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Detroit Gaming

article MotorCity Casino poker bad beat jackpot soars past half a million dollars (5/2/2016)
(Detroit) -- The biggest bad beat jackpot in Detroit casino history continues to reach new heights. The MotorCity Casino's bad beat jackpot is now more than a half...
article Bad beat jackpot at Motor City Casino reaches all-time high (4/18/2016)
(Detroit) -- Poker players near the Motor City Casino have been scrambling to visit the venue as the bad beat poker progressive jackpot of the venue has reached an all-...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Poker

article US Online Poker in April: Michigan; California (Back) in Running (5/1/2016)
(USA) -- There was much excitement in the first three months of 2016 about the progress of online poker legislation in the United States. Several states were showing...
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Poker

article Electronic table games power play (5/1/2016)
(USA) -- It is reasonable to say that the electronic table games market has exploded as more and more casinos turn to these customer-convenient and labor- and cost-...
article Poker tables folding across Montana (2/23/2016)
(Montana) -- On a given night, the regulars will sidle up to the table at one of Billings’ six live poker rooms. They’ll exchange some small talk and hold...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article El Cortez Hotel & Casino Certified Best Blackjack Odds in Las Vegas (4/29/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- Hit or Stand? 21 or Bust? Officially certified, “Best Blackjack Odds in Las Vegas,” El Cortez Hotel & Casino remains the best spot to...
article Inside the Scantily-Clad Casino "Party Pits" of Las Vegas (12/18/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Sin City just got a little saucier with the advent of new wave of casino "party pits" boasting scantily-clad dealers who are giving Vegas...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Female poker players fail to break into 'boys' club' of WPT's Tournament of Champions (4/20/2016)
(Florida) -- The World Poker Tour's first Tournament of Champions is taking place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino April 22-24, with 70 to 100 main tour...
press release World Poker Tour ending season at Seminole Hard Rock for first time (4/13/2016)
(Florida) -- The World Poker Tour is betting big on South Florida for the ending of Season XIV. The $3,500 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship will take...
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Card Clubs

article Merced to welcome no-limit bets, more poker tables (4/19/2016)
(California) -- Poker players can expect soon to have no betting limits at the growing number of gaming tables in Merced, which should allow local card rooms to better...
article Card Rooms in California Issued Legal Blow (3/5/2016)
(California) -- The California Bureau of Gambling Control (CBGC) last week sent a letter to California’s card rooms saying it would no longer accept applications for...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Nalton Williams Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown $250 No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) (4/17/2016)
(Florida) -- Nalton Williams won Event 19 on the 2016 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown schedule, with the popular poker festival entering its final stage at Seminole...
article Crucial federal trial over gambling pushed back to fall (3/29/2016)
(Florida) -- A federal judge is pushing back the start of a crucial trial over the future of gambling in Florida. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle agreed Monday to...
article World Poker Tour coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino (3/20/2016)
(Florida) -- Season XIV of the World Poker Tour will be coming to the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Hotel and Casino this March and April as the poker tour begins its...
article Crucial Federal Trial Over Gambling Could Be Pushed Back (3/9/2016)
(Florida) -- A crucial trial over the future of gambling in Florida could be pushed back until the fall. Attorneys for both the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the state...
article Seminole Immokalee to host $200K guarantee March 8-10 (2/21/2016)
(Florida) -- After the huge success of the WPT DeepStack Series a few months ago, won by Tampa local pro Fil Khavin, the Seminole Casino in Immokalee brings a $1,650...
article Legislature releases proposals allowing more games at casinos (2/15/2016)
(Florida) -- The 20-year deal would give Florida $3 billion over the first seven years and possibly billions more by the end of it. The Seminole Tribe would be able to...
article State seeks dismissal of Seminoles’ lawsuit (11/22/2015)
(Florida) -- The drama over blackjack in the state of Florida ensues as a federal court in Tallahassee is being asked by Governor Rock Scott’s administration to...
article Burns in place as Seminole Hard Rock tournament director (11/12/2015)
(Florida) -- Tony Burns' first week as director of tournament poker at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino came in August, during the casino's $5 million...
article Despite deadline, Seminole Tribe keeps dealing black jack -- as state predicted in 2012 (10/31/2015)
(Florida) -- A day after the state of Florida filed the expected lawsuit against the Seminole Tribe on Friday, the tribe continued to deal cards at its Hard Rock casinos...
article Florida asks federal judge to shut down blackjack tables (10/31/2015)
(Florida) -- The state of Florida escalated its showdown with the Seminole Tribe of Florida on Friday, demanding the tribe immediately shut down blackjack tables at its...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Interblock debuts Diamond line at Sands China casinos (4/15/2016)
(Macau) -- Interblock DD, a specialist in the supply of casino electronic table games, is introducing its Diamond product line to Sands China Ltd properties in Macau.
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Pechanga Casino

press release Pechanga Sending Player To World Series of Poker (4/13/2016)
(California) -- Playing in the main event in poker’s largest tournament is a dream come true for many card aficionados. Saturday, May 21, Pechanga Resort & the...
article Pechanga poker room great for beginners (12/22/2015)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino is California’s largest casino, and it has a poker room to match. Located on the second floor above the “Round...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort to host WSOP Global Casino Championship this August (4/5/2016)
(North Carolina) -- The World Series of Poker Circuit will end its 12th season with the 2016 World Series of Poker Global Casino Championship, an event scheduled for...
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Illinois Gaming

article Casinos moving ashore in Chicagoland (3/26/2016)
(Illinois) -- Moving forward from last year’s state law allowing operation of land-based casinos, Tropicana Evansville became the first to get Indiana approval to...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River poker tables to be open 24/7 (3/8/2016)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Casino has announced that its 16 second-floor poker tables will operate on a 24/7 basis beginning on Monday, March 14. The tables currently...
article Twin River Casino introduces poker as competition ramps up (12/4/2015)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Casino in Lincoln has now begun to offer poker as the gambling house's competition in New England continues to grow.
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California Gaming

article California Tribes Score Victory In War With Card Rooms (2/26/2016)
(California) -- California’s American Indian tribes scored a minor victory this month in their ongoing efforts to convince state regulators the card room industry...
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Florida Gaming

article Florida's card game enforcement brings first lawsuit (2/22/2016)
(Florida) -- A business that calls itself a “designated player services company” is suing the state over its crackdown of poker-style card games at several...
article Mayo: Hialeah Park casino fined $20,000 after poker investigation (2/17/2016)
(Florida) -- Hialeah Park casino will pay a $20,000 fine to settle alleged violations stemming from a August 2015 poker tournament, according to an agreement approved by...
article State confirms “irregularities” at Hialeah Park poker tournament (1/8/2016)
(Florida) -- Math is a vital part of poker, and the numbers didn’t add up during an August tournament at Hialeah Park. The prize money pool was short. The...
article Gambling operators see red over prohibition on card games (12/3/2015)
(Florida) -- Cardroom operators are outraged over a proposal by state gambling regulators to do away with a lucrative type of card games, which regulators have decided...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Job creation numbers from Pennsylvania casino table games 40 percent less than originally projected (2/17/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that while the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has made significant improvements since the last...
article Pa. casinos see record revenue for table games (2/14/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos brought in $3.17 billion in gross revenue in 2015 and broke a record for the money generated from table games,...
article Sands Casino using blackjack game invented by Allentown man (12/18/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- An Allentown native has invented a new blackjack game that is now being featured at Sands Casino in Bethlehem. The game, called Switch Hands, lets...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Poarch Creek Indians offered to give up blackjack for their own gambling compact (2/17/2016)
(Florida) -- The Alabama-based Poarch Band of Creek Indians, which approached Gov. Rick Scott in 2014 for a deal to offer gambling in Florida, essentially offered not to...
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Tulalip Tribe

article PHOTOS: Renovating Tulalip Resort Casino Rooms (2/15/2016)
(Washington) -- Electrician Todd Byfield heads up a ladder install lighting at Tulalip Resort Casino on Monday, Feb. 15, 2015 in Tulalip, Wa. National developer Kitchell...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Las Vegas moving, expanding poker room (2/9/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. is moving and expanding its Las Vegas poker operations to better serve players at the company's two Strip resorts. In May, the...
article Wynn Las Vegas to open new poker room in May (2/9/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Las Vegas is moving its poker room to a larger location that will debut at the end of May. The resort announced today that its new 8,600-square-foot...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Electronic gaming uprising (2/4/2016)
(Atlantic City) -- Growing player acceptance has brought a whole new world of opportunity to providers of electronic table games, so much so that Rob Bone, president,...
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Mohegan Sun

article Hearing scheduled to reconsider bail in alleged casino conspiracy (1/24/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Luzerne County judge on Friday set bail hearings to re-evaluate the half-million-dollar bail set this week for two men accused of defrauding Mohegan...
article Casino dealer, gamblers charged in cheating ring (1/7/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two gamblers at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township were charged Tuesday with conspiring to cheat at pai gow, a day after a tile dealer for the game...
article Former Mohegan Sun Pocono dealer pleads guilty to cheating casino out of 17k (1/6/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- A former dealer at Mohegan Sun Pocono pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with players to rig a tile betting game that cheated the Plains Township...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Nebraska Poker Bill Declared 'Defeated' (1/19/2016)
(Nebraska) -- A bill in Nebraska that would classify Texas hold’em as a game of skill won’t have any hope this year unless it is designated as a priority...
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Michigan Gaming

article FLETCHER: Texas Hold-‘em on the Flint? It could happen (1/6/2016)
(Michigan) -- Among the several squawkers who regularly air their pet gripes in this newspaper’s Squawkbox feature is one who frequently espouses the idea of...
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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada Poker Rooms Take In $8.9M In November (1/6/2016)
(Nevada) -- Revenue from Nevada’s live and online poker tables was $8,973,000 during the month of November, according to a report released last week by Silver...
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Oneida Nation

article Feeling lucky? Yellow Brick Road casino launches blackjack, other table games (12/8/2015)
(New York) -- Yellow Brick Road casino in Chittenango will begin offering table games starting at 2 p.m. today. About 30 new workers have been hired as the table games...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau table games cap will not change until 2022 (11/28/2015)
(Macau) -- Macau casinos will not be changing the number of table games allowed at each venue since the Macau Secretary for Economy and Finance stated the cap will not...
article Macau gaming table cap untouched until 2022: govt (11/26/2015)
(Macau) -- The cap on the number of new live dealer gaming tables allowed in Macau casinos will not be amended until at least the end of 2022, Macau’s Secretary...
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Other News

article Impulsive poker players are consistently impulsive (5/3/2016)
(Florida) -- South Floridians are among the nation’s most impulsive, impatient people, with frustrations stemming from crowded highways and the cacophony of...
article Galaxy Pig Casino Offers Gaming from Another World (5/1/2016)
(USA) -- While it isn’t entirely clear what a Galaxy Pig is the brand new Galaxy Pig Casino is clearly a quality online gambling destination. Visitors to Galaxy...
article Council OKs liquor license fee hike, tables gambling fee (4/27/2016)
(Illinois) -- The City Council voted Monday to increase liquor license fees for the first time since 1982 but agreed to phase the changes in over five years instead of...
press release Gamesys Launches Real Money Poker on Virgin Games (4/13/2016)
(UK) -- Gamesys launches innovative new poker game onto Virgin Games, offering a first class poker game with a vibrant community driven by hosts.
article FireKeepers Casino Hotel To Host Michigan's Largest Poker Tournament (4/6/2016)
(Michigan) -- The Mid States Poker Tour $300,000 Main Event is set to kick off at Michigan’s hottest Poker Room at FireKeepers Casino Hotel. Main Event Qualifiers...
article Maryland Live poker room is doubling down (3/26/2016)
(Maryland) -- Starting this month at Maryland Live, most weekly tournament guarantees will double, meaning there will be more than $600K in guarantees per week.
article Poker tables folding across Montana (2/25/2016)
(Montana) -- On a given night, the regulars will sidle up to the table at one of Billings’ six live poker rooms. They’ll exchange some small talk and hold...
press release DEQ Announces WinStar World Casino to Add EZ Baccarat Tables -- Topping 750 Tables in Over 130 Casinos Worldwide in 2015 (1/9/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- DEQ Systems Corp. (TSXV: DEQ), a leading provider ofProprietary Table Games, Table Game Systems and Table Game Linking Solutions, announces that WinStar...
article B.C. Lottery Corporation seeks next generation slots and tables (1/8/2016)
(British Columbia) -- The BC Lottery Corp. (BCLC) is in the market for the latest slot machine and electronic table game technology. A January 6 request for pre-...
article Lunar Poker hits Blue Chip Casino landscape (11/12/2015)
(Indiana) -- There have been many hybrids of the game of poker that have been formulated into house-based table games, but none nearly as fascinating as a new one that...
article Vegas gambling guide: Craps, the casino's wild child (11/12/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Of all the games offered in a casino, craps is by far the fastest and, to many, the most exciting. It is a game in which large amounts of money can be won...
article Only in Vegas: Station Casinos Previews Games Created by UNLV Students (11/3/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casinos’ top players met UNLV student game inventors in an ‘Only in Vegas’ event Nov. 1 featuring five new table games straight...
article Seminoles Claim Florida Reneged on Deal (10/27/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida claims in court that the state breached its gaming contract with the tribe by refusing to reauthorize the playing baccarat,...
article An Indian poker website is betting on offline marketing to gain acceptance (9/30/2015)
(India) -- A month ago, when the Supreme Court declined to shed clarity on the legality of rummy for stakes, it didn’t just give a boost to rummy. Other skill-...
article I Played Blackjack With the World’s Best Card Counter (8/29/2015)
(New York) -- It’s 10 p.m. on a Saturday, and the low-fare overnight buses in Chinatown are idling in rows. Markets have long ago pulled down their metal gratings...
article Card game invented locally makes Pennsylvania casino debut (7/19/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Adam Stoller of McCandless made sure he had the best seat for the debut. A half-hour before the boxes of cards were opened or $34,000 worth of chips...
article Enid native wins $613,000 at World Series of Poker in Las Vegas (7/12/2015)
(Oklahoma) -- An Enid native is living the easy life after winning over $600,000 at the World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas.
article Developers of baccarat variation see game grow to 700 tables (6/21/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- James Bond hasn’t left the baccarat table. But he’s got company. The dragon and the panda are in the room, too, along with the Las Vegas-based...
article Krimerman not an average poker player (6/20/2015)
(California) -- Poker players are peculiar. Often characterized by dark shades and even darker demeanors, Stan Krimerman doesn’t fit the deck.
article Minnesota man’s mistake leads to winning poker’s top prize (6/14/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s one thing to outlast hundreds or thousands of poker players to win one of the World Series of Poker’s 68 events and the Las Vegas...

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