Wise Kracks | Football season is here and there are so many new jurisdictions that are allowing sports betting, with many more on the way in the next few months. With that, I fully expect the rats to start eating the cats.view
Start-up California Pacific Airlines has announced plans for service from the McClellan-Palomar airport near Carlsbad, California, on November 1, reports FlightGlobal, a website that tracks the airline industry.view
Saratoga’s Travers Day card, highlighted by Catholic Boy's ($16.20) victory in the 149th running of the Grade I, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers, generated all-sources handle of $52,086,597, demolishing the previous record set in 2015 by 4.9 percent.view
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Monday that the owner of Parx Casino applied for permits to offer sports betting at the suburban Philadelphia casino and at an off-track betting parlor it owns in Philadelphia.view
Retiring U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch said Thursday he intends to follow through with his plans to introduce legislation that would implement federal oversight of the nation’s developing legal sports betting market.view
The Mississippi House passed a heavily amended Senate lottery bill rerouting some future monies toward education. Additionally, the House version requires that a new Mississippi Gaming Corp. and its board adhere to state public records and open meetings laws.view
Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula has implemented a new program in which veterans and their service dogs are being utilized for security around California’s largest casino/resort.view
A coalition of seven Pennsylvania casinos has sued the state Department of Revenue over its online gaming system contending that what they call “illegal, simulated casino-style online games” are now being offered by the department-run Pennsylvania Lottery.view
Another change in the Mississippi gambling landscape, joining the advent this month of legal sports betting, could be on the way after a State Senate vote Thursday in special session to create a state lottery.view
Scientific Games Corporation has announced that the Louisiana Lottery Corporation has extended its existing contract to provide instant products and services to the Lottery for an additional five years.view
The annual “State of the States” report from the American Gaming Association (AGA) says the U.S. commercial casino industry surpassed the $40 billion mark in total gaming revenue in 2017.view
Atlantic City’s Borgata casino has begun taking sports bets via mobile phones. The casino launched mobile sports betting for Android phones shortly after noon Wednesday. The first bet it took was $50 on the Philadelphia Eagles to repeat as Super Bowl champions.view
The international travel booking company Globehunters, using Instagram hashtags to find the most shared attractions in North and South America, says the Las Vegas Strip is the third most popular shared location in its recent survey.view
Ryan Howard, the former Major League Baseball star, in his new role as sports tech entrepreneur, is the keynote speaker at an important deal-making conference, Sept. 5 and 6 in Philadelphia.view
Penn National Gaming Chief Executive Timothy J. Wilmott is buying $3.1 million in shares of the company. Wall Street observers believe the purchase may have been tied to Wilmott’s belief that Penn will be a major force in the sports wagering market.view
GamingToday, the Las Vegas sports and gaming publication, has been acquired by gaming visionary Bill Paulos. This will mark the end of an era for the sports and gaming publication that was founded over 40 years ago by Chuck and Eileen DiRocco.view
One Mann's Opinion | It was no great surprise when GamingToday’s Micah Roberts first revealed a few weeks ago that the owners at Buffalo Wild Wings are looking beyond chicken wings and beer to offer sports betting in legal, regulated markets.view
The national gambling landscape changes this week as MGM Resorts International’s long-awaited MGM Springfield opens for business this Friday, Aug. 24. The nearly $1 billion casino/resort will be Massachusetts’ first full-fledged casino.view
Lottery fever is currently burning as this country's two biggest lottery games have nearly $500 million in jackpot money up for grabs in the next two days. Tuesday night is the next drawing for Mega Millions with Wednesday night set for Powerball.
The New York Gaming Commission on Monday approved a proposed set of New York Racing Association (NYRA) rules allowing the advent of a jackpot-type Pick Six bet to NYRA tracks and, subsequently, to simulcast customer nationally.
Gulfstream Park near Miami has announced its 2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule will feature a record 105 stakes worth a record $29.079 million in purses, headlined by the Jan. 26th Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series...
Atlantic City tourism and casino officials say they had a banner summer season and are giving part of the credit to the advent of newly legalized sports betting.
Adrian Beltre received a standing ovation in the Texas Rangers’ home finale Sunday. There was less ambiguity in Detroit, where Victor Martinez is calling it a career, and he played his last game Saturday.