Tag Archives: Donald Trump
- Trump administration backs sports betting ban
October 26, 2017
Members of the American Gaming Association (AGA) and US President Donald Trump aren’t seeing eye to eye when it comes to the issue of legal sports betting. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Trump administration is standing behind the nation's pro sports leagues, which back the constitutionality of the 1992...
- Did Beijing use Steve Wynn to lobby Trump on deporting Chinese muckraker?
October 23, 2017
Steve Wynn, CEO of casino operator Wynn Resorts, has been accused of attempting to secure the deportation of a Chinese billionaire who’s been tweeting dirt on Beijing corruption. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Steve Wynn (pictured left) had delivered a letter from Beijing to US President Donald...
- Las Vegas casinos hit by President Trump’s DACA
September 7, 2017
Las Vegas casino giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment have called on members of Congress to immediately pass a law to shield undocumented immigrants from possible deportation. MGM and Caesars made the call just days after the Trump administration announced that it will rescind protections for young people brought...
- ‘Mafia connections’ crush Donald Trump’s Aussie casino dreams
August 17, 2017
Thirty years ago, before he became the leader of the free world, U.S. President Donald Trump dreamt of opening the first casino in Sydney—a dream that Australian regulators immediately put the kibosh on over concerns of the then-businessman’s “mafia connections.” Trump and its partner, Queensland-based Kern Corporation, was one of...
- Eyebrows raised as Trump brand snaps up trademark deal in Macau
August 7, 2017
Donald Trump’s business dealings have come under fine again after a company linked to the U.S. president has applied for a casino trademark in the world’s largest gaming hub—Macau. Quoting online documents from the Macau government, the South China Morning Post reported that the special administrative region has given DTTM...
- Trump impeachment props prove too “sensitive” for Loto-Quebec
June 2, 2017
Quebec’s provincial online gambling site has stopped offering wagers on whether US President Donald Trump will be impeached because the issue is too "sensitive" for the provincial government. On Wednesday, Loto-Quebec’s Mise-o-jeu online sports betting platform began eagerly promoting its new political proposition wager on whether President Petites Mains would...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017