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Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson Suing Seminole Hard Rock for $10 Mil

Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson Suing Seminole Hard Rock for $10 Mil
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has filed a lawsuit against the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for $10 million following a six foot plunge off an unsecured stage..

Why Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Doesn’t Have Enough Money to Stop Online Gambling

Why Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Doesn’t Have Enough Money to Stop Online Gamblin
Slate featured an article Monday morning suggesting that casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson does not have enough money to stop Internet gambling. 

32Red Sign Rangers FC Shirt Sponsorship Deal but Shares Slump on Day’s Trading

32Red Sign Rangers FC Shirt Sponsorship Deal but Shares Slump on Day’s Trading
Online gambling firm 32Red announced Monday a new shirt sponsorship deal with the Rangers Football Club, which will run the course of three years.

Is the Tropicana Buying the Sands Casino Bethlehem? Rumors Run Rampant

Is the Tropicana Buying the Sands Casino Bethlehem?  Rumors Run Rampant
All of Eastern Pennsylvania is abuzz with the news that the famed Tropicana Hotel and Casino, a staple in Atlantic City, could be about to buy the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem. 

iGame and Plus One Dreams Online Gambling Firms Merge

iGame and Plus One Dreams Online Gambling Firms Merge
Two Finnish online gambling firms based out of Malta have announced a merger in an effort to better compete with the likes of fellow Scandinavian wagering companies Betsson and Unibet.

Ladbrokes Buys Australian Betting Firm BetStar

Ladbrokes Buys Australian Betting Firm BetStar
Bookmaker Ladbrokes (LAD.L), facing regulatory and tax pressures in its British home market, has expanded its Australian business by buying online betting company Betstar for 12.4 million pounds.

Activist Investor at Bwin.Party Questions Chairman Appointment

Activist Investor at Bwin.Party Questions Chairman Appointment
Jason Ader, the activist investor who works extensively in gaming, continues to make waves in the industry.

GVC Looks Towards More Acquisitions Following Sportingbet Success

GVC Looks Towards More Acquisitions Following Sportingbet Success
GVC is looking at further acquisitions after turning around the Sportingbet businesses it acquired last year, the online gambling company said on Wednesday.

Playtech Gets ‘Buy’ Rating From 12 Agencies

Playtech Gets ‘Buy’ Rating From 12 Agencies
Online gambling software firm Playtech has received a “buy” rating from 12 different agencies that cover the stock.

Boston Residents May Have Say Regarding Everett, Revere Casinos: Hearing May 1

Boston Residents May Have Say Regarding Everett, Revere Casinos: Hearing May 1
The state gambling commission will call a public hearing next month to consider Boston's bid to be declared a host community for proposed casinos in Everett and Revere.

Facebook Real Money Mobile Online Gambling Speculation With Oculus Acquisition

Facebook Real Money Mobile Online Gambling Speculation With Oculus Acquisition
There has been plenty of speculation of late that social media giant Facebook could be planning to leap into the mobile online gambling market with its recent acquisition of Oculus.

Another Strong Quarter for Macau Gambling

Another Strong Quarter for Macau Gambling
Monthly haul of $4.4 billion is third-highest on record.  March revenue at the top end of analyst estimates (Adds details on market, VIP segment, shares)

The Sheldon Adelson Some in the Media Have Forgotten: Bribery, Islamophobia

The Sheldon Adelson Some in the Media Have Forgotten: Bribery, Islamophobia
As casino billionaire and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson mulls his options for a “winnable” 2016 US Presidential candidate, Media Matters provided a glimpse into some of Adelson’s dark side – so to speak.

Hong Kong Shares Up Before Gambling Revenue Data

Hong Kong Shares Up Before Gambling Revenue Data
Hong Kong shares edged up on Monday as a selloff in energy and manufacturing heavyweights on disappointing earnings was offset by strength in gaming stocks...

Paddy Power Takes Bets on Which Animal Will be Killed Next at Copenhagen Zoo

Paddy Power Takes Bets on Which Animal Will be Killed Next at Copenhagen Zoo
In recent weeks, when one thinks of the word “shameful” throughout Europe, three things come to mind:  Putin, Copenhagen and Paddy Power, and not necessarily in that order.

Mobile Online Gambling in New Jersey Makes Up One Quarter of Market

Mobile Online Gambling in New Jersey Makes Up One Quarter of Market
A report this week shows that mobile online gambling in New Jersey has accounted for more than a quarter of the overall market at one of the leading websites, WSOP.com.

Reuters: Casinos to Vet High Rollers Funds

Reuters: Casinos to Vet High Rollers Funds
U.S. casinos may soon have to vet where their high rollers' funds come from under a requirement being developed by the U.S. Treasury Department, according to two people familiar with the matter.

PokerHost Moves to Equity Poker Network: Leaves Merge Gaming

PokerHost Moves to Equity Poker Network: Leaves Merge Gaming
PokerHost.com, the online poker arm of sports betting website SBG Global, will be leaving the Merge Gaming Network and moving to the newly formed Equity Poker Network, it was revealed on Wednesday.

Bill to Allow NJ Licensing of Foreign Internet Gambling Firms One Step Closer

Bill to Allow NJ Licensing of Foreign Internet Gambling Firms One Step Closer
A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they move their operations to Atlantic City has moved a step closer to approval.

William Hill, Ladbrokes Shares Hit Again Following UK Budget Woes, Downgrades

William Hill, Ladbrokes Shares Hit Again Following UK Budget Woes, Downgrades
Leading UK bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes witnessed yet another share decline on Monday following a downgrade and unfavourable football results over the weekend.

Paddy Power Pistorius ‘Will He Walk’ Bet Ad Most Complained About Ad Ever

Paddy Power Pistorius ‘Will He Walk’ Bet Ad Most Complained About Ad Ever
The UK Advertising Standard Authority (ASA) has said that Irish bookmaker Paddy Power’s Oscar Pistorius murder trial 'Money Off If He Walks' ad was the single most complained-about advertisement ever.

William Hill, Other UK Bookmakers Hit Hard by Budget Blow

William Hill, Other UK Bookmakers Hit Hard by Budget Blow
The FTSE 100 slipped on Wednesday, with insurer Legal & General and gambling company William Hill slumping as changes imposed by the UK budget threatened their profits.

Fred Done Done With Manchester United: Refunds Bets to Win Premier League

Fred Done Done With Manchester United:  Refunds Bets to Win Premier League
This week, Fred Dunn gets some much-deserved praise after deciding to refund all Manchester United future bets to win this season’s Premier League championship.

Ladbrokes Boss Rewarded £4.7m: 85 Per Cent Pay Raise: Still Faces August Axe

Ladbrokes Boss Rewarded £4.7m: 85 Per Cent Pay Raise: Still Faces August Axe
Richard Glynn may be on the hot seat if he can’t turn things around at the UK’s second largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes. 

Caesars to Develop Casino in South Korea

Caesars to Develop Casino in South Korea
Caesars Entertainment Corp looks set to build its first gaming resort in Asia after South Korea granted preliminary approval for a large-scale foreigners-only casino....
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