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Red Sox Slight Favorite to Beat Dodgers in World Series

Red Sox Slight Favorite to Beat Dodgers in World Series

October 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Dodgers and Red Sox last faced each other in the World Series 101 years ago. The Boston Red Sox are a slight favorite (-135) to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 World Series. The Red Sox finished the MLB regular season with 108 wins, which is the 7th-best... 

Sheldon Adelson Spends $90 Million on US Midterm Elections

Sheldon Adelson Spends $90 Million on US Midterm Elections

October 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Sheldon Adelson was a top GOP donor in 2012 and behind only the Koch Brothers in 2016. Las Vegas Sands Corp chief executive officer Sheldon Adelson is set to become the Republican Party’s top donor for the 2018 midterm elections. The GOP hopes to maintain... 

Two Staff Members Shot in Horseshoe Bossier City Parking Garage

Two Staff Members Shot in Horseshoe Bossier City Parking Garage

October 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Police spokesperson Traci Landry said one victim died at the scene, while the other was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Two employees of the Horseshoe Bossier City were shot in the parking garage on Friday. One of those shot was pronounced... 

Maryland, Virginia, DC Debate Sports Betting Legalization

Maryland, Virginia, DC Debate Sports Betting Legalization

October 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The sportsbook at Hollywood Casino in Charles Town, Virginia has reported sterling success in its few weeks of operation. The states of Maryland and Virginia are debating sports betting legalization. The District of Columbia’s city council is doing the same.... 

Mega Millions Lottery Drawing Nears $1.6 Billion Prize Pool

Mega Millions Lottery Drawing Nears $1.6 Billion Prize Pool

October 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The $868 million Mega Millions drawing on Friday has one of the Top 3 prize pools is US lottery history. The Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries have a combined $2.2 billion in prize money on the line in the coming week. Mega Millions alone has a jackpot prize... 

Wynn Resorts Bought 22.5% of Betbull Sports Betting Company

Wynn Resorts Bought 22.5% of Betbull Sports Betting Company

October 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Resorts could turn Betbull’s innovative sports betting technology into a major asset as a provider to third-party US sportsbooks. Wynn Resorts announced it is buying 22.5% of the European sports betting company, Betbull. Wynn’s purchase is its... 

Chicago Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Fees to Increase

Chicago Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Fees to Increase

October 11th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Video lottery terminal taxes are a key revenue source for the state, county, and city governments in Illinois. Chicago plans a tax hike on video gambling machines, which its leaders say will bring the video lottery terminal (VLT) tax rates in line with taxes and... 

Santa Ana Casino near Albuquerque to Launch Sportsbook

Santa Ana Casino near Albuquerque to Launch Sportsbook

October 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals are the nearest NFL teams to Santa Ana Casino, while the Broncos are most popular team in New Mexico. New Mexico will become the 6th US state to have legal single-event sports betting next week. Santa Ana Star Casino &... 

Golden Entertainment and William Hill Sign Sportsbook Deal

Golden Entertainment and William Hill Sign Sportsbook Deal

October 8th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Golden Entertainment bought Stratosphere Las Vegas in December 2017 for $850 million. Las Vegas-based casino and distributed gaming company Golden Entertainment Inc. signed a long term sports betting deal with William Hill US. In the deal, William Hill agreed to... 

NASCAR President Says Racing Will Have 2019 Sports Betting Guidelines

NASCAR President Says Racing Will Have 2019 Sports Betting Guidelines

October 7th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Drivers and team members could wager on the Gander Outdoor 400 this year, but probably won’t be able to do so in 2019. NASCAR President Steve Phelps announced his sports organization would have a set of sports betting guidelines for its 2019 season. This... 

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