New Hard Rock Aqueduct casino plans announced
Hard Rock International today announced a strategic alliance with Caribbean CAGE LLC, a majority owned RLJ company, and its majority owner, entrepreneur Robert L. Johnson, and indicated that Caribbean CAGE LLC will become an investor in the Hard Rock Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack project being proposed by New York-based SL Green Realty Corp. and Hard Rock.
Online casino winner gets Lamborghini Murielago for weekend
As part of the ongoing promotions at JetCasino.com, one very lucky player has been picked from random to win a Supercar for a weekend. The June draw selected Peter H from the UK who joined JetCasino.com in April after learning of our monthly Supercar prize draw.
Online casino licenses Income Access software
Leading affiliate marketing software provider, Income Access, has announced a licensing agreement with P4SMedia. Through this deal, P4SMedia will be able to use the Income Access affiliate software to power the DominoesStars affiliate program.
CrytpoLogic signs online gambling agreement with totesport
CryptoLogic Limited, a global designer of branded online betting games and casino hosting software, has taken another major step towards profitability and growth by signing a multi-year agreement with totesport, the UK's state-owned and fourth largest bookmaker.
Gambling still active in Australia
The global economic downturn has not stopped gamblers pouring money into poker machines. New figures show an extra $1 million was spent across Wodonga, Wangaratta and Benalla in the past financial year.
ESPN to televise 2009 World Series of Poker
The 2009 World Series of Poker begins broadcasts on ESPN with Event #2 40th Annual No Limit Hold'Em on July 28th, helping the WSOP to celebrate it's 40th year. With a $40,000 buy in per player, it brought in top professionals from around the planet.
Internet Gambling Regulation Bill reaches 50 co-sponsors
We are pleased to report that there are now 50 members of Congress signed on as co-sponsors of the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267), legislation introduced by Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services.
PokerStars crowns ANZPT poker winner
Danny Chevalier out lasted 134 poker hopefuls to become the PokerStars.net Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) Queenstown Champion winning an impressive $87,435NZD.
New Macau leader seeking casino revival
Macau's new leader Fernando Chui says China will help the casino hub develop, which may boost operators including Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Wynn Resorts Ltd. that were hurt last year by mainland travel restrictions.
Hard Rock Las Vegas to open new Paradise Tower
Forget the recession. Forget concerns that too many Las Vegas hotel rooms may soon be competing for too few customers. The Hard Rock Hotel can't wait to open its new 490-room Paradise Tower. Most of the rooms in the Paradise Tower will be open for business this weekend, a week ahead of the new tower's official opening.
Dublin voted European Poker Capital
For the second year running, Dublin has pipped London to the post for the title of this year's European Poker Capital, as voted by industry leading poker publication Bluff Europe Magazine.
Pinnacle casino operations profits up
The sale of stock in a rival casino operator helped Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment reverse a second-quarter loss from a year ago. The regional casino operator reported a profit of $4.7 million, or 8 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30. A year ago, the company lost $18.1 million, or 30 cents a share.
PokerStars EPT August poker event to be held in Kiev
The PokerStars.com European Poker Tour (EPT) is pleased to announce an alternate venue for its August event, now scheduled to be held in Kiev, the largest city and capital of Ukraine, at the Kiev Sports Palace, from August 18-23, 2009. The "EPT Kiev Sports Poker Championship" is to be held under the regulation and authority of the Ukrainian Ministry of Youth, Family and Sport, and in partnership with the Ukrainian Poker Federation.
World Series of Poker Academy announces Chicagoland event
The World Series of Poker Academy, poker's premier series of instructional schools where participants learn first-hand from the world's greatest poker players, announced today details for the first-ever event in the Chicagoland area.
Represent your country and win $100K at the PokerStars Americas Cup
The PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker is a team event that will see qualifiers and Team PokerStars Pro compete for their country at a live event held in Argentina, with a $250,000 prize pool on the line. The action starts online, where you can help your team qualify for the live final.
Super Sexy Ladies of MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris giving 2-for-1 deal
With temperatures rising into the triple digits, why not spend some time indoors with the dancers of MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris? Beginning Saturday, August 1 through Monday, September 7, any guest who presents a valid Nevada identification will be able to redeem a special 2-for-1 locals offer to see the hottest French sensation on the Las Vegas Strip.
10-year prison sentence for self-proclaimed 'best dice player in the world'
Richard “Mr. Casino” Taylor proclaimed himself “the best dice player in the world” and declared his innocence just minutes before he was sentenced to 10 years in prison this morning for masterminding a craps cheating conspiracy that cost Foxwoods Resort Casino an estimated $70,000 and ruined the careers of a dozen employees.
MGM agrees to add 300 Wheel of Fortune slot machines
International Game Technology announced today that it has formalized an agreement with MGM MIRAGE that will add approximately 300 Wheel of Fortune(R) slot machines to its existing base of MegaJackpots(R) branded machines at its casino properties.