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US Confirms that Iran Masterminded the 2014 Cyber-Attack on Sands Corporation

US Confirms that Iran Masterminded the 2014 Cyber-Attack on Sands Corporation

February 27th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

James Clapper Confirmed about Iran What Most Observers Had Suspected for a Year US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper spoke this week about a cyber-attack on the player database of the Las Vegas Sands last year. Clapper confirmed in his remark that... 

Brian Sandoval Says Nevada and Delaware Player Pool Sharing Is “Imminent”

Brian Sandoval Says Nevada and Delaware Player Pool Sharing Is “Imminent”

February 26th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Brian Sandoval Signed a Gaming Compact with Delaware Gov. Jack Markell in Spring of 2014 Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval told Steve Tetreault of the Las Vegas Review Journal this week that the merging of online poker player pools between Nevada and Delaware is “imminent”.... 

Online Gambling Bill Introduced to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Online Gambling Bill Introduced to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

February 25th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

If Passed, HB 649 Would Tax Online Gaming Revenues at 14% State Representative John Payne, a Republican from Dauphin, has introduced a bill that would bring legal online gambling to the state of Pennsylvania. Rep. Payne’s bill, which was cosponsored by 16... 

Glenn Straub Reveals Plans for Spa after Buying Revel Casino for $82 Million

Glenn Straub Reveals Plans for Spa after Buying Revel Casino for $82 Million

February 23rd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Revel Casino’s Sale Price Is $82 Million, But Straub Also Paid a $10 Million Deposit Glenn Straub and Revel AC recently announced an $82 million deal for Straub to buy the Revel Casino. The bargain came after months of negotiations and lawsuits, in which... 

Resorts Casino Launches Online Poker Site in Partnership with Sportech NYX

Resorts Casino Launches Online Poker Site in Partnership with Sportech NYX

February 21st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Resorts Casino Could Still Partner with PokerStars, If the DGE Finally Approves Its License Despite being temporarily on hold due to unexplained reasons, Resorts Casino is ready to launch its New Jersey online poker portal, though the software being used will not... 

ESPN Poll Reveals Pro Athletes Support Legalized US Sports Betting

ESPN Poll Reveals Pro Athletes Support Legalized US Sports Betting

February 19th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

For More on the Poll, Read the February 16 Edition of ESPN The Magazine A new poll conducted by US cable sports network ESPN for its February 16 edition of ESPN The Magazine shows that 63% of pro athletes believe sports betting should be legalized in the United... 

Loretta Lynch Unlikely to Change Justice Department Gaming Policies as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Unlikely to Change Justice Department Gaming Policies as Attorney General

February 18th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The GOP Might Sabotage Lynch’s Confirmation, Due to Her Immigration Policies Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch indicated in recent senate committee deliberations that she was unlikely to change Justice Department policies involving online gambling. The... 

Net Entertainment Expects to Enter New Jersey Gaming Market in 2nd Half of 2015

Net Entertainment Expects to Enter New Jersey Gaming Market in 2nd Half of 2015

February 17th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Jack and the Beanstalk Is One of Net Ent’s Latest 3D Video Slots Per Eriksson of NetEnt recently announced his company would be entering the US market soon, after the licensing process is complete in New Jersey. Eriksson did not release many details about... 

Las Vegas Strip Casinos to Honor the Late Jerry Tarkanian This Week

Las Vegas Strip Casinos to Honor the Late Jerry Tarkanian This Week

February 16th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Tark the Shark Won 706 Games and 1 National Title in Major College Basketball The lights on the Las Vegas Strip are going to dim this week to honor a deceased former coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The honor has been bestowed on only a few major figures... 

46 Atlantic City Residents Arrested for Casino Cash Advance Scam

46 Atlantic City Residents Arrested for Casino Cash Advance Scam

February 13th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The Scam Artists Hit Borgata, Revel Casino, Caesars, Bally’s, Showboat, and Trump Taj Mahal Forty-Six people have been arrested in an alleged conspiracy to cheat a local bank through a cash advance scam. Those people are said to have used six local casinos... 

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