500 Club Cardroom in California shut down due to insufficient funds
A Clovis, California card room, The 500 Club, was closed this week after the California Bureau of Gambling Control (BGC) found that the operators had insufficient funds to cover all its chips in circulation.
Penn. poker rooms see 4.2 percent year-over-year revenue increase
Newly released figures from Pennsylvania indicate the state’s poker rooms notched a 4.2 percent year-over-year increase in July. There are currently10 casinos statewide with operating poker rooms taking in a combined $5.17 million from players last month.
William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool received a 12-month suspended jail term after admitting seven counts of criminal damage.
Tilman Fertitta advises Louisiana casino regulations be eased
The Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force heard stern comments this week from Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta who advised members that regulations on casino operators must be eased.
Suncity Group launches 'Sun Finance' mobile app
Macau casino junket investor Suncity Group is launching a secure mobile phone application called “Sun Finance.” The app will allow its VIP gambling clients to keep track of their account summary, win-loss history and rolling chip activities.