (GGV), at 50,000 square feet, the new gambling venue will be...
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New Jersey regulator approves Borgata purchase

New Jersey regulator approves Borgata purchase

MGM Resorts International’s plan to take full control of the Borgata Hotel Casino And Spa in New Jersey has taken a massive step forward after its proposal received the required approval of the eastern state’s Casino Control Commission. Opened in...
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Resorts World Birmingham readies for the big day

Resorts World Birmingham readies for the big day

Genting Group’s highly anticipated Resorts World Birmingham will begin a phased opening of their £150 million property in the populous city on October 21st. The company has mega-resorts in Manila, Singapore, Genting Highlands Malaysia, the Bahamas, a...
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MGM Resorts International completes Borgata takeover

MGM Resorts International completes Borgata takeover

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has spent $900 million to purchase the 50% stake in the Borgata Hotel Casino And Spa previously held by partner Boyd Gaming Corporation. According to a report from The Press Of Atlantic City newspaper,...
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Macau Legislators open to new casinos in Coloane as long as they comply with all regulations

Macau Legislators open to new casinos in Coloane as long as they comply with all regulations

The six major casino operators in Macau could soon be turning their focus to Coloane to develop new casinos in the region. Gaming operators have focused on developing casinos in the Cotai district during the past few years with Wynn...
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Ho-Chunk hosted horse race in South Sioux City in effort to keep casino hopes alive

Ho-Chunk hosted horse race in South Sioux City in effort to keep casino hopes alive

In order to maintain its long-term goal and racing license, the new Atokad track in Sioux City hosted a brief, live, three-horse race on Saturday. The former Atokad Downs was purchased in 2012 by the economic development wing of the...
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Russian Far East gambling zone running behind schedule

Russian Far East gambling zone running behind schedule

Efforts to turn the Primorsky Krai region in the far east of Russia into a gambling zone have hit a snag with three of the province’s four planned casinos currently behind schedule to open. According to a report from CalvinAyre.com,...
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