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Kevin Horridge

Kevin Horridge

Our math man, Kevin is the number guru. He calculates odds in his head the same way the rest of us make a cup of coffee. He gets involved in all the news stories involving numbers, and we often turn to him for help on financial news stories as he used to be in banking. However, he says that being a gambler is a far more respectable occupation these days.

How Do You Like Me Now? Illinois Tries Again with Revised Gaming Bill

It’s like Groundhog Day all over again: following the pattern of New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie, who vetoed his state’s online gambling measure only to flourish his John Hancock on it less than two weeks later, now it’s been only days since Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn shot down his state’s efforts at getting land-based casinos…Read More

Is Vegas Poised for a Comeback? Genting Bets “Yes” with New Casino Plans

Back in 2008, when Echelon abandoned its plans for a glorious new hotel, casino, shopping and convention complex on the grounds of the former Stardust, it looked like the glory days of Vegas and its unrivaled building boom had come to a dead stop. Literally abandoned in the summer of 2008, with concrete and steel…Read More

Gambling Addict Seeks Compensation for Losses

For some, gambling is like a drug. They chase their next fix like an alcoholic craving a drink. Now, Melbourne’s popular Crown Casino faces the possibility of paying 20 million dollars in compensation to Greek gambler Harris Kakavas. Kakavas is currently appealing to the Australian justice stating that the Crown Casino took advantage of his…Read More

Underdog Becomes Top Dog as Canuck Takes Home Cool Million at WPT LAPC

The owner of a disaster restoration company from British Columbia has taken down the top prize of $1,004,090 in the recent World Poker Tour (WPT) L.A. Poker Classic (LAPC).  The first-place finish for Paul Klann, 41, moved him from a Bluff Magazine player ranking of 7,858 in 2012 right up to 3rd in 2013, though…Read More

Isle of Man Loses Its Head

The e-Gaming sector equates to more than eight per cent of the Isle of Man’s national income and employs a workforce of over 700 people, and as one of the key international players in the online gambling world, it is no wonder that the industry is seen as a crucial part of the island’s economy….Read More

New Jersey Signs Online Gambling Legislation, Just a Nose Behind Nevada

After years of waffling and vetoing, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie finally signed Assembly Bill A2578 into law this week, opening the door for online gambling to begin in a legalized, regulated environment in New Jersey.  The move came only a week after Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval rapidly approved his state’s online gambling legislation; both…Read More

32Red.com Making Others Pink with Envy Over Exclusive Live Playboy Games

32Red PLC announced a rather sexy new addition to their gaming lineup over at Red32.com. In a partnership with prominent gaming developer Microgaming, 32Red announced the creation of a series of real dealer games which will feature live Playboy bunny croupiers as the dealers. Live games of roulette, blackjack, and baccarat are initially slated to…Read More

Okada Resigns from Wynn Resorts; Board Fires Him Anyway

As one of the highest-profile casino industry feuds continues its saga, Kazuo Okada this week resigned from the board of directors of the company he helped found with his one-time dear friend Steve Wynn.  The former largest shareholder in Wynn Resorts Ltd. made the resignation move only a day before shareholders were to meet to…Read More

Ferguson Loses Big Hand to Feds in Final Full Tilt Showdown

They say gamblers should never play against a stronger opponent than themselves, but it appears that’s exactly what’s happened to Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, the World Series of Poker former champion and five-time bracelet winner.  Ferguson lost a bundle to the Feds this week, forfeiting an undisclosed bank account to the government, along with any remaining…Read More

Government-Approved Swedish Gambling Site Cracks Down on Cheaters

Svenska Spel, Sweden’s state-owned online gaming company in that country’s highly regulated gambling market, has locked down 14 poker accounts that allegedly used bots to win big money.  The company says the suspended accounts had a total of $108,000 in them presently, but had won more than $1.8 million over the course of the past…Read More

Luxury Resort Set to Rival Macau

The small island of Hainan, the smallest province in China, has recently unveiled its Jesters Casino Bar. An important part of the Asian gambling market, Jesters Casino Bar is situated in the Mangrove Tree Resort in Sanya Bay and is the first casino offering of its kind to open in China . Once the venue…Read More

Ashton Kutcher Reveals He Fronted Largest Sports Betting Syndicate in U.S.

Movie and television megastar Ashton Kutcher has revealed that between his astronomically paid acting gigs, he made a little extra cash on the side working with “the largest national sports betting syndicate in America”. Kutcher revealed a decent understanding of the intricacies of sports-betting in the latest issue of popular magazine Esquire, explaining that sports…Read More

Delaware to Search for Shared Online Gambling Player Pools

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With Delaware in the process of launching their online gambling venture, and perhaps being the first state in the U.S to do so, attention within the state is now turning to some of the finer details of the plan, namely in regards to poker and the likely need for shared player pools. While most forms…Read More

Amaya Set to Expand Range of DC Comics-Inspired Casino Games

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Amaya Gaming Group Incorporated, the Canadian gaming industry entertainment solutions provider, has expanded the agreement between itself and Warner Bros Consumer Products to go on operating as the exclusive provider of DC Comics’ comic book inspired online casino games. “Amaya is proud to extend its long-term partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products and excited to…Read More

TabCorp Announces Increased Revenues in Australian Market

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A year on year rise in total revenues of 2.1 per cent to $1.06 billion for the last six months of 2012 has been announced by Australian casino gambling and entertainment group TabCorp Holdings Limited. The Victorian firm revealed that earnings during the last half of the year from continuing operations increased by 2.6 per…Read More