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Hard Rock Atlantic City Targets Memorial Day 2018 Opening

Hard Rock Atlantic City Trump Taj Mahal

Hard Rock Atlantic City will reopen to guests next Memorial Day weekend should the company’s $500 million renovation stay on schedule. That’s according to company officials who say the facelift will transform the former Trump Taj Mahal property into a rock ‘n’ roll-themed casino resort. Hard Rock, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, purchased…Read More

Conor McGregor Attracting More Wagers in Las Vegas, But the Money Still on Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather odds

UFC champ Conor McGregor is the heavy underdog in the August 26 boxing match against the GOAT, Floyd Mayweather, but that isn’t stopping bettors from flocking to Las Vegas to put money on the mixed martial arts (MMA) star. Oddsmakers in Nevada say they’ve printed more slips on McGregor than Mayweather, but the majority of…Read More

Former Employee Blows Whistle on “Scam” Skins Gambling Sites

Whistle-blower outs CS:GO case-opening sites.

Skins gambling “case-opening” sites regularly scam their customers with “inherently dishonest and deceptive” practices. That’s the claim of a one-time coder of several such sites who revealed his former employers’ tactics to esports journalist Richard Lewis, at, on condition of anonymity this week. Case-opening sites are perhaps the simplest form of skins gambling and…Read More

Grand Lisboa Palace Construction Halted in Macau Following Worker’s Fatal Fall

Grand Lisboa Palace construction death

Grand Lisboa Palace will likely have to push back its planned March 1, 2018 opening after construction was ordered to stop following yet another death on the property site. Over the weekend, a 47-year-old construction worker fell some 33 feet to his death. It marks the second death since the $3.8 billion casino resort build…Read More

Florida Judge Makes Dramatic U-turn on Pre-reveal “Slot” Machines

Florida Judge John Cooper changes mind pre-reveal machines

A Florida judge had a complete change of heart about the legality of so-called “pre-reveal” gaming machines this week. In March, Judge John Cooper ruled the machines were “not an illegal slot machine or gambling device” because he felt something couldn’t be considered a game of chance if the outcome was known beforehand. But the…Read More