Tag Archives: a.g. burnett
- Nevada attorney general supports Sheldon Adelson’s online gambling ban
November 25, 2015
Nevada’s attorney general is making enemies in his home state after signaling his support for Sheldon Adelson’s bid to ban online gambling. On Tuesday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (pictured right) told Nevada journalist Jon Ralston that he intended to add his name to the list of state attorneys general...
- Amaya pulls StarsDraft daily fantasy sports site from all but four US states
October 19, 2015
Canadian online gambling operator Amaya Gaming has withdrawn its StarsDraft daily fantasy sports operation from all but four US states, citing regulatory developments. On Monday, Amaya issued a statement saying StarsDraft would restrict its real-money DFS contests to US customers located in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Kansas and Maryland, the four...
- Fanduel funding round raises $275 million
July 14, 2015
Fanduel, one of the two major players in the growing daily fantasy sports industry, has raised $275m in its latest funding round, which values the company “well north of $1b.” The round was led by existing investor Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) along with new investors Google Capital and Time Warner...
- GiGse 2014 Day One Summary
July 15, 2014
CalvinAyre.com is back in San Francisco, in town for GiGse 2014, the event of the year dedicated to the regulated online gambling industry in America. Today hundreds of delegates, mostly Americans, some Canadians, a few Europeans, operators, suppliers, regulators, legislators and media graced the expo hall and conference floor. The...
- Nevada gambling regulator says Macau junkets, triads on the decline
June 28, 2013
Nevada Gaming Control Board chief A.G. Burnett told Congress it was “common knowledge” that Macau’s VIP gaming rooms have “long been dominated by Asian organized crime.” Burnett made the comments on Thursday while addressing the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, which is investigating alleged money laundering activities in the...
Dragon Corp. wants to bring blockchain to Macau’s casino floors
September 25, 2017
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Macau night spots to hit when you’re not gambling
April 2, 2014