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Nevada Casinos Could Ban Smoking in Near Future

Some analysts believe Nevada could soon ban smoking on casino floors.

In the old days of gambling, the public image of the casino floor was one of smoke-filled tables and a cloudy haze throughout the halls. Over the years, that vision has largely changed: enter any major casino, and there are likely to be large swaths of smoke-free areas for patrons who would prefer a slightly…Read More

Rory McIlroy Win Pays off Ten-Year-Old Bet for His Father

Rory McIlroy's father and two friends won big when he won the British Open on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy’s win this weekend at the 2014 Open Championship (perhaps better known as the British Open) was huge for the young golfer’s career. It was his third major championship, making him only the third player to win three majors by the age of 25, joining a couple of guys you might have heard of:…Read More

Harvard Researchers Say Gambling Online Not Addictive

Researchers say that playground features like Bellagio's fountains encourage gambling more than online sites.

In the battles being waged over whether online gambling should be regulated in the United States, one major argument has been that Internet games could lead to a higher rate of gambling addiction. The theory is that the increased access to gambling products means that those most vulnerable to addiction will have an instant pipeline…Read More

Atlantic City Casino Revenues Up Slightly in June

Atlantic City's gaming industry was once again led by the Borgata in June.

There’s a lot of doom and gloom surrounding Atlantic City these days. At least three casinos have either closed or are set to close this year, with a fourth also potentially closing if a buyer can’t be found. But while those are bad signs for the East Coast gambling hub, that doesn’t mean that there…Read More

Boston Compensation from Wynn Everett Down to Commission

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh failed to reach an agreement with Wynn Resorts over the Wynn Everett casino project.

Given how strongly the city of Boston and the citizens of East Boston had opposed a casino at Suffolk Downs, it was something of a surprise that the two cities and Mohegan Sun were able to amicably come to a “surrounding community” agreement. On the other hand, a similar agreement between Boston and Wynn Resorts…Read More