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A clueless man drowning in ​​£100k debt after five years betting on sports he knew nothing about
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A clueless man drowning in ​​£100k debt after five years betting on sports he knew nothing about

39-year-old Chris Bilham is boldly speaking out on the topic of gambling addiction, as he struggled with it for five years. At the age of 30, he decided to take a chance and bet money on a football match on an app he had downloaded. Little did he know that wasn’t going to be the last, and he went down a spiral of a destructive gambling addiction that left him with a £100,000 debt and excruciating suicidal thoughts.  

Man gets caught cashing phony checks at casinos
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Man gets caught cashing phony checks at casinos

Did you know you can cash a check in a casino? Yes, even stimulus checks. It’s a relatively easy process and most facilities won’t require too much information in order to process personal, two-party, or stimulus checks. A man named Brian Salas-Suarez, 25, saw this as an opportunity to make an extra buck by printing fake checks and depositing them at multiple casinos.

Gambling turning into crime - New Jersey proposal comes to the rescue
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Gambling turning into crime - New Jersey proposal comes to the rescue

Almost 70% of people in NJ participated in gambling just this last year, and 6.3% are suffering from uncontrollable gambling addictions. It’s a massive issue, considering that suchlike activities trigger parts of the brain that make it far too exciting for the participants to stop, eventually making gambling a habitual chase. What drives the addiction is usually the first successful win, which sets in a feeling of thrill and prompting a hunger for more. That in itself is a recipe for disaster, and the state of New Jersey suffers greatly, not just from addiction but also from gambling-related crimes.

Scientific Games & Marker Trax join forces | Cashless Gaming
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Scientific Games & Marker Trax join forces | Cashless Gaming

Cashless solutions are gaining massive success in the gambling industry, especially now that Nevada’s casinos are integrating the technologies into their facilities one by one. Scientific Games Corporation has already become a giant in the distribution of cashless gaming to operators, but as they join forces with Maker Trax, another major payment solutions company, the technology is expected to double in its progression.

Twitch poorly combats illegal gambling | New restrictions
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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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Twitch poorly combats illegal gambling | New restrictions

The ongoing issue of illegal gambling streams on Twitch has seen little to no attention from the site creators until earlier this August. But despite the alarming need for strict measures, a slight regulation has been introduced in order to prevent streamers from engaging in unlawful betting activities. Being that Twitch makes benefits from channels like Trainwreck and xQc, it’s possible that this band-aid solution was proposed in order to silence the complaining public, and allow streamers to carry on with shady, money-making activities.

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Washington DC lottery for teens | Apple products and scholarships for vaccines

The only thing in the world that’s advancing as fast as technology is vaccine incentives worldwide. First, it was free beer and movie tickets, then massive money prizes for anyone who’s been vaccinated. This week the target is teenagers in Washington DC between the ages of 12 and 17. The prize is irresistible for this age group: hundred-plus dollar Apple AirPods. However, many teens already have these trendy Bluetooth earbuds, and for those, there will be weekly draws for an iPad with headphones and scholarships.

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Sports betting in Washington is on the way for approval

Due to tribal sovereignty, Natives have permission to open casinos in areas where gambling is not permitted. However, in Washington state, sports betting has been under question for quite some time. In June of 2021, things are finally shifting towards allowing 15 Native American tribes to offer sports betting at their casinos. And although it is not yet set in stone, Washington state already approved this genre of casino entertainment. The tedious steps involved getting approval from Governor Jay Inslee, and waiting on the final decision from the federal government.

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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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Twitch poorly combats illegal gambling | New restrictions

The ongoing issue of illegal gambling streams on Twitch has seen little to no attention from the site creators until earlier this August. But despite the alarming need for strict measures, a slight regulation has been introduced in order to prevent streamers from engaging in unlawful betting activities. Being that Twitch makes benefits from channels like Trainwreck and xQc, it’s possible that this band-aid solution was proposed in order to silence the complaining public, and allow streamers to carry on with shady, money-making activities.

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Aria Resort & Casino climber now fights for Nevadas operators

As Nevada’s casinos faced another wave of repetitive mandates, gamblers and right-winged freedom fighters began taking action against the re-imposed regulations. One noteworthy incident was reported earlier this August as Maison Des Champs, 22, scaled a Vegas casino building ropeless. After getting arrested, he decided to dedicate his time and efforts to bring back freedom to Nevada’s gamblers and casino employees. This week, Des Champs organized a protest that had astounding traction despite the media’s lack of coverage. Las Vegas casino fans join in to push for normalcy.

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