US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order
Categories: offline casinos, other 8 Jan 2021 375
Reading time: 2 min, 449 words

US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order

The recent executive order by US President Donald Trump to ban many high-profile Chinese apps could spell trouble for the three US casino operators in Macau. Macau is one of the world's casino capitals, but it faces some significant economic challenges at the moment. The executive order was revealed on Wednesday...

The story of Wiktor 'limitless' Malinowski
Categories: online poker, video 11 Jan 2021 396

The story of Wiktor 'limitless' Malinowski

Wiktor Malinowski is a high stakes cash game poker player known in the poker world as "Limitless". He has won millions of dollars playing live poker and online poker, and is considered to be one of the greatest online poker players ever. This is a poker documentary about Limitless and...

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling
Categories: crime, online casinos, sports betting 15 Jan 2021 368
Reading time: 4 min, 799 words

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling

In Italy, the biggest Mafia trial in 30 years is set to start this week. 355 suspected participants and accomplices of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate are on trial. The reported criminal history of this organization includes murder, illegal gambling, and more. It is anticipated that more than 900 witnesses will...

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein
Categories: cheating, crime, gambling history 22 Jan 2021 383
Reading time: 5 min, 890 words

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein

Rothstein was born in New York City on January 17, 1882, and saw his last classroom at age 16. He worked as a traveling salesman for a while, but he became drawn to a life of crime when he started hanging out in the neighborhood pool clubs. Rothstein started out...

Top 5 biggest ever poker pots
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 1 Feb 2021 378

Top 5 biggest ever poker pots

Everyone has the one hand that stands out, a big pot that either added or just destroyed a lot of cash to your poker bankroll. There's a lot of chips going in the pot sometimes, and you're either going to be on the good end or you're going to be...

Wynn Resorts records  Macau's massive losses
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Feb 2021 364
Reading 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...

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets
Categories: other games, sports betting 13 Feb 2021 353
Reading time: 3 min, 577 words

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets

This year's Super Bowl proved once again to be America's favourite football game. The 55th Super Bowl was played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and released on Sunday, February 7, in front of a live audience of more than 24,000 viewers and millions of fans behind TV screens....

Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is demolished
Categories: offline casinos 19 Feb 2021 359
Reading time: less than 1 min, 100 words

Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is demolished

After being closed since 2014, The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City was demolished. In 1984, Donald Trump opened it. The Plaza's end came with a sequence of blasts at about 9 am. The house imploded and the beach and the famous Atlantic City boardwalk were engulfed by a...