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  • Ultimate Poker NJ Launches New Promotion
    Jun 28 2014

    Ultimate Poker NJ Launches New Promotion

    If you haven’t heard about the ‘Cash Game Crazy’ promotion, you could be missing out. Ultimate Poker NJ launched this promotion last Monday and it has been dubbed the ‘most aggressive promotion’ in the history of regulated gambling in the state. Available only on the Garden State’s version of software, players who reach a predetermined

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  • Casino Stocks Rally after Japan Announces Plan to Legalize Casinos
    Jun 28 2014

    Casino Stocks Rally after Japan Announces Plan to Legalize Casinos

    Most major casino groups saw their shares rise overnight as Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, announced plans to pass a law legalizing gambling in Japan. Prime Minister Abe is hoping that by legalizing casinos, it will boost tourism even before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The tourism will help lift the stalling Japanese economy by

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  • Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa
    Jun 27 2014

    Terence Crawford vs. Yuriorkis Gamboa

    On Saturday, Terence Crawford will step into the ring with Yuriorkis Gamboa to defend his WBO Lightweight title at the CenturyLink Center, in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Stepping in to the ring with his 23-0 record and 16 knockouts, this is Crawford’s fifth fight in two years. Crawford’s last fight was against Ricky Burns in March

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  • Hawthorne City Council Put Halt to Mayor’s Initiative to Legalize Gambling
    Jun 27 2014

    Hawthorne City Council Put Halt to Mayor’s Initiative to Legalize Gambling

    On Tuesday, the Hawthorne City Council opted to halt a proposal by Mayor Chris Brown for a new casino. The Mayor had drafted a ballot for November which would aim to legalize gambling and to make way for a new casino, in the hopes of adding much needed revenue to the budget. The city council members

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  • Pokies Could Be Limited To $1 Max Bet
    Jun 27 2014

    Pokies Could Be Limited To $1 Max Bet

    A new bill tabled by The Greens has been submitted to the Victorian parliament that would see a maximum bet of $1 on all poker machines in the state. The aim of the bill is to reduce the harm of poker machines. The poker machine industry claims that pokies are there for fun and entertainment,

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  • Massachusetts Casinos May Never Break Ground
    Jun 27 2014

    Massachusetts Casinos May Never Break Ground

    The Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts ruled on Tuesday that a referendum will be held where voters will have an opportunity to oppose a 2011 law legalizing gambling in the state. The court said that voters in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to choose whether casinos and slots parlor gambling should be allowed or banned.

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  • Chatting No Longer Limited to English Only on Microgaming Poker Network
    Jun 26 2014

    Chatting No Longer Limited to English Only on Microgaming Poker Network

    To date, the Microgaming Poker Network only allowed their players to chat in English while playing at their sites. This rule has now been changed, making Microgaming the first poker network to make this change. Until now, the ‘English only’ rule has been used as a means to prevent cheating and collusion but it is

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  • Singapore Officials Interested in French Regulatory Model for Online Poker
    Jun 26 2014

    Singapore Officials Interested in French Regulatory Model for Online Poker

    It seems that Singapore is interested in the online Poker regulatory model which has been implemented in France. Earlier this month, government officials from Singapore met with ARJEL which is the French gambling regulator. The focus of the meeting was exploring how the online poker market in France has evolved and developed since it was

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  • Chinese Student Commits Suicide After World Cup Gambling Loss
    Jun 26 2014

    Chinese Student Commits Suicide After World Cup Gambling Loss

    A second year student in China leaped from the 7th floor of his campus building after losing more than 20,000 Yuan (US$ 3,200) betting on World Cup games. According to a classmate of the student, he had lost the money in several bets on various games. It was not clear from reports which games the

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  • Molly Bloom Reveals Secrets of Hollywood Poker Players
    Jun 26 2014

    Molly Bloom Reveals Secrets of Hollywood Poker Players

    Hollywood seems to have it all including high-stakes, A-list poker games. Just ask Molly Bloom. In her new book, Molly’s Game, Bloom reveals the secrets of top Hollywood stars who have participated in the underground poker games that she has organized. These games have been known to have over $2 million in play. Bloom, a

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