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

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 ...

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
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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
balancing act

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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Football at Boyd Gaming locations

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Football at Boyd Gaming locations
Throughout southern Nevada, Boyd Gaming guests can participate in Las Vegas' free football contest Pick the Pros, enjoy an array of football-inspired food and beverage specials, and check out game-day viewing parties, complete with giveaways and more.

Monday, August 20, 2018

The Latest New Addition To The NJ Sports Betting Scene: Kindred Group

The Latest New Addition To The NJ Sports Betting Scene: Kindred Group
NJ sports betting addition

Hard Rock and Kindred Group -- best known for its Unibet platform -- announced a new agreement last week. The deal allows Kindred to pursue a Casino Service Industry Enterprise License (CSIE) in New Jersey for sports betting and online gaming.

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Sunday, August 19, 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 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 ...

SugarHouse NJ Online Casino Joins Live Dealer Party With Evolution Gaming

SugarHouse NJ Online Casino Joins Live Dealer Party With Evolution Gaming
sugarhouse nj live dealer

The lateest wave of NJ online gambling sites to launch live dealer games continues with SugarHouse joining the fray alongside Hard Rock online and 888 Casino NJ.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

NJ Sports Betting Could Become Bigger Than Nevada In A Hurry

NJ Sports Betting Could Become Bigger Than Nevada In A Hurry
NJ sports betting

New Jersey sports betting had a good first full month, and an incoming mobile sports betting market shows potential. Can NJ sports betting overtake Nevada as the market leader?

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Questions, Concerns Continue About Atlantic City Rail Line Shutdown

Questions, Concerns Continue About Atlantic City Rail Line Shutdown
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Days after the NJ Transit announcement of a five-month shut down of the Atlantic City Rail Line in September, many are worried about the effect on AC casinos and commuters alike.

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Heat Wave Advisory: NJ Online Casino Revenue Sets Records In July

Heat Wave Advisory: NJ Online Casino Revenue Sets Records In July
high temperatures

March was the last time NJ gambling sites posted a record month of revenue, but online casinos in New Jersey had a crazy good July, nearly hitting $26 million for the month.

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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, August 15, 2018

DraftKings Sportsbook Isn’t Done Making Headlines As Company Expands

DraftKings Sportsbook Isn’t Done Making Headlines As Company Expands
headlines

With the success of its first-to-market DraftKings Sportsbook in New Jersey, DraftKings announced on Monday new offices and new hires for sports betting in the future.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Wendover Resorts chooses Scientific Games technology solutions

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Wendover Resorts chooses Scientific Games technology solutions

Scientific Games Corporation recently announced that the company will install a comprehensive package of casino management system products and solutions, as well as slot games and table products at The Wendover Nugget Hotel and Casino and Red Garter Hotel and Casino.

Winning Combination: Resorts Atlantic City To Open Sportsbook This Week

Winning Combination: Resorts Atlantic City To Open Sportsbook This Week
combination lock

If all goes according to plan, and pending regulatory approval, the Resorts sportsbook in Atlantic City will open on Wednesday, making it the first gaming operator in New Jersey to have both a retail and mobile sportsbook.

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A Work Conference Call Turns Into A Record Online Jackpot Win For NJ Woman

A Work Conference Call Turns Into A Record Online Jackpot Win For NJ Woman
work conference call

A New Jersey woman, who played the popular online casino game Divine Fortune during a work conference call, won a historic jackpot of nearly $290,000 with a $2 bet.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 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 ...

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

Saturday, August 11, 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 ...

Boom In Atlantic City Casinos Leads To A Spike In The Job Market

Boom In Atlantic City Casinos Leads To A Spike In The Job Market
boom box

For the first time since 2014, the AC casino industry employed more than 30,000 thanks to Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort hiring 8,184 including former casino workers.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

Thursday, August 9, 2018

NJ Regulatory Chief Determined To Put An End To Illegal Sports Betting Sites

NJ Regulatory Chief Determined To Put An End To Illegal Sports Betting Sites
stop sign

In a recent interview, David Rebuck, director of the Division of Gaming Enforcement, warned illegal sportsbook sites they won't be joining the legal NJ sports betting market anytime soon.

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Companies register for Yokohama’s casino RFI

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Companies register for Yokohama’s casino RFI
Companies register for Yokohama’s casino RFI

Twenty two companies have registered for the Japanese city’s request for information initiative, related to a potential IR bid.

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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, August 8, 2018

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

Monday Night Football at Luis Rey's

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Monday Night Football at Luis Rey's
The restaurant at California's Pala Casino Spa and Resort will host Monday Night Football parties this NFL season that feature parties with two themes, Fan's Night and Tailgate Party Night, and will alternate each week.

Tuesday, August 7, 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 ...

Who Will Follow DraftKings Sportsbook Into The NJ Online Sports Betting Market?

Who Will Follow DraftKings Sportsbook Into The NJ Online Sports Betting Market?
draftkings sportsbook

The DraftKings Sportsbook app became the first to launch mobile sports betting in New Jersey this week, prompting questions of exactly who will be next. Will it be MGM or Caesars or another surprise?

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Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau

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Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau
One regret Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the company into the Macau gaming market. Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as ...

Monday, August 6, 2018

New Jersey Closes Out Last Week With A Crazy Load Of Sports Betting News

New Jersey Closes Out Last Week With A Crazy Load Of Sports Betting News
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An onslaught of big news about NJ sports betting lit a fire in the Garden State, including the launch of DraftKings Sportsbook in New Jersey and new sportsbooks at Bally's and Harrah's.

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Sunday, August 5, 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 4, 2018

Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau
One regret Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the company into the Macau gaming market. Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as ...

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 ...

Friday, August 3, 2018

Resorts AC Ready To Dance With BetStars For NJ Online Sports Betting

Resorts AC Ready To Dance With BetStars For NJ Online Sports Betting
dancing

Resorts Atlantic City keeps making headlines, and this time it's expanding its Stars Group partnership to include the global sports betting site BetStars.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Like competitors, MGM Resorts expects weak third quarter

Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Like competitors, MGM Resorts expects weak third quarter
Industry analysts grilled MGM Resorts International executives Thursday after the company forecast weak results for the current quarter because — just like its competitors — it expects fewer scheduled entertainment events and lower room rates in Las Vegas this summer. Chairman and CEO Jim Murren pushed back. He highlighted the company's casino revenue from its Las Vegas Strip properties and its ...

Aliante's September entertainment

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Aliante's September entertainment
R&B and jazz singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne and The Meat Loaf Experience, featuring the Neverland Express and “American Idol” winner Caleb Johnson, will bring their hits to the Las Vegas casino in September.

DraftKings Beats Competitors To The Punch With Mobile Sports Betting App Launch

DraftKings Beats Competitors To The Punch With Mobile Sports Betting App Launch
DraftKings sportsbook app

DraftKings and its casino partner Resorts got the green light for NJ online sports betting on Wednesday, and DraftKings Sportsbook app for mobile is first to market in New Jersey.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Caesars Doubles Up On Sports Betting In AC, But Big Things Are In The Works

Caesars Doubles Up On Sports Betting In AC, But Big Things Are In The Works
caesars sports betting

Bally's and Harrah's sportsbooks in Atlantic City are now open, but Caesars sports betting is just getting started with mobile and online wagering in the works.

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