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Elaine Wynn Wants John Hagenbuch Removed from Wynn Board

Elaine Wynn Wants John Hagenbuch Removed from Wynn Board

April 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

John Hagenbuch voted to remove Elaine Wynn from the board in 2015. Elaine Wynn, the co-founder of Wynn Resorts and its current largest shareholder, wants to remove inside director John Hagenbuch from Wynn Resorts’ board of directors. Hagenbuch currently is... 

Pete Rose’s Ex-Wife Claims He’s Still a High Stakes Gambler

Pete Rose’s Ex-Wife Claims He’s Still a High Stakes Gambler

April 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Pete Rose received a lifetime ban from baseball in 1989 on suspicions he bet on MLB games while a manager. Pete Rose’s estranged wife claims Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader and most infamous sports bettor remains a “high stakes gambler”.... 

Supreme Court Could Rule on Sports Betting As Early As Tuesday

Supreme Court Could Rule on Sports Betting As Early As Tuesday

April 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A narrow ruling would approve regulation-free sportsbooks, but most states might not allow such gaming. Atlantic City casinos and Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport are preparing for a US Supreme Court ruling on Murphy v. NCAA, the State of New Jersey’s... 

US Interior Department Launches East Windsor Casino Probe

US Interior Department Launches East Windsor Casino Probe

April 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a former Navy Seal Commander, has been called “Trump’s Cowboy Enforcer”. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Inspector General is investigating the department decision to take no action on changes to the... 

Could Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Buy the MGM Springfield?

Could Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Buy the MGM Springfield?

April 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Springfield has been the source of much controversy between MGM Resorts, Foxwoods, and Mohegan Sun. John DeCree, an analyst for Union Gaming in Las Vegas, said that a joint venture between Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino would make the most sense, if... 

Man Who Shot Venetian Casino Executives Caught in Texas

Man Who Shot Venetian Casino Executives Caught in Texas

April 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A stolen license plate led a Texas sheriff’s deputy to spot Anthony Wrobel’s getaway car. Law enforcement finally caught up to a disgruntled Las Vegas casino dealer, who allegedly shot two Venetian Las Vegas executives at a company picnic. Anthony J.... 

Andrew White Wants Expanded Gambling to Fund Texas Education

Andrew White Wants Expanded Gambling to Fund Texas Education

April 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Andrew White is a successful businessman from the Houston area. Houston businessman Andrew White, who faces a runoff in the Democrat Party’s primary for the Texas governor’s race, recommended the expansion of gambling in Texas to meet the state’s... 

Carl Icahn Sold Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts

Carl Icahn Sold Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts

April 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Carl Icahn has sold Tropicana, Fontainebleau, and Trump Taj Mahal within the past calendar year. Carl Icahn sold Tropicana Entertainment for $1.85 billion to Eldorado Resorts and Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI). It is the second big deal in a week, as Carl... 

Pennsylvania Considering Out-of-State Bids for Mini-Casinos

Pennsylvania Considering Out-of-State Bids for Mini-Casinos

April 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Pennsylvania has generated $127 million in revenue through the casino bidding process so far. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is deciding whether to open mini-casino bidding to out-of-state casino companies or local non-casino business operators after the... 

Steve Wynn Files Defamation Lawsuit against Associated Press

Steve Wynn Files Defamation Lawsuit against Associated Press

April 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Steve Wynn sued attorney Lisa Bloom last week for $7.5 million in another defamation lawsuit. Former Las Vegas casino executive Steve Wynn has filed a lawsuit against the Associated Press (AP) and an accuser for “false allegations of rape”. Steve Wynn’s... 

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