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R.I. has second-highest spending per capita on lottery in 2017

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders spent $502.01 on the lottery per capita in 2017, the second-highest amount in the nation only to Massachusetts, according to...

Global gaming company IGT launches PlayBingo in Norway

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC announced that Norway’s state lottery operator has launched IGT’s new digital PlayBingo platform. The platform was awarded to IGT...
RHODE ISLAND had the second-highest per capita expenditure on lottery in the nation in 2017. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

R.I. has second-highest spending per capita on lottery in 2017

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders spent $502.01 on the lottery per capita in 2017, the second-highest amount in the nation only to Massachusetts, according to...
NATIONAL GRID has agreed to rebate $7.9 million to ratepayers as the result of a settlement with the state over over-collections that occurred after the 2017 corporate tax rate cut. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID

R.I. April sports book revenue highest of any month

PROVIDENCE – Sport betting took in the most revenue in April of any month, despite a dip in the amount bet at Rhode Island...
SPORTS BETTING: Attorney Joseph Larisa, founder of Larisa Law in Providence, stands in front of the Superior Court building in Providence. Larisa is representing Dr. Daniel S. Harrop, a Providence psychiatrist who has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court seeking to overturn state approval of sports betting unless it is approved by voters.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

For some, sports betting is not a panacea, it’s just illegal

Did Rhode Island voters approve sports betting when they agreed to allow table games at the state’s casinos? A lawsuit filed this month in state...
TWIN RIVER WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS has entered into a definitive agreement with affinity Games to acquire three casinos in Colorado. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Twin River enters agreement to purchase 3 Colo. casinos

LINCOLN – Twin Rover Worldwide Holdings Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire three casinos in Black Hawk, Colo., from Affinity Gaming. Terms...
THE MGM SPRINGFIELD opened Friday morning in Western Massachusetts, just north of Connecticut. / COURTESY MGM

MGM Springfield opens Friday

PROVIDENCE – The MGM Springfield opened in Springfield, Mass., Friday morning at 11 a.m. The $960 million casino is located just over the Connecticut line,...

IGT scores $195M profit in Q2, reversing 2017 quarterly loss

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC posted net income in the second quarter of $195.2 million, or 79 cents per diluted share, reversing a...

IGT scores $195M profit in Q2, reversing 2017 quarterly loss

PROVIDENCE – International Game Technology PLC posted net income in the second quarter of $195.2 million, or 79 cents per diluted share, reversing a...

Twin River enters merger agreement with Del.-based Dover Downs, plans to...

LINCOLN - Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. of Dover, Del.,...

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