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Ben Affleck plays blackjack in Detroit following Nevada ban

Posted by Sally Tickle on the 3rd of October

The Hollywood actor turned director Ben Affleck has been spotted playing blackjack at a casino in Detroit, following a ban imposed upon the star in Las Vegas. Affleck was banned from playing blackjack in a Las Vegas casino – the Hard Rock Hotel - after he was caught card counting...

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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

Bitcoin has made its way onto the strip in downtown Las Vegas, enthusiasts of the currency can exchange for cash to use in the first bitcoin friendly casino.

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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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