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Filipino Authorities Want Gambling Tycoon Okada Charged

A joint fact-finding panel between the Filipino National Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice has recommended that charges be filed against Japanese gambling magnate Kazuo Okada, as well as more than 25 other individuals and 10 “juridical entities” in relation to the operation of Okada’s casino property in the Philippines. No Dummies The charges…Read More

Macau’s Cotai Strip Focus of Most American Casino Development Dollars

While Las Vegas casinos continue to grow their non-gaming revenue-producing options, it’s now Macau’s lucrative Cotai Strip that will be the focus of actual major casino resort development for the next few years. Money Pouring Into Macau’s Cotai Whereas the Las Vegas Strip will see approximately $1.6 billion on four new projects, Macau’s Cotai will…Read More

Luck o’ The Irish Public Casinos May Become Reality

You might assume – as much as “luck” is associated with all things Irish – that they already have public casino gambling in the land of green; but you’d be wrong. Now the Irish government is moving to change all that with the introduction of the Gambling Control Bill 2013, the first step towards creating…Read More

2012 WSOP Main Event Winner Greg Merson Busts in 167th Place

It won’t be a repeat of last year’s $8.5 million first-place win for poker player Greg Merson; he busted 167th from this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event this weekend for a mere $42,990 this time. Still, many say it was an impressive back-to-back finish for the 25-year-old from Maryland to go so far…Read More

Galaxy Gaming Nixed for California Casino Licensing

The four-member California Gambling Control Commission has voted unanimously to uphold a previous ruling that said Galaxy Gaming California LLC is unfit to do business with the state of California.  The California company is a subsidiary of its Las Vegas-based parent, Galaxy Gaming Inc. Even more scathing, the Commission specifically stated that Galaxy CEO Robert…Read More