Ming's million dollar Maryland baccarat scheme

During the many hours Ming Zhang spent dealing baccarat at MGM’s National Harbor casino in Maryland he dreamed of way he could beat the system and take home a huge payday. Zhang eventually found a way to "beat the system", but in doing so he found himself becoming "part of system" - the criminal justice…

Ming’s million dollar Maryland baccarat scheme

During the many hours Ming Zhang spent dealing baccarat at MGM’s National Harbor casino in Maryland he dreamed of way he could beat the system and take home a huge payday. Zhang eventually found a way to "beat the system", but in doing so he found himself becoming "part of system" - the criminal justice…

November proves to be a good month for Las Vegas casinos

November 2018 was a month to be thankful for if you happen to own a Las Vegas casino. Casinos up and down the famed Las Vegas Strip reported big revenue gains for the month thanks to the surprise resurgence of baccarat as a revenue driving force. According to the latest numbers released by the Nevada…

Phil Ivey Blames Borgata, Booze and Breasts in Baccarat Defense

Phil Ivey and the Borgata Hotel and Casino are locked in a blame game over who was taking advantage of whom the night he won $9.6 million playing mini-baccarat. The folks at the Borgata say Ivey was using an elaborate form of advantage play called, edge sorting, to cheat them out of the money. Ivey…

How Affiliates Can Profit from Less Popular Casino Games

Online casinos offer a plethora of games to their players to enjoy, which is exactly the point of online gambling, right? However, many times it turns out online casino affiliates focus on promoting those games that are highly popular among players, such as slots, roulette and blackjack, among a few others. Whereas it makes sense…

The 5 Most Popular Gambling Games in Asia

Are you interested in tapping into a market of over 4 billion people? Asians represent the largest, and fastest-growing, community on the planet. Additionally, according to research reported in the LA Times, Asians are about ten times more likely to gamble than the rest of the world. In other words, it's crucial that you reach…

Phil Ivey Fighting Casino for Millions

Phil Ivey is embroiled in another sticky situation this week as he battles a UK casino for £7.3 million he won playing Punto Blanco. The private casino has returned Ivey's £1 million initial stake, but is withholding his winnings pending the outcome of an internal investigation. So far, the eight-time WSOP winner has not been accused…

Bodog.Uk Shuts Down Poker Operations

Bodog is shutting down poker and sports betting operations on its Bodog.uk as part of an effort to focus on the booming Asian Pacific gaming market. For now, the entire Bodog.UK site is completely shut down and will be shuttered and reopened as a casino-only site in the near future. The new Bodog.uk site will…

Gambling in Asia Impacts Australia, Affiliates

Increased competition from the booming Asian gaming market is having a serious impact on Australian land-based casinos including over 300 layoffs at the popular Crown Casino, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald. In addition to the layoffs, Crown is also spending as much as $2 billion refurbishing older properties in the hope…