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This week, a special GGB Podcast features a speech given by Steve Wynn, the chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, to attendees at last week's Global Gaming Expo.
Analysts say that it is difficult to compare commercial and tribal casinos because the two entities report data differently, even when the operator is the same. Many states report gaming revenue for individual commercial casinos, but tribal casinos report gaming revenue by region instead. "The way the gaming consumer looks at it, it's all gaming," said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal (10/5)
The City of Dreams Manila and Solaire Resort and Casino will both open in Manila Bay in a complex in the Philippines called Entertainment City by the end of the year. The Solaire has already opened its casino phase, but will unveil 312 hotel suites and other amenities later this year to become an integrated resort. Forbes (10/6)
A bankruptcy judge denied a motion by Trump Entertainment Resorts to stop funding the union pension plan at Trump Taj Mahal. A court hearing on the collective bargaining agreement with the union is scheduled for Oct. 14. The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/5)
AGA is cosponsoring the Gaming Law Conference to be held Friday, Nov. 7, at Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Discussion topics include, but are limited to: problem gambling and the law, social media ethics and gaming legislation and regulation. To register, please visit the conference website.
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