Monday, September 24, 2018

FanDuel Sportsbook Changes Its Tune, Pays Out ‘Erroneous’ NFL Tickets

FanDuel Sportsbook Changes Its Tune, Pays Out ‘Erroneous’ NFL Tickets
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After much bad publicity, FanDuel Sportsbook announced last week they'd pay out the prop bets made on glitch odds during an NFL game.

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Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook

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Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook
The Vegas Golden Knights have entered a multiyear partnership with William Hill US, becoming the first-ever NHL team to partner with a sportsbook. The partnership will feature a TV visible dasher board, in-arena signage, updated ...

Macau casinos are back on track after typhoon

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Macau casinos are back on track after typhoon
Macau casinos are back on track after typhoon

After being forced to shut down their operations for almost three days, casino demand has “recovered quickly”, brokerage Nomura says.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook

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Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook
The Vegas Golden Knights have entered a multiyear partnership with William Hill US, becoming the first-ever NHL team to partner with a sportsbook. The partnership will feature a TV visible dasher board, in-arena signage, updated ...

Friday, September 21, 2018

One Million Bets Is So Two Weeks Ago; DraftKings Nearing Two Millionth Wager

One Million Bets Is So Two Weeks Ago; DraftKings Nearing Two Millionth Wager
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Jason Robins, CEO of DraftKings, told CNN that the rise of DraftKings Sportsbook is thanks to football season and a mature NJ sports betting product.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Thursday, September 20, 2018

888 Sport, BetStars, FanDuel: The Basics Of The Latest NJ Sports Betting Apps

888 Sport, BetStars, FanDuel: The Basics Of The Latest NJ Sports Betting Apps
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Look no further for a quick comparison of the latest online sportsbooks in the NJ sports betting market: BetStars, FanDuel, and 888 Sport.

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Penn National Gaming gets approval from The Colorado Division of Gaming

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Penn National Gaming gets approval from The Colorado Division of Gaming
Inclusive of the approval from the CDG, Penn National has received approvals from thirteen gaming regulatory bodies in connection with its proposed acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment.

Hitting Paydirt: Mobile NJ Sports Betting Hotspots For NFL Week 3

Hitting Paydirt: Mobile NJ Sports Betting Hotspots For NFL Week 3
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Another weekend of NFL football is upon us. Here are four NFL games to watch in Week 3, NJ sports betting apps to use, and promos to have in your pocket.

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Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook

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Golden Knights become first NHL team to partner with a sportsbook
The Vegas Golden Knights have entered a multiyear partnership with William Hill US, becoming the first-ever NHL team to partner with a sportsbook. The partnership will feature a TV visible dasher board, in-arena signage, updated ...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

DraftKings Sportsbook Sets The Bar High With One Million Bets In One Month

DraftKings Sportsbook Sets The Bar High With One Million Bets In One Month
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DraftKings Sportsbook, the first online NJ sports betting platform to go live in New Jersey, hit one million bets but how did it do it?

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

AGA Letter Warns Of Impact That Federal Intervention Will Have On Sports Betting

AGA Letter Warns Of Impact That Federal Intervention Will Have On Sports Betting
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In a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer, the AGA states that illegal sportsbooks were the result of PASPA and no new federal sports betting law is needed.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

NJ’s Top Regulator: We Have A ‘Great Opportunity’ To Be A Leader In Sports Betting

NJ’s Top Regulator: We Have A ‘Great Opportunity’ To Be A Leader In Sports Betting
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Director David Rebuck's testimony to the NJ Legislature was an eye opener, suggesting that NJ was gradually becoming the key sports betting state in the US.

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Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory

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Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory
The historic, and presently shuttered, Cal Neva will remain a casino and hotel when it reopens. Beyond that simple statement, details and plans for the property remain unfinished and undisclosed — a point realized by many of the roughly 100 people who circulated through the Incline Village Library for a meet and greet hosted by ...

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Free October events at Pala

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Free October events at Pala
The California casino will continue its free events series in October featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, and the underground wine CAVE, the new, expanded Luis Rey's and Bar Meets Grill on weekends.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Your Guide To NJ Sports Betting As Football Season Kicks Into Gear

Your Guide To NJ Sports Betting As Football Season Kicks Into Gear
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For now, there are 8 retail sportsbooks and 5 online sports betting apps in New Jersey. But NJ sports betting is just getting started.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Skyscraping Spikes Lead To Near-Record August In NJ Online Casino Revenue

Skyscraping Spikes Lead To Near-Record August In NJ Online Casino Revenue
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NJ online casino revenues hit $24.8 million in August, an increase of 16% compared to 2017 with online poker still struggling.

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City

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Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City
Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as ...

Electra Cocktail Club now open

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Electra Cocktail Club now open
Located on the casino floor of The Venetian Las Vegas, Electra completes the trinity that is The Venetian Cocktail Collective, comprised of the sophisticated Dorsey, the romantic Rosina and now, the kinetic Electra.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Join, Deposit, Bet: How To Get Started At FanDuel Sportsbook In New Jersey

Join, Deposit, Bet: How To Get Started At FanDuel Sportsbook In New Jersey
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Ready to place your bets at one of the NJ sports betting market's newest online sportsbook? Here's a guide to getting started at FanDuel Sportsbook.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

AGA Says Legal Sports Betting Could Boost NFL Revenue By $2.3 Billion

AGA Says Legal Sports Betting Could Boost NFL Revenue By $2.3 Billion
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A new study from Nielsen Sports and the American Gaming Association shows that the groups believe legal sports betting will be a boon for the NFL.

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Tropicana Reveals Plans To Join NJ Sports Betting Market With William Hill

Tropicana Reveals Plans To Join NJ Sports Betting Market With William Hill
tropicana sportsbook

William Hill and Tropicana announced an NJ sports betting partnership that will most likely lead to a land-based sportsbook at the Atlantic City casino.

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Widus International to open new hotel in the Philippines

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Widus International to open new hotel in the Philippines
Widus International to open new hotel in the Philippines

The South Korean firm will celebrate the inauguration of the Clark Marriott hotel in the Clark Freeport this week.

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Win Systems to attend SAGSE

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Win Systems to attend SAGSE
The supplier will attend the trade-show from 11-13 September in Buenos Aires with the objective of showcasing its solution range in casino management systems, as well as electronic roulette and slot machines.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

New Jersey Sports Betting Gets An Innovative Twist On Format Thanks To Kambi

New Jersey Sports Betting Gets An Innovative Twist On Format Thanks To Kambi
kambi teaser

Kambi, the muscle behind DraftKings Sportsbook and SugarHouse Sportsbook, continues to innovate with a new teaser format in NJ sports betting market.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Five Summer Mishaps In New Jersey That Could Benefit From A Do-Over

Five Summer Mishaps In New Jersey That Could Benefit From A Do-Over
trash

Did anything go wrong this summer? NJ sports betting, online gambling, and Atlantic City casino had good news but there were a few mishaps, too.

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Let’s Take A Trip Down Memory Lane To NJ Gambling’s Biggest Summer Headlines

Let’s Take A Trip Down Memory Lane To NJ Gambling’s Biggest Summer Headlines
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Between Atlantic City casino news, NJ sports betting, and online gambling, here are the top 10 headlines from a busy summer of fun in the Garden State.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

New efforts to bring casinos to Nebraska arise

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New efforts to bring casinos to Nebraska arise
New efforts to bring casinos to Nebraska arise

A local tribe has partnered with a horse racing association to push for a referendum that would authorise casinos in the state.

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DraftKings And Buffalo Wild Wings To Share A Fantasy Football Contest

DraftKings And Buffalo Wild Wings To Share A Fantasy Football Contest
buffalo wild wings

Popular sports bar Buffalo Wild Wings and NJ sports betting and fantasy sports company DraftKings have partnered for a season-long fantasy football game.

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Ocean Resort Owner: ‘It Was Worth It’ To Unveil An Expansive, High Quality Sportsbook

Ocean Resort Owner: ‘It Was Worth It’ To Unveil An Expansive, High Quality Sportsbook
ocean resort sportsbook

Bruce Deifik, owner of Ocean Resort Casino, shares his thoughts on the official opening of the William Hill Sports Book in Atlantic City.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Countdown to CasinoBeats Summit

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Countdown to CasinoBeats Summit
As the event on 19 and 20 September at Olympia London draws nearer, more operators and suppliers are committing to the two-day Summit, which will welcome over 250 delegates and 30 leading industry speakers to its 14 sessions.

Golden Nugget AC Opens The SportsBook Just In Time For Some Football

Golden Nugget AC Opens The SportsBook Just In Time For Some Football
golden nugget sportsbook

On Friday in Atlantic City, Golden Nugget opened The SportsBook just in time for the start of the NFL regular season. Quick peek of the SportsBook at @goldennuggetac pic.twitter.com/3zlVzYlm0G — David Danzis (@ACPressDanzis) August 31, 2018 Tom Pohlman, general manager of Golden Nugget, spoke about the opening of the sportsbook to the Press of Atlantic City. “There couldn’t … Continue reading "Golden Nugget AC Opens The SportsBook Just In Time For Some Football"

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This Week in Gambling: Federal sports betting regulations for America?

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This Week in Gambling: Federal sports betting regulations for America?
Senator Chuck Schumer made headlines recently as he proposed federal sports betting regulations in the U.S. Congress. What do the states think about this idea? What about the American Gaming Association?

Kindred Group Fortifies Its NJ Sports Betting Plans, Partners With Scientific Games

Kindred Group Fortifies Its NJ Sports Betting Plans, Partners With Scientific Games
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On Friday, Kindred Group announced a three-year partnership with Scientific Games that offers Kindred entry into New Jersey sports betting.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'

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Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'
The Westgate SuperContest, a $1,500 buy-in contest that attracts professional handicappers and amateurs alike, is on pace this season to establish a record for participants. The winner gets 33 percent of the entry money, which projects to be more than $1.5 million this season ...

Friday, August 31, 2018

NFL Committee Decision Could Allow Hard Rock AC To Step Into NJ Sports Betting

NFL Committee Decision Could Allow Hard Rock AC To Step Into NJ Sports Betting
hard rock ac

Hard Rock International's naming rights deal on an NFL stadium may be why it has yet to open a sportsbook, but NJ sports betting may still be in the cards.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Should Atlantic City Casinos Be Worried About Growing Competition From Nearby States?

Should Atlantic City Casinos Be Worried About Growing Competition From Nearby States?
chess competition

Outside gambling competition is an issue for Atlantic City casinos as East Coast markets that once funneled gamblers onto the Boardwalk expand.

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NJ Sports Betting Will Provide ‘Modest’ Boost To Economy, Agency Says

NJ Sports Betting Will Provide ‘Modest’ Boost To Economy, Agency Says
nj sports betting revenue

Sports betting in New Jersey won't be the panacea for state coffers that officials are hoping for, says Fitch Ratings. But NJ sports betting is only just getting started.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

On A Roll: Atlantic City Casinos Handing Out High Number Of Jackpots In 2018

On A Roll: Atlantic City Casinos Handing Out High Number Of Jackpots In 2018
Atlantic City casino jackpots

Through Aug. 18, Atlantic City casinos have reported a total of $21.9 million in jackpot wins of more than $50,000, making the first half of 2018 more profitable than each of the previous three full years.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Trio Of Treats: Highlighting What’s What At The Three NJ Online Sports Betting Apps

Trio Of Treats: Highlighting What’s What At The Three NJ Online Sports Betting Apps
three cupcakes

DraftKings Sportsbook finally has competition from playMGM and SugarHouse Sportsbook. The three NJ online sports betting sites offer a variety of features, and here are the highlights.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Feeling The Pinch, Monmouth ‘Confident’ It Will Kick Off Online Sports Betting By Football

Feeling The Pinch, Monmouth ‘Confident’ It Will Kick Off Online Sports Betting By Football
squeeze

Monmouth Park was the first venue in New Jersey to accept sports wagers following the repeal of PASPA. Yet, the racetrack is falling behind in the race to launch NJ online sports betting.

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Friday, August 24, 2018

NJ Transit Chief: Atlantic City Rail Line Will Return After Five-Month Shutdown

NJ Transit Chief: Atlantic City Rail Line Will Return After Five-Month Shutdown
will return sign

With backlash brewing, NJ Transit exec Kevin Corbett tries to expel fears from worried Atlantic City Rail Line passengers that this is not the end of the line, but a brief five-month closure.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

First Half Of 2018 Holds Steady For Atlantic City Casino Revenues

First Half Of 2018 Holds Steady For Atlantic City Casino Revenues
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Through the first six months of the year, Atlantic City casino net revenues are almost exactly what they were last year with gross operating profit down less than five percent.

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 1.6 percent in 2nd quarter

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 1.6 percent in 2nd quarter
Atlantic City's casinos saw their second-quarter earnings increase by 1.6 percent compared with the same period in 2017. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos reported a gross operating profit of $171.4 million in ...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Variety May Be The Key To NJ Online Gambling’s Booming Live Dealer Lineup

Variety May Be The Key To NJ Online Gambling’s Booming Live Dealer Lineup
live dealer games

Are live dealer games a must-have for NJ online casinos? For sure, but it may be that unique live casino games help separate the good from the better in the NJ online gambling pack.

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Start Your Engines: MGM’s Mobile Sportsbook In NJ Goes Live

Start Your Engines: MGM’s Mobile Sportsbook In NJ Goes Live
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MGM Resorts will launch New Jersey's first online and mobile sportsbook by the end of the week, according to CEO Jim Murren. The playMGM NJ sports betting app is on its way.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Atlantic City Casinos Close Out July With Big Gains, But Will The Fireworks Continue?

Atlantic City Casinos Close Out July With Big Gains, But Will The Fireworks Continue?
atlantic city casino revenue

July revenue for Atlantic City casinos shows a 12.8 percent gain compared to July 2017, in no small part due to the combined $48 million in casino win that Hard Rock AC and Ocean Resort Casino posted.

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