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Kevin Horridge

Kevin Horridge

Our math man, Kevin is the number guru. He calculates odds in his head the same way the rest of us make a cup of coffee. He gets involved in all the news stories involving numbers, and we often turn to him for help on financial news stories as he used to be in banking. However, he says that being a gambler is a far more respectable occupation these days.

Canelo vs. GGG Rematch Back On Thanks to ‘Hail Mary’ Negotiations

Canelo Alvarez GGG Rematch

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will meet in September for their highly anticipated rematch, after last minute negotiations saved a fight that appeared to be dead in the water just hours earlier. While a noon Pacific deadline came and went on Wednesday, an 11th hour plan was agreed to by both sides, setting up the…Read More

Paddy Power Betfair Teams with Meadowlands, Tioga Downs on Sports Betting

Paddy Power Betfair Teams with Meadowlands, Tioga Downs

Paddy Power Betfair announced it has signed a deal to provide sports betting to the Meadowlands Racetrack in North New Jersey and Tioga Downs in New York State. Betfair US, the American arm of the British-Irish gambling giant, said late Thursday it had reached “long-term agreements for retail and online/mobile sports betting” with the venues,…Read More

New Jersey Legislature Unanimously Passes Sports Betting Bill, But When Will Governor Sign On?

New Jersey sports betting

New Jersey lawmakers unanimously passed a bill to regulate sports betting in the state on Thursday, with both the Assembly and state Senate giving their approval to the legislation. Now it’s all up to Governor Phil Murphy, who must sign the bill before it can go into law. Murphy has been publically supportive of sports…Read More

Vegas Golden Knights Fight to Keep Stanley Cup Hopes Alive as Game 5 Comes Back to T-Mobile Arena

Stanley Cup Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights have their work cut out for them as they head back home for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final trailing 3-1 in their series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. The puck drops at 5 pm Pacific Time (8 pm ET) at T-Mobile Arena. Vegas has lost the last…Read More

Elvis Presley Las Vegas Contract From 1956 Slated for Auction

Elvis Presley Las Vegas history

Elvis Presley’s first Las Vegas contract is scheduled for auction later this month in the UK. The contract is for a two-week engagement in late April and Early May 1956 at the New Frontier Hotel and Casino. It calls for a weekly pay of $7,500, minus commissions paid to his agents at William Morris. The…Read More

Washington Caps Off Vegas Golden Knights’ Storied Run in Stanley Cup Final, Just One Game Away from Win

Washington Capitals Vegas Golden Knights odds

The Washington Capitals are a single victory away from winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. If they do, the Vegas Golden Knights’ history-making run will come to a disappointing close. The Caps dominated Game 4 Monday night in Washington, DC. They took a 3-0 lead in the first period, and while Vegas managed…Read More

Hard Rock NFL Partnership Might Keep Its Atlantic City Casino on Sports Betting Sidelines

Hard Rock Atlantic City sports betting

Hard Rock International is readying to open its Atlantic City casino later this month, but the company’s partnership with the NFL might prevent it from taking bets on professional football games. Hard Rock, which is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, purchased the naming rights to the Miami Dolphins’ stadium in 2016 for $250…Read More

Capitals Hope Not to Get Burned by Home Cooking in NHL Stanley Cup Finals

Braden Holtby

If Washington is going to win the Stanley Cup, the hockey team is going to have to play better at home. They get that chance Saturday in Game 3 at Capital One Arena when they host the Vegas Golden Knights in what is sure to be a tough match. The series is tied at a…Read More

CAPS STRIKE BACK: Washington Holds Onto 3-2 Win Over Vegas to Even Stanley Cup Final

The Washington Capitals overcame an early injury to Evgeny Kuznetsov and another early opening goal by the Vegas Golden Knights to score a 3-2 win in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, tying the series at one game apiece. The Capitals were led by goalie Braden Holtby, who saved 37 of the 39 shots…Read More

Developer Has Plans to Build Casino, Museum at Historic Moulin Rouge Site

Moulin Rouge developers

The Moulin Rouge is one of the most important historical sites in Las Vegas, but the site where the first integrated casino in the city once stood has long been in disrepair. Now, it seems as though this landmark may have a part to play in Las Vegas’ future as well. According to a report…Read More

Warriors Defeat Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Straight NBA Finals Clash with Cavaliers

Warriors NBA Finals

If you’re a big fan of sequels, then it’s time to get excited about the 2018 NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors will be taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers for the NBA championship, the fourth straight year in which that matchup has determined who will walk away with the title. The Warriors fought past the…Read More

Players on Mobile Devices Fuel Growth of Social Gaming Industry

Social gaming mobile growth

Mobile play has long been seen as the biggest growth area for online gambling, but that’s not the only sector that’s being helped by smartphones and tablets. According to one recent report, play on mobile devices has also helped continue the growth of the lucrative social gaming market, providing fast growth for the biggest companies…Read More

MGM China Doles Out $47 Million to Shareholders, More in Store for 2018

MGM China dividends

MGM China Holdings Limited announced last week that shareholders would be receiving a total of $47 million in dividends for 2017, an amount that was significantly lower than what investors took home the year before. Shareholders received a dividend of HKD0.097 (about 1.2 cents in US dollars) per share. That’s down nearly 40 percent from…Read More

Russian Primorye Gambling Zone Gets NagaCorp Commitment to Build $12 Billion Rail Line

NagaCorp Naga Vladivostok

For Russia’s Primorye gambling zone, easy ways for gamblers to come in and out of area are crucial to the success of the gaming hub, which is located outside of Vladivostok. With Chinese players a key demographic, the announcement this week of Cambodian casino group NagaCorp’s $12 billion, 235-mile high-speed railway linking Primorye to the northeastern Chinese…Read More

New High for Nevada Marijuana Sales as March Sets $7.1M Monthly Record, Gaming Industry Still Primary Tax Producer

Nevada marijuana tax casinos

Nevada marijuana sales for recreational use topped $41 million in March, a new record, and delivered nearly $7.1 million in tax revenues to the Silver Sate. But the gaming industry remains the state’s top tax producer and is in no danger of going up in smoke. Casinos Still King Recreational marijuana officially became legal on…Read More