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

 

$2.7M jackpot hit on Monopoly machine at Green Valley Ranch

$2.7M jackpot hit on Monopoly machine at Green Valley Ranch

posted on December 28, 2018 by

No industry likes to promote its losses quite like casinos. It gives other players the hope that they, too, could make one of those life-changing spins on a slot machine. A Christmas Eve jackpot hit for $2.7 million on a Monopoly machine at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

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Two West Virginia casinos first to offer mobile sports betting app

Two West Virginia casinos first to offer mobile sports betting app

posted on December 28, 2018 by

Two more sports books opened up in West Virginia, and they are the first in the state to offer a mobile sports betting app. Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack in Wheeling and Mardi Gras Casino & Resort near Charleston started taking sports bets Thursday at 3 p.m.

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Maryland Live Casino pursuing executive to run future sports book

Maryland Live Casino pursuing executive to run future sports book

posted on December 27, 2018 by

Maryland residents aren’t expected to be able to vote on an amendment to add sports betting until at least November 2020. But that’s not stopping Live Casino & Hotel from starting to pursue an executive to run its future sports book.

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Football no cash cow for Mississippi sports books

Football no cash cow for Mississippi sports books

posted on December 27, 2018 by

Mississippi's first year of pigskin wagering has been a little rough. Casinos in the Biloxi area, for instance, actually lost $164,000 on football wagers in November, including $90,000 on parlays. 

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Walking into crowded casinos on Christmas Day told the story

Walking into crowded casinos on Christmas Day told the story

posted on December 26, 2018 by

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported that the local market had produced a combined $1.99 billion in gaming revenue

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