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US – Gaming and Leisure Properties break ground on Baton Rouge relocation

Gaming and Leisure Properties has broken ground on the project that will relocate its Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge riverboat casino onto dry land in 2022. Baton Rouge will be the first casino in Indiana to take advantage of a 2018 law change allowing the state’s riverboat casinos to move to a landside facility. Hollywood Casino…

India- Delta looking ship shape as revenues grow by 64 per cent

Goa casino operator Delta Corp saw a revenue surge of 64 per cent in the first three months of 2018 with revenues reaching US$33.4m due to strong results from its riverboat casinos. The company, which is hoping new laws will allow it to move its riverboat casinos onto land, reported a GGR increase of 73…

US – Louisiana task force recommends raft of new legislation

The Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force in Louisiana has recommended that the state’s 15 licensed riverboats casinos should be able to move onshore and become land-based casinos. Senate lawyers will now draft bills based on the recommendations, which will be presented in the regular legislative session starting March 12. Republican state Sen. Ronnie…

US – Tropicana to bring riverboat licence on land in Indiana

Tropicana Entertainment wants to bring a US$50m land-based casino to its Tropicana Evansville, Indiana property to replace its riverboat casino. This major investment follows changes to Indiana law earlier this year that allow Indiana riverboat casinos to move landside. The 75,000 sq. ft. single-level casino and entertainment facility would be situated on land owned by…

US – Illinois Gaming Board says yes to Novomatic Americas

The Illinois Gaming Board has approved Novomatic Americas as a duly licensed supplier for both the Riverboat Casino and VGT (Video Gaming Terminals) market sectors. The granting of these new licenses, awarded on May 29, marks a major forward step for Novomatic’s entry into key US markets and has been warmly welcomed by the Florida-based…