One Mann's Opinion | The recent flurry of hotel room re-modeling initiatives in Las Vegas certainly is nothing new, but it does indicate local resort operators understand that keeping their room inventory up to date is a key element of financial success.view
VIP On the Mark | Thanks to Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and the rest of the Supremes, sports betting on a national level moved from the outhouse to the penthouse with their recent thumbs up vote.view
The Illinois Racing Board, in an effort to throw a lifeline to the state’s struggling horseracing industry, has agreed to move forward with planning for implementation of wagering on historical horse racing terminals at the state's three remaining racetracks.view
MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings today formally announced the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture to create a sports betting and online gaming platform in the United States.view
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp., as part of its earnings call to investors this week, has revealed some of its sport betting plans outside of Nevada.view
British betting group GVC Holdings Plc, which owns the Coral, Ladbrokes and Sportingbet brands, confirmed today (Saturday) it was in advanced talks about a joint sports wagering venture with MGM International, British media outlet Sky News is reporting.view
The NCAA remains unenthused about the expanding legalization of sports betting in the U.S., but nevertheless has no choice but to respond. One response was the creation of a team of experts to “explore how best to protect game integrity...view
MGM Resorts International (MGM) was ranked No. 199 on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Women 2018. The survey measured participants’ feelings about their employers in a variety of categories, including topics relevant for women.view
The Analyst | As more states continue to add sports wagering to their legalized gaming options, old dinosaurs such as myself find their phones ringing with calls from a range of regulators, legislators, inventors and speculators trying to understand sports wagering will look like in their respective areas.view
New York Lawmakers wrapped up their 2018 session last month without passing regulations for sports betting but that’s not stopping casinos and sports wagering companies from lining up for a piece of the action.view
Word from Mississippi that legal sports betting, expected to begin this weekend, is not quite ready to commence in the Magnolia State.view
As anticipated for months, Japan’s parliament has now approved a new law allowing integrated casino/resorts to open in a renewed effort to increase foreign visitors.view
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has given its approval to Churchill Downs Inc. to increase the number of historical racing machines at its new Derby City Gaming facility in Louisville.view
Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut has now named an interim CEO following the sudden death last month of its previous CEO, Felix Rappaport. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council revealed Tuesday that Tribal Chairman Rodney Butler will assume that role.view
More evidence has emerged that Las Vegas is the trade show capital of the world with the announcement that a new combined jewelry and gemstone event, comprised of three trade shows, will “co-locate” near other exhibitors in the Las Vegas Convention Centerview
Caesars Entertainment has now broken ground on its previously announced $375 million meeting and event space complex.view
Despite some small fields compared to Santa Anita, and hot weather, Los Alamitos finished its 12-day summer meeting Sunday with a gain in average all-sources handle over the 2017 meet, the track announced.view
Vegas Sports Books | The 147th British Open tees off early Thursday morning at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland and just by looking at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook odds board, where no golfer is listed lower than 12-to-1, it appears this thing is wide open.view
The Analyst | Over the last few weeks there have been stories popping up about how many analysts were disappointed Macau’s gaming revenues only grew 12 percent and how trade wars with the United States might have an impact on the region’s gaming revenues.view
Wise Kracks | In New Jersey, the Meadowlands became the second race track to begin taking legal sports wagers this past weekend. I have been betting sports for close to 40 years; and I have never witnessed anything like what is now going on there.view
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.
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.
Gulfstream Park near Miami has announced its 2018-2019 Championship Meet stakes schedule will feature a record 105 stakes worth a record $29.079 million in purses, headlined by the Jan. 26th Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series...
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.
Adrian Beltre received a standing ovation in the Texas Rangers’ home finale Sunday. There was less ambiguity in Detroit, where Victor Martinez is calling it a career, and he played his last game Saturday.