NEVADA ATTORNEY GENERAL BACKS RAWA?
25th November, 2015 at 20:23:47
Strange days indeed.
During an interview with Ralston Reports, a week night news and commentary TV programme hosted by political observer Jon Ralston, Nevada's Attorney General Adam Laxalt surprised many with his admission that he backs Sheldon Adelson's Restoration of the Wire Act (RAWA) proposal and intends signing a letter circulating among US attorney general's in support of the measure which would ultimately ban internet gaming.
: Nevada Attorney General Backs Rawa?
BETTER NUMBERS FOR NEVADA IN SEPTEMBER
29th October, 2015 at 16:13:54
Three-month dip ends as revenues climb 1.5 percent year-on-year to $916.3 million.
Figures for September from the Nevada Gaming Control Board show that gambling revenue rose in Clark County including 2 percent on the Las Vegas Strip to $504.8 million and 9 percent in the downtown Fremont Street corridor to $47.5 million, ending a three-month slide for the gambling state.
: Better Numbers For Nevada In September
YAHOO DAILY FANTASY SPORTS CLOSING THE GAP ON MARKET LEADERS?
25th October, 2015 at 06:52:31
Internet giant still has some way to go in this sector, but is catching up to FanDuel and DraftKings.
Amid the furore over regulation and legal issues surrounding the daily fantasy sports vertical this week (see previous reports) the San Francisco Chronicle suggested that Yahoo's DFS enterprise is starting to close the gap with market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel...all without spending the mega bucks the two leaders have splashed out on marketing and advertising.
: Yahoo Daily Fantasy Sports Closing The Gap On Market Leaders?
VULCUN WITHDRAWS FROM FLORIDA AND NEVADA (Update)
20th October, 2015 at 13:54:32
E-sports companies beat a hasty retreat - for now.
E-sports firm Vulcun has informed customers of its exit from Nevada and Florida State markets in the U.S. following the Nevada Gaming Control Board's determination on the legality of daily fantasy sports.
: Vulcun Withdraws From Florida And Nevada (update)
AMAYA REACTS TO DFS FURORE (Update)
19th October, 2015 at 20:21:39
Limits operation of StarsDraft
Amaya Inc. said Monday it will limit its daily fantasy sports (DFS) brand StarsDraft from real-money games and tournaments in most U.S. states following pending reviews in a number of jurisdictions (see previous reports).
: Amaya Reacts To Dfs Furore (update)
DRAFTKINGS INVESTOR FAVOURS REGULATION
19th October, 2015 at 06:07:57
Kraft says company would welcome oversight.
The president of one of daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings important investors said over the weekend that the beleaguered DFS company is willing to accept regulation and would welcome the oversight.
: Draftkings Investor Favours Regulation
R.A.W.A. SPONSOR ENTERS DAILY FANTASY SPORTS ROW
18th October, 2015 at 07:08:37
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz joins calls for a Congressional hearing on daily fantasy sports.
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, perhaps better known in the online gambling industry for his sponsorship in the US Congress of Sheldon Adelson's Restoration of America's Wire Act, has joined the growing list of politicians calling for a Congressional hearing on daily fantasy sports.
: R.a.w.a. Sponsor Enters Daily Fantasy Sports Row
FANTASY SPORTS ASSOCIATION PULLS CONFERENCE FROM NEVADA
18th October, 2015 at 07:08:37
"Continued patronage in Nevada is impossible for our industry at this time," says president.
Facing a Florida Grand Jury subpoena, an FBI investigation and a ban on unlicensed daily fantasy sports activity in Nevada (see previous reports), the Fantasy Sports Trade Association has announced to its membership that it is pulling its winter conference, scheduled for January, out of Nevada.
: Fantasy Sports Association Pulls Conference From Nevada
MORE DEVELOPMENTS IN DAILY FANTASY SPORTS SAGA (Update)
17th October, 2015 at 05:59:09
Past social media comments used in argument against DFS.
The mainstream media in the United States continued to have a field day with new developments in the ongoing daily fantasy sports saga (see previous reports) late Friday, reporting:
: More Developments In Daily Fantasy Sports Saga (update)
NEVADA REGULATOR BANS DAILY FANTASY SPORTS (Update)
16th October, 2015 at 07:36:08
"This is gambling," says Nevada Gaming Control Board.
In the latest blow to the beleaguered daily fantasy sports vertical, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has ruled after an analysis of the genre that its activities constitute gambling, and that operations in the state by companies without licensing like DraftKings and FanDuel must halt immediately.
: Nevada Regulator Bans Daily Fantasy Sports (update)
CAP ON MOHEGAN INVESTMENT IN ATLANTIC CITY CASINO
15th October, 2015 at 09:11:00
Tribal operator cannot hold more than a ten percent share, regulator rules.
Connecticut's Mohegan tribal gambling company, which operates the brick and mortar casino for Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, inked a new management agreement to 2019 with the casino Wednesday which removes an option for the tribe to increase its investment in Resorts Casino by buying a further 15 percent shareholding.
: Cap On Mohegan Investment In Atlantic City Casino
GAN IN SIMULATED GAMING DEAL WITH ACEP
12th October, 2015 at 11:48:58
Fifth U.S. terrestrial casino customer.
GAN (formerly GameAccount Network) has partnered its fifth U.S. customer American Casino & Entertainment Properties (ACEP) in a simulated gaming provision deal.
: Gan In Simulated Gaming Deal With Acep
FALL-OUT ON DRAFTKINGS SCANDAL CONTINUES (Update)
07th October, 2015 at 07:03:50
New York AG gets involved; Reid calls for Congressional action.
The fall-out continued Tuesday in the DraftKings "insider" information furore (see previous reports) with the New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman demanding explanations and information, and other politicians getting involved. Readers may recall that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced last week (before the current scandal erupted) that she was reviewing the legality of daily fantasy sports betting in her state.
: Fall-out On Draftkings Scandal Continues (update)
PLAYSTUDIOS SIGNS BORGATA ATLANTIC CITY
06th October, 2015 at 14:13:04
myVEGAS expands to American East Coast.
Free-to-play casino developer PLAYSTUDIOS' latest rewards partnership is with Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City who joins the myREWARDS loyalty platform providing in-game perks to its customers.
: Playstudios Signs Borgata Atlantic City
AUGUST GAMBLING REVENUES DOWN SLIGHTLY IN NEVADA
01st October, 2015 at 08:27:10
Fall-off in baccarat pulls results down.
Releasing statistics for August 2015 on Wednesday, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said that the state's casinos kept $908 million of the money gamblers wagered, down 1.4 percent from the comparative period last year.
: August Gambling Revenues Down Slightly In Nevada