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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.

Parisian Macao in Legionnaires’ Disease Breakout Scare

Parisian Macao in Legionnaires’ disease scare

Sheldon Adelson’s lavish $2.7 billion Parisian Macao has been linked to a possible outbreak of legionnaires’ disease this week. Health officials in Hong Kong and Macau are investigating whether three Hong Kong nationals who succumbed to the disease, all of whom recently stayed at the Parisian, caught the infection at the hotel. The men, aged…Read More

Man Gets Flushed with $1 million at Flamingo Las Vegas

Flamingo $1 million

April 15th is usually a taxing day for most Americans, but a man made the IRS filing deadline day a lot more enjoyable. The San Diego resident was on vacation in Las Vegas and was playing Crazy 4 Poker at the Flamingo when he won $1 million competing in the specialty table game. It took…Read More

Elton John Cancels Caesars Palace Run Due to “Potentially Deadly” Infection

Elton John cancels Vegas shows following life-threatening infection.

Elton John has canceled all performances of his “Million Dollar Piano” shows at the Coliseum in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, for the next two months after succumbing to a potentially deadly “harmful and unusual bacterial infection.” The 70-year-old star contracted the unnamed infection during a tour of South America, becoming “violently ill” on a flight…Read More

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Becomes Media Target in Casino Stock Ownership Investigation

Robert Kraft NFL gambling policy Caesars

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is the target of a new investigation published to sports news siteDeadspinthat claims the billionaire is in violation of the National Football League’s (NFL) ownership policies due to his investment in a hedge fund. Kraft, worth an estimated $5.1 billion according toForbes, owns a small stake (by his standards) in…Read More

After Overcoming Legal Battles, Washington State’s Ilani Casino Opens at Last

Ilani casino

It took much longer than expected, but Washington State’s Ilani Casino finally celebrated its grand opening Monday. The $510 million resort, which is situated 25 miles north of Portland, Oregon, should provide an economic boost in the region via both tax revenues and jobs. Cowlitz Tribal Chairman Bill Iyall said in a presser that he…Read More

Major League Baseball Considers Betting on Las Vegas for Franchise Relocation

Major League Baseball Rob Manfred Las Vegas

Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week that Las Vegas could be an option for relocation of a franchise. The chief executive of professional baseball says the league would be open to exploring Sin City should a team like the Oakland Athletics or Tampa Bay Rays wish to relocate. Both franchises are…Read More

Woods Gets Fourth Surgery on Back, Return in Question

Tiger Woods back

The back that Tiger Woods carried the PGA Tour on for two decades got its fourth surgery, and his return this season and beyond is in serious doubt. The 14-time major championship winner announced on his website that he had the procedure done just two days after he divulged plans to design a public golf…Read More

Glenn Straub Announces Another Opening Date for Former Revel Casino, Christie Issues Warning to TEN Owner

Glenn Straub Revel Atlantic City Chris Christie

Glenn Straub has announced yet another opening date for the former Revel Atlantic City, now named TEN, the latest development for the troubled casino resort that the Florida-based businessman bought in 2015. Straub says he plans to reopen the hotel on June 15, with between 1,500 and 2,000 rooms available for occupancy. But before you…Read More

US Representative Jason Chaffetz, Online Gambling Antagonist, Won’t Seek Reelection to Congress

US Rep. Jason Chaffetz online gambling

US Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is walking away from politics and departing Congress when his term expires in 2018. In an announcement posted to Facebook, the House Oversight Committee chairman said he’s following the path he’s long championed: that public service should be for a limited time and not become a lifetime career. Chaffetz’ departure…Read More

NHL Favorites Anything But in First Round of Playoffs

NHL playoffs

The Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals are proving that betting on a favorite is anything but a sure thing. Both were the top picks to win the Stanley Cup, but so far they have struggled in the first round against opponents they were expected to easily defeat. Chicago was a plus-400 choice to capture the…Read More

As Macau Casino VIP Sector Explodes, Need for More Gaming Inspectors Becomes Evident

Macau casinos

Macau casinos saw an increase in gross gaming revenue for both VIPs and the general public and the uptick may be partly responsible for a demand for more gaming inspectors for the city’s 39 casinos. Despite having the largest global gaming sector at $30 billion in 2016, serious concern set in last year, exacerbated by…Read More

Esports Included as Official Medal Event at 2022 Asian Games

Esports to become part of Asian Games

E-sports will be an official medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, thanks to a new strategic partnership between the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Alisports, which is owned by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. This means alongside the usual procession of weightlifters, triathletes and ping-pong players will be a…Read More

Massachusetts’ Proposed Casino Liquor License Extension Causes Hangover

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg is against casino alcohol extension.

In Massachusetts, a proposal to extend casino liquor licenses to 4am is wetting no one’s whistle. In fact, no one even seems sure where it came from. The proposal has been written into the House budget plan but by whom is unclear. The only current casino in operation in the state is Plainridge Park, a…Read More

Late Las Vegas Pioneer Kirk Kerkorian Fulfills “Promise” to Expose Armenian Genocide

Kirk Kerkorian The Promise Armenian genocide

The estate of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is staying true to the businessman and philanthropist’s promise to bring the disputed Armenian genocide to the big screen. Kerkorian, one of the most important figures in developing Las Vegas as it’s known today, died in 2015 at the age of 98 with an estimated net worth of $4…Read More

Texas Casino Cruise Ship Runs Amok, “Captain’s Error” Blamed

Texas casino cruise Jacks or Better

A Texas casino cruise ship named “Jacks or Better” crashed during a weekend evening run, with the accident coming just a little more than a week after the party boat had its grand opening. Docked in Galveston, Texas, the Jacks or Better Casino cruise ship had its grand opening on April 7, 2017. Eight days later,…Read More