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Aussie Casino Mogul James Packer Splits Up with Mariah Carey
Written by M. Rhodes | Monday, October 31st, 2016

The romance between James Packer and American singer Mariah Carey seemed to be blossoming after the pair announced their engagement on the 21st January 2016. The Australian casino owner even splashed out $10 million on a 35-carat engagement ring to show the extent... 

Best Tweets from 2016 WSOP ME Final Table
Written by M. Rhodes | Monday, October 31st, 2016

The 2016 WSOP Main Event took a sabbatical in July, after the starting field of 6,737 players was reduced to just nine hopefuls. The November Nine subsequently returned to the Rio in Las Vegas last night, and by the end of the day just five players remained. This... 

2016 WSOP ME: Nguyen Leads Final 5 Players
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, October 31st, 2016

After a break of almost four months, the 2016 November Nine returned to the Rio in Las Vegas on Sunday to resume their quest to find this year’s Main Event champion. The action subsequently got started at 5 pm local time, and by the end of the day’s... 

Casino Slots Scammers Sign Plea Deal with Prosecutors
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, October 28th, 2016

All of the three defendants involved in a $422,000 slots machine scam at the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Pennsylvania have now signed plea agreements with federal prosecutors in return for reduced sentences. As a result, the casino‚Äôs former VP of player development,... 

Pennsylvania iGambling Bill Passes House Vote
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 28th, 2016

On Thursday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted in favor of a piece of legislation that seeks to allow internet gambling and daily fantasy sports betting in the state. HB 1887 was approved by a margin of 110 to 71 in the House, but must now still be... 

Nevada Casino Revenues Up 3.5% in September
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, October 28th, 2016

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its latest results for September, revealing a 3.5% increase in revenues to $949 million compared to the same month in 2015. The Silver State subsequently collected $63 million by way of gambling tax revenues, representing... 

Dylan “ImaLucSac” Linde Wins 2016 WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Dylan Linde has just taken down the 2016 WSOPC Horseshoe Hammond Main Event, after overcoming a field of 1,308 players over four days on his way to capturing a gold bracelet, and walking away with a first place prize worth $348,269. Those who keep up with the poker... 

Wynn Boston Harbor Casino Resort to Open in June 2019
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Following several years of legal wrangling, Wynn Resorts finally started construction on its $2 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino project in August of this year. Located on 33-acres of land bordering the City of Boston, Wynn Resorts has described the development... 

Kansas Woman Wins $1.5M Slots Jackpot
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, October 27th, 2016

One lucky Kansas lady is counting her blessings after taking down a slot machine jackpot worth $1.5 million. On October 23rd, Doreen Reid from Cowley County was visiting the Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford, Canada when she decided to give the Smoke Signals... 

Sheldon Adelson Rallies Against Marijuana Legalization
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Sheldon Adelson may have built his multi-billion dollar Las Vegas Sands empire through gambling, but one of the country’s wealthiest businessman remains staunchly opposed to gambling online, and has contributed millions of dollars trying to rollback its legalisation...