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Supreme Court to Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Case Dec. 4

Supreme Court to Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Case Dec. 4

October 7th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

5 years of litigation boils down to oral arguments at the US Supreme Court on December 4. The U.S. Supreme Court scheduled December 4 for oral arguments in New Jersey’s sports betting case, “Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association”.... 

Alabama AG Steve Marshall Sues VictoryLand over Slot Machines

Alabama AG Steve Marshall Sues VictoryLand over Slot Machines

October 6th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Steve Marshall was appointed Alabama attorney general by Robert J. Bentley in February 2017. Alabama racetrack and casino operators are criticizing Attorney General Steve Marshall’s attempts to ban gaming machines at their facilities. Steve Marshall filed... 

Wynn Las Vegas Checks Inbound Guests for Guns

Wynn Las Vegas Checks Inbound Guests for Guns

October 5th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Las Vegas scans random visitors, while Mandalay Bay checks those getting on the guest elevators. Wynn Las Vegas announced it has started scanning visitors for guns as they enter the casino. The Las Vegas Strip casino changed its policies in response to the... 

Revel Casino Sold to Integrated Properties of Colorado

Revel Casino Sold to Integrated Properties of Colorado

October 4th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Revel Building has been inactive since September 2014. The Atlantic County Clerk’s Office received documents which show that Integrated Properties Inc. bought the former Revel Casino from Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub. Since 2015, Glenn Straub’s... 

2017 Global Gaming Expo Open All Week on Las Vegas Strip

2017 Global Gaming Expo Open All Week on Las Vegas Strip

October 3rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

IGT debuted Alfred Hitchcock Presents Slots in its showroom at the 2017 Global Gaming Expo. The 2017 Global Gaming Expo takes place on the Las Vegas Strip from October 2 to October 5 at the Sands Convention Center. Despite the Mandalay Bay/concert shooting, gaming... 

Absolute Poker and UltimateBet Black Friday Payments Continue

Absolute Poker and UltimateBet Black Friday Payments Continue

October 2nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Ben Mezrich wrote the book “Straight Flush” about Absolute Poker’s part of the scandal in 2013. Pictured: Brent Beckley. Poker players who once played online at Absolute Poker or UltimateBet should check their bank accounts, because the next round... 

58 People Dead at Las Vegas Concert near Mandalay Bay Hotel

58 People Dead at Las Vegas Concert near Mandalay Bay Hotel

October 1st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Media reports describe moments of heroism among the mass panic. Gunman Stephen Paddock fired at least 150 or more automatic rifle shots from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip at 10:08 Pacific Time Sunday night, killing 58 people,... 

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes File PokerTribes.com Lawsuit

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes File PokerTribes.com Lawsuit

September 30th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes shut down the PokerTribes.com website, but the Iowa Tribe plans to launch PokerTribe.com. The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit this week claiming that fraudulent gaming deals, including an ill-fated online... 

MGM Springfield’s Card Room to Have 23 Poker Tables

MGM Springfield’s Card Room to Have 23 Poker Tables

September 29th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Springfield’s poker room is the green area on the left.  MGM Resorts International increased the size of the MGM Springfield poker room to 23 tables on Thursday. The unopened Springfield, Massachusetts casino’s previous poker table total had been... 

55% of Americans Support Sports Betting in UMass Lowell Poll

55% of Americans Support Sports Betting in UMass Lowell Poll

September 28th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

55% of Americans support legal sports betting now, while only 33% oppose it. The University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Washington Post released a poll which shows that 55% of Americans support the legalization of sports betting on professional games. The same... 

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