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2 Men Arrested After $6 Million Wynn Macau Casino Chip Heist

2 Men Arrested After $6 Million Wynn Macau Casino Chip Heist

January 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Resorts has a global footprint, including the Wynn Boston Harbor, which will open near Boston in 2018. Police have arrested two men, after they stole $6 million dollars in casino chips from the Wynn Macau casino. The incident happened last Tuesday at the casino,... 

Verizon Considers Joining Online Sports Betting Market

Verizon Considers Joining Online Sports Betting Market

January 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

While legal land-based sportsbooks seem possible, legal US online sports betting seems like a far cry. Verizon Communications Inc. is meeting with gaming experts and business consultants to determine whether to enter the multi-billion dollar sports betting market.... 

Eagles Are 5.5-Point Underdog to Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Eagles Are 5.5-Point Underdog to Patriots in Super Bowl LII

January 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Patriots and Eagles also played in Super Bowl 39 in February 2005. The Philadelphia Eagles opened at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas as the biggest Super Bowl underdog in almost 10 years. The Eagles opened as a 5.5-point underdog to the defending champion... 

Revel Customers Make Suggestions to Ocean Resort Casino

Revel Customers Make Suggestions to Ocean Resort Casino

January 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resort Casino has a sleak design, but old customers want a more personal touch. Earlier this month, it was reported that the Revel Casino was sold by Glenn Straub to Bruce Deifik, the Colorado-based real estate developer who owns Integrated Properties. Since... 

Prosecutors Might Charge People in the Mandalay Bay Shooting

Prosecutors Might Charge People in the Mandalay Bay Shooting

January 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Nicholas Crosby has one week to show the judge evidence that could lead to an indictment. Charges could be forthcoming in Stephen Paddock’s mass shooting on October 1 from a suite in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, according to recently released court... 

Sportsbet Causes Advertisement Controversy at Australian Open

Sportsbet Causes Advertisement Controversy at Australian Open

January 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Christos Kyrgios wears a new Sportsbet shirt each match, with phrases like “Chill Bro” and “Nick Nick Boom” below the logo. Sportsbet, a sponsor of FoxSports digital Australian Open coverage, caused a stir during the early stages of the... 

February Foreclosure Auction Planned for Lucky Dragon Casino

February Foreclosure Auction Planned for Lucky Dragon Casino

January 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Lucky Dragon took out a $90 million loan, but still owes $50 million. The Lucky Dragon casino faces a foreclosure auction, which is scheduled for early next month. The Lucky Dragon opened only 13 months ago just off the Las Vegas Strip, near the Stratosphere. Lucky... 

Florida Casino Boat Fire Kills One, Injures Fourteen

Florida Casino Boat Fire Kills One, Injures Fourteen

January 15th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A woman went home after rescue, but was rushed to the hospital and died in the ER later. A Florida casino cruise fire left one dead and over 14 other Gulf Coast gamblers injured on Sunday. The boat belonged to Tropical Breeze Casino Cruises. While transporting... 

FBI Releases Mandalay Bay Shooting Investigation Documents

FBI Releases Mandalay Bay Shooting Investigation Documents

January 13th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The documents were released by the FBI after a Freedom of Information request by the AP. The FBI released additional documents about the Oct. 1, 2017 Mandalay Bay shooting by the high-roller Stephen Paddock. The new documents include details involving Marilou Danley,... 

Kevin Hart and “The Greatest Televised Hand” Poker History

Kevin Hart and “The Greatest Televised Hand” Poker History

January 12th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Kevin Hart described his play style as “crazy”, but he thought he had a strong hand at the time. Videos of a poker hand involving Kevin Hart went viral recently, because it involved a well-executed bluff that had no effect on the celebrity poker player,... 

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