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Palms Sports Book Employee Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Charge

A 30-yr-old Palms Casino sports book employee has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, following allegations of a multiperson scheme that bilked the casino out of more than $800,000. Kassie Baker, who is currently free on her own recognizance, received the indictment from a federal grand jury last July along…Read More

Manitoba Online Site Criticized for Creating Gambling Addicts

A Manitoba online site, Playnow.com, has come under scrutiny from a former problem gambler who claims that the online gambling site could become a problem for the Manitoba area, and that others could easily become hooked on gambling. The online casino is government-run and operated. “I think online gambling, for those poor people who will…Read More

Crown Casino Scam Takes $32 Million

Events at the Crown Casino in Melbourne have led to the famous casino being cheated out of $32 million, the most anyone has ever managed to cheat from the casino since its establishment 19 years ago. Little is known about the number involved in the cheat so far, but reports say that a high roller…Read More

NFL Player Quinton Carter Charged with Swindling Casino

NFL player and Denver Broncos safety Quinton Carter faces up to 18 years in prison after being arrested last week for allegedly cheating at a Nevada casino. He’s been charged with 3 counts of committing a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment, each of which carries a possible prison sentence of one to six years,…Read More

MGM Stock Gets Boost as Kerkorian Eyes More Shares

Gaming news is like a dizzying ping pong match these days: one day it’s all doom and gloom (Atlantic City’s revenue slump) and the next its butterflies and roses (Genting building on the old Echelon site). Get ready to whip your head to the left yet again; 95-yr-old Kirk Kerkorian’s private investment arm, L.A.-based Tracinda…Read More

Florida Lt. Governor Resigns Amid Allegations of $300 Million Internet Cafe Scam

Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll is just one of more than 50 people who have been questioned in a massive Internet cafe scam investigation amid allegations that a public relations firm of which she is co-owner did PR for Allied Veterans, which reportedly fronted for the scam.  Although not herself charged with any wrongdoing in…Read More

Former WSOP Main Event Champ Arrested in Undercover Prostitution Sting

Greek myths mirror real life with tales of success and debauchery, pride and humiliation, and secrets that lead to dastardly results. We all remember poker pro Mike “The Mouth” Matusow’s 2003 cocaine arrest that ultimately led to a six-month stint in Clark County jail on charges of felony possession with intent to sell.  In fact,…Read More

Amaya Set to Expand Range of DC Comics-Inspired Casino Games

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Amaya Gaming Group Incorporated, the Canadian gaming industry entertainment solutions provider, has expanded the agreement between itself and Warner Bros Consumer Products to go on operating as the exclusive provider of DC Comics’ comic book inspired online casino games. “Amaya is proud to extend its long-term partnership with Warner Bros Consumer Products and excited to…Read More

One Direction Goes in Wrong Direction with Underage Gambling Foray

The huge boy band pop sensation One Direction may have received a “dressing down” from their music management team after an out-of-control first-time gambling binge in Las Vegas recently, but the casino properties that allowed them to play may end up in even more hot water. The minimum legal age to play in any casino in…Read More

Two-Year Investigation Leads to Super Bowl Party Raid

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A total sum of $2.5 million in hard cash was recently seized in a Supper Bowl party raid in the Greater Toronto Area and London, Ontario, after Canadian police arrested Hells Angels member William Miller, along with five other individuals, for connection with an online sports betting operation following a two-year investigation. The illegal organisation…Read More

Betable Teams Up With Real Money Gaming Developer 3Oak

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Betable recently announced a partnership with startup gaming developer 3Oak, a new division of Canada’s Frima Studio. The partnership aims to take both social gaming and real money gaming in completely new directions, namely, by merging them into what both companies hope will be a delectable, real-money social gaming treat. To that end, 3Oak has…Read More

Caesars Entertainment Interactive Division To Render Unto The Highest Bidder That Which Is Caesars

Facing a daunting $20 billion-plus debt load, casino giant Caesars Entertainment may be forced to raise funds by offering minority stakes in one of its most potentially lucrative divisions, Caesars Interactive, as well as in some of its brick-and-mortar casino properties.  Ironically, the gambling conglomerate only recently purchased some of its own interactive division holdings;…Read More

Gambling On Citi Field: Mets Owners Aim To Open A New York Casino

Just as New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators hash out discussions over whether or not to legalize state-sanctioned casinos in the Empire State, it appears that the New York Mets may soon have a casino neighbor of their own, albeit an Indian-run one.  According to recent stories in The New York Post, Mets…Read More

MGM Resorts Working to Make Toronto Casino a Reality

MGM Resorts has thrown their hat into the rapidly developing ring for a casino in Toronto, announcing a 50/50 partnership with Canadian developer Cadillac Fairview. Their proposal would see a casino and hotel brought to Exhibition Place, a large entertainment and business complex on Toronto’s waterfront. “In Cadillac Fairview we are partnering with the industry…Read More

Popular Video Lottery Terminals On The Increase For Canada

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The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has recently signed a lucrative deal with leading gaming machine designer, developer and manufacturer, International Game Technology, which will see the firm supply the province with 1,375 video lottery terminals in 2013. The deal signed with International Game Technology is a huge boost for Saskatchewan’s Video Lottery Terminal program, which…Read More