Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa, Florida recently expanded and added more gaming options. The new casino section at the Hard Rock is more than 33,000 square feet. The new casino area has 880 slot machines and 19 blackjack tables. There’s also a new L Bar that offers handcrafted cocktails and a specialized menu of premium …
The NFL recently announced that Las Vegas will host its first NFL Draft in 2020. The draft will precede the Oakland Raiders relocating to Las Vegas. The unnamed Las Vegas stadium is slated to open July 31 of that year – just in time for the Raiders to kick off national football season.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a deal to make FanDuel Sportsbook an authorized gaming operator of the league. FanDuel will continue to be the official daily fantasy partner of the NBA and the WNBA. The new and expanded partnership gives FanDuel access to official NBA betting data as well as the use of NBA and WNBA marks and logos across FanDuel’s sports betting offerings.
The California Bureau of Gambling Control (CBGC) is holding workshops to discuss whether or not there’s a need for new regulations for card rooms throughout the state. While there are no official notes available on subjects being discussed, there’s speculation that bankable card games could be a hot topic.
The American Sports Gambler is the most influential person in the sports business according to the Sports Business Journal . That didn’t take long. You’re the best and you’ll probably be the best again next year! This is only the beginning as the expansion of sports betting outside of is only beginning.
Earlier this year, Penn National Gaming acquired Pinnacle Gaming. The massive $2.8 million deal makes Penn National Gaming one of the largest casino corporations in the country. The new Penn National Gaming may not have the largest casinos in the country.
Nevada gaming is back, baby! According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, casino gaming revenue throughout the state topped $1 billion in October . Gaming revenue for the month was $1.062 billion. That’s more than a 7 percent increase compared to October gaming revenue last year.
Experienced blackjack players often feel like everyone in the world is out to get them. This is understandable as casinos greatly dislike advantage blackjack players. Card Counting isn’t illegal, but casinos don’t appreciate it. Earlier this year, Louisiana legislators approved a new law that would actually protect skilled gamblers.