The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars Licensed to Operate in France, ESPN Inside Deal, and More
In tonight’s Nightly Turbo we’re bringing you the day’s top poker news stories including PokerStars being granted a license in France, the latest ESPN Inside Deal with Dean Hamrick, Vanessa Rousso and Phil Laak, and more.
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Gambling history facts:
- 1973: The MGM Grand opens on the Strip, becoming the world's largest hotel.
1989: One of Vegas's most extravag-ant hotels opens. Steve Wynn's Mirage resort features a man-made volcano and over 3,000 rooms. Siegfried and Roy sign a $57 million, five-year contract to provide entertainment at the hotel.
- The first airplane flight to Las Vegas was made in May, 1920, with Lieutenant Randall Henderson, editor of the Blythe, California Herald, and Jack Beckley.
- The age of electronic games began in 1964 with the Nevada Electronic's solid state "21" machines. The most successful of these was the Dale Electronics' Poker-Matic, which could be found in most Nevada casinos.
- In 1973, the Commission on the Review of National Policy toward Gambling was created to study gambling in the United States.