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Las Vegas Gaming

article ATMs at Las Vegas Casino Table Games Are Officially a Thing (1/28/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- If you hate going to the cashier while your hot on the blackjack table a new technology has debuted at casinos in Las Vegas. ACS PlayOn is a new automated...
article Cashless gaming available at Strat, Palms, D (1/28/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The Strat’s renovated casino has more than just new fresh felt and slot machines; it now offers players a way to pay for chips without leaving a...
article Which Las Vegas Strip poker room grows while other venues fade? (12/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- In the early 2000s, the Bellagio was the property of choice for serious poker players. Its main allure for players was “Bobby’s Room.”...
article Which Las Vegas Strip poker room grows while other venues fade? (12/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- In the early 2000s, the Bellagio was the property of choice for serious poker players. It’s main allure for players was “Bobby’s Room....
article New business offers casino table game lessons at mall on Las Vegas Strip (11/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Looking for a way to pass the time while your significant other shops? A new business opening at a mall on the Las Vegas Strip will teach you how to play...
article Gaming theory: Play table games at Las Vegas mall to learn ropes (11/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The best way to attract new players to table games? Take away the gambling. That’s the theory behind Casino Quest, a casino game education space set...
article Poker Bust: 27 Nevada Poker Rooms Have Closed Their Doors Since 2011 (10/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- There was a time that nearly all Las Vegas Strip casinos hosted a poker room. The exceptions were Casino Royale, Cosmopolitan, Encore, New York-New York,...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Nebraska Gaming

article New Nebraska bill will legalize sports betting, poker (1/19/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska is ready to join several other states across the U.S. who allow have expanded their gambling laws. This could happen hanks to the new Games of...
article Nebraska Games Of Skill Act Would Legalize Poker, Sports Gambling (1/16/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Online poker in Nebraska could become a reality if a new gaming bill passes through the legislature this year. The Games of Skill Act (LB990), filed by Sen...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article California Bureau of Gambling Control Releases Updated Proposals on House-Banked Casino Games (1/17/2020)
(California) -- After over one year of talks and deliberations, the major California gaming regulator California Bureau of Gambling Control has released a new collection...
article Tribes Say Calif. Stuck In 'Catch-22' In Card Game Rights Suit [sub req] (1/7/2020)
(California) -- Two tribes urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday to revive a suit claiming California is wrongly allowing nontribal cardrooms to offer blackjack, baccarat...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Hollywood Casino fined $20,000 by state for holding ‘unapproved’ poker tournament, other errors (1/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been fined $20,000 by the state for holding poker tournaments last year that were not properly...
article Gaming Control Board fines Penn National casino (1/15/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board fined Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing Association LLC, operator of Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course...
article Hollywood Casino fined for unapproved poker tournaments (1/15/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The operator of Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been fined $20,000 for holding poker tournaments that had not been approved by the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Postle Scandal

article Mike Postle Refuses Court Summons in Cheating Case (1/11/2020)
(California) -- The incident and ensuing legal action involving poker pro Mike Postle took the poker world by storm in October 2019. And as court documents show, the...
article California Poker Scandal Atypical of Sector, Says Plaintiffs’ Attorney (10/18/2019)
(California) -- The California lawsuit against Stones Gambling Hall and player Mike Postle for alleged cheating — relates to one gaming venue, one player and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article World Series of Poker Circuit Returns To Potawatomi Hotel & Casino In 2020 (1/9/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- The World Series of Poker Circuit is set to return to the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin early in 2020. The WSOPC Potawatomi series...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Indiana racinos premiere live dealer table games on New Year’s Day (1/2/2020)
(Indiana) -- Two central Indiana racinos have added table games to their gaming offering thanks to the May 8, 2019, passage of a controversial bill allowing lucrative...
article Racinos Allowed to Operate Table Games (1/2/2020)
(Indiana) -- The new year means expanded gaming action at two Indiana casinos. Harrah’s Hoosier Park in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelbyville...
article Live dealers debut at Hoosier Park (1/1/2020)
(Indiana) -- They’re here. Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino welcomed table games with live dealers Wednesday, an expansion in gambling that...
article Track casinos now have live dealers (1/1/2020)
(Indiana) -- Indiana's latest gambling expansion comes today as two horse track casinos near Indianapolis will be allowed to have table games with live dealers for...
article Live dealer games starting at 2 casinos in central Indiana (12/31/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s latest gambling expansion is about to start as the two horse track casinos near Indianapolis are being allowed to have table games with live...
article Live Dealers At Racetrack Casino Table Games Coming In January (12/19/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s two racetrack casinos will begin offering live table games at the start of 2020. The Gaming Commission approved those new offerings this week. The...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

China Gaming

article Tesla to Gamble on Poker with Chinese In-Car Software Update (12/23/2019)
(China) -- Despite government efforts to outlaw online poker in China, Elon Musk has partnered with gaming company Tencent to enhance the fleet’s line-up of...
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Card Clubs

article New state gambling rules would put card rooms 'out of business,' advocates fear (12/19/2019)
(California) -- Hundreds of protesters demonstrated Wednesday in opposition to new rules proposed by the California Bureau of Gambling Control that would require players...
article California releases updated ‘house-banked’ game proposals (12/9/2019)
(California) -- After over a hear of deliberations and the California Bureau of Gambling Control has reportedly released a new set of proposals that would govern how...
article California: "new gambling regulations would kill card rooms," trade group says (12/9/2019)
(California) -- After a year of hearings on card rooms held by the state’s gambling control commission, the California Bureau of Gambling Control has proposed new...
article California's 2nd-largest card room fined nearly $6M for misleading regulators (12/9/2019)
(California) -- California’s second-largest card room is paying state and federal regulators nearly $6 million for misleading gambling regulators and failing to do...
article Californian Cardrooms Reject Player Banked Rule Changes (12/8/2019)
(California) -- California cardrooms reject proposed changes to the law that would bring a crimp in their lucrative’ player-banked’ games. This week, the...
article California Cardrooms Protest Against New Regulations (12/7/2019)
(California) -- Cardrooms in California are protesting against proposed changes in the rules that would affect their “player-banked” games. The California...
article New Regulations Aimed at California Cardrooms Called ‘Appalling’ by Gaming Association (12/7/2019)
(California) -- The California Bureau of Gambling Control (CBGC) is looking to implement new rules that could make standard table games burdensome to play at non-tribal...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Las Vegas preparing for Wynn Signature Series poker tournaments this January (12/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Known for their quality poker tournaments, the Wynn Las Vegas is preparing for yet another poker series this January. The Wynn Signature Series will kick...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

press release Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Hosts the Lucky Hearts Poker Open Beginning Jan. 9 (12/13/2019)
(Florida) -- The 2019/2020 Seminole Hard Rock Poker season continues Jan. 9 with the Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood...
article WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Begins Today (11/29/2019)
(Florida) -- The World Poker Tour has packed up the trucks for their first foray into Florida for their Season XVIII schedule. The place to be this Thanksgiving weekend...
article Hard Rock Casino Rockford won't offer live poker (10/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- Hard Rock Casino Rockford, in Illinois, will not have a live poker room with tables. Hard Rock International plans to apply for the only available Rockford...
article Poker not in the cards for proposed Hard Rock Casino (10/21/2019)
(Illinois) -- While poker remains a popular game in the casino world, gamblers will need to find another place for live poker tables as the soon-to-be Hard Rock Casino...
article Poker not in the cards for Hard Rock Casino Rockford (10/19/2019)
(Illinois) -- Bad news for lovers of Texas Hold ’em, seven-card stud and Omaha Hi-Lo: Hard Rock Casino Rockford is not planning to offer live poker. Poker remains a...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT Dynasty ETG with Baccarat now live at Resorts World Casino New York City (12/13/2019)
(New York) -- IGT announced Wednesday the Resorts World Casino New York City in Jamaica, NY can now entertain its players with IGT’s Dynasty Electronic Table Games...
press release IGT electronic table games with Baccarat now live at Resorts World Casino NYC (12/12/2019)
(New York) -- IGT today announced the Resorts World Casino New York City in Jamaica, NY can now entertain its players with IGT’s Dynasty Electronic Table Games (...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article PA Casinos Address Table Games Stagnation By Adding Hybrids (12/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In an environment in which much of the revenue from traditional casino gambling is flat, the 30 or so seated patrons facing three dealers and large...
article Pennsylvania casino launches online poker games, a first in the state (11/4/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s first online poker operator launched Monday, the latest option created by the state’s 2017 law that expanded gambling....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Coushatta Casino Wraps Up 2019 With Winter Classic Tournaments (12/12/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Coushatta Casino, a popular poker room in Kinder, LA, is wrapping up the year with back-to-back poker tournaments at the end of December for its Winter...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Kentucky Online Poker Sponsor To Take Another Bite At The Apple In 2020 (12/7/2019)
(Kentucky) -- When 2019 began, Kentucky looked like it was on track to become the fifth state to legalize online poker — after Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, and...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article SUNY Schenectady's casino and gaming management program goes bust (11/30/2019)
(New York) -- The casino and gaming management degree program at SUNY Schenectady is effectively defunct as enrollment in the program has fallen to virtually zero in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Tachi-Yokut Tribe

article Tachi Palace celebrates grand reopening of High Limit Gaming Room (11/15/2019)
(California) -- The Tachi Yokut Tribe and Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino are proud to announce the recent grand reopening of the High Limit Gaming room.
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article 3 Unexpected Lessons Learned From 6 Years Of Online Poker In New Jersey (11/12/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online poker industry turns 6 years old later this month. It is no secret online poker has struggled to find any momentum, and continues...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Pala Casino to host charity tournaments to benefit military families (11/11/2019)
(California) -- Pala Casino Resort Spa plans to host two charity tournaments in November to benefit military families as part of the casino’s community outreach...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article ‘Inside The Edge’ Humanizes The Romanticized World of Professional Gambling (10/30/2019)
(USA) -- I’m not what you’d call a “winning” blackjack player. I couldn’t count cards if my life depended on it and being dealt an ace...
1 Article on this Issue

Election 2020

article Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Supports Legal Online Poker Nationwide (10/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Andrew Yang may have just won the vote of the poker community. The 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful said on Twitter he supports legal online...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Casino table games manufacturer Interblock signs deal with NHL (10/21/2019)
(USA) -- Major automated tables games producer Interblock has signed a licence agreement with the US National Hockey League so that its games may be decorated with all...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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.
article BLOG: The Biggest Scandals in the History of Blackjack (12/27/2019)
(Internet) -- Blackjack and gambling have been linked to many mysteries, rumors and scandals. Find out more about some of the biggest scandals in blackjack history.
article World Series of Poker Announces 2020 Main Event Date, No Plans to Relocate Tournament From Rio (12/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- World Series of Poker (WSOP) organizers are gifting players with a few key dates for their 2020 calendars, most notably getting cards in the air for the $...
article Rick Salomon Can't Claim $2.8M Poker Debt from Saudi Sheikh (12/3/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Professional poker player Rick Salomon has come unstuck in his legal bid to claim a $2.2 million gambling debt from a Saudi sheikh. The American is maybe...
article French Court Rules Against Rick Salomon In $2.8 Million Poker Debt Case (12/3/2019)
(France) -- A French court dealt a huge blow to high stakes poker player Rick Salomon’s attempt to recover an alleged $2.8 million poker debt owed to him by a...
article Man busted after stealing $17,000 in casino chips (11/29/2019)
(Arkansas) -- The temptation of being able to walk away with $17,000 in casino chips from the Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Arkansas was too much for a recent patron....
article SkyCity wants more pokies in exchange for fewer blackjack tables (11/19/2019)
(New Zealand) -- In what is a first in this country, a casino is applying to increase the number pokie machines it has in return for closing down some table games....
article WSOP Player Of The Year Title Settled After A Blunder (11/14/2019)
(Worldwide) -- After 115 poker tournaments during the course of 2019 it was Daniel Negreanu that was awarded the ‘World Series of Poker Player of the Year’...
article Oscar Isaac to Star in Paul Schrader’s Next Film ‘The Card Counter’ (10/29/2019)
(Hollywood) -- Oscar is set to star in revenge thriller “The Card Counter,” the next film from Oscar-nominee Paul Schrader. The film, written and directed by...
article Ben Affleck Played a Late Night Game of Poker After Appearing Inebriated at Halloween Party (10/28/2019)
(California) -- Ben Affleck hit up a casino after he was seen leaving a West Hollywood Halloween party apparently inebriated on Saturday night. Affleck, 47, who has been...
article BLOG: Blackjack in Popular Culture – How Table Game Classic Helped (Re)shape TV, Movies, and Art (10/25/2019)
(Internet) -- The opulence of high-class casinos is still a phenomenon in modern culture. Today, it is perhaps a more widely accepted concept, but back in the day, it...
article Betfred Forced to Pay £322k for Anti-money Laundering Failures (10/14/2019)
(UK) -- Betfred Gibraltar has been ordered to pay £322k after the UK Gambling Commission found the bookmaker had failed to carry out adequate anti-money laundering...
article Suncity unit has new poker room at Paradise Casino Busan (10/13/2019)
(South Korea) -- Poker King Club, a business division of privately-held Macau junket investor Suncity Group, announced on Friday that it had launched a new poker room in...
article Asian Poker Tour signs new two-year deal with Resorts World Manila (9/23/2019)
(Philippines) -- The Asian Poker Tour (APT) has signed a new two-year agreement with Resorts World Manila (RWM) that will ensure at least two major APT events are held...
article Rochester man charged with using fake chips at del Lago Casino, troopers say (9/10/2019)
(New York) -- A Rochester man is accused of using fake chips at del Lago Casino in the town of Tyre, according to New York State Police. Ronnie E. Lewis, 62, was charged...
article Chris ‘BigHuni’ Hunichen wins High Roller at EPT Barcelona (9/5/2019)
(Spain) -- Popular poker professional Chris ‘BigHuni’ Hunichen turned a hard week into his best ever live tournament poker result, after triumphing in the...
article WSOP Poker Player Who Flashed Genitals During Main Event Indicted on Terrorism Charge (8/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Poker player Ken Strauss, the man who exposed his genitals and threw his shoe at a dealer during the WSOP Main Event last month, has been indicted for...
article BLOG: Sami "LarsLuzak" Kelopuro Wins $1.3 Million in Eight Hours Playing PLO (8/26/2019)
(Internet) -- Sami Kelopuro, known as "LarsLuzak" in the world of online poker, has been a staple on the high stakes online grind. When Full Tilt Poker...

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