Gary Trask Article Archive

Gary Trask has contributed 31 articles published on the iGaming News site.
Thriving Coastal Mississippi ready to host annual Southern Gaming Summit (30 March 2022)
With the gaming industry booming once again in the Magnolia State, the 2022 Southern Gaming Summit heads to Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on the Gulf Coast in May for four days of seminars, networking and a Hall of Fame Gala.
North Carolina legalizes sports betting (29 July 2019)
On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper signed into law a bill that will exclusively allow Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort to offer sports betting, but no mobile or online wagering provision was included.
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.
MGM National Harbor brings Las Vegas to Maryland (9 December 2016)
Within an hour of Thursday's grand opening, the new casino's gaming tables, slot machines, bars and lounges were filled to the brim with excited guests.
A hands-on look at skill-based casino games (10 October 2016)
Casino City's Gary Trask shares his first-hand experience with GameCo's Danger Arena, one of the the skill-based games that are set to take the casino world by storm. Don't worry, they aren't just for hardcore gamers; there's appeal for players of any skill level.
Interview with Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report author Dr. Alan Meister (26 September 2016)
Casino City sat down with Dr. Alan Meister, economist with Nathan Associates Inc. and author of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report, to discuss his history, the source of his drive to analyze and key findings from the most recent report.
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.
NHL-to-Las Vegas could be a 'revolutionary' moment for sports betting industry (20 June 2016)
Michigan moves forward with bill to regulate online poker (9 June 2016)
Amaya CEO pleads not guilty to securities charges (4 May 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)
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)
Microgaming and Intertops end longtime partnership (27 May 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)

Gary Trask

Articles by Gary Trask Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years 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 and a current member of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame voting panel, 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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