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Lawmakers in Virginia beginning sports betting legislation

Lawmakers in Virginia beginning sports betting legislation

posted on November 26, 2018 by

Some state lawmakers in Virginia say they’re drafting legislation to allow sports betting in the state.

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Earnings down in expanded Atlantic City casino market

Earnings down in expanded Atlantic City casino market

posted on November 25, 2018 by

Along with the excitement over the reopening of two of the five Atlantic City casinos that had shut down in recent years came this concern: Can a city that only just recently...

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Resorts World Catskills in New York isn’t living up to expectations

Resorts World Catskills in New York isn’t living up to expectations

posted on November 24, 2018 by

Resorts World Catskills in New York isn’t living up to expectations. Revenue for the facility that cost $1B and has an 18-story hotel has been comparable since April to the Rivers Casino in Schenectady, which was built for $700M less and has nearly half the slot machines.

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Is another Station Casino coming to the Las Vegas valley?

Is another Station Casino coming to the Las Vegas valley?

posted on November 24, 2018 by

Is another Station Casino – Skye Canyon Station perhaps? – coming to the Las Vegas valley? The casino operator recently purchased around 40 acres of land for $36 million in the rapidly developing area of Skye Canyon in the upper northwest valley.

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SLS Las Vegas waives resort fees for Cyber Monday deal

SLS Las Vegas waives resort fees for Cyber Monday deal

posted on November 23, 2018 by

One of the most annoying parts of coming to Las Vegas for tourists is the daily resort fees charged by many hotels. Well, SLS Las Vegas is doing something about it, at least for a few days.

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New law aims to protect ‘skilled’ card players in Louisiana

New law aims to protect ‘skilled’ card players in Louisiana

posted on November 23, 2018 by

A Louisiana law intended to protect skilled gamblers from being kicked out of casinos appears to be enforced by the state. Act 451, which went into effect August 1, says that a casino can’t ban a person “based solely on the skill level of the person.”

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Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks, Nev., is being demolished

Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks, Nev., is being demolished

posted on November 22, 2018 by

The tear-down and clean-up of the 111,372 square-foot building is expected to take a couple months. Details on exactly how the land will be used haven’t been announced.

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New bill in Nevada would force tout services to register

New bill in Nevada would force tout services to register

posted on November 22, 2018 by

As sports-betting expands around the country, people trying to sell picks are likely to follow. Nevada Senate Bill 46 was introduced Wednesday in the state legislature

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Dead men can tell some amazing tales

Dead men can tell some amazing tales

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Vegas Vibe | I’m seated across from a darkly handsome man in his early 60s. We are on the patio of a municipal golf course in Mesa, Ariz. It’s late June, and the temperature is 114 degrees.

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Saints have had an impact on sports books in Mississippi

Saints have had an impact on sports books in Mississippi

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Sports-betting hasn’t been legalized in Louisiana yet so fans in that state have been flocking across the border to Mississippi. There are also a lot of Saints’ fans...

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Senator Petersen has good and bad news for sports bettors

Senator Petersen has good and bad news for sports bettors

posted on November 21, 2018 by

Petersen said he’s going to file a bill to legalize sports betting. What’s more, he wants the tax revenue to help reduce tuition at Virginia community colleges.

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Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

posted on November 19, 2018 by

Stock prices for regional operators Penn National, Eldorado Resorts, Boyd Gaming and Caesars closed last week at or near year-long lows

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Sports-betting just days away from beginning in Rhode Island

Sports-betting just days away from beginning in Rhode Island

posted on November 19, 2018 by

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., is expected to begin taking wagers “by Thanksgiving,” The Herald News reported.

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Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

posted on November 18, 2018 by

A little more than a year ago, the Tropicana took its table games and slot/video poker machines from a riverboat on the Ohio River to a land-based facility

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Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

posted on November 17, 2018 by

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians confirmed that they filed the lawsuit in San Diego’s Superior Court.

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Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

posted on November 17, 2018 by

Professional leagues have gotten nothing but push back from the casino industry when they’ve proposed integrity fees – or royalties – as the legalization of sports betting spreads across the country. Finally, the leagues have found someone on their side.

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Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

posted on November 16, 2018 by

Add two more to Nevada’s dreaded “Black List.” Anthony Granito and James Cooper have been banned for life by the Gaming Control Board from entering any Nevada gambling establishment. They are the 33rd and 34th persons to make the Black List.

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CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

posted on November 16, 2018 by

CG Technology reached a $2M settlement with the Nevada Gaming Commission and will keep its license to continue booking sports bets at eight casinos in the Las Vegas area.

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Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

posted on November 15, 2018 by

New Jersey’s red-hot sports betting market blew past the half-billion dollar mark in October, with nearly $600 million worth of bets having been made in just four and a half months. Figures show gamblers wagered $260 million on sports in October.

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The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

posted on November 15, 2018 by

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, which shut down in 2014, could be on the verge of finally finding a buyer. Advanced Consulting Inc., a New York-based real estate firm, is in serious discussions to purchase the Atlantic City property from TJM.

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