The announced retirement of Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah eliminates one of the major driving forces behind a federal online gambling in Congress.
Plenty of changes in the gambling world, including a shift in Amaya ownership, a raid of the Bicycle Casino, and new parking rates on the Las Vegas Strip.
The next two WPT500 stops, one at Gardens Casino in Los Angeles and another at Aria in Las Vegas, will pit the tour against the 2017 World Series Of Poker.
The NCLGS Summer Meeting agenda worries about legal marijuana use in casinos and whether the Trump administration will crack down on online gambling.
While some casinos in Tunica, MS are downsizing in the face of low revenues, Penn National is doubling down by acquiring both Bally’s and Resorts Casinos.
No online poker revenues in New York’s Assembly budget proposals, but the fight continues through 2017 as Gary Pretlow now plans standalone iPoker bill.
Six years after tornadoes ravaged Springfield, MA, the city celebrated the laying of the final beam for the $950 million MGM Springfield Casino Resort.
While Nevada makes plans for the Raiders, other states like Pennsylvania and New Hampshire explore gambling expansion plans including new casinos and VGTs.
Season XV of the World Poker Tour will end with a $15k buy-in Tournament of Champions. Sponsors have sweetened the prize pool, with a new Audi up for grabs.
Connecticut tribes are trying to protect their casinos with gambling expansion, but competitor MGM Resorts is fighting a legal battle to stop their efforts.