Chris Sieroty Article Archive

Chris Sieroty has contributed 69 articles published on the iGaming News site.
CG Technology sports books win $2.32 million on Super Bowl wagers (5 February 2014)
The newly renamed CG Technology said Tuesday its eight sports books generated 16 percent of Nevada’s total handle and captured an 11.8 percent win on Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Nevada Gaming Commission OKs record $5.5 million fine against CG Technology (24 January 2014)
The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a record $5.5 million fine levied against the race and sports book subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. related to illegal bets by a top executive.
Sports books hope to attract fantasy sports players (17 January 2014)
Las Vegas casinos and sports books are still trying to figure out how to attract fantasy sports players and their disposable income to the Strip.
CG Technology to pay record $5.5 million settlement for illegal bets complaint (14 January 2014)
The Las Vegas-based bookmaker will pay a record $5.5 million fine under an agreement reached with the Nevada Gaming Control Board, according to the stipulated settlement released late Monday.
Banks reject use of plastic for online gambling sites (13 January 2014)
Credit card issuers J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and American Express won’t allow gamblers to use their credit or debit cards to deposit money into online gaming accounts.
CG Technology, Nevada gaming regulators tentatively settle complaint (7 January 2014)
The 18-count complaint alleges Lee Amaitis, president and CEO of Cantor Gaming, and the company failed to supervise Michael Colbert sufficiently to prevent his illegal sports gambling activities.
For Las Vegas bookmakers, big money is in the championship game (16 December 2013)
The BCS championship game featuring Auburn and Florida State and a slate of five New Year’s Day bowl games can bring the big money, sports book executives say.
Cantor Gaming enters Chinese gambling market with Cantor Club (26 November 2013)
Cantor’s latest gaming venture is a partnership with Global Entertainment Investment & Management Co. Ltd. and the Tianjin Welfare Lottery club.
Las Vegas-based company gets OK from New Jersey gaming regulators (15 November 2013)
As of Thursday, GeoComply had entered into agreements to provide its geo-location technology to several Atlantic City casinos and Internet gaming platforms.
Report: Cantor Gaming target of money laundering inquiry (29 October 2013)
The Wall Street Journal reported federal agencies are looking at whether Cantor Gaming employees allowed money laundering of millions of dollars of illegal gambling through its accounts.
Cantor Fitzgerald denies published report that CEO is being investigated (4 October 2013)
Global Cash Access forms strategic alliance with GameAccount Network (2 October 2013)
Wynn Resorts Ltd. urges changes in how board of directors operates (24 September 2013)
Cantor Gaming, Bally Technologies sign online content deal (19 September 2013)
Sports betting kiosks disappear; sports books switch to mobile betting (1 July 2013)
William Hill considering options after sports betting kiosk ban (3 June 2013)
Cantor Gaming signs deal with Atlantis resort in the Bahamas (29 April 2013)
William Hill spends $649 million to buy out Playtech's stake in William Hill Online (16 April 2013)
Ladbrokes in talks to buy Betdaq (8 January 2013)
Cantor Gaming adds Torrey Pines Pub to growing list of betting outlets (19 December 2012)
Cantor Gaming signs deal with Becker Gaming properties (18 December 2012)
Former Cantor Gaming executive pleads not guilty in court (7 December 2012)
Cantor Gaming opens new Silverton sports book (3 December 2012)
Cantor Gaming to take bets at Boulevard, Giuseppe's restaurants (20 November 2012)
Cantor Gaming signs deal with the Nugget casino in Pahrump (15 November 2012)
Ex-Cantor executive to plead not guilty, attorney says (9 November 2012)
Cantor Gaming working with Nevada officials after sports book director's arrest (30 October 2012)
Cantor Gaming's sports book director released on bail (29 October 2012)
Nevada, N.Y. officials investigate Cantor in betting ring scheme (26 October 2012)
Cantor Gaming sports book director arrested, faces eight charges (25 October 2012)
Cantor Gaming inks deal with RoadRunner Saloons (22 September 2012)
William Hill must decide soon on purchasing Playtech stake (17 September 2012)
Player Verify applies for Nevada online gaming license (29 August 2012)
Nevada sportsbooks reject bets from California horse track (21 August 2012)
Cantor Gaming launches Wi-Fi sports wagering in Nevada (10 August 2012)
Cantor Gaming has deal with Horse Racing United for online poker (30 July 2012)
William Hill shuts down Australian betting website (5 June 2012)
Cosmopolitan sues to shut down bogus website (24 May 2012)
Buyer says sports book application moving ahead (23 April 2012)
Poker lobbying group marks Black Friday anniversary (16 April 2012)
Cantor Gaming to operate Palms' poker room (5 April 2012)
Indian tribes worried about state online poker (7 March 2012)
Casino companies want U.S. rules for online gaming (6 March 2012)
Ladbrokes makes move into U.S. gaming market (1 February 2012)
Regulators OK Cantor operation of Palms sportsbook (27 January 2012)
Gaming companies praise New Jersey's sports betting initiative (23 January 2012)
New Palms president optimistic on prospects (18 January 2012)
Nevada adopts rules for online poker licenses (23 December 2011)
DOJ says Wire Act only applies to sportsbetting (23 December 2011)
Cantor Gaming to build, operate Palms sportsbook (30 November 2011)
Venetian unveils $30 million sportsbook renovation (2 November 2011)
New Jersey makes push for legalized sports betting (19 September 2011)
Technology brings next phase for Las Vegas sportsbooks (29 August 2011)
New coalition seeks to regulate online poker in U.S. (25 August 2011)
Vegas casinos accepting WSOP Main Event wagers (26 July 2011)
Momentum grows for federal online gaming regulation (21 June 2011)
Nevada passes major gambling legislation (14 June 2011)
Senate committee approves Internet poker bill in Nevada (25 May 2011)
PPA steps up online poker legalization fight (26 April 2011)
Nevada governor supports federal online poker legislation (12 April 2011)
Fixed-odds wagering takes off, but not in Vegas (5 April 2011)
Mobile betting takes off in Vegas (21 March 2011)
Federal Internet gaming bill introduced (18 March 2011)
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to open sportsbook (4 March 2011)
Vegas hoping for economic touchdown from Super Bowl (4 February 2011)
Cantor Gaming opens temporary sportsbook at Tropicana (22 December 2010)
New Jersey sees progress on Internet gambling (13 December 2010)
Nevada regulators ready to revisit online gambling (7 December 2010)
Cantor Gaming leading mobile wagering trend (29 November 2010)