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Blackjack dealer arrested in cheat and swindle scandal

Posted by Mark Mohoney on the 8th of September

A former blackjack dealer has been caught and arrested after being accused of handing out winnings despite the player's hand not being a win itself. The blackjack dealer was an employee at Harrah's Casino in New Orleans: a 115,000 sq ft casino with over 2100 slot machines, over 90 table...

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Another Atlantic City casino set to close

Posted by Thomas Darmody on the 30th of July

Yet another Atlantic City casino is set to close at the end of this summer, despite the fact that it is still profitable and was remodelled as recently as 2007. The Mardi Gras-themed Showboat is set to close on August 31st after 27 years of business and constant expansion. If a...

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First Vegas casino to use bitcoin ATM

Posted by Richard Pressman on the 3rd of June

An online report has revealed the plans of a casino in Vegas to use the first ever bitcoin ATM on its premises. The D hotel and Casino, owned by Derek Stevens, is the first to use a bitcoin ATM unit. Designed by Robocoin, the first manufacturer of a bitcoin ATM, the...

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Rule change in Las Vegas Casinos is bad news for players

Posted by Ted DeBeurgh on the 8th of May

Blackjack rules at two Las Vegas casinos have been changed to favour the house, a rule change that makes the odds much less attractive to gamblers.

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Paddy Power and Realistic Games team up to provide new application

Posted by Paul Stanley on the 31st of March

We’ve taken a look at Paddy Power, who has launched a new iPad application that improves customer experience.

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