Top Casino News

  • Casino News Roundup
    April 03, 2019

    This week’s casino news focuses in on casino revenues in both Nevada and Macau. Let’s start off on this side of the world as Nevada’s casinos have announced their revenues from February.

    Nevada Casino Revenue Flat In February; Sportsbooks Get Record Handle

    The numbers are in on Nevada’s February revenues and the state will consider it a good month. While most of the gaming returns were flat month-over-month, the state took in over one billion dollars in gaming revenue. This information came from the state’s Gaming Control Board, who summarized the numbers.

  • April 02, 2019

    The first couple of rounds of the NCAA Tournament were a bit tame for March Madness standards. However, the drama really ramped up in the second week of action. Only one No. 1 seed has survived and it’s not Duke, who was the Tournament favourite. We’re down to Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn, who are each now only two wins away from becoming national champions.

    Let’s take a closer look at the four squads and the odds up on the board for each team.

    Virginia +150

  • Poker News Roundup
    March 28, 2019

    This week’s poker news delivers a variety of headlines, from revenue reports to tournament announcements to big wins. We’ll start with the financial numbers as the big three online poker sites have reported their revenues for 2018 and the results are somewhat surprising.

    888poker Struggling as partypoker Dominates

  • Casino News Roundup
    March 27, 2019

    This week’s casino news starts off with a focus on Las Vegas. From a big bet in March Madness to a group of dealers unionising, there were some important headlines from The Strip. Here’s a closer look at this week’s casino updates:

    Las Vegas Dealers Join United Auto Workers Union

  • Zion Williamson, Duke, NCAA basketball Tournament
    March 26, 2019

    March Madness has been surprisingly predictable this year as we haven’t seen many upsets. The No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 seeds have advanced in every region. In the Round of 32, every single favourite won straight up. So what’s in store for the next two rounds as we build to the Final Four? Let’s take a closer look at the latest futures as we get set for the Thursday and Friday games.
     
    The Favourites
     

  • Poker News Roundup
    March 21, 2019

    It was a week filled with winners as three separate players claimed three separate six-figure prizes. Let’s take a quick look at the big winners as well as the tournaments they captured:

    Yilmaz Wins WPT Title At Thunder Valley In Sacramento

    Who knew there was home-court advantage in the poker world?

  • Zion Williamson, Duke, Gonzaga, NCAA Tournament Odds
    March 20, 2019

    The bracket is set, the odds have been posted and we’re ready for the college basketball season’s crowning moment: the NCAA Tournament. There are 68 teams in the field, but let’s see if we can narrow that down to find a few good ones to bet on – both in the favourites and sleepers category.
     
    The Favourites
     

  • Casino News Roundup, Bellagio, Caesars, Slots Jackpot
    March 19, 2019

    This week’s casino news covers a spectrum of stories, including yet another troubling story out of The Bellagio. It’s been the target of another robbery, which is concerning, but at least this time the criminal did not get away.

    Bellagio Poker Room Robbed Again

    It’s been a rough 12 months for the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The iconic casino on The Strip was robbed again. However, the culprits weren’t able to get away this time.

  • Casino News Roundup, MGM, MLB
    March 14, 2019

    This week’s casino news runs the gamut with acquisitions, legal challenges and a new sponsorship deal. We’ll start there as MGM has struck a partnership with the MLB and will soon play ball with the Boston Red Sox:

    MGM Resorts Internationals Reaches First Baseball-Casino Sponsorship Announced

  • Poker News Roundup
    March 13, 2019

    With a slew of poker tournaments on the go around the world, a number of winners have been claiming big prizes. Let’s recap three of the biggest winners of the week as we look at the important poker headlines right now:

    Adams Wins Triton Jeju Main Event