Gary Trask Article Archive

Gary Trask has contributed 39 articles published on the iGaming News site.
iGB L!VE 2024: Amsterdam farewell set to shatter records (2 July 2024)
Clarion Gaming’s Naomi Barton discusses how this month’s highly anticipated iGaming event is expected to draw record crowds and exhibitors from over 120 countries before its move to London in 2025.
PlayEngine is primed to transform the sports betting space (1 May 2023)
CEO Dr. Laila Mintas discusses how the Silicon Valley startup's automated, data-driven, in-house technology can deliver players a speedy and seamless experience while helping operators grow revenue and cut costs.
U.S. Integrity is riding the sports betting wave (18 February 2019)
Matthew Holt discusses his role as president of the new Las Vegas-based company, which is flourishing in its role as a game integrity and fraud prevention consulting service for leagues and sportsbooks.
NJ sports betting supporters hopeful after US Supreme Court hearing (4 December 2017)
In just an hour, nine U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments this morning to decide whether New Jersey should be able to legalize sports betting. Though a decision comes later in the year, many left feeling confident.
WSOP Main Event final table predictions (20 July 2017)
As the World Series of Poker edges closer to its action-packed finale, Casino City's Gary Trask collected predictions from far and wide, from poker pros Kara Scott and Gordon Vayo to writers Vin Narayanan and Tadas Peckaitis.
WSOP Director Jack Effel talks Main Event mayhem (17 July 2017)
Casino City caught up with the ever-busy Director of the World Series of Poker, now in his 13th year in the role, and discussed mistakes, progress and the event's inherent chaos.
US Supreme Court to hear New Jersey sports betting appeal (27 June 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it will examine the state's case to bring legalized sports betting to its casinos and racetracks, prohibited now under the 25-year-old Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that could be found unconstitutional.
USFantasy Sports set for launch in Nevada sportsbooks (22 August 2016)
Just in time for the 2016 football season, a new daily fantasy sports format hits Nevada sportsbooks next week when USFantasy Sports introduces pari-mutuel DFS, described as horse racing with professional athletes instead of horses.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives OKs gambling bill (29 June 2016)
The bill approved Tuesday by the House of Representatives will regulate daily fantasy sports, permit slot machines at off-track betting parlors and airports, and authorize online casino games and poker. If cleared by the Senate, the bill would need the support of Gov. Tom Wolf before Pennsylvania could become one of the few states to regulate online gambling.
NHL-to-Las Vegas could be a 'revolutionary' moment for sports betting industry (20 June 2016)
If, as expected, the NHL officially announces this week that it will be expanding to Las Vegas, Casino City's Gary Trask says the move will serve as a huge boost to the sports betting industry and may ultimately help pave the way for regulation and legalization in additional U.S. states.
Michigan moves forward with bill to regulate online poker (9 June 2016)
Amaya CEO pleads not guilty to securities charges (4 May 2016)
Phil Ivey appeal in Crockfords Club casino ruling underway in U.K. (14 April 2016)
Amaya CEO charged with insider trading (23 March 2016)
New York advances online poker bill (2 February 2016)
Daily fantasy sports regulation bill passes in California (7 January 2016)
New York judge declines to make ruling in daily fantasy sports case (25 November 2015)
DraftKings power attorney unleashes his case against New York (20 November 2015)
Pennsylvania House Committee passes Internet Gaming Bill (18 November 2015)
New York AG files preliminary injunction against DraftKings and FanDuel (17 November 2015)
Class-action lawsuit filed against DraftKings, FanDuel (9 October 2015)
Previewing IGT's new TV-themed slot machines (7 October 2015)
Day 1 iGaming seminars at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) provide reason for optimism (29 September 2015)
Daily fantasy sports debates dominate Day 2 of Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas (29 September 2015)
2015 WSOP Main Event November Nine Profile: Federico Butteroni (22 September 2015)
2015 WSOP Main Event November Nine Profile: Neil Blumenfield (16 September 2015)
Top-10 reasons to visit the M Resort in Las Vegas (15 March 2010)
'In-game' betting expected to make Super Sunday even bigger (3 February 2010)
Top-10 NFL playoff betting tidbits (25 January 2010)
Russ Hamilton and 31 accomplices are fingered in UB cheating scandal (11 September 2009)
Microgaming and Intertops end longtime partnership (27 May 2009)
List of Minnesota banned sites includes just 44 that accept U.S. players (6 May 2009)
Gambling sites included in Aussie 'blacklist' (19 March 2009)
Appeals court says is not gambling (12 February 2009)
Doyle's Room leaves Microgaming for Cake Poker (22 January 2009)
Casino City's Top-10 online gaming stories from 2008 (29 December 2008)
Pinnacle Sports stops offering North American horse races (18 December 2008)
Paddy Power ad campaign draws complaints (23 April 2008)
Expert: Canada not likely to ban online gaming (5 March 2008)

Gary Trask

Articles by Gary Trask Gary serves as Casino City's Editor in Chief and has more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor. He also manages new business ventures for Casino City.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

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