NGCB Loses Steve Wynn Local Licence Lawsuit

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2020

The 2019 court application by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) to have Wynn Resorts founder Steve Wynn declared unfit to a hold a casino licence in the state has been dismissed.  Clark County District Judge Adriana Escobar rule...Read More

Fremont Casino LV In Trouble With NGCB

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2020

Popular gaming venue the Las Vegas Fremont Casino Resort has found itself in hot water after local regulator the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) filed an official unsuitable operations complaint against the gaming establishment earlier...Read More

Bernie Sanders Celebrates Nevada Caucus Success

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

Its official, Bernie Sanders has won the Nevada caucuses. Which really isn’t all that different from saying that Bernie Sanders has won Nevada. But Sanders is far from done fighting for what he wants. The man from Vermont now has hi...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

NGCB Responds To Steve Wynn’s Exempt Claims

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Nevada’s Gaming Control Board and local casino regulator is sticking to its guns and intention of making disgraced Wynn Resorts founder and former-CEO Steve Wynn pay up for all of his wrongdoings. The shamed Wynn-man...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 and also her ...Read More

Slot Machine Revenue Breaks Nevada Records

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

It’s true that sports betting has done wonders for Nevada revenue; but four consecutive months of increased house winnings is thought to be the work of mostly slot machines. The Strip and the region in the vicinity o...Read More

NGCB Declares Steve Wynn “Unfit” For Licence

Ben Hamill - October 16, 2019

Disgraced Wynn Resorts founder and former CEO Steve Wynn has repeatedly managed to seriously get under the skin of a variety of people working in the gaming industry. To such an extent that the latest news is that the ...Read More

New Jersey Leads The Sports Betting Race

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

The old adage rings true: the more things change, the more they stay the same. New Jersey is fast establishing itself as the overall winner in the US sports betting race after having yet again out-performed close rival...Read More

Nevada Beats NJ Sports Betting Revenue

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Nevada has emerged the latest victor in the battle of sports betting revenue income against the state of New Jersey. The garden state used to lead by a mile and then some but it now appears as if the tables really are starting to turn. Re...Read More

11 Years Of No Growth In Nevada State

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2019

The casino industry in Nevada continues its struggle to keep head above water as it fails to keep up with the US Consumer Price Index (CPI). When considering the profits some months registered state-wide one would not naturally assume tha...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

Winter Weather Affects Vegas’ Bottom Line

Ben Hamill - April 02, 2019

Nevada’s casino and entertainment industry is seeing constant green for the first time in a long time, and the industry showed an overall profit to the tune of $1.01 billion last month. On the Vegas Strip itself, however, the situat...Read More

Sandra Douglass Morgan Joins NGCB’s Board

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2019

Nevada’s new governor has jumped right in at the deep end. Newly appointed Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak will reportedly be appointing Sandra Douglass Morgan as the newest chair of the local Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) on...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

US Elections May Impact Online Poker

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

In just a few short weeks, voters across several US states will be casting their votes to decide the fates of various pressing issues. These include, among other things, online poker and sports betting. Right now, it is t...Read More

Reporter Accuses WSOP Nevada of Thuggery

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2018

A reporter has accused Nevada and its communications executive Seth Palansky of thuggery without merit. John Mehaffey claims the website tried to force him into gambling further when he requested a withdrawal. The iGaming reporter furth...Read More

Nevada Casinos Need Another Money Fight

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2018

Nevada’s August gaming revenue figures were so dismal, you could be forgiven for thinking something was missing. Something was missing alright, and that was last year’s Money Fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGreg...Read More

Nevada Gaming Revenue Hits a Low In August

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2018

The absence of the Money Fight in August meant fewer visitors to Nevada, and with those smaller numbers came the state’s weakest numbers this year. The state’s total gaming win dropped 7.7% from $989.5m to $913m year-on-year. ...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

Steve Wynn’s Defamation Case Laid to Rest

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2018

A judge in Nevada has recently thrown out a defamation case filed by controversy-laden casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press and one of its reporters. It was back in April when Wynn’s legal team lodged a complaint aga...Read More