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New Jersey State Assembly Passes Bill to Punish Trump Taj Mahal Owner Carl Icahn

New Jersey State Assembly Passes Bill to Punish Trump Taj Mahal Owner Carl Icahn

December 19th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Carl Icahn says the new casino bill is unconstitutional. The New Jersey State Legislature plan to pass a bill this week to punish billionaire investor Carl Icahn for closing the Trump Taj Mahal in October. If the bill sitting in the General Assembly passes, it... 

Massachusetts Public Safety Impact Report Shows No Link between Casinos and Crime

Massachusetts Public Safety Impact Report Shows No Link between Casinos and Crime

December 16th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

A study of Plainridge Park Casino charted a year in the life of crime in communities near the new racetrack. A Public Safety Impact Report on the Plainridge Park Casino was handed to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this week, which showed no correlation between... 

Inspired Gaming’s Virtual Sports Machines Approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission

Inspired Gaming’s Virtual Sports Machines Approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission

December 14th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Inspired Gaming produces virtual sports machines for boxing, basketball, horse racing, and FIFA football. Inspired Gaming received a green light last week from the Nevada Gaming Commission to place virtual sports machines in gaming establishments across the state.... 

Spectrum Gaming Group Releases 10 Predictions for Casino Gambling in 2017

Spectrum Gaming Group Releases 10 Predictions for Casino Gambling in 2017

December 13th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Michael Pollock predicts India and Brazil will join Japan in approving new brick-and-mortar casino gambling. The New Jersey-based research firm, Spectrum Gaming Group, released a report this week which highlighted the top 10 casino industry trends likely to occur... 

Chris Christie Claims Voters Made “Dumb Move” Rejecting North Jersey Casino Plan

Chris Christie Claims Voters Made “Dumb Move” Rejecting North Jersey Casino Plan

December 12th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Chris Christie predicted sports betting would be legalized by the federal government “next year”. Democrats are not the only ones questioning the wisdom of the electorate this year. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned the wisdom of New Jersey... 

Google Announces Phaseout of Adobe Flash Player from Chrome, Affecting Instant Play Casino Games

Google Announces Phaseout of Adobe Flash Player from Chrome, Affecting Instant Play Casino Games

December 9th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Chrome users still have the option to play games which use Flash, but have to manually approve its use. Google is phasing out Adobe Flash Player from its Chrome browser, a move which could have an effect on the future of no-download casinos in the online gambling... 

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Stocks Hurt by Talk of New Chinese ATM Policies

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Stocks Hurt by Talk of New Chinese ATM Policies

December 7th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

UnionPay is the only Chinese interbank network which links with ATM machines. The stocks of US casino companies which operate in Macau dropped today after the South China Morning Post reported that China’s government is imposing a 50% cut on ATM withdrawal... 

Rahul Sood Advises Las Vegas Casinos to Embrace eSports Betting

Rahul Sood Advises Las Vegas Casinos to Embrace eSports Betting

December 6th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Unikrn founder Rahul Sood led Microsoft Ventures until November 2014. Rahul Sood of Unikrn recommends that Las Vegas casinos should embrace eSports. Unikrn is an US eSports website, though the Seattle-based company is a free, legal way to play electronic sports... 

Teen Wolf Star Tyler Posey Won the Poker Central Charity Shootout in Las Vegas

Teen Wolf Star Tyler Posey Won the Poker Central Charity Shootout in Las Vegas

December 5th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The celebrity list ranged from Jennie Garth of 90210 fame to former UFC champion Chuch Liddell. Tyler Posey, most famous for his role in Teen Wolf, won $40,000 in the Poker Central Charity Shootout this past weekend. Mr. Posey, who was competing against a collection... 

Larry Flynt Sues California for the Right to Invest in Casinos in 3 US States

Larry Flynt Sues California for the Right to Invest in Casinos in 3 US States

December 2nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Larry Flynt played Judge William J. Morrisey in the 1996 biopic, The People vs. Larry Flynt. Larry Flynt has filed a lawsuit against the state of California. The lawsuit challenged California gambling laws which prevent state residents who own cardroom licenses... 

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