It was a strong 2021 for retail casinos in the state of Illinois. Per figures from the Illinois Gaming Control Board, the properties won $1,187,308,323 off of guests across the year, up significantly from 2020. The 11 casinos saw 7,684,535 in combined admissions during 2021, generating $296,763,261 from table games
Last year was the first year the state of Michigan sanctioned online gambling sites, and they produced significant winnings of off players. Gamblers lost $1.4 billion to online casinos and online sportsbooks combined, according to numbers from the Wolverine State released Tuesday. The internet casinos generated $1.1 billion in revenue,
Posted on: January 12, 2022, 06:23h. Last updated on: January 12, 2022, 06:23h. Detroit casinos combined to win $1.26 billion off their guests in 2021. Casinos guests at MGM Grand Detroit enter the floor in August of 2020 after the resort was permitted to reopen. Detroit casinos won $1.26 billion
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas played host to the first series of high roller tournaments in 2022, with four high-stakes events running from Jan. 5-8. Rising star Punnat Punsri took down both of the $10,000 buy-in events, winning on back-to-back days to come away with $251,237 in total prize money.
Steve Wolfson, second from right, won the High Rollers Handicapping Contest. Others (left to right) are Evan Trommer (3rd place), Vincent Griffo (5th), John Kaiser (2nd), Mackey Smith of sponsor HorseTourneys, and Jose Giron (4th) Steve Wolfson Jr., and his father, Steve Wolfson Sr., had one of those afternoons Saturday
Paradise Farm and David Staudacher’s Barese came home the best of nine state-bred sophomores to win his first stakes in Sunday’s 6 1/2-furlong $100,000 Rego Park at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. Trained by Mike Maker, the son of Laoban was making his first start since a debut maiden
Under the Stars and jockey Flavien Prat, right, outleg Awake At Midnyte (Mario Gutierrez), left, to win the Grade II, $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes, Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith’s Under The Stars proved best in