Tag Archives: jai-alai
- NJ Federal Judge With U-Turn on ‘Other Sports’ Betting in Monmouth Park
October 29, 2014
New Jersey District Judge, Michael Shipp, has flip-flopped on his original decision to allow betting, in the state of New Jersey, on sports such as tennis, MMA fighting, and soccer, after issuing an addendum that places them all under the Temporary restraining Order (TRO) that he issued on Friday. Do...
- Pagcor has another record month; Congress wants power to issue gaming licenses
March 14, 2012
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) saw February revenues rise 35.5% above the same month last year. The state-run gaming regulator/operator issued a statement that pegged monthly revenues at P3.56b ($83.4m). It’s a new monthly record -- the eighth time that record’s been broken in the past 12 months....
- Genting makes Malaysia acquisition; Philippines bans some jai alai betting
July 5, 2011
Genting’s Malaysian arm has made its latest acquisition for the princely sum of $832.4million. According the Star, Genting will get the gaming side of tycoon Anada Krishnan’s Tanjong plc. An unidentified source told the Star, "They'll be signing the deal on Thursday worth 2.5 billion ringgit." The Pan Malaysian Pools...
- Poker keeping jai-alai afloat, steering Annie Duke to the altar
December 30, 2010
There’s a recent story in the Miami Herald that takes a wistful look at the city’s dying jai-alai institutions. Once a thriving sport that was capable of filling 10,000 seat venues, jai-alai audiences rarely surpass 1% of that figure nowadays, and many of those in the stands are well past...
Interview with Epic Poker League Commissioner, Annie Duke
September 7, 2011
Five on Friday: Made-For-TV Millionaires
April 6, 2012
Professional Poker League unveils roster
May 4, 2011