Las Vegas Stumbles to Begin 2021, January Casino Win Down Nearly 44 Percent

It might be a new year, but for Las Vegas casinos, the same old problems they endured in 2020 remain. The most critical market in the US casino industry kicked off 2021 in troublesome fashion. Casinos along the Las Vegas Strip collectively won just $321.5 million. That’s a 43.8 percent drop from January 2020. The […]

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Wynn Investing $3.5 Million in Podcast Network Blue Wire, Studio Coming to Las Vegas Resort

In an effort to bolster its WynnBET unit, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) is investing $3.5 million in sports podcast provider Blue Wire — a deal that includes plans for a podcast studio in the lobby of the famed Wynn Las Vegas integrated resort. The studio is slated to be operational this summer in advance of the […]

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Richmond, Virginia Casino War Adds Two Suitors, as Golden Nugget and Poarch Indians Enter Fray

The potential casino license in Richmond , Virginia, has quickly become the most contested resort opportunity in the state’s forthcoming gaming market. Last year, Virginia lawmakers and Gov. Ralph Northam (D) passed legislation that allows voters in five economically troubled cities to decide whether they want to bring a casino resort to their towns. Four […]

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Score Media Stock Soars in Nasdaq Debut After Boosting IPO Size

Score Media & Gaming (NASDAQ:SCR) stock is surging in its first day on a major US exchange after the company increased the size of its initial public offering (IPO). In midday trading, shares of the Canadian sportsbook operator and sports media firm are higher by more than eight percent. Late Wednesday, the company priced the […]

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CalvinAyre.com calls it a day after almost twelve years of publishing

The prominent online and land-based gambling news website at CalvinAyre.com has reportedly shut down following almost twelve years in business as its billionaire owner continues shifting his focus to the nascent cryptocurrency and Bitcoin marketplaces. According to multiple sources, the site was launched by Calvin Ayre of Bodog Entertainment fame in 2009 as a way […]