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Arizona Must Consider Tribes When Crafting Sports Betting Law

Arizona Must Consider Tribes When Crafting Sports Betting Law

posted on August 30, 2018 by

Arizona lawmakers are finding themselves in a pinch similar to other states — it’s slow going on the sports betting front because of existing tribal compacts with Indian gaming interests. 

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Federal control of sports betting gains influential supporter

Federal control of sports betting gains influential supporter

posted on August 30, 2018 by

The concept of federal control of sports betting has gained another influential supporter with word that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has now proposed a national framework for sports betting.

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Las Vegas tops the list of Labor Day weekend destinations

Las Vegas tops the list of Labor Day weekend destinations

posted on August 30, 2018 by

Las Vegas tops the list of Labor Day weekend destinations this year, according to Priceline. The booking site based its finding on the number of hotel bookings for stays checking in on Aug. 31 and checking out on Sept. 3, in addition to data on various flight routes.

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Palace Station a shining example of Fertitta's commitment to locals

Palace Station a shining example of Fertitta's commitment to locals

posted on August 29, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Giving credit where credit is due, certainly applies to Station Casinos now that the locals casino/resort operator is putting the finishing touches on extensive remodeling projects at the Palms and Palace Station.

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All You Need Is LOVE!

All You Need Is LOVE!

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Around Town | With apologies to John Lennon and Paul McCartney, it was a long and winding road that lead me to this door, the transition from one phase of life into another.

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DiRocco's made an impact in Vegas

DiRocco's made an impact in Vegas

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | Eileen DiRocco has sold GamingToday and can retire with peace of mind.

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Bed bugs becoming new scam to get comps

Bed bugs becoming new scam to get comps

posted on August 29, 2018 by

The Analyst | Hotel casino resorts attract all kinds of people, everyone from adventure seeking tourists to hardcore gamblers to even scam artists. Perhaps it is because of the extent of comping, or the fact that the allure of money in casinos is so pervasive

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McCarran sets passenger record in July

McCarran sets passenger record in July

posted on August 29, 2018 by

A new single-month record for passenger traffic has been recorded at Southern Nevada’s McCarran International Airport. Data reveals more than 4.42 million airline passengers arrived or departed from the Las Vegas airport in July.

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SG launches new system in Kansas

SG launches new system in Kansas

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Scientific Games and the Kansas Lottery have jointly announced the successful launch of the Kansas Lottery’s new gaming system.

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States flocking to add sportsbooks

States flocking to add sportsbooks

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Casino companies of every size have wasted no time pouncing on the opportunity dropped in their laps by the Supreme Court opening the door to legal sports betting across the country.

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Touts are going to be everywhere here is a challenge for them

Touts are going to be everywhere here is a challenge for them

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | Football season is here and there are so many new jurisdictions that are allowing sports betting, with many more on the way in the next few months. With that, I fully expect the rats to start eating the cats.

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IGT and William Hill U.S. team up

IGT and William Hill U.S. team up

posted on August 29, 2018 by

International Game Technology (IGT) and William Hill U.S. announced they have been chosen by the Rhode Island Lottery to be the “end-to-end” sports wagering service operator in the state.

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Start-up California Pacific Airlines announce plans for service

Start-up California Pacific Airlines announce plans for service

posted on August 28, 2018 by

Start-up California Pacific Airlines has announced plans for service from the McClellan-Palomar airport near Carlsbad, California, on November 1, reports FlightGlobal, a website that tracks the airline industry.

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Saratoga’s Travers Day card generated all-sources handle of $52,086,597

Saratoga’s Travers Day card generated all-sources handle of $52,086,597

posted on August 27, 2018 by

Saratoga’s Travers Day card, highlighted by Catholic Boy's ($16.20) victory in the 149th running of the Grade I, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, generated all-sources handle of $52,086,597, demolishing the previous record set in 2015 by 4.9 percent.

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Parx Casino applied for permits to offer sports betting

Parx Casino applied for permits to offer sports betting

posted on August 27, 2018 by

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Monday that the owner of Parx Casino applied for permits to offer sports betting at the suburban Philadelphia casino and at an off-track betting parlor it owns in Philadelphia.

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Sen. Orrin Hatch pushes for federal oversight of sports betting market

Sen. Orrin Hatch pushes for federal oversight of sports betting market

posted on August 25, 2018 by

Retiring U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch said Thursday he intends to follow through with his plans to introduce legislation that would implement federal oversight of the nation’s developing legal sports betting market.

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Mississippi House passes heavily amended Senate lottery bill

Mississippi House passes heavily amended Senate lottery bill

posted on August 25, 2018 by

The Mississippi House passed a heavily amended Senate lottery bill rerouting some future monies toward education. Additionally, the House version requires that a new Mississippi Gaming Corp. and its board adhere to state public records and open meetings laws.

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Pechanga Resort and Casino to utilize veterans, service dogs for security

Pechanga Resort and Casino to utilize veterans, service dogs for security

posted on August 24, 2018 by

Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula has implemented a new program in which veterans and their service dogs are being utilized for security around California’s largest casino/resort.

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Seven Pennsylvania casinos sue Department of Revenue

Seven Pennsylvania casinos sue Department of Revenue

posted on August 24, 2018 by

A coalition of seven Pennsylvania casinos has sued the state Department of Revenue over its online gaming system contending that what they call “illegal, simulated casino-style online games” are now being offered by the department-run Pennsylvania Lottery.

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Mississippi State Senate votes to create state lottery

Mississippi State Senate votes to create state lottery

posted on August 24, 2018 by

Another change in the Mississippi gambling landscape, joining the advent this month of legal sports betting, could be on the way after a State Senate vote Thursday in special session to create a state lottery.

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