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Nevada Gaming Regulators Ban Marijuana from Las Vegas Casino Grounds

Nevada Gaming Regulators Ban Marijuana from Las Vegas Casino Grounds

November 23rd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Tony Alamo of the Nevada Gaming Control Board said he was not comfortable allowing casinos to permit “a felonious act to occur anywhere in their property.” Lost in the drama of the November 8 national election was the fact that the Nevada Marijuana... 

Lucky Dragon Casino Had Its Soft Opening in Las Vegas on Saturday

Lucky Dragon Casino Had Its Soft Opening in Las Vegas on Saturday

November 21st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Lucky Dragon Casino is, by and large, built to cater to Chinese mass market players and the 3.8 million Chinese-American gamblers in California. The Lucky Dragon Casino on the Las Vegas Strip opened this week to give visitors a chance to see the Chinese-themed... 

Live Prop Bets Becoming an Problem for American Sports Gamblers, According to Houston Psychiatrist

Live Prop Bets Becoming an Problem for American Sports Gamblers, According to Houston Psychiatrist

November 17th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Live prop bets involve situations which happen during a game — many different situations. Psychiatrist Dr. Patrick Thomas warns that a new type of betting is particularly dangerous. Dr. Thomas, who works out of the Menninger Clinic in Houston, claims the... 

Ohio Regulators Ban Skill-Game Machines Which Are Seen as a Successor to Cyber-Cafes

Ohio Regulators Ban Skill-Game Machines Which Are Seen as a Successor to Cyber-Cafes

November 16th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The most important previous Ohio skill-based gaming laws were passed in 2003 and 2007. Ohio state regulators plan to go after businesses which allow skill-game machines to operate. The state plans to shut down operations for what they consider illegal slot machines. The... 

Las Vegas Casino Executives Plan Donald Trump’s Inaugural Celebrations

Las Vegas Casino Executives Plan Donald Trump’s Inaugural Celebrations

November 15th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

People can only speculate what Trump’s election might mean for online gambling legislation. Five people associated with the casino industry are on a 20-member committee tasked with planning Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration party. The committee... 

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... 

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