Now’s the time to get in on the 2019 Borgata Fall Poker Open, to be held in Atlantic City November 5–22. Online satellites run through November 17.
A UK company known as The Spinner may face a Facebook lawsuit for helping gambling companies target individual users through the social media giant and manipulate people into spending more on online casinos.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says online poker will begin in the very near future. New Jersey’s experience may give some clues. Because the Garden State is better established in online gaming, many companies begin in New Jersey—think Fox Bet.
Passing gaming laws and adopting regulations is slow going in Washington State. The legislature is part-time and meets for two months in some years. The state Gambling Commission may not meet more than 10 times a year. Currently, legislators are moving—slowly—on several bills that could legalize sports betting, including one by Rep. Joe Schmick (l.)
It’s the richest two-day event in horse racing: the Breeders’ Cup, awarding more than $30 million November 1–2 at Santa Anita in California. Get ready to place your bets with advice from Davey B.
For five years, he oversaw the massive project of opening the $2.3 billion Encore Boston Harbor. Last week, four months after the casino opened its doors, Wynn Resorts announced the departure of President Robert DeSalvio.
MGM Resorts International has reached agreements to sell two of last three resorts it owns on the Las Vegas Strip, Bellagio and Circus Circus. In the much larger of the two transactions, Bellagio will go to a new division of private equity giant Blackstone Group, which also owns the Cosmopolitan next door, for $4.25 billion. […]
With a little time to kill before her favorite TV show on Monday, Cathy decided to play Divine Fortune, a progressive slot at PlaySugarHouse.com. The game lived up to its name—the Canton, Pennsylvania grandmother is now richer by almost $380,000.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has asked the Nevada Gaming Commission to find former Wynn Resorts chairman and CEO Steve Wynn “unsuitable” to hold a license in the state. Citing the many instances of alleged sexual misconduct that drove Wynn out of the company, the board says he “repeatedly violated Nevada’s gaming statutes and regulations” and brought “discredit upon the state of Nevada and its gaming industry”.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver just did sports bettors a big favor, requiring teams to announce their starting lineups 30 minutes before tip-off. Silver’s new rule effectively takes the guesswork out of NBA betting.
Want more ways to win? Try WMS’ Raging Rhino, the online slot for bigger, better hits. We also review IGT’s Jeopardy! and NetEnt’s Starburst.
U.S. Interior Department attorneys have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by MGM Resorts International challenging is decision to allow an amendment to the gaming compacts between Connecticut and its two gaming tribes. The amendment allows the Mashantucket Pequots and the Mohegans to operate a casino called Tribal Winds (l.) in East Windsor, 14 miles from MGM Springfield.