Hospitality and leisure industry

The CrystalBetting sports betting terminal is on display at the IGT booth during the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 10, 2018 - 7:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Major League Baseball and the casino industry are entrenched in their views on a league proposal to get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year. Representatives from both industries vigorously defended their...
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This Sept. 27, 2018, photo shows the exterior of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City N.J. The Hard Rock casino and the Ocean Resort will both mark their 100th day of operation on Thursday, Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
October 03, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One has Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the costumes the Beatles wore onstage, and the management know-how and money of one of the world's largest and most successful hospitality companies — even as it replaces its boss. The other has a successful sports betting facility, a...
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In this Sept. 1, 2018, photo, Andrew Weibrecht, aka "War Horse," pilots his boat on Lake Placid in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. The two-time Olympic medalist in downhill skiing retired in May at age 32 to spend more time with his young family and learn the family business. His parents operate the Mirror Lake Inn, one of the signature resorts in the East. (AP Photo/John Kekis)
September 26, 2018 - 4:48 am
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew Weibrecht steers his pickup truck off the main drag of the Olympic village where he grew up and heads down a narrow, wooded dirt road to water's edge, grabs a fishing pole and gazes out at windswept Lake Placid, Whiteface Mountain looming in the distance like a giant...
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September 12, 2018 - 3:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is a second-inning home run in New Jersey, where gamblers plunked down more than $95 million on sporting events in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos to one of their biggest monthly revenue increases in three decades. The $95.6 million wagered on...
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September 06, 2018 - 8:47 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on New Jersey's expanding sports betting market (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Caesars casino has launched its online sports betting operation. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said earlier Thursday afternoon that Caesars had launched its online...
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August 30, 2018 - 3:47 pm
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sports betting has debuted in West Virginia, just in time for college football season. West Virginia Lottery general managing counsel Danielle Boyd says in an email the first legal wager was accepted Thursday at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. She says it's the...
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August 23, 2018 - 11:12 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino on Thursday, the latest entrant into New Jersey's surging sports betting market. New Jersey gambling regulators had approved the site to go live Thursday morning; the company says it was...
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August 23, 2018 - 11:07 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on's launch of online sports betting integrated with its online casino (all times local): 11 a.m. has launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino, the latest entrant into New Jersey's surging sports...
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This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
August 14, 2018 - 7:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal. Those figures were part of a report that showed that Hard Rock debuted as Atlantic City's No. 3 casino in...
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Frank Sinatra impersonator Brian Duprey, left, and Elvis Presley impersonator Kevin Mills, right, show off a ticket for a bet they placed on the New York Yankees moments after Harrah's casino in Atlantic City N.J. began accepting sports bets on Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
August 01, 2018 - 3:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Resorts Casino Hotel and DraftKings on Wednesday received approval to become the first companies to offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement gave approval to the casino and its Boston-based online partner to launch an...
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