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Trump Taj Mahal Poker Room Reopens in Atlantic City, But Attendance is Lackluster for Soft Kickoff

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

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UK Comedian and Gambling Archaeologist Tim FitzHigham on Digging Those Odds: Exclusive Interview

Friday, March 6th, 2020

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Baazov Pleads Not Guilty to Insider Trading Charges, Trial Date to Be Set

Friday, March 6th, 2020

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Massachusetts Gaming Commission Set to Debut Problem Gambling Prevention Shield

Friday, March 6th, 2020

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Chronic Gamblers Get Depressed More Often, Researchers Find in Long-Term Study Results

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Chronic Gamblers Get Depressed More Often, Researchers Find in Long-Term Study Results

A study that is new uncovered links between chronic gambling problems and depression.

Chronic gamblers may already be aware of something a current research that is canadian has borne out: too much of a very important thing is sometimes unwise. The study has additionally strengthened the fact that a really percentage that is small of overall have these problematic habits, but.

Gambling problems tend to be paired with other health that is mental, with another underlying issue ultimately being accountable for ones own compulsive need to gamble.

Now, researchers through the University of Quebec at Montreal say that they’ve found one such link that appears to be particularly strong: a tie between depression and chronic gambling.

That declaration came after researchers spent years collecting information for the ongoing study, one that has been recently published in Springer’s Journal of Gambling Studies. The long-term appearance into gambling problems began in 1984, when researchers began following a group of 1,162 men in kindergarten, all of whom were from parts of Montreal that were economically disadvantaged.

Study Tracked Boys for Years

Over time, the scholarly study collected an assortment of information concerning the boys. The changing socioeconomic statuses of these households had been tracked, as were the standard of family and friends to their relationships, and their levels of impu (more…)

Nevada Experience Gaming Bill Hailed As ‘Monumental Moment’ For Gambling Industry

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Nevada Experience Gaming Bill Hailed As ‘Monumental Moment’ For Gambling Industry

Slot machines in Nevada will likely begin integrating ‘variable payout’ skill elements in the future that is near.

A bill that is new could revolutionize the Nevada gambling industry by adding skill-gaming elements to slot machines has sailed through the State Assembly and now just needs a signature from Governor Sandoval to be passed away into law.

Senate Bill 9, which was proposed by the Association of Gaming gear Manufacturers and has the overwhelming backing of the slot machine companies that are biggest operating within the state, would introduce arcade-game elements, hybrid games as well as other unique features and technologies to the casino floor.

The problem that is current skill-gaming in gambling enterprises is that the video gaming law states the payout odds should be the exact same for all players.

SB 9 would legalize variable payouts, essentially permitting a regular player to become good at the overall game and consequently have better odds to win.

Broader Appeal

‘I believe we will look back on the passing of SB9 as being a monumental moment for the video gaming industry and its overall evolution,’ AGEM Executive Director Marcus Prater said.

It is hoped that the new design of games will attract to a bigger part of the population, and especially to a generation that is new eschews traditional casino games in favor of other designs of non-gambling-related entertainment, such as (more…)

Paddy Power Betfair’s Q1 Profits Soar Despite Integration Upheaval and ‘Worst Ever’ Cheltenham

Friday, March 6th, 2020

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Reveal Truth About LVS Plus The Triads, Judge Told

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Reveal Truth About LVS Plus The Triads, Judge Told

Sheldon Adelson has spent millions purchasing US politicians, and also the public has a right to know where that money came from, argue two motions filed in a Las Vegas court.

A Las Vegas judge has been asked to disclose the articles of a study compiled included in the wrongful termination lawsuit brought against the Las Vegas Sands by its former employee, Mark Jacobs.

‘The Vickers Report,’ compiled by Steve Vickers, former head of the Royal Hong Kong Police’s Criminal Intelligence Bureau, may or not contain evidence that is damning Sheldon Adelson’s LVS had business transactions with the Hong Kong Triads included in its operations in Macau.

In any event, two organizations, the UK’s Guardian newspaper and watchdog that is non-profit Campaign for Accountability (CFO), want to know about this, and now have filed split motions to that effect.

Jacobs, the former president and CEO of Sands China, claims he had been fired for ‘whistleblowing on improprieties,’ while Adelson claims Jacobs has made such allegations in order to blackmail LVS.

Dirty Money

Meanwhile, it’s common knowledge that triads have infiltrated the VIP junket operations from which Macau casinos derive a big portion of their income, but did LVS wittingly have business ties to crime that is organized?

The Guardian and CFO believe that it’s in the interest that is public discover. CFO in particular is concerned about the extent to which Adelson ‘has used money ac (more…)