Gambling

Psychiatrist Says Gambling Addiction is Among the Most Challenging

Psychiatrist Says Gambling Addiction is Among the Most Challenging

In light of last week’s attack at a popular Manila casino, experts have attempted to better explain the consequences of a gambling addition.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2017

PA Casinos Not On Board With Internet Gambling

PA Casinos Not On Board With Internet Gambling

Some of the casinos in PA say that the current bill legalizing online gambling is a nonstarter and here is why

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/05/2017

32 Dead From Smoke Inhalation at Casino

32 Dead From Smoke Inhalation at Casino

Individual doused casino tables with gasoline, set them on fire, created clouds of smoke that killed three dozen people

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2017

Lone Man Sets Casino Table Ablaze at Manila Resorts World: Motive Not Yet Known

Lone Man Sets Casino Table Ablaze at Manila Resorts World: Motive Not Yet Known

A gunman with an assault rifle burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital Manila early on Friday

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Ron Paul: Internet Gambling Ban a Loss for Liberty, a Boost for Terrorists

Ron Paul: Internet Gambling Ban a Loss for Liberty, a Boost for Terrorists

Former Congressman fears NSA exploitation of loophole in current law

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/01/2017

Nevada Gambling Revenue Up in April

Nevada Gambling Revenue Slightly up in April

LAS VEGAS (Associated Press) — State regulators say gambling revenue at Nevada casinos was up almost 1.2 percent in April compared with the same month a year ago.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday said casinos won more than $876.1 million from gamblers last month.

Submitted by Guest on, May/31/2017

Blackjack Dealer Pleads Guilty in Theft

Blackjack Dealer Pleads Guilty in Theft

A South Dakota blackjack dealer has pleaded guilty to stealing $10,000 from his then-employer.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2017

Ping Pong Great Suspended at World Championship Over Gambling Debts

Ping Pong Great Suspended During World Championship Over Gambling Debts

A Chinese table tennis great was suspended as the national women's team coach on Tuesday in the wake of a lawsuit over his alleged casino debts.

Submitted by Guest on, May/30/2017

Columbus, Ohio Bookies: Home of the Ohio State Buckeyes

If you are residing in Columbus, Ohio either as a resident or while attending college at the University of Ohio, you are bound to run into the local bookie. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/29/2017

Horseshoe Casino Top Cop Charged With Theft

Horseshoe Casino Top Cop Charged With Theft

Anonymous letter warned Department he was “never at work”.

Submitted by Guest on, May/28/2017

New Federal Legislation Would Allow Sports Betting in US States

New Federal Legislation Would Allow Sports Betting in US States

Bill would do away with Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) that bans the activity

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2017

Vegas on High Alert This Memorial Day Weekend With Looming ISIS Threat

Vegas on High Alert This Memorial Day Weekend With Looming ISIS Threat

Police respond with stepped up patrols as ISIS calls for knifings in the street and attacks with motor vehicles

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2017

Interactive Experiences Seen as Big Part of Casinos’ Future

Interactive Experiences Seen as Big Part of Casinos’ Future

Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States

Submitted by Guest on, May/25/2017

No Deal: MGM Not Buying Sands Bethlehem

Rumors have been swirling in recent weeks that the Sands Bethlehem casino could be acquired by MGM. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Mobster Looking at 7 Years in Prison for Role in Gambling, Extortion Ring

Vito Badamo, 54, was also charged with peddling drugs like Viagra and Cialis and running loansharking rackets.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

Official: Supreme Court Should Nix NJ Sports Betting Bid

New Jersey’s yearslong efforts to allow legal sports betting have brought more opposition from the federal government Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

PA Senate Approves Online Gambling

The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to allow online casino-style gambling in the state

Submitted by Guest on, May/24/2017

Gambling Techniques for Casino Players

Gambling Techniques for Casino Players

There is no exact gambling strategy to ensure players can win big amount of money.

Submitted by Payton on, May/24/2017

Brother of Jaguars Leonard Fournette Arrested on Gambling Charges

Brother of Jaguars Leonard Fournette Arrested on Gambling Charges

Lanard Fournette is a running back with LSU.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2017

How Malta Rolled Dice on Online Gambling Supervision: Documents

How Malta Rolled Dice on Online Gambling Supervision: Documents

Malta let online gambling firms operate from the island across the European Union between at least 2012-2014 while failing to enforce its own rules on monitoring their computer servers

Submitted by Guest on, May/22/2017

1XBet Sportsbook Freezes Customer’s €15,115 Balance

1XBet Sportsbook Freezes Customer’s €15,115 Balance

An online sportsbook has frozen a customer’s account to the tune of €15,115.

Submitted by Guest on, May/22/2017

Pay Per Head Bookie Outsourcing in Tallahassee Area

Pay Per Head Bookie Outsourcing in Tallahassee Area

With the FSU Seminoles expected to go deep again this year, bookies in the region will be in search of an established Pay Per Head bookie outsourcing company.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2017

Philippines Arrests 25 Koreans Over Alleged Fraud, Gambling

Philippines Arrests 25 Koreans Over Alleged Fraud, Gambling

Twenty-five South Koreans have been arrested in metropolitan Manila on suspicion of internet fraud or illegal online gambling, Philippine authorities said Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, May/20/2017

Man Injured While Fleeing to Escape Mannequin Sues Hotel Casino

Man Injured While Fleeing to Escape Mannequin Sues Hotel Casino

A Southern California man claiming to have been frightened by a life size mannequin inside his hotel room is suing the establishment after sustaining injuries. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/19/2017

Jailed Mobster Threatened to Kill Federal Prosecutor

Jailed Mobster Threatened to Kill Federal Prosecutor

“We need to handle this and do something about this b---h,” Asaro allegedly told another inmate while behind bars.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2017

North Carolina Backs Off Daily Fantasy Sports Regulations: Would Foster Gambling

North Carolina Backs Off Daily Fantasy Sports Regulations: Would Foster Gambling

Some North Carolina legislators turned back efforts Wednesday to regulate the fast-growing yet uncertain fantasy sports industry

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2017

William Hill Spokesperson Fired After 45 Years With the Company

William Hill Spokesperson Fired After 45 Years With the Company

Graham Sharpe told by U.K. bookmaker he’s become “redundant”

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2017

Nevada Attorney General Faces Ethics Probe Tied to Gambling, Adelson

Nevada Attorney General Faces Ethics Probe Tied to Gambling, Adelson

Recorded conversation at a Reno coffee shop between the Nevada attorney general and the state's top casino watchdog has set off a political firestorm

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

I’m a Bookie…Get Me Out of Here: Korea (That Would be South Korea)

I’m a Bookie…Get Me Out of Here: Korea (That Would be South Korea)

If you are a bookie in South Korea, you could face some pretty stiff prison time. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2017

DA to Review Public Use of Force in Police Chokehold Death Outside Vegas Casino

DA to Review Public Use of Force in Police Chokehold Death Outside Vegas Casino

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said there will be a public use-of-force review to air the findings of the investigation of the death early Sunday

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2017

Breaking News

Crown Casino Employees Sentenced to Six Months Prison

Crown Casino Employees Sentenced to Six Months Prison

Three Australian employees of Crown Resorts could be released from a Chinese jail within months after being handed nine and 10-month sentences for gambling related offences in a Shanghai court.

Phil Hellmuth on Verge of Getting Record 15th WSOP Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth on Verge of Getting Record 15th WSOP Bracelet

With 14 World Series of Poker bracelets under his belt, Phil Hellmuth is looking to improve on his record when he comes back to the table Monday night. 

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

‘Gamble-ing Man’: Nathan Gamble Wins $15K Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Nathan Gamble defeated the 830-player field of the $15K Pot Limit Ohaha Hi-Lo event to win his first ever WSOP bracelet and $223,339 Sunday night.