Tag Archives: Las Vegas
- Golovkin-Canelo draw leaves sportsbooks with black eyes
September 20, 2017
Las Vegas sportsbooks are still nursing their financial bleeding days the controversial Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez split-draw decision. ESPN reported that long queues of disappointed punters looking for refunds are still present in different Vegas betting shops three days after Golovkin and Alvarez fought to a split draw. It...
- Icahn unloads unfinished Fontainebleau casino for $600m
August 30, 2017
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has unloaded the unfinished Fontainebleau casino-hotel in Las Vegas for more than four times what he paid for it seven years ago. Rumors had been circulating for days, but Tuesday brought confirmation that Icahn Enterprises L.P. had sold the Fontainebleau for $600m to an affiliate of...
- Mayweather-McGregor records not a Las Vegas buy signal
August 29, 2017
If the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight proved anything, it’s not that Las Vegas gaming stocks about to pop higher. It only proved that boxing is more of a sport than a UFC submission fight or other martial art. In martial arts you get your opponent on the floor by (almost)...
- Mobile game Doodle Jump makes a leap onto casino floors
July 19, 2017
In a bid to reach out to younger players, Gamblit Gaming has teamed up with game publisher Lima Sky to bring popular game Doodle Jump to the casino floor. Launched in 2009, Doodle Jump has been released across multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Arcades, Windows, Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS,...
- New homegrown technology set to revolutionize table games
June 29, 2017
June 2017, Las Vegas - New high-tech shuffling machines will hit the market in 2018, offering a table-game platform that promises to increase productivity, reduce card costs, and attain never-before-realized levels of game protection. Called the “Shark Trap System,” the platform features a network of super shufflers with the capability to...
- Inside the numbers: 2017 World Series of Poker at the halfway point
June 22, 2017
37 of 74 Events Complete; Overall Entries Up Slightly, On Record Pace Several Key Events Remain: Monster Stack (June 24-25) Crazy Eights (July 1-2), The Giant (June 23, 30, July 7), Main Event (July 8-10), Little One for One Drop (July 11-13), Plus Two Online Events (July 1 & 7)...