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

In The News:


Boston Globe

State panel selects Wynn casino over plan for Revere
Boston Globe
The commission has already awarded the state's sole slot parlor license to a Penn National Gaming project in Plainville, which is under construction despite the threat the state casino law may be repealed. The commission has promised the Western ...
Wynn, gambling regulators sign casino licenseLas Vegas Review-Journal
Everett casino supporters push to keep gambling legalWHDH-TV

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Ohio casino gambling: Has it met your expectations?
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
Northeast Ohio Media Group contributor Brett Larkin said Gilbert and his partners from Penn National Gaming were part of the "biggest ballot-issue swindle in Ohio history" and that he is not coming through on his promises with the casinos or the Cavs.
Ohio casino job count falls shortCincinnati.com
Editorials from around OhioWTRF

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Al Jazeera America

The winners and losers of casino gambling
Al Jazeera America
In May 1984, Donald Trump opened his Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in New Jersey's glittering gambling capital, Atlantic City, saying it could be the finest building in the nation. On Tuesday the casino shut its doors, making it the fourth Atlantic City ...
Up Close: Casino GamblingWABC-TV
As Casino Gambling Busts, Atlantic City Firms Play OnMondaq News Alerts (registration)
"Played Out": Gamblers, Workers Bid Farewell to Trump Plaza CasinoNBC 10 Philadelphia
The Star-Ledger -Toledo Blade -MetroJacksonville.com
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The Diane Rehm Show

The Future of Casino Gambling
The Diane Rehm Show
Across the country, states are turning to gambling to boost revenues. Casino developers are vying for a foothold in post-industrial cities like Baltimore and Cleveland. Guest host Steve Roberts and his guests discuss the gambling industry and how its ...


abc40

Massachusetts bishops issue statement for repeal of casino gambling law
Attleboro Sun Chronicle
The four Catholic bishops of Massachusetts are encouraging voters to support a ballot initiative that would repeal the state's casino law. The bishops said the Legislature passed the casino law in 2011 at a time when the Massachusetts economy was ...
Massachusetts Bishops Call for Repeal of Casino LawBoston.com
Cardinal O'Malley, 3 other bishops back effort to repeal casino lawBoston Globe
Roman Catholic Bishops Support Casino Law Repealabc40
Wicked Local Wayland
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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Macau Casino Hopes To Lure Gamblers With $20M Rolls-Royce Fleet
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Is a US$20 million Rolls-Royce fleet the best way to lure high rollers to a Macau casino amid a massive Chinese anti-corruption drive? Macau gambling impresario Stephen Hung seems to think so. His Hong Kong-listed Louis XIII Holdings Ltd. just made the ...
Gambling Magnate Stephen Hung Purchases 30 Rolls-Royce PhantomsChinatopix
Hong Kong Tycoon Places Record Rolls-Royce Order For CasinoValueWalk
Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotelU.S. News & World Report
WPTZ The Champlain Valley
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Did casino gaming live up to the promises and hype? Editorial
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
That seems to be what happened in Pennsylvania with the legalization of casino gambling in 2004. In the debate over legalization, Pennsylvanians were told that casino gambling would help cut the burden of ever-escalating property tax bills. And about a ...


UPDATE 3-Wynn Resorts wins license to build casino near Boston
Reuters
Wynn, which aims to build a 27-story casino on the Mystic River in Everett, won a three to one commission vote over rival Mohegan Sun. It won the second of three resort-casino licenses allowed under a 2011 law legalizing casino gambling in the state.


Gambling regulators resume Boston casino talks
Boston Herald
BOSTON — State gambling regulators were to resume discussions on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license to either Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun. In a surprise move, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission suspended last week's ...


The Providence Journal

Wynn Resorts wins Boston license with $1.6B plan for waterfront casino in Everett
The Providence Journal
Wynn Resorts Ltd., the casino company founded by Steve Wynn, was awarded the sole license to operate a casino in the Boston area, beating a rival plan from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 at a ...

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