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Macau prostitution ring busted, tycoon's nephew arrested

Hong Kong - Police in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau have busted a major prostitution ring and arrested more than 100 people, including the nephew of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho, city authorities said Tuesday.

Butcher robbed bank to recoup wages lost gambling, police say

A Pennsylvania grocer is jailed in connection with an alleged bank robbery after he reportedly gambled away his entire paycheck.

Toronto bidder cancels plans to buy Atlantic City casino

Toronto - A Canadian investment firm appears to have has backed away from plans to buy a bankrupt Atlantic City, N.J., casino even though its indecision could cost $10 million.

Chukchansi casino shut down as tribal leaders resort to force

After an armed altercation on Thursday forced the closure of the Chukchansi casino in Coarsegold, Calif. members of both factions remain holed up in the casino. The armed confrontation resulted in no serious injuries and no arrests have been made.

Bankruptcy court auction of Atlantic City megacasino to resume

Atlantic City - A bankruptcy court-supervised auction for Revel, the multibillion-dollar Atlantic City casino that collapsed earlier this month, resumes today in New York City.

Man pays fine with casino winnings, just as cops arrive

Bochum - A man in Germany was able to avoid being arrested by paying a fine with his slot machine winnings, just as cops were going to arrest him.

Op-Ed: Aquis Casino — An extreme gamble

Cairns - Cairns may soon have a new casino with 1,500 gaming machines and 750 gaming tables, snugly ensconced within a larger $4.2 billion mega resort.

Dates for public comments regarding casino plans established

The public of New York will be able to share their views regarding recent proposals for new private casinos in the state by the end of September.

Ted Nugent’s comments lead to casino performance cancellations

The Puyallup Native American tribe, which owns the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, has cancelled two upcoming Ted Nugent shows on August 2 and 3 due to “racist and hate-filled remarks” he made.

Op-Ed: Why online gambling is safer than gambling in person

Online gaming has been a part of the internet since the early days of the web in the mid-90s, but is a relatively new venture in the U.S.

S.Korea opens casino market to foreign operator

Seoul - South Korea opened its tightly controlled gambling market Tuesday and approved a $697 million investment plan by foreign investors to build the country's biggest casino town.LOCZ Korea, a joint venture between Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment and ...

Review: Ross Kemp encounters the extremities of Las Vegas's underbelly

Las Vegas - Ross Kemp's Extreme World screened on UK television schedules again this week, and one must wonder how he manages to find such deprivation living on the margin of society in a glamorous city like Las Vegas.

The rise of online casino gambling

Today, casino players around the world can go online, log into a casino, and play any one of hundreds of real money games in a safe playing environment. But things weren’t always like that.

Solaire Resort & Casino emerging as popular boxing venue in Asia

Solaire Resort and Casino, the newest and most luxurious hotel, resort and casino in the Philippines, is emerging as a popular venue for world-class boxing in the Asia-Pacific region.

A.C. Firefighters rescue 50 people trapped in casino elevators

Atlantic City - Memorial Day visitors to Atlantic City got more than they bargained for after 50 patrons got stuck in two separate elevators.

Shots rang out in Vegas casino in apparent murder-suicide

Las Vegas - Two people are dead at a Las Vegas casino after gunfire rocked the lobby, terrifying guests. The shooting, which is being called a murder-suicide, occurred at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino.

Review: Kenny and Dolly Together Show takes audience down memory lane Special

Tribute shows come in different packages. When the show is neatly packed it is first-class entertainment. When it is not, the audience can feel a bit cheated.

New York City's first casino

New York - The greater New York City area has now gotten an alternative to gainful employment. It comes in the form of gambling, legalized gambling at that.

Another Casino Benefits Airway Heights and Spokane County

Airway Heights - Spokane Tribe is proposing to add a casino in Spokane County and promising that payouts will be big for the city and the county.

Fairy tale jackpot win for French couple

For one French couple 13 wasn't such an unlucky number as they celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary by scooping the jackpot at a casino. But in spite of winning over €5 million the pair intend to keep their jobs selling kebabs and chips.

Spectacular robbery during Berlin poker tournament

Berlin - Last Saturday, at the Grand Hyatt hotel in central Berlin, an armed robbery took place during the million-euro poker tournament.

Outbreak of sickness reported at North Carolina casino

Employees at Harrah's Cherokee Casino are fighting to control an intestinal disease and they are cleaning the 3,300 slot machines with a bleach and water mixture every two hours.

More Casinos May Help Economy

A presidential candidate once said, "It's the economy stupid". That was former President Bill Clinton. Some states may add more casinos or expand existing ones to bring in more money to help their economy..

Op-Ed: Las Vegas leads the nations charge to economic recovery

Las Vegas is leading the charge in the struggle for economic recovery. America and the world could take lessons from sin city on how to be re-born again.

Russian Government Shuts Down Casino Industry

The Russian government will close down all casinos and slot-machine companies by July 1st, 2009, which will cost the country 400,000 jobs.

Gambler loses $2m in 43 minutes, sues Casino for $30m

An Australian gambler lost more than $1.5 million and the casino asked him to leave the premises. Later he sued the casino for $15 million for exploiting his gambling habit.

UK Gambling Rules Relaxed to Boost Industry and Economy

The United Kingdom has just relaxed the gambling laws of the country in order to generate more funds for the government and to boost the local gaming industry.

Stinky gambler kicked out of casino

Michael Wax apparently loves to gamble but he was kicked out of a casino recently. The reason being the 440 pound man had been gambling for 17 hours and other players were complaining that he didn't smell very good. In other words he stunk.

Massachusetts Governor urges debate on doomed casino bill

House Speaker Sal DiMasi was challenged today by Gov. Deval Patrick to allow an open debate on his near-dead casino bill and stop exerting “undue pressure” on lawmakers who are caught in the middle of the bitter political war over gaming expansion.

Las Vegas Monte Carlo Casino Is Burning Down

A massive fire has broken out on the top floors of the 32-floor Monte Carlo hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Fiery debris is falling from the building as large crowds gather to watch the building burn.
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The Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
The Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
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The newly opened Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi  MS  as viewed from the Biloxi Bay Bridge  at the pr...
The newly opened Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi, MS, as viewed from the Biloxi Bay Bridge, at the property of the previous Isle of Capri casino devastated 8 years earlier when Hurricane Katrina came ashore.
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The Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., is shown in June 2011.
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