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Resorts International Inks Deal With Sportech: Could Join Forces With PokerStars

Resorts International Inks Deal With Sportech: Could Join Forces With PokerStars
An Atlantic City casino that was thwarted in its efforts to join the Internet gambling market is preparing to get in the game.

NJ's Bankrupt Revel Casino Gets Cash Lifeline to Hunt for Buyer

NJ's Bankrupt Revel Casino Gets Cash Lifeline to Hunt for Buyer
Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel has received court approval to borrow $23.9 million that it said would keep the 1,400-room resort operating for the coming month as it scrambles to find a buyer.

Pay Per Head Companies and Performance Reports

Pay Per Head Companies and Performance Reports
Just as a sports handicapper breaks down a particular matchup to uncover an edge in the betting lines for the game, as a bookmaker you need to constantly break down your business’s numbers to turn a profit...

Senior Citizens Busted in New Jersey Gambling Ring: Made $3 Mil in a Year

Senior Citizens Busted in New Jersey Gambling Ring: Made $3 Mil in a Year
29 individuals were arrested for their role in running an illegal gambling business out of Northern New Jersey.  Nearly all the men charged are over the age of 50.

Esquire: How Sex, Drugs and Gambling Can Help Boost a Nation’s Economy

Esquire: How Sex, Drugs and Gambling Can Help Boost a Nation’s Economy
Esquire Magazine’s digital edition featured an article Wednesday on how sex, drugs and gambling can actually help a nation’s economy. 

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill in Senate: PokerStars Exclusion

Pennsylvania Introduces Online Gambling Bill in Senate Amidst Controversy
Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday introduced Bill 1386 in the Senate.  The bill, drafted by State Sen. Edwin Erickson, would legalize online gambling in the Keystone State.

Adelson Under Fire: Underage Gamblers, $1 Mil Contribution to PA Politicians

Casino magnate and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson is under fire for questionable political donations as well as another fine being levied against his property for allowing underage gamblers.

Gambling Addiction: It’s All About Bad Genetics

Gambling Addiction: It’s All About Bad Genetics
A study conducted by the National University of Singapore has found that genetics play a role in determining whether a person is willing to take strategic risk.

Mobster Matthew ‘Matty’ Guglielmetti Released From Prison After 10 Years

Mobster Matthew ‘Matty’ Guglielmetti Released From Prison After 10 Years
A New England mob associate, Matthew ‘Matty’ Guglielmetti, was released from prison last week after serving 10 years.  He will now be under house confinement according to reports.

A Pete Rose Induction Into Baseball Hall of Fame Looking Brighter

A Pete Rose Induction Into Baseball Hall of Fame Looking Brighter
Former Major League Baseball great Pete Rose expressed optimism that he could some day be inducted into the Hall of Fame following a lifetime ban for gambling on Baseball games.

Poll Finds New Jersey Would Stick With Atlantic City Casinos

Poll Finds New Jersey Would Stick With Atlantic City Casinos
A new poll finds most New Jersey gamblers would continue to play in Atlantic City even after four new casinos are built in New Yo

Bitcoin Community Fears 51 Percent GHash Control: Others Say It’s Armageddon

Bitcoin Community Fears 51 Percent  GHash Control: Others Say It’s Armageddon
On Friday for a period of nearly 12 hours, mining pool GHash had surpassed the 51% controlling share mark in the anonymous digital currency bitcoin and that has many watchers worried

Golden Nugget Does Not Have to Pay $1.5 Million Won in Mini-Baccarat Game

Golden Nuggets Does Not Have to Pay $1.5 Million Won in Mini-Baccarat Game
A casino does not have to pay $1.5 million won by a group of gamblers who realized the cards had not been shuffled and they can recover money already paid out

New Jersey Sees Sharp Decline in Online Gambling During Month of May

New Jersey Sees Sharp Decline in Online Gambling During Month of May
Internet gambling has hit a wall in New Jersey just six months after launching.  Figures were released today by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement.

Florida Prosecutors Want Ex-FBI Agent Conviction in Murder of Gambling Exec

Florida Prosecutors Want Ex-FBI Agent Conviction in Murder of Gambling Exec
Florida prosecutors are asking an appeals court to reconsider its decision to toss the murder conviction and prison sentence for a former FBI agent in a mob-style killing...

South Carolina Wants Legalized Gambling, Marijuana

South Carolina Wants Legalized Gambling, Marijuana
81% of registered Democrats on Tuesday voted for legalized gambling to help fund money for road repairs.

US Support of Gambling at All Time High Says Pol

US Support of Gambling at All Time High Says Pol
Americans' support of legalized gambling is at all-time high, according to a new poll prepared for the casino industry's main trade group.

Dubai Businessman Iraj Parvizi Sues Les Ambassadeurs Casino for Allowing Collusion

Dubai Businessman Iraj Parvizi Sues Les Ambassadeurs Casino for Allowing Collusi
A Dubai-based businessman, Iraj Parvizi is suing London’s Les Ambassadeurs Casino for failing to prevent collusion and cheating in its establishment.

New Jersey Clarifies Online Gambling Affiliate Arrangements

New Jersey Clarifies Online Gambling Affiliate Arrangements
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has expressed the importance of affiliate relations to the growth of its state-run online gambling industry. 

Men Who Escaped Quebec Prison Via Helicopter had Mob Ties

Men Who Escaped Quebec Prison Via Helicopter had Mob Ties
The three men who escaped a Quebec prison over the weekend via helicopter each had ties to the Mob and Hell’s Angels.

IGT Seeking Sale: Shares Hit Five-Year Record High

IGT Seeking Sale: Shares Hit Five-Year Record High
News that International Game Technology (IGT) is potentially seeking a buyer resulted in shares reaching a five-year high on Monday.

BetFred.com Pulls Out of Germany, Canada, Most Other Markets Ahead of World Cup

BetFred.com Pulls Out of Germany, Canada, Most Other Markets Ahead of World Cup
BetFred.com customers from variously countries across the globe were advised this weekend they can no longer bet online with the company.  

FBI Probe Into Illegal Gambling Business Details Prosecutor’s Extortion Plot

FBI Probe Into Illegal Gambling Business Details Prosecutor’s Extortion Plot
Hundreds of pages of reports from an FBI investigation into illegal gambling in Joplin and the surrounding areas show a wide-ranging vice operation that involved influential people....

Gambling Could Be What Saves Detroit

Gambling Could Be What Saves Detroit
Detroit's reliance on casino cash to help fund a recovery from the city's historic bankruptcy is a high-risk bet on what is an increasingly shaky source of income.

Will Bartenders Be Replaced With Drones? The Las Vegas Experiment

Will Bartenders Be Replaced With Drones?  The Las Vegas Experiment
How much would you pay to have a drone as your bartender?   One Vegas hotel has begun offering bottle service by drone.
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