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February 16, 2018
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Sands China scores big with Parisian Macao
The Parisian Macau has topped 5 billion social media impressions since it opened its doors in September 2016, CEO Sheldon Adelson says. The owner, Sands China, also welcomed 25% more visitors to its Macau properties last year, logging 92 million visits.
Inside Asian Gaming online (Macau) (2/15) 
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Operators interested in N.J. sports betting encouraged to apply now
New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement is urging operators to apply for a sports betting license before the Supreme Court's ruling. "The Division of Gaming Enforcement recognizes it needs to be prepared to investigate and license businesses and individuals seeking to enter the New Jersey gaming market should the Supreme Court issue a favorable decision authorizing the state to legalize and regulate sports wagering," Division Director David Rebuck said.
ESPN (2/15) 
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Macau expecting slight rise in visitors during Lunar New Year
Macau is expecting 1% to 3% more tourists during the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday compared with last year. The week saw 935,266 visitor arrivals in 2017, an increase of 9.9% from 2016.
GGRAsia (Macau) (2/15) 
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Mass. considers bill to allow daily fantasy sports betting
A bill to make daily fantasy sports legal in Massachusetts was discussed during a Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies hearing this week. If passed, the proposal would require fantasy sports operators to register with the state's Gaming Commission, contribute 15% of their revenue and pay up to $100,000 in registration fees.
The Sun (Lowell, Mass.)/Boston University Statehouse Program (2/15) 
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LeoVegas online casinos to offer titles from Relax Gaming
Relax Gaming will offer its games on LeoVegas' online casinos. The company first will roll out roulette and blackjack and distribute more games later in the year.
World Casino Directory (2/15) 
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