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Las Vegas Gaming

article $738K table card game jackpot hits at Las Vegas Strip casino (10/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Hitting a royal flush is always fun. Remembering to bet on the bonus makes it more exciting. Patrick L. won $738,104 Mega Progressive jackpot with the...
article Fates of unopened Las Vegas poker rooms unclear (10/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Poker has steadily come back in Las Vegas since the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but the fates of several casino poker rooms remain...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article DraftKings Casino offers new live-dealer option in Pennsylvania (10/27/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- DraftKings Casino has launched a new Live Dealer Studio in Pennsylvania, and the casino is offering a host of games and deals in its opening week. Most...
article When will Pennsylvania casino poker rooms reopen? Two just did, with more to come amid changing industry (10/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- As Pennsylvania’s casinos reopened in June and July, poker rooms stayed quiet, not authorized to operate under protocols issued by the...
article When Will Live Poker Rooms Reopen in Pennsylvania? (8/25/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania casinos closed in mid-March to slow the spread of coronavirus. They remained shuttered for over three months.
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Philadelphia Gaming

article Poker room reopens at Pa. casino (10/24/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- A poker room in Philadelphia reopened this week but the tables will look a little different than previously with plexiglass separating players and the...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Roulette players adjusting, casinos adapting in pandemic (10/23/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Even now that roulette has been reintroduced to gaming floors, crowd sizes at Massachusetts casinos are still "well below" occupancy levels...
article Massachusetts regulator greenlights roulette at Encore Boston, MGM Springfield (10/12/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Thursday to allow the return of roulette at MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor, but with precautions...
article Massachusetts casinos cleared to offer roulette games (10/9/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Two Massachusetts casinos have been cleared by state gambling regulators to start offering roulette games again. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission...
article Spin the wheel: Casinos cleared to reintroduce roulette (10/9/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Roulette wheels can spin once again in Massachusetts casinos, but only with COVID-19 safety precautions that outlaw the typical rowdy atmosphere of...
article Roulette allowed to resume at MGM Springfield, Encore Boston Harbor (10/8/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted Thursday to allow the return of roulette at MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor, but with precautions...
article Roulette can resume at Encore, MGM Springfield casinos (10/8/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- State regulators on Thursday cleared the Encore Boston Harbor and MGM Springfield casinos to reintroduce roulette games for the first time since the...
article Massachusetts Roulette, Craps Ban Will Be Devastating for Encore Boston Harbor, Expert Warns (8/19/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) decision to delay once again offering table games such as craps and roulette at gaming properties...
article Gaming Commission: No dice for return of craps, roulette (8/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casino-goers hoping to bet it all on black will need to continue their wait. Roulette will not return to the state’s three casinos...
article Poker, roulette and craps off the table in Massachusetts (8/14/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Concerns over increasing COVID-19 cases led the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to reject requests by casino operators to offer tournament poker,...
article Mass. Gaming Commission Won’t Lift Restrictions On Craps And Roulette At Casinos (8/13/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will not let the state’s casinos bring back table games like craps and roulette. Encore Boston Harbor and...
article Massachusetts Gaming Commission to consider giving OK for return of roulette, craps at casinos during COVID-19 pandemic (8/11/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday will consider a request by casinos to restart roulette and craps games during the coronavirus pandemic...
article Massachusetts casinos get good marks in coronavirus reopening; Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield ask for return of craps, roulette (7/30/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ three casinos — MGM Springfield, Plainridge Park and Encore Boston Harbor — have handled the first three weeks of their reopening from...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Poker returns to Borgata (10/21/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A run-of-the-mill Wednesday morning in late October does not typically draw crowds. But the return of live poker at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa...
article Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Announces Return Of Land-Based Poker October 21 (10/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – an MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) ("MGM Resorts") luxury resort and casino – will reopen...
article Borgata is ready to deal, poker to return next week (10/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The city's largest poker room will be the first to welcome back players when it reopens next week. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will open The...
article Halted for virus, live poker to resume soon in Atlantic City (10/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Poker is coming back to Atlantic City, with a few tweaks to accommodate the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Borgata casino said Thursday it will...
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Ontario Gaming

article Casino Woodbine employee caught cheating at Niagara table game (10/20/2020)
(Ontario) -- A Casino Woodbine employee who admitted she has issues with gambling lost her job after surveillance cameras captured her cheating at a Niagara casino,...
article Ontario gamblers can play slot machines — but not table games (9/9/2020)
(Ontario) -- Great Canadian Gaming Corp. will be back in business later this month, opening 25 of its operations across Canada, including 11 in Ontario. The reopening on...
article Ontario gamblers can play slot machines — but not table games (9/8/2020)
(Ontario) -- Great Canadian Gaming Corp. is back in business after opening 25 of its operations across Canada, including 11 in Ontario. The reopenings include Casino...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Online Poker: When Will The Mountain State Go All-In? (10/13/2020)
(West Virginia) -- Minus the lack of complimentary drinks, online gambling apps in West Virginia do a solid job of replicating the in-house experience. But there is...
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New York Gaming

article Roulette, craps tables open again at Rivers Casino (10/3/2020)
(New York) -- Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced Friday that its craps and roulette tables are now back in action for guest play. Roulette and craps were...
article Table games are reopened at Schenectady's Rivers casino (9/11/2020)
(New York) -- With slots and their sportsbook already open, Rivers Casino & Resort put its table games back into play on Friday night. The casino reopened on...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Kickapoo Tribe

article BLOG: Kickapoo Lucky Eagle reopens with poker (10/1/2020)
(Texas) -- Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel in Eagle Pass, Texas, has reopened with poker. Games are 5-handed with Plexiglas dividers on tables. Masks and temperature...
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Pokagon Band

press release Four Winds New Buffalo offers revolutionary way to play craps (10/1/2020)
(Indiana) -- The world is at everyone’s fingertips with touch screen technology, a fact of 21st Century life that has changed commerce in many startling ways....
1 Article on this Issue

Quapaw Tribe

article State panel approves racing dates, layout for casino table games (9/25/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission Thursday signed off on next year's racing dates for Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs and the Southland Casino...
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COVID-19

article Bar Maid Corporation Revolutionizing Casino Industry with High-Speed Casino Chip Cleaning System (9/21/2020)
(Florida) -- Florida-based Bar Maid Corporation released the CHIP CHAMPIONtm Casino Chip Cleaning System, addressing one of the casino industry's biggest challenges...
article How table games at Southern California casinos are different during coronavirus (9/9/2020)
(California) -- Southern California’s casinos are back in action and for most of them, so are their table games. But before you place your bets, know that the...
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Postle Scandal

article The Cheating Scandal That Ripped the Poker World Apart (9/21/2020)
(California) -- Mike Postle was on another tear. The moonfaced 42-year-old was deep into a marathon poker session at Stones Gambling Hall, a boxy glass-and-steel casino...
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Wynn Resorts

article Poker room at Encore reopening Sept. 30 (9/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The poker room at Encore is set to open later this month, according to a news release Friday from Wynn Resorts. The 24-hour poker room will open at noon...
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Online Poker

article Five Reasons Artificial Intelligence Won’t Solve All Of The Gambling Industry’s Problems (9/17/2020)
(Internet) -- When a new technology appears or an existing one makes a big leap forward, it triggers a rush to find applications for it. So it is for artificial...
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Detroit Gaming

article MotorCity Casino backs off plans to reopen poker room (9/15/2020)
(Michigan) -- MotorCity Casino has folded its plans to reopen its popular poker room anytime soon. The casino had blasted out an email to customers last week promoting...
article Two Detroit casinos plan to reopen poker rooms, catching Michigan's gaming board off guard (9/13/2020)
(Michigan) -- At least two downtown casinos are making plans to reopen their poker rooms, one as early as this week. But that's news to the Michigan Gaming Control...
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Michigan Gaming

article Will Michigan Have Interstate Poker? Bill Is Getting A Look Today (9/15/2020)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan legislature will hold a hearing today, Sept. 15. Among the bills up for consideration is SB 991, which would make it possible for Michigan to...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Teller County submits request for casinos to reopen table games (9/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- Teller County officials on Friday asked the state to allow Cripple Creek's 12 casinos to reopen blackjack, craps, poker and roulette tables, and serve...
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California Gaming

article Casino Insider: How table games have changed during the pandemic (9/11/2020)
(California) -- The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way Southern California’s casinos operate, but nowhere is that more evident than at table games. At many...
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Card Clubs

article California Card Clubs Get Creative with 24/7 Outdoor Gaming (9/7/2020)
(California) -- California card clubs in counties where Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has maintained a ban on nonessential indoor business operations and gatherings have become...
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Poker

article To Play Poker in a Pandemic, Americans Flee the U.S. (9/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Three years ago, Maria Konnikova, a writer for The New Yorker, came up with a brilliant stunt for a book about luck. A novice at cards, she would learn...
1 Article on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa will reopen poker room (8/19/2020)
(California) -- Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa announced Tuesday, Aug 18, that it would reopen its poker room on Friday, Aug. 21. The Cabazon-area casino announced its...
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Canada Gaming

article Pod gaming on the table for Caesars Windsor (8/11/2020)
(Windsor) -- Unifor local 444 president Dave Cassidy says operators are considering putting pods in casinos, to allow them to reopen. “Pods of you know 50 people...
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Chumash Tribe

article Chumash Casino Resort installs Rye Park Gaming poker shields (8/4/2020)
(California) -- California's Chumash Casino Resort has installed Rye Park Gaming physical barriers at its Poker Room.
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Station Casinos

article Station Casinos reopens 3 poker rooms with 8-handed play (8/3/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casinos reopened three poker rooms today, playing eight-handed with plexiglass barriers between players. The rooms at Red Rock Resort, Boulder...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article BOOK: Poker Skills Can Make Investing Less Like Gambling (7/24/2020)
(New York) -- When “Moneyball” by Michael Lewis 1 was published in 2003, it quickly gained a big following on Wall Street. The book is ostensibly about...
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Macau Gaming

article Mass baccarat takes biggest hit from COVID-19 impact in 2Q20 (7/16/2020)
(Macau) -- Revenue from mass market baccarat plummeted 96.4% to just MOP$1.06 billion (US$132.7 million) in the three months to 30 June 2020, with the impact of COVID-19...
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Public Smoking

article Casinos limit smoking at table games (7/16/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Several casinos on the strip are now limiting smoking to keep people from removing their masks. At the Wynn, if you're playing table games without a...
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Other News

article Table games back at Casino Regina; Show Lounge still closed (10/10/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- Casino Regina is playing the cards it is dealt during the COVID-19 pandemic. After consulting with provincial health authorities, Casino Regina as well...
article Casino Sues Scientific Games, Bally’s for Antitrust Law Violations, Charge 100% Card-Shuffler Monopoly (9/15/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, a casino operator, alleges in a proposed class action that Scientific Games Corp., Bally Technologies, Inc., and...
article Pandemic is pushing players toward electronic table games (8/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Demand for electronic table games has spiked during the coronavirus pandemic, as some players want to sit by themselves and casinos seek a cheaper way to...
press release Mass. Gaming Commission says no dice to poker, roulette, craps (8/13/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday declined to allow casinos to offer tournament poker, roulette, or craps in the state, citing concerns...
press release Is Florida the least haunted state in the country? An online poker company says yes. (8/13/2020)
(Florida) -- As a former star of Ghost Hunters International, Angela Alderman has investigated paranormal sightings throughout the world. She considers her home state of...
article How Quantum Entanglement Can Help You Win At Blackjack (8/6/2020)
(USA) -- Of all the casino games, blackjack gives the player the best odds. Still, players are constantly searching for ways to get an edge - even a slight one - over...
article TCSJohnHuxley releases chip sanitizer to launch new casino “Care & Protect” range (5/18/2020)
(UK) -- UK-based gaming product developer TCSJohnHuxley has revealed the launch of a new chip sanitizer, the first product in its “Care & Protect” range...
article Teen Patti: A Popular Poker Rival (4/4/2020)
(India) -- Poker may be a popular game. But in recent times, Teen Patti, the Indian variant of the game, has also emerged as a favourite among gamblers. The card game...
article Despite Thailand's Gambling Laws Baccarat is Increasing in Popularity (4/3/2020)
(Thailand) -- Despite highly enforced gambling laws in Thailand the game of Baccarat is increasing in popularity according to a resent survey. Furthermore even with all...
article The joys of teaching poker to your kids (4/2/2020)
(USA) -- “THE BEAUTY of poker,” writes David Sklansky in the introduction to “The Theory of Poker”, perhaps the best book written about the best...
article My teen is good at poker. Did I make a mistake by letting him play? (3/23/2020)
(USA) -- My recently turned 14-year-old son has been asking me to teach him how to play poker. He knows I used to play, and I think he was hoping for a few pointers or,...
article Man turned wife’s iPhone into homemade tracking device to follow, rob poker player, deputies say (3/19/2020)
(Florida) -- A poker player had just arrived back at his east Orange County apartment early one June morning after a night of gambling in Orange City, when a man in a...
article Poker Pro Alex Foxen Faces Legal Battle After Being Accused Of Fraud (3/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Two-time Global Poker Index (GPI) Player of the Year Alex Foxen is currently facing a legal battle arising from his dealings with the Quasar Mining Group,...
article BLOG: Dissecting the house edge in roulette (3/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. Please explain to me about roulette and the 5.26 percent house edge. It seems to me like every time I play, I...
article Pai gow player wins $420K jackpot at downtown Las Vegas casino (2/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A visitor from Hawaii will be leaving Las Vegas much richer. Main Street Station Casino says the woman turned her vacation into a $420,000 jackpot with a...
article Saipan considers lifting poker machine moratorium to combat declining revenue contributions from Imperial Pacific (2/17/2020)
(Saipan) -- Saipan lawmakers are considering lifting a moratorium on new poker machine licenses in order to claw back some of the dwindling tax and licensing revenues...
article Baccarat dealer, Halfmoon player accused in $20K theft from Rivers Casino in Schenectady (2/10/2020)
(New York) -- A baccarat dealer at Rivers Casino in Schenectady and a player from Halfmoon have been arrested, accused of working together to steal an estimated $20,000...
article BLOG: Poker Players Who Are Notorious For Playing Casino Games (1/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- High-stakes poker players are the kings of reading the tells of other players, and knowing when to bluff and when to fold a hand, but they are also the...
article 4 years prison for ex-sports book manager at Tahoe casinos (1/16/2020)
(Nevada) -- A former sports book manager at two Lake Tahoe casinos has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with a $1 million betting scheme. The (...
article Poker Face: Problem Gamblers Being Identified Through Facial Recognition Technology (12/31/2019)
(Australia) -- Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) is being used by the popular SkyCity Adelaide Casino to detect barred gamblers, according to a report by Adelaide Now.

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