Boyd Gaming has added its name to the list of companies hoping for federal action to regulate Internet poker but will accept a “state-by-state approach” to getting the games going.
“We continue to believe Congress should enact a national structure,” Boyd CEO Keith Smith said, “and when it does the growth opportunities available to us will be substantial. We have positioned the company to take full advantage of online gaming through our joint venture with Bwin.party digital entertainment (PartyPoker.)
Well-placed followers of congressional attitudes project increasing doubt lawmakers will enact legislation this year. They see Congress as being focused on presidential politics, which party will control Congress and not much else.
Louisiana’s state-regulated casinos all won less money in April than in March. The drop totals $35.8 million. The exceptions were 8.7 percent increases at both L’Auberge Lake Charles and the slots casino at the New Orleans Fair Grounds.
Atlantic City’s Revel formally completed a Chapter 11 restructuring that saw it wipe away $1.2 billion of its $1.5 billion in debt, in return for granting lenders an 82 percent ownership stake.
Cantor Gaming announced today it has released future odds on NFL season wins. The company is offering advanced wagering on weeks 1 through 16 of the NFL season, in addition to wagering on NFL season win totals, Division odds and Super Bowl odds.
Terrible’s Hotel & Casino began its transition to a new identity by uninstalling its iconic Terrible’s Cowboy neon sign on Monday. The property will become the Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino in July.
Vegas Sports Books | The LVH Super Book threw out all kinds of cool NFL stuff on Sunday that will give bettors something to chew on for a while. They posted their games of the year along with their season win totals.
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