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US Soldiers Gamble $100m Each Year On Military Based Slots
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

The US has around 3,000 slot machines spread out across its 800 military bases around the world, and each year they generate around $100 million in revenues for the Defense Department. While the amount seems high, the figure in itself would not have caused much... 

Is Online Gambling Legal In Canada?
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, June 12th, 2015

Canada has no federal law governing online gambling, but just like the USA it does permit individual provinces to create and manage their own internet gambling industries. The Criminal Code of Canada does, however, forbid playing at any gambling websites not licensed... 

Chinese Internet Celebrity Charged With Running Illegal Gambling Operation
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

In 2011, Guo Meimei acquired internet celebrity by pretending to work for the Red Cross Society of China, and posting countless images of herself living the high-life, thus implying the charity had been misusing its public donation. Soon after, the charity saw... 

US Man Told $500k Winning Scratch Card A Misprint
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, January 9th, 2015

On December 6th, New Mexico resident John Wines got the biggest surprise of his life after buying a $20 “Ruby 7s” scratch card at a gas station, which subsequently revealed five winning numbers for a massive windfall of $500,625. Unfortunately, Wines’... 

Fantasy Sports Now A Cultural Phenomenon In The USA
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, December 29th, 2014

Over the past couple of decades fantasy sports have become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon stateside, and each year around 41.5 million US players pretend to be the owners of imaginary football, baseball, and basketball sports teams and gamble billions of dollars... 

PayPal Return A Game Changer For US iGaming
Written by kaus | Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Recently Chris Grove on Online Poker Report stated online processing company Paypal would make a return to US iGaming “in the coming months.” That rumours has now taken a step closer to reality after Chris Krafcik from Gambling Compliance tweeted yesterday: “#NewJersey... 

Poker Stars Post Bail For Illegal Sports Betting Suspects
Written by kaus | Monday, August 4th, 2014

A number of top poker professionals have put up millions of dollars of their own money in order to bail out a group of Asian men involved in an alleged international sports betting ring. Between them, Phil Ivey, Andrew Robl and Daniel “Jungleman12” Cates have... 

US Supreme Court Declines NJ Sports Betting Case
Written by kaus | Thursday, June 26th, 2014

New Jersey has failed in its attempt to have the ‘Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’ (PASPA) overturned. In 1992, PASPA limited sports betting to just four US states, namely Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana, but two years ago New Jersey... 

Borgata Casino Sued For Cancelled Poker Tournament
Written by kaus | Friday, May 16th, 2014

Back in January, the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open in Atlantic City was cancelled after a large number of counterfeit chips were discovered to have been used during the $560 NLHE Re-Entry tournament. In April, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE)... 

Illegal Sweepstake Cafes Targeted By US States
Written by kaus | Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

As US states debate the merits of permitting igaming within their borders, residents continue to gamble on unlicensed offshore websites from the comfort of their own homes or alternatively at illegal gambling operations known as ‘sweepstakes’ cafes....