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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Does Not See Las Vegas Franchise as a “Bellweather”

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Does Not See Las Vegas Franchise as a “Bellweather”

June 23rd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Finance billionaire Bill Foley will be the owner of the Las Vegas NHL franchise. Even though the NHL has been approved for a Las Vegas franchise, do not expect NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to embrace gambling. In a press conference about the decision to put a... 

NYX Gaming Signs a Deal with Caesars Interactive for CaesarsCasino.com Support

NYX Gaming Signs a Deal with Caesars Interactive for CaesarsCasino.com Support

June 22nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

NYX Gaming’s founder, Matt Davey, also founded NextGen Gaming. NYX Gaming Group has a deal with Caesars Interactive to support CaesarsCasino.com in the New Jersey gaming market. The Toronto-listed NYX Gaming is going to relaunch CaesarsCasino.com on its Open... 

Arizona Governor Asks U.S. District Court to Block Staff Testimony in Tohono O’Odham Nation Case

Arizona Governor Asks U.S. District Court to Block Staff Testimony in Tohono O’Odham Nation Case

June 21st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Ducey believes the Tohono O’Odham Nation deceived the people of Arizona. Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona has asked a US District Court to limit or block testimony of administration staff in a court case involving the Tohono O’Odham Nation. The tribe... 

Glenn Straub Told by DGE He Needs a Casino License for the Revel Building

Glenn Straub Told by DGE He Needs a Casino License for the Revel Building

June 18th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The casino license issue is only the latest squabble in Glenn Straub’s long quest to re-open the Revel Building. Glenn Straub, the owner of the Revel Building in Atlantic City, said Friday he is not going to reopen the Revel Casino. Straub argued that he... 

The New York State Assembly Passes a Daily Fantasy Sports Bill

The New York State Assembly Passes a Daily Fantasy Sports Bill

June 17th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

If passed, the State Assembly’s bill would bring an end to the litigation between DraftKings, FanDuel, and Eric Schneiderman. The New York State Assembly voted to approve daily fantasy sports in the state on Friday. The daily fantasy sports bill said that... 

Team USA Is a Slight Underdog in the Copa America Quarterfinals Versus Ecaudor

Team USA Is a Slight Underdog in the Copa America Quarterfinals Versus Ecaudor

June 14th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The U.S. National Soccer Team won a lackluster match versus Ecuador three weeks ago, but the teams played younger talents in the friendly. The United States is a slight underdog versus Ecuador in its Copa America Quarterfinals match on Thursday evening. Despite... 

Riviera Hotel & Casino Imploded to Make Room for an Expanded Convention Center

Riviera Hotel & Casino Imploded to Make Room for an Expanded Convention Center

June 13th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The Riviera closed its doors in May 2015. A controlled implosion brought down one of the towers at the Riviera Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip this morning. The implosion was planned by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, which bought the... 

Minnesota Residents Organize to Stop Construction on the Shooting Star Casino Star Lake

Minnesota Residents Organize to Stop Construction on the Shooting Star Casino Star Lake

June 11th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The original Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen began as a small bingo hall back in 1991. A group of concerned citizens in Minnesota have organized to fight against the building of the Shooting Star Casino Star Lake, a casino development planned for the small community... 

Gov. Jay Nixon Signs Missouri Fantasy Sports Consumer Protect Act into Law

Gov. Jay Nixon Signs Missouri Fantasy Sports Consumer Protect Act into Law

June 10th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Jay Nixon had called for daily fantasy sports legislation back in January. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) signed a daily fantasy sports bill into law this week. House Bill 1941, known as the Missouri Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act (MFSCPA), is a bill... 

Mashantucket Pequot Indians and Chris Ferrara Plan Foxwoods Biloxi Casino

Mashantucket Pequot Indians and Chris Ferrara Plan Foxwoods Biloxi Casino

June 9th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The new Foxwoods resort will be on the site where the old Casino Magic once was located. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, owners of the largest casino in the United States, has signed a deal to build and operate a casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. When built,... 

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