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Tag: Sheldon Adelson

Inside Gaming: Caesars Deals With Debt, Details on Sands Cyber Attack, and More

Caesars makes moves to manage its industry-leading $22.8 million debt, Bloomberg reports on the Sands cyber attack, and gaming studies report many positives.

Adelson-Backed Internet Gambling Ban Fails During Lame-Duck Session

The Sheldon Adelson-backed Internet gambling failed during the lame-duck session, but Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says the battle is still on.

Inside Gaming: Ron Paul v. Sheldon Adelson, Caesars’ Woes, and Failed Revel Sale

This week Inside Gaming looks at the latest lobbying battles over federal online gambling legislation, Caesars' financial woes, and the Revel's failed sale.

PPA Releases List of Lawmaker "Jokers" Leading Into Tuesday's Midterm Elections

With midterm elections Tuesday, the PPA has put out a list of lawmakers it calls "jokers" for having advocated for prohibitions against online poker.

Inside Gaming: New Jersey Passes Sports Betting Bill, Gov. Christie to Decide

Among several stories out of New Jersey, legislators have passed a new sports betting bill that only awaits Gov. Chris Christie's signature to become law.

Inside Gaming: Macau Casino Revenue Down Again, Largest Monthly Decline in Five Years

Macau suffers a fourth straight month of gaming revenue decline, the Hard Rock is coming to Lake Tahoe, and Revel finds a buyer in this week's Inside Gaming

Poker Players Alliance to Fight Against Poker-Only Carve-Out in U.S. Federal Bill

Poker Players Alliance Executive Director John Pappas says that poker-only might not be a sustainable model in the U.S. The PPA is no longer asking for a federal carve-out.

MGM Resorts Reveals Major Gambling Plans for Japan

MGM Resorts International released its plans for Japan on Thursday if casino gambling is legalized there during a presentation at the Mizuho Investment Conference, in Tokyo.

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

An Open Letter To Newsweek: There Are Questions To Be Answered

PokerNews issues an open letter to author Leah McGrath Goodman and Newsweek: there are questions to be answered.

Five Thoughts: Main Event Focus, Outspending Adelson, and Should WSOP.com Sign Merson?

In this week's Five Thoughts, Donnie Peters steps in for Rich Ryan to discuss focusing on the WSOP Main Event, outspending Sheldon Adelson, and asks should WSOP.com sign Greg Merson?

Venetian Confirms Adelson's Anti-Online Gambling Stance Caused PokerNews Ban

The Venetian confirmed that it excluded PokerNews.com from covering a tournament inside its casino due to the site's ties to online poker companies.

Venetian Cancels PokerNews Live Reporting Services for Recent MSPT Event

One day prior to the Mid-States Poker Tour event at Venetian, the venue canceled PokerNews Live Reporting.

Sheldon Adelson Denies Retirement Rumors: "I Have No Plans of Slowing Down"

80-year-old Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson says he has no plans of stepping down from his role anytime soon.

American Gaming Association Withdraws Support of Internet Gambling

The American Gaming Association has withdrawn its support of Internet gambling in the U.S. after a long feud between its members.

Pennsylvania State Sen. Kim Ward Now Supports Bringing Online Gambling to the State

Following study, Pennsylvania State Sen. Kim Ward now supports bringing online gambling to the state.

Five Thoughts: Dewey Tomko's Alleged Impostor, Longest EPT Final Table Ever, and More

Five Thoughts looks at the bizarre Dewey Tomko hoax, the longest EPT final table in history, and more.

33 Witnesses Scheduled for Wednesday's Online Poker Hearing in California

The California State Assembly will hold a pivotal Internet poker committee hearing on Wednesday, April 23.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

American Lotteries Oppose Federal Ban on Online Poker

American lotteries announce opposition to federal ban on online poker, citing need for state's rights.

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