Casino News: NHL Expansion, Vegas Casino Revenues, MGM Grand Sale september

This week’s casino news begins us off by having a story about the NHL’s newest franchises getting involved with gambling. We include the Las Vegas casino profits for September 2019, along with a change in the sale that is impending of MGM Grand by MGM Resorts.

The expansion that is NHL for Seattle is on the verge of signing a handle the Muckleshoot Casino in Washington state. Seattle Hockey Partners — made up of TPG Capital’s David Bonderman, Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Flashdance, Top Gun, Ebony Hawk Down, Pirates of the Caribbean), and Tod Leiweke (ex-Seattle Seahawks CEO) — has the expansion franchise. The team has no name right now, but is anticipated to announce an official name by the 2019-2020 NHL All-Star Weekend.

Will the groundbreaking casino partnership pave the way for more casino-hockey relationships down the road?

Expansion NHL Franchise Partners With Tribal Casino In Seattle

The NHL expansion franchise that will be based in Seattle will not take the ice for the very first time until the 2021-22 season. However, they’re currently making some business deals since the ownership group of the franchise has struck a partnership with a tribal casino in Washington. The Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, which is situated simply 40 minutes south of Seattle, is going to be the official casino of both the team and the KeyArena in Seattle. The casino shall have sponsorship through the b Continue reading