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Sir Peter Bottomley MP would rebel against government over FOBTs

UK Government Faces Party Revolt Over FOBT Max Stakes

The UK’s governing Conservative Party could face open rebellion from within its own ranks if it fails to reduce the maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals, the controversial betting shop machines that currently allow customers to bet up to $100 every 20... Staff Writer March 21, 2018
Steve Wynn to sell shares in Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn to Sell Majority Stake in Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn is poised to sell some or all of his shares in Wynn Resorts, according to a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The news comes five days after Wynn and his ex-wife, Elaine Wynn, dissolved a shareholder’s agreement,... Staff Writer March 21, 2018
GGG Golovkin Canelo Alvarez fight odds

GGG Says Canelo Alvarez Contaminated Meat Doping Excuse is Baloney, But May 5 Fight Still On

Gennady GGG Golovkin says he's ready to get back into the ring with Canelo Alvarez, but only if his opponent is clean and playing by the same rules. In interviews this week, the boxer voiced plenty of concerns. It was revealed earlier... Staff Writer March 21, 2018
Supreme Court sports betting PASPA

No Supreme Court Decision on Federal Sports Betting Ban, Online Odds Disappear

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) released three opinions this week, but one wasn't regarding New Jersey's appeal that the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection (PASPA) of 1992 violates the Constitution. Murphy v. NCAA et al, the renamed case... Staff Writer March 21, 2018
MGM Resorts Las Vegas marketing commercial

MGM Resorts Says ‘The Show’ Must Go On, Relaunches Suspended Marketing Campaign

MGM Resorts has relaunched a slightly tweaked version of its "Welcome to the Show" branding campaign, which the company suspended in the days following the October 1 massacre. The roughly three-minute spot begins by telling viewers with on-screen text that "Mankind was... Staff Writer March 21, 2018
Pollyanna Chu loses half her fortune

Macau Multi-Billionaire Casino Owner Pollyanna Chu Loses Half Her Fortune in Stock Crash

Pollyanna Chu, the owner of the Macau’s Golden Resorts group and until very recently Hong Kong’s richest woman, has seen more than half of her $12 billion fortune wiped out by nosediving stock in her Kingston Financial Group. Kingston is the parent... Staff Writer March 20, 2018
Downtown Las Vegas Derek Stevens

Downtown Las Vegas Casino Owner Derek Stevens Scores on March Madness Bets

Downtown Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens bet $11,000 on each of the 32 First Round games of NCAA March Madness. And when the buzzers concluded, the D Casino boss found himself $16,000 richer. In what's become an annual tradition, Stevens bet... Staff Writer March 20, 2018
Boracay Casino to continue despite Duterte closure

Galaxy to Move Ahead with Casino on Philippine Resort Island Despite Duterte Shut-Down

Macau’s Galaxy Entertainment is pressing ahead with the construction of a $500 million integrated casino resort on Boracay Island in the Philippines, despite the country’s president Rodrigo Duterte recently describing the island “a cesspool” and ordering it to be closed. On March... Staff Writer March 20, 2018
Melco Resorts Lawrence Ho

Melco Resorts Billionaire Lawrence Ho Says Six Macau Casino Licenses Plenty

Melco Resorts CEO Lawrence Ho feels six licensed casino operators in Macau is an ideal number unless the enclave wishes to drastically increase gambling revenue. The half-dozen presently authorized gaming operators will see their licenses begin to expire in 2020. SJM Holdings... Staff Writer March 20, 2018
Floyd Mayweather UFC odds McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Eyeing MMA License, Las Vegas Odds Open on hypothetical Conor McGregor Brawl

Floyd Mayweather continues to fuel hype that he'll venture into the world of mixed martial arts. The undefeated 50-0 boxing great, who is in his third retirement, told TMZ recently that his MMA training is ongoing. He also revealed that his team... Staff Writer March 20, 2018