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
Pennsylvania’s 13 brick-and-mortar casino operators, including one still yet to be built, have objected, via a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, asking him to eliminate the state’s online lottery program, known as an iLottery.view
Around Town | SEARCHING: The American Gaming Association (AGA) recently appointed Stacy Papadopoulos, general counsel and senior vice president of industry services at AGA, as interim CEO, replacing Geoff Freeman who will be leaving at the end of the month to lead the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association.view
The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | What makes a casino collectible valuable? First and foremost, the origin of the collectible. Next, WHEN was the item made and/or used? Also, HOW the casino is remembered is important; the more notorious the better!view
The Analyst | As jurisdictions on the east coast of the United States embrace and welcome full on sports wagering it will only be a function of time before the national and international gaming operators wake up and realize, they will need their people on the east coast.view
Caesars Entertainment received regulatory approval in Indiana late last week for various gambling acquisitions after agreeing to pay a statutory $50 million license transfer fee to the state and an additional $1 million fine for expressing a desire to avoid making the payment.view
MGM Springfield in Massachusetts won’t open until August and although the joint Native American casino venture in nearby Connecticut could be years away, competition between MGM and the Foxwoods/Mashantucket Pequot in the region has already begun.view
Stacy Papadopoulos, the American Gaming Association’s current general counsel and senior vice president of industry services, will serve as the Washington, D.C.-based trade organization’s interim CEO, the group has announced.view
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