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Death by Selfie: How Kim Jong-nam’s Facebook ‘Casino Selfies’ May Have Done Him In

Kim Jong-nam Facebook selfie at Wynn Macau

As the shocking facts of the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, continue to unfold, it’s looking more and more like his love of Facebook and documenting casinos he’d visited may have hastened his demise. His habit of posting his travels photographically may have made it that much…Read More

Brandon Steven, 2010 WSOP Main Event Top-10 Poker Player, Subject of Federal Investigation

Brandon Steven WSOP DOJ investigation wiretap

Kansas businessman and well-known poker player Brandon Steven is under surveillance by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), and he apparently wants the world to know about it. Media outlets in Kansas have published a letter this week provided by Steven that clearly shows his involvement in a federal investigation. According to the document, the…Read More

North Korea Deals a Last Hand to Kim Jong Un’s Casino-Loving Half-Brother, Assassinated in Malaysia

Kim Jong Un Kim Jong-nam North Korea casino

North Korean dictator and anti-gambling hardliner Kim Jong Un’s more fun-loving half-brother Kim Jong-nam was headed to Macau, presumably for a gambling junket, when he was reportedly assassinated on Tuesday at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Though details of the murder are still developing, the latest reports claim two women approached the exiled…Read More

Charlie Sheen, James Caan Among Hollywood Celebs Reportedly Caught Up in Mafia Gambling Sting Saga

Genovese crime family Smith Union Market

A group of sports-betting A-lister Hollywood celebrities may be about to receive a dose of unwanted publicity, following the arrest in December of 13 alleged Genovese Mafia members and associates on illegal gambling charges. According to a gossip site Radar Online source, high-profile stars, including Charlie Sheen, James Caan, Larry David, Tony Danza, and Simpsons…Read More

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Reaches Deal to Box Conor McGregor in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather isn’t scared to step into the ring to fight Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) Conor McGregor. He just wants to be paid in Mayweather fashion for doing so. After months of speculation, “Money” has reportedly come to financial terms with McGregor to go one-on-one with the 28-year-old mixed martial artist. The announcement, first reported by…Read More

Political Betting Revenue Surges Big League Overseas, Thanks to President Trump

political betting Donald Trump

Political betting at overseas sportsbooks in Britain and the EU is booming, thanks to America’s ever-controversial presidency of Donald Trump. The 45th commander-in-chief is one of the most polarizing White House occupants in history, and oddsmakers continue to gladly accept wagers on the eventual outcome of his tenure. And gamblers are happy to play along. UK…Read More

Did Steve Wynn Donate $7 Million of Wynn Resorts Stock to Fund Trump Inauguration?

Steve Wynn Trump inauguration

Steve Wynn gave away $7 million worth of shares in Wynn Resorts to an unknown party one month before Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The transaction was listed as a “charitable gift,” prompting speculation that Wynn, who declared he was sitting on the fence during the presidential election…Read More

Sheldon Adelson Has Withdrawn From Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Plan

Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Raiders

Sheldon Adelson has withdrawn his pledge of $650 million from the proposed NFL stadium project in Las Vegas that is trying to entice the Oakland Raiders to move to Sin City. Along with Adelson’s $650 million, the remaining $1.9 billion project was slated to be funded by $750 million in Clark County tax revenue, and…Read More

Las Vegas Wants Adele to Say “Hello” to Residency Show

Adele Las Vegas residency show

“Adele, hello, can you hear me?” Las Vegas is reportedly in a calling frenzy to land the British singer-songwriter for a residency show on the famed Strip. According to various reports, as many as three prevalent casinos on South Las Vegas Boulevard are making pitches to the London-based superstar to relocate to the Mojave Desert…Read More

Donald Trump Inauguration Has UK Bookmakers Speculating on Every Aspect

Donald Trump inauguration Uk betting odds

Donald Trump’s inauguration is less than a day away, and bookies in the UK are having a field day. The soon-to-be president has shown himself to be a pretty unpredictable orator, which makes guessing the contents of his inauguration speech even more challenging. Will he even write one, or will he just turn up and…Read More

Caesars Hauls Itself Out of Bankruptcy

Caesars to Emerge from Bankruptcy

Caesars Entertainment is at last ready to drag its main operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. (CEOC), out of bankruptcy. Its bankruptcy reorganization plan was approved Tuesday by Judge Benjamin Goldgar in a Chicago court, putting to bed (we hope) a two-year saga that one of Caesars own lawyers described as “the largest and most…Read More

New York, South Carolina Introduce Sports Betting Bills

New York, South Carolina Sports Betting Bills

New York and South Carolina both introduced bills seeking to legalize sports betting this week. In New York, a bill sponsored by Senator Tony Avella (D-19th), and co-sponsored by four of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate, would authorize “gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges.” Sports betting would be…Read More

Amid Fake News Assertions, Ladbrokes Brings Donald Trump Impeachment Odds Down to a Coinflip

Donald Trump Ladbrokes impeachment odds cut

UK bookmaker Ladbrokes has slashed the odds of a Donald Trump impeachment to just around even money, or a 50-50 proposition. The British bookie changed the odds in the wake of a firestorm following publication of a dossier, controversially presented by Buzzfeed on Wednesday, which claims Putin’s Russia had been “cultivating, supporting and assisting Trump for…Read More

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy Agree to Box in Las Vegas

Chris Brown Soulja Boy Las Vegas

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy have verbally agreed on social media to a boxing match in order to settle their beef over a girl. It all began when Soulja Boy, who is primarily known for his 2007 Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit “Crank That,” started “hearting” Instagram photos of Brown’s ex Karrueche Tran. The…Read More

Arizona Daily Fantasy Sports Remain Offline as Gambling Opposition Remains

Arizona daily fantasy sports Doug Ducey

Arizona daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators remain banned from the state as 2017 gets underway, and unfortunately for those wishing to compete in the online contests, that reality isn’t expected to change anytime soon. The legality of DFS has been widely discussed in state capitals across the country over the past 24 months. Today, 12…Read More