Kevin Horridge

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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.

1479 stories by Kevin Horridge

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2018 Super Bowl Expected to Break Nevada Sportsbooks Record Handle

The 2018 Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots is anticipated to set a new sports betting record handle at Nevada sportsbooks when this Sunday's big game takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The current mark of $138.5 million was...

Kevin Horridge January 29, 2018
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Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge Rejects Another Casino Referendum

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (R) is determined to see that gaming is leading her state down the right road. To that end, the state's chief legal advisor this week struck down another gambling ballot initiative that sought to authorize three commercial...

Kevin Horridge January 28, 2018
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Are Loot Boxes Gambling? Washington State Demands an Answer

Washington State Senator Kevin Ranker (D) has charged the State Gambling Commission with answering once and for all the question of whether a loot box constitutes gambling, and whether the microtransactions of modern video-gaming are predatory towards children. A loot box is...

Kevin Horridge January 28, 2018
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Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Casino Boat Operator, Captain Hailed for Quick Action

Florida casino boat operator Tropical Breeze Casino, LLC, is being sued by a 65-year-old woman who survived the company's recent shuttle fire that forced passengers to jump off the vessel and ended with one person dead. In a lawsuit filed in Pasco...

Kevin Horridge January 25, 2018
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NBA Looks to Score off Nationwide Sports Betting, Demands One Percent Cut of Every Bet

The NBA told the New York Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming, and Wagering yesterday that if the state legalizes sports betting, the league would demand a one percent cut on each bet placed on its games. Appearing in the Albany capital, NBA...

Kevin Horridge January 25, 2018
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Tiger Woods Returns to PGA Tour, Sportsbooks Offer Array of Odds

Tiger Woods is back on the PGA Tour this week at the very event he played his last official tournament, the Farmers Insurance Open at San Diego's Torrey Pines Golf Course. While Tiger has lost plenty of fans over the last decade,...

Kevin Horridge January 24, 2018
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Minnesota Casino Mystic Lake Sued After Punting on Super Bowl Nightclub

Minnesota casino Mystic Lake is being sued by Nomadic Entertainment for abruptly canceling its temporary 65,000-square-foot, 9,000-person capacity nightclub constructed for next week's Super Bowl festivities. Last September, Mystic Lake, owned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, announced it was partnering with...

Kevin Horridge January 24, 2018

David Baazov Insider Trading Case to Move Forward, Judge Denies Stay of Proceedings

A Quebec judge has rejected a motion to stay the insider trading case against former Amaya CEO and chairman David Baazov. Baazov was charged in March 2016 with five counts of securities fraud, including “aiding with trades while in possession of privileged...

Kevin Horridge January 23, 2018
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Las Vegas ‘Rogue’ Esports Team Levels Up to Superstardom

Esports may be a big buzzword in Nevada casinos, but a Las Vegas-based team is currently sparking the most chatter. The “Rogue” esports team has gone from a little-known outfit to globetrotting champions in a matter of months. Last year its CS:GO...

Kevin Horridge January 22, 2018
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Ron Paul Says States, Not Congress, Should Determine Gambling Laws

Former US Representative Ron Paul (L, R-Texas) writes in a recent Newsweek editorial that Congress should excuse itself from legislating gambling, and instead reserve such powers to the states. That might not come as much of a surprise to political observers who...

Kevin Horridge January 22, 2018