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Players’ Unions Demand Seat at Sports Betting Table, Further Expands Regulatory Complexities

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The players’ unions representing the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL said in a joint statement this week that its members should have a voice in determining the future of sports betting laws should a change come to the current federal ban. “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act…Read More

PGA Tour Commissioner Voices Support for Legalized Sports Betting

PGA Tour sports betting PASPA

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan revealed this week that should a change come to the current federal sports betting ban, the professional golf organization would embrace allowing wagers to be placed legally on its tournaments. Speaking with USA Today SPORTS, Monahan’s comments are the first public revelation made by the commissioner in regards to the…Read More

Steve Wynn Selling Art Worth $150 Million, Picassos and Warhol Up for Auction

Steve Wynn selling art including Warhol’s Double Elvis and two Picassos

Embattled former Wynn Resorts chairman and CEO Steve Wynn is selling off a chunk of his celebrated art collection. The casino mogul is reportedly in the process of hawking at least three major works, including paintings by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, collectively worth some $150 million. Wynn is selling the art “anonymously” at Christie’s…Read More

Duterte Denies Existence of $500 Million Galaxy Casino Plan for Boracay Island

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday professed to have no knowledge of Hong Kong-based Galaxy Entertainment’s plans to build a $500 million casino on Boracay Island, a paradise vacation resort in the Central Philippines, turned growing environmental concern. “Consider Boracay a land reform area,” he said. “I will give it to the farmers, to the…Read More

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox Reportedly Fielding Boston Casino Sale Inquiries, But No Guarantee License is Safe

Wynn Resorts Boston Harbor

Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox is rumored to have engaged in “informal talks” regarding a potential acquisition of the company’s $2.4 billion integrated casino resort near Boston, which is currently under construction. According to Bloomberg, a source who wished to remain anonymous said Maddox has taken calls about a sale. Wynn Resorts spokesman Michael Weaver declined…Read More

MGM Resorts Takeover Offer of Wynn Resorts Rumored, Wynn CEO Matt Maddox Reported to Be Open to Possibility

MGM Resorts Wynn Resorts takeover

Could MGM Resorts be considering an offer for rival gaming operator Wynn Resorts? That’s the buzz now circulating in the wake of Steve Wynn’s fall from grace and subsequent departure from the company in February, which left Matt Maddox in the top spot. According to the New York Post, rumors have emerged that new Wynn…Read More

Legislation Round-up: Sports Betting Movement in Louisiana, Illinois, Rhode Island

Chicago State Senator Napoleon Harris backs sports betting

As the global gambling industry awaits a US Supreme Court Ruling that is likely to legalize sports betting in America, legislatures across the country are alive with activity. Close to 20 states have now either passed legislation to legalize sports wagering in the event of a favorable SCOTUS decision, or are actively considering it. One…Read More

Check Your Ticket: $533 Million Mega Millions Winner Yet to Come Forward

Mega Millions Winner

Speculation continues to swirl around the identity of America’s tenth largest lottery jackpot winner, who at the time of writing has not yet come forward. The lucky customer won a $533 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday night, having purchased a ticket at a Lukoil gas station and convenience store in Riverdale, New Jersey, about 25…Read More

Wynn Boston Harbor Domain Name Grab Hints at Possible Rebranding for Massachusetts Casino

Wynn Resorts Boston Harbor name

Could domain names scooped up by Wynn Boston Harbor executives be further indication that the property, now under construction, may be looking at a new name, one without the taint now associated with Steve Wynn himself? Wynn Boston Harbor President Robert DeSalvio told the state’s regulatory agency that he would have an announcement at a…Read More

Who Bit Beyoncé? Online Gambling Sites Taking Bets

Who Bit Beyoncé

The internet is abuzz, with millions of people trying to figure out the answer to one question: who bit Beyoncé? And for those who think they might know the answer, there are plenty of bookmakers who are willing to let you bet on who the mystery biter might be. Before you place any big money…Read More

New Jersey’s New Governor Phil Murphy Wants North Jersey Casino

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is behind north New Jersey casino expansion

New Jersey has a new Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, and that means a casino in north Jersey is back on the agenda. That’s according to former Democratic State Assemblyman Vincent Prieto, who is newly appointed by Murphy as president of the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority. Prieto told the Meadowlands Regional Chamber on Tuesday…Read More

Privacy Expert Says Vegas Hard Rock Engaged in Shady Data Harvesting

Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas may have secretly harvested its patrons’ mobile phone data for marketing purposes, according to a former digital marketing researcher who claims to have worked on the campaign. As the world comes to grips with revelations about a scandalous relationship between data harvesters Cambridge Analytica and Facebook,…Read More

Steve Wynn Managers Allegedly Dismissed Sexual Harassment Complaints, Told Workers to ‘Keep it Shut’

Steve Wynn sex scandal harassment

Supervisors and managers working for Steve Wynn allegedly looked the other way and dismissed claims of sexual misconduct made by employees against the Las Vegas visionary. In an expose published this week in The Wall Street Journal, the same media outlet that broke the story in January that the billionaire reportedly sexually assaulted and harassed female…Read More

New Hampshire Senator Ready to Quit After 20th Failed Casino Bill

New Hampshire State Senator Lou D’Allesandro

God loves a trier, they say, but after two decades of trying to legalize casino gaming in New Hampshire, even the dogged Senator Lou D’Allesandro (D-Manchester) believes it might be time to call it a day. D’Allesandro’s 20th consecutive casino bill was defeated in the Senate by an 11 to 10 vote last week. This…Read More

Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Budget Finalized at $1.8 Billion

Las Vegas Raiders stadium cost

The Las Vegas Raiders football stadium will cost $1.8 billion to construct. The official price tag doesn’t include a $100 million training facility. At a Las Vegas Stadium Authority (LVSA) meeting this week, the Oakland Raiders and general contractor Mortenson Construction said the $1.8 billion total is guaranteed, meaning they will be on the hook…Read More