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Pachinko Mogul Okada Clashes With Wynn, Universal Spin Ahead In Philippines, Japan, America by Muhammad Cohen

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After spending three and a half hours listening to Kazuo Okada, the deposed founder of Japan’s Universal Entertainment and dispossessed co-founder of Wynn Resorts, and spending twice as many years following the saga of Okada and Universal versus Steve Wynn an…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 567

 

This week Dave chats with Robert DellaFave from USBets.com about the latest revenue figures for sports betting in New Jersey and the new DraftKings sportsbook in Resorts Casino Atlantic City.

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Finding A Balance On Legal Sports Betting Vs. Protecting Game Integrity by Barbara Nathan

Now that expansion of legal sports betting seems inevitable, legislators and sports leagues alike face some major concerns.

These were discussed at length at the Second Annual US Sports Betting Summit taking place on Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.

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Lottery Director: Countdown Ticking To Mobile In West Virginia Sports Betting by Adam Candee

Mobile wagering soon will arrive for West Virginia sports betting, according to the state’s lottery director.

John Myers told the state’s lottery commission Thursday that two casinos owned by Delaware North soon will offer mobile. Both Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island will launch retail and m…

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Six Leadership Secrets From Casino Slot Managers by David G. Schwartz

Earlier this year, I published Tales from the Slot Floor, a collection of edited interviews with casino slot managers, part of a larger project that captured how the discipline of casino management has changed and continues to evolve in the face of ongoing technological and demographic shifts. B…

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MOHEGAN SUN SAYS NO TO ONLINE POKER; STADIUM EYES SOUTH PHILLY SPORTSBOOK BY BILL GRINSTEAD

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) met today to discuss and act on a number of issues, most notably awarding a conditional online gambling permit to the parent company of Mohegan Sun.

The Board also delved into a number of other topics and spoke with representatives from Penn Nation…

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Football Batters Nevada Sports Betting Revenue In October, But Handle Remains Strong by Adam Candee

Public, give yourself a hand: you cut into Nevada sports betting revenue in October just as you did elsewhere.

A strong month for football bettors slashed gridiron win by about $18 million last month. That led to Nevada’s overall hold coming down by nearly half, from a state-record $56 millio…

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MGM, MLB Form Sports Betting Partnership; Pete Rose Still Banned by Brian Pempus

MGM Resorts has snagged another major deal with a pro sports league.

On Tuesday in New York City, MGM and Major League Baseball announced an “all-inclusive partnership.” The deal follows MGM linking up with the NBA in July and the NHL late last month.

In just a handful of months, MGM h…

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RANKED: THE MOST LUCRATIVE CASINO, PRO SPORTS TEAM & SPORTSBOOK DEALS BY MARTIN DERBYSHIRE

Major pro sports leagues in the US didn’t seem too keen on legal sports betting spreading across the US–at first.

Who could blame them? After all, it was the leagues that took New Jersey to court to block NJ sports betting and landed on the losing end of the Supreme Court decision allowin…

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AUTOMATIC DRINK ORDERING SYSTEM AT CAESARS ATLANTIC CITY IMPROVES SERVICE BY JOHN MEHAFFEY

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There is a lot of talk in Atlantic City about drink monitoring and ordering systems. Some players are worried that this is a way for casinos to cut down on comped drinks.

All Caesars Atlantic City casinos use an automated system to order drinks. It is simple to use.

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Resorts Casino Unveils New Permanent DraftKings Sportsbook In Atlantic City By Martin Derbyshire

New Jersey’s top-grossing online and mobile sports betting app now has a physical presence in the state.

DraftKings Sportsbook opened up a new permanent retail sportsbook location with its partner Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Tuesday morning.

DraftKings is already the top dai…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 566

 

This week we chat with Max Votolato, author of Gardena Poker Clubs: A High-stakes History, about this fascinating exploration into the history of famous poker rooms in Gardena, California.

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Predicting the results of 10 Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson prop bets by Charles Curtis, Nick Schwartz and Steven Ruiz

“The Match” — Tiger Woods against Phil Mickelson, a one-on-one for the ages that will decide who wins a lot of money and years of bragging rights — is nearly upon us, and it’s not just the golfers who will be wagering lots of money on the results.

We’re compiling some of the bets yo…

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Rhode Island Sports Betting Launches Monday At Twin River Casino by Dustin Gouker

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You can make that eight states where sports bets can be made legally, once Rhode Island officially gets into the game Monday.

Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, will launch its sportsbook at 3 p.m. Monday, the facility confirmed in a press advisory.

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How Much Poker Winnings Should You Expect in Your First Year? by Nathan Williams

People ask me all the time how much they should expect to earn in their first 30 days, 3 months, 6 months or a year at the poker tables.

And it is difficult to give a clear answer because it is going to be different for everybody depending on their abilities, work ethic, commitment to improvi…

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WHY NEW JERSEY’S HORSEMEN LOST IN BID TO COLLECT $150 MILLION FROM SPORTS LEAGUES BY JOHN BRENNAN

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in May in favor of New Jersey and the state’s thoroughbred horsemen’s joint bid to have a 1992 federal ban on most sports betting voided, paving the way for a number of states to legalize the activity.

But that wasn’t enough for the horsemen…

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The Casino Pioneer Poised For A Comeback In Las Vegas And Beyond by David G. Schwartz

Bill Harrah is less a household name these days than he was a mere ten years ago—for now, at least. Once considered one of the chief pioneers of the modern casino industry, his influence might be at its lowest ebb in decades: the company he founded no longer bears his name, which industry-watche…

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NEW JERSEY OFFICIALS DEMONSTRATE HOW TECHNOLOGY AND INTEGRITY GO HAND IN HAND IN SPORTS BETTING BY JOHN BRENNAN

Big Brother is watching.

That’s one simple takeaway from a marathon two-hour press event held at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Sunday, tackling the topic of sports betting integrity. The star-studded cast included New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, state Director of Gaming …

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Atlantic City Casinos Boast Another Good Month Of NJ Gambling Revenue By Kim Yuhl

All the attention might be on NJ sports betting, but let’s not forget it all started with Atlantic City casinos.

According to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement press release, the casinos had another very good month. Overall, AC casinos brought in $239.1 million in October, a 15.…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 565 - Originally aired the Week of November 12, 2018

 

This week Ashley talks with Richard Zacks, author of Island of Vice and consultant for TNT’s The Alienist.

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