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Customers line up to place wagers in the sports betting lounge at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City N.J. on Sept. 9, 2018. The coronavirus outbreak has added new wrinkles for bettors this year, but even so, the nation's sportsbooks expect a record year of bets on football in 2020 from an antsy public that has been cooped up for months amid the pandemic. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Associated Press
September 09, 2020 - 7:06 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There's a new factor in play for gamblers looking to bet on football this fall: In addition to point spreads, home-field advantage (or this year, the lack thereof) and the weather, bettors are taking the coronavirus into account before plunking down their cash. In a year...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, the DraftKings logo is displayed at the sports betting company headquarters in Boston. DraftKings shares jumped 4% in morning trading, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 after announcing that basketball legend Michael Jordan would take an ownership stake in the company in exchange for becoming a special adviser to the sports betting site. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
September 02, 2020 - 8:47 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — DraftKings shares jumped in midday trading after announcing that basketball legend Michael Jordan would take an ownership stake in the company in exchange for becoming a special adviser to the sports betting site. Boston-based DraftKings did not release details on the...
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Artist rendering of the new Virgin Hotel, Las Vegas
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Mitch Kelly
August 21, 2020 - 9:34 am
While construction of the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas at Flamingo and Paradise is still on schedule, officials with the company are now saying the planned fall opening date might have to be delayed.
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Group of drunk friends toasting cocktails at bar restautant
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Associated Press
August 19, 2020 - 4:32 am
Las Vegas bars and taverns might be allowed to reopen Thursday at midnight, even though a Nevada judge decided not to force Gov. Steve Sisolak to lift a coronavirus closure order, an attorney who sued the state said Tuesday.
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SportsBook at the Park MGM
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Mitch Kelly
August 12, 2020 - 8:35 am
NASCAR and BetMGM, a market-leading sports betting and iGaming platform, have announced a multi-year sports betting partnership.
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Wynn Resorts
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Mitch Kelly
August 05, 2020 - 6:31 am
Earnings news was rough for both Wynn and Rock Rock Resorts as the companies released their numbers for the 2nd quarter of 2020 on Tuesday.
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Mitch Kelly
July 29, 2020 - 9:34 am
Nevada's gaming win saw a bit of a rebound in June, according to statistics released Wednesday by the state Gaming Control Board.
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Mitch Kelly
July 23, 2020 - 6:56 am
The words "furloughs and "layoffs" were said an awful lot on the Strip Wednesday.
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Woman smoking at a poker table
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Associated Press
July 16, 2020 - 5:21 am
Several Las Vegas casinos are limiting smoking as a way to keep patrons from removing the protective face masks they are required to wear.
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Group of drunk friends toasting cocktails at bar restautant
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Mitch Kelly
July 15, 2020 - 5:29 am
More than 3 dozen Clark County bar owners are teaming up to sue Governor Sisolak over his decision to re-close bars that don’t serve food.
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