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PokerStars Coming to NJ Soon as August Online Looks Up

New Jersey casino revenues in August 2014

PokerStars and a slight overall uptick in both online and land casino revenues in New Jersey were cause for celebration last week, after a gruesome few months that have seen bankruptcies, closures, and depressed numbers all around. The welcome news came as many Atlantic City casinos struggle to stay open, and local officials are uncertain…Read More

Singapore Pushes for Online Gambling Restrictions

Singapore online gambling restrictions 2014

Singapore is already known for having strict laws that are designed to curb social ills, so you might be surprised to find that the city-state doesn’t yet have any regulations for online gambling. But that’s about to change, as a new bill regulating remote gaming has been read in the Singapore parliament and promises sweeping…Read More

Mansion Poker to Leave UK, Other Mansion Products Remain

Mansion Group to stay in UK

Although Mansion Poker is shipping out of the British online market,  Mansion Group is far from the only operator to balk at the new tax regime that the United Kingdom is implementing for online gambling. That’s why most people believed it when reports surfaced that the firm was planning a full withdrawal from the UK…Read More

MGM Reclaims Half of Borgata After Regulatory Fine Pay Up

Borgata and MGM back together

MGM Resorts International and Borgata are back in bed together in Atlantic City, following a four-year hiatus to reassume its 50 percent ownership of the casino. Several weeks ago, MGM reportedly paid a $225,000 settlement to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) to resolve a decade-old case involving criminal proceedings against one of…Read More

High Stakes Gambler Peter Tan Hoang Shot, Killed in Sydney

Peter Tan Hoang found shot

Peter Tan Hoang, a mysterious Vietnamese-Australian high-stakes gambler with alleged links to organized crime, has been shot dead in a street in Sydney. Hoang, 36, who also used the name Peter Minh Nguyen, gained notoriety when he was arrested in October 2012 at Melbourne’s Crown Casino while carrying AU$1.5 million (US$1.35 million) in cash. Police…Read More