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Layoffs At Slot-Maker IGT

IGT says it will lay off about 7% of its workforce, citing soft domestic and international markets.

03/25/2014

Casinos are looking to more skill based games to attract gamblers. (MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Newest Slot Machines Take Inspiration From Video Games

Atari’s 1981 hit Centipede is an antique in the video game world, but it’s the hottest new thing in the casino industry. Slot machine manufacturers are rolling out a raft of games inspired by the penny arcade, hoping to attract middle-aged gamblers with a dose of nostalgia and the promise of finally cashing in on all those hours spent in front of a screen.

09/27/2013

File photo of Bobbi Kristina Brown. (Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Bobbi Kristina Brown Not Charged For Underage Gambling

A regulator says Whitney Houston’s 19-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, isn’t going to be prosecuted on an underage gambling allegation in Las Vegas.

06/07/2012

Actors David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris (L) arrive at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Neil Patrick Harris’ Infant Child Caught At Slot Machines

A family vacation almost turned sour for actor Neil Patrick Harris, after a casino threatened to slap him and partner-slash-fellow-actor David Burkta with a $10,000 fine for allowing one of their twins near the slot machines.

03/02/2012

60 Minutes Sits Down With Local Man

60 Minutes is calling Las Vegas gambler and businessman Billy Walters, the most feared sports gambler in history.

01/15/2011

Gaming Industry Blasts "60 Minutes" Report

The gaming industry is blasting a report on the CBS news program “60 Minutes” that claimed the latest slot machines have created compulsive gamblers.

01/11/2011

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