USA Online Poker News

Nightclub Mogul Sam Nazarian Wins Nevada Gaming License in Unanimous Vote

Nightclub Mogul Sam Nazarian Wins Nevada Gaming License in Unanimous Vote

December 20th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Sam Nazarian Operates Trendy Nightclubs in Los Angeles and Miami Los Angeles nightclub mogul Sam Nazarian won unanimous approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission for a gambling license on Thursday. The license was won on appeal in a 4-0 vote, after it had previously... 

Carl Icahn and Trump Taj Mahal’s Workers Negotiate Hours before Deadline

Carl Icahn and Trump Taj Mahal’s Workers Negotiate Hours before Deadline

December 19th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

A Source Told the New York Daily News, “Carl woke up and changed his mind” Carl Icahn and the Trump Taj Mahal’s union workers continue to negotiate in the 11th hour as a December 20 close date looms. Icahn wrote a letter on Dec. 18 to Trump Entertainments... 

Bexar Waste Employee Embezzled $1.7 Million for Gambling and Escorts

Bexar Waste Employee Embezzled $1.7 Million for Gambling and Escorts

December 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Michael Dennehy Admitted to Taking $1.7 Million over a Six-Year Period Bexar Waste Employeee Michael Dennehy pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.7 million from the company. He admitted to spending most of that money on gambling and escorts. Mr. Dennehy pleaded guilty... 

New York Officials Approve 3 Casino Licenses for Depressed Areas of the State

New York Officials Approve 3 Casino Licenses for Depressed Areas of the State

December 16th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

New York Officials Announced Licenses for Tyre, Monticello, and Schenedtady On Wednedsday, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board announced who would win the licenses for Las Vegas-style casinos in the Catskills, on the northern end of the Finger Lakes, and... 

Four Russian Slot Machine Cheats Caught after 3-State Crime Spree

Four Russian Slot Machine Cheats Caught after 3-State Crime Spree

December 15th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Four Russian Men Cheated Casinos in California, Illinois, and Missouri Four Russian nationals have been indicted on federal charges for their casino-based crime spree that covered 3 U.S. states. The Russians cheated casinos in Missouri, California, and Illinois... 

Harry Reid Says Online Gambling Ban to Be Considered by U.S. Congress in 2015

Harry Reid Says Online Gambling Ban to Be Considered by U.S. Congress in 2015

December 14th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Harry Reid Says the Wire Act Could Go in 2015 Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic Senate Minority Leader, told the press last week that 2015 will be the year when the U.S. Congress seriously discusses a ban on online gambling. Last minute efforts failed to attach... 

Atlantic City Casino Tax Lien Auction Nets Less Than 50% of Expected Return

Atlantic City Casino Tax Lien Auction Nets Less Than 50% of Expected Return

December 12th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Director’s Tower at the Trump Taj Mahal Closed Recently The Atlantic City tax liens, which were supposed to draw up to $53 million in cash for the city, instead yielded less than half that total. Only one bidder entered a bid in the auction, Michael Sklar.... 

Restore America’s Wire Act Not in the Spending Omnibus Bill Just Passed

Restore America’s Wire Act Not in the Spending Omnibus Bill Just Passed

December 11th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Republican Lawmakers Smile after Making an Unlikely Alliance with the White House Speculation in recent weeks centered around a plan by Senator Harry Reid to get a gambling ban into a Senate omnibus spending bill. That bill was passed in the Senate this past week... 

Judge Asked to Terminate $110 Million Bid by Brookfield on Revel Casino

Judge Asked to Terminate $110 Million Bid by Brookfield on Revel Casino

December 10th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Florida Developer Glenn Straub Appears Set to Own the Revel Casino Revel Casino goes before a bankruptcy judge this week to determine who will be its next owner. On Tuesday, Revel Entertainment filed an emergency motion to terminate its agreement with Brookfield... 

Blake Griffin’s Attorney Appears in Las Vegas Court, Hints at New Evidence

Blake Griffin’s Attorney Appears in Las Vegas Court, Hints at New Evidence

December 8th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Blake Griffin Has a Reputation for Being “Too Soft” on the Court, Despite His Imposing Physique Richard Schonfeld, the attorney for Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, announced he would appear on behalf of his client in a Las Vegas court... 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11