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Crown Resort Inquiry Exposes Australia’s Lax Gambling Laws

Crown Resort Inquiry Exposes Australia’s Lax Gambling Laws

The recent investigation into Australia’s marquee casino, Crown Resort, revealed just how less-stringent the laws are in Oz compared to anywhere else. The Crown Resort inquiry delved into the alleged money laundering that took place at the casino. The investigation is likely to render a verdict of whether the casino remains suitable to hold a […]

Montana Casino Bandit Facing 40-year Sentence for Magic Diamond Robbery after Pleading Guilty

Montana Casino Bandit Jacob Burritt

The now-infamous Montana casino bandit has pleaded guilty to robbing the Magic Diamond Casino with a fake Molotov-cocktail. On Tuesday, the accused has pleaded guilty to felony robbery and arson in court. On April 27, 2019, the man entered the Magic Diamond Casino in Bozeman while highly intoxicated on meth. He was wearing a mask […]

Police Raid Illegal Gambling Dens Seizing Gaming Machines

police raid illegal gambling businesses

It seems like unlicensed gambling businesses are in the crosshairs. A recent police raid in California resulted in the seizure of 125 alleged illegal gambling machines from an unauthorized venue operating near Modesto. While, in another separate police raid in Texas, Dallas law enforcement confiscated 47 illegal machines in Texas City. The police raid in […]

Wynn Macau Brand Used in Web Casino Scam

Wynn Macau Web Casino Scam

A web casino scam aimed at Asian investors has been exposed after using the Wynn Macau brand to lure in investments. Allegedly, the Wynn Resorts arm in the Chinese Special Administrative Region has been used as a trap for stakeholders into an illegal web casino venture. China is firmly against online wagering, including casinos. In […]

Federal Court Sentences Maryland Dealer to 18 Months for Cheating Scheme

Maryland Dealer Sentenced

A Maryland dealer has been sentenced by a federal court for his million-dollar baccarat cheating scheme. The dealer, Ming Zhang from Virginia, will also have supervised release for three years when he’s served the 18-month sentence. Maryland U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm has similarly ordered Zhang to return the money to the casino […]

Red Hawk Tribal Casino in CA Loses $200K in Embezzlement Plot

red hawk tribal casino embezzlement plot arrest

The Red Hawk Tribal Casino in Placerville, California is the victim of an alleged embezzlement scheme. The casino lost more than US$200,00 in a plot by the casino’s floor manager and a patron. Both parties have been arrested. How Red Hawk Tribal Casino was Embezzled The pair, who have been identified as Prak Pich and […]

Crown Casino Criticized for Allowing UN-Sanctioned Player to Gamble

crown allowed un-sanctioned gambler inside the casino

Renowned Australian casino, Crown Resorts is facing yet another scandalous week in the news after it was revealed that they allowed an alleged arms dealer to gamble at the casino. The United Nations had sanctioned Indonesian tycoon who had links to arms trading with former Liberian president and warlord, Charles Taylor. It is reported that […]

Pay to Play Student Law Coming in California

Pay to Play Laws USA

A new “Pay to Play” bill has been signed into law to allow college football players to receive endorsement money. Despite only starting in 2023, the controversial bill is already ruffling feathers. Legalized sports betting could also be affected by Senate Bill 206. Moreover, universities will no longer eb able to punish players who accept […]

Tennessee Trio Charged for Stealing Lottery Tickets

Tennessee Trio Theft US

Three people from Memphis, Tennessee in the US have been charged with theft and burglary after weeks of stealing lottery tickets and cigarettes from several businesses in the region. The Tennessee trio is said to have stolen goods worth $30, 000 altogether. A woman, (35) her daughter, (20) and a man, (22) raided business after […]

Las Vegas Drink Fees Spark Blowback from Patrons

Drink Fees at Sahara Las Vegas

Hidden drink fees at Las Vegas Strip venues are causing an uproar online after the mandatory “service charges” are publicised. According to industry leaders, the latest fees are “discreetly attached” to elevate the actual cost generated by the resorts. Las Vegas locals and visitors are less than pleased about the growing expense of beverages. Especially, […]

DC Lawmakers Questioning Intralot Gambling Contract

DC Sports Betting Halted over Intralot Contract

An allegedly dodgy contract has been awarded to a Greek gambling operator, Intralot, in Washington DC. Instead of the usual bidding process, the operator was given the contract by the city. Of course, this goes against the law and two legislators are calling for an investigation. DC is planning to legalize sports betting later this […]

Game of Thrones Leak Costs Bookies Millions

game of thrones bets

One of the most popular novelty wagering options available at sports betting sites involves predicting the outcomes of Game of Thrones – the widely popular fantasy television show. With the show’s final season having debuted last week, many gamblers have been placing their bets on it. It seems though that an early screening error from […]

Valve Software Sued by Native Tribe for Illegal Gambling Over CS:GO Skins

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The Native American Quinault Nation tribe, which operates a casino in Washington, is suing Valve Software. It is accusing the gaming firm of encouraging illegal online gambling through skins betting on games like Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). The lawsuit was first reported by GeekWire on Friday, April 12. Operators of the Quinault Beach Resort […]

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Tennis match-fixing investigations are ramping up after the syndicate head was arrested in Belgium last June. At least seven players have been detained on tennis match-fixing allegations. According to reports, the man (a.k.a. the ‘Maestro’) was apprehended last June. The Maestro, real name Grigor Sargsyan, is facing charges of heading a huge gambling syndicate that […]

Wynn Resort to Pay $20 Million Fine for Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Wynn Resort Fined Over Ignoring Sexual Misconduct

The Nevada Gaming Commission has hit out at Wynn Resort over the former CEO, Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct with a $20 million fine. It is the highest ever recorded fine in the history of the casino regulator. The gaming commission had been engulfed with the investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct since last year, […]

Casino Restaurant Manager Embezzles $103K Due to Gambling Habit

Adam G. Johnson, a 43-year old assistant manager at the Ballo restaurant in Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Casino, has been charged with embezzling US$103 568 from his workplace over the last four years. Johnson has been charged with one count of first-degree larceny. His attorney has stated that he has entered a not guilty plea for the […]

EA Caves to Pressure from Belgium, Removes FIFA Loot Boxes

EA agrees to remove loot boxes from FIFA in Belgium

EA has finally relented to pressure from Belgium and has agreed to remove microtransactions and loot boxes from its FIFA soccer game. Belgium declared that the loot boxes in FIFA constituted illegal gambling under the country’s laws. However, EA initially resisted the Belgian government and remained committed to keeping loot boxes in game. EA Agrees […]