The Rose Resort in Virginia Could Be Complemented by NFL Stadium

The Rose Resort in Virginia Could Be Complemented by NFL Stadium

Posted on: May 24, 2022, 12:49h.  Last updated on: May 24, 2022, 12:49h. The Rose Gaming Resort is a roughly $400 million undertaking being built in Northern Virginia in the small town of Dumfries. A ceremonial groundbreaking of The Rose Gaming Resort in Northern Virginia is held on January 11, 2022. The Rose in the future could be located within 10 miles of an NFL football stadium that plays home to the Washington Commanders. (Image: InsideNoVa)The Colonial Downs Group project is one of the largest investments to ever come to Dumfries, but an even larger undertaking is possibly in the…
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The Next States with Regulated Sports Betting • This Week in Gambling

The Next States with Regulated Sports Betting • This Week in Gambling

We have watched regulated sports betting sweep across the country like wildfire. The US Supreme Court decided just over four years ago that the decision to allow sports wagers was a States Rights issue, and in that time over half of them have decided to legalize the activity. Just this month, Maine sports betting became the 34th market in the nation. Then a few weeks later, sports betting in Kansas followed as the 35th. This naturally makes us wonder (and probably many of you) about which states will be the next to have regulated sports betting. Maybe even this year!…
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Montreal Casino Dealers on Strike, Poker Room Shuttered

Montreal Casino Dealers on Strike, Poker Room Shuttered

Posted on: May 22, 2022, 05:57h.  Last updated on: May 22, 2022, 05:57h. Dealers at Canada’s Casino de Montreal went out on strike starting on Saturday after negotiations failed to produce an acceptable agreement. The venue’s poker room was temporarily closed. Other operations remain open as normal. Workers at Montreal Casino picket last weekend, pictured above. Earlier work stoppages were followed by a strike by dealers on Saturday. (Image: The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)The strike started at 9 am Saturday. Workers marched from a metro station to the casino. A picket line was formed outside of the casino later in the…
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Kansas 35th State with Regulated Sports Betting • This Week in Gambling

Kansas 35th State with Regulated Sports Betting • This Week in Gambling

It’s official! Regulated sports betting has come to Kansas, making them the 35th state to pass legislation to legalize the activity. Industry insiders believe that Kansas sports betting will be up and running in time for this years NFL season. The Hollywood Casino in Kansas City, run by Penn National Gaming, say they plan to launch retail and mobile sports betting the first day they are legally permitted. Governor Laura Kelly signed the bill into law which found her desk just last month. The activity is expected to generate over $40 million within 5 years, and 80% of that revenue…
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Tilman Fertitta Puts Name on University of Houston with $50M Donation

Tilman Fertitta Puts Name on University of Houston with $50M Donation

Posted on: May 20, 2022, 10:36h.  Last updated on: May 20, 2022, 11:06h. Tilman Fertitta is the latest casino billionaire to put his name on a medical institution. Tilman Fertitta speaks with the media after announcing a $50 million gift to the University of Houston’s College of Medicine. The Golden Nugget billionaire is an alumnus of the university. (Image: Twitter)Fertitta, 64, whose privately owned Landry’s restaurant and hospitality empire includes five Golden Nugget casinos, this week announced a $50 million donation to the University of Houston’s medical school. University officials say the institution will be renamed, effective immediately, the Tilman…
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American Gambling Revenue Hits All-Time Record

American Gambling Revenue Hits All-Time Record

 May 18, 2022 The month of March just set a new all-time American gambling revenue record, bringing in $5.31 billion from slot machines, table games, sports betting and even online gambling! This brings the first quarter nationwide revenue totals for the first quarter of this year to over $14.3 billion, just short of the single-quarter revenue record set in the fourth quarter of last year. March revenue was up 18.5% from the same time last year, when most casinos were operating at or near full capacity. The first quarter of 2022 saw gaming revenue accelerated almost 29%…
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Circa Sports Unveils $12M Guaranteed NFL Betting Contests

Circa Sports Unveils $12M Guaranteed NFL Betting Contests

Posted on: May 18, 2022, 10:13h.  Last updated on: May 18, 2022, 10:23h. Circa Sports is best-known in sports betting circles for its willingness to take large action from squares to sharps. For the 2022 NFL regular season, the downtown Las Vegas sportsbook is only upping the ante. Football fans pack the Circa Sportsbook in downtown Las Vegas on November 15, 2020. Circa Sports is again running its Circa Survivor and Circa Millions NFL contests for the 2022-23 regular season. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)Despite Circa owner Derek Stevens admitting the book was “smoked” last year on its $6 million purse…
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Americas Cardroom Giving 20 WSOP Packages • This Week in Gambling

Americas Cardroom Giving 20 WSOP Packages • This Week in Gambling

 May 17, 2022 What happens in Vegas starts at Americas Cardroom. The US-facing online poker site is giving away WSOP packages by running their Takedown promo from May 5th to 22nd, guaranteeing 20 packages to the WSOP Main Event. Players can go to Sin City or keep the cash. “The WSOP Main Event is on the bucket list of every poker player and fits in with our other land-based promos we’ve run this year in Uruguay and Texas,” stated Chris Moneymaker, Team Pro for Americas Cardroom. “We can’t wait to see our players in Vegas, donning the ACR gear.”…
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Oklahoma Tribal Sports Betting Bill Dies in State Senate

Oklahoma Tribal Sports Betting Bill Dies in State Senate

Posted on: May 16, 2022, 11:09h.  Last updated on: May 16, 2022, 11:18h. Oklahoma is the biggest tribal gaming market in the US outside of California. But it will be without sports betting, for now. Oklahoma sports betting met apathy in the state Senate, but Gov. Kevin Stitt’s (pictured) beef with the tribal gaming industry had nothing to do with it, said the bill’s sponsor. (Image: ABC News)A bill that would have legalized sportsbooks at tribal casinos died in the Senate for “moral reasons” and a general lack of interest, according to its sponsor in the House, State Rep. Ken…
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The New & Expanded Caesars Rewards Program • This Week in Gambling

The New & Expanded Caesars Rewards Program • This Week in Gambling

The Caesars Rewards Program is now offering more ways than ever to earn Tier Status points with the new and improved Caesars Rewards Visa card, in partnership with Bread Financial. For the first time, new and existing Caesars Rewards members will earn not just Reward Credits but also have the opportunity to raise their Tier Status with every purchase made using their Caesars Rewards Visa card. “Caesars Rewards is the largest loyalty program in the industry, and we continue to challenge ourselves to find new ways to reward our members and help get them the best offers and rewards in…
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