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An Overwhelmingly Positive Outcome to New Pennsylvania Gambling Laws

It’s no secret that legalized gambling has managed to bring in a lot of revenue to local communities. In Pennsylvania, this has been the case since 2004, when casino gambling was legalized. Back in 2004, this was a controversial enough

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$2.5 Million in Payouts Approved at Cool Cat and Planet7 Casinos

Crisis averted, the wait is over, it’s finally coming… statements all heard from winners waiting for delayed cash outs from Cool Cat and the Planet7 online casinos. After having self-proclaimed “payment processing” issues for more than a month, players who

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Gardens Casino Redevelopment May Offer a New Future for Hawaiian Gardens

The Gardens Casino had humble beginnings when it opened over 20 years ago inside a 60k sq ft tent. Now it has undergone an ambitious $90 million redevelopment, and features a full 200k sq ft of gaming space with a

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Will Vegas Gambling Influence Trump’s Foreign Policy?

It’s an “open secret” that most of the big money donors are shying away from Donald Trump. However if you look behind the rhetoric and connect the dots you can see a pattern emerging and it shows that Vegas gambling

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James Mackey Wins This Year’s World Poker Tour Choctaw All Cash Prize

James Mackey began his August with a broad smile all the way to the bank when he won the WPT (World Poker Tour) Choctaw first-place all cash price. The thirty-year-old poker professional player received a whopping win amounting to U.S

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Sports Sponsorship by Betting Companies are Being Picked Up in the US

Sports sponsorship by betting firms is no longer a new phenomenon in developed economies such as Spain, U.K and Australia, with most firms sponsoring various football divisions in these countries. Conspicuously missing from this list is the U.S., which has

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Lucky Lady Casino: Will Larry Flynt’s New Lady Mean Good Things for the People of Gardena?

Larry Flynt, the well-known publisher of Hustler magazine, has come to an agreement with the local government of Gardena, California to begin a $60 million renovation project of the former Normandie Casino. He has renamed it the Lucky Lady Casino,

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NGO Formed to Spread Awareness about Gambling

A NGO (non-profit, non-governmental) has been formed to make people aware about the various aspects related to the problem of gambling addiction. SaferGaming.com established Q1 2016 in Malta, has been launched to educate the gamblers and seek ways to further

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The Plot Thickens – Is Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Macau Casino a front for the CIA?

American investigation into Macau Casino Crime

An amazing turn of events occurred in the ongoing high-profile lawsuit for wrongful termination brought by Steven Jacobs, the former chief executive of the Sands Macau casino operation. Related Reading Crime, Corruption, and Casinos – The Legacy Continues Today Corruption:

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Seminole Gambling Rights: Virtual or Reality?

In a statement by the Seminole tribe of Florida to Governor Rick Scott, the tribe claims that their gambling agreement with the state has been violated. They have given the state 30 days to draft a new agreement regarding the

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Two Presidential Hopefuls Already Against Online Gambling

2016 election candidates against online gambling

If one wanted to know what the next President might think about the current state of U.S. online gambling, we don’t need to go any further than the candidate pool that already exists. At least two hopefuls have made it

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No Luck on the Proposed Delaware Casino Bailout

Delaware Casino Bailout Stalled

Bad news for the gambling community in Delaware, the proposed $46 million dollar casino aid package has officially been stalled. It is tabled in order to be revised and revisited at a later date, it appears that the casinos in the area

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More Changes Coming to Atlantic City

Changes coming to Atlantic City NJ - Mobile Casino Party

Although it remains one of America’s top destinations for traditional gambling, it’s no secret that Atlantic City has been hurting in recent years. The coastal New Jersey city has taken numerous measures to boost its visitor numbers as a result–

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Millennials Push Industry Further into the Skill-Based Gambling Era

Millennials, or young people born between 1980 and 2000, are making up an ever increasing segment of the consumer market. Experts at Goldmen Sachs estimate that this population may be even larger than the baby boomers at 97 million young

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Tony Sewell Overcomes Cancer and Seeks National Poker Championship

Card player Tony Sewell has survived a lot. Diagnosed with throat cancer, he has, at times, had to watch his play suffer as a result. Last year, at a World Series of Poker (WSOP) circuit tournament, Sewell could not hold

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2 Dead After Fatal Parking Lot Shooting

resorts world casino gunman called himself ‘the Grim Reaper’ before fatal shoot-out with police

When going to a casino and resort many people intend to drink and gamble; hoping to have fun and win some money. What people do not expect is to be shot over something trivial or to be the witness to

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Results of the 2015 Annual Southern Gaming Summit

Gambling is big business in the USA, especially in Mississippi. The Delta saw tough times after mechanization of the agricultural industry in the late 20th century. Whole families that had depended for generations on jobs working in the fields had

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Bill Could Open Gambling Backup in Alabama with Economic Repercussions in Mississippi

Bill Could Open Gambling Backup in Alabama with Economic Repercussions in Mississippi

Opening up a new business in any city almost always has repercussions to others that must be considered. While new casinos can boost the economy, pouring income in from residents and tourists, it can also hurt the economic success of nearby states who

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Mississippi Just Says “No” To Online Gambling

Mississippi was the last state in the union to officially prohibit slavery, and it just may be the last state to legalize online gambling. Legislature of the conservative region recently decided against permitting bet placing online when the state has

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Future Casinos Will Include e-sports & Video Gaming

Electronic Sports for Money

Over the past few years a new gaming trend has been accelerating at breakneck speed—one which will change the slot machine industry for players and manufacturers at a fundamental level. Video gamers are rushing forward to embrace playing tournaments for

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Elaine Wynn Voted Off Board

Wynn and Encore Casinos

In 2010, billionaire owners of Wynn Resorts Casino, Steve & Elaine Wynn, divorced in an amicable manner. The divorce agreement stated that Steve would be required to vote for Elaine in order to sit on the board, as long as

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Property Owners Taking a Gamble on Barstow Casino Project. Wait or Sell Now?

Many West Coasters are aware of a longstanding attempt to build an Indian casino in the California Mojave desert in Barstow. The project has been in development for more than 10 years as it moves through the bureaucracy of the Bureau

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Court Denies $41 Million Payout From Slot Machine

It was like a scene right out of a movie. An elderly woman sits down at a slot machine, not expecting much, but ends up winning a huge jackpot, bells, whistles and all. She leaps up out of disbelief, cheers, and

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Corruption: What Happens in Macau Stays in Vegas

Big money is at stake. A top American billionaire is implicated. There are allegations of illegal activities, organized crime involvement, political corruption, blackmail, and money-laundering. Macau is a place where glamour, gambling action, and crime still mix it up. The story

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Indiana on the Verge of Significant Casino Legislation Changes

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As the 2015 legislative session nears its close, the matter of whether or not live dealers will be permitted remains unresolved. While there is no question that the move would benefit the bottom line for the casinos themselves, there is

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