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Ben Horlock

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Ben is an experienced news and features writer who specializes in providing expert guides on all aspects of online and in-person gambling. Ben has over ten years experience writing for web-based audiences and has strong expertise in casinos, online cryptocurrency gambling platforms as well as slots and table games. Ben has been published across a number of english international news outlets, including InstantCasinos and BitcoinCasino. As well, Ben has worked in social media for four years in the sports gambling industry.

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The Coney Island casino, retail and leisure proposal has been unveiled by Manhattan-based investor and developer Thor Equities. It is estimated the entire project will cost approximately $3Billion and will be called The Coney. The proposal includes 70,000-sq.ft. of retail and at least a dozen restaurants. Furthermore, there will be a 500-room hotel, a 92,000-sq.ft. …

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Atlantic City casinos gross gaming tax revenue generated $467Million in 2023, according to the latest industry report.  The figure is up 12% when compared to the previous record which was set in 2006, confirmed Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (LIGHT). Atlantic City casino operators reported $3.32bn in net revenue for last …

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A potential Atlantic City casino smoking ban has been left in the hands of a judge, according to reports.  Workers in the nine Atlantic City land-based venues have become increasingly frustrated with having to breath in secondhand smoke. They also went on to cite how the casinos are a “poisonous” atmosphere to work in. Illnesses …

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Maine’s sports betting handle reached $38.8Million in April 2024, according to the latest report from the state’s Gambling Control Unit.  Compared to March 2024, this figure was down 19.5%. In total, bettors wagered $47.6m last month. Maine’s Gambling Control Unit also confirmed that overall revenue increased by an impressive 51.9% in April 2024. The monetary …

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Massachusetts online sports betting revenue generated $49.9Million in April 2024, the Bay State’s Gaming Commission confirmed.  Massachusetts Online Sports Betting Revenue Year-on-year, that figure was down 15.7%. However, the revenue was an increase of 8.5% compared to March 2024 – which was $45.5m. Last month’s online wagering revenue came from a total handle of $591.5m. …

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fan duel(1)

Rob Gronkowski and online gambling company FanDuel have collaborated to launch a live dealer roulette experience.  The NFL legend will be able to greet and communicate with bettors via the FanDuel box chat. It’ll be the first time a celebrity will be able to interact with players in a virtual live-dealer setting. However, the live …

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Renovation For Suncast Hotel & Casino

Patrick Miller has been named as the president and CEO of the Rio Hotel and Casino Las Vegas. Miller will replace Trevor Scherrer who stepped down due to health concerns.  Patrick Miller Patrick Miller is set to spearhead the $340Million renovation of the popular Sin City resort. Miller, as president, will play a vital role …

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The best under 1 hour withdrawal casino sites allow players to get their hands on winnings at speed and with ease. There is nothing quite like being able to get your hard-earned winnings out of your account hassle-free. These sites all operate offshore, but they are safe to use and offer a wide range of …

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