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

Wisconsin football

Undefeated Wisconsin Still Out of Top Four of College Football Playoff Rankings

Wisconsin has done everything right but they still feel that they are being wronged after the latest College Football Playoff Rankings (CFPR) were announced Tuesday evening. The committee kept the same four teams as last week’s vote but changed the order slightly....

Kevin Horridge November 22, 2017
McCarran International Airport October

Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport Hits Highest Traffic Month in City’s History in October

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas reported its busiest month on record in October, with more than 4.3 million arriving and departing passengers in Sin City. The all-time traffic high is great news for the gambling mecca, which endured the October 1...

Kevin Horridge November 21, 2017
Skill based slot machines

Industry Still Has High Hopes for Skill-Based Machines Despite Slow Start

Casinos had hoped that the addition of skill-based gambling machines might bring in more revenue from millennials, but so far, that doesn’t seem to be panning out. Nonetheless, many in the industry still believe that these games are part of the formula...

Kevin Horridge November 21, 2017
Carl Icahn Trump Plaza Atlantic City

Billionaire Carl Icahn Wants Atlantic City Tax Dollars to Help Cover Trump Plaza Demolition

Carl Icahn is worth over $16 billion, but the Trump Plaza owner would greatly appreciate Atlantic City's Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to help him out in covering the cost of demolishing the long-shuttered Boardwalk resort. Icahn, who acquired the casino formerly...

Kevin Horridge November 21, 2017
Baker Mayfield

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield Grabbing More Than Just Heisman Attention

It’s a good thing Heisman voters don’t consider character when deciding who will get the college football award for the sport’s most outstanding player or Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield might be out of the running. The favorite to win the trophy, when it...

Kevin Horridge November 20, 2017
Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Finishes Career with 25th-Place Finish

Iconic NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. completed an 18-year career on Sunday, finishing 25th at the Ford EcoBoost 400 in Miami. The 43-year old announced his retirement from competitive racing on April 26. The season was a disappointment for the son of...

Kevin Horridge November 20, 2017
Sky Bet Football League

Sky Bet Extends English Football League Sponsorship Through 2024

While regulators in the United Kingdom may have questions about the role of gambling in professional sports broadcasts, bookmakers aren’t leaving the games anytime soon. Sky Bet announced on Thursday that they would be extending their sponsorship with the English Football League...

Kevin Horridge November 19, 2017
Mandalay Bay elevator access

MGM Mandalay Bay Elevator Access Now Requires Guests to Show Room Keys, But Will It Matter?

MGM's Mandalay Bay is now stationing security officers at guest elevator banks, and the guards are requiring patrons to produce their room keys before being allowed access. The Las Vegas Review-Journal was first to report on the new security procedures, and MGM...

Kevin Horridge November 19, 2017
Lottery ticket sales

Mississippi Is Getting Serious About Maybe, Possibly, Finally Allowing Lottery Sales

Mississippi lawmakers continued debate on Thursday about costs and benefits of having a lottery, and held a panel to receive input from the casino industry on a topic that has divided the state’s legislature. It was the final of several meetings that...

Kevin Horridge November 18, 2017
Steve Wynn Kazuo Okada lawsuit

Wynn Resorts Must Face Former Shareholder Kazuo Okada in Court, Judge Rules

Wynn Resorts must have its day in court to defend actions taken by its board regarding the 2012 ouster of Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada from its ranks and subsequent redemption of his 20 percent stake in the casino conglomerate. Through a lawsuit...

Kevin Horridge November 17, 2017