Gambling Comps 101 or The Ask Game

Gambling Comps 101 or The Ask Game I don't know who did it or when it happened, but someone shortened the word complimentary to comp and made it an industry standard. In casino language, comps are cash or gifts (freebies) that the casinos give to their customers as a... Read More

How To Extend Your Stay & Play At A Casino

How To Extend Your Stay & Play At A Casino If you decided to build a new home, would you start construction without first developing a plan or blueprint? Or would you begin a new business without having a business plan? Would you go to war without knowing your... Read More

Roulette System: Confession of the Roulette Dealer on Dealers Signature

Roulette System: Confession of the Roulette Dealer on Dealer's signatureThis article is going to show you how you can use the dealer's signature to beat roulette.Not many people know this, but it's absolutely critical."I don't believe it! Impossible."Those are some comments I hear when I tell people that dealers can... Read More

The Truth Behind The Limits: What Minimum and Maximum Bets Are About

Have you ever thought about the reason behind the existence of minimum and maximum bets? The truth is simple: casinos want your money. As simple as that. So they restrict your possibilities to win. It was in 1654 that Antoine Chevalier de Mere asked Pascal why he usually lost... Read More

World Series of Poker Mania

The popularity of the World Series of Poker gained tremendousmomentum from The Travel Channel's World Poker Tour showings. Although the event had been showing for a number of years on ESPN, when new technologies such as the table camera were used,television watchers began getting involved in the hands as they... Read More

Why All the Excitement Over Poker?

Poker's new upsurge in popularity in is due to televised showings of championship poker tournaments, such as The World Poker Tour and The World Series of Poker. This has resulted in millions of people all over the world playing either online or at land based casinos. Even movie stars and... Read More

Online Poker Gambling Sees Tremendous Growth

Online poker gambling at casinos and poker rooms is one of the fastest growing forms of wagering on the Internet. Fueled by the televised tournaments seen on Travel Channel's World Poker Tour, ESPN with the 2004 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and Bravo's Celebrity Poker, the popularity of the game... Read More

World Poker Tour -- The Beginning of a Phenomenon

World Poker Tour high stakes poker tournaments started a revolution in the way the game is viewed, enjoyed, followed and played. Even though the World Series of Poker had been televised for years before the World Poker Tour (WPT), the game of poker was elevated when "WPT cams" were placed... Read More

Poker Online Freeroll Tournaments

Poker online freeroll tournaments are a huge way to leverage a player's way into major tournaments and to win big money at no cost to the player. Casinos and poker rooms offer them to reward active players and to recruit new ones. Generally by playing a number of hands using... Read More

Online Poker Tournaments -- Time to get aboard

Online poker tournaments are skyrocketing in popularity due to reasons ranging from low buyins into major tournaments for a fraction of their usual cost to those who do not live within driving distance of a land based poker room. (And of course another factor is the money that can be... Read More

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Bloomberg

The Biggest Gamble: Can Macau Beat the Odds?
Bloomberg
Macau, an autonomous, 30-square-kilometer (12-square-mile) former Portuguese colony of just 640,000 people, is bigger than any other gaming center because the government in Beijing allows it a casino-gambling monopoly in the world's second-largest ...
Slumping Macau calls in superheroes as graft fight hits casinosTHE BUSINESS TIMES

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KENS 5 TV

South Texans cashing in with new casino cruise ship
KENS 5 TV
Now there's a new draw -- a casino that offers a gambling experience unlike any other in the Lone Star State. It's called the Aransas Queen Casino and the ship takes off from Port Aransas seven days a week. It goes about nine miles into federal waters ...

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WXIA-TV

Gov. Deal opposes gambling, but would he allow it?
WXIA-TV
ATLANTA (WXIA) -- Several recent reports have seen major casinos showing interest in the state of Georgia, both in downtown Atlanta and at Turner Field. Gambling is illegal in Georgia, and Governor Nathan Deal has said he has no desire to change that.
Narrow path offers opening for casino gambling in GeorgiaAtlanta Journal Constitution

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WABC-TV

Professional poker player sues Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City over ...
WABC-TV
The casino claims the technique called edge sorting that was used by Ivey and Sun violates New Jersey casino gambling regulations. The lawsuit claims the cards were defective in that the pattern on the back of them was not uniform. The cards have rows ...

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Boston Globe

State gaming commission member to resign Sept. 30
Boston Globe
James F. McHugh, a retired judge who helped shepherd Massachusetts into its new era of casino gaming, will resign from his position as a state gambling commissioner in the fall, he said Monday. “I think it is time to pick up my postponed retirement ...
Massachusetts gaming commissioner, executive director cite personal reasons in ...MassLive.com
Two top Massachusetts gambling regulators to step downWorld Casino Directory

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Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog)

Turner Field to become a casino?
Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog)
Three major casino gaming companies have joined MGM Resorts International in expressing interest in building a casino resort in downtown Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed said Thursday. But Reed has some of the same reservations about plopping a casino in ...
Gaming companies eye Turner Field for casino siteWSB Radio
Mayor talks Hawks move, Downtown casino, job creation, HUD grantAtlanta Intown

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The Courier-Journal

Churchill says online games not casino gambling
The Courier-Journal
Churchill Downs Inc., having bet on the future of free games played online, is asking a federal judge to dismiss a case that contends those games are illegal casino gambling. Last year's purchase of Big Fish Games by Churchill was the Louisville-based ...


Casino deal between Pinnacle and Gaming and Leisure latest to separate ...
Fox Business
LAS VEGAS – A deal involving Pinnacle Entertainment is the latest example of a casino company separating its gambling operations from its real estate to generate cash. Las Vegas-based Pinnacle announced this week it would sell most of its casino-hotels ...

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United Kingdom Casino Gaming Market 2015-2019 – Rise in Number of Gambling ...
Satellite PR News (press release)
The analysts forecast the revenue of the casino gaming market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of 4.13% over the period 2014-2019. This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the casino gaming market in the UK for the period ...

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OnlinePokerReport.com

The Impact Of Regulated Online Gambling On Land-Based Casino Revenue: Setting ...
OnlinePokerReport.com
In a recent piece on PennLive (“State's horse-racing industry being threatened by potential for Internet gaming“), Tim Shea, president, Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association Inc., asserted that regulating Internet gaming would ...
Valdmir Putin gambles on a £3billion complex of 16 super-casinos in SIBERIADaily Mail
Youths warming up to gamblingThe Southern Times

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