Increased Scrutiny and Litigation Pose Hurdles for Region C Casino Development in South-Eastern Massachusetts

Increased Scrutiny and Litigation Pose Hurdles for Region C Casino Development in South-Eastern Massachusetts

Posted by: on Nov 13, 2019 | No Comments

The Region C casino license was the third and final destination casino property, legalised by the state of Massachusetts, in its 2011 Expanded Gaming Act. Under this act, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) had authorised three

Global Casino Giants Looking to Get a Slice of Japan’s IR Market

Global Casino Giants Looking to Get a Slice of Japan’s IR Market

Posted by: on Aug 28, 2019 | No Comments

Over the past few years, Asian markets have become prominent hubs of the Integrated Resort (IR) business model. IRs are complex resorts offering diverse leisure activities, right from huge hotels to entertainment facilities like fun shows, shopping malls,

Where is the Asian Casino Market Headed?

Where is the Asian Casino Market Headed?

Posted by: on Aug 9, 2018 | No Comments

Possibly the biggest development for the Asian casino industry so far in 2018 has been the Japanese government’s approval of commercial integrated casino resorts in the country. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan has now authorized the opening of three gambling properties in the country, with the tax on gross revenue set at 30%

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

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Having seen the crossroads of technology and gambling, the question arises: Which is the path best taken to bring back the younger generation to casinos.

According to the Applied Analysis for the Association

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2016 | No Comments

Gaming might be a popular activity on a mobile device or phone but for some years, the gaming industry has been looking at a bleaker picture when it comes to footfalls in halls, casinos and other physical venues. The American Gaming Association,

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Posted by: on Nov 14, 2016 | No Comments

Free markets and healthcare are unlikely bedfellows, if you look at the traditional dichotomy between these two. One issue that comes up is that of barriers to accessibility that take different guises. While the ancient Latin proverb, ‘Caveat emptor

Part  II: Canadian Gambling Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back  (As Always)

Part II: Canadian Gambling Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back (As Always)

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Quebec’s Parochial (Knee-Jerk) Reaction

It’s true that most governments need a lot of hand-holding before they get their

Canadian Gambling Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back (As  Always)

Canadian Gambling Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back (As Always)

Posted by: on Sep 2, 2016 | No Comments

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has finally opened the doors to the Grand Villa Casino in Edmonton. This lavish gambling and entertainment destination cost $32 million to build and boasts of 600 slot machines, 28 table games, central bar, restaurant, pub and fast food restaurants spread over

Germany’s Favorite Casinos

Germany’s Favorite Casinos

Posted by: on Jul 20, 2016 | No Comments

Laws governing casino operations in Germany were liberalized in 2008. In 2012, the new Interstate Treaty on Gambling (ISTG) 2012 put all games of chance under state monopoly and retained the earlier prohibition on online poker and online casino games. The 2012