Island Resort & Casino Announces $19M Golf Expansion Project

Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan, announced a $19 million investment for expansion and development of a new nine-hole golf course, golf shop, and additional convention space on Wednesday. The project is expected to take about two years to complete. Island Resort & Casino will build its new nine-hole course, the Cedar Course (Kishki), […]

James Foglio  •  4H
Georgia Football Staffer Violates NCAA’s Sports Betting Rules

A Georgia football staffer was dismissed from the program on Thursday after violating NCAA rules on sports betting, according to the school and Marc Weiszer of Athens Banner-Herald. Georgia football staff member violated the NCAA’s sports betting rules when the bets were placed in August of 2020 The wagers occurred in August of 2020. However, […]

James Foglio  •  5H
Study Reveals Nearly 50% of Adults, 18% of Adolescents Engage In Gambling

In a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health, a group of researchers documented the prevalence of any gambling activity, specific gambling activities, risk gambling, and problematic gambling among adults and adolescents globally. Global study relied on Excerpta Medica Database, Psychological Information Database, and other resources In the present study, searches were performed on […]

James Foglio  •  6H
MGM Resorts Announces Partnership With New York Yankees

MGM Resorts International announced their new partnership with the New York Yankees. According to the press release, the two organizations will collaborate to deliver exclusive VIP experiences to MGM Rewards members and baseball fans. MGM Resorts will have brand placement at Yankee Stadium on LED signage, back of the pitcher’s mound Exclusive VIP experiences include […]

James Foglio  •  18 Jul 2024
Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana Celebrates Construction Milestone In Bossier City

Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana is celebrating an impressive construction milestone in Bossier City. The Cordish Companies hosted a topping off ceremony Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m. to celebrate the final beam being placed atop the first land-based casino in the Shreveport-Bossier area. Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana will become the first land-based casino […]

James Foglio  •  18 Jul 2024
WarHorse Casino Interviews Candidates For Positions At New Omaha Casino

WarHorse Casino interviewed candidates for positions at its new casino in Omaha, Nebraska. WarHorse Omaha’s full casino is slated to open on Aug. 6 at Horsemen’s Park off Q and 60th streets. WarHorse Casino is currently hiring utility stewards, shuttle drivers, security officers, etc. The casino’s temporary location is already open. There will be over […]

James Foglio  •  18 Jul 2024
Oklahoma Sports Betting Bill Stalls Again In State Legislature

Oklahoma sports betting could be coming to the Sooner State in the future, but it might not happen anytime soon after the latest bill stalled again in the State Legislature. Republican supporters continue to face an uphill battle as the governor and state’s tribes cannot agree on legalization. Latest Oklahoma sports betting bills lacked support […]

James Foglio  •  18 Jul 2024
Patriots WR Kayshon Boutte’s Gambling, Fraud Charges Dropped

New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte had his underage gambling and computer fraud charges dropped Tuesday morning by the state of Louisiana. New England Patriots’ Kayshon Boutte wagered $450,000, losing $65,000 in 2022, and lost $16,000 after betting $186,000 in 2023 Boutte, 22, was arrested in January in Baton Rouge over allegations of illegal […]

James Foglio  •  17 Jul 2024
National Council on Problem Gambling Forms Tribal Advisory Council

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has announced the formation of its Tribal Advisory Council (TAC), consisting of executives from tribal gaming organizations across the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling established the Tribal Advisory Council to benefit Native American communities The TAC will raise awareness for Native American cultures in relation to gambling. […]

James Foglio  •  17 Jul 2024