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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo – Charles Wells

The long and interesting history of gambling would not be complete without mentioning the top casinos of the world. Their elegance and splendor truly make them a remarkable sight whether for the average gambler, high stakes player or wealthy socialite. The Las Vegas and Cotai Strips are gambler favorites, but perhaps there is no more astounding or famous a casino in the world than the Monte Carlo in Monaco. For…

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The greatest sports betting scandals in history

Sports and gambling go hand in hand, and many love to up the ante by betting on the outcomes of sporting events. Avid sports fans and gamblers alike cannot get enough of the thrill of not only watching big games, but also wagering on the results to win serious cash. Professional sports franchises and college tournaments are a multi-hundred billion-dollar industry (let that sink in for a moment), and with…

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A Brief History of Gambling in London

Gambling whether at land-based or online casinos is a big deal, a real big deal. By the end of this year alone, experts predict that the combined annual revenues from casino games to be in the hundreds of billions of dollars for online casino operators alone. This is a staggering sum when taking into consideration that we are not even mentioning the popularity of traditional brick and mortar casinos. There…

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Casino News – Cambridge Analytica linked to Dragon Coin and Macau mob

Former Cambridge Analytica employee Brittany Kaiser has told The New York Times the firm was working with Macau based gaming company Dragon Corp to launch Dragon Coin, an initial coin offering (ICO) backed by notorious Asian underworld figure “Broken Tooth” Wan Kuok-koi’. Cambridge Analytica is the UK firm behind the massive Facebook personal data collection scandal that is said to have affected some 87 million users. The firm was said…

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The Mysterious Case of William Lee Bergstrom – the Phantom Gambler

It’s no secret that Las Vegas is a town rich with casino culture. Its long and lively history is comprised of legendary gambles, bigtime players, and astonishing events revolving involving the City of Vice. The scintillating bright lights, glitz and glamor of Glitter Gulch has always attracted casual gamblers and professional sharps, like moths to a flame. From high stakes to high rollers, heavy losses and gambling superstardom, individuals like…

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