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Churchill Downs getting into sports-betting business in Pa.

Churchill Downs getting into sports-betting business in Pa.

posted on January 14, 2019 by

Churchill Downs Inc., home of the Kentucky Derby, is getting into the sports betting in Pennsylvania by purchasing Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie

 

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Inaugural DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship

Inaugural DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship

posted on January 14, 2019 by

The inaugural DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship ended in controversy over the weekend in New Jersey.

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Sports betting appears to gain support in Louisiana

Sports betting appears to gain support in Louisiana

posted on January 13, 2019 by

Louisiana state lawmakers are expected to address legalization of sports betting when their next session begins this spring.

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Super Bowl broadcast won’t be talking sports betting

Super Bowl broadcast won’t be talking sports betting

posted on January 13, 2019 by

Don’t look for any mention of sports betting or point spreads during CBS’ telecast of Super Bowl LIII

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MGM Resorts names Chris Kelley president of Northfield Park property

MGM Resorts names Chris Kelley president of Northfield Park property

posted on January 12, 2019 by

MGM Resorts named Chris Kelley, a veteran gaming executive, as president of its new property near Cleveland. The move is pending approval from Ohio gaming regulators.

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Derek Stevens unveils new Circa Resort, Casino in downtown Las Vegas

Derek Stevens unveils new Circa Resort, Casino in downtown Las Vegas

posted on January 11, 2019 by

Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens, an avid sports bettor who’s known for his large March Madness wagers, is bringing that personal passion to his new Circa Resort & Casino in downtown Las Vegas.

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William Hill to take over five more Nevada sports books

William Hill to take over five more Nevada sports books

posted on January 11, 2019 by

William Hill received preliminary approval from Nevada gaming regulators to take over five more sports books in the state. This will increase the number of William Hill books to 114 around the state.

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Sandra Morgan named chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board

Sandra Morgan named chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board

posted on January 10, 2019 by

Sandra Morgan has been named chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The appointment was made Wednesday by Governor Steve Sisolak. Morgan will oversee Nevada's casino industry.

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Sports Betting Summit reveals tax issues with betting expansion

Sports Betting Summit reveals tax issues with betting expansion

posted on January 10, 2019 by

While Nevada’s tax rate is 6.75 percent, other states entering Sports Betting are much higher. Vinny Magliulo, Sports Book Director for Gaughan Gaming, said this is a serious issue.

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Borgata to begin expansion of sports book

Borgata to begin expansion of sports book

posted on January 09, 2019 by

Borgata says work will begin work next week on an $11 million project to expand its sports book and integrate it with what the casino calls a “destination bar.

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Detroit’s three casinos produced record-breaking revenue

Detroit’s three casinos produced record-breaking revenue

posted on January 09, 2019 by

The final tally was about $20 million more than their previous record set in 2011. MGM Grand Detroit benefited the most.

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Brian Sandoval hired by MGM Resorts

Brian Sandoval hired by MGM Resorts

posted on January 09, 2019 by

Sandoval, 55, is expected to lead MGM’s bid for one of the three casino-resort licenses that will be available in the near future in Japan.

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New York to play the waiting game

New York to play the waiting game

posted on January 09, 2019 by

From the Editor | For those in New York hoping to have the convenience to make a legal bet on a football game next fall, you’re going to have to wait.

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Genting Strip project looks familiar

Genting Strip project looks familiar

posted on January 09, 2019 by

Gaming Insider | Casino games are not the only pastimes for people with a fondness for Las Vegas casinos and the processes that produce them.

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Tribal supporters, MGM seek to be part of sports betting

Tribal supporters, MGM seek to be part of sports betting

posted on January 08, 2019 by

Various factions are angling to get a piece of the action if Connecticut pushes ahead with legalizing sports gambling in the new legislative session.

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Connecticut getting sports betting soon?

Connecticut getting sports betting soon?

posted on January 08, 2019 by

Southeastern Connecticut legislative delegation proposed amending existing state laws to allow sports betting and online keno

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Man loses in casino – the unconventional way

Man loses in casino – the unconventional way

posted on January 07, 2019 by

An Ontario man told Niagara Falls Police that he lost $2,700 in Canadian currency while gambling at the Seneca Niagara Casino Saturday evening.

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Indian casinos fight unlawful conduct by card rooms

Indian casinos fight unlawful conduct by card rooms

posted on January 07, 2019 by

Three of California’s lucrative American Indian casino tribes filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming it has breached tribal-state compacts

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Missouri lawmakers to consider sports betting, redistricting

Missouri lawmakers to consider sports betting, redistricting

posted on January 06, 2019 by

Missouri lawmakers will consider whether to collect sales taxes on online purchases, allow sports gambling and overhaul legislative

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New York lawmakers return to take up pot, tolls, sports bets

New York lawmakers return to take up pot, tolls, sports bets

posted on January 06, 2019 by

Legalized marijuana, sports betting and new traffic tolls in Manhattan are just some of the measures Democrats believe they can push through

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