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BorgataPoker.com House of Cards Gaming Report - Week of December 29, 2014

This week’s stories include Treasury and Justice increasing pressure on casinos, string of Sioux Falls casino robberies and Cleveland casino worker gets reinstated.CLICK THE LINK TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S REPORT - HOC Gaming ReportHave any news or tips regarding casinos, gaming or…

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Revel casino second choice for takeover wants a further discount on casino property by John Brennan

An outspoken Palm Beach, Fla. real estate investor is saying “not so fast” to an effort by the Debtors for bankrupt Revel casino in Atlantic City to approve him as the new buyer now that Toronto-based Brookfield has dropped out over a disputed energy contract.To read more, click HERE

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How to Value Bet Effectively at the Micros by Nathan Williams

It has often been said that one of the biggest keys to success at the micros is value betting. I really couldn't agree more. If there is one thing that stands out to me from playing millions of hands at these stakes it is that most regs do not know how to get the max value from their good h…

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New Jersey Lucks Out With New York Casino Locations by Steve Ruddock

With four potential licenses up for grabs and roughly twenty proposals to consider, a five-member New York gaming panel approved three casinos in the upstate New York area, passing on a location closer to New York City (and the state’s southern border), and approving just three proposa…

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NBA Commish offers olive branch to New Jersey on sports betting by John Brennan

During an interview on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that also aired on the ESPN/ABC podcast “Capital Games,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that rather than fight New Jersey and other states, his league can work with them to establish a uniform federal structu…

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BorgataPoker.com House of Cards Gaming Report - Week of December 22, 2014

House of Cards Gaming Report for the Week of December 22, 2014 - This week’s stories include New York chooses casino sites, record setting year for Vegas and Mount Airy Casino’s early Christmas present.CLICK THE LINK TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S REPORT - HOC Gaming ReportHave a…

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Eilers: US Regulated Online Gambling Outlook “Far More Ominous” Than We Thought by Chris Grove

The first full year of regulated U.S. iGaming should trigger a comprehensive realignment of expectations for lawmakers, investors and the industry at large.That’s the upshot of a new report by Adam Krejcik of Eilers Research titled “U.S. iGaming Outlook for 2015 & Beyond.”T…

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Quebec Authorities Investigate Trading in Amaya: Answers, Analysis and Resources by Chris Grove

Amaya – recent acquirer of PokerStars – is involved in an investigation being conducted by Quebec securities regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).The investigation, focused on trading activity in Amaya (TSE:AYA) around the acquisition of PokerStars, also involves Canac…

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WSOP 14 Final Table - Back in the Day by Damon Shulenberger

I got a Stephenson t-shirt from the WSOP Main Event, would have had him sign it if he won. Skipped the Nordic antler hat. It was very interesting covering the World Series of Poker main event. I was able to observe a lot.. it felt like the read deal. The competitors were top class and they …

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BorgataPoker.com House of Cards Gaming Report - Week of December 15, 2014

This week’s stories include poker pro Dan Bilzerian arrested, record setting betting month in Vegas and CA man hits three jackpots in one day.CLICK THE LINK TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S REPORT - HOC Gaming ReportHave any news or tips regarding casinos, gaming or legislation? Send us …

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PA Gaming Control Board Fines Casino $7,500 For Self-exclusion Violation by PA Gaming Control Board

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved a consent agreement for a $7,500 fine on Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, LLC, operator of Parx Casino in Bucks County, for e-mailing surveys to persons on the Board’s Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program.The PGCB&rsq…

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Atlantic City Tourism Performance Indicators - Q3 2014 from Lloyd D. Levenson Institute

The Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism is pleased to release the 3rd quarter 2014 Atlantic City Tourism Performance Indicators (ACTPI) report.The link is: ACTPI-3rd QuarterThis quarterly report tracks non-gaming performance by monitoring three key metrics: parking f…

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Optimal Bet Sizing Strategies at the Micros by Nathan Williams

Making effective use of bet sizing at the micros can make a big difference to your bottom line. Those who have read my first book know that I advocate a lot of creativity with bet sizing both preflop and postflop at the lowest limits (NL2 especially). I don't think that people are quite so (…

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BorgataPoker.com House of Cards Gaming Report - Week of December 8, 2014

This week’s stories include Taj Mahal closing, new California online poker legislation and man donates his winnings to church.CLICK THE LINK TO LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S REPORT - HOC Gaming ReportHave any news or tips regarding casinos, gaming or legislation? Send us an email at news…

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Newark in mix in New Jersey Casino Wars by John Brennan

In case you missed it, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo wrote a letter to Governor Christie this week pitching Newark as a site for a casino should the Atlantic City statewide monopoly come to an end this year.To read more, click HERE

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Inside Assemblyman Caputo’s Call To Rewrite The Rules of New Jersey’s Online Gambling Industry by Steve Ruddock

As first reported by the Press of Atlantic City, a new bill would impose stricter licensing requirements on online gaming suppliers in New Jersey.The legislation – A3894 – would require online gaming companies to hold a casino license, a step above the currently required Casino S…

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Mississippi Stud Collusion by Eliot Jacobson PhD

Mississippi Stud (MS) certainly has its share of game protection issues. For the savvy advantage player, just about everything works. There is one more method to beat MS that I have yet to discuss in this blog: player collusion. It’s not a big play, but the fact that collusion is even …

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Excerpt from Gambling and the Law®: Betting on Sports Betting by Professor I. Nelson Rose

New Jersey has now lost, at least at the trial court level, its most recent and last attempt to get casino and track sports books through legislation. New Jersey voters amended its State Constitutional; the State Legislature passed bills, two of which were signed by Governor Chris Christie; …

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