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Casinos More Likely to Outsource Security to Private Companies

Casinos More Likely to Outsource Security to Private Companies
When Springfield, Mass. needed to choose who would build its first casino, the city hired an outside adviser to help with the process.

Federal Bill Outlawing All Online Gambling Except Poker to be Introduced in March

Federal Bill Outlawing All Online Gambling Except Poker to be Introduced in Marc
U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada) said he anticipates new federal legislation banning all forms of online gambling except poker to be introduced in the coming months. 

North vs. South in New Jersey Gambling Expansion Debate

North vs. South in New Jersey Gambling Expansion Debate
North New Jersey lawmakers want a casino in the Meadowlands, just a minutes drive away from Manhattan (barring rush hour). 

Playtech to Pay Special Dividend as Profits Rise

Playtech to Pay Special Dividend as Profits Rise
Gaming software developer Playtech (PTEC.L) said it would pay shareholders a special dividend of 100 million pounds ($167 million) as it posted a rise in full-year profit for 2013.

Sands Bethlehem was Main Target of Last Week’s Hacking

Sands Bethlehem was Main Target of Last Week’s Hacking
Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Tuesday that hacking into their websites and internal systems last week went deeper than the company had previously known.

Bwin.Party Shares Up Another 3.5 Per Cent as Ader Prepares His Move

Bwin.Party Shares Up Another 3.5 Per Cent as Ader Prepares His Move
Bwin.Party shares continued to climb on news that an activist investor, Jason Ader, was getting ready to hand pick someone new to join that online gambling firm’s board. 

Real Gaming Becomes Nevada’s 3rd Real Money Online Poker Site to Launch

Real Gaming Becomes Nevada’s 3rd Real Money Online Poker Site to Launch
They wanted to be first but they also wanted to do things right.  South Point Casino has finally launched its real money online poker site, changing its name to Real Gaming.

Sands Hackers Got Customer Credit Card Info, Passwords for Slot Machine Systems

Sands Hackers Got Customer Credit Card Info, Passwords for Slot Machine Systems
Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Tuesday that hacking into their websites and internal systems last week went deeper than the company had previously known.

‘Love Is Love’ $50k Same Sex Wedding Giveaway Offered at Caesars

‘Love Is Love’ $50k Same Sex Wedding Giveaway Offered at Caesars
Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City is celebrating same sex marriages with a “Love Is Love” $50,000 same sex wedding giveaway. 

Man Behind the Curtain of IGT Shakeup Now Looks to Pull Strings at Bwin.Party

Man Behind the Curtain of IGT Shakeup Now Looks to Pull Strings at Bwin.Party
For long time readers of Gambling911.com this may all seem like déjà vu.  It was reported Tuesday that an activist investor could be looking to shake things up at online gambling giant Bwin.Party. 

Breakup of Bwin.Party Possible With Activist Fund Taking Stake in Company

Breakup of Bwin.Party Possible With Activist Fund Taking Stake in Company
The Financial Times of London is reporting that a New York-based activist hedge fund will be taking a stake in struggling Bwin.Party. 

Online Gambling Gold Rush: Adelson was Once Poised to Operate Web Casino

Online Gambling Gold Rush:  Adelson was Once Poised to Operate Web Casino
In a 2007 piece appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Somach wrote extensively on the potential for an Internet Gambling gold rush in the US....

Sands Casino Websites Back Up But Slow to Access

Sands Casino Websites Back Up But Slow to Access
Days after a hacking of its various corporate websites, Sands Casino was back up and operational on the Web Saturday evening.  Still, the sites were slow to access at times.

Somach to Talk Online Poker ‘Texas Block’em’ With Inventor Arthur Pfeiffer

Somach to Talk Online Poker ‘Texas Block’em’ With Inventor Arthur Pfeiffer
Journalist Tom Somach of Gambling911.com and the San Francisco Examiner and mathematician Arthur Pfeiffer, inventor of the new poker game Texas Block 'em, will be guests on national radio Dec 26.

David Beckham to Promote Casinos in Singapore, Macau

David Beckham to Promote Casinos in Singapore, Macau
Retired British Football star David Beckham is set to begin promoting casinos in Singapore and Macau in the coming year.

Casinos Take Over Airwaves, Malls in New Jersey Online Gambling Blitz

Casinos Take Over Airwaves, Malls in New Jersey Online Gambling Blitz
The TV commercials and radio spots are blasting into households all over New Jersey and neighboring states. Banner ads are plastered on news websites.

Atlantic Club Casino in NJ Closing Jan. 13: Caesars Among Buyers

Atlantic Club Casino in NJ Closing Jan. 13: Caesars Among Buyers
The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City says it will close on Jan. 13, reducing the number of casinos in the struggling gambling resort to 11.

Net Entertainment Inks Deal With Bet365

Net Entertainment Inks Deal With Bet365
Net Entertainment is very proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with Bet365 Group Limited, one of the world’s leading online gambling groups.

Online Gambling and World Peace: Bringing Rodman and Kim Together

Online Gambling and World Peace: Bringing Rodman and Kim Together
The Sydney Morning Herald on Friday profiled former NBA star Dennis Rodman’s visits to North Korea and how online gambling – of all things – helped make it happen.

Casino Exec With Ties to Online Gambling Rejected as ‘Unsuitable’ by NV Gaming Board

Former Golden Nugget, Wynn Exec Gambling License Rejected: Deemed ‘Unsuitable’
A onetime executive of the Golden Nugget and Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas has lost his bid for a Nevada gambling license after regulators rejected his application. 

Smooth Landing: Dennis Rodman Back in North Korea After Purging, Execution

Smooth Landing: Dennis Rodman Back in North Korea After Purging, Execution
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman has landed safely in North Korea along with a documentary film crew to help coach the rogue nation’s men’s basketball team. 

Once Among the Biggest Online Sportsbooks: BetOnSports.com Sells for $4900

Once Among the Biggest Online Sportsbooks: BetOnSports.com Sells for $4900
This week, the BetOnSports.com domain sold for a not-so-impressive $4900.

Bwin Sees World Cup Bringing Growth in 2014

Bwin Sees World Cup Bringing Growth in 2014
Online gambling company Bwin.Party said on Wednesday the outlook for next year was positive thanks to betting on the soccer World Cup and growth prospects in the United States.

Bankruptcy Bids Resume for Troubled Atlantic Club Casino

Bankruptcy Bids Resume for Troubled Atlantic Club Casino
A bankruptcy auction of a struggling Atlantic City casino has resumed.  The second day of bidding for the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel got underway at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Genting to Spend $3-$4 Billion in Vegas

Genting to Spend $3-$4 Billion in Vegas
Genting Bhd, Southeast Asia's biggest gaming group, will spend an initial $3 billion to $4 billion to develop an unfinished resort on the Las Vegas strip...
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