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Maryland Live! Ejects Then Bans Gambler For Card Counting
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The Free State’s premier gambling venue, Maryland Live! has handed a 23-year-old customer a permanent ban after he was accused of  counting cards at the casino’s blackjack tables. Dramatic scenes of Justin Mills being interrogated by casino security... 

Nevada iPoker Revenues Fall 6.7% To $693k In September
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its online poker results for September, revealing a 6.7% decline in revenues to $693,000 compared to the previous month, and an 8.9% fall year-over-year. Even more concerning, September’s revenue tally represented... 

Deadly Snake Slithers Into SkyCity Casino In Darwin
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, October 27th, 2014

Around midnight last Saturday, SkyCity Casino gamblers in Darwin, Australia, were suddenly subjected to a terrifying ordeal after a lethal 1.3 metre sea snake slithered through the doors of the seaside casino. Not only does the highly venomous yellow lipped sea... 

Detroit Casino Revenue Down 3% To $103m In September
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 17th, 2014

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for September, revealing a 3% decline in gaming revenue to $103.1 million compared to $106.3 million generated in the same month last year. In addition, September’s revenues were 8.5% lower... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Soar 26% To $82m In September
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, October 13th, 2014

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino results for September, revealing a huge 26% rise in revenues to $82.4 million compared to the same month last year. However, excluding the Horseshoe Baltimore, which opened its doors for the... 

Phil Ivey Loses £7.7m Case Against Crockfords Casino
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Even if you’re one of the world’s best poker players, the house always wins, as Phil Ivey discovered yesterday after losing his high-profile lawsuit against Crockfords casino in Mayfair. In August 2012, the 10-times WSOP bracelet legend took the casino... 

Trump Name Stripped From Atlantic City Casinos
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

In September 2014, Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for a fourth time, and while the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City has already shut its doors, the company’s other property, the Trump Taj Mahal, is expected to follow suit sometime... 

Macau Casinos Suffer Fourth Month Of Declining Revenues
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

The Chinese gambling resort of Macau has just suffered four consecutive months of decline after posting a 11.7% fall in revenues to $3.21 billion in September. The drop was also the biggest experienced by Macau in more than five years. A whole host of factors have... 

Revel To Remain A Casino Hotel Says New Owners
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

It looks like Atlantic City may have one more casino than it expected by the end of this year, after a representative speaking on behalf of new owner Brookfield Asset Management said it plans to reopen the huge Boardwalk property as a casino hotel. On Wednesday,... 

US Casino Revenues Hit $81 Billion In 2013
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

According to a study released by research firm Oxford Economics Ltd, the US casino industry, including those venues owned by Native American tribes, employed 734,000 people and generated revenues of $81 billion in 2013. However, when its multiplier effect is considered...