USA Online Poker News

Penn National Places Hollywood Casino Morgantown in Berks County

Penn National Places Hollywood Casino Morgantown in Berks County

November 12th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Morgantown is a town of 826 residents in the extreme south part of Berks County. The town has an average house price of $250,000. Penn National Gaming announced plans to build the Hollywood Casino Morgantown in Caernarvon Township in Berks County this week. The... 

Gary Casino Removal Plan Concerns Indiana Gaming Operators

Gary Casino Removal Plan Concerns Indiana Gaming Operators

November 11th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Majestic Star would be moved from Buffington Harbor to a brick-and-mortar site inland. The city leaders of Gary, Indiana want to turn Buffington Harbor into a transportation hub, but local gaming operators say the move would hurt Indiana’s casino industry.... 

Kambi Awaits Approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Kambi Awaits Approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

November 10th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Kambi sports betting kiosks are used in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and New Jersey. Kambi Group awaits approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) for its sports betting kiosks. If Kambi receives approval, it will install the kiosks in at least... 

Wynn Resorts Drops Plans for the Paradise Park Lagoon Project

Wynn Resorts Drops Plans for the Paradise Park Lagoon Project

November 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Paradise Park was an expensive add-on JP Morgan analyst Joseph Greff characterized as a “theme park”. Wynn Resorts dropped it plan to build the Paradise Park lagoon project, which was a longstanding goal of former CEO Steve Wynn. Instead, Wynn... 

MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Considering a Merger

MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Considering a Merger

November 8th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Palace and Bellagio might be owned by the same company soon. MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment are considering a merger, according to the New York Post. If the two Nevada casino giant merge assets, they would own 52% of the properties... 

Florida Passes “Voter Control of Gambling” Amendment in Midterms

Florida Passes “Voter Control of Gambling” Amendment in Midterms

November 7th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Walt Disney Co. and Seminole Tribe of Indians spent over $10 million to back Amendment 3. Florida voters approved Amendment 3, which takes control of gambling decisions out of the state legislature’s hands. The measure, called “Voter Control of... 

Arkansas Casino Referendum Passed with 54% of the Vote

Arkansas Casino Referendum Passed with 54% of the Vote

November 6th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Southland Racing receives a casino, while the Arkansas Racing Commission also will add money to the purses at the greyhound track. Arkansas Issue 4, which asked whether voters would authorize 4 new casinos in the state, won approval in the November 6 midterm elections.... 

Daily Fantasy Sports Generated $1.38 Million in Pennsylvania Taxes

Daily Fantasy Sports Generated $1.38 Million in Pennsylvania Taxes

November 5th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

NFL and NBA betting is given the big credit for Pennsylvania’s November boost in DFS tax revenues. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced that daily fantasy sports (DFS) generated $1.38 million for the state since the launch of licensed DFS sites... 

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Took a Beating in NFL Sunday Week 9

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Took a Beating in NFL Sunday Week 9

November 4th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

For many, the photo of 2 players arguing over blocking assigments while their rookie QB was still being sacked was a symbol of the Browns’ futility on Sunday. Las Vegas Sportsbooks had a disastrous weekend as several heavy NFL favorites easily covered the... 

Mark Frissora Steps Down as Caesars Entertainment CEO

Mark Frissora Steps Down as Caesars Entertainment CEO

November 2nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

When he leaves in February, Mark Frissora will have been with Caesars Entertainment exactly 4 years. Caesars Entertainment president and CEO Mark Frissora is stepping down, effective February 8, 2019. Frissora replaced Gary Loveman as Caesars CEO in 2015. In his... 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11