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(Updated, 11 a.m.) GTECH S.p.A. has agreed to purchase International Game Technology Inc., a gaming entertainment company headquartered in Las Vegas, for approximately $4.7 billion in cash and stock, merging the two companies under a newly formed U.K. holding company. more
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, owner of Connecticut’s top-grossing casino, is accelerating its push outside the state as competition threatens to lure more players from its home turf. more
Demolition has begun at Rocky Point, launching the next phase of a $3.06 million project to restore and redevelop the property into a new coastal state park, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday. more
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted not to delay the Boston-area casino licensing process until after voters decide the question of whether the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state should be repealed, the Associated Press reported. more
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo Inc. and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling that the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup is violating broadcasters’ copyrights. more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that opponents of the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state may put a question on the November ballot to decide whether the law should be repealed, Boston.com reported. more
Town selectmen have contracted Considine & Furey to help bring a resort casino to Somerset, agreeing to pay the Boston law firm 25 percent of first-year sums from licensed gaming, the Taunton Daily Gazette reported. more
It’s back to square one for Rhode Island’s redevelopment of the former Shooters nightclub property in Providence. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management officially broke off talks May 1 with Bowl Arts LLC, the community group that had been hoping to build a concert and performing arts venue on the site. more
GTECH S.p.A. saw its total revenue decline 2 percent to €781.3 million ($1.08 billion based on the exchange rate of $1.38 per euro on March 31) during the first quarter of 2014, compared with €797.5 million ($1.1 billion) for the same period a year earlier. more
A partnership between three prominent local developers has reached an agreement to purchase the Newport Grand slots parlor, the group announced Monday. more
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