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Abilify Cases Involving Gambling Addiction Begin in Florida

Abilify Cases Involving Gambling Addiction Begin in Florida

August 2nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The cases are now so prevelant, law firms advertise for clients in the ongoing Abilify lawsuits. A Northern Florida judge begins hearing cases in the next few weeks involving Abilify, a prescription drug alleged to have caused gambling addiction in certain patients.... 

Vince Mazzeo Wants to End “Quick Draw” Keno Drawings

Vince Mazzeo Wants to End “Quick Draw” Keno Drawings

August 1st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Aine Filler of Lumberton fills out a Quick Draw ticket. Assemblyman Vince Mazzao says a keno-style game offered by the New Jersey Lottery is illegal. Tickets for the keno-style drawing, which happens every 5 minutes, are sold primarily in bars, restaurants, and... 

New York Cops Make Fentanyl Bust at Seneca Allegeny Casino

New York Cops Make Fentanyl Bust at Seneca Allegeny Casino

July 31st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Fentanyl and carfentanil made 2016 the peak year of drug-related deaths in America. The Seneca Allegany Casino was the site of drug-related arrests over the weekened, as three men with 200 bags of fentanyl and marijuana were arrested in hotel rooms on the premises. The... 

Wynn Resorts Loses $10 Million from Baccarat High Rollers

Wynn Resorts Loses $10 Million from Baccarat High Rollers

July 28th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Wynn Palace opened in August 2016. Wynn Resorts founder and CEO Steve Wynn explained on Tuesday that new Wynn Palace casino lost more than $10 million to high rollers in April. The losses were through a junket operator which maintains a private high roller room... 

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Deal Delayed until September?

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Deal Delayed until September?

July 27th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

House Speaker Mike Turzai (pictured) wants to borrow $1.5 billion, while Gov. Tom Wolf wants to raise taxes. The Pennsylvania State Legislature has been on the verge of legalizing online gambling all summer, but now it appears lawmakers will push an omnibus gambling... 

Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Bout Breaking Betting Records

Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Bout Breaking Betting Records

July 26th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The fight’s betting action is already 50% higher than the previous record at Betfair. The boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor on August 26 is going to┬ábreak all betting records, whether it is a sporting farce or a world class sports... 

Nevada Regulators Allow Non-Traditional Pari-Mutuel Betting

Nevada Regulators Allow Non-Traditional Pari-Mutuel Betting

July 25th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Gamblers can bet a racetracks, off-track betting facilities, or big Las Vegas sportsbooks like the WestGate. The Nevada Gaming Commission recently changed pari-mutuel betting laws, allowing for wagers on non-traditional events. In a summer full of US gaming legislation... 

US Indian Bureau Approves Arizona Tribal Casino Expansion

US Indian Bureau Approves Arizona Tribal Casino Expansion

July 24th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Tohono O’odham Nation owns three other casinos in Arizona which carry the “Desert Diamond” brand name. The Tohono O’odham Nation received permission from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs for a $400 million... 

Hackers Target Casino through Its High Tech Fish Tank

Hackers Target Casino through Its High Tech Fish Tank

July 22nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The smart fish tank had cyber-systems which allowed the hackers access to the casino’s database. Darktrace, a security firm which works with North American casinos, said that hackers used a smart fish tank to steal data from a casino. The security threat... 

Scott Blumstein Dominates WSOP Main Event Final Table

Scott Blumstein Dominates WSOP Main Event Final Table

July 21st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Scott Blumstein won a 156 million-chip pot in the key hand of the day. In Day 8 of the WSOP Main Event, Scott Blumstein was the story. Blumstein extended his lead to a point where he holds almost half of the chips in the event. Two players busted out before an... 

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