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Blog posts June 2019

House of Cards® - Ep. 597

 

This week Dave chats with vedic astrologer Simon Chokoisky, author of the book Gambler’s Dharma: Sports Betting with Vedic Astrology.

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Jersey Sure! NJ Sports Betting Passes Nevada For The First Time by Adam Candee

Just one year after the advent of legal sports betting in the United States, New Jersey became the nation’s most active state.

NJ sports betting produced $318.9 million in handle and $15.5 million in revenue in May, according to information released two weeks ago by the New Jersey Division …

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PARX LAUNCHES PA’S SECOND ONLINE SPORTSBOOK, RIVERS EXPECTED TO BE THIRD BY ERIC RASKIN

Pennsylvania online sports bettors have options now.

Four weeks after SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia launched the first legal online/mobile sports betting platform in the state, Parx Casino in the Philadelphia suburb of Bensalem started taking online bets at 4:05 p.m. local time on Monday.

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of June 24, 2019

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This week’s stories include Atlantic City revenue up for 12th straight month, Pennsylvania awards mini-casino license and Dallas Cowboys owner proposes a new casino.

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House of Cards® - Ep. 596

 

This week authors Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow join the show to talk about their new book, The Logic of Sports Betting.

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Smash the Pig Returns at PlaySugarHouse.com

PlaySugarHouse.com in NJ is running the popular Smash the Pig promotion. Running through July 2nd, 2019, players can re-live that euphoric feeling of smashing open a piggy bank to earn all of the cash inside with the Smash the Pig Returns promo. 

 

 

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Pennsylvania Fantasy Contests Revenue Up 35% In May

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site May’s Fantasy Contest Report which shows fantasy contests revenue of $1,803,056 for May 2019, an increase of 35.39% over May of last year when fantasy contests revenue was first tracked and taxed in the Commonweal…

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PENNSYLVANIA ONLINE SPORTSBOOK TAKES $570K IN BETS IN ABOUT THREE DAYS BY BRIAN PEMPUS

Pennsylvania’s first online/mobile sportsbook launched on May 28, and in the roughly three days it was open it took $570k in wagers, according to figures made public by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Tuesday.

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It’s Party Time, AC! Hard Rock, Ocean Casino Ready To Celebrate Dual Birthdays By Bill Gelman

Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Casino Resort are celebrating birthdays this month, and it’s a pretty big deal.

June 28 marks the official one-year anniversary of when these rebranded properties reopened to the public.

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of June 17, 2019

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This week’s stories include new district being created in Atlantic City, two bettors suing Pennsylvania casino and VHS store front for illegal sportsbook.

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Atop Mountain, Under Cap, Korea's Only Casino For Koreans Faces Uphill Fight by Muhammad Cohen (@MuhammadCohen)

Management at Kangwon Land, the only casino in Korea you can enter without a foreign passport, has a mandate to limit its gaming revenue. The 51% government owned casino operates under a revenue cap, and in recent years has taken active measures to reduce its take from gaming tables and slot mac…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 595

 

This week Chris Buddy, Director of the documentary, Inside The Edge: A Professional Blackjack Adventure. Then, table game inventor Angel Espino talks about his latest game Monarchy Baccarat.

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YONKERS, AQUEDUCT, MEADOWLANDS: WHO GETS THE NEXT CASINO LICENSE? BY JOHN BRENNAN

Yonkers Raceway and Aqueduct could wind up as full-fledged casinos before such a facility winds up at a North Jersey site such as the Meadowlands, panelists at the East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City suggested on Thursday.

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Casino Win In Maryland Falls For First Time Since November 2015 — Sports Betting To The Rescue? by Brian Pempus

Maryland’s commercial casino gaming industry is doing just fine, but signs are pointing to the market settling. In other words, the previously red-hot state-level casino market is cooling off.

MGM’s flagship East Coast casino, MGM National Harbor, opened in December 2016, leading to hug…

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Poker For Lovers now on sale at @AdamandEve!

They didn't change the game of poker––just the chips you wager with! This sexy, fun-loving game is played like traditional poker with explicitly erotic his 'n' her chips that spell out what you win! HE may have to be a 3 minute sex slave, or SHE may give up the taboo position of his choice! …

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One Year After Launching, Hard Rock AC Is Hitting All The High Notes By Bill Gelman

June 28 is going to be a very big day in Hard Rock Atlantic City history.

Besides marking its one-year anniversary, the property is keeping up with the other Atlantic City casinos.

The big fireworks celebration is slated for June 27 at 9:30 p.m. And just like last summer, Hard Rock and Oce…

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House of Cards® Gaming Report for the Week of June 10, 2019

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This week’s stories include judge rules on Wire Act, record casino fine paid and DraftKings employees at the World Series of Poker.

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Mass Movement: Macau Casino Metamorphosis Marches On by Muhammad Cohen

Instead of worrying, appreciate Macau’s unprecedented mass gaming led recovery likely unfolding over the rest of this year. The global casino capital’s transition from VIP gaming to mass market is showing its muscle, enabling first quarter Ebitda to rise even while gaming revenue fell. Beyond th…

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WIND CREEK CLOSES ON SANDS CASINO DEAL, STILL MULLING SPORTS BETTING OPPORTUNITY BY BRIAN PEMPUS

One of Pennsylvania’s top casinos officially has a new owner.

On Monday, Wind Creek Hospitality, an authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama, announced that it closed on its $1.3 billion purchase of Sands Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. The property will be rebranded as Wind Cree…

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House of Cards® - Ep. 594

 

This week Ryan Ross, Vice-President of Marketing at Empire City Casino joins the show to talk about the property and its promotions. Then Part Two of Dave’s interview with Matt Rybaltowski from SportsHandle and US Bets examining the issues relating to sports betting data.

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