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Apollo Global (Caesars) Criticized for Jared Kushner Loans

Apollo Global (Caesars) Criticized for Jared Kushner Loans

March 1st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Apollo Global bought Caesars Entertainment in 2007. Joshua Harris, one of the co-founders of Caesars Entertainment parent company Apollo Global Capital, is receiving scrutiny for giving White House senior advisor Jared Kushner hundreds of millions of dollars in... 

Texans Clash over Legality of Poker Clubs

Texans Clash over Legality of Poker Clubs

February 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

FTN Poker Club in McKinney closed within a month, a demise no doubt spurred by its coverage in the Dallas Morning News. Poker clubs have opened throughout Texas over the past couple of years, causing clashes between local law enforcement and the business owners... 

Steve Wynn Accused of Rape in New Las Vegas Police Report

Steve Wynn Accused of Rape in New Las Vegas Police Report

February 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The allegations go back to the days when Steve Wynn owned the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. A new accuser has emerged against Steve Wynn, the founder and former CEO of Wynn Resorts — this time alleging he raped her 45 years ago. According to the Associated Press,... 

Gus Hansen Lost $600k in One Poker Hand to Leon Tsoukernik

Gus Hansen Lost $600k in One Poker Hand to Leon Tsoukernik

February 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Great Dane is known for making some of the most insane calls in tv poker history. World Series of Poker bracelet winner and poker legend of the 2000s Gus Hansen made another appearance in the gaming news recently, when he discussed a hand of high-stakes Chinese... 

Bellagio Poker Dealer Loses License after Poker Chip Theft

Bellagio Poker Dealer Loses License after Poker Chip Theft

February 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Saucedo was caught slipping chips into his toke box at Bally’s, but continued as a Bellagio dealer for 8 months more. A poker dealer at the Bellagio, Jesus Saucedo, had his dealer’s license revoked on Thursday after he was accused of stealing $5 poker... 

Poker Player Sues Blind Date for $130k in Disputed Legal Fees

Poker Player Sues Blind Date for $130k in Disputed Legal Fees

February 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Beth Shak was sued by her previous ex-husband, a Wall Street broken, in 2012 for over $1 million for not reporting her 1200 pairs of shoes. Pro poker player Beth Shak’s blind date went really badly, to the tune of a $130,000 lawsuit. Shak recently told the... 

Hard Rock Atlantic City Plans 200 Live Music Shows a Year

Hard Rock Atlantic City Plans 200 Live Music Shows a Year

February 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

200 live shows a year would provide many full-time jobs at Hard Rock’s concert hall for Atlantic City residents. Hard Rock Atlantic City Casino plans to make live music a huge part of its draw. Hard Rock International, which is opening its Atlantic City casino... 

Parx Casino Places 4th Pennsylvania Mini-Casino in Cumberland County

Parx Casino Places 4th Pennsylvania Mini-Casino in Cumberland County

February 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Pennsylvania passed a satellite casino bill in October 2017. Parx Casino gained the fourth mini-casino location this week, after the Las Vegas Sands choice of Mercer County in Western Pennsylvania was invalidated. Parx Casino chose a general location along Interstate... 

Atlantic City Casinos and CCC Announce April 19 Jobs Fair

Atlantic City Casinos and CCC Announce April 19 Jobs Fair

February 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resorts Casino and Hard Rock Atlantic City plan to add most of the 1500 jobs. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission, the American Legion, and the state Parole Board are co-hosting a jobs fair on April 19 for potential casino worker. Saying the casinos... 

Massachusetts Bill Would Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports

Massachusetts Bill Would Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports

February 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Boston is home to DraftKings, the biggest daily fantasy sports site in the United States. After two years of debate by lawmakers, Massachusetts State Sen. Eileen Donoghue introduced a bill this week which would legalize daily fantasy sports in the commonwealth. DFS... 

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