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Revel Casino Has Six Potential Buyers, According to Don Guardian

Revel Casino Has Six Potential Buyers, According to Don Guardian

July 23rd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Revel Casino Cost $2.4 Billion to Build, But Will Be Sold at Auction for a Fraction of That Price Revel Casino has six potential buyers, according to Mayor Don Guardian of Atlantic City. The casino goes up for sale at a bankruptcy auction next month. Previously,... 

Borgata Files Blocking Motion in Its $9.8 Million Lawsuit against Phil Ivey

Borgata Files Blocking Motion in Its $9.8 Million Lawsuit against Phil Ivey

July 22nd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Phil Ivey and Cheng Yin Sun Won $9.8 Million from Borgata at Baccarat in 2012 Borgata’s parent company, Marina District Development Company LLC, filed a countering brief in response to a recent filing by the Phil Ivey legal team. Ivey’s lawyers recently... 

Starr County, Texas Continues Anti-Illegal Gambling Crusade with 8-Liner Raid

Starr County, Texas Continues Anti-Illegal Gambling Crusade with 8-Liner Raid

July 20th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

8-Liner Parlors Are Semi-Legal Businesses in Small Texas Towns Authorities raided an illegal 8-liner casino in Rio Grande City this past week, continuing their anti-illegal gambling crusade. The raid took place at an arcade on East U.S. Highway 83 in Rio Grande... 

Malaysian Man Arrested for Illegal Vegas Gambling Ring Made Millions in Poker

Malaysian Man Arrested for Illegal Vegas Gambling Ring Made Millions in Poker

July 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Phua Has Won $2.3 Million in Poker Tournaments and Is Worth $400 Million The Malaysian man who was arrested for running an illegal sports betting ring in Las Vegas this week is thought to have been a high-stakes poker player. Paul Phua was arrested along with... 

Stockton Polling Institute Poll Points the Way to a North Jersey Casino

Stockton Polling Institute Poll Points the Way to a North Jersey Casino

July 16th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Dr. Posner Is Executive Director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Richard Stockton College Israel Posner recently wrote an op-ed piece in The Press of Atlantic City which cited a phone poll earlier this year. In the article,... 

8 Asian Men Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Ring at Caesars Palace

8 Asian Men Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Ring at Caesars Palace

July 15th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Palace Officials Called U.S. Authorities When Their Patrons Began Behaving Suspiciously Three Hong Kong citizens were among 8 Asians arrested in a Las Vegas investigation of a World Cup soccer betting ring. The arrests took place in three hotel suites at... 

Paul Pierce Had a Nice Run at the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event

Paul Pierce Had a Nice Run at the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event

July 14th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Pierce Built His Chip Stack to $200k Late in Day 3, But Busted Out on the Day’s Final Stage Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce had a strong run in the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event. Many professional athletes have entered the WSOP Main Event... 

888 Holdings to Design Software for the Nevada-Delaware iPoker Network

888 Holdings to Design Software for the Nevada-Delaware iPoker Network

July 12th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Control Board Ruled on the LINQ Casino Last Week, So iPoker Got Little Media Attention The Nevada Gaming Control Board this week approved an interactive gaming system for multi-site iPoker game. Though the approval of a seemingly unimportant piece of technology... 

Mohegan Sun Seeks to Expand into New York and Massachusetts

Mohegan Sun Seeks to Expand into New York and Massachusetts

July 10th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Mohegan Sun Signed a Casino Deal with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on July 11 The Mohegan tribe has a deal in place with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, which might be the stroke of luck the tribe has been hoping happened since 2008. The tribe is still hedging its bets,... 

Concerns about Senior Citizen Gamblers Receive Coverage in the Utah Media

Concerns about Senior Citizen Gamblers Receive Coverage in the Utah Media

July 9th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Les Bernal Claims Casinos Target 1 in 20 Senior Citizens as Predatory Gaming Opportunities The Deseret News recently had an article that discussed the impact of casino gambling on senior citizens. The article gave good statistics on the number of gamblers 65 or... 

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