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NHL partners with MGM to share data for sports betting

NHL partners with MGM to share data for sports betting

posted on October 29, 2018 by

The National Hockey League has formed a groundbreaking, multi-year strategic relationship in the sports betting category with MGM Resorts International. 

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California’s tribal casinos are threatening to sue state regulators

California’s tribal casinos are threatening to sue state regulators

posted on October 29, 2018 by

California’s tribal casinos are threatening to sue state regulators and card rooms for not enforcing rules that are supposed to give the tribes exclusive rights on certain types of casino-style gambling.

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Bookmaker Sid Diamond has passed away

Bookmaker Sid Diamond has passed away

posted on October 28, 2018 by

Back before computers and analytics dominated the sports betting world, there were people like Sid Diamond setting the lines for the sports books in Las Vegas. For Diamond, it was about a pad, a pen and his mind in making the numbers and allowing customers to gamble.

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Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting

Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting

posted on October 28, 2018 by

Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting following a committee’s unanimous recommendation that lawmakers consider the change.

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The NCAA has been a harsh critic of sports betting

The NCAA has been a harsh critic of sports betting

posted on October 28, 2018 by

The NCAA has been a harsh critic of sports betting, but it realizes the continued spread of legalization throughout the country is now inevitable. It’s been forced to accept it.

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Tropicana to begin charging $15 to park on event nights

Tropicana to begin charging $15 to park on event nights

posted on October 27, 2018 by

It’s been the worst-kept secret in free-parking history. If you’re going to a Vegas Golden Knights’ game or another event at T-Mobile Arena and don’t want to pay for parking, just go to the Tropicana, which is a relatively short walk to the arena.

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Genting Group moving forward with plans to open Resorts World Las Vegas

Genting Group moving forward with plans to open Resorts World Las Vegas

posted on October 27, 2018 by

Thursday will mark 12 years since the Stardust closed its doors on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. To this day, it hasn’t been replaced. Perhaps that curse is finally being lifted. Genting Group is moving forward with plans to open Resorts World Las Vegas.

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Boyd Gaming reports third-quarter revenues up 3.5 percent

Boyd Gaming reports third-quarter revenues up 3.5 percent

posted on October 26, 2018 by

Boyd Gaming reported third-quarter revenues were up 3.5 percent over the same period a year ago. The numbers included “record” performing levels for Boyd’s three downtown Las Vegas properties.

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The rumors involving Caesars Entertainment continue to swirl

The rumors involving Caesars Entertainment continue to swirl

posted on October 26, 2018 by

The rumors involving Caesars Entertainment continue to swirl. The latest comes from the New York Post, which reported that MGM Resorts “has interest in buying Caesars if it can do so in a friendly deal.”

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Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena

Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena

posted on October 25, 2018 by

New Jersey’s rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach. Bookmaker William Hill US says it is opening a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark’s Prudential Center, where the NHL’s new Jersey Devils play.

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Reno Mayor in violation of state campaign finance laws

Reno Mayor in violation of state campaign finance laws

posted on October 25, 2018 by

Contributions from two casinos put Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve in violation of state campaign finance laws. Schieve reportedly received $11,500 from both the Eldorado Resort Casino and the Silver Legacy Resort Casino.

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Indiana Supreme Court rules in favor of FanDuel, DraftKings

Indiana Supreme Court rules in favor of FanDuel, DraftKings

posted on October 25, 2018 by

The Indiana Supreme Court’s decision in favor of fantasy sports operators over three former college football players could have a significant impact on other sports-betting decisions in the near future.

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Louisiana lawmakers promised push to legalize sports betting

Louisiana lawmakers promised push to legalize sports betting

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Louisiana lawmakers Wednesday promised a renewed push to legalize sports betting, saying gamblers are finding ways to wager elsewhere and the state is losing out on taxing the activity

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Atlantic City’s Tropicana to start offering sports betting Thursday

Atlantic City’s Tropicana to start offering sports betting Thursday

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino plans to start offering sports betting Thursday. State gambling regulators and the casino tell The Associated Press the Tropicana has been approved to begin offering sports betting, and plans to do so Thursday at 11 a.m.

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Sara Slane won PASPA battle

Sara Slane won PASPA battle

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Sara Slane has been the face of legalized sports betting for the casino industry these crucial last couple of years. She spearheaded an aggressive campaign that pointed out the failures of PASPA.

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Piero’s the right setting for a story about Vegas gamblers

Piero’s the right setting for a story about Vegas gamblers

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | There are many documentaries on Las Vegas and gambling that have been done in the past. In my opinion, most of them have not been very good. I think that is due to either the creative minds behind the show or they were lacking consultants.

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Esport gets license for video gambling

Esport gets license for video gambling

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves. The live-betting esports platform Unikrn had its wagering license approved by the Isle of Man on Tuesday, clearing the way for users to legally gamble on competitive video games.

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Pai Gow variations a nice change at G2E

Pai Gow variations a nice change at G2E

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | I think I saw more innovation at the Global Gaming Expo this year than I have seen in the past several years. While the number of companies with offerings seems to have shrunk, I liked that I saw a variety of new games. 

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More W. Va. casinos are working to start offering sports betting

More W. Va. casinos are working to start offering sports betting

posted on October 24, 2018 by

A West Virginia lottery official says more casinos are working to start offering sports betting. Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester has paid the $100,000 annual licensing fee.

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Sands Corp and MGM Resorts Int. two top candidates in Japan

Sands Corp and MGM Resorts Int. two top candidates in Japan

posted on October 24, 2018 by

Las Vegas Sands Corp and MGM Resorts International could be emerging as the top candidates to be selected to build the first resort-casinos in Japan.

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