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Rhode Island's $40 Million Sports Betting Error

Rhode Island's $40 Million Sports Betting Error

Rhode Island's newly created sports betting market is underperforming by 90%.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/19/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood continued its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series Tuesday with World Poker Tour® play.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/18/2019

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Hart made the bold claim on the Jimmy Kimmel Show the other night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2019

Caesars Names Gambling-Industry Veteran as New CEO

Caesars Names Gambling-Industry Veteran as New CEO

Caesars Entertainment is appointing a gambling-industry veteran as its new chief executive.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2019

Gaming Commission Probes LeoVegas

Gaming Commission Probes LeoVegas

Gambling addict said to have been bombarded by company emails

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/16/2019

Record $44.5 Mil Bet at PA Sportsbooks

Record $44.5 Mil Bet a PA Sportsbooks

Sports betting leaped by almost one-third in Pennsylvania’s fourth full month, as more venues opened amid March Madness.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2019

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

One of the oldest professions and sources of pleasure in the world, many forms of the games of chance we see today have been with us since at least the middle ages. With the advent of internet and advances in graphics, web technology and e-payments, online casinos are now a part and parcel of the gambling industry.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2019

Seminole Classic Casino Guest Wins $177,258

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A Seminole Classic Casino guest (who wished to remain anonymous) hit a $177,258 jackpot early Sunday morning.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/15/2019

Televised Poker Coming to Ohio in April

Columbus, OH - To date, the state of Ohio has never held a nationally televised poker tournament. That will change in a matter of weeks. Hollywood Casino Columbus is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) April 18-29.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2019

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

Senate President Bill Galvano says he is optimistic about revamping a gambling agreement, known as a “compact,” between the Seminols and the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/12/2019

AC Casino Profits See Nosedive

ATLANTIC CITY — Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according to figures released Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/09/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Results of the latest Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey have further cemented the top spot of Seminole Hard Rock as the clear “Employer of Choice” among the industry’s 34 casino companies or standalone casinos.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could threaten their casinos and others supporting legalization but only if they retain a monopoly.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2019

The Best Slots Games so Far in 2019

The Best Slots Games so Far in 2019

Since moving online, slots have been evolving at an astonishing rate. The online casino industry is constantly moving forward with innovation, and online slots are not an exception. What was popular last year might not be popular today, as new innovative features take the gaming world by storm.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/08/2019

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino company Las Vegas Sands says it’ll spend $3.3 billion to expand its property in Singapore by adding an entertainment arena, new hotel tower and more convention space.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/04/2019

A Year After #MeToo Scandal, Wynn Resorts Faces Regulators

A Year After #MeToo Scandal, Wynn Resorts Faces Regulators

Wynn Resorts has taken laudable steps to transform a culture that allowed sexual misconduct complaints against its founder to remain hidden for decades, women’s rights advocates and business experts say.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/02/2019

U.S. Based Sportsbooks to Fall Short of Projections

Casinos in Rhode Island lost nearly $900,000 on sports betting in February after winning bets for the Super Bowl and other professional sports were paid out, the state lottery said Friday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/01/2019

Blacklisted Gambler Calls Security on Himself to Get Removed From Casino

Blacklisted Gambler Calls Security on Himself to Get Removed From Casino

Critics are questioning whether Michigan’s voluntary gambling blacklist is an effective way to prevent problematic betting since many Detroit casinos aren’t able to effectively screen banned gamblers.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/31/2019

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Atlantic City's Borgata casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/27/2019

Salmonella Outbreak at Casino

Salmonella Outbreak at Casino

17 individuals infected, one files suit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/27/2019

Once Among the Most Successful Online Casino Affiliates, Erik Bergman Embarks on Changing the World

Young entrepreneur Erik Bergman made $15 million selling his ownership in online casino affiliate company

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2019

Politician Admits to Gambling Relapse

Politician Admits to Gambling Relapse

Karen Carter Peterson, a state senator from New Orleans and chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, admitted to a gambling problem Friday — minutes after WWL-TV posted a news story reporting that she had violated a ban on entering Louisiana casinos.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

The hot streak continues for Mississippi casinos, with gambling halls statewide posting another revenue increase in February.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

National Gambling Firms 'Getting Smoked' by Regional Sportsbook Operators

National Gambling Firms 'Getting Smoked' by Regional Sportsbook Operators

Why are the national gambling companies Caesars (CZR) and Penn National (PNG) underperforming with their sportsbook operations both in Pennsylvania and New Jersey when compared to regional companies?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2019

Costa Bingo purchased by 888 Holdings

Costa Bingo purchased by 888 Holdings

888 Holdings are the proud owners of one of the internet’s oldest casinos.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/19/2019

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Suspect Involved in Shootout With Police Outside Bellagio Dies

Las Vegas police say a robbery suspect wounded during in a brief shootout with police outside the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Strip has died. An officer shot in his bulletproof vest escaped serious injury.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2019

Say Hello to the Virtual Casino World

Long gone are the days where the only way you get a genuine casino experience was to dress up in your favourite James Bond-inspired tuxedo and head off to your nearest casino establishment. The internet has changed gambling forever. And while gaming hotspots such as Las Vegas continue to thrive, the industry has certainly been shaken up by the arrival of live dealer casinos.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/15/2019

US LOTTERY WINNERS WHO LOST IT ALL

US LOTTERY WINNERS WHO LOST IT ALL

 

Believe it or not, stats show that a whopping 70% of all lottery winners end up broke, and a third go on to declare bankruptcy. This rags-to-riches-to-rags scenario is mostly as a result of runaway spending, bad investments and poor accounting.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/13/2019

Jury to Decide What Sands Owes Macau Casino Dealmaker

Jury to Decide What Sands Owes Macau Casino Dealmaker

Hundreds of millions of dollars will be at stake in a Nevada courtroom when attorneys for a Hong Kong businessman tell a jury on Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands owes him hundreds of millions of dollars for helping the company open its first resort in Macau 15 years ago.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/13/2019

Mobile Sports Betting in Rhode Island Approved: Awaits Governor Signature

Mobile Sports Betting in Rhode Island Approved: Awaits Governor Signature

Lawmakers in Rhode Island have approved mobile sports betting within Rhode Island's borders.  The bill awaits the signature of Governor Gina Raimondo.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/12/2019

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What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

When it comes to a Pay Per Head, you may come across the terms "agent" and "distributor". 

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

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West Virginia Casino Sues Sports Betting Vendor

West Virginia Casino Sues Sports Betting Vendor

A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the NCAA Tournament.