North American News

  • Stateside

    By Casino International on February 1, 2019
    Sharon Harris muses on how larger chains create the impression of a personal touch, and says goodbye to a friend and colleague.
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on January 1, 2019
    Happy New Year. Each December, many media outlets publish a list of famous people who died that year. Renowned singer Aretha Franklin, who passed away last August at 76, was among them in 2018. During a distinguished 57-year career, Aretha earned the “Queen of Soul” title with good reason. One iconic song, “Respect,” describes a strong, confident woman who respects […]
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on November 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris explores the ins and outs of harassment and the conversational trends at trade shows…
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on October 1, 2018
    The AGA’s State of the State report is out, and it makes for happy reading, says Sharon Harris. It’s out and the news is fantastic. Every year, I eagerly anticipate the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) annual ‘State of the State’ analysis for the prior year. The 2017 report examined the 24 US commercial gaming states, which reached a record $40 […]
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on September 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris wonders what Bugsy Siegel might make of the modern, highly-regulated gaming industry. If given the chance once you ‘meet your maker’, would you return to this world to observe how things had gone? I would for sure. It would be fascinating to witness changing public perceptions and modern culture. Since 1931, casino gaming has gone from what was […]
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on August 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris looks back at the horrific events of October 1st 2017 and asks, is enough being done?
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on July 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris ponders the passage of time and its effect on how we live our lives.
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on June 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris celebrates gaming’s cycle of reinvention – and that sports betting is finally becoming legal.
  • Sharon Harris grasps the nettle and addresses the issue of sexual harassment

    By Casino International on May 1, 2018
    From 1952-1958, millions of American children watched the thrilling weekly adventures of Superman, the comic book character introduced in 1938. As the Nazis spread evil across Europe, people needed a superhero that successfully fought brutal terrorism and injustice. Superman fit the bill. The global 1950s Communist threats coincided with the emergence of televisions in American living rooms. Actress Lucille Ball […]
  • Resorts World Catskills Unveils New Poker Room

    By Casino International on March 5, 2018
    Upstate New York’s largest integrated casino resort going ‘all-in’ on ultimate player experience with luxurious poker room, offering extensive gaming options and amenities.