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ONE WEEK, ONE MILLION DOLLARS: ADVANTAGE PLAYERS FIGHTING FOR THEIR WINNINGS AT NJ ONLINE CASINOS BY ERIC RASKIN

The house always wins, right? Not this time. The house was crumbling, brick by brick, bubble by bubble.

The game is called Ocean Magic, and it had long been among the most exploitable casino slots games — you just needed to know what to look for.

Summed up in five words: “Wild” bubbles a…

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Report: MLB Asks New Jersey To End Betting On Spring Training Games By Nicholaus Garcia

Major League Baseball (MLB) has now turned its attention to New Jersey to stop betting on spring training games.

The league recently sent requests to gaming regulators in Nevada and Pennsylvania asking that betting on their spring training games be prohibited.

And now the NJ Division of Ga…

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Korea Casino Cluster Coming To Incheon - Probably by Muhammad Cohen

A recent article by The Innovation Group’s Michael Vanaskie examines the casino cluster effect in spurring extraordinary tourism and gaming revenue growth in Macau and Manila. Naturally, other jurisdictions are trying to emulate that success, including Incheon in South Korea, where Paradise City…

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12 Poker Beginner Mistakes That Will Kill Your Winnings by Nathan Williams

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Everybody was a poker beginner at one time or another. And it is easy to make a lot of mistakes when you are first starting out.

I know that for me, before I ever turned pro and ended up writing books about this game, I went through many, many years of making a lot of the same mistakes at the…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of February 25, 2019

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This week’s stories include lawsuit against online games company, NetEnt gets permanent license in New Jersey and two jackpots in less than two weeks at Vegas casino.

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SPORTS BETTING EFFECT? PENNSYLVANIA GAMBLING MARKET UP 3.2% IN JANUARY BY BRIAN PEMPUS

The Pennsylvania gambling market is off to a strong start in 2019.

According to figures from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the state’s slot machines, table games, and sportsbooks generated a combined $256,859,050 in January, up 3.2% over the $248,827,400 generated in January 2018.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 579

 

This week we talk with Harry Jackson of Relevance Gaming about his table game, Casino Derby. Then we chat with Heather Ferris of Vegas Aces.

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports January Fantasy Contests Revenue

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the January Fantasy Contests Revenue Report. The report provides a breakdown on fees collected from the play of Pennsylvania participants, Fantasy Contests Operators’ adjusted revenue, and tax revenue due to the C…

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ONLINE GAMBLING INDUSTRY LEADER IN NEW JERSEY LAUNCHES INTEGRATED SPORTSBOOK BY ROBERT DELLAFAVE

Better late than never. After missing the entirety of the NFL season, and a good chunk of the college hoops schedule, Golden Nugget Casino has finally gone live with an online sportsbook.

The sports betting platform is provided by SBTech, and is integrated into Golden Nugget’s existing online…

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END OF AN ERA: NJ HORSEMEN NOW HAVE POLITICAL FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES BY JOHN BRENNAN

It was no surprise that Governor Phil Murphy late last week signed into law the $20 million horse racing purse subsidy bill, given his previous indication of support for it to legislative leaders.

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But horsemen can be further heartened by Murphy’s statements in a press release issued in co…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of February 18, 2019

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This week’s stories include Atlantic City casino can go after poker pro’s Nevada assets, poll shows New York evenly divided on sports betting and crazy Super Bowl prop bets.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 578

 

This week poker pro Alex Fitzgerald returns to chat about his latest book, Exploitative Play in Live Poker. Then, we talk with Sean Hoskins, poker room manager of Casino Nova Scotia.

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ONLINE SPORTSBOOK CROSSOVER TRAFFIC CONTRIBUTES TO RECORD BUSTING JANUARY FOR NJ ONLINE CASINOS BY BILL GRINSTEAD

NJ online casinos kicked off the year not with a bang, but an absolute explosion. The state’s seven iGaming licensees raked in a whopping $33.59 million total in January, crushing their previous record by more than $4.5 million.

What’s more, online gambling earnings constituted a 53% in…

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Barb’s Best Bet: Reel In The Chinese New Year With Red Fortune Online Casino Slots by Barbara Nathan

Friday, February 5, 2019, marked the start of another Chinese New Year, in this case, the Year of the Pig. But that was just one day in the two weeks long fun-filled celebration continuing through Tuesday, February 19.

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So there’s still plenty of time to participate. And for online casino …

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OCEAN RESORT CASINO IN ATLANTIC CITY CAN’T ESCAPE THE REVEL CURSE BY JOHN BRENNAN

My first tipoff about the potentially grim fate of the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel — which last week, under its new name Ocean Resort Casino, found yet another owner, its fifth in its brief history — really came a few years before its 2012 opening.

The project, built on a South In…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of February 11, 2019

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This week’s stories include Caesars most affected by new New Jersey casinos, Aussie Millions results and Vegas legend coming to Pennsylvania casino.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 577

 

This week Part Two of Dave’s interview with Adam Small on the latest Dept of Justice Wire Act opinion and the DraftKings Sportsbetting Championships.

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How To Find The Best Table Games At Golden Nugget Online Casino by Martin Derbyshire

You can obviously find a wide variety of blackjack and roulette games on Golden Nugget Online Casino in New Jersey. But did you know Golden Nugget also offers NJ players a handful of alternative table games as well?

Generally speaking, the returns offered by alternative table games at mos…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of February 4, 2019

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This week’s stories include poker pro pleads guilty, Caesars developing non-gambling property and casino soiled in Bethlehem.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 576

 

This week Dave talks with Super Bowl Champion Darrelle Revis about the Saints-Rams non-call and his upcoming work with PointsBet. Then, listen to Part One of Dave’s interview with Adam Small on the latest Dept of Justice Wire Act opinion and the DraftKings Sportsbetting Championships.…

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