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McGregor Accuses Mayweather of Having Gambling Problem

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In a war of words that will probably be more entertaining than the fight itself, Conor McGregor delivered a verbal haymaker when he accused Floyd Mayweather of having a gambling problem. The Irishman made the charge on Wednesday during the last press conference before Saturday’s bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The previous media…Read More

JACK Cincinnati Casino Accused of Removing Poker Player Who Pooped Himself

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The JACK Cincinnati Casino reportedly removed a customer from its property early Wednesday morning after it was alleged that the poker player had soiled his pants. The patron, however, disputes such claims, and is speaking out in hopes that gamblers aren’t treated to such crappy service in the future.   Call it “casino craps” or…Read More

Casino Owner Icahn Quits Advising Trump Hours before Unseemly Conflict Exposed

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Carl Icahn, the billionaire corporate raider and casino owner, resigned as special advisor to President Donald Trump on Friday, just hours before the New Yorker published an article that questioned whether he had used his position to pursue an energy policy that would reward him personally, creating a potentially criminal conflict of interest. The New…Read More

Tilman Fertitta Urges Louisiana to Ease Gaming Regulations to Allow for Expansion

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Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta stood before the Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force on Tuesday to request regulations on casino operators be eased to allow Louisiana to better compete with nearby states. As part of a statewide inquiry for insight from casino operators, Fertita laid out a litany of improvements that the…Read More

Japan Gambling Age Will Remain at 20 Despite Potential Adulthood Classification Change

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Sources say the Japan gambling age will be set at 20 regardless of whether the country’s National Diet decides to lower the classification of adulthood by two years to 18. The legislative body, currently drafting the regulatory guidelines of Japan’s forthcoming commercial casino industry, is expected to maintain the older age to gamble in an…Read More

Spoiler Alert: Game of Thrones Leaks Kill Entertainment Betting Markets

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Game of Thrones Season 7 has suffered more leaks than Stannis Baratheon’s fleet at the Battle of the Blackwater, thanks to unknown hackers only too willing to spill the beans. If you’re just dying to know this season’s plot in advance, countless forums can provide the information you crave. This is, of course, agonizing for…Read More

Studio City Macau Exploring IPO, But Financial Experts Are Calling Melco’s Bluff

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Melco Resorts, owners of Studio City Macau, has filed paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to explore selling shares in the property through an initial public offering (IPO), but financial experts aren’t sold that any stock issuance will come to fruition. NASDAQ-listed Melco Resorts & Entertainment, which owns a 60 percent stake…Read More

Bitcoin Gamblers Hit Jackpot as BTC Value Climbs Past $4,000

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The value of a single bitcoin surged past $4,000 on Saturday, and continued to climb on Monday, reaching $4,300 at the time of publication. This new all-time high is amazing news for users of bitcoin casino sites, because it means they’ve been winning in their sleep. In fact, someone who invested $100 to buy about…Read More

Law Experts Have No Clue Where Supreme Court Will Land on PASPA

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PASPA, the federal gambling law that prevents sports betting in all but four states, is a complicated juggernaut that has legal experts stumped. The Supreme Court agreed to take up New Jersey’s challenge that PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act) violates the US Constitution, but those with the most intimate knowledge of the case…Read More

Paddy Power Betfair Drops on News of CEO Departure, Earnings Struggle

Breon Corcoran, outgoing CEO of Paddy Power Betfair

Rising revenue hasn’t offset investor unsteadiness over the future of Irish and UK betting juggernaut Paddy Power Betfair. The company’s share price dropped 4.7 percent on Monday, after news that CEO Breon Corcoran would be stepping down. That dip was followed by an additional 3.9 percent slide on Tuesday upon release of Paddy Power Betfair’s…Read More

‘Sharknado Live’ Set to Rain Musical Mayhem on Las Vegas

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Sharknado Live is going to be swimming into a Caesars resort in Las Vegas sometime next year. Following a viewing party for the premiere of Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, producers confirmed rumors that a live stage musical adaptation based on the popular Syfy made-for-TV movie series was in the works. Celebrities including lead actors Ian…Read More

The W at Las Vegas SLS Gets Boost from Royal Saudi Air Force, But Not Without Some Major Reshuffling at Hotel

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SLS Las Vegas, the beleaguered and soon-to-be-sold north Las Vegas Strip property, has garnered a perhaps surprising cash cow in the Royal Saudi Air Force, which has reportedly booked the resort’s entire W hotel tower for most of August. The 10th Squadron Saudi military unit will be in town for Nellis Air Force Base’s Red…Read More

Britain Finance Boss Scraps Government Review of FOBT Betting Limits

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UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond claims he has stopped a review of high-stakes gambling terminals, on concerns that the country cannot afford to lose vital revenue should lawmakers greatly reduce maximum allowable wagers as proposed. Hammond told the Daily Mail on Friday that such a change would be “financially crippling.” The Department for Culture, Media and Sport…Read More

Trump Brand Trademarks Name in Macau, Could Chinese Casino Be on Pass Line?

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An LLC controlled by Donald Trump’s company has filed four trademark applications in Macau that seek to protect the president’s surname, with one designated for “gambling and casino services and facilities.” The revelation is causing plenty of speculation on whether The Trump Organization is considering buying into the world’s richest gambling hub when licenses may…Read More

Borgata Sues Gemaco Playing Cards over Phil Ivey’s $10 Million Edge-Sorting Hit

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The Borgata is hedging its bets in its longstanding legal battle to recoup $10.1 million “won” by poker legend Phil Ivey during a mini-baccarat rampage in 2012. In a new twist, the Atlantic City casino is suing Gemaco, maker of the cards in play.In a motion for summary judgment, the Borgata is claiming the card-maker…Read More