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Champions League Favorites Avoid Facing Each Other in Quarterfinal Draw

Champions League quarterfinals draw

The four biggest teams remaining in the Champions League can be fairly happy about their quarterfinal draws, as they have managed to avoid playing each other – at least for one more round. Italian champions Juventus, English Premier League champions Manchester City, La Liga winners Barcelona, and Liverpool – last year’s Champions League runner-up –…Read More

Mickey Mantle Trump Casino Player Cards Up for Grabs in Unique Memorabilia Auction

Mickey Mantle Trump Cards

Two rare Mickey Mantle cards are currently up for auction, but you won’t find any of the legendary New York Yankees superstar’s stats on the back. Robert Edwards Auctions is currently taking bids on two of Mantle’s player cards from Trump casinos in Atlantic City, with the memorabilia expected to fetch $2,000 or more. Cards,…Read More

Dealer at New Hampshire Casino Charged with Theft After Dealing from Bottom of Deck

Boston Billiard Club dealer

A dealer at the Boston Billiard Club and Casino in Nashua, New Hampshire was charged with felony theft on Tuesday after local police claimed that he manipulated the game he was overseeing in order to help a player win. 40-year-old Christopher Hopf was charged with a class A felony for the incident, which could land…Read More

World Game Protection Conference Showcases Blackjack Analytics, AI Security Cameras

World Game Protection Conference

The World Game Protection Conference wrapped up at the Tropicana Las Vegas on Wednesday, with exhibitors showing casino operators how they could best protect themselves against a variety of threats to their operations. This year, that meant everything from finding new and innovative ways to strike back against card counters to creating new defenses against…Read More

Japanese Government Wants Facial Recognition Technology Used at Casinos, Racetracks

Facial recognition Japan casinos

The Japanese government plans to ask existing gambling venues to utilized facial recognition technology to help keep problem gamblers from placing bets, a plan that will also be implemented at casinos at the integrated resorts set to be built in the country. The move is part of a larger plan to put into place policies…Read More

William Hill Posts $950M Loss in 2018 Thanks to New Regulations on FOBTs

William Hill 2018 losses

William Hill might be making huge strides in the US market, but that wasn’t enough to make the British bookmaker profitable last year. The company reported a loss of £722 million ($954 million) in 2018, despite the fact that revenues were up slightly over 2017. Positive Year Offset by FOBT Concerns That didn’t come as…Read More

Pennsylvania Regulators Say Online Gambling Likely to Start in Early Summer

Pennsylvania online gambling timeline

Pennsylvania residents will eventually get the chance to play casino games and bet on sporting events over the internet, but the launch date for those mobile offerings is still a few months away. According to Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) executive director Kevin O’Toole, the first online gambling sites are likely to start taking bets…Read More

Jon Jones Defends Light Heavyweight Title vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235

Jon Jones Anthony Smith

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is a heavy favorite heading into his title defense against No. 3 contender Anthony Smith on Saturday in the main event of UFC 235 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Jones is coming off of a knockout victory over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 in December, while Smith is…Read More

MGM Springfield Sees Lowest Monthly Revenues Yet in January, Earning Just $19.7M

MGM Springfield January revenue

MGM Springfield earned just $19.7 million in gross gambling revenue in January, the lowest figure yet for the casino since it opened in August 2018. That number marked a nearly nine percent drop from December, and brings the total gross revenue for the resort to over $121 million since opening. MGM Springfield Falling Short of…Read More

NASCAR Season Begins With Brad Keselowski Favored to Win First Daytona 500 Title

Daytona 500 NASCAR Keselowski

Brad Keselowski will look to end his string of bad results in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, as the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series regular season begins with one of auto racing’s most prestigious events. Keselowski comes into the race as a 7/1 favorite according to British bookmaker Ladbrokes. Keselowski Looking for First Daytona 500 Win…Read More

Minnesota Legislator Introduces Bill to Legalize Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Minnesota sports betting

Minnesota Representative Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) has introduced a new bill that would legalize sports betting at tribal gaming facilities in the state, but it’s an open question as to whether or not Native American tribes want anything to do with it. The legislation would not allow sports betting anywhere else in the state, and would…Read More

NCAA Considering Reviewing All March Madness Buzzer Beaters to Clarify Results for Gamblers

NCAA buzzer beaters review

The NCAA released a statement on Friday saying that it would consider reviewing all buzzer beaters during the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, regardless of whether or not those shots actually had an impact on which team won the game. That would be a rule change from how the NCAA handles the end of games in…Read More

Indiana Sports Betting and Casino Bill Passes Unanimously Through Senate Committee

Indiana gaming bill sports betting

A bill that would legalize sports betting and authorize a new casino in Terre Haute has overcome its first major hurdle on Wednesday afternoon, passing a committee in the Indiana State Senate. The Public Policy Committee gave its unanimous approval to the bill, which will now be sent to the Senate Appropriations Committee for further…Read More

Disney Has No Interest in Offering Sports Betting, But ESPN Won’t Ignore Legalized Gambling

Disney sports betting

While a major media conglomerate might be in the perfect position to profit off the spread of legalized sports betting, Disney CEO Bob Iger says the company has no interest in offering three-team parlays at Epcot Center. During a Tuesday quarterly earnings call, Iger told investors that Disney had no intention to operate sportsbooks, at…Read More

Truck Stop Definition is Latest Battleground in Pennsylvania Gaming Expansion

Pennsylvania truck stop VGTs

When Penn National Gaming signed a deal last month to bring video gaming terminals (VGTs) to the Rutter’s convenience store chain in Pennsylvania, the agreement was designed to work under rules that allow VGTs at truck stops in the state. But some convenience stores are now questioning the current definition of a truck stop in…Read More