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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A door for a desk, GT has come along way

A door for a desk, GT has come along way

posted on January 06, 2015 by

Around Town | A lot has changed since GamingToday’s beginning in 1976 in a two-room office on the second floor of what was then known as the Tam Building at 1020 South Main Street.

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College bowls add to the festive season

College bowls add to the festive season

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Around Town | The bowl-a-thon began Saturday with five events, including the Las Vegas Bowl played at Sam Boyd Stadium, and continued last night with the Miami Beach Bowl.

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Local UNLV legends gathering at Jerry's Nugget

Local UNLV legends gathering at Jerry's Nugget

posted on December 09, 2014 by

Around Town | One of the most recent promotions at Jerry's Nugget is its Local Legends Series, a monthly meet-and-greet held in the sports book.

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Cromwell's Giada great for a special night

Cromwell's Giada great for a special night

posted on November 25, 2014 by

Around Town | We have heard a great deal about Giada at the Cromwell, which opened in June, including how pricey it is. But, when a friend of ours came to town last week for his birthday celebration...

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Downtown Summerlin and The Game hit Summerlin

Downtown Summerlin and The Game hit Summerlin

posted on November 11, 2014 by

Around Town | The football season is streaking by. And now we only have a few weeks left to check out the Stratosphere’s Pro Football Headquarters in the showroom of the downtown casino. The doors open every Sunday at 9 a.m.

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