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Blog posts August 2015

The NFL is back and so is Fanduel with us on House of Cards!


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25 Reasons to try PartyPoker!

We offer the best poker and casino at partypoker – that’s why they’re giving you $25 free to sit down at their poker tables and take the casino for a spin with no risk. $10 Free for Poker Cash Tables and fastforward $10 Free for Casino Games and Jackpot Slots $5 Free for B…

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Analysis: NJ Online Gambling Revenue Set To Improve By 25% Over 2014 by Chris Grove

As the second anniversary of the launch of regulated online casino and poker play in New Jersey approaches, the market that many predicted at launch is starting to emerge. Despite myriad challenges – most notably payment processing, consumer education, and the decline in poker –…

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The “authorized” review of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals sports betting hearing by John Brennan

Remember when that key U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruling was coming sometime in June? Well, we’re winding down August and guess what – still no ruling. Soon, I hear. Soon. But since I get so many questions about it, I figured I’d once again review the March 17 ora…

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First-Carding the Dragon Bonus Baccarat Side Bet by Eliot Jacobson PhD

The Dragon Bonus (DB) baccarat side bet is by far the most popular baccarat side bet in the domestic market. Internationally, I have not seen it that much in my travels, but maybe I just haven’t been to the right places. I considered card counting DB in this post, where I concluded th…

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Are Full Tilt’s Rewards Program Changes A Good Fit for NJ Online Poker Sites? by Robert DellaFave

Just two weeks removed from a sweeping update to its cash games, Full Tilt has gone live with the next stage of its plan to create a more exciting and lucrative environment for its casual players. Enter the Players Club – an alternative and recreational player-friendly VIP scheme that…

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Borgata fires back at poker pro Phil Ivey in $10M edge sorting legal dispute by John Brennan

Borgata casino attorneys today responded to a counterclaim by Phil Ivey, the legendary poker player, in the long-running legal dispute over $10M won by Ivey in four mini-baccarat playing session at the Atlantic City site in 2010. Ivey and his partner knew the playing cards had a slightly as…

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The First Poker Boom by Robert Turner

*Must be 21+, Nevada only, Problem Gambling? 1-800-Gambler I was discussing music with my wife while we were listening to satellite radio in the car. Some stations were listed by decades. I knew just about every song from the 1960s and 1970s, and I had in fact seen many groups in concert fro…

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Military Appreciation Freeroll at WSOP Online

NJ Only, 21+ Problem Gambling? 800-GAMBLER A Monthly $300 Freeroll for Those Who Serve It takes a special person to join the U.S. Armed Forces, and we appreciate your service. That’s why we want to thank all of our active military members and veterans with a special $300 Military Appre…

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Date: Wednesdays in August Sign up to play using the link above! Sign into and play in the $100 Buy-In Daily $10K Guaranteed NLH tournament each Wednesday at 7 P.M. If you are signed into the poker client and place first in the Wednesday online Daily $10K G…

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Cruisin' To Paradise with

Ends: 11:59pm ET on Sunday, August 16, 2015 Payout: Monday, August 17, 2015 Our next Virgin Adventure is the most relaxing yet – we're sending one lucky winner on an unforgettable voyage on the open seas! Enjoy an ice cold beverage as you relax on a deluxe ocean liner, sailing to an i…

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Young Poker Players: Balancing School With Going Pro by Nathan Williams

NJ Only, 21+ Problem Gambling? 800-GAMBLER A lot of younger poker players contact me with big dreams about becoming a poker pro. They are usually somewhere between the age of 18 and 22. On occasion they are even younger than this which means that they shouldn't even be playing poker for real…

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Festival Park Giveaway from and

Date: Every Tuesday through August 25 Play your way to an unforgettable Festival Park experience at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. One lucky player is going to win an overnight stay and 2 tickets to a Festival Park concert of their choice. It could be you! How Do I Participate? Log in to your …

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Get up to $100 REAL CASH BACK at

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Borgata’s NJ Online Gambling Operations Book A Win For Fourth Straight Quarter by Robert DallaFave

The online gambling arm of the Borgata carved out a path to profitability in Q2 2015, capping a full year in which the market share leader in New Jersey has operated in the black. Boyd Gaming President and CEO Kevin Smith delivered the good news during the company’s most recent earnin…

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9 Ways to Improve Your Poker Game in 2015 by Nathan Williams

*Must be 21+, Nevada only, Problem Gambling? 1-800-Gambler There is an incredible amount of educational material out there these days to help you improve your poker game. There is so much in fact that it can probably seem a bit daunting at first to someone who is just getting started online.…

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The Life of a Gambler: Easy Come, Easy Go by Robert Turner

Las Vegas is a town defined by big gambles, spectacular successes and lost opportunities. A dealer once told me he had taken out a loan on his house to play a progressive slot machine at the Hilton. He and his wife, a cocktail waitress, had worked so hard for years to pay off the mortgage.He…

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The $30K Sunday Guarantee today at 4pm!

NJ Only, 21+ Problem Gambling? 800-GAMBLER If it's Sunday, it's time to play online at Make sure you schedule time to play our Sunday Guarantee at 4pm where you can pad your bankroll by playing for your share of $30,000 in guaranteed prize money. Late registration is open until 6:3…

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