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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...
BEST GAMBLING BOOKS
Best Gambling Books
If gambling books, stories and novels fascinate you and you enjoy reading them in your leisure, here are some good ones to delve in: The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) A film directed by Otto Preminger and brought to the screen by Walter Newman,...
BETWEEN CONTINENTS, NATIONS AND STATES, THE ILLEGAL GAMBLING REMAINS A PLAGUE UNRESOLVED
Between Continents, Nations and States, the illegal gambling remains a plague unresolved
Online gambling is illegal in numerous countries, yet people across the world consistently find ways to circumvent the law and participate in forbidden activities such as virtual casino gaming, poker, bingo, and sports betting. Those who find themselves...
ILLINOIS - ABOUT 5000 SHOPS USE VIDEO GAMBLING TERMINALS
Illinois - About 5000 Shops use Video Gambling Terminals
In 2009, the Video Gaming Act of Illinois authorized the operation of video gambling terminals, or VGTs, in any licensed Illinois business. The types of businesses that were permitted to obtains VGTs were primarily bars, truck stops, and restaurants....
NEW CASINO COULD BE OPENED IN THE CITY OF LANSING
New Casino Could be Opened in the City of Lansing
For several years, interest groups in the city of Lansing, Michigan have been arguing over whether a new tribal casino should be allowed to set up shop in the town. At the end of May, a Supreme Court ruling opened doors for those who hope to see Lansing...
CASINO CLOSURES IN THE U.S.
Casino Closures in the U.S.
In what appears to be an growing trend in today's gambling industry, another American casino has permanently closed its doors. The lights at Harrah's in Tunica, Mississippi went out just a few minutes after midnight on June 1, signifying the end of employment...
SUMMER CONCERTS SIZZLE IN LAS VEGAS
Summer Concerts Sizzle in Las Vegas
In June, July, and August, the temperature in Las Vegas typically climbs toward the 110 degree mark. Inside of Sin City's many casinos, summer musical entertainment also sizzles. Here's a look at just a few of the fabulous musical acts slated...
SHELDON ADELSON SUPPORTS THE DRUG FREE FLORIDA COMMITTEE
Sheldon Adelson Supports the Drug Free Florida Committee
Business tycoon and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is at it again. The billionaire has chosen yet another political cause and is backing it wholeheartedly with his money. This time, it's the Drug Free Florida committee he's supporting. Critics believe...
AMERICAN GAMING ASSOCIATION STATE OF THE STATES SURVEY 2014
American Gaming Association State of the States Survey 2014
The results of the latest American Gaming Association (AGA) State of the States survey are in: American gamblers are regular people who form a comprehensive “portrait of the American electorate,” according to association president Geoff Freeman....
CASINO WORKERS RAISE MONEY FOR RELAY FOR LIFE
Casino Workers Raise Money for Relay for Life
Relay for Life is a recurring event created by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to raise money for the charity. The events are also known for the way in which they build camaraderie amongst communities and pay respect to those who are battling/have battled...
REPEAL THE CASINO DEAL MOVEMENT AGAINST CASINO GAMBLING
Repeal the Casino Deal movement against casino gambling
MGM recently received the go-ahead to construct the first operating commercial casino in Massachusetts. Those plans could be axed, however, if critics behind the recent “Repeal the Casino Deal” movement have their way. Gambling opponents are growing...
OBAMACARE'S ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES ON NEVADA'S CASINO WORKERS
Obamacare's economic consequences on Nevada's casino workers
Casino workers who belong to Nevada's Culinary Workers Union Local 226 have long enjoyed 100 percent-funded health care premiums from their employers. Because of added Obamacare costs, that benefit has been called into question. The union's health...
GREEN TECHNOLOGIES AT NATIVE AMERICAN CASINOS
Green Technologies at Native American Casinos
A Native American tribe in Minnesota is making great strides toward green technology in its casino. The White Earth Nation, a faction of Minnesota's Chippewa tribe, owns and operates the Shooting Star Casino and Event Center. That casino recently...
SKYCITY CASINO OFFICIALS INSENSITIVE WITH A CANCER PATIENT
SkyCity casino officials insensitive with a cancer patient
Mrs. Bridget Wheeler Some casinos have dress codes which they whole-heartedly enforce. An Australian woman recovering from breast cancer found that out the hard way when she recently tried to enter a casino with a hat on her head. The woman wore the hat because...
UNEXPECTED REVENUES PENALIZE ONLINE GAMBLING IN DELAWARE
Unexpected revenues penalize online gambling in Delaware
A little over a year ago, the state of Delaware set a goal for itself: Within its first year of legalized online gambling, it would bring in a revenue of $5 million. Sadly, that goal has not been reached. A recent report from the Washington Post indicated...
CASINO SHIP ESCAPADE GOT STUCK OFF THE GEORGIA COAST
Casino Ship Escapade got Stuck off the Georgia Coast
The Tradewinds Casino Cruise logo up on the chimney's boat Escapade On July 15, a casino cruise ship got stuck on a sand bar off the Georgia coast in the US, stranding 96 guests and 27 crew members. The 5-hour tour was to be the maiden voyage for a brand...
ANOTHER NEW JERSEY CASINO CLOSURE: WHAT'S NEXT?
Another New Jersey Casino Closure: What's Next?
Casino workers at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City got some bad news this July: Their employer will be closing its business doors in a few months. On September 16, the Trump Entertainment Resorts property, founded by Donald Trump himself, will become...
LATEST UPDATES ABOUT 2 EUROPEAN'S SPORTSBOOK GIANTS
Latest Updates about 2 European's Sportsbook giants
Europeans enjoy a gambling luxury that most Americans do not: the online sports book. For years, gamblers "across the pond" have legally wagered cash on everything from rugby matches to sumo wrestling tournaments to the next American presidential...
DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS STAND ON BOTH SIDES OF ONLINE GAMBLING FENCE
Democrats and Republicans stand on both sides of online gambling fence
When it comes to the legalization of online gambling in America, there are both Republicans and Democrats who oppose it. There are also Republicans and Democrats who support it. Indeed, the issue of legalizing U.S. online gambling is a controversial one,...
RGEW FOCUSES ON 'GETTING TO KNOW' GAMBLERS
RGEW Focuses on 'Getting to Know' Gamblers
Responsible Gaming Education Week, or RGEW, is held the first full week of every August. The tradition began back in 1998 when the American Gaming Association, or AGA, decided to sponsor an annual, week-long awareness program to help educate people about...
US LAND-BASED CASINOS WHO REFUSE TO PAY WINNINGS
US land-based casinos who refuse to pay winnings
It's a common occurrence for casino patrons to win jackpots. Sometimes it's a $5 jackpot. Sometimes it's a $500,000 jackpot. Sometimes the jackpot isn't cash at all, but a coveted prize like a shiny new automobile. Recent news finds several...
MORE GAMBLING OPPORTUNITIES IN RUSSIA: A SIGN OF THE TIMES
More Gambling Opportunities in Russia: a Sign of the Times
Five years ago, gambling was banned in all but four of Russia's territories: Kaliningrad, the Black Sea shore, the Altai Territory, and the area near Vladivostok. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stood behind the ban, citing increased addiction and a link...
REVEL: THE CASINO NOBODY WANTS
Revel: The Casino Nobody Wants
The New Jersey gambling landscape has suffered many hardships lately, and after the case of the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, Revel is the latest casualty. Officials had their fingers crossed that the bankrupt facility would get purchased at auction this...
PAYPAL MAY BECOME A VIABLE PAYMENT OPTION SOON
PayPal May Become a Viable Payment Option Soon
Just about everyone has heard of PayPal, the digital e-wallet founded in 1998 by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Peter Thiel and Max Levchin. Since its inception, PayPal's popularity has spread like wildfire across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of people...
AQUINNAH WAMPANOAG TRIBE INVESTING ON MARTHA'S VINEYARD
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe Investing on Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard [Wikipedia] is a Massachusetts island getaway known for its summery charm, affluence, and the famous political and cultural icons who spend time there. Actress Meg Ryan calls the island home. President Barack Obama vacations on the "Vineyard”...
REVENUES FROM ONLINE GAMBLING SITES SKYROCKETING, BOOSTING IN-HOUSE GAMING
Revenues from Online Gambling Sites Skyrocketing, Boosting In-House Gaming
According to yStats.com's Global Online Gambling and Betting Market 2014, after New Jersey legalized online gambling in November 2013, companies generated $1 million per month, but today, that figure has jumped to $10 million to $12 million per month...