Hollywood Bangor Hasn’t Been Updated in Years

My wife and I recently visited the Maine casinos. It was time for our usual Maine marathon to Hollywood Casino, Hotel and Raceway in Bangor and Oxford Casino and Hotel in Oxford. After four years in a row of reporting about these properties, it’s hard to understand why anyone besides locals in a two-hour radius … Continue reading Hollywood Bangor Hasn’t Been Updated in Years

Social Media and New England Casinos – By the Numbers

  One month ago, NETimeGambling updated our New England Casinos By the Numbers and added casino #9 - Encore Boston Harbor. It's fun to compare casinos space, hotels, dining options and more. Recently, our Rhode Island correspondent, Miguel, asked the question, "how do these nine casinos compare with social media "likes?"  This interesting approach made … Continue reading Social Media and New England Casinos – By the Numbers

New England Casino Gambling History – Updated

The New England Casino Gambling History has been much like  a horse race. To begin with, it was a slow trot for New England to socially approve of  gambling. Soon, it changed to a full sprint. In fact, there is no finish line in sight. With the word "saturation" thrown around annually, casino expansion continues. … Continue reading New England Casino Gambling History – Updated

Maine Casino Specs and History

BRIEF Maine Gambling History In 2004, voters approved slot machines for two racetrack facilities. Hollywood Slots in Bangor, Maine, opened in 2005. In 2010, voters approved a casino for Oxford County, as well. In 2012, the Oxford Casino opened. But before that, the Lottery was the first legal gambling option.  On June 27, 1974, first … Continue reading Maine Casino Specs and History

Craps Players Have the Most Fun

Ever play slots next to the craps tables?  How distracting.....all that noise.....and smiles.....and camaraderie......and fun.......and, hmmmmmm? It always seems like it's a band of warriors, or the underdogs beating the champs. A group of Davids trying to bring down Goliath together, and whether they do or not,  the banter, the laughter, the "high 5's" and … Continue reading Craps Players Have the Most Fun