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3 of the Worst- Performing Stocks of the Past Month

Two disappointing earnings reports and a merger gone bad caused the collapse of these stocks.<p><b>Twitter Inc</b> (NYSE:TWTR), <b>Scientific Games Corp</b> …

Investing

The Substandard on The Meg and Summer Box Office 2018

In this latest episode, the Substandard discusses the surprise hit <i>The Meg</i> and looks back on the summer box office—what we got right (a few things) …

Box Office

Shenmue I + II Trailer Explores Combat Evolution, Mini-Games

We’re just under a week away from rediscovering the majesty of the <i>Shenmue</i> collection, with Sega’s <i>Shenmue I + II Collection</i> set to arrive on Xbox One, …

Jiu Jitsu

Pa. approves 3 online gaming licenses, but don’t expect internet betting to begin right away

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday approved the state's first three online gambling licenses, but don't start warming up your iGaming …

Casinos

I've studied addiction for 15 years — these are the reasons people get hooked on gambling

To call gambling a "game of chance" evokes fun, random luck and a sense of collective engagement. These playful connotations may be part of why almost 80% of American adults gamble at some point in their lifetime. When I ask my psychology students why they think people gamble, the most frequent …

Drug Addiction

Shenmue 101 Video Series Looks At Shenmue I & II’s Fights, QTEs, and Arcade

<b>By Jenni</b> . August 15, 2018 . 9:00am<p>A new <i>Shenmue I & II</i> video has been released to help people catch up with the series ahead of the HD collection’s …

North America

Veteran musician recalls Transperformance history

Transperformance returns to the Pines Theatre in Look Park in Northampton on Aug. 21.

Western Massachusetts

Hackers just spent the week in Las Vegas breaking into planes, politicians' websites, printers, heart monitors and slot machines

Two of the biggest hacker conferences have just wound up in Las Vegas, finishing with what looked like an attack on one unfortunate casino’s slot …

Las Vegas

Aggie Grey's family sells famed hotel to Chinese investors

A hotel well known to Kiwis and famous throughout the South Pacific has been sold to Chinese investors.

Business (New Zealand)

Dozens of Vegas slots went offline simultaneously during a hacker convention

The casino is "pretty certain" it wasn't hacked.<p>The annual DEF CON hacking convention returned once again to Las Vegas this weekend, and with it came …

Las Vegas

This Week in the Future of Cars: Show Me the Money

On Tuesday afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped a bombshell via—what else?—a tweet. “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420,” he wrote. …

New York City

Soboba Casino to open new hotel and casino in 2019; Pala suspends hotel tower expansion

As one Southern California casino nears completion on a new resort, another has suspended its expansion plans.<p>While Soboba Casino in San Jacinto …

Southern California

Brian Solis enters his Madonna Like a Virgin phase | Popping the Bubbl : Technology Podcast about Silicon Valley innovation

The incredibly prolific, talented and sought after futurist and author Brian Solis joined us for a surprising and thought provoking conversation. …

Silicon Valley

Mike Huckabee endorses Florida's proposed greyhound racing ban

TALLAHASSEE — Prominent Republican Mike Huckabee has endorsed the Protect Dogs — Yes on 13 campaign to pass a ban on live greyhound racing.<p>Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, who lives in Santa Rosa Beach, submitted his official endorsement Wednesday afternoon through the campaign website, …

Government

Fair Lawn Man Wins Porsche at Empire City Casino

The Porsche Boxster 718 S is valued at $80,000.<p>Sumeet G. of Fair Lawn, NJ, drove home in style as the lucky winner of a Porsche Boxster 718 S at …

Porsche

Here's What To Know Before You Visit MGM Springfield

Maybe you like casinos. Maybe you’re looking to spend a weekend with your family. Maybe you’ve got a few extra hours to spare before an event in …

New England

Summer weather, calendar take a bite out of casino revenues

An unfavorable calendar and good beach weather combined to create a soft month for the region's five casinos, which together saw their year-over-year revenues slip a little more than 2 percent in July.<p>The casinos together raked in a total of approximately $77.55 million in July, compared to $79.25 …

Casinos

Jamul tribe continues safety improvements near casino off State Route 94

More road improvements near the Jamul Casino are on the way as part of an agreement made two years ago between San Diego County and the Jamul Indian …

San Diego

Philippines to cancel Landing's $1.5 billion casino project: Duterte's spokesman

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development Ltd's $1.5 billion integrated casino project in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong Kong-listed firm broke ground on Tuesday.<p>Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the lease …

Asia

Police arrest woman accused of impersonating gaming official, breaking into home

An Amarillo woman who police say impersonated a gaming official and was chased off by two dogs after breaking into a Fort Worth home has been …

News (U.S.)

Mount Airy to build mini-casino in Beaver County

A casino and resort in the Poconos announced Monday it will build a satellite, mini-casino near I-375 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County. …

Customer Service

And the Very Best City for a Girls' Getaway Is...

Because sometimes you just need to get the heck outta town.<p>If you think you don't have time for a weekend trip, um, that's <i>exactly</i> why you need a …

Dining Rooms

Japan finally gets casinos

THE sun beats down on a queue of punters outside the Espace pachinko parlour in central Tokyo. Inside is an air-conditioned oasis. Japanese people …

Casinos

Eldorado Resorts Completes Acquisition of Grand Victoria Casino

RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><b>Accretive Acquisition Further Expands Eldorado’s Regional Gaming Platform With Addition of Premier Gaming Destination in</b> …

Mergers & Acquisitions

5-story hotel rising at Saganing Eagles Landing Casino

The hotel will have a contemporary style and offer a view of Saginaw Bay.

Hospitality

Gaming Control head expects new rules for onshore casinos will be finished by end of year

The head of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board said Monday rules allowing riverboat casinos to move onto land will be in place by the end of the …

Baton Rouge

Japan's Universal says former chairman Okada arrested in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Added Layers Of Excitement At Mount Airy Casino Resort

Once known as the “Honeymoon Capital of the World,” the Pocono Mountains received their famous nickname shortly after World War II. As GIs returned to New York City’s harbor, they reunited with their intended, quickly married, and headed to resorts in the nearby Poconos for their honeymoons. This …

Slot Machines

Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman

The board of directors of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts is undergoing more changes.<p>The casino operator on Monday announced industry veteran Phil Satre …

News (U.S.)

This Prescription Drug Might Turn You Into A Nonstop Gambler

Much like beautiful snowflakes, virtually no two human bodies are the same. Chemistry hates that about us. That's why taking heavy-duty prescription …

Gambling