Kentucky Sports Betting Bill Fails to Pass General Assembly at Final Session

The Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort at dusk on a clear Thursday evening. The 2022 General Assembly concluded Thursday night without lawmakers passing sports betting or a couple other gaming-related bills. (Image: Casino.org)

Kentucky lawmakers ended the 2022 session of the General Assembly on Thursday evening. They were unable to pass legislation that would legalize sports betting in the Bluegrass State. House Bill 606, which would have legalized sports betting and online poker and regulated fantasy sports, never got a third reading on the Senate floor during the … Read more

EU Puts Philippines, Cambodia, Others on Anti-Money Laundering List

The headquarters of the European Union in Belgium. The organization has released a new list of countries not working hard enough to combat money laundering. (Image: World Atlas)

The European Union recently released a list of the countries it feels aren’t improving their anti-money-laundering controls. The result is that individuals from these high-risk locations are subject to increased scrutiny by gambling operators. The European Union (EU), through its European Commission (EC), regularly publishes a list of countries it feels aren’t doing enough to … Read more

Steve Wynn Finally Finds Buyer for Las Vegas Mansion on ‘Billionaire’s Row’

An aerial view of 1717 Enclave Court in Las Vegas’ Summerlin community. The mansion owned by Steve Wynn has found a buyer after being on the market for more than a year. (Image: Zillow)

Steve Wynn disassociated from the Las Vegas gaming industry in early 2018. That was following a career-ending report published in The Wall Street Journal that detailed numerous allegations of sexual misconduct committed by the casino magnate. But only recently is the 80-year-old fully divesting his investments in Southern Nevada. Wynn resigned from Wynn Resorts and … Read more

Tilman Fertitta Says King Crab Priced Out of the Market, But Business ‘Very Good’

Tilman Fertitta appears on CNBC on April 27, 2022. The owner of five Golden Nugget casinos, as well as the NBA Houston Rockets and Landry’s, says “business is very good” so far this year. (Image: CNBC)

Tilman Fertitta, the billionaire who owns five Golden Nugget casinos across the US, says inflation and ongoing distribution disruptions caused by the pandemic have rendered king crab financially obsolete.    Appearing on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” yesterday, Fertitta expressed his belief that the food prices of 2019 are forever a thing of the past. The Landry’s … Read more