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Jeff Timmons discusses the significance of Father's Day Special

Jamaica - Jeff Timmons, the founding member of the Grammy-nominated group 98 Degrees, sat down and chatted with Digital Journal about fatherhood.

Meth and driving a poor combo

Sonora - Driving under the influence of meth is a bad idea. Driving and carrying methamphetamine or heroin while under the influence lands two couples, in separate incidents, in jail.

Financially strapped Atlantic City considers gamblers' way out

Atlantic City - East Coast gambling mecca Atlantic City, N.J., is almost out of chances to save itself from looming financial catastrophe.

Atlantic City's shuttered Revel casino faces new power hurdle

Atlantic City - The new owner of the shuttered $2.4 billion Revel Casino-Hotel in Atlantic City says he won't pay more than $1 million in overdue power bills because the utility company will not account for the electricity usage.

Thieves armed with guns and machetes rob French casino

Toulouse - Three assailants armed with shotguns and machetes held up a casino in the resort village of Castera-Verduzan in southwest France, escaping with around 12,000 euros ($13,168), local police said Sunday.

Review: 'The Supernaturalists' is an outstanding new show by Criss Angel Special

Mashantucket - On June 28, Digital Journal had the pleasure to review Criss Angel's new magic show, "The Supernaturalists" at the Foxwoods Resort Casino's The Fox Theater.

Almost 10,000 thronged to Plainridge Park Casino on opening night

The state of Massachusetts has officially entered a brand new era of legalized gambling. Plainridge Park Casino is the first gambling venue to start operations in the state under a 2011 law.

Catching up with Criss Angel about 'The Supernaturalists' Special

Mashantucket - World renowned magician Criss Angel sat down and chatted with Digital Journal following the fifth preview performance of his new show "The Supernaturalists" at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Atlantic City fines bankrupt casino-hotel for losing power

Atlantic City - The empty Revel casino-hotel has already been fined $20,000 and will continue to be fined $5,000 a day by the city of Atlantic City until it gets electric service restored, officials said.

Macau prostitution ring busted, tycoon's nephew arrested

Hong Kong - Police in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau have busted a major prostitution ring and arrested more than 100 people, including the nephew of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho, city authorities said Tuesday.

Butcher robbed bank to recoup wages lost gambling, police say

A Pennsylvania grocer is jailed in connection with an alleged bank robbery after he reportedly gambled away his entire paycheck.

Toronto bidder cancels plans to buy Atlantic City casino

Toronto - A Canadian investment firm appears to have has backed away from plans to buy a bankrupt Atlantic City, N.J., casino even though its indecision could cost $10 million.

Chukchansi casino shut down as tribal leaders resort to force

After an armed altercation on Thursday forced the closure of the Chukchansi casino in Coarsegold, Calif. members of both factions remain holed up in the casino. The armed confrontation resulted in no serious injuries and no arrests have been made.

Bankruptcy court auction of Atlantic City megacasino to resume

Atlantic City - A bankruptcy court-supervised auction for Revel, the multibillion-dollar Atlantic City casino that collapsed earlier this month, resumes today in New York City.

Man pays fine with casino winnings, just as cops arrive

Bochum - A man in Germany was able to avoid being arrested by paying a fine with his slot machine winnings, just as cops were going to arrest him.

Op-Ed: Aquis Casino — An extreme gamble

Cairns - Cairns may soon have a new casino with 1,500 gaming machines and 750 gaming tables, snugly ensconced within a larger $4.2 billion mega resort.

Dates for public comments regarding casino plans established

The public of New York will be able to share their views regarding recent proposals for new private casinos in the state by the end of September.

Ted Nugent’s comments lead to casino performance cancellations

The Puyallup Native American tribe, which owns the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, has cancelled two upcoming Ted Nugent shows on August 2 and 3 due to “racist and hate-filled remarks” he made.

Op-Ed: Why online gambling is safer than gambling in person

Online gaming has been a part of the internet since the early days of the web in the mid-90s, but is a relatively new venture in the U.S.

S.Korea opens casino market to foreign operator

Seoul - South Korea opened its tightly controlled gambling market Tuesday and approved a $697 million investment plan by foreign investors to build the country's biggest casino town.LOCZ Korea, a joint venture between Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment and ...

Review: Ross Kemp encounters the extremities of Las Vegas's underbelly

Las Vegas - Ross Kemp's Extreme World screened on UK television schedules again this week, and one must wonder how he manages to find such deprivation living on the margin of society in a glamorous city like Las Vegas.

The rise of online casino gambling

Today, casino players around the world can go online, log into a casino, and play any one of hundreds of real money games in a safe playing environment. But things weren’t always like that.

Solaire Resort & Casino emerging as popular boxing venue in Asia

Solaire Resort and Casino, the newest and most luxurious hotel, resort and casino in the Philippines, is emerging as a popular venue for world-class boxing in the Asia-Pacific region.

A.C. Firefighters rescue 50 people trapped in casino elevators

Atlantic City - Memorial Day visitors to Atlantic City got more than they bargained for after 50 patrons got stuck in two separate elevators.

Shots rang out in Vegas casino in apparent murder-suicide

Las Vegas - Two people are dead at a Las Vegas casino after gunfire rocked the lobby, terrifying guests. The shooting, which is being called a murder-suicide, occurred at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino.

Review: Kenny and Dolly Together Show takes audience down memory lane Special

Tribute shows come in different packages. When the show is neatly packed it is first-class entertainment. When it is not, the audience can feel a bit cheated.

New York City's first casino

New York - The greater New York City area has now gotten an alternative to gainful employment. It comes in the form of gambling, legalized gambling at that.

Another Casino Benefits Airway Heights and Spokane County

Airway Heights - Spokane Tribe is proposing to add a casino in Spokane County and promising that payouts will be big for the city and the county.

Fairy tale jackpot win for French couple

For one French couple 13 wasn't such an unlucky number as they celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary by scooping the jackpot at a casino. But in spite of winning over €5 million the pair intend to keep their jobs selling kebabs and chips.

Spectacular robbery during Berlin poker tournament

Berlin - Last Saturday, at the Grand Hyatt hotel in central Berlin, an armed robbery took place during the million-euro poker tournament.
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The newly opened Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi  MS  as viewed from the Biloxi Bay Bridge  at the pr...
The newly opened Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi, MS, as viewed from the Biloxi Bay Bridge, at the property of the previous Isle of Capri casino devastated 8 years earlier when Hurricane Katrina came ashore.
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The Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., is shown in June 2011.
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