Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tag: Trump

Will president Trump’s recommendation make a difference for Sands in Japan?

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While president Trump reportedly put forward Sands and another US operator for an IR licence during a 2017 meeting with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, it seems unlikely the gesture will have much of an impact. A recent report by investigative journalism group ProPublica claims that US president Donald Trump attempted to help major campaign donor Sheldon Adelson obtain a...

Could Vegas and Macau feel the impact of US-China trade war?

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With a range of options at China’s disposal to respond to president Trump’s new trade tariffs, Edward Lowton considers what the consequences could be for Las Vegas and US operators in Macau. When it comes to diplomacy, US president Donald Trump seems to have based his negotiating strategy on the 1955 James Dean film, Rebel Without a Cause. Whether having an...

North Carolina tribe still in land trust deadlock

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  The Catawba Indian Nation is the latest to see positive progress hamstrung by the Trump administration during the former casino mogul’s early term of presidential power.   The North Carolina tribe is still waiting on a land-into-trust application filed with the federal government more than four years ago, with recent administrative upheaval delaying the decision even further. The tribe had its federal...

Casino boost as Florida deals blow to slots expansion

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The casino operating Seminole Tribe of Florida is looking to a bright future following a judicial ruling making slots outside casinos illegal and a Senate denial of slot expansion in eight state counties.   The forecast is sunny down in Florida for the Seminole Tribe. Not only has the Hard Rock operator completed the landmark purchase of the former Trump Taj...

GiGse philosophy chimes with Trump mantra – ‘The time for small thinking is over’

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Clarion’s Ewa Bakun highlights philosophy for this year’s event and promotes final week of Early Bird promotion saving delegates $200 on registration. In his first speech to Congress, US President, Donald Trump stated: ‘The time for small thinking is over’, a theme which, according to Ewa Bakun, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Content, can be applied equally to the philosophy and...

Is a Post-Trump liberalisation of US gaming a sure bet?

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With a former casino owner in the White House it would be tempting to start celebrating the imminent liberalisation of US gaming laws, but Global Betting and Gaming Consultants CEO Warwick Bartlett warns that this is far from a foregone conclusion. It is hard to believe that a candidate for president of the United States has previously owned casinos in...

Georgian firm resurrects plans for Trump Tower

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A real-estate development company in the South Caucasus state of Georgia has revealed that it plans to proceed with a long-stalled Trump-Tower project. Plans for a Trump Tower in the popular Black-Sea resort of Batumi, Georgia’s second largest city, have been on the table since 2010 with reports at the time suggesting that besides hosting a hotel and apartments, the...

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort closure announced

The Republican Presidential candidate’s formerly owned “eighth wonder of the world” is set to close next month. The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in New Jersey have announced it is due to close its doors to the public after it had been stricken by workers’ strikes and years of financial instability. The company, which employed over 2,100 people...