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Hard Rock Casino Ban of Ben Affleck Could Prove to be Big Mistake

Hard Rock Casino Ban of Ben Affleck Could Prove to be Big Mistake
Professional gambler and Pittsburgh Gazette columnist Mark Gruetze believes that the Las Vegas Hard Rock Casino’s recent decision to ban Hollywood actor Ben Affleck from playing blackjack may backfire.

888.com CEO on Internet Gambling in NJ: ‘We Are Absolutely Shocked by Slowness'

888.com CEO on Internet Gambling in NJ: ‘We Are Absolutely Shocked by Slowness'
Brian Mattingley, CEO of London- based 888, said in a telephone interview with Bloomberg News this weekend, “We are absolutely shocked by the slowness of the (New Jersey online gambling) market.”

American Gaming Association Drops Support for Online Gambling in US

American Gaming Association Drops Support for Online Gambling in US
American Gaming Association chief executive Geoff Freeman says his organization will no longer support legalization of online gambling in the US

Sheldon Adelson Insists He is Not Retiring: Right Hand to Step Down

Sheldon Adelson Insists He is Not Retiring: Right Hand to Step Down
80-year-old Las Vegas Sands Corp CEO Sheldon Adelson has dispelled rumors that he will be retiring any time soon following in the steps of 76-year-old President and COO Michael A. Leven....

Online Bet Startup Costs Shrink AC Casino Earnings

Online Bet Startup Costs Shrink AC Casino Earnings
Startup costs associated with Internet gambling, and the closure of one casino in January lowered Atlantic City's casino earnings by 8.4 percent in the first quarter of this year

Las Vegas Casino Strike Planned to Begin June 1

Las Vegas Casino Strike Planned to Begin June 1
Hotel workers and bartenders plan to strike at nine downtown Las Vegas casinos next month if contracts aren't reached, labor leaders announced Wednesday.

Global Poker Index to Launch Free Magazine in US to Compete With Card Player

Global Poker Index to Launch Free Magazine in US to Compete With Card Player


Global Poker Index is launching its first free US magazine, distributed at the Rio during the entirety of the WSOP, as well as other Las Vegas hot spots

Breaking News: Jason Ader, Spring Owl Group Wins Settlement Deal With Bwin.Party

bwin.party announces that it has agreed to work  closely with SpringOwl on the appointment of its new directors and confirms its  agreement to consider Michael Fertik as a  potential candidate.

Hard Rock Mulls Over Possible Purchase of Atlantic City Revel Hotel

Hard Rock Mulls Over Possible Purchase of Atlantic City Revel Hotel
The president of the Seminole Indians' Hard Rock franchise says the company would consider buying Atlantic City's Revel Casino if the price were right.

NJ Bill Would Require Online Gambling Processors to Get 'Stricter' License

New NJ Bill Would Require Online Gambling Processors to Get Licensed
New Jersey wants to subject companies that handle Internet gambling deposits and payments to stricter licensing requirements

New Jersey Attorney General Denies Access to Online Gambling Affiliates

Online gambling affiliates, some of whom had already obtained their vendor licenses in the state of New Jersey, were dealt a serious blow by that state’s Attorney General last week. 

Borgata Faces New Lawsuit in Counterfeit Poker Chip Scandal

Borgata Faces New Lawsuit in Counterfeit Poker Chip Scandal
Six poker players filed suit against Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino this week over prize money not paid when a tournament was cancelled due to the discovery of counterfeit chips.

Bwin.Party Board Shakeup Begins as Bodner Exits: Shares Plummet 4 Percent

Bwin.Party Board Shakeup Begins as Bodner Exits: Shares Plummet 4 Percent
Non-executive directors of Bwin.party Manfred Bodner and Helmut Kern will step down at the conclusion of the forthcoming annual general meeting on Thursday of next week, thus signalling a shakup.

75 Percent of Visa Credit Cards Not Working for NJ Online Gambling Sites

75 Percent of Visa Credit Cards Not Working for NJ Online Gambling Sites
New Jersey online gambling companies are seeing around a 75% decline in credit cards, according to Matthew Katz of CEO of CAMS.

Deutsche Bank Sells Cosmopolitan Vegas Casino for $1.73 Billion

Deutsche Bank Sells Cosmopolitan Vegas Casino for $1.73 Billion
Deutsche Bank AG is cutting itself free of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas resort and casino, saying it’s selling the swanky but unprofitable high-rise complex on the Strip

PayNoRake.com to Now Guarantee 24 Hour Payouts

PayNoRake.com to Now Guarantee 24 Hour Payouts
The Management of Chico Poker can now extend the same 24 hour guaranteed payout service to PayNoRake.com - via Skrill, Neteller and EcoPayz!

CNBC’s Cramer Says to Get Your Money Out of IGT

CNBC’s Cramer Says to Get Your Money Out of IGT
In Wednesday’s lightning round, CNBC’s popular stock analyst Jim Cramer offered his advise on slot maker International Game Technology.

New Jersey Internet Gambling Sees Decline in April

New Jersey Internet Gambling Sees Decline in April
New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling industry saw its first monthly decline, falling slightly to $11.4 million in April.

UltimatePoker CEO Tom Breitling: Size Does Matter

UltimateBet CEO Tom Breitling: Size Does Matter
UltimatePoker CEO Tom Breiting sat down to discuss the size of the online gambling market in a very small regulated portion of the United States.

Americas Cardroom Stops Serving New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada Markets

Americas Cardroom Stops Serving New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada Markets
Americas Cardroom today announced that, effective immediately, players in New Jersey, Delaware, and Nevada will no longer be eligible to play real money online poker at their site.

Paddy Power CEO to Step Down Amidst Two Worst Weekends Ever in Football

Paddy Power CEO to Step Down Amidst Two Worst Weekends Ever in Football
Paddy Power, the United Kingdom’s third largest bookmaker, suffered two of its worst weekends in football on record this year.

URINE-SANE!!! Paddy Power Handing Out Pure Urine Samples to Giro d' Italia Riders

URINE-SANE!!! Paddy Power Handing Out Pure Urine Samples to Giro d' Italia Rider
The king of online gambling marketing, Paddy Power, has announced they will be handing out clean urine samples to riders during the final stage of Giro d' Italia in Ireland.

Casino High Roller Being Sued Over $14.1 Million Debt

Casino High Roller Being Sued Over $14.1 Million Debt
Melbourne’s Crown Casino is suing a gambler over $14.1 million they lent out to finance his gambling spree that reportedly left it nearly $8 million in the red.

Caesars Could Close All Four of Its Atlantic City Properties: Harrah’s, Bally’s

Caesars Could Close All Four of Its Atlantic City Properties: Harrah’s, Bally’s
In a conference call last week, Caesar’s Entertainment Corp. CEO Gary Loveman said his firm could not rule out closing some or all four of its Atlantic City casino properties as a means to cut costs.

Two Billionaires Place Bets on Japan Casino Sector

Two Billionaires Place Bets on Japan Casino Sector
Two US billionaires are betting on rival cities, Tokyo and Osaka, to be the first in Japan to open casino resorts - once the government gives the go-ahead to legalize gambling.
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