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Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City’s First Legal Poker Room

Philadelphia Sugar House Casino Gets City’s First Legal Poker Room

Sean Gibson - October 22nd, 2014

The Philadelphia SugarHouse Casino is about to become the premium destination for poker players in the City of Brotherly Love. While many states in the US are focused on bringing poker and other casino games online, brick-and-mortar locations scattered throughout the country are expanding their business in the hunt to draw in players. Pennsylvania is […]

Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month

Cercle Cadet Poker Club in Paris Is Second Police Raid This Month

Philip Conneller - October 15th, 2014

The Cercle Cadet poker club in Paris, formerly the Concorde Club, was raided by the French National Judicial Police this week. Fourteen people were taken into custody in the wee hours of Tuesday, including Cercle Cadet’s president, Serge Kasparian, and other members of the club’s management. In seems that while France’s online poker market spirals […]

Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown

Armed California Casino Raid Leads to Court-Ordered Shutdown

Philip Conneller - October 14th, 2014

An armed California casino raid in the central part of the state led to a shutdown of the tribal casino by a federal judge this week. But this wasn’t your typical casino robbery situation by any means. The closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold, California occurred following a bizarre armed standoff […]

Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance

Betfair Gets New Jersey Reprieve with Caesars Alliance

Philip Conneller - October 7th, 2014

Betfair will be staying in New Jersey after all, thanks to a new deal with Caesars Entertainment. The UK-based betting exchange firm found itself in trouble when its land-based partner, Trump Plaza, shuttered its doors on for good on September 15. Under New Jersey state gaming regulations, a company must team with an existing land-based […]

PokerStars Spain Adds Casino Games for First Time

PokerStars Spain Adds Casino Games for First Time

Ed Scimia - October 4th, 2014

PokerStars Spain has added blackjack and roulette to the latest version of its Spanish client, officially becoming the first client under the PokerStars brand name to ever offer casino games. The move comes after PokerStars’ Spanish subsidiary was able to receive two licenses to offer the games back in July on their PokerStars.es platform. In […]

G2E Highlights Wynn and Adelson Anti-Online Stance

G2E Highlights Wynn and Adelson Anti-Online Stance

Sean Gibson - October 3rd, 2014

This week’s G2E gaming expo in Las Vegas turned out to be a platform for industry heavy hitters to confirm their pro and anti-online gambling stances. Take  Steve Wynn, for example, one of the biggest names in the casino industry, whose remarks about the online gaming market hold a lot of weight in the industry. […]

Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings

Idaho Coeur d’Alene Tribe Banned from Poker Offerings

Philip Conneller - September 12th, 2014

An Idaho Coeur d’Alene tribal casino must cease and desist from offering poker, as Texas Hold’em poker tournaments are against the law in Idaho, a federal judge ruled this week. In a case that could have ramifications for the California-based Santa Ysabel tribe and its ambitions to the launch PrivateTable.com online poker room as well, the […]

Global Gaming Conferences Set with Focus on Internet Trends

Global Gaming Conferences Set with Focus on Internet Trends

Jennifer Newell - August 15th, 2014

Four important gaming conferences have been scheduled for the coming months. The largest will be the Global Gaming Expo, also known as G2E, in Las Vegas, and others will also highlight speakers from some of the largest and most influential gaming companies in the world. All will feature speakers, panels, and discussions regarding the future […]

Crown Escorts Tasmanian Ex Premier from Poker Table

Crown Escorts Tasmanian Ex Premier from Poker Table

Philip Conneller - August 8th, 2014

It was probably not the finest moment of the former Premier of Tasmania Paul Lennon’s career when he was hurled out of the Crown Casino in Melbourne earlier this week after becoming “tired and emotional” at a poker game. According to witnesses, the Australian Labor Party politician became enraged when a woman apparently “touched his […]

Sheldon Adelson to Give Global Gaming Expo Keynote

Sheldon Adelson to Give Global Gaming Expo Keynote

Jennifer Newell - August 5th, 2014

Sheldon Adelson will join Steve Wynn as keynote speaker for the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. The two will be the highlight of the many speakers who will take the podiums as part of the “All-New” G2E, which will be held September 30 to October 2, 2014 at the Sands Expo and […]

Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August

Crimea Gaming Congress Set for August

Sean Gibson - July 30th, 2014

Russia may have turned capitalist some 23 years ago, but gambling is still a newer entity to the formerly Communist country. But now that Putin has appointed the latest of several official gambling zones in the controversial Crimea region, a new Crimea Gaming Congress couldn’t have been far behind. With Russia widening its doors to […]