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Eileen Di Rocco

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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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Football contests everywhere including our $100,000 Big Dog

Football contests everywhere including our $100,000 Big Dog

posted on August 01, 2017 by

Around Town | The usual football frenzy is building here in the Valley of Dollars. The sportsbooks are putting the final touches on their upcoming parlay card offerings and it’s not too soon to sign up for the many contests. 

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With all that heat it is only natural to look for ways to stay cool

With all that heat it is only natural to look for ways to stay cool

posted on July 18, 2017 by

Around Town | With all that heat it is only natural to look for ways to stay cool. With that in mind, Station Casinos has come up with a number of ways to chill, have fun and not spend a bundle.

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Bingo still means Plaza

Bingo still means Plaza

posted on July 04, 2017 by

Around Town | Looking for something different to do in downtown Las Vegas? Why not check out the bingo room at the Plaza? It’s the only bingo room in downtown, so get out of the heat, stop in, sit down, relax and play bingo.

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AGA sees PASPA end

AGA sees PASPA end

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Around Town | The American Gaming Association (AGA) has taken up the mantle of getting sports betting legalized once and for all. Earlier this month AGA launched the American Sports Betting Coalition. The AGA thinks the time is right for repeal.

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Lighterman will talk Florida Gaming at South Point

Lighterman will talk Florida Gaming at South Point

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Around Town | We have been writing about the Casino Collectibles Association’s upcoming convention in recent columns and gave information on a couple of the scheduled educational seminars. 

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