Tag Archives: Detroit
- Maryland casinos blow past $100m monthly revenue mark for first time
May 5, 2016
Maryland casinos have set a new monthly revenue record while topping the $100m mark for the first time. Figures released Thursday by Maryland Lottery and Gaming showed the state’s five casino operators reported combined gaming revenue of $103.9m in April, easily eclipsing the state’s previous best monthly tally of just...
- Detroit’s Greektown casino hit with $500,000 fine for past violations
September 9, 2015
Michigan gaming regulators have ordered the Greektown Casino Hotel in Detroit to pay about $530,000 in fines for violations by the property's previous owner. The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) announced Tuesday that the casino’s previous owners, GreektownSuperholdingsInc, has 25 violations that occurred between late 2010 and 2014, prior to...
- Northeast US casino woes continue
April 8, 2015
Maryland casinos broke a three-month downward trend in March, as gaming revenue hit a new peak of $91m. The figure is up nearly 17% from the same month last year and $800k more than November 2014’s previous high-water mark. But the four casinos that were open in March 2014 saw...
- Atlantic City casinos 2014 revenue falls but surviving casinos post gains
January 14, 2015
Atlantic City's casinos reported revenue of $2.74b in 2014, 4.5% less than they earned in 2013 and a whopping 48% decline from the seaside gaming hub’s peak of $5.2b in 2006. The annual decline would have been 8.5% were it not for the additional $122m in revenue AC earned from...
- Maryland Live! beats Horseshoe challenge; Pennsylvania, Detroit casinos fall
December 6, 2014
Maryland casinos generated a record $90.2m in gaming revenue in November thanks to contributions from its newest gaming joint Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. The Shoe, which opened in late August, earned $23.4m, up 4% from October’s take. Subtracting the Shoe’s contribution, the state’s revenue would have declined 0.6% from the same...
- Snowstorm pushes Jets-Bills game to Monday night in Detroit; sportsbooks adjust
November 21, 2014
A heavy snowstorm in Buffalo has forced the NFL to move the New York Jets - Buffalo Bills game to Monday night in Detroit. The game was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Buffalo but a series of massive snowstorms has left the entire city blanketed by as much as...
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017