Poker News - Laws, Regulation & Legislation
The Horseshoe Casino opened in Baltimore this past week, making it the first casino to open in the city. Caesars Entertainment held the grand opening, and they turned the event into a Las Vegas style extravaganza. The festivities includes showgirls in glittery gold and beaded loincloths. High rollers were invited
The GardaWorld Armored Car Company of Atlantic City has agreed to reimburse Revel Casino for $21,000 of the casino’s money lost. A bag of money was lost after it fell off the roof of an armored truck, presumably while in traffic. What ever became of the cash is not know.
As the United States Congress prepares to debate a comprehensive ban on online gambling, questions have been raised about the legality of online fantasy football websites. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act created an exemption for horse betting, lotteries, and fantasy sports, but some wonder if the spirit of the
Vaughn Perry, a 40-year old blackjack player at the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland, has been indicted on charges of cheating on 139 occasions while working at the casino. The Cleveland native is alleged to have been cheating at the casino for a significant amount of time. The Ohio Casino Control Commission
The states of Nevada and New Jersey launched the beginnings of a multi-state progressive jackpot network this week. The two states introduced of a cooperative progressive slots network, linking Las Vegas with Atlantic City slots. The multi-state progressive slots network is part of a long-planned initiative to create larger jackpots.
Communities in upstate New York are bracing for disappointment as the New York Gaming Commission Special Panel prepares to announce casino licenses this fall. Granting a casino gambling license is, by its very nature, a process of winners and losers. Towns in the Catskills Mountains have been down this road
David Baazov had a conference call this last week to discuss Amaya Inc. second quarter financial results. During the conference call, he said that Amaya’s expansion into its new gaming sites should benefit online poker players who already play at PokerStars and Full Tilt. Baazov said the company’s online casino
Revel Casino is still negotiating with potential buyers, despite an earlier announcement it plans to shut its doors next month. Casino representatives told a bankruptcy judge a different story, though. The information was released along with a notice adjourning the auction of Revel Casino, which is set for this coming
A feature running this week in Newsweek claims that online gambling is a threat to the American family. The article is receiving significant attention among major online gambling news websites and blogs, due to the seemingly one-sided and sensationalistic nature of the reporting. The article claims that Internet gambling is
NFL training camps are about to close and the NFL preseason is about to enter its second of four weekends. With teams gearing up for the start of the season in 3 weeks, it’s time to give a preview of the teams and gauge their chances of winning the NFL