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Beau Rivage and Gold Strike Casino Open Sportsbooks on Aug 1

Beau Rivage and Gold Strike Casino Open Sportsbooks on Aug 1

July 31st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Beau Rivage’s sportsbook is making last-minute preparations for the Wednesday grand opening. August 1 is the first day for legal sports betting in Mississippi. Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi is planning a special event to celebrate the opening of its sportsbook.... 

Connecticut Gov Dannel Malloy Open to Sports Betting Session

Connecticut Gov Dannel Malloy Open to Sports Betting Session

July 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Dannel Malloy said a sports betting deal with Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods is close to completion. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy said “it’s possible” he might sign a sports betting legalization bill, if the state’s lawmakers consider... 

Caesars Entertainment to Open 3 Sportsbooks within 3 Weeks

Caesars Entertainment to Open 3 Sportsbooks within 3 Weeks

July 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars will open two Atlantic City sportsbooks this week and a third one on the Gulf Coast in mid-August. Caesars Entertainment Corporation plans to open sportsbooks in several New Jersey and Mississippi casinos in the next month, joining rival MGM Resorts in... 

MGM Resorts and GVC to Launch Joint Sports Betting Sites

MGM Resorts and GVC to Launch Joint Sports Betting Sites

July 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Resorts is worth $17 billion and GVC is worth $8 billion. MGM Resorts is in talks with GVC Holdings, owner of Ladbrokes-Coral Group, about a joint US sports betting venture, according to Sky News. While the discussions between GVC and MGM Resorts are about... 

FanDuel Planning Sports Betting Programs on TVG Networks

FanDuel Planning Sports Betting Programs on TVG Networks

July 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

FanDuel has a player database of 6 millon US sports gamers, while Paddy Power Betfair owns the TVG networks. FanDuel Group plans to launch a series of sports betting TV shows on the TVG and TVG2 cable networks. The decision to broadcast sports betting-related programming... 

Have Blackjack Rules Changes Hurt the Game’s Popularity?

Have Blackjack Rules Changes Hurt the Game’s Popularity?

July 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Las Vegas casinos have changed blackjack rules at many tables in the past 15 years, which many blame for the decline in popularity. Blackjack revenues have declined by nearly 50% in Nevada since 2000, if you take into account inflation. Las Vegas Strip casinos... 

Why Alabama Will Not Legalize Sports Betting Anytime Soon

Why Alabama Will Not Legalize Sports Betting Anytime Soon

July 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Rep. Richard Wingo says sports gambling would corrupt fans’ pure love of the game. Now that Mississippi is set to legalize sports betting on August 1, Alabama residents are asking why their state is so much different than Mississippi. Alabama does not have... 

VSiN’s Brent Musberger to Be Las Vegas Raiders’ Broadcaster

VSiN’s Brent Musberger to Be Las Vegas Raiders’ Broadcaster

July 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Brent Musburger and VSiN signed a deal with the New York Post to provide sports betting articles 7 days a week. Brent Musburger of the Vegas Sports & Information Network (VSiN) signed to be the Oakland Raiders’ radio voice, replacing Greg Papa. Musburger... 

Tiger Woods 16-1 to Win PGA after Performance at The Open

Tiger Woods 16-1 to Win PGA after Performance at The Open

July 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Tiger Woods has won four PGA Championships, but has not won a major since 2007. After leading on the final day of The Open at Carnoustie before finishing in 6th place, Tiger Woods has the fourth-best odds to win the PGA Championship — the season’s final... 

Justin Bonomo Wins 2018 $1 Million Big One for One Drop

Justin Bonomo Wins 2018 $1 Million Big One for One Drop

July 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Justin Bonomo now has $43 million in winnings, putting his 1st on the All-Time Money List. Justin Bonomo won the $1 Million Big One for One Drop event at the World Series of Poker, which brings the 2018 WSOP to an end. In winning the $10 million prize, Justin Bonomo... 

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