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When gambling goes haywire, you’re unlikely to catch a break

When gambling goes haywire, you’re unlikely to catch a break

posted on September 30, 2018 by

When people gamble, things sometimes go wrong...Roulette balls glance off the wheel onto the table. Slot machines jam. Online betting apps freeze. Dice go flying off the felt. And sometimes, the cards aren’t shuffled correctly, or at all.

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Delta Air Lines to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi

Delta Air Lines to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi

posted on September 29, 2018 by

“We’re going to make it free,” said Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian, when speaking about his long-term vision for in-flight Wi-Fi during the Skift Global Forum in New York City on Friday. 

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National Indian Gaming Association wraps up Mid-Year Conference

National Indian Gaming Association wraps up Mid-Year Conference

posted on September 28, 2018 by

The National Indian Gaming Association is concluding its annual Mid-Year Conference at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, California’s largest gaming venue. The event included a wide array of workshops, sessions, and the mid-year tribal leadership meeting.

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Nevada year-to-year gaming win impacted by lack of boosting events

Nevada year-to-year gaming win impacted by lack of boosting events

posted on September 28, 2018 by

Nevada’s year-to-year gaming win in August, according to some industry observers, was heavily and negatively impacted, by the lack of the industry-wide boost provided by the Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight in August 2017.

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Atlantic Club Casino deal falls through

Atlantic Club Casino deal falls through

posted on September 27, 2018 by

Like a bad check, the former Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City keeps getting returned.

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Ralph Sampson joins Ryan Howard led SeventySix Capital

Ralph Sampson joins Ryan Howard led SeventySix Capital

posted on September 27, 2018 by

SeventySix Capital, the sports tech venture capital fund led by former MLB star Ryan Howard, has announced that NBA legend Ralph Sampson is now part of the company’s Athlete Venture Group. 

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Good marketing combo: Sports teams, sportsbooks

Good marketing combo: Sports teams, sportsbooks

posted on September 26, 2018 by

The Analyst | It was not that long ago here in the United States that the idea of professional sports teams partnering with casinos, sportsbooks or online betting sites would seem as likely as seeing a dog and cat dancing the Merengue together. 

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We remember Oct. 1, 2017

We remember Oct. 1, 2017

posted on September 26, 2018 by

Las Vegas is coming up on a somber anniversary, a date which changed our city forever. But the world saw a side of Las Vegas it probably didn’t realize existed. We closed ranks. We looked out for each other. We took care of our own.

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Aria's Hoose a student of two worlds

Aria's Hoose a student of two worlds

posted on September 26, 2018 by

Dye-ing to Know | Jeff Hoose, race and sportsbook manager at Aria Resort and Casino, has seen both sides of the counter in a much different way than most in his profession.

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Veteran journalist to serve as GT’s editor

Veteran journalist to serve as GT’s editor

posted on September 26, 2018 by

GamingToday, the iconic Las Vegas sports and gaming print and online publication, announced today that six-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year Steve Carp is joining the staff immediately as Senior Editor. He will be responsible for overseeing all content...

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VW Beetle brings back memories of first Vegas road trip

VW Beetle brings back memories of first Vegas road trip

posted on September 26, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | Memories of my first car and first road trip to Las Vegas are flooding back with news that the Volkswagen Beetle will soon be no more. Had I only been smart enough to keep my beloved first car.

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Witnesses set for 'Post-PASPA' hearing on Thursday

Witnesses set for 'Post-PASPA' hearing on Thursday

posted on September 26, 2018 by

A diverse line-up of witnesses is now scheduled for Thursday’s federal hearing on sports wagering in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee is charged with reviewing testimony on the national consequences of the legalization of sports wagering.

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Oregon lottery offers mobile app, sports betting option likely next

Oregon lottery offers mobile app, sports betting option likely next

posted on September 26, 2018 by

The Oregon Lottery is now offering a mobile app, which is expected to soon include a sports betting option in the form of a game rather than including Nevada-style sports wagering options. 

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Uniform injury report supported by college football schools

Uniform injury report supported by college football schools

posted on September 26, 2018 by

A study released Monday by a national athletic directors organization says more than half of the major U.S. collegiate football schools are supportive of a uniform injury report in college sports. An additional 23 percent said they were neutral on this issue.

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Federal Government may look at sports betting again

Federal Government may look at sports betting again

posted on September 26, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | The prospect of a congressional hearing this week that could lead to legislation affecting legal sports wagering across the U.S. promises to suck up the attention of industry followers.

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FanDuel $82K error was handled all wrong

FanDuel $82K error was handled all wrong

posted on September 26, 2018 by

Wise Kracks | Last week, New Jersey bookmaker FanDuel originally declined to honor a $110 bet on the Broncos, at the Meadowlands in N.J. That wager would have paid more than $82,000 due to an error in the oddsmaking process, the company said.

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Lottery fever burning as Mega Millions, Powerball reach nearly $500M

Lottery fever burning as Mega Millions, Powerball reach nearly $500M

posted on September 25, 2018 by

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.

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NYRA may use jackpot-type Pick Six bet at tracks

NYRA may use jackpot-type Pick Six bet at tracks

posted on September 25, 2018 by

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.

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Atlantic City officials say they had a banner summer season

Atlantic City officials say they had a banner summer season

posted on September 24, 2018 by

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.

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Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August

Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August

posted on September 22, 2018 by

Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.

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