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Resorts Casino Now Profitable And Awaiting PokerStars Decision
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Five years ago, Resorts Casino Hotel was struggling to survive in Atlantic City’s declining gambling market, but while four of the Garden State’s other venues have since gone out of business, Resorts has been benefiting from the reduced level of competition.... 

Pittsburgh Casino Loses $1.49m Cocktail Waitress Lawsuit
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino has just been ordered to pay one of its cocktail waitress $150,000 in compensatory damages, and another $999,000 in punitive damages after a high-rolling patron sexually harassed her back in 2014. While the casino banned the... 

Detroit Casino Revenues Rise 3.1% To $114.7m In July
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Detroit’s three casinos have been enjoying a resurgence in popularity this year, and July was no exception with casino revenues rising by 3.1% to $114.7 million year-over-year, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board. Leading the state in terms of growth... 

Mississippi Casinos Celebrate 23 Years Of Business
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, August 17th, 2015

In 1992, Mississippi opened its very first casino called “Splash”, and despite being a small venue situated atop a barge, the casino proved a popular choice with customers prepared to wait three-hour, and pay a $10 entrance fee before being allowed... 

Ohio Casino Revenues Up 2% To $69.5m In July
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has released its latest results for July, and the news was positive with the $69.5 million in revenues generated by the state’s four casinos higher by 7% compared to the previous month, and up 2% from the $68 million collected... 

Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan Playing ‘Big Game’ In Manila
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The PokerStars Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila has just wrapped up in the Philippines with its main event attracting an impressive 585 players, and eventually won by Aaron Lim for USD $558,000. Next stop on the APPT will be the Macau Poker Cup starting August... 

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $99m Revenues In July
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, August 7th, 2015

With summer in full swing, Maryland’s five casinos are enjoying a bumper season and in July generated an impressive $98.95 million in revenues, up 30% compared to the same month last year, and marking a new monthly high for the Free State. The state subsequently... 

Woman Wins Huge $1.3 Jackpot At Idaho Casino
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

One lucky lady from Spokane, Washington is celebrating her good fortune after hitting a huge jackpot at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Idaho on Friday, 31st July. Following her $1.3 million win, the biggest in the casino’s history, the venue’s Chief... 

Ritz Club Recoups £2.2m Debt From Billionaire High Roller
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, August 3rd, 2015

London’s exclusive Ritz Club in Piccadilly has won a High Court debt suit to recoup the money owed to it by a Swiss billionaire after his £2 million check bounced last year. In total, the casino is now owed £2.2 million ($3.43m) by high roller Safa Abdulla... 

‘All Men Are Created Equal Except In The Casino’ Explains Pit Manager
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 31st, 2015

Money talks, and nowhere is that more true than at a casino where the management extends all types of courtesies to its wealthiest patrons, whilst tolerating all manner of abuse in its attempt to satisfy its big spending customers. As Mohegan Sun pit manager Glen...