Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is demolished
Categories: offline casinos Posted on: 19 Feb 2021 91 0
Estimate reading time: less than 1 min, 100 words

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...

US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order
Categories: offline casinos, other Posted on: 8 Jan 2021 86 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 449 words

US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order

The recent executive order by US President Donald Trump to ban many high-profile Chinese apps could spell trouble for the three US casino operators in Macau. Macau is one of the world's casino capitals, but it faces some significant economic challenges at the moment. The executive order was revealed on Wednesday...

Las Vegas casinos is linked to a BC drug money laundering network
Categories: crime, offline casinos Posted on: 15 Mar 2021 85 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 427 words

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...

Thailand's police force has cracked down on illegal gaming related to the Royal Slot 777 Casino app
Categories: crime, online casinos, slots Posted on: 28 Feb 2021 79 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 200 words

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...

The rise and fall of Full tilt poker
Categories: documentary, gambling history, online poker, video Posted on: 28 Dec 2020 77 0

The rise and fall of Full tilt poker

Full Tilt Poker was founded in 2004 and soon became one of the world's biggest poker site with many poker pros becoming the face of the business such as Phil Ivey, Mike Matusow, Chris Ferguson, Gus Hansen and many others. But issues started to emerge for Full Tit Poker from...

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein
Categories: cheating, crime, gambling history Posted on: 22 Jan 2021 77 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 890 words

Legendary gamblers: Arnold Rothstein

Rothstein was born in New York City on January 17, 1882, and saw his last classroom at age 16. He worked as a traveling salesman for a while, but he became drawn to a life of crime when he started hanging out in the neighborhood pool clubs. Rothstein started out...

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling
Categories: crime, online casinos, sports betting Posted on: 15 Jan 2021 76 0
Estimate reading time time: 4 min, 799 words

'Ndrangheta mafia involvement in gambling

In Italy, the biggest Mafia trial in 30 years is set to start this week. 355 suspected participants and accomplices of the 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate are on trial. The reported criminal history of this organization includes murder, illegal gambling, and more. It is anticipated that more than 900 witnesses will...

Wynn Resorts records  Macau's massive losses
Categories: offline casinos, other Posted on: 6 Feb 2021 73 0
Estimate reading time time: 1 min, 206 words

Wynn Resorts records Macau's massive losses

Wynn Resorts posted $686 million in operating income for Q4, a decrease of almost 59 percent from $1.65 billion registered for the same time in 2019. The net loss was $269.5m, a dramatic rise from the previous year's net loss of $72.9. For Q4, adjusted property EBITDA was $69.8m, compared to...