Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports · September 24, 2021 at 8:10 pm
A new spring is dawning for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.
The tribe Friday announced that San Manuel Casino is now Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel.
"Today marks a new chapter of rebirth and boundless potential, so we have given our property a new name—Yaamava’—the Serrano word for ‘spring,’” said San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman Ken Ramirez in a statement. … [Read more...]
KTNV · September 24, 2021 at 2:48 pm
Former Las Vegas Mayor and mob attorney Oscar Goodman is bringing back his popular dinner series.
The dinners take place inside Oscar's Steakhouse at The Plaza.
"As far as the gaming industry, he was revolutionary," Goodman told 13 Action News before the event.
"In the old days we had racing sportsbooks in shopping centers along the boulevard and they were very modest," he explained. … [Read more...]
Tom Precious, The Buffalo News · September 24, 2021 at 2:43 pm
The Biden administration has opened an inquiry into whether a casino revenue sharing deal between the Seneca Nation of Indians and New York State is legal, a potentially significant step for the tribe that has been ordered by an arbitration panel and federal judges to pay $500 million in missed casino payments to Albany.
The Senecas filed a motion last week with the U.S. District Court in … [Read more...]
Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, CDC Gaming Reports · September 24, 2021 at 2:32 pm
Data on the integrity of sports betting from the last 18 months reveals that match fixing not only worsened during the pandemic, but also looks set to continue to do so.
Speaking on the “Integrity in Sports Betting” panel at SBC Barcelona on Wednesday, Sportradar Director of Global Operations Tom Mace revealed that the number of suspicious matches continued to climb and that the profile of the … [Read more...]
John Haughey, The Center Square · September 24, 2021 at 2:31 pm
Under the Florida-Seminole Tribe gaming compact signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and approved by lawmakers in May, mobile online sports wagering becomes officially legal in the Sunshine State on Oct. 15.
But after two Florida pari-mutuels filed a motion in federal court late Tuesday to block the sports wagering component of the 30-year gaming deal from being implemented, don’t bet on … [Read more...]
Molly Shelly, The Press of Atlantic City · September 24, 2021 at 2:25 pm
If the state Legislature passes a bill to ban smoking permanently in Atlantic City’s casinos, it will have Gov. Phil Murphy’s seal of approval.
“You should assume that I will sign it,” Murphy said during an interview with News 12 on Tuesday when asked about permanently banning smoking in casinos.
Casinos in the resort had been operating smoke-free since last year when a temporary ban was … [Read more...]
Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports · September 24, 2021 at 11:21 am
Caesars Entertainment and the Washington Capitals Friday announced a deal to place the gaming operator’s sportsbook logo on the hockey team’s jerseys.
The jerseys will be worn at Capitals’ home games at Capital One Arena starting with the 2022-23 NHL season. The agreement is the first in the league’s Jersey Advertising Program.
“Following the successful launch of Caesars Sportsbook adjacent … [Read more...]
Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports · September 24, 2021 at 11:20 am
Three gaming operators have joined the American Gaming Association’s Have a Game Plan. Bet Responsibly campaign. The Entain Foundation, MGM Resorts/BetMGM, and Rush Street Interactive, Friday announced they’ve joined the responsible gaming initiative, capping off a flurry of announcements during Responsible Gaming Education Week.
The gaming operators pledged to support Have a Game Plan. Bet … [Read more...]
Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports · September 23, 2021 at 6:59 pm
As the gaming industry continues to set revenue records, as sports betting and igaming expand across the United States, as cashless payment systems become more available, one issue threatens to derail much of the progress that’s been made: gambling addiction.
Most, if not all gaming operators, have protocols and programs in place to help gamblers with issues.
The Entain Foundation is going a … [Read more...]
Buck Wargo, CDC Gaming Reports · September 23, 2021 at 6:45 pm
Thursday was a day for goodbyes at the meeting of the Nevada Gaming Commission.
The Commission signed off on the exit of Dubai World, an investment arm of Dubai within the United Arab Emirates, after a 14-year 50-50 partnership with MGM Resorts International in the development of CityCenter in Las Vegas.
The Commission also bid a fond farewell to Chairman John Moran, who is leaving after … [Read more...]
WTHI-TV 10 · September 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm
Four companies have submitted applications to the Indiana Gaming Commission to build a casino in Vigo County.
The deadline for applications was on Wednesday. The companies that responded to News 10's request for information about their proposals all feel they're the best fit to be awarded the gaming license belonging to Vigo County.
Here's a look at the companies who responded to News 10 and … [Read more...]
Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror · September 23, 2021 at 3:48 pm
The debut of legal sports betting and online casino gambling in Connecticut is days or perhaps weeks away, but a precautionary tool went live Thursday: A chance for people to ban themselves from virtual gambling even before it starts.
A voluntary self-exclusion program operated by the Department of Consumer Protection will enable anyone to bar themselves from virtual gambling for one year, five … [Read more...]
Robert Linnehan, Saturday Tradition · September 23, 2021 at 3:41 pm
Once more unto the breach, Ohio.
Members of the Ohio Senate are harboring hopes to jumpstart Ohio sports betting discussions, as the Senate called for a committee of conference with House members to discuss a proposed sports betting bill.
Supporters of sports betting in the state hope this joint conference of Ohio Senate and House members can come to a beneficial agreement on the bill and … [Read more...]
Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal · September 23, 2021 at 3:39 pm
Avelo Airlines is set to launch new nonstop service between Southern Nevada and Northern California.
Twice-weekly flights between Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport and California’s Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, 20 miles north of Eureka, are set to begin Nov. 18, the airline announced Thursday.
The announcement comes a week after the airline’s inaugural flight between Sonoma … [Read more...]
Fountain Hills Times · September 23, 2021 at 3:36 pm
The We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort is introducing new state-of-the-art craps and roulette table games to “give local residents and Valley visitors an even more exciting gaming experience,” according to a press release.
Roll To Win Craps is a semi-autonomous craps game that lets players shoot real dice across a 12-foot LED playing field screen. Bright LED panels with graphics and animation offer … [Read more...]
State House News Service · September 23, 2021 at 3:31 pm
Things have been going smoothly at the state’s casinos and slots parlor as they adapt to local health and safety measures and continue to adjust their offerings to consumers, gaming regulators said Thursday.
The push-and-pull of the persistent pandemic and gamblers’ desires to get back to a more normal casino atmosphere is on full display at MGM Springfield, where the casino recently began … [Read more...]
Dennis Young, New York Daily News · September 23, 2021 at 3:23 pm
ESPN’s most famous NFL reporter and one of the NFL’s most prominent owners are in business together. The NFL scoop industry was already built on a symbiosis between reporter and subject, but Adam Schefter and Robert Kraft are co-investors in a gambling app, according to a Bloomberg report on Thursday.
Schefter and Kraft have both sank money into a company called Boom, which had actually … [Read more...]
Daniel O'Boyle, IGB · September 23, 2021 at 3:17 pm
Lithuania’s legislature - the Seimas - has approved at first reading a number of amendments to the country’s gambling act, including the creation of online-only licences.
Currently, remote gambling permits are only available to operators that are also licensed to offer land-based gaming, though online-only operators could partner with retail licensees.
However, with the change, a specific … [Read more...]
Daniel Carvalho and Martha Viotti Beck, Bloomberg · September 23, 2021 at 3:11 pm
Brazil’s income tax reform could be adjusted to include the legalization of gambling, yielding as much as 50 billion reais ($9.5 billion) a year for public coffers, according to the bill’s rapporteur in the senate.
The idea is controversial as it would probably displease President Jair Bolsonaro’s evangelical base in the run-up to 2022 elections, but Senator Angelo Coronel says it is an … [Read more...]
Amber Spradley, WLOX · September 23, 2021 at 3:02 pm
Cruisin’ the Coast is less than two weeks away, and boxes full of supplies are stacking up.
“This is where the rubber meets the road,” registration director Craig Grisoli said. “People are very hyped up about it. Word of mouth has been spreading for a couple years now about our 25th anniversary.”
For the silver milestone, Grisoli said they’re giving away a silver 1957 Chevrolet convertible. … [Read more...]
The Guardian · September 23, 2021 at 2:57 pm
The “loophole” that allows foreign betting firms to advertise on English and Scottish football teams’ shirts and pitchside hoardings is likely to be scrapped as part of government plans to reduce gambling’s hold on the game.
Ministers finalising a planned reform of gambling laws are expected to unveil their proposals within weeks, with an outright ban on betting company logos appearing on … [Read more...]
John Brennan, USBets · September 23, 2021 at 1:59 pm
Add Jayson Williams to the list of former all-star professional athletes who have gained a toehold in the world of U.S. gambling expansion.
But while others may appear in TV commercials and tout sportsbooks that are their business partners, the 53-year-old Williams has carved out a niche of his own by founding an “outdoor adventure therapy” business aptly named Rebound to help those struggling … [Read more...]
David McKee, CDC Gaming Reports · September 23, 2021 at 1:49 pm
After meeting with top executives from Everi Holdings (formerly Global Cash Access), Truist Securities analyst Barry Jonas came away favorably impressed, particularly with regard to the acceptance of Everi’s cashless-gaming technology. The latter has been embraced by Penn National Gaming, which is rolling it out in Pennsylvania, with a view toward a gradually wider application. Already it had been … [Read more...]
Associated Press · September 23, 2021 at 1:44 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City is getting a $50,000 state grant to help it come up with new uses for the site of the former Trump Plaza casino.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority's 21st Century Redevelopment Program is giving a planning grant to Atlantic City to help the city devise a redevelopment plan for the now-vacant site in the center of the city's Boardwalk.
The … [Read more...]
Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun · September 23, 2021 at 1:39 pm
With sports betting looming in Maryland, Major League Baseball said Wednesday it wants to team with the state to guard against the rigging of “particularly risky” bets — such as whether a game’s first pitch will be a ball or a strike.
Marquest Meeks, an MLB senior counsel, said at a public hearing that the league hopes its partnership with Maryland gambling regulators will include not only … [Read more...]
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