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Nevada Gaming Commissioner Member Resigns After News of Federal Probe

Michonne Ascuaga has resigned from the Nevada Gaming Commission, according to Gov. Brian Sandoval's office.

The governor accepted her resignation, a statement from his office read as follows:

 

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Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/12/2016

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Lawyers Spar Over Murder Verdict in Nevada Casino Melee

RENO — (Associated Press) - Nevada’s Supreme Court justices are being asked to clarify state laws on self-defense and defense of others as they consider whether to revisit their recent reversal of a high-profile murder and conspiracy conviction in a 2011 casino shootout between rival biker gangs.

The Washoe County district attorney has asked the high court to reconsider its Dec. 31 ruling overturning the conviction of Ernesto Gonzalez, the ex-president of the Vagos chapter in Nicaragua who was sentenced in 2013 to up to life in prison.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/11/2016

New Funding for DraftKings Possible as Value Declines 60 Percent

Following news that Fox Sports had devalued Daily Fantasy Sports juggernaut and pseudo partner DraftKings by 60 percent, at least one media outlet is reporting a possible new round of funding for the beleaguered company.

Eric Fisher of the Sports Business Journal tweeted Wednesday:

There have been rumors - unconfirmed - of potential new funding for DraftKings. If it happens, could be looking at a down round.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/11/2016

Borgata Refuses to Make Good on $7.2 Million Tax Payment

ATLANTIC CITY – (Associated Press) - By most accounts, the Borgata has been Atlantic City’s golden goose, providing the most jobs and tax revenue in the seaside gambling resort.

It’s even wrapped in gold-tinted glass that bathes the surrounding neighborhood in a golden glow when the sun hits it just right.

But the goose isn’t laying any more golden eggs anytime soon.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/11/2016

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How to Master The Super Bowl Proposition Bet

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Massachusetts Gaming Commission Ends Bitter Dispute With Wynn

BOSTON — (Associated Press) - Massachusetts closed the books on Boston's bitter fight over Wynn Resorts' $1.7 billion casino development in Everett on Thursday as state gambling regulators unanimously approved an accord between the city and the Las Vegas casino giant.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/04/2016

Some Cities More ‘Sinful’ Than Las Vegas Report Finds

According to a new report by real estate site Trulia that ranked major cities on how likely they are to indulge in the cardinal sins — lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride — Las Vegas may be known by the moniker “Sin City” but isn't actually the most sinful city.  That honor goes to - drum roll please - New Orleans.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/03/2016

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Bookies Do Not Anticipate Las Vegas Raiders to Have Gambling Restrictions

If the Las Vegas Raiders become a reality, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's anti-gambling policy will be put to the test and challenged by the state's bookmakers, among others.

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Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/30/2016

Oakland Raiders Could Become Las Vegas Raiders With Potential Adelson Purchase

A report in the Sheldon Adelson-owned Las Vegas Review Journal has Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis meeting with Adelson Friday “possibly to discuss stadium details”.

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‘Outside the Lines” Continues Series on Sports and Illegal Gambling (Listen Here)

OTL discusses the relationship of pro sports leagues and gambling. Also, they delve into the findings of CTE in former NFL player Tyler Sash and you can listen to Wednesday's and Thursday's episode below.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/28/2016

Bills in Hawaii Would Legalize Fantasy Sports, State Lottery

HONOLULU (Associated Press) - Lawmakers in Hawaii want to make an exception to the state's gambling ban by legalizing fantasy sports contests.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/28/2016

After Years of Intolerance, Sports Leagues Getting Into Bed With Wagering Firms

ESPN.com has come out with a report on the major sports leagues embracing of the gambling industry after years of intolerance. 

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The sports media outlet points out a number of recent examples:

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/28/2016

ESPN Show "Outside the Lines" Airs Segment on Match Fixing in Tennis (Listen Here)

The piece below is produced by the neice of Gambling911.com intrepid writer/reporter Thomas Somach. 

The segment comes at a time during the Australian Open where match fixing has taken center stage.  Listen to the Tuesday January 27 episode here that includes a segment on possible discipline of Clippers star Blake Griffin.

Somach's neice's segment is part of a series that delves into the world of illegal gambling and professional sports. 

Watch for Gambling911.com to listen to other segments from this series. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2016

2 Men With Ties to Killer Bookie Convicted Again

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Associated Press) -- Two men have again been convicted of being part of a sports betting operation in Columbia.

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Multiple media outlets reported a federal jury returned guilty verdicts Tuesday against Jack Parker and Doug Taylor.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/27/2016

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DFS Fight Comes to the Heartland as Nebraska Legislators Mull Over Bill

LINCOLN, Nebraska — (Associated Press) - Gambling opponents are fighting a bill that would allow fantasy sports websites to operate in Nebraska, even though the industry estimates that 300,000 people in the state are already playing.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2016

Pinnacle Sports Reports Suspicious Betting Activity at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (Associated Press) — Players involved in a mixed doubles match at the Australian Open said Monday they were interviewed by the Tennis Integrity Unit after a newspaper reported it had attracted suspicious betting patterns.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2016

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‘Rat Casino’ Shows Rodents are Riskier Gamblers

Scientists from Canada’s University of British Columbia have discovered that rodents are more prone to taking risks when gambling.  They built a “rat casino” to prove their point. 

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Mark Cuban Says Texas AG Needs to Stop ‘Grandstanding’ in Wake of DFS Decision

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared daily fantasy sports illegal in his state Tuesday, putting more pressure on the embattled industry and leading sites DraftKings and FanDuel.

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