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The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Defining Daily Fantasy Sports Betting: Is It Legal or Illegal? Live Webcast

Oct 2, 2015 3:14 AM

Source: PR.com

New York, NY, October 02, 2015 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Defining Daily Fantasy...

Gamblers shun stingier slots, casinos say

Oct 2, 2015 12:10 AM

Source: Yahoo! 7 Finance

Move aside one-armed bandits. The casino floor is making room for game zones with over-sized popping dice, digital spinning Big Six wheels and virtual roulette with an eye on adding arcade-style...

One of the biggest VIP gambling firms in Macau just made a cry for help

Oct 1, 2015 3:12 PM
By: linette lopez

Source: Business Insider

Reuters Neptune Group, one of Macau's biggest junkets, admitted this week that it had lost around $130 million so far this year in a dire filing. "We are unsure how to cope with this vicious...

Final 'Chase the ace' Cape Breton lottery draw expected to draw thousands

Oct 1, 2015 2:26 PM

Source: 580 CFRA

, EDT. INVERNESS, N.S. - A small town in Cape Breton is bracing for the arrival of thousands of money-hungry visitors Saturday as the wildly popular Chase the Ace fundraising game draws to a...

What to Do If Someone You Care About Has a Gambling Addiction

Oct 1, 2015 1:59 PM

Source: Yahoo! Canada

If you have a family member or a friend with a gambling problem -- and you...

Montreal's Amaya secures crucial permission from N.J. to offer online gambling

Oct 1, 2015 10:49 AM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

Gambling regulators on Wednesday took a big step toward growing the nascent online betting industry by approving the world's largest poker website to offer Internet gambling in the state. The...

Responsible Gambling Council, Problem Gambling Prevention Week

Oct 1, 2015 10:18 AM

Source: Inside Toronto

DATE & TIME LOCATION & ADMISSION CONTACT INFO & ABOUT EVENT The Responsible Gambling Council focuses on the importance of paying attention...

RSPCA rescues chicken drinking from toilet in casino

Oct 1, 2015 10:00 AM
By: ruth doherty

Source: AOL UK

A lost and dehydrated chicken was so thirsty it was found drinking out of a toilet in a London casino. RSPCA inspectors were called in to rescue the hen after it was found at the 24-hour gaming...

No end in sight to Brantford casino lockout

Sep 30, 2015 9:37 PM

Source: Brantford Expositor

The lockout of unionized workers at the Brantford casino is in its second week with no end in sight. "We remain willing and able to return to the bargaining table at any time," Dave Reston,...