Casino News

Our Casino News section is where you will find breaking news and updates on important developments as they unfold. Look to this section to learn what is happening today and beyond with casino proposals, project updates, openings, expansion projects, closures, and even casino cruise ships. We cover the entire world in this section with the latest news front and center. As new articles are published, they take the top positions.

Stay on top exciting new prospects or follow along as controversies bubble up or the tug of wars develop. Often you'll see casino project updates appear in another section as well when lawsuits and litigation rear their heads. And sometimes you can follow a proposal through all of its steps from concept to licensing to the grand opening announcement and celebration. Looking for a topping out ceremony? This is the place!

Most casinos don't last forever. Sometimes they'll move from the river to land, they might be imploded to make room for something fresh and new, or what may have seemed like a great concept just can't make the numbers and closes after a year. Look for breaking and sometimes sad news about casino closures in this section.

Penn National Gaming lauds “3C” technology “revolutionary enhancement” for industry at newly opened $120m Hollywood Casino York

Pennsylvania's gambling landscape grew a bit on Thursday after Penn National Gaming (Nasdaq: PENN) celebrated the grand opening of its $120 million Hollywood Casino York. The state's newest casino is located in...

Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge holds groundbreaking for new land-based operation

After nearly a year ago announcing that it had received approval from the Louisiana Gaming and Control Board to move its Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge riverboat gaming operation to a to-be-constr...

Saipan electronic slot arcade operators taking the government to court

A pair of electronic slot arcade operators in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands have reportedly filed a lawsuit against the local government’s recent move without any consultation to effectively ...

Chicago extends official casino license application deadline to October 29

The administration of Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot (pictured) has reportedly given firms potentially keen on operating the giant city’s envisioned Las Vegas-style casino resort a further nine weeks to submit th...

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds South Bend casino upgrade to Class III Gaming “truly historic”

In Indiana, Four Winds South Bend casino rolled out Las Vegas-style gaming on August 5, 2021, after the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians finalized a Class III gaming compact with the state earlier in the year...

Metropolitan Gaming Limited completes European and African acquisitions

American private equity hedge fund Silver Point Capital LP has announced that its recently-created Metropolitan Gaming Limited enterprise has completed its own acquisition of the European and African land-based...