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Aria Ordered to Pay $100k for Barring Agents

Aria Ordered to Pay $100k for Barring Agents
A Las Vegas Strip casino has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations that a supervisor shooed away state agents who were watching a high-stakes roulette table....

Macau Revenue Dips: First Decline in More Than Four Years

Macau Revenue Dips: First Decline in More Than Four Years
Gambling revenue in Macau fell 3.7 percent in June on an annual basis, the first decline in more than four years

Atlantic City's Competition Forces Makeover

Atlantic City's Competition Forces Makeover
In the old days, Atlantic City had legal gaming to itself on the Atlantic Seaboard and in typical fashion people thought that would always be the case. But casinos owned by Native Americans opened.

Gambling911.com World Exclusive: Man to Sue Jay Cohen for Money Owed by WSEX

Gambling911.com World Exclusive: Man Sues Jay Cohen for Money Owed by WSEX
A man owed nearly $70,000 by online sportsbook World Sports Exchange tells Gambling911.com in a world exclusive interview that he intends to sue World Sports Exchange former co-owner Jay Cohen

Luis Suarez Loses Sponsorship Deal With 888 Poker

Luis Suarez Loses Sponsorship Deal With 888 Poker
Poker brand 888 has cancelled its sponsorship deal with Luis Suarez after the Uruguay striker was banned from all soccer-related activity for four months for biting an opponent during a World Cup match.

Nevada Gaming Revenues Up 8 Percent in May

Nevada Gaming Revenues Up 8 Percent in May
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up 8 percent in May compared with the same month last year.

888.com Reviewing Luis Suarez Sponsorship Deal Following Bite Incident

888.com Seriously Reviewing Luis Suarez Sponsorship Deal Following Bite Incident
Online gambling firm 888.com is said to be reviewing its sponsorship deal with disgraced footballer Luis Suarez. 

Bwin.Party on Verge of Breaking Up?

Bwin.Party on Verge of Breaking Up?
The party might be over for Bwin.Party.  Rumors surfaced this week that the world’s largest publicly traded online gambling firm is on the verge of breaking up.

Harrah’s Fined for Underage Drinking in AC

Harrah’s Fined for Underage Drinking in AC
Two Atlantic City casinos have been fined a total of $66,000, with the bulk of the fines levied against Harrah's Resort Atlantic City for letting underage patrons gamble and drink.

Verdict Upheld Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder in Wynn Slander Suit

Verdict Upheld Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder in Wynn Slander Suit
An appellate court on Monday upheld a $19 million judgment against "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis in a slander case filed over his claims that casino mogul Steve Wynn had threatened to kill him.

California Tribes Worry PokerStars Might ‘Cut Their Throats’

California Tribes Worry PokerStars Might ‘Cut Their Throats’
With Gambling firm Amaya announcing the purchase of the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars, earlier this month, the firm hopes to enter the California Web gambling market.   Not so fast.

Resorts International Inks Deal With Sportech: Could Join Forces With PokerStars

Resorts International Inks Deal With Sportech: Could Join Forces With PokerStars
An Atlantic City casino that was thwarted in its efforts to join the Internet gambling market is preparing to get in the game.

NJ's Bankrupt Revel Casino Gets Cash Lifeline to Hunt for Buyer

NJ's Bankrupt Revel Casino Gets Cash Lifeline to Hunt for Buyer
Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel has received court approval to borrow $23.9 million that it said would keep the 1,400-room resort operating for the coming month as it scrambles to find a buyer.

PokerStars Commits Its Future to the Isle of Man in Wake of Amaya Takeover

PokerStars Commits Its Future to the Isle of Man in Wake of Amaya Takeover
The Department of Economic Development has welcomed the announcement that PokerStars has committed its future to the Isle of Man following its planned takeover by Amaya Gaming Group Inc. 

Pay Per Head Companies and Performance Reports

Pay Per Head Companies and Performance Reports
Just as a sports handicapper breaks down a particular matchup to uncover an edge in the betting lines for the game, as a bookmaker you need to constantly break down your business’s numbers to turn a profit...

Esquire: How Sex, Drugs and Gambling Can Help Boost a Nation’s Economy

Esquire: How Sex, Drugs and Gambling Can Help Boost a Nation’s Economy
Esquire Magazine’s digital edition featured an article Wednesday on how sex, drugs and gambling can actually help a nation’s economy. 

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill in Senate: PokerStars Exclusion

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill in Senate Amidst Controversy
Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday introduced Bill 1386 in the Senate.  The bill, drafted by State Sen. Edwin Erickson, would legalize online gambling in the Keystone State.

PokerStars Buyer Will Begin Talks With New Jersey Casino Regulators to Enter Market

PokerStars Buyer Will Begin Talks With New Jersey Casino Regulators to Enter Mar
A Canadian company buying the PokerStars website will begin licensing talks with New Jersey casino regulators aimed at letting the world's largest Internet poker site operate legally in the state

Dreyfus: Online Poker is Coming to California

Dreyfus: Online Poker is Coming to California
$4.9 billion cash for a LBO to acquire Pokerstars and all its assets. US Tribes and casinos to fight to protect their interests. That’s the plot.....

Adelson Under Fire: Underage Gamblers, $1 Mil Contribution to PA Politicians

Casino magnate and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson is under fire for questionable political donations as well as another fine being levied against his property for allowing underage gamblers.

PokerStars, Asia Pacific Poker Tour Debuts Beijing Millions

PokerStars, Asia Pacific Poker Tour Debuts Beijing Millions
PokerStars and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour will host the inaugural Beijing Millions, scheduled for July 18th to 27th.  It is the first foray into the Chinese Mainland market for both PokerStars and the APT.

GTECH in Talks to Buy IGT

GTECH in Talks to Buy IGT
Italian lottery operator GTECH is in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas-based International Game Technology (IGT) in a cash and shares deal

Bitcoin Community Fears 51 Percent GHash Control: Others Say It’s Armageddon

Bitcoin Community Fears 51 Percent  GHash Control: Others Say It’s Armageddon
On Friday for a period of nearly 12 hours, mining pool GHash had surpassed the 51% controlling share mark in the anonymous digital currency bitcoin and that has many watchers worried

Amaya Would Become Largest Online Gambling Company, Pave Way for California

Amaya Would Become Largest Online Gambling Company, Pave Way for California
With word that publicly traded Amaya Gaming Group has agreed to the $4.9 billion purchase of PokerStars.com, the company will become the world’s largest online gambling business.

Amaya Agrees to Acquire PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker for $4.9 Billion

Amaya has agreed to Acquire PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker for an incredible $4.9 Billion
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