Newest Adelson Rant Going Viral

Sunday, 01st December 2013

Sheldon Adelson isn’t letting a little thing like an extended holiday weekend get in the way of his crusade against regulated online gambling in America. On Sunday, a day that most Americans are likely using to shake off their lingering Thanksgiving food hangovers in front of a football game, Adelson

Nevada Gaming Revenue Takes a Dip in October

Saturday, 30th November 2013

The gaming revenue numbers for Nevada in October are in, and they reflect a small decline over the same period in 2012, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. Overall, the take from gambling in the state of Nevada decreased by 2.6 percent over October of 2012. Roulette to blame, say regulators Sports-betting and

17,000 Players Use NJ iGaming Sites During Soft Launch

Friday, 29th November 2013

It has been three days since New Jersey flipped the ‘open’ sign on its brand-new online betting industry, and so far, so good, say regulators, who noted that a whopping 17,000 players used the sites in the first few days of operation. Before the full scale launch this past Tuesday,

Mohegan Sun Teaming Up with Suffolk Downs in Massachusetts

Wednesday, 27th November 2013

After a month that saw Suffolk Downs lose both its casino partner and a public referendum, the company announced today that it has acquired a new partnership with another casino company that failed to pass muster with voters, Mohegan Sun. Myfoxboston.com reported that the two companies are moving forward with

Banning Online Gambling Akin to Prohibition of Alcohol, Says Steve Wynn

Tuesday, 26th November 2013

Sheldon Adelson has rankled many folks in the gambling industry as a result of his recently scaled-up quest to banish regulated online gambling from the United States, though if one wants to look at the bright side, at least he can be credited with starting up a spirited debate on

Despite Flagging Gaming Revenue, Atlantic City Hotels Remain Full

Monday, 25th November 2013

Atlantic City, once the biggest gambling center east of the Mississippi River, has been experiencing revenue declines for years, ever since peaking back in 2006. While the city may be struggling to take in gambling dollars, the Press of Atlantic City reported today that hotel rooms in Atlantic City are

Adelson Willing to Shell Out a Bundle to Halt U.S. Online Betting

Sunday, 24th November 2013

Sheldon Adelson, the head of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. – and number eleven on the list of richest Americans – is known for making inflammatory statements, so it should come as no surprise that he continues to make them. Just last month, Adelson said he believes that the United

Moody’s Slashes Atlantic City’s Credit Rating

Saturday, 23rd November 2013

We have noted before that news from Atlantic City tends to typically fall into one of two categories, those being grim and grimmer. This week the Press of Atlantic City reported on yet another bit of bad news for the long struggling city – a credit downgrade by the ratings

Another One Bites the Dust in Massachusetts

Friday, 22nd November 2013

This week voters in Milford, Massachusetts, a town of about 25,000 residents roughly 40 miles from Boston, turned out to the polls in droves to say no to a casino proposed by Foxwoods. In the weeks running up to the election, polling results were murky and even Foxwoods officials admitted

New Jersey Launch Will Go on Sans PokerStars

Thursday, 21st November 2013

The one company that everyone has been watching in the New Jersey online gambling licensing processing has been PokerStars, and this week it became final: PokerStars will not receive licensing approval before the full-scale launch of online betting in the Garden State on November 26. The acknowledgement that licensing for