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Hard Rock

article Guillermo Reyes Wins 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Outright for $41,412 (5/20/2019)
(Florida) -- The 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Poker Series Event #1: $350 DeepStack NLH attracted 767 entries over three starting flights, and on Monday the...
article Casino offers dealing classes (12/24/2018)
(Florida) -- Want to deal cards for a living? Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee is launching a free dealer school to prepare candidates for career opportunities at the...
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Online Poker

article Two 2019 Online WSOP Bracelet Events Open To New Jersey Players (5/6/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Rejoice, NJ online poker players. You aren’t completely cut off from the WSOP online bracelet events this year. Poker players can play from New...
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Foxwoods

article In Massachusetts, an Encore for former Foxwoods gaming executive (5/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- His casino career has taken him from Mashantucket to Bimini to the brink of Boston. It began in Bozrah. That’s where Doug Williams grew up, and in...
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Texas Gaming

article Are poker rooms illegal in Texas? (5/3/2019)
(Texas) -- Sandra Guerra Thompson is the director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Houston. How much money has been made at casino clubs? In the...
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Jamul Casino

press release Jamul Casino to host Ante Up Poker Tour series Sept. 20-29 (5/2/2019)
(California) -- Jamul Casino near San Diego will be the first Southern California casino to host an Ante Up Poker Tour series Sept. 20-29.
article Jamul Casino Opens New Poker Room with ‘Golden Cap’ Tournament (2/15/2019)
(California) -- The Jamul Casino will hold a grand opening ceremony and poker tournament Friday to celebrate the opening of its poker room. The poker room includes 10...
press release Record-breaking Poker Professional Tiffany Michelle and ESPN Commentator Norman Chad Launch Jamul Casino® Poker Room with a Challenge to Local Players (1/31/2019)
(California) -- On Friday, February 15, 2019, Jamul Casino® will unite hundreds of local poker players with celebrities and professional players for a chance at the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Harrah's opens new poker room in Chester casino (4/26/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A new poker room at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack is the most recent winning move for the Chester gambling venue. Harrah’s...
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California Gaming

article PALERMO: California Countdown (4/24/2019)
(California) -- Ardath Hyer and her husband moved to Redding, California 16 years ago, hoping to buy a house, which they could not afford when they lived in Santa Cruz...
article San Diego cardroom employees fight gambling control (1/15/2019)
(California) -- A group of cardroom employees voiced their opposition today to regulations proposed by the state’s Bureau of Gambling Control they claim will harm...
article ICYMI: California tribes sue state in federal court over cardroom rules (1/12/2019)
(California) -- Three of California’s lucrative American Indian casino tribes filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming it has breached tribal-state...
article SMITH: California tribal lawsuit should shake up state’s gaming regulators (1/12/2019)
(California) -- It’s only January, but 2019 just got very interesting – dangerously so for the gambling gold mines of California. After watching what they...
article California tribal lawsuit should shake up state’s gaming regulators (1/8/2019)
(California) -- It’s only January, but 2019 just got very interesting – dangerously so for the gambling gold mines of California. After watching what they...
article Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, operator of Cache Creek Casino, sues state over card games (1/8/2019)
(California) -- The operator of the Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks and several other Northern California Native American tribes have filed a lawsuit against the...
article California Tribes Sue State Over Card Clubs’ ‘Brazen’ Offering of Alleged House Banked Games (1/7/2019)
(California) -- Three of California’s powerful tribal operators are suing the state and Governor Jerry Brown in a federal court for failing to prevent cardrooms...
article PALERMO: California tribes sue state in federal court over cardroom rules (1/7/2019)
(California) -- Three of California’s lucrative American Indian casino tribes filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming it has breached tribal-state...
article Tribe that owns Cache Creek Casino sues state, claiming it's failing to enforce card room rules (1/7/2019)
(California) -- Gaming tribes, including the owner of Cache Creek Casino Resort, are suing the state, claiming that it's not enforcing laws that give tribes...
article Tribes, including Sycuan and Viejas, file federal suit over some gambling offered at state card rooms (1/7/2019)
(California) -- A long-simmering dispute between tribal casino and state regulators over regulation of gambling in card rooms came to a head last week when two...
article Yocha Dehe, Viejas and Sycuan Sue State to Enforce Laws Against Illegal Games in Cardrooms (1/5/2019)
(California) -- The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians, and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation have sued the State of California to...
article Card Game Dealers Gather For Workshop With State Casino Regulators (12/14/2018)
(California) -- Casino dealers from all over California traveled to Antioch this week to speak their peace at a workshop with regulators from the state Department of...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article New poker room at Harrah’s Philadelphia ends major renovation project to attract 'new blood' (4/24/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack has a new poker room — the last leg of a major, months-long renovation that added a triad of...
article Pennsylvania announces July 15 online casino and poker launch date (4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Some 18 months after passing legislation to legalize online gambling and the state of Pennsylvania has just reportedly announced that it anticipates...
article Table game revenue jumps at Presque Isle Downs & Casino (12/18/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Presque Isle Downs & Casino saw the highest revenue increase in table games in the state for the month. Table game revenue increased 25 percent at...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article WSOP Might Need A New Home With Planned Caesars Sale (4/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Speculation about the potential sale of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has emerged once again, with less than six weeks before the 2019...
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Card Clubs

article Building a $1-million poker game for ‘Live at the Bike’ (4/8/2019)
(California) -- One Friday this past December, behind the glass doors of a studio inside the Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens, a well-mannered but strategically...
article California card rooms seek to intervene in lawsuit they call 'existential' threat (sub req) (3/21/2019)
(California) -- An association of California card rooms wants to intervene in a lawsuit by tribal casino owners that accuses the state of failing to enforce rules on...
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Steve Wynn

article How Joe Francis' Bad Night At A Blackjack Table Resulted In Him Losing His Bel Air Mansion To Steve Wynn (4/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Back in February 2007, Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis had a bad run during a weekend trip to Las Vegas and racked up $2 million in gambling debt at...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Empire City Casino Execs in Yonkers Push for Live Table Games, But Key New York Politicians Push Back (3/14/2019)
(New York) -- MGM Resorts International recently acquired Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York — 15 miles north of midtown Manhattan — and now the gaming...
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Poker

article Best Poker Rooms in the World: U.S. Edition (3/10/2019)
(USA) -- Wynn/Encore, FireKeepers Casino and Harrah's Cherokee made the staff faves cut for best poker rooms stateside.
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Macau Gaming

article Poker King Cup Macau approval was pending: backer (3/8/2019)
(Macau) -- The promoter of the now-cancelled 2019 edition of the Poker King Cup Macau has told GGRAsia his organisation is still awaiting guidance from the city’s...
article Melco Resorts gets 40 mass gaming tables: Macau regulator (1/18/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau gaming operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd was granted 40 new-to-market mass gaming live-dealer tables at the start of this The news was given...
article Chief Executive: Ban on foreign croupiers here to stay (12/17/2018)
(Macau) -- Chief Executive Chui Sai On has backed last week’s stance from the Secretary for Economy and Finance, who asserted that the Macau SAR would not lift the...
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Mohegan Sun

article Blackjack Dealer Helped Cheat Mohegan Sun Out of $61K: Police (3/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A former blackjack dealer at Mohegan Sun is facing charges that he helped two players cheat the casino out of more than $61,000.
article Mohegan Sun blackjack dealer charged with helping gamblers cheat (3/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino has been charged with conspiring with two gamblers to cheat the casino out of more than $60,000.
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Maryland Gaming

article MGM Tells Maryland Its Table Games Could Be Growing Target For Cheats (3/4/2019)
(Maryland) -- Are casino cheats eyeing the Old Line State? That could be happening, MGM said in upping the stakes in its efforts to convince the state of Maryland to...
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Salt-River Pima Maricopa

article Fight Breaks Out in Phoenix-Area’s Talking Stick Poker Room (VIDEO) (3/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- Tensions were high on Sunday. when an unidentified man inside the Talking Stick poker room in Scottsdale, Arizona became belligerent and was forcibly...
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Sands Corp.

article Sands Macao launches new poker room (2/19/2019)
(Macau) -- Sands Macao has ended the recent spate of Macau poker rooms closing down by launching one of its own over the weekend. The Sands Macao Poker Room officially...
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South Korea Gaming

article Landing’s Jeju casino hosting Triton Poker tour stop (2/19/2019)
(South Korea) -- Casino resort Jeju Shinhwa World, on South Korea’s Jeju Island, is to host in March the first stop of Triton Poker’s 2019 Super High Roller...
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Florida Gaming

article Bonita Springs greyhound track being replaced with poker room (2/16/2019)
(Florida) -- The Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Bonita Springs is closing after voters chose to ban greyhound racing in November, but the owner has plans to adapt.
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Phil Ivey

article Borgata: Poker Star Phil Ivey Is Stiffing Us Out of $10 Million (2/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey is, without a doubt, one of the most recognizable poker players in the world. Ivey, who has said he’s the Michael Jordan and Tiger...
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Grand Traverse Band

article The Last Casino Poker Hand Folding (1/26/2019)
(Michigan) -- The only remaining casino poker room between Mt. Pleasant and the Mackinac Bridge will be closing at the end of March. Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel will...
article Turtle Creek Casino to Distribute Bad Beat Jackpot in March (1/26/2019)
(Michigan) -- It was decided some time ago that the poker room inside the Turtle Creek Casino was to close, and a definitive date for the closure of that poker room has...
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Cherokee Nation

article Wager on craps, roulette paying off for Cherokee Nation (1/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Craps and roulette at Cherokee Nation casinos have proven “extremely popular” in the short time they’ve been offered, according to gaming...
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Genting

article Major changes for Genting Poker Series (1/8/2019)
(UK) -- Genting UK - one of the UK’s leading casino groups - has announced the dates for the 2019 Genting Poker Series. In 2019 there will be major changes to the...
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New York Gaming

article New York Takes Another Stab At Online Poker Consumer Protection (1/7/2019)
(New York) -- Is New York finally ready to protect its online poker players? Legislation pre-filed in the Empire State would establish the regulation of real-money...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Open house held for people looking to enroll in upcoming casino dealer classes (12/27/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Casino Career Training Institute and MGM held two open house sessions Thursday for people enrolling in their upcoming blackjack or...
article Plainville, North Attleboro, Wrentham ask state to allow Plainridge Park Casino to expand (12/13/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- With competition in the gambling industry on the rise, area towns are asking the state to allow Plainridge Park Casino to expand. In letters to the...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Lakewood man wins $1M at Borgata poker tables (12/24/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- A Lakewood man got an early Christmas gift Saturday after he beat the odds and won $1 million at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s poker...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article UNLV grad creates Casino Dominoes game at Plaza Las Vegas (12/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It took me only five hands to double my money when I sat down to play Casino Dominoes at the Plaza last week. Trust me, it was beginner’s luck. The...
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Other News

article 10 Questions for a Guy Who Catches Card Cheaters at Casinos (4/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Some people use their powers for good. Some for destruction. Vivek Desai is caught somewhere in between. Desai is a mentalist and illusionist trained in...
article Table games – ‘more volatile than slot machines’ – subject of next UNLV education session (4/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A University of Nevada Las Vegas series on gaming education will focus on table and electronic table games. The session, titled “Table Games &...
press release Microgaming releases its first title in a new generation of table games (3/27/2019)
(Isle of Man) -- Microgaming presents its classy new take on the classic table game with Roulette, developed exclusively for Microgaming by Switch Studios.
article BLOG: The Rise of Poker in Latin America (3/25/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The classic card game of poker has, along with other casino games, undergone a renaissance in recent years. This is due in no small part to the global...
article WPT Signs Five-Year Deal with Mexico’s TV Azteca (3/14/2019)
(Mexico) -- The World Poker Tour (WPT) has signed a new partnership deal with Mexican multimedia conglomerate TV Azteca, a Grupo Salinas company. This comes as part of...
article Cyprus casino dealer held over suspicions of fraud (3/9/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Cyprus court has ordered the four-day detention of a casino dealer over suspicions he rigged the roulette table so that a single player could win...
article You bet he's the best! Leeds croupier shows off stunning skills at Casino Championships (3/7/2019)
(UK) -- A Leeds croupier can bet he’s one of the best in the business after being selected to show off his incredible chip skills at a UK-wide contest.
article Blackjack dealear at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating (1/22/2019)
(Washington) -- A blackjack dealer at the casino owned by the Suquamish Tribe has been accused of cheating. According to news reports, Steven Darnell Singer tipped off...
article Felony Cheating Charge for Teen Blackjack Dealer at Washington State Suquamish Tribal Casino (1/21/2019)
(Washington) -- A 19-year-old blackjack dealer from the Clearwater Casino in Suquamish — on the Kitsap Peninsula near Seattle in Washington State — has been...
article SkyCity Hamilton wants to swap 3 blackjack tables for 60 pokie machines (1/17/2019)
(New Zealand) -- City leaders have scorned them as "misery machines" and "gambling methamphetamine", but Hamilton could still end up with 60 more...
article Why Is This Oil and Gas Company Playing Poker? (1/11/2019)
(Wall Street) -- The blank checks are getting larger on Wall Street and have even fewer strings attached. In mid-December, Black Ridge Acquisition Corp., a public...
article Casino dice game cannot be patented, Fed Circuit says (12/28/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal appeals court on Friday struck a blow to efforts to patent dice, board and card games, saying a casino game played with three six-sided...
press release Table Trac replaces M1 slot system (12/27/2018)
(Nevada) -- M1 Gaming of Dayton, Nevada, has contracted with Table Trac to replace its existing online slot system with the CasinoTrac system.
article Live! Casino & Hotel To Host Maryland State Poker Championship (12/21/2018)
(Maryland) -- The Poker Room at Live! Casino & Hotel is set to host the inaugural Maryland State Poker Championship, the first-ever regional tournament geared...
article Chips Are Down For Atlantis Over $60k Casino Loss (10/16/2018)
(Bahamas) -- A 29-year Atlantis veteran has recovered his termination pay after the Court of Appeal determined he was not guilty of "gross negligence" over the...
press release Live Casino of BetConstruct gets certification from GLI UK (10/8/2018)
(UK) -- BetConstruct Live Dealer Casino product has been certified by Gaming Laboratories International. The software developer delightedly announces that its Live...
article A club of their own: The story of a secret poker society started by pioneering African Americans (9/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- In 1942, a group of university professors, doctors, lawyers and other black professionals in Washington wanted to get together on weekends and play...
article BLOG: Why is craps so tricky? (8/30/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. When you wrote about Casino Over Under, you mentioned that games needed to be easy to understand and easy to...
article Richard Jarecki, Doctor Who Conquered Roulette, Dies at 86 (8/8/2018)
(New York) -- Many gamblers see roulette as a game of pure chance — a wheel is spun, a ball is released and winners and losers are determined by luck. Richard...
article MARCUS: Can Roulette Dealers Control Where the Ball Will Land?...to Some Extent? [reg req] (8/8/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- If I was asked that question two years ago, I would have answered a firm "no." But that all changed when I was training the staff of a Midwest...

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