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The Possible Legalization of Sports Betting In West Virginia Casinos

In a recent Senate Committee meeting it was announced that legislation will be introduced that will bring sports betting to casinos throughout West Virginia. This comes on the heels of the Supreme Court possibly overturning the federal law that bans

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Things to Know Before Betting on the Super Bowl

One of the biggest events of any year, at least in the United States of America, is the Super Bowl. Held the first Sunday in February, it is not only the championship game of the NFL season, but also a

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Is it Gambling? Raging Controversy Over Real Money In-Game Loot Boxes

Online gaming often utilizes a variety of mini-games and other techniques to keep players engaged and spending money. One of the most controversial of these methods is the use of loot boxes in massively multiplayer online games. While these boxes

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Pennsylvania Governor Approves Gambling Legislation For January Vote

Laws are changing in Pennsylvania: Wine and beer is now legally sold in grocery stores, marijuana is grown for medical use and the current gambling policies are opening the door to more casinos and online sites. The Keystone state, already benefiting from funding thanks to the casino industry, is now betting that

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The US Supreme Court Considers Legalizing Sports Gambling

If you’re one of the rising number of Americans who support legal sports gambling, the latest case before the Supreme Court should make you stand up and pay attention. In 1993, only 44 percent of US citizens approved of sports

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Mississippi’s Casino Industry is Not Winning

Image: Biloxi, Mississippi at Sunset In the past few decades, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has become one of the premier destinations for casino gaming. Vacationers and local gamblers go and spend money at the riverboats and beautiful resorts that line

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The Gambling Industry in Japan – It’s Public VS Government

Most of the major gaming companies in the world are now planning on spreading out their ventures in Japan, a country that has been avoiding gambling like the plague for more than a decade now. The major players in the

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Is The Philippines’ Booming Casino Sector At Risk Of Over Supply?

It seems that Philippines runs a risk of over-investing in their newly thriving casino sector. This is due to the fact that the ever-growing gaming hub in Asia has attracted a huge number investors, both local and international; this is

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Iowa Casinos Looking For New Possibilities

There is no doubt that gambling in Iowa has increasingly become a money generating venture. This is because they have recently become local driven attractions and more people are embracing the industry than ever before, especially in Cedar Rapids, or

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Former Owner of M8trix Casino in Court… Again

Eric Swallow, a former owner of Casino M8trix in San Jose, California has decided to sue the state’s top gaming official and two of his former business partners who now happen to be the principal owners of the card room. Swallow

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Gaming Industry Presentation Highlights: Casino Crime

Over the last 50 years Hollywood has made the classic casino heist an iconic piece of American culture. Elaborate schemes performed by daring, and dashing, thieves using outrageous stunts and outlandish gadgets are combined with a sense of the “little

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An Overwhelmingly Positive Outcome to New Pennsylvania Gambling Laws

It’s no secret that legalized gambling has managed to bring in a lot of revenue to local communities. In Pennsylvania, this has been the case since 2004, when casino gambling was legalized. Back in 2004, this was a controversial enough

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$2.5 Million in Payouts Approved at Cool Cat and Planet7 Casinos

Crisis averted, the wait is over, it’s finally coming… statements all heard from winners waiting for delayed cash outs from Cool Cat and the Planet7 online casinos. After having self-proclaimed “payment processing” issues for more than a month, players who

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Gardens Casino Redevelopment May Offer a New Future for Hawaiian Gardens

The Gardens Casino had humble beginnings when it opened over 20 years ago inside a 60k sq ft tent. Now it has undergone an ambitious $90 million redevelopment, and features a full 200k sq ft of gaming space with a

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Will Vegas Gambling Influence Trump’s Foreign Policy?

It’s an “open secret” that most of the big money donors are shying away from Donald Trump. However if you look behind the rhetoric and connect the dots you can see a pattern emerging and it shows that Vegas gambling

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James Mackey Wins This Year’s World Poker Tour Choctaw All Cash Prize

James Mackey began his August with a broad smile all the way to the bank when he won the WPT (World Poker Tour) Choctaw first-place all cash price. The thirty-year-old poker professional player received a whopping win amounting to U.S

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Sports Sponsorship by Betting Companies are Being Picked Up in the US

Sports sponsorship by betting firms is no longer a new phenomenon in developed economies such as Spain, U.K and Australia, with most firms sponsoring various football divisions in these countries. Conspicuously missing from this list is the U.S., which has

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Lucky Lady Casino: Will Larry Flynt’s New Lady Mean Good Things for the People of Gardena?

Larry Flynt, the well-known publisher of Hustler magazine, has come to an agreement with the local government of Gardena, California to begin a $60 million renovation project of the former Normandie Casino. He has renamed it the Lucky Lady Casino,

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NGO Formed to Spread Awareness about Gambling

A NGO (non-profit, non-governmental) has been formed to make people aware about the various aspects related to the problem of gambling addiction. SaferGaming.com established Q1 2016 in Malta, has been launched to educate the gamblers and seek ways to further

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The Plot Thickens – Is Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Macau Casino a front for the CIA?

American investigation into Macau Casino Crime

An amazing turn of events occurred in the ongoing high-profile lawsuit for wrongful termination brought by Steven Jacobs, the former chief executive of the Sands Macau casino operation. Related Reading Crime, Corruption, and Casinos – The Legacy Continues Today Corruption:

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Seminole Gambling Rights: Virtual or Reality?

In a statement by the Seminole tribe of Florida to Governor Rick Scott, the tribe claims that their gambling agreement with the state has been violated. They have given the state 30 days to draft a new agreement regarding the

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Two Presidential Hopefuls Already Against Online Gambling

2016 election candidates against online gambling

If one wanted to know what the next President might think about the current state of U.S. online gambling, we don’t need to go any further than the candidate pool that already exists. At least two hopefuls have made it

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No Luck on the Proposed Delaware Casino Bailout

Delaware Casino Bailout Stalled

Bad news for the gambling community in Delaware, the proposed $46 million dollar casino aid package has officially been stalled. It is tabled in order to be revised and revisited at a later date, it appears that the casinos in the area

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More Changes Coming to Atlantic City

Changes coming to Atlantic City NJ - Mobile Casino Party

Although it remains one of America’s top destinations for traditional gambling, it’s no secret that Atlantic City has been hurting in recent years. The coastal New Jersey city has taken numerous measures to boost its visitor numbers as a result–

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Millennials Push Industry Further into the Skill-Based Gambling Era

Millennials, or young people born between 1980 and 2000, are making up an ever increasing segment of the consumer market. Experts at Goldmen Sachs estimate that this population may be even larger than the baby boomers at 97 million young

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