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Czech casino owner claims he lost $3M in poker game because he was drunk

Czech casino owner claims he lost $3M in poker game because he was drunk

Just because something is put in front of you does not mean you have to consume it. I presume you have the money and means to buy good liquor and are not in need of free booze.  Aria poker staff plied Czech casino owner Leon Tsoukernik with booze, forcing him to lose $3 million in a high-stakes poker match against an Australian professional, recent court papers filed by Tsoukernik claim. The poker... »

Chemehuevi plan groundbreaking for new casino

Chemehuevi plan groundbreaking for new casino

HAVASU LANDING — The Chemehuevi Indian Tribe will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next week for its long-awaited hotel and casino across from Lake Havasu City. The tribe says the new hotel, casino and marina will be built by Bernard Builders of San Fernando, California. The groundbreaking, hosted by Tribal Council Chairman Charles Wood, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. Site plans call for a 25,... »

Ladbrokes Coral hit by �2.3m penalty over rogue bets

Ladbrokes Coral hit by �2.3m penalty over rogue bets

Ladbrokes Coral has been ordered to pay £2.3m by the gambling regulator for failing to intervene after two problem gamblers lost £1.3m of stolen money on its casino website. Days after a government review warned online gambling firms to tighten up controls or face tougher legislation, the Gambling Commission said it found “significant flaws” in the bookmaker’s dealings with two “high-spending” cus... »

Who Gambles More? Men or Women?

Who Gambles More? Men or Women?

Who Gambles More? Men or Women? Gambling is usually believed to be a male-dominated space. After all, it involves all the qualities/aspects particular to men- addiction, risk-taking ability, a penchant for money, etc. However, is it really true that women are not quite fond of casino games? Gambling: Men Vs Women Although there are few studies done on the popularity of gambling between men and wom... »

Wynn spending $100M on land near casino

Wynn spending $100M on land near casino

Wynn Resorts will spend nearly $100 million to buy properties surrounding its resort casino in Everett as part of an effort to improve the neighborhood that will host the mega-development, CEO Steve Wynn said yesterday. “We’ve spent over $75 million as of today … on our way to $90 (million), to buy real estate that has nothing to do with the casino development,” Wynn said while speaking at a... »

The Hottest CEO in Vegas Just Bought the City’s Strangest Casino – Bloomberg

The Hottest CEO in Vegas Just Bought the City’s Strangest Casino – Bloomberg

Even in Las Vegas, the land of faux pirate battles and Elvis-themed wedding chapels, the Stratosphere is something of an oddball. Conceived by poker pro Bob Stupak, the Space Needle-shaped hotel-casino featured a roller coaster and other attractions at its summit when it opened in 1996. Its location on the lightly trafficked north end of the Strip proved too much of a handicap, however, and the ca... »

Will legal internet gambling in PA hurt The Sands Bethlehem?

That probably won’t happen in the case of the Sands, because the owner Sheldon Adelson is a staunch opponent of internet gambling who says it’s bad for casinos and players. Dr. Deegan’s research suggests otherwise, at least in the case of the Sands, … Will legal internet gambling in PA hurt The Sands Bethlehem? thumbnail courtesy of wfmz.com »

Caesars execs address plans for land on Strip

Caesars execs address plans for land on Strip

Caesars Entertainment executives talked growth and efficiency today in their first investors conference since the company emerged from bankruptcy but also fielded questions from analysts about business on the Strip after the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting. “It’s fair to say we are cautiously optimistic about the rebound and think the occupancy rates across the Strip took a little hit the ... »

Vegas style tourism arrives in Danang

Vegas style tourism arrives in Danang

Could this be the next big destination to explode onto the gambling scene HONG KONG, 3 November 2017: A massive so-called integrated resort project will transform the tourism landscape of central Vietnam when it opens in 2019. Located between Danang, Vietnam’s third-largest city, the HOIANA project is destined to become the nation’s largest integrated resort appealing to family leisure travellers ... »

Macau Profits Soar Once Again

Macau Profits Soar Once Again

Macau Casinos It was once the golden child of gambling and revenues then every one said it would not last. Profits did start to fall and the future did not look so promising. The end of Macau many predicted. The money is now pouring in again and all the shareholders and investors are happy once again Macau Casinos Post 15th Straight Gain, October Revenue Best in Years Macau Casinos Post 15th Strai... »

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