FTC Investigation Could Be Thwarted by Bill Moved by Pol Receiving MGM Campaign Cash

A spending bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee contains a provision that could stymie the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) investigation into the September 2023 cybersecurity incident that temporarily crippled the casino giant’s domestic operations. The bill was advanced by a Republican representative that has received campaign contributions from the gaming company. The Federal Trade

Musberger Media Buying VSiN from DraftKings

Just over three years after acquiring the Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) from Musburger Media, DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) is selling the sports betting radio network back to the original owner. A VSiN broadcast at Circa in downtown Las Vegas. The company’s founders are buying the network from DraftKings. (Image: VSiN) Financial terms of the transaction

SOCIAL DISTORTION: Top Social Media Influencers Paid by Vegas to Promote Vegas

On Sept. 14, 2023 Florida couple Sam Patterson and Monica Gartner posted this video to their TikTok account. Sam Patterson and Monica Gartner, whose TikTok account has 3.9 million subscribers, “review” an ATV experience in Las Vegas. (Image: TikTok/@samandmonica) In it, Gartner narrates a travelogue of their recent Vegas experiences, reviewing each one. This includes

Caesars Boosts Sports Betting Tech with ZeroFlucs Acquisition

In a move aimed at bolstering its sportsbook technology, Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) said today it is acquiring ZeroFlucs Group Pty Ltd. Visitors entering Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The operator is acquiring ZeroFlucs to add to its sports betting tech stack. (Image: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) The Australian company is a software provider whose products allow

Okada Manila Owner Folds on Acquiring Stalled Emerald Bay in Philippines’ Cebu

The parent company of Okada Manila in the Philippines’ Entertainment City revealed today it will no longer pursue acquiring the stalled project in Cebu called Emerald Bay. PH Resorts’ Emerald Bay remains unfinished on Mactan Island in the Philippines. The casino resort lost a buyer this week with Okada Manila’s parent organization bowing out of