Florida Casino Closures Prompt Bettors To Venture Offshore During Coronavirus Quarantine

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Although many non-essential businesses have decided to shut down operations until the Coronavirus virus epidemic subsides, some casinos have defied the potential dangers and kept their doors open. The Seminole Casino Hotel in Immokalee, Florida, decided to remain open despite the Coronavirus claiming the life of a recent visitor. Earlier this afternoon, NBC Miami reported … Read more

Encore Boston Harbor: Without The Human Element, Why Not Just Play Online?

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Everything ties into politics these days, doesn’t it? First, the regulatory rigmarole of the Encore Boston Harbor threatened to derail the $2.6 billion project on more than one occasion. Then, the political fallout surrounding Steve Wynn’s alleged sexual misconduct caused another delay, including the potential withholding of the venue’s gambling license even as the casino … Read more

Coronavirus Spreads Renewed Interest In Legal Online Casinos

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Brick-and-mortar casinos are big business, and the recent legalization of sports betting across over a dozen US states – and the potential for dozens more – has brought the wider scope of gambling into focus legislatively. States that formerly eschewed traditional gambling houses are revisiting the ideas with gusto, and the entire industry is growing. … Read more

Up In Smoke: Why Online Casinos Are Burning Down Barriers

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Smoking and gambling have always gone hand in hand. However, even that pairing is being tested in the modern world, and gamblers may soon find themselves bereft of one of their most pleasurable pastimes. For smokers in California, tribal gambling houses are among the last bastions of public fellowship. Smoking has largely been banned in … Read more

Land Ho! World’s Largest Riverboat Casino Closes, Relocates

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They say Rome didn’t fall in a day. But in Indiana, the Glory of Rome sure did. Early Monday morning, the world’s largest riverboat casino finally closed its doors permanently, relocating onto dry land near the riverboat’s dock in Elizabeth, Indiana. The venue will be renamed to Caesars Southern Indiana, mostly in line with its … Read more

Encore Boston Harbor Takes On Water, Looks To Right The Ship

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The Encore Boston Harbor opened just five months ago in Everett, Massachusetts, and the venue is already beset with problems. However, the good news for the $2.6 billion Wynn Resort development is that the current issues are fixable and align more with typical growing pains than with foundational or systemic shortcomings. While the venue has … Read more

California Cardroom Scandal Proves Online Poker Is Safer?

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While online casinos and poker rooms have long had a comparatively undeserved reputation for being a bastion of frauds and cheaters, one of the biggest scandals in the industry is unfolding at a major California-regulated cardroom. Stones Gambling Hall, located in Citrus Heights, CA, is currently the setting of a major poker scandal, as a … Read more

2K Games Takes Down NBA 2K20 MyTeam Trailer With Illegitimate Casino

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Upon initially viewing the newest trailer for NBA 2K20, it’s easy to mistake one of the world’s most popular basketball video game franchises for a new online casino. The flashing neon lights, daily bonuses, slot machines, pachinkos, prize wheels, and unique theme—basketball in this case—are routinely part of the pomp and circumstance whenever a new … Read more