Casinos

Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson
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Pro-Online Gambling Groups Outspend Adelson

July 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
While Sheldon Adelson’s noisy saber-rattling in support of the Restoration of the Wire Act has become increasingly strident over the past year, it seems that his opponents who support online gambling in America are quietly...
Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case
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Borgata Volleys Back at Phil Ivey in Edge Sorting Case

July 24th, 2014 | by Greg Shaun
Attorneys for the Borgata Hotel and Casino have responded to Phil Ivey’s recent motion to dismiss the multimillion-dollar cheating case against him. Three weeks ago, the poker player’s lawyers requested that the case...
Trump Plaza in Atlantic City Expected to Close
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Trump Plaza in Atlantic City Expected to Close

July 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
For the last several years, Atlantic City has been struggling with a drop in casino revenues thanks to competition in neighboring states. It was clear that if that trend didn’t reverse itself in a hurry, there would be...
Phil Ivey Dismisses Borgata $9M Lawsuit Against Him
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Phil Ivey Dismisses Borgata $9M Lawsuit Against Him

July 7th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
Phil Ivey recently won his tenth WSOP bracelet, but instead of going out to celebrate, he instructed his legal team to officially dismiss the $9.6 million lawsuit brought against him by the Borgata Hotel Casino. Despite...
Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed
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Borgata Winter Open Poker Player Lawsuit Dismissed

June 30th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
A New Jersey judge has dismissed a private lawsuit brought against the Borgata by six of the players at the controversial Borgata Winter Poker Open, held earlier in the year. The $500 + 60 NLH Big Stack event, which had a...
Bwin.Party Says No Sale Imminent
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Bwin.Party Says No Sale Imminent

June 29th, 2014 | by Jason Reynolds
To paraphrase Mark Twain, rumors of the imminent sale of bwin.party have been greatly exaggerated. That’s the word from the company board itself, which has moved to quash rumors that it has hired Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) to...
Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation
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Pennsylvania Regulators Get Adelson Complaint Re: Donation

June 27th, 2014 | by Kaycee James
Keystone Progress, a left-leaning “political action” group in Pennsylvania, has filed a complaint against Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Chairman Sheldon Adelson with the state’s Gaming Control Board, asserting that his...
Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week
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Legal Japanese Casinos Up for Diet Review This Week

June 18th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
The global casino industry has its eyes firmly focused on the Japanese parliament this week, eager to know whether the Asian country is ready to open up one of the biggest potential casino markets in the world. Signs are looking...
Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine
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Pennsylvania Sands Hit with Underage Gambling Fine

June 16th, 2014 | by Brian Corlisse
Sheldon Adelson, the casino impresario whose stance against the online poker world has made him a veritable villain among many Internet gambling fans, has recently been fined for allowing underage gambling in one of his casinos,...