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America’s Number One…in Gambling Losses

In the gambling business, a few demographic stereotypes are generally held up as the Gospel truth. Specifically, there’s long been a belief that Australians are the biggest gamblers in the world and that at least one Asian-Pacific country, usually China, is in a not-too-distant second place. As it turns out, …

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Hackers Focus DDoS Attacks on Online Gambling Sites

Hackers are increasingly targeting online gambling sites with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that could potentially cost big bucks in lost business. Even worse, these DDoS attacks are incredibly cheap to mount, making them a problem the industry will be dealing with more and more in the years to …

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Wynn Pulls Out of New Jersey Online Gambling Market

Wynn Interactive is pulling its application for a New Jersey online gambling license, according to multiple published reports. The influential casino company, and its enigmatic leader Steve Wynn, were fairly quiet about what’s behind the withdrawal. In a letter to New Jersey Division of Gambling Enforcement (DGE) head, David Rebuck, …

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Roger Goodell Explains Why Daily Fantasy Sports Are Not Gambling

You don’t need to be on anything to notice the similarities between daily fantasy sports and traditional sports betting. But that’s not the way NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sees things. In a recently unsealed 2012 deposition from the state of New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports betting, as reported on …

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