thejournal.io | browse concepts or read more news
6-time WSOP bracelet winner faces judge in bad check case
A Las Vegas gambler with six World Series of Poker bracelets appeared in court Thursday to face theft and bad check charges.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Strip Poker Money Wynn Las Vegas Cheque Non-sufficient funds Texas hold 'em Gambling
Kentucky Downs finds success with full fields, racing machines
Horses go where the money is. The Kentucky Downs condition book is full of cash for horsemen. It includes purses of $130,000 for maiden special weights and $140,000 for first level allowance horses. That is insane.
34 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Horse Horse racing Slot machine Turfway Park Pennsylvania Casino Horse racing venues in the United States Poker
Gaming numbers cruncher has lots to digest
This time of year, David Schwartz, the director of UNLV’s Center for Gaming Research, crunches more numbers than an accountant on a tax-filing deadline.
52 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Casino Gambling Slot machine Poker Bookmaker Craps Gaming Control Board Fiscal year
Vietnam allows betting on international soccer competitions
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnamese gamblers will soon be allowed to place bets on international soccer competitions under a five-year pilot project. Under the decree signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc that takes effect by the end of March, Vietnamese over 21 years of age will be allowed to ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Casino Gambling Poker Vietnam Vietnamese language Constitutional monarchy French Indochina Hanoi
Board: Pennsylvania casino served player 27 drink in 9 hours
MOUNT POCONO, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has fined a Pocono area casino $25,000 for serving a gambler 27 drinks in a nine-hour period.
3 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Casino Gambling Commission Gaming Control Board Mount Airy Casino Resort The Poconos Poker Gaming law Bar
Newest NY casino has 2K slots, 77 table games, 1 cemetery
TYRE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's newest casino has 2,000 slot machines, 77 table games, 12 poker tables, a food court, a concert venue — and a cemetery.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New York New York State Thruway Slot machine Casino County Poker Syracuse New York Onondaga County New York
Downtown Grand first to take bets on e-sports
The Downtown Grand is now taking bets on e-sports—becoming the first casino in the U.S. to do so — only two days after Nevada’s Gaming Policy Committee recommended that the state’s regulators begin working to allow the practice in Nevada. Through William Hill, the U.K.-based company that manages the casino’s sports book, the Grand is now taking bets on the finals of the ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Casino Gambling Poker Nevada Gaming Control Board Gaming Control Board World Series of Poker Nevada Gaming law
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce opposing casinos measure
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce says it's opposing a ballot measure that would legalize casinos in three counties. The chamber on Thursday said its executive committee voted earlier this week to oppose the proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the casinos in Boone, Miller ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Arkansas Referendum Voting system Elections John Grisham Poker Little Rock Arkansas U.S. state
With business booming, Sands Bethlehem planning major expansion
Sands Casino in Bethlehem already has one of the nation's most lucrative table games rooms, but it appears ready to bet about $40 million that it can be even more successful ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Poker Casino Slot machine Gambling New Jersey New York City Video poker Backgammon
Council OK not in the cards for Umatilla poker dealer school
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) - An effort to open a school for poker dealers in Umatilla has been rejected by the city council. The East Oregonian reports (https://is.gd/45o7GJ ) that Troy Lindstrom sought to open the Oregon Dealers Institute of the Northwest, a trade school training students to become professional dealers. ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Poker Poker dealer Pendleton Oregon Education Game Gambling Casino Poker strategy
Indiana video gambling fans to plan legislative strategy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Advocates of legalized video gambling in Indiana will plot legislative strategy this week in Indianapolis. The (Evansville) Courier-Press reports (http://bit.ly/2cOcyqo ) that the group is made up of trade organizations representing amusement and music operators, licensed beverage dealers and bowling centers. The group calls itself the Video ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Casino Indiana Gambling Evansville Indiana Illinois Law Game Poker
Casino promotions: Sept. 11-17
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Slot machine Week-day names Poker Video poker Progressive jackpot Friday Prize Video Lottery Terminal