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Chinese Government Launch Crackdown on Macau Gambling Syndicates

China launch strong action to battle junket operators in Macau

- December 18, 2014 By Nemanja L. -

Chinese government has declared a war on illegal gambling in Macau by launching a new action against the VIP junket operators in the province, South China Morning Post has learned. Coordinated by the Ministry of Public Security, the latest initiative targets leading crime syndicates and is part of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive. Chinese government […] Continue Reading

Czech Republic to Fight Gambling and Alcohol as Illegal Drugs


- December 17, 2014 By Oliver Young -

The Czech Republic announced its plans to start fighting gambling and alcohol as illegal drugs. The government of the country approved several changes in the Czech’s national strategy for addictive substances. Jindřich Vobořil, the national anti-drug coordinator of the Czech Republic, said that Czechs have extremely high access to gambling facilities. He also pointed out […] Continue Reading

Upstate NY to Get a New Casino?

- December 16, 2014 By Samantha A. -

There are plans in place for a new casino to go in upstate NY. This new casino has yet to have a spot for it to go, but they are working out the details and hopefully pitching some new ideas on where they think it would be the best to open up. This is something […] Continue Reading

Gambler Sentenced to Seven Years for Stealing £2 Million

English banker sentenced to seven years in prison

- December 16, 2014 By Nemanja L. -

A financial adviser from West Sussex was sentenced to seven years in prison after admitting to earning over £2 million by conning his partners, friends and cousins in an online betting scheme. David Gale made his investors believe he had found a formula to earn huge profits from online sports betting, but rather than investing […] Continue Reading

Adelson’s Casinos Were Attacked by Iranian Hackers


- December 15, 2014 By Oliver Young -

Earlier this year, in February 2014, Las Vegas Sands Corporation was a victim of a cyber attack. More than a year has passed since then and finally there is some evidence about the case that shows the attack came from Iran. These reports were made by Bloomberg Businessweek this Thursday and in their article they called […] Continue Reading

Casinos Continue to Drive Nevada Economy

Nevada economy continue to profit from Las Vegas casinos

- December 11, 2014 By Nemanja L. -

The latest report published by the American Gaming Association has revealed that casinos have contributed whopping $53 billion to Nevada economy in 2013. And while the figure generated from casinos alone stands at $30.6 billion, the Oxford Economics study also includes the impact of different services used by the casinos as well as taking into […] Continue Reading

Adelson’s Online Gambling Ban Omitted from Final Spending Bill


- December 10, 2014 By Oliver Young -

Online gambling fans do not need to worry anymore after the US Congressional spending bill was published without any information about banning internet gambling in the United States. As was reported on Review Journal, on Thursday the budget of $1.1 trillion was presented to the public and not a single word in it signalised that […] Continue Reading

Mexico Set to Legalize Online Gambling

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- December 9, 2014 By Nemanja L. -

Mexico are on the verge of introducing the legal framework that would regulate online gaming in the country after the two leading parties agreed in principle on the new gambling bill. The government has already had several unsuccessful attempts in the past as their leading political forces Partido da la Revolucion Democratica (PRD) and Partido […] Continue Reading

Casino Robbery Suspect Shot Dead

- December 9, 2014 By Samantha A. -

When it comes to a casino robbery, you do not expect to see this headline. Not only did they stun him with a stun gun, but the suspect continued to reach for his firearm, even when the stun gun was used. This caused the police to shoot the man multiple times to protect themselves in […] Continue Reading

Online Gambling Operators Can Pre-Apply for Licence from the Dutch Gambling Authority


- December 8, 2014 By Oliver Young -

Starting from Thursday, December the 4th, remote gambling operators that want to offer their services to Dutch customers will be able to pre-apply for a license issued by the Kansspelautorieteit (KSA), also known as the Dutch Gambling Authority. The KSA finally started the process of receiving applications two days after it issued a record fine […] Continue Reading

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