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A Washington state casino that bills itself as the world’s friendliest casino is about to get even friendlier by offering its guests a place to stay. The Arlington, Wash.-based Angel Of The Winds Casino has added a five-story hotel, set to open later this month, according to a news release...

Gaming is strictly a numbers industry. In recent months I have been contacted by a number of casino executives searching for the house advantage regarding “late commission” buy betting, and the high multiple odds creation, “put” bets. Neither of these bets were available in craps when I began...

Throughout the regional and national gaming trade show conference dialogue in 2014 (especially at G2E, our industry’s largest show held in early fall) two themes surfaced repeatedly—how to reach millennials and how to augment nongaming revenue. Experts from both commercial and tribal...

The EILERS-FANTINI survey is designed to track slot machine and related technology purchasing trends on a quarterly basis and is the gaming industry’s largest slot survey in terms of total casinos and slot machines surveyed. This quarter’s report represents the 20th proprietary slot survey and includes...

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) will remain on the frontlines to protect tribal sovereignty during the winter congressional session. Coming out of the mid-term elections we must be vigilant in monitoring potential legislation that will impact Indian country: Internet gaming, taxation and...

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of the Union Gaming Analytics (UGA) Index of Gaming Operators. The UGA Index for the period ending Oct. 31, 2014 was up 16.33 percent sequentially to 105.06 from 90.31 at Sept. 30, 2014. As an illustrative example, if an investor bought $100,000 of the...

The Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York marked a new milestone in its 21-year history last spring by transforming its casino floor in record time with powerful systems technology designed to take its customer service and player rewards to new heights. This technology...

November’s midterm elections did more than sweep in a new Republican majority in both the House and Senate. It ushered in a wave of support for casino gaming in Massachusetts and South Dakota. As American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman noted, by a resounding 60...

It’s been an eventful year at American Gaming Systems. Already on a trajectory of growth, the company was acquired by affiliates of Apollo Global Management in December 2013, and in February welcomed a new president and CEO. Since then, the company has been on a roll, growing its portfolio of...