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Dave Dye

Gaming Today Dave Dye

Dave Dye is a former sportswriter for the Detroit News and FoxSportsDetroit.com. He has covered six Stanley Cup Finals, five Final Fours, three NBA Finals, three Rose Bowls and one World Series.

Twitter: @Dyedave 

Email: DaveDye@gamingtoday.com

 

Fitch: Legal sports betting in the U.S. is good for everyone

Fitch: Legal sports betting in the U.S. is good for everyone

posted on December 23, 2018 by

Regardless of the lower hold percentages compared to other forms of gambling, casinos will benefit significantly from the addition of sports wagering.

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Michigan becomes fifth state to legalize online gambling

Michigan becomes fifth state to legalize online gambling

posted on December 22, 2018 by

The Michigan legislature passed a bill that will make the state the fifth to legalize online gambling, pending the anticipated approval by Gov. Rick Snyder. The bill to legalize online poker, casino games and ostensibly sports betting.

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Wynn Resorts announces retirement of Alvin Shoemaker

Wynn Resorts announces retirement of Alvin Shoemaker

posted on December 22, 2018 by

The new-look board of directors at Wynn Resorts is losing one of its veteran members. The company announced Alvin Shoemaker, a former chairman of First Boston Inc., will be retiring at the end of this month. Shoemaker has served on the Wynn board since 2002.

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NGC approves Golden Ent. purchase of Colorado Belle, Edgewater

NGC approves Golden Ent. purchase of Colorado Belle, Edgewater

posted on December 21, 2018 by

The Nevada Gaming Commission officially approved Golden Entertainment’s purchase of two casinos in Laughlin, Nev. With the $190 million acquisition of Colorado Belle and Edgewater, Golden Entertainment now owns three of the 11 casinos in Laughlin.

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Former Bishop Gorman pitcher Jeffrey Martin placed on Black List

Former Bishop Gorman pitcher Jeffrey Martin placed on Black List

posted on December 21, 2018 by

Former Bishop Gorman and minor-league baseball pitcher Jeffrey Martin became the 35th person placed on Nevada’s Black List, officially referred to as the Nevada List of Excluded Persons.

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