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US Supreme Court Declines NJ Sports Betting Case
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, June 26th, 2014

New Jersey has failed in its attempt to have the ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’ (PASPA) overturned. In 1992, PASPA limited sports betting to just four US states, namely Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana, but two years ago New Jersey... 

Borgata Casino Sued For Cancelled Poker Tournament
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, May 16th, 2014

Back in January, the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open in Atlantic City was cancelled after a large number of counterfeit chips were discovered to have been used during the $560 NLHE Re-Entry tournament. In April, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE)... 

Illegal Sweepstake Cafes Targeted By US States
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

As US states debate the merits of permitting igaming within their borders, residents continue to gamble on unlicensed offshore websites from the comfort of their own homes or alternatively at illegal gambling operations known as ‘sweepstakes’ cafes.... 

English, Welsh Slots Gamblers To Set Own Time And Money Limits
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, February 28th, 2014

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote responsible gambling, the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has introduced a new code of conduct which allows gamblers to set limits on the amount of time and money they spend on high-stakes gaming machines located... 

Forgetful Poker Pro Leaves $300k In Back Of Taxi
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, December 26th, 2013

On Monday, 23rd December, a forgetful poker pro gave a Las Vegas cab driver a huge surprise after leaving a brown paper bag containing $300,000 in cash on the back seat of his vehicle. All that is known about the owner of the cash is that he is a 28-year-old famous... 

Molly Bloom Pleads Guilty To Running Illegal Poker Ring
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

High-stakes poker game hostess Molly Bloom has pleaded guilty to charges of helping to run an illegal $100 million high-stakes underground gambling ring catering for celebrities, athletes and Wall Street financiers. The so-called ‘poker princess’ was just one... 

Study Shows Whales Fuel Half The Gambling Industry
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, October 17th, 2013

A latest study to come from the Harvard Medical School and Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment confirms something many in the gambling industry have suspected for some time, namely that high rollers, otherwise known as whales, are fuelling the whole industry. The... 

Slot Winner Does Victory Dance After Winning $135,417
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Slotland’s most recent jackpot winner couldn’t help but do a victory dance around his living room after scooping a magnificent $135,417 progressive jackpot, whilst playing on the site’s Heavy Metal slot game. On August 21st, Bobby S. had been playing... 

Alabama Man Wins $1.5m Slots Jackpot At Hard Rock Hotel
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, July 4th, 2013

An Alabama man is celebrating his incredible good fortune after winning a $1,503,288 slots jackpot while playing the Wheel of Fortune at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi in Mississippi. Recent retiree Charles Rhodes of Woodville, Alabama, said he had been... 

Ohio Man Wins $100k Slots Jackpot At Scioto Downs Casino
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, June 17th, 2013

A 71 year old man from Circleville in Ohio is celebrating his good fortune after scooping a progressive jackpot on a Double Diamond slot machine worth an incredible $99,999.99. Danny Binkley had been playing the slots at the Scioto Downs Casino & Racetrack...