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Bally’s Chicago Traffic Impact Study Raises Major Questions

October 11, 2022 | By: Emile Avanessian

Casino opponents have criticized a study assessing the traffic impact of a temporary Bally’s Corporation casino in the neighborhood around its proposed location. Construction of Bally’s new downtown casino in River West won’t be complete until 2026. In the meantime, the Company wants to open a temporary location at Medinah Temple in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. […]

America’s Generational Voting Habits in 2022 

October 11, 2022 | By: Mike Epifani
It’s a midterm election year and primary elections are underway. In the U.S., the general election will take place on November 8. Many things have changed over the years when it comes to technology and elections. Whether or not you follow or participate in elections, it’s something many are talking about and for some, they [...]

Halloween Trick: Gray Market Ontario Online Gambling Operators Lose Treat of Grace Period

October 6, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

Like shriveled jack-o’-lanterns, news that Halloween is the deadline for Ontario online gambling operators to fully comply with the law may feel a little old. Fully regulated operators expected penalties to “come into force” against gray market operators and suppliers months ago. Instead, the regulatory body overseeing the Ontario online gambling market that launched on […]

Light & Wonder Completes Divestment of Non-Casino Operations

October 5, 2022 | By: Emile Avanessian

On the morning of September 30, Light & Wonder, Inc. (L&W) announced the completion of the sale of its sports betting business, OpenBet. The buyer is US-based sports and entertainment content company Endeavor Group Holdings. Under the reported terms of the deal, Endeavor paid L&W $750 million in cash, plus approximately $50 million worth of Endeavor […]

Everi Expands Its Horizons With Non-Gaming Assets Acquired From Venuetize

October 5, 2022 | By: Keith Stein

Casino content provider Everi Holdings Inc. has decided to take a step beyond the gaming market. The company announced Tuesday they have agreed to acquire certain strategic assets of app developer Venuetize, Inc. Venuetize develops mobile apps and related technologies for the sports, entertainment and hospitality industries. Its clients include the PGA Tour, the Memphis […]

PredictIt Seeks Injunction to Allow Existing Markets to Reach Their Natural Conclusion

October 5, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

PredictIt continues to wrestle with the problem of how to resolve outstanding markets when it’s forced to shut down in February. But first, it’s trying to avoid that situation entirely. The electoral predictions site had been operating under the grace of a No-Action letter from the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to the Victoria University of Wellington. […]

Why the Poker World Can’t Decide Whether Robbi Jay Lew Cheated or Not

October 4, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Cheating accusations in the poker world are extremely common. Because it’s so hard to prove them, however, they rarely produce more than some short-term drama. But when the alleged cheating happens on a live stream, it becomes a much bigger deal. At that point, there’s footage for would-be internet sleuths to review ad nauseam, and […]

WSOP, GGPoker Partnership Makes Its Long-Awaited Debut in Ontario

October 3, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Ontario poker players now have a fifth regulated online poker site to choose from. WSOP.ca launched on Friday, nearly six months after the new market opened. Although overdue, its arrival is no surprise, nor is the technology partnership behind it. WSOP.com, a US poker brand affiliated with Caesars and the World Series of Poker, operates in four US states through […]

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