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90% of US sport bets could be online in 5 to 10 years

90% of US sport bets could be online in 5 to 10 years

posted on June 13, 2019 by

Some gambling and technology executives say 90% of sports betting in the United States will be done over mobile phones or the internet in the next five to 10 years.

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Pennsylvania gives first OK for plan to build mini-casino

Pennsylvania gives first OK for plan to build mini-casino

posted on June 12, 2019 by

Pennsylvania’s gambling offerings are growing again. The Gaming Control Board cleared Penn National Gaming’s plan to build a mini-casino close to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Fantasy Sports not going anywhere

Fantasy Sports not going anywhere

posted on June 12, 2019 by

The NFL is king, and that also goes for the world of daily fantasy sports.

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Oddsmaker Jack Franzi dies at age 91

Oddsmaker Jack Franzi dies at age 91

posted on June 12, 2019 by

Jack Franzi, one of the old-school Las Vegas linemakers, died Monday of natural causes with family members at his bedside. He was 91.

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Tall tales from the old days in Las Vegas still cool

Tall tales from the old days in Las Vegas still cool

posted on June 12, 2019 by

Gaming Insider | “Have you got time for one of those only-in-Las Vegas stories?” That’s the way my conversation began on an afternoon about 30 years ago with casino executive Vic Vickrey.

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Veto override effort stalls for Montana sports betting bill

Veto override effort stalls for Montana sports betting bill

posted on June 11, 2019 by

Montana lawmakers have failed to override a Gov. Steve Bullock veto of a bill that would have allowed private companies to run sports betting operations .

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NY OKs regulations for sports bets in 4 upstate casinos

NY OKs regulations for sports bets in 4 upstate casinos

posted on June 10, 2019 by

Gambling regulators in New York have voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos.

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NBA, MLB using data to chase better deals with sportsbooks

NBA, MLB using data to chase better deals with sportsbooks

posted on June 08, 2019 by

For NBA and MLB executives, a cut of sports betting revenue is pretty much a no-brainer.

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Lots to like from Circa Sports’ debut

Lots to like from Circa Sports’ debut

posted on June 07, 2019 by

Wise Kracks | In addition, Circa Sports had a fantastic juice-free promotion on Saturday, and after I made some bets, I did a quick interview with a reporter who tweeted out my three plays.

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West Virginia sports betting app delayed

West Virginia sports betting app delayed

posted on June 06, 2019 by

West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate gambling.

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NCAA learns to deal with sports betting change

NCAA learns to deal with sports betting change

posted on June 05, 2019 by

The NCAA’s primary focus, outside of the gambling aspect, is the mental health and well-being of student athletes when it comes to sports betting.

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Different paths exist to navigate sports betting world

Different paths exist to navigate sports betting world

posted on June 05, 2019 by

From the Editor | If we’ve learned anything since the repeal of PASPA a year ago, it's that there’s more than one way to allow a person to place a sports bet.

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Maverick Gaming announces growth

Maverick Gaming announces growth

posted on June 05, 2019 by

Maverick Gaming has announced that the company has completed the purchase of the Red Lion Casino, Gold Country Casino and High Desert Inn.

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Jack Binion recalls World Series of Poker

Jack Binion recalls World Series of Poker

posted on June 05, 2019 by

Gaming Insider | Jack Binion was taking a leisurely stroll along Memory Lane several days ago, poking and prodding distant moments about the World Series of Poker.

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Daniel Wood Engaged National Vice President

Daniel Wood Engaged National Vice President

posted on June 04, 2019 by

Engaged Nation has announced that gaming industry veteran Daniel Wood is joining the Las Vegas-based gamified digital engagement marketing company as Vice President of Sales.

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Top Democrat hoping to craft gambling deal with tribes

Top Democrat hoping to craft gambling deal with tribes

posted on May 31, 2019 by

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz is trying to throw a “hail Mary pass” in the final days of the legislative session.

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Gamblers wager $17M on sports in April in Rhode Island

Gamblers wager $17M on sports in April in Rhode Island

posted on May 29, 2019 by

Gamblers placed nearly $17 million in wagers on professional sports in April in Rhode Island, the state lottery said Wednesday.

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Circa Sports looks to book big action at Golden Gate

Circa Sports looks to book big action at Golden Gate

posted on May 29, 2019 by

Saturday at the Golden Gate on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas, Derek Stevens’ dream becomes reality. Circa Sports, the newest sports book in Nevada, will take its first bets.

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Caesars Palace to host gambling symposium

Caesars Palace to host gambling symposium

posted on May 29, 2019 by

UNLV’s International Gaming Institute will once again sponsor the International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking at Caesars Palace.

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SEC trying to get handle on sports betting

SEC trying to get handle on sports betting

posted on May 29, 2019 by

The Southeastern Conference, one of the most powerful in college sports, is trying to get a handle on how to deal with the potential of sports betting in some of its members’ states.

 

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