For Star subscribers: Recreational marijuana, recently legalized in Arizona, is pulling in about $20 million per month in tax revenue. That's about as much as legalized sports betting is projected to produce per year.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sports wagering in Maryland is now authorized thanks to a 2020 ballot initiative and a 2021 law, but it may be until 2022 that gamblers get to make their bets on games.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s first sports betting operations officially opened for business Thursday in time for the start of the NFL season, with live wagers taken on college and professional sports online and at two retail locations in Phoenix.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than half of the United States now offers legal sports betting, just three years after it was allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Al Michaels no longer has to subtly refer to the point spread if a game comes down to the wire on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.”
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday evening refused to block a new Arizona law allowing sports gambling to be run by professional sports teams in a decision that will allow the major gambling expansion start as planned later this week.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday evening refused to block a new Arizona law allowing sports gambling to be run by professional sports teams in…
With the NFL regular season kicking off Sept. 9, the state of Connecticut took a major step closer on Tuesday toward legalized sports wagering, online gambling and other new forms of betting after a legislative committee approved emergency regulations for the new gambling market.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona tribe that didn't sign a revised gambling compact with the state earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit alleging that a new state law is unconstitutional and left some rural tribes in the cold by excluding them from negotiations hamming out the legislation.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona tribe that didn't sign a revised gambling compact with the state earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit alleging tha…
This story is part of the Star's Pac-12 Tournament preview, which runs in Wednesday's newspaper and on Tucson.com:
ATLANTIC CITY — The total number of people working in the city’s nine casino hotels declined slightly at the end of 2019 compared to the year before.
ATLANTIC CITY — The resort’s nine casinos surpassed $3 billion in annual total gaming revenue last month, a milestone the industry has not met in several years.
ATLANTIC CITY — The governing body registered its support for the mayor’s crusade to recoup a percentage of sports betting taxes that other municipalities receive but Atlantic City does not.
ATLANTIC CITY — The mayor’s crusade to recoup tax and fee revenue generated in the city was not well received by two of the top state decision makers who could actually make it happen.
TRENTON — Diversification of Atlantic City’s economy and the stabilization of its ratable base are keys to the city returning to local sovereignty, but so are increasing revenue streams, particularly from revenue generated by the resort’s primary economic driver.
ATLANTIC CITY — Casino gaming revenue continued to increase in October, with the resort’s nine properties reporting a nearly 14% jump over last year.
ATLANTIC CITY — Sports betting has been an undeniable boon for the city’s casinos and their online gaming partners, while also helping to grow the state’s tax coffers.
ATLANTIC CITY — Sports betting, online gaming and two new properties are helping push the casino industry toward a revenue benchmark in 2019 it has not reached since before the market began to contract.
Gambling exists in every state, even Hawaii and Utah, where gambling is prohibited by law. But not all gamblers are the same. “Recreational” or “social” gamblers, for instance, buy the occasional lottery ticket, take the rare casino trip or bet small stakes in fantasy sports. But they also are mentally able to quit at any point and prevent catastrophic financial loss.
ATLANTIC CITY — Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s self-made billionaire owner has built both his hospitality empire and his reputation by being brutally honest.
ATLANTIC CITY — Online and mobile sportsbook operators in New Jersey may take nearly 80% of all wagers throughout the year, but on the first Sunday of professional football, casino sportsbooks were handling plenty of action.
More than 38 million Americans and nearly 1.6 million New Jersey residents say they will place a sports wager during the centennial season of the National Football League, according to a recent survey.
Bettors in New Jersey are placing their faith, and their money, on a local team to win the Super Bowl and produce the league’s most valuable player.
ATLANTIC CITY — Casino profits were down almost across the board for the second quarter of 2019, according to state gaming regulators.