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Brazilian Gambler Scores $1.2 Million on $35K Roulette Bet in Uruguay Casino

Brazilian Gambler Scores $1.2 Million on $35K Roulette Bet in Uruguay Casino

Jon Sofen - January 16th, 2017

An already very wealthy gambler from Brazil won $1,225,000 on one spin of the roulette wheel at a casino in Uruguay just after New Year’s. Pedro Grendene Bartelle, a billionaire […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Says Oakland Raiders Don’t Need Sheldon Adelson’s Help to Move to Las Vegas

Pittsburgh Steelers Owner Says Oakland Raiders Don’t Need Sheldon Adelson’s Help to Move to Las Vegas

Jon Sofen - January 12th, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney says an Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas is still on the table with or without Sheldon Adelson’s investment. But Raiders owner Mark Davis refused […]

Macau Gambling Revenue Takes Another Tumble

Macau Gambling Revenue Takes Another Tumble

Daniel Smyth - January 4th, 2017

Macau’s gambling revenue continued to slide in 2016, but a few successful months at the end of the year showed that the market may be starting to stabilize. With the […]

WSOP Bracelet Winner Eric Rodawig And Poker Room Manager Andy Brock Help Horseshoe Council Bluffs Bring In Mixed Games: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

WSOP Bracelet Winner Eric Rodawig And Poker Room Manager Andy Brock Help Horseshoe Council Bluffs Bring In Mixed Games: CardsChat Exclusive Interview

Chad Holloway - January 4th, 2017

You could call World Series of Poker bracelet winner Eric Rodawig a mixed games champion, of sorts, but not only in the way that immediately comes to mind. In early […]

Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October

Nevada Poker Rooms Match 2015 Revenues in October

Jon Sofen - December 4th, 2016

Nevada poker rooms raked in $8.7 million in revenue during the month of October, matching last year’s mark for the same month. The Silver State has more card rooms (65) […]

Ministers to Vote on Japanese Casino Regulation

Ministers to Vote on Japanese Casino Regulation

Daniel Smyth - December 3rd, 2016

Japanese casino regulation could become a reality in the coming weeks thanks to a push by the Liberal Democratic Party. As it stands, live casinos are outlawed in Japan, but […]

Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving

Las Vegas Is The Hot Tip This Thanksgiving

Jon Sofen - November 22nd, 2016

According to the stats, if you want to do something that doesn’t involve turkey this Thanksgiving, Las Vegas is the place to be. On any typical day, Nevada’s Department of […]

New Jersey Rejects Casino Industry Expansion Plans

New Jersey Rejects Casino Industry Expansion Plans

Daniel Smyth - November 12th, 2016

New Jersey will remain a one location casino state after voters unanimously rejected a proposed expansion to the North Jersey area. The long-running debate of whether casino operators should be […]

Revel Casino Could Rejuvenate Atlantic City Poker in 2017

Revel Casino Could Rejuvenate Atlantic City Poker in 2017

Daniel Smyth - November 9th, 2016

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino could be set for a return to the gaming arena in 2017 with a little help from some former Taj Mahal executives. Up until now, Atlantic […]

Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker

Taj Mahal Demise Shouldn’t Overshadow Donald Trump’s Contribution to US Poker

Daniel Smyth - November 1st, 2016

Donald Trump might be playing a very tough hand these days, being in the heads up game of his life with one week to go till the 2016 presidential election […]

Nevada Poker Rooms Rake In More Revenue in September

Nevada Poker Rooms Rake In More Revenue in September

Daniel Smyth - October 30th, 2016

Nevada poker rooms received a boost in September with increased activity leading to a year-on-year increase of almost 1.5 percent. The latest figures from the Nevada Gaming Control Board have […]