'Under-performing' slots yanked as Rhode Island casino drama drags on

Rhode Island lottery officials are ordering the removal of more than 350 slot machines at the state's Twin Rivers Casino. The machines, which are operated by International Gaming Technology (IGT) haven't been meeting the profit standards set by the state, but that's only part of the story. Rhode Island's gambling market is currently gripped by…

Caesars Ready to Try Out Skill-Based Gambling Machines in Vegas

What will it take for the gambling industry to connect with younger customers and insure a future that doesn't fizzle out when Baby Boomers head to the grave? If recent efforts by Caesars Entertainment and Gamblit Gaming are any indication, that effort involves skill-based gambling machines that fuse together elements of traditional slots and modern…

Israel Pulls Plug on State-Sponsored Slot Machines

The Israeli Treasure Department is pulling the plug on a group of state-sponsored slot machines as the result of a licensing feud that just couldn't be solved. It's a move that won't have a huge impact on the Israeli gambling business, but is considered a huge win for the country's anti-gambling forces. The machines in…