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Partouche Poker Tour Blames ‘External Media’ for Prize ‘Confusion’ but Will Honor €5 million

Partouche Poker Tour Blames ‘External Media’ for Prize ‘Confusion’ but Will Hono
The Partouche Poker Tour has decided to honor its initial €5 million guarantee after quietly cutting the guarantee down by €750,000.

Everest Poker Moves to iPoker Network

Everest Poker Moves to iPoker Network
Everest Poker and its Bet-Click brand have confirmed a move to the world’s number two most trafficked online poker network, iPoker, after weeks of speculation.

Poker Room at Gulfstream Casino Now Open Following Fish Tank Fiasco

Poker Room at Gulfstream Casino Now Open Following Fish Tank Fiasco
The poker room at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in South Florida has finally reopened after a ruptured 13,000 gallon fish tank caused extensive damage to the facilities last Sunday.

Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Select Madrid for ‘EuroVegas’ Casino

Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas Sands Select Madrid for ‘EuroVegas’ Casino
The decision by Las Vegas Sands to choose Madrid for a big "EuroVegas" casino project was welcomed by city officials Saturday....

Bally Technologies Licenses NASCAR Slot Machine

Bally Technologies Licenses NASCAR Slot Machine
Players, start your engines! Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) has licensed NASCAR, one of the most sought-after brands in the gaming industry.

Quincy Jones Denies Steve Wynn Threatened Porn Purveyor Joe Francis Life in Slander Trial

Music Mogul Quincy Jones Denies Steve Wynn Threatened Joe Francis Life
Music producer Quincy Jones denied ever telling “Girls Gone Wild” porn purveyor Joe Francis that casino mogul Steve Wynn wanted to "bury him in the desert.”

Lock Poker September Promos Include Free iPads, Aussie Millions Packages, 110k GTD, More

Lock Poker September Promos Include Free iPads, Aussie Millions Packages, 110k G
Lock Poker September promos include leader boards that will rank players on ROI as well as giving away 2 ME seats to the Aussie Millions as well as brand new iPads.

Zynga Introduces Sports Betting With Las Vegas Style Sportsbook Game

Zynga Introduces Sports Betting With Las Vegas Style Sportsbook Game
Zynga has teamed up with developer RocketPlay to deliver a “Vegas-like” sportsbook experience for its customers just in time for the new NFL season.

Outdoor Gambling in Atlantic City as Golden Nugget Offers First Exterior Casino

Outdoor Gambling in Atlantic City as Golden Nugget Offers First Exterior Casino
The Golden Nugget Atlantic City becomes the first casino in New Jersey to offer outdoor gambling.

Costa Rica Earthquake Causes Significant Damage: Online Gambling Businesses Fine

Costa Rica Earthquake Causes Significant Damage:  Online Gambling Businesses Fin
The hub for several dozen online gambling businesses, San Jose, Costa Rica, was spared any significant damage from Wednesday’s 7.6 magnitude earthquake just 100 miles to the west.

Malta-Based Online Gambling Company Head Jailed 14 Months

Malta-Based Online Gambling Company Head Jailed 14 Months
Dimitrios Drosos, 45, director of betting company Gold Victory Ltd, has been jailed for 14 months after being convicted of defrauding several people of a total of €500,000.

Introducing iPoker 2: Online Poker Network Split in Two

Introducing iPoker 2:  Online Poker Network Split in Two
The world’s second largest “real money” online poker network, iPoker, has split into two with the new entity being called “iPoker 2”.

Burst Fish Tank Destroys Gulfstream Park Casino: Called ‘Catastrophic Failure’

Burst Fish Tank Destroys Gulfstream Park Casino:  Called ‘Catastrophic Failure’
The damage caused by a burst fish tank at South Florida’s famed Gulfstream Park Casino appears to be akin to that of a massive flood sweeping through two floors of this sprawling establishment.

GOP Platform on Internet Gambling May Have Been Influenced by Sheldon Adelson

GOP Platform on Internet Gambling May Have Been Influenced by Sheldon Adelson
GOP political donor extraordinaire Sheldon Adelson may have had a degree of influence as it relates online poker prohibition as part of new Republican platform. 

Forbes: Is Zynga’s New 888 Hire a Means to ‘Exploit’ Gambling or Consumers

Forbes:  Is Zynga’s New 888 Hire a Means to ‘Exploit’ Gambling or Consumers
Inquiring minds want to know, or at least Forbes.com Financial columnist Louis Bedigian:  Will Zynga's New Hire Exploit Gambling or Consumers?

Circumstances Surrounding Tank Explosion at Gulfstream Park Casino Remain Fishy

Circumstances Surrounding Tank Explosion at Gulfstream Park Casino Remain Fishy
The Sunday morning explosion of a 13,000-gallon saltwater aquarium at the popular South Florida Gulfstream Park casino remained a mystery Tuesday.

David Gzesh Confirms Sale of Seized Online Gambling Domains

David Gzesh Confirms Sale of Seized Online Gambling Domains
Michael H. Berkens of TheDomains.com has confirmed that attorney David Gzesh purchased and put up for sale online gambling domain names previously seized by US authorities.

Burst Fish Tank Shuts Down Gulfstream Racing and Casino Park Gambling for Days

Burst Fish Tank Shuts Down Gulfstream Racing and Casino Park Gambling for Days
A burst fish tank has resulted in the shutdown of all gambling operations at Gulfstream Racing and Casino Park in South Florida.

Macau Says August Gambling Revenue Second Highest on Record

Macau Says August Gambling Revenue Second Highest on Record
Gambling revenue in Macau grew 5.5 percent year-on-year in August, government data showed on Monday.

CEO Anthony Tailor Leaves Merge Gaming

CEO Anthony Tailor Leaves Merge Gaming
Merge Gaming CEO Anthony Tailor has resigned from a position he has held for five years.  Details regarding the exit were not immediately known.

9 Seized Online Gambling Domains Put Up For Sale Including DoylesRoom.com

9 Seized Online Gambling Domains Put Up For Sale Including DoylesRoom.com
Nine online gambling domain names seized as part of a sting operation by the US Attorney’s Office in Maryland have been put up for sale or license.

Survey Says: PokerStars Could be Preparing to Enter Sports Betting, Casino Sector

Survey Says:  PokerStars Could be Preparing to Enter Sports Betting, Casino
Could the world’s largest “real money” online poker company, PokerStars, be looking at entering the sports betting and casino market?

Zynga Hires Former 888 Poker Exec in Sign They Are Moving Towards ‘Real Money’ Play

Zynga Hires Former 888 Poker Exec in Sign  ‘Real Money’ Poker
Zynga has hired a former executive of the world's 4th largest "real money" online poker room, 888 Poker. 

Some Mississippi Gulf Coast Casinos Reopen After Hurricane Isaac

Some Mississippi Gulf Coast Casinos Reopen After Hurricane Isaac
Some of the 12 casinos on the Mississippi Gulf Coast started reopening Thursday, just over a day after the most severe weather from Hurricane Isaac pushed through the area.

New Maine Casino Nets a Whopping $10 Million in First Two Months

New Maine Casino Nets a Whopping $10 Million in First Two Months
Maine’s newest casino had revenues of nearly $10 million in its first two months of operation, while revenues at the state’s other casino in Bangor have fallen since the new casino opened.
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