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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

Blackjack Dealer Charged With Helping Gamblers Cheat

A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino has been charged with conspiring with two gamblers to cheat the casino out of more than $60,000.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/08/2019

Mobile Online Betting in Rhode Island Hits Road Block

Mobile Online Betting in Rhode Island Hits Road Block

With the New England Patriots appearing in yet another Super Bowl game, those in the region who wanted to place a sport bet in person could finally do so at one of two Rhode Island casinos. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/08/2019

HardRockCasino.com Gets 'Reel' By Launching Online Slot Tournaments In New Jersey

HardRockCasino.com Gets 'Reel'  By Launching Online Slot Tournaments In New Jersey

Atlantic City, NJ  – Today, March 8, 2019, HardRockCasino.com, New Jersey’s premier online gaming destination, launched the Garden State’s first “reel time” Online Slot Tournaments.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/08/2019

Huge Slots Win at Seminole Hard Rock, Killer $3 Parlay Hits at BetOnline

Huge Slots Win at Seminole Hard Rock, Killer Parlay Hit at BetOnline

It was a big win in recent days for a pair of lucky gamblers who risked little, one online and another on site.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/06/2019

Slovakian Gambling Market Analysis With WH Partners and Playtech

Slovakian Gambling Market Analysis With WH Partners and Playtech

Slovakia will follow new gambling rules after the parliament overrode the president’s veto and adopted the new law on gambling. A total of 86 deputies voted for the change, supported by some opposition MPs also.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/06/2019

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Massive Brawls Break Out at Two U.S. Casinos Caught on Video

Two huge casino brawls broke out this past weekened; one at the Talking Stick Resort in Scotsdale, AZ, the other at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/06/2019

Review of the Bingo Market 2018: TV overtakes digital, and a renewed interest in sign-up offers

The experts at WhichBingo have just released their annual bingo industry market report, covering the year 2018.

The experts at WhichBingo have just released their annual bingo industry market report, covering the year 2018.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/06/2019

Owner Cancels Sale of Former Atlantic Club Casino

The owner of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in New Jersey has canceled a notice to sell the closed property to a Philadelphia-based company.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/05/2019

In Play Betting, Prop Bets Not in the Cards for Future Florida Sportsbooks

In Play Betting, Prop Bets Not in the Cards for Future Florida Sportsbooks

Legislators are discussing the prospects of allowing sports betting in the state of Florida, but the final product is likely to be limited.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/05/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 4

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla.  Beginning April 4

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 4.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/04/2019

These States Unlikely to Legalize Sports Betting Any Time Soon

These States Unlikely to Legalize Sports Betting Any Time Soon

A recent 50-state review of sports betting found that California, Florida and Texas are not likely to offer sportsbooks any time soon. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2019

Sheldon Adelson has Cancer

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino magnate and GOP donor Sheldon Adelson has cancer and has not been at his company’s offices in Las Vegas since around Christmas Day.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2019

Nevada Gambling Revenue Decreases 3 Percent in January

Nevada Gambling Revenue Decreases 3 Percent in January

State regulators say Nevada gambling revenue decreased 3 percent in January from the same time last year.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2019

Starburst - King of Slots

Starburst - King of Slots

 

Considered to be the most popular slot game of all times, Starburst has a vast following, and it is a game that is available at many online. If you love slots and haven’t tried this one, then you are missing out. Here is some more about the game to help you get started.

What is Starburst?

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/28/2019

Best Casinos to Check Out in Las Vegas

If you are heading to the bright lights of Las Vegas prepare to be slightly overwhelmed as there is just so much going on and so much to see. There is a definite Las Vegas buzz that you will not experience anywhere else, and one of the main reasons people visit is to check out the mass of casinos that have made this such a famous destination. It can be hard to know where to start so here are some of the best casinos for you to check out.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/28/2019

Trustee: Ocean Resort Casino Improving Finances, Performance

Trustee: Ocean Resort Casino Improving Finances, Performance

The man overseeing Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino until new owners take over says the property is re-stocked with cash and is already starting to turn around its performance.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/28/2019

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Pro Bowler Pacman Jones Arrested at Casino

Former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been arrested and jailed after an incident at a southeastern Indiana casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/27/2019

John Brennan: Former Mets Manager Looks to Get Into CT Sports Betting

John Brennan: Former Mets Manager Looks to Get Into CT Sports Betting

Approaching 8 pm EST and that hearing on sports betting is still going on in Connecticut, ten hours long thus far.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/26/2019

William Hill Seeks Lead Ad Agency in U.S.

William Hill Seeks Lead Ad Agency in U.S.

One of the world's largest bookmakers, William Hill, is in the hunt for a top ad agency for its U.S.A. brands.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/26/2019

5 Tricks that Will Make You Better an Online Gambling in 2019

5 Tricks that Will Make You Better an Online Gambling in 2019

2018 was a good year of gambling for you. You had some good wins and not-so-bad losses, but most of all, you had a lot of fun placing your bets, playing the slots and even trying out card games to expand your gambling portfolio.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/26/2019

Online Casino Review – Royal Vegas

Online Casino Review – Royal Vegas

Established almost 2 decades ago, at the turn of the millennium, Royal Vegas online casino has evolved greatly over a period of time, becoming a name to reckon with in the world of Internet-based casinos. It stands out amongst the great multitude of online casino establishments owing to the variety of games it offers, 600 of them, making itself a sort of industry leader.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/26/2019

Why Do People Play Online Casino Games?

Why Do People Play Online Casino Games?

Online casino games have undoubtedly conquered a huge part of the entertainment and leisure sector. There are many types of them and each has numerous groups of fans. Almost every person has tried playing online casino games at least at one point in their lives and there are millions who play daily and monthly. What is it that attracts them, though? There are four top motivations explaining this trend.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/26/2019

Gambling in Czechia - Note on the 3 years of activity at Prague Gaming Summit 3

Gambling in Czechia - Note on the 3 years of activity at Prague Gaming Summit 3

Industry media has reported that the land-based gambling industry in Czechia is soaring and just recently the Finance Minister, Alena Schillerová, has declared victory in the battle to restrict, monitor – and collect taxes from – casinos and gaming machine bars.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/26/2019

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Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

The family of missing Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson continue their efforts to help locate the poker player who vanished in Dublin Ireland February 9.

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory.

NY Can Start Taking Sports Bets in May

NY Can Start Taking Sports Bets in May

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.