Tag Archives: MGM Resorts
- MGM Resorts, Fonbet battle online cybersquatters
March 16, 2017
Casino operator MGM Resorts has asked a court to shut down a cybersquatter’s MGM-branded online gambling site. Last week, MGM filed a trademark infringement suit in a Nevada federal court against the unidentified operator behind Korean-language online casino Livemgm.com. The site makes liberal use of MGM’s iconic ‘lion head’ logo...
- Connecticut committee passes buck on competing casino bills
March 15, 2017
A Connecticut legislative committee wants someone else to decide which of the state’s competing casino expansion bills should go forward. On Wednesday, the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee approved two different casino expansion bills by large margins following minimal debate, almost as if the legislators were trying to...
- Connecticut AG expresses doubts over third casino plan
March 14, 2017
Connecticut’s Attorney General says there are “not insubstantial” legal risks to allowing the state’s two gaming tribes to build a third casino off their tribal lands. Last week, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy asked his AG George Jepsen (pictured) to provide an analysis of whether the third casino joint venture proposed...
- Sands Bethlehem reportedly sold for $1.3b to MGM Resorts
March 9, 2017
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has reportedly reached a $1.3b deal to sell its Pennsylvania gaming venue to rival MGM Resorts. Late last week, local media reported that Sands Bethlehem, which consistently ranks number one in table game revenue and second in slots among Pennsylvania’s dozen casinos, was on the...
- MGM Cotai gets new name and 38-ton, gold-plated lion mascot
March 8, 2017
MGM Resorts’ latest Macau casino has a new name and a shiny new mascot to announce its imminent arrival. On Tuesday, MGM China unveiled an 11-meter, 38-ton statue of a lion that will command the north entrance to MGM Cotai, the company’s in-development Macau integrated resort. The company hopes the...
- MGM to benefit from anti-tribe casino confab in Connecticut
March 6, 2017
Anti-gambling advocates are making a last ditch attempt to block a proposal that will pave the way for the construction of a third tribal casino in Connecticut. The Boston Herald reported that members of the Coalition Against Casino Expansion in Connecticut is organizing a meeting at East Windsor High School...