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New York Casino Revenues Disappointing Since Grand Opening

New York Casino Revenues Disappointing Since Grand Opening

September 24th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Rivers Casino’s critics used 3rd year projections to criticize the resort’s 1st year revenues. Gross revenues for New York’s newest land-based gaming venue, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, have been disappointing in the 7 months since... 

Hawaii Police Vow to Raid Illegal Game Rooms in Honolulu

Hawaii Police Vow to Raid Illegal Game Rooms in Honolulu

September 23rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Bradley Chiba, a member of the Kauai Police Commission, was convinced in 2014 of booking illegal Super Bowl bets. Honolulu police announced they would step up enforcement of Hawaii’s gambling law. Currently, Hawaii is one of two US states (alongside Utah)... 

Negreanu and Hellmuth Debate Skill of Younger Poker Players

Negreanu and Hellmuth Debate Skill of Younger Poker Players

September 22nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Daniel Negreanu finished 8th on the 2017 WSOP Player of the Year Leaderboard, so the idea he’s fallen behind can only be taken so far. After the two Hall of Fame poker players busted out of the $100,000 Poker Masters finale, Daniel Negrenu and Phil Hellmuth... 

Tropicana Atlantic City Adds Asia Poker and 3-Card Draw

Tropicana Atlantic City Adds Asia Poker and 3-Card Draw

September 21st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Asia Poker tables are located in Jade Palace, while Three-Card Poker is situated in the main gaming area. Tropicana Atlantic City has two new variations of poker: 3-Card Draw and Asia Poker. Three-Card Draw is available in the main casino’s gaming space,... 

East Windsor Casino Endangered by Indian Bureau’s Letter

East Windsor Casino Endangered by Indian Bureau’s Letter

September 20th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Resorts’ Jim Murren held a press conference to tout a proposed MGM Bridgeport Casino. A letter from the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs is clouding the future of the East Windsor casino, the joint venture planned by Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. The Bureau’s... 

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Legalization in Political Limbo

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Legalization in Political Limbo

September 19th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

S&P Global Ratings downgraded Pennsylvania’s credit rating this week, based on the budget impasse. Day 80 of the Pennsylvania budget stalement came-and-went and the state is no closer to either online gambling legalization or paying for a $2.2 billion... 

PokerStars Changes Prize Rules for Satellite Tournaments

PokerStars Changes Prize Rules for Satellite Tournaments

September 18th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

PokerStars is trying to maintain its mass market customer base. PokerStars made another rule change to its satellite tournament rules designed to help recreational players this week. PokerStars satellite tournament rules limited players to a winning a single prize... 

Pennsyvlania House Passes Bill with “Expanded Gambling”

Pennsyvlania House Passes Bill with “Expanded Gambling”

September 15th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Online gambling amendments remain on the table, though Pennsylvania lawmakers could go in several directions. Pennsylvania could have legal online gambling soon. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed House Bill 453 on Wednesday night, which includes... 

NFL Needs Sports Betting to Reverse Its Declining Ratings

NFL Needs Sports Betting to Reverse Its Declining Ratings

September 14th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The NFL’s ratings have declined for 2 seasons, despite an influx of new stars into the league. As the National Football League’s ratings are down for the second year in a row, several media outlets have recommended the NFL embrace sports betting to... 

AG Mike Cox Supports the Michigan Online Gambling Bill

AG Mike Cox Supports the Michigan Online Gambling Bill

September 13th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Rep. Iden supports several forms of expanded gambling, but David Murley worries about the impact on Detroit gaming venues like Greektown Casino. Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox testified before a House panel to discuss an online gambling bill. In the hearings... 

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