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A man who was stupid enough to steal $86K in lottery tickets gets arrested
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A man who was stupid enough to steal $86K in lottery tickets gets arrested

People often take things that don’t belong to them and don’t get caught. Perhaps you can get away with sneaking a snickers bar out of a grocery store or loot change from someone’s unlocked vehicle without ever getting noticed. And even if a security guard notices you pocket a candy bar without paying, chances are you’ll leave with a slap on your wrist. But good luck trying to steal $86K worth of items from a Pharmacy store - you will get busted, and there will be no mercy for such stupidity. 

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.

Former Baccarat dealer at Sydneys Star casino sentenced to two years in jail
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Former Baccarat dealer at Sydneys Star casino sentenced to two years in jail

It’s not just guests that attempt to cheat casinos out of money during various table games - sneaky employees also get caught up in questionable activities at times. Some manage to get away with it, while others test their limits to the point where they begin to feel invincible. Hieu Duc Lam, a former Baccarat dealer at the Sydney’s Star casino in Australia, happens to be one of them as he “reaches for the stars” and gets caught cheating his workplace out of almost $500,000. 

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