Golden Nugget Nj-new Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, States DGE

Golden Nugget Nj-new Jersey Unshuffled Baccarat OK, States DGE

The DGE has ruled in favor of players in the lawsuit that is million-dollar an unshuffled baccarat deck during the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. (Image: atlanticcitynj.com)

The Golden Nugget New Jersey can inhale a little easier this week, after the Atlantic City casino had been exonerated for a game of mini-baccarat that sparked a million-dollar lawsuit. The game has now been deemed legal by the nj-new Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) following an investigation that is two-year.

And here’s the back story: In 2012, a group of clients during the Golden Nugget nj-new jersey casino spotted a deck that is new of at one baccarat dining table that appeared to be unshuffled. The cards were being dealt in specific order that repeated itself every 15 hands, allowing them to know with nearly certainty that is complete cards were coming next. Upping their wagers to as much as $5,000, opportunistic gamblers managed to win 41 hands in a row and collectively bank $1.5 million.

The casino quickly put the kibosh on the fishy game and called State Police and the DGE, not before it had paid out $500,000 of the $1.5 million.

It appears that the cards were supposed to arrive from the maker, Kansas-based company Gemaco, in a pre-shuffled state, via a machine that uses complex algorithms to guarantee that no two decks are the same. This deck that is particular but, somehow slipped through the system.

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Mansion Poker to Keep UK, Other Mansion Products Remain

Mansion Poker to Keep UK, Other Mansion Products Remain

Mansion Group says that it will be casino that is operating in the UK, but the organization’s poker offering will be closed this thirty days.

Although Mansion Poker is shipping out of the British market that is online Mansion Group is far from the only operator to balk at the new income tax regime that the United Kingdom is implementing for online gambling. That is why many people believed it when reports surfaced that the firm had been planning a full withdrawal from the UK market. It turns out that those reports may have been a bit premature, though a minumum of one Mansion product will soon be unavailable to customers that are british.

The Mansion Group released a statement on Wednesday denying reports that they are leaving great britain market, instead saying that they’re in the act to gain an online gambling license under the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act. Nonetheless, this process will not include the group’s online poker room, that will be closing down on today, September 15.

All Casino Sites to Remain Open

‘In contrast to present reports, Mansion Group would like to verify that none of the online casino brands in their profile; Casino.com, MansionCasino.com, LesAcasino.com, Club777.com and SlotsHeaven.com, will likely be exiting the UK market,’ read a statement from the Mansion Group. ‘Business in Mansion Group casino brands will continue as usual during the UK licence application process.’

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Paragon Gaming Investigation Could Jeopardize Vancouver Edgewater Casino

Paragon Gaming Investigation Could Jeopardize Vancouver Edgewater Casino

An artist’s rendering of the proposed Edgewater Casino resort become built in Vancouver. It seems the project could now be in jeopardy.

Las developers that are vegas-based Gaming, whose ability to ‘meet the conditions of its registration’ has been called into concern, could put the future of the $535-million Edgewater casino project in downtown Vancouver into doubt.

The former boss of the British Columbia Lotteries Corporation (BCLC), now head of PV Hospitality, an affiliate of Paragon at the center of the probe by the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch is, it seems, Paragon’s relationship with Michael Graydon.

A separate Columbia that is british government of Graydon has currently figured the executive was in conflict of interest when he negotiated employment with Paragon in December 2013, while nevertheless mind associated with BCLC.

The aim regarding the Paragon project would be to relocate and expand the existing Edgewater Casino, which Paragon purchased in 2006, to produce a new resort with a 72,000- square-foot gambling floor and two boutique hotels with 550 guest rooms among them, also as space for restaurants and retail.

The development, which will be scheduled to open in 2016, is anticipated to generate 2,000 jobs and generate $180 million each year for the economy that is local. The project is being built on a piece of land owned by the BC Pavilion Corporation, opposite the BC Place Stad Continue reading “Paragon Gaming Investigation Could Jeopardize Vancouver Edgewater Casino”

PokerStars Logs Out of Gray Markets in Africa and Middle East

PokerStars Logs Out of Gray Markets in Africa and Middle East

PokerStars has withdrawn from a number of gray market nations in the centre East and Africa. (Image: gulf2000columbia.edu)

PokerStars has ceased operations in many different alleged gray market countries suddenly and without warning this week, aided by the majority of the being in Africa and the Middle East. Players from both PokerStars and Full Tilt received notice through their clients and via email that real-money play was no longer available to all of them with immediate impact, along using the explanation that is following

‘Our management group regularly reviews our operation along side independent party that is 3rd to evaluate the business risk and opportunities for the brand name on a market-by-market basis. After our many recent review, it had been determined that we would no longer offer real cash games in your country.’

PokerStars was quick to reassure players that their balances could be available and safeguarded for withdrawal and that their accounts would remain open for play-money games. Tournament tickets, said the message, would be refunded.

‘in the event that you have any unused T$, T€ and/or Tournament Tickets in your account, they will automatically be converted into their equivalent cash value upon entering the Cashier,’ read the declaration. ‘Freeroll and FPP buy-in tickets have no real cash buy-in value, and they are therefore ineligible for credit.’

Why Now?

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