About the Author

Carl Carchia

Carl Carchia has spent more than 13 years in sports journalism working for NBC, ESPN and CBS among others. He loves the Cowboys, Mets and disappointment, naturally. He likes to golf and play video games. Carl was very excited the day PASPA was struck down and is annoyed Connecticut doesn't have regulation in place yet.

California High Court Clears Way For Station Casinos Location

September 4, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

A long legal fight is over, and it means that Las Vegas mainstay Station Casinos could finally be coming to California. The California Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, who have been trying to open a casino on “off-reservation” land for years. The ruling ends nearly a […]

Washington D.C.’s Sports Betting Launch Leaves Much to be Desired

August 14, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

Sports are not only back, August feels like March should have.  The NBA bubble is going swimmingly well, both on the court (the presentation is top-notch) and off – the last round of testing providing zero positive COVID-19 tests.  Baseball is … well, baseball is determined to fight through, playoff hockey is back in a […]

PGA Tour Inks Sports Betting Partnership With DraftKings

July 30, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

Golf’s unique nature allowed it to resume months before other professional sports.  Now, the PGA Tour is catching up with the rest of the field by striking an exclusive sports betting partnership with DraftKings Inc. The deal is an extension of the current multi-year content and marketing relationship, and designates DraftKings Inc. as the “official […]

From Rush Street to Wall Street: Online Gaming Giant Going Public

July 28, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

The sports betting industry continues to grab Wall Street’s attention. Rush Street Interactive LP announced on Monday it’s going public via a merger with dMy Technology Group, Inc., a move that will value the new company at about $1.8 billion. Both companies’ boards have approved the transaction and it is expected to close later this […]

Las Vegas Casinos Rolling Out Cashless Gaming

July 2, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

Life as we know it is changing drastically due to the pandemic, and Nevada casinos are among the many businesses in the midst of a titanic shift. Cashless gaming is set to become a reality in the state after the Nevada Gaming Commission approved several amendments last week. Why is Cashless Gaming Now an Option? […]

Post-Pandemic, Casinos’ Future Could Be Cashless

June 18, 2020 | By: Carl Carchia

Technology is slowly making paying with cash a thing of the past. Thanks in part to the coronavirus pandemic, there is a chance cash could quickly disappear from the unlikeliest of places – casinos. The American Gaming Association announced on Tuesday the framework for regulation that would make digital payments on casino floors legal. The […]