Greek online gambling giant Intralot is increasing US exposure by buying US gaming interests and operating lotteries.
Month / December 2009
Casino mogul Phil Ruffin says online casinos and Internet gambling will be regulated by the US within the next decade.
A Powerball payday will bring millions in lottery tax to Kentucky, even as the state fights to deny gambling rights on the Internet and elsewhere to residents.
CityCenter’s opening and expansion by Planet Hollywood and the Hard Rock bring more rooms to fill and gambling space to run to a Las Vegas already saturated with casino and resort space.
Tribal casinos in Florida and Alabama deny state’s jurisdiction over their gambling action, saying they are only beholden to federal law.
A new chief executive running Macau for China means an unsure future for casinos and gambling in the area, just as accelerated growth was returning to the gaming industry.
A Florida lawmaker wants to open up gambling at all venues, including table games, and license destination resorts as casinos to make the state a gambling capitol.
Hialeah Park in Florida reopened, exciting horse racing fans but in essence just providing a gateway for new casino gambling.
The NFL says it’s perfectly fine with ads for Las Vegas on television broadcasts of its games, as long as the ads don’t feature casinos, gambling, betting, blackjack, slots, poker, or hookers….well, hookers are ok.
The head of the Virginia Lottery says US online gambling is inevitable, and she hopes Virginia is prepared to be at the forefront of using Internet games.
A state senate committee in California will begin hearings in February to examine the options available for intrastate online poker.
Affirming the results of several other surveys, a new UCLA study found that people who have problem gambling issues have physically different brains from the norm.
NBA Commissioner David Stern said in an interview that legal sports betting would not increase danger to game results and could open new revenue streams.
New York’s Off Track Betting Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, saying declining revenues made splitting with its state, city, and racing industry partners by gross gambling revenue percentages unfair.
Governor Bob Riley of Alabama abhors gambling and wants to eradicate it in his state, except when it comes to him betting on sports.
The operators of what remains of Benny Binion’s gambling empire announced they would be closing the casino’s hotel to cut operating costs.