Posts Tagged ‘Gaming’

Okada sees Philippine casino project beating Las Vegas’ Wynn Resorts

Kazuo Okada has vowed to beat the Las Vegas casino operations of his estranged partner, U.S. gaming magnate Steve Wynn, with his own $ 2 billion casino in the Philippines. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Las Vegas grants Jimmy Buffet gaming license

Las Vegas has granted singer Jimmy Buffet a gaming license. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

NFL eyes fantasy bonanza as football lockout ends

NFL executives and players spent the off-season tied up in the tedium of the labour lockout. But some spent it looking ahead to the next great frontier: video gaming, social media and fantasy football View full post on Canada Business Stories

Las Vegas on track for third place among world’s gambling meccas

Ever since Singapore overturned a casino ban and opened the nation to Las Vegas-style casino resorts in 2005, financial analysts have predicted its eventual dominance as one of the world’s biggest gaming markets. Singapore would quickly overtake the Strip in two to three years, they said. View full post on Business Stories

Vancouver Council rejects proposed new downtown mega casino

Vittorio Hernandez – AHN News Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (AHN) – The Vancouver City Council rejected the British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s proposal to build a new $500-million mega casino in downtown on Wednesday. The council also placed a moratorium on any new gambling until the gaming firm improves tackling gambling problems and money laundering issues. […]

U.S. Gaming Revenues To Recover in Late 2011, 2014 Revenues to Reach $68B

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The gaming industry which has been hard hit in recent years is slated is slated to rebound due to improved economic conditions triggering a recovery in U.S. gaming revenues in late 2011. However 2007 pre-economic meltdown gaming revenue levels will not […]