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Ex-Knicks Player Charles Oakley Arrested at the Cosmopolitan

Ex-Knicks Player Charles Oakley Arrested at the Cosmopolitan

July 14th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Charles Oakley was arrested in 2017 at Madison Square Garden, but the charges later were dropped. Former New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls power forward Charles Oakley was arrested at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and charged with a “fraudulent act”... 

Michael Dyer’s Aggression Works at WSOP Main Event Final 9

Michael Dyer’s Aggression Works at WSOP Main Event Final 9

July 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Michael Dyer sipped a water and a coffee on the most pivotal hand of the 2018 WSOP Main Event so far. Going in to Friday’s session of the World Series of Poker Main Event, Michael Dyer appears to have saved up his luck. Michael Dyer holds a dominant chip... 

NFLPA Execs Debate Sports Betting’s Effect on Player Privacy

NFLPA Execs Debate Sports Betting’s Effect on Player Privacy

July 12th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

NFLPA President Eric Winston is concerned expanded sports betting could further lead to the dehumanization of athletes. Casey Schwab, VP of Business & Legal Affairs for the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), told a room of state lawmakers and gaming industry... 

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Plans Wynn Resorts Review

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Plans Wynn Resorts Review

July 11th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The $2.4 billion Encore Boston Harbor is expected to open in early 2019. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) plans to announce in the next month whether Wynn Resorts is suitable for a gaming license in the commonwealth. Wynn Resorts was one of 12 individual... 

Phil Hellmuth Extends WSOP Bracelet Record with 15th Win

Phil Hellmuth Extends WSOP Bracelet Record with 15th Win

July 10th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

It’s no secret that Phil Hellmuth sometimes plays to the tv cameras. Phil Hellmuth Jr. extended his World Series of Poker record by winning a 15th WSOP bracelet on Wednesday at the Rio All-Suit Hotel & Casino. Hellmuth won the 2018 World Series of Poker... 

Canadians Might Boycott US Casinos in #BuyCanadian Campaign

Canadians Might Boycott US Casinos in #BuyCanadian Campaign

July 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

11 million Canadians make 32 million visits to the United States each year, making Canada the #2 source of US tourists behind Mexico. The Canadian campaign to boycott American businesses over U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs and rhetoric could extend... 

Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Retires to Manage eSports Team

Poker Pro Eugene Katchalov Retires to Manage eSports Team

July 8th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Katchalov speaks of a 2012 eSports event in South Korea as the inspiration¬† for his newest venture. Professional poker player Eugene Katchalov announced he is switching focus to eSports events. Esports involves competitive video game contests for real prize money. Eugene... 

Phil Ivey Remains Alive in 2018 WSOP Main Event

Phil Ivey Remains Alive in 2018 WSOP Main Event

July 7th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Phil Ivey is still alive in the WSOP Main Event, while Phil Hellmuth touched off a Twitter controversy with his play. Phil Ivey is back at the World Series of Poker Main Event and he’s making noise. Ivey, seen by many as the top professional poker player... 

Rob Manfred Wants Sportsbook Integrity Fees and Federal Law

Rob Manfred Wants Sportsbook Integrity Fees and Federal Law

July 6th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Rob Manfred wants one consistent policy across all 50 US states. Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred continues to support an integrity fee for federally-legal sports bets. The MLB Commissioner believes integrity fees should be paid by sportsbooks... 

Las Vegas Drink Servers and Housekeepers Receive Panic Buttons

Las Vegas Drink Servers and Housekeepers Receive Panic Buttons

July 5th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The panic buttons were part of the recent collective bargaining agreements between the Culinary Workers Union, Caesars, and MGM Resorts. Thousands of Las Vegas casino workers now carry “panic buttons” with them so they can warn management of sexual... 

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