"Do you know what the best thing about this game is?" Jim said as he pulled up his chair next to me at the Caribbean Stud table. "You can play for a long time before running out of money. I don't know why casinos keep these games around!"
As the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation sink in, Paul Brennecker examines its impact on the Gambling Industry and explains how it is not simply a compliance exercise but an industry-wide altered mind-set that is the key to effective data security.
Technology marches on.
Not that long ago, recorded music came in the form of little vinyl discs covered in grooves, Beta Max and VHS were waging a war for dominance of home entertainment, and a gambler needed to actually be in a casino to gamble.
Almost 1,000 part-time and full-time jobs will be created and 1,022 indirect jobs are expected to follow. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Florida has started construction on the $700m expansion of the states biggest casino.
The hotel will see an extra 200,000 square feet of gaming and entertainment space, filled up with 5,000 more slot machines and up to 200 new tables, making it one of the largest integrated resorts in the US.
Land-based operator of the year
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This category looks to recognize the achievements of casino operators who have not only excelled in terms of financial performance but led the pack in terms of innovation and enhancement in the last 12 months. In many ways, land-based venues are considered to be the backbone of the global gaming industry, and this category rewards the company who has gone above and beyond to create the best possible customer experience.
What's the biggest challenge in being an industry association covering a country like the US?
The AGA represents the $261 bn US casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs in 40 states, promoting the many benefits our members bring to communities, and protecting the industry from bad public policy and antiquated perceptions.
With the repeal of PASPA Sports Betting has been legalized by the Supreme Court at a state level, Jake Patel explores how the US government will work with tribal establishments to find the best form of implementation.
Blackjack is a famous game known across the entire gambling industry. The straightforward rules and the thrill it can bestow are two of the biggest factors that continue to draw attention. Merged with Bitcoin payments, there is no question that was propelled closer to the spotlight.
Blackjack’s tiny house edge can be deceptive. So, let me explain how the casino maintains a respectable hold with a very small house edge.