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North Carolina Cracks Down on Illegal Fish Game Tables

North Carolina Cracks Down on Illegal Fish Game Tables

December 2nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Fish games for real money proved popular in North Carolina, but the legislature said they are illegal. North Carolina law enforcement continues to crack down on “fish games”, a form of table-mounted video games that pay real money to players. For the... 

Mohegan Sun Wants to buy Encore Boston Harbor from Wynn

Mohegan Sun Wants to buy Encore Boston Harbor from Wynn

December 1st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Mohegan Sun and its partner Suffolk Downs sought to place a casino in the Boston suburb of Revere. Mohegan Sun is positioning itself to buy the Everett casino is Wynn Resorts loses its license for Encore Boston Harbor. The Connecticut tribal casino group would... 

Darren Rovell Leaves ESPN to Join The Action Network

Darren Rovell Leaves ESPN to Join The Action Network

November 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Darren Rovell has occupied a unique position for a sports reporter at ESPN and CNBC over the years. Darren Rovell, a longtime ESPN reporter, is leaving the sports network to join the Action Network. The Action Network is led Chad Millman, who once headed ESPN.com... 

Caesars Entertainment Closes Tunica Roadhouse Casino

Caesars Entertainment Closes Tunica Roadhouse Casino

November 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Tunica Roadhouse Casino opened in 1994, but was a smaller operation than Caesar’s Horseshoe Tunica Casino. Tunica Roadhouse Casino is closing at the end of January 2019, according to Caesars Entertainment Corp. The 135-room hotel adjacent to the casino will... 

Twin River Casino in Rhode Island Opens Legal Sportsbook

Twin River Casino in Rhode Island Opens Legal Sportsbook

November 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Twin River Sportsbook has 100 LCD television sets, so gamblers can enjoy the games on which they gamble. Rhode Island legalized sports betting on Monday, as Twin River Casino in Lincoln began taking sports bets. To prepare for the grand opening of their sportsbook,... 

MLB and MGM Resorts Enter Partnership in Japan and United States

MLB and MGM Resorts Enter Partnership in Japan and United States

November 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

PlayMGM is the online gaming site the MLB platform and broadcast shows will promote. MGM Resorts and Major League Baseball have entered into a multi-year partnership agreement for the United States and Japan. Under terms of the deal, MGM Resorts will become the... 

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming Announces $100mil Expansion

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming Announces $100mil Expansion

November 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Oaklawn has been in operation since 1904. Oaklawn Racing & Gaming is planning a $100,000,000 casino and hotel expansion in Hot Springs, Arkansas over the next two years. Louis Cella, the president of Oaklawn Jockey Club, said the $100 million project is the... 

Texas Gaming Expert Predicts Encore Boston Keeps Its Casino License

Texas Gaming Expert Predicts Encore Boston Keeps Its Casino License

November 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Dr. Barrow thinks the Gaming Commission will shift blame from itself to Wynn Resorts — and especially Steve Wynn. A prominent gaming analyst predicted the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) would clear Wynn Resorts of wrongdoing in its upcoming report... 

Former Revel Casino Owner Accused of “Stalking through the Courts”

Former Revel Casino Owner Accused of “Stalking through the Courts”

November 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Glenn Straub sued a couple of New Jersey government agencies and Revel’s tenants during his three years in Atlantic City. Glenn Straub, the colorful former owner of the defunct Revel Casino, faces lawsuits from former girlfriend Jessica Nicodemo, 34, back... 

Carlo DeMaria Supports Wynn Resorts’ Role in Boston Casino

Carlo DeMaria Supports Wynn Resorts’ Role in Boston Casino

November 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Officials and experts would have residents believe it is Encore Boston Harbor or bust, but Wynn Resorts would simply sell the resort if it lost its license. Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria gave his official backing to the $2.4 billion Encore Boston Harbor, despite... 

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