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Seminole Tribe

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...
article Clock running down for blackjack at state’s Seminole casinos (5/1/2015)
(Florida) -- Time could be running out to play blackjack in Tampa, Immokalee and at other casinos run by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. In 2010, the state granted the...
article Seminoles call for new talks with state over blackjack deal (5/1/2015)
(Florida) -- In a letter that was hand-delivered Friday, the Seminole Tribe of Florida “renew(ed) its request” to negotiate a new agreement for the tribe to...
article Gamblers betting on bills in House, Senate (4/6/2015)
(Florida) -- Some local gamblers are hoping legislators will go all in on a deal that would keep card games in the state from folding at your favorite casino. In the...
article Seminole tribe seeks renewal of table gaming rights (3/26/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida has released three television ads in the past several weeks in an effort to convince state lawmakers to renew a provision of...
article Florida Legislature to Discuss a New Gambling Agreement with the Seminole Tribe (2/8/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe has a five-year agreement with the state of Florida to provide visitors of its casinos with blackjack as well as other table games. This...
article Showdown looming over Seminole gambling agreement (2/7/2015)
(Florida) -- Florida's five-year agreement allowing the Seminole Tribe of Florida to offer blackjack and other table games at its casinos will expire on July 31. By...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

South Dakota 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...
article Deadwood dealers adding new games to repertoire (5/4/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Beginning July 1st, Deadwood will add roulette, craps and keno. But how do the dealers learn these games and what will the new games mean to Deadwood?...
article Deadwood Casinos Preparing To Host Roulette, Craps In July (5/2/2015)
(South Dakota) -- Casinos in Deadwood are training their employees in preparation of a new law that takes effect this summer that will allow them to host craps and...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

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...
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Maryland Gaming

article Commission says blackjack dealers can 'hit' on 17 (6/18/2015)
(Maryland) -- The house would pick up some more wins in blackjack at Maryland casinos under a pending rule change approved Thursday. State regulators approved casinos...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article AG: No action on Mashpee Wampanoag allegation about casino (6/18/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- Attorney General Maura Healey’s office says it has reviewed a complaint by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe about Plainridge Park Casino and decided...
article Gambling commission leader says ethics complaint dismissed (6/18/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- The head of the state Gaming Commission says an ethics complaint against him has been dismissed. Stephen Crosby sent an email to commission staff...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau gambling regulators debate casino tables in Coloane (6/16/2015)
(Macau) -- Macau Legislator, Au Kam San is currently inquiring as to whether the government plans to approve Coloane casino plans. Coloane is located next to Cotai, as a...
article Lionel Leong confirms 150 new tables for Galaxy Phase II (5/24/2015)
(Macau) -- Macau's Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac has confirmed to media that the Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. is getting 150 new-to-...
article Macau Grants 150 New Gaming Tables to Casino Operator (5/21/2015)
(Macau) -- Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. led gains in casino shares after the government of Macau said in a statement it approved 150 new gaming tables for a gambling...
article 2 massive casinos are about to open in Macau, and they could end up being one giant disaster (5/12/2015)
(Macau) -- Galaxy Entertainment, the $158 billion casino firm, will open two highly anticipated properties in Macau in a couple of weeks, and it could be a disaster....
article Sands China holds Dealer Skills Championship 2015 (4/21/2015)
(Macau) -- Nine finalists showcased their baccarat, blackjack and roulette skills in front of a cheering crowd of fellow team members at Sands China Ltd’s Dealer...
article China's Queen of Poker tells us what its like to play professionally in Macau (3/19/2015)
(Macau) -- Macau's casinos may be down on their luck, but at least one part of the gambling industry is thriving. According to "China's Queen of Poker...
article Poker is the Main Event in Macau (2/9/2015)
(Macau) -- The fever for Poker that has swept across a global market has steadily piqued the interest of players with no cooling down in sight. Poker popularity has...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker

article Why Poker Is The Perfect All-American Game (6/13/2015)
(New York) -- Standing at an estimated height of 110 feet, the Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
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Navajo Casino

article Navajo Nation to add Class III table games to New Mexico casino (6/9/2015)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation will convert a Class II facility in New Mexico to Class III thanks to a new gaming compact, The Farmington Daily Times reports. The...
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Choctaw Tribe

article Choctaw Casino Resort Awards $1,313,781 in Card Player Poker Tour (4/20/2015)
(Mississippi) -- Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant awarded $1,313,781 in the Card Player Poker Tour from April 2-12, the resort said, in a news release.
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Barry Hutter Leads WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event (4/19/2015)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida is currently playing host to the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event. The week-...
article Poker players compete for $5 million at Hard Rock tournament (4/16/2015)
(Florida) -- This is the week some poker player will turn $3,500 or less into a World Poker Tour trophy, national TV attention and, oh, more than $1 million.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania Sets New Table Games Record (4/17/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- As lawmakers in Pennsylvania ponder whether to legalize and regulate online gaming, the state’s 12 brick-and-mortar casinos sprinkled throughout...
article Gaming board approves fewer slots, table games for Erie casino (3/31/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today granted a request from Presque Isle Downs & Casino to prepare for about $5 million in renovations by...
article Presque Isle Downs & Casino Seeks Approval to Introduce Amenities (3/30/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Officials of Presque Isle Downs & Casino submitted a request for reducing the number of slot machines and table games they currently have.
article Erie casino seeks fewer slot machines, table games (3/29/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Presque Isle Downs & Casino wants to reduce the number of slot machines and table games as part of its plan to make $5 million in improvements and...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Hialeah poker room expands (4/16/2015)
(Florida) -- Hialeah Park's poker room, which has boomed since opening in September 2013, has completed an expansion, creating a high-limit area called King's...
article BLOG: Florida Looking at Changing State Gaming Laws, Could Affect Poker (4/12/2015)
(Florida) -- Members of the Florida legislature are considering changes to the gaming laws in their state, which could have an effect on two big parts of that industry,...
article Florida Lawmakers Ponder Decoupling Poker And Greyhound Racing (4/11/2015)
(Florida) -- On Thursday, Florida’s House Regulatory Affairs Committee approved a watered-down gambling bill that if enacted would allow for the decoupling of...
article Florida card rooms enjoy a good February (4/1/2015)
(Florida) -- Florida card rooms enjoyed a good February: business increased from the previous year by 2.5%. Over $12.1 million in Gross Card Room receipts enabled the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Tribe Plays Hand Against State's Poker Ban At 9th Circ. (4/6/2015)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur D'Alene tribe of Idaho on Monday urged the Ninth Circuit to overturn the state's injunction forbidding it from holding Texas Hold 'em...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Harrah’s Cherokee to host WSOP National Championship (4/6/2015)
(North Carolina) -- The eleventh season of the WSOP Circuit will wrap up under the bright lights of the ESPN cameras with the 2015 WSOP National Championship – an...
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Nevada Gaming

article Wynn Las Vegas Follows MGM: No More Cash At The Poker Table (4/6/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Effective immediately, the poker room at the Wynn Las Vegas will no longer allow cash to play at the tables, a Wynn poker room representative confirmed to...
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Indiana Gaming

article Proposed Amendment To HB 1540 Would Delay Racino Table Games (3/27/2015)
(Indiana) -- Ohio County’s voice has been heard as members of an Indiana Senate committee have amended a casino gaming bill to protect – or at least delay...
article House committee passes bill allowing inland casinos, live-dealer table games (2/13/2015)
(Indiana) -- Lawmakers have their work cut out for them when it comes to gaming. Revenues are going down and competition is going up. So they are looking for creative...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article AC Rundown – Ivey Lawsuit Proceeds, Straub Can’t Buy Revel, 2015 iGaming Revenues Up (3/22/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey is down millions in online poker this year but may lose another $9.6 million soon. A U.S. District Judge will allow the Borgata’s edge...
article Poker Room Closures: An Ugly Trend or Market Right-Sizing? (3/7/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- While we’ve been paying close attention to the maneuverings of online gambling legalization at the state and federal level a somewhat alarming...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Legal poker room opens in South Austin (3/21/2015)
(Texas) -- A brand-new card house for poker enthusiasts has opened in South Austin and the owner says he's found a way to make it legal. Texas Card House, located...
article C.V. council approves more gaming tables (3/11/2015)
(California) -- Chula Vista City Council members recently approved an increase in gaming tables for the city's only card room as well as a five-year operating...
article C.V. council approves more gaming tables (3/9/2015)
(California) -- Chula Vista City Council members recently approved an increase in gaming tables for the city's only card room as well as a five-year operating...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Charity Gaming

article ‘Poker Run’ a game of a different kind — PHOTOS (3/21/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Motorbikes, shooting and poker combined on Saturday to help Las Vegas police raise money. The annual Scoot and Shoot Poker Run brought in donations from...
1 Article on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Horseshoe Cincinnati Cancels World Series of Poker Circuit Stop (2/19/2015)
(Ohio) -- The Horseshoe Cincinnati announced today that the upcoming World Series of Poker Circuit series, scheduled to run from March 19 – 30, has been cancelled...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Casino

article Taj Mahal casino closing poker room for remake, July reopen (2/13/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino is closing its money-losing poker room for a make-over, and plans to re-open it by summer.
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Card Player Poker Tour Foxwoods Results: Events 7-9 (2/7/2015)
(Connecticut) -- The first stop of Season III of the Card Player Poker Tour kicked off at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut Jan. 31 and will host a series of 13...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article Daniel Negreanu Wins $50k Playing Mixed Games on Twitch (4/20/2015)
(USA) -- Daniel Negreanu starts his Twitch adventure on a high after winning $50,000 playing mixed games, whilst lying in his bed, during his first real money Twitch...
article Raising For Effective Giving Query The Effects of Poker on Society (4/20/2015)
(USA) -- Effective altruist, Louie Helm, delves into the research to understand the deeper effects that poker has on society, and covers his findings in a three-part...
article APPT Nanjing Millions Shut Down Due to Inquest by Chinese Authorities (4/17/2015)
(China) -- A seemingly promising APPT event in Mainland China was shut down with little warning Friday as authorities stepped in and brought the tournament to a hault.

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