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$70 Million Kansas Crossing Casino Gains Approval for Construction in Pittsburg, Kansas

$70 Million Kansas Crossing Casino Gains Approval for Construction in Pittsburg, Kansas

July 2nd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Kansas officials have given the final approval to the development for the Kansas Crossing casino in the southeast part of the state. The decision was made by the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission at a meeting last Thursday, said Dennis McKinney, the Chairman... 

New York Health Care Worker Stole $75K from a Blind 87-Year Old for Gambling

New York Health Care Worker Stole $75K from a Blind 87-Year Old for Gambling

July 1st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Judge William Skretny Told Oertelt She Took Advantage of a Helpless Person “With Impunity” A health care worker in Western New York who took advantage of an 87-year old blind man claimed she committed crimes to feed a gambling habit. The judge in the... 

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Have Conor McGregor as Slight Favorite over Chad Mendes

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Have Conor McGregor as Slight Favorite over Chad Mendes

June 30th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Chad Mendes Said of McGregor (above): “I’m going to mess this dude up.” Conor McGreger has been installed as a slight favorite over Chad Mendes in the new UFC Fight of the Year. For months, fans and UFC officials have built up the grudge match... 

Trump Entertainment Resorts Declare Trump Plaza Closed for Ten Years

Trump Entertainment Resorts Declare Trump Plaza Closed for Ten Years

June 29th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Chris Brown Spoke of “Greedy Corporate Executives” When Giving His Thoughts on the Deed Restriction Trump Entertainment Resorts submitted a deed restriction this week announcing the Trump Plaza property could not be used as a casino for the next 10... 

California Supreme Court Unanimously Rules against Internet Sweepstakes Cafes

California Supreme Court Unanimously Rules against Internet Sweepstakes Cafes

June 26th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Internet Sweepstakes Cafes Have Made News in Indiana, North Carolina, and Illinois The California Supreme Court ruled against Internet sweepstakes cafes on Thursday, ruling the games housed in their businesses are illegal. The decision is a blow for a type of gaming... 

Chinese Hackers Gathered Information on US Government Employmees’ Gambling Habits

Chinese Hackers Gathered Information on US Government Employmees’ Gambling Habits

June 25th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

James Clapper Was the First US Official to Claim China Was Behind the Cyber-Attack Senior government officials confirmed on Wednesday that the Chinese hackers who breaches US government security wanted information on gambling habits, alcohol and drug abuse, instances... 

Former Mob Boss Discusses Illegal Sports Betting and Its Impact on American Sports

Former Mob Boss Discusses Illegal Sports Betting and Its Impact on American Sports

June 24th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Michael Franzese Was a Capo from 1975 to 1995, Then Retired to Become a Christian Speaker Michael Franzese, who lived the life of a made man in the Colombo Crime Family, one of Five Families of New York, from 1975 to 1995. Franzese recently gave a radio interview... 

American Gaming Association Sends Letters to 14 Different US Presidential Candidates

American Gaming Association Sends Letters to 14 Different US Presidential Candidates

June 23rd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Donald Trump Launched His Candidacy by Proving His Hair Is Real Geoff Freeman of the American Gaming Association sent letters to 14 different presidential hopefuls last Thursday, urging them to support the casino gambling industry or lose support. Freeman said... 

Former Auburn Head Football Coach Pay Dye Is Set to Lead Alabama Gambling Lobby Group

Former Auburn Head Football Coach Pay Dye Is Set to Lead Alabama Gambling Lobby Group

June 22nd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Pat Dye, Charles McCrary, and Raymond Harbert Have Joined Forces to Lobby for Gaming Expansion Pat Dye, the former head football coach at Auburn University, announced on Thursday he plans to lead a new push to legalize gambling in Alabama. The ex-coach says legalizing... 

68 “Unite Here” Protesters Arrested While Picketing Trump Taj Mahal

68 “Unite Here” Protesters Arrested While Picketing Trump Taj Mahal

June 19th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The Workers Previously Protested Icahn’s Actions in October 2014 and March 2015 (seen here) 68 union workers at the Trump Taj Mahal were arrested for blocking the street on Wednesday, while protesting the loss of their benefits. Atlantic City police spokeswoman... 

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