Las Vegas Joins National Outcry On Deadly Police Force After Tyre Nichols’s Death

Law professors and others with ties to Las Vegas and the gaming sector are adding their voices to the outrage over the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tenn. Five Memphis police officers who earlier this month allegedly kicked, beat, and assaulted Nichols, 29, were charged with second-degree murder and other crimes. They also […]

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GeoComply Seeks Injunction Against Geolocation Rival XPoint in Federal Court

GeoComply Solutions, a technology company that provides cybersecurity solutions to verify a user’s identity and location, is seeking an injunction in federal court against a competitor it claims has infringed on its patent for geolocation services it provides to gaming operators. The preliminary injunction, filed on Friday in the US District Court in Delaware, is […]

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One of Iowa’s Last Three Riverboat Casinos Moving Ashore

The number of Iowa casinos that float will soon sink by 33.3%. The Casino Queen Marquette was granted permission last week by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) to move its 17K square-foot gambling floor – including more than 400 slot machines and numerous table games – ashore in Marquette, Ia. This will leave […]

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Georgia Voters Strongly Favor Addition of Casino Gaming

In bipartisan fashion, Georgia voters overwhelmingly support the idea of the state adding casinos, and even more believe voters should decide on the matter. A recent Public Opinion Strategies poll conducted via mobile phones queried 800 likely voters in the state. It found nearly two-thirds favor casinos coming to the state, while discovering 85% of […]

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Jackpot: Caesars Palace Player Wins Over $1M on Slot Machine

A guest at Caesars Palace Las Vegas casino scored a $1M payday on Monday. The player was on the casino floor at 4 a.m. when he/she won the jackpot on a slot machine. The exact total was $1,040,252, according to a statement from Caesars Entertainment, the parent company of Caesars Palace. The early bird gets […]

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Century Casinos Could Be Star Among Regional Casino Stocks

With newly acquired venues joining its portfolio, Century Casinos (NASDAQ: CNTY) could post significant earnings growth over the next two years. That’s the call from B. Riley analyst David Bain who, in a note to clients Monday, reiterated a “buy” rating and $13 price target on the Colorado-based regional casino operator. That price forecast implies […]

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Michigan Poker Player Sentenced for Running Illegal ‘Private’ Card Club

Michigan poker player Joshua Thatcher was sentenced to probation last week for running an illegal card club. Thatcher, 42, offers YouTube tutorials on the poker variant Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) under the name “the PLO Professor.” In April 2021, he opened the 906 Poker Social in the city of Marquette in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The club […]

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Casino Earnings Could Pave Way for Equity Outperformance

One of the reasons gaming equities struggled in 2022 was analysts paring 2023 estimates, citing a potentially dreary economic outlook. However, casino earnings season could bring pleasant surprises in terms of constructive outlooks for this year from operators. To date, only Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has delivered fourth-quarter results, and while the company didn’t […]

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AFC Championship Game Delivers For the Kansas City Chiefs, Rapper Drake

It was a wild ride for NFL fans and bettors on Sunday, with the AFC and NFC Championships showing polar opposite performances. Drake, the rapper and face of Stake.com, had a good day, winning back some of the losses he has picked up in high-profile bets over the past year. The Philadelphia Eagles, led by […]

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Las Vegas Strip One of Most Picturesque Roads in US, According to Survey

The neon lights so prominent on the Las Vegas Strip apparently make for a pretty picture as the world’s most famous collection of casinos is one of the most photographed roads by Instagram users. A recent survey by FINN, an automotive retailer focusing on sustainability, ranks the Strip as the fourth-most “picture-perfect” road in the […]

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