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|August 31, 2015|
|Gaming guru Al Krigman explains why gamblers become hostile and aggressive when things don't go their way, even though they presumably enter the casino "never taking more than I can afford to lose."
By Dan PodheiserThe online sportsbook giants have reportedly agreed to a £5 billion deal that would give Paddy Power shareholders equity control of the new firm, but would also put current Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran in charge.
|The Third Circuit Court of Appeals denied New Jersey's bid to legalize sports betting, ruling that the state's efforts violate the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992.
|The state's casinos collected $922.8 million from gamblers in July, including $524.9 million on the Strip.
At the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas a few weeks after the storm, then-American Gaming Association CEO Frank Fahrenkopf Jr. called Hurricane Katrina the single biggest disaster ever to hit the casino industry.
A decade after Hurricane Katrina wiped out southern Mississippi, several Biloxi casino employees are still there, helping to rebuild the now-flourishing market.
Boomtown Casino in Harvey, a roughly 20-minute drive southeast of the French Quarter, reopened in the aftermath of Katrina to give storm-weary residents needed entertainment and to serve thousands of meals to those helping to put New Orleans back together.
The approval by the state is a critical step in Wynn's plans to move forward with its Boston-area casino.
A New York federal judge denied a legal request by Caesars Entertainment bondholders that could have sent the entire casino company into bankruptcy.
The Connecticut resort-casino will host comedian Gabriel Iglesias, Motown legend Diana Ross and Muay Thai figthing next month.
|The football stars joined more than 1,500 other players in the €25,000 buy-in High Roller European Poker Tour event, which German pro Martin Finger won for €865,900.
The 11-day event kicks off Thursday, Sept. 24 and will feature a $1 million guaranteed event and a $250,000 guaranteed event.
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, held at Atlantis at Paradise Island Resort and Casino in the Bahamas in January, will have 104 events, including a $5,300 buy-in Main Event.
|A young German student was fed up with the high cost of rent, so she decided to buy a monthly rail pass and live on a train. At least she has more money to play slots!
Did You Know?
Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran, who will take over as chief executive after Betfair reportedly merges with Paddy Power, also happens to be the former chief operating officer at Paddy Power.
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