Eileen Di Rocco

Gaming Today Eileen Di Rocco

A native of Western New York State, Eileen Di Rocco grew up in the Buffalo area, where she attended State University of New York, eventually earning her degree in computer studies. In the early 1970s she, along with Chuck Di Rocco, founded and published Post Time, a publication that covered the harness racing industry in the Midwest and Northeast, then the Sports Form, which expanded to include thoroughbred horse racing and sports wagering.

In 1976, Chuck and Eileen relocated to Las Vegas, where they began publishing a Nevada version of Sports Form. In 1993, the publication was re-named GamingToday and the scope of its coverage was broadened to include the fast-growing casino industry in Nevada, the state's legal race and sports betting, as well as gaming venues and jurisdictions that began to find acceptance throughout the country.

In 2010, GamingToday is in its 34th consecutive year of publication and its recently-expanded website, gamingtoday.com, has begun to reach audiences never before imagined with the print edition. The newspaper's parent company, Dirson Enterprises, is a stand-alone off-set print shop and currently prints the majority of parlay cards for Nevada's approximately 80 race and sports books.

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Several casinos now offer a betting app for horse racing

Several casinos now offer a betting app for horse racing

posted on October 11, 2016 by

Around Town | For a number of years now sports bettors have been able to place wagers through their smart phone, laptop, iPad or computer once they open an account at a Nevada sportsbook. Sadly, those who enjoy wagering a bob or two on a horse race have been left at the gate – until now.

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G2E showcases the future while we remember the past and Caesars Palace's Mokey

G2E showcases the future while we remember the past and Caesars Palace's Mokey

posted on September 27, 2016 by

Around Town | On Monday the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) kicked off at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, showcasing the casino industry’s latest and greatest ideas and innovations, giving casino executives from around the world a look at the future.

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Sports betting to be hot topic at G2E, as AGA wants answers

Sports betting to be hot topic at G2E, as AGA wants answers

posted on September 13, 2016 by

Around Town | According to the American Gaming Association $90 billion will be bet on football this season. Of that, $88 billion will be bet illegally. In 2015, an estimated $149 billion was bet on all sports by Americans.

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Next big football betting seminar set for Sunset Station

Next big football betting seminar set for Sunset Station

posted on August 30, 2016 by

Around Town | If you haven’t noticed the extra little spring in almost every Las Vegan’s step these days you haven’t been paying attention. People seem to be smiling a bit more, acting a little friendlier, even whistling a tune as they go about their daily tasks.

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Casablanca Resort wants to help you relax on National Relaxation Day

Casablanca Resort wants to help you relax on National Relaxation Day

posted on August 02, 2016 by

Around Town | We have always thought of bingo as a nice quiet game. But the folks at Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort have decided to liven it up a bit. Rock Shot Bingo takes over the bingo halls at each property this month.

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