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Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Breaks His Silence with Ellen DeGeneres Interview, Says He’s Doing Better Each Day

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Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard who was the first to respond to the 32nd floor the night of October 1, is finally opening up publicly, more than two weeks after mass shooter Stephen Paddock killed 58 people in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The media has been hounding…Read More

Crown Resorts Accused of Tampering With Slot Machines, Company Rejects Allegations

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Three former Crown Resorts employees working at the company’s Melbourne casino resort in Australia are claiming slot machines were deliberately tampered with in order to manipulate the gambling outcome in the house’s favor. Lawmaker Andrew Wilkie brought the claims before Parliament on behalf of the former Crown workers. Wilkie is demanding that the federal government…Read More

Judge Rejects Part of Poker Player’s $2M Lawsuit Against Casino Owner Leon Tsoukernik

Leon Tsoukernik, owner of King’s Casino in the Czech Republic

A Las Vegas judge dismissed eight of the 10 claims in poker player Matthew Kirk’s lawsuit against Leon Tsoukernik, a fellow high-stakes rounder and owner of King’s Casino in the Czech Republic. District Judge Linda Marie Bell said the $2 million that Kirk is seeking amounted to an “unenforceable gambling debt.” “Whether in the form…Read More

North Korea Decriminalizes Horse Racetrack Gambling, Minimum Age Set at 12

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North Korea has long banned its citizens from gambling, but that changed this week after it was revealed that Kim Jong Un’s government legalized wagering at horse racetracks. Recent sanctions placed on North Korea due to its ongoing nuclear weapons program have further isolated the country. Desperately in need of tax revenue to keep his…Read More

Macau Casino Operators to Run Simulated Attack Drills, Goal to Prevent Possible Las Vegas-Style Tragedy

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Macau casino operators have agreed to work with the local Judiciary Police in order to develop a simulation of an attack on the city’s gaming venues. The move comes in response to two recent high-profile attacks in gaming industry hubs: the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 victims and injured 550,…Read More

Las Vegas Strip Begins Bollard Installation Project to Protect Pedestrians Against Possible Terror Attacks

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The Las Vegas Strip sees the kickoff of installation of the first 700 bollards today, Tuesday, following a decision made earlier this year by the Clark County Commission to invest $4 million to install the solid metal sidewalk barriers on the world-famous promenade. A move to bump up Strip pedestrian security came in August, after…Read More

Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Nowhere to Be Found, Interviews Canceled at Eleventh Hour

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Jesus Campos, the first person to arrive outside Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s Mandalay Bay suite on the 32nd floor on October 1, is staying out of public view and avoiding the media. The man who’s been hailed as a hero in limiting the carnage Paddock caused had planned to give numerous interviews late last…Read More

Boston Cop Feeds Bank Robbery Evidence into Slot Machines, Charged with Money Laundering

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A police officer from Boston, Massachusetts has been indicted on charges of money laundering and theft for allegedly stealing cash from the evidence room before hitting Plainridge Park Casino. Until recently, Joseph Nee, 44, a 19-year Boston Police Department veteran, worked at the department’s evidence management unit. He is accused of taking around $2,000 from…Read More

Zappos to Cover Las Vegas Shooting Funeral Costs, Victim Fundraising Tops $15 Million

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Online retailer Zappos is offering to pay for the funerals for all 58 victims of the October 1 Las Vegas shooting. In a statement to the Las Vegas Sun, Steven Bautista, who oversees the company’s “Zappos for Good” program, said the company isn’t using its charitable funds to cover immediate memorial services. Instead, Zappos is…Read More

MGM and Las Vegas Metro Police Timelines Finally Align, Crisis Management Firm Called in by Mandalay Bay Parent

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MGM Resorts International caused plenty of controversy when it publicly corrected law enforcement’s record of the October 1 shooting at its Mandalay Bay property. After Metro Police and Sheriff Joe Lombardo revised the timeline of events surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern US history, the casino conglomerate was quick to challenge the updated account. This…Read More

Puerto Rico Casino Resorts Provide Relief, as President Trump Threatens to Cut Off Aid

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Almost 90 percent of Puerto Rico remained without power this week, more than three full weeks since Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm and the 10th-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, struck the US territory. Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on September 20. The powerful cyclonic storm caused catastrophic damage, and resulted in a…Read More

Las Vegas Shooting Victim Sues MGM, Gunman’s Estate, and Bump Stock Manufacturer in First Post-Tragedy Lawsuit

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Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting survivor Paige Gasper is taking the lead in filing a lawsuit against companies she believes are at fault for allowing perpetrator Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest gun attack in modern US history. MGM Resorts International, along with other companies Gasper believes are implicated in the…Read More

Roger Goodell Encourages NFL Teams to Stand During National Anthem, Super Bowl Kneeling Odds Stand Tall

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is asking league owners and chief executives to encourage their players to stand during the national anthem. In a letter dated October 10, football’s top executive said standing honors the flag and the country, and fans expect players to show such respect. “It is an important moment in our game,” Goodell…Read More

MGM Resorts Disputes Las Vegas Metro Revised October 1 Shooting Timeline

MGM Resorts Joe Lombardo Las Vegas

MGM Resorts, the parent company of Mandalay Bay where the October 1 shooting that killed 58 people took place, is now taking issue with the latest timeline of events as laid out by Las Vegas Metro police head and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo. On Monday, Lombardo said that Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos…Read More

High-Stakes Belgian Cops Stole Identities for Online Gambling

Belgian police officers stole identities to gamble online

In Belgium, at least 30 police officers are under investigation by the country’s gambling commission over allegations they stole the identities of hundreds Belgian citizens to open online gambling accounts. Law enforcement agents are prohibited from participating in all forms of gambling in Belgium and their national registration numbers appear on a blacklist distributed among…Read More