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.

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Oklahoma gambling expansion Kevin Wallace

Oklahoma Gambling Expansion Seems Unlikely, Despite State Budget Gaps

An Oklahoma gambling expansion plan that could cover a substantial budget shortfall isn't gaining much traction in the Oklahoma City capital. The state legislature is scheduled to return for a special session on September 25, and when it does, lawmakers will be...

Kevin Horridge September 14, 2017
Las Vegas Hoover Dam

Luckiest Drunk in Las Vegas Swims Across Hoover Dam Power Generator, Avoids Death But Not Arrest

At the Hoover Dam, which traverses Clark County, Nevada and Mohave County, Arizona, well over 100 workers gave their lives to see it come to completion. And unofficial estimates have suggested that hundreds more may have jumped to their deaths there since....

Kevin Horridge September 13, 2017
Choctaw Red Water Casino

Fight Over Choctaw’s Red Water Casino Project will be Decided by Voters

The fate of Choctaw Nation’s fourth casino in Mississippi will be decided by its more than 10,000 members and not tribal leadership. After a brief legal battle those opposed to the project were able to get a referendum for November 17. Chief...

Kevin Horridge September 13, 2017
Enrique Razon, Jr., casino developer in the Philippines

Philippine Billionaire Enrique Razon Jr. Sells $74.7M Slice of Bloomberry Resorts

In a shuffling of assets to prepare for his next phase of domestic development, Philippine billionaire Enrique Razon, Jr., has sold 3.18 percent of his stake in casino operator Bloomberry Resorts for PHP3.8 billion ($74.7 million). The Bloomberry chairman’s holding company Prime...

Kevin Horridge September 12, 2017
Ezekiel Elliott suspension

NFL Fires Back after Court Blocks Ezekiel Elliott’s Six-Game Suspension

The NFL moved as quick off the field as the tailback they are trying to suspend runs on it, asking the judge who granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction for the NFL’s six-game suspension of Cowboy’s Ezekiel Elliott on Monday...

Kevin Horridge September 12, 2017
Florida horse racetracks Gulfstream Park

Florida Horse Racetracks Safely Harness Hurricane Irma, Damage Minimal

Florida horse racetracks are reporting minimal damages in the wake of Hurricane Irma, once a powerful and violent Category 5 tropical cyclone that stormed up the west coast of the Sunshine State. Gulfstream Park, Hialeah Park Race Track, and Tampa Bay Downs,...

Kevin Horridge September 12, 2017
Sheldon Adelson salary increase

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Receives 400 Percent Salary Increase

Sheldon Adelson has an estimated net worth of $32.6 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, so a $4 million annual pay raise presumably isn't something the gambling tycoon will spend much time celebrating. However, paired with an increase to the cap...

Kevin Horridge September 11, 2017
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Landing International Sells Philippines President Duterte on New Resort Plan

Hong Kong’s Landing International Development Ltd., owners of London's tony Les Ambassadeurs private gaming club, met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this week to discuss a proposal to construct a “world-class international branded theme park integrated resort” in the controversial leader's country. Rumors...

Kevin Horridge September 10, 2017
UNLV Fertitta football complex funding

UNLV Regents Approve $16 Million Finance Plan for Fertitta Football Training Complex

The UNLV football program took another step towards becoming a legitimate program when the university’s Board of Regents voted 4-2 on Thursday to approve a plan to finance a state-of-the-art training complex. The amount that was agreed upon by the six-member panel...

Kevin Horridge September 8, 2017
Hurricane Irma Florida evacuations

Cat 4 Hurricane Irma Threatens to “Devastate” Florida, (Most of) State’s Gambling Industry Battens Down the Hatches

As superstorm Hurricane Irma continues its deadly path towards Florida, it’s expected to hit the southern tip of the state on by Saturday night in the form of a downgraded, but still “extremely dangerous” Cat 4 tempest. Amid the chaos and evacuations,...

Kevin Horridge September 8, 2017