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Delaware Internet Lottery Nearly Sets Revenue Record in May


The Delaware Lottery’s internet games nearly broke a record in terms of revenues in May. It was the second-highest month since its 2013 launch. The Delaware Lottery’s online poker and casino games won $302,122 in May.  That was just shy of the record set in June 2016 of $304,874. The May 2017 win by the Delaware […]

New Golden Nugget Tables Claim ‘Worst Blackjack in Las Vegas’ Title


Move over Four Queens. There is a worse version of Bonus Spin Blackjack in the neighborhood. It’s spread right next door at Golden Nugget. Golden Nugget spreads Bonus Spin Blackjack. The game typically offers an optional side bet. At Golden Nugget and Four Queens, this side bet is mandatory. This adds a significant house edge […]

New Jersey Online Casinos Post Big Gain in May


New Jersey’s regulated online casinos posted another big month in May. The state’s five licensees took in a combined $21.1 million. That is the second largest month of revenue in New Jersey online casino history. The record was $21.7 million, posted in March 2017. Revenues from online table games, slots and video poker was $19 […]

Four Queens New ‘Worst Las Vegas Blackjack Game’ Champion


There is a new blackjack game at Four Queens in downtown Las Vegas. It’s one that players looking for a reasonable return will want to avoid. The new Four Queens blackjack game has a $5 minimum bet and pays 3-2. This makes it respectable at first glance. There is a mandatory side bet that makes […]

Deadwood Gaming Declines For Tenth Consecutive Month


Deadwood posted posted a decline in gaming revenues for the tenth consecutive month in April. Deadwood casinos posted a win of $8.16 million in April, according to statistics released by the South Dakota Gaming Commission.  That was down 1.5 percent from April 2016. Table games posted an increase of 0.2 percent over the previous year, […]

New Jersey Posts 22.6 Percent Gain in April Online Gaming Revenues


It was another positive month for the largest regulated online casino market in the country. New Jersey gaming sites posted a win of $20.8 million in April, up 22.6 percent from the previous year. Casino games won the bulk of the internet revenues. Table games, slots and video poker combined to take in $18.85 million last month. […]

Delaware Lottery Online Poker and Casino Revenues Down 24 Percent in April


The Delaware Lottery’s internet gaming product posted another poor month in April. The poker and casino sites won $202,531, down 24.4 percent from April 2016. Poker raked just $19,280. That was down 44.6 percent from the previous year. Table games won $27,982 last month. That was down 69 percent year-over-year. Video poker and slots won […]

Deadwood Casinos Continue to Struggle


Deadwood casinos posted another monthly loss on gaming revenue in February when compared to the previous year. The casinos located in the South Dakota Black Hills won $7.83 million in February 2017, according to the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. That was down 6.5 percent from February 2016.  Slot handle was $73.8 million in February, […]

Two High Profile Crimes Disrupt Las Vegas Strip


It was an stressful weekend for tourists staying at Bellagio.  It all started Friday night when it was reported that three men burglarized the Tesorini Rolex store at Bellagio.  It is located near the front desk and conservatory area of the resort. There were reports of an active shooter at Bellagio.  This caused chaos within the […]

Delaware Lottery Reports Record Low Online Poker Revenue In February


Regulated online gaming in Delaware continues to show mixed results.  Online poker struggles while casino games are trending in a positive direction. Delaware’s three poker sites raked $19,368 in February.  That is the lowest recorded monthly revenue in the state’s online poker history, even when accounting for the fewer number of days in February.  Delaware’s […]

Hard Rock Casino In Las Vegas To Close Poker Room


The Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas notified players this week that the poker room would cease operations.  The exact closing date is unknown.  It is contingent upon when the poker jackpot pool is exhausted. The jackpot pool has $30,000 in it when the closure announcement was made on February 28, according to […]

Raiders Move to Las Vegas in Doubt


The Oakland Raiders experienced two setbacks this week that may halt the team’s planned move to Las Vegas.  On Monday, Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson backed out of the $650 million investment he pledged during last year’s lobbying effort. This was a shock to those following the Raiders-to-Vegas saga because Adelson was the most […]

Las Vegas Sands Pays $7 Million Fine to Settle Corruption Case


Las Vegas Sands, parent company of Venetian and Palazzo on the Las Vegas Strip, agreed to pay nearly $7 million to end a case related to violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This federal law aims at preventing U.S. companies from paying bribes in other countries in exchange for commercial favoritism. The fine was […]

Del Lago Casino Set For February Opening


The excitement has been building for some time and Del Lago Casino & Resort will finally be opening its doors in early 2017. It’s one of three new resorts that’s received a gaming license from the New York Gaming Commision to open in Upstate New York. It wasn’t a straightforward process though at all. The […]

Alleged Baazov Funds Backer Says It Knows Nothing About Amaya Takeover Deal


In a bizarre turn of events on Tuesday, a Canadian newspaper reported that Dubai investment banking firm KBC Aldini Capital Limited denied backing the Amaya $6.7 billion takeover deal in a bid to take the gaming company private. Amaya is the parent company of PokerStars, the largest online poker site in the world. Amaya Shares Plummeted […]