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Fresh start for PokerStars may revitalize N.J. gambling

The online gaming community believes PokerStars’ planned entrance into New Jersey’s Internet wagering market in October is the fuel needed to kick-start the state’s stagnant gambling activity into overdrive.

Most Atlantic City revenue seen staying in city

ATLANTIC CITY — A Wall Street firm predicted Friday that much of the revenue generated by three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in the city after they’re gone.

Nevada gaming revenue up slightly in July

Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July, ending fears the market might be off after a June in which the state’s casino industry reported its largest monthly spike of the year.

Bally Technologies’ revenue up for quarter, fiscal year

Slot machine manufacturer Bally Technologies increased its overall revenue in the fourth quarter and fiscal year, much of which was attributed to the company’s purchase of a rival gaming equipment provider last year.

Investors see real estate as key to Pinnacle, Boyd

Activist investors believe the real estate underneath casinos owned by Pinnacle Entertainment and Boyd Gaming Corp. is key to unlocking hidden value within the Las Vegas-based regional gaming operators.

Baltimore’s first casino opens its doors

BALTIMORE — Baltimore celebrated the opening of the city’s first casino as crowds lined the block and packed into the parking garage, eager to try their luck.

Caesars showing Showboat to ‘interested party’

ATLANTIC CITY — Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat to “an interested party,” but won’t say who it is.

Affinity Gaming announces new CEO

Affinity Gaming completed the remake of its corporate leadership Tuesday, naming a long-time Caesars Entertainment Corp. executive as CEO and appointing three new board members.

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