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Belgium loot boxes

Belgium Joins the Netherlands in Declaring Loot Boxes to be Illegal Gambling

The Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) has found that loot boxes in video games are “in violation of gambling legislation,” meaning that they can no longer be included in games that are sold in the country. The decision comes following a five-month investigation... Staff Writer April 27, 2018
Marc Kasowitz

Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Linked to Push to Lift Locals Gambling Ban in Vietnam

Did President Donald Trump ask Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to lift the locals ban in Vietnam’s foreigner-only casinos as a favor to his longtime lawyer, Marc Kasowitz? According to left-leaning, Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica, it’s certainly possible – or, at the... Staff Writer April 26, 2018
Macau casino workers satisfaction survey

Macau Casino Employees Less Satisfied in Workplace, but More Confident in Career Outlook

Macau casino employees are less satisfied in their workplaces than they were a year ago. That's according to a gaming workers study conducted by the Macau University of Science and Technology's Institute for Sustainable Development. The poll found that gaming workers had... Staff Writer April 26, 2018
Integrity in tennis

Tennis Engulfed by ‘Tsunami’ of Corruption, Says $28 Million Independent Review

Tennis has a “serious integrity problem,” according to the findings of an independent task force, set up in 2016 to investigate tennis’ serious integrity problem. The Independent Review of Integrity in Tennis, which has taken 27 months to complete at a cost... Staff Writer April 25, 2018
gambling-addicted states WalletHub

Shocker, Not: Nevada Most Gambling-Addicted State, Study Reveals

Nevada is America's most gambling-addicted state, according to a new study conducted by, an online personal finance website. It's probably the least surprising study results since one that showed that more than 50 percent of teens are addicted to their mobile... Staff Writer April 25, 2018
Save Idaho Horse Racing

Idaho Racetrack Group Accuses Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Intimidation, Bribery

Action group “Save Idaho Horse Racing” claims a rival group funded by the Coeur D’Alene tribal casino operator is obstructing it from saving Idaho horseracing by allegedly waging a campaign of intimidating and bribery against its signature gatherers. The group is pushing... Staff Writer April 24, 2018
Virginia casino gambling Pamunkey

Virginia Tribe Buys 610 Acres Near Williamsburg, Site Could Be State’s First Casino

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe in Virginia has acquired more than 600 acres of vacant land in New Kent County east of Richmond in what could become the future site of the state's first casino resort. According to public property records and The... Staff Writer April 24, 2018
Steve Wynn still under investigation in Massachusetts

Steve Wynn Still Under Scrutiny, Says Massachusetts Gaming Commission

Steve Wynn continues to be in hot water with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC). The embattled casino mogul resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts in February in the wake of a Wall Street Journal article that accused him of a... Staff Writer April 23, 2018
Las Vegas sports David Malinsky

Renowned Las Vegas Sports Handicapper David Malinsky Found Dead After Mount Charleston Fall

The body of Las Vegas sports handicapper David Malinsky, 57, has been found near Mount Charleston's Mummy Springs. Along with Metro Police and the Red Rock Search and Rescue team, numerous volunteers spent their week looking for Malinsky, whose remains were discovered... Staff Writer April 23, 2018
Suncity Group Vietnam casino resort

Macau Junket Suncity Group Behind $4 Billion Vietnam Casino Resort

Suncity Group, one of Macau's most successful junket operators, is taking some of its profits and leading a $4 billion casino resort development project in Vietnam. Along with two investment firms, Suncity is developing a two-mile stretch of coastline in central Vietnam.... Staff Writer April 21, 2018