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Blog posts October 2018

Did New Jersey Fumble Sports Betting In September? by David G. Schwartz

After years of lobbying and legal maneuvering, the Supreme Court in May rescinded the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, which had kept most forms of sports betting confined to Nevada. States from Mississippi to New Jersey have since legalized sports betting. New Jersey is u…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 562

 

This week Dave talks with John Brennan from USBets.com about the latest news in sportsbetting and a recap of this year’s G2E.

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WILLIAM HILL MAKES DEAL WITH THE DEVILS, OPENING BRANDED SPORTS BETTING LOUNGE AT ARENA BY JOHN BRENNAN

New Jersey Devils hockey games at the Prudential Center in Newark will soon feature a bit more action, with a lounge on site offering a convenient way to bet on sports such as … well, the Devils game in front of them.

Of course, fans age 21 and older can already take part in sports betting …

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PARX LAYS OUT SPORTS BETTING TIMELINE, PLANS FOR $10 MILLION SPORTSBOOK BY ERIC RASKIN

The cost of a sports betting license in Pennsylvania is $10 million. Parx Casino ponied up that chunk of change on August 27 and got approved — and now the Bensalem, Pennsylvania property is ready to do it all over again.

Penn Bets got a look this week at the blueprints for Parx’s permanent…

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Mississippi Sports Betting Handle Quintuples Thanks To Football by Brian Pempus

Not to be outdone by its gambling rivals, the state of Mississippi on Monday announced September sports betting results, and the figures were impressive.

After seeing $6.3 million worth of wagers in August, the first month of Magnolia State sports betting, the casino industry took $31.7 milli…

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Tropicana Sportsbook The Latest Innovation In Casino’s 37-Year History By Grant Lucas

As sports betting in New Jersey continues to reach new heights, one longstanding property has yet to enjoy the rewards.

Emphasize “yet.”

The NJ sports betting industry, thanks in large part to football season, has blossomed. Atlantic City casinos old and new have tapped into the market…

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Caesars Casino Brings Back Its Can’t Miss Deposit Bonus by Barbara Nathan

It seems like only yesterday that I was telling you all about a fantastic opportunity to grab a 100 percent deposit match bonus up to $100 at Caesars Online Casino. Actually, it was two weeks ago, which is still a very short period of time. Most NJ online casinos only offer dollar for dollar dep…

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Visit Terror Behind the Walls this Halloween!

Infirmary takes the fear of hospitals to a whole new level. In this newly revamped and highly interactive attraction, you'll encounter maniacal surgeons, orderlies, dentists, and nurses who are sharpening their scalpels for some unusual, unnatural operations. If you aren’t careful, you may becom…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 561

 

This week Dave talks with Robert Ambrose, casino/hospitality consultant and university instructor, about Atlantic City, online gaming and sportsbetting.

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Caesars Online Casino Goes Above And Beyond With $25K Giveaway by Barbara Nathan

If you’re a Caesars online casino player, you may have noticed that week after week, here on NJ Gambling Websites, we highlight one of their special promotions.

Most of these special offers fall on a weekend, which makes sense because that is when most NJ online casino players are likely to…

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The Clown That Saved Las Vegas Hits A Major Milestone by David G. Schwartz

It’s a rare milestone in Las Vegas—the big 5-0.

Many of the Strip’s most famous names don’t last that long: the Sands, the Dunes, and the Hacienda were all imploded in their forties. The Riviera barely made it but then closed. But Circus Circus is cruising past its 50th birthday (October …

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This week's King Richard's Faire Trivia Question! Last week!

House of Cards® and King Richard’s Faire in Carver, Massachusetts, have teamed up again this year to give our listeners a chance to attend this year’s Festival!  Each week, we’ll be giving away a set of four tickets (a value of $128) to the lucky winner of our giveaway contest.

Here’s…

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NJ ONLINE CASINO REVENUE HITS YET ANOTHER HIGH NOTE IN SEPTEMBER, JUST DON’T TELL OCEAN ONLINE CASINO BY BILL GRINSTEAD

Online slot and table game revenue hit a record high last month, beating out their previous biggest win by just a hair with a total of $24,142,472. The figure was propelled by strong performances from Golden Nugget, Caesars, Borgata and upstart Hard Rock.

With the few crumbs generated by onli…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 560

 

This week we talk with Kathy Raymond, Poker Room Manager at the Green Valley Ranch Casino, about poker room operations.

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September NJ Sports Betting Revenue Reaches New Heights, Hits $184M Handle By Grant Lucas

Speaking on a panel at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas earlier this week, David Rebuck provided some insight into New Jersey’s sports betting figures from September.

They “will not disappoint,” the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement director said. “I think (the industry) will be stunned.…

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PENNSYLVANIA’S ILOTTERY MORE THAN DOUBLES ITS GAME COUNT SINCE LAUNCH, ADDS RECURRENT PROMOS BY RYAN OCELLO

Pennsylvania’s online lottery is now several months old, and growing strong. Since we last examined the iLottery the new market has steadily expanded and evolved. Additional games continue to be added, the promotion cycle has matured, and the first big winner cashed in on a $100,000 prize in Aug…

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An Odds Experiment: DraftKings Brings The Live Finals Concept To Sports Betting by Eric Raskin

Some competitors dream of hoisting the Stanley Cup, or holding that Wimbledon plate aloft, or wearing the green jacket. But the trophy with the broadest appeal, the one that resonates no matter what sport you play — or even if you don’t have an athletic bone in your body — is the oversized check…

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NEW REPORT DETAILS A HECTIC FISCAL YEAR 2017/18 FOR PENNSYLVANIA GAMING REGULATORS BY ROBERT DELLAFAVE

To say that Fiscal Year 2017/18 was an active 12 months for Pennsylvania’s gaming regulatory body, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, would be putting it mildly.

Already home to 12-land based casinos, with a 13th on the way, Pennsylvania went all-in on gambling last October, when lawmak…

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This Week's King Richard's Faire Trivia Question!

House of Cards® and King Richard’s Faire in Carver, Massachusetts, have teamed up again this year to give our listeners a chance to attend this year’s Festival!  Each week, we’ll be giving away a set of four tickets (a value of $128) to the lucky winner of our giveaway contest.

Here’s…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 559

 

This week we talk with Neva Pryor executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling about problem gambling. Then, TeamPoker inventor and CEO Glyn Ottofy returns with the latest news on his company.

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