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- MGM Resorts founder and Las Vegas pioneer Kirk Kerkorian dies at age 98
June 16, 2015
MGM Resorts founder Kerkor ‘Kirk’ Kerkorian died on Monday, prompting a wave of tributes to a man credited with helping to shape the modern Las Vegas. Kerkorian became one of the world’s richest men despite having left school in the eighth grade. During World War II, Kerkorian got a job...
- Atlantic City Q2 casino revenue down, profit up; MGM clears relicensing hurdle
August 23, 2014
Atlantic City casinos generated 3.5% less revenue in the first six months of 2014 than they brought in during the same period last year. Figures released on Friday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) showed overall casino revenue through June 30 was $1.88b. Gaming revenue was down 3.8%...
- Sands’ Adelson tops gaming interests on Forbes list of rich Americans
September 19, 2013
Oh, the irony. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced it was fining Las Vegas Sands’ Sands Bethlehem casino $56k for four separate incidents in which underage individuals were found to be wagering with youthful vigor on Sands’ gaming floor. The four incidents occurred between February and June of...
- New Jersey vows to make November online launch, but will MGM make the grade?
August 13, 2013
New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) director David Rebuck has set the bar high for his state’s online gambling market. Rebuck recently told poker blogger extraordinaire Diamond Flush that the Garden State is determined to make its self-imposed mid-November ‘go live’ date for its online gambling regime, and that...
MGM Resorts, Fonbet battle online cybersquatters
March 16, 2017