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2014-02-24 23:20:41

The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation’s aging population, according to Seniors in Casino Land, a newly released report by Amy Ziettlow, an affiliate scholar at the Institute for American Values, a New York City think tank. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors...

2014-02-24 12:23:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older Americans, once content with church bingo, are flocking to casinos to play the slots. Since the mid-1970s, the number of seniors visiting casinos has more than doubled, a rate surpassing other age groups. In 2012, more than half of people visiting a casino were age fifty or older. The growing popularity of casino gambling among older adults is contributing to increases in problem gambling among the nation's aging population,...

2014-02-04 08:39:59

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global gaming entertainment giant IGT (NYSE: IGT) kicked off ICE Totally Gaming 2014 by being crowned "Slot Manufacturer/Provider Online or Land Based" of the Year at the Seventh Annual International Gaming Awards. Hosted in conjunction with Europe's premier gaming tradeshow, ICE, the much-anticipated awards gala recognizes the gaming industry's most trail-blazing and influential companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131003/LA91408LOGO)...

2014-02-03 20:22:12

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and Caesars Entertainment have been on the mission to create millionaires. On Jan. 28, 2014 the entertainment giants awarded $4,526,288.12 on the Wheel of Fortune® Triple Wild Spins® Duo Wheel slot machine at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131003/LA91408LOGO) As the reels hit, triggering the jackpot, the winner initially saw the pay voucher appear and believed that it was...

2014-01-29 16:32:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a contract to implement and support a Central Monitoring System for the New Mexico Gaming Control Board, an existing customer. Under the terms of the contract, Scientific Games will provide the Scientific Games SGVideo(TM) Gaming Central Monitoring System which will monitor and control licensed video gaming terminals, located in five racinos and up to 70...

2014-01-27 23:27:06

Oklahoma tribal casinos roll out MegaKeno® game featuring the largest progressive Keno cash jackpot in the United States. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 G-TAG® TRIBAL MARKETS, a subsidiary of Four Corners, Inc. (FCNE) announced today that the nation’s first ever two million dollar progressive Keno jackpot game is quickly gaining popularity with players. Three Oklahoma tribal casinos owned and operated by the Chickasaw Nation launched the groundbreaking MegaKeno®...

2014-01-23 16:29:51

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a new contract to implement and operate a complete lottery gaming system for instant and draw games, including the Sciplay(TM) interactive platform, as well as to provide instant ticket printing and a Cooperative Services Program (CSP) for the Maine State Lottery, an existing customer. Under the terms of the contract, Scientific Games is responsible for...

2014-01-22 16:24:21

Drive away in style! Winner drives away in a new 2013 or a vintage 1966 silver Corvette LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Downtown Grand Las Vegas is offering its MY POINTS Members the opportunity to win a brand new 2013 silver Corvette, a classic 1966 silver Corvette or $25,000 cash simply by playing their favorite slot machines or table games. MY POINTS is the premier reward program for the Downtown Grand Las Vegas. For a chance to win a Corvette or $25,000 cash, MY...

2014-01-15 12:23:24

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zombies are taking over casinos across North America! Aristocrat has unleashed a giant horde of zombies in its new The Walking Dead(TM) Slot Game, based on AMC's monster hit TV show The Walking Dead. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63298-aristocrat-unleashes-the-walking-dead-slot-game (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MM28856) The Walking Dead Slot Game is...

2014-01-09 04:20:45

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced the sale of 39,742,179 shares of Sportech PLC (LSE: SPO) ("Sportech") for gross cash proceeds of GBP 27.8 million. The sale represents all of the shares of Sportech owned by the Company. The shares are being sold pursuant to Regulation S of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Settlement is expected to take place on January 14, 2014. Company...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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