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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Casino revenue declines; some call gambling market saturated
Kenosha News
While debate over the rejection of Kenosha's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino project continues, gambling industry insiders are mulling the overall business climate for the gaming industry. In Wisconsin, business at casinos operated by the state's Native ...
Casinos granted tax refunds from state gambling regulatorsMyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV
State gambling regulators grant casinos tax refundsBeaumont Enterprise

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The Providence Journal

Gambling companies face Friday deadline to apply for final Massachusetts ...
Fox Business
BOSTON – A deadline is approaching for applicants interested in vying for Massachusetts' final resort casino license. Applicants must submit by 5 p.m. on Friday detailed financial information about the business group that will develop the proposed ...
Mass. could see 5 applicants for southeastern region casino licenseThe Providence Journal
5 groups vying for Massachusetts' final casino licenseWCVB Boston

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Madison.com

Chris Rickert: Downsides of gambling get short shrift in Kenosha casino decision
Madison.com
Scott Walker's presidential ambitions, I was glad to see the governor put the kibosh on a proposed Indian casino in Kenosha. The effects of widespread legalized gambling are too morally suspect for any democratically elected government to sponsor a ...


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

New York Gambling Board to Reconsider a Casino for the Southern Tier
New York Times
A New York State gambling board on Tuesday evening unanimously approved Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's request for a new round of bidding for a Las Vegas-style casino in the Southern Tier, a western region bordering Pennsylvania. The Gaming Facility ...
Casino bids reopenedAlbany Times Union
New casino bids to be accepted in Southern TierRochester Democrat and Chronicle
New York Southern Tier Gets Another Look Today from Casino Licensing BoardCasino.Org News

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Belleville News Democrat

Tax revenue from video gambling doubles in Illinois, Freeport
Journal Standard
There are 22 establishments with video gambling in Freeport, accounting for 104 machines. The Illinois Gaming Board says revenue from casinos fell nearly $87 million in 2014 from a year earlier. Tom Swoik, executive director of the Illinois Casino ...
Tax revenue from Illinois video gambling more than doublesBelleville News Democrat
Video Gambling Revenue In Illinois More Than Doubles In 2014Progress Illinois
Video gaming totals jump for state, citiesHerald & Review
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Four groups seek more time to apply for Southeast Massachusetts casino license
The Providence Journal
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Friday that four groups seeking a casino gambling license for the southeastern part of the commonwealth have asked for more time to file their applications. Two groups interested in the license ...


Our Views: Feds, Gov. Walker should go all in on Beloit casino
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Walker stated previously that his conditions for approval included that all tribes agree to the project and that it result in no net new gambling statewide. The Potawatomi, who operate a Milwaukee casino, were staunch foes of the Kenosha plan. They ...
If you believe that ...Kenosha News

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CNNMoney

Macau: China's gambling mecca desperately needs to diversify
CNNMoney
Last June, a remarkable trend began to take hold in Macau: Revenue growth at its casinos turned negative, sparking worries that the territory's gold rush may be coming to an end. The decline accelerated through the end of 2014, culminating with a 30.4% ...

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Gambling regulators grant casinos tax refunds as legislature set to begin ...
Daily Journal
LAS VEGAS — State gambling regulators granted 13 casino-hotels a tax refund worth at least $700,000 total after the properties overpaid Nevada's live entertainment tax. The Nevada Gaming Commission approved the settlement agreements Thursday with ...


Boston Globe

Boston sues panel to try to halt Everett casino
Boston Globe
Mayor Martin J. Walsh's administration sued the state gambling commission Monday to try to derail a Wynn Resorts casino project in Everett, asking a court to void the commission's endorsement of the Wynn project and to declare that Boston has the right ...
Boston Sues Mass. Gaming Commission Over Wynn Casino In EverettWBUR
Boston Suing Gaming Board Over Everett CasinoBoston.com
Boston Sues State Gambling Panel Over Wynn Casinoabc40

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