Racetrack Century Casinos, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov., 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market®: CNTY) announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016. Third Quarter 2016 Highlights* Net operating revenue was $34.5 million, a 3% increase from the three months ended September 30, 2015. Earnings from operations were $3.8… [Read more…]

Video Lottery Machines at New Jersey Racetracks?

Historic Racing game slot machines If casino vote fails, should N.J. put video lottery machines at racetracks?

TRENTON — A state lawmaker has a backup plan if New Jersey voters reject next month’s ballot referendum to bring casino gambling to the northern part of the state: Installing slot machine-like gaming at the Garden State’s racetracks. Assemblyman Ralph Caputo said Monday that should the referendum fail — as polls predict it will — he… [Read more…]

Northern N.J. Casino Fight has N.Y. groups jumping in with big bucks

TRENTON — New York-based groups on either side of a fall referendum to decide whether to expand casino gambling to the northern part of the state are gearing up for a fight, according to a news report. The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council and a group backed by a Queens virtual casino operator are… [Read more…]

Casino’s Impact on PA’s Horse Racing Industry

racino slots machine Annual Report on Casino Gaming’s Impact on PA’s Horse Racing Industry Published by PA Gaming Control Board

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Slot machine gaming in Pennsylvania generated $246 million to support the state’s horse racing industry, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s annual Racetrack Casino Benchmark Report, released today. The report, which covers calendar year 2015, is the 9 th compiled by the Gaming Control Board detailing the impact… [Read more…]

Parx, Penn Among Casinos Receiving Fines from the Gaming Control Board

racino slots machine HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb., 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved fines totaling $32,500 against three casino operators for various violations. The fines were the result of the approvals of consent agreements between the PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and: Mount Airy #1, LLC, operator of Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County,… [Read more…]

PARX Racino Update – December, 2015

Slot Machines Strong December Table Games Numbers Spur Record Casino Gaming Revenue Year in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Record table games revenue in 2015 helped propel overall gaming revenue this past year to the highest annual figure since legalized casino gaming began in Pennsylvania. Gross revenue of $808,135,353 from the play of table games at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos in 2015 was nearly 8% higher than revenue in… [Read more…]

Facing Huge Deficit, More Gambling Needed in Pennsylvania?

gambling Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania who are resisting tax increases to balance a deep budget deficit are taking steps toward the state’s third expansion of gambling in six years as an alternative source of cash. Lawmakers who support it estimate that an expansion of some sort could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in one-time license fees…  gambling Pennsylvania

Expanded Gaming Approved for Woodbine Race Track

Wager on Woodbine After an all-day debate, city council has voted 25-19 to support expanded gaming at Woodbine Race Track in the northwest part of the city.
Mayor John Tory (open John Tory’s policard), a strong proponent of the plan, said he doesn’t diminish opponents on council who are concerned about problems created by gambling. “My support for taking… [Read more…]

The Woodlands Could Return in Kansas

Slot Machines TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Senate is preparing to debate a bill designed to revive a Kansas City-area dog and horse racing park with slot machines. The Senate was taking up the measure Thursday, a day after a committee approved it.
The bill would help The Woodlands in Kansas City, Kansas. The park closed in…

Horse racing season begins with new push for slots at tracks

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Another season of thoroughbred racing is beginning at Fairmount Park in southwestern Illinois, where racetrack officials hope a change in the governor’s office may bring an expansion of gambling. Fairmount opens its 90th season Tuesday. Fairmount Park President Brian Zander tells the Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1CiOUKy ) that adding slot machines at horse…