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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...
GAMBLING RELATED CRIMES OCCURRED IN OHIO
Gambling Related Crimes Occurred in Ohio
When citizens in Ohio approved the construction of the state's first four casinos back in 2009, some critics expressed a fear of increased crime in the area. At the 2012 census, the mid-western state had a population of close to 12 million people....
COALITION TO STOP INTERNET GAMBLING RECRUITS FORMER DENVER MAYOR
Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling Recruits Former Denver Mayor
A former Colorado mayor is now a paid spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling, or CSIG. Wellington Webb is his name, and he recently made news when he flashed the "race card" as a means of swaying public opinion against online...
PHILIPPINES BILL TO CHARGE FEES BEFORE TO ENTER CASINOS
Philippines bill to charge fees before to enter casinos
A new bill in the Philippines would authorize casinos to charge citizens an entrance fee before they can come inside and gamble. If House Bill No. 4859 is approved, Filipinos will have to shell out P3,500 for the privilege of playing at any one of the country's...
FOREFRONT OF MACAU GAMING ASSOCIATION WORKERS PROTEST
Forefront of Macau Gaming Association Workers Protest
Last August, a group of casino workers from the Forefront of Macau Gaming Association, or FMG, gathered on the streets of Macau to march for better wages. For the most part, the march was a peaceful one. The protesters paraded in front of Macau's...
AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM OF OLD AND NEW ART COULD BECOME A CASINO
Australian Museum of Old and New Art Could Become a Casino
David Walsh (Museum of Old and New Art) Australian millionaire David Walsh earned a hefty portion of his money via gambling practices that some would consider shady. In fact, he was once banned from gaming at Wrest Point Tasmania, Australia's first...
2014 GLOBAL GAMING EXPO FOCUSES ON NEW SLOTS AND OLD ISSUES
2014 Global Gaming Expo Focuses on New Slots and Old Issues
The 2014 Global Gaming Expo, otherwise known as G2E, was held in Las Vegas earlier this month. The expo is an annual trade show where members of the industry learn about new products and network with each other. Here are some of the products and topics...
LAS VEGAS IS GETTING READY FOR HALLOWEEN
Las Vegas is Getting Ready for Halloween
Halloween is just around the corner, and many Las Vegas venues are gearing up for the holiday with plans for special parties, promotions, and other attractions. Here's a look at how adventure seekers in Las Vegas will be celebrating the ghoulish holiday. Haunted...
MUSEUM EXHIBIT: MOHEGAN SUN AND CONNECTICUT'S ASIAN POPULATION
Museum Exhibit: Mohegan Sun and Connecticut's Asian Population
A new art exhibit at the Lyman Allyn Museum in Connecticut underlines an undeniable, yet controversial, demographic change in the region of Montville, just north of Uncasville. Since the Mohegan Sun Casino opened in 1996, the Asian population in southeastern...
ATARI, INC. WILL DEAL WITH SOCIAL CASINO GAMES
Atari, Inc. will deal with social casino games
Social casino games are one of the hottest genres of online gaming around today. The games are part of a niche in the social gaming industry that appeals to people who enjoy poker, blackjack, slot play, and other forms of gambling. Atari, the legendary...
LAS VEGAS GOES GREEN WITH 'EARTH HOUR'
Las Vegas Goes Green With 'Earth Hour'
On March 29th, casinos on the Las Vegas Strip joined in a worldwide tradition called Earth Hour. Between 8:30 and 9:30 PM, the casinos dimmed all non-essential lights, including rooftop marquees, in an effort to raise public awareness of electricity usage...
APARTMENTS IN MACAU? BE PREPARED TO SPEND LARGE SUMS
Apartments in Macau? Be prepared to spend large sums
Macau is the most popular gambling destination in the world. Thanks to its booming casino industry, the special administrative region of China is now also one of the most expensive places to live in the world. Home of 33 casinos, Macau attracts visitors...
COUNTERFEIT CHIPS AT BORGATA CASINO, LUSARDI ARRESTED
Counterfeit chips at Borgata Casino, Lusardi arrested
Earlier this year, arrests were made in what has been dubbed the Borgata Chipgate, a tongue-in-cheek association with President Nixon's Watergate scandal of the early 1970s. Counterfeit chips were smuggled into the Borgata and used to rip off the casino...
CAESARS INTERACTIVE IN NEW JERSEY: THE FIRST 100 DAYS
Caesars Interactive in New Jersey: The First 100 Days
It was only last November that New Jersey gave the go-ahead for legalized online gambling to its residents, but industrialists are already gathering data and trying to draw conclusions about the new market. According to the Washington Times, Caesars Interactive...
JAPANESE GAMBLING CONFERENCE PAVES WAY TO SIGNIFICANT LEGAL CHANGES
Japanese Gambling Conference Paves Way to Significant Legal Changes
This May, Japan will hold an international conference to educate the world on potential gambling law changes within its borders. Executives will present the latest developments in what industrialists have hinted at for years: Japanese businessmen are chomping...
SOUTH AFRICA MAY LEGALIZE ONLINE GAMBLING SOON
South Africa May Legalize Online Gambling Soon
Online gambling is not legal in South Africa at this time, but a new bill could change that within the next year. A draft of the Remote Gambling Bill of 2014 was recently published for the public's perusal in South Africa's Government Gazette....
CASINOS AND FIRE: A LOOK AT THE HISTORY
Casinos and Fire: a Look at the History
Casinos are not immune to the dangers of fire, and that's concerning considering the number of people that frequent them on a daily basis. Just this week, emergency crews responded to an out-of-control blaze near the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino,...
HARD ROCK BANISHES BEN AFFLECK FOR BEING TOO SMART
Hard Rock banishes Ben Affleck for being too smart
Ben Affleck is notorious for his love of all things gambling. Not only has he acted in casino-themed films like Smokin' Aces and Runner, Runner, he's won countless sums of money at poker and blackjack tables in Las Vegas casinos. The actor is so talented...
THE HARSH LAWS ON ILLEGAL GAMBLING IN HAWAII
The Harsh Laws on Illegal Gambling in Hawaii
The definition of the word “gambling” is being challenged in Hawaii right now as the operators of an arcade chain called Winner'z Zone respond to a cease-and-desist letter from a Honolulu prosecutor. Attorney Keith Kaneshiro warned the company...
CASINO WORK: A PROMISING CAREER PATH FOR WOMEN
Casino Work: A Promising Career Path for Women
In a world where men traditionally get paid more than women, casino employment is a promising career path for females. A recent summit held for and by the female segment of casino workers in Iowa celebrated this fact. The Iowa Gaming Commission sponsored...
GAMING CONTROL BOARD SUGGESTS CHANGES AT CASINOS REGULATIONS
Gaming Control Board Suggests Changes at Casinos Regulations
A legislative study out of Pennsylvania suggests that some of the rules governing the state's casinos ought to be broken, or at least softened. Pennsylvania's Legislative Budget and Finance Committee speculated that, in order to boost business...
VIDEO SLOTS ADDICTION - ITALIAN CITIZENS WORRIED
Video Slots Addiction - Italian Citizens Worried
Italy has the fourth largest gambling market in the world. Only the United States, Japan, and Macau spend more time and resources on their gaming industries than Italy. The flourishing enterprise is a direct result of a political move 10 years ago which...
FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS: A BLIGHT ON THE INDUSTRY?
Fixed Odds Betting Terminals: A Blight On The Industry?
Remember 2005? Well, whether you do or don’t, 2005 was the year that the UK relaxed the regulations governing bookmakers and gambling related firms with the introduction of the ‘Gambling Act’. At the time, the fear was that every major...
THE MANY FACEBOOK PAGES OF GAMBLING
The Many Facebook Pages of Gambling
Social media touches on just about every area and aspect of life, including gambling. Facebook is a great place for both advocates and opponents of gambling issues to state their views and drum up support. Anyone can start a Facebook page; it costs nothing...
CEO OF LA SANDS SHELDON ADELSON THREAT WAR TO ONLINE GAMBLING
CEO of LA Sands Sheldon Adelson Threat War to Online Gambling
Amidst the expansion of Internet gambling in America, some people remain firmly against the concept of free public access to financial games of chance at home. The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG), for example, thinks online gambling is evil...
SURPRISE LAY-OFFS FOR CASINO EMPLOYEES IN NEW YORK AND ELSEWHERE
Surprise Lay-Offs for Casino Employees in New York and Elsewhere
Last October, workers at a New York racino were overjoyed to discover that their labor union had scored them some big pay raises (read the full story). Almost immediately, the salaries of many buffet cooks, kitchen staff, cleaning staff, and customer...