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SLS Las Vegas waives resort fees for Cyber Monday deal

SLS Las Vegas waives resort fees for Cyber Monday deal

posted on November 23, 2018 by

One of the most annoying parts of coming to Las Vegas for tourists is the daily resort fees charged by many hotels. Well, SLS Las Vegas is doing something about it, at least for a few days.

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New law aims to protect ‘skilled’ card players in Louisiana

New law aims to protect ‘skilled’ card players in Louisiana

posted on November 23, 2018 by

A Louisiana law intended to protect skilled gamblers from being kicked out of casinos appears to be enforced by the state. Act 451, which went into effect August 1, says that a casino can’t ban a person “based solely on the skill level of the person.”

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Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks, Nev., is being demolished

Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks, Nev., is being demolished

posted on November 22, 2018 by

The tear-down and clean-up of the 111,372 square-foot building is expected to take a couple months. Details on exactly how the land will be used haven’t been announced.

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New bill in Nevada would force tout services to register

New bill in Nevada would force tout services to register

posted on November 22, 2018 by

As sports-betting expands around the country, people trying to sell picks are likely to follow. Nevada Senate Bill 46 was introduced Wednesday in the state legislature

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Dead men can tell some amazing tales

Dead men can tell some amazing tales

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Vegas Vibe | I’m seated across from a darkly handsome man in his early 60s. We are on the patio of a municipal golf course in Mesa, Ariz. It’s late June, and the temperature is 114 degrees.

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Senator Petersen has good and bad news for sports bettors

Senator Petersen has good and bad news for sports bettors

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Petersen said he’s going to file a bill to legalize sports betting. What’s more, he wants the tax revenue to help reduce tuition at Virginia community colleges.

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Saints have had an impact on sports books in Mississippi

Saints have had an impact on sports books in Mississippi

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Sports-betting hasn’t been legalized in Louisiana yet so fans in that state have been flocking across the border to Mississippi. There are also a lot of Saints’ fans...

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Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

posted on November 19, 2018 by

Stock prices for regional operators Penn National, Eldorado Resorts, Boyd Gaming and Caesars closed last week at or near year-long lows

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Sports-Betting Just Days Away from Beginning in Rhode Island

Sports-Betting Just Days Away from Beginning in Rhode Island

posted on November 19, 2018 by

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., is expected to begin taking wagers “by Thanksgiving,” The Herald News reported.

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Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

posted on November 18, 2018 by

A little more than a year ago, the Tropicana took its table games and slot/video poker machines from a riverboat on the Ohio River to a land-based facility

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Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

posted on November 17, 2018 by

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians confirmed that they filed the lawsuit in San Diego’s Superior Court.

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Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

posted on November 17, 2018 by

Professional leagues have gotten nothing but push back from the casino industry when they’ve proposed integrity fees – or royalties – as the legalization of sports betting spreads across the country. Finally, the leagues have found someone on their side.

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Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

posted on November 16, 2018 by

Add two more to Nevada’s dreaded “Black List.” Anthony Granito and James Cooper have been banned for life by the Gaming Control Board from entering any Nevada gambling establishment. They are the 33rd and 34th persons to make the Black List.

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CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

posted on November 16, 2018 by

CG Technology reached a $2M settlement with the Nevada Gaming Commission and will keep its license to continue booking sports bets at eight casinos in the Las Vegas area.

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Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

posted on November 15, 2018 by

New Jersey’s red-hot sports betting market blew past the half-billion dollar mark in October, with nearly $600 million worth of bets having been made in just four and a half months. Figures show gamblers wagered $260 million on sports in October.

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The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

posted on November 15, 2018 by

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, which shut down in 2014, could be on the verge of finally finding a buyer. Advanced Consulting Inc., a New York-based real estate firm, is in serious discussions to purchase the Atlantic City property from TJM.

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Revenues from video gambling rise more than 75 percent in Illinois

Revenues from video gambling rise more than 75 percent in Illinois

posted on November 15, 2018 by

Revenues from video gambling have risen more than 75 percent in Illinois over the last three years. There are around 11,000 machines in the metropolitan area, which is comparable to what is found in nine full-sized casinos.

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Esports and gambling moved another step closer

Esports and gambling moved another step closer

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Esports and gambling moved another step closer with a new partnership between Complexity Gaming and the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Oklahoma.

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Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino

Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Dan Gilbert,  owner  of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino in Detroit to Penn National Gaming and VICI Properties for $1 billion, the Detroit Free Press reported.

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DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race

DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race

posted on November 14, 2018 by

DraftKings and Resorts Casino are firing the latest shot in New Jersey’s sports book arms race, with a full-fledged sports betting facility due to open in a week

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