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  • August 07, 2018

    It was a busy week on the casino news wire, headlined by an update about what could be the next big thing in Las Vegas. The long-awaited Resorts World Las Vegas appears to be on track to open in 2020, which would be a big addition to The Strip. We’ll start there as we recap this week’s casino headlines.

    Resorts World Las Vegas Renews Opening Date For 2020

  • August 06, 2018

    After a long layoff, football fans got their first hit with the Hall of Fame Game last Thursday. Now we’ll get a full slate of games, including a first look at key rookies and offseason changes. From veterans battling for position in new places to youngsters getting their first taste of NFL action, there are plenty of interesting storylines to watch out for this week. Here are the games we’re most looking forward to.

    Cleveland Browns @ New York Giants

    NFL Odds: Giants -3

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    August 02, 2018

    A number of the biggest brands on the Las Vegas Strip saw their stocks take a massive hit on Wednesday as second-quarter reports came out. We’ll touch on a couple of other key headlines from this week before we get to that story, though.

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    August 01, 2018

    Even with the World Series of Poker now behind us, it was a big week of wins on the poker circuit. From Asia to America, a number of winners collected big paychecks. Here’s a look back at a few who added to their trophy case:

    Kee Collects $2.86 Million For Triton Poker Win

    He’s not exactly a household name but it might not be long before Kenneth Kee is. On Monday, he outlasted a field of 60 players to claim the Triton Hold’em event in Jeju.

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    July 31, 2018

    Just one week after a thrilling UFC on Fox event in Calgary, the biggest MMA promotion will put on another loaded card with UFC 227 set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this Saturday. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will clash with Henry Cejudo before UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw takes on Cody Garbrandt in a pair of title fights at the top of the main card. Here is a closer look at the matchups heading into UFC 227.

    T.J. Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt
    UFC 227 Odds: Dillashaw -120

  • July 23, 2018

    With the MLB All-Star break in the books and the second half of the baseball season underway, the focus now shifts towards the postseason race as the contending teams jockey for playoff positions. The American League continues to be the World Series favorite, according to the oddsmakers, as the top three teams in terms of futures all come from the AL. Will one of those teams eventually pay off? Let’s take a closer look at the updated World Series odds as we ease into the second half of the season.

  • July 23, 2018

    The 2018 World Series of Poker has come to a conclusion. This week’s poker news ties up a couple of loose ends from that mega event before shifting to a couple of other off-the-cuff headlines from this past week:

    Justin Bonomo Wins One Drop As 2018 WSOP Comes To A Conclusion

    And just like that, the 2018 World Series of Poker has come to a conclusion. Justin Bonomo has claimed the Big One For One Drop event, closing out the WSOP with a bang.

  • July 23, 2018

    This week’s casino news focuses on a number of big changes in the land-based landscape. From new legislation in Japan to new openings in the United States, there were some notable headlines to keep track of this week.

    It’s Official: Japan Passes Casino Bill to Allow Casinos

    In an expected move but one that has been long drawn out, Japan has finally legalized casinos and gaming. While it has been viewed as a slam dunk to happen for quite some time, the issue is that it seemed to be dragging on for much longer than necessary.

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    July 17, 2018

    The 2018 World Series of Poker, which started back in May, is coming to a conclusion. A number of big winners earned bracelets this week, including John Cynn, who won the highly coveted Main Event. Here’s a look back at three big winners from this weekend at the WSOP:

    Cynn Captures 2018 WSOP Main Event

    John Cynn has won the granddaddy of them all at the 2018 World Series of Poker, claiming the Main Event. As a result, he’s become richer to the tune of $8.8 million.

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    July 17, 2018

    It was a big week for American casino news as it looks like the pastime is becoming more prevalent in the country. Let’s take a closer look at the expansion around the nation in this week’s news:

    Pennsylvania Sees Just Three Online Gambling Requests

    The state of Pennsylvania can use a boost to its coffers. Not surprisingly, it’s again looking to gambling to fill that void. Monday was a deadline for the state’s casino owners to earn an online license at a discounted rate and a few operators are getting in line.