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New ‘Ticket in-Bonus Out’ Casino Ticketing Tech Could Pose Problem Gambling Risk

September 6, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

New “ticket in-bonus out” (TIBO) technology from Acres Manufacturing (Acres) could change the casino industry for operators and players alike. However, whether the shift is viewed as positive will likely depend on how the tech is deployed. In the meantime, responsible gambling advocates are urging regulation of the new slot technology to protect player health. […]

Gaming Leaders to Discuss Smoking on Casino Floors at Major Industry Conference, G2E

August 15, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

Smoking on casino floors will be the controversial subject on Oct. 11 at a major gaming industry conference in Las Vegas. However, The Venetian Expo, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) venue that will host 25,000 industry professionals, is smoke-free. Yet within the building complex, The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino‘s gaming floor allows smoking. However, the […]

Steve Wynn Settles Sexual Harassment Complaint for $10 Million

July 20, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Former Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn has reached an agreement with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) to settle a sexual harassment complaint that was filed against him in 2019. He will pay $10 million but hasn’t admitted to wrongdoing in the case. The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) will consider the settlement during its meeting […]

Las Vegas Cop Accused in String of Casino Heists Heads to Trial

July 12, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Jury selection is complete, and the court heard opening statements on July 11 in the case of Caleb Rogers, a Las Vegas police officer accused of a string of casino heists. Federal prosecutors are expected to paint Rogers, 35, as an increasingly desperate addict experiencing crushing gambling debt during the trial, which will continue through […]

MGM Resorts Loosens Photo Policy to ‘Enhance Guest Experiences’

June 14, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

MGM Resorts has implemented a new photo policy at its Las Vegas properties, allowing players to snap a selfie or immortalize a winning hand. Historically, casinos have prohibited most filming and photography, particularly around their gaming tables. According to a statement sent to Bonus, MGM tweaked its policy to improve the casino experience for its […]

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