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Casino Parking Garages Continue to Be Settings for Violent Crimes

Casino Parking Garages Continue to Be Settings for Violent Crimes Posted on: September 19, 2020, 09:00h.  Last updated on: September 19, 2020, 11:27h. Ed SilversteinExpertise: Crime, Legal, Tribal Gaming. Multiple US gaming property garages were the scenes of shootings in recent months. In the latest incident, a shooting took place last Monday at the Agua Caliente Casino garage […]

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Joe Biden 2020 Odds Shorten Following Contentious Debate

Joe Biden 2020 Odds Shorten Following Contentious Debate with President Trump Posted on: September 30, 2020, 12:24h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 01:13h. Devin O’Connor Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Entertainment, Politics. The odds of former Vice President Joe Biden becoming the 46th president of the United States are shortening following the first of three planned presidential debates. Prior […]

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Las Vegas Court Approves $800M Settlement for 2017 Shooting Victims

Posted on: September 30, 2020, 02:20h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 03:20h. Devin O’Connor Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Entertainment, Politics. A Las Vegas court has signed off on MGM Resorts and its insurers settling with October 2017 shooting victims for $800 million. $800 million has been approved for victims’ families and survivors of the Route 91 Harvest mass […]

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Japanese Police Arrest Top Yakuza Boss Over High Stakes Baccarat Den

Japanese Police Arrest Top Yakuza Boss Accused of Running High-Stakes Tokyo Baccarat Den Posted on: September 30, 2020, 02:49h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 03:20h. Philip ConnellerExpertise: Crime, Regulation, Retail betting. Tokyo police said this week they had arrested a high-level yakuza boss who they accuse of operating an illegal casino in the bustling Roppongi area of […]

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5Dimes Settles with Feds, Forfeits $46 Million as Offshore Sportsbook Seeks Path to US Legitimacy

5Dimes Settles with Feds, Forfeits $46 Million as Offshore Sportsbook Seeks Path to US Legitimacy Posted on: September 30, 2020, 11:58h. Last updated on: October 1, 2020, 12:04h. Steve Bittenbender Expertise: Horse Racing, Legislation, Sports Betting. The US Department of Justice announced Wednesday it reached an agreement with 5Dimes, with the offshore sportsbook forfeiting more than $46 million […]

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These 21 states are raising their minimum wage for 2020

Twenty-one states are increasing their minimum wage for the new year with workers from Arizona to Vermont set to see an increase. As Keith Mestrich, CEO of Amalgamated Bank and a fan of the wage hike noted on Yahoo Finance’s YFi PM, “It’s going to be a really happy holiday for a lot of people around […]