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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Wall Street Journal

Wary High-Rollers Shy Away From Macau's Casinos
Wall Street Journal
Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau fell 3.6% to 28.42 billion patacas ($3.56 billion) last month compared with 29.49 billion patacas during the same period in 2013, according to data from Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.
Macau gambling revenue declines for second month in JulyReuters
Macau Casino Revenue Falls for 2nd Straight MonthABC News

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Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa Gaming Commission: No new casinos for 3 years
Iowa City Press Citizen
Nearly one-fourth of Iowa's casino revenue comes from Nebraskans, who mostly visit casinos along the Missouri River. Nebraska's constitution forbids casino gambling, and recent attempts to place the issue on the ballot have failed in the state Legislature.
Gaming commission: no new licenses for 3 yearsWashington Times

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Christie Signs Bill That Allows Gamblers To Ban Themselves From Casinos ...
CBS Local
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Thursday that will allow gamblers to ban themselves from casinos or gambling websites without having to admit they have a gambling problem. The law applies to people who sign up and make ...

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Chalkbeat Colorado

Ballot measure to allow casino gambling at racetracks gets green light
The Denver Post
A measure proposing to legalize casino gambling at the Arapahoe Park racetrack in Aurora received the green light Monday from Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler to appear on the November ballot. Based on a random sample of the 136,800 ...
Yea or neigh on Initiative 135?Westword (blog)

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4 Reasons Blackjack Remains the World's Favorite Casino Gambling Game
Blackjack Champ
The casino gambler has almost unlimited options at their disposal. Given that, why is blackjack the most popular game? When most of us think of casinos, we think of the classic European table game of blackjack. Sure, there are other popular options ...


News 12 New Jersey

Racetracks push for casino gambling in plan to bring new life to racing
News 12 New Jersey
State horse racing operators are pushing for casino gambling to come to the racetracks, giving gamblers more ways to place bets. (7/29/14). EAST RUTHERFORD - State horse racing operators are pushing for casino gambling to come to the racetracks, giving ...


NJ May Be Ready To Roll Dice On Casino Gambling Expansion
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 30, 2014, 9:10 PM ET) -- As pressure mounts for New Jersey to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City, lawmakers are considering putting the issue to voters before the end of an unofficial five-year moratorium, but questions ...


Casino.Org News

Exclusive TWC News/Siena Poll Shows Ambivalent Attitude Toward Casinos
TWC News
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New Yorkers in three key regions of the state see both upsides and downsides to the expansion of casino gambling, according to an exclusive Time Warner Cable News/Siena College poll. The survey found residents in the Hudson Valley, ...
Siena/TWC Poll: Upstate New Yorkers Ambivalent About New CasinosJP Updates
Survey Supports Upstate Casino DevelopmentWAMC
Councilwoman Withdraws Support for Upstate New York CasinoCasino.Org News
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State should hold its horses on casino gambling
Glens Falls Post-Star
Because we have Saratoga each summer, I don't have much interest in gambling the rest of the year. There was a time when it was a treat to visit a city with casino gambling. It was a novelty, an attraction to try out table games like roulette and ...


Gambling on Casinos in New York
New York Times
The timing is worthy of note. As trucks in Albany were unloading reams of documents describing 17 proposals for four new casinos in New York, Moody's Investors Service was issuing its latest report on gambling — downgrading the national gambling ...

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