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State Senator Paul Sarlo Proposes a Revised North Jersey Casino Proposal for 2018

State Senator Paul Sarlo Proposes a Revised North Jersey Casino Proposal for 2018

November 10th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

If key proponents have their way, the next North Jersey casino plan might call for one casino in the Meadowlands. New Jersey State Sen. Paul Sarlo says that a revised and more specific North Jersey casino pitch could be successful in two years, despite 22% support... 

Gus Hansen Discusses a Possible Return to Competitive Poker Events

Gus Hansen Discusses a Possible Return to Competitive Poker Events

November 9th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Gus Hansen is thought to have lost at least $13.6 million playing online poker before taking a hiatus in 2014. Gus Hansen gave an interview recently in which he discussed his return to the poker scene. After a hiatus from poker to pursue other games and other busines... 

North Jersey Casino Referendum Defeated by a Record 78% to 22% Margin

North Jersey Casino Referendum Defeated by a Record 78% to 22% Margin

November 8th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The likeliest sites for the North Jersey casinos would have been the Newark, Jersey City, and the Meadowlands. New Jersey voters overwhelmingly rejected a brick-and-mortar casino expansion into North Jersey. The casino referendum is losing by a 78% to 22% margin... 

The New Jersey Community Affairs Department Rejects Atlantic City Financial Recovery Plan

The New Jersey Community Affairs Department Rejects Atlantic City Financial Recovery Plan

November 3rd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Don Guardian (pictured) and Marty Small vowed to fight a takeover. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has rejected a recovery plan by Atlantic City. Mayor Don Guardian submitted the plan, which is designed to alleviate roughly $500 million in debt.... 

Ralph Caputo and John Burzichelli Co-Sponsor Another New Jersey Sports Betting Bill

Ralph Caputo and John Burzichelli Co-Sponsor Another New Jersey Sports Betting Bill

November 2nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

John Burzichelli has been an Assemblyman since 2002. New Jersey’s lawmakers are trying to legalize sports betting for a third time. That is what Assemblyman Ralph Caputo said in a conversation this week, as he described the latest plan to work around a federal... 

Sports Gambling on NFL Football Games Is Declining in 2016

Sports Gambling on NFL Football Games Is Declining in 2016

November 1st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The NFL was missing stars like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in September, but new stars are emerging. Gambling on the National Football League is down significantly in 2016, compared to where it was at the same point in the 2015 NFL season. The poor gambling turnover... 

Boxer Amir Khan Is Blackmailed by a Man Claiming to Have a Gambling Addiction

Boxer Amir Khan Is Blackmailed by a Man Claiming to Have a Gambling Addiction

October 31st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Amir Khan collected $13 million for a title match the month after the blackmail attempt occurred. Former welterweight boxing champion Amir Khan was the target of a blackmail attempt by a Cleveland (UK) gambling addict needing quick cash. The blackmailer targeted... 

A Gambler in Fremont, California Is Stalked and Attacked for Her Casino Winnings

A Gambler in Fremont, California Is Stalked and Attacked for Her Casino Winnings

October 28th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The Hollywood Casino is one of several gaming venues in the Los Angeles area. A 55-year old Fremont woman was followed home from a casino and violented attacked on the doorstep of her home earlier this month, in order to rob her of casino winnings. The couple accused... 

North Jersey Casino Proposal Bound to Lose with Support Below 30%

North Jersey Casino Proposal Bound to Lose with Support Below 30%

October 27th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

If defeated, the North Jersey casino plan could not be a referendum again until 2018. The North Jersey casino referendum looks as if it is going down to ignominious defeat. The latest Fairleigh Dickenson University PublicMind poll shows that 70% of likely New Jersey... 

Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives Approves an Online, DFS, and Airport Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives Approves an Online, DFS, and Airport Gambling Bill

October 26th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Both houses of the Pennsylvania legislature supported a local-tax provision, but online gambling is still in doubt. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a casino gambling bill 108-70 on Thursday which would expand gambling to the Internet. In a possible... 

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