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Man says he found 900 fentanyl pills next to slot machine

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) - A federal grand jury has leveled drug and conspiracy charges against a New Mexico man claiming he found 900 fentanyl pills next to an electronic bingo machine at an Indian casino in El Paso The indictment filed Wednesday in U.S. Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas stems from the Jan. 24 arrest…
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The 5 Most Shocking Murders at Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos

Las Vegas is a playground for gambling, live entertainment, and dining. It's a place that's game for anything, but it can also be murder. The city has the 13-highest homicide rate problem in the U.S, according to a 2023 study cited by local Fox-affiliated station KVVU-TV. The new Oxygen series Sin City Murders - premiering Sunday, February 25 at 7…
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The 5 Most Shocking Murders at Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos
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Sichuan police bust major cross-border online gambling ring

Sichuan police announced a major crackdown on a cross-border online gambling operation, arresting 93 suspects and seizing over 20 million yuan ($2.78 million) in illicit funds. The network, targeting Chinese gamblers, operated from the Philippines and boasted nearly a million registered members in China, with illegal transactions exceeding 725.5…
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Sichuan police bust major cross-border online gambling ring
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Thailand: man deported for allegedly operating gambling website

A 32-year-old Chinese national was accused of operating a site worth THB2.5bn (US$70m). Thailand.- A 32-year-old Chinese national has been arrested and deported for allegedly operating a gambling website valued at THB2.5bn (U$D70m). According to police reports, the man, identified as Huang, led a criminal syndicate called Zhonghe, which ran the…
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Thailand: man deported for allegedly operating gambling website
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"High Roller Heist" Podcast Delves Into Bonehead's Vegas Casino Robberies

A new podcast, "The High Roller Heist," chronicles the misadventures of a noted asshat, Tony Carleo. All due respect to asses and hats. Carleo robbed the Suncoast and Bellagio in 2010. He wore a motorcycle helmet, garnering him the label of "Biker Bandit," although, we're pretty sure Carleo gave himself that name. In a fun twist, the casino robber…
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"High Roller Heist" Podcast Delves Into Bonehead's Vegas Casino Robberies
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Amid Legal Battle, BetMGM Sending Sam Antar Casino Offers

On Jan. 31, a federal judge in New Jersey dismissed a lawsuit against BetMGM and Borgata that was brought by Sam A. Antar, a recovering gambling addict and ex-con who belongs to one of the New York metro area's most notorious white-collar crime families. In his lawsuit, Antar accused the defendants of violating New Jersey's Consumer Fraud Act by…
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Amid Legal Battle, BetMGM Sending Sam Antar Casino Offers
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Mekong shady online gambling and money laundering operated by China

Good Morning. The Mekong region is being plagued by a series of online gambling and money laundering operations focused on - and operated largely by - one main market: China. An analyst points out the sheer scale of the operations, and difficulty for law enforcement to eradicate them. Meanwhile, Australia's The Star is facing'Bell Two' - a new…
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Mekong shady online gambling and money laundering operated by China
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PAGCOR confirms arrests in illegal online gambling raid

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has announced 12 people have been arrested as part of a clampdown on illegal online gambling in the country. Arrests were made by the National Capital Region Police Office and Anti-Cybercrime Group of the Philippine National Police. The arrests follow a raid in Parañaque City and support a…
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PAGCOR confirms arrests in illegal online gambling raid
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Big Joke Dismisses Involvement In Money-Laundering, Online Gambling Charges

DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF Pol.Gen. Surachate Hakparn, nicknamed Big Joke, yesterday (Feb.16) dismissed allegations that he had been involved in money-laundering and running a gambling website. The well-known deputy police chief admitted that as many as eight police officers under his command had been accused of alleged involvement in the money-laundering…
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Big Joke Dismisses Involvement In Money-Laundering, Online Gambling Charges
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Gas stations defy Springfield's gambling machine ban

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - KOLR 10 Investigates at least two gas stations that are gambling with the city of Springfield's new rule banning slot machine-style games that pay out cash prizes. According to the ordinance, it took effect upon passage Monday night. KOLR 10 Investigates visited multiple Fast'N Friendly convenience store supervisors who claim…
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Gas stations defy Springfield's gambling machine ban
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2 PEOPLE CAUGHT OPERATING ILLEGAL ONLINE GAMING SITE

Twelve people suspected of involvement in illegal online gaming operations were arrested today, February 16, in an exclusive Parañaque City subdivision after a month-long surveillance, according to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Alejandro H. Tengco said the arrests were made by the National Capital…
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2 PEOPLE CAUGHT OPERATING ILLEGAL ONLINE GAMING SITE
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Minnesota Man Sentenced For TikTok Slot Play

As many savvy gamblers know, the house has a heavy edge when it comes to playing slot machines. But as it turns out, playing slots for viewers on social media can come with some tough results as well. Blake C. Fitzgerald, 40, of Farmington, Minnesota, was recently busted by authorities for accepting money from viewers on TikTok and then making slot…
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Aristocrat Gaming’s For Sale Link Portfolio: A Winning Move for European Market

This release combines cutting-edge game mechanics and mechanical innovations delivering a unique player experience. "We are very proud with the success of recent product launches across EMEA and are grateful for the support and trust that we've garnered from our customers. Although we are still increasing our install base from those product…
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Aristocrat Gaming’s For Sale Link Portfolio: A Winning Move for European Market
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North Korean tech workers, South Korean gangsters team up on illegal online gambling

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said on Wednesday it uncovered a North Korean group running illicit cyber activities cooperating with several South Korean criminal organizations. North Korea's Kyonghung Information Technology Exchange Company, affiliated with the Workers' Party's bureau handling North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's slush…
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Michigan investigators seize slot machines and cash in illegal gambling raid

Create a free account, or log in. The raids took place on August 18 at The Cellular Vault and Cellular Bank, with investigators confiscating 11 video slot machines, 56 computers and $10141 in suspected gambling proceeds and gift cards. The machines, cash, associated equipment and business records were removed as part of joint investigations of the…
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Michigan investigators seize slot machines and cash in illegal gambling raid
iGaming Business

Ukraine seizes UAH700m from leading gambling operator

According to the Bureau, the gambling operator is accused of evading paying UAH1.20bn in taxes in Ukraine. The operator in question does hold a licence in the country. The Bureau says an investigation found people employed by the operator have been running unlicensed online gambling. More than 30 "mirror" sites similar to that of the licensed…
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Man arrested in death of woman found in Las Vegas Strip hotel room

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Metro police have arrested a man in the death of a woman who was found in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room. Dandre Owens, 29, faces several charges including open murder, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, and possession of a gun by a prohibited person, records showed. On Jan. 29 at around 2 a.m., police responded to a…
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Man arrested in death of woman found in Las Vegas Strip hotel room
iGaming Business

Czech regulator confirms Prague slot machine ban now in effect

Prague city council in September 2020 approved a ban on all technical gambling games in the capital. The ban, which includes slot machines, applies to all venues, even if they hold a licence. The city-wide ban was due to come into full effect in 2024. This meant that venues could continue to offer technical games through to the end of their…
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Czech regulator confirms Prague slot machine ban now in effect
Florida Politics

House clears ‘illegal slot machine’ measure, but questions remain about clarity, ‘unintended consequences’

Unsuspecting night managers could get ensnared in violations they didn't know they were committing. A House bill seeking to crack down on illegal gambling operations in the state has cleared its second committee, but concerns remain about unintended consequences and a potential lack of clarity. The bill (HB 189) cleared the House Appropriations…
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House clears ‘illegal slot machine’ measure, but questions remain about clarity, ‘unintended consequences’
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Wayne Nix’s Las Vegas trips explained in court documents

Wayne Joseph Nix, the illegal bookmaker whose casino play at MGM Grand led former resort president Scott Sibella to plead guilty to federal charges in a California courtroom this week, is well connected. The former minor league baseball pitcher who lives in Newport Coast, California, took sports bets from major league players of several sports who…
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Patriots Kayshon Boutte arrested for online gambling during time with LSU

New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte has reportedly been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges related to illegal online gambling, per Baton Rouge's WAFB. The network reported on Thursday that "some of the alleged illegal gaming took place while he was an LSU player, investigators allege." However, the source reportedly told the…
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Patriots Kayshon Boutte arrested for online gambling during time with LSU
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Patriots WR Kayshon Boutte arrested on online gambling charges

Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte was arrested Thursday afternoon in Baton Rouge, La. for charges related to sports gambling, WAFB first reported. The Louisiana State Police said in a statement that Boutte is accused of creating a fraudulent online account that allowed him to gamble while still a minor. He faces one felony count of computer…
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Patriots WR Kayshon Boutte arrested on online gambling charges
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Patriots Kayshon Boutte arrested on online gambling charges

Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte was arrested on Thursday on charges related to online gambling. Boutte is accused of creating a fraudulent online gaming account, when he was under 21, indicating that he was 21 years old or older and legally allowed to gamble. According to WAFB in Louisiana, "he is also accused of illegally gambling, using…
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Patriots Kayshon Boutte arrested on online gambling charges
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Everygame Casino unveils roarsome new T-Rex Wild Attack slot

The new T-Rex Wild Attack is a 6×4 slot with an explosive cascade feature, a free games feature with stacked wilds that multiply wins up to 5x and a respin feature where the win multiplier increases with each non-winning spin. The wild symbol in this full-featured new game is a roaring T-Rex. When one or more appear on the reels but there is no…
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Everygame Casino unveils roarsome new T-Rex Wild Attack slot
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Erie man allegedly attempts to play slot machines with counterfeit money

An Erie man was taken into custody after he allegedly attempted to play a slot machine using counterfeit money. On Thursday, Jan. 18, a 31-year-old Erie man was contacted by Pennsylvania State Police after a Presque Isle Downs and Casino slot machine he was using malfunctioned. The machine reportedly malfunctioned due to "motion picture money"…
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Erie man allegedly attempts to play slot machines with counterfeit money
Korea JoongAng Daily

Gambling site suspects turned illegal proceeds into fast cars, fine art and fat stacks of cash

Nine people have been indicted on charges related to the operation of an illegal online gambling website and money laundering through purchases of luxury cars, land, and art, prosecutors announced Monday. According to the Busan District Prosecutors' Office, four people have been arrested on suspicion of laundering the proceeds from the website via…
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WPTV

Slot machines, $18K in cash seized from 'gambling house'

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - Another business that investigators said was conducting illegal gambling was raided Thursday along the Treasure Coast. According to a post on the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, detectives and officials with the Florida Gaming Control Commission executed a search warrant at about 10:30 a.m. at Prestige…
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Slot machines, $18K in cash seized from 'gambling house'
8 News Now

2 dead, multiple hospitalized after shooting near Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Two people are dead and multiple others were hospitalized after a shooting near the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. On Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., Metro police responded to a report of a shooting in the area 200 block of West Chicago Avenue near The Strat Hotel and Casino. When officers arrived, they found one person on the…
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2 dead, multiple hospitalized after shooting near Las Vegas Strip
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Study Reveals Criminal Gangs Involved In Chinese Black Market Gambling Industry

A government crackdown on an activity or product often leads to black markets, and that's apparently the case when it comes to online poker and casino gaming in China. The country banned online poker and mahjong in 2018 in an attempt to curb gambling in the country. That's now led to many gamblers frequenting underground live casinos or heading to…
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$70K, illegal gambling hard drives seized from gas station

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Over $70000 in cash and eight hard drivers from illegal gaming machines were seized from a Memphis gas station, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD). MPD said the seizure happened back on Friday, January 12 after officers received a tip about a month earlier that illegal gaming machines were operating at the Exxon…
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Illegal online casinos spread crypto-crime across Asia

Global crime networks have set up shop in autonomous territories run by armed gangs across Southeast Asia, and are using them to host physical and online casinos that, in concert with crypto exchanges, have led to an explosion of money laundering, cyberfraud, and cybercrime across the region and beyond. The scenario above was outlined on Monday by…
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Illegal online casinos spread crypto-crime across Asia
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Kazakhstan liquidates online casino

As a result of a joint special operation of the Ministry ofInternal Affairs and the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan,over 400 people were detained, Azernews reports,citing the Kazakh media. "The Ministry of Internal Affairs, together with the NationalSecurity Committee, under the coordination of the ProsecutorGeneral's Office, eliminated…
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Kazakhstan liquidates online casino
The Nation Thailand

Thai children face 3 key threats: vaping, obesity, online gambling

A recent report shows that e-cigarettes or vaping devices have attracted more Thai youths, despite the associated health risks. A study conducted by the Department of Health Service Support last year found that one in 10 Thai youngsters had developed the habit of smoking e-cigarettes. The report revealed that 92.2% of the surveyed youths succumbed…
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Thai children face 3 key threats: vaping, obesity, online gambling
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Devastating tragedy strikes East Godavari as local resident succumbs to online gambling

A sorrowful incident unfolded in East Godavari district. Ernena Lakshminayudu, a young man from Srikakulam district, working in the quality control department of a factory in Yerravaram, Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh was lured to the world of online gambling, leaving his wife and children in distress. As reported by The Times of India, married…
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Devastating tragedy strikes East Godavari as local resident succumbs to online gambling
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man who ran a Ponzi scheme where, according to prosecutors, instead of investing money in the stock market, he wagered millions of dollars at casinos, will serve a year in jail. Clark County District Court Judge Jasmin Lilly Spells sentenced Rodney Buckle, 66, on Thursday to one year in the Clark County Detention Center. As…
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction
iGaming Business

Yield Sec data shows rise in black market targeting at-risk players

The research revealed a rise in players who had self-excluded on GAMSTOP being targeted by the black market. The number of illegal operators was also found to have increased "fourfold" between 2021 and 2022. That number doubled again to 231 during 2023. In total, more than 1000 affiliates helped to publicise illegal operators. According to Yield…
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Yield Sec data shows rise in black market targeting at-risk players
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Suspicious Death Outside Posh Las Vegas Casino of Man Awarded Millions After Wrongful Conviction Ruled Homicide

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is now treating a suspicious death outside a ritzy casino as a homicide, after it was first believed to be accidental. Medical personnel responded to a call for service on Oct. 29, 2023, for a man suffering from injuries from a "purported accident" on South Las Vegas Boulevard, LVMPD said in a. The man…
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Suspicious Death Outside Posh Las Vegas Casino of Man Awarded Millions After Wrongful Conviction Ruled Homicide
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A&E 'Undercover: Caught on Tape' Investigates Las Vegas Casinos Bombing Plot

Hear firsthand from criminal investigators as they revisit some of their most dangerous cases on Undercover: Caught on Tape. The new true crime series from A&E follows undercover agents who've often risked their lives taking on different identities to gather evidence and help take down criminals. Each episode includes surveillance video and audio…
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A&E 'Undercover: Caught on Tape' Investigates Las Vegas Casinos Bombing Plot
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Orleans Hotel Stabbing Suspect Claims Self-Defense in Bizarre Slot Machine Dispute

Las Vegas, NV - January 9, 2024 - A Las Vegas man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing another patron at the Orleans Hotel and Casino over a perceived dispute involving a slot machine, according to an arrest report. Mitchell Graham, 70, of Las Vegas, stands accused of battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed machete without a…
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Man accused of stabbing man with steak knife over slot machine at Las Vegas casino

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A Las Vegas man is accused of stabbing a man with a steak knife at the Orleans Hotel and Casino over a slot machine, according to an arrest report. Mitchell Graham, 70, of Las Vegas faces charges of battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed machete without a permit, records showed. On Dec. 31, around 9 a.m., officers…
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Man accused of stabbing man with steak knife over slot machine at Las Vegas casino
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Slot machine dispute leads to steak knife stabbing at Las Vegas casino

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas man was arrested after a dispute over a casino slot machine led to an alleged stabbing with a steak knife. Mitchell Graham, 70, was taken into custody on the morning of New Year's Eve, 2023, and is facing charges of battery and carrying a concealed machete without a permit. According to court documents, a Las…
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Slot machine dispute leads to steak knife stabbing at Las Vegas casino
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Chinese punters placed RMB300 bln in bets linked to Suncity online gambling

Mainland Chinese gamblers had contributed over RMB300 billion (MOP339 billion/USD42 billion) to online gaming activities led by former Suncity Group boss Alvin Chau, China Central Television has reported. According to a CCTV report on Monday, a court in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, believes that the junket operator could have pocketed around RMB8.7…
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Chinese punters placed RMB300 bln in bets linked to Suncity online gambling
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Suncity's online gambling wagering exceeded $42.2 billion, reported the State-owned TV

The report from CCTV has unveiled details of the cross-border gambling operations, including the scale of the online gambling business, affiliates' requirements, and how the online gambling group received and settled gambling funds. CCTV noted that Alvin Chau started an online gambling business in the Philippines targeting Chinese nationals in…
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Suncity's online gambling wagering exceeded $42.2 billion, reported the State-owned TV
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TBI: Columbia caregiver accused of using patients' money for online gambling

TBI: Columbia caregiver accused of using patients' money for online gambling (Photo of roulette game being played on smartphone via Getty Images) MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) - A Midstate caregiver accused of using the debit cards of her patients to make personal charges has been indicted by a grand jury. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI)…
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TBI: Columbia caregiver accused of using patients' money for online gambling
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Husband arrested in Las Vegas casino after missing wife found murdered

A man has been arrested at a casino in Las Vegas in connection with the death of his missing wife, police said. Arthur Eugene Guty Jr., 55, was arrested at the Mardi Gras Casino after his wife, 26-year-old Nicole Zambrano, was found dead from a gunshot wound on Monday afternoon inside a home along Bierer Avenue, police said. She had been missing…
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Pennsylvania man accused of murdering wife arrested at Las Vegas casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A Pennsylvania man accused of murdering his wife was arrested at a Las Vegas casino on Tuesday. According to our ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, Nicole Zambrano was reported missing by her co-workers at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort last week after she hadn't shown up for work for a few days. Uniontown police found her dead, from a…
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Pennsylvania man accused of murdering wife arrested at Las Vegas casino
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Husband arrested at Las Vegas casino after wife found dead on New Year’s Day

A 55-year-old Pennsylvania husband was arrested during his cigarette break outside a Las Vegas casino with $100000 cash the day after his second wife was found dead in their home on New Year's Day. In a bizarre twist, Arthur Guty Jr.'s Tuesday arrest came four years after his former wife was accused of targeting him in a murder-for-hire plot for a…
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Husband arrested at Las Vegas casino after wife found dead on New Year’s Day
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Pa. man suspected of killing wife arrested at Las Vegas casino

A Uniontown man police suspect shot and killed his wife was arrested on Tuesday at a Las Vegas resort. Arthur Eugene Guty Jr., 55, has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault. The body of his wife, Nicole Zambrano, 26, was discovered at their home on Monday. Police believe she had been dead for several days, according…
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Pa. man suspected of killing wife arrested at Las Vegas casino
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Indonesia continues crackdown on online gambling content

Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo) has blocked access to over 800000 forms of gambling-related online content, reports Gambling Insider. Gambling - casinos, poker rooms, sports betting and bingo - has been banned in the country since 1974, but it continues to see gambling-related sites accepting Indonesian registrations…
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Indonesia continues crackdown on online gambling content
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Wife 'killer' Arthur Guty arrested at Vegas casino with $100k cash after 'telling neighbor he'd kill' murdered partner

A SUSPECT reportedly made a chilling statement about killing his wife before he was arrested for her murder. Arthur Guty, 55, was arrested at a Las Vegas, Nevada casino days after police discovered his wife Nicole Zambrano's body in their Pennsylvania home. Zambrano, 26, disappeared last week, and a search was launched for her after she failed to…
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Wife 'killer' Arthur Guty arrested at Vegas casino with $100k cash after 'telling neighbor he'd kill' murdered partner
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Robber steals thousands from woman leaving casino

A woman won several thousand dollars at a Madison casino only to lose her winnings to a robber on the way out of the establishment in the early hours of New Year's Day. Police were dispatched to Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison just after 2 a.m., where the woman said she and her husband had been walking to their car when a man approached them to ask for a…
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Robber steals thousands from woman leaving casino
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Art Guty, Husband of Murdered Nicole Zambrano, Found in Las Vegas Casino

Four years ago, Art Guty Jr. was allegedly the target of a murder-for-hire plot by his first wife. Now he's accused of killing his second one. The husband of a 26-year-old woman who was found shot to death in her Pennsylvania home on Monday was arrested Tuesday at a Las Vegas casino with $100000 in cash. And in an eerie twist, the suspect, Art Guty…
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Art Guty, Husband of Murdered Nicole Zambrano, Found in Las Vegas Casino
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Ohio Lottery investigates 'cybersecurity incident' impacting website, prize cashing

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The Ohio Lottery is still dealing with issues after a "cybersecurity incident" on Christmas Eve. According to a statement, the incident impacted several of its internal applications. The agency immediately began working on fixes to help mitigate the issue, saying that the "integrity of our games is the top priority of the…
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Ohio Lottery investigates 'cybersecurity incident' impacting website, prize cashing
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Police Claim to Block Over 10,000 Online Gambling Sites Throughout 2023

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - National Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo announced that the police have registered 2278 cases related to online gambling throughout 2023. He released the report in the year-end press conference at the police headquarters in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, on Wednesday, Dec. 27. He explained that so far this year, the police had…
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Crack down on influencers promoting illegal gambling

PETALING JAYA: By the second quarter of 2024, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will launch an operation against social media influencers promoting illegal online gambling. Its spokesman told theSun MCMC is monitoring the situation and will address the issue through collaboration with police and social media…
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StarTribune

Minnesota brothers charged in TikTok livestream gambling scheme

More charges, including a felony count, were filed Monday against a Twin Cities man who is accused of roaming Twin Cities-area casinos and playing slots for gamblers who paid to have their bets placed, then watched live on TikTok in hopes of striking it rich. Blake C. Fitzgerald, 40, of Farmington, is now facing a felony charge in Goodhue County of…
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RM5 billion iIlegal gambling bane

PETALING JAYA: The government is losing a staggering RM5 billion annually due to illegal gambling activities in the country. According to Ravi Balakrishnan, a chartered accountant, tax consultant and lecturer at a private university, illegal gambling - both physical and online - has many negative effects. "A few countries such as Japan are looking…
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Red Lake Nation News

Felony among new counts saying man illegally played Twin Cities casino slots as bettors watched live

More charges, including a felony count, were filed Monday against a Twin Cities man who is accused of roaming Twin Cities-area casinos and playing slots for gamblers who paid to have their bets placed, then watched live on TikTok in hopes of striking it rich. Blake C. Fitzgerald, 40, of Farmington, is now facing a felony charge in Goodhue County of…
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4 Facts That Reveal How Slot Machines Really Work

Slot machines are a fool's game. Everything at a casino is a fool's game, unless you visit with the assumption that you plan to lose money, but slot machines have the added problem of not even being fun. And yet, slots are the most lucrative part of the casino. Slots in American casinos took in over $34 billion last year, more than everything else…
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4 Facts That Reveal How Slot Machines Really Work
Korea JoongAng Daily

Young gangsters busted for laundering illegal gambling money

Prosecutors indicted 34 young people, including Gwangju-based gangsters, for laundering 10 billion won ($7.7 million) gained from illegal online gambling. According to the Gwangju District Prosecutors' Office on Monday, the accused laundered 10.7 billion won in bank accounts opened under other people's names. Five accused were members of the…
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Nacogdoches officials search seven gambling locations confiscating equipment

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KETK) - The Nacogdoches Sheriff's Department and Nacogdoches Police Department conducted searches at seven gambling locations in the city and county on Wednesday. Officials said that the two agencies jointly executed their search warrants and were able to confiscate "numerous gambling instruments" from the seven locations. "We…
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Nacogdoches officials search seven gambling locations confiscating equipment
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OJK Blocks 4,000 Bank Accounts Used for Online Gambling

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Financial Services Authority (OJK) blocked four thousand online gambling accounts in the last three months to protect the public from the economic and social dangers of online gambling. "In the past three months, we have ordered banks to block more than four thousand online gambling accounts," OJK Chief Executive of Banking…
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Review Journal

Wynn Las Vegas sued over woman’s death while playing slot machine

The family of a woman who collapsed and died while playing a slot machine at Wynn Las Vegas is suing the company for negligence and wrongful death. The lawsuit claims Wynn employees failed to "reasonably assess" if Billie Sakkab, 74, required emergency medical attention after she collapsed while playing slots alone during the resort's Super Bowl…
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Bangkok Post

DES crackdown aims to close more illegal gambling sites

The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry has vowed to shut down more illegal online gambling sites. The ministry also wants to focus on building up awareness of digital threats, as well as collaborating with related agencies and telecom operators to pave the way for the government's launch of the digital wallet, said DES Minister Prasert…
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DES crackdown aims to close more illegal gambling sites
The US Sun

Kendall Jenner rocks plunging black dress at casino event in Las Vegas after fans suspect she got a boob job

MODEL Kendall Jenner has stunned in a plunging black dress during her steamy trip to Sin City. On Wednesday, Kendall, 28, attended the star-studded grand opening of the Fontainebleau Las Vegas resort and casino in Winchester, Nevada. The supermodel donned a figure-hugging dress that flowed down her slim legs. The Kardashians star teased an ample…
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Kendall Jenner rocks plunging black dress at casino event in Las Vegas after fans suspect she got a boob job
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Colorado Springs police bust illegal casinos

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Police officers in Colorado Springs seized hundreds of gambling machines from a half dozen businesses that were operating illegal casinos. Earlier this year, investigators learned of 34 locations throughout the city where the activity was happening. The department launched an education campaign to warn the business…
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Colorado Springs police bust illegal casinos
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Des Moines Man Arrested for Alleged Incident at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson

A Des Moines man was recently arrested from an alleged crime in August of 2022 at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. According to court documents, on August 26, 2022 Paul Wright won a jackpot on a slot machine at Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. As Wright was celebrating, 42-year-old Jade Leonard of Des Moines was also nearby celebrating, Wright had…
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8 News Now

Fontainebleau Las Vegas offers preview ahead of opening day

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - After nearly twenty years the Fontainebleau Las Vegas will open for business next week. Over the years the property has changed hands and changed courses a few times. With some critics even calling the project cursed. However, as the resort steps into the spotlight, Brett Mufson promises those obstacles will make the journey…
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas offers preview ahead of opening day
Film Threat

The Synergy Between Cinema and Online Slots Features Film Threat

The relationship between cinema and online slots in the UK is a fascinating intersection where the allure of the big screen meets the thrill of digital gaming. Cinematic themes in online slots are not merely a trend but a reflection of how popular culture shapes and enhances the gaming experience. This synergy has seen numerous blockbuster movies…
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The Synergy Between Cinema and Online Slots Features Film Threat
Korea JoongAng Daily

Gambling addiction on the rise as illegal gaming market flourishes

Mr. Park, a 27-year-old office worker, got addicted to gambling eight years ago at state-run casino Kangwon Land in Jeongseon, Gangwon. For four years, he's been gambling at the Texas Hold'em pubs in the Ingye-dong neighborhood of Suwon, Gyeonggi. The area has one of the highest concentrations of poker pubs in Korea. "A large number of hold'em pubs…
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Fox 5 Vegas

Prosecutors: Man accused in hit-and-run deaths of 2 troopers was escorted from Las Vegas casino due to intoxication

To help the troopers' families during this time please visit www.IPOF.VegasA judge set bail at $500000 on Friday for a man who is accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed two Nevada State Police troopers in Las Vegas.Las Vegas police have arrested a 16-year-old accused of making terroristic threats on social media.If you live in Henderson, your…
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Video shows driver accused of killing 2 Nevada troopers at Las Vegas casino drinking before crash, prosecutor says

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A judge set bail at $500000 for Jemarcus Williams, 46, the driver accused of killing two Nevada State Police Highway Patrol troopers in a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning. Williams, who works as a bell captain and valet, made his first appearance in Las Vegas Justice Court on Friday morning. He is accused of killing Sgt.…
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Video shows driver accused of killing 2 Nevada troopers at Las Vegas casino drinking before crash, prosecutor says
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Prosecutors: Man accused in hit-and-run deaths of 2 troopers was escorted out of Las Vegas casino due to intoxication

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A judge set bail at $500000 on Friday for a man who is accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed two Nevada State Police troopers in Las Vegas. The suspect, identified as Jemarcus Williams, 46, made his first court appearance on Friday morning after the crash which occurred early Thursday morning on a freeway in Las…
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Prosecutors: Man accused in hit-and-run deaths of 2 troopers was escorted out of Las Vegas casino due to intoxication
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A cat-and-mouse game: The evolution of card counting

Netfalls Remy Musser // Shutterstock Queen and Ace cards above blackjack table. For centuries, gamblers have been using various strategies to gain an edge. The desire to beat the odds has remained despite an influx of new games at casinos worldwide. Blackjack, one of the most popular card games at online and brick-and-mortar casinos, has players…
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A cat-and-mouse game: The evolution of card counting
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‘Tony The Ant’ Spilotro-Linked Las Vegas Home Up For Sale

Those looking for a new Las Vegas home with a link to one of the city's most infamous mob figures may want to contact a real estate agent. The home of John Spilotro, brother of mob boss Anthony "Tony the Ant" Spilotro, is now up for sale. Anthony served as the inspiration for Joe Pesci's character of Nicky Santoro in the 1995 film Casino. John…
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‘Tony The Ant’ Spilotro-Linked Las Vegas Home Up For Sale
Yorkshire Live

Pub slot machine jackpot sparks brawl with pool cues and barstools

A fight between a group of men inside a Yorkshire pub started after one of them won a jackpot of £90 on a games machine. Trouble escalated when one of the men threw a barstool before he was chased and hit with a pool cue outside the Hastings House pub in Hull. HullLive reports Peter Price, 23, of Cotswold Grove in the city, admitted an offence of…
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Pub slot machine jackpot sparks brawl with pool cues and barstools
hrnz.co.nz

Trot Slot confirmed for Cambridge

New Zealand's first Trot Slot race is confirmed and already has its first slot filled. The TAB Trot Slot will be run as expected alongside the Race by Grins at Cambridge on April 12 next year for a stake of $575000, making it the richest trot race ever held in Australasia. It will have eight slots, most of them purchased by the connections of…
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Slot Variance and Volatility Explained

Slot variance and slot volatility are important parts of every slot game, and they can tell you a lot about how games work. Tying together with other elements like Return to Player (RTP), variance and volatility form the basis of payouts and the results that players can expect. While luck will always play a big part, understanding these aspects of…
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Slot Variance and Volatility Explained
New York Post

Luxurious 'Casino'-linked Las Vegas home of ex-mobster John Spilotro hits market for $550K

The luxurious home of a former Las Vegas mobster linked to the 1995 gangster film "Casino" is back on the market for $550000. The four-bed, three-bath stunner is currently owned by an unidentified dancer, but it once belonged to John Spilotro - the lesser-known brother of Tony "The Ant" Spilotro. The two brothers lived on the same block, according…
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Luxurious 'Casino'-linked Las Vegas home of ex-mobster John Spilotro hits market for $550K
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DSI Seizes 2 Phuket Penthouses Linked to Online Gambling

PHUKET - The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has seized two luxury penthouses in the Rawai Beach area of Phuket, which together are worth over 2 billion baht (56.7 million U.S. dollars). Following the arrest of Mr Phakpoom, or "Deedee," the chief financial officer of online gambling network UFA on 4 November, investigations have revealed…
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DSI Seizes 2 Phuket Penthouses Linked to Online Gambling
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Amended Law Allows Gov’t to Freeze Bank Accounts in Online Gambling Crackdown

Jakarta. The revision of the electronic transaction and information law gives authorities the power to freeze the bank accounts of suspects during the crackdown on online gambling, a minister said on Wednesday. Both the government and the House of Representatives have agreed to include such an authority in the revised law. "The existing law has no…
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Amended Law Allows Gov’t to Freeze Bank Accounts in Online Gambling Crackdown
New York Post

Casino app maker AviaGames accused of pitting players against bots

AviaGames - the Silicon Valley-based developer of popular casino apps like Bingo Tour and Solitaire Clash - has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit that claims users were duped into playing against bots instead of similarly skilled human players. "Avia users collectively have wagered hundreds of millions of dollars to compete in these games…
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Casino app maker AviaGames accused of pitting players against bots
cybersecuritydive.com

Threat actors behind Las Vegas casino attacks are social-engineering mavens

The group of threat actors claiming responsibility for major attacks against MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment and Clorox is composed of experts in social engineering, and federal cyber authorities are prodding more victims to come forward. Scattered Spider, which deploys AlphV ransomware in some of its attacks, uses multiple techniques and tools…
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Threat actors behind Las Vegas casino attacks are social-engineering mavens
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Las Vegas Baccarat Dealer Arrested On Cheating Allegations

Nevada law enforcement officials take casino cheating seriously and players accused of colluding with a dealer in the Las Vegas area now face some serious charges. The Nevada Gaming Control Board began investigating several people in May 2022 that were believed to be involved with cheating at the Rampart Casino, located in the Las Vegas suburb of…
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Las Vegas Baccarat Dealer Arrested On Cheating Allegations
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Okada Manila slots outage continues to improve with almost 80% now back online

A major outage which saw the majority of slot machines at Philippines integrated resort Okada Manila go dark earlier this week appears closer to full resolution, with around 75% to 80% of machines back online by Thursday evening according to IAG observations. As first reported by IAG, slot machines and some other systems across the property were…
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