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Paul Phua Was San Marino’s Ambassadaor to Montenegro for Three Years

Paul Phua Was San Marino’s Ambassadaor to Montenegro for Three Years

July 29th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Phua Was San Marino’s Ambassador to Montenegro and May Have Been a Member of the 14K Triad The information which continues to surface about Paul Phua Wei-seng is more far-fetched all the time. According to the South China Morning Post, Paul Phua was... 

Minnesota’s Electronic Pull-Tab Gaming Industry to Undergo Major Changes

Minnesota’s Electronic Pull-Tab Gaming Industry to Undergo Major Changes

July 27th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Electronic Pull Tab Machines Were Touted As a Key Part of the Stadium Funding Plan Electronic pull-tab gaming was supposed to provide the state of Minnesota a significant chunk of the funding for the new Vikings Stadium. Instead, it has been a major disappointment... 

Georgia Casino Cruise Runs Aground on Maiden Voyage, May Face Sanctions

Georgia Casino Cruise Runs Aground on Maiden Voyage, May Face Sanctions

July 25th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Escapade Was Owned by the Treasure Island Cruise Line before Tradewinds Casino A Georgia casino cruise line on its maiden voyage ran aground on a sandbar two miles out to sea, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The problem is the international waters line is 3... 

Massachusetts Approves Public Health Trust Fund for Problem Gambling

Massachusetts Approves Public Health Trust Fund for Problem Gambling

July 24th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Resorts Has Proposed a Casino Resort in Everett, Massachusetts The Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Massachusetts Health and Human Services Department are partnering on a new agency which will address concerns about problem gambling. The initiative... 

Revel Casino Has Six Potential Buyers, According to Don Guardian

Revel Casino Has Six Potential Buyers, According to Don Guardian

July 23rd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Revel Casino Cost $2.4 Billion to Build, But Will Be Sold at Auction for a Fraction of That Price Revel Casino has six potential buyers, according to Mayor Don Guardian of Atlantic City. The casino goes up for sale at a bankruptcy auction next month. Previously,... 

Borgata Files Blocking Motion in Its $9.8 Million Lawsuit against Phil Ivey

Borgata Files Blocking Motion in Its $9.8 Million Lawsuit against Phil Ivey

July 22nd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Phil Ivey and Cheng Yin Sun Won $9.8 Million from Borgata at Baccarat in 2012 Borgata’s parent company, Marina District Development Company LLC, filed a countering brief in response to a recent filing by the Phil Ivey legal team. Ivey’s lawyers recently... 

Starr County, Texas Continues Anti-Illegal Gambling Crusade with 8-Liner Raid

Starr County, Texas Continues Anti-Illegal Gambling Crusade with 8-Liner Raid

July 20th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

8-Liner Parlors Are Semi-Legal Businesses in Small Texas Towns Authorities raided an illegal 8-liner casino in Rio Grande City this past week, continuing their anti-illegal gambling crusade. The raid took place at an arcade on East U.S. Highway 83 in Rio Grande... 

Malaysian Man Arrested for Illegal Vegas Gambling Ring Made Millions in Poker

Malaysian Man Arrested for Illegal Vegas Gambling Ring Made Millions in Poker

July 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Phua Has Won $2.3 Million in Poker Tournaments and Is Worth $400 Million The Malaysian man who was arrested for running an illegal sports betting ring in Las Vegas this week is thought to have been a high-stakes poker player. Paul Phua was arrested along with... 

Stockton Polling Institute Poll Points the Way to a North Jersey Casino

Stockton Polling Institute Poll Points the Way to a North Jersey Casino

July 16th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Dr. Posner Is Executive Director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Richard Stockton College Israel Posner recently wrote an op-ed piece in The Press of Atlantic City which cited a phone poll earlier this year. In the article,... 

8 Asian Men Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Ring at Caesars Palace

8 Asian Men Arrested in Illegal World Cup Betting Ring at Caesars Palace

July 15th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Palace Officials Called U.S. Authorities When Their Patrons Began Behaving Suspiciously Three Hong Kong citizens were among 8 Asians arrested in a Las Vegas investigation of a World Cup soccer betting ring. The arrests took place in three hotel suites at... 

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