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Baltimore and rustbelt America could be the new Vegas

When you think casinos, what immediately pops into your mind? Las Vegas? That’s fair. It is, after all, the state with the highest casino revenue in the United States. Do you know what’s first? If you said New Jersey, home of Atlantic City, you’d be a lot like most Americans who think of Atlantic City as an east coast Sin City. And like a lot of Americans, you’d be completely…

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The Stars Bring You Tons of Presents in September!

In September, get ready to eat a lot of frosting and get tons of bow-wrapped boxes! This month at CoolCat Casino, it is all about birthdays! These are not regular birthdays though; they are the cream of the crop of Tinsel Town! Prepare yourself to spend every day at a different party with a different Hollywood star! Relax, do not worry about bringing any presents, because with this extra special…

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Revel Casino in Atlantic City shutting doors next month

It was supposed to be the jewel of Atlantic City, but now it turns out the diamond in the rough known as Revel Casino is worth nothing more than fool’s gold. Revel Casino, the tallest building in all of Atlantic City and the second tallest skyscraper in New Jersey has announced that it will close its doors by September 10th. The property, which stands at 57 impressive stories, is now…

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Blimey! Craziest British Bets Ever!

To most people, Great Britain is a land filled with tea, biscuits, royals and soccer! But, I might come as a surprise that the land of propriety is also the land of passionate gambling. The Brits are crazy about gambling, which constitutes an industry of over 7 billion pounds a year. In 2007, it was reported that at least 68% of the population was involved in some sort of gambling…

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Revenge of the Nerds: How Geeks Changed Poker

One of my favorite things to do when I am surfing online is go into the BBC’s website and find out which new interesting shows they have or if there is a podcast I can listen to and learn something new. A few days ago, I ran into Tim Hartford and his series in Pop up Economics. Suddenly, I saw that an episode was entitled “When the Geeks Took Over…

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