One Mann's Opinion | Rumors had floated through the Nevada sports wagering business for more than a week that a major bookmaker would soon leave his long-time post. Those rumors proved to be twice as true when John Avello and Ed Malinowski resigned.view
Dye-ing to Know | Nobody is looking more forward to the Raiders and the NFL coming to town than the people at Mandalay Bay.view
Icahn Enterprises has fully completed the sale of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. to Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI) and Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (ERI) for approximately $1.85 billion, the company has announced.view
Many of the U.S. sports leagues are registering their lobbyists in Kentucky for the first time as the state legislature prepares to examine sports betting in the state. The NFL, MLB, NBA, and the PGA Tour have all registered to lobby.view
A major discussion of sports betting in Latin America is slated for next week’s G2E in Las Vegas. Organizers report all of Latin America is preparing for the development of sports betting throughout the region.view
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has confirmed that it will hold hearings and consider sports betting petitions for Parx Casino and the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course at its monthly meeting on Wednesday.view
Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau reported early Monday that the Chinese enclave, the only legal gambling hub in the country, produced a gross gaming revenue (GGR) increase of 2.8 percent in September to $2.72 billion(U.S.).view
Just released campaign reports show that Disney Worldwide Services and the tribe each donated $5 million to Voters in Charge in September, money that is being used by the political group Voters in Charge to pay for ads to convince registered voters...view
When people gamble, things sometimes go wrong...Roulette balls glance off the wheel onto the table. Slot machines jam. Online betting apps freeze. Dice go flying off the felt. And sometimes, the cards aren’t shuffled correctly, or at all.view
The National Indian Gaming Association is concluding its annual Mid-Year Conference at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, California’s largest gaming venue. The event included a wide array of workshops, sessions, and the mid-year tribal leadership meeting.view
Nevada’s year-to-year gaming win in August, according to some industry observers, was heavily and negatively impacted, by the lack of the industry-wide boost provided by the Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight in August 2017.view
SeventySix Capital, the sports tech venture capital fund led by former MLB star Ryan Howard, has announced that NBA legend Ralph Sampson is now part of the company’s Athlete Venture Group.view
The Analyst | It was not that long ago here in the United States that the idea of professional sports teams partnering with casinos, sportsbooks or online betting sites would seem as likely as seeing a dog and cat dancing the Merengue together.view
Tilman Fertitta reportedly has approached Caesars Entertainment about a potential merger agreement. Fertitta owns the Golden Nugget brand, which includes casinos in downtown Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Biloxi and other locations, in addition to the NBA’s Houston Rockets.
Vegas Sports Books | The 49ers covering +9.5 in a 33-30 loss at Green Bay Monday night capped a winning Week 6 of the NFL for Nevada sports books.
Poker Profiles | The Venetian is home to the Deepstack Extravanga Tournaments, some of the most popular poker tournaments in the world. We interviewed Tommy LaRosa, the Venetian’s Poker Room Manager for his background and thoughts on poker.
Dye-ing to Know | One of the most familiar names in Gaming Today’s Bookies Battle over the last couple decades has been “Johnny Spot.” John Druzisky, a supervisor at “The Book” inside The LINQ, got his nickname back when he was hanging out regularly in pool halls.
Reacting to an easier mobile sign-up system recently adopted by New Jersey, MGM, Caesars and Wynn requested that Nevada sports books be allowed to implement remote registration and identity verification for mobile accounts.