UMC Fatal Knifing Leads to Arrest, Jailed Suspect Refuses to Go to Court

A man who allegedly fatally stabbed one patient and injured another Thursday at University Medical Center (UMC) is now in jail, according to a published Las Vegas news report. The suspect was also a UMC patient. All three had psychiatric diagnoses and were in a dedicated emergency room area for those with emotional illness. The […]

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Barstool’s Portnoy Lashes Out at Supreme Court Following Roe Decision

Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy laid into the Supreme Court today following the controversial decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, making abortion an issue to be decided at the state level. In a video posted to Twitter earlier today in which he states his views do not reflect those of other Barstool staffers, Portnoy touches […]

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Las Vegas Abortion Clinics May See More Procedures, Out-of-State Patients

The US Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade could be followed by many states restricting abortions, or possibly banning them. But Nevada will continue to provide abortions to local residents and visitors from nearby states, including residents of Arizona, Idaho, Texas, and Utah, reports said. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains predicts the number of […]

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Tangshan Restaurant Assault: Suspects in Case that Shocked China Linked to Illegal Online Gambling

The perpetrators of shocking assault on women at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan, Hubei province, northeast China, have links to the country’s illegal online gambling industry, Chinese authorities have said. In the early hours of June 10, a group of nine men launched a sickening attack on several female diners, leaving at least two hospitalized. […]

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Circa Owner Stevens Latest Gaming Exec to Express Inflation Concerns

Downtown Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens is the latest gaming executive to sound a warning bell on inflation and a possible recession. In Thursday comments before the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) the owner of Circa, the D, the Golden Gate and the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center said his three casinos are starting to […]

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Bally’s Stock Surges on $190 Million Dutch Auction Plan

On a day of strength for gaming equities, Bally’s (NYSE:BALY) is standing out after the regional casino operator announced a Dutch auction to repurchase up to $190 million worth of its shares outstanding. In midday trading, shares of the Rhode Island-based gaming company are higher by almost 10%, making the stock one of Friday’s best-performing […]

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Macau gross gaming revenues recovery to take longer than initially planned

Global investment bank Credit Suisse Group AG has reportedly again warned that the recovery of the casino industry in Macau could take much longer than earlier anticipated due to the lingering presence of coronavirus-related travel restrictions. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Zurich-headquartered organization used an official Wednesday note to advise investors […]

Greentube’s new partnership with Solbet sees online slots go live in Peru and Ecuador

Following the launch of the latest addition to its Diamond Link slot series and Austrian game developer Greentube has signed a content supply deal with Peruvian online casino and sports betting operator, Solbet, further expanding its presence in the booming LatAm market. Courtesy of the new partnership, a selection of the Novomatic Interactive division’s classic […]

Crown Resorts Now Belongs to the Blackstone Group as it Finalizes Acquisition

The Blackstone Group has reached the finish line with its acquisition of Australia’s Crown Resorts. Heading into the weekend, the private equity firm announced it completed its “largest investment to date in Asia.” Blackstone had to jump through several hoops to get to where it is today. It had to first show shareholders it was […]

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Germany Now Has Three iGaming Operators Following Tipwin, Mybet Approvals

In Germany, the licensing of online gambling is progressing very slowly. In a year, there have been only three approvals, with Tipwin and Mybet arriving to join Mernov. Germany has a difficult online gambling regime to navigate. The Fourth Interstate Treaty should have made things easier, but operators are learning this isn’t the case. The […]

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