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Super Bowl betting totals set record February 09, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Nevada’s 194 sports books set new record of $132.5 million wagered on Sunday’s Super Bowl. The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported that the previous record betting total was the $119.4 million wagered in 2014.

Big picture clarity lacking in Macau casinos February 09, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | The challenges that come with gaming’s shifting landscape make it difficult for developers struggling to digest big picture implications. Macau continues to be an obvious example of this.

Penn National looking for slot route opportunities February 09, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | Penn National Gaming is looking at possible opportunities in the slot route business as it continues digesting its purchase last year of Prairie State Gaming.

ROCK HALL OF FAME Hanley to VP February 09, 2016 by Staff & Wire Reports

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced that Dr. Jason Hanley has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Education and Visitor Engagement. Dr. Hanley served as interim vice president for the Education Department.

Will Supreme Court rule for Asher or Cantor? February 09, 2016 by The Analyst

The Analyst | The Nevada Supreme Court will be hearing a critical portion of the continuing “Battle Royale” between Joe Asher and Cantor Gaming on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.

Boston settlement now official February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Massachusetts closed the books on Boston’s bitter fight over Wynn Resorts’ $1.7 billion casino development in Everett on Thursday as state gambling regulators unanimously approved an accord between the city and the Las Vegas casino giant.

Legal Texas gaming goes nowhere February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Gaming industry strategists view Texas as a land of considerable opportunity, although you’d never know it to look at the conservative makeup of the legislature and Gov. Abbott’s anti-gaming attitude.

Kentucky lawmakers introduce casino bill February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Two Kentucky state senators have introduced a bill that would put a constitutional amendment on the ballot calling for casinos in Kentucky, but the bill has little to no chance of passing, according to lobbyists.

DraftKings launches UK operations February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

As its industry continues to tangle with U.S. policymakers, daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings is making its long-anticipated international push with a launch Friday in the United Kingdom.

Borgata withholds Atlantic City taxes February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Atlantic City’s Borgata casino says it will stop making tax payments until the city hands over $62.5 million in court-ordered tax refunds. That move could cause the cash-strapped city to run out of money within weeks.

Lawsuit challenges tribal reservation decision February 08, 2016 by Staff & Wire Reports

A group of Massachusetts residents is challenging the federal government’s decision to grant the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe reservation lands to build a casino.

N.J. casino vote bill advances without key details February 08, 2016 by Staff & Wire Reports

A plan to let New Jersey voters decide in November whether to authorize two new casinos in the northern part of the state is moving forward in the Legislature.

Missouri bill will exempt fantasy sports from gambling regs February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Missouri lawmakers are debating whether to regulate fantasy sports like gambling. Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick is proposing to exempt fantasy sports from gambling regulations because players rely on skill, not chance. 

New York casino promises 2017 opening February 08, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady, N.Y., will open in 2017, according to its builders who have promised an “aggressive construction schedule.” The casino will have 1,150 slot machines, 63 gaming tables and a 163-room hotel.

Gary casino studies sites for land-based gambling facility February 08, 2016 by Staff & Wire Reports

The owners of northwestern Indiana’s Majestic Star Casino are moving ahead with plans to replace its aging casino riverboats with a land-based gambling facility now permitted under state law.

Penn National enjoys 'solid' Las Vegas results February 06, 2016 by Phil Hevener

Penn finished 2015 with two Vegas properties, the M Resort and the Tropicana. They expect to spend much of 2016 installing new games, additional food outlets and paying close attention to the competition.

Boyd adds nongaming upgrades at LV properties February 04, 2016 by Phil Hevener

More than a dozen new restaurants and bars will be coming to Boyd Gaming properties in the Las Vegas during the next year as the Las Vegas-based public company keeps its emphasis on nongaming amenities for the time being.

Survey shows strong support for sports betting February 04, 2016 by Phil Hevener

New research taken days before the kick-off for Super Bowl 50 finds that 80 percent of Super Bowl viewers want to change current sports betting law, according to survey results released by the American Gaming Association.

Super Bowl 50 hype should forget Newton, Manning February 04, 2016 by Mark Mayer

Super Bowl 50 hype should forget Cam Newton's “race” or Peyton Manning’s likely ride into the sunset. We have a network audience held hostage and the troops coming in to support sports betting.

TJM Properties purchases Harrah's Tunica February 03, 2016 by Staff & Wire Reports

The owners of TJM Properties have closed on the purchase of Harrah’s Tunica, a 2000-acre resort complex in Tunica, Mississippi. Known as the South’s Casino Capital, Tunica is a prominent tourist, gambling and entertainment destination.

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Will Supreme Court rule for Asher or Cantor?IN THE COURTS

Will Supreme Court rule for Asher or Cantor?

Change is on its way. A “rational approach” to sports betting’s future may already be taking shape. People have been talking, I’m told, which is all that’s ever been required for the most interesting of changes to become apparent.

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