Daily fantasy sports websites that were shut down in Nevada because they didn’t have gambling licenses want to get back in the game, but officials who set policy for the gambling mecca of Las Vegas weren’t impressed.view
Atlantic City’s casinos saw their collective operating profit rise by 21 percent for the first six months of the year in a sign the struggling industry may be stabilizing.view
The Analyst | The August 23 Gaming Policy Committee, if it sticks close to the agenda (which under Nevada Open Meeting laws it is very much bound to), will be wasting more time on the world of fantasy sports.view
Dye-ing to Know | Tony Mistretta has held several executive positions at Las Vegas casinos, including currently as vice president of marketing for SLS, located where the Sahara used to stand on the northern end of The Strip.view
Gaming Yesterday | Famous people wagered with us at the Stardust but sure went about it differently. Famous, or infamous, QB Art Schlichter parlayed a horrible gambling addiction with a larcenous solution into a long prison sentence.view
From a pair of giant golden dragons encircling a vast man-made lagoon to phoenix and cloud motifs inside, Steve Wynn’s Macau resort brims with auspicious Chinese symbolism.view
Wynn Resorts executives have informed the Massachusetts Gaming Commission that the group plans to open the Wynn Boston Harbor casino in June 2019.view
Somerville is withdrawing its legal challenges to Wynn’s Boston-area casino. Mayor Joseph Curtatone said the city north of Boston won’t appeal the state’s decision to issue Wynn a crucial environmental permit for the $2 billion Everett casino complex.view
Lottery legislation heads to the House of Representatives as lawmakers weigh ending Alabama’s status as one of six states without a state lottery.view
Lottery legislation faltered in the Alabama Senate amid deep divisions among lawmakers over gambling. A proposed state lottery was supposed to be the central subject of a special session called by Gov. Robert Bentley.view
Gov. Chris Christie plans to cast his ballot in favor of expanding casinos to northern New Jersey this November. Christie had threatened to pull his support for casino expansion if his plan for bailing out Atlantic City did not pass.view
The Analyst | You can file and pay your federal taxes online, sign-up for mortgages, buy and sell stocks and even play poker online all without leaving your living room, but don’t try and do that for any other form of Nevada gambling.view
Poker by George | A remarkable man: Larry Flynt was born in 1942 in Kentucky, into a poverty-stricken family, and rose to fame and wealth. Larry Flynt opened the Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif. Earlier, in 1978.view
V.I.P. On the Mark | I go back quite a ways with Kitt Langvad, a woman who has been the one and only director of race and sports at Arizona Charlie’s since the Decatur site opened 28 years ago. Friday is Kitt’s last day and leaving wasn’t an easy choice.view
The first and so far the only casino in Massachusetts collected nearly $180 million in gambling revenues in its first year of operation. Plainridge Park’s revenues resulted in more than $88 million in state revenues from taxes and other assessments.view
Atlantic City’s top casino had its best month ever even as a soon-to-close casino faltered amid a monthlong strike that helped prompt its billionaire owner to decide to shut it down.view
The Alabama Legislature is set to give a state lottery the first serious debate since 1999, but many lawmakers say the idea faces tough odds amid continuing disagreements over if, and how, to legalize gambling in the state.view
Atlantic City’s casinos saw their collective operating profit rise by 21 percent for the first six months of the year in a sign the struggling industry may be stabilizing.
FREE PREVIEW! VIP Pigskin Picks | The NFL practice games, otherwise known as the exhibition, er, preseason, are halfway complete. This week’s games traditionally feature starters playing into the third quarter in what have been labeled dress rehearsals for most teams.
Track Phantom | While the Pacific Classic was a race for the fans, the Travers will be a race for the bettors. The Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s marquee event, wasn’t much of a betting proposition. It was, however, a fantastic race to watch.
NFL Previews | For the past three seasons, the AFC South has been the league punching bag, going a cumulative 44 games under .500, including last year’s league-worst 25-39 mark when Houston won the loop at 9-7.
Jim Feist's Football Top 40 | It’s time to kick off a new football season! College football begins for most schools on Sept. 1, so here’s a look at the top teams starting with my top 21-40. And check back next Tuesday for my Top 20