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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

Caesars Entertainment Raising Capital for Online Spinoff

Caesars Entertainment has been taking steps to prepare itself for online gambling in the United States for years. Now, the company is looking to spin off that branch of the company into its own brand. Fundraising Caesars has submitted a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, announcing that it plans to raise $1.2 billion to start…Read More

Kevin Costner’s 1,000-Acre Deadwood, SD Listing Up for Grabs

If you’ve ever wanted to open your own casino while having a piece of both American and Hollywood history, now’s your chance: actor Kevin Costner has put 1,000 acres he owns just outside of Deadwood, South Dakota (where the infamous Wild Bill Hickok “Dead Man’s Hand” shooting took place in 1876) up for sale. Prepped…Read More