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Connecticut casinos Foxwoods Mohegan Sun

Connecticut Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos Start 2018 Sluggishly

Tribal Connecticut casinos Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun kicked off January with a less-than-amazing month, as slot revenue was down at both properties. After paying out winnings, Foxwoods kept $33.9 million from the gaming terminals, a 2.5 percent decrease compared to the same...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 16, 2018
DraftKings FanDuel sports betting

DFS Heavyweights DraftKings and FanDuel Packing Less Punch, as Sports Betting Opinions Change

DraftKings and FanDuel, the two online daily fantasy sports (DFS) platforms that took 97 percent of the bets placed on the contests in 2017, are struggling to grow revenues.  That's according to Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, a market research firm in California, that...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
Atlantic City casino revenue

Atlantic City Casinos Feel the Chill for January with Gaming Revenue Drops of 10 Percent, Blizzard Blamed

Atlantic City casinos saw gross gaming revenue skid 9.9 percent in January due to a severe blizzard that blanketed parts of southern New Jersey last month with up to two feet of snow shortly after the new year arrived. With travel nearly...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
Springettsbury Pennsylvania mini-casino

Pennsylvania Mini-Casino Back in Picture for Harley-Davidson Maker Springettsbury, Previously Opted Out

In the tiny township of Springettsbury, the prospect of a Pennsylvania mini-casino, just a few months after being rejected, is getting a second look. City supervisors have pulled an about-face since nixing the possibility as recently as December. The small town only two...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
Reggie Jones-Sawyer not submitting California poker bill this year

No Online Poker Bill in California This Year, Tribes Turn Against Sports Betting Instead

California appears to have given up on regulating online poker, at least for 2018. Friday is the deadline for filing bills in the California legislature and thus far no champion has emerged to fight the cause. Perhaps that’s because the effort required...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
George Soros Caesars Entertainment

George Soros Now One of Top Caesars Shareholders, Owns 4.9 Percent of Gaming Company in Bankruptcy Aftermath

Billionaire investor George Soros, through his family-controlled Soros Fund Management group, owns nearly five percent of Caesars Entertainment following the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization last fall. According to Bloomberg, the billionaire's stake makes him one of Caesars' Top 10 shareholders, with...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
Elaine Wynn denies she set out for revenge against Wynn Resorts

Wynns’ He Said, She Said Battles Continue About Who Did What to Whom and When

In the fight between Elaine Wynn and her ex-husband Steve, it all depends who you believe as allegations continue to fly, even more than a week after the dishonored CEO left his position at Wynn Resorts. For example, Todd Bice, a lawyer...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
im Mullen Ladbrokes Coral CEO job cuts

GVC Ladbrokes Coral Takeover Could Cost 1,600 Jobs for Acquired Betting Company

The GVC Ladbrokes Coral acquisition of one of the oldest and biggest bookmakers in Britain may be phenomenal news for the company buying it, but it could be a brutal blow for many employees of the company being bought out. The Isle...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 15, 2018
Virginia College Basketball

NCAA College Bracket Preview has Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, and Purdue No. 1 Seeds

The University of Virginia is the No. 1 ranked team and a member of the NCAA Selection Committee said they, along with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue are the current No. 1 seeds. Committee Chairman Bill Rasmussen released a preview of the top...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 14, 2018
Wynn Resorts board lawsuits

Wynn Resorts Board, Hoping to Sidestep Liability Issues, Considers Life After Steve Wynn

The board of Wynn Resorts is weighing its options, as the company looks to its future without former chairman and CEO Steve Wynn. The casino mogul stepped down a week ago Tuesday, after a decades-long sex scandal came to a head and...

Casino.org Staff Writer February 14, 2018