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Gamblers and scandals go together like bacon and eggs. It’s like a marriage made in Heaven. Whether it’s embezzlement, prostitution, cheating or even drugs, there is likely to be a gambler caught up in it somewhere.

We bring you the scandalous lowdown on what’s going on around the world so you can stand back in shocked horror, and then read on to find out more.

Former Revel Owner Glenn Straub Engaged in Bitter Lawsuit With Ex-Girlfriend 38-Years His Younger, Slams #MeToo Movement

Glenn Straub Revel Ocean Resort casino

Glenn Straub, the former owner of the Revel casino in Atlantic City that has since reopened as Ocean Resort, is making headlines in Florida for suing his ex-girlfriend who is 38 years younger than him. Straub, 72, described by local news outlets as a billionaire, claims in court that his company Palm Beach Polo is…Read More

MGM Resorts Sued by Parents of Girl Critically Injured by Faulty Wiring at MGM National Harbor

MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts International is being sued by the family of a seven-year-old girl who suffered a massive electric shock when she touched an illuminated handrail at the MGM National Harbor on June 26. Zynae Green, who was six at the time, went into cardiac arrest after 120 volts of electricity jolted through her body when…Read More

Steve Wynn Alleged Sexual Misconduct Documents Blocked From Public Release

Steve Wynn sexual misconduct case

Steve Wynn lawyers have temporarily won their case to block the release of any confidential information contained in the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s (MGC) investigation into whether his former company knew about his alleged sexual wrongdoings. The MGC Investigations and Enforcement Bureau is expected to soon release its findings as to whether Wynn Resorts officials were…Read More

CG Technology Swerves License Revocation With $2 Million Fine After Regulators Make Company Sweat

CG Technology

Nevada sports book operator CG Technology — formerly Cantor Gaming — breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) accepted the company’s offer of $2 million to settle serious compliance failures but left its gaming license intact. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the NGC took two hours to unanimously…Read More

Seminole Hard Rock Casino Guest Allegedly Taken for $66K by Masseuse Imposter

Seminole Hard Rock casino theft

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, was the site of a crime that left one man down more than $66,000. Police allege that Cassidy Reign Paris, 30, approached a 52-year-old New Jersey man early Tuesday morning last week near the casino elevators and told him he looked tired and stressed. She…Read More

Underage Bettors Proliferate in British Pubs, UK Gambling Commission Research Finds

In the United Kingdom, there’s an almost 90 percent chance that you can walk into a pub and find an underage gambler. That’s according to a UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) report that shows oversight at English pubs that offer gaming is severely lacking. The Gambling Commission reached its conclusion after examining Class C gaming machines…Read More

Nevada Regulators Throw Black Book at $1.2 Million Bellagio Craps Cheaters

Bellagio craps cheaters

Two members of a Bellagio craps cheating ring will join the list of those barred from entering Nevada casinos as they take their place in the Gaming Control Board’s (NGCB) legendary “black book.” According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Thursday Anthony Grant Granito and former Bellagio dealer James Russell Cooper became the 33rd and…Read More

Top Chinese Lottery Officials Paraded After Possible $20 Billion Embezzlement

Chinese lottery

Fourteen Chinese lottery officials are rumored to have siphoned off $20 billion from the state-owned Welfare Lottery. On November 9, the Chinese Communist Party’s internal disciplinary agency published videos on its website showing four senior lottery officials confessing to the embezzlement of an undisclosed amount of money from the lottery fund, while expressing remorse for…Read More

Las Vegas Casino Thief Who Weaseled Way Into Loading Docks With Box Truck Is Sentenced

Las Vegas casino theft Roy Salazar

The Las Vegas casino thief who used a box truck to gain access into resort loading docks and steal items under the guise of making deliveries and pickups has been sentenced to a minimum of three years and four months in prison. In June, 45-year-old Danny Roy Salazar was arrested by Metro Police and accused…Read More

Nevada Gaming Commission Receives Proposed Sexual Harassment Policy Changes

Nevada Gaming Commission sexual misconduct

The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) is in receipt of proposed changes to state gaming regulations that strengthen safeguards to prevent sexual harassment and misconduct at casinos. After holding a public hearing on Wednesday that was attended by Governor Brian Sandoval (R), the Nevada Gaming Control Board signed off on amendments to Regulation 5. They include…Read More

Imperial Pacific Denounces ‘Fake News’ Bankruptcy Rumors

Imperial Pacific

Saipan casino developer Imperial Pacific International (IPI) says that rumors circulating on social media regarding the company’s financial status and one of its senior executives are false. In a press statement released Monday, the company categorically denied it had entered into bankruptcy proceedings, adding that it had initiated legal action against the unnamed source of…Read More

Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Says He’s Still Mayor Following Casino Nightclub Fight

Frank Gilliam Atlantic City casino nightclub

Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam (D) says his participation in a casino nightclub brawl over the weekend hasn’t yet cost him his job. After meeting with New Jersey Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver (D) on Tuesday, Gilliam responded to reporters asking if he was still the mayor of Atlantic City. He answered with a smile, “Today.”…Read More

‘Blue-Collar Worker’ Placed Five-Figure Sum on Daniel Sturridge Loan Move

Daniel Sturridge

A five-figure bet on Liverpool and England soccer star Daniel Sturridge moving to Inter Milan during last January’s transfer window startled one leading bookmaker, who suspected it was made using insider information, The Daily Telegraph reports. If it were, the information proved to be false because the striker moved to West Bromwich Albion days later….Read More

Cowlitz Tribe Sues to Block Release of UFC Casino Assault Video

Cowlitz Tribe

The Cowlitz Tribe has launched legal action to prevent the release of security video showing the assault of a customer last month after an Ultimate Fighting Championship event at its Ilani Casino in Washington State. Richard Christie was attacked by a group of strangers after the October 6 event. He has requested the footage from…Read More

Las Vegas on Air: ’90 Day Fiance’ Star Charged with Domestic Battery, Sportscaster Randy Howe Hands Off His Career After Being Too Hands On

Ask 90 Day Fiance network producer TLC and local Las Vegas NBC affiliate TV news station KSNV: what happens here pretty much never stays here. It’s been a rough stretch for both shows and the people on them and behind the scenes these past few weeks. Love in All the Wrong Places Although 90 Day…Read More