Archive for July, 2014

Sheldon Adelson Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Global Gaming Expo
July 31st, 2014 By April Bergman

Sheldon Adelson Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for Global Gaming Expo

Sheldon Adelson has been named as the keynote speaker for the Global Gaming Expo. The forum should offer the world’s richest gaming executive a chance to criticize the online gambling industry. Titian Ballroom in Las Vegas When he takes the stage at the Titian Ballroom on Thursday, October 2, everyone expects to see Adelson address […]

Paddy Power Announces a 2010 Cyber-Attack Affecting Nearly 650,000 Gamblers
July 29th, 2014 By April Bergman

Paddy Power Announces a 2010 Cyber-Attack Affecting Nearly 650,000 Gamblers

Irish online gambling company Paddy Power has announced they were the victim of a cyber-attack which affected the personal information of almost 650,000 players. Longtime gamblers at the site are not happy to learn this admission, because the incident happened 4 years ago. Under the circumstances, customers feel betrayed they were not informed their data […]

Nevada’s June Gaming Revenues Were Promising, Stocks Rise on the News
July 27th, 2014 By April Bergman

Nevada’s June Gaming Revenues Were Promising, Stocks Rise on the News

Nevada gaming companies saw their stock rise on Friday, after it was announced that the state’s gaming revenue rose by 14% in June 2014. MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming had the largest bumps to shares, while Las Vegas Sands held steady and Wynn Resorts had a slight decline. Las Vegas Strip Looks Good The […]

Ray Rice Receives Two-Game Suspension for Revel Casino Elevator Fight
July 25th, 2014 By April Bergman

Ray Rice Receives Two-Game Suspension for Revel Casino Elevator Fight

Ray Rice received a suspension for the first two games of the 2014 NFL regular season. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the punishment for Rice’s role in a February elevator fight with his then-fiance and current wife, Janay Palmer. Earlier this summer, a New Jersey court let Rice off with probation and community service. For […]

South Carolina Illegal Gambling Convict Accuses Greenville County Sheriff’s Department
July 23rd, 2014 By April Bergman

South Carolina Illegal Gambling Convict Accuses Greenville County Sheriff’s Department

A Greenville, South Carolina man who was convicted of running an illegal gambling operation has accused the local sheriff’s office of being complicit in his crimes. The man, Izzat Khalil, says the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office knew about is betting business and allowed it to continue. Izzat Khalil was born in Jordan, but immigrated to […]

Interpol’s SOGA Raids Lead to Arrests 1,400 for Participation in Illegal Betting Rings
July 20th, 2014 By April Bergman

Interpol’s SOGA Raids Lead to Arrests 1,400 for Participation in Illegal Betting Rings

Interpol recently announced it had arrested 1,400 people involved with illegal betting rings during the recent World Cup. The organization said it had seized nearly $12 million during its World Cup clampdown. More than 1,000 raids were conducted on gambling dens in a 6-week operation lasting from June 1 until July 13, an Interpol spokesman […]

Chinese Man with Gambling Debts Sets Fire to a City Bus in Guangzhou
July 17th, 2014 By April Bergman

Chinese Man with Gambling Debts Sets Fire to a City Bus in Guangzhou

A Chinese man outraged by his losses over World Cup betting set fire to a bus on Wednesday in Guangzhou, killing 2 people and leaving 32 others injured. At least 8 of the survivors remain hospitalized in critical condition, according to a verified police account on Sina Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. The man […]

Introducing the 2014 November Nine: The Final Table of the WSOP Main Event
July 16th, 2014 By April Bergman

Introducing the 2014 November Nine: The Final Table of the WSOP Main Event

The November Nine has been unveiled for the 2014 WSOP Main Event. This year’s event had 6,683 entrants, which were eliminated down to 9 remaining contestants on July 15. The final table begins on November 10 at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. The list of contestants this year is full of intrigue. […]

Singapore Anti-Gambling Ad Becomes Center of Controversy in World Cup’s Wake
July 13th, 2014 By April Bergman

Singapore Anti-Gambling Ad Becomes Center of Controversy in World Cup’s Wake

An anti-gambling ad seen in Singapore became the center for a controversy over the past few days. Gamblers and World Cup fanatics attacked the advertisement, which showed a sad Singaporean boy complaining that his father had bet all his savings on Germany to win the World Cup. In the caption, Andy said, “I hope Germany […]

Las Vegas Oddsmakers Install Cleveland Cavaliers as 4:1 Co-Favorites alongside Spurs
July 11th, 2014 By April Bergman

Las Vegas Oddsmakers Install Cleveland Cavaliers as 4:1 Co-Favorites alongside Spurs

After four years as an NBA afterthought, Las Vegas oddsmakers have installed the Cleveland Cavaliers as the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Title in 2015. On Friday, LeBron James decided to reverse course and return home to northeast Ohio. The Cavaliers’ odds shot up immediately to 4-to-1 at most Las Vegas sportsbooks. Those odds […]

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