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Maryland casinos blotter: voucher bandits, fighting moms, and unattended kids in cars

Pit Manager Nicole Mavromatis (right) watches over a table run by dealer Juna Duri at Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, Md. on Dec. 10, 2013. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) Working security at a casino must get repetitive, yet it sure does not sound like it ever gets boring. In the - latest compliance report let go after Thursday’s meeting of the - Maryland Lottery & Gaming Control Commission, there were plenty of ejections of intoxicated … Read the rest

Gaming industry could soon grow — or shrink — in these 5 places

In the - not-too-distant past, NV & New Jersey were the - only states with casinos. Now, 39 states have some form of casino gambling — — & the - industry’s presence continues to evolve this year. And as Las Vegas’ major gaming companies are considering further domestic growth, states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey & California are themselves debating the - expansion — — or retraction — — of gambling. At issue is a … Read the rest

Chinese city’s casino business seven times that of Las Vegas (PHOTOS)

Photo Gallery View Gallery (21 images) Inline Inline HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — — Las Vegas has 1st class shopping, dining & nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the - aces. The city’s $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, & eye-popping growth has attracted the - biggest players, in addition to Las Vegas Sands & Wynn Resorts. Gambling in the - former Portuguese outpost has-been fueled by a … Read the rest

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Launches Community Aces Challenge

<!– google_ad_section_start –>ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Isle of Capri Casinos, Incorporated today formally announced a social media contest to award winning nonprofits a share of $50,000. “At Isle of Capri Casinos we believe in being acceptable neighbors through charitable giving & volunteer work. Our Community Aces program, named in honor of our founder, Bernard Goldstein, now includes the - Community Aces Challenge,” asserted Virginia McDowell, Isle’s president & chief executive officer. “The … Read the rest

23 October 2014By Howard StutzTo paraphrase Monty Python, gaming expansion in Japan is apparently not dead yet.That’s acceptable news to some of the - world’s biggest casino operators.They view the - Land of the - Rising Sun as the - Holy Grail.Reuters news service reported this week in that a Japanese casino expansion bill wouldn’t be voted on by the - time country’s legislature (or Diet) adjourns Nov. 30.Union Gaming Group Managing Director Grant Govertsen, … Read the rest

Macau’s casinos crush Las Vegas

The former Portuguese colony of 600,000 people is almost entirely dependent on gambling. <!– main –> HONG KONG (CNNMoney) Las Vegas has 1st class shopping, dining & nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the - aces. The city’s $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, & eye-popping growth has attracted the - biggest players, in addition to Las Vegas Sands & Wynn Resorts. Gambling in the - former … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Las Vegas has 1st class shopping, dining & nightlife. But for serious gamblers, Macau holds all the - aces.<!– –>The city’s $45 billion casino industry is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas, & eye-popping growth has attracted the - biggest players, in addition to Las Vegas Sands & Wynn Resorts.Gambling in the - former Portuguese outpost has-been fueled by a relaxation of regulations & a Chinese populace eager to try their … Read the rest

How Bitcoin Casinos Work

October 23, 2014

The popularity of bitcoin as the - digital currency has enabled a new economy to flourish in parallel to the - existing traditional currency based economy. While bitcoin transactions continue to gain popularity, they have moreover enabled a new arena for gambling, gaming & lotteries through online bitcoin casinos.  (See our video: What is Bitcoin?) What are bitcoin casinos? Bitcoin is the - most very popular digital currency or cryptocurrency. (Investopedia explains how bitcoin works). … Read the rest

MyVegas developer Playstudios has managed to drum up $20 million in its most recent round of funding to continue developing & operating social casino games in partnership with an array of Las Vegas casinos & businesses.It’s an absorbing arrangement in that sees Playstudios offering players of its free-to-play mobile & social games (including MyVegas, MyVegas Blackjack & MyVegas Slots) real-world rewards like free (no cost) tickets to Las Vegas shows & access to complimentary rooms … Read the rest

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –  The CEO of Caesars Entertainment says a new $125 million meeting center his company is building will assist define Atlantic City’s future, even as he pointedly refused to state whether his company is done closing casinos there. Gary Loveman says the - center next to Harrah’s will be ready by next summer & should assist Atlantic City expand its minuscule 1 % share of the - northeast business meetings market. But … Read the rest