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Lucky blackjack player takes home biggest ever jackpot win at Glasgow casino

Lucky blackjack player takes home biggest ever jackpot win at Glasgow casino

One lucky punter walked away with the country’s largest ever jackpot win, taking home over £73,000 from the Grosvenor Casino in the Merchant City. The win comes less than a week after another customer scored a £53,000 jackpot at the Grosvenor’s Riverboat venue. Since 2015, across its Merchant City and Riverboat casinos, Grosvenor has seen ten winners scoop a total of £105,000 in Glasgow alone. Deb... »

Colorado casino customers prosecuted for playing abandoned slot credits

Colorado casino customers prosecuted for playing abandoned slot credits

Prosecuting customers for playing abandoned credits on machines Now this takes customer services to another level and is quite unbelievable to me personally. I have been involved in providing electronic data relating to fraudulent activities here in the UK. There is a definite line you cross from a one off mistake then repeating the action to obtain monies you are not entitled to. Its a simple as ... »

Broward woman wins $2.3 million slot machine jackpot at…

Broward woman wins $2.3 million slot machine jackpot at…

Can you imagine 2.3 million dollars from a slot machine. I doubt very much that kind of jackpot will ever be allowed  in the UK. It seems from the story that the machine was a linked progressive jackpot. The maximum allowed in the UK under the  2005 gaming act is £20,000 with a maximum stake of £5. This mega jackpot was won with a maximum stake of $3. So why not here in the UK land based casinos b... »

UPDATED: Ponca Tribe unveils plans for casino east of Enid | News | enidnews.com

UPDATED: Ponca Tribe unveils plans for casino east of Enid | News | enidnews.com

Construction will begin on the 12,000-square-foot Fancy Dance Casino in March 2018, according to a news release. The tribe is constructing the casino on the southeast corner of Interstate 35 and U.S. 412, where it owns 106 acres of land. “The pursuit and finalization of this economic development venture has been a long, but rewarding process. In the end, after later phases of development, we will ... »

Bet365 chief exec Denise Coates becomes UK’s highest-paid boss after earning �199m last year

Bet365 chief exec Denise Coates becomes UK’s highest-paid boss after earning �199m last year

Whilst the government is shouting loudly about tightening up gambling advertising laws and protecting the vulnerable it is obvious that some will always profit from it. Some companies will even use the new regulations to profit themselves. Sky Bet affiliate closes. Just the affiliate side closed so none of the vunerable have quite been saved as yet but the company who now owns Sky Bet no longer ha... »

Attorney: O.J. Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel-casino CTE ?

Attorney: O.J. Simpson banned from Las Vegas hotel-casino CTE ?

OJ Simpson What a life he has led, from playing in the National Football League as a running back, Film super star he had the world at his feet. Then he was jailed for armed robbery and kidnapping. Of course you can not forget the allegations of the murder of his wife. He has just been released from prison and now he is in trouble again. Has OJ Simpson truly gone stark raving bonkers or is there s... »

Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York

Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York

New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that could allow sports betting in casinos, OTB parlors and race tracks. Lawmakers are also looking to potentially speed the process by exploring legal strategies for bringing sports betting to the state without going through the amendment process whic... »

Czech casino owner claims he lost $3M in poker game because he was drunk

Czech casino owner claims he lost $3M in poker game because he was drunk

Just because something is put in front of you does not mean you have to consume it. I presume you have the money and means to buy good liquor and are not in need of free booze.  Aria poker staff plied Czech casino owner Leon Tsoukernik with booze, forcing him to lose $3 million in a high-stakes poker match against an Australian professional, recent court papers filed by Tsoukernik claim. The poker... »

Chemehuevi plan groundbreaking for new casino

Chemehuevi plan groundbreaking for new casino

HAVASU LANDING — The Chemehuevi Indian Tribe will hold a groundbreaking ceremony next week for its long-awaited hotel and casino across from Lake Havasu City. The tribe says the new hotel, casino and marina will be built by Bernard Builders of San Fernando, California. The groundbreaking, hosted by Tribal Council Chairman Charles Wood, is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. Site plans call for a 25,... »

Ladbrokes Coral hit by �2.3m penalty over rogue bets

Ladbrokes Coral hit by �2.3m penalty over rogue bets

Ladbrokes Coral has been ordered to pay £2.3m by the gambling regulator for failing to intervene after two problem gamblers lost £1.3m of stolen money on its casino website. Days after a government review warned online gambling firms to tighten up controls or face tougher legislation, the Gambling Commission said it found “significant flaws” in the bookmaker’s dealings with two “high-spending” cus... »

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