Former Chelsea Prodigy Arrested in Australian Soccer Match-Fixing Scandal

Huge shock The world of professional soccer in Australia is teetering after a major match-fixing scandal came to light. Police believe that at least four players in the A-League played a role in manipulating games, with officers carrying out raids early on Friday morning over fears that some of them might try to flee the […]

Store Clerk Facing Extortion Charges in $3M Lottery Fraud Case Goes on Lam

A Massachusetts store clerk charged with extortion for his role in the theft of a $3 million lottery ticket is now a fugitive from justice after he failed to show up in court Monday. Carly Nunes, left, pleaded guilty to stealing a $3M lottery ticket. Joseph Reddem, right, who allegedly tried to extort money from […]

UK to Introduce Measures to Help Land-Based Gambling Venues Compete With Online

The UK government is looking at new measures to help land-based gambling venues better compete with online platforms, namely easing restrictions on said brick-and-mortar gambling businesses. new measures for casinos, arcades, and bingo halls The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Stuart Andrew released a statement on Thursday, addressing […]

IAC Boss Diller Lands Full Nevada Gaming License

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) Chairman Barry Diller earned an unrestricted Nevada gaming license Thursday after the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) voted 4-1 in favor of granting him that status. IAC Chairman Barry Diller at a movie premier in 2019. The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) granted him a full license in the state. (Image: Monica Schipper/Getty Images) […]

Times Square Casino Meets Stiff Opposition in New Poll

Residents in the neighborhoods around Times Square strongly oppose the area becoming home to a casino hotel. That’s according to a new poll by Tulchin Research. Jay-Z is part of a development group that wants to bring an integrated casino resort to Times Square. Many voters who live in the neighborhood oppose the casino effort. […]

The Coney New York Casino Bid Unveils Scope for $3B Development in Brooklyn

The Coney has unveiled specifics of the $3 billion integrated resort casino it seeks to build in New York City by way of southwestern Brooklyn. An artist’s rendering of The Coney, a proposed $3 billion development targeting Brooklyn’s Coney Island. The integrated resort casino project would create thousands of jobs and transform the beach town […]

Commercial Gaming Industry Sets Quarterly Record, as Players Lose Nearly $18B

The state of the commercial gaming industry in the United States has never been stronger, as revenue hit new highs during the first quarter of 2024. The Las Vegas Strip at night. Commercial gaming revenue during the first quarter of 2024 reached new highs, as players lost a combined $17.67 billion. (Image: Getty) The American […]

Authorities Take Down Largest-Ever Illegal Lottery in NZ, Made NZ$11m in One Year

Authorities in New Zealand have taken down the country’s biggest-ever illegal lottery. The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) led the investigation into a Christchurch man and a company he was using to run online platforms that generated about NZ$11.1m (US$6.7m) in profit in just over one year. Suspects in the case appeared on Thursday afternoon […]

Cruise Line Faces Backlash After Man Commits Suicide Following Casino Losses

A cruise line in Australia is facing backlash after a man jumped to his death after racking up thousands of dollars in losses at the ship’s casino. Shane Dixon and his mother Sue Dixon before their tragic P&O cruise aboard the Pacific Adventure. Shane reportedly committed suicide after piling up more than AU$11K in losses […]