Charles Snyder

Charles Snyder joins AtlanticCityCasinoNews.com as a news editor recently. He holds years of experience covering the latest news on casinos, betting and gaming legislation. He regularly contributes the latest insights for Atlantic City Casino News.

DraftKings Buys Golden Nugget Online Gaming for $1.56 Billion

DraftKings, the largest online sports betting company, has agreed to buy Golden Nugget’s online gaming arm for $1.56 billion, the two companies said on Aug. 9. DraftKings will buy Golden Nugget Online Gaming for $1.56 billion in an all-stock deal, and both companies will be overseen by New DraftKings, a newly formed holding company. Fertitta […]Read More

Esports Entertainment Group Co-producing Congress in Atlantic City

On Wednesday, Esports Entertainment Group, an esports and gambling provider, announced that the company would co-produce the 24th Annual East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City on October 25-26, 2021. Last December, it was originally scheduled for May 26-27, 2021, but was rescheduled for October 26-27, 2021. This significant step by EEG will not only […]Read More

Future of Local College Sports Betting in NJ

The future of college sports betting in New Jersey still seems uncertain. An opinion poll collected by Fairleigh Dickinson University has found that out of all the citizens set to vote on Ballot 2, almost 50% are not in favor of sports betting in college sports. Out of the rest 50%, nearly half are in […]Read More

As the 2021 WSOP Draws Closer, the US Has Spike

Following a recent rise in COVID-19 cases around the country, the US government announced that it plans to maintain its European travel restriction. The news comes at a time when WSOP prepares to host its live gaming festival at the Rio in Las Vegas in September. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]Read More

BetMGM Names Football Legend Marshal Lynch as the Brand Ambassador

Marshawn Lynch, the former NFL running back, has been signed as the brand ambassador by the sports betting and digital gaming operator BetMGM. Marshawn Lynch, the Super Bowl champion, will be featuring in the firm’s future marketing campaigns, fan events, to promotions. Lynch gave his take on becoming the brand ambassador for BetMGM, seeing it […]Read More

Nevada Jurist Support New Jersey Gambling Treatment Proposal by Court

Cheryl Moss, the judge who established and managed an alternative court in Nevada for gambling-related offenses, wants to see New Jersey adopt a similar model. Cheryl showed her support for the proposal, saying it will reduce problematic gambling. The proposed legislation states that any qualified defendant charged with gambling crimes will take part in treatment […]Read More

Bally’s Acquire the Association of Volleyball Pros to Find Sportsbook

Bally’s Corp. recently announced acquiring the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals.) AVP is an esteemed volleyball organization known for hosting the longest-running beach volleyball tour in the US. Bally’s has been actively trying to spread across multiple channels, and the latest development is part of the strategy. It will help the company find viable opportunities […]Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Witnesses Slow Down, but Revenue Up

In June, betting volume at New Jersey’s retail sportsbooks fell in keeping with the nationwide trend. However, a 9.3 percent hold boosted sportsbook income to moreover than $71 million, a stunning performance that offset a slowdown. Dustin Gouker, the analyst from PlayUSA.com Network, said that New Jersey is performing well compared to all the other […]Read More

WynnBet App ropes in three sports stars as ambassadors

WynnBet is a mobile betting app under the Wynn Resorts umbrella. They have recently announced that three famous retired sports persons – Chad ‘Ochocino’ Johnson, Nick Mangold, and Tim Howards will now be brand ambassadors for the WynnBet app.  As part of their contract, these three men will feature in the Wynn group’s advertising campaigns. […]Read More

WSOP 2021 $400 Ultra Deepstack: Vijay “Eclypzed” Para Wins

WSOP recently concluded its $400 Ultra Deepstack tournament, and Vijay “Eclypzed” Para managed to win the entire thing. The event was the eleventh gold bracelet in 2021 and garnered 1,400+ entrants. As a result, Vijaya managed to earn the first bracelet of his career alongside winning 86,210 dollars. Vijay is set to add the bracelet […]Read More

Michael Woodside, an Industry Executive, Has Joined the Hard Rock

At the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, Michael Woodside, an industry veteran, has been named Vice President of Entertainment and Marketing Services. He’ll be in charge of the resort’s digital marketing, public relations, advertising, entertainment, and social media departments in his new position. Before Hard Rock Atlantic City, Woodside spent 17 years […]Read More

Nevada Sports Betting Recovers in May With $1.23b in Winnings

Nevada is finally showing signs of recovery after the health outbreak halted its sports betting proceedings. The state garnered over 1.23 billion dollars in May alone via game winnings. The number was up by 18.3% since April, but the calculation was a bit complicated. May packed five weekends, with one of them being the 3-day […]Read More

College Sports Betting for State Games to Be Decided by

The expansion of college sports betting is one of the two constitutional amendments to be decided on by the voters of New Jersey come the 2nd of November. A measure that is directed at the allowance of college sports competitions to carry on postseason wagering, all thanks to the ballot. This is for the competitions […]Read More

New Jersey Hits the Mark With Fixed-bet Horse Gambling

New Jersey’s state Legislature and State Assembly successfully lobbied this week to legalize stabilized bets on horse races, which has to be termed a success. The law, sponsored by Democrat Ralph Caputo and Republican Ronald Dancer, would allow Monmouth Park’s operator BetMakers to do what has been planned for decades. That is, in addition to […]Read More

DOJ Refuses To Appeal Latest Wire Act Ruling

The controversy of the Wire Act has ultimately stopped, and intercity virtual betting is now legalized. The United States Department of Justice failed to submit an appeal in the DOJ-New Hampshire Lottery case before the June 21 due. The First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower legal judgment in January that the Wire Act […]Read More

Despite the Return of Gamblers, Online Casino Profits Continue to

The coronavirus outbreak had not only slowed down but made the Atlantic City casinos close for in-person gambling activities. Since then, Internet gambling had become the only option for playing slot and table games for casino gamers. However, a year later, due to the improved scenario of the pandemic, the gamblers have started returning to […]Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Scales New Heights as It Celebrates

Since June 14, 2018, the NJ sports bettors have put more than $15.15 billion in wagers, compared to $14.97 billion in wagers placed by Nevada sportsbooks during the same period. With the data provided, there is little doubt that New Jersey has surpassed Nevada as the country’s leading state in sports wagering; with remarkable growth […]Read More

BetMGM Partners Up With Professional Fighters League

BetMGM’s Jersey City headquarter came out with a public statement on Wednesday, June 10th, 2021, announcing their partnership with the Professional Fighters League. According to the agreement signed between the two organizations, BetMGM users will now be able to use their mobile app to place wagers on different mixed martial arts events hosted by the […]Read More

New Jersey Proposes Assistance for Gambling Addicts Who Have Ended

New Jersey politicians have presented a measure to assist people committing crimes due to their gambling problem. Instead of putting nonviolent lawbreakers to jail, this newly written measure proposes that they receive comprehensive therapy. The bill, introduced by New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo, seeks to establish judicial diversion for gambling addiction offenses. In New Jersey, […]Read More

New Jersey and Illinois Advance Bills for Tax Relief and

New Jersey and Illinois lawmakers are moving forward with the legislation ending the ban on sports betting on in-state collegiate athletics and tax relief. According to reports, the House has passed the bill allowing bets to be placed on in-state colleges, but only at the state’s retail sportsbook. However, The bill as it currently stands […]Read More

Monmouth Park Records Low Attendance on Opening Weekend

The Opening Weekend at Monmouth Park didn’t get on to an ideal start, with bad rainfall and some jockeys boycotting the event due to riding cop restrictions affecting the enthusiasm of both the spectators and horse betting handle. Even though most of the jockeys were out of action due to the new restrictions, the actual […]Read More

Atlantic City Casinos Protest the Smoking Ban

In July of 2020, when Atlantic City’s nine casinos re-opened with limited service, indoor smoking was not allowed at these establishments keeping in line with Covid-19 safety regulations. Over the last few months, the pandemic situation has gradually been improving, and Atlantic City is trying to bring back its large customer base. Casino operators believe […]Read More

Will New Jersey Become Esports Betting’s Prime Location?

The gaming industry has experienced a radical change in the past couple of years. The buzz is mainly about egaming, betting, sports gambling, and others. Formally, the discussion took place on the location and now over a Zoom call.  Another important part of these regular discussions was the sluggish improvement in esports. On the other […]Read More

2021 NJ/MI SCOOP Day 17: Madara Loses in NJSCOOP While

The results for the 2021 (MISCOOP) Michigan Spring Championships of Online Poker and (NJSCOOP) New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker were recently announced on PokerStars. The main event resulted in Madara losing the NJSCOOP main event and Stozypokes winning the MISCOOP. The former garnered almost 26,600 entries with whopping prize money of 1.3 million […]Read More

New Campus Esports Centre In Stockton University, NJ

An esports Innovation Center has been opened in Stockton University’s Atlantic City campus in partnership with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). Atlantic City is a major economic earner for NJ, and esports facilities will only push up the city’s financial potential. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the University and NJDEA. […]Read More

Atlantic City Casino Tax Bills to Be Amended

In its monthly reports, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement at the moment combines mobile sports betting and online casino revenue in conventional brick-and-mortar dollars. As a result, the casinos’ sales projections for 2020 do not seem to be as grim. DGE said in its year-end press release. Considering the total closure of the […]Read More