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Adelson is ‘eager to do something’ in New York City

Adelson is ‘eager to do something’ in New York City

posted on December 16, 2018 by

Sheldon Adelson is surrounding himself with business leaders close to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his mission to build a casino in New York City

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Not everyone in Penn. is excited about gambling expansion

Not everyone in Penn. is excited about gambling expansion

posted on December 16, 2018 by

While they’re hyped in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania about the opening of sports books, there’s some serious pushback in Lancaster County 

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Phil Ruffin pays $23.15M or the real estate of Casino Miami

Phil Ruffin pays $23.15M or the real estate of Casino Miami

posted on December 15, 2018 by

Business magnate Phil Ruffin paid $23.15 million for the real estate of Casino Miami. The transaction was announced December 6, but financial details weren’t revealed at the time. 

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Maurice Wooden stepping down as president of Wynn Las Vegas

Maurice Wooden stepping down as president of Wynn Las Vegas

posted on December 15, 2018 by

Maurice Wooden announced he is stepping down as president of Wynn Las Vegas at the end of this month. Marilyn Spiegel, who was Wynn’s president from 2010-2013 before being replaced by Wooden, will take over beginning January 2.

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Scientific Games agrees to pay $151.5 million settlement

Scientific Games agrees to pay $151.5 million settlement

posted on December 14, 2018 by

Scientific Games has agreed to pay four companies a combined total of $151.5 million to settle a lawsuit. The dispute came after Scientific Games sued the companies for patent infringement involving automatic card shufflers. 

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Juliana Chugg named to Caesars Ent. board of directors

Juliana Chugg named to Caesars Ent. board of directors

posted on December 14, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment made a move to help address the lack of females being represented in the board rooms of gaming companies. Juliana Chugg, a former executive with Mattel and General Mills, was named to the company’s board of directors. 

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Two more Pennsylvania casinos open up sports betting

Two more Pennsylvania casinos open up sports betting

posted on December 13, 2018 by

Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia are beginning test periods Thursday

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New Jersey sports betting market closing in on $1B mark

New Jersey sports betting market closing in on $1B mark

posted on December 12, 2018 by

New Jersey’s sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation. Gamblers in the state have plunked down $928 million on sports events since sports betting began in mid-June.

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Miller is the leading candidate for AGA’s new CEO

Miller is the leading candidate for AGA’s new CEO

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Bill Miller, a senior vice president of government relations for the Business Roundtable, has emerged as the leading candidate

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MGM turns to TFA Capital Partners to identify opportunities

MGM turns to TFA Capital Partners to identify opportunities

posted on December 12, 2018 by

MGM Resorts, which has partnership deals with the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball, is looking to expand its sports-book brand to the Indian tribes.

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Red Rock's McCormick no Grinch

Red Rock's McCormick no Grinch

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Dye-ing to Know | He’s one of the more friendly bookmakers around town. But McCormick admits there are two times during the year he absolutely doesn’t want to lose

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Integrity's business picking up

Integrity's business picking up

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Matthew Holt was on a laptop analyzing data of a college basketball official who had worked games recently in which the home team covered at a 75 percent clip, and another official who worked games in which the home teams averaged 13 more free throws over a 10-game stretch.

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Sheldon Adelson has competition in casino Japan deal

Sheldon Adelson has competition in casino Japan deal

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson gushes optimism and confidence like Fourth of July fireworks when the subject of casino gambling in Japan comes up. 

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New Jersey clears PointsBet for test sports betting

New Jersey clears PointsBet for test sports betting

posted on December 11, 2018 by

New Jersey has given preliminary approval for an Australian sports book provider to offer online sports betting. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement said Tuesday it is letting PointsBet conduct so-called “soft play” betting in affiliation with the Meadowlands Racetrack.

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Caesars Entertainment is poised to expand into Japan

Caesars Entertainment is poised to expand into Japan

posted on December 11, 2018 by

Japan could be an extremely lucrative gambling market. Jan Jones Blackhurst, a vice president for Caesars, made the statement during an interview with Nevada Newsmakers.

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L’Auberge Casino Hotel is building outdoor smoking terrace

L’Auberge Casino Hotel is building outdoor smoking terrace

posted on December 10, 2018 by

The decision comes after a smoking ban in bars and casinos went into effect in June in Louisiana. The casino’s revenue dropped 11.7 percent in October 

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City is being sued

The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City is being sued

posted on December 10, 2018 by

The suit was filed in New York State Supreme Court on behalf of Joe Morrissey, who claims he got stiffed out of the club’s profits and forced out of the business.

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Two nuns allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000

Two nuns allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000

posted on December 09, 2018 by

The money was embezzled from a Catholic school in Torrance, Calif., and some spent on gambling trips to Las Vegas.

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Gambling magnate Phil Ruffin’s frustration in Kansas continues

Gambling magnate Phil Ruffin’s frustration in Kansas continues

posted on December 09, 2018 by

Ruffin has been unable to get approval to add slot machines so he can reopen the Wichita Greyhound Park.

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Hard Rock Atlantic City to become seventh property to offer sports betting

Hard Rock Atlantic City to become seventh property to offer sports betting

posted on December 08, 2018 by

Hard Rock recently announced a partnership with Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG), a system provider that will feature over-the-counter betting, self-service terminals and online/mobile wagering.

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