(via Poker Fuse)
Regulated Nevadan online poker site Ultimate Poker announced on Saturday that it had severed ties with player verification service iovation, following vocal concerns raised over its ties to the defunct and disgraced UltimateBet.
(via Bloomberg Businessweek)
A lawyer for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) said the Chinese government had no part more than 10 years ago in the award of gaming licenses in Macau for the casino operator controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson.
Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN), operator of 29 casinos and racetracks, proposed building a $700 million casino resort at its Rosecroft Raceway horse track in Maryland, 13 miles south of Washington. The project will include video-lottery terminals, table games such as poker, and a hotel, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Penn National said today in a statement.
(via TV Guide)
CBS announced Friday that is it canceling "CSI: New York," "Rules of Engagement," "Vegas" and "Golden Boy." "Vegas," a '60s-set series featuring Dennis Quaid in his first regular TV role, failed to draw viewers and was moved from Tuesdays at Fridays in April. The series' penultimate episode grabbed 7.38 million viewers and a 0.9 demo rating. The show' season — ...
(via Washington Post)
With a splash of Las Vegas showmanship, MGM Resorts on Thursday submitted to Maryland officials its proposal to build and operate a high-end casino in Prince George’s County. Ornate boxes containing multiple copies of the company’s bid documents were on display at a morning news conference at National Harbor, where MGM proposes to build the casino.
(via New York Times)
Just outside the grand ballroom at the Bellagio hotel early Wednesday morning, Anthony Scaramucci, the backslapping host of the country’s largest hedge fund conference, spotted Gregory J. Fleming, president of Morgan Stanley Investment Management and one of Mr. Scaramucci’s most important business relationships.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sealed the fate of copyright enforcer Righthaven LLC today by ruling that the minimal "right to sue" copyright assignments that Righthaven acquired from newspaper publishers did not confer standing to sue third parties for copyright infringement.
(via The Center for Public Integrity)
As casino mogul Sheldon Adelson buoyed Republican politicians with unprecedented riches, he quietly funded warfare on a decidedly apolitical enemy: cancer.
Get over the idea the next casino to open will be bigger and better, Gary Loveman, CEO of Caesars Entertainment, said Wednesday at the Southern Gaming Summit.
WIRED reports that prosecutors targeting two men who took advantage of a software bug to win a small fortune at video poker have dropped all hacking charges from the case.