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President Donald Trump First-Year State of the Union Delivers Win for Political Bettors

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, and online political bettors on the exchange correctly anticipated much of what the POTUS spoke about with one year in office under his belt. Bait and Switch While... Staff Writer January 31, 2018
Illinois smoking ban no affect on casino industry revenues

Illinois Smoking Ban Has Not Damaged Casino Revenue, Study Claims

The Illinois smoking ban was one of the first in the US to make commercial casinos completely smoke-free, but it hasn’t impacted their footfall or gambling revenues, according to a new study by the Bureau of Economic Research. But operators of the... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Super Bowl betting Roger Goodell

Americans to Bet $4.76 Billion on Super Bowl, Nearly All of It Illegally

The 2018 Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots is expected to break Nevada's all-time handle for money wagered on the big game. But the $138.5 million gambled at legal sportsbooks represents just a small percentage of the total... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Skinny” Joey Merlino arrives in court

Alleged Mafia Kingpin Joey Merlino Offers Odds on His Own Trial

“Skinny” Joey Merlino, alleged boss of the Philadelphia Mob, had some betting advice to offer on Monday as he stood on the steps of the Manhattan federal court where he will face trial this week for illegal gambling, extortion, gun-running, fraud, and... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
MGM Resorts parking rates increase

MGM Resorts Jacks Up Parking Rates Again, Four Months After Mass Shooting Impacted Las Vegas Tourism

Beginning Wednesday, parking at 11 MGM Resorts properties along the Las Vegas Strip will cost you more. The rate hike jumps the most at the four-hour mark, which then stays static for up to 24 hours of parking. Rates vary based on... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Sky Bet plans London Stock Exchange Flotation

Sky Bet Limbers Up for IPO on London Stock Exchange

UK online gambling company Sky Bet is steeling itself for a flotation on the London Stock Exchange, having engaged the services of Rothschild to examine a potential listing, according to a Reuters report this week. An insider told Reuters that a flotation... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
GGG vs Alvarez boxing odds

GGG vs. Alvarez Rematch Scheduled for May 5, Oddsmakers Hope for Different Ending

Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez are coming to blows once again, as the two middleweight superstars are ready to jump back in the ring eight months after their controversial draw. Promoters for the two boxers announced the rematch will go down... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Wynn Resorts sexual misconduct scandal

Wynn Resorts Executives, Macau Gaming Regulators Discuss Gaming License Fallout from Sexual Allegations

Wynn Resorts executives in Macau are doing damage control with Chinese gaming regulators, as their company's founder and CEO continues to make headlines in the United States and around the world. Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) confirmed on Monday that... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Revel Casino Atlantic City

Hard Rock Atlantic City, Ocean Resort Apply for New Jersey Online Gambling Licenses

The Hard Rock Atlantic City (formerly the Trump Taj Mahal) and Ocean Resort (previously Revel) have signalled their mutual intentions to enter the New Jersey online gambling market. The state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) announced this week that both properties have... Staff Writer January 30, 2018
Wynn Boston Steve Wynn scandal

Wynn Boston Harbor Massachusetts Gaming License to Get State Regulator Review in Wake of WSJ Sex Scandal Report

The legitimacy of Wynn Resorts' Boston Harbor casino license in Massachusetts will be reviewed by the state's gaming regulatory agency, after sexual allegations surrounding the company's founder and CEO came to light late last week. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) will hold... Staff Writer January 29, 2018