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Ocean Resort Casino Has a Licensing Hearing on June 20

Ocean Resort Casino Has a Licensing Hearing on June 20

June 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resorts Casino once was known as Revel Casino. Ocean Resort Casino has a June 20 special hearing before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to determine whether the property receives a casino license. The special hearing comes only 8 days before Ocean... 

Doyle Brunson Finishes in 6th Place in Final WSOP Event

Doyle Brunson Finishes in 6th Place in Final WSOP Event

June 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Doyle Brunson holds 2 WSOP Main Event tiles and is tied for 2nd all-time with 10 WSOP bracelets. Poker legend Doyle Brunson captured the imagination of the poker community when he made a deep run in a low-ball poker event at the 2018 World Series of Poker. Brunson,... 

Atlantic City Gaming Panel Talks US Smartphone Betting Apps

Atlantic City Gaming Panel Talks US Smartphone Betting Apps

June 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The East Coast Gaming Congress meets each year in Atlantic City, but involves video game or eSports gaming as well. A panel of sports betting and tech executives met at Harrah’s Atlantic City Casino on Wednesday to discuss the future of sports gambling in... 

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Event

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Event

June 15th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Arne Kern added $1.73 million to his previous career earnings of $28,000. Arne Kern won the Millionaire Maker event (#21) at the 2018 World Series of Poker. The $1500 No-Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker Event is one of the largest fields in the early stages... 

Jeff Gural: Legal Sports Betting to Help Meadowlands Races

Jeff Gural: Legal Sports Betting to Help Meadowlands Races

June 14th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Jeff Gural signed a deal with Betfair US for Meadowlands and Tioga Downs this week. Meadowlands owner Jeff Gural said at a press conference this week that the US Supreme Court decision to allow state-level legalized sports betting gives his racetrack another chance... 

YouTube Slots Channels Pulled from Video-Sharing Website

YouTube Slots Channels Pulled from Video-Sharing Website

June 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

YouTube restored the two slots video channels, but days later, still had not restored the feeds’ advertising. Two of the most popular slot machine channels on YouTube were pulled from the video sharing website for inappropriate content on June 4. Brian Christopher... 

Phil Murphy Okays New Jersey Online & Land-Based Sportsbooks

Phil Murphy Okays New Jersey Online & Land-Based Sportsbooks

June 12th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Phil Murphy signed a bill which allows land-based sportsbooks on Thursday, June 14 and online sportsbooks 30 days later. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a sports betting bill on Monday, legalizing land-based sportsbooks and online bookmaker sites in the... 

Culinary Workers Union Negotiates with Independent Casinos

Culinary Workers Union Negotiates with Independent Casinos

June 11th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The CBAs with MGM Resorts and Caesars Entertainment included protections for housekeepers, assurances against automation, and DACA protections. After reaching agreements with Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts, Las Vegas casino-hotel workers union is negotiating... 

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Bans eSports Gambling

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Bans eSports Gambling

June 10th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Daniel Wallach and Rahul Sood each suggested the eSports ban might have been a mere oversight. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a sports betting legalization bill, but a last-minute ban on eSports betting mystified many gaming experts. The bill is in response... 

New Jersey Legislature Passes Sports Betting Bill Unanimously

New Jersey Legislature Passes Sports Betting Bill Unanimously

June 9th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Jay Rood, MGM Resorts’ VP of Sportsbooks & Racebooks, said in November 2017 that Borgata would build a $7 million sportsbook in Atlantic City. A bill to legalized sports betting at Atlantic City casinos and Monmouth Park Racetrack is on the desk of Gov.... 

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