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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 […]

Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss

Borgata Responds to Phil Ivey Motion to Dismiss

Philip Conneller - July 24th, 2014

In the latest chapter in the courtroom drama that is Phil Ivey v Borgata, the Atlantic City casino has filed a countering brief to Ivey’s recent motion to dismiss the case. In layman’s terms, we think that means the Borgata has dismissed Ivey’s dismissal, or something like that. The case, for those of you tuning […]

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Boasts $10 Million Guarantee

Sean Gibson - June 16th, 2014

The Seminole Hard Rock Casino Poker Open (SHRCPO)  for 2014 has revised its schedule, allowing players to potentially play in both the EPT Barcelona Main Event and the $10 million championship. Poker aficionados might remember that last year the state of Florida seriously stepped up its game when it came to big money poker tournaments. […]

NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards

NCLGS Proposes Unified Nationwide Online Gaming Standards

Philip Conneller - May 21st, 2014

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) has published the first draft of a new policy framework that seeks to establish a nationwide model for US states which wish to regulate online gaming. Based on consultation from numerous industry stakeholders, such as the American Gaming Association, National Council on Problem Gambling, and National […]

Study Shows Less Support for Online Gambling than Marijuana

Study Shows Less Support for Online Gambling than Marijuana

Sean Gibson - May 20th, 2014

As the lines are drawn in the battle for online gambling regulation in the United States, both sides constantly rally support. Casinos, politicians and wealthy businessmen – all with their own agendas – often push out surveys to find a slice of the population that agree with their views. Though often skewed, those surveys show […]

Ben Affleck Busted for Las Vegas Hard Rock Card-Counting

Ben Affleck Busted for Las Vegas Hard Rock Card-Counting

Philip Conneller - May 6th, 2014

Hollywood megastar Ben Affleck has been barred from the blackjack tables of the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas for card-counting, it emerged last week. And it seems the Oscar winner and poker enthusiast is more convincing an actor than a card cheat, as casino surveillance officers reported that his play was “way too obvious.” […]

Casino Games Coming to Full Tilt Poker

Casino Games Coming to Full Tilt Poker

Sean Gibson - May 2nd, 2014

After a few years in limbo, Full Tilt Poker has been successfully resurrected by Rational Group, the conglomerate that also owns PokerStars. Looking for brand differentiation, as well as the ability to expand into casino gaming markets, Rational Group announced that Full Tilt Poker will expand on its portfolio and offer casino games. Thanks to […]