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Is NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finally seeing the light?

Is NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finally seeing the light?

posted on December 23, 2018 by

Legal Sports Report is reporting that the NFL is close to a partnership deal with Caesars Entertainment.

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Michigan becomes fifth state to legalize online gambling

Michigan becomes fifth state to legalize online gambling

posted on December 22, 2018 by

The Michigan legislature passed a bill that will make the state the fifth to legalize online gambling, pending the anticipated approval by Gov. Rick Snyder. The bill to legalize online poker, casino games and ostensibly sports betting.

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Wynn Resorts announces retirement of Alvin Shoemaker

Wynn Resorts announces retirement of Alvin Shoemaker

posted on December 22, 2018 by

The new-look board of directors at Wynn Resorts is losing one of its veteran members. The company announced Alvin Shoemaker, a former chairman of First Boston Inc., will be retiring at the end of this month. Shoemaker has served on the Wynn board since 2002.

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‘Top 3 Prime Pick’ bets for this Sunday’s NFL games

‘Top 3 Prime Pick’ bets for this Sunday’s NFL games

posted on December 21, 2018 by

In the spirit of the holiday season, we decided to give everyone our ‘Top 3 Prime Pick’ bets for this Sunday’s NFL games

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NGC approves Golden Ent. purchase of Colorado Belle, Edgewater

NGC approves Golden Ent. purchase of Colorado Belle, Edgewater

posted on December 21, 2018 by

The Nevada Gaming Commission officially approved Golden Entertainment’s purchase of two casinos in Laughlin, Nev. With the $190 million acquisition of Colorado Belle and Edgewater, Golden Entertainment now owns three of the 11 casinos in Laughlin.

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Former Bishop Gorman pitcher Jeffrey Martin placed on Black List

Former Bishop Gorman pitcher Jeffrey Martin placed on Black List

posted on December 21, 2018 by

Former Bishop Gorman and minor-league baseball pitcher Jeffrey Martin became the 35th person placed on Nevada’s Black List, officially referred to as the Nevada List of Excluded Persons.

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MGM announces Steve Zanella as President, COO of CityCenter

MGM announces Steve Zanella as President, COO of CityCenter

posted on December 21, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International announced today the appointment of Steve Zanella as President & Chief Operating Officer of CityCenter. Zanella will oversee daily operations of ARIA Resort and Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa, providing strategic direction to both resorts.

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Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018 not received well

Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018 not received well

posted on December 20, 2018 by

The so-called Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018 immediately received widespread negative feedback. The bill would create federal regulations on sports betting instead of leaving it up to each individual state.

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AGS acquires a Canadian slot machine developer

AGS acquires a Canadian slot machine developer

posted on December 19, 2018 by

AGS, a gaming equipment provider, recently announced it has acquired a Canadian slot machine developer in a deal worth $49 million, Integrity Gaming Corp.

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Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

posted on December 19, 2018 by

Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, told The Associated Press he and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah will introduce the bill

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Rivers Casino and SugarHouse Open Sports Betting

Rivers Casino and SugarHouse Open Sports Betting

posted on December 19, 2018 by

Pittsburgh fans can now place a sports bet at Rivers Casino, step outside and walk a couple hundred yards to watch a Steelers’ game at Heinz Field.

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DC lawmakers legalize sports betting

DC lawmakers legalize sports betting

posted on December 18, 2018 by

City lawmakers in Washington have voted to legalize sports betting, making the nation’s capital the first U.S. jurisdiction without casinos to authorize sports books.

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Pennsylvania casino sees $1.4M in sports bets in 2 weeks

Pennsylvania casino sees $1.4M in sports bets in 2 weeks

posted on December 18, 2018 by

Tuesday’s report by Pennsylvania state regulators includes November results for sports betting at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course after it began taking bets mid-month.

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Senate leader worried about casino staffing

Senate leader worried about casino staffing

posted on December 18, 2018 by

Rhode Island’s Senate president says there aren’t enough casino staff to take sports bets and he’s concerned about the state losing out on revenue.

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Bill Miller new president and Chief Executive Officer at AGA

Bill Miller new president and Chief Executive Officer at AGA

posted on December 18, 2018 by

Miller replaces Geoff Freeman, who stepped down last summer to become president/CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

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Are you an American Sports Gambler?

Are you an American Sports Gambler?

posted on December 18, 2018 by

If so, you’re part of a group that knocked off NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Sports Business Journal’s 2018 rankings

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Credit One Bank First Founding Partner of Las Vegas Aviators

Credit One Bank First Founding Partner of Las Vegas Aviators

posted on December 17, 2018 by

Credit One Bank and The Howard Hughes Corporation, owner of the Las Vegas Aviators, have announced the bank will be a founding level multi-year partner

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Kentucky residents spending $1B annually in neighboring states

Kentucky residents spending $1B annually in neighboring states

posted on December 17, 2018 by

As a result, Beshear is pressuring lawmakers to approve casino games such as poker, roulette, sports betting and fantasy sports.

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Sports betting in D.C. could be legalized as soon as Tuesday

Sports betting in D.C. could be legalized as soon as Tuesday

posted on December 17, 2018 by

The D.C. Council is scheduled to continue discussing a bill first introduced in September by Councilman Jack Evans. A vote quite likely will take place.

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Adelson is ‘eager to do something’ in New York City

Adelson is ‘eager to do something’ in New York City

posted on December 16, 2018 by

Sheldon Adelson is surrounding himself with business leaders close to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his mission to build a casino in New York City

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