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Pennsylvania Officially Becomes Fourth State To Legalize Online Gambling As Wolf Signs Bill by Dusin Gouker

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an expansive gaming package, formally making his state the fourth in the US to legalize online poker and gambling. The move came quickly after the legislature passed the gaming bill late last week, with the legalization and regulation of daily fantasy sport…

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Pennsylvania Is Close To Enacting A Sports Betting Law: What You Need To Know by Dustin Gouker

Get Two Premium MyPillows and Two MyPillow Go Anywhere Pillows all for one low price using our promo code CARDS at checkout Pennsylvania is close to having a sports betting law on the books after Thursday. The House approved a wide-ranging gaming expansion that also regulates daily fantasy …

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PA Senate Passes Gaming Bill With Online Poker, Casino And Daily Fantasy Sports by Dustin Gouker

A bill that would legalize Pennsylvania online casinos and poker won approval from the full Senate on Wednesday night. A vote in the full House appears to loom on Thursday morning. The moves came as multiple pieces of the revenue package to fund the state budget are progressing. Last week, …

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DraftKings Will Put World Series Fantasy Contests In Play For First Time by Dustin Gouker

DraftKings will hold contests based on the World Series for the first time. The product from the daily fantasy sports operator will be called "MLB Final Series." CONTINUE READING

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Play Football Pick'Em at BorgataCasino.com!

Date: Every Football Sunday This football season will you root for the home or visiting team? Pick the winning team and you will and receive an additional $50 bonus dollars! Football Sundays just got more exciting so login and play along each week for your chance to win! How Do I Participa…

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POKERSTARS NJCOOP MOSTLY A BIG POSITIVE FOR NJ ONLINE POKER by Robert DellaFave

Rumors that the PokerStars brand no longer resonates with US players have been grossly exaggerated, at least for now. The operator recently wrapped up the second annual NJCOOP, a two-week long $1.2 million guaranteed tournament series that performed roughly on par with last year's wildly su…

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How to Easily Spot the Fish at the Poker Table by Nathan Williams

I talk about poker fish all the time on this blog and elsewhere. But many people may be left wondering what exactly is a fish and how exactly do you spot them at the poker tables. Well, in this article I am going to explain precisely what a fish is in poker (also sometimes called "fun playe…

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NCAA, Pro Sports Leagues To US Supreme Court: Sports Betting Ban Is Constitutional by Dustin Gouker

The NCAA and the pro sports leagues argued in their US Supreme Court brief today that the federal sports betting ban is constitutional. The New Jersey sports betting case - in which the state is attempting to legalize single-game wagering - is set for arguments in December. CONTINUE READING

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New Jersey, Nevada And Delaware Will Share Online Poker Player Pools After Gov. Christie Signs Deal by Steve Ruddock

US online poker liquidity is going to receive a major boost, as New Jersey has announced it has entered into an interstate compacy with Nevada and Delaware. The deal will "allow Internet gaming patrons in New Jersey to play online against players in those two states." Delaware and Nevada al…

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Will the Supreme Court Give Gambling Back to the States? by I Nelson Rose

Should betting on sports, or any other form of gambling, be legal? The first question is: Who decides? Until a few decades ago, no one would have thought the decision-maker was the federal government. In fact, for the first 150 years of American history, Congress had almost no role in matte…

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Studies On Macau Suggest More Moderately Wealthy Chinese To Travel Abroad Over Next Decade by Muhammad Cohen

The growing wave of Chinese tourists will break across the world with unprecedented force and in unexpected ways over the next decade. Some of that future is taking shape in Macau, which will likely remain a bellwether for these emergent trends. That's the message from a pair of new studies…

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Why Sports Betting May Not Make Business Sense For Many Tribal Casinos by Dave Palermo

The diversity of the nation's American Indian casino markets, regulatory issues and low profit margins would likely limit sports betting to the more lucrative, urban tribal gambling operations, experts predict. Stand-alone sportsbooks or wagering activities integrated into bar and restauran…

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Experience Terror Behind the Walls this Halloween at Eastern State Penitentiary!

Terror Behind the Walls, America's largest haunted house, is called "perfect for Halloween" by The New York Times, named #1 in the nation by Forbes, and featured on NBC's TODAY Show. Terror Behind the Walls takes place inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary and …

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Moving From NL10 to NL25: What to Expect by Nathan Williams

Moving up through the stakes is the dream of every poker player. We all start small but almost all of us have designs to some day play for high stakes and win a lot of money from the game we love. Naturally, your climb through the ranks will have to start from the micros. I have already cov…

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Tribal Gaming Lobby Forms Group To Examine Future Of Sports Betting, Embraces AGA Partnership by Dave Palermo

Radio Listeners' Special - Buy One Premium MyPillow and Get a second one FREE using promo code CARDS at checkout! The trade group and lobby for tribal government casinos has begun forming a work group to explore how the $31.2 billion industry can leverage itself to take advantage of legaliz…

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BORGATA RAMPS UP THE AGGRESSION (SLIGHTLY) FOR THE GSSS FALL EDITION by Robert DellaFave

It's not the PokerStars NJCOOP, but Borgata Poker (along with network partners PartyPoker and playMGM) is offering up a notable MTT series of its own this October. Last week, the network announced the Garden State Super Series Fall Edition, a 14-event tournament extravaganza with a series g…

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Don’t Bet On It: NHL Commish Wants To Nix Wagering On Knights At Nearby Vegas Casinos by Dustin Gouker

The latest twist for the pro sports leagues and their stance on sports betting came from the NHL. The commissioner of the NHL, Gary Bettman, told Bloomberg that he would ask MGM to take Las Vegas Golden Knights games off the board at nearby casinos. CONTINUE READING

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The Future Of Cryptocurrency In Online Gambling World Is Via Regulated Markets by John Caldwell

If you've been in the online gambling world for more than a few years, you likely remember what it was like in the wild west days. Many cowboys dotted the industry landscape, but over time sheriffs moved in, and order in many towns was established. Now we are at the dawn of a new wild west …

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Take on The HEX CHALLENGE at this year's TERROR BEHIND THE WALLS!

Terror Behind the Walls invites you to take interactivity to the next level with The Hex Challenge. At the beginning of each of the six attractions, you enter a secret room. You are dared to step further into the story, to become part of the action, to take on challenges, to join forces wit…

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NJ Regulators Tell Online Gambling Companies To Stay Out Of Australia by Dustin Gouker

New Jersey gaming regulators are warning anyone associated with online gambling in the state that they should not be doing business in Australia. The letter from the NJ Department of Gaming Enforcement comes in the wake of Australia tightening its restrictions online gambling. The law enact…

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