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Unregulated Gambling Machines’ Continued Strain On Legal Gambling

April 26, 2021 | By: Chris Gerlacher

The United States regulates gambling more heavily than most other industries. Legal gambling must comply with legal regulations from the federal Bank Secrecy Act to local rules governing gaming. Regulators, law enforcement officials, and casino employees step scrutinize every step of a gambling machine’s lifetime, from production through delivery and installation. These are only some […]

US Online Casinos Shatter Revenue Records In March

April 22, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

March 2021 turned out as a record-setting month for US legal online casinos. Both New Jersey and Pennsylvania set new highs for monthly revenue, with both states breaking their respective previous records by wide margins. Michigan’s online casino boom continues, as the nation’s newest online casino market flourishes in its opening months. New Jersey and […]

BetMGM To Launch Bingo App And Horse Racing App

April 21, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

BetMGM will add Borgata Bingo and BetMGM Horse Racing to its product offerings. The brand is owned by ROAR Digital, LLC, which is jointly owned by MGM Resorts and Entain plc. The additional products come as part of BetMGM’s push to make up a quarter of the iGaming market share in the US. The brand […]

Ten Events That Have Shaped The US Online Poker World Since Black Friday

April 15, 2021 | By: Joss Wood

10 years ago this week, the online poker world was rocked by the events that came to be known as Black Friday. On Apr. 15, 2011, the US Department of Justice filed a civil complaint against PokerStars, Full Tilt and the Cereus Network (Absolute Poker/Ultimate Bet) and unsealed a 52 page criminal indictment against their […]

Asian-American Gamblers Are Highly Represented At Retail Casinos; Why Is It The Opposite Online?

April 13, 2021 | By: Heather Fletcher

About 80% of Asian-Americans gamble. That’s 7 percentage points more than the general US population. However, only 21% are doing so online, making them this the second-least represented demographic group. Only Black US gamblers are less likely to adopt the channel, with just 19% gambling online. These numbers come from a recent National Council on […]

Bally’s To Acquire Famed Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

April 13, 2021 | By: Dan Holmes

The Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, which served as the location for scenes filmed for the Godfather Part II and a James Bond film, is being purchased by Bally’s Corporation. The sale is reportedly worth $308 million for current owner Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. The purchase is the latest in a series of […]

DraftKings Casino Launches Spanish 21, A New In-House Blackjack Variation

April 12, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Today, DraftKings Casino New Jersey launched Spanish 21, a blackjack variation created in-house. The game is also coming soon to DraftKings Casino Michigan, as well as its casino in Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, pending regulatory approval. “Spanish 21 has always been a popular land-based casino game, and we are proud to exclusively bring the Blackjack […]

Evolution Gaming Buys “Megaways” Maker Big Time Gaming

April 12, 2021 | By: Mike Epifani

Evolution Gaming Group, a major online gaming provider in the US and abroad, will buy Big Time Gaming for a total of up to EUR 450 million (USD 536 million). This adds Big Time Gaming’s slots, which include Megaways games, to Evolution Gaming’s already dominant portfolio. “With the addition of Big Time Gaming to our […]

As Illinois Considers Legalizing Online Gambling, Major Operators Line Up To Bid For New Chicago Casino

April 5, 2021 | By: Heather Fletcher

Online casino gambling may come to Illinois around the same time as work gets underway on Chicago’s first retail casino. The latter project is just entering the proposals stage, and the winning bidder will probably be hoping to enter the state’s future iGaming market, as well. Both online casino legalization in Illinois and acceptance of […]

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