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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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WSOP Announces 2015 Event Dates With Changes

The 46th annual World Series of Poker, a series of poker tournaments open to anyone 21 years of age or older, will begin Wednesday, May 27, 2015, with nearly $200 million in prize money up for grabs. Tournament organizers also

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Religion, Politics, Islands, and Casinos

Does anyone knoe if The Casino de Monte-Carlo actually exists anywhere but in the movies? There is a curious case of casino controversy in the country of Sri Lanka. First of all, Sri Lanka is a small island country off

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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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New Years Gambling Licenses Awarded in New York

It is the holiday season, almost the new year, and there are already three lucky winners in New York State. The New York Gaming Facility Location Board awarded licenses to the Finger Lakes, Schenectady and Thompson, Sullivan County entries. Many

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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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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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Anti-Casino Groups Repeal in Massachusetts Goes So Far to Say Lotto is Not Gambling

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As the issue of allowing casino construction awaits voters in Massachusetts on November 4th , the anti-casino group Repeal the Casino Deal is hoping to create enough public awareness to undo what has already been done by trying to get

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Fighting Wynn Over Building Casinos Never Wins

This is not an anti-media or pro-casino rant. Some of us love to gamble, and some people would suggest that your money would be put to better use supporting one of their causes, such as taking in stray animals or

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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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When Two Casinos Equal Less Than One in New York Gaming Expansion

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In the midst of many states closing casinos and losing gaming revenue, the state of New York has a very different problem. The air is thick with “we really want the new casino here” attitude from four counties as there

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Whales and a “Wong” Decision

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For most of us “regular players”, going to the casino is a weekend adventure where we spend a few hundred dollars or less to relax with fellow wheel spinners and card sharks. For a select few, going to the casino

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Glendale, Arizona Casino Proposal Challenged by Senators

One of the more unusual state casino venues is in the state of Arizona. According to Arizona law, the only casino construction allowed is that on Indian reservations. However, this is not actually a law but an agreement made between

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The Arapahoe Park, Colorado Casino Debate

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Arapahoe Park, Colorado is a place that generally does not come to mind when the issues of state operated casino gambling and how it is regulated is discussed. However, the people who own the racetrack at Arapahoe Park are looking

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More Opposing the Gaming Expansion in Massachusetts

The fight for legalizing casinos in Massachusetts continues as an anti-casino group, Repeal the Casino Deal, said it has acquired more than the minimum number of signatures to have the issue put on the November ballot. The group claims it

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First In-State: New MGM Casino to be Built in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has finally awarded the first casino construction license, giving it to the city of Springfield. MGM has been awarded the license and pledged to create approximately 2600 new construction jobs and 2350 full-time jobs that will

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Can a College Degree in Casino Management Predict the Future of Gaming in NY?

Casino management training is continuing to progress in the state of New York. The State University of New York (SUNY) at Broome Community College can earn a degree in – casino management. For those interested, the degree is an AAS

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The Unpatriotic Falling of Mississippi USA Casinos

For more than two decades, the state of Mississippi was a gamblers haven, boasting some of the best and most popular casinos in the United States (see more here). With a huge number of old-fashioned riverboats, it attracted players from

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Massachusetts Gambling Expansion – Chaos Incorporated, Dumb Luck Ensues

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When it comes to the most educated state in America, Massachusetts, pro-casino legislators and casino advocates must have some of the lowest IQs in the nation. A recent article in the Miami Herald said that the law for casino operation

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Foxwoods Review: Lost in the Woods Like Casey Kasem

Once one of the New England region’s most talked about and attractive casinos, but is nothing like Vegas. Now to add to the less than acceptable service levels reported by recent guests, the Foxwoods casino is now scheduling early closing hours

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Gaming That Really Makes Sense in PA

The state of Pennsylvania, particularly the city of Philadelphia, has arrived at a rational casino gaming approach that benefits both the public and the state as a whole financially. Up for grabs is the license to build another casino in

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Club World And Lucky Red Down – Making Thier Way To The Scam List

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It was a Cyber-Attack. Now Resolved! We are happy to report that this issue is resolved and Club World is back online!! From the Club World Representative:The DDoS (Cyber-Attack) was directed at us for a reason, to take us down,

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My Favorite Games Have The Worst Odds

You should go to the casino to have fun, and perhaps win a little money, in that order. However, you cannot win more often than you lose with no regard to the game you play or it is just not

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Failed Attempts to Bring More Gambling to New York: It Never Ends

A proposal to construct… you guessed it, a new casino, but now in Tyre, NY is meeting resistance with the assistance of national gambling opposition groups including casinofreetyre.com and the Saratogians Against Vegas-Style Expansion, or SAVE. This is in addition to

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