Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman helped celebrate the Plaza’s newly revamped William Hill Race and Sports Book by placing the first bet on Friday.
Derek Stevens has gained priceless promotional value with his NCAA Tournament gambit. Before the tournament, the aggressively loyal Michigan grad bet $25,000 on the Wolverines to win the championship at 40-1 odds.
MGM Resorts International had planned to roll out its GameSense responsible gaming program during the week of G2E, which brought an estimated 27,000 people to the city.
Hall of Fame basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson expects the marriage of major-league sports with Las Vegas will be a huge success — especially if teams adhere to his strategy of over delivering to their customers to keep them loyal.
Meeting in Las Vegas, the board of directors of the American Gaming Association ratified a set of policy principles in the organization’s bid to legalize sports betting nationwide.
Professional gambler David Oancea, who goes by the nickname “Vegas Dave,” was indicted Wednesday on charges that he used phony Social Security numbers to open player accounts at area casinos and sportsbooks.
Concerns about Sin City’s temptations have kept the NFL out of Las Vegas for years, but the relocation of the Oakland Raiders represents a shift in approach that some gaming industry experts say could beckon a new era in sports gambling.
Nevada gaming regulators banned unlicensed daily fantasy sports websites from providing their product to Silver State customers, saying the activity constitutes sports wagering.