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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

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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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Sun appears setting on casino gambling
Nashua Telegraph
Alittle more than two years ago, Gov. Maggie Hassan made the licensing of a single destination resort casino in southeastern New Hampshire a crucial funding source for her first two-year budget. Hassan took a lot of heat for championing the casino ...


Pensacola News Journal

Bill calls for destination casinos, no provision for Seminoles
TBO.com
The plan “defies logic for Florida to increase its dependence on gambling at a time when casino economies across America are imploding,” he added, referring to the disintegration of the casino industry in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Three casinos there ...
Lawmaker renews push to bring mega casinos to FloridaPensacola News Journal
House rolls out plan to bring resort casinos to MiamiMiamiHerald.com
New Gambling Overhaul Bill Presented in FloridaCasino.Org News
WUSF News
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Business Insider

Macau Casino Revenue Has Record 49% Slump on Weak Demand
Bloomberg
Croupiers stand at card tables in the Sands Cotai Central casino resort in Macau, China. Macau last year posted its first ever annual decline in gaming revenue, as high-stakes gamblers avoided the city amid China's crackdown on graft and money ...
China's corruption crackdown is putting gambling revenue in a free fallBusiness Insider
February's 49 percent decline marks Macau's worst gaming revenue month ...Las Vegas Review-Journal
Casino Revenues Tumble by 50% in Macau24/7 Wall St.
New York Times -Sydney Morning Herald
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MassLive.com

Gambling addiction a focus as casino grows closer
wwlp.com
Recovering addicts, nonprofit organization representatives acknowledged that people suffering from gambling disorders will gamble in many states. They said that's why it's crucial for public health organizations like Massachusetts Council on Compulsive ...
Gambling addiction 'brain disease,' says recovering addict during Springfield ...MassLive.com
Regional Approach Advocated For Problem GamblingWAMC
Nebraska addresses problem gamblingColumbus Telegram
Richmond News
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Boston Globe (subscription)

Wynn closes on Everett MBTA land
Boston Globe (subscription)
Las Vegas developer Wynn Resorts has closed on land in Everett that the company had long sought to buy from the MBTA, a purchase that will allow the casino company to use its preferred design for the entrance to its $1.6 billion gambling resort ...
Wynn Resorts Acquires MBTA Land near BostonCasino News Daily

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Can Manila's casinos attract rich Chinese gamblers?
ABS CBN News
Melco's City of Dreams is the second of four integrated resorts licensed for Entertainment City, Manila's much-smaller version of the Las Vegas gaming strip. The first casino, the $1.2 billion Solaire, is seeing a pick up in business after intensifying ...

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NJ.com

Atlantic City's oldest casino to launch online gambling
NJ.com
ATLANTIC CITY -- As the surviving Atlantic City hotel/casino that took in the smallest amount of gambling revenue last year, Resorts lags far behind the competition in Atlantic City. In a move that could give it a financial boost, Resorts today ...
Resorts casino to launch online gambling platformPress of Atlantic City
Resorts Casino to start Internet gambling but with Sportech, not PokerStars ...Fox Business
Casino operators watch as legislators play their handnwitimes.com
Las Vegas Sun
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Philly.com

Casino Revenues Surge as Gas Prices Fall
TIME
As casino revenues increased for years, more and more states wanted in on the action and began welcoming casinos and other gaming venues in order to (hopefully) haul in big bucks by taxing all the money streaming through these places. At some point in ...
In Maryland, more voters object to growing casino industry, poll findsWashington Post
Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states' expectationsPhilly.com

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Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

HB 1540, Casino Gaming Bill, Passes House; Local Lawmakers Split
Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
(Indianapolis, Ind.) – The Indiana House has passed a casino gaming bill that could allow riverboat casinos to become land-based. But much to the chagrin of some locals, the measure still includes language that would allow the state's two horsetrack ...
Indiana House passes land-based gambling billEvansville Courier & Press
Bosma sidelines gambling bill for more workIndianapolis Business Journal
Locals get to keep casino revenue under changes approved by HouseThe Statehouse File
Washington Times -Muncie Star Press
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Sydney Morning Herald

Macau Casinos Plunge on Weak Gambling Over China Festival
Bloomberg
Passengers sit in a shuttle bus as it drives in front of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd.'s Galaxy Macau casino resort in Macau. China introduced the so-called Individual Visit Scheme in 2003 to allow mainland residents to visit Macau and Hong Kong by ...
Macau casinos plunge on weak gambling over Chinese New YearSydney Morning Herald

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