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Georgia Lawmakers Eye Savannah’s Hutchinson Island for Gambling

Hutchinson Island, a river island north of downtown Savannah, Georgia, once played host as one of the busiest containerization cargo ports in the world, but lately it has caught the attention of state legislators for the purpose of making it

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Why Everyone is Talking about Casinos in Manila

Recently we covered Manila, Philippines and how it’s on the way to becoming one of the most popular casinos havens in Asia behind Macao. Casinos are highly patronized by the people in this country because it is not allowed on

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The Socio-Economic Impact & Recent History of United States Gaming

The United States has embraced gambling as a legitimate part of society and economy. While the history of United States gaming is a wrought with stories from mobsters to murder as this infographic shows, it is only recently that it is being

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Internet Gaming vs. Internet Lottery. Which Will Win Out in 2015?

Most Americans know the United States forefathers embodied strong religious principles. Naturally, these principles were wrought with implicit values condemning gambling of any kind. However, a number of English colony leaders allowed one gambling custom—the game of lottery. In fact, lotteries

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Olympic Sports Betting Receives the Go-Ahead From Nevada Regulators

Las Vegas gambling recently received the green light to expand betting into a new arena–the global Olympic games. As of Thursday, Nevada gambling regulators will permit all state sportsbooks to offer bets on the 2016 Summer games hosted in Rio

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Riviera Hotel and Casino Sold to Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Will Be Demolished

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has purchased the Riviera Hotel and Casino (also known as the Riv) from JP Morgan for $182.5 million on Friday, February 20, 2015.  The Riviera, which opened in 1955, observes its 60th anniversary

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A Crapshoot: Now Record Holding Gambling Grandmother Beat The Odds

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Craps! no it is not an expression of frustration, but a fast paced casino game where players really do risk it all on a throw of the dice. Players normally do not win on every throw otherwise the casinos would

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Judge Rules the Return of 1.5 Million Dollars in Un-shuffled Cards Case

A recent court ruling in the world of gambling places responsibility of a game’s fairness on a surprising involved party: the players. A recent court case between New Jersey’s Golden Nugget casino and fourteen gamblers began when the casino failed

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Think You Got Skills? Gamble at the Basketball Free-Throw Event at the Borgata Casino

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Simple bets on sporting games have played an important role in the realm of active recreational entertainment for a very long time.  Since the 1800’s carnival-goers can throw baseballs at milk jugs, shoot moving targets, toss rings around spindles, throw

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Casears Entertainment Operating Company Files for Bankruptucy

One of the biggest casinos around Caesar’s Palace has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is owned by the Caesar Entertainment Operating Company. All other properties will be still operating, and user accounts will not change, this includes all of

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Gambling Extending its Reaches to Philippines

Manila is working now to become one of the world’s foremost casino hubs as they opened the second large scale resort in the city along the Philippine waterfront. The new resort is run by Macau casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment that

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Five Groups Vie For Massachusetts Gambling Licenses

The companies competing are Rush Street Gaming, KG Urban Enterprises, Somerset on the Move, Crossroads Massachusetts and Seafan Trust according to the Mass Gaming and Entertainment Commission. All five of these groups will address the commission on Feb 5. 2015. The applicants

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Iowa Lotto Employee Wins Big: Two Counts of Fraud

Not supposed to be doing something but can’t remember what it was? In this case a lottery employee forgot he was not allowed to play… The story is that a 14.3 million lottery jackpot went unclaimed for several years. An

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Evaluating the Maine Choice 24 Hours a Day

Even the small states get it right. Maine has committed to keeping the doors of it lone casino, the Hollywood Casino in Bangor wide open. The reason is they are experimenting with the idea of keeping the casino open 24 hours

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Heavy Fiscal Expectations on Horseshoe Casino Maryland

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Someone once said, “90 percent of everything you worry about never happens.” Then there is that other 10 percent… The new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, Maryland got rave reviews in its first week of operation. It was expected to attract

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4 Tips for Avoiding Criminals at the Casino

Why get into this now? Just Google “robbed at the casino” and you will see there has been a more than a few incidents recently. Simply put, I want you to feel safe while gambling because it is more fun. Beyond

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Playing Blackjack Right Makes You Look Like a Criminal

It Could Happen To You… The video above titled “Maryland Live – 2nd Degree Assault” posted on Youtube is an interesting story that has made the local news in Baltimore, Maryland. A man was caught counting cards after about an

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They Could Have Walked With Millions – But Cheaters Never Win

John King and Andre Nestor discovered a bug in the Game King video poker machine that let them exploit it over and over, winning as much as $500,000 at a visit and eventually they became part of the first gambling

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I’m An Unconventional Gambler Who Mostly Breaks Even

I have been a long time casino player, everything from video poker to the occasional table game – usually roulette and craps. People ask me why I go, or tell me that it is a losing proposition no matter how

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Slot Madness Casino: $50 Free & 400% Welcome Bonus

As the old-time spinners and winners would tell you, Slot Madness has been paying US players for 4 years running with no sign of stopping now. Powered by NuWorks, a division of RTG, they are trusted to have both a

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California Indian Casino Approval Meets Heavy Resistance

Indian reservations were one of the forerunners of providing broad access gaming around the country based on the fact that their land is not considered part of the US. At the beginning, before the expansion of state operated casino licensing,

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The Desperate Shores of New Jersey

The New Jersey State Legislature passed a resolution asking the state of New York to reject the bid of building a casino at the proposed Sterling Forest location unanimously. You may not be aware that politics in casino licensing is

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Florida Casino to Close its Doors – Temporarily

The Dania Casino located in Broward County, Florida will be closing its doors for one year, adding 300 of its employees to the rolls of the unemployed plaguing the state. The simplest reason for this move has nothing to do

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A Look at the World of the Casino Player

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This week I would like to turn my attention to those who make the casino construction, additional state revenue, and political wrangling all possible – the casino player. You may give yourself a round of applause. If it weren’t for

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New York, USA Casino Survey Presents Old Misinformation

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A recent study by Time Warner Cable of the Hudson Valley, Southern Tier and the Capital Region areas on how residents felt about the potential impact of casinos in their local area showed mixed, and often confusing, results. Basically, while

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