Hospitality and leisure industry

In this Saturday, July 14, 2018 photo a clerk hands a sports betting ticket to a gambler at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J., minutes after it started accepting sports bets. FanDuel Group says it plans to offer sports betting for the track, and a full internet casino operation in time for the start of football season in September. Sports betting in New Jersey began last month, generating $16.4 million in bets during its first two weeks. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
July 18, 2018 - 12:16 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — FanDuel Group says it will launch online sports betting and an internet casino in New Jersey, hopefully in time for the start of football season. FanDuel, which is mostly owned by Ireland-based Paddy Power Betfair, will provide online sports betting with the license of...
Read More
This June 14, 2018 photo shows staff at Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport N.J. preparing to begin taking sports bets moments before it became legal in New Jersey. State gambling regulators on Thursday July 12, 2018 were to reveal how the state's sports betting market did in its first two weeks. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
July 12, 2018 - 5:47 pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Two casinos and a racetrack in New Jersey took in $16.4 million in sports bets during the first two weeks such wagers were legal in the state. Figures released Thursday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the Borgata and Ocean Resort casinos, in Atlantic City,...
Read More
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley is shown before an NBA basketball game between the Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Cleveland. Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Thursday, July 12, 2018, said Oakley was arrested Sunday at the Cosmopolitan casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip on suspicion of committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
July 12, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino last weekend, casino regulators said Thursday. Oakley was arrested Sunday at the Cosmopolitan casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip on suspicion of committing or...
Read More
June 30, 2018 - 11:21 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Even after spending a half-billion dollars on an Atlantic City casino, Hard Rock still hopes to build one in northern New Jersey near New York City one day. Hard Rock CEO Jim Allen says the company owns part of the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, and has the...
Read More
June 26, 2018 - 3:05 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice has chosen FanDuel to handle sports betting by its customers in the fantasy sports company's first such wagering arrangement. The Greenbrier announced Tuesday that New York-based FanDuel will provide retail, online and mobile...
Read More
This Oct. 14, 2016 photo shows Jeff Gural, operator of the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. speaking at a forum in Hackensack N.J. in support of a ballot question on whether to authorize two new casinos in northern New Jersey near New York City. That proposal lost, but Gural tells The Associated Press he plans to begin offering sports betting at the Meadowlands on July 15. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
June 22, 2018 - 12:12 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Meadowlands Racetrack plans to bring legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep next month. Jeff Gural, who manages the northern New Jersey track, tells The Associated Press that he plans to begin offering sports betting on July 15. That's significantly earlier...
Read More
FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic City and Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, are the only two outlets offering sports betting in the state since it became legal in June 2018. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:08 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is bringing new business to a New Jersey casino and a horse racing track. The Borgata casino in Atlantic City and Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, are the only two outlets offering sports betting in the state since it became legal...
Read More
June 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There isn't enough legislative support to pass a bill authorizing sports wagering in New York this year, the speaker of the state Assembly said Thursday. Bronx Democrat Carl Heastie said lawmakers in his chamber have raised "significant issues" about legislation that would allow...
Read More
June 13, 2018 - 5:04 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York have little time left if they hope to quickly follow New Jersey in authorizing sports betting. The state Legislature plans to adjourn for the year next week, giving supporters a short window to finalize the details and pass legislation. Pending proposals...
Read More
FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City. The East Coast Gaming Congress on Wednesday, June 13, will discuss where sports betting stands and what might be next now that New Jersey has won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to legalize it if they choose. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 13, 2018 - 4:59 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a New Jersey racetrack and a casino start taking bets on sporting events Thursday, they will be part of an industry primed for tremendous growth, much of it taking place on smartphones, according to a panel of national gambling experts. Speaking Wednesday at the east...
Read More

Pages