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Joan resides in Michigan, where for several years she has been writing on all topics relevant to the casino and gaming industry. She earned her undergraduate degree in communications and public relations, as well as an MBA in business and leadership.
Regulation Sports Betting

Three Virginia Lawmakers and Three Sports Betting Bills

Joan Mantini
In a hopes to embrace the potential revenue stream that legalized sports betting could bring to the state, the first steps have been made in Virginia to make legalized sports betting available. Three of the state’s lawmakers are planning to introduce three separate sports betting bills that could open the......
Casino Sports Betting

IGT and William Hill Expand Sports Betting at Rhode Island Casinos

Joan Mantini
IGT Global Solutions Corp. (IGT) and William Hill U.S. announced the expansion of sports betting to Twin River Casino Hotel’s all-new Sportsbook Bar & Grill in Rhode Island. The new venue features more than 100 HD televisions showing live sporting events and dynamic betting lines. Fans can wager on a......
Casino Sports Betting

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Select Harrah’s New Orleans As Official Casino Partner

Joan Mantini
Saints and Pelicans President Dennis Lauscha joined with Caesars Entertainment Chief Experience Officer, Michael Marino and Harrah’s New Orleans Assistant General Manager, Kathryn Jenkins to announce that Harrah’s New Orleans will be designated as “an official casino partner of the New Orleans Saints” and “a proud casino partner of the......
Regulation

AGA Urges District of Columbia Policymakers to Reevaluate

Joan Mantini
Although sports betting enthusiasts can’t rush off to place legal sports bets just yet in Washington, D.C., the District of Columbia Council has approved legislation that will allow for the lottery to be able to administer sports betting legally within federal jurisdiction boundaries.   The lottery can now begin developing regulations......
Sports Betting

DraftKings Prepares to Launch Sports Betting in West Virginia

Joan Mantini
DraftKings Inc. announced that it has reached a licensing agreement with an affiliate of Penn National Gaming, Inc., the operator of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia. The agreement allows sports fans in the Mountain State to access DraftKings Sportsbook pending regulatory approvals. “We are thrilled to......
Regulation

Legalized Sports Betting Talk For Kansas

Joan Mantini
All eyes are on Kansas as talk begins for the state in its sports betting regulation legalization. Kansas lawmakers recently received a crash course in sports gambling as they consider how to capitalize on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that lifted a federal ban on it. Democratic Gov.-elect......
Casino Sports Betting

SugarHouse Casino Makes Philly History

Joan Mantini
SugarHouse Casino recently announced that its new SugarHouse Casino Sportsbook has completed a two-day operational test period and received approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to officially open for business. “We’re thrilled to make Philly history as the city’s first licensed sportsbook,” said Cheryl Duhon, general manager of SugarHouse......
Casino Sports Betting

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Officially Opens its Sportsbook

Joan Mantini
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh recently announced that its new Rivers Sportsbook has completed a two-day operational test period and received approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to officially open for business. “We’ve had a great reaction from our guests and the community to our soft launch, and we’re very excited......
Sports Betting

GiG Signs Sportsbook Contract With Hard Rock International

Joan Mantini
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed a contract with Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) for the provision of its omni-channel sportsbook solution in the newly opened U.S. market of New Jersey. Launch date is estimated for Q1 2019.  This is reportedly a milestone agreement for GiG who, after nearly two......