Category: Gambling Industry

Las Vegas Operators’ Hopes for CES Trade Show
Easily one of the most influential technology events in the world today, the trade show, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, will be making its way back to Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s event was held in January and had to be conducted virtually. However, the announcement earlier thi...
Illinois Residents Get Involved in Sale of Arlington International Racecourse
As Churchill Downs Inc. proceeds with its plan to sell off the Arlington International Racecourse, Arlington Heights Village has taken a few steps to save the historic horse racing track. Officials from the suburb in Chicago held a meeting earlier this month to establish unity regarding the sale of ...
Hogs & Heifers Owner says Casino Wanted to Copy Her Idea
As the lawsuit between the owner of the Hogs and Heifers Saloon and Downton Grand continues, more testimony is revealed. This time, it comes from the Hogs & Heifers owner in a Clark County Courtroom. The owner, Michelle Dell, told the court that the Downtown Grand has been planning to......
Immense Support for St. Tammany Casino Resort in Louisiana
The introduction and expansion of legalized gaming have been a long time coming in Louisiana. Voters in the St. Tammany Parish could be given a chance to vote on a casino development in the 2021 election in November. The development in question would be the 250 million USD casino project......
Growth for Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
One of the newest hotel-casinos in Las Vegas is on its way to a major expansion over the next few months. It has been a little over a month since Virgin Hotels Las Vegas started its operation and have announced that the first step to its growth will be the......
Gunman Kills Two Victims in Shooting at Oneida Casino in Wisconsin
A tragic and violent start to the month resulted as two people at Oneida Casino were shot dead with another person seriously wounded. None of the victims was the intended target of the attack. The incident took place at the Casino’s adjoining Radisson Hotel in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. After police ...
Grand Lisboa Management Plans to Open Before July
As one of the biggest gambling cities in the world, Macau’s operators have always been in competition with one another. Despite the events of last year, it appears that the competition remains as fierce as it always was. SJM Holdings is the proud owner of the Grand Lisboa Palace, estimated......
Golden Nugget Will not Challenge Casino Deal in Richmond
After a casino project proposal was rejected in Richmond, Virginia in March, Golden Nugget has stated that no legal action will be taken because of the decision. The proposal to build a new casino in Richmond was one of three proposals the state received and was rejected. The decision to......
Health Care Group Acquires Lake Tahoe Casino
The struggles that the casino gaming industry experienced in 2020 are still affecting many in 2021. The latest reports show that a longstanding casino in Lake Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada had to close their doors permanently. Many had hoped that the Lakeside Inn and Casino would be revived and hopefully...
Genius Sports to Acquire FanHub and It's Free-to-Play Games Suite
Genius Sports, a London-based company well-known for the major role it plays as a sports betting data provider. The company has recently announced its deal to acquire FanHub Media Holdings. An acquisition that will further the company’s reach in the gaming industry by leveraging FanHubs resources ...
Floridians Want a Say on Gaming Expansion Plans
Last month, Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, and the Seminole tribe announced that they had negotiated a gaming compact that would allow for the expansion of the activity in the state. While lawmakers and the tribe were pleased with the development, many Floridians and lawyers have taken to media...
Florida Lawmakers Reject Trump and Fontainbleau Proposals
With all of the developments and controversies surrounding Florida’s gambling expansion and compact with the Seminole Tribe, the rejection of casino proposals from Trump Doral and Fontaunbleau have taken a backseat. However, as the special session, scheduled for later in May, approaches many have ...
Fantasy Sports Betting on Track in Louisiana
In 2018, Louisiana’s voters had the opportunity to indicate whether they would like fantasy sports betting to debut in their region. Once the ballots had been counted, more than 50% of the parishes, or regions, of Louisiana had approved the measure. While most states around the US have worked tire...
Discussions to Bring Online Gambling to Nevada Arise
Nevada is known throughout the world as the place where gamblers go to enjoy gaming at some of the best casinos in the world. Given the legacy that land-based casinos have in the U.S. state, it’s not a surprise to find out that the state bans almost all forms of......
Elderly Woman Robbed After Leaving Win-River Casino
After winning at a Win-River Casino, a 74-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint. She was forcibly removed from her vehicle in front of her home in Redding, California. It didn’t take long for the robbery to happen and the report suggests that the elderly woman was targeted and followed home......
Crypto Embraced at Resorts World Las Vegas
As the world advances and digital currency becomes more suitable for players to use, cryptocurrency seems like the next step for land-based casinos to take another step into a digital age. Reports have come in stating that Resorts World Las Vegas, a resort worth 4.3 billion USD, should be optimized....
William Hill Assets to Be Divested by Caesars Entertainment
The completion of the deal between William Hill and Caesars Entertainment occurred in mid-April. A deal that put William Hill entirely under the ownership of Caesars for $3.69 billion. Caesars has long planned to auction off William Hill assets around the world and two potential buyers have already ...
Victim of Ameristar Casino Shooting Remains Uncooperative
On May 3rd, at around 2 am CDT, the Iowa State Patrol force received a 9-1-1 call. According to the police reports, a man was shot just outside the Ameristar Casino Hotel, in Council Bluffs, and had sustained serious injuries from the stomach wound. Police have yet to disclose the......
FanDuel Spin-Off Could Be Affected by CEO Departure
It was recently announced that the CEO of FanDuel would be leaving and that he would stay with the company until a successor is found. The announcement came from FanDuel’s parent company Flutter Entertainment and along with it comes growing concerns. The most significant of which revolves around t...
Tickets For Headliner Shows in Demand in Las Vegas
Following a tough year for casinos and the entertainment industry, the summer of 2021 brings new hope to Las Vegas entertainment and the casino properties that stand to benefit from performances. Headliner acts are on their way back to the city and acts such as John Legend, Bruno Mars and......
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