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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

Online Poker In California Looking Up For 2013

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With its substantial population of more than 37 million, and a brick-and-mortar poker room presence up and down the state that supports its many poker aficionados, it may seem surprising how difficult it has been to get an intrastate online poker bill moving forward towards passage in the Golden State. In fact, California is considered…Read More

Texas Holdem Held Up By State’s Legislature

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In the state that exemplifies everything that poker is about: brash and unapologetic behavior, bold actions, and a dazzling disregard for money, a move by the state’s own legislature to control the game of Texas Holdem (and other poker variants) may seem a tad out of place. Nonetheless, a new poker bill, introduced in December…Read More

Bitcoin Casinos Raking in the Bits

The earnings results from the first wave of Bitcoin casinos are in, and they are surprisingly impressive all things considered, to the point that they are turning some heads and ruffling some brows throughout the casino industry. The most impressive display comes from SatoshiDice.com, lovingly named after Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto. The Ireland-based gaming…Read More

Signs Point to No for Online Gaming in New Jersey

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While there’s been no definitive word one way or the other concerning New Jersey’s pending online gaming bill before Governor Chris Christie, it would appear that the odds are currently stacked against it. In a radio interview touching on a wide range of Garden State related topics, Gov. Christie declared that he had yet to…Read More

Konami Developing New Dungeons and Dragons Slot Machine

Konami Gaming and Hasbro Inc. have reached an agreement that will allow Konami to develop a Dungeons and Dragons slot machine that will be based on Hasbro’s popular Dungeons and Dragons brand. While known more for their presence in the video game world, Konami has produced several slot machines of note, including Money in the…Read More