The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates
Categories: crime, lottery, online casinos, slots, sports betting 22 Mar 2021 125
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The Italian government's crackdown on illegal gambling targets crime syndicates

Malta, a Mediterranean island country, began its transformation from sleepy tourism destination to international gambling mecca in 2004. Seventeen years later, Malta remains a source of interest for Transparency International, bilateral law enforcement agencies, and some European Union countries. In the midst of the public investigation into the killing of journalist...

Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network
Categories: crime, offline casinos 15 Mar 2021 193
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Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network

Authorities in British Columbia believe a man accused of being at the core of a multinational drug dealing and money laundering ring had VIP accounts in Las Vegas, Macau, and the province. This was revealed at the most recent meeting of the Cullen Commission, which is investigating the scope of BC's...

Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge
Categories: live poker 8 Mar 2021 112
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Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth live challenge

In a live heads-up highstakes duel later this month(March 16th), Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth will face off, and the bookies have DNegs as the clear favorite to beat his old friend. Negreanu is now at 1.61 in PokerShares, which is -164 in the US system and around 2/3 in UK...

New €500 million Cyprus casino
Categories: offline casinos 6 Mar 2021 156
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New €500 million Cyprus casino

Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd has announced that City of Dreams Mediterranean, an urban resort in Cyprus, will open in summer 2022. The Limassol project is set to be Europe's biggest IR, with plans to launch in late 2021, but the completion has been postponed due to the current Covid-19...

Thailand's police force has cracked down on illegal gaming related to the Royal Slot 777 Casino app
Categories: crime, online casinos, slots 28 Feb 2021 136
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Thailand's police force has cracked down on illegal gaming related to the Royal Slot 777 Casino app

Thailand's national police have detained 34 members of a cyber fraud ring in yet another raid on illegal gambling. During the raid, the police confiscated roughly THB2 billion ($66.5 million). The operation, codenamed "Shadow App", was carried out in Bangkok and six provinces (Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Chiang Mai, Chaiyaphum and...

Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is demolished
Categories: offline casinos 19 Feb 2021 136
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Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is demolished

After being closed since 2014, The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City was demolished. In 1984, Donald Trump opened it. The Plaza's end came with a sequence of blasts at about 9 am. The house imploded and the beach and the famous Atlantic City boardwalk were engulfed by a...

Record-breaking Super Bowl bets
Categories: other games, sports betting 13 Feb 2021 106
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Record-breaking Super Bowl bets

This year's Super Bowl proved once again to be America's favourite football game. The 55th Super Bowl was played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and released on Sunday, February 7, in front of a live audience of more than 24,000 viewers and millions of fans behind TV screens....