In a new survey, 62% of Americans say that legal sports betting influences people’s reactions to officiating during games played by the National Football League (NFL). Nearly half of those surveyed (48%) say the NFL has “good” officiating. The survey about major US sports league officiating was conducted by Seton Hall University last week.
Observations, Thoughts, and Trends (New Slot Machines and New Gaming Technology) From G2E – TravelZork
I’ve been going to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) since I moved to Las Vegas. I’m not like the vast majority of attendees who work in the casino industry. I attend the annual gathering of the casino biz in part as media and also as a casino customer and gambler.
Blackjack variants are hit and miss. Games like Blackjack Switch are an anomaly. This twist on traditional blackjack has stood the test of time. It’s been in casinos for more than five years. It takes years for new blackjack games to go from gaming expo to casino floors.
IGT’s CrystalBetting Terminal recently made its debut at Pearl River Resort in Philadelphia, Mississippi . The unique luxury sports betting station was introduced last year at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E). Pearl River Resort is the first casino in the world to offer this kind of betting station.
FanDuel and the Indianapolis Colts have embarked on an exclusive partnership that makes FanDuel the “Official Fantasy Sports Partner of the Colts.” Through the partnership, the Colts and FanDuel will work to engage fans using a range of marketing assets that includes in-stadium digital signage, in-game promotions to digital, radio, and TV advertising.
We’re coming up on the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E). This expo and conference has panel discussions on the casino business. It’s also a venue for gaming manufacturers to show off their new games to casinos. While this largest gaming expo of the year, there are other smaller shows where gaming manufacturers present their games …
Many visitors in Las Vegas enjoy gambling at a casino bar. One of the many reasons to gamble at a bar is that drink service is usually quicker than on the casino floor. Even with new(ish) added drink monitoring systems the complimentary drinks can still flow quickly as long as you’re playing video poker, keno, and on the rare occasion slot machines.
A renowned businessman from Houston, Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, placed the largest single wager in the brief history of Mississippi sports betting on Oct. 1. McIngvale placed a $3.5 million wager on the Houston Astros to win the World Series at the DraftKings Sportsbook inside Scarlet Pearl Casino in Biloxi.
We tend to look at the largest casino markets when talking about gambling. Las Vegas and Atlantic City are the most popular casino markets. However, there are plenty of states with casinos located throughout the territory. States like Pennsylvania and California offer blackjack games in casinos located all over their respective state.
The regular season is coming to an end for Major League Baseball (MLB). Most sportsbooks have whittled down futures wagering to just a few teams in each division. Meanwhile, FanDuel Sportsbook is taking World Series betting to another level with odds on specific matchups.