Caesars & VICI Sell Harrah’s Racino For $22M

Ben Hamill - September 10, 2020

Gaming and entertainment giant Caesars Entertainment, and racino operator and co-owner VICI, have reportedly agreed to offload Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Racino on buyer Rubico Acquisition Corp. in exchange for US$22 million. Of the ...Read More

Caesars Windsor Reveals 2021 Plans

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2020

Caesars Windsor, whilst currently hard at work trying to establish the best possible approach for a safe and compliant re-opening, has started providing teaser previews as to what guests and players can expect in terms of top-notch entert...Read More

Caesars Windsor Could Soon Reopen Its Doors

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2020

Since reopening its doors for only 50 customers at any given time is nowhere near enough to keep its operations running in a financially viable manner, Caesars Windsor is now exploring alternative solutions in the hopes of being able to o...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

Caesars Casinoless Resort Coming To Arizona

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

The Caesars Entertainment Corp. group is looking to expand its brand by venturing anew into the world of hotels and hospitality. The group recently announced the upcoming development of its first US-based non-gaming . Caesars Republic is ...Read More

Caesars Windsor A Boost To Mental Health

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

The promotion of mental health in Windsor is about to receive a massive financial boost thanks to a new Social Prescription Program offered by the Hospice of Windsor-Essex County being made possible by an investment by none other than Cae...Read More

Nevada Gaming Report Full Of Surprises

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Nevada’s casinos appear to have for the most part recovered from 2018’s collective dismal financial situation caused at the time by s forced reorganisation, pending bankruptcy. This certainly appears to be the case considering...Read More

OLG Has Big Plans For Casino Windsor

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2020

What with more and more Canadians each year flocking in their drones across the US border looking for casino and betting entertainment, Ontario’s Lottery and Gaming Corporation has become increasingly more resolved to up the ante in...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

Caesars Entertainment Donates $1M To NCRG

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

Casino and entertainment group Caesars Entertainment is celebrating 30 years of unwavering commitment to responsible gambling and the protection of the under-aged. As part of the special milestone celebration, Caesars ...Read More

US Comedian Calls Sour Grapes On Caesars Ban

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

US comedian Doug Stanhope has by his own submission been banned from entering any of Caesars Entertainment’s properties worldwide. Stanhope recently took to social media to rant about the fact that the entertainment giant had addres...Read More

Joe Sal Allegedly Robbed At Gunpoint At Rio

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

The fact that security at major events where Poker players are most likely to carry large amounts of cash on their persons is in desperate need of major sharpening up has been an issue of contention for quite some time. Self-proclaimed Po...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

Jeopardy! Champ Says Gambling Schooled Him

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

According to James Holzhauer, the man who made history following his 31-game winning streak on the popular television gameshow Jeopardy!, its his history as a gambler and sports betting fanatic, more than anything else, that prepared him ...Read More

ESPN And Caesars To Launch Branded Studio

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

ESPN is a brand that is exclusively sport-driven and it’s become synonymous with some of the biggest sports tournaments in the world. When talking gambling and betting, the same can be said of Caesar’s Entertainment. Combine t...Read More

Caesars Partners With UNLV To Create Edu-Hub

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Some would say that it’s been coming for quite some time: casinos catching up with the times in terms of new technological advances. And it now seems as if casino giant Caesars Entertainment has answered to the call. The entertainme...Read More

WSOP Poker Room Opens At Harrah’s Philadelphia

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Christmas came early this year. Just ask Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, which has just opened its very own brand new and wonderfully grand World Series of Poker-branded room. 27 brand spanking new tables were on show at the grand ado...Read More

WSOP Unveils 50th Anniversary Vegas Guest List Competition

Ben Hamill - April 27, 2019

Anyone who has ever had big dreams of attending a WSOP main event should listen up, as that dream may just have the chance of finally becoming a reality. The World Series of Poker is offering players and supporters of their social Poker s...Read More

Caesars Entertainment Ready For Sale

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

Controversial Wall Street investor Carl Icahn has not even held his current 28% piece of the Caesars Entertainment pie in his sticky little mitts long enough for anyone to say “hostile investment” and already he’s feveri...Read More

Player Ordered to Pay Back Winnings

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2019

A California man has learnt the hard way that breaking the law never really pays. He was recently ordered to pay back a dizzying $93,000 in winnings to New Jersey’s gambling regulators. According to the state’s gambling laws, ...Read More

Playtika Confirms Wooga Acquisition Deal

Ben Hamill - December 09, 2018

Neither party has confirmed the exact purchase price, but news has broken that Playtika has acquired the Berlin-based social games development company Wooga for a reported $100 million. Wooga, which was founded by one Jens Begemann in 200...Read More

Slots Sales Soar at North American Casinos

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2018

The gaming industry has certainly taken some interesting turns this year, both in Canada and in the neighbouring USA. However, one thing has remained relatively consistent: the growth of slots gaming at casinos in both North American nati...Read More

3 Companies Fight for Greek Casino License

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2018

As the bidding tender process for a Greek gambling license has kicked off, only three US operators have remained in the race for the chance to run the planned €8 billion Elliniko integrated casino resort. Hard Rock, , and Caesars En...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

Mohegan Wins Niagara Gaming Bundle License

Ben Hamill - September 17, 2018

In local Canadian gaming news, US firm like Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Hard Rock International in the tender process to operate Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara for the next 20 years. According to an officia...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