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In Wake of Typhoon Hato, Macau Casino Owners Collectively Donate $27 Million for Cleanup and Recovery Efforts

In Wake of Typhoon Hato, Macau Casino Owners Collectively Donate $27 Million for Cleanup and Recovery Efforts

John Reger - September 4th, 2017

Typhoon Hato couldn’t keep most of Macau’s casinos down for long, as they largely rebounded quickly from the worst such storm to hit the area in 53 years. But the […]

Mayweather Tried to Bet $400K On Himself, Casino Refused His Action

Mayweather Tried to Bet $400K On Himself, Casino Refused His Action

Jon Sofen - August 29th, 2017

Floyd Mayweather reportedly will earn about $300 million from boxing Conor McGregor last Saturday, but he wanted more. Prior to the fight, “Money” attempted to bring $400,000 in cash to […]

Lackluster July Numbers for New Jersey Poker, Live and Online

Lackluster July Numbers for New Jersey Poker, Live and Online

Jon Sofen - August 21st, 2017

July was another ho-hum month for poker in New Jersey, in the face of continued upticks from both live and online casino play in the state. The latest figures from […]

PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days

PokerStars Makes Big Splash in Online Slots with Million-Dollar Jackpot Hits on Consecutive Days

John Reger - August 18th, 2017

Two gamblers playing Millionaires Island, an online slot game offered by PokerStars Casino, hit million dollar jackpots on consecutive days, PokerStars announced on Thursday. They were the third and fourth […]

PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack

PokerStars Championship Security on High Alert Following Barcelona Terror Attack

Jon Sofen - August 18th, 2017

Casino Barcelona ramped up security immediately following Thursday’s terror attack in Spain. The casino is presently site of the PokerStars Championship Barcelona, which began on August 15 and runs through […]

Oakland Raiders Attracting More Super Bowl Bets than Any Other Team

Oakland Raiders Attracting More Super Bowl Bets than Any Other Team

Jon Sofen - August 16th, 2017

The Oakland Raiders won’t be migrating to Las Vegas until 2020, but sports bettors in Sin City are already in love with the silver and black. No other NFL team […]

Japanese Casino Poker Options Hit Parliamentary Debate Level, and ‘Luck vs. Skill’ Once More a Factor

Japanese Casino Poker Options Hit Parliamentary Debate Level, and ‘Luck vs. Skill’ Once More a Factor

John Reger - August 14th, 2017

As Japanese government officials begin zeroing in on the framework for their impending casinos, they’re giving poker a second look. Up until now, the popular card game has been left […]

PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors

PokerStars Finding More Profit in Non-Poker Endeavors

Daniel Smyth - August 10th, 2017

Poker revenue at PokerStars has taken a dive in 2017, and it’s a sign of shifting attentions at the world’s leading online poker site, which soon will be offering its […]

Trump Organization Macau Trademark Approval Movement Sparks Speculation About Future Casino Plans

Trump Organization Macau Trademark Approval Movement Sparks Speculation About Future Casino Plans

Daniel Smyth - August 8th, 2017

A limited liability company linked to President Donald Trump has received permission to trademark casino and gambling services in Macau. Following the publication of official government documents, it’s emerged that […]

MGM Resorts Opens Its Second Online Casino in New Jersey

MGM Resorts Opens Its Second Online Casino in New Jersey

Jon Sofen - August 8th, 2017

MGM Resorts has officially launched its second internet casino in New Jersey, this one, called playMGM. The Las Vegas-based company’s new online destination in New Jersey will be offering poker […]

Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale

Westgate Las Vegas to Open New Poker Room in Old “Fan Cave” Locale

John Reger - August 7th, 2017

The Westgate Las Vegas will soon have a poker room again. The hotel and casino best known for its sportsbook will open an intimate six-table room on Wednesday, in a […]