The brave new world of daily fantasy sports

Imagine being able to take $4 and, through a short, fortuitous series of events, having the chance to parlay that money into an opportunity to win a $1 million? And, all of this

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Charlie Teljeur

Vegas casino makes winning wager on technology

Station Casinos Inc. is struggling to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection -- an undertaking that's especially difficult because this area's 14 per cent unemployment rate is affecting its core customer base. But

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

Blackjack pro shows business leaders how to make smarter decisions

When Jeffrey Ma was asked by the Portland Trail Blazers to help the team make more data-driven decisions, he knew there would be ups and downs along the way.The professional Blackjack player –

Published on: November 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ontario has new method to keep problem gamblers out of gaming sites

It's a strange task that Tom Marinelli has been handed – trying to keep out more than 10,000 loyal customers from 30 sites spread across Ontario.But that's what the CIO of the Ontario

Published on: March 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Facial recognition software used for national security

Jeff Jonas knows the Las Vegas gambling industry inside and out. As the founder and chief scientist of Systems Research & Development (SRD), Jonas helped build numerous casino systems before 2005 when his

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Jon Brodkin