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Macau Casinos Record Impressive Growth in Q3 of 2017
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

In September, Macau posted a 16.1% revenue increase to $2.65 billion, in the process extending the gambling resort’s winning streak to 14 months. With the third quarter of 2017 complete, the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DCIJ) has now released... 

Detroit Casinos Up 1.3% to $113.6M in September
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 16th, 2017

Detroit’s monthly gambling figures have been released, with the state’s three casinos having generated revenues of $113.6 million in September, up by 1.3% compared to the same month in 2016. The city of Detroit subsequently collected $18 million by... 

All Three Regulated iPoker States Agree Interstate Compact
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 16th, 2017

Three US states launched their respective online poker industries in 2013, with Nevada and Delaware subsequently enacting an interstate compact in 2015 to give their markets a much-needed liquidity boost. A couple of years later, and New Jersey has decided to throw... 

New Dutch iGaming Law Expected on Jan 1st
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 13th, 2017

During an event held by the European Sports Security Association (ESSA) in London on October 12th, Henk Kesler (photo), VP of the Dutch Gaming Authority, announced that the Netherlands is expected to implement its new internet gambling law at the start of next... 

NJ Casino Revenue Up 8% to $235.8M in September
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 13th, 2017

Atlantic City’s seven casinos generated $235.8 million in revenue last month, representing an 8% improvement compared to the $218.4 million collected in September of 2016. Furthermore, over half the state’s casinos reported their best September for... 

2017 WSOPE Kicks Off Next Week at the King’s Casino
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, October 12th, 2017

One week from today, the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe will kick-off at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic with the series subsequently concluding with its Main Event on November 10th. In addition to 11 events, there will also be an impressive... 

Justin Boggs Wins 2017 WSOPC Horseshoe Southern Indiana
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

After Florida, the World Series of Poker Circuit’s (WSOPC) sixth stop of the 2017/18 season was the Horseshoe Southern Indiana, with the tour rolling into the state on September 28th. The venue offered a total of 12 gold ring events, and on October 6th its... 

Greece Seeking to Attract Investment through Gambling Reforms
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

After Greece got into financial trouble, one of the stipulations made by the Eurozone in order to secure vital bailout funds was that the country undertakes sweeping reforms of its gambling industry. While many of the reforms have already had a positive impact,... 

Massachusetts Considering Taking its Lottery Online
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

There is nothing quite like a bit of competition to get people motivated enough to enact some well needed changes. Take the case of Massachusetts, for instance, where lawmakers are seriously considering becoming the sixth US state to legalize online lottery sales... 

Supreme Court to Hear PASPA Case on December 4th
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

In 2013, the New Jersey US Circuit Court of Appeals shot down the state’s challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a federal law that since 1992 has allowed Nevada, as well as Oregon, Delaware, and Montana to offer legal sports...