Santa Anita Stable Notes | While the racing world is converging on the hype of the Santa Anita Handicap on March 8 that has commitments from the connections of Mucho Macho Man, Will Take Charge and Game On Dude, Gary Stevens stays focused.
NFL Analysis | Conflicting reports have emerged in recent days regarding how the St. Louis Rams will handle the current contract of quarterback Sam Bradford. St. Louis has three options at its disposal for how to approach the Bradford dilemma.
Barry Abrams hopes for some personal “showtime” at Santa Anita on Saturday, as his Lakerville heads a field of seven in the $100,000 Sensational Star Stakes for older California-breds going 6½ furlongs down the Camino Real Turf Course.
Horse Races Now, LLC announced an agreement today with Am West Entertainment to showcase live racing video from the Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC) on its free app, Horse Races NOW.
Nevada welcomed its third Internet poker site this week. Real Gaming will be competing in Nevada with sites run by Ultimate Poker and the World Series of Poker. The website is affiliated with South Point hotel-casino.
MGM Resorts International’s fourth-quarter loss narrowed, helped by reduced expenses. MGM lost $38.3 million, or 8 cents per share, for the period ended Dec. 31, 2013. That compares with a loss of $1.22 billion, or $2.50 per share, a year ago.
Pennsylvania casinos took in $58.7 million from table games last month, down just over 1 percent from January 2013. Combined January revenue from slot machines and table games totaled about $230 million, down 7 percent from the year-ago period.
Palms Casino Resort is the first major hotel in the United States to offer a 24-hour checkout program. Guests can maximize their Las Vegas experience at no extra cost by booking the 24-hour checkout option on Superior, Premier and Ivory Suites.
Baseball Previews | This is the seventh of 30 MLB baseball preseason previews to the 2014 pro baseball season as seen by GamingToday sports editor Mark Mayer. Today, the Cincinnati Reds. On deck: Cleveland Indians.
NFL Analysis | Last winter’s NFL Football free agent period was a bit anticlimactic due in large part to the salary cap’s modest rise from $120.6 million in 2012 to just $123 million in 2013. This year’s crop is hoping that 2014 brings a reversal of fortune.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that revenue from slot machines in February totaled $181 million, down more than 7.5 percent. Regulators say bad winter weather once again kept gamblers away from Pennsylvania casinos.
Baseball Previews | This is the sixth of 30 MLB baseball preseason previews to the 2014 pro baseball season as seen by GamingToday sports editor Mark Mayer. Today, the Chicago Whitesox. On deck: Cincinnati Reds.