Top Casino News

  • August 16, 2016

    It finally looks like Steve Wynn has the green light to build a casino in Boston. After long, protracted legal battles, the biggest "single phase" private construction project in the history of the state of Massachusetts is underway.

  • August 16, 2016

    Although it's just one week, some teams should be worried about what they saw in the first wave of preseason football games. The Houston Texans paid a boatload of money to quarterback Brock Osweiler to help open up their passing game and he looked terrible in their opener. And Los Angeles Rams future franchise quarterback Jared Goff looked mediocre in his first outing, throwing an interception.

    However, there were plenty of bright spots too - including the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers' impressive ground games.

  • August 10, 2016

    The gambling scene in Atlantic City has taken quite the beating in recent years with many casinos going bankrupt, employees embroiled in union battles with their employers, and a decline in tourism. Now the next domino has fallen as the Trump Taj Mahal will be closing down. The casino that has been around for 26 years is finally closing its doors, which means that around 3,000 jobs are going with it.

  • August 10, 2016

    Stockton, California might be known best to some as the home of Nick and Nate Diaz, the trash-talking mixed martial arts brothers. However, the city's mayor has found himself in the spotlight recently due to a questionable poker game.

  • August 08, 2016

    The Hall of Fame Game was cancelled, which means the official return of pigskin will happen on Thursday night with Week 1 of the NFL preseason. Although most fans and bettors could care less about the preseason in most sports, it's quite important in the NFL. Not only does it give us a good forecast into the future, but there are also good trends for bettors to work with and much more information circulating to handicap the games.

  • August 03, 2016

    The World Series of Poker has come to a close - at least for now, as there is still the Main Event that will take place October 30-November 1. The November Nine is all ready to go but everything else has wrapped up. So how did the 2016 World Series of Poker go down?

    Have Mercy, Mercier

  • August 03, 2016

    Larry Flynt has long been one of the most powerful people in adult entertainment, as he and Hugh Heffner are the biggest playboys of the business. However, he's managed to build out an enterprise that reaches far beyond magazines as he's run for office, was the subject of a popular movie (that featured Woody Harrelson), and he's invested in casinos. Flynt has recently expanded his portfolio in the gambling industry by opening the Lucky Lady Casino (formerly The Normandie) and his investment is already paying dividends.

  • August 01, 2016

    We're just days away from the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. While there has been plenty of controversy to start - problems in the Olympic village, an athlete getting robbed and dangerous levels of sewage in waterways - the hope is that things go off without a hitch.

  • July 26, 2016

    Poker is clearly a worldwide phenomenon, and if you needed any more evidence just look to the 2016 edition of the World Series of Poker. As the November Nine is set with those players that will go on to the 2016 final table, let's have a look at some of the record numbers that the Main Event has put up this year.

  • July 26, 2016

    They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. However, imitation alone isn't a business plan. Macau, the autonomous territory in China, is finding that out the hard way.

    Macau has recreated a Las Vegas-style area in China with casinos, hotels and bright lights. However, they're struggling to generate gambling profits these days - just like Las Vegas did at one point - and they're finding it hard to adjust.