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House of Cards® - Ep. 584

 

This week we interview Patrick Cummings of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation about the effect sports betting has on the horse racing industry.

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For a Limited Time Only! Watch the new film INFLUENCER: An Inside Look at the Digital Revolution

Ever wonder how a generation of millennials made millions of dollars with an iPhone just following their passions? How some went from living in their parents basement, skateboarding the day away, to literally becoming more famous that some movie stars? This didn't just happen overnight. For deca…

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Borgata (And GVC) Find Themselves In Hot Water With NJ Regulators Again By Bart Shirley

GVC and its land-based partner, Borgata, will pay more than $120,000 in fines for violations regarding self-excluded persons.

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) fined the operators in two orders dated March 8.

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DIVERSE CROWDS DESCEND UPON ATLANTIC CITY FOR FIRST MARCH MADNESS WITH LEGAL SPORTS BETTING BY JOHN BRENNAN

Wind gusts of up to 40 mph whipped along the Boardwalk in Atlantic City on Friday, leaving pedestrians with a light touch of sand on their lips as they wandered. With temperatures struggling to reach 50 degrees, a lengthy walk would have been, well, Madness.

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

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This week’s stories include casino may be coming back to Atlantic City, casino executive arrested for bribing a university and lucky jackpot on St. Patrick’s Day.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 583

 

This week Dave interviews Jimmy Vaccaro, Director of Sports Relations at the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh.

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Pennsylvania iLottery Launches Red Hot Keno

“Red Hot Keno” is the first interactive keno-style game that Pennsylvania Lottery has made available to online players. The game features play amounts ranging from 10¢ to $30 per draw and the ability to choose between 1 and 10 SPOTS to match against the 20 drawn numbers; additionally, players ca…

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How to Think Like a Poker Pro - 3 Rules For Success by Nathan @BlackRain79 Williams

Poker is the ultimate game of mental warfare. Because it doesn't matter how good you are, you will get humbled by this game sooner or later.

In fact, I don't care if your name is Daniel Negreanu or Phil Ivey, you will get humbled again and again and again by this game.

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Gambler Banned From Casino After Overpayment On Winning Sports Bet, Lawsuit Says by Brian Pempus

A Delaware man claims he was banned from the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino after the property overpaid him on a winning baseball parlay bet, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court this month.

According to the lawsuit, Davell A. Golding was a “frequent” guest at the casino, playing slo…

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports February Sports Wagering Revenue

 

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site February’s Sports Wagering Report.

The report encompasses the full month returns from:

  • Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
  • SugarHouse Casino
  • Rivers Casino
  • Parx Casino
  • South Phila…

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

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This week’s stories include gambling at Pennsylvania’s truck stops, casino fined for illegal poker game and $5,000 in a sock.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 582

 

This week Dave interviews Matthew Cullen, Sr VP of i-gaming and sports for Parx Casino, and Ashley chats with Tom Wheaton, CEO/Founder of Faded Spade Playing Cards.

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For a Limited Time Only! Watch the new film INFLUENCER: An Inside Look at the Digital Revolution

Ever wonder how a generation of millennials made millions of dollars with an iPhone just following their passions? How some went from living in their parents basement, skateboarding the day away, to literally becoming more famous that some movie stars? This didn't just happen overnight. For deca…

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NEW JERSEY SPORTS BETTING FIGURES DOWN ACROSS THE BOARD, BUT THAT’S HARDLY CAUSE FOR CONCERN BY ROBERT DELLAFAVE

February was a rare down month for the now nearly one-year-old NJ sports wagering industry, with handle clocking in at just $320.4 mm, down from a record-breaking $385.3 mm in the month of January and just slightly ahead of the industry’s December tally.

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Santa Fe-Based Casino Opens Sportsbook, Second In New Mexico by Matt Rybaltowski

Less than six months after launching sportsbook operations at a resort near Albuquerque, the Santa Ana Star Casino & Hotel has its first competitor in New Mexico.

Patrons began placing sports wagers Monday at the Hilton Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the largest casi…

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

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This week’s stories include record fine levied against Wynn Resorts, Pennsylvania online gaming projection and man kidnaps himself to get out of a bet.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 581

 

This week Dave chats with Adam Small from USBets.com to talk about the NJ online casino advantage players, gambling legislation and some big sports betting deals for PointsBet and DraftKings.

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FANDUEL SNAGS PENNSYLVANIA APPROVAL FOR SPORTS BETTING BY BRIAN PEMPUS

Emergent online sports betting leader FanDuel cleared a major hurdle in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

During its regularly scheduled meeting in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board gave FanDuel’s parent company, Betfair Interactive US LLC, what the state calls a Conditional Sports W…

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CHERRY HILL MIGHT JUST GET A NJ SPORTS BETTING PARLOR AFTER ALL BY JOHN BRENNAN

Only one racetrack, Freehold Raceway, and one Atlantic City casino, Caesars, which has a sister property in Bally’s next door, have yet to offer sports betting in New Jersey.

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Is that the extent of possible new sites for sports betting? Not quite. Not only is the former site of Garden St…

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New Jersey Sportbooks React Dramatically To Phillies Signing Bryce Harper By Martin Derbyshire

The odds on the Philadelphia Phillies winning the World Series moved fast at NJ sportsbooks thanks to The Fightin’ Phils signing baseball’s top free agent.

Bryce Harper reportedly agreed to a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies this week, the biggest free-agent deal in Ma…

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