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Connecticut Casino Part of Inspector General’s Probe of Ryan Zinke

Connecticut Casino Part of Inspector General’s Probe of Ryan Zinke

October 31st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A judge ruled Ryan Zinke did not have to approve the East Windsor casino, but the Interior Secretary declined to offer any judgment. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is the subject of a creferral by his department’s Inspector General (IG) to the... 

Las Vegas Strip Companies Address Declining Baccarat Revenues

Las Vegas Strip Companies Address Declining Baccarat Revenues

October 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

When Vegas Strip casinos needed the boost in 2010, baccarat was a boon to the local gaming operators. For the second month in a row, Las Vegas Strip casino giants will have to apologize for declines in “gaming win”. While revenues statewide increased... 

Todd Gurley Disappoints Sports Bettors by Stopping Short of TD

Todd Gurley Disappoints Sports Bettors by Stopping Short of TD

October 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Todd Gurley fell to the ground around the 5-yd line with 58 seconds remaining, instead of scoring a touchdown. He later said, “Forget fantasy and forget Vegas…we got the win.” Los Angeles Rams star running back Todd Gurley disappointed many sports... 

Group Backs Wise County, Kentucky Casino Development Plan

Group Backs Wise County, Kentucky Casino Development Plan

October 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

James Hibbits stands atop Pine Mountain, where the Red Rock Resort would be developed. Residents of Wise County, Kentucky are backing a casino project in the hope of boosting the coalfield economy. James Hibbits of Raven Rock Entertainment, which is leading the... 

New Jersey Considers End to Ban on Casino Execs Holding Office

New Jersey Considers End to Ban on Casino Execs Holding Office

October 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

If the Casino Control Act’s ban was overturned, executives from Caesars Entertainment (pictured), MGM Resorts, and Hard Rock International could become AC politicians. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration released the state transition report... 

FBI Joins Probe of MGM National Harbor’s Construction Phase

FBI Joins Probe of MGM National Harbor’s Construction Phase

October 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Four months later, the 6-year old girl remains hospitalized. The FBI joined the investigation into the cause of several electrical shocks received by a child swinging on a lighted handrail at the MGM National Harbor. Prince George’s County police had been... 

Unikrn Esports Cryptocurrency Betting Licensed by Isle of Man

Unikrn Esports Cryptocurrency Betting Licensed by Isle of Man

October 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Tabcorp, Binary Capital, Mark Cuban, and Ashton Kutcher invested in Unikrn. Unikrn, a Las Vegas-based betting platform which began in the state of Washington as an eSports social gaming site, received a cryptocurrency gambling license for eSports from the Isle... 

Baltimore Ravens and Horseshoe Casino Announce Partnership

Baltimore Ravens and Horseshoe Casino Announce Partnership

October 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Ravens’ home, M&T Bank Stadium, sits adjacent to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in the Southern Gateway Entertainment District. The Baltimore Ravens and the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced an official partnership this past weekend. It is the first-ever... 

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... 

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