Activist investor Jason Ader has his sights set on online gambling software giant Playtech. The former Las Vegas Sands (LVS) director has a reputation for investing big in gaming companies before unleashing a wrecking ball into their boardrooms.
This time last year, a $20 bet on the Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup was slated to win $10,000. Ultimately, the expansion franchise fell three wins short of hoisting hockey’s ultimate trophy, but they gave Las Vegas sportsbooks a good sweat in the process.
Pre-reveal machines are illegal in Florida, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, thus effectively ending the longstanding debate between Sunshine State regulators and the games’ respective manufacturer and distributor: Blue Sky Games and Gator Coin.
Oddsmakers in sports betting states where the activity only recently became legalized are wrestling with how to best dictate lines when regional biases might put the casinos at great financial risk that’s not typically seen in Las Vegas.
FanDuel and William Hill Sports Betting Apps Go Live in New Jersey as the Field Starts to Get Crowded
The New Jersey mobile sport betting market swelled over the weekend, as two new entrants, FanDuel and William Hill, launched their wagering apps. There are now five players in the mobile market since DraftKings earned first-mover kudos just under a month ago.
It was just last month that Atlantic City’s nine casinos collectively employed more than 30,000 workers for the first time in over four years. But with Labor Day unofficially ending the summer, resorts are beginning to lay off their seasonal workers and will push total employment below the 30K mark.
The long-running row over the punitive tax rates operators are expected to pay in Kenya continued this week when parliament rejected a proposal from the…
Macau casinos won 26.6 billion patacas ($3.3 billion) last month, a 17.1 percent year-over-year premium and a mark that eclipsed the general consensus of financial analysts.
GVC Holdings has rejected claims that the structure of its recent takeover of British bookmaking giant Ladbrokes Coral has enabled it to “swindle” hundreds of millions from pension funds invested in its new acquisition.
Las Vegas Billionaire Frank Fertitta Drops $25M on Daughter’s Wedding, Bruno Mars Headlines Reception
Station Casinos CEO Frank Fertitta spared no expense in throwing the most extravagant of weddings for his daughter Kelley. The $25 million shindig went down over the weekend at Fertitta’s Red Rock Resort.
European online casino operator PlayOJO announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to sponsor Paradise Hotel, the most popular reality TV series in Sweden….
West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice announced late Friday that he had appointed Doug Buffington, the deputy secretary for the West Virginia Secretary of Revenue, to…
Playtech has released its new Call of the Valkyries online slot, a 5 reel, 25 pay-line game with a theme based on the Nordic mythology…
A new poll shows that Florida voters overwhelmingly support stripping the state legislature of its power to dictate the future gaming industry.
The Westgate SuperContest, the most popular season-long NFL spread betting tournament in Las Vegas, says the competition is once again on track to break its buy-in record.
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Pragmatic Play, the leading casino game provider, has announced a release of its latest addition to its high-quality portfolio, Peking Luck. The action of the online slot takes place in a glamorous Chinese opera. The backdrop of the online slot’s 3×5 reels consists of various items relating the oriental theatre and there’s a melodic soundtrack playing in the background. The …Read More
City council has signed off on plans for a new casino complex in Delta, a Vancouver suburb. But if a nearby mayor gets his way, the project will never get off the ground in its current form.
If Colorado wants to join the list of states offering legalized sports betting, they won’t need a constitutional amendment to do so. That’s the opinion of Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who said on Thursday that the state legislature would be within their rights to pass a sports betting bill.
William Hill blamed the UK government’s clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), Friday, for dragging it one billion into the red in the first half of the year.
Reports have emerged in the Massachusetts media indicating that an embarrassing lack of attention on the part of state lawmakers mid-week briefly left the state’s…
FanDuel and Boyd Gaming have formed a joint strategic partnership to offer land-based and digital sports betting in the US.
Resorts Casino Hotel in New Jersey has announced its second online and mobile sports betting partnership in as many days, following up an earlier reveal…