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Partypoker looks ahead to 2018 with partypoker MILLIONS schedule release

Top online poker room partypoker launched a new poker series this year titled the partypoker MILLIONS. The new series was a huge success and the online poker room is now looking forward to 2018 with the release of the new schedule. For next year, the series will offer more than $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize...

Enrique Razon offloads 3.18% of Bloomberry Resorts Corporation

In the Philippines, billionaire businessman Enrique Razon has reportedly earned approximately $74.58 million after selling off 3.18% of his stake in local casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation. According to a report from The Philippine Star newspaper, 57-year-old Razon completed his sale of some 350 million shares via an overnight placement yesterday although his Prime Metroline...

Spokane Tribe holding job fair Oct. 26 to fill 300 positions for Airway Hieghts casino

On track to open its Spokane Tribe Casino in western Washington before the end of the year, the Spokane Tribe is reportedly looking to fill 300 positions at the new facility. According to a report from Spokane-based news/talk radio outlet KXLY, before the $400 million casino in Airway Hieghts can open for business, more than...

Online sales helping Ireland’s National Lottery to recover

Following several years of declining receipts, an unexpectedly strong increase in online sales last year reportedly helped Ireland’s state-owned National Lottery to record a 12% boost year-on-year in annual turnover to €750 million ($884.9 million). According to a report from The Irish Times newspaper, the 2016 recovery came despite the addition of new numbers to...

Discretionary spending by mainland Chinese expected to climb

The number of mainland Chinese citizens earning more than $3,794 a month is reportedly set to rise by around 22% over the next decade and lead to an increase in discretionary spending with many consumer segments including casino gambling. According to a report from GGRAsia citing a recent investigation carried out by brokerage firm Sanford...

iGaming bill introduced at Michigan committee hearing

In Michigan, online gambling legalization is one step closer to becoming a reality, again, as a new piece of legislation was introduced earlier in the week and a hearing regarding the measure took place on Wednesday. H 4926 was introduced by Representative Brandt Iden before the state House Regulatory Reform Committee, to legalize iGaming and along with...

Three PA casinos fined a total of $77,500 by Gaming Control Board

Fines totaling $77,500 against three Pennsylvania casinos for various infractions were reportedly approved by the state’s Gaming Control Board recently. The operator of the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Holdings Acquisition Company, L.P., was reportedly fined a total of $42,500 for two separate violations, according to a recent press release. A fine of $22,500 reportedly resulted from casino...

Juergen Trager wins Delaware Poker Championship main event

The seventh annual Delaware Poker Championship was held at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino over the weekend and saw more than 1,500 players compete in nine major poker tournaments for cash prizes totaling $160,000. Owned by Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment Incorporated, the Delaware casino revealed that Juergen Trager (Pictured Top row 4th from...

CA judge rules Hollywood Casino Jamul can serve alcohol

California’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has granted a permanent license for the Jamul Indian Village to serve alcohol at its Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego, after a recent ruling issued by California Administrative Law Judge Adam Berg. Despite objections from thousands of Jamul residents, including San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, who is in her seventh term...

WSOPC heads to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino of Hollywood

For the first time ever, the World Series of Poker Circuit and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida are teaming up for the very first time. The casino will play host to the WSOPC starting from September 21st, offering a full two weeks of tournament gaming action. According to a recent...
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