Archive for January, 2019

William Hill Approved to Manage 7 More Nevada Sportsbooks
January 14th, 2019 By April Bergman

William Hill Approved to Manage 7 More Nevada Sportsbooks

William Hill US expanded its operations in Nevada with three separate deals over the past week: one each with Eldorado Resorts, Golden Entertainment, and Jerry’s Nugget. The deal includes William Hill sports betting licenses for seven casinos throughout Nevada in all, bringing William Hill’s sportsbook operations to 115 in the state. The Nevada Gaming Control […]

Sports Betting National Championship Ends in Controversy
January 13th, 2019 By April Bergman

Sports Betting National Championship Ends in Controversy

DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship was rocked with controversy on Sunday when the contestant in 1st place heading into the final bet was barred from making a wager. The contestant lost a chance to secure a $1 million prize due to a glitch in the system. The Sports Betting National Championship is similar to daily […]

Madison Square Garden Files for MSG Sports Betting App
January 12th, 2019 By April Bergman

Madison Square Garden Files for MSG Sports Betting App

In December, the Madison Square Garden Company filed the trademark “MSG” for a sports betting app. The Madison Square Garden Company began in 2010 when Cablevision spun off several entertainment assets into a single company. Those assets were Madison Square Garden, MSG Network, the New York Rangers, and the New York Knicks. The MSG trademark […]

Boomerang Casino Opens in the Krasnaya Polyana Gambling Zone
January 11th, 2019 By April Bergman

Boomerang Casino Opens in the Krasnaya Polyana Gambling Zone

Boomerang Casino launched on January 4 in the Krasnaya Polyana (Sochi) gambling zone in Russia. Boomerang Casino is part of Rosa Khutor, a resort in the mountains surrounding the area. The casino’s address is 35 Olimpiyskaya Street, Estosadok. The casino is valued at almost one billion rubles, which equates to roughly $150 million. Boomerang has […]

Brian Sandoval Named MGM Resorts’ Global Gambling Rep
January 8th, 2019 By April Bergman

Brian Sandoval Named MGM Resorts’ Global Gambling Rep

MGM Resorts hired former Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada as its president of global gambling development on Tuesday. Gov. Sandoval finished his second term as Nevada’s governor earlier this month. He was barred from running for another stint as governor due to term limits. As the president of global gambling development, Brian Sandoval will focus […]

MysteryBrand Loot Boxes Questioned by Gamer Sites
January 7th, 2019 By April Bergman

MysteryBrand Loot Boxes Questioned by Gamer Sites

MysteryBrand, a site which launched in late-2018, is selling loot boxes which contain real products. The site, which is promoted to millions of viewers by popular YouTubers like Jake Paul (pictured) and Brian “RiceGum” Le, was outed to the gaming media by a Motherboard article. Since then, fellow YouTube influencers like Ethan Klein and PewDiePie […]

Florida Lawyer Advises Jamaica to Support Sports Betting
January 6th, 2019 By April Bergman

Florida Lawyer Advises Jamaica to Support Sports Betting

South Florida lawyer Bruce Liebman, who is also owner of ChargeCube, recently stated Jamaica had a nice opening to become a casino destination, but Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the island nation does not want to be seen as a casino destination spot. Bruce Liebman made the statement at a recent seminar held in […]

Sands Resorts Macao App Not Banned by Cyberspace Administration
January 5th, 2019 By April Bergman

Sands Resorts Macao App Not Banned by Cyberspace Administration

Sands China, the Asian division of Las Vegas Sands Corp, denied public statements that its promotional app, Sands Resort Macao, had been targeted by Chinese authorities. On Dec. 28, the Cyberspace Administration of China listed “Sands Macao” as one of 3,469 downloadable apps which had been targeted for removal from the Chinese App Store. The […]

NFL and Caesars Entertainment Sign Multiyear Sponsorship Deal
January 3rd, 2019 By April Bergman

NFL and Caesars Entertainment Sign Multiyear Sponsorship Deal

The National Football League is partnering with Caesars Entertainment as the “Official Casino Sponsor of the NFL”. The deal gives Caesars exclusive rights to use NFL trademarks, including the term “Super Bowl”, in the United States and United Kingdom. The multiyear sponsorship begins this weekend during the first round of the NFL Playoffs. Financial terms […]

Argentina’s Largest Province Supports Online Casinos, Sportsbooks
January 2nd, 2019 By April Bergman

Argentina’s Largest Province Supports Online Casinos, Sportsbooks

The Buenos Aires province in Argentina is moving towards a more permissive attitude towards gambling, if its 2019 budget is any indication. The budget includes provisions for legal online gambling, including desktop and mobile betting on sports and horse racing. Gov. Maria Eugenia Vidal, who governs over 16 million of the country’s 43 million residents, […]

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