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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CNNMoney

Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet
CNNMoney
Las Vegas has first class shopping, dining and nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the aces. The city's $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, and eye-popping growth has attracted the biggest players, ...
Sands China Profit Rises on Mass-Market Gambling RevenueLas Vegas Blog (blog)

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The Economist (blog)

Casinos in Cambodia
The Economist (blog)
All that revenue, not to mention the profits enjoyed by the 57 casinos that are scattered around Cambodia, will come from the losses incurred by foreign gamblers; Cambodian citizens are by and large banned from gambling in their own country.


abc40

Casino firms, including Wynn, spend heavily in fighting repeal of ...
Fox Business
BOSTON – Casino companies that have been awarded licenses in Massachusetts donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's casino gambling law, according to campaign finance records. Wynn Resorts plans a $1.6 billion resort ...
Stop gaming debate on casino gamblingLowell Sun
Casino companies spend another $4.5 million to defeat casino repealThe Republican - masslive.com
Vote Yes on Question 3: Stop the Casino 'Mess'Dorchester Reporter

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Japan casino bill delayed again; resort opening could miss Olympics: sources
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's plan to open up to casino gambling has been delayed again, three people familiar with the process said, dealing a blow to one of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy priorities and to hopes the first resort will open in time for ...


Boston Globe

Revere sues state gambling panel over rejection
Boston Globe
Unwilling to let go of its casino dreams, the City of Revere filed suit against the state gambling commission Thursday, alleging that the commission violated the law by choosing a Wynn Resorts casino in Everett as winner of the Greater Boston license ...
Revere to Sue Massachusetts Gaming Commission Over Everett LicenseCasino.Org News
Lawsuit Accuses Bay State Regulators Of Bias In Choosing Wynn Over ...Hartford Courant
Revere, Suffolk Downs employees sue Massachusetts Gaming Commission ...The Republican - masslive.com

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Chron.com

It's time to give up the (casino) ghost
Foster's Daily Democrat
“Non-gaming casino revenue was once considered an oxymoron. In today's industry though, it has become a vital part of most casino operator financial reports. In fact, some top players in the industry have indicated non-gaming revenue accounts for 50 ...
Medicaid expansion, budget top New Hampshire governor's debateBrattleboro Reformer

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Boston Globe

An Everett casino means regional problems
Boston Globe
In sum, then, an Everett casino would present a real problem for the entire region. For my money, that makes the right decision on Question 3 a vote to repeal casino gambling; the way this question is worded, that means a yes vote. But what about ...


CBS News

Will the big game save gaming in Atlantic City?
CBS News
For one, the decline of New Jersey's gaming industry has been years in the making and was hastened when lawmakers in neighboring Pennsylvania, a key Atlantic City market, allowed casino gaming. Atlantic City casino revenue reached a peak of $5.2 ...
Atlantic City's best days behind it? Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds little ...The Star-Ledger
Detroit with a BoardwalkPolitico
New Poll Indicates Waning Support for Gambling in NJPokerUpdate
theTrumpet.com -PolitickerNJ
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Boston Globe

Casinos no death knell for lotteries
Boston Globe
The successful Pennsylvania state lottery, for instance, had grown to about $3.1 billion in total annual sales before the state's first casino opened in late 2006. That first casino was followed by an explosion of eight more gambling parlors opening ...
Congregations join forces to ban casinosThe Daily News of Newburyport

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Amendment 68: Casino Gambling at Arapahoe Park
Aurora Sentinel
Arapahoe Park casino _Perr Voters will decide whether to allow casino gambling at a horse racetrack in Aurora, and two other locations in the future, with the promise that the taxes raised will funnel $114 million a year to public schools. It's a high ...
Both sides of racetrack gambling amendment are paying prominent Colorado ...Colorado Springs Gazette
Local school officials lukewarm on Amendment 68Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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