Vatican and Interpol no longer accepting FIFA funds

Vatican and Interpol no longer accepting FIFA funds

FIFA lost support Friday, June 12, 2015, from both the Vatican and Interpol due to fraud investigations. Interpol stated it would no longer take funding from FIFA, which is supposed to stop match fixing and other corruption in soccer. Four...
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Imperial Pacific February VIP numbers drop significantly

Imperial Pacific February VIP numbers drop significantly

Saipan operators Imperial Pacific International have suffered a large drop in VIP turnover in February, only a month after hitting a record high, according to news reports from a recent Honk Kong Stock Exchange filing. The company entered the Northern...
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Guam legislator proposes measure to close Tiyan fairgrounds “loophole”

Guam legislator proposes measure to close Tiyan fairgrounds “loophole”

In the United States territory of Guam, a local lawmaker has reportedly proposed legislation that would shut down the practice of weekend gambling at a fairgrounds facility located near the small community of Tiyan. According to a report from local...
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Guam anti-casino group calls for investigation into illegal gambling

Guam anti-casino group calls for investigation into illegal gambling

In the United States territory of Guam, an anti-casino group has reportedly called on government officials to investigate alleged illegal gambling activities it believes are taking place at a fairgrounds facility near the community of Tiyan. According to a rep...
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AGA happy with IRS decision to drop gaming regulation proposals

AGA happy with IRS decision to drop gaming regulation proposals

In 2015, a proposal was released by the Internal Revenue Service which would have seen changes made to the tax reporting requirements involving slot winnings. The changes would have been hard on the gaming industry according to the American Gaming...
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2015/Q1 2016 U.S. online gambling legislation update

2015/Q1 2016 U.S. online gambling legislation update

In 2015 seven states in the U.S. considered legalizing online gambling, none of the bills got off the floor. Currently online casino games and poker are only available inside the borders of three states and one territory; Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware...
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Mixed financial results for Las Vegas Sands Corporation

Mixed financial results for Las Vegas Sands Corporation

American casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corporation has released its financial results for the twelve months to the end of December showing a 2.3% decrease year-on-year in overall revenues to $11.41 billion while its net income fell by some 15.5%...
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Kahnawake gambling sites will no longer serve US customers

Kahnawake gambling sites will no longer serve US customers

Customers in the U.S. will no longer be permitted by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) to be served by its online gambling licensees after it was determined that Continent 8, LLC, an Internet technologies firm, may have violated its New...
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Bribery allegations threaten Russia and Qatar’s rights to host FIFA world cup

Bribery allegations threaten Russia and Qatar’s rights to host FIFA world cup

The investigation into FIFA has confirmed that an ugly monster controls the ‘beautiful’ game. The investigation has implicated some of the most senior members of FIFA on corruption charges and also alleges that the process of awarding Russia and Qatar...
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Absolute Poker founder pleads not guilty in federal court

Absolute Poker founder pleads not guilty in federal court

Scott Tom, founder and co-owner of Costa Rica-based Absolute Poker, arrived in the U.S. from Barbados Thursday to face money laundering and UIGEA charges. Scott, a resident of Antigua, pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court and was...
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Online petition launched for proposed Tinian Ocean View Resort And Casino

Online petition launched for proposed Tinian Ocean View Resort And Casino

In the Commonwealth Of The Northern Mariana Islands, the long-running effort by Bridge Investment Group to win approval for its proposed Tinian Ocean View Resort And Casino has taken another turn with the privately-held real estate developer reportedly launchi...
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