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Two Billionaires Place Bets on Japan Casino Sector

Two Billionaires Place Bets on Japan Casino Sector
Two US billionaires are betting on rival cities, Tokyo and Osaka, to be the first in Japan to open casino resorts - once the government gives the go-ahead to legalize gambling.

Australian Casino Magnate James Packer Receives A$500 Fine for Brawl

Australian Casino Magnate James Packer Receives A$500 Fine for Brawl
Crown Resorts Ltd. Chairman James Packer has been fined A$500 for a May 4 street brawl near Sydney’s Bondi Beach. 

NRL Investigating Top Official Over Ryan Tandy Gambling Scandal

NRL Investigating Top Official Over Ryan Tandy Gambling Scandal
The NRL is reportedly investigating allegations its head of football, Todd Greenberg, had knowledge of front-rower Ryan Tandy's gambling on rugby league games while he was chief executive of Canterbury

Bookmaker Stan James Could be Charged With Crime Over Defacing of Heritage Site

Bookmaker Stan James Could be Charged With Crime Over Defacing of Heritage Site
The popular British bookmaker Stan James was reported to authorities for stenciled graffiti advertising the betting firm was found on the Roman walls of Chester, a Heritage site that has existed since 40 AD.

Another Man Tied to Russian-Mob Connected Gambling Ring Sentenced

Another Man Tied to Russian-Mob Connected Gambling Ring Sentenced
A man who ran an illegal sports gambling operation with a Manhattan art gallery owner has been sentenced to six months in prison.

Ronn Torossian & 5WPR Continue Winning Awards

Ronn Torossian & 5WPR Continue Winning Awards
Longtime Friends of Gambling911,Ronn Torossian & his New-York based firm 5WPR continue to win awards.

CashBet is Coming to New Jersey: In Talks With Several Atlantic City Casinos

CashBet is Coming to New Jersey: In Talks With Several Atlantic City Casinos
CashBet has revealed it will be offering its platform in the coveted US market by year’s end, specifically the state of New Jersey.

Boston Will Not Become a ‘Host Community’ for Neighboring Casino Projects

Boston Will Not Become a ‘Host Community’ for Neighboring Casino Projects
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has lost a bid to give city residents a chance to vote on casinos proposed for neighboring Everett and Revere.

Poll Finds Americans Favor Legalized Marijuana Over Online Gambling

Poll Finds Americans Favor Legalized Marijuana Over Online Gambling
Americans are split over whether marijuana should be legalized for recreational use, according to a poll released Thursday. But the same poll finds them solidly opposed to online gambling.

New $4 Billion Resort to Begin Development in Las Vegas Later This Year

Genting Bhd, Southeast Asia's biggest gaming group, will begin  construction of a $4 billion gaming resort on the Las Vegas strip in the second half of this year, it said in a statement on Thursday.

Caesars Posts Larger Than Anticipated Loss in 1st Quarter

Caesars Posts Larger Than Anticipated Loss in 1st Quarter
Caesars Entertainment on Wednesday reported a wider first-quarter loss as gambling revenue fell and the company's casinos outside of Las Vegas faced stiffer competition and bad weather.

Pennsylvania to Look at Legalizing Online Gambling: Adelson Can’t be Happy

Pennsylvania to Look at Legalizing Online Gambling: Adelson Can’t be Happy
Consultants told Pennsylvania lawmakers Wednesday that legalizing online gambling in the state would lead to more total gambling revenue, approximately $307 million a year to be more precise.

Washington Post: Adelson Political Beneficiaries Adopting Online Gambling Cause

Washington Post: Adelson Political Beneficiaries Adopting Online Gambling Cause
Tom Hamburger of the Washington Post claims that casino billionaire and GOP megadonr Sheldon Adelson has in the midst of quietly deploying a state-level political network to abolish online gambling in the US.

Police Investigate Brawl Involving Australian Casino Magnate James Packer

Police Investigate Brawl Involving Australian Casino Magnate James Packer
Police are investigating a public brawl between James Packer and a television executive, which could jeopardise regional expansion plans for Packer's casino business if it leads to a criminal conviction.

James Thackston on 'Years Long Revenge Trip to Damage Online Gambling Co’s’

James Thackston on 'Years Long Revenge Trip to Damage Online Gambling Co’s’
iGaming.org columnist Haley Hintze calls him “a jilted would-be software entrepreneur on a years-long revenge trip to damage companies that wouldn’t purchase his software products or theories.”

Sands Bethlehem Not for Sale After All: Adelson to Invest More in Property

Sands Bethlehem Not for Sale After All: Adelson to Invest More in Property
Despite much speculation in recent months, the Allentown Morning Call reported on Tuesday that the Sands Bethlehem Casino is not for sale...and, in fact, they are doubling down.

Reefer Madness: Nevada Warns Casinos Over Pot Investments

Reefer Madness: Nevada Warns Casinos Over Pot Investments
Nevada gambling regulators issued a notice Tuesday advising casino operators against investing in the state’s nascent medical marijuana industry.

AceSportsbook.com Announces Revamped Affiliate Program: Review

AceSportsbook.com Announces Revamped Affiliate Program: Review
"AceSportsbook.com has announced a revamped affiliate program, with commission percentages up to 25%.  They handle everything, just send them players, and they send you money.

Libertarian CEI Blasts Attempt to Revive Online Gambling Prohibition

Libertarian Blasts Attempt to Revive Online Gambling Prohibition
The Competitive Enterprise Institute, a powerful Libertarian organization that this week sued the White House science and technology office, has attacked efforts to revive online gambling prohibition. 

NFL Great Joe Montana Contacted by FBI Over San Francisco Corruption Case

NFL Great Joe Montana Contacted by FBI Over San Francisco Corruption Case
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that former San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has been contacted by the FBI in connection with a corruption sting.

Adelson to UNLV Students: ‘I Don’t Want a Casino Put on Every Kitchen Table’

Adelson to UNLV Students:  ‘I Don’t Want a Casino Put on Every Kitchen Table’
Sheldon Adelson urged UNLV students to challenge the status quo, made a moral case against online gambling and extolled Republican virtues during a talk about leadership Monday

Preakness Stakes, Horse Betting Online in Arizona Out: Telephone Wagers In

Preakness Stakes, Horse Betting Online in Arizona Out:  Telephone Wagers In
For those of you who attempted to place bets on this past weekend’s Kentucky Derby online from Arizona, you were plain out of luck unless you did so through international betting sites...

Former Nuke Commander Reprimanded in Counterfeit Poker Chips Case

Former Nuke Commander Reprimanded in Counterfeit Poker Case
The Navy says the admiral who was fired last fall as the No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces has been reprimanded and fined for violating the military's code of conduct...

New Jersey Woman Falsely Claims Identity Theft After 10K Online Gambling Loss

New Jersey Woman Falsely Claims Identity Theft After 10K Online Gambling Loss
A Jackson, New Jersey woman claimed she had her identity stolen after losing $10,000 to a state-licensed online gambling site.  State police charged the woman Monday with Theft by Deception.

Ader Highlights ‘Case for Change’ at Bwin.Party: Current Board on ‘Destructive’ Path

Ader Highlights ‘Case for Change’ at Bwin.Party: Current Board on ‘Destructive’
Activist investor Jason Ader of SpringOwl on Monday made available its initial presentation highlighting the need for change at Bwin.Party, one of the largest online gambling firms in the world.
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