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Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos?


Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos?There are many concerns that arise when it comes to legalized online gambling — most are blown out of proportion, but some are, indeed, legitimate.

One such legitimate concern is that legalized online gambling may take away jobs in live casinos. Of course, this isn’t just a consideration here in the United States. It’s also a global concern.

As the Netherlands solidifies their plan to legalize online gambling, many are concerned that casinos will remove their live slot machines due to the drastically lower gambling tax for online slots.

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Abracadabra! Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile Devices


Abracadabra Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile Devices 300x168 Abracadabra! Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile DevicesRuby Seven Studios has achieved such overwhelming success with their social casino app and mobile slot game Magician Casino that they have now launched it on Android as well.

While there is certainly no shortage of online and mobile slots games, it is the innovation behind Magician Casino that has allowed these gaming entrepreneurs to achieve such great success.

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Hey, NJ Online Gambling! How You Doin’?


How You Doin 300x178 Hey, NJ Online Gambling! How You Doin? Rutgers University recently set out to discover how online gambling in New Jersey is going. And they have been given more than a million dollars by the State of New Jersey to conduct the study, according to the AP.

Online betting has been legal in New Jersey for about a year and is one of three states in the US where it is legal.

According to the professor who is spearheading the survey, Dr. Lai Nower, “…iGaming is a new frontier and no one knows quite what to expect. It’s a real testament to the governor and the division that they’re taking such a responsible approach to evaluating potential negative impacts, and we are really honored to be a part of it.”

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Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump Bankruptcy


Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump Bankruptcy 300x168 Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump BankruptcyMany casinos in Atlantic City have been forced to close their doors in recent years, so it did not come as a huge surprise when Trump entertainment filed for bankruptcy for their Atlantic City casino.

While the drastic decline in revenue is all too common across the Atlantic City gaming landscape, the casino’s unsecured creditors are calling their bankruptcy a charade.

The unsecured creditors claim that the only vote Trump Entertainment is looking to achieve in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan is that of investor Carl Icahn.

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Social Media Marketing Success Comes to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino


The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe 300x300 Social Media Marketing Success Comes to Hard Rock Hotel and CasinoAccording to the Reno Gazette-Journal, in less than three months after launching its page, The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe has reported surpassing 12,000 Facebook fans. They launched the page on the same day they announced that they “would join with the Tahoe skyline in the ski season.”

The property attributes its social media growth to a marketing strategy that uses relevant content, promotional messaging and paid advertising, and the personality of a Tahoe local, referred to as “Callie,” who provides regular posts and tweets with updates about the opening of the hotel casino.

“The property is undergoing a $60 million complete transformation from the former Horizon and it plans to offer 539 rooms steeped in rock ‘n’ roll art and memorabilia, featuring views from tower rooms of Lake Tahoe or Heavenly Valley, several new restaurants and bars, and a 25,000-square-foot casino,” the report reads.

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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming


Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming14 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

On Tuesday, Atari rolled out Atari Jackpots, a new social casino game. As eagerly anticipated for months, Atari is slowly but steadily delving deeper into the potentially lucrative waters of social casino gaming.

PokerStars — the world’s largest poker site (together with its “European Poker Tour”) — is one of the world’s most lucrative and popular destinations for poker aficionados.

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Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls Again


Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls Again 300x169 Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls AgainIt was another bad month for Nevada.

According to the Gaming Control Board, Nevada’s casino industry sustained further revenue declines in September, the second straight month of dwindling revenue.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, which obtained and dissected the data in full, says that statewide gaming revenue tumbled nearly 6 percent last month.
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Atari Jumps into Social Casino Space


Atari Jumps into Social Casino Space 300x199 Atari Jumps into Social Casino SpaceOn Tuesday, Atari rolled out Atari Jackpots, a new social casino game.

As eagerly anticipated for months, Atari is slowly but steadily delving deeper into the potentially lucrative waters of social casino gaming.

“The move is part of the reborn company’s strategy to use its powerful properties in modern titles on mobile, social, and online game platforms,” says Dean Takahashi of VentureBeat.

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The Biggest Area Of Opportunity For Casinos? Marketing To Millennials


The Biggest Area Of Opportunity For Casinos Marketing To Millennials 300x140 The Biggest Area Of Opportunity For Casinos? Marketing To MillennialsIn recent years, casinos have been focused on trying to recover from the recession and looking for ways to engage consumers with mobile apps.

While casinos have many groups to consider within their target audience, now that Millennials make up the largest living consumer generation in the world, casinos must invest more time and energy in marketing to Millennials.

Although mobile marketing and other messaging strategies targeting mobile apps have helped casinos more effectively reach Millennials, casinos must also focus on adding features inside their live casinos that appeal to Millennials. This could be anything from offering the latest microbrews to hosting gambling events that are designed to complement popular sporting events.

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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming


Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming12 300x225 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Harrah’s is taking another innovative step forward in the gaming world these days, fostering collaboration with online gambling and land based gambling at their New Jersey Casino.

Aspect Gaming, iSoftBet, and Revolver Gaming are now all in business with California based CashBet. First announced last month, new details are coming to light about CashBet’s latest partnerships.

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