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11, Monday March 2019

Caesars Entertainment Corporation purchase for Carl Icahn

American hedge fund billionaire, Carl Icahn (pictured), has reportedly purchased a further 5.85% stake in Caesars Entertainment Corporation to become the land-based casino operator’s largest shareholder. Significant transaction: According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, 83-year-old Icahn now controls 15.53% of the New York-listed operator behind some 25 American casinos including […]

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10, Sunday March 2019

MGM scores home run with Boston Red Sox casino sponsorship deal

The first team sponsorship deal between a casino and sportsbook operator and a Major League Baseball (MLB) team is in the books after MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) on Friday, March 8, 2019, announced a multiyear agreement that will see it become the Boston Red Sox ‘official and exclusive resort casino.’ According to MGM Resorts’ official press release… Under […]

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10, Sunday March 2019

9stacks announces new Vegas in Rs 9 poker contest

Top online poker site of India, 9stacks, has announced a new promotion for players to win a trip to Las Vegas. Titled Vegas in Rs 9, the contest provides a trip to Las Vegas when players win two tournament events. The contest starts today and will run until March 25th. Details of the Contest: During […]

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10, Sunday March 2019

MGM Resorts Named Official Casino Partner of Boston Red Sox

MGM Resorts has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox to become the baseball team’s “official and exclusive resort casino.” Move over, Foxwoods. MGM Resorts has struck a deal with the Boston Red Sox to become the team’s official casino resort. (Image: Boston Red Sox) A press release reveals that the partnership is a […]

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10, Sunday March 2019

All Six Macau Casino Operators Increase Employee Wages in 2019

The six Macau casino licensees in the enclave have all increased wages for employees following the region’s second consecutive year of growth. Macau casino workers are making more money in 2019. (Image: Kim Cheung/AP) MGM China – MGM Resorts’ operating unit in the enclave – announced this week that salaries for non-management workers would be […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

OLG bags prestigious WLA responsible gambling accolade

In Canada, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has announced that it was recently awarded with the Best Overall Responsible Gambling Program 2018 accolade by the World Lottery Association (WLA). Play Smart recognition: The crown agency used an official Thursday press release to detail that the prize recognized the impact of its Play Smart […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

Pennsylvania postponing roll-out of online casinos

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reportedly reacted to a recent ruling from the United States Department of Justice altering the federal government’s stance on the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 by announcing that it intends to postpone the eastern state’s planned roll-out of online casinos. Committee confession: According to a Tuesday report from PAOnlineCasino.com, […]

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09, Saturday March 2019

New Jersey Considering Increasing Penalties on Sportsbooks Accepting Prohibited Bets

New Jersey sportsbooks are not permitted to offer odds on collegiate events that involve teams based in the state. If they do, one lawmaker says they should face more consequential penalties than what are currently on the legal books. Oddsmakers who take bets that are banned under New Jersey law might face steeper penalties in […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Road to Kentucky Derby Features Three Stakes Races on Saturday

Even as the biggest contenders have been forced to hold off on starting their road to the Kentucky Derby, this weekend will still feature plenty of action as other Derby hopefuls line up in for prep races in Florida, New York, and Kentucky. Instagrand, seen here winning last year’s Best Pal Stakes at California’s Del […]

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08, Friday March 2019

Lightning Box Games springs Temple Cash: Frogs ’n Flies video slot

A little over a month after releasing its Chicken Fox video slot and specialist online casino games developer, Lightning Box Games, has now announced the launch of its new five-reel Temple Cash: Frogs ’n Flies title. Jumping joviality: The Australian innovator used an official Thursday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail […]

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