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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Reporter Newspapers

Commentary: residents talk about legalizing casino gambling
Reporter Newspapers
I would want to see more statistics on comparable cities that have legalized gambling in terms of crime rates and gambling addictions. And I would also have concerns about poorer families statistically spending more of their income gambling.” –Louis ...


Accused of cheating casino, gambler Phil Ivey fires back: What about the booze ...
San Jose Mercury News
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage: plying gamblers with free booze served by ...

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Buffalo News

$40 million expansion coming for downtown casino
Buffalo News
Barry E. Snyder Jr., chairman of the Seneca Gaming Corp., said the expansion – which will take place on the South Park Avenue side of the site – will add 300 workers to the gambling casino, boosting the total number of workers to 800. Mayor Byron W ...
Seneca Nation Gives Green Light for $40 Million Expansion of Seneca Buffalo ...StarmineNews.com

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Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

House Speaker to Propose Expanded Gambling Legislation, Casinos in Kentucky
Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
KyCIR found that Illinois, Indiana and Ohio have raked in a total of $3.9 billion in taxes in the past decade from these gambling hotspots. (Read "How Kentucky Money Fuels Cross-Border Casinos, Other State Budgets"). “Whether we like it or not ...
House Speaker Stumbo wants voters to allow casino gambling in KentuckyWCPO
Opposing gambling views in Ky governor's raceWHAS 11.com (subscription)
Prospects For Expanded Gambling Unclear As Candidates Weigh InWKMS

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

First meetings set to study legalized casino gambling in Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Efforts to legalize casino gambling will get a closer look in September, when state lawmakers will meet for the first time since MGM Resorts International went public with its push to bring Las Vegas-style gambling to Georgia. A legislative study ...

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Bangor Daily News

Lesson 1 from Casino Ed: 'If you can't beat 'em, enjoy 'em'
Bangor Daily News
Charlie Frair launched a series of online courses earlier this month about gambling he said fit into the category of "consumer education." A recreational casino gambler for about 40 years, Frair said he's thought about such a course for about a decade ...

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CardPlayer.com

Has the bet on casino gambling in Baltimore been a bust?
Washington Post
There were great expectations for Horseshoe Casino when it opened in Baltimore last August. Crowds surged, music blasted, festivity reigned. Big-dollar optimism was in full force as well, as casino industry consultants hired by the state predicted ...
Maryland Casinos Have Nearly $100-Million JulyCardPlayer.com

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

New Cherokee casino opening just two hours away from Chattanooga area
Chattanooga Times Free Press
"As a rule, gamblers go straight to the casino," Hughes said. "We're going to try to lure them [downtown]." He said the casino will create steady jobs with benefits — mostly for support workers such as housekeepers, landscapers, plumbers and ...


Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Casino gambling still a poor bet for Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
It's amazing how flexible moral principles can become once Big Money begins to wield its influence. Case in point: The debate over casino gambling in Georgia. For years, the idea of casino gambling has been a complete non-starter in this state. Georgia ...

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Gambling Stock Roundup: Penn National amp; Isle of Capri Casinos Move Ahead ...
Zacks.com
Penn National Gaming received approval from Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) for the acquisition of Tropicana Las Vegas casino hotel resort. This marked the final regulatory step in this $360 million acquisition, which is expected to be completed on Aug ...
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Penn National Gaming, Isle of Capri Casinos ...Nasdaq

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