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Sands Bethlehem Could Be Sold to Poarch Band of Alabama

Sands Bethlehem Could Be Sold to Poarch Band of Alabama

June 4th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians owns three tribal casinos in Alabama and are planning a 4th casino in Mississippi. The Sands Bethlehem Resort & Casino received a 5-year extension to its Pennsylvania gaming license, an event which could signal the sell of the... 

Culinary Workers Union Reaches Agreement with Caesars, MGM

Culinary Workers Union Reaches Agreement with Caesars, MGM

June 3rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, site of the ongoing 2018 WSOP, is one of the Caesars properties which would have been affected. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226, a 50,000-member strong Las Vegas casino union, reached a tentative 5-year deal with MGM Resorts... 

WSOP Colossus $565 Buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Event Begins

WSOP Colossus $565 Buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Event Begins

June 2nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Colossus event has flights on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday which anyone can enter for $565 a flight. The World Series of Poker Colossus Event┬ábegan on Saturday at the Rio Convention Center in Paradise, Nevada, a suburb of Las Vegas. The Colossus Event is the... 

Delaware Launches Las Vegas-Style Sports Betting on Tuesday

Delaware Launches Las Vegas-Style Sports Betting on Tuesday

June 1st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Dover Downs Sportsbook begins taking single-game sports bets at 1:30pm on Tuesday, June 5. Delaware plans to be the first state outside Nevada to offer Las Vegas-style sports betting. On Tuesday, all three of Delaware’s racetrack-casinos will start offering... 

Warriors Huge Favorites over Cavaliers in 2018 NBA Finals Game 1

Warriors Huge Favorites over Cavaliers in 2018 NBA Finals Game 1

May 31st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Lebron James and Kevin Durant were the last two NBA Finals MVPs . The Golden State Warriors are favored by 12.5 points in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals against Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. It is the largest point spread in an NBA Finals game since... 

Monmouth Park Sues NCAA & Pro Leagues for $150mil in Damages

Monmouth Park Sues NCAA & Pro Leagues for $150mil in Damages

May 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Monmouth Park and William Hill were sued in 2014 by the NCAA days before they opened up a sportsbook at the Oceanport racetrack. Monmouth Park filed a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and four major US pro sports leagues, claiming... 

Game Show Network Sued for Its Free-Play Casino Games

Game Show Network Sued for Its Free-Play Casino Games

May 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Elise Bell’s lawyer argues GSN’s free to play gaming site’s tokens are a thing of value. Game Show Network is the latest free-play online gaming site to be hit with a lawsuit. The plaintiff claims GSN gaming site is really an illegal gambling... 

Four US States Oppose Federal Sports Betting Regulations

Four US States Oppose Federal Sports Betting Regulations

May 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Former NJ State Senator Ray Lesniak called the NBA’s proposed integrity fee a kind of “tribute”. State regulators from Nevada, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Louisiana released a statement last week saying the sports betting regulations should not... 

MGM Springfield Asks Gaming Commission for 4am Last Call

MGM Springfield Asks Gaming Commission for 4am Last Call

May 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A recent law would allow casinos to serve alcohol to active bettors on the gambling floor until 4am local time. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is considering whether to allow MGM Springfield’s request to serve alcohol past the mandated “last call“.... 

Robert Rita Introduces Illinois Online Gambling Bill

Robert Rita Introduces Illinois Online Gambling Bill

May 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Robert Rita’s bill would legalize sports betting, online poker, online casinos, and daily fantasy sports sites. Illinois State Rep. Robert Rita introduced an online gambling bill (Senate Bill 7) to the House Gaming Subcommittee. The bill would legalize sports... 

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