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November 30, 2012
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  • Cantor opens new sports book at Silverton Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
    Cantor Gaming has opened a new sports book in Las Vegas' Silverton Casino Hotel. Cantor will operate the resort's sports book, which includes the company's wireless gaming system. "Silverton Casino Hotel is proud to welcome Cantor Gaming's innovative and creative approach to sports wagering. We are thrilled to be able to offer our customers the very best in service and luxurious surroundings," said Craig Cavileer, casino president. VegasInc.com (Las Vegas) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Industry Update 
  • Bill's Gamblin' Hall will close in February for $185 million renovation
    Caesars Entertainment said Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon in Las Vegas will temporarily close Feb. 4 to undergo a $185 million renovation. The hotel casino will reopen in 2014 with a new name. Caesars said it has completed a financing deal for the renovation. "The renovated property will provide visitors with a sophisticated, upscale experience, including a unique rooftop pool and club, which will have a panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip," Caesars Chairman Gary Loveman said. Las Vegas Review-Journal (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Mohegan Sun: Renovation work is on track at Resorts Casino
    Mohegan Sun, the new operator of Atlantic City's Resorts Casino Hotel, said some of the refurbishment work on the gambling facility has been completed. Construction on the $35.5 million Margaritaville project at the casino resort has also begun. "I firmly believe this property is going to turn a lot of heads in Atlantic City this summer, with all of the new amenities and a redone casino floor. It's going to be quite beautiful," said Mohegan Sun CEO Mitchell Etess. The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Nev. hotel, casino are sold for $46.86M
    California-based Kam Sang Co. has acquired the Ravella at Lake Las Vegas hotel and the Casino MonteLago in Henderson, Nev., through its unit Newage Lake Las Vegas. The casino and the 349-room property were sold for $46.86 million. VegasInc.com (Las Vegas) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • $300 million casino project proposed for Holyoke, Mass.
    Charles J. Petitti, who has worked in real estate, construction, property appraising and consulting, is proposing a $300 million casino in Holyoke, Mass. Petitti, who said laws could be modified to accommodate the project, is optimistic about his planned gaming facility though it doesn't meet the $500 million limit required by the state regarding casino developments. "Ours is going to come out a little lower than that," he said. The Republican (Springfield, Mass.) (11/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Developer looks to forge ahead with proposed casino in Milford, Mass.
    David Nunes, a Colorado-based casino developer, said his proposed casino project in Milford, Mass., is definitely moving forward. "We're in a quiet period right now, where I can't comment on ongoing negotiations," Nunes said. Elaine Driscoll, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, said the panel has not heard Nunes' plans. "With the scope of licensing discussions, developers are not required to tell us what area they're looking in," Driscoll said. Milford Daily News (Mass.) (11/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Sun International will operate casino at Trump hotel in Panama
    Sun International has entered an agreement with Newland International Properties to operate and manage a casino in the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower in Panama. Sun expects to spend $105 million on the project. "Given Trump Ocean Club's icon status, great location and upmarket brand standards that match our own, we are very confident that, once operational, the casino will attract substantial numbers of both local and foreign visitors," said Garth Collins, Sun International's acting CEO. Caribbean Journal (Miami) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • AGA white paper advocates for regulatory reform
    The AGA white paper, Improving Gaming Regulation: 10 Recommendations for Streamlining Processes While Maintaining Integrity, makes a wide range of recommendations for national and state-specific reforms that would improve the gaming regulatory system. The paper notes that regulation must evolve to keep pace as advancing technology transforms the industry, changing both the games to be regulated and the tools available to regulators. To download a full copy of the report, visit the AGA website. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • G2E Asia 2013 exhibitor spotlight: TCSJOHNHUXLEY
    TCSJOHNHUXLEY was founded with the goal of providing a total solution for the international casino market. The combination of manufacturing excellence with innovation and product development means that everything for the casino of today and the casino of the future is in one place. Quality handcrafted furniture and cutting-edge technical equipment will only enhance the gaming experience, profits and security. TCSJOHNHUXLEY provides personal after-sales service and unmatched technical support worldwide. TCSJOHNHUXLEY will exhibit at G2E Asia 2013 May 21-23 at The Venetian Macao. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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