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West Virginia Gaming

article W.Va. casino seeks people-oriented dealers to run table games (9/2/2015)
(West Virginia) -- Some casino managers look to hire a table-games dealer with technical experience, but at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, management is looking...
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Phil Ivey

article Borgata v. Phil Ivey: “Queen of Sorts”‘ Eyesight Not “Illegal” (8/29/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- The ongoing discovery phase of the trial between New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and three co-defendants, including prominent poker...
article Phil Ivey Acts Ingenuous Over Use of Busty Cocktail Servers and Ample Liquor Output at Borgata Baccarat Sessions (8/29/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey has been accused by the Borgata casino in Atlantic City of using illegal tactics to cheat the property out of millions at the baccarat...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Cleveland poker dealer may be most popular in the U.S. (8/28/2015)
(Ohio) -- Could the most popular poker dealer in the country work right here at Cleveland's Horseshoe Casino? It's a good possibility. Leslie Messmer is in the...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Casino Re-Opens Poker Room (8/26/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- The Linq Hotel & Casino, a Caesars property located on the Las Vegas Strip, closed its poker room in January but re-opened it this week, according to...
article We Fold: Westgate Shutters Its Las Vegas Poker Room (6/29/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has lost another poker room. Westgate shut down its three-table poker room earlier this month. The tables were quickly removed from the area...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Gulfstream poker: Rewarding loyalty (8/21/2015)
(Florida) -- High-hand promotions have been a quick-fix way to fill South Florida poker rooms in recent years, with players flocking to the casino with the most...
article Change is at hand for Jacksonville's BestBet poker room with new games on the way (8/15/2015)
(Florida) -- More people are playing poker, said Jamie Shelton, president. Fewer people are betting on the horse races, dog races and jai alai that are simulcast there....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Yellow Brick Road Casino to get table games (8/20/2015)
(New York) -- In response to feedback from customers, the Yellow Brick Road Casino will soon feature table games. The Oneida Indian Nation announced Tuesday that the...
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Hard Rock

article Big day at Hard Rock (8/19/2015)
(Florida) -- With TV cameras everywhere, final-table action from four tournaments and commentary by poker's most famous name, there were plenty of storylines Tuesday...
article Seminole Hard Rock revels in big month of poker (8/19/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open series concluded Wednesday, and even though the main event again had the Seminoles reaching into their pockets, there is...
press release 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Starts Play Today (8/15/2015)
(Florida) -- Kicking the tournament poker season back into gear, the 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open will start play in its Main Event at noon today in Hollywood, FL.
article Phil Hellmuth: Getting a read on poker's best (8/11/2015)
(Florida) -- Phil Hellmuth didn't berate anybody, spoke humbly about his poker skills and even apologized for spotty phone service during a 35-minute conversation...
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New York Gaming

article Resorts World to Add Video Blackjack Tables this Fall (8/19/2015)
(New York) -- The highest-grossing slot casino in the country is in South Ozone Park. And it’s about to double down on its gaming presence. Resorts World Casino...
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Poker

article Poker promoter’s hopes dashed in Wisconsin (8/16/2015)
(Wisconsin) -- A judge in Wisconsin has upheld the state’s ban on poker play outside of Indian casinos. The case was brought by professional poker player Mark Kroon and...
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PokerStars

article Borgata responds to poker star in legal dispute (8/16/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Attorneys for Borgata say the casino destroyed playing cards involved in a lawsuit against a professional gambler it says cheated it out of $9.6...
article PokerStars Pros to Tour California Cardrooms (7/5/2015)
(California) -- Musicians who go on the road tend to give their tours names to showcase recently released albums in hopes of drumming up support for those albums....
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Casino says it only destroyed cards before knowing of scheme (8/15/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey casino destroyed playing cards involved in a lawsuit against a professional gambler it says cheated it out of $9.6 million, but only as...
article N.J.'s last two casino-career schools say dealers still in demand (8/4/2015)
(New Jersey) -- Rayna Edwards is taking business courses at Rutgers University and gaming classes at the Casino Career Institute, or CCI, at Atlantic Cape Community...
article Poker heroes dare to take risks in the right situations (8/3/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Champions are fearless, resolved, focused. With everything on the line, the greatest heroes consistently conjure victory out of seemingly hopeless...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article State asks U.S. Supreme Court to review Ho-Chunk poker decision (8/5/2015)
(Wisconsin) -- The state Attorney General’s Office filed a petition last week with the U.S. Supreme Court asking that it review a recent federal appeals court...
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California Gaming

article Another Gambling Company Grabs California Online Poker Partnership (8/3/2015)
(California) -- Efforts to legalize real-money online poker in California this year are likely dead, but that doesn’t mean stakeholders in a future industry there...
article Top card sharps lobby for online poker in Citrus Heights (8/3/2015)
(California) -- Like the card sharps of the Old West, three of the brightest stars in the poker galaxy rode into Citrus Heights’ Stones Gambling Hall on Sunday to...
article Poker stars come to Fresno, Clovis to support online poker legislation (7/31/2015)
(California) -- Is online poker coming to California? The matter has been kicking around Sacramento for years, but so far it has been a losing bet. The major sticking...
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Macau Gaming

article Studio City set for 150 tables, open late Oct: DB (8/3/2015)
(Macau) -- Casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd is likely to get 150 new-to-market live gaming tables from the Macau government for its new casino resort Studio...
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Maryland Gaming

article House of cards: Seven guys in a poker crash pad play Texas Hold’em for a living (7/31/2015)
(Maryland) -- At the poker house, it’s always breakfast time. It was nearly 2 p.m. on a recent afternoon when Chris Brand sleepily schmeared his morning bagel in a...
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Seminole Tribe

article Is blackjack on its way out at Seminole casinos? (7/28/2015)
(Florida) -- Estero resident Roger Randolph likes to play blackjack. But he's hearing the odds blackjack is here to stay at Seminole Casino Immokalee are uncertain. A...
article Clock running out on Hard Rock casino table games but Galvano says it's déjà vu (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- A deal authorizing blackjack and other types of card games at casinos such as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood and Tampa expires...
article Dueling letters show blackjack battle heating up (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- The battle over blackjack between the state and the Seminole Tribe got a little hotter after dueling demand letters on Monday. The state’s top...
article Florida to Seminole Tribe: Prepare to end blackjack games at casinos (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- Florida officials are asking the Seminole Tribe of Florida to tell them when they plan to end blackjack and other card games at their casinos. Florida's...
article Seminole Tribe of Florida asks for mediation with Florida legislators over gambling compact (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida says the state has missed another deadline to find a resolution for its gambling compact dispute. The Broward County-based...
article State asks Seminole Tribe when it will shut down blackjack tables (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida appear headed for a showdown about the tribe's successful casinos. A deal authorizing blackjack and other...
article State tells Seminole Tribe: Prepare to end blackjack games at casinos (7/27/2015)
(Florida) -- The future of blackjack in Seminole Tribe casinos may be headed to a courtroom. A potential showdown moved closer Monday, with the state asking the tribe...
article Seminoles prepare to demand mediation in fight with state over blackjack (7/24/2015)
(Florida) -- The state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe are getting closer to squaring off in a federal courtroom over the tribe’s right to continue offering...
article Blackjack turmoil now affecting state revenue forecasts (7/14/2015)
(Florida) -- Uncertainty over the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s right to keep offering blackjack at its casinos now is throwing a monkey wrench into the state’...
article Scott still hasn’t said whether he’ll sit down with Seminoles over blackjack dispute (7/3/2015)
(Florida) -- More than a week after the Seminole Tribe of Florida asked Gov. Rick Scott to return to the bargaining table on keeping blackjack at its casinos, the...
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Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article EDITORIAL: And then there was one (7/27/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- The music is winding down, and one potential partner is left standing. But if the state Gaming Commission finds that the sole commercial bidder for a...
article 9th Circuit rules against CdA Tribe in Texas Hold 'Em poker case (7/22/2015)
(Idaho) -- The 9th Circuit U. S. Court of Appeals has ruled against the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s bid to offer Texas Hold ‘Em poker at its reservation...
article 9th Circuit upholds injunction against Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Texas Hold ’em tournaments (7/22/2015)
(Idaho) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a federal judge’s temporary injunction against the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s offering of Texas...
article Coeur d’Alene Tribe loses Texas Hold ’Em appeal (7/22/2015)
(Idaho) -- Texas Hold ’Em isn’t allowed in Idaho, the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe wants to offer the...
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Dry Creek Rancheria

article River Rock Casino develops new table game (7/22/2015)
(California) -- After more than a year in development, River Rock Casino is debuting a new electronic table game — Turn & Burn Craps — which it created...
article River Rock offering new craps-style game (7/21/2015)
(California) -- Don’t let the name or look of Turn & Burn Craps fool you — the newest table game at River Rock Casino in Geyserville, in Sonoma County,...
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Indiana Gaming

article Indiana governor: No 'shutdown' of senior euchre games (7/21/2015)
(Indiana) -- The executive director of the Indiana Gaming Commission said Monday the state "did not, and never had, any plans to take enforcement action"...
article Seniors' card games pegged as illegal gambling (7/21/2015)
(Indiana) -- Seniors in Muncie, Indiana got quite the scare last week when the state of Indiana told them their weekly euchre games were against the law. Now those...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Deadwood Brings Roulette, Craps, and Keno to Historic Gold Rush Town (7/19/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Deadwood, South Dakota, is less than four square miles in size, but with 24 gambling venues the town has more casinos than that of most states.
article New games in Deadwood are starting off with a bang (7/7/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Deadwood kicked off keno, craps and roulette in a few casinos last Wednesday and gaming officials says the first week was a success. Deadwood Gaming...
article Deadwood launches keno, craps and roulette (7/1/2015)
(South Dakota) -- After voters and legislators said yes, the addition of keno, craps and roulette to Deadwood casinos was signed into law last March by Gov. Dennis...
article Deadwood Ready To Gamble On New Games (6/29/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Roulette, craps and keno will be added to the popular slot machines and card games in several Deadwood casinos on Wednesday. Casino crews are hustling...
article Craps, roulette and keno also allowed at S. Dakota tribal casinos Wednesday (6/27/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Last November South Dakota voters passed Constitutional Amendment Q by a margin of 14% with even higher approval numbers coming out of the Pine Ridge...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode Island To Launch It’s First Ever Live Poker Room At Twin Rivers Casino (7/4/2015)
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island is set to open its first ever licensed poker room. John Taylor, Chairman of the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, announced Tuesday that the...
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Other News

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...
article New Poker King Club Opens At The Venetian Macau (6/6/2015)
(Macau) -- The Poker King Club (PKC), famous for hosting Macau’s Big Game, moved from the StarWorld Casino last September to a brand new location inside The...
article Traffic boom anticipated at WSOP.com in NV (5/27/2015)
(Nevada) -- The World Series of Poker will host its 46th annual festival of poker for seven weeks beginning on May 27, and player traffic at WSOP.com in Nevada will...
article World Series of Poker Gambles on Luring New Players (5/27/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- The World Series of Poker is betting that smaller stakes will sweeten the pots this year. The globe’s biggest annual poker bash begins May 27 in Las...
article World Series of Poker starts this week with new events (5/26/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.
article Ivan Demidov on 2008 WSOP Main Event Cash: "My Backer Did Not Pay Me" (5/26/2015)
(USA) -- The year 2008 was a turning point in the history of the World Series of Poker, as it was the first in which the final table of the Main Event was delayed until...
article Antonius Samuel Wins the partypoker Grand Prix Million (5/26/2015)
(USA) -- What would be your reaction if you organized a poker event carrying a $1m guarantee, and it missed its mark by $275,000? Shitty barge poles at the ready?
article The Five Biggest Improvements Caesars Has Made to the WSOP (5/17/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- On January 13, 2004 Harrah’s Entertainment announced they had purchased the Binion’s Horseshoe in Las Vegas just days after federal marshals...
article Professional Live Poker vs. Video Poker (5/15/2015)
(USA) -- Ask a professional live poker player if video poker is among their list of favorites and most likely the answer will be no. Playing poker live vs. a machine is...
article Computer program can't keep up with poker pros (5/9/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Three of the of the world's best four players of Heads-up No-limit Texas Hold'em beat Claudico — Carnegie Mellon University's...
article Man bests machine in two-week poker tournament (5/9/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The humans won! The question now is how long can they hold off the computer? The two-week long "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" poker...
article Marathon 2-week Poker Tournament Saw Humans Prevailing Over CMU Computer (5/9/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- With the technology moving at break-neck speed computers also improved enormously over the years. The artificial intelligence behind computers became...
press release Poker Pros Rake In More Chips Than Carnegie Mellon's Artificial Intelligence Program During 80,000-Hand Contest (5/9/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Four of the world's best players of Heads-up No-limit Texas Hold'em amassed more poker chips than the Carnegie Mellon University artificial...
article Four Exciting Things To Watch For at the European Poker Tour Grand Final in Monaco (4/25/2015)
(Monaco) -- The 2015 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final is just days away, and the anticipation couldn't be higher for one of the...
article A computer vs professional poker players (4/25/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- 4 of the world’s greatest poker players went into battle with one common opponent, which happens to be a computer program that researchers are...

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