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The Bellagio, MGM Grand to be Developed in Dubai

The Middle Eastern nation of Dubai will get its own Bellagio and MGM Grand Hotels, two iconic staples of Las Vegas.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/20/2009

Delaware Governor Speaks About Sports Betting

Delaware Governor Jack Markell spoke on a Sports Illustrated web telecast Tuesday regarding his decision to support legalized sports betting in his state.

Delaware becomes the only state east of the Mississippi River to allow betting on sports after the governor signed the legislation with Markell signing the bill into law this past Thursday. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2009

Australia High Roller Sues Casino

MELBOURNE (AFP) - A compulsive Australian gambler banned from Sydney's casino blew more than two million dollars (1.5 million US) on the card tables in a neighbouring state in just 43 minutes, a co

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2009

New Jersey vs. Delaware in Race for Sports Betting

Neighboring states New Jersey and Delaware are racing to legalize sports betting with New Jersey focusing more on the Web element, enhanced through its teaming up with the powerful trade organizati

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2009

Ladbrokes: Online Poker in Australia Very Bad

According to the Interactive Gambling Act, online poker sites geared towards Australian ci

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/15/2009

Crown Casino Expansion Will Be Massive

Thanks to the Victorian Government allowing Crown Casino to grow in exchange for an estimated $60 million in extra tax revenue over four years came on the day of the Federal Budget

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/13/2009

Delaware and Sports Betting Featured on ESPN

New Delaware Governor, Jack Markell, is making huge national waves in its attempt to legalize sports betting in the state.  ESPN interviewed Markell about the hot button issue.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/13/2009

Delaware Hot Button Issue in Sports Betting

The local Delaware media has been following recent developments in legislative agendas surrounding the legalizing of sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2009

Online Gambling at a Crossroads in Australia

Australia's wagering industry is at the crossroads, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/12/2009

EFF and ACLU Step Into Kentucky Gambling Domain Case

The Web Host Industry review is reporting that a court appeal designed to cur

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/27/2009

Vietnamese-American Walks Free After Online Gambling Conviction

Having spent 6 months in a Vietnam prison, a Vietnamese-American was allowed to walk free this week. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/15/2009

Detroit Casino Shares Up Slightly

There may be a dark cloud over Detroit's pivotal auto industry but a dim light shined over its casino industry with news Tuesday that the big three casinos revenues rose slightly. 

The Michigan Gaming Control reported a rise of 1.84 percent with MGM Grand Detroit finishing the year with $578 million in revenue, MotorCity Casino ending with $464 million in revenue and Greektown Casino finishing up with $316 million. 


Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/13/2009

States Likely to Begin Legalizing Sports Betting in 2009

With the economy in dire straits and individual states feeling the worst of it, the likelihood of at least one or more states legalizing sports betting is more a reality than ever in 2009.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/08/2009

100 Students, Ancient Burial Stop Philadelphia Casino?

Dale Buss, author of the riveting book  "Family Man: The Biography Of Dr.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/02/2009

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