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Macau & China’s Struggling Gambling Industry

It seems as though there are some limits that China is unable to cross on the path to becoming more Westernized. China has already built an impressive army, drawn several major corporations to its borders, and established a platform for unprecedented economic

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Watching Others Thrive Motivates Gambling Amendment Proposal in Tennessee

Millions of dollars of tax revenue is the catalyst behind a recent proposal to amend Tennessee’s law to allow casinos and gambling. Democrat Representative Jason Powell is aware of the tax dollars Tennesseans are spending in Mississippi at their casinos,

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Illinois Gambles: Trickle Down Casino Expansion Bill

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Government officials are anticipating a bill to be passed in Illinois with hopes to expand gambling for its US jurisdiction. They are expecting 2015 to be a golden year that will spur new growth among chosen cities looking to benefit

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2015 Mobile Gaming Market Trends and Analysis

The recent surge in popularity of mobile casino gaming since the launch of platforms by Microsoft and competitors such as Activision, King, Ubisoft, and PlayRaven signals the near future advance of gambling ‘on the go’. Market research on mobile gaming

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Steps Being Taken To Welcome State-Run Online Gambling In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee hosted a hearing March 19th, 2015 at the Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, where casino executives gave testimony in order to gain online gambling in the state. So far the neighboring states of New

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Las Vegas Casino Heist Remains a Mystery

In 1992 employee to Stardust Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Bill Brennan, walked out with half a million dollars and was never heard from since. He reported to his job like he had for the previous four years, but

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Homeless Woman Arrested For Murdering Poker Dealer “Elvis” Joe

World Series of Poker dealer, “Elvis” Joe Levine, was found dead on Wednesday September 3rd, 2014. Police claimed that a homeless woman had shot the man late Wednesday night at his home in Las Vegas. Levine died of a gunshot

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$82 Million Offer to Buy Revel Casino Denied by Judge

The Revel Casino located in Atlantic City was once a popular tourist and local attraction, for about two years. During this time it never managed to turn a profit making it Atlantic City’s biggest financial mistake costing over 2.2 billion

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Controversy Arises Over New Arkansas Gambling Proposals

Senator Jeremy Hutchinson has introduced a new gambling proposal in the Arkansas legislature aimed at expanding award prizes which could be won by players in the coin-operated games. Currently there is an existing gaming law in Arkansas which allows for

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The Trump Name to Stay Part of Atlantic City Attractions

There isn’t much these days that is around casinos that hasn’t been touched by the Trump name in some way or another. A recent lawsuit filed by Ivanka and Donald Trump seeking to remove the Trump name from an existing

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Jason Chaffetz Tries To Outlaw USA Online Gambling (Again)

Another attempt to derail the gaming industry expansion online is going in front of the House. Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT], along with 14 cosponsors introduced H.R. 707, also known as the “Restoration of America’s Wire Act”, a bill that intends to

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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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Lotus Asia Casino Review

Lotus Asia Casino Review

The internet casino Lotus Asia Casino was founded in 2011, owned and operated by Taj Asia Enterprises N.V. whom also own Black Lotus Casino and Fone Casino. Taj Asia Enterprises N.V. is licensed by the Government of Curacao. They provide

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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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