U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., recently wrote to the leadership of the major professional sports leagues and the NCAA after a series of sports betting violations.
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.
Florida and Oregon State players took a look around Las Vegas on Wednesday as they prepare for Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium.
The New York Giants scored a “meaningless” touchdown with eight seconds left to flip the betting winners for the spread and total against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday.
Briana Johnson has 27 years of experience in the Clark County assessor’s office, while Helen Oseguera and Brandon Menesini are first-time candidates.
Thomas Jeeves and Delgado M. Lopez Jr. won’t face the certification fight that engulfed outgoing North Las Vegas constable Robert Eliason.
Despite a deluge of advertising, only 34 percent of California voters supported a ballot measure allowing mobile sports betting in a recent poll.
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.”