Top Casino News

  • June 01, 2016

    Performance-enhancing drugs are a problem in all of the major sports and now the world of poker has to be aware of it as well. As the game has grown in popularity over the last decade, there have been a ton of changes. The purses are higher, more people are getting into it and professional poker leagues are growing by the day. However, as players are taking part in longer games, drugs have crept into the scene and some are wondering if it is time that a program go into effect to keep players clean.

  • May 31, 2016

    The Atlantic City gambling scene has been hit pretty hard in recent years with employees battling for better pay and lawmakers taking aim at the casinos. And even with words like 'bankruptcy' being thrown around regularly, that hasn't scared off newcomers. The latest rumors circulating is that two more casinos are scheduled to go up in New Jersey but opponents are being vocal, suggesting that those casinos could sink the entire industry in Atlantic City.

  • May 31, 2016

    For a second straight season, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the NBA Finals. The Warriors triumphed in last year's championship round, winning the series 4-2, but both teams will be making a case that they're better this time around.

  • May 25, 2016

    The business world can be a funny place sometimes as entities that you wouldn't think could be a match actually end up getting together. This month spawned the beginning of a very intriguing relationship as the hip-hop world moved into poker, and the artist in question is someone we haven't heard from in a while.

  • May 24, 2016

    As the saying goes, when it rains it pours. That proved to be the case for a man from Deerfoot Beach, Florida, who had one of the worst gambling nights anyone can have. And the losses in gambling weren't even the worst part.

    Guy Paul was spending a night out at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, doing what people do at casinos - gambling, drinking, and generally having a good time. However, he would end up taking a bad beat at the tables and in the bedroom.

  • May 23, 2016

    From concussion research controversies to Tom Brady's appeal, it's already been a busy week for the NFL. Off-field issues are taking center stage, but the regular season win totals have also been released, which has helped distract from the other gloomy news.

  • May 18, 2016

    The World Poker Tour Amsterdam Main Event wrapped up over the weekend and it was a wild ride to the final table. Six players wound up in the group at the Holland Casino Amsterdam to decide a champion. An amount of $226,000 was on the line for the winner as part of a total prize pool that was just over $1.3 million.

  • May 17, 2016

    The college football season is still three and a half months away, but so much can happen before kickoff. Over the coming months, we're going to see injuries, prospects emerge and some major shifts in some positional battles. However, the dust has settled on the recruiting trail and spring games, so now is a reasonable time to review the championship futures.

  • May 16, 2016

    With Barack Obama stepping out the White House at the end of this year, the race for the next President is heating up in the United States. On the Democratic side, it is down to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, with the latter campaigning on his economic policies. He took his message to Atlantic City with the New Jersey primary on the horizon, but whether or not people listened to him remains to be seen.

  • May 10, 2016

    There was a time when Atlantic City was a serious hub for gambling. It was often viewed as the clear-cut No. 2 option in the country for those looking for an entertainment and gaming center, only behind Las Vegas. But times have changed quite a bit. The Prohibition era Atlantic City that was on display in HBO's drama, Boardwalk Empire, is all but a forgotten memory as generations of people haven't even visited. Once "The World's Playground", the modern era hasn't been kind to the casinos in Atlantic City or its workers.