Bill Ordine

Bill Ordine
Bill Ordine was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.
Eyes Turn to Texas as Sports Betting, Casino Bills Introduced
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Eyes Turn to Texas as Sports Betting, Casino Bills Introduced
Although it could be a tough road, two gambling-related bills have been introduced in Texas in early...
What’s Next For Las Vegas Sands Without Sheldon Adelson?
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What’s Next For Las Vegas Sands Without Sheldon Adelson?
Despite the death of founder Sheldon Adelson this week, Las Vegas Sands will continue to evolve, a f...
Casino Magnate & Philanthropist Sheldon Adelson Dies at 87
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Casino Magnate & Philanthropist Sheldon Adelson Dies at 87
Sheldon Adelson, who changed the Las Vegas Strip with his casinos, and was a political activist and...
Entain CEO Steps Down as MGM Makes Takeover Bid for Company
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Entain CEO Steps Down as MGM Makes Takeover Bid for Company
Entain CEO Shay Segev announced Monday that he was leaving his position with the gaming company to j...
MGM Shareholder Gives $1 Billion Boost to Entain Offer
MGM Shareholder Gives $1 Billion Boost to Entain Offer
MGM Resorts, which has made offers to purchase Entain, received an additional $1 billion commitment...
Iowa December Sports Betting Handle Tops $100M for 1st Time
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Iowa December Sports Betting Handle Tops $100M for 1st Time
The sports betting handle for Iowa in December topped $100 million for the first time, setting a new...
Seth Palansky Q&A on New Group’s Responsible Gaming Efforts
Seth Palansky Q&A on New Group’s Responsible Gaming Efforts
Concious Gaming's Seth Palansky is helping lead efforts at the new organization to assist gaming ope...
Despite Optimism, NY Mobile Sports Betting Has Long Way to Go
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Despite Optimism, NY Mobile Sports Betting Has Long Way to Go
Almost in passing last month, Cuomo mentioned online sports gambling as a way to deal with the state...
Another SPAC Emerges with Sports Betting as Possible Target
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Another SPAC Emerges with Sports Betting as Possible Target
The most recent SPAC is Atlas Crest Investment Inc. II, which aims to raise $250 million to pursue a...
Argentinian Captures 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event
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Argentinian Captures 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event
Damian Salas of Argentina won the coveted World Series of Poker Main Event gold bracelet and $1 mill...
Rush Street, dMY Technology Group Complete Merger
Rush Street, dMY Technology Group Complete Merger
Rush Street Interactive, an online casino and sports betting gaming company, completed its announced...
Five Mega-Trends That Shaped US Gambling Industry In 2020
Five Mega-Trends That Shaped US Gambling Industry In 2020
Throughout 2020, events in sports betting and online gambling moved at a dizzying pace with importan...
Maryland’s 1st Move in 2021: Hammer Out Sports Betting Bill
Maryland’s 1st Move in 2021: Hammer Out Sports Betting Bill
Maryland voters approved expanding the state’s gambling offerings to include sports wagering in a No...
Landcadia Holdings II-Golden Nugget Merger Approved
Landcadia Holdings II-Golden Nugget Merger Approved
Stockholders of Landcadia Holdings II approved the acquisition of Golden Nugget Online Gaming on Tue...
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