Gambling Comps 101 or The Ask Game

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How To Extend Your Stay & Play At A Casino

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Roulette System: Confession of the Roulette Dealer on Dealers Signature

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

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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

In The News:


WPTV.com

Casino gambling boat stops cruises for 3-4 weeks for engine repairs
WPTV.com
The owner of the Blue Horizon Casino gambling boat released new details Wednesday morning to answer questions about why they've temporarily stopped the cruises. Owner Robert Weisberg said the ship will not offer any trips for three to four weeks so the ...
South Korea Officials Authorize Casinos at Cruise ShipsCasino News Daily
Citizens not allowed to play on Korean casino cruise ships after allWorld Casino Directory
S. Korea cruise ships to offer gambling, to foreigners-onlyGGRAsia

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Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

David Ralston 'open' to debate on casino gambling, but won't endorse it
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
House Speaker David Ralston is open to, if wary of, the coming debate over legalizing casino gambling in Georgia. But he also offers the reminder that the discussion over horse-racing, uncoupled from casinos this past legislative session, has already ...


Chicago Tribune

Gambling funds to local communities could be delayed
Chicago Tribune
For Wheeling Village President Dean Argiris, the possibility that towns like his that host casino gambling might not get their share of the tax money until legislators in Springfield approve the state budget is yet another worry keeping him up at night ...
State: No casino money for suburbs during budget impasseChicago Daily Herald

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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 ...
Wynn Resorts Remains Bullish on MacauWall Street Journal
James Packer rival Steve Wynn suffers Macau slumpThe Australian Financial Review
Slumping Macau calls in superheroes as graft fight hits casinosTHE BUSINESS TIMES

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Elko Daily Free Press

Rolling over
The Economist
WHEN a monopoly on casinos in Macau ended in 2002, American gambling firms rushed into the former Portuguese colony, eager to set up in the only part of China where casino gambling was legal. The bet paid off, and the world's gambling centre of gravity ...
Nevada casinos rake in $831 million in June, an 8 percent drop from a year earlierFox Business
Nevada casinos' June take drops 8 percent from a year agoWashington Times
Wendover gaming up, Elko down in JuneElko Daily Free Press
USA TODAY
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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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Mohegan Sun casinos report flat 3Q revenue, doubled profit on gambling rise ...
Fox Business
A spike in slot machine and table game use and cost-cutting helped significantly boost third-quarter profit at the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, the parent company reported Wednesday. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority also ...

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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

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