The Delaware Internet Lottery continues to struggle. The state’s three poker and casino sites generated $170,763 in revenue in September, according to the Delaware Lottery. That was down 25 percent from the previous year. It was up 14 percent from the previous month. However, August was the worst month since 2015 for the Delaware Internet […]
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Gaming revenues in Deadwood have suffered in recent years. The industry peaked in 2012 when it generated $107.4 million. In 2016, revenues were down 8 percent from the peak, posting the lowest numbers since 2007. The news is not entirely bad in Deadwood. Newer resorts outside of downtown seem to be performing well. This includes […]
The Midnight Star shuttered in Deadwood, South Dakota this week. The casino was owned by Kevin Costner. The Main Street casino became the latest casualty in the struggling Deadwood gaming market. Four Aces, Wild West, Miss Kitty’s Bourbon Street and Union Palace are among the Deadwood casinos that folded in recent years. Midnight Star was […]
The struggles for the Delaware Internet Lottery continue. The state’s regulated poker and casino industry generated $191,026 in July. That was down 32 percent from the previous year. All three segments – poker, table games and slots – were down against July 2016. Poker raked just $22,376 in July. While that was the highest since […]
The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is set for this weekend in Las Vegas. Hotel prices skyrocketed towards New Year’s Eve territory when the fight was first announced a few months ago. Most of those prices have returned to rates that are closer to, if not level with a typical Saturday night. When the fight was […]
The Cromwell was already known as the best Caesars Entertainment property on the Las Vegas Strip for gambling. Now it’s even better. The Cromwell announced that it was rolling out more blackjack tables with good rules this week. A press release also stated that single zero roulette was now spread at the Las Vegas Strip […]
The Westgate resort just east of the Las Vegas Strip reopened its live poker room this week. The announcement was made via Twitter through the property’s sportsbook account: Our brand new SuperBook Poker Room opens tomorrow! Come in and enjoy it with us. Let's do this! pic.twitter.com/2a8oV500U1 — LVSuperBook (@LVSuperBook) August 9, 2017 There are […]
The Delaware Lottery’s online poker platform continues to struggle. The state’s three racino poker sites raked just $18.027 in June. That is more than half the amount raked in the previous June. It is $300 away from the worst month in the state’s history. That occurred in March 2017. The low poker rake is especially […]
Wynn and Encore announced today that the resorts will start charging for parking on August 7. These are the first casinos north of Mirage to start charging for parking on the Las Vegas Strip. Like all other resorts that charge for parking, the first hour is free. After that, self parking rates at Wynn and […]
The regulated online gaming industry in New Jersey continues to post mixed results. Online poker struggles, while casino games hold their own. New Jersey online poker raked just $1.74 million in June. This is the lowest amount since the launch of regulated online poker in the state in November 2013, according to Online Poker Report. […]
It has been a little more than a week since the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight was announced for August 26, 2017. Hotel prices on the Las Vegas Strip immediately skyrocketed. Rates seem to have settled down in the past few days. Below is a list of prices one can expect to pay for a room […]
The Delaware Lottery’s internet games nearly broke a record in terms of revenues in May. It was the second-highest month since its 2013 launch. The Delaware Lottery’s online poker and casino games won $302,122 in May. That was just shy of the record set in June 2016 of $304,874. The May 2017 win by the Delaware […]
Move over Four Queens. There is a worse version of Bonus Spin Blackjack in the neighborhood. It’s spread right next door at Golden Nugget. Golden Nugget spreads Bonus Spin Blackjack. The game typically offers an optional side bet. At Golden Nugget and Four Queens, this side bet is mandatory. This adds a significant house edge […]
New Jersey’s regulated online casinos posted another big month in May. The state’s five licensees took in a combined $21.1 million. That is the second largest month of revenue in New Jersey online casino history. The record was $21.7 million, posted in March 2017. Revenues from online table games, slots and video poker was $19 […]
There is a new blackjack game at Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas. It’s one that players looking for a reasonable return will want to avoid. The new Four Queens blackjack game has a $5 minimum bet and pays 3-2. This makes it respectable at first glance. There is a mandatory side bet that makes […]