Many investors are asking whether governance in corporate America is working. In some cases, the blunt answer is “no.” Just consider the firing of CBS president and CEO Les Moonves. How did it take a decade for issues of harassment come to light?
Casino Journal’s Cutting Edge Table Games Conference features an annual operator roundtable. The 2018 edition, held last November, was moderated by Michael Hochman, vice president of casino operations, Canterbury Park. A summary of their conversation follows.
For decades, a visitor to the gaming floor would have been hard pressed to differentiate one slot cabinet from another. But the past 20 years have seen a dramatic sea of change when it comes to the look and feel of slot machine cabinets.
When the Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act last May, clearing the way for states to enact sports betting, it appeared that the online wagering industry in the U.S. was finally going to be on par with Europe and other international gaming marketplaces.
Prior to in-home megascreen televisions and sports packages on steroids, going to your local casino or bar to watch a sporting event was “a thing.” Could legalized sports betting signal the return of the packed bars at gaming facilities for college football, Super Bowl and NCAA basketball?
In my Casino Journal column last month, I began to share what I have learned in my nearly 45-year career in the gaming industry. I made the case for fun. In this month’s column, I share seven more key learnings from a career in gaming spent watching, listening, challenging, questioning, and in many cases, screwing up.
This year my company added sexual harassment training to its portfolio of leadership and communication training. I’ve heard many jokes from people as a result of this endeavor… “Sexual harassment training… does that mean you’re teaching people how to do it?”
Patents are a unique type of commercial investment. They can be used to keep out competitors, defend against a competitor's litigation aggression, enable cross-licensing opportunities or any combination of these. Here is some strategy to consider when pondering the potential of a patent litigation.
The surreal weather, the blown pass interference calls, the government shutdowns, the fences, the walls… it was enough to make one pine for the days when the biggest post-holiday stress inducers were photos of celebrities in their bathing suits at Nevis.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation plans to open Caesars Republic Scottsdale, its first non-gaming hotel in the U.S., as part of its plan to expand its brands and loyalty network through its licensing strategy.
Wynn Resorts acknowledged and agreed to settle a disciplinary complaint by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) outlining sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn and the company’s failure to report and investigate these claims.
Corona Resort and Casino on Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam, selected NOVOMATIC as its premium supplier to provide a range of gaming terminals, the casino management system and media technology across its casino floor.
Rymax Marketing has carved out a very successful niche in the North American casino industry. Paul Gordon, senior vice president of sales for Rymax, recently took some time to field questions from Casino Journal Editor Paul Doocey.
Reporting recent news regarding casino industry executives. This month we check in with: Luke Orchard, senior vice president, chief compliance and risk management officer for International Game Technology PLC (IGT); Kim Nasuta, vice president of human resources for AGS; Michael Rumbolz, President and CEO for Everi Holdings; and Keith A. Meister, managing partner and chief investment officer of Corvex Management LP.
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at how professional sports leagues relate to legal sports betting, and much more!