New York State Casinos at Racetracks Play 'Bait and Switch' with Video Poker Players, Says Author of America's #1 Best-Selling Book on Casino Gambling and Travel

2014-coverDANIA BEACH, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video poker has a reputation among casino regulars as one of the best games for players in the know by incorporating an element of skill. But that's not true at racinos in New York, and the facilities aren't broadcasting the difference.

"All New York racinos, are using bait and switch tactics on their video poker customers by not clearly explaining that the games they offer are not based on skill," says Steve Bourie, author of the 2014 American Casino Guide, which is the #1 best-selling book in the U.S. on casino gambling and travel.


Good Girl Bad Girl 3D Video Slot, Now Available At Tropezia Palace Casino

goodgirlA new Betsoft Gaming 3D slot machine, Good Girl Bad Girl, is now available at Tropezia Palace, one of the major online casinos.

Good Girl, Bad Girl is a 5-reel, 15-payline slot game that comes with features such as Control Your Gameplay, Progressive Jackpots, Wild Multipliers and Money Wheel.

Good Girl, Bad Girl comes with two game modes: Good Mode, which offers low risk game-play, and Bad Mode, where there is more risky game-play. The slot also gives players the chance to play a Both Mode option, where the game will play in both modalities. Depending on the play mode chosen, the features will play slightly different too.


Vera&John is The First Licensed Casino to Accept Bitcoin

vera-roundAfter a year under the spotlight due to the amazing success and controversy that this peer-to-peer monetary system has caused, Bitcoin is now being accepted by the Vera&John online casino, which recognized the digital currency by adding it to its long list of available payment methods.

By being the first licensed and regulated casino to accept Bitcoin, Vera&John not only increased its brand exposure but also contributed heavily to making Bitcoin an effective currency.


888 Holdings Reports 10% Rise in 4Q Earnings For 2013

Online gaming giant 888 holdings reported a rise of 10% on a year-over-year basis. This reflects revenue increases in each of the reporting segments within the company. A company statement noted that revenues have increased to $107 million from $97 million the previous year.

This brings the group to a full year revenue of $401 Million for 2013.

888 is one of the veterans of the online casino business and they have gained an early foothold in the slowly developing U.S gaming market, aided by intense marketing efforts. For more information about their product offerings go to this 888 casino review.


Mr Green Reports Notable Rise in Q32013 Revenues

As it has been informed by the Norwegian casino guide Norsk casino, Scandinavian online casino operator Mr Green has reported an impressive revenue rise in Q32013 to SEK 124.1 ($19.2 million / €14.1 million) from SEK 81.1 in the same period of 2012.

Overall, for the first 9 months of 2013 the company’s revenue has now reached SEK 347.6 million - SEK 217.8 million in 2012. These figures represent a game win increase of 60.1% For Mr Green, with EBITDA reporting a massive 300% leap on year to year basis.


MMA Bout Between Two Fighters with Disabiliti​es at Florida Casino Stopped by State

A controversial Mixed Martial Arts fight that was being held at the Seminole Casino Immokalee in Imokalee, Florida was stopped by the state just minutes before it was set to begin.


Maryland Casinos See Record Revenues in July

Revenues at Maryland casinos were up 44 percent in July when compared to July of last year, with the state's four casinos bringing in a record $69.3 million. This is due to high revenues at Maryland Live as well as the addition of table games this year.


Revenue from Slot Machines Down at Pennsylvania Casinos in July

Slot revenue was down 3.7 percent at Pennsylvania casinos in July when compared to July 2012, with nine of the state's 12 casinos seeing decreases.


New York Governor Signs Bill Expanding Casino Gambling in State

This week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will expand gambling in New York.


Revel Casino to Close Poker Room Next Month

According to a statement released by officials at the Revel Casino Resort, which recently emerged from bankruptcy, the Atlantic City casino will be shutting down its poker room next month.


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