California horse racing authorities contend the technology at Santa Anita Park was good enough to determine the winner of this  TK (Image: Santa Anita)

Is It Time for Horse Racing to Upgrade Photo Finish Technology?

In horse racing, a picture is worth only four words – win, lose, or dead heat – not the thousand as the bromide goes. But now, at least one prominent trainer is calling for the racing community to reconsider the technology that determines the difference, saying that his horse got […]

Bettors watch MLB games at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in May 2018. (Image: AP/John Locher)

MLB Stuck on ‘Integrity Fee,’ Official Data in Sports Betting Debate at G2E

Officials from Major League Baseball and the American Gaming Association battled over the feasibility of incorporating integrity fees into legal and regulated sports betting in the US, during a panel discussion at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas on Wednesday. In a panel discussion moderated by ESPN broadcaster […]

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, left, informed President Trump she would resign at the end of the year. (Image: Getty)

Nikki Haley Replacement Odds: No Clear Pick for Trump’s Next UN Ambassador

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley shocked White House officials and the Washington DC press corp Tuesday by announcing her resignation at the end of the year. Now President Donald Trump has to fill a position that most thought was stable, furthering the view his administration is […]

G2E featured numerous panels on sports betting, including a session with ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt (left) and the AGA’s Sara Slane (right). (Image: CDC Gaming Reports)

Sports Betting Is Hot Topic at G2E Gaming Convention in Las Vegas

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) began on Monday at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, and while exhibitors from around the world showed off products and information of interest to every corner of the gaming industry, it is sports betting that has dominated the discussion so far. According to […]

Bettors line up to wager on Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. (Image: Nick Wass/AP)

NASCAR Will Issue New Rules on Gambling for 2019 Season

NASCAR president Steve Phelps says that the auto racing series will implement new guidelines on sports betting before the 2019 season, covering topics ranging from who is and is not allowed to place bets on races to how gambling-related sponsorships will be managed. Phelps’ comments came during last weekend’s NASCAR […]