Industry

RSS
AGA looks at problem gambling

AGA looks at problem gambling

posted on June 05, 2018 by

A New Hampshire non-profit group has received a nearly $5,000 grant to help fund its efforts to help residents suffering from gambling addictions.

view
LEAD1 pushes back on betting

LEAD1 pushes back on betting

posted on June 05, 2018 by

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
There’s gold in Northern Nev.

There’s gold in Northern Nev.

posted on June 05, 2018 by

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
New Jersey Sports Betting Bills Clears Committee, Readying for Floor Vote

New Jersey Sports Betting Bills Clears Committee, Readying for Floor Vote

posted on June 04, 2018 by

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
Delaware sports betting will use Scientific Games' technology

Delaware sports betting will use Scientific Games' technology

posted on June 04, 2018 by

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 reaches agreement with union representing nearly half its workers

MGM reaches agreement with union representing nearly half its workers

posted on June 04, 2018 by

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
Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa plans $700M expansion

Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa plans $700M expansion

posted on June 02, 2018 by

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
New casino receives permission to operate 24 hours

New casino receives permission to operate 24 hours

posted on June 02, 2018 by

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
It is time to negotiate with sports leagues

It is time to negotiate with sports leagues

posted on June 01, 2018 by

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
A Quick Review of Sports Betting Show ‘I’ll Take That Bet’ on ESPN+

A Quick Review of Sports Betting Show ‘I’ll Take That Bet’ on ESPN+

posted on June 01, 2018 by

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
Delaware Lottery Director on Sports Betting: ‘We’ve Been Ready Since 2009’

Delaware Lottery Director on Sports Betting: ‘We’ve Been Ready Since 2009’

posted on June 01, 2018 by

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, Resorts Casino join on sports bets

DraftKings, Resorts Casino join on sports bets

posted on June 01, 2018 by

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
Union: tentative labor deal struck with Caesars

Union: tentative labor deal struck with Caesars

posted on June 01, 2018 by

Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas.

view
Massachusetts Prepping to Make Sports Betting Law in 2019

Massachusetts Prepping to Make Sports Betting Law in 2019

posted on June 01, 2018 by

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
Process of developing casino/resorts in Japan is speeding up

Process of developing casino/resorts in Japan is speeding up

posted on May 31, 2018 by

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
Pennsylvania Sports Betting Inches Closer With Initial Regulations

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Inches Closer With Initial Regulations

posted on May 31, 2018 by

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
Anti-gambling advocates force changes at gambling website

Anti-gambling advocates force changes at gambling website

posted on May 31, 2018 by

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
Future of Daily Fantasy Sports in Louisiana will rest with voters

Future of Daily Fantasy Sports in Louisiana will rest with voters

posted on May 31, 2018 by

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
Illinois Still All Talk, No Action on Sports Betting

Illinois Still All Talk, No Action on Sports Betting

posted on May 30, 2018 by

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’s Bettman Wants a Cut, Just Don’t Call it an ‘Integrity Fee’

NHL’s Bettman Wants a Cut, Just Don’t Call it an ‘Integrity Fee’

posted on May 30, 2018 by

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

GamingToday Engaged Nation Pro Football Frenzy 2018

top stories

Honoring a couple of baseball’s distinguished sluggersHonoring a couple of baseball’s…

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 caps off amazing comeback with a winTiger Woods caps off amazing comeback…

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 AugustOverall casino revenue rose…

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.

AGA's Sara Slane invited to testify on sports bettingAGA's Sara Slane invited to testify on…

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.

D.C. city councilman Jack Evans introduces sports betting billD.C. city councilman Jack Evans…

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.

Westgate WOW

CasaBlanca Super Run 2018

2018 GamingToday's Bookies Battle Bonus Casino

Race Day Las Vegas Ralph Siraco

Guaranteed Tip Sheet

G2E 2018 Ad1

CFIM2018