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

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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

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TheBlaze.com

The End of This City's Gambling Era? Casinos Are on the Chopping Block
TheBlaze.com
FILE – In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 file photo, the Revel Casino Hotel, right, stands Trump Taj Mahal Casino, left, with its Chairman Tower, and the Showboat Casino Hotel, second right, are seen in Atlantic City, N.J. As Revel, Showboat and Trump ...
As Casino Gambling Busts, Atlantic City Firms Play OnNew Jersey Law Journal
Death of Atlantic City casinos could be omen for NYThe Journal News / Lohud.com
As Atlantic City Casinos Close, Gov. Christie Hopes To Revive Gambling ...CBS Local
Wall Street Journal
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Kentucky casino supporters are increasingly mum
The Courier-Journal
While no candidate for Kentucky governor is actively campaigning against a constitutional amendment on casino gambling, the issue appears to be waning, even among its supporters. Champions of casino gambling aren't saying much, although the issue is ...


SFGate

In Baltimore, new casino will be fueled by pension checks, minimum-wage ...
Washington Post
The bigger question is this: What's going to happen to that stream of money now that gamblers from Baltimore can just take the city bus — the 51 is changing its route to go through some of the city's poorest neighborhoods on the way to the casino ...
Baltimore's first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areasLas Vegas Sun
Delaware casino competition increasesThe News Journal
Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live VIP list for Horseshoe recruitingBaltimore Sun
Houston Chronicle
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Wall Street Journal

So, How Do You Say 'Betting on the Come' in Japanese?
Wall Street Journal
His Japan Casino School opened in 2004 with a mission to teach students the finer points of running gambling tables and spinning roulette wheels. "I was so sure that casinos were to be legalized soon," says the 45-year-old Mr. Oiwane, who serves as the ...
Kentucky, Japan share casino rhetoricThe Courier-Journal

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CBS Local

The Crowded Market for Casino Gambling
New York Times
More than half the population in the Northeast now lives within 25 miles of a casino featuring video lotteries, table games or slot machines, up from about 10 percent a decade ago. As the market grows crowded, many older casinos are declining or going ...
As Casino Business Softens, Atlantic City Promoting Its Non-Gambling ...CBS Local
Closing of Revel Casino Deals Another Blow to Atlantic CityWall Street Journal
Casino closings put Atlantic City's credit rating in perilThe Star-Ledger
ABC News -New York Post -TIME
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Washington Post

With the Horseshoe casino, Baltimore adds to the urban gambling jackpot
Washington Post
The inside of the new Horseshoe casino looks like any gambling palace on the Las Vegas Strip, filled with blinking slot machines, blackjack tables, cocktail waitresses and crystal chandeliers. But one glimpse of the Royal Farms convenience store across ...


Boston Globe

Christian right, political left unite in opposing casinos
Boston Globe
Politics famously makes strange bedfellows, but this odd coupling is as strange as it gets: On the issue of casino gambling, the liberal left and the Christian right share common ground, united in hoping to keep the gambling industry out of Massachusetts.


Baltimore's casino reality [Editorial]
Baltimore Sun
Voters got their say, both on the matter of expanded gambling and then the location of the state's largest casino, Maryland Live, at Arundel Mills. Even this newspaper's editorial board opposed slots until it didn't — convinced like most everyone else ...


Easy bet for Conn. casinos
Boston Globe
Foxwoods and Mohegan have just registered their sixth straight year-to-year decline in gross gaming revenues, according to the Center for Policy Analysis. Casinos along the Eastern Seaboard are wheezing, their commercial lungs choked with red ink.

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Does Maryland have enough gambling demand to support casinos?
WBAL Baltimore
Once the capital of East Coast gambling, Atlantic City, New Jersey, may finish the year with four fewer casinos than it started with. Even its biggest player, The Revel Casino, is set to close just after Labor Day as gambling revenues in Atlantic City ...

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