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Ron Perelman acquires 1.5M shares of Scientific Games stock

Ron Perelman acquires 1.5M shares of Scientific Games stock

posted on January 21, 2019 by

Frustrated by the company’s performance, Ron Perelman acquired 1.5 million shares of Scientific Games stock for $27 million last month.

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William Hill to become Prairie Meadows sports-book operator

William Hill to become Prairie Meadows sports-book operator

posted on January 20, 2019 by

‘We are building a first-class sports book that will make Prairie Meadows the place to bet and watch the games.’ William Hill CEO Joe Asher said

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Virginians want to study wagering on sports

Virginians want to study wagering on sports

posted on January 20, 2019 by

Virginia policymakers are likely to conduct a comprehensive study on sports wagering before taking any action

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The Cosmopolitan Just Keeps On Giving

The Cosmopolitan Just Keeps On Giving

posted on January 19, 2019 by

The latest jackpot winner at the Cosmopolitan, a man from Minnesota, hit for $617,756 with his second spin on a Seinfeld slot machine. Casino Gaming News from Gaming Today. 

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Harrah's Philadelphia to open in time for Super Bowl betting

Harrah's Philadelphia to open in time for Super Bowl betting

posted on January 19, 2019 by

The fourth sports book in the Philadelphia area, and sixth in Pennsylvania, is opening just in time for betting on the Super Bowl.

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Mississippi casino revenue up in 2018 with sports betting

Mississippi casino revenue up in 2018 with sports betting

posted on January 18, 2019 by

Mississippi casino revenues rose in 2018, with patronage noticeably increasing beginning in August, after the state legalized sports betting.

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MGM Resorts announces 13th board member

MGM Resorts announces 13th board member

posted on January 18, 2019 by

MGM Resorts announced it has added a 13th board member to include a representative from an activist investor hedge fund.

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Mobile sports betting not coming soon to New York

Mobile sports betting not coming soon to New York

posted on January 18, 2019 by

Mobile wagering, the growing trend in the industry, appears to be at least another three years away for New York.

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Sports betting in Penn. hits $16M in first full month

Sports betting in Penn. hits $16M in first full month

posted on January 17, 2019 by

The first full month of legal sports betting in Pennsylvania saw gamblers wager just over $16 million at three casinos.

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Maryland explores faster way to approve sports betting

Maryland explores faster way to approve sports betting

posted on January 17, 2019 by

Maryland lawmakers are exploring a faster way to approve sports betting this year, but it’s unclear if they will be able to do it without voter approval in 2020.

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Sports betting bills meet legislative deadline in Massachusets

Sports betting bills meet legislative deadline in Massachusets

posted on January 17, 2019 by

Three sports betting bills met the deadline to be introduced during this year’s legislative session in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts governor proposes sports betting law

Massachusetts governor proposes sports betting law

posted on January 17, 2019 by

Gov. Charlie Baker wants Massachusetts to legalize betting on pro sports. Sports wagering in casinos would be taxed at 10 percent, and online bets at 12.5 percent.

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Legalized sports betting could be coming to New York by May

Legalized sports betting could be coming to New York by May

posted on January 17, 2019 by

Legalized sports betting could be coming to the state of New York as early as May. Not in the Big Apple, but to four upstate casinos.

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The Mississippi Coast casinos had their best December ever

The Mississippi Coast casinos had their best December ever

posted on January 16, 2019 by

The Mississippi Coast casinos had their best December ever, and part of the reason is being attributed to the addition of sports betting.

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Justice Department causing buzz with Wire Act opinion

Justice Department causing buzz with Wire Act opinion

posted on January 16, 2019 by

A new Justice Department opinion on the Wire Act has created uncertainty over how much of an impact it ultimately will have on various forms of gambling.

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Stories of Vegas' first in-game betting

Stories of Vegas' first in-game betting

posted on January 16, 2019 by

The origin of in-game bets in Las Vegas is commonly traced back to Cantor Gaming’s emergence a decade ago.

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Golden Ent. completes acquisition of two Laughlin, Nevada casinos

Golden Ent. completes acquisition of two Laughlin, Nevada casinos

posted on January 15, 2019 by

Golden Ent. announced yesterday that it completed its previously announced acquisition of Colorado Belle and Edgewater

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue moves to May publication

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue moves to May publication

posted on January 15, 2019 by

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving its publication date, pushing it from the chill of February to warmer May, closer to bikini-weather.

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Maine lawmakers consider whether to allow sports gambling

Maine lawmakers consider whether to allow sports gambling

posted on January 15, 2019 by

Maine lawmakers are poised to debate whether to allow Mainers to legally place bets on sports games.

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Atlantic City casino revenues up

Atlantic City casino revenues up

posted on January 14, 2019 by

Two reopened Atlantic City casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 million.

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