Wynn To Pay $5.6M In Unpaid Dealer Tips

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2021

Wynn Resorts has finally agreed to end the protracted legal feud with around 1,000 current as well as former dealers at its Las Vegas properties. The feud, which revolved around the supposed non-payment of tips, has been ongoing for the p...Read More

Employee Defrauds Crown Corp. Out Of $275k

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2021

An employee of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries has been arrested and charged after she reportedly defrauded the Crown Corporation out of more than $275,000. The 51-year-old Lori Ann Mann was arrested on March 2 and has since been charged wi...Read More

Wynn Announces Sale Of 6.32 Million Shares

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2021

Casino giant Wynn Resorts is taking full advantage of a recent hike in the value of its shares. The operator announced earlier this week that it plans to offload up to 6.32 million shares in an attempt to boost its cashflow. The decision...Read More

Boyd Gaming To Offload Eldorado Casino

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2020

Big gaming brand Boyd Gaming Corporation has inked a deal that will see it divest itself of Clark County gaming landmark Eldorado Casino. Reportedly set to acquire Eldorado is local gaming entity DeSimone Gaming Inc. The actual purchase p...Read More

Exciting Link-Up Between Evolution And Wynn

Ben Hamill - October 19, 2020

American casino and sports betting operator Wynn Sports Interactive has announced an exciting new partnership alongside live casino iGaming specialist Evolution, formerly Evolution Gaming. The alliance will allow Wynn Sports Interactive t...Read More

Ex-Crown Chairman Admits To Shameful Threats

Ben Hamill - October 08, 2020

An inquiry into the suitability of Crown Resorts to hold its licence for its new casino planned for Sydney later this year has unearthed quite the pandora’s box of embarrassments. The government enquiry has now led to former Crown R...Read More

Seneca Resorts & Casinos Cancel Live Shows

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2020

All live performances and music shows previously scheduled by New York’s Seneca Resorts and Casinos for the remaining months of 2020 have been cancelled, the gaming and entertaining establishment has confirmed. Cancelled shows incl...Read More

Analyst Pegs Eldorado Shares At 3-Digit Potential

Ben Hamill - July 03, 2020

Eldorado Resorts, the soon-to-be new owner/operator of Caesars Palace, remains a 3-digit promise on the stock market. Shares of Eldorado last week traded at least 10 percent higher (at times showing an even better improvement) on NASDAQ (...Read More

New CEO At NY Resorts World Venues

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

It’s no secret that New York’s gambling playing field is just about as unforgiving as it. What with 4 commercial casinos and no fewer than 7 tribal ones each desperately trying not to succumb to the ongoing canniba...Read More

Play’n GO Ramps It Up With 4 New Bingo Games

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

The $4.3 billion dollar development that is to become Resorts World Las Vegas will, according to its developer, focus on catering for A-listers. The resort is scheduled for completion in 2021 and will according to thos...Read More

Caesars-Eldorado Merger Gets The Nod

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

What started out as a mere rumour earlier on in March; albeit one of the rocking-the-boat variety; has now come full circle. The latest news on the casino commercial front is that shareholders owning stocks and financi...Read More

Wynn Resorts Blames Elaine for Smearing Steve

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Wynn Resorts Ltd., the American publicly traded casino hotel company corporation headquartered in Paradise, Nevada, is accusing Elaine Wynn of a smear campaign against Steve Wynn. The latter is the company’s founder ...Read More

MGM To Sell Off Flagship Grand Property

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

MGM is fully committed to the cause of becoming a whole lot less real estate and a great deal more casino operations. CEO Jim Murren some days ago confirmed that the casino and entertainment giant is now officially actively seeking a b...Read More

MGM & Yahoo Seal Landmark Sports Betting Deal

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The word is out and the times are exciting. Following a recent deal inked between Yahoo and big casino and betting powerhouse MGM, sports betting is coming to Yahoo’s fantasy sports app. The duo announced the news re...Read More

Wynn Resorts Accused Of Spy Tactics

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

Wynn Resorts has faced its fair share of troubles. And judging by the latest wave of litigative complaints, it will be a while yet before the casino group is free from all of the controversy cleaving to its name and brand, if such a th...Read More

Wynn Encore Boston Casino President Resigns

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

Encore Boston Harbor Casino President Robert DeSalvio has resigned. This a mere four months after the Wynn Resort-owned venue opened its doors to the public for the very first time. Neither DeSalvio nor Wynn Resorts ha...Read More

MGM Finds A Successful Bellagio Buyer In Blackstone

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

MGM Resorts International has officially off-loaded its flagship Bellagio casino to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal will establish a joint operation and property venture between MGM and ...Read More

Court Awards GGAM The Win In Bloomberry Spat

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

A 2011 service delivery deal gone sour has only just now reached some form of absolution following a judicial ruling in favour of a Las Vegas company. A 5-year deal was in 2011 signed between Las Vegas-based GGAM Phili...Read More

Wynn Resorts Slapped With Class Action Suit

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Wynn Resorts Limited just cannot seem to shake the dust of disgraced founding father Steve Wynn from its feet. And if the latest class action lawsuit instituted against the company is anything to go by, it has no parti...Read More

Wynn Wants To Build World’s Biggest Casino

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

When talking the future of casino gaming, there’s no place quite like Japan. So says Wynn Resorts Developments Japan President Chris Gordon. And this is precisely why the operator is really ramping up its efforts to ...Read More

Genting May Bail Out Resorts World Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

International involvement may be the only real remedy that will prove effective at alleviating the critical situation that has unfolded at New York’s Resorts World Catskills. New York is currently home to 4 commercia...Read More

Wynn’s Encore Cleared Of Irregularity Claims

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Wynn Resorts’ Encore Boston Harbor Casino has been cleared of all allegations of wrongdoing brought against the casino by a recent class action lawsuit, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Investigations and Enforcement Bure...Read More

Wynn’s New Encore Sued Over Irregularities

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

One would automatically suppose that controversial casino operator and entertainment giant Wynn Resorts will tread lightly following the recent scare that very nearly incited the Massachusetts Gaming Authority to renege on a decision to g...Read More

Encore Boston Harbor Celebrates Record First Week

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

It may have been a fight for dear life on the part of Wynn Resorts and one that saw the group only just barely holding on to its claim to a Massachusetts operator-licence but it appears to have been well worth it in the end. The operator ...Read More

Icahn Disagrees With Caesars About Shares

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

When New York billionaire and entertainment business tycoon Carl Icahn, who also happens to be the single biggest shareholder in Caesars Entertainment Corp., first put Caesars before the ultimatum of “merge or sell”, he must h...Read More

Roar Digital Headed For New Jersey & Nevada

Ben Hamill - June 08, 2019

Last year, GVC Holdings started a process aimed at securing the necessary passports to enter various US states. It now appears as if the group’s commitment towards becoming the world’s most prominent gambling and betting opera...Read More

GVC Legally Enters Nevada Thanks To MGM Deal

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

Gambling giant GVC Holdings, thanks to a spot of innovative thinking and planning, is officially now the holder of a Nevada betting-industry passport. The group recently signed off on a partnership deal with US casino and entertainment gi...Read More

Tiger Woods Fails To Make The Cut At Own Poker Event

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

If Poker is a lot like golf, then let it be known that Tiger Woods is the exception in every way. The world’s most popular card game shares a number of qualities with golf. Much like swinging away with the old stick and ball, in Pok...Read More

Wynn Resorts To Retain Massachusetts Licence

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder and former CEO Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct shenanigans continue to haunt the company, despite the fact that the casino and entertainment group has publically denounced its founding father to the point of bann...Read More

MGM Resorts Voted Top US Employer

Ben Hamill - May 01, 2019

Casino giant MGM Resorts International is one of America’s best employers to work for. This according to a recent report released by Forbes magazine, following a survey conducted in partnership with research specialist firm Statista...Read More

Wynn Resorts Partners With Scientific Games

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2019

Thanks to Wynn Resorts’ current Chief Executive Officer, Matt Maddox, having found to be what is referred to as “being in good standing” by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the group has announced that it will be teaming...Read More

Steve Wynn No Longer Welcome At Wynn Resorts

Ben Hamill - April 18, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn has become such a public embarrassment and general liability to the casino, hospitality and entertainment giant that the company is now doing everything in its power to prove that all ties with its namesake...Read More

MGM Resorts Closes Red Sox Sponsporship Deal

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2019

Of all of the US’s major pro-sports leagues, Major League Baseball (MLB) has been the sports betting industry’s toughest customer to win over. The league has in the past voiced major concerns about allowing bets to be placed o...Read More

Wynn Resorts Fined A Landmark $20 Million

Ben Hamill - March 02, 2019

Businessman and mogul Steve Wynn, the controversial founder of Wynn Resorts, has been the cause of the casino group having been fined a massive $20 million following allegations of sexual abuse. Wynn ended up resigning from the group in 2...Read More

MGC Wraps Up Steve Wynn Investigation

Ben Hamill - January 15, 2019

The ongoing scandal surrounding the former president and CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve Wynn, has finally taken a few steps forward. After the executive faced a slew of sexual misconduct accusations that ultimately forced him to resign from h...Read More

American Sports Gambler The Most Influential Person Of 2018

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2019

In a turn of events that is nothing short of astounding, mind-blowing even, the collective representative the “American Sports Gambler” has been named the most influential person of the year by top media publicatio...Read More

Wynn Resorts Appoints Five New Executives

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2018

Iconic Las Vegas casino company Wynn Resorts has made some changes to its senior executive panel following the disgrace of its former CEO, President and founder Steve Wynn. In the wake of Steve’s departure, former resort exec Marily...Read More

NBA Names The Stars Group As Gaming Partner

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2018

Canadian-based The Stars Group, owners of the world-famous PokerStars brand, have managed to secure its very first partnership with a US pro-sports league. The group was recently named the official gaming partner of the National Basketbal...Read More

Sin City Embarks on $16bn Development Spree

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2018

According to Las Vegas tourism officials, more than $16 billion is set to be invested into developments in the iconic city between now and the year 2025. In its recent Construction Bulletin update, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors A...Read More

US Sports Leagues Embrace A New World

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2018

A gold rush. This is how Sharon Otterman, Chief Marketing Officer for major bookmaker William Hill, describes the scramble by professional sports leagues to get a spot on the sports betting bus. These are the very same leagues that had p...Read More

PGCB Grants PokerStars an iGaming License

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2018

PokerStars, the highly popular online gaming brand run by Canada’s own The Stars Group, is reportedly taking its first steps back into the US’s online poker market thanks to a ground-breaking new deal. The successful company&...Read More

The Stars Group Partners with Eldorado

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2018

Canadian gambling giant The Stars Group (TSG) has inked a US-facing online gaming and sports betting deal with popular operator Eldorado Resorts. Early this week, the Group announced the signing of an exclusive 20-year deal that will ena...Read More

Steve Wynn Stalls Release of MGC’s Report

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2018

Casino tycoon and former CEO of has got his wish, albeit on a temporary basis. The mogul has managed to block the release of a report from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) that details allegations of his alleged sexual misconduc...Read More

Steve Wynn Set to Sue Own Hotel Brand

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2018

Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn has decided to sue his former company and gaming regulators in Massachusetts in an attempt to block the publication of a report on his alleged sexual misconduct. Wynn recently filed suit in the city of Las ...Read More

NHL Signs Exclusive Betting Deal with MGM

Ben Hamill - November 02, 2018

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has recently extended a warm welcome to the National Hockey League after the latter organization announced its first-ever sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International this week. The dea...Read More

Gambling Adds $260 Billion to US Economy

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2018

$261.1 billion poured into the US economy in 2017, thanks to the gambling industry. According to an Oxford Economics report, $40.8 billion of that plumped up local, state and federal tax coffers. The rep...Read More

MGC to Further Discuss Steve Wynn Saga

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2018

On September 27, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) discussed the next step in the re-evaluation of Wynn Resorts’ suitability to hold a casino operation license. The discussions have come as yet another step ...Read More

Land Based Casino Revenues Decrease Globally

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2018

Over the past year, financial profits for casinos across the globe have collectively been falling. Drastic decreases have been seen in many cases, and are seemingly a worldwide phenomenon, encompassing Europe, Asia, Austr...Read More

2018 GGA Las Vegas Voting Opens

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

The voting period for the  is now in session after the list of final nominees was distributed to this year’s expert judging panel. Now in its fifth edition, and with the largest judging panel the event has had to date, this ye...Read More

2018 GGA Nominee Shortlist Finalized

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2018

Following a long period of careful deliberation, the companies who have successfully made it onto the 2018 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas shortlist have now been contacted by the awards panel. The shortlist going live has come after a hi...Read More