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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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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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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.  

Anti-smoking group wages war on smoking in casino facilities nationwide
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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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Anti-smoking group wages war on smoking in casino facilities nationwide

Smoking in a gambling facility is almost an aesthetic to some people. And even looking back at old-fashioned American films with casino scenes, you will see fancy men tossing cards with a cigar in their hand or a group of guys playing jackpot with their cigarettes filling a dark room with gray smoke. In other words, smoking while gambling is almost like a ritual to those who fancy tainted lungs. However, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights foundation is not too happy about it.

Illegal gambling streams on Twitch will now be closely monitored
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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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Illegal gambling streams on Twitch will now be closely monitored

A USA-based live streaming platform called Twitch (owned by Amazon) was originally designed for users to channel and provide commentary on video games. But of course, not one online platform in the world goes without a few individuals using it for completely unrelated purposes. Even strange ones like ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response), fortune telling, ladies in bikinis releasing intestinal gases, and more. But now Twitch has a new "genre" to deal with - channels streaming illegal gambling. 

Man scams casinos including MGM Detroit by turning up in elaborate disguises
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By Rebeka Kulakevich
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Man scams casinos including MGM Detroit by turning up in elaborate disguises

Stealing money from a casino is quite a challenge, and showing up with a gun to do so will quickly land you in jail. However, there are some creative people who need no weapon to do such a thing. A man from Harper Woods named John Christopher Colletti used his artistic skills to steal nearly $100,000 from VIP casino patrons by using quite literal impersonations and using the guests’ personal information to collect cash at several casinos, including MGM Detroit. 

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Betsson’s Focus at LatAm: Record-Breaking Revenue in Q2

Betsson AB announced its latest report with numbers and statistics. The second quarter of Betsson’s work turned out to be record-breaking as the Q2 revenue was as significant as €186.3m (£158.9m/$189.5m), with the net income equal to €28.6 million or €0.21 per share. Though the results in Western Europe fell by about 40%, the market that succeeded was Latin America.

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