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Hard Rock Scraps Atlantic City Plans

Hard Rock Scraps Atlantic City Plans
A group has scrapped a plan to build a smaller "boutique" casino that would have been run by the Seminole Indians through their Hard Rock franchise on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Online Poker The Single Most Important Issue Since Yucca Mountain Says Reid

Online Poker The Single Most Important Issue Since Yucca Mountain Says Reid
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid asserted that his colleague was avoiding the issue of legalizing online poker in their home state of Nevada.

Poker Maximus II – Day 6 Recap

Poker Maximus II – Day 6 Recap
Three more great No Limit Hold’em events took place on Day 6 of the Poker Maximus II series as over $115,000 in guaranteed prize money was up for grabs.

Poker Hall of Fame 10 Finalists Announced

Poker Hall of Fame 10 Finalists Announced
10 finalists have been announced for this year’s Poker Hall of Fame.

Greece to Privatize Prized Gambling Monopoly as Means to Appease Lenders

Greece to Privatize Prized Gambling Monopoly as Means to Appease Lenders
Greece outlined a plan to sell one of its most profitable state-controlled companies, gambling monopoly OPAP, reviving a stalled privatisation drive to appease international lenders.

Penn National Ponies Up Another $4 Million to Try and Stop Baltimore Casino

Penn National Ponies Up Another $4 Million to Try and Stop Baltimore Casino
Penn National has added another $4 million to the $5.5 million already donated to try and prevent the construction of a Baltimore casino.

What The US Government Alleges Howard Lederer Did With The Full Tilt Poker Player Funds

What The US Government Alleges Howard Lederer Did With The Full Tilt Poker Playe
Rather than protect player funds as promised, Full Tilt Poker distributed hundreds of millions of dollars to its owners.

Iceland to Block Gambling, Porn Websites

Iceland to Block Gambling, Porn Websites
Iceland’s biggest ISPs are considering blocking online gambling and porn websites.

IGT, Entraction Scales Back on Internet Poker: Skins Left Homeless

IGT, Entraction Scales Back on Internet Poker:  Skins Left Homeless
Citing diminished returns, International Gaming Technologies (IGT), has opted to scale back on its Web poker business.

60 Gambling Machines From 40 Businesses Seized Throughout Phoenix

60 Gambling Machines From 40 Businesses Seized Throughout Phoenix
Nearly 60 gambling machines were seized at more than 40 businesses across the valley and agents believe a criminal organization from California is behind the illegal machines.

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Calling Out Republican Dean Heller Re: Online Poker Bill

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Calling Out Republican Dean Heller Re: Online Poker B
Harry Reid on Tuesday blasted Nevada Republican Senator Dean Heller for failing to help pass through online poker legislation....

DOJ Demands $42 Million From Full Tilt Poker Ring Leader Howard Lederer

DOJ Demands $42 Million From Full Tilt Poker Ring Leader Howard Lederer
The Department of Justice filed an amended civil complaint against four Full Tilt Poker executives including Howard Lederer, seeking more than $100 million total.

Poker Maximus II – Day 5 Recap

Poker Maximus II – Day 5 Recap
The Poker Maximus II Tournament series is just about halfway over now as Monday’s action saw Events 14 through 16 crown winners.

Camasino Poker Club: Online Gambling Site to Open Land-Based Casino Outside Montreal

Camasino Poker Club:  Online Gambling Site to Open Casino Outside Monreal
Camasino has made a deal with the owner of a poker club located in Kahnawake to change its name from Snakes Poker Club to “Camasino Poker Club".

Nevada Online Poker Applicant to Sell Lottery Tickets to Zynga

Nevada Online Poker Applicant to Sell Lottery Tickets to Zynga
Scientific Games has announced a partnership with the world’s largest “free play” online poker venture, Zynga.

Obama 60 Percent Chance of Being Re-Elected Says Betting Exchange

Obama 60 Percent Chance of Being Re-Elected Says Betting Exchange
The online wagering exchange intrade.com has US President Barack Obama being re-elected with 60 percent backing.

Coconut Creek May Become Casino Destination with Mammoth Entertainment Center Planned

Coconut Creek May Become Casino Destination with Mammoth Entertainment Center Pl
The Seminole Tribe of South Florida are looking to develop a mammoth hotel, casino and entertainment complex in Coconut Creek.

Andy Murray Helps Betfair Smash Record After Slow Football Start

Andy Murray Helps Betfair Smash Record After Slow Football Start
Betfair, the world’s largest betting exchange, revealed on Tuesday that the Wimbledon final was its biggest ever market following reports that the company has gotten off to a slow start with Premier League wagering.

Ole Schemion Wins 2012 Partouche Poker Tour

Ole Schemion Wins 2012 Partouche Poker Tour
German poker player Ole Schemion has won the 2012 Partouche Poker Tour Final.

Tension Brewing Between Harry Reid and Dean Heller Over Online Poker Bill

Tension Brewing Between Harry Reid and Dean Heller Over Online Poker Bill
Award-winning journalist Jon Ralston reports that he continues to hear murmurs that an online poker bill is “moving” but that tension may be brewing between two key figures...

Skybook.com Owner Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison

Skybook.com Owner Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison
A St. Charles, Louisiana man and one time operator of Skybook.com, Anthony Buttitta, 43, has been sentenced to 2.5 years behind bars for tax evasion.

Sheldon Adelson Backed PAC Goes After U.S. Rep. John Tierney for Family Gambling Troubles

Sheldon Adelson Backed PAC Goes After U.S. Rep. John Tierney
Incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney is the target of a new television ad from a political action committee bankrolled in part by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.

Record Attendance at 2012 Borgata Poker Open: $1.9 Million Prize Pool

Record Attendance at 2012 Borgata Poker Open: $1.9 Million Prize Pool
A record 3,705 players are taking part in this year’s Borgata Poker Open at the Atlantic City casino with the same name.

MGM Tops Penn Gaming Donation in Fight for Gambling Expansion in Maryland

MGM Tops Penn Gaming Donation in Fight for Gambling Expansion in Maryland
Penn Gaming has pledged $5.5 million in an effort to defeat a gambling expansion plan in the state of Maryland.

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Awarded $20 Million in Slander Suit Against Joe Francis

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Awarded $20 Million in Slander Suit Against Joe Francis
A jury has awarded casino magnate Steve Wynn $20 million in his slander suit against porn purveyor Joe Francis.
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