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This March 12, 2020 shows a sports betting ticket at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City, N.J. where all five games that were bet on were canceled due to coronavirus precautions. Most professional and college sports events in the U.S. have been suspended or delayed, leaving little to bet on. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Associated Press
March 12, 2020 - 3:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There's still darts. Or New Zealand cricket. The fast-spreading coronavirus has led to an unprecedented slew of cancellations or suspensions of most major professional and college sports events in the U.S., particularly within the last 48 hours. Baseball, basketball,...
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SportsBook at the Park MGM
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Mitch Kelly
March 09, 2020 - 6:29 am
MGM Resorts unveiled new sports betting experiences across its Las Vegas properties Friday, as well as announced the launch of BetMGM in Nevada.
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Associated Press
March 06, 2020 - 6:32 am
The gambling industry is launching a campaign to urge sports bettors to wager responsibly, including setting and sticking to a budget, and learning thoroughly about anything on which they make a bet.
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A general view of hotel-casinos on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip on November 20, 2009
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Associated Press
February 28, 2020 - 10:07 am
Nevada casinos continued a hot streak in January, topping $1 billion in house winnings for the second consecutive month and eighth time in the last year.
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A general view of hotel-casinos on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip on November 20, 2009
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Associated Press
February 28, 2020 - 10:07 am
Nevada casinos continued a hot streak in January, topping $1 billion in house winnings for the second consecutive month and eighth time in the last year.
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FILE - In this Oct, 29, 2018 file photo James Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts International, participates in a news conference in New York. Murren the head of casino giant MGM Resorts International says he'll step down as company chairman and chief executive as soon as the company leaders find his successor. Murren was praised in a company statement Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, saying he informed the corporate board he intends to leave before his contract expires, at the end of 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig,File)
Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jim Murren, the head of casino giant MGM Resorts International, says he’ll step down as chairman and chief executive as soon as the company finds a successor. Murren has led the company since 2008. A corporate statement Wednesday said he intends to leave before his contract expires...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2019, file photo, patrons visit the sports betting area of Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Gambling regulators and sports books in several U.S. states are preparing to allow gamblers to bet on XFL games once the league’s season begins in early February 2020. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 12:10 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Knowing its season begins less than a week after one of the biggest betting events in America, the new XFL is embracing sports betting in a major way. The revived league owned by wrestling impresario Vince McMahon will consciously appeal to fans accustomed to betting on...
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Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after defeating San Francisco 49ers by 31 - 20 in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 02, 2020
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Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 6:08 am
Gamblers in Nevada wagered $154.7 million on this year’s Super Bowl, an increase from last year but still below the high set in 2018.
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People wearing face masks walk in front of the Grand Lisboa Hotel on January 28, 2020 in Macau, China.
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Mitch Kelly
February 04, 2020 - 8:00 am
Coronavirus fears in the gambling mecca of Macao, China, have led officials in that city to decide to close their casinos for a couple of weeks.
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Mitch Kelly
January 31, 2020 - 8:01 am
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is throwing one last big party before closing the doors.
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