Tom McMillen, CEO of an association of college athletics directors, says its members should, at some point, expect a game-fixing scandal in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow widespread wagering on sporting events.view
Although always overshadowed by Nevada’s booming hospitality and gambling businesses, mining commerce continues to thrive with the recent announcement that Las Vegas-based Bonanza Goldfields Corp. has agreed to acquire Mizpah Mines, LLC.view
The New Jersey state Assembly advanced on Monday a NJ sports betting bill that will legalize sports wagering in the Garden State – at long last.view
Scientific Games Corporation's technology will be used to implement the Delaware Lottery's expansion to full-scale sports betting. Delaware is expected to begin offering sports betting at its three casinos, becoming the first state to begin single-team sports wagering.view
MGM has announced a tentative agreement with the union representing nearly half of its 50,000 casino-hotel workers. The deal between MGM Resorts International and the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 was announced by the union late Saturday.view
The owners of Florida's biggest casino are starting a massive, nearly $700 million expansion that will make it even larger. The Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Tampa announced that they will have 5,000 slot machines and nearly 200 tables when complete.view
Officials in Tiverton have voted to allow a casino to operate 24 hours. Tiverton Casino Hotel’s proposal passed in a 4-3 vote during a special meeting. The casino will operate around-the-clock for one year, after which a review will determine whether to make the hours permanent.view
The Analyst | The sports wagering industry has an interesting opportunity to guide its own fate but as there is no true unifying voice within the industry it is ill prepared to speak or negotiate with the leagues or conferences to come to a mutually beneficial deal.view
ESPN+ on Thursday night aired its first episode of “I’ll Take That Bet” – a partnership between the Worldwide Leader and The Action Network, which focuses on sports wagering and launched in October 2017 with Chad Millman at the helm as Head of Content.view
The state of Delaware announced on Thursday that it will offer full-fledged sports betting beginning June 5, making it the first state to seize the opportunity since the Supreme Court struck down PASPA on May 14.view
DraftKings and Resorts Casino signed a deal Friday to offer sports betting in New Jersey. The pairing highlights the scramble among gambling, bookmaking and technology companies to position themselves to gain a large share of the sports betting market.view
Just because the state of Massachusetts hasn’t passed sports betting legislation yet doesn’t mean it’s ignoring the topic. Au contraire. State lawmakers are mobilizing in an effort to have passable legislation prepared for vote in the early days of the 2019 session.view
The process of developing three proposed casino/resorts in Japan is speeding up. If the bill is passed by the end of the current session of the Diet, Japan's Parliament, on June 20, MGM expects to bid for one of three licenses to operate integrated resorts.view
Before the Supreme Court axed PASPA on May 14, the 1992 federal law that had banned full-fledged sports betting outside Nevada, Pennsylvania had positioned itself to become one of the first non-Nevada states to roll out legal sports wagering.view
In Great Britain, an uproar by anti-gambling advocates has forced changes at a gambling website hosting games called Fairytale Legends and Fairies Forest because of the likelihood that they would appeal to children.view
The future of Daily Fantasy Sports in Louisiana will rest with voters in individual parishes as part of a general election on Nov. 6. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced late last week that he has signed a measure that authorizes the November ballot question.view
llinois lawmakers worked through the Memorial Day weekend and one of the issues that their attention was focused on was sports betting. But despite the extra work days, no bills came out of the Gaming Committee.view
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has never been one to mince words. And Monday night, just as Las Vegas was poised to host its first major professional championship in any sport, Bettman said it like it is.view
Adrian Beltre received a standing ovation in the Texas Rangers’ home finale Sunday. There was less ambiguity in Detroit, where Victor Martinez is calling it a career, and he played his last game Saturday.
Tiger Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built a five-shot lead early and hung on to win the Tour Championship.
Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.
Sara Slane, American Gaming Association Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, has been invited to testify at the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations’ hearing on sports betting Thursday.
Jack Evans, a District of Columbia city council member, has introduced a bill that would allow sports betting in the nation’s capitol. Washington, D.C. currently has no casinos but operates its own lottery.