Player's Advantage

Gamblers will enjoy new ways to bet, analyst predicts

Casinos of the not-too-distant future will offer many more ways for people to place their bets, says an executive for a national consulting company. In ...

Expansion of sports betting moves from 'what if' to 'when'

Not so long ago, few people thought you'd ever be able to place a legal bet on the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates or other teams at ...

Have you made these blackjack mistakes?

For 20 years, many of the world's best blackjack players have gathered for the "Blackjack Ball," an invitation-only celebration at a secret site. From ...

Pennsylvania's taxman wrongly targets slot free play

The Beatles' "Taxman" gets a lot of airplay this time of year as people prepare their annual bloodletting for federal, state and local governments. Little ...

Youngstown's 'best kept secret' seats gamblers around world

Gamblers at the Monte Carlo in Monaco, the Aria in Las Vegas and Caesar's properties around the world hope for a big win while settled ...

Player's Advantage: Big gaming states share a sorry trait: smoking in casinos

Gamblers and casino employees in the country's four busiest gambling states must contend with tobacco smoke that wouldn't be allowed in other workplaces or facilities ...

Player's Advantage: Casinos win more, but trouble may be on horizon

Thanks largely to gamblers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Louisiana and Maryland, casinos posted a modest increase in casino win — or player losses — in 2015. ...

Player's Advantage: Chances still good for online gambling in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania gamblers are most likely next in line to play legalized online blackjack, poker, slots and other casino games. A bill that adds online gambling ...

Lottery probes shouldn't shake players' faith, officials say

Despite allegations that a former Midwest lottery executive rigged games in five states so he and associates could cash in, Americans' most popular form of ...

Casinos prepare for changes to draw next generation

America's biggest generation yet will succeed baby boomers as the primary group of casino customers, but that poses a problem for the gambling industry. Casino ...

Poker 'very, very healthy' in Northeast, director says

The venerable game of poker might be down but it's far from out — especially in Pennsylvania and neighboring states, says the man behind "Poker ...