Hustler Casino Sued Over 'Lucky Lady' Name

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt is being sued by the Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. over his use of the term, "Lucky Lady Casino" on his recently opened Los Angeles casino. The card room and casino is officially known as, "Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino," but that distinction is not good enough for the Isle of…

Shel Adelson’s Congressional Pets Say, ‘No Agenda Here’

Billionaire casino owner Shel Adelson donates millions of dollars every year to GOP candidates but, according to Senator Marc Rubio (R-FL), that money doesn't buy any influence when it comes to gambling legislation. Rubio, who has received money from Adelson and, coincidentally, supports the Adelson-backed Restoration of the American Wire Act (RAWA), spoke on the…

Nevada Gambling Revenue Tops $1B for May 2015

Nevada gaming revenues topped $1 billion in May, thanks to a big boost from the Mayweather-Pacquio fight and increased action on slot machines and table games. The final number for May came in at $1.003 billion when the month was done. That's a 3.3% increase over the same period last year, which is even better…

Are Skill-Based Slot Machines the Future of Online Gambling?

Late last week the Nevada State Legislature quietly made history when it legalized the use of skill-based slot machines in Silver State casinos. Though the machines themselves are years away from their debut on casino gambling floors, their influence will likely be felt long before a customer ever sits down at one. That's because the…

2014's Top Gambling Quotes

There are two, very distinct, types of people who work in the gambling business today; those who say what's on their mind and those who stick to coded corporate-speak. While the group that says-it-like-it-is definitely deliver more colorful quotes for internet consumption, the suits are usually the ones who get the final word. We've sorted…

How Smart Affiliates Address Problem Gambling on Their Website

It's a fact: Problem gambling is a reality of our industry, a harsh one. It is a reality that has trumped the progress of our industry because it causes fear and controversy at legislative rooms and can, truly, disrupt some people's lives. For a long time this topic has been extremely touchy in our industry,…

Wynn Interactive Gets Ok for NJ Online Gambling Deal with Caesars

Steve Wynn is one of the most recognizable names in the gambling industry and he's getting ready for a triumphant return to Atlantic City...unless he isn't. Last week the New Jersey Department of Gaming enforcement approved a deal between Wynn Interactive and Caesars Interactive to offer online gambling in the newly opened New Jersey market. Though…

myVegas Slots Available for Mobile

PlayStudios is beefing up its popular myVegas social gaming suite with the addition of myVegas Slots for mobile users. myVegas Slots is available for Android and iOS users and is linked to real life rewards that can be redeemed at popular Las Vegas hotels and casinos such as the MGM Hotel & Casino and the…

iGaming News Roundup – October 21-26, 2013

[caption id="attachment_37869" align="alignright" width="313" caption="Lee Amatis, Cantor Gaming Boss"][/caption] As this week's gaming headlines prove, a lot of the iGaming business is about wading through regulations and waiting for lawmakers to stamp an OK on your business model. Of course there are always a few folks who like to play fast and loose with the…