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William Hill 2018 losses

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

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... Staff Writer March 3, 2019
Pennsylvania online gambling timeline

Pennsylvania Regulators Say Online Gambling Likely to Start in Early Summer

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... Staff Writer March 1, 2019
Jon Jones Anthony Smith

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

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... Staff Writer March 1, 2019
MGM Springfield January revenue

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

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... Staff Writer February 17, 2019
Daytona 500 NASCAR Keselowski

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

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... Staff Writer February 16, 2019
Minnesota sports betting

Minnesota Legislator Introduces Bill to Legalize Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

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... Staff Writer February 14, 2019
NCAA buzzer beaters review

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

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... Staff Writer February 9, 2019
Indiana gaming bill sports betting

Indiana Sports Betting and Casino Bill Passes Unanimously Through Senate Committee

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... Staff Writer February 7, 2019
Disney sports betting

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

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... Staff Writer February 7, 2019
Pennsylvania truck stop VGTs

Truck Stop Definition is Latest Battleground in Pennsylvania Gaming Expansion

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... Staff Writer February 1, 2019