• Wynn Resorts loses bid to partner with Sinclair’s sports TV networks: sources

    Wynn Resorts loses bid to partner with Sinclair’s sports TV networks: sources

    Wynn Resorts just lost a bid to secure a toehold in the burgeoning TV sports gambling sector — and some insiders fear it may have been the casino empire’s biggest and last chance. Las
  • Gambling sites refuse to call election for Biden, leaving $600 million in limbo

    Gambling sites refuse to call election for Biden, leaving $600 million in limbo

    Trump is not the only one who adamantly refuses to concede.
  • Hedge-fund investor gets approval to run Bally’s casino

    Hedge-fund investor gets approval to run Bally’s casino

    New Jersey gambling regulators gave approval Thursday to hedge-fund investor Soo Kim’s gaming company, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, to operate Bally’s casino and quickly invest in
  • Sports Illustrated owner gears up for deal with sports betting company

    Sports Illustrated owner gears up for deal with sports betting company

    The owner of Sports Illustrated is gearing up to complete a deal with a sports-betting company before year end, Media Ink has learned. “It will be a game changer,” ­Authentic Brands Group chairman Jamie Salter predicted in a recent interview. Salter declined to identify the potential gaming partner, but a second source familiar with the …
  • Hedge-funder gambles on coronavirus to build casino empire

    Hedge-funder gambles on coronavirus to build casino empire

    The hedge-fund honcho once dubbed Dov Charney’s “moneyman” is now betting he can build a casino empire with a little help from the coronavirus, The Post has learned. Soo Kim, co-founder of hedge-fund giant Standard General, has already scooped up three casinos on the cheap since the pandemic struck in March, including Bally’s Atlantic City …
  • Las Vegas casinos and hotels reopen after coronavirus closings

    Las Vegas casinos and hotels reopen after coronavirus closings

    The stakes are higher than ever. Gamblers flocked to casinos in Las Vegas Thursday as the city reopened for the first time since the Strip went dark amid the coronavirus crisis in March. “It’s just been months of us trying to get here,” Bobbi Carlisle of Phoenix, told USA Today. “Now we’re here, and we’re …
  • States might turn to legalized gambling with budgets rocked by coronavirus

    States might turn to legalized gambling with budgets rocked by coronavirus

    The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the US as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it. Most major sports remain shut down due to the virus, but European soccer and Asian baseball have begun play, …
  • Stanley Ho, flashy casino kingpin of Macau, dead at 98

    Stanley Ho, flashy casino kingpin of Macau, dead at 98

    Stanley Ho, the flashy casino tycoon who helped turn Macau into the world’s biggest gambling hub, has died, his family confirmed Tuesday. He was 98. The Hong Kong native known as the “King of Gambling” ushered in a new era of gaming in China by building what was once a sleepy Portuguese colony into a …
  • James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

    James Jordan’s death and the Michael Jordan gambling conspiracy theory

    It’s well known Michael Jordan had a bit of a gambling habit, but Sunday’s episode of “The Last Dance” showed just how big the story got — with some even speculating it had something to do with his father’s murder. James Jordan was killed at 56 in July 1993 by two teens, Daniel Green and …
  • The Last Dance: Michael Jordan’s quarter-tossing security guard stole the show

    The Last Dance: Michael Jordan’s quarter-tossing security guard stole the show

    Part 6 of ESPN’s “The Last Dance” documentary included show-stealing footage of Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan gambling on a game of tossing quarters with an older United Center security guard prior to a tip-off. The security guard is seen unapologetically shrugging as he beat Jordan in the game and collects his money. The clip …