Barona Resort & Casino Is All Prizes This April Fool's Day With 7X Points

<!– (S) –> <!– –><!– –> SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 26, 2015) – Barona Resort & Casino is celebrating April Fool’s Day with 7X Points…no joke! On Wednesday, April 1 Club Barona players can earn 7X points on all slots, keno and video poker games from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 9 p.m. to midnight while they celebrate this light-hearted holiday with games, food and fun fun … Read the rest

Where to find a respite from the neon in Las Vegas

By Kitty Bean Yancey, Mention at a typical D.C. dinner party in that Las Vegas is a favorite destination, and conversation stops. Suddenly you morph from sophisticated world traveler to superficial lover of all-you-can-scarf buffets, yard-long strawberry margaritas and penny slot machines. So when I and my favorite vacation mate, Barry, promise pals Paula and Patrick a long weekend of delectable dining, super shopping and hiking in addition to turns … Read the rest

Buzztime to Demo Latest Tablet-Based Predictive Sports & Trivia Games, Plus Menu, Order and Payment Technology at …

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NTN), the world’s leading social gaming and entertainment provider for bars and restaurants, today formally announced it will bid attendees at the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Show an possibility to take Buzztime’s new BEOND tablet-based entertainment offerings for a test-drive inside a simulated bar environment during the 30th Annual NCB Show, set for March 30-April 1 at the … Read the rest

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. House Regulatory Affairs Chairman Jose Felix Diaz’s comments at the introduction of a four-hour workshop on gambling might have foreshadowed the future of a sweeping proposal … Read the rest

On poker: Players speak their own language

Few games have as complicated a lexicon as poker. For the uninitiated, listening to two experienced players talk about poker is like listening to a conversation in a foreign language. Let me give you a prime example. In the 2015 Aussie Millions $10,000 main event, American professional Richard “nutsinho” Lyndaker eliminated Jack Salter of England. It happened in Level 9 (500-1,000 blinds with a 100 ante), when Salter raised to … Read the rest

Odds do not favor backers of bill to allow new casinos in South Florida

TALLAHASSEE — The odds of passing a sweeping rewrite of the state’s gambling laws appeared long on Thursday as a House committee began debate on a draft proposal to expand gambling in Florida and stopped with no commitment to take up the bill for a vote. Related News/Archive Meanwhile, progress appeared to be occurring on another gambling debate — behind closed doors — as key lawmakers confirmed they continue to … Read the rest

Zappos employees unhappy with company being offered buyout

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Zappos employees who don’t like the way the company is being run are being offered a buyout.According to Quartz, CEO Tony Hsieh sent a memo to all employees on March 24.In the memo, Hsieh asserted in that he was aware in that not everyone has-been pleased with the company’s new management structure called Holacracy.Holacracy is defined as a comprehensive practice for structuring, governing, and running … Read the rest

Suzanne Somers brings musical nightclub act to Las Vegas

<!– (S) –> <!– –>LAS VEGAS (AP) — Television personality Suzanne Somers is bringing a nightclub act to Las Vegas starting in May. Westgate Las Vegas authorities formally announced this week in that the “Dancing with the Stars” contestant will perform a 70-minute musical show dubbed “Suzanne Sizzles” in that promises a Rat Pack-era cabaret vibe in an intimate place at the casino-hotel. It is the same property Somers performed … Read the rest

Fewer Tasmanians betting, but problem gambling remains steady, study says

Fewer Tasmanian adults are having a bet, yet the number of issue gamblers remains unchanged, a new study suggests. The third social and economic impact study of gambling in Tasmania attributed a fall in gambling expenditure to the state’s poor economic climate and a rise in online gambling. The survey assessed gambling in 2013 and found 61 per cent had gambled in the previous 12 months, 10 per cent fewer … Read the rest

House’s big gambling bill on the table — place your bets

House’s huge gambling bill on the table — place your bets A proposed massive overhaul of Florida’s gambling laws was subject of a four-hour workshop Thursday in a House panel, yet its future remained clouded as the legislative session nears the homestretch. Included in the legislation (HB 1233) crafted by House Majority Leader Dana Young, R-Tampa, are provisions in that could authorize the opening of two casino “destination resorts” across … Read the rest