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888 Holdings launches sports betting mobile gaming platform in N.J.

888 Holdings launches sports betting mobile gaming platform in N.J.

posted on September 11, 2018 by

888 Holdings, the Gibraltar-based online gaming company, has now launched its 888 sports betting mobile gaming platform in New Jersey, saying it plans to expand to other states as sport betting become legal.

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MGM Resorts seeks to make higher education affordable, accessible to employees

MGM Resorts seeks to make higher education affordable, accessible to employees

posted on September 10, 2018 by

The Nevada Board of Regents has approved a program through which MGM Resorts International seeks to make higher education affordable and accessible to its nearly 72,000 employees throughout the U.S.

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Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates

Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates

posted on September 10, 2018 by

The new joint venture between Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI’s) and Keeneland Association Inc. has now formally filed an application requesting live standardbred racing dates at CDI’s old Louisville Downs.

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MGM Resorts to be exclusive in-game gambling partner of AAF

MGM Resorts to be exclusive in-game gambling partner of AAF

posted on September 10, 2018 by

MGM Resorts International will be the exclusive in-game gambling partner of the Alliance Of American Football (AAF) for the next three seasons. A formal announcement comes about a month after MGM signed a deal to be the official gaming partner of the NBA.

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Jerseys on, wallets open as sports betting meets NFL season

Jerseys on, wallets open as sports betting meets NFL season

posted on September 09, 2018 by

Football fans had their jerseys on and their wallets open as pro football season arrived in places where sports betting is newly legal. New Jersey won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in May that clears the way for all 50 states to offer legal sports betting if they choose.

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Tropicana to become latest casino in Atlantic City to offer sports wagering

Tropicana to become latest casino in Atlantic City to offer sports wagering

posted on September 08, 2018 by

Look for the Tropicana in Atlantic City to become the latest Atlantic City casino to offer sports wagering. The casino announced it has reached a deal with bookmaker William Hill US  to offer sports betting in the near future. No timetable was given for the launch.

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Legislation allowing Kentucky racetracks to offer sports betting coming soon

Legislation allowing Kentucky racetracks to offer sports betting coming soon

posted on September 08, 2018 by

Legislation permitting Kentucky racetracks to offer sports betting will most likely be introduced during the legislature’s 30-day session in 2019. That’s the view of Kentucky’s Senate Majority Leader, Damon Thayer.

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Stevens to introduce sports-entertainment offerings in Downtown Las Vegas

Stevens to introduce sports-entertainment offerings in Downtown Las Vegas

posted on September 07, 2018 by

Las Vegas casino owner and well-known sports bettor Derek Stevens said Thursday he will introduce three unique sports-entertainment offerings throughout his resurgent Downtown Las Vegas properties.

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Sports betting will be included in Arkansas general election ballot

Sports betting will be included in Arkansas general election ballot

posted on September 07, 2018 by

After a series of failed efforts, a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize four casinos in Arkansas including sports betting will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot, the secretary of state's office has announced.

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First batch of data is in from newly licensed Mississippi sportsbooks

First batch of data is in from newly licensed Mississippi sportsbooks

posted on September 07, 2018 by

The first batch of data is now in from newly licensed Mississippi sportsbooks showing $9.8 million in total handle during the state’s first full month of sports betting, Aug. 1 - Sept. 3. This, according to Mississippi Gaming Commission executive director Allen Godfrey.

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Caesars Entertainment announces mobile sports bets

Caesars Entertainment announces mobile sports bets

posted on September 07, 2018 by

Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced that it’s taking mobile sports bets today, September 6, in New Jersey via The Caesars Casino & Sports app which is available through the App Store and on CaesarsCasino.com for Android users.

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Dallas Cowboys announce partnership with WinStar World Casino

Dallas Cowboys announce partnership with WinStar World Casino

posted on September 06, 2018 by

The Dallas Cowboys became the first NFL team to have an official casino designation, announcing a partnership with WinStar World Casino and Resort on Thursday.

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William Hill US and Eldorado Resorts announce partnership

William Hill US and Eldorado Resorts announce partnership

posted on September 06, 2018 by

William Hill US and Eldorado Resorts have jointly revealed a wide-ranging partnership agreement that will put the British-controlled bookmaking company’s operation in Eldorado operated casinos, where legal, nationwide.

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Tiger vs. Phil needs clarified rules

Tiger vs. Phil needs clarified rules

posted on September 05, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Many of the details of the Tiger Woods v. Phil Mickelson golf showdown for a reported $9 million Friday, Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving Weekend) at MGM Resorts International’s Shadow Creek Golf Club in North Las Vegas remain “to be announced.” 

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Taking Bookies Battle bridge to Ol' Miss

Taking Bookies Battle bridge to Ol' Miss

posted on September 05, 2018 by

Dye-ing to Know | George Cole, the new director of Mississippi race and sports for Boyd Gaming, might be a familiar face for some players in Las Vegas. 

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Will Congress get involved with sports betting?

Will Congress get involved with sports betting?

posted on September 05, 2018 by

The Analyst | With the announcements from Senator Hatch’s office and separately from Senator Schumer’s office regarding their thoughts on federally regulating sports wagering, I received a question from a regular reader.

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Slot revenue very strong in July

Slot revenue very strong in July

posted on September 05, 2018 by

The Analyst | As expected Nevada’s July statewide gaming revenue was very strong, particularly in slots. However, as the gaming revenue of $996,440,000 was 0.16% down from July of 2017 results of $997,973,000 some are characterizing the July 2018 results as weak.

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It’s wise to buy book before buying chips

It’s wise to buy book before buying chips

posted on September 05, 2018 by

The Lowdown on Casino Collectibles | How can you buy and save and not get ripped off when purchasing casino memorabilia? There is a solution; but, it isn’t cheap. You need to buy the books that give you some guidance.

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Things could be 'bettor' on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Things could be 'bettor' on Atlantic City Boardwalk

posted on September 05, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | I spent 10 days in AC and visited a few of the sportsbooks. I know sports betting is new here but what a mess it is. 

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Kornegay: Senators should talk to Vegas

Kornegay: Senators should talk to Vegas

posted on September 05, 2018 by

Hey, Senator Chuck Schumer, if you’re really serious about Congress trying to set up nationwide regulations for sports gambling, you might want to make a trip to Las Vegas to learn about a system that’s already in place. Jay Kornegay will even pick you up at the airport.

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