Monthly Archives: May 2012

Winning Images Takes
My Juliet at Parx

Winning Image won the Memorial Day Weekend featured race at Parx, the $150,000 My Juliet Stakes at Parx Racing. Winning Images was listed as fourth of five started in Friday’s six-furlong race for fillies and mares but she went out to the lead and held off the three other challengers...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
Buying a Diamond

By Steve Grantz—Browsing through potential line-ups today for daily fantasy baseball at Fan Duel, I see a clear problem: picking a pitcher. Now it’s pretty easy when looking at the day’s probable starters to find a clear front runner for best line of the day: The Phillies’ Cole Hamels against...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
Long-view Matchups

By Steve Grantz—When picking players for my daily fantasy line on Fan Duel, one place I like to look for guidance is past batter-pitcher matchups. I weigh recent results more than older reaults, but sometimes you have to use older results. For instance, Adam Wainwright did not pitch at all...
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Wild Card: Video
Welcomes WSOP Start

In Wild Card, we’ll present stories, photos and videos from the gaming world that are unusual, provocative or just flat-out entertaining. Today in Wild Card, a satirical video from songwriter SrslySirius welcomes the opening of the World Series of Poker that began Sunday, May 27, at the Rio casino in...
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Revel Grand Opening
Gets Excellent Reviews

Revel’s premiere opening weekend over the Memorial Day holiday, drew both celebrities and rave reviews. According to press accounts, Atlantic City’s newest casino was been busy and visitors seemed to be impressed with the $2.4 billion luxury resort. Beyonce performed in the casino’s Ovations theater where New Jersey Gov. Chris...
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Gov says A.C. Casinos
To Get Sports Betting

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie predicted Atlantic City’s casinos will have sports wagering by next NFL season and in doing so, appeared ready to challenge a federal law. Christie made his bold comments Thursday on the Boardwalk to open the tourist season in Atlantic City. Currently, federal law—the Professional and...
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Look for Gold Taffy
In Front of Taj Mahal

Look for the golden wrappers on Fralinger saltwater taffy in front of the Taj Mahal Casino this weekend—they’re worth bonus slot dollars. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, Taj reps will be on the Boardwalk handing...
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Lesniak Presses For
Sports Betting, iGaming

New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak continues to press for movement on Internet gambling and sports betting initiatives. Earlier this week, he sent an email to N.J. Gov. Chris Christie’s chief of staff Kevin O’Dowd asking, “Can someone, anyone, explain why are we dilly dalling on internet gaming and sports...
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Disco Era Revisited
In Taj Show June 23

Trump Taj Mahal Casino will host the 10th annual DISCO BALL concert at 7 p.m., June 23. DISCO BALL is billed as “The Greatest ’70s-’80s Show Ever” and this year it will be honoring two disco-era stars who recently passed away, Donna Summer and Robin Gibb. The show will be...
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SugarHouse Sat. Features
Music, Fireworks On River

SugarHouse Casino’s Memorial Day Weekend will be highlighted by riverfront entertainment and a fireworks show on Saturday. But all weekend long, the casino will be giving more than $150,000 in prizes and offer a seafood fest in its restaurant. Saturday The weekend’s main celebration will be on Saturday along The...
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