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Esports Grows — and Shows Growing Pains — During Tumultuous 2018

This was the year that esports video games went from being played in college dorm rooms and parents’ basements to a 30,000-square foot arena on the Las Vegas Strip. Esports made its move towards… Read More

Saints and Pelicans Each Partner With Harrah’s New Orleans Ahead of Lawmaker’s Attempt to Revive Failed Sports Betting Proposal

Sports betting is not legal in Louisiana, but that isn’t stopping New Orleans’ two major professional sports teams from partnering with one of the country’s largest casino operators. On Wednesday, the Saints of the… Read More

Macau Officials to Vote Tuesday on Bill That Would Prevent Casino Employees From Gambling

Macau casino workers might not have a place to gamble after Tuesday. That’s when the Chinese gambling region’s Legislative Assembly will vote on a bill that would prevent any gaming employee from entering a… Read More

The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Raising Resort Fee After Offering Guests Free Parking

The backlash against Las Vegas Strip casinos for sneaky charges written in fine print has reached a breaking point, at least for one resort. Effective January 1, The Cosmopolitan will include parking among the… Read More

NFL Completes U-Turn On Sports Betting As League Prepares To Seek Casino Sponsor

The National Football League (NFL) was never going to pioneer the bond between gaming entities and professional sports leagues, but the realization from the league and its owners that they could no longer ignore… Read More

New Jersey Approves Australian Company PointsBet for Online Operations in Affiliation with Meadowlands

PointsBet, an Australian company with a different take on sports betting, has been approved to operate online in the state of New Jersey by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The company will operate… Read More

Sportsbooks Make Millions on Miami Miracle

At this point every NFL fan that has seen it. Down by five points with seven seconds remaining and 69 yards to travel for a game-winning touchdown, the Miami Dolphins were beyond desperate late… Read More

Feds Raid Home of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam One Week Before Scheduled Court Appearance for Casino Brawl

The tumultuous month in the life and times of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam just got more interesting. The gaming resort city’s embattled leader — already facing backlash for his involvement in a November tussle… Read More

L.A. Rams Beat Chiefs on Monday Night Football, Easily Breaks Record-High Point Total as Vegas Busts

The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams dueled to an instant classic on Monday Night Football, a game hyped as the best of the NFL season that still somehow exceeded expectations — especially those… Read More

Switzerland Legalized Online Gaming Kickoff Set for New Year’s Day

A law to regulate online gaming in Switzerland, passed by 73 percent of the country’s voters back in June, is set to be implemented on January 1, 2019. In accordance with the new law… Read More

Underage Bettors Proliferate in British Pubs, UK Gambling Commission Research Finds

In the United Kingdom, there’s an almost 90 percent chance that you can walk into a pub and find an underage gambler. That’s according to a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) report that shows oversight… Read More

Sports Betting at Twin River Casino in Rhode Island Coming Next Week, Officials Say

The wait is over in Rhode Island. Well…almost. By next week the sportsbook at the Twin River Casino is expected to finally open. When it does, Rhode Island will become the first New England… Read More

NFL Week 11 Betting Menu Highlighted by Record High Chiefs-Rams Point Total

The NFL’s Week 11 kicks off Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers travel to Seattle to take on the Seahawks. But the matchup NFL fans are waiting for happens on Monday Night Football when the… Read More

MLS’ New York Red Bulls Could Turn to Sports Betting World to Find Stadium Sponsor

Legal sports betting could bring about the end of one Major League Soccer team’s three year search for naming rights to its stadium. The New York Red Bulls are in talks with “sports betting… Read More

Hustler Card Room GM Donates Poker Tournament Win to SoCal Fire Disaster Relief Efforts

The general manager of the Hustler Casino in Gardena, California made good on some run good at the poker table: Rob Reid initially entered his own casino’s Veterans Day 10K guaranteed tournament just to… Read More