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26 November 2015A couple of days before the beginning of this fall’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, I was asked about a video poker game by Matt Bourie, son of American Casino Guide publisher Steve Bourie.“Have you seen a game that’s like Triple Play, but you’re dealt three different hands at the start?” he asked...read more
25 November 2015After a hearing that lasted more than an hour than originally planned, a Supreme Court judge today declined to issue a ruling on a request by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for an injunction requesting to immediately shut down daily fantasy sports companies from operating in th...read more
25 November 2015Well, that was a complete and utter disaster.My Week 11 lineup produced just 83.56 points in the DraftKings Millionaire Maker, as six of my nine players scored in the single digits.That's not just bad. That's, like, so bad, I should be fired fro...read more
25 November 2015I'm a long-time subscriber to Casino Player Magazine. At the end of the magazine was a section that showed the percentage payout for all denominations of slot machines and casinos. I've tried to contact the magazine to find out why they don't publish this information and have not gotten a response from anyone...read more
24 November 2015The two big daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators, FanDuel and DraftKings, and their backers are, in the immortal words of former President George H.W. Bush, in "deep-doodoo." But lawyers with legal shovels can probably dig them out.As recently as last year, the DFS industry's pr...read more
24 November 2015Roulette has an interesting history. The Roman soldiers used to spin on their shields and if their aquiline noses pointed up yonder hill, they would lay waste that mountain village, killing everyone except for the people they didn’t want to kill, pretty girls and such.If their aquiline noses pointe...read more
23 November 2015If you've been covering the online gambling industry as long as I have, the parallels between the rise and potential fall of the daily fantasy sports industry (DFS) is like déjà vu all over again.Looking at the Internet poker boom in the United States in the early 2000s, followed by its post UIGEA ...read more
Articles by Clare Fitzgerald
23 November 2015Over the past two months, my colleagues here at Casino City have extensively covered the World Series of Poker 2015 Main Event, both on the ground in Las Vegas and via its ESPN coverage. I copy edited their reporting, ensuring that all the sentences were sentences and that "Butteroni" wa...read more
22 November 2015QUESTION: What is the real monetary difference between playing basic strategy blackjack and just playing for fun? You always give percentages, like a half percent with basic strategy and 1.5 or 2% for an average player. What does that mean in dollars and cents? Plain English, please.ANSWER: That depends on how much you’re betting and how fast you’re playing...read more
20 November 2015DraftKings' hiring of attorney David Boies appears to have been worth every penny for the daily fantasy sports giant.No, a decision hasn't been made in the company's fight against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. That may or may not come on Wednesday when an emergency hearing will take ...read more