Gambling industry

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, debris litters a festival grounds across the street from the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas. A panel of federal judges has denied a request from casino operator MGM Resorts International to centralize 13 lawsuits stemming from last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued its ruling Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The company had asked the judges to centralize the cases after it filed nine lawsuits in various states in July against more than 1,900 victims. The company argues it owes nothing to survivors or families of slain victims under a 2002 federal law. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
October 03, 2018 - 5:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel of federal judges on Wednesday denied a request from casino operator MGM Resorts International to centralize 13 lawsuits stemming from last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in a written order said centralizing the cases would...
Read More
This March 28, 2018, photo shows Matt Harkness, president of the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City, N.J., making a presentation to a neighborhood group in Atlantic City three months before the casino opened. On Monday, Oct. 1, Hard Rock announced it is replacing Harkness with Joe Lupo, a former Borgata executive. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
October 01, 2018 - 9:07 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock International is replacing the president of its half-billion-dollar Atlantic City casino after just three months of operation. The Florida-based company said Monday night that it is replacing Matt Harkness with Joe Lupo, a former Borgata executive who joined...
Read More
This July 14, 2018 photo, workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J. prepare to take bets moments before opening. New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel should be ordered to pay a New Jersey man $82,000 for a bet he made on a football game at what the company said were erroneously high odds. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 20, 2018 - 5:15 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday. The online sports betting company said it will...
Read More
Thomas Reeg, president of Eldorado Resorts, testifies Sept. 12, 2018 before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission in Atlantic City, N.J. about the company's plans for the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, which it is in the process of buying. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 12, 2018 - 6:59 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as part of a $1.85...
Read More
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, windows are broken at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, the room from where Stephen Craig Paddock fired on a nearby music festival, killing 58 and injuring hundreds on Oct. 1. An unprecedented legal move by MGM Resorts International to sue surviving victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting took another unusual turn Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, when the casino-operator offered to make $500 charitable donations in the name of each person who waives or has their lawyer accept legal notice of the lawsuits. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
September 11, 2018 - 11:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International drew criticism Tuesday for saying hundreds of survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting, who are being sued by the casino operator, could opt to have the money that will be used to serve them a lawsuit instead donated to a charity. The company in July sued...
Read More
September 06, 2018 - 7:48 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — On the day the National Football League season kicked off, four gambling companies either began offering sports betting in New Jersey or announced plans to do it soon. The Tropicana casino said Thursday that it had reached a deal with William Hill Race & Sports Book...
Read More
September 01, 2018 - 11:00 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's mobile sports betting market is getting bigger as football season gets closer. The American affiliate of a major British bookmaker and a fantasy sports titan began offering mobile sports betting in New Jersey on Saturday night, joining that state's rapidly...
Read More
The House vote tally board shows the results of a do-over vote on the lottery bill, Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2018, as it narrowly passed 58-54, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The House initially killed the state Lottery Law, voting 60-54 against it, Monday evening. The Senate passed it earlier in the day. The lottery is an attempt to put about $200 million a year into highways and bridges. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
August 28, 2018 - 5:36 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House reversed itself Tuesday and passed a bill to create a state lottery in the Bible Belt state where churches have long opposed it. The vote came during a special session, less than 24 hours after the House originally voted to kill the bill that the state's...
Read More
The casino in the MGM Grand Springfield, the first casino resort in Massachusetts will open on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 9:16 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts' first resort casino with expansive gambling and entertainment options is opening Friday with a Las Vegas-style flourish. A procession through downtown Springfield will kick off with Budweiser Clydesdale horses and other entertainment in the morning. Doors...
Read More
August 23, 2018 - 12:12 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — PlaySugarHouse.com is set to launch online sports betting integrated with its online casino, the latest entrant into New Jersey's surging sports betting market. New Jersey gambling regulators have approved the site to go live Thursday morning; the company says it plans to...
Read More

Pages