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Tingle: Australian Clubs, Pubs, Gaming Biz At War With Gvt

It's another jam packed report focusing on “down under” Australia. It's all about the Aussie pubs, clubs and gaming industry at war with the government,

Tingle: Mildura Jewel Casino: Impossible Dream?

Mildura Jewel Casino
Dreaming is often encouraged by Australian aboriginal elders, as was re quoted by rocker Bob Geldof on his journey to Australia borrowing from German writer Johann von Goethe

Loto-Quebec Open For Business Amidst Controversy

Lotto Quebec
The much anticipated Loto-Quebec has opened for business in the Canadian province.

Harry Reid, Las Vegas Casinos Backing Online Poker Bill

Harry Reid Online Gambling Bill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is currently circulating a bill that would legalize online poker.   Its supporters include the major Las Vegas casinos.

Did Gambling Debts Play Part In Broncos Kenny McKinley Suicide?

Reports surfaced this week that Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley apparently racked up over $100,000 in gambling debts prior to his September 21 suicide that sent shockwaves through the NFL.

Tingle: Australians Betting Over $1bn Online Gaming

Australians Online Gambling
Australian's are betting in the region of $1 billion each year on online gambling websites and this trend is set to continue

Australian Casino Wars: Star City Official Opening

Today we have the scoop on the quietly promoted official launched of Star City, the re branded and upgraded former Star City Casino aka Pyrmont Workers Club.

No More OTB in NYC? Last Minute Reprieve Could Happen

OTB New York City
OTB or Off Track Betting has announced it will cease to exist in New York City as of this Friday December 3, 2010.

Secret Plan to Legalize Online Gambling Comes Under Scrutiny

online gambling
According to a Bloomberg News report, three U.S. House Republicans are objecting to what they call a “secretive, closed-door, undemocratic” effort in the Senate to pass legislation that would legalize and tax some online gambling before Congress adjourns this year.

Lucky Chances Casino Sues to Keep Fight Videos Off YouTube

Lucky Chances Casino
A Colma, California card room, Lucky Chances Casino, has filed suit to keep casino fight videos off of YouTube.

Edmonton Casino Murderers Convicted

Edmonton Casino Murderers Convicted
Two men have been convicted in the second degree murder and assault of Mohamed Ali Ibrahim, a Somali national who was living in Edmonton, Canada.

2014 Super Bowl in New Jersey Could Be Huge For State Sports Betting

2014 Super Bowl
New Jersey is looking to legalize sports betting, both at local horse tracks and online.  It just so happens that the state will host its first ever Super Bowl in 2014.

Montreal Arsons Tied To Mob Turf Wars

Montreal Arsons Organized Crime
A recent spate of arsons occurring at Montreal cafes and other businesses have been tied to the local mob, according to police.

Betfair Accused of Robbing Hundreds of People Through “Happy Hour” Promo

The largest betting exchange in Europe, Betfair, has been accused of “robbing” players during a recent online casino “Happy Hour” promotion.

IMG Worldwide Chairman Gambled on College Sports While Representing Coaches

Ted Forstmann Bet On College Sports
The New York Times on Wednesday revealed that IMG Worldwide Chairman, Ted Forstmann, was betting hundreds of thousands of dollars on College Football games

Crown Casino Hammered: 24-Hour Gambling Binges, Machine Urination Alleged

Crown Casino
As Special Contributor Greg Tingle was among the first to report last week, Australia’s Crown Casino has come under increasing fire for allowing drunken gamblers and fighting on its premises. 

Lucchese Wiretapped Conversations Released by New Jersey AG

Lucchese Wiretapped Conversations
New Jersey’s Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday released wiretapped phone conversations from Lucchese crime family members accused in a racketeering case involving illegal gambling.

Crown Limited AGM: Rev Up 6%, Hit By Singapore

G'day punters, casino and gambling millionaires and billionaires, poker nuts, politicians, super whales, journalists, ... one and all.

Bookies Fare Well On Sunday Following Thanksgiving Feast For Gamblers

As is typical for Thanksgiving Day, the public favorites came through with flying colors.

Pakistan Cricket Players Named In Spot-Fixing Scandal

Pakistan Cricket Match Fixing
A bookie involved in a cricket spot-fixing scandal that has rocked the Pakistan tour of England has implicated four Pakistan players

Casino Cheat Gang In Court

Two of the world's most successful casino cheats have been stopped in their tracks, sort of, having had their day in court.

Asia Pacific, Aussie Gambling And Entertainment News (11/27/10)

G'day punters, casino and gambling millionaires and billionaires, poker nuts, politicians, super whales, journalists, politicians

Newark Star Ledger: Horse Racing Shouldn’t Get Money From Internet Gambling

New Jersey Horse Racing
  Perhaps horse racing in the state of New Jersey and elsewhere throughout the United States shouldn’t get money from Internet gambling.

The End Is Near For Online Gambling In Cyprus

Cyprus, a one-time hot spot for online gambling businesses, is close to banning the industry.

Australian Gambling and Casino News for November 26, 2010

Welcome to another jam packed news update from down under in Australia. 
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