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Five Years Later, Resorts Casino Is a Healthy Business Reporting a 153% Bump in Revenues

Five Years Later, Resorts Casino Is a Healthy Business Reporting a 153% Bump in Revenues

August 26th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Resorts Casino Was the First Resort Built in Atlantic City after Gaming Was Legalized Resorts Casino is an example of a casino which figured out a way to thrive during and economic free fall. Five years ago, most gaming people through Resorts Casino was finished.... 

7 of 8 Atlantic City Casinos Are Showing a Recovery in 2015 Q2 Reports

7 of 8 Atlantic City Casinos Are Showing a Recovery in 2015 Q2 Reports

August 25th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

New Jersey’s Casinos Are Starting to Show Profits with Few Competitors in Town Seven of the eight Atlantic City casinos posted gross profits in the second quarter of 2015, according to statistics released this week by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.... 

The Nevada Gaming Control Board Is Studying the Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports

The Nevada Gaming Control Board Is Studying the Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports

August 24th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Gaming Control Board Report on DFS FanDuel and DraftKings Avoid Describing Their Games as Sports Betting A.G. Burnett of the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced this week that his agency has commissioned a study into the daily fantasy sports industry. Burnett... 

Revel Casino’s Owner Blames Seagulls for Shattered Windows Which Need Repairing

Revel Casino’s Owner Blames Seagulls for Shattered Windows Which Need Repairing

August 21st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Glenn Straub Claims Giant Seagulls Continue to Fly into Revel Casino’s Windows The strange story of Revel Casino just got stranger. Windows in the casino’s vacant gambling hall have been smashed on several occasions and the building’s owner is... 

Oklahoma State Senator Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges Stemming from Gambling Addiction

Oklahoma State Senator Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges Stemming from Gambling Addiction

August 20th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Rick Brinkley Was a Pastor and a Television Personality before His Political Career Began Former Oklahoma State Senator Rick Brinkley pleaded on Thursday to a federal fraud charge. In his plea deal, the 54-year old Oklahoma politician, who had been in office since... 

Wynn Resorts Wants to Build an Everett-Somerville Footbridge near Its Massachusetts Casino

Wynn Resorts Wants to Build an Everett-Somerville Footbridge near Its Massachusetts Casino

August 19th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

A 2009 Study Estimated Construction Costs Would Run between $5.4 Million and $7.7 Million Wynn Resorts has filed once again for permission to build a pedestrian footbridge across the Mystic River. To support its petition, the gaming company has commissioned a $250,000... 

Ray Lesniak Suggests Once More PokerStars Could Gain DGE Licensing Soon

Ray Lesniak Suggests Once More PokerStars Could Gain DGE Licensing Soon

August 18th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Senator: “I Hesitate to Venture a Guess” Ray Lesniak Said in July 2015 He Would Not Run for Re-Election, But He Might Run for Governor New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak once again has predicted his state is going to approve PokerStars for an online... 

Illegal Gambling Ring in Grand Rapids Is Busted and Two Men Are Charged

Illegal Gambling Ring in Grand Rapids Is Busted and Two Men Are Charged

August 17th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

West Side Bar Bookies A Third Suspect Remains at Large, But Police Are Confident They’ll Apprehend the Man Two Grand Rapids men were charged with running an illegal gambling ring this week, according to Anya Rath of MLive. The two men charged were the 66-year... 

A Wisconsin Judge Says Poker Is a Game of Skill, But Rules against Poker Players Alliance

A Wisconsin Judge Says Poker Is a Game of Skill, But Rules against Poker Players Alliance

August 14th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Wisconsin Court Case about Poker Judge Niess said poker is “as much a part of the American fabric, I think, as baseball and apple pie.” A group of poker professionals who tried to change the Wisconsin gaming laws through a lawsuit were disappointed... 

California Horse Racing Industry at Impasse with Pechanga Coalition over Online Poker Bill

California Horse Racing Industry at Impasse with Pechanga Coalition over Online Poker Bill

August 13th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

California Has 6 Racetracks in Addition to the Cal Expo Track at the State Fair California iPoker Bill The California horse racing industry is stalemated regarding the future of the online gambling niche, if ever the Golden State decides to legalize Internet gaming.... 

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