National Indian Gaming Association will honor casting director with Chairman's Leadership Award
Native American Film and Television Casting Director Tricia Wood will receive the award during the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in San Diego, California.
Top 10 things I learned attending an eSports event
With the eSports boom well underway, Clare Fitzgerald visited Boston's Wang Theater to watch the proceedings of the quarterfinals of the Boston Major tournament.
This Week in Gambling: Fantasy mergers, Internet gambling and Two World Series
This week in gambling, we take a look at stories from the World Series of Poker and the actual World Series. Plus, online gambling news from Massachusetts, fantasy sports merger rumors, game reviews and more.
Trends for US online gambling forecasted through 2020
Growth in the 34-and-younger population and the rise of non-mobile computer device usage has been predicted by global market research firm Technavio.
This Week in Gambling: CA online poker and MA fantasy sports
This week in gambling, there's been some significant movement in regard to online poker legislation in California, and not everyone is happy about it. Plus, Massachusetts has become the latest state to regulate fantasy sports.
Three takeaways from the NCLGS Summer Meeting
Casino City's Clare Fitzgerald reports on three recurring themes at the National Council of Legislators of Gaming States Summer Meeting in Newton, MA last week.
DFS news roundup: Indiana passes DFS legislation
Gov. Mike Pence signed S 339 into law on March 24, making Indiana the second U.S. state to enact DFS regulations.
DFS news roundup: California bill advances to Senate with ease
The biggest DFS news this week comes out of California, where a bill to regulate daily fantasy sports passed in the Assembly by a vote of 62-1.
Poker pro Bernard Lee delivers holiday packages to Massachusetts children
The poker pro donated presents to more than 50 children in the Milford, Massachusetts area.
Massachusetts Attorney General proposes regulations for daily fantasy sports industry
The draft regulations lay out a significant number of consumer protections that include prohibiting play by minors, ensuring more truthful advertising, and an increase in transparency.
Lee's Full House Charity Program gives holiday gifts to 75 children in Lawrence, MA
Christmas will be a little more merry for 75 children in Lawrence, Mass., this year, thanks to New England’s top professional poker player Bernard Lee, who donated holiday packages to more than 75 children in the Lawrence, Mass., area as part of The Full House Charity Program on Dec. 18.
AGA making its voice heard on major gaming issues
AGA CEO Geoff Freeman said the AGA should be the group to clear up misconceptions or untruths about a regulated casino industry. That’s what the organization did in Massachusetts, and will do in other markets.
Casino City Gang: Election aftermath edition
The Gang discusses the implications of the Republican party's big wins in the Senate on the gambling industry, while also looking at election results in Massachusetts, where voters overwhelmingly voted against repealing gambling legislation. They also discuss the Santa Ysabel tribe's launch of online bingo in California, make predictions for the WSOP November Nine, and end the show by picking every NFL game on the schedule against the spread.
Casino City Gang: Give us a license or else edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the state of casino gaming in Massachusetts where MGM wants more certainty and Suffolk Downs says it will close if it doesn't receive a casino license, the new World Series of Poker poker room opening in Atlantic City and the state of online gaming in New Jersey and the hard work that goes into hosting a home poker game. And as always, they make their best bets for the week.
Casino City Gang: Home game etiquette edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss the push for online gaming in Massachusetts and California and the proper etiquette for poker home games -- especially if you're the new player.
Massachusetts gaming chairman reflects on recent Internet Gaming Forum
Panel experts reinforced the Commission's strategy to take slow and methodical approach to iGaming.
Massachusetts Internet gambling hearing focuses on geolocation, payment processing issues
Geolocation and payment processing dominated the Internet gambling hearing hosted by the Massachusetts Gambling Commission at the Boston Convention Center on Tuesday.
Steve Wynn compares effort to outlaw online poker to Prohibition
". . . Playing poker is America, and outlawing poker is like the Volstead Act where they outlawed beer,” Wynn told reporters in the Wynn Las Vegas.
Casino City Gang: Shenanigans edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss shenanigans in the Boston casino licensing process, poker loyalty programs and whether Ultimate Poker got it right and $800,000 of unclaimed money in Ohio casino. They also make their best bets in the five most degenerate minutes in podcasting.
Perspectives Weekly: Poker bills, Massachusetts and Zynga
J Todd floats in for another week of gambling news, including more U.S. online poker legislation, issues for Zynga, and constitutional issues in Massachusetts.
Perspectives Weekly: 888 hits Facebook
Online gambling news this week: 888 Holdings has announced a deal to bring real money gaming to Facebook in the United Kingdom. Also, industry news from the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Casino City Gang: Does money solve everything?
Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss PokerStars' bid to buy a casino in Atlantic City, Massachusetts looking to regulate online gaming through the lottery and whether point spreads (but not wagers) change the way they watch sports.