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Towns Surrounding Plainridge Park Casino Petition Massachusetts Gaming Commission for Table Games

Several towns located near the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Massachusetts, are urging the state’s gaming agency to allow the slots-only facility to incorporate a modest number of table games. Patrons find a sea of slot machines at the Plainridge Park Casino, but no table games. (Image: John Tlumacki/The Boston…

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MGM CEO Jim Murren Wins $2.3 Million Legal Spat with Former Vegas Exec Over New Zealand Winery

A judge in New Zealand has ordered former Mandalay Bay Resort Group director Glenn Schaeffer to pay MGM CEO Jim Murren and another former Las Vegas executive, Daniel Lee, $2.3 million to resolve a dispute over a winery. MGM Chief Jim Murren believed he would become a partner and shareholder…

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Okada Manila Raises $600M to Complete Philippines Integrated Casino Resort

Okada Manila parent company Universal Entertainment has raised $600 million through the issuance of privately placed debt notes in order to complete the integrated casino resort in the Philippines’ capital city. Okada Manila is putting the $600 million finishing touches on the multibillion-dollar casino resort. (Image: Alecs Ongcal/Rappler) Opened in…

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Million Dollar Casino Fraud: Loto-Quebec Scammed Out of Massive Sum, Kept Quiet for Months

Loto Quebec is investigating a scam which saw it defrauded out of $1 million dollars, information that the province’s government-run gaming outlet kept under wraps for months. Montreal’s Casino du Lac-Leamy was reportedly taken for a million dollars by scammers this summer. (Image: Loto-Quebec) The report from Le Journal de…

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Gambling Nuns Embezzled $500,000 from California School, Blew it On Casino Junkets

Two nuns accused of embezzling $500,000 in tuition fees and donations from a hard-up Catholic School in California — some of which they blew on gambling trips — have apparently been absolved of their sins. Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper (left) and Lana Chang claimed their gambling trips were funded by…

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Bidders for Final New Mexico Racino License Left in Limbo as Racing Commission Postpones Decision

The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) will keep bidders for the state’s sixth and final racino license on tenterhooks, after an eleventh-hour legal challenge prompted it to postpone its decision. Full House Resorts’ “moving grandstand” is one of five proposals bidding for the sixth New Mexico racino license. The choosing…

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Big Trouble in Little China: Nine Loan Sharks Held for Kidnapping, Torture in China’s Cambodian Gambling Hub

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested nine Chinese nationals for the alleged kidnap and torture of two gamblers in Sihanoukville, a once sleepy seaside town now booming with Chinese-owned casinos. Sihanoukville in western Cambodia has become a Chinese gambling hub over the past two years, fueled by lax regulation and billions…

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FanDuel Declares Alabama College Football Playoff Winner, Pays Out on Bets

The FanDuel sportsbook isn’t waiting for the outcome of the College Football Playoff (CFP), and is instead declaring the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide the national champions. Bettors who printed College Football Playoff National Championship tickets on Alabama through FanDuel can cash in their bets. (Image: FanDuel) Despite the CFP…

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DOJ Designates $17 Million for Survivors of Las Vegas Shooting

The US Department of Justice has set aside almost $17 million in compensation for victims of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Donald Trump’s new attorney general Matthew Whitaker gives a speech in Cincinnati on Friday. He said the DOJ is doing all it can to “help Vegas heal.” (Image: John…

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Gionee CEO Admits to $140M Gambling Loss, But Says He Didn’t Cause Company’s Financial Woes

The founder and CEO of Chinese smartphone company Gionee has admitted to massive gambling losses, and even says that he may have used company money to fund his casino play, but denies that his bets are the reason why his company is now on the brink of bankruptcy. Gionee founder…

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