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‘Frontline’ to Profile Macau: How Billions of Dollars Make it to the Gambling Tables

‘Frontline’ to Profile Macau: How Billions of Dollars Make it to the Gambling Ta
The popular and well produced PBS series “Frontline” this month (September 2014) will profile the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.

Anti-Web Gambling Crusader Adelson May Buy the US Senate: $100m Up for Grabs

Anti-Web Gambling Crusader Adelson May Buy the US Senate: $100m Up for Grabs
Gambling magnate and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson may be looking to try to buy the US Senate. 

Former Purple Lounge, Media Corp Execs Back at it as Part of Box Hill, SmartePay

Former Purple Lounge, Media Corp Execs Back at it as Part of Box Hill, SmartePay
Disneyworld was never the same after former Media Corp chairman Chris Borman and his wife came to town and engaged in some illicit activity of the sexual kind.

Undercover in Myanmar's Sin City Where Anything Goes: Casinos Coming Soon?

Undercover in Myanmar's Sin City Where Anything Goes: Casinos Coming Soon?
The BBC last month featured an undercover report detailing Myanmar's Sin City and its “anything goes” mentality that includes the likes of gambling, drugs, prostitution and various black markets. 

Gambling Dad Arrested: Admits to Leaving Child in Car While Playing in Casino

Gambling Dad Arrested: Admits to Leaving Child in Car While Playing in Casino
Delaware State Police arrested a Maryland man for leaving his 14-year-old daughter in a running car unattended while he gambled inside the Harrington Raceway and Casino. 

Mass Unemployment Filings in Wake of Atlantic City Casino Closures

Mass Unemployment Filings in Wake of Atlantic City Casino Closures
Hundreds of newly laid-off casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to process 5,000 workers over the next three days.

Bookies Make Out Well for First Week of College Football

Bookies Make Out Well for First Week of College Football
Sports bookies both online and in Vegas enjoyed a successful weekend and hope that trend continues with the start of NFL this upcoming weekend.

Revel Starts Shutdown Monday After Just 2 Years

Revel Starts Shutdown Monday After Just 2 Years
The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.

High Profile Names of Denver Sports Betting Clients Will Not Be Released

High Profile Names of Denver Sports Betting Clients Will Not Be Released
Jeffrey Dorschner, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office in Colorado, has confirmed that the names of clients of a multi-million dollar Denver area sports betting ring will not be made public.

Atlantic City Residents Hope for Best as Casinos Close

Atlantic City Residents Hope for Best as Casinos Close
The storied Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey has shut its doors and two more casinos are about to close in the coming weeks. 

Gary F. Young Added to Nevada’s Infamous ‘Black Book’

Gary F. Young Added to Nevada’s Infamous ‘Black Book’
Another name has just been added to Nevada’s “Black Book”, which includes a list of individuals prohibited from entering any of the state’s casinos.

Behind the Scenes of the Showboat Casino Closure and How it Will be Done

Behind the Scenes of the Showboat Casino Closure and How it Will be Done
When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Here's a look at what takes place behind the scenes:

New York Post Asks if Phil Mickelson Will be Charged With Insider Trading

New York Post Asks if Phil Mickelson Will be Charged With Insider Trading
The Sunday New York Post reports that golfer Phil Mickelson could be looking at a lengthy prison sentence if found guilty of insider trading.

Chris Christie Law Firm Bills $780,000 for Sports Betting Case, Other Items

Chris Christie Law Firm Bills $780,000 for Sports Betting Case, Other Items
The law firm hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal has charged the state another $780,000 for work this summer.

Nevada Gambling Revenue Inches Upwards in July

Nevada Gambling Revenue Inches Upwards in July
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up less than 1 percent in July compared with the same month last year.

Study Finds Gamblers Brains Are Similar to Those of Pigeons

Study Finds Gamblers Brains Are Similar to Those of Pigeons
Psychologists at Warwick University, in the United Kingdom have concluded that gamblers brains are similar to those of pigeons.

888 CEO Brian Mattingley to Step Down

888 CEO Brian Mattingley to Step Down
888 Holdings Chief Executive Brian Mattingley will step down from the day-to-day running of the online gambling company next year and become chairman in a management restructuring, 888 said on Wednesday.

Warren Buffett Won’t Play Roulette: Joins Floyd Mayweather in Vegas

Warren Buffett Won’t Play Roulette: Joins Floyd Mayweather in Vegas
TMZ.com caught up with billionaire Warren Buffet while in Vegas.  He was there to both gamble and meet up with boxer “Pretty Boy” Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

‘Ghost’ Fraudster Gets Nearly 5 Years Prison Sentence: Blames Gambling Problem

‘Ghost’ Fraudster Gets Nearly 5 Years Prison Sentence: Blames Gambling Problem
Canadian Ralph Sanon has been sentenced to 4-and-a-half years for stealing identities and raking in over $777,000 between the years 2011 and 2013.

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Opens Tuesday Night

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Opens Tuesday Night
The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is scheduled to open, marking a new milestone in Maryland’s development of casino gambling.

Two Suspects Detained for Abduction and Murder of Internet Gambling Millionaire

Two Suspects Detained for Abduction and Murder of Internet Gambling Millionaire
Just one day after it was revealed that kidnapped Taiwanese Internet gambling millionaire Shih Chia-chin had been found dead, his alleged captors and killers were detained in the southern part of Taiwan on Tuesday.

Michigan Bookies: Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Grand Rapids

Michigan Bookies: Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Grand Rapids
Michigan bookies are well placed with two of College Football’s most popular and successful programs: The Wolverines and Spartans.

Kidnapped Internet Gambling Millionaire Found Dead

Kidnapped Internet Gambling Millionaire Found Dead
A Taiwan businessman who reportedly amassed tens of millions of US dollars from illegal gambling has been murdered by his kidnappers, police confirmed on Monday.

Has Selig Stand on Pete Rose Softened?

Has Selig Stand on Pete Rose Softened?
CINCINNATI (Associated Press) - As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.

AP: Fantasy Football Looking a Lot More Like Gambling

AP: Fantasy Football Looking a Lot More Like Gambling
Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.
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