Niagara County Plans for New Private Casinos

In Canada, Niagara Falls hosts two very lucrative casinos that receive a substantial number of tourists from across Canada and the US.  Revenues from the casinos have helped fund community expansion projects, and have transformed Niagara Falls into a world class resort and entertainment venue.  The US side of the border has had less success […]
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New Jersey Senate Passes Online Gambling Bill

New Jersey is one step closer to legal online gambling after the New Jersey Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve online gambling legislation.  The bill now goes to the desk of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who last year vetoed a similar bill supported by the legislature – though this time Christie has indicated he will […]
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US Settles Black Friday Charges with Howard Lederer

The ongoing investigation into the former Full Tilt Poker owners continues but players are unlikely to be satisfied with the settlements.  Former Full Tilt Poker director Howard Lederer was accused by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and several high profile poker players of running a Ponzi scheme with funds from thousands of player accounts.  […]
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Bally Technologies to Supply Saskatchewan with 650 VLTs

Bally Technologies Inc. has a reputation that dates back decades, and is becoming a popular choice in Canada as a supplier of gaming devices and technology.  Their areas of expertise include the development of slot machines, video lottery terminals, and interactive mobile applications with operations in markets around the world.  Bally has made impressive expansions […]
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Sports Bettors Have Tough Choice in 49ers-Seahawks Matchup

The NFL season is nearing its end and playoff bound teams are in for very crucial games down the line.  One of the most important matchups will take place this weekend in Seattle as the Seahawks host their NFC West division rivals the San Francisco 49ers, in a crucial fight for top spot in the […]
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US Online Poker Bill Delayed into 2013

US federally regulated online poker is a dream that seems too far out of reach after the online poker bill in Congress was pushed back at least into the 2013 Congressional session.  However, Nevada Senator Harry Reid, one of the bill’s architects, expresses doubt that the bill will receive approval even with some support from […]
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Amaya Horseracing Software Debuts Tonight in Quebec Casinos

Amaya Gaming Group, one of the leading providers of gaming software, is setting up shop in Quebec casinos as a result of its partnership with the Societe des Casinos du Quebec (SCQ) organization.  The SCQ operates the casinos on behalf of the Loto-Quebec Group, which manages the Quebec government’s gaming strategy.  The Amaya partnership will […]
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Research Suggests Scratch Card Stocking Stuffers Could Lead to Problem Gambling

A popular stocking stuffer parents love to give to their kids is a scratch card or lottery ticket for a bit of holiday gambling fun on Christmas morning.  That being said, the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) at McGill University says these gifts inflate the risks of underage gambling.  As a result, the NCPG […]
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WMS Slots Coming to PlayNow.com

British Columbia gamers have just been given something to get excited about after a new agreement was announced between WMS Gaming Inc. and the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC).  WMS Gaming develops online gaming software and games that have expanded into the social and mobile gaming markets, giving the company a distinct reputation as one […]
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