Borgata Scandal: Mafia Runs Illegal Sportsbook in Atlantic City
What a shocker. Underground sports gambling rings are often associated with the mafia. Ok, maybe it’s not such a surprise. Location in this story is Atlantic City in New Jersey, home state of Tony Soprano in the hit HBO show The Sopranos. The casino sting operation 23 people have been charged with t
The Baccarat Primer: How to Get Started in Baccarat
Did you know “Baccara” in Italian means zero? And since the worst hand you can have in Baccarat is zero, well, it makes for an unusual choice for the name of the game. By the way, it’s spelled B-A-C-C-A-R-A-T. Not bacarrat. Or baccarrat. Or back-a-rat.
New Jersey Senator Tries to Overturn Sports Betting Ban in the United States
A New Jersey state senator has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a federal law banning sports betting in 46 states. State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, a Democrat representing portions of Union County, filed the suit Monday, arguing the 17-year-old law is unconstitutional
PokerStars Blames Failure on Owners of the Atlantic Club In New Jersey
Rational Group, owners of PokerStars, calls managers of the Atlantic Club "greedy" & "vulture-like". The casino-hotel has closed down & been sold.
MGM Grand Atlantic City is Coming in 2012
Atlantic City is getting the MGM Mirage. Plans have been announced to build a $5 billion dollar complex in 2012 which is currently nicknamed City Center East. This place is going to be HUGE. It’s going to have the biggest casino in the state, restaurants, spa, convention center, 1,500 seat theater a