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This online gambling blog, deepens topics related to online casinos and the global gambling industry, with particular reference to the United States laws (and rest of the world). Follow our articles if you are interested in: gambling tips, curiosities and trends, events, strategies, statistics ..and more!

FIVE WOMEN LEFT IN ON DAY SIX OF WSOP MAIN EVENT
Five Women Left in On Day Six of WSOP Main Event
Last week we saw five women remaining in the 6th day of the WSOP Main event. We think that is pretty good going, considering the fact that it has been seventeen years since a woman has been seen at the main event tables. It has been really unfortunate...
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES - SHAKOPEE TRIBE IN MINNESOTA
Native American tribes - Shakopee Tribe in Minnesota
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota tribe in Minnesota is one of the wealthiest tribal nations in the United States, thanks to its two thriving casinos. Court records indicate that each adult in the tribe earns $84,000 monthly, adding up to a handsome personal...
MACAU SEEMS TO SLOW DOWN THE RAPID GROWTH IN GAMBLING
Macau seems to slow down the rapid growth in gambling
Macau – a former Portuguese colony – was one of last year’s fastest growing gambling sectors, however new figures this year seem to indicate that there has been a sudden stunt in the growth this term. Macau’s gambling take for September...
THE SINGAPOREAN CRIMINAL LAWS PUNISH 3 CHEATING GAMBLERS
The Singaporean criminal laws punish 3 cheating gamblers
Cheating in a land-based casino in any country is hard. With pit bosses roaming around the casino floor making sure that everything is in order, you would think that surely nobody could wrangle a simple gambling game and come away with tens of thousands...
WHEEL OF FORTUNE PAYS $8.3 MILLION JACKPOT IN MISSISSIPPI
Wheel of Fortune Pays $8.3 Million Jackpot in Mississippi
Tunica, Mississippi is a great example of a rags-to-riches town that has been improved by the gambling industry. Up until the 1990s, the small Mississippi River town was one of the poorest in the United States. Then, something miraculous happened: developers...
SCINTILLATING GAMBLING STORIES FROM DOWN UNDER
Scintillating Gambling Stories from Down Under
Australia has the distinction of being the country with the highest gambling rate in the world. Approximately 80 percent of Australian adults engage in some form of gambling, whether online, on gaming tables, or on “pokies,” the native Australian...
LONDON POKER FESTIVAL TO CONTINUE THE SPREAD THE IMAGE OF THE CITY
London Poker Festival to continue the spread the image of the city
Just days after the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympic Games, which showed off London’s beauty, history and culture beautifully in the two week games; the city is ready to serve up another major event and dazzle us once more – this time...
CHICAGO'S GAMBLING DREAMS COULD BE ACHIEVED SHORTLY
Chicago's gambling dreams could be achieved shortly
Tourists could soon have a new reason to visit Chicago: a brand new casino with all the glorious gambling options, entertainment venues, and culinary offerings of the Las Vegas Strip. Cash-strapped Illinois is looking for a solution to its $9 billion...
US CASINO PLAYERS - TIPS TO AVOID TROUBLES WITH THE IRS
US casino players - Tips to avoid troubles with the IRS
Most gamblers hope to win money when they visit a casino, but many fail to think about the taxes they would have to pay on their winnings. Meet George and Frank, two American friends who spend a weekend gambling at the Las Vegas Bellagio. George wins...
TOP BOOKIES AGAINST ILLEGAL BETTING AT OLYMPIC GAMES
Top Bookies against illegal Betting at Olympic Games
The Olympic Games are just around the corner at making certain that no unauthorized and illegal gambling occurs during the event is just one of many sizeable challenges the authorities will have to contend with this summer. Luckily for them though, they...
POKER ODDS CALCULATOR
Poker Odds Calculator
Mathematical probability Poker is a game that many people play. It requires a little luck but skill as well. The luck can be determined by using software that is designed to function as a poker odds calculator. The software that is built is intended...
PHILIPPINES PUSH FOR YET ANOTHER NEW RESORT TO BOOST GAMBLING
Philippines push for yet another new resort to boost Gambling
In the Philippines is all set for another casino resort to be opened up in the countries capital of Manila. The recent surge in gambling activity in the country, has sparked rumors that it could soon rival Las Vegas in terms of the sheer number of casinos...
MAQUINITAS BANNED IN FLORIDA - BULLDOZERS CRUSH 48 ILLEGAL MACHINES
Maquinitas banned in Florida - bulldozers crush 48 illegal machines
November, 01, 2014 - Florida has a new law prohibiting maquinitas, otherwise known as video gambling machines. The new law, signed by Governor Rick Scott on April 10, 2013, prompted Miami mayor Thomas Regalado to order the dramatic crushing of 48 machines...
ONLINE GAMBLING SITUATION IN SOUTH AFRICA
Online Gambling situation in South Africa
​Online gambling is an area that can cause a lot of confusion for individual countries. Each of them has their own laws which need to be analyzed and applied to the world. South Africa is one of these countries that has the possibility of causing confusion...
ZYNGA FIRES YET MORE STAFF AS THEY COLLAPSE FURTHER IN DISARRAY
Zynga fires yet more staff as they collapse further in disarray
It seems like mere weeks ago that the social gaming company Zynga was ready to branch out from their Facebook home, and create an all inclusive online poker site for their loyal fans that would involve real money gambling. In what has felt like weeks,...
HOW TO STEM THE COMPULSION TO GAMBLE ONLINE
How to stem the compulsion to gamble online
In May 2013, the American Gaming Association released its annual report on the state of the U.S. casino industry. The report triumphantly announced that almost half of America's casino patrons are between the ages of 21-35, indicating that young adults...
WILLIAM HILL AND GVC HOLDINGS ARE ABOUT TO BUY SPORTING BET
William Hill and GVC Holdings are about to buy Sporting Bet
William Hill is believed to have completed a deal with GVC Holdings and SportingBet to take over the latter. Sporting Bet recently released a press statement announcing the news that an agreement had been reached after they had received an improved and increased...
MOBILE GAMING A PROMISING TREND FOR BIG BUSINESSES
Mobile Gaming a Promising Trend for Big Businesses
The invention of the smart phone has changed the way people live their lives. Phone conversations can happen at any place and at any time. Bills can be paid, products ordered, and instant messages sent simply by reaching into a pocket or purse and pulling...
BORGATA BABES LOSE LAWSUIT OVER CASINO BODY WEIGHT STANDARD
Borgata Babes Lose Lawsuit Over Casino Body Weight Standard
Twenty-two female plaintiffs lost a lawsuit last month against their former employer, the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. The women, former cocktail waitresses for the facility, disapproved of the Borgata's body weight policy and were...
COMMUNIST VIETNAM MAY OPEN UP GAMBLING TO CITIZENS
Communist Vietnam May Open Up Gambling to Citizens
Under the rule of the Communist party, Vietnamese citizens are not allowed to gamble in their homeland's casinos. Although the country actually houses several casinos, these facilities are designated for foreign tourists alone; it is against the law for natives...
THERE IS A FUTURE FOR ONLINE GAMBLERS IN NEVADA?
There is a future for online gamblers in Nevada?
When it comes to online gambling, nothing is more paramount than a player’s security and safety in an online casino, poker site, bingo site or online sportsbook. Many of us seldom think of the risks involving at any great length and thanks to the amazing...
DESPITE ALL THE BLOCKS, BELGIAN’S MIGHT SOON BE ABLE TO GAMBLE AGAIN!
Despite all the blocks, Belgian’s might soon be able to gamble again!
The Belgians have been given a tougher ride than most in Europe when it comes to the authorities stamping down hard on illegal online gambling sites. In a country which houses the European Parliament and Commission who created the anti-smoking laws, and yet has many...
THE MODERN DAY GAMBLER
The Modern Day Gambler
Love it or hate it, the gambling industry in the United States is one of the largest, most economically important industries in our country. Commercial casinos are by far the largest player in the world of gambling in the United States. Even when you consider...
WHERE TO PLAY HAPPILY WHILE CHILDREN ARE ENTERTAINED
Where to play happily while children are entertained
A childcare provider in Oklahoma was recently charged with two counts of neglect after leaving her home to visit a casino while two children, ages four and two, were under her care. Toni Webb, age 38, posted her $50,000 bond but was expected back in court...
ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES SEE Q1 REVENUES WHILE COSTA RICA LOOKS TO TAX REVENUES
Online Gambling companies see Q1 Revenues while Costa Rica Looks to Tax Revenues
Laura Chinchilla, the first female president of Costa Rica, is looking to try to increase revenue for the country but imposing taxes on the nations online gambling businesses that function. Many businesses for North America who focus on both sports betting...
GERMAN LICENSING SITUATION ESCALATES WITH AN EXTENSION THIS WEEK
German licensing situation escalates with an extension this week
Recently the furor between the German state of Schleswig-Holstein hit a new level when they disobeyed the European Commission continuing to handing out German gambling licenses as they saw fit. The European Commission could only do as much but admit temporary...