Tag Archives: Casino News
- Atlantic City aims to be tourism centered and less dependent on gambling
February 20, 2015
The Atlantic City council approved more non-gambling redevelopments on Wednesday, aiming to make the city a tourism center that's less dependent on gambling. Three developments that got an approval were the expansion of Steel Pier to make way for a 205 ft. tall Ferris wheel with enclosed, climate-controlled cars and...
- Lobby group protests fourth NY casino license; developer looking at zoning changes in NY casino site; Oneidas planning Wizard of Oz casino
January 9, 2015
New York’s decision to award three new casino licenses has naturally met some opposition from anti-gambling lobbyists. One of the most vocal groups has been the Coalition Against Gambling in New York and recently, the group made it known that it was opposing New York’s plan to add a fourth...
- Cyprus fast tracks bill to legalize casinos in southern region
August 4, 2014
The Greek-controlled southern part of Cyprus expects to see its first casino after the government announced it would grant a casino license within a year. Greece's half of the island has had a long-standing ban on gambling but continuous economic unrest has pressured the government to seek new ways to...
- Caesars to spend $223 million on Quad revamp, set to rename it the Linq Hotel & Casino
July 3, 2014
Caesars Entertainment has some big plans for the Quad Resort & Casino. That was made clear when the company announced that it would invest $223 million towards renovating the 2,256-room hotel and rebranding it as the Linq Hotel & Casino. The casino operator is planning to turn the Linq into...
- Puerto Rico open to adding casinos to boost economy
Puerto Rico's Department of Economic Development and Commerce, together with the Roosevelt Roads Local Redevelopment Authority, is in the market for new entertainment options in the Caribbean island, including a planned casino development. The two government agencies recently released a request for qualifications to developers interested in building establishments in...
- Imperial Pacific offers vouchers to win Saipan casino bid, tussles with rival Marianas Stars
July 2, 2014
Macau junket investor Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd. has a plan to entice residents of Saipan, specifically locally born adults, to side with its casino proposal in the U.S. Pacific territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Imperial Pacific, once known as First Natural Foods Holdings Ltd, filed...
8 Chinese Gambling Superstitions
March 12, 2014
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Imperial Pacific concerned after construction worker’s death
March 22, 2017