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Gambling Expansion Referendums on Ballots in Both Rhode Island and Oregon

Gambling Expansion Referendums on Ballots in Both Rhode Island and Oregon
Both Rhode Island and Oregon will let voters decide on proposed gambling expansion in their respective states.

South Point Poker, Monarch Interactive Given Final Approval to Operate Online Poker in Nevada

South Point Poker Given Final Approval to Operate Online Po
Nevada gambling regulators have approved three companies' plans to participate in Internet poker sites accessible only within state boundaries, although the sites themselves have a few hurdles to clear.

Probe Requested Into Revel Casino Financial Troubles: Credit Relief Obtained

Probe Requested Into Revel Casino Financial Troubles
Atlantic City's newest casino has some more room to breathe.

BetFred Pays Out on Sam Oldham’s Granny Olympic Bet Following Public Outcry

BetFred Pays Out on Sam Oldham’s Granny Olympic Bet Following Public Outcry
BetFred advised Gambling911.com late Thursday it had decided to pay out on an Olympic bet placed by the grandmother of Olympic gymnast Sam Oldham...

Twitter Followers Have Beef With BetFred Over ‘Void’ Granny Bet: Firm Responds

Twitter Followers Have Beef With BetFred Over ‘Void’ Granny Bet:  Firm Responds
Late Thursday, British bookmaker BetFred, run by multi-millionaire Fred Done, refused to budge in regard to paying the grandmother of Olympic swimmer Sam Oldham.

Player Verify Applies for Nevada Online Gambling License

Player Verify Applies for Nevada Online Gambling License
Online poker sites in Nevada have 30 days after a player registers to collect detailed identifying information about that player.

Springfield Mass Might be Getting Massive New MGM Casino

Springfield Mass Might be Getting Massive New MGM Casino
Casino giant MGM Resorts International re-entered the Massachusetts casino sweepstakes with plans for a resort entertainment complex in the heart of downtown Springfield.

Pay Grandma BetFred! Bookie Berated in London Press

Pay Grandma BetFred!  Bookie Berated in London Press
The headlines these past 24 hours have been jarring regarding BetFred.com's refusal to pay a grandmother her winning bet. 

Revel Casino Downgraded by Moody’s

Revel Casino Downgraded by Moody’s
Troubled Revel Casino has been downgraded by Moody’s Wednesday.

Poker Player Nancy Todd Submits 121,503 More Signatures for Arkansas Casino Measure

Poker Player Nancy Todd Submits 121,503 More Signatures for Arkansas Casino Meas
A professional poker player who wants to put a casino legalization measure on the ballot has submitted more signatures to state election officials.

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Could See Charges Dropped in Wake of Poker Ruling

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Could See Charges Dropped in Wake of Poker Ru
Charges against PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg could soon be dropped according to some industry experts. 

Sam Oldham Granny Gets Shafted by BetFred.com: Bookie Refuses to Honor Olympic Bet

Sam Oldham Granny Gets Shafted by BetFred.com:  Bookie Refuses to Honor Olympic
British bookmaker BetFred.com has refused to pay out on a 200/1 bet placed by Olympian San Oldham’s grandmother that he would win a medal at this year’s London Olympics.

Carbon Poker Removes Bad Beat Jackpots: Move is to Improve ‘Healthier Room Ecology’

Carbon Poker Removes Bad Beat Jackpots
Carbon Poker, and the entire Merge Gaming Network for that matter, has announced they will no longer be offering Bad Beat Jackpots effective once the final BBJ goes off.

Ailing Revel Casino Seeks Help From Lenders

Ailing Revel Casino Seeks Help From Lenders
Atlantic City's newest casino is seeking some breathing room from its lenders.

This Sucks! Dracula Poker The Latest Online Card Room to Abruptly Shut Its Doors

This Sucks!  Dracula Poker The Latest Online Card Room to Abruptly Shut Its Door
Another one bites the dust and this time it’s none other than the online poker room known as Dracula Poker.  Dracula Poker închis.

Newest Theme For a Las Vegas Hotel: It’s Detroit!

Newest Theme For a Las Vegas Hotel:  It’s Detroit!
The next big new hotel-casino to open in Las Vegas is going to have the theme of--wait for it--Detroit!

Thiel Sells 20 million Facebook Shares After IPO Lockup Expired

Thiel Sells 20 million Facebook Shares After IPO Lockup Expired
Peter Thiel, one of Facebook’s earliest investors and a member of its board, was among the insiders selling stock in the social network after a lockup expired last week.

Heritage Sportsbook Joins the Winning Poker Network: First Time to Offer Online Poker

Heritage Sportsbook Joins the Winning Poker Network
One of the oldest online sportsbooks, the member referral Heritage Sports, has just joined the Winning Poker Network.

‘Run It Twice’ Could Debut on PokerStars in September: Reduces All-In Variance

‘Run It Twice’ Could Debut on PokerStars in September:  Reduces All-In Variance
PokerStars, the world’s largest real money online poker room, is reportedly set to introduce “Run It Twice”, a popular feature of high stakes poker games.

Unshuffled Cards a Costly Headache for Atlantic City

Unshuffled Cards a Costly Headache for Atlantic City
At first, it seemed like a coincidence, the kind of thing that happens from time to time at a casino, where the same number or same sequence of cards happens twice in a row.

Professional Poker Player Nancy Todd Wants Control Over Arkansas Casinos

Professional Poker Player Nancy Todd Wants Control Over Arkansas Casinos
Professional poker player Nancy Todd is looking to control casinos in four Arkansas counties via a ballot proposal, the Associated Press was reporting on Monday.

Hollywood Casino Columbus Scheduled to Open in October (2012): Biggest in Town

Hollywood Casino Columbus Scheduled to Open in October (2012):  Biggest in Town
Developers are ready to provide a peek on Monday at the new Hollywood Casino Columbus, which will offer gambling in the state capital as the third and largest of four casinos approved by voters.

Playtech, iPoker Internet Poker Network’s Teddy Sagi to Float Energy Company Genesis

Playtech, iPoker Internet Poker Network’s Teddy Sagi to Float Genesis Energy
Teddy Sagi, the Israeli billionaire who founded online gambling software firm Playtech and its Web poker network iPoker, is set to float his energy company on London’s AIM this week.

Tottenham Hotspur, Everton Football Clubs Join Forces With Betting Firms

Tottenham Hotspur, Everton Football Clubs Join Forces With Betting Firms
Two more betting firms, Paddy Power and Fun88.com, have announced shirt sponsorships with Premier League football clubs Everton and Tottenham, respectively.

Revel in Atlantic City Loses Money First 3 Months of Operation: Other AC Casinos See Profit

Revel in Atlantic City Loses Money First 3 Months of Operation:  Other AC Casino
Atlantic City's newest casino lost $35 million in its first three months of operation, while the gambling resort's other 11 casinos posted an increase in gross operating profit.
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