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Patrick Dumont says Las Vegas Sands “here for the long term” in fight for Texas IR

Las Vegas Sands President and COO Patrick Dumont says his company is in Texas for the long-haul as it ups the ante in its fight to bring legalized casino gaming to the Lone Star State. A little over six months since the company first revealed plans to purchase a controlling stake in a major sporting franchise - later revealed to be the NBA's Dallas…
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Patrick Dumont says Las Vegas Sands “here for the long term” in fight for Texas IR
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Gulf's first casino resort sparks building boom in Ras Al Khaimah

Anticipation of the Gulf's first sanctioned casino complex has sparked a development boom in the UAE emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, with five-star resorts and multi-million dollar villas rapidly springing up from the desert sands. Las Vegas casino operator Wynn Resorts last year announced plans for a $4 billion resort on the artificial Marjan islands,…
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Las Vegas Sands new development in S'pore slated to begin construction by Jul. 2025

This article has been amended to clarify that there will not be a new casino facility in the fourth tower, but an expansion of the current casino space granted by the authorities in 2019. Las Vegas Sands' (LVS) plans for another development in Singapore will focus on live entertainment and possible expansion of its casino space, and will complement…
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Las Vegas Sands new development in S'pore slated to begin construction by Jul. 2025
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Las Vegas Sands may expand casino space at Marina Bay Sands

SINGAPORE - Las Vegas Sands' (LVS) plans for Singapore may include expansion of its current casino space at Marina Bay Sands (MBS). Bloomberg reported earlier on May 30 that LVS plans another development in Singapore to complement its casino resort here, including more space for live entertainment. It will have fewer rooms than the existing MBS…
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DraftKings, MGM set sights on Brazil's lucrative online gambling market

As Brazil emerges as one of the world's fastest-growing gaming frontiers, heavyweights in the sports betting industry like DraftKings and MGM Resorts are eyeing entry into the country's newly regulated online gambling market. Since loosening its online gambling laws in 2018, Brazil has swiftly become one of the top 10 betting markets…
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DraftKings, MGM set sights on Brazil's lucrative online gambling market
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Caesars Palace in Las Vegas won the jackpot on a slot machine

A guest at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas won the jackpot on a slot machine three times in one night. Officials with Caesars Entertainment announced the big win in a press release, obtained by KVVU. The player hit a $125000 jackpot around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by another jackpot of $383500 at 10:58 p.m. Around 12:27 a.m. on Wednesday morning,…
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MGM reportedly eyeing potential sale of gambling interests at Northfield Park

NORTHFIELD, Ohio - MGM Resorts International is reportedly exploring the sale of its gambling operations at Northfield Park, according to a report from Bloomberg. The report said talks are only preliminary and may not result in any action. The Northfield Harness Racing Track opened as the Hard Rock Rocksino with much fanfare in December 2013. It is…
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MGM reportedly eyeing potential sale of gambling interests at Northfield Park
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MGM Resorts consider sale of Springfied casino

MGM Resorts International is considering selling its casinos in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Northfield Park, Ohio, according to a report from Bloomberg News, which cited people with knowledge on the matter. The company, which operates 31 casinos globally, began consulting financial advisors upon review of MGM's share price, which has risen less…
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Visit a casino from your couch? Here's why Md. should reject iGaming

The Maryland Lottery went live in 1973 with just one game, called Twin Win. Residents of Maryland were told the money generated from the lottery would help fund education. Today, the Maryland Lottery has at least 10 different games and has generated over $19.3 billion in revenue for the state of Maryland. In 2008, the Maryland General…
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Tropicana Las Vegas ceasing operations this spring to make way for new ballpark

The Tropicana's last days are in full effect after its owner announced the date it will cease operations ahead of demolition for a new professional baseball stadium. Slot machines will no longer be heard on the resort's casino floor on the Las Vegas strip after April 2, just shy of its 67th anniversary. Bally's Corporation made the announcement…
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Tropicana Las Vegas ceasing operations this spring to make way for new ballpark
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Hochul puts daughter of casino lobbyist on gaming oversight board

Gov. Kathy Hochul appointed the daughter of a veteran gambling lobbyist to the state board that regulates the industry - raising concerns about potential conflicts of interest from government watchdogs, The Post has learned. Marissa Shorenstein - who served as head of Hochul's transition team when she became governor - was tapped as commissioner on…
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MGM Resorts reaches labor deal with Las Vegas unions, averts strike

The MGM Grand hotel and casino in Las Vegas on July 28.Bridget Bennett / Bloomberg via Getty Images / Source: Reuters The unions representing hospitality workers in Las Vegas on Thursday reached a tentative deal with MGM Resorts International for a new contract covering nearly 25400 employees, less than 24 hours before a strike threatened to shut…
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MGM Resorts reaches labor deal with Las Vegas unions, averts strike
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Caesars, Las Vegas Workers Reach Deal Easing Strike Threat (1)

A powerful Las Vegas hospitality union struck an agreement with casino owner Caesars Entertainment Inc., the first breakthrough in a months-long labor standoff that threatened to upend one of the nation's largest tourist economies just before it hosts a major grand prix and the Super Bowl. Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said Wednesday it had…
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Caesars, Las Vegas Workers Reach Deal Easing Strike Threat (1)
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Las Vegas sex worker accused of robbing, beating man in Strip hotel room

A Las Vegas prostitute has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and other crimes after she allegedly beat her disabled John to near death in a hotel room before stealing thousands of dollars of his cash, according to police. Napria Wilson, 26, left the mobility scooter-using victim with a broken back and fractures to his face after a…
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The many faces of gambling online and what it could mean for a state's bottom line

It may appear that most states now have their own online versions of Vegas, where players can place bets in virtual casinos or on sports. But in reality, the online offshoot of brick-and-mortar gambling is still in its infancy. Despite the proliferation of online sports betting in many states, playing casino games online still has a long way to go.…
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The many faces of gambling online and what it could mean for a state's bottom line
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Caesars confirms data theft as MGM casino outage drags on

Updated Casino giant Caesars Entertainment has confirmed miscreants stole a database containing customer info, including driver license and social security numbers for a "significant number" of its loyalty program members, in a social engineering attack earlier this month. The admission comes as MGM Resorts enters its fourth day of inoperable IT…
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Las Vegas Casinos Experience Cyberattacks

By Dave Lubach, Executive Editor The "Ocean's Eleven" movie and its sequels were about a band of criminals who try to execute a brilliant theft of millions of dollars from a casino vault during a Saturday night boxing card. Earlier this month, a real-life cyberattack caused some significant issues for several casinos on the famed Strip. Major Las…
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Las Vegas casinos face ‘social engineering’ threat amid hacks

The apparent cyberattack that hobbled MGM Resorts International this past week is the latest in a string of high-profile security breaches to befall Las Vegas casinos in recent months. As MGM deals with what it has called a "cyber issue," the gaming and hospitality giant apparently hasn't been the only one to be targeted by potentially devastating…
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UAE creates federal authority for 'commercial gaming' as casino giants flock to nation

Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 | 10:38 a.m. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates has created a federal authority to potentially run a national lottery and what it describes as "commercial gaming," likely a sign that it is on the verge of allowing gambling as major casino operators flock to the Gulf Arab nation. The state-run WAM news…
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Roblox is being sued for profiting from child gambling

Queue a new controversy about Roblox: a new class-action lawsuit made by two parents has accused the massive online game platform of facilitating online gambling to children and making proffits out of it. As was reported by Bloomberg Law, on August 15 a lawsuit was filed on behalf of parents Rachel Colvin and Danielle Sass in the Northern District…
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Roblox facilitates “illegal gambling” for minors, according to new lawsuit

A new proposed class-action lawsuit (as noticed by Bloomberg Law) accuses user-generated "metaverse" company Roblox of profiting from and helping to power third-party websites that use the platform's Robux currency for unregulated gambling activities. In doing so, the lawsuit says Roblox is effectively "work[ing] with and facilitat[ing] the…
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Roblox facilitates “illegal gambling” for minors, according to new lawsuit
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The NCAA Has an Underage Gambling Problem

A successful quarterback knows when to gamble on the field. Hunter Dekkers, the starting quarterback for the Iowa State Cyclones last year, also learned how to gamble off the field, according to the authorities. Earlier this month, a criminal complaint contended that he disguised his identity while placing 366 bets at the DraftKings online…
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Roblox Gambling Suit Claims Kids Hold “Billions of Robux”

A class-action lawsuit accuses online gaming platform Roblox of not only acting as an "illegal gambling ring that preys on children," but also fleecing those underage gamblers out of thousands of dollars. Mothers Rachel Colvin and Danielle Sass filed the suit against Roblox Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.…
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Roblox accused of facilitating "illegal gambling ring" for minors

Parents issue a class action lawsuit on behalf of their children A class action lawsuit has been filed against Roblox Corporation, accusing the developer of facilitating "an illegal gambling ecosystem" and violating a federal law. The complaint was filed in the Northern District of California on August 15 by parents who claimed their children lost…
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Roblox faces a new class action lawsuit alleging it facilitates child gambling

In a new class action lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California this week, two parents accuse Roblox of illegally facilitating child gambling. While gambling is not allowed on the platform, which hosts millions of virtual games that cater to children and teens, the lawsuit points to third-party gambling sites that invite users to play…
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Roblox faces a new class action lawsuit alleging it facilitates child gambling
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Roblox Hit With Lawsuit Claiming It Profits Off Child Gambling

Roblox has long been accused of not doing enough to make sure its massively popular gaming platform is free of toxicity and exploitation. Now parents are joining together in a class-action lawsuit to take the $17 billion company to court over allegations that it gets children into online gambling and profits off of it. As first reported…
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Roblox Hit With Lawsuit Claiming It Profits Off Child Gambling
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Popular Online Game Accused Of Profiting Off Of Child Gambling

Roblox has long been accused of not doing enough to make sure its massively popular gaming platform is free of toxicity and exploitation. Now parents are joining together in a class-action lawsuit to take the $17 billion company to court over allegations that it gets children into online gambling and profits off of it. As first reported…
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Roblox Accused of Concocting Illegal Gambling Ring for Minors

Popular online gaming platform Roblox acts as an illegal gambling ring that preys on children, according to a purported class action brought by parents. Rachel Colvin and Danielle Sass filed a complaint against Roblox Corp. Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California after their children lost money in the form of the…
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IN THE NEWS: First Nations-provincial relations, labour unrest and online gambling trends

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed a report that explored how provinces should work more with Indigenous populations, the ongoing reasons for labour unrest in Canada and trends that impact online gambling. Also discussed was the life and contributions of one of the University's first faculty members. Provinces should focus more on…
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Billionaire Steve Cohen Eyes New York Casino

Billionaire Steve Cohen is vying for a license to build a casino adjacent to the Mets' Citi Field in Queens. Cohen owns the Mets. The space is currently a parking lot and park. According to Bloomberg, Cohen has hired a team of lobbyists to work on the project. The State of New York is charging $500 million for each license and requiring a minimum…
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UK Government Proposes Stricter Customer Checks to Tackle Problematic Online Mobile Gambling

The UK government has recently unveiled a set of proposals aimed at tackling the problem of online mobile gambling. The announcement, made on Thursday, April 27, involves the introduction of stricter regulations to bring the industry up to date with the rise of online and mobile gambling. The proposed changes are the most extensive overhaul since…
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Macao casino revenue rebounding as analysts expect continued growth

Gaming industry analysts expect casino revenue to continue rising in Macao after back-to-back months of growth. The region's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau on Wednesday reported a 33.1 percent increase in gross gaming revenue to $1.3 billion in February compared with a year earlier. While February figures were down from January, John…
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Macao casino revenue rebounding as analysts expect continued growth
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Oakland A's stadium saga continues with court battles and Vegas casino support

As the Oakland Athletics stadium saga continues, some prominent voices in Vegas are throwing their weight behind potential relocation to Nevada. This support comes as the A's are back in court over the proposed Howard Terminal site in Oakland and the Las Vegas site hunt has been narrowed down to Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip. Mick Akers of…
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Oakland A's stadium saga continues with court battles and Vegas casino support
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Las Vegas Casino Revenue Sets Annual Record Despite Headwinds

The Bellagio Water Fountain Show on the Strip in Las Vegas The Las Vegas Strip, home to giant casinos such as the MGM Grand and Bellagio, recorded a total win of $8.29 billion in 2022, an increase of 17 percent from the prior year, according to data released Tuesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. (Bloomberg)-Bettors in Nevada and Las Vegas…
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Las Vegas Casino Revenue Sets Annual Record Despite Headwinds
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans

New York Mets team owner Steve Cohen met with more than 500 Queen residents last Saturday to solicit inputs on how to best develop the area around CitiField, including the possibility of bringing a casino to the Willets Point property. Cohen and the local community members talked about how to turn the long-dormant property into an all-weather and…
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Steve Cohen Meets With Locals to Discuss Casino Plans
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Macau casinos see worst year on record after gaming revenue drops 51% in 2022

Macau casinos have posted their worst year since 2004 as China's strict Covid Zero policies wrought havoc on the gambling hub. The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau said Sunday that gross gaming revenue in December fell 56% from a year earlier to 3.48 billion patacas ($433 million), slightly below the median estimate of a 57% decline.…
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Twitch banning gambling starting in October

Twitch will be updating its policies regarding gambling on Oct. 18, according to a statement the company posted to its Twitter account, acknowledging the recent spike in debate and discussion around gambling on the platform. "We'll be making a policy update on October 18th to prohibit streaming of gambling sites that include slots, roulette, or…
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Apple Pulls App Store Gambling Ads After Developers...

Apple has been forced to remove gambling ads from its App Store following complaints from developers. New ad placements were in place for iPhone users including in the "You Might Also Like" section to give more options to parties advertising their services and products. But with no freedom to choose what type of advertisement appears next to each…
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FTX Is Where Gambling and Wall Street Collided

One of the sidelights to the the sudden collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried's $32 billion crypto empire is the gambling-related tweets by Sam Trabucco, the former co-head of Alameda Research, the trading arm of FTX. Trabucco claimed to have learned his craft trading cryptocurrencies at the blackjack and poker tables. This revelation has been treated as a…
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Stanley Ho family in danger of losing Portuguese casino license

The family of Macau gaming pioneer Stanley Ho is at risk of losing its Portuguese casino concessions after a re-tender for gaming licenses saw a rival bidder submit a higher offer. According to a report by Bloomberg, the license to operate two of Portugal's biggest casinos - Casino de Lisboa in Lisbon and Casino do Estoril in Cascais - expires at…
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Alameda Co-CEO Compared Crypto Trading With Gambling

The former Co-CEO of Alameda Research reportedly enjoyed poker and blackjack and applied what he learned to the firm's cryptocurrency trading. Sam Trabucco - who hasn't been publicly accused of any wrongdoing - posted a thread on Twitter about aggressive gambling strategies and how he applied them to trading, Bloomberg reported Tuesday (Nov.…
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Coney Island Has a Bit of Everything. Does It Need a Casino?

The Cyclone roller coaster. The boardwalk. The famous hot dogs. Not to mention the aquarium, baseball stadium and wide expanse of ocean beach. What more could Coney Island need? In the opinion of Joseph J. Sitt, a longstanding Coney Island landlord, the answer is a beachfront casino. On Tuesday, Mr. Sitt, the chief executive of Thor Equities, will…
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Coney Island Has a Bit of Everything. Does It Need a Casino?
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Games Global has official operational launch after completing Microgaming acquisitions

Perhaps the name, Games Global rings a bell. Perhaps, it's thus far unknown to you. Either way, it's here. A Tuesday press release from the firm did not quietly announce its presence. Rather, it simply stated what should be taken at face value. To whit, in big bold print, centered on top: Games Global thunders onto the scene, ushering in a bold new…
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Caesars Entertainment Reverses Plans to Sell a Las Vegas Strip Property

The United States casino industry has gone through changes in the last few years, as companies have bought and sold casinos, shut some down, and renamed others. On Tuesday, we found out that one thing will stay the same in the immediate future: Caesars Entertainment is not going to sell any of its properties on the Las Vegas Strip. In a third…
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Caesars Entertainment Reverses Plans to Sell a Las Vegas Strip Property
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State Regulators Charge NFT Casino Project With Securities Violations

Regulators in four states have banded together to accuse a metaverse casino of selling NFTs that violated securities laws. On Thursday, state securities regulators from Texas, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Alabama filed emergency cease-and-desist orders against Slotie NFT, a Tbilisi, Georgia-based virtual gambling entity that markets itself as "the…
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State Regulators Charge NFT Casino Project With Securities Violations
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Twitch Limits Top Creators’ Revenue, Bans Some Gambling Sites

Twitch is making big changes to its platform. The streaming platform has moved to counter overseas gambling companies from leeching off of Twitch users, but almost in the same breath announced they were cutting the top pay of the biggest Twitch streamers. In an update released late Tuesday, Amazon-owned Twitch said they would be changing their…
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Crypto-Fuelled Gambling Sites Streaming Just Got Banned on Twitch

Twitch, an interactive live streaming platform popular with gamers, has announced a ban on the sharing referral and promo codes of gambling sites that support placing bets in cryptocurrency. In a statement shared on Twitter, the U.S.-based company said that the ban which will take effect on October 18 will apply to gambling sites that include…
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Casino tycoon Stanley Ho's family could lose concession of Portugal's Casino de Lisboa and Casino do Estoril to rival bidder

According to recent reports, the family of the late gambling tycoon Stanley Ho risks losing the concession of two of Portugal's biggest casinos - Casino de Lisboa in Portugal's capital, and Casino do Estoril, located in the seaside town ofCascais near Lisbon - after a rival bidder for the license to operate both venues made a higher offer. Both…
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Casino tycoon Stanley Ho's family could lose concession of Portugal's Casino de Lisboa and Casino do Estoril to rival bidder
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The rise and risks of crypto gambling on Twitch

As the seventh most popular category of streams on Twitch, crypto gambling has taken the cyberworld by storm, which is not necessarily positive. Every computer, tablet, or smartphone can now be used as a gambling device by persons of all ages. Although the origin of gambling is unknown, it has been practiced for centuries in China. Until 1638, when…
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The U.S. Doubles Down On Online Gambling

Looking for action but want to avoid a casino? In the age of the internet, gambling online from the comfort of your home, hotel room, or wherever you may be is easy. But not everyone thinks it should be. In California, two initiatives concerning online gambling regulations are set to be the most expensive ballot campaign in U.S. history. The…
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Casino stocks jump as Macau gets ready to welcome back Chinese tour groups

Macau casino stocks surged the most in six months on Monday after the city announced plans to welcome back tour groups from mainland China as soon as November, a breakthrough for the gaming hub's Covid-19-hammered, tourism-dependent economy. Wynn Resorts soared as much 15% on Monday to $68.89 in New York, the biggest intraday gain since November.…
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Counter-Strike Skins Drive Twitch Streaming Gambling

Our Recommended CSGO Betting Site 2021 Great Welcome Sports Betting Bonus of $250 Excellent Selection of CSGO Leagues To Choose From Live Betting Option Available Reliable & Fast Payouts Bloomberg video game reporter D'Anstasio stated in a podcast for Bloomberg Crypto that crypto gambling did not originate from crypto but rather from Counter Strike…
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Macau Casino Stocks Surge After Macau Announces It Will Relax COVID Measures

Macau casino shares experienced a positive boost after the chief executive of Macau, Ho Lat-Seng, announced that Macau is going to accept tourist groups from mainland China again starting in November. Bloomberg reported that its Intelligence gauge tracking Macau's six casino operators that have casino concessions in the former Portuguese colony has…
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Macau Casino Stocks Surge On Mainland Travel Hopes

Casino stocks soared in Macau on Monday after authorities announced plans to gradually welcome back tour groups from the Chinese mainland, the demographic that makes up the vast majority of punters. Macau is the only place in China where casinos are legal and the former Portuguese colony used to dwarf Las Vegas for the scale of bets placed each…
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Twitch Reveals When it Will Ban Crypto Gambling Livestreams Crypto Gambling Livestreams on Twitch To Be Banned from October 16

The controversial crypto gambling sessions anchored by Twitch celebrities and live-streamed to their followers will be banned effective October 16, Twitch said in a statement. It mentioned that Stake.com, Rollbit.com, Duelbits.com, and Roobet.com, the most notable crypto gambling sites using its platform, will no longer be able to use it to stream…
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Twitch casino ban: How did we get here?

With gaming streaming site Twitch - and the streaming sector in general - having exploded in recent years, early casino streamers began to get in on the opportunity. CasinoDaddy and Roshtein - some of the most-followed streamers at the time of the ban - both began streaming slots in 2016. CasinoGrounds - which became a hub for many slots streamers…
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Twitch bans some gambling streams days after streamers threaten strike

Twitch, the popular live-streaming platform owned by Amazon, is targeting one of its most popular category of streams: people pulling virtual slot machines. On Tuesday evening, Twitch announced on Twitter that, as of Oct. 18, websites that offer "slots, roulette or dice games" that are not licensed in the U.S. or other jurisdictions with…
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Twitch bans some gambling streams days after streamers threaten strike
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Amazon-owned Twitch to Ban Crypto Gambling Livestreams

Despite receiving backlash from influencers, Twitch is set to ban certain controversial crypto gambling live streams. Per an official Twitter post, the American live video streaming service will prohibit gambling sites like Stake.com, Rollbit, and Duelbits.com that "aren't licensed either in the US or other jurisdictions that provide sufficient…
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Amazon-owned Twitch to Ban Crypto Gambling Livestreams
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Twitch to update gambling policy in October

Twitch will be updating its policies regarding gambling on Oct. 18, according to a statement the company posted to its Twitter account, acknowledging the recent spike in debate and discussion around gambling on the platform. "We'll be making a policy update on October 18th to prohibit streaming of gambling sites that include slots, roulette, or…
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Mizkif calls on Twitch to ban gambling in aftermath of ItsSliker drama

The ItsSliker controversy has taken over the streaming community with every major streamer, including OTK co-founder Matthew "Mizkif," reacting to his videos. While some may only limit themselves to criticizing ItsSliker for his gambling debt, Mizkif took the opportunity to call on Twitch to ban gambling streams on the platform. The debate about…
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Mizkif calls on Twitch to ban gambling in aftermath of ItsSliker drama
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Counter Strike Skins behind Gambling Streaming on Twitch

Twitch, the popular streaming platform where every day millions of people spend hours watching live streams from their favorite gamers or even solving math problems in real-time, has recently seen the rise of crypto gambling. Commenting in a podcast for Bloomberg Crypto, Bloomberg video game reporter D'Anstasio shared her view that crypto gambling…
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Twitch gambling boom is luring gamers into crypto casinos: Report

Bloomberg Last Updated at August 5, 2022 22:20 IST Enneric Chabot, 26, didn't start gambling until he saw his favourite gamers doing it online. Three years ago, Chabot began regularly watching Felix "xQc" Lengyel, a former professional Overwatch player, as he competed in various video games on Amazon.com's livestreaming site Twitch for audiences of…
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Twitch gambling boom is luring gamers into crypto casinos: Report
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Gambling with Thailand's future

Whether you support it or not, betting and gambling dens have been commonplace in much of Thailand for a long time, despite authorities' attempts to stamp it out. Thai people love playing cards and betting on sports, particularly football and cockfighting, although gambling is currently illegal here. Casinos in the border town of Poipet, Cambodia,…
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Casino Insider: Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen opens at Harrah’s Resort SoCal

Casino Insider is a weekly newsletter with all the best bets for food, entertainment and fun at Southern California's casinos. It's delivered to your inbox on Thursdays. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen restaurant is finally making its debut in California. Harrah's Resort Southern California initially announced its partnership with the…
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Twitch Gambling Has Raised Concerns Among the Streaming Community

Many new categories and genres can be streamed on Twitch lately. A relatively new'Just Chatting' category has marched its way into the many genres of streaming during the pandemic, and to coincide with the time, it was warranted due to social distancing and regulations for mass gatherings. But with new genres opening up for Twitch a new boom…
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Will Twitch ban gambling streams following more controversy?

Will Twitch ban gambling? That's a question many are asking after controversies continue to pile up and gain visibility on the streaming platform. Gambling has become a huge presence on Twitch, with many of the platform's most popular streamers dedicating entire live broadcasts to wagering large amounts of cash on sponsoring gambling sites. The…
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Many Viewers Losing Thousands To Crypto Casinos due to Twitch

Years after the first Twitch gambling meta of CSGO skins got sidelined after Valve sent cease and desist to multiple gambling sites, a new type of Gambling is taking over the top spot of Twitch once again. This time the Gambling Meta has returned with big investments from overseas Crypto Casinos. Many popular streamers have started streaming slots…
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Many Viewers Losing Thousands To Crypto Casinos due to Twitch
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The Twitch Gambling Meta: Report suggests viewers have already lost thousands following in their favorite streamers’ footsteps

The Twitch Gambling Meta has been a major point of contention for many in the streaming community. With many popular streamers playing slots and other crypto gambling games on the platform, gambling on Twitch has been gaining prominence. Fortnite, once synonymous with gaming and streaming, was below Slots in the most-watched category on Twitch last…
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The Twitch Gambling Meta: Report suggests viewers have already lost thousands following in their favorite streamers’ footsteps
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Could gambling content on Twitch be banned soon?

The slots category on Twitch has risen significantly this year with websites like Stake sponsoring content creators to play the gambling game on the platform. While developers regularly enlist streamers for sponsored streams whenever they are releasing a game as a way to market and promote its launch, the slots category on Twitch is almost…
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Twitch’s gambling boom is luring gamers into crypto casinos

Enneric Chabot, 26, didn't start gambling until he saw his favorite gamers doing it online. Three years ago, Chabot began regularly watching Felix "xQc" Lengyel, a former professional Overwatch player, as he competed in various video games on Amazon.com Inc.'s livestreaming site Twitch for audiences of up to 25000 viewers. In 2021, during some of…
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Twitch may finally clamp down on gambling streams in near future

Connor Bennett. Last updated: Aug 05, 2022 Twitch logo over gambling casino image Twitch may finally call time on hosting gambling content on their site as a new report says they're in "the midst of a deep-dive" of everything surrounding it. Given that Twitch's audience skews pretty young, there have been plenty of concerns about advertising…
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Twitch may finally clamp down on gambling streams in near future
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Key statistics show massive growth in US sports betting market

Economic figures from the first quarter of 2022 are becoming finalized, and Q2 numbers are coming in. In brief, we can say of the US sports betting market that, not unexpectedly, growth continues at its rapid and steady pace as more state governments join in legalizing sports betting. Some of the key statistics coming out recently include the…
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Casino call from Thai legislators

In Thailand and a panel of federal legislators has reportedly submitted a special petition calling on the right-wing coalition government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha to legalize casino gambling. According to a Wednesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the lawmakers believe that such a move would allow the nation to rebuild its…
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Casino call from Thai legislators
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Gst Tax Online Gaming Conundrum

One of the biggest challenges facing the Governments today is the rapid evolving nature of the digital economy, with which the regulators are struggling to keep pace.In fact, the challenge posed by technology-enabled services means that even if one or few countries devise regulations, businesses can simply shift to another jurisdiction where the…
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Gst Tax Online Gaming Conundrum
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Las Vegas Casinos Should See Bump From Macau Reopening

Macau has been in dire straits for more than the past week. Earlier this month, the Chinese government announced that it would close all casinos in Macau starting July 11 as the region battles a covid-19 outbreak that infected nearly 1500 people over a three week period in the city of 680000. During previous outbreaks, the Chinese government had…
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Las Vegas Casinos Should See Bump From Macau Reopening
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Casino firm Genting Singapore draws takeover interest

Genting Singapore Ltd., one of the city-state's two casino operators, is attracting takeover interest as tourists start coming back to the Asian travel hub, people with knowledge of the matter said. While thoUS rival MGM Resorts International recently approached the firm's controlling shareholder, the billionaire Lim family, to express its interest…
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Casino firm Genting Singapore draws takeover interest
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Casino Stocks, Oil Prices Tumble On China Lockdowns

Oil futures and casino stocks sank Monday on fresh Covid-19 news out of China. Natural gas prices bolted on the scheduled shutdown of the Nord Stream pipeline, cutting Russia's gas supply to Germany, amid already sky-high demand and tight supply. On Monday morning, Macau - an administrative region in China and the world's largest gambling hub -…
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Casino Stocks, Oil Prices Tumble On China Lockdowns
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Casino Stocks WYNN, LVS, MGM, MLCO Gain on Easing Covid-19 Restrictions

China is finally starting to lift its lockdown protocols. According to Bloomberg, the country is now "reporting the lowest number of new cases since early February." On top of that, the nation is reducing the required quarantine time for international travelers. This means that the Chinese economy is clear to start making up lost ground. For the…
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Casino Stocks WYNN, LVS, MGM, MLCO Gain on Easing Covid-19 Restrictions
Taipei Times

COVID-19: Stocks in Macau casinos fall as virus restrictions kick in

Macau casino stocks yesterday slumped as the Chinese gaming hub battled a COVID-19 outbreak, which has prompted tightened social distancing restrictions and mass testing. The sector has been hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic, with vital tourism revenues wiped out by some of the world's harshest measures to tackle the virus - including tough border…
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COVID-19: Stocks in Macau casinos fall as virus restrictions kick in
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Macau casinos stocks retreat as rising COVID cases tarnish reopening hopes

Macau casino stocks saw selling pressure again on Monday after a flareup of COVID cases in China led to officials in Beijing and Shanghai ramping up testing policies again. While the number of COVID case in the nation is still only in the hundreds, there is no clear indication that the government will back off from a zero-tolerance policy anytime…
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Macau casinos stocks retreat as rising COVID cases tarnish reopening hopes
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Macau casino revenue plunges 68% to new 18-month low in April amid tourism drought

Macau casino revenue has plunged to an 18-month low amid the ongoing impact of the pandemic on the gaming destination. Revenue for April fell 68% from a year earlier as the world's biggest gambling hub suffers from a tourist drought related to China's Covid lockdown measures. According to official data from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination…
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Macau casino revenue plunges 68% to new 18-month low in April amid tourism drought
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New York City Casino Will Include Crypto Trading Floor

The term "cryptocurrency" refers to a type of digital currency. It is possible to manage and exchange traditional currency online, but this is not the same as owning cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies are distinct because they are a decentralized and democratic alternative to government-issued currency. Governments control the supply of money in…
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New York City Casino Will Include Crypto Trading Floor
The Washington Post

Why Casinos Are Spying on Their Ultra-Rich Clients

You could easily miss the exclusive Les Ambassadeurs casino in London. Just off Hyde Park Corner, it sits at the end of a quiet side street populated only with chauffeured black vans waiting to whisk wealthy guests to five-star restaurants or soccer games. The casino's sole imposition on the street is a red awning above the door. A wall of…
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