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Casinos Working on Turning e-Sports Players into Regular Gamblers

Land-based casinos are dealing with a challenge that casino affiliates are all too familiar with, converting players. Only in this case, the casinos are struggling with the challenge of converting e-sports players into traditional gamblers; the kind who sit at the tables and lose big bucks over extended periods. It’s …

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Australian Tennis Players Catch Bans and Fines for Match Fixing

Three Australian tennis players have been handed large fines and bans from the sport after being found guilty of match fixing. The punishments, which were handed out by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), are meant to send a strong message to athletes in gambling-crazy Australia that match fixing of any …

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US Lottery Players File Lawsuit Over Rigged Drawings

Lawyers representing a group of US lottery players are filing a lawsuit against the Multi-State Lottery Association seeking refunds for cash their clients spent on lottery drawings that were rigged by one of the non-profit’s employees. Papers were filed earlier this week in an Iowa district court on behalf of …

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Full Flush Poker Goes Down, Leaves Players with Serious Questions

Full Flush Poker has been offline since Friday and company officials say that an attack by hackers is responsible for the shutdown. The company’s players, however, aren’t necessarily buying the company’s story. Full Flush’s troubles began sometime on Friday when, according to SafestPokerSites.com, the site, “completely flat-lined.” Since that time, …

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Players Cleared in Australian Open Match Fixing Probe

After an extensive investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit has found no signs of match fixing during this year’s Australian Open. The probe was launched after online bookmaker Pinnacle Sports reported unusual betting activity in the mixed-doubles market. Upon noticing a large amount of wagers rolling in on some fairly obscure, …

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US Full Tilt Poker Players Set for $2.6 Million Payout

Full Tilt Poker’s US players were once the center of the online poker world with money to burn and unlimited opportunities. Of course that was before the US Department of Justice put the kibosh on the golden age of poker and froze all that cash in a state of suspended …

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New York AG Demands Full Refunds for Daily Fantasy Sports Players

Just when it looked like things couldn’t get much worse for the daily fantasy sports industry, the New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman has thrown a new set of worries their way. He’s demanding that Draft Kings and Fan Duel refund every penny the New York-based players have lost on …

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