Record-breaking Super Bowl bets
Categories: other games, sports betting Posted on: 13 Feb 2021 102 0
Estimate reading time time: 3 min, 577 words

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....

$2.4m bet on horse racing
Categories: sports betting Posted on: 10 May 2021 102 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 156 words

$2.4m bet on horse racing

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, a business magnate from Houston, Texas, raised his original Kentucky Derby bet on Essential Quality(horse name) from $500,000 to $2.4m by the time the colt reached the starting gate, so he could have won $6m. He wouldn't get any of it back. Essential Quality, the 5-2 favorite, finished...

Twitch will prohibit all gambling-related links and referral codes
Categories: online casinos Posted on: 13 Aug 2021 101 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 299 words

Twitch will prohibit all gambling-related links and referral codes

Twitch, the most popular live streaming network for gamers, posted a Creator Update on Wednesday, announcing that any links and referral codes to roulette, dice games, and slots on their site will be prohibited. On Tuesday, August 17th, the new restrictions will take effect. Twitch has announced that posting links or...

How do unfair casinos take advantage of players?
Categories: cheating, illegal, online casinos Posted on: 5 Dec 2021 101 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 464 words

How do unfair casinos take advantage of players?

If the casino is unfair, you will have numerous reasons to be concerned. Online casino cheating may take numerous forms. The most extreme kind of "unfairness" occurs when a casino implements unauthorized, programmed software. The issue is that the proprietors of such casinos have complete control over the proportion of...

Archie Karas interview
Categories: gambling history, interviews, live poker, video Posted on: 24 Apr 2021 99 1

Archie Karas interview

Archie Karas, a gambler who started with $50 in 1995 and made it into $40 million in three years, only to lose it all in three weeks. Man with one of the most outstanding streaks in gambling history tells his life story. Article about Karas

Absolute poker scam
Categories: cheating, online poker, video Posted on: 19 Apr 2021 92 0

Absolute poker scam

Absolute Poker was founded in 2003 by a group of fraternity members from the University of Montana who had no prior gaming experience. They relocated the business to Costa Rica, where it could function without the need for a gaming license. KGC provided casino sites with their betting "licenses" in...

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy
Categories: crime, live poker Posted on: 3 Aug 2021 92 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 365 words

A poker player has been sentenced to prison for film piracy

After confessing to running subscription-based websites that illegally streamed thousands of copyright-protected movies and television series to customers, poker player Talon White was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison. When he was detained in November 2019 and charged with copyright infringement and tax evasion, the Newport, Oregon native identified his...

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator
Categories: illegal, offline casinos Posted on: 9 Nov 2021 92 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 238 words

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator

Chinese officials continue to crack down on unlawful gaming. With China outlawing all kinds of gambling and prosecuting wrongdoers abroad, everything save the National Lottery is banned. Authorities in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces have uncovered a criminal enterprise that provided junket services and transported Chinese high rollers to Tigre de Cristal,...