Category: offline casinos

BetMGM will host the first-ever $1 million poker tournament
Categories: live poker, offline casinos Posted on: 13 May 2022 48 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 472 words

BetMGM will host the first-ever $1 million poker tournament

The first-ever BetMGM Poker Championship will be held at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, according to BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting company based in New Jersey. The No-Limit Hold'em tournament will begin on June 23 and end on June 26 with a $3,500 buy-in and...

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks
Categories: offline casinos, video Posted on: 15 Jun 2021 82 0

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks

Having a gamble 'on red' or playing a few hands of cards may be a fantastic way for the ordinary punter to let off some steam. For the casinos, though, this is serious business, and they will do anything they can to steal your money as quickly as possible.

God does not play dice: nun embezzles $835,000 for gambling
Categories: illegal, offline casinos Posted on: 12 Jun 2021 91 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 260 words

God does not play dice: nun embezzles $835,000 for gambling

After pleading guilty to federal fraud and money laundering charges in California, a septuagenarian nun faces up to 40 years in jail. Sister Mary Margaret Cooper admitted to defrauding St James Catholic School in Torrance, California, of $835,000. Most of the funds she blew on gambling trips to Las Vegas and...

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator
Categories: illegal, offline casinos Posted on: 9 Nov 2021 92 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 238 words

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator

Chinese officials continue to crack down on unlawful gaming. With China outlawing all kinds of gambling and prosecuting wrongdoers abroad, everything save the National Lottery is banned. Authorities in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces have uncovered a criminal enterprise that provided junket services and transported Chinese high rollers to Tigre de Cristal,...

Wynn Resorts records  Macau's massive losses
Categories: offline casinos, other Posted on: 6 Feb 2021 103 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 206 words

Wynn Resorts records Macau's massive losses

Wynn Resorts posted $686 million in operating income for Q4, a decrease of almost 59 percent from $1.65 billion registered for the same time in 2019. The net loss was $269.5m, a dramatic rise from the previous year's net loss of $72.9. For Q4, adjusted property EBITDA was $69.8m, compared to...

Legendary gamblers: Stan Tomchin
Categories: blackjack, gambling history, offline casinos, sports betting Posted on: 14 Feb 2022 111 0
Estimate reading time time: 6 min, 1124 words

Legendary gamblers: Stan Tomchin

Stan Tomchin claims to be "the most powerful gambler in the world," and he may have been. Stan was a chess master, a bridge master, and possibly the best backgammon player in the world. He then progressed to blackjack, horse racing, and, finally, sports betting. Stan, who grew up on Long...

Las Vegas casinos black book
Categories: crime, illegal, offline casinos Posted on: 24 Jun 2021 112 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 910 words

Las Vegas casinos black book

Learn how to legally defeat a casino game – whether through the relatively harmless process of card counting or with a play as brazen as Kelly Sun's multi-million-dollar edge sorting maneuver – and you'll learn that being asked to leave casinos is an occupational danger. Back-offs and 86s are expected by...