Latest News

Poker Player Jon Letzkus Linked to Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Poker Player Jon Letzkus Linked to Las Vegas Strip Shooting

A recent tumultuous event near the Las Vegas Strip has led Jon Roger Letzkus, aged 45, to contend with a total of 73 charges, sourced from local news outlets. These charges encompass…
Jan 03, 2024 Crime
Padraig O'Neill Wins European Poker Tour Prague 2023

Padraig O’Neill Wins European Poker Tour Prague Main Event

The 2023 European Poker Tour Prague main event drew a remarkable 1,285 entries, surpassing the prior year's record. Despite competing with major poker championships like the World Series of Poker Paradise main…
Dec 18, 2023 Business
Justin Herbert, Chargers QB, Suffers New Finger Fracture

Justin Herbert, Chargers QB, Suffers New Finger Fracture

In a recent matchup against the Denver Broncos, the Chargers' quarterback, Justin Herbert, encountered a significant setback. This unfortunate incident marks his second finger fracture this season, this time impacting his throwing…
Dec 12, 2023 Business
888 Holdings Rejects $890M Playtech Takeover Bid

888 Holdings Rejects $890M Playtech Takeover Bid

July brought reports suggesting that 888 Holdings, the parent entity of William Hill, turned down a significant $890 million acquisition offer from Playtech. Speculations hinted at a potential merger between 888 and…
Dec 08, 2023 Business
MGM Grand Detroit Workers End 47-Day Strike with Deal

MGM Grand Detroit Workers End 47-Day Strike with Deal

Detroit saw a resolution as workers at MGM Grand Detroit concluded their 47-day strike by voting to ratify a new contract. The agreement marks a significant milestone for nearly 4,000 members of…
Dec 07, 2023 Business

Law and Regulation See All

Las Vegas Casino Faces Lawsuit After Roulette Ball Accidentally Hits Player in the Eye

Las Vegas Casino Sued Over Roulette Ball Hitting Player

A Las Vegas resident, Dalease Brown, has filed a lawsuit against the Gold Coast casino hotel, seeking $15,000 in damages. Brown alleges that she was injured when a roulette ball struck her…
Oct 04, 2023 Law and Regulation
Deputy Prime Minister Advocates for Legalizing Online Betting in Thailand

Deputy Prime Minister Advocates for Legalizing Online Betting in Thailand

Deputy Prime Minister Somsak Thepsutin of Thailand has thrown his support behind the idea of legalizing online sports betting to boost government income. He believes that allowing certain forms of online gambling…
Sep 28, 2023 Law and Regulation
Fresh Legislation Proposed to Ban Smoking Within Pennsylvania’s Casino Premises

New Bill Proposes Casino Smoking Ban in Pennsylvania

Gamblers in Pennsylvania may soon find themselves breathing easier as Rep. Dan Frankel introduces HB 1657, a bill designed to put an end to smoking within the confines of the state's 18…
Sep 21, 2023 Law and Regulation
Mahogany Room Server at Crown Melbourne Pursues Lung Cancer Lawsuit

Mahogany Room Server at Crown Melbourne Pursues Lung Cancer Lawsuit

Dien Nguyen, a former waiter who worked for six years in Crown Casino Melbourne's exclusive Mahogany Room, is suing Crown Resorts for negligence. He was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer, which he…
Sep 12, 2023 Law and Regulation

Crime See All

Poker Player Jon Letzkus Linked to Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Poker Player Jon Letzkus Linked to Las Vegas Strip Shooting

A recent tumultuous event near the Las Vegas Strip has led Jon Roger Letzkus, aged 45, to contend with a total of 73 charges, sourced from local news outlets. These charges encompass…
Jan 03, 2024 Crime
Ndrangheta Maxi-Trial: 200 Convicted in Italian Mafia Case

Ndrangheta Maxi-Trial: 200 Convicted in Italian Mafia Case

A significant chapter concluded with the 'Ndrangheta trial, a three-year legal spectacle culminating in sentences for various crimes like Mafia association, extortion, drug trafficking, and even murder. Among the accused, 42 women…
Nov 22, 2023 Crime
Hong Kong Detains 335 in Crackdown on Triad Gambling

Hong Kong Detains 335 in Crackdown on Triad Gambling

In a decisive move against the surge of illicit gambling activities linked to organized crime, Hong Kong authorities have undertaken a strategic campaign, orchestrating a series of targeted raids on operations associated…
Nov 14, 2023 Crime
Victim of $1 Million Watch Heist Files Lawsuit Against Tropicana Las Vegas

Victim of $1 Million Watch Heist Files Lawsuit Against Tropicana Las Vegas

A Sacramento resident, Raimond Irimescu, is pursuing legal action against both the Tropicana Las Vegas and the ride-hailing giant, Uber. This comes in the wake of a harrowing incident in which he…
Oct 13, 2023 Crime

Business See All

Padraig O'Neill Wins European Poker Tour Prague 2023

Padraig O’Neill Wins European Poker Tour Prague Main Event

The 2023 European Poker Tour Prague main event drew a remarkable 1,285 entries, surpassing the prior year's record. Despite competing with major poker championships like the World Series of Poker Paradise main…
Dec 18, 2023 Business
Justin Herbert, Chargers QB, Suffers New Finger Fracture

Justin Herbert, Chargers QB, Suffers New Finger Fracture

In a recent matchup against the Denver Broncos, the Chargers' quarterback, Justin Herbert, encountered a significant setback. This unfortunate incident marks his second finger fracture this season, this time impacting his throwing…
Dec 12, 2023 Business
888 Holdings Rejects $890M Playtech Takeover Bid

888 Holdings Rejects $890M Playtech Takeover Bid

July brought reports suggesting that 888 Holdings, the parent entity of William Hill, turned down a significant $890 million acquisition offer from Playtech. Speculations hinted at a potential merger between 888 and…
Dec 08, 2023 Business
MGM Grand Detroit Workers End 47-Day Strike with Deal

MGM Grand Detroit Workers End 47-Day Strike with Deal

Detroit saw a resolution as workers at MGM Grand Detroit concluded their 47-day strike by voting to ratify a new contract. The agreement marks a significant milestone for nearly 4,000 members of…
Dec 07, 2023 Business

Scandals See All

Credit Suisse Caught in Singapore's Money Laundering Scandal Linked to Gambling Activities

Credit Suisse Tied to Singapore Gambling Money Laundering

Amid Singapore's money laundering scandal intertwined with the world of gambling, Credit Suisse finds itself deeply embroiled. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is now poised to launch a probing inquiry into…
Oct 20, 2023 Scandals
MGM Resorts Sued for Millions in Losses Over Suspected Drink Spiking

MGM Resorts Sued for Millions in Losses Over Suspected Drink Spiking

In the world of casino gambling, indulging in a cocktail or two is nothing out of the ordinary. However, a recent lawsuit has shaken the industry's high-roller circuit, as a California real…
Oct 19, 2023 Scandals
Suspected Syndicate Member Admits Card Recording in Marina Bay Sands Case

Suspected Syndicate Member Admits Card Recording in Marina Bay Sands Case

In a Singapore courtroom, Tan Kian Yi, a 35-year-old Malaysian citizen, confessed to his involvement in a cheating syndicate that duped Marina Bay Sands out of an astounding S$433,730 (equivalent to US$315,000).…
Oct 06, 2023 Scandals
Poker Enthusiast Masterfully Bluffs Illness to Secure WSOP Entry

Poker Enthusiast Masterfully Bluffs Illness to Secure WSOP Entry

In a shocking revelation, a resident of Vallejo, California, has confessed to fabricating a terminal colon cancer diagnosis to secure the $10,000 buy-in for the World Series of Poker Main Event. Rob…
Sep 22, 2023 Scandals

Tech and Innovation See All

Las Vegas Culinary Union Plans Protests at Caesars, MGM Casinos Next Week

Las Vegas Culinary Union Plans Protests at Caesars, MGM Casinos Next Week

In a potentially disruptive move, Culinary Local 226, a union representing 53,000 hospitality workers in Las Vegas, is edging closer to the brink of a significant strike. On Monday, the union mobilized…
Oct 10, 2023 Tech and Innovation
Card Debt Challenges and Mobile Payment Adoption in Casinos

Card Debt Challenges and Mobile Payment Adoption in Casinos

As credit card debt in America reaches unprecedented levels, the financial stability of individuals is being significantly impacted. The rising cost of living and the necessity to rely on credit cards for…
Jun 23, 2023 Tech and Innovation
Quebec Casino Workers on Strike During Grand Prix

Quebec Casino Workers on Strike During Grand Prix

The casino workers of four Quebec casinos have ultimately decided on going on strike during the Grand Prix. CSN, the union representing them, agrees with their decision and is behind them all…
Jun 20, 2023 Tech and Innovation
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Gets Sportsbook

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Gets Sportsbook

When someone mentions the world of casinos in the States most people think of Vegas. But there are other places in the States where you can find online casinos. Milwaukee happens to…
Apr 04, 2023 Tech and Innovation