Luxor Esports Arena Opening in March

Casinos have been making more forays into Esports in recent times. And the Luxor is set to become the first Las Vegas casino with a full-time Esports arena. The Vegas Strip property will transform their former Luxor LAX nightclub into a gaming venue. And it will officially launch on March 22, 2018. Luxor’s Esports Arena […]

Is This Nasal Spray the Cure to Gambling Addiction?

Researchers have looked for ways to curb gambling addiction for years. And a group of Finnish scientists think they may have a solution – nasal spray. The spray that the Finnish researchers are studying contains naloxone, which is used to treat patients who overdose on heroin, morphine, and opium. Naloxone also blocks dopamine, a neurotransmitter […]

OJ Simpson might Sue Casino for $100 Million

O.J. Simpson ran into trouble at Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Casino last year. He was kicked off the property for allegedly acting drunk and disorderly. Now, TMZ reports that Simpson might sue the casino for $100 million over what he thinks is an unjust ban. Here’s an excerpt from TMZ: O.J. Simpson and his legal team are […]

Macau Casino Revenue could Hit $53 Billion by 2022

Macau’s casino revenue is on an upswing. And analysts predict that this amount could reach a record US$53 billion by 2022. Morgan Stanley analyzed Macau’s gambling market in a report called “Macau 2022 – Power of Compounding.” Their key takeaway is that the Chinese administrative area’s investment in infrastructure, rising spending growth, and visitation will […]

Bitcoin Spike Increases Online Gamblers’ Bankrolls

Bitcoin users at Drake Casino were big winners this month – even if they didn’t win in the actual games. That’s because Bitcoin experienced a sharp spike, amid increased investing and media hype. Bitcoin started December trading at just over US$10,500. It then began a major climb from December 3-7, ending at $17,400. The famed […]

Playboy Club Dealer Victoria Jack Fired for Fling with Rich English Businessman

Victoria Jack worked at London’s Playboy Casino for 5 years. But she was recently fired after a fling with a wealthy customer. This broke Playboy Club’s rule on staff members fraternizing with clients outside of the venue. The 25-year-old said that the unnamed man – a wealthy British businessman – saw her working, then sought […]

Upstate New York Casinos Not Paying Off?

Upstate New York has undergone a large casino expansion over the past few years. But the problem is that these investments aren’t paying off as planned. Del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo; Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady; and Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier all opened their doors in 2017. And none of […]

Macau Interested in Esports

Macau casinos have developed a strong interest in Esports, seeing this as a good way to appeal to another generation of customers. Grand Lisboa Hotel has led this charge, sponsoring the MDL Macau Dota2 International Elite Invitational at the University of Macau. This tournament was dubbed the “the first international e-Sports competition held in Macau.” […]

Famed Las Vegas Restauranter Mario Batali Taking Heat for Sexual Harassment

Famed chef and Las Vegas restauranter Mario Batali will be stepping away from the day-to-day operations of his restaurants, amid allegations that he has sexually harassed women. Batali will also take a leave of absence from his ABC cooking show, The Chew. discussed Batali’s mis-deeds, including repeated allegations of sexually harassing his female staff. […]

Greece Considering Casinos in Popular Islands Crete, Santorini & Mykonos

The Greek government is considering a plan to expand land-based casinos in the country. Lawmakers are specifically targeting popular tourism islands, including Crete, Mykonos, and Santorini. According to Tornos News, the proposal calls for three gaming licenses, while giving six existing casinos the option to relocate. The latter part of this bill is especially important […]