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Louisiana lawmakers promised push to legalize sports betting

Louisiana lawmakers promised push to legalize sports betting

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Louisiana lawmakers Wednesday promised a renewed push to legalize sports betting, saying gamblers are finding ways to wager elsewhere and the state is losing out on taxing the activity

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Atlantic City’s Tropicana to start offering sports betting Thursday

Atlantic City’s Tropicana to start offering sports betting Thursday

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino plans to start offering sports betting Thursday. State gambling regulators and the casino tell The Associated Press the Tropicana has been approved to begin offering sports betting, and plans to do so Thursday at 11 a.m.

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Sara Slane won PASPA battle

Sara Slane won PASPA battle

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Sara Slane has been the face of legalized sports betting for the casino industry these crucial last couple of years. She spearheaded an aggressive campaign that pointed out the failures of PASPA.

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The Ocean recently opened an esports lounge called 'The Den'

The Ocean recently opened an esports lounge called 'The Den'

posted on October 24, 2018 by

The Ocean Resort Casino has gotten out front as Atlantic City tries to become the Esports Capital of the East. The Ocean recently opened an esports lounge called “The Den,” designed to bring millennials to the property.

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FanDuel is the force behind a new political action committee

FanDuel is the force behind a new political action committee

posted on October 24, 2018 by

FanDuel is the force behind a new political action committee called Fairness for Fantasy Sports in Louisiana. Of the $154,135 reportedly raised in September, $154,000 came from FanDuel, a popular online fantasy company, according to The Times-Picayune newspaper.

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Sands Corp and MGM Resorts Int. two top candidates in Japan

Sands Corp and MGM Resorts Int. two top candidates in Japan

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International could be emerging as the top candidates to be selected to build the first resort-casinos in Japan.

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More W. Va. casinos are working to start offering sports betting

More W. Va. casinos are working to start offering sports betting

posted on October 24, 2018 by

A West Virginia lottery official says more casinos are working to start offering sports betting. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester has paid the $100,000 annual licensing fee.

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Pai Gow variations a nice change at G2E

Pai Gow variations a nice change at G2E

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | I think I saw more innovation at the Global Gaming Expo this year than I have seen in the past several years. While the number of companies with offerings seems to have shrunk, I liked that I saw a variety of new games. 

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Esport gets license for video gambling

Esport gets license for video gambling

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves. The live-betting esports platform Unikrn had its wagering license approved by the Isle of Man on Tuesday, clearing the way for users to legally gamble on competitive video games.

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Piero’s the right setting for a story about Vegas gamblers

Piero’s the right setting for a story about Vegas gamblers

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | There are many documentaries on Las Vegas and gambling that have been done in the past. In my opinion, most of them have not been very good. I think that is due to either the creative minds behind the show or they were lacking consultants.

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Bookmaker William Hill sues FanDuel over betting guide

Bookmaker William Hill sues FanDuel over betting guide

posted on October 23, 2018 by

One of the biggest players in the nascent U.S. sports betting market is suing a competitor for copyright infringement.

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Estimated $2.2B is on the line for Mega Millions, Powerball drawings

Estimated $2.2B is on the line for Mega Millions, Powerball drawings

posted on October 23, 2018 by

An estimated $2.2 billion is on the line Tuesday and Wednesday in back-to-back massive lottery jackpots around the country. Tuesday is the Mega Millions that is currently at $1.6 billion, the largest lottery jackpot ever. Wednesday is the Powerball worth $620 million. 

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Esport betting platform gets license for video game gambling

Esport betting platform gets license for video game gambling

posted on October 23, 2018 by

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves. The live-betting esports platform Unikrn had its wagering license approved by the Isle of Man on Tuesday, clearing the way for users to legally gamble on competitive video games.

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Adelson has given more than $100 M to help Republicans

Adelson has given more than $100 M to help Republicans

posted on October 22, 2018 by

Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has given more than $100 million to help bolster the Republicans’ midterm elections campaign.

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Tony Rodio has been named CEO for Affinity

Tony Rodio has been named CEO for Affinity

posted on October 22, 2018 by

Tony Rodio, with more than three decades of gaming industry experience, has been named CEO for Affinity, a Las Vegas-based company that operates a total of 11 casinos.

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Caesars Entertainment expected to unanimously reject an offer

Caesars Entertainment expected to unanimously reject an offer

posted on October 22, 2018 by

The New York Post reported that Caesars Entertainment is expected to unanimously reject an offer to merge with Tilman Fertitta’s gaming company, including his Golden Nugget properties.

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He who hesitates doesn’t get the casino

He who hesitates doesn’t get the casino

posted on October 21, 2018 by

Landowners in Georgia aren’t waiting for casino gambling to be legalized in the state. They’re already maneuvering to get a piece of that lucrative pie.

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Ravens became second NFL team to make deal with a casino

Ravens became second NFL team to make deal with a casino

posted on October 21, 2018 by

The Baltimore Ravens became the second NFL team to make a marketing deal with a casino, joining the Dallas Cowboys, a trend that undoubtedly will continue.

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Three police officers accused of being involved in illegal gambling in Houston

Three police officers accused of being involved in illegal gambling in Houston

posted on October 20, 2018 by

A total of three police officers were among 41 accused of being involved in illegal gambling following a sting operation in Houston, according to KPRC, the NBC television affiliate in Houston.

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Under construction Hard Rock spurs economic development in Yuba County

Under construction Hard Rock spurs economic development in Yuba County

posted on October 19, 2018 by

If you build a casino, they will come. Not just to the casino, but around the casino. Officials in Yuba County in Northern California say the mere presence of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino under construction has spurred economic development interest in the surrounding area.

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