The New Jersey sports betting scene will gain a new player Saturday morning when the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J., introduces the FanDuel Sportsbook at Victory Sports Bar & Club in a soft launch.view
One Mann's Opinion | Southern Nevada, and Las Vegas in particular, continues to show an impressive resilience following the economic problems this nation experienced about 10 years ago. The ability to turn a negative into a positive is one of the best attributes any citizenry can have and we’ve got it.view
The Analyst | Sportsbooks have always been a challenge for regulators – lines made based on opinions; movements made based on recent and expected action and/or changes in team/player information; diverse lines between books – no simple basic math for the reviewing regulators to rely on, so confusing for the inexperienced.view
More details are emerging regarding The Block 16 Urban Eatery & Bar, a modern take on a food court, expected to roll out this fall at The Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip. The new space will offer six restaurants on the second level of the casino near the Boulevard Tower.view
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. and Churchill Downs Inc. announced today (Monday) that they have ended their previously announced agreement though which Churchill would acquire all of the assets and properties associated with Lady Luck Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi.view
Ohio law currently has no provisions for sports betting, but pressure to create laws to enable it are expected to mount as nearby states, such as Pennsylvania and West Virginia move forward plans for the new enterprise.view
Maryland’s six casinos produced $148.9 million in gaming revenue in June, up 14.1 percent from a year ago. MGM National Harbor continues to account for lion’s share of the state’s casino revenue, with $59.3 million last month.view
Tomorrow has been declared “Mike E. Smith Day” throughout New Mexico in honor of the Triple Crown-winning, Hall of Fame jockey. New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez (R) has proclaimed Sunday, July 8 as the day to honor Smith.view
Nevada-style sport betting did brisk business in Delaware casinos in the first reporting period for the newly opened enterprise in the state. Baseball single-game bets and other wagers became legal at three racetrack/casino venues on June 5.view
The Pacific Racing Association, operator of Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco, for The Stronach Group, is asking a Los Angeles Superior Court to help settle its dispute with the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB).view
One Mann's Opinion | Look for Mississippi, of all places, to provide the first real clues as to what might take place in what should become the exploding business of national sports wagering.view
Gaming Insider | Will there be Japanese casinos, billion dollar centers of fun and games? The issue appears headed for a vote in the upper house of the country’s legislature or Diet about July 20, according to MGM Executive Vice President Alan Feldman.view
A $100,000 bet has been placed. A $1 million “profit” has been made. And about $7 million has been bet. Yep, Delaware has hit it big.view
New Jersey's growing internet gambling market now includes Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, which joined the online gambling marketplace just five days after the physical casino opened its doors last week.view
A wide range of tax cuts for gambling businesses in Spain have been instituted as part of the nation’s long-delayed 2018 budget. The changes became effective July 1 with hopes of fortifying Spain’s gambling industry.view
Italy is moving to ban all gambling advertising in the country. The decision reached at a cabinet meeting Monday quickly came under heavy criticism from the betting industry and from football (soccer) clubs, which rely on sponsorship from betting firms.view
MGM Springfield, the $960 million casino/resort in Massachusetts is now accepting reservations for its rooms and suites. The casino, located along Main Street in the downtown-South End area of the historic Western Massachusetts city, opens Aug. 24.view
Tiger Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built a five-shot lead early and hung on to win the Tour Championship.
Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.
Sara Slane, American Gaming Association Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, has been invited to testify at the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations’ hearing on sports betting Thursday.
Jack Evans, a District of Columbia city council member, has introduced a bill that would allow sports betting in the nation’s capitol. Washington, D.C. currently has no casinos but operates its own lottery.
Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet.