Attorneys for the two leading companies in the daily fantasy sports wagering business argued Wednesday in a Manhattan court room against the state attorney general’s efforts to shut them down and said he will have a ruling “soon.”
The Daytona Beach Kennel Club & Poker Room is planning a $5 million card room and sports bar. General Manager Dan Francati said the Orange City facility could become the only legal place near I-4 to play poker between Daytona Beach and Tampa.
The 4.1 million passengers streaming through McCarran Airport during October means it is on track to pass last year’s 12-month total when there were 42.9 million traveling through the facility which continues to rank among the busiest in the world.
DraftKings has retained Exiger, to conduct a review of all aspects of the company’s operational, financial and risk controls and to help develop the practices that “ensure” DraftKings remains at the forefront of safety and consumer protection in the fantasy sports industry.
The Las Vegas Country Club’s 18-hole golf course is being put up for sale. Early expectations are that a successful buyer will have to make an eight-figure offer but that the historic facility with a great location will be sold quickly.
Gross operating profits for Atlantic City’s eight casinos were 61 percent higher during the third quarter than they were a year ago, according to figures released by the Division ofthere was nothing said to suggest it has Gaming Enforcement.
The New York Gaming Commission did not issue licenses Monday for the four casinos it approved a year ago, but neither was there any indication that the body is backing away from an earlier promise to award licenses before the end of the year.
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Mississippi casino revenues stumbled in October, as gamblers lost less. State Revenue Department figures show casinos won $162 million in October, down 3 percent from $166 million in October 2014.
Banyan Gaming announces an evolution in slots with a powerful array of assets. The new system will allow casinos to make regulatory-approved changes instantaneously, analyze player behavior and produce powerful analytics.
Daily fantasy sports companies can continue operating in Massachusetts but there will be rules. Players entering what the Boston-based DraftKings and New York-based FanDuel must be 21 and games involving college or amateur sports will not be allowed.
The state of Florida is asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by the Seminole Tribe. The tribe last month sued the state in an effort to keep blackjack at its casinos, including the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa and Hollywood.
Usually when a high profile Las Vegas Strip property sends slot free-play solicitations to locals it is a sign their slot business is running a bit soft. After all, the hold percentages on the Strip are much higher than local casinos and about the only time locals play slots on the Strip is when they are at the property for other reasons, dinner, show or entertaining friends.
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