New casino could open in Atlantic City

Yup, you read that headline right. After four casinos closed their doors in 2014, an existing hotel is proposing adding a casino to its property. The Chelsea Hotel has revealed that they are asking the state to amend a bill that would permit it to open a small casino on its existing property. New Jersey law requires casinos to have…

Government of Ontario explores the idea of licensing offshore casinos

The government of Ontario is launching its own regulated online casino in the coming days, but that’s not the biggest news that could shake up the online gaming industry in Ontario. There’s word that the government is exploring a licensing system for offshore casinos and poker sites. Those that operate from outside of North American could apply for a license…

Christmas Game Release: The Naughty List

Put on your Santa hat and put up the mistletoe! Santa Claus is coming to town. This year he is doing things a little differently, though. Remember that Santa makes a list and checks it twice. He checks to see who has been naughty and who has been nice. This year though, he is only checking to see who has…

CoolCat’s Christmas Whack-a-Mole

It is December at last! This is the month that everyone has been waiting for. ‘Tis the season to be jolly! It is time to decorate your homes with all the fun Christmas decorations and lights. It is time to put up and decorate your Christmas tree. It sure is fun to get into the spirit of Christmas, isn’t it?…

Atlantic City: Struggle for Survival

33 years ago Jean Gallagher thought she was playing it safe when she gave up a career in nursing 33 years ago to become a buffet beverage server at the brand new Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City. But today, Gallagher, 62, has no remorse, even as she watches the city where she grew up struggle for survival. Her…

We’re thankful for gambling this Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends at CoolCat Casino. On this great national holiday, we gotta ask, what are you most thankful for? Family? Obviously. Happiness? Of course. Health? That’s a no brainer. But what about gambling? Are you thankful that you can play your favorite casino games online whenever you want, or head to your local casino for a…

Casino fined after letting a dozen minors onto the casino floor

We’re proud to report at CoolCat Casino that we’ve never served an underage gambler. It’s just not possible because we verify your identity before allowing you to play any of our casino games for real money. But the story in the land-based world is a completely different one. Over at The Star Casino in Australia, security let a dozen underage…

Soundest Baccarat Strategies Exposed

Everybody wants to know the perfect strategies to beat the house at their favorite games. Each game is supposed to have a “skeleton key” strategy that will knock the pants off the house. Counting cards is claimed to be this key to playing Blackjack; betting strategies are very popular in Roulette and Craps. When it comes to Baccarat, countless individuals…

City just north of Toronto votes ‘Yes’ on casino ballot question

As casino proponents go head to head with casino opponents in various districts around the United States, there’s a whole different story playing out up in Canada. The city of Pickering, Ontario, which is about 45 minutes outside of Toronto, voted to support the idea of a casino. In last October’s municipal election, residents of Pickering voted 60% in favor…

The Ever-evolving World of Mobile Gaming

The gaming industry has been changing non-stop for the past two decades. Who would have dreamed of the heights games have reached today back in the days of the beloved legendary arcade games? The gigantic Pac Man, Dig Dug, Space Invaders, Street Fighter, and Centipede machines shrunk and shrunk until they became a simple little downloadable app that anyone with…