Pennsylvania banks first $1M courtesy of new gambling law

Just two days after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf approved legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling, coffers in the nation’s second-largest commercial casino state are already cashing a $1 million check. The Associated Press reports that on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said a $1 million fee was paid by Valley Forge Casino Resort...

New Jersey’s online casinos hit more milestones in Sept.

In New Jersey, for the seventh straight month, the state’s regulated online casinos exceeded $20 million in monthly revenue in September hitting key milestones, according to PlayNJ.com analysts. Released Thursday, the state’s Monthly Internet Gross Revenue Report indicates regulated online casinos in New Jersey combined to generate $20.4 million last month. While less than the...

2017 WSOP Circuit Foxwoods main event win goes to Jeremy Meacham

They say third times a charm and for poker player Jeremy Meacham this old saying rings true. Meacham recently took part in the 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit Foxwoods Main Event for the third time in a row, this time finally taking down the first-place win. The poker player was able to outlast...

PokerStars advertising for artificial intelligence expertise

Canadian online gambling operator The Stars Group has announced that its Stars Interactive subsidiary is seeking to hire a number of new personnel to help its PokerStars brand create a ‘fully-flexible artificial intelligence agent’. The Toronto-headquartered firm declared that it wants to employ ‘poker artificial intelligence research engineers’ along with ‘graduate poker artificial intelligence research...

New Bay 101 Casino opens in San Jose, CA

In California, after undergoing a $53 million expansion and relocation, the new Bay 101 Casino in San Jose that now calls North First Street home, had its grand opening on Friday, Sept 29, 2017. The 68,000 square foot building is located on a 16-acre site owned by Bumb and Associates, who also operate the card...