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Google Announces Phaseout of Adobe Flash Player from Chrome, Affecting Instant Play Casino Games

Google Announces Phaseout of Adobe Flash Player from Chrome, Affecting Instant Play Casino Games

December 9th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Chrome users still have the option to play games which use Flash, but have to manually approve its use. Google is phasing out Adobe Flash Player from its Chrome browser, a move which could have an effect on the future of no-download casinos in the online gambling... 

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Stocks Hurt by Talk of New Chinese ATM Policies

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Stocks Hurt by Talk of New Chinese ATM Policies

December 7th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

UnionPay is the only Chinese interbank network which links with ATM machines. The stocks of US casino companies which operate in Macau dropped today after the South China Morning Post reported that China’s government is imposing a 50% cut on ATM withdrawal... 

Rahul Sood Advises Las Vegas Casinos to Embrace eSports Betting

Rahul Sood Advises Las Vegas Casinos to Embrace eSports Betting

December 6th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Unikrn founder Rahul Sood led Microsoft Ventures until November 2014. Rahul Sood of Unikrn recommends that Las Vegas casinos should embrace eSports. Unikrn is an US eSports website, though the Seattle-based company is a free, legal way to play electronic sports... 

Teen Wolf Star Tyler Posey Won the Poker Central Charity Shootout in Las Vegas

Teen Wolf Star Tyler Posey Won the Poker Central Charity Shootout in Las Vegas

December 5th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The celebrity list ranged from Jennie Garth of 90210 fame to former UFC champion Chuch Liddell. Tyler Posey, most famous for his role in Teen Wolf, won $40,000 in the Poker Central Charity Shootout this past weekend. Mr. Posey, who was competing against a collection... 

Larry Flynt Sues California for the Right to Invest in Casinos in 3 US States

Larry Flynt Sues California for the Right to Invest in Casinos in 3 US States

December 2nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Larry Flynt played Judge William J. Morrisey in the 1996 biopic, The People vs. Larry Flynt. Larry Flynt has filed a lawsuit against the state of California. The lawsuit challenged California gambling laws which prevent state residents who own cardroom licenses... 

Glenn Straub Sues the New Jersey Casino Control Commission over TEN Casino Licensing

Glenn Straub Sues the New Jersey Casino Control Commission over TEN Casino Licensing

December 1st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Glenn Straub admittedly is new to the New Jersey business climate. Florida developer Glenn Straub continues to have problems with New Jersey gaming regulators. Now Mr. Straub has filed a lawsuit against the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, claiming they are... 

Phoenix Police Raid a $2 Million Illegal Sweepstakes Cafe Gambling Ring

Phoenix Police Raid a $2 Million Illegal Sweepstakes Cafe Gambling Ring

November 29th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Sweepstakes cafes like this one in Gilroy, California are illegal in over 20 US states. Phoenix police raided two illegal gambling businesses this weekend, culminating a 17-month investigation. One of the businesses raided had generated $2 million in revenues since... 

MGM Grand National Harbor Casino Set for Two Controlled Demonstration Tests

MGM Grand National Harbor Casino Set for Two Controlled Demonstration Tests

November 28th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Resorts said the MGM Grand National Harbor would “blow away” Donald Trump’s Washington DC hotel. The MGM Grand National Harbor Casino must pass two “controlled demonstration” tests before the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control... 

Batavia City Council Votes to Lift a Ban on Video Gambling Machine Ban

Batavia City Council Votes to Lift a Ban on Video Gambling Machine Ban

November 26th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Batavia, Illinois is a city of 26,045 residents, according to the 2010 census. The city council in Batavia, Illinois voted by a wide margin to lift a ban on video gambling in the city. Illinois cities have the authority under state law to allow video gambling machines. The... 

David Baazov Seeks Control of Amaya Gaming with the Help of Hong Kong Investors

David Baazov Seeks Control of Amaya Gaming with the Help of Hong Kong Investors

November 25th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Desjardins Capital Markets’ VP, Maher Yaghi, said he had “never seen anything like this.” On November 14, David Baazov filed papers with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which revealed financing to buy Amaya Gaming shares at $24... 

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