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Borgata Responds To Phil Ivey “Cheating” Counterargument
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 25th, 2014

Between April and July 2012, Phil Ivey won around $10 million playing Baccarat over four separate visits to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in New Jersey. By the time Ivey returned for a fifth visit on October 7, however, the news of his Crockfords “edge sorting”... 

Louisiana Casino Revenues “Healthy” In June
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, July 25th, 2014

The latest report released by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board reveals casino revenues were fairly flat in June, with the state’s 21 casinos generating $203.5 million last month, up by 0.5% compared to the $202.4 million taken in June 2013. In June, Louisiana’s... 

Mississippi Casino Revenues Flat In June
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Figures just released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue reveal casinos across the state generated $174 million from gamblers in June, up by 0.4% compared to the same month in 2013. Casino revenues in The Magnolia State are now down by 4% over the last 12... 

El Cortez Casino And Ultimate Gaming Partner Up In Las Vegas
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Nevada igaming site Ultimate Poker has just announced a partnership deal with El Cortez that will enable customers to access the UltimatePoker.com website via the brick-and-mortar casino in downtown Las Vegas. Commenting on the latest development, El Cortez executive... 

Betfair NJ A Casualty Of Trump Plaza Closure?
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, July 21st, 2014

When New Jersey’s launched its first online gambling site in November 2013, it was hoped igaming would give a much needed boost to the state’s gambling revenues and herald in a new era of prosperity for the state’s ailing industry. Seven months... 

New Jersey Online Gambling Falls 9% To $9.5m In June
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has released its latest online gambling figures for June, revealing a 9.17% drop in revenues to $9.51 million, compared to the $10.47 million generated in the previous month. From that total, online casino game... 

AC’s Trump Plaza To Close By September
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, July 14th, 2014

2014 is fast becoming the year in which Atlantic City’s ailing casino industry finally started adapting to changing circumstances in the US market, and began shedding its excess supply. On January 1st, the east coast gambling resort had a total of 12 casinos,... 

Maryland Casino Revenues Up 8.4% To $72m In May
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino figures for June, revealing an 8.4% rise in gambling revenues to $72.05 million, compared to the $66.49 million generated in the same month last year. The Free State has four casinos, the jewel... 

Macau Casino Revenues Fall For First Time In 5 Years
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

For the first time in five years Macau’s 35 casinos experienced a downturn in business as total gross gaming revenues fell 3.7% to $3.4 billion in June. The Chinese enclave’s last decline was way back in June 2009, and this time around the dramatic reversal... 

Nevada Internet Poker Up 9% To $862k In May
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, June 30th, 2014

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its gambling figures for May, revealing an 8.1% increase in revenues to $970.3 million, compared to the same month in 2013. From that figure, online poker contributed $862,000, up 8.8% over April’s tally of $792,000....