The Stars Group (BetStars in New Jersey ) and FOX Sports announced a plans launch a new sports betting outlet FOX Bet. This will be a first-of-its-kind national media & sports wagering partnership in the United States. The Score, another sports media company, will launch a sports betting app of its own in New Jersey later this year.
Jimmy Kimmel recently recorded a week of shows at the Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Kevin Hart was one of the celebrity guests that stopped by. He joked about Vegas not being good to him and why he doesn’t visit like he used to.
Horse racing isn’t as popular as it used to be. That’s obvious. However, the Kentucky Derby continues to set records for the amount of money wagered. And the handle on the big race is why bettors should consider placing some exotic bets on May 4.
It’s the news that frequent Las Vegas sports bettors have been waiting for. Derek Stevens is the owner of The D, Golden Gate and Circa casinos in downtown Las Vegas. But he can soon add sportsbook operator to his list of accomplishments. Stevens will launch a new sportsbook operation called Circa Sports on June 1.
As it turns out, gambling isn’t the primary reason people visit Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter to them. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority commissions a survey of visitors every year to better understand the people who visit Las Vegas.
Penn National Gaming casinos across the country will begin offering new installations of electronic blackjack games. The nationwide casino operator recently signed a partnership with Interblock. The gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) is the market leader. Interblock is one of the electronic table game manufacturers that you’ll most often see in casinos.
Nevada sportsbooks are allowed to take wagers on professional baseball games played in the state for the first time in more than 30 years. Two Las Vegas sportsbook operators are now taking wagers on the minor league team located in Sin City.
The vast majority of visitors to Las Vegas gamble where they stay – on the Vegas Strip. According to the most recent Las Vegas Visitors Profile from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority 89 percent of visitors gamble on the Vegas Strip ( page 44).
Caesars Entertainment is the first sportsbook operator to release 2020 NCAA basketball championship futures odds . Caesars Sportsbook posted the college basketball futures first in Las Vegas shortly before tipoff of the 2019 NCAA Basketball championship game. The Virginia Cavaliers were only a 1.5-point favorite to defeat the Texas Tech Red Raiders in this year’s NCAA Championship game.