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Sports Betting Bill Approved by New Jersey Assembly

Sports Betting Bill Approved by New Jersey Assembly
State lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that could allow legal sports betting in New Jersey to move forward.

Real Money Candy Crush Coming to NJ: Video Gaming Addiction Specialists Cringe

Real Money Candy Crush Coming to NJ: Video Gaming Addiction Specialists Cringe
Candy Crush Saga is the uber popular social gaming platform that now rivals what Farmville had been a few years ago.  And now Candy Crush is coming to Atlantic City to save the day. 

EU Sues Sweden Over Online Gambling, Poker Laws

EU Sues Sweden Over Online Gambling, Poker Laws
The European Commission started legal action against Sweden on Thursday for failing to change its rules on online betting and poker games which it said breach EU law on the free movement of services.

Las Vegas Sands Revenue Drops but Profit Grows

Las Vegas Sands Revenue Drops but Profit Grows
International gambling destination Macau continued to pose a challenge for casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. in the third quarter.

Online Bookie Will Serve 2 Years Prison Time for Role in ‘Project Amethyst’

Online Bookie Will Serve 2 Years Prison Time for Role in ‘Project Amethyst’
The head of an online sports betting ring has been sentenced to 2 years prison time in Ottawa.

Man Sentenced to Death for Double Murder had Gambling Addiction

Man Sentenced to Death for Double Murder had Gambling Addiction
An Indian man who committed a 2012 double murder in the US will be sentenced to death by the Montgomery County Court in Pennsylvania.

How Bookies Settle Up With Customers: Why Tuesday

How Bookies Settle Up With Customers: Why Tuesday
In the world of bookmaking, one often hears the term “settling up with customers”.  What exactly does this mean for the bookie?

Guilderland Murders: First Motivation Passion, Second Gambling

Guilderland Murders: First Motivation Passion, Second Gambling
Authorities continue to investigate last week’s quadruple murder of a family in their Guilderland, New York residence, alluding to the idea Monday that illegal gambling could have been a motive.

NJ Senate Approves Tax Incentive to Aid in Atlantic City Stability

NJ Senate Approves Tax Incentive to Aid in Atlantic City Stability
The latest update of New Jersey’s corporate tax incentive programs includes a bid to get more help to Atlantic City, which has been hit hard by the recent closure of several boardwalk casinos.

The Gambler Starring Mark Wahlberg to Premiere at AFI Fest

The Gambler Starring Mark Wahlberg to Premiere at AFI Fest
The much-anticipated Mark Wahlberg film “The Gambler” is set to premier during the American Film Institute (AFI) Monday, November 10, 2014. 

Atlantic City Casinos for Sale at Deep Discounted Prices

Atlantic City Casinos for Sale at Deep Discounted Prices
The meltdown of Atlantic City's casino market has created some stellar bargains for would-be purchasers of some of the city's biggest landmark properties. Here are a few of the recent discount sales...

Gambling May be at Center of Guilderland New York Quadruple Murder

Gambling May be at Center of Guilderland New York Quadruple Murder
Wednesday’s quadruple murder in Guilderland, New York may be tied to illegal gambling, authorities said this weekend.

Icahn Claims State Senator is ‘Selling Out Atlantic City’

Icahn Claims State Senator is ‘Selling Out Atlantic City’
Carl Icahn accused New Jersey's Senate president of "selling out" Atlantic City by considering casinos near New York City

7,162 Chinese Officials Punished for Gambling Offenses

7,162 Chinese Officials Punished for Gambling Offenses
7162 Chinese government officials from more than 30 cities have been punished for offenses stemming from illegal gambling activities since the middle of 2013.

Court Permits UK to Incorporate Gambling Controls , Licensing, Taxation

Court Permits UK to Incorporate Gambling Controls , Licensing, Taxation
Britain's plans to bring licensing and taxation of online gambling companies under UK control got the green light on Friday when a court dismissed a legal challenge to the move.

NBC Sports Builds Stronghold in Fantasy Sports Market With RotoGrinders Deal

NBC Sports Builds Stronghold in Fantasy Sports Market With RotoGrinders Deal
NBC Sports is making a serious impact in the world of fantasy sports with the announced partnership with Rotogrinders.

Mass Regulators See No Wrongdoing in Wynn Land Deal With Alleged Mobsters

Mass Regulators See No Wrongdoing in Wynn Land Deal With Alleged Mobsters
State gambling regulators say they see no wrongdoing by Wynn Resorts following last week’s arrests of three owners of land the company wants to develop into a casino.

New Jersey Racetracks Form Regulatory Group to Embrace Sports Betting

New Jersey Racetracks Form Regulatory Group to Embrace Sports Betting
A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey.

The Internet Gambling 21 Crew – Where Are They Now? Steve Budin Thriving in 2014

The Internet Gambling 21 Crew – Where Are They Now? Steve Budin Thriving in 2014
A lot has changed in the Internet gambling industry since the last century.  Gambling online is now legal in a handful of states, with more states looking to join in every day.

Game Makers Look to Attract Kids With Cool Gambling Options Like Futuristic Slots

Game Makers Look to Attract Kids With Cool Gambling Options Like Futuristic Slot
With the gambling industry anxious to attract younger players, some slot machine makers are looking to challenge the generation raised on video games.

Mark Wahlberg Loses 60 Pounds for ‘The Gambler’ Film

Mark Wahlberg Loses 60 Pounds for ‘The Gambler’ Film
Hollywood star and producer Mark Wahlberg is set to appear in the upcoming remake of “The Gambler”.  It was revealed this week that the normally buff actor lost an astonishing 60 pounds for the role.

Floyd Mayweather Wins $1.4 Million on Colts

Floyd Mayweather Wins $1.4 Million on Colts
Boxer and big time gambler Floyd Mayweather, Jr. revealed this week that he won $1.4 million on the Indianapolis Colts beating the Jacksonville Jaguars during Week 2 of the NFL regular season.

Kay Wants Resolution in Bodog Case But Intends to Extradite If Necessary

Kay Wants Resolution in Bodog Case But Intends to Extradite If Necessary
On Tuesday, Van Smith of the Baltimore City Paper revealed a letter sent by assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Kay to the judge presiding over the case against four Bodog principals including founder Calvin Ayre....

Ifrah: Injunction on New Jersey Sports Betting Should be Lifted

Ifrah: Injunction on New Jersey Sports Should be Lifted
Speaking with CalvinAyre.com at last week’s G2E Gaming Summit in Las Vegas, high profile industry attorney Jeff Ifrah said that Judge Michael Shipp should lift the injunction on sports betting.

Wynn Land Owner and Convicted Felon Pleads Not Guilty to Wire Fraud

Wynn Land Owner and Convicted Felon Pleads Not Guilty to Wire Fraud
An owner of the land that Wynn Resorts is planning to develop into a $1.6 billion casino has pleaded not guilty to federal wire fraud charges in connection with the land deal.
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