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Previously secret documents relating to James Packer's proposed VIP casino at Barangaroo have been released by the NSW gambling authority, despite an initial claim their release would be commercially damaging to the billionaire's company, Crown Resorts. However, large slabs of a contract between the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority and Crown in relation to the casino remain secret.
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NEW casinos in Queensland and Sydney are going all out to attract extremely wealthy Chinese high-rollers, but could these billion-dollar casinos become a haven for crime? ALMOST one in five adults in Australia rarely or never have any money left at the end of a pay cycle, a new study has found. TECHNOLOGY has made becoming a share investor easier and faster than ever, with first-time investors buoyed by solid price growth among many major stocks.
I'm rereading Casino Royale after finding I could borrow it through Amazon Prime. Since the last time I read the debut James Bond novel, I have learned a few superficial things about gambling from watching pro poker on TV, and was amused by a detail of the story: In the climactic hand in the book's baccarat game, besides Bond completely slow-rolling Le Chiffre, he also gives off a couple of huge tells after getting two terrible cards, even though his opponent was yet to act.
POLL: Shellharbour Workers' Club chief executive Debbie Cosmos has hit back at claims that child care at clubs would normalise gambling for youngsters. Shellharbour Workers' Club chief executive Debbie Cosmos has hit back at claims that childcare at clubs would normalise gambling for youngsters.
People who are in control of their gambling habits play for fun and like the idea of possibly winning big. They set limits on how much money and time they can spend, and they are likely to gamble on the internet.
The Advocate cited "multiple sources" that said CDI hired JPMorgan Chase to look for buyers for Fair Grounds, which has slot machines and a network of off-track betting parlors with video poker machines. CDI has owned the operation since 2004.
Partly cloudy today with patchy fog early this morning. A possible shower tonight and light winds with a top of 19 degrees.
Aaron Boatright, who's in his 30's, was arrested for reportedly using a building solely for the purpose of gambling, which is a felony in Oklahoma. The building where the poker games were being played is located in McAlester at 9 North A Street, which is not where Boatright lives.
Oldford Group has agreed to sell popular U.S. online cardrooms PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to Canada's Amaya Gaming Group for $4.9 billion in cash. The acquisition makes Amaya the world's largest online gambling company.
More than 1000 licensed clubs can fill the childcare shortfall by opening childcare centres on their premises in exchange for tax breaks on poker machine profits, Clubs Australia has told the Productivity Commission. Clubs Australia executive director Anthony Ball has written to the commission's childcare inquiry, urging it to consider the clubs offer as a "credible solution".
More than 1000 licensed clubs can fill the childcare shortfall by opening childcare centres on their premises in exchange for tax breaks on gambling profits, the poker machine lobby says. Clubs Australia executive director Anthony Ball has written a submission to the Productivity Commission's childcare inquiry, urging it to consider the clubs offer as a "credible solution".
The conviction of Staten Islander Joseph "The Undertaker" Fumando, 42, of operating an illegal gambling den in the borough, leaves 10 defendants remaining in the high-profile case, including a detective, firefighter, retired firefighter and retired police sergeant. Fumando, who arranged funerals, was among 13 suspects arrested in 2011 in a probe of the gambling operation, in which a Texas Hold 'Em game rotated between four locations in the borough .
The withdrawn proposal for a casino gambling park in downtown Cleveland . The brief life and rapid death last week of the Horseshoe Casino's concept for the so-called "Dice Park" in downtown Cleveland may have set a speed record for the public condemnation of a weak design idea.
PokerStars may begin operating out of Atlantic City in the next couple weeks, according to a published report. ATLANTIC CITY - One of the most popular online poker sites may get in on Atlantic City's Internet gambling industry in the next few weeks, according to a published report.
Online gambling has started more than 15 years ago but it was only few years ago when this type of gambling became available for people in Indonesia. Since then few companies are offering their online services for players from around the world.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:33 pm
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