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Florida Gambling Study Gives Vague Answers

Florida is already one of the more active states when it comes to gambling. There are casinos, racetracks, and jai alai frontons, and many of these venues appear likely to see slot machines coming to them in the near future. And that’s okay, according to a new report that says such an expansion would have…Read More

California Here We Come: Is 2014 the Year for Online Gambling Passage?

California and Japan have been in a seeming race for awhile for who could take the longest to pass gambling legislation; Japan’s for land casinos, and the Golden State for its endless foot-dragging when it comes to Internet gaming legislation passage. Between Indian tribes, mammoth poker rooms, and, well, just the fact that it’s California,…Read More

New Jersey Online Gambling Launch Plan Officially Announced

It’s been a long wait, but as expected, New Jersey’s venture into the world of Internet gambling will begin on November 26, allowing state residents to begin playing their favorite casino games online just in time for Thanksgiving. Soft Launch First According to New Jersey’s Gaming Enforcement Division, Atlantic City’s 12 casinos will be able…Read More

PokerStars Set to Invest $10 Million in Atlantic City Poker Room

PokerStars may have failed in its bid to purchase an Atlantic City casino, but the online poker operator is still planning to make a big impact on the city. Having already planned to partner with Resorts Casino Hotel to provide online poker and other Internet gambling services in New Jersey, the world’s largest online poker…Read More

Slot Machines as Creative Design Find New Respect as Objets D’art

In every age of man, new forms of art emerge, whether cave drawings back in the Neolithic Age or painting in gold leaf on parchment during the Middle Ages. Now you can add Las Vegas slot machines to the list of “art” that is particularly derived from an age, a place and a circumstance, all…Read More

For Tribal Gaming Lobby, It’s a Tough Row to Hoe in Congress

An awful lot of people are unhappy with the direction – or lack thereof – of the United States Congress this year. Now you can add Native American tribes that operate casinos across the country to that long list. No Respect in Congress for Tribal Issues Discussing the lack of any federal legislation to clarify…Read More

US Casino Companies Look to Asia and Online for Next Growth Phase

These days, it seems as though every state in America is looking for a way to expand gambling, usually by adding more licenses for land-based casinos. But according to executives in the industry, that expansion is either going to come to an end very soon, or there will be more casinos than the market can…Read More

Bitcoin Gambler Wins Big, But Not Everybody Is Happy About It

Bitcoins may seem a little strange to those who don’t use them, and probably even to those who have gone and bought themselves Bitcoin miners after deciding to join the  digital currency. But one man who certainly has a firm grip on Bitcoins is a gambler who goes by the online handle “Nakowa,” who has…Read More

U.S. Makes Up 10% of Global Online Gambling Market, New Study Says

Gamblers in the U.S. shelled out a combined $2.6 billion playing online in 2012, according to an American Gaming Association-sanctioned (AGA) study that’s been compiled as the industry gets ready to push Congress to regulate online betting in the U.S.  According to statistics, the U.S. is a significant contributor towards the international gaming industry and AGA says…Read More

Global Gaming Expo Big Business in Las Vegas

Anyone who’s anyone in the gambling industry could be found in Las Vegas this week; that’s where the Global Gaming Expo has been taking place, a meeting of 25,000 attendees who are all interested in seeing where the worldwide gambling market will be headed over the next year. Easing Up on Regulations Major Focus At the…Read More

Nevada Online Poker Sites Looking to Interstate Compacts as Vital

Now that Nevada officially has two online poker sites – Stations Casinos-owned UltimatePoker and the newly launched Caesars Interactive WSOP site – the big question on everyone’s mind is, how is a state with the relatively small population of Nevada going to support not only these two, but likely three more – 888 Poker, Treasure Island…Read More

Experian Study Says Online Gamblers’ Attention Span Is Four Minutes

There’s a well-known male enhancement TV spot that warns if those who take the drug experience its benefits for more than four hours, they should seek immediate medical attention. Not so clear is what kind of medical attention those who have a four-minute round should get. No, not that kind of round; we’re talking about…Read More

Operation Zombie Arrests Argentinian Online Gambling Site Superhacker

Operation Zombie may sound like the doings of an apocalyptic terrorist group or the project of some Frankenstein-style mad scientist, but in actual fact it’s the work of police who have closed in on a 19-year-old Argentinian who saw a way to make a few easy bucks. Superhacker Was Making – and Stealing – Bank…Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Law Defeated Again in Appeals Court Ruling

New Jersey has lost again in its bid to become the first state to introduce legalized sports betting since the federal government cracked down on the practice over 20 years ago. A federal appeals court said that the state law New Jersey has been attempting to put into practice is trumped by a federal law…Read More

Stardust Free-Play Online Site Recaptures Casino’s Colorful History

Nostalgia is everywhere when it comes to casino games; seems players love to revisit old favorite TV shows and movies, so why not an actual historic (and since imploded) casino as well? That’s the thinking behind Bwin.party’s new free-to-play social gaming site featuring the notorious Stardust Casino in Las Vegas, available via Facebook for players…Read More