Colorado Tribe Sues State, Governor Over Sports Betting Rollout


A Native American tribe in Colorado that holds a Class III gaming compact with the state is suing Gov. Jared Polis (D) and Colorado Gaming Division Director Christopher Schroder for how they rolled out sports betting in The Centennial State. An advertisement for the now-defunct online Sky Ute Sportsbook. The tribe behind the internet wagering

MGM Resorts Teams With New York Yankees, VIP Events Forthcoming


MGM Resorts International is the first casino operator in the history of the famed New York Yankees to become a “Proud Partner” of the iconic MLB franchise. The New York Yankees and MGM Resorts International have teamed up to provide MGM Rewards members and baseball fans with exclusive events and promotions. MGM signage will also

GambleAware Survey Finds Robust Public Support for Firmer Advertising Rules


New research commissioned by GambleAware, the UK’s leading nonprofit committed to educating the public on gambling harms and tailoring prevention and treatment programs, finds there’s robust public support for stricter regulations for gambling advertisements. Betting sponsors are seen on the front of Everton’s and West Ham’s jerseys during a 2022 Premier League match. Though gambling

BetRivers Maintains Sports Betting Monopoly in Delaware, Expands iCasino


Rush Street Interactive’s BetRivers sports betting platform was dealt a winning hand in Delaware over the weekend when the state’s General Assembly adjourned for the year without passing legislation that sought to end the sportsbook’s monopoly. BetRivers in Delaware now offers Evolution live dealer games for online casino players. BetRivers maintains a monopoly on sports

Titanic NHL Draft at Vegas Sphere Boasts Celine Dion


Celine Dion helped make the 2024 NHL Draft, the first sports-related event held inside the Las Vegas Sphere, a memorable one on Friday. Celine Dion, born 15 miles northeast of Montreal, grew up a Montreal Canadiens fan and remains one, despite making Las Vegas her primary residence since 2003. (Image: NHL) The Las Vegas icon,

Live! Casino Philadelphia Fined $100K for Taking Proxy Sports Bets


Stadium Casino RE, LLC, the operator of Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia in the city’s Stadium District, has been slapped with a $100K fine for violating Pennsylvania’s sports wagering regulatory conditions. An aerial view of Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia. The casino’s FanDuel Sportsbook took banned proxy bets from a bettor that resulted in the

NY Mets Owner Buys $50M Slice of Las Vegas Sphere


Baseballs aren’t the only round things fancied by Steve Cohen. According to Sportico, the owner of the New York Mets recently picked up a 5.5% stake in the Las Vegas Sphere. Steve Cohen owns 97% of the New York Mets. (Images: Foreground, Getty; Background: YouTube) Cohen bought 1.56 million shares of Sphere Entertainment, which includes

Jontay Porter Faces Criminal Probe in Canada Over NBA Betting Scandal


Canadian authorities have confirmed a criminal investigation is underway into former Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter for manipulating NBA games. Jontay Porter during a practice session for the Toronto Raptors, above. Porter was banned for life from the NBA in April after he was found to have conspired with a betting syndicate to spot fix.

WarHorse Omaha Announces Opening Date of Permanent Casino in Nebraska


WarHorse Casino Omaha at Horsemen’s Park plans to open this August, pending regulatory signoffs by the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission (NRGC). Construction continues on WarHorse Casino Omaha in a photograph shared by WarHorse Gaming on Feb. 22, 2024. The permanent casino facility is on pace to open in August. (Image: WarHorse Gaming) Officials with

Codere Announces Fifth Restructuring to Cut Debt by 92%


Codere, the Spanish gaming giant that’s the parent of Codere Online Luxembourg (NASDAQ: CDRO), announced a fifth restructuring agreement Thursday that will result in the elimination of 92% of its debt. Codere’s sign when it launched on NASDAQ in November 2021. The gaming company announced another debt restructuring. (Image: X) Under the terms of the