Tag Archives: Nevada
- Baseball underdogs boost Nevada casino sportsbook revenue
July 27, 2017
Nevada casino sportsbooks hit their baseball betting revenue out of the park in the month of June, according to official reports. Figures released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) show statewide casino gaming revenue of $895.4m in the month of June. The figure is up less than 1%...
- Nevada sportsbooks have worst basketball betting month ever
June 29, 2017
Nevada casinos came tantalizingly close to crossing the magical $1b gaming revenue threshold in May, no thanks to the state's licensed sports betting operators. Figures released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) show the state’s casinos generated gaming revenue of $991.6m in May, 3.5% higher than the same...
- Golden Entertainment reaches $850m deal to buy ACEP casinos
June 13, 2017
Las Vegas’ iconic Stratosphere Casino is under new management as part of the $850m sale of American Casino & Entertainment Properties (ACEP) to Golden Entertainment. On Monday, gaming operator Golden Entertainment announced it would pay $781m in cash plus 4m shares of Golden stock to acquire ACEP, which owns the...
- Nevada sportsbooks enjoy record baseball win in April
May 31, 2017
Nevada casinos posted only a modest gaming revenue gain in April but the first month of Major League Baseball set a new record at the state’s sportsbooks. Figures released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show April’s statewide gaming revenue rising 1.2% year-on-year to $886.5m. April’s total is well...
- Nevada governor gives eSports betting bill the thumbs up
May 30, 2017
eSports betting will soon be legal in Nevada after state governor Brian Sandoval signed a bill amending the pari-mutuel wagering rules. Senate Bill 240, sponsored by Clark County Republican Sen. Becky Harris, was signed into law by Sandoval over the weekend, paving the way for the addition of “other sports”...
- March Madness drives Nevada’s record b-ball betting revenue
April 26, 2017
Nevada casino gaming revenue nearly topped the coveted $1b mark in March as basketball and blackjack betting offset baccarat’s decline. Figures released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show total casino gaming win hitting $991m in March, 7.45% higher than the same month last year and $45m more than...
Casino owners boost friendly rivalry with $1M NCAA bet
March 22, 2017