Gambling News

  • 17 October 2013

    Full Tilt Affiliates Now Eligible for Reimbursement

    It appears all hope is not lost for the scores of Full Tilt affiliates left in the lurch in the wake of the Black Friday shutdown in April 2011. According to the official website for the Full Tilt Poker Claims Administration, affiliates of Full Tilt Poker “will be able to submit Petitions for Remission to recover the portion of their account balances that does not relate to their Affiliate status.

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  • 15 October 2013

    Need a tech job? Atlantic City may be hiring.

    With nearly 45 days until it’s official Internet gambling launch, New Jersey is preparing for a revitalization of Atlantic City, and not just in its approach to gambling. According to a recent Press of Atlantic City article, “hundreds, if not thousands” of people could find them among the state’s most newly employed.

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  • 03 October 2013

    Poker Stars Bets Big With New Resorts Casino Poker Room

    If the chips fall how they would like, PokerStars is coming to Atlantic City in a big way. As part of its Internet partnership with Resorts Casino Hotel, the international poker powerhouse will spend $10 million creating a PokerStars poker room at the land-based casino.“As soon as the license is in hand, they’re ready to start building,” said company rep William J, Pascrell III, in a recent Press of Atlantic City article.

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  • 03 October 2013

    Day 3: How Government Shutdown is Impacting Online Gaming

    The first day of the government shutdown, the American Gaming Institute issued a statement saying it was “actively monitoring the situation and will provide updates when warranted” to its gaming industry colleagues.The statement also outlined how the shutdown would affect gaming-related activity, from how TSA would still keep the airports and land borders operational to the gaming-related functions at the Department of Treasury.

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  • 16 September 2013

    888 Holdings and Golden Gaming Get Preliminary Thumbs Up

    A marketing agreement between Golden Gaming and Gibralter-based 888 Holdings has been given preliminary approval last week, allowing tavern operators to offer their customers online poker through a website that will also include Treasure Island.

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  • 14 September 2013

    Nevada Presses Forward With Interstate Gambling

    On Wednesday, Nevada took its first step toward its goal of offering online poker to residents of other states. After two of its largest slot machine manufacturers, International Game Technology and Bally Technologies, petitioned the state’s gaming commission to allow multijursidictional progressive prizes, the Nevada Gaming Control Board conducted a proposal workshop meeting to suss out regulatory and technical scenarios.

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  • 12 September 2013

    Atlantic City and Internet Gambling: If you build it, they will come.

    The oldest casino market on the East Coast is getting some international attention lately, and it’s not just because of its curvy boardwalks and old school good looks. “No matter what you say about it, Atlantic City is still a $3 billion market,” said Vince Crandon, a managing director of MidOil USA, in a Press of Atlantic City article.

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  • 04 September 2013

    Mobile Online Gambling Gets Another Player in Nevada

    South Point Hotel Casino Spa became the fourth company in Nevada to launch a mobile wagering app on Tuesday, September 3rd. The service is available at five Nevada locations, four of which are in the heart of Las Vegas. The other three companies to do so are Cantor Gaming, Station Casinos, and William Hill.Available for Android and Apple phones and tablets, the app is a free click away.

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  • 04 September 2013

    Churchill Downs Considering Expanding Online Offerings; 50 new $100K jobs possible

    According to the Courier-Journal.com, Churchill Downs Inc is thinking outside the track when it comes to its online wagering potential. The 138-year-old race track that began the tradition of the Kentucky Derby recently received approval and tax incentives from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to add up to 50 employees as part of a $4 million expansion. The jobs would be contingent on state or federal government approval of online gambling.

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  • 31 August 2013

    New Jersey Regulators: 37 Online Gaming Applications Received So Far

    The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said it has received a total of 34 new applications for Internet gambling licenses by Monday’s deadline. This is in addition to the three companies that were previously licensed by the state.

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