Despite a deluge of advertising, only 34 percent of California voters supported a ballot measure allowing mobile sports betting in a recent poll.
Jim Barnes covers sports betting and the World Series of Poker for the Review-Journal. He first joined the Review-Journal as a copy editor in 2012. The Fort Worth, Texas, native previously was the sports editor at the Waco Tribune-Herald and also covered high school sports for the Dallas Morning News. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. He is an experienced gambler who has competed in the Westgate SuperContest and the World Series of Poker Main Event.
The refreshed rooms in the Studio Tower (formerly known as the West Wing) at the MGM Grand are expected to be completed by the end of the year.
A Caesars-branded 18-wheeler will travel to sporting events throughout the country, including two Raiders games, before a final stop at Super Bowl LVII.
The American Gaming Association is holding its first Responsible Gaming Education Month this September, expanded from its usual week on the topic.
Clank-clank-clank-clank-clank. That’s the sound of money — metal coins hitting a metal tray — at one of the dwindling number of coin-operated machines still in use in the Las Vegas area.
Five years ago, only people in Nevada could place a legal wager on a game. Soon, bettors in 35 states and Washington, D.C., will be able to get in on the action.
Red Rock Resorts President Scott Kreeger said the closure of the hotel-casino on Tropicana Avenue would “reposition the property for future development.”
The longtime MGM Resorts headliner threw some of his dollars down Monday to open the rebranded BetMGM sportsbook at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect major casino companies, but investors and analysts are signaling that now looks like a time to buy.
Betty Williams was fired after 40 years at Valley Hospital Medical Center, and she said it’s tied to negotiations between the hospital and the Culinary union.