MGM Resorts International, through the company’s real estate investment arm, MGM Growth Properties has reached an agreement to acquire Empire City Casino's Yonkers Raceway and casino just outside of New York City for total consideration of $850 million.view
Ameristar Casino in East Chicago is now the first Northwest Indiana casino to utilize a 2015 state law allowing casinos to move some gaming operations onto land. Ameristar unveiled its new high-limit slots and table games room late last week.view
The projected opening of a new casino in Tiverton, Rhode Island has been moved forward from Oct. 1. to Sept. 1. The Twin River casino was initially set to open in July but was pushed back because of work site issues.view
The Resort Tower at Bally's Las Vegas refresh is now complete to the tune of a $125 million renovation of its main hotel tower, including 2,052 rooms and suites.view
Locals casino giant Boyd Gaming continues to upgrade its dining options at all of its Las Vegas properties with the unveiling of the 90 NINETY Bar + Grill at its Suncoast Hotel and Casino.view
New Zealand gambling stakeholders are considering their efforts to curb problem gambling by expanding the use of facial recognition technology. The system monitors people entering gaming rooms and checks their face against a voluntary photo database.view
A group of British racehorse owners and breeders are going into the pari-mutuel bookmaking business.Known as the Alizeti consortium, the group says it has reached an agreement to purchase a share of the Tote, a prominent UK horseracing bookmaking brand.view
Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has chosen a Charlestown, Mass.-based custom luxury yacht builder to construct three “European-style, low-profile motor yachts” to transport passengers to and from its $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor gaming resort in Everett.view
The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has gone to court against the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA, claiming the leagues cost Monmouth Park more than $130 million in lost revenue by obstructing legal sports betting.view
A contingent of major Nevada sports betting authorities will journey to Cleveland in July for the Summer Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS), July 13-15.view
Don’t expect to be able to place a sports wager in Massachusetts any time soon. Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo on Wednesday quashed the notion that the state is in a hurry to legalize Massachusetts sports betting.view
It’s been little more than a week since the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, thereby making sports betting a states’ rights issue. And politicians across the country have wasted little time taking the issue and taking a position on it.view
Las Vegas is now ranked as the 10th most popular global destination for private jet travelers using PrivateFly, the global private jet charter broker company with services in 19 countries.view
Bellagio is shuttering its gilded and crystal-adorned The Bank nightclub on June 3 ending a nearly 11-year run on the Las Vegas Strip. MGM Resorts International did not announce a replacement for the nightclub.view
Last Monday’s Supreme Court decision lifting the 1992 federal ban on sport betting outside Nevada has sent more than two dozen states into a race to decide how or if to introduce legal, regulated sport betting.view
Though the Connecticut state general assembly adjourned for the year in early May with no action on sports betting, Governor Daniel Malloy isn’t willing to let the issue linger.view
International Game Technology (IGT), the major gaming and lottery services and products provider, beat market expectations for its first quarter company-provided 2018 results revealed.view
Tiger Woods made it look and sound as if he had never been gone. More than turning back time, every hole seemed like the one before Saturday at the Tour Championship. A tee shot striped down the middle of the fairway. The clean strike of an iron as he held his pose.
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.
Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet.