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A homeless Air Force veteran wins a vaccine Lottery after a streak of unlucky events
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A homeless Air Force veteran wins a vaccine Lottery after a streak of unlucky events

You may have heard the phrase, “you cannot win a lottery if you don’t buy a ticket.” While that is true, the pandemic prompted a Lottery that requires no purchase and receiving a vaccine automatically qualifies individuals to participate in auto-enrolled opportunities to win money, scholarships, and other generous prizes. Almost a dozen states in America are rewarding the vaccinated in exchange for a quick jab, and many of those in need have had their lives changed forever. 

Online casinos are taking over the gambling industry
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Online casinos are taking over the gambling industry

Online gambling is a hot topic, as it became one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. One of the main reasons for the success in the niche is the pandemic that prompted millions of people to find new activities due to simple boredom or desperation during the lockdown. And even those who already gambled at land-based casinos were forced to find an alternative since most facilities closed. Either way, that served as a massive spike in revenue for operators who know the art of attractive advertisement. 

Gambling addictions spike amid the pandemic crisis
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Gambling addictions spike amid the pandemic crisis

For the first time in history, the entire globe shared a comparable struggle - the pandemic lockdown. The deaths from COVID are certainly the main subject of this painful period, but even those who weren’t touched by the virus got a neat old slap in many other ways. Some lost their jobs, others had to stay outside of hospital doors while their loved ones were dying inside, and many took relief in morally forbidden things like drugs and alcohol abuse. This is an undeniable fact, as alcohol sales went up by 60% in the past year, and drug-related crimes began taking over regions all around the earth. 

Vegas casinos back at it again with mask mandates
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Vegas casinos back at it again with mask mandates

Vaccinated or not, some casinos in Vegas are requiring employees to mask up yet again due to a recommendation from Southern Nevada Health District. Some are complying, while others refuse this retrogress. Officials state that the vaccine is the most important and effective step people can take to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Perhaps it’s not quite as effective since there’s now a need for this backslide. 

Harrahs New Orleans Hotel & Casino | Proof of vaccine or no entrance
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Harrahs New Orleans Hotel & Casino | Proof of vaccine or no entrance

In the past months, casinos across the US have been easing into reinstated mandates. It started with employees having to wear masks again, then turned into workers forced to undergo weekly testing if not vaccinated, and some even fired staff members who refused to comply. But this week, the well-expected announcement has been made by Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel & Casino. It has become the first casino in America to require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test upon entrance. Other operators in the US are considering vaccine mandates as the Delta variant instills widespread fear

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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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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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