Tag Archive: Casinos

Two casinos set to launch online


Pennsylvania Casinos Almost Ready To Launch Online

July 10, 2019 7:13 pm

The Parx Casino (Philadelphia) and the Hollywood Casino at Penn National (Grantville) are both ready to launch their online casino platforms on July 15th, 2019. The announcement was made today at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board monthly meeting. The Parx The Parx has consistently been one of the first Pennsylvania casinos to launch gambling services following state gambling expansion bills. They have already launched sports betting (Jan 8th), online sports betting (June 27th), and now they have plans to launch... View Article

Potential Nebraska Casino Expansion


Nebraska Voters Could Expand Domestic Casino Games In Existing Venues

July 1, 2019 5:36 pm

Nebraska’s current casino gambling options are run by native tribes with Class II gaming restrictions. Next year, NE voters would decide on the legalization of advanced casinos via a ballot measure. Supporters for expanded games in casinos have launched a petition to get the issue on next year’s ballot. Current casino gaming offers within Nebraska casinos are limited to electronic gaming machines, bingo, and poker. The supporters the expansion have received financial backing from an economic development corporation known as... View Article

Caesars Eldorado Casino Merger


Caesars Merges with Eldorado In Last Stance Bid

June 26, 2019 2:46 pm

In the face of online competition, two casino giants join forces. Caesars agrees to a 17.3 billion dollar cash and stock deal with Eldorado Resorts, which has put pressure on competitors such as Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts, and MGM Resorts. The merger between Eldorado and Caesars must await stockholder and regulatory approval from multiple states such as the Mississippi Gaming Commission but will likely be completed by 2020. This deal follows Eldorado’s sell-off of several casinos to Century Casino.... View Article

Century Casino & VICI Buys Eldorado Resorts Properties


Several Big Casinos Are Pending Sale To New Owners

June 19, 2019 3:19 pm

Two Missouri casinos are expecting a change in ownership. The transaction is expected to be completed by early 2020. Eldorado Resorts has sold the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in New Cumberland, West Virginia, and the Isle Casino in Cape Girardeau, and Lady Luck Casino in Caruthersville, Missouri to Century Casinos who purchased the properties in partnership with VICI Properties Inc. VICI Properties Inc owns and operates several entertainment, gaming, and hospitality destinations. Century Casinos is a global casino operator;... View Article

New York Upstate Betting


New York To Add Betting To Upstate Casinos

June 13, 2019 3:02 pm

Betting will come to NY but in limited form. New York gambling regulators from the state Gaming Commission have approved of permitted sports gambling options at four upstate casino locations. The following upstate casinos are authorized to offer domestic sports betting: del Lago Resort Casino in the Finger Lakes, Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier, and Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady. These casinos have yet to receive their sports gambling licenses from the state... View Article

Pennsylvania iLottery Casino games


Pennsylvania’s iLottery Battling with iGaming

June 4, 2019 7:09 pm

iGaming operators are worried over the lotteries ability to offer online games which strangely look similar to casino-style game offers. A PA state court was asked by a group of local casinos to order an injunction of the state’s internet lottery sales from the online gambling industry. Commercial iGaming is pending its launch on July 15th, 2019. The casinos have asked that the limits would stop the state’s iLottery games which closely mimic poker, slots, and other casino games. In... View Article

Virginia State Symbol


Virginia Passes Bill Allowing Gambling Expansion

March 26, 2019 2:41 pm

Virginia’s new bill signed into law will permit expanded casino gambling, online gaming, and sports betting. One gambling expansion bill has swept through the Senate and House and to the Governor’s desk, SB 1126. The lawmakers and people in the Commonwealth are excited to see new gaming services and options. It is likely that Virginia expedited the passing of this bill because neighboring state West Virginia now offers sports gambling. Pre-filed by Senator Louise Lucas, SB 1126 swiftly cleared its... View Article

Yellow Brick Road Casino in New York


New York To See Sports Gambling Soon

January 8, 2019 3:20 pm

Tribes In New York, like the Oneida Indian Nation, are partnering with Caesars Entertainment to offer sports betting. The state has legalized sports gambling offers since 2013 via voter referendum – a whole five years before the Supreme Court’s removal of PASPA. This allowance was a preemptive move by New York in hopes of a future without PASPA’s federal prohibitive ban. Since PASPA’s removal as a US gambling law in May of 2018, numerous states have jumped on the “legalize... View Article