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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Philly.com

Gambling tax proposal would affect casinos and governments
Philly.com
Analysts agree the proposed rule would affect casino profits in states with casinos, including New Jersey and Pennsylvania, which leads the country in gambling tax revenue. But experts and casino owners have predicted varying degrees of impact.
Gaming oversight committee holds public hearing at The MeadowsObserver-Reporter
Internet gaming is waiting in the wings in Pennsylvania Capitol this budget seasonPennLive.com
Bangor says casino's valuation when changing hands doesn't justify abatement ...Bangor Daily News

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Casino Expansion Vote Is Wasting Time On A Doomed Effort
Hartford Courant
It's a noble effort designed to stanch the bleeding of gambling money and jobs once the $800 million MGM Springfield casino opens in late 2017. The Mashantucket Pequot and the Mohegan tribes would work together and agree on a location — presumably ...
Official: Latest version of casino bill won't affect compactThe Herald

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Advantage-play pinball aims to change casino gambling
Tribune-Review
Aaron Hightower envisions a new frontier for casino gambling. He aims to provide a dramatically different machine game that appeals not only to casual gamblers looking for fun and a chance at a jackpot but also to advantage players who rely on skill to ...


AL.com

Alabama's future? Casino fortunes in Mississippi shrink as gambling approaches ...
AL.com
As Alabama lawmakers debate the wisdom of casino gambling, the Mississippi numbers serve not only as a reminder of what increased competition might mean for that state but also a glimpse at what Alabama might expect down the road. Industry experts ...
Alabama casinos? Mississippi fortunes shrink as gambling approaches ...gulflive.com

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WMUR Manchester

NH House defeats casino gambling bill
WMUR Manchester
It's now back to the drawing board for casino supporters and Millennium Gaming, the company that has worked for years to get the go-ahead to build a casino at Rockingham Park. It's unclear whether the company will try building somewhere else.
NH House kills casino gambling billWCAX
NH House kills latest casino gambling billThe Daily News of Newburyport
Casino Gambling Falls Flat In N.H. HouseNew Hampshire Public Radio
NewsOK.com -Casino.Org News
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NJ Spotlight

NJ Long Shots: Casino Gambling to the North, Sports Betting Statewide
NJ Spotlight
The on-again, off-again efforts to legalize casino gambling in northern New Jersey and to allow sports betting statewide could not only affect Atlantic City's tottering economy but also determine whether the struggling horse racing industry and related ...
Want to bet on how Atlantic City casino revenue is doing?NJ.com
Atlantic City Casino Revenue Down 3% in AprilCasino News Daily

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Boston Globe (subscription)

Proposed RI casino would stand feet from Mass. border
Boston Globe (subscription)
Some say the would-be developer picked this small Rhode Island town bordering Fall River because a casino here could draw gamblers away from Massachusetts and perhaps even prompt the state to abandon its own plans to license a casino in Brockton, ...


The Guardian

Alabama's dilemma: choosing between gambling or taxes to plug budget deficit
The Guardian
If voters passed the measure, Alabama would levy a 13% tax on gross casino gambling revenue, which would go toward the general fund. An additional 1% tax would be split among the counties where the casinos are located. The bill also calls for a 4% tax ...

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Gambling Casino Quite a Crap Shoot for Chicago's Poor
Chicago Defender
One of the things I hope the people who claim they care for the people, like those Black men of faith who threw their full support behind Emanuel, tell him to fold 'em when it comes to his plan to bring a gambling casino to Chicago. I hope they quit ...

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Boston Globe (subscription)

Mayor Walsh, Boston expand scope of gambling suit
Boston Globe (subscription)
Mayor Martin J. Walsh Wednesday filed a greatly expanded version of Boston's lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, alleging the agency repeatedly violated the state's casino law and its own rules to make sure Steve Wynn was granted a ...
Boston expands lawsuit against Massachusetts gaming commissionWCVB Boston
Mayor Walsh Takes on Gaming CommissionNECN
Walsh: City Expanding Lawsuit Against Mass. Gaming CommissionCBS Local
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