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Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

The Las Vegas Sands has filed suit against a lobbying group representing the Seminoles in Florida.  The suit, filed in Leon County on Wednesday, claims a “tortious interference with business relationships.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/03/2021

Will Online Casinos Continue to Grow in Post Pandemic

Will Online Casinos Continue to Grow in Post Pandemic

In early 2020, during the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, many industries all over the world had been forced to temporarily or permanently close due to lockdowns. That greatly affected the economy and caused great loss not just for businessmen but also among workers.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/02/2021

Pari-Mutuels in Florida Urge Appeals Court to Reject Seminoles' Motion for a Stay in Sports Betting Case

West Flagler Associates, parent company of Magic City Casino, submitted its official response to the Seminole Tribe’s emergency motion for a stay in its Florida mobile sports betting case claiming the “irreparable harm” cited by the Seminole Tribe is self-inflicted.  West Flagler Associates noted that the Seminoles continue to take mobile bets even after a federal judge ordered them not to.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/01/2021

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The world's largest casino hub may be no more following a series of arrests over the weekend that demonstrate China's crackdown on gambling enterprises tied to the mainland.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

Slots games have been hugely popular in recent years, with online casinos bringing them closer to millions of players. Yet, the list of the most popular games of this type varies in different parts of the world. The growing trend for American states to introduce online casinos means that now is a good moment to consider which slots are most popular in the US and why this is the case.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/01/2021

$224,000 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino Win Follows $1 Million Jackpot Hit in California Casino

$224,000 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino Win Follows $1 Million Jackpot Hit in California Casino

A lucky guests scored almost a quarter of a million dollars today on a slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood Fla.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

Report: VIP Gaming Rooms in Macau Shuttered Following Arrests

Embattled gambling operator Suncity Group Holdings has closed all VIP gaming rooms in Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, after the company’s chairman was arrested, according to Reuters. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2021

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, showing that hospitality and tourism have returned to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2021

Mohegan Gaming Finalizes Financing for South Korea Project

Mohegan Gaming Finalizes Financing for South Korea Project

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the corporation that owns the Mohegan Tribe's various gambling enterprises, announced Monday it has completed the $1.5 billion in financing needed to develop the first stage of a casino and entertainment resort in South Korea.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/29/2021

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alabama

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alabama

While you may see advertisements and news stories about FOX Bet (the soon-to-launch betting app from Fox Sports and the Stars Group), betting on this app or website is prohibited from the state of Alabama.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2021

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arizona?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Arizona?

PokerStars does not currently allow those from Arizona to play for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/27/2021

Judge Denies Seminole Tribe’s Stay on Gambling Expansion

Judge Denies Seminole Tribe’s Stay on Gambling Expansion

A federal district judge rejected a stay requested by the Seminole Tribe of Florida late Wednesday after an earlier ruling blocked the tribe’s deal with the state to expand gambling and online sports betting statewide.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/27/2021

Facade is Rosy Again: Can Bally’s Casino’s Future Be, Too?

Facade is Rosy Again: Can Bally’s Casino’s Future Be, Too?

Perhaps nothing symbolized the spotty performance of Bally’s casino in Atlantic City in recent years better than the mismatched replacement windows in its glass facade, spots of blue that stood out amid the rest of the rose-colored glass.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/26/2021

Study: Slot Players Don't Notice Return-To-Player Ratio

A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) came to a startling conclusion, which many feel could shake up the casino world –in terms of game mechanics, house edges, and even marketing.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/24/2021

FL Sports Betting Fiasco: Wallach Asks "Where Were the Gambling and Legal Experts?"

Florida-based gaming attorney Daniel Wallach was right on the money in regard to the contentious Florida sports betting outcome.  "Wasn't even close".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2021

Are Online Casinos Legal In Japan?

Are Online Casinos Legal In Japan?

If you are considering using an online casino while in Japan and wondering about the legality of doing so, well, you are not alone. It’s a common query and one that has no clear-cut answer, but let us attempt to assist you nonetheless. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2021

Positive Growth Demonstrates The Need to Invest in AC

Positive Growth Demonstrates The Need to Invest in AC

The Division of Gaming Enforcement in New Jersey released blockbuster revenue numbers for the 3rd Quarter of 2021 for Atlantic City.  Huge news as we work to put the pandemic behind us.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/22/2021

City of Chicago Releases Summary of Proposals for City's First Casino-Resort

An initiative three decades in the making, the Chicago casino is one of the country’s most attractive casino-resort development opportunities. A global gateway city with 9.5 million residents, Chicago welcomed 60 million domestic and 1.5 million international visitors in 2019.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/19/2021

Churchill Downs Picked to Build Western Indiana Casino

The company that runs the Kentucky Derby has been picked to take over the stalled project to build a casino in the western Indiana city of Terre Haute.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/19/2021

Which Maryland Casinos Will Offer Sports Betting?

Which Maryland Casinos Will Offer Sports Betting?

On Thursday November 18, 2021 it was revealed that five Maryland casinos have been granted permission to offer sports betting with actual bets to be accepted some time after the start of the MLB season in 2022 and perhaps prior to the NBA Playoffs. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/18/2021

UK Casino Sites On the Rise

UK Casino Sites On the Rise

It’s safe to say that during the last year and a half online casino games have become rather popular in the UK.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/17/2021

How To Play European Roulette Like A Pro And Win

How To Play European Roulette Like A Pro And Win

If you want to play roulette, you must first choose a variant. This traditional table game has three basic variants: European, American, and French.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/17/2021

Hashing It Out With Kal Suurkask of TAAL

While #TAAL works with many industries, the gambling and gaming space is an area that is primed to benefit from the infrastructure services that TAAL can provide.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2021

New Jersey Eyes Financial Break for Atlantic City Casinos

New Jersey Eyes Financial Break for Atlantic City Casinos

New Jersey lawmakers are proposing financial relief for Atlantic City’s casinos to help them continue to recover from the coronavirus pandemic by exempting two of the industry’s fastest-growing revenue streams from calculations on how much the casinos should pay the city.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/16/2021

Tips To Increase Your Wins In Blackjack

Tips To Increase Your Wins In Blackjack

 

Sitting down for the first time at a blackjack table, being online or not, can be an intimidating experience. Due to the nature of the game itself, there is a high pressure to make the right decisions, as each move will influence the other players' subsequent actions.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/15/2021

Slot Players Claim Casino Refusing to Pay Jackpots

Slot Players Claim Casino Refusing to Pay Jackpots

A Pennsylvania woman is suing the manufacturer of a popular online slots game, claiming it wrongly refused to pay her a $100,000 jackpot due to "a bug" in the product.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/13/2021

Arkansas State Panel to Consider Legalizing Mobile Sports Betting

The Arkansas Racing Commission plans to consider a rule change next week that would legalize mobile sports betting in the state, according to Arkansas Online.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/12/2021

Ocean Casino Resort Announces Partnership With Interactive Gaming and Sports Betting Company Elys Game Technology

“We are excited to partner with USBookmaking to capitalize on their expertise, offering a best-in-class experience,” said Bill Callahan, Interim Chief Executive Officer for Ocean Casino Resort. “As Ocean continues to strengthen its position within Atlantic City, the addition of a renowned organization such as USBookmaking should only serve to bolster our land-based wagering product.”

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/11/2021

U.S. Casinos Have Best Quarter Ever, Fueled by Online and Sports Bets

U.S. Casinos Have Best Quarter Ever, Fueled by Online and Sports Bets

The nation's commercial casinos won nearly $14 billion in the third quarter of this year, marking the industry's best quarter ever, and pushing U.S. casino revenue past what it was for all of 2020, according to figures released Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/10/2021

Why Do Online Casinos Give Bonuses to Players

Why Do Online Casinos Give Bonuses to Players

Online casinos are not considered complete without lucrative online casino bonuses. These bonuses are everywhere, and operators compete for players’ attention by offering these bonuses in different forms. Some of the widely popular bonuses are the sign-up offer, no deposit bonus, free spins, deposit bonuses, and cashback. These are offered when a player signs up when he deposits, plays, and remains loyal to the online casino.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2021

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Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Bitmart Suspends Withdrawals Following Apparent $200K Hack

Customers of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitmart fear the worst after it confirmed a $150K hack Saturday night.  Blockchain security and data analytics firm Peckshield estimates that the loss is closer to $200 million however.

Bama and Georgia Open as Large Favorites Against Cincy and Michigan in CFP Semis

Bama and Georgia Open as Large Favorites Against Cincy and Michigan in CFP Semis

For the committee, this year was easier than ever to decide the College Football Playoff semifinal participants.

Seminole Tribe Suspends Florida Online Sports Betting App

Seminole Tribe Suspends Florida Online Sports Betting App

The Seminole Tribe of Florida shut down its online sports betting app Saturday after being dealt its latest legal defeat in a case that has halted a massive expansion of gambling throughout Florida.