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NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News - castanet.net
Castanet.net

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News castanet.net NEB rejects Burnaby’s request to halt Trans Mountain work at pipeline terminals CityNews Vancouver National Energy Board rejects Burnaby's bid to stop work at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal CBC.ca NEB rejec… more…

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: 'Let's authorize sports betting'
Espn.com

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says sports betting "is a reality" and that it's time for New York to "generate activity" in its casinos by authorizing it via planned legislation in 2019. more…

US prosecutors: Hey, you know how we said 'net gambling was OK? LMAO, we were wrong
Theregister.co.uk

2011 ban on interstate, foreign sports betting extended to online lotteries, poker, casinos Last November, US Justice Department officials, having reviewed the nation's laws, quietly concluded that, oops, interstate and international internet gambling is actu… more…

The Morning After: Google's smartwatch and Netflix vs. 'Fortnite'
Engadget

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good Friday morning. No self-lacing sneakers today, but we do have a giant tractor. Less randomly, Google is buying Fossil's smartwatch tech arm, we take a closer look at the AIs that gamble and a robot dog pick... more…

Caesars Becomes the NFL's Official Casino, With a Key Restriction
Fool.com

The deal allows advertising, but no affiliation with sports betting. more…

What Investors Should Know About the Major Upheaval in the Gambling Industry
Fool.com

Changes to sports betting laws are shifting the ground beneath American gambling. Investors won’t want to get caught unaware. more…

Patriots favored slightly over Rams in Super Bowl
Espn.com

The New England Patriots opened as a slight favorite among multiple sportsbooks to beat the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. more…

Hard Rock Cafe presentará en Fitur sus novedades para el mercado europeo
Marketingdirecto.com

El stand de Hard Rock Cafe Internacional estará ubicado en el pabellón 8 – stand B19 La entrada Hard Rock Cafe presentará en Fitur sus novedades para el mercado europeo se publicó primero en Marketing Directo. more…

NBA to crack down on gambling by players, staff
Espn.com

As sports betting continues to expand in the United States, the NBA will require a more deliberate approach and greater investment to remain fully above board, deputy commissioner Mark Tatum told ESPN. more…

Trump Administration Takes Aim At Online Gambling In Sudden Wire Act Reversal
Abovethelaw.com

Will the federal government really try to shut down online lotteries, poker, and sports betting in 90 days? more…

MGM hands board seat to activist hedge fund Corvex's Meister
Reuters

MGM Resorts International has struck a deal with hedge fund Corvex Management's founder, Keith Meister, to give him a board seat, one week after a rival activist investor was seen building a position in the casino operator. more…

Malaysia court rules in favor of Wynn Macau in $4.2 million case: lawyer
Reuters

A Malaysian judge on Friday ruled in favor of Wynn Macau <1128.HK> in a case against a fund manager who owed the casino millions of dollars, the company's lawyer said, the first time a casino has been allowed to recover dues in the country. more…

How We Analyzed Video Gambling in Illinois
Propublica.org

by Sandhya Kambhampati and Jason Grotto For our series, “The Bad Bet: How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost,” ProPublica Illinois examined video gambling across the state, the impact slot and poker machines have had on the state’s finances and the socia… more…

How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost
Propublica.org

by Jason Grotto and Sandhya Kambhampati, ProPublica, and Dan Mihalopoulos, WBEZ With the last streaks of daylight fading on a mild October evening, the cars pulled up in waves at Piero’s Italian Cuisine, an old-school Las Vegas hotspot known for its osso buco… more…

First Nations lobby Ottawa for a bigger cut of the multibillion-dollar gambling business
CBC News

First Nations leaders want to carve out a bigger slice of Canada's multibillion-dollar gambling pie, and they are asking the Liberal government to change the Criminal Code to pave the way for more Indigenous-owned casinos. more…

Boyd Gaming Looks Like The Sector's Best Play
Seekingalpha.com

Boyd has pulled back sharply amid the market sell-off, which has brought valuation back toward historical levels. Three different acquisitions haven't yet been more…

After a casino boom, a Mississippi county deals with a reversal of fortune
Latimes.com

Growing up in Tunica at the height of its casino boom, Roosevelt Hall felt his community had been dealt a winning hand. Lavish monuments to gaming — a gleaming high-rise tower, an Irish medieval castle, an art deco movie house — rose up amid the cotton and ri… more…

Sisolak calls for pay raises, gun control measures in speech
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Atlantic City casino revenue up, but newbies hurt others
Fox Sports

Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 million more…

Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do This Week
Thestranger.com

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary events from slipping through the cracks, we've compiled them here—from the astrology-themed art show Star… more…