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Supreme Court Could Rule on Sports Betting As Early As Tuesday

Supreme Court Could Rule on Sports Betting As Early As Tuesday

April 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A narrow ruling would approve regulation-free sportsbooks, but most states might not allow such gaming. Atlantic City casinos and Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport are preparing for a US Supreme Court ruling on Murphy v. NCAA, the State of New Jersey’s... 

US Interior Department Launches East Windsor Casino Probe

US Interior Department Launches East Windsor Casino Probe

April 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a former Navy Seal Commander, has been called “Trump’s Cowboy Enforcer”. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Inspector General is investigating the department decision to take no action on changes to the... 

Could Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Buy the MGM Springfield?

Could Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Buy the MGM Springfield?

April 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Springfield has been the source of much controversy between MGM Resorts, Foxwoods, and Mohegan Sun. John DeCree, an analyst for Union Gaming in Las Vegas, said that a joint venture between Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino would make the most sense, if... 

Andrew White Wants Expanded Gambling to Fund Texas Education

Andrew White Wants Expanded Gambling to Fund Texas Education

April 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Andrew White is a successful businessman from the Houston area. Houston businessman Andrew White, who faces a runoff in the Democrat Party’s primary for the Texas governor’s race, recommended the expansion of gambling in Texas to meet the state’s... 

Carl Icahn Sold Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts

Carl Icahn Sold Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts

April 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Carl Icahn has sold Tropicana, Fontainebleau, and Trump Taj Mahal within the past calendar year. Carl Icahn sold Tropicana Entertainment for $1.85 billion to Eldorado Resorts and Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI). It is the second big deal in a week, as Carl... 

Pennsylvania Considering Out-of-State Bids for Mini-Casinos

Pennsylvania Considering Out-of-State Bids for Mini-Casinos

April 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Pennsylvania has generated $127 million in revenue through the casino bidding process so far. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is deciding whether to open mini-casino bidding to out-of-state casino companies or local non-casino business operators after the... 

Steve Wynn Files Defamation Lawsuit against Associated Press

Steve Wynn Files Defamation Lawsuit against Associated Press

April 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Steve Wynn sued attorney Lisa Bloom last week for $7.5 million in another defamation lawsuit. Former Las Vegas casino executive Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit against the Associated Press (AP) and an accuser for “false allegations of rape”. Steve Wynn’s... 

Vegas Ad Exec Accused of Using Casino Cash to Tout Novel

Vegas Ad Exec Accused of Using Casino Cash to Tout Novel

April 15th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Andjelika Martin is accused of using $400,000 of casino cash over a several-year period to tout “1,001 Las Vegas Nights”. Andjelika Martin, a 46-year old former Las Vegas casino executive, is being accused by prosecuters of using $400,000 in hotel adverstising... 

Pro Players Unions Issue Joint Statement on Sports Betting

Pro Players Unions Issue Joint Statement on Sports Betting

April 14th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The players want to protedt the integrity of the game and receive due compensation. The players unions for the top four major American professional sports leagues put out a joint statement on legalized sports betting this week, saying the players want to be involved... 

Florida Could Have Special Session for Gaming Compact Vote

Florida Could Have Special Session for Gaming Compact Vote

April 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Politico reported that April 23 was the likeliest time for a special session to vote on a Seminole-Florida gaming compact. The Florida State Legislature is considering a deal on a gambling compact which might require a special session at the end of the April. Florida’s... 

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