Caesars Preps for Possible Revel-ation in Atlantic City

Caesars Preps for Possible Revel-ation in Atlantic City

Hail, Caesars Entertainment: the casino business may or may not be eyeing Atlantic City’s Revel as their newest acquisition

We doubt that the Roman emperor himself kept his name front side and center since well as Caesars Entertainment Corporation does these days. And despite continuing to carry the gaming industry’s heaviest debt load hovering at the $24 billion mark, buying and building new properties does not seem to be a problem for this casino conglomerate.

Lately, they have been in talks with Japanese leaders to build a possible new casino in Osaka just as video gaming is legalized in Japan, and now the news that is latest, based on some insider reports, is that they have their eye on Atlantic City’s issue youngster casino, Revel.

Could Revel Become Next on Their List?

Revel formally went into bankruptcy right back in March 2013; not even 12 months into its once-gloriously touted entrance onto the Atlantic City land gaming that is beleaguered scene. Now anyone interested in snatching the casino up will have under a couple of weeks to submit a bid, and according to Bloomberg, Caesars isn’t a slam dunk with this purchase; neither is it even 100 percent specific they shall also take action to take action.

Other contenders are definitely into the mix; those include Orlando-based tricky Rock Overseas, who the New York Post month that is last as being in ‘advanced negotiations’ for the purchase. That was after a decisi Continue reading “Caesars Preps for Possible Revel-ation in Atlantic City”

Poker Blogger Jay Newnum Gets Probation After Foxwoods Tip Box Theft

Poker Blogger Jay Newnum Gets Probation After Foxwoods Tip Box Theft

Former poker blogger Jay Newnum is stepping far from poker after receiving probation for stealing from the dealer’s tip container (Image:

When you’re a poker blogger/reporter hired to cover a good-sized tournament at a major land casino, probably creating a move on the dealer’s tip field is not your most useful decision ever. Apparently, not everybody else grasps that reality, now from the ‘what were you thinking’ files comes news that 41-year-old probably-not-anymore poker writer Jay Newnum has received probation for stealing almost $700 while covering a Foxwoods casino poker tourney on December 16 of last year.

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The Fishers, Indiana writer apparently returned the stolen funds taken from the end box reportedly snatched up using chopsticks, a visual we find pretty amusing during a Mega Stack Challenge $600 No-Limit Texas Hold’em tournament held at the Mashantucket that is popular casino.

Newnum are allowed to participate in something called ‘accelerated rehabilitation,’ a state court program that will wipe his record clean if he makes it through the probation period without using chopsticks on anything but chow mein and moo goo gai pan. Newnum dodged a bullet using this sentencing, as a maximum could have been brought by this class B misdemeanor of six months in jail along with up to $1,000 in punitive fines.

Despite the event occurring back in mid-December, there Continue reading “Poker Blogger Jay Newnum Gets Probation After Foxwoods Tip Box Theft”