News From The Casino Scene

2017-01-07 11:21
Mobile Virtual Reality and Bitcoin Casinos Expected to Rise in 2017
2016 has been a great year for the multi-billion dollar casino online industry. …
2016-12-26 11:34
New Law In Japan Legalizes Casino Gambling
A new law has been introduced in Japan on Monday, allowing casino gambling.…
2016-12-26 11:00
Poker Pro Phil Ivey Ordered To Return 10 Million To Casino
A federal judge has ordered well known poker pro Phil Ivey to return over $10 million of past winnings to the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City.…
2016-12-22 14:14
David Baazov Ends Bid for Amaya
Former CEO and Amaya Inc. Founder David Baazov has withdrawn his $6.7 billion offer due to the too high asking price of some shareholders.…
2016-10-25 13:12
Judge Poker Pro Ivey Broke Gambling Rules
U.S. District Court Judge Noel Hillman ruled last Friday that well-known poker pro Phil Ivey and his companion Cheng Yin Sun broke the New Jersey casino gambling regulations when they won nearly $10 million back in 2012 at an Atlantic City casino.…
2016-08-17 05:13
Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas demolished
The renowned Riviera Hotel and Casino are no longer existing. Yesterday, the last tower of the hotel was demolished.…
2016-07-18 05:11
Interview with Mark Podd Royal Panda
The vision really was to create an online casino that’s different to the usual ones players frequent – something with a strong, easily identifiable brand, underpinned by a quality experience with a nice twist. That’s what we set out to do when we launched in March 2014. And going on the basis of how strongly we’ve grown in the two-and-a-bit years since, it looks like our approach has struck a chord with players.…
2016-07-11 06:56
New Hollywood Park Casino aims on opening in Fall 2016
The Hollywood Park Casino Company announced on Friday that the new Cary Grant Pavilion at its new Hollywood Park Casino (HPC) will open this fall.…
2016-06-23 15:02
Legendary Las Vegas casino demolished
All good things come to an end, even in Las Vegas. What was high-pitched decennia ago, is outdated anno 2016.…
2016-06-02 09:25
Macau Casino revenue decreases more than estimates
Revenue of Macau's gaming business fell more in May than analysts had estimated. The main reason for this are tighter rules affecting gamblers. Revenue fell 9.6% in May compared with a 9.5% drop in April.…
2016-05-10 06:59
Holland Casino Breda hosts European Dealer Championship 2016
The European Dealer Championship 2016 will take place on Wednesday May 11th and Thursday May 12th in Holland Casino Breda. It is the first time that the European event will take place in the Netherlands.…
2016-04-12 12:42
Swedish site launches a bonus ranking table
The Swedish gambling portal bastacasinobonus.se recently launched a dynamic bonus ranking table where bonus hunters can see bonus offers from different casinos and sort them under various criteria. …
2016-04-12 07:43
Aspers received licence for third Super Casino in Southampton
Southampton counsil has given the casino operator his licence for a new Aspers “Super Casino”. After more than two years of struggling with competition of other casino operators, such as Genting; Grosvenor; Global Gaming Ventures and Kymeira Casino, Aspers came out the strongest.…
2016-03-23 05:26
PayPal re enters the online gaming segment for the first time since 2003
Nowadays, online payments are the easiest and fastest methods of payment, either for customers or for businesses, all over the world. In 2003, PayPal stopped supporting online gaming in the United States, even though it was one of the biggest transactors for online gaming sites at that time. A few onling gambling websites have started accepting PayPal as a payment method for online casinos.…
2016-03-03 06:57
Atlantic City will re open their most expensive casino this summer
Revel casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, was one of four casinos to close in 2014 due to bankruptcy and a tate takeover of its finances. Florida businessman Glenn Straub, who bought the casino last year, announced that part of the property will again be open for business this summer.…
2016-02-16 09:55
Existing casinos in Maine try to keep the competition at bay
Las Vegas multimillionaire Shawn Scott, who is trying to build a new casino between Portland and New Hampshire, is getting some resistance from Bangor and Oxford, the only two existing casinos in Maine.…
2016-02-15 04:14
Armed casino robbery in southern France
Four gunmen stormed the Pasino casino in Aix-en-Provence, a city in the southern part of France. This happened last Fridaynight, the four men are still fugitive.…
2016-01-20 23:29
2015 Horror year for Macau's casinos
Figures of the earnings of casinos in Macau affirm that 2015 was a bad year for the gambling-industry. Revenue from the VIP market dropped a mind blowing 39.9 percent compared to 2014. Where the VIP market collected around MOP212.54 billion in 2014 (roughly $26.4 billion), 2015 was only good for MOP127.82 billion ($15.9 billion).…
2016-01-20 13:01
Possible new casino in Maine causes fuss
A group of people, associated with Las Vegas developer Shawn Scott, is rapidly obtaining signatures needed for a petition to build a third casino in the American state of Maine. The only two casino’s in Maine are the Oxford Casino and the Hollywood Casino, of which the latter was built by Scott before selling it.…
2016-01-20 08:54
600.000 found in safety deposit box at The Star casino in Sydney Singapore national sentenced to at least 9 months in prison
Police collected a little over $600.000 from a saftey deposit box in The Star casino in Sydney. The casino staff contacted the police because of the big gambling and significant cash withdrawals of Singaporean San Wei Koh. Suspicion was aroused when Koh told the story to the police.…

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