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US Casino Revenue up 4% to $3.4BN in August
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The USA’s casino industry saw its revenue increase by 4% to $3.4 billion in August, compared to the same month in 2016, according to the latest report released by the UNLV Center For Gaming Research. Accounting for just under a third of the USA’s casino... 

Man Jailed After Keeping £766k of Casino’s Money
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 9th, 2017

In the past, people have been prosecuted for keeping even small amounts of money found lying around on the floor, with the offense technically known as ‘theft by finding’. One such example is provided by UK woman Nicole Bailey, 23, who this year received a... 

Las Vegas Mass Shooting Relief Fund Raises Millions
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 6th, 2017

In the wake of the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas last Sunday, there has been an outpouring of support from the local community, with more than $14 million having already been donated to charities set up to help victims of the deadly massacre. The campaign... 

LVS Presents its Vision for Japanese Casino Resort
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, October 5th, 2017

After Japan’s parliament passed a law to legalize casinos at the end of last year, gambling operators from around the world have been vying for the opportunity to become part of the potentially $25 billion a year industry. One of those companies is the world’s... 

Nevada Casino Revenue Spikes 15% in August
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Going into August, Nevada’s casino revenue was higher by 2.6% compared to the same seven months a year earlier. However, August’s results were expected to give the Silver State’s gambling revenues a boost, and the month did not disappoint with... 

Italian Politicians Speak Out Against Shared Poker Liquidity
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Poker player from across Italy, France, Spain, and Portugal were greeted to some good news this summer after their gambling regulators agreed to share liquidity at a special meeting in Rome. The plan to abandon their ring-fenced market models was then expected... 

Macau Casinos Hit 14 Month Winning Streak in September
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Macau’s casinos are on an impressive roll, with not even two destructive typhoons at the tail end of August able to stop the gambling resort from recording a 16.1% revenue increase in September. In fact, the MOP21.36 billion (US$2.65 billion) generated last... 

Labour Party Concerned with Problem Gambling Levels in the UK
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Conservatives Party may have legitimized gambling in the UK with the introduction of the National Lottery in 1994, but it was the Labour Party which took matters to a whole new level after deregulating the gambling industry with its Gambling Act of 2005. This... 

Hawaii Cracks Down on Illegal Gambling Dens
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Utah and Hawaii are the only two US states in which any form of gambling is strictly forbidden, with the latter currently in the middle of an anti-gambling clampdown which has seen 35 people arrested on gambling-related charges over the past few months. Leaving... 

California Internet Poker Efforts Over for 2017
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

After an initial flurry of activity at the start of 2017, any hopes that California might soon become the fourth US state to legalize online poker in the country soon faltered by April as disparate parties proved unable to bridge their differences. Little has been...