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Deputy Gets 15 Months for Extortion in Illegal Gambling Case

A former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas must serve 15 months in prison for extorting money from illegal gambling operations and tipping the businesses off to investigations.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/18/2017

Atlantic City Gambling Revenue Down in July

Casino revenue in Atlantic City was down last month 2.7 percent over last year, yet the seven remaining casinos saw a slight increase.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/15/2017

Casino Bosses Sue High Stakes International Gambler

Bosses at London's Les Ambassadeurs Club told a High Court that an international high stakes gambler’s checks had bounced to the tune of £470,000.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2017

Disney Throws Down Another $500K to Stop Gambling Expansion

Disney Throws Down Another $500K to Stop Gambling Expansion

Disney is doubling down on its push to prevent gambling expansion in the Sunshine State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/14/2017

Maloofs Bet $880K on Mayweather; Will Give All of Winnings to Charity

Maloofs Bet $880K on Mayweather; Will Give All of Winnings to Charity

Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2017

List of Unknown Facts about Online Casinos

List of Unknown Facts about Online Casinos

 

If you are a rookie in web-based gaming platforms, then you ought to ensure that you are aware of a coterie of facts. As such, we shall delve into the essential things you should know before you decide to make your first deposit to any casino.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/14/2017

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

Stabbing at Vegas Strip Casino Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A transient man has been taken into custody after stabbing a security guard on the casino floor at the Las Vegas Strip Palazzo Casino. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2017

Casino Industry Growing but Extremely Saturated

Casino Industry Growing but Extremely Saturated

In a CBS This Morning report, it is revealed that the casino industry is – what one analyst claims – “kind of an arms race”.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2017

Casinos Look to Convert eSports Players Into Gamblers

Casinos Look to Convert eSports Players Into Gamblers

Casinos are slowly embracing competitive video game tournaments -- known as "e-sports" -- as a way to help their bottom lines

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2017

Reno Police Seek Casino Shooting Suspect: Vegas Naked Gunman Shot

Reno Police Still Searching for Casino Shooting Suspect: Vegas Naked Gunman Shot

Reno police are searching for a suspect in a shooting over the weekend at a casino south of downtown.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/07/2017

Novomatic Introduces a New Form of Bingo Gaming to the Asia Pacific Market

Novomatic Introduces a New Form of Bingo Gaming to the Asia Pacific Market

Novomatic AG is one of the companies that recently made a contribution to the popularisation of bingo worldwide. Although the Austrian firm has a lot of experience in the development of gaming equipment, they weren't famous outside Europe. However, all of that changed thanks to their video bingo electronic game.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2017

Meet Alex, The Russian Mathematician Turned Casino Hacker

Meet Alex, The Russian Mathematician Turned Casino Hacker

Wired.com always presents some excellent pieces and this weekend is no different.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2017

First Ever Cash-Out Slots Introduced in NJ

First Ever Cash-Out Slots Introduced in NJ

Colossus Fracpot is the latest slot product from New Jersey-licensed online gambling firm Betfair.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2017

Man Guilty of Robbing Casino Twice

Man Guilty of Robbing Casino Twice

A Jury in Bozeman, Montana has found Duane Burchill guilty of robbing a local casino on two different occasions. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/03/2017

Increasing your Odds at Roulette

Increasing your Odds at Roulette

If you have chosen to play roulette, it is most likely because you would like to try and make a profit each time you play.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/31/2017

Advantages of Live Casinos

Advantages of Live Casinos

If you have decided that you would like to play some of your favourite casino games online, then you may be wondering whether it would be better to play with a live casino or with an RNG version.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/31/2017

Is Online Gambling Legal in Canada?

Is Online Gambling Legal in Canada?

Betting and gambling has always been a favourite pastime in Canada, and even more so since the growth of online gaming. However, the laws of gambling may be a bit shoddy as betting on the Internet forms part of a grey area in Canada law. But does this 'legal grey area' mean that you are breaking the law while playing your favourite casino game in the comfort of your home? The short answer is no, although the long answer is more complicated.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/26/2017

House Approves Changes to Casino Gambling Compact in Connecticut

House Approves Changes to Casino Gambling Compact in Connecticut

The House of Representatives has approved amended agreements that could lead to Connecticut’s first casino on nontribal land.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/25/2017

PA House to Hold Session on How to Fix State Budget That Includes Online Gambling

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives prepared to return to Harrisburg for an unusual weekend session

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/21/2017

Republicans Abruptly Exit PA Budget Talks That Include Gambling Expansion

Republicans Abruptly Exit PA Budget Talks That Include Gambling Expansion

Efforts to end Pennsylvania’s 18-day stalemate over how to pay for a $32 billion budget took an unexpected turn Tuesday when House Republican leaders abruptly retreated

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/19/2017

Mickey Mouse ‘Just Say No to Casinos’

Mickey Mouse ‘Just Say No to Casinos’

Disney means business!  No way are they letting casinos into the Orlando area....Not if Mickey and friends have any s(w)ay in the matter

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

Sands Bethlehem President Resigns

Sands Bethlehem President Resigns

The President of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem has abruptly resigned after three years in that position. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2017

New Jersey Casino Becomes the First to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

New Jersey Casino Becomes the First to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let customers play daily fantasy sports contests for money. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2017

Types of Online Casino Slots

Types of Online Casino Slots

 

There are different types of online slot games that you are able to play at online casinos. Here is a look at popular types of online slots.

3 Reel Slots

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/16/2017

Sands Casino Fined for Allowing Underage Gamblers

Sands Casino Fined Against For Allowing Underage Gamblers

Cited for 11 incidents where minors were caught drinking and gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/13/2017

Detained Crown Casino Employees Ordeal Nearly Over

Detained Crown Casino Employees Ordeal Nearly Over

The ordeal for Crown Resorts employees jailed in China for gambling crimes is drawing to a close, with some of those imprisoned, including two Australians, released on Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2017

$3 Million Exchange at Aria Center of Lawsuit

$3 Million Exchange at Aria Center of Lawsuit

The Las Vegas Review Journal is reporting that a $3 million exchange at an Aria poker table is now center stage in a lawsuit filed in a Clark County court.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2017

Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas Flooded

Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas Flooded

A leaking pipe at the Planet Hollywood casino caused a flood of water, shutting down parts of the Las Vegas Strip resort property for hours Saturday night.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2017

5 Quick Tips About Blackjack

5 Quick Tips About Blackjack

Thinking about trying your hand at playing Blackjack? Don’t jump in before reading these 10 simple points – you could save yourself a lot of money!

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/10/2017

Florida and Seminoles Settle Blackjack Dispute

The state of Florida is ending its legal tussle with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over the tribe’s estimated $2 billion a year gambling operation.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/05/2017

Breaking News

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

Absolute Poker, UltimateBet Players Closer to Getting Paid

The US Department of Justice has approved the first round of payments to those customers affected by the abrupt closure of Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet

Vegas Officer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge in Chokehold Death

Vegas Officer Arraigned for Manslaughter in Chokehold Death

A suspended police officer has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge in the chokehold death last May of an unarmed man he chased out of a Las Vegas Strip casino.

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.