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All-in Diversity Project’s Founders Discuss iGaming Inclusion

All-in Diversity Project’s Founders Discuss iGaming Inclusion

June 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The All-In Diversity Project is based in London, England. In 2017, Tina Thakor-Rankin and Kelly Kehn collaborated to found the “All-in Diversity Project“, which is backed by Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). Both women are experienced professionals... 

Big Fish Games Hires Jeff Karp to Serve as New Leader

Big Fish Games Hires Jeff Karp to Serve as New Leader

June 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Jeff Karp has a string of successes, including work at Zynga and EA video games. Big Fish Games hired Jeff Karp as its president and managing director and was announced as Big Fish’s new leader. Jeff Karp is a former executive at Electronic Arts (EA) and... 

VSiN and The New York Post Signs Sports Betting News Deal

VSiN and The New York Post Signs Sports Betting News Deal

June 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Betting on baseball once was the cardinal sin, but The New York Post and VSiN usher in a brave new world. The Vegas Stats & Information Network (VSiN) signed a deal with the New York Post to provide sports betting news to the Post, which is the 4th-largest... 

New York Could Surpass Nevada’s Sportsbook Revenues by 2023

New York Could Surpass Nevada’s Sportsbook Revenues by 2023

June 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

If New York legalized sports betting, Resorts World New York City’s sportsbook would become a major destination for sports bettors. Though the state of New York has not legalized sports betting yet, new estimates suggest that New York will overtake Nevada... 

Mississippi Casinos Receive Approval for Legal Sports Betting

Mississippi Casinos Receive Approval for Legal Sports Betting

June 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Beau Rivage in Biloxi plans to be one of the first Mississippi sportsbooks. Mississippi casinos have the go-ahead to conduct legalized sports betting. Last week, the Mississippi Gaming Commission adopted the regulations for sports betting, though it imposed a 30-day... 

Hard Rock Casino Places Les Paul Gibson Guitar Sign on Hotel

Hard Rock Casino Places Les Paul Gibson Guitar Sign on Hotel

June 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The first guitar placed outside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino had a misspelling. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City is placing its trademark 60-foot tall guitar outside in preparation for its June 28 grand opening. The guitar, a massive likeness of... 

Mississippi Gaming Commission Approves Sports Betting

Mississippi Gaming Commission Approves Sports Betting

June 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Golden Moon Hotel & Casino at Pearl River Resort could be one of the first venues in Mississippi to open a sportsbook. Mississippi sports betting legalization passed its final regulatory test when the Mississippi Gaming Commission unanimously approved the... 

Ocean Resort Casino’s Gaming License Approved by New Jersey

Ocean Resort Casino’s Gaming License Approved by New Jersey

June 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resort Casino’s grand opening is June 28. Ocean Resort Casino received its casino license from the State of New Jersey on Thursday. Ocean Resort’s executives, who plan to open the former Revel Casino under a different name, spoke before the Casino... 

Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting Regulations Postponed

Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting Regulations Postponed

June 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The subcommittee postponed sports betting hearings on June 19 and June 26. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) of the U.S. House of Representatives postponed plans to hold a hearing on sports betting. Democrats had requested the hearing late last year, but a discussion... 

UNLV Researcher Studies Problem Gambling among Women

UNLV Researcher Studies Problem Gambling among Women

June 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

While little research has focused on female problem gamblers, one study showed gambling addiction was on the rise among South African women. Doctoral student Michelle Malkin, who in August 2017 received a William R. Eadington Fellowship through UNLV’s Center... 

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