(United States).- The St. Louis area´s six casinos saw total receipts grow by about 4.4 percent in June compared to June 2016, but the performance was, as usual, uneven.
(Tucson, AZ).-Casino Del Sol took the closing ceremonies of Romero Awards (the Gaming Marketing & Technology Conference) by storm last week by winning multiple awards.
(New Zealand).- Following years of negotiations, gambling and hotel giant SkyCity has agreed to a $330 million dollar expansion of its Adelaide casino. The centrepiece is a 123-room hotel, with the expansion to also include VIP gaming areas, new bars and restaurants.
(United States).- The U.S. Department of Interior gave final approval to changes in the Tohono O’odham Nation’s gaming compact with the state of Arizona last week clearing the way for Las Vegas style gambling at their West Valley Desert Diamond Casino in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. The administrative action marks the end of years of conflict and legal wrangling.
(Madrid, Spain).- Cordish Companies’s project proposed in Madrid seems doomed to fail as the firm announced it will take legal action against the local government. This was announced after the government led by Cristina Cifuentes, rejected for the second time Cordish’s proposal to build Live! Resorts Madrid through an investment of $2bn.
(Vietnam).- Officials from the Th?a Thiên-Hu? Province in North Central Vietnam have asked the country’s government to give the nod to the addition of a casino to the Banyan Tree Lang Cô integrated resort.
(Las Vegas, US).– Luxury gaming manufacturer and Electronic Table Game market leader Interblock has signed a deal with Foxwoods Resort Casino, North America’s largest resort casino, to reinvent a section of Foxwoods’ casino floor with the award-winning PULSE ARENA product, under the name “PLAY Arena.” The revolutionary social gaming experience opened on July 7th in Foxwoods’ Great Cedar Casino.
(Michigan).- The Lac Vieux Desert Resort and Casino in Watersmeet is sporting a new look these days as it undergoes major renovations and at the same time celebrates two decades of being in business in Michigan.