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Macau Gaming

article Macau casino dealer tally up nearly 5pct in 2Q (8/23/2019)
(Macau) -- There were 25,213 dealers employed in the Macau casino industry at the end of the second quarter 2019, up 4.8 percent from the prior-year period, according to...
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Phil Ivey

article BLOG: The Phil Ivey Saga Continues — Borgata Makes a Move (8/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey successfully managed to obtain a six-figure score in an event in 2019 World Series of Poker. Although he may not consider that too big of a...
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Turning Stone

article Turning Stone Guarantees $100,000 In This Weekend's Empire State Hold'em Championships (8/14/2019)
(New York) -- The Empire State Hold’em Championships are underway at Turning Stone Resort Casino in New York, but there is still plenty of time to get in on the...
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Hard Rock

article BLOG: Pregnancy Helps Jason Mercier Win Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Title (8/12/2019)
(Florida) -- Positive omens and a pregnant wife have helped Jason Mercier win his first live event in two years at the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open.
article Guillermo Reyes Wins 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Outright for $41,412 (5/20/2019)
(Florida) -- The 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Poker Series Event #1: $350 DeepStack NLH attracted 767 entries over three starting flights, and on Monday the...
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Foxwoods

article Former Foxwoods Dealer Stays Out of Prison after Confessing Blackjack Scheme (8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An ex-dealer at Foxwoods Resort Casino avoided spending any time in Connecticut prison despite admitting the theft of about $18,000 largely by...
article Foxwoods moved poker room to Rainmaker Casino (6/28/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has long claimed to have “the largest poker room on the East Coast.” It apparently still does, though the competition...
article In Massachusetts, an Encore for former Foxwoods gaming executive (5/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- His casino career has taken him from Mashantucket to Bimini to the brink of Boston. It began in Bozrah. That’s where Doug Williams grew up, and in...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Can Shreveport/Bossier City become the 'Mecca' of Poker in the South? (8/7/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Major tournament poker is no stranger to Bossier City, but it's been a while. And don’t expect any rain delays at the Horseshoe Casino this time...
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Charity Gaming

article Erin McCarty Takes Win at Charity Poker Event (8/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Casino hosted a charity poker event Sunday afternoon and lots of local celebrities came out to try to win money for charity.
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Pennsylvania Online

article Hollywood Casino Plans to Launch Online Poker in Pennslyvania “By the End of 2019” (8/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- While players in Pennsylvania await for online poker to go live in the state, Hollywood Casino who was the first to launch an online casino in the...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield sued over blackjack payouts in repeat of Encore Boston Harbor suit (8/1/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Blackjack players have filed a class action lawsuit claiming MGM Springfield is paying less than state regulations permit on winning hands at some...
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Illinois Gaming

article Fairmount Park: Adding slots, other casino games to spur $50 million in new facilities (7/30/2019)
(Illinois) -- Plans to add slot machines, casino table games and sports betting to the Fairmount Park horse track under a statewide gambling expansion law promoted here...
article Illinois Gov. Pritzker Visits Fairmount Track To Tout Gambling Expansion (7/30/2019)
(Illinois) -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a massive gambling expansion into law in June. On Tuesday he stopped by Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville to talk about...
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California Gaming

article RUDDOCK: Will California Ever Get Its Act Together And Legalize Online Poker? (7/29/2019)
(California) -- Efforts to legalize online poker and casino gambling have been shoved to the side as sports betting fever sweeps through legislatures across the nation....
article California Cardrooms Score A Victory In Ongoing Fight With Gaming Tribes (7/2/2019)
(California) -- US District Court Judge John Menendez handed California cardrooms a significant win in their ongoing fight with the state’s tribal casinos. On June...
article Three California tribal casinos to appeal US District Court setback in house-card games exclusivity (6/25/2019)
(California) -- A lawsuit brought by three prominent casino-operating California tribal nations targeting certain house-banked games available in some of the state...
article California Sports Betting, Online Poker Helped By Tribes’ Loss In Court? (6/24/2019)
(California) -- A trio of California gaming tribes saw their efforts to stop casino-style games at the state’s cardrooms meet an untimely demise in federal court...
article BLOG: California Tribes Lose in House-Banked Card Games Legal Battle (6/23/2019)
(California) -- A lawsuit brought by three prominent casino-operating California tribal nations targeting certain house-banked games available in some of the state...
article California tribes lose lawsuit concerning card room exclusivity breaches (6/21/2019)
(California) -- In California and a trio of casino-operating tribes have reportedly lost a legal fight against the western state concerning who should be permitted to...
article California Gaming Association issues response to Tribal exclusivity lawsuit (6/20/2019)
(California) -- The US District Court has dismissed a recent lawsuit submitted by three California Tribes which seeks to force Californian authorities to shut down...
article California gaming tribes vow to appeal cardroom ruling (6/20/2019)
(California) -- California tribal casino operators are vowing to continue their legal fight against the state for permitting private cardrooms to offer so-called ‘...
article US District Court rejects California tribes’ claims (6/20/2019)
(California) -- The United States District Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by three California tribes against the State of California and Governor Gavin Newsom. The...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania Casino Poker Market Contracts 3.8% Through June (7/22/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s first online casinos launched last week, with more expected in the coming weeks/months. The state legalized several forms of...
article PA table games revenues increased 2.2 percent in May, Gaming Control Board says (6/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Table games revenue for Pennsylvania in the month of May increased by 2.2 percent over the previous year, according to figures released Tuesday by the...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Local officials back expansion of Plainridge with table games (7/21/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Local officials are getting behind a bill that would allow the state Gaming Commission to permit table games at Plainridge Park Casino. Despite the...
article Southeast Mass. lawmakers push for table games at Plainridge Park (7/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A clutch of lawmakers from the southeastern region painted a rosy picture of Massachusetts in the legal gambling era and asked the Joint Committee on...
article Push for Plainridge table games meets resistance from Hopkinton family (7/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Eight years after Massachusetts legalized casino gambling and while lawmakers are weighing further expansions of gaming, a Hopkinton couple told...
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Poker

article 50th World Series of Poker wraps up with $10 million winner (7/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Iranian-born and longtime German resident Hossein Ensan has closed out a historic 50th running of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) by capturing the world...
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Texas Gaming

article Houston poker rooms left wondering if they're operating legally after raids (7/17/2019)
(Texas) -- In an afternoon press conference Wednesday, lawyers for the Prime Social poker room said their clients did everything in their power to make sure their...
article How are poker clubs operating in Houston months after raids? (6/24/2019)
(Texas) -- After a Channel 2 Investigates inquiry, the Houston Police Department has again issued a dire warning directed toward poker clubs operating within Houston...
article Are poker rooms illegal in Texas? (5/3/2019)
(Texas) -- Sandra Guerra Thompson is the director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Houston. How much money has been made at casino clubs? In the...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Lawsuit: Encore Boston cheating blackjack players, withholding slot winnings (7/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A class-action complaint filed Monday in Middlesex County Superior Court claims the newly-opened Encore Boston Harbor in Everett is cheating blackjack...
press release Encore Boston Harbor Selects Gaming Partners International As The Supplier Of Choice For Their Table Games Equipment (6/10/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Gaming Partners International (GPI), a leading provider of casino currency, playing cards, dice, table layouts, gaming tables and accessories...
press release Encore Boston Harbor Selects Gaming Partners International As The Supplier Of Choice For Their Table Games Equipment (6/10/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Gaming Partners International (GPI), a leading provider of casino currency, playing cards, dice, table layouts, gaming tables and accessories...
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Nooksack Tribe

article Vegas-style gambling coming Friday to northern Whatcom County (7/11/2019)
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe’s Northwood Casino will begin offering Las Vegas-style table games Friday, according to Heather Songer of the Washington State...
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Japan Gaming

press release Table Trac Inks Deal to Roll Out Casino Management System in Japan (7/10/2019)
(Japan) -- Minnetonka-based Table Trac Inc. has reached a deal to roll out its casino management system in Japan. Under an exclusive license agreement with Tokyo-based...
press release Table Trac, Inc. (CasinoTrac) Signs Exclusive License Agreement With Tokyo Based BroadBand Security Inc. For Adaptation Of Its Casino Management System For The Japanese Gaming Market (7/8/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Tokyo Japan based BroadBand Security, Inc. (4398.T) engages in the business of information technology, security management and consulting services. The...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Deadwood regulators will consider rules for house-banked poker (6/20/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The South Dakota Commission on Gaming holds a public hearing later this month on adding official rules that would formally allow house-banked poker in...
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Caesars

article If Carl Icahn Sells Caesars, Who Would Own The WSOP? (6/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Two weeks into 2019 World Series of Poker, the attention of the poker world is fixed firmly on the action at the tables. Rightly so, but players keeping...
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Delaware Gaming

article Dover Downs Casino closes poker room (6/8/2019)
(Delaware) -- Now under new management, Dover Downs has closed its poker room. The casino, which became part of Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. at the end of March,...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Vintage Vegas: Ellis Island’s 90-year-old pit boss has seen it all (6/3/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Pit boss Irving “Pete” Berger diligently walks around the table games area at Ellis Island monitoring the action with his hands clasped behind...
article A craps dealer cheated the Bellagio out of $1 million. Now he's No. 36 in the 'black book' (5/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- An ex-Bellagio craps dealer sent to prison for cheating the Strip resort out of more than $1 million is now the 36th name in Nevada's "black book...
article ‘Vegas Dave’ escapes jail, but still barred from Vegas venues (5/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It could have been worse, so Dave Oancea should be thankful and learn a lesson. The man better known as “Vegas Dave” won’t be going to...
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Seminole Tribe

press release Seminole Tribe of Florida Collaborates with Aruze Gaming for the First Placements of Lucky Roulette (5/30/2019)
(Florida) -- Aruze Gaming ("Aruze") is pleased to partner with Seminole Tribe of Florida to launch North America's first installations of Lucky Roulette....
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San Manuel Tribe

article BLOG: San Manuel Poker Room Closing Felt Like Losing a Friend (5/26/2019)
(California) -- It felt like the poker industry lost a family member on April 30. I was playing in the San Manuel poker room the night the final hand was dealt at...
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South Korea Gaming

press release Asian Poker Tour and Dafabet enter multi-event partnership (5/22/2019)
(South Korea) -- The Asian Poker Tour (APT) has announced a multi-event partnership with leading online betting site Dafabet. The partnership will see Dafabet sponsor...
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Online Poker

article Two 2019 Online WSOP Bracelet Events Open To New Jersey Players (5/6/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Rejoice, NJ online poker players. You aren’t completely cut off from the WSOP online bracelet events this year. Poker players can play from New...
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Jamul Casino

press release Jamul Casino to host Ante Up Poker Tour series Sept. 20-29 (5/2/2019)
(California) -- Jamul Casino near San Diego will be the first Southern California casino to host an Ante Up Poker Tour series Sept. 20-29.
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Penn National

article Harrah's opens new poker room in Chester casino (4/26/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A new poker room at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack is the most recent winning move for the Chester gambling venue. Harrah’s...
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Other News

article Offended Woman Allegedly Demands Poker Tournament Refund, Gets Herself Arrested (8/20/2019)
(Colorado) -- A poker player was arrested Sunday evening when she allegedly called the cops on another player after being eliminated from a poker tournament in Colorad
press release Table Trac: Racking Up Recurring Revenue At The Casino (8/12/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Table Trac (OTCQB:TBTC) provides software solutions and gambling equipment to casinos. I learned about this stock from my Seeking Alpha friend, Gary...
article BUDDY FRANK: Table game yield management has arrived (7/13/2019)
(California) -- There’s probably no position in the casino industry where experience is more critical than that of a table games manager. They need to use their...
article VIDEO: Casino dealers talk about how they like to be treated (6/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino dealers talk about how they like to be treated.
article Former casino worker arrested for cheating, helping patrons win (6/25/2019)
(Iowa) -- A Gilbertville man has been arrested for allegedly cheating while he was a card dealer at a Waterloo casino. Authorities allege Jordan Michael Makinster, 27,...
article BLOG: Why Roulette Still Outshines Other Casino Games (6/20/2019)
(Internet) -- Consider this: The Ted slot machine, a game based on the Seth MacFarlane movie and created by Blueprint Gaming, is a 3D interactive game, featuring cool...
press release 'Shuffle Up and Deal' for the World Series of Poker (5/30/2019)
(USA) -- With all the talk of casino gaming expansion and legalized wagering on sports in Indiana and Illinois, the 50th World Series of Poker, which began on Tuesday of...
article Gamblers File Lawsuit Against SugarHouse Casino Claiming They Lost $250,000 Due To Illegitimate Decks Of Cards (5/23/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two gamblers have filed a federal lawsuit against SugarHouse Casino claiming they lost $250,000 because of faulty shuffling machines and illegitimate...
article 10 Questions for a Guy Who Catches Card Cheaters at Casinos (4/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Some people use their powers for good. Some for destruction. Vivek Desai is caught somewhere in between. Desai is a mentalist and illusionist trained in...
article Table games – ‘more volatile than slot machines’ – subject of next UNLV education session (4/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A University of Nevada Las Vegas series on gaming education will focus on table and electronic table games. The session, titled “Table Games &...
press release Microgaming releases its first title in a new generation of table games (3/27/2019)
(Isle of Man) -- Microgaming presents its classy new take on the classic table game with Roulette, developed exclusively for Microgaming by Switch Studios.
article BLOG: The Rise of Poker in Latin America (3/25/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The classic card game of poker has, along with other casino games, undergone a renaissance in recent years. This is due in no small part to the global...
article WPT Signs Five-Year Deal with Mexico’s TV Azteca (3/14/2019)
(Mexico) -- The World Poker Tour (WPT) has signed a new partnership deal with Mexican multimedia conglomerate TV Azteca, a Grupo Salinas company. This comes as part of...
article Cyprus casino dealer held over suspicions of fraud (3/9/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Cyprus court has ordered the four-day detention of a casino dealer over suspicions he rigged the roulette table so that a single player could win...
article You bet he's the best! Leeds croupier shows off stunning skills at Casino Championships (3/7/2019)
(UK) -- A Leeds croupier can bet he’s one of the best in the business after being selected to show off his incredible chip skills at a UK-wide contest.
article Blackjack dealear at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating (1/22/2019)
(Washington) -- A blackjack dealer at the casino owned by the Suquamish Tribe has been accused of cheating. According to news reports, Steven Darnell Singer tipped off...
article Felony Cheating Charge for Teen Blackjack Dealer at Washington State Suquamish Tribal Casino (1/21/2019)
(Washington) -- A 19-year-old blackjack dealer from the Clearwater Casino in Suquamish — on the Kitsap Peninsula near Seattle in Washington State — has been...
article SkyCity Hamilton wants to swap 3 blackjack tables for 60 pokie machines (1/17/2019)
(New Zealand) -- City leaders have scorned them as "misery machines" and "gambling methamphetamine", but Hamilton could still end up with 60 more...
article Why Is This Oil and Gas Company Playing Poker? (1/11/2019)
(Wall Street) -- The blank checks are getting larger on Wall Street and have even fewer strings attached. In mid-December, Black Ridge Acquisition Corp., a public...
article Casino dice game cannot be patented, Fed Circuit says (12/28/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal appeals court on Friday struck a blow to efforts to patent dice, board and card games, saying a casino game played with three six-sided...

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