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With Covid Safety Measures in Place, MGM to Open Mirage Casino Aug. 27

August 17, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

For the first time since mid-March, the iconic Mirage Casino on the Las Vegas Strip will be open for business starting Aug. 27, MGM Resorts announced this week. The company says it will be emphasizing the health and safety of its guests and employees with its “Seven-Point Safety Plan.” “As we have slowly and thoughtfully […]

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 […]

The Era of the Cardboard Sports Fan is Upon Us

August 13, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

If you’ve watched a sporting event recently, you’ve seen that leagues have gone to great lengths to grab your attention. From piping in crowd music at baseball parks to live look-ins from the living rooms of diehard fans at NBA games, broadcasters and ballpark employees have gotten creative to entertain the masses. Major League Baseball […]

BetMGM Becomes Focal Point for Company’s Recovery

August 12, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

It’s been a good month for MGM International. After a second quarter that saw the company’s revenue drop 91 percent, MGM is in recovery mode thanks to a recent series of deals. The latest came Aug. 11, when technology giant InterActive Corp purchased 12 percent of MGM’s stock in a $1 billion sale. Before that, […]

Biden Picks Kamala Harris as 2020 Election Running Mate

August 11, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

After many weeks of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden has selected U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 US presidential election. Biden’s choice is historic: Harris will be the first Black woman featured on a major political party’s presidential ticket in U.S. history. If the Biden-Harris ticket prevails, she will […]

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