Tag: Gambling

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019 23:37

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response is, “Then don’t do this.”  This is logic 101 that ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at hand.  During Wednesday's State Gaming ... Read More

MGM Resort Las Vegas Visitor Warning: Don’t drink the Smart Water !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 23:55

MGM Hotels and Resorts are setting trends for Las Vegas biggest industry: The travel, tourism, and the gambling industry. When a trendsetter like MGM become rogue, it can affect every ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino tourism is such a big ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.  The ... Read More

Las Vegas Strip: Covered

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 18:02

Gambling in Las Vegas is a slippery slope this morning, and you can see this literally. Hundred thousands of visitors visiting Las Vegas and walking the famous casino road, known as ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:30

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah services. Malaysian startup SalamWeb seeks to create a Halal web-experience for ... Read More

A first in Vietnam: Gambling for locals in a casino resort

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 06:48

How Vietnamese gambler can play for money in Vietnam The answer is Corona casino, which is part of Corona Resort & Casino on Phu Quoc Island off Kien Giang Province. ... Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Where in the U.S. Casinos are in desperate need for revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 27, 2018 08:11

Gambling is an important revenue stream for tourism in the Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory north of Guam. In Mariana Islands, The chairman of the House Committee on Gaming will meet ... Read More

Bermuda considers referendum on casino gambling

editor editor- November 9, 2011 03:44

Will there be a future for gaming in Bermuda? Johnson Johnrose of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, speaks with Bermuda Tourism Minister Wayne Furbert on the topic. Read More

Hawaii legislators kill Waikiki gambling proposal

editor editor- February 26, 2010 04:40

HONOLULU — Lawmakers in Hawaii have decided not to allow gambling on the isles. Read More

SunCruz casino ships parent company files for bankruptcy

editor editor- December 30, 2009 04:54

SunCruz and the Palm Beach Princess are two gambling ships that had been running out of Florida for a long time, but both have fallen on hard times in 2009. Read More

New travel restrictions may hamper Macau’s gambling industry

editor editor- October 23, 2009 09:20

HONG KONG - Macau casino revenue climbed 22.3% in the July-to-September period to a record 31.78 billion patacas ($3.81 billion), the city's Inspection and Coordination Bureau said Wednesday. Read More

Italy’s tourism minister proposes more casinos to boost tourism

editor editor- October 23, 2009 04:46

MILAN - Italy could get an extra 10-15 luxury casinos if Tourism Minister Vittoria Brambilla's plans go ahead, her spokeswoman said on Thursday. Read More

Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry

editor editor- July 1, 2009 07:19

MOSCOW – Nearly two decades after the Soviet collapse set Russia's roulette wheels spinning again, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is calling in the chips on the gambling industry — a ... Read More

Macau – gaming revenues keep falling; Will China turn on the visitor tap?

editor editor- February 2, 2009 05:37

If things really collapsed in Macau, the mainland government will ride to the rescue and inject busloads of tourists to fill up the black jack tables, they say. Read More

Boost for Philippines tourism from integrated casino resort

editor editor- June 19, 2008 06:46

Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has unveiled a US$1.5 multi-billion dollar project by Australian media tycoon James Packer to build its own integrated tourism hotel and casino complexes, in ... Read More

Bright expectations for Bulgaria’s gambling tourism

editor editor- February 1, 2008 04:03

On the initiative of Bulgaria's State Commission on Gambling (SCG) on January 30 representatives of the gambling branch, academic circles and of the Chief Directorate for Combating Organised Crime (CDCOC) ... Read More

Casino tourists bring growth and strain to Macau

editor editor- January 22, 2008 06:23

Macau — The world's busiest casino town is straining to handle the affections of the world's largest population. Read More

Travel agents redesign packages as gambling tourism goes mainstream

editor editor- January 4, 2008 02:13

(eTN) - Gambling is illegal in Israel, leaving locals with no choice but to travel abroad, or at least row the gaming boat into international waters to pursue their interest. ... Read More