USA Online Poker News

Boston Red Sox Sign Sponsorship Deal with MGM Resorts

Boston Red Sox Sign Sponsorship Deal with MGM Resorts

March 9th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

The MGM Springfield logo likely will go where the Foxwoods logo appeared on the Green Monster the past 5 seasons. The Boston Red Sox and MGM Resorts International signed a 5-year sponsorship deal for Fenway Park this week. The deal means MGM Resorts can place its... 

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Prepares Wynn Resorts Report

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Prepares Wynn Resorts Report

March 8th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Cathy Judd-Stein was appointed Massachusetts Gaming Commission chair by Gov. Charlie Baker on January 15, 2019. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is in position to finalize and publish its investigative report into Wynn Resorts in the coming days and week. On... 

Joe Verrengia Introduces Connecticut Sports Betting Bill

Joe Verrengia Introduces Connecticut Sports Betting Bill

March 7th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Joe Verrengia’s sports betting bill offers an 0.25% integrity fee, plus lottery, OTB, and tribal casino sports wagers. Connecticut Representative Joe Verrengia, chair of the House Public Safety and Security Committee, introduced a sports betting bill into... 

New Jersey Online Gambler Must Repay Out-of-State Winnings

New Jersey Online Gambler Must Repay Out-of-State Winnings

March 6th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Atlantic City (pictured) and Borgata each might face fines for allowing the gambler to bet online while out of state. An online gambler who gambled online in New Jersey while being outside the state must pay back $93,000 in winnings. The gambler, Vinh Dao,... 

Harrah’s Atlantic City Guest Files Lawsuit for Burns Endured on Sundeck

Harrah’s Atlantic City Guest Files Lawsuit for Burns Endured on Sundeck

March 5th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

A picture of the outdoor sundeck at Harrah’s Atlantic City Resort & Casino. Howard Thompson, a 50-year old Philadelphia man, filed a lawsuit against Harrah’s Atlantic City Casino Resort after he lost part of his foot due to third-degree burns. Mr. Thompson... 

Gary Pretlow Introduces New York Sports Betting Bill

Gary Pretlow Introduces New York Sports Betting Bill

March 4th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

AO6113 would allow sports betting kiosks in Yankee Stadium, as well as Madison Square Garden. New York State Assemblyman Gary Pretlow introduced a sports betting bill this week which includes betting kiosks at Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium. The bill... 

California, Texas, and Florida Unlikely to Legalize Sports Betting

California, Texas, and Florida Unlikely to Legalize Sports Betting

March 3rd, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

One financial analysis firm predicted 32 states would have legal sports betting by the year 2025. Texas, California, and Florida are likely to be among the other 18 states. The Associated Press recently did a survey of all 50 U.S. states to see the likelihood they... 

PGA Tour Announces New Sports Betting Sponsorship Policies

PGA Tour Announces New Sports Betting Sponsorship Policies

March 2nd, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Billy Horschel supported the new guidelines, but said he found it odd that daily fantasy sports was considered “gambling” instead of “sports betting”. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan spoke of the changes he has implemented to transition... 

Sheldon Adelson Cannot Testify Due to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sheldon Adelson Cannot Testify Due to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

March 1st, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Sheldon Adelson and Richard Suen have been locked in a legal battle since 2004. The health of Sheldon Adelson, who is undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, is so dire that he cannot give testimony in an upcoming court case, according to Adelson lawyer... 

Canyon Partners Calls for Caesars Entertainment to Sell Itself

Canyon Partners Calls for Caesars Entertainment to Sell Itself

February 28th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Canyon Partners is a Los Angeles-based hedge fund whose assets equaled $23 billion in 2015. Canyon Partners LLC, the largest shareholder of Caesars Entertainment Corp., joined a growing chorus of shareholders who want the company to find a buyer. Caesars has struggled... 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11