DraftKings, Everi Among Gaming Companies on Best Places to Work List

DraftKings and Everi are among the gaming companies appearing on the 2024 version of Energage’s “Top Workplaces USA 2024” list. Employees at DraftKings headquarters. The gaming company was ranked as one of the best places to work in a recent survey. (Image: CNBC) For Everi, a Las Vegas-based gaming device manufacturer and fintech firm, this […]

888 Ad Campaign Becomes Political Football in London Mayoral Race

Online gambling giant 888 has agreed to pull part of its new ad campaign from London’s public transport system after it became a political football for opponents of the city’s incumbent mayor Sadiq Khan (Labour Party). Conservative Party candidate Susan Hall is using 888’s campaign as a stick with which to beat London Mayor Sadiq […]

Washington State Casino Reopens Weeks After Apparent Cyber Attack

Washington State’s Swinomish Casino and Lodge has reopened its doors following an approximately three-week closure due to a “cybersecurity incident.” The Swinomish Casino and Lodge, pictured above. The property reopened after a cyber incident. (Image: Booking.com) The Anacortes, Wash. gaming property shut down the casino floor and its restaurants on April 5 and reopened the […]

Hard Rock, Royal Caribbean Unveil Loyalty Program Agreement

Tribal casino giant Hard Rock International and Royal Caribbean Group on Friday announced a wide-ranging agreement pertaining to members of both companies’ travel and leisure loyalty programs. Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas cruise ship at sea. The company is partnering with Hard Rock International on a points-sharing agreement. (Image: Royal Caribbean) Members of the […]

Evolution Accuser Still a Mystery in ‘Black Market’ Defamation Case

Online gaming software giant Evolution AB will have to wait to discover the identity of the author of a report that it claims was defamatory and wiped $3 billion off its market cap. Judge John C Porto, above, has determined that the veracity of the Evolution report – or lack thereof — must be better […]

Pennsylvania Online Gaming Amendment Bill Filed to Remove Credit Card Deposits

Legislation in Pennsylvania seeking to amend rules regarding how players fund their online gaming accounts has been filed in the Harrisburg capital. Online gamblers in Pennsylvania can use their credit cards to fund their internet wagering accounts. Several state senators are concerned online gambling on credit is only worsening the state’s consumer credit card debt […]

Chickasaw Nation to Open Lakecrest Casino Hotel in Oklahoma

The Chickasaw Nation will open its newest casino hotel on Wednesday, April 24.   Oklahoma’s Chickasaw Nation will hold a soft opening of the Lakecrest Casino & Hotel on Wednesday, April 24. The tribe says a grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held at a later date. (Image: Lakecrest Casino & Hotel) Continuing its […]

Muckleshoot Casino Accused Murderer Is Held on $5M Bail After Random Stabbing

The man who fatally stabbed a stranger early Sunday at Washington State’s Muckleshoot Casino chose his victim on the gaming floor after he couldn’t locate his intended target, authorities revealed. Washington State’s Muckleshoot Casino, pictured above. A man accused of stabbing another patron at the gaming property is now in jail. (Image: Seattle and Sound) […]

Online Betting, Marijuana Altering State Tax Bases

US states have long applied “sin taxes” to items such as alcohol, beer, cigarettes, other tobacco products, and wine as avenues for bolstering revenue. More recently, marijuana and sports wagering have been added to the mix, representing alterations to some states’ revenue compositions. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker arrives at the State Capitol to deliver his […]

Zelenskyy Limits iGaming Access in Bid to Damp Military Betting Addiction

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy implemented new restrictions on internet casinos in the country in an effort to combat problem gaming among military personnel. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the press. He’s attempting to limit troops’ exposure to black market betting sites. (Image: Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP) Ukrainian army serviceman Pavlo Petrychenko, who […]