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Published by Clyde Woods | 13-01-2017

Clemson’s Stunning Upset over Alabama Causes Monumental Losses for Las Vegas Bookmakers

Clemson’s stunning win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship shook the world sport and no sporting segment felt is as badly as the Las Vegas sportsbooks. This is an addition on their undesirable streak of losses after the Wild Card round off where all four favorite odds covered sportsbooks spread. Now, the […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 05-01-2017

Starbucks Barista Wins Nearly a Million Dollars in Las Vegas Westgate Super Contest

Damon Graham, 32, a Starbucks barista has been announced as the winner of the record-breaking Las Vegas Westgate SuperContest. Graham normally spends his days serving hungry and thirsty customers at Starbucks, but besides being industrious he is an NFL enthusiast. On this lucky Sunday morning, he was concocting iced café lattes, double espressos, and other […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 05-01-2017

Bookmakers Steer Clear as Clinton Confirms Trump’s Inauguration Attendance

Yes, that’s right—Hilary Clinton is attending Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20. Before the election, all bookmakers had made Mrs. Clinton their favorite to occupy the Oval office. Paddy Power (an Irish Bookmaker) had already paid out huge sums of money three weeks before U.S. elections. All odds were against Mr. Trump; at one time […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 31-12-2016

Casinos Swapping Slot Machines with Video Games to Draw the Millennials

The millennial generation, unlike their predecessor generations, know their way around technology. This generation enjoys the digital world and certainly wouldn’t survive without it. They are skilled in technology. So, millennials absolutely prefer skill-based games more that slot machines and now casinos are starting to catch on. Young people are now flocking to the major […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 31-12-2016

Valve Facing another Skin Betting Lawsuit

Valve, the video game corporation that is behind the popular Counterstrike: Global Offensive, is once again facing skin betting lawsuit. On June, 23, Valve was accused of “affirmatively supporting” skin-betting sites as well as participating in unlawful plots that go against stat-by-state laws. The plaintiff accused Valve of being complicit in creating, sustaining, and facilitating […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 28-12-2016

Boyd Gaming (NYSE: BYD) Acquires Las Vegas Cannery Casinos

On December 20th Boyd Gaming Company publicized that it had completed the purchase of one of the most successful gaming properties in Las Vegas the Cannery Casino. Boyd Gaming Corporation is a leading proprietor and operator of other gaming entertainment facilities located in Mississippi, Louisiana, Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, and Nevada. Boyd Gaming has been […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 28-12-2016

John Daly’s Bizzare Revelation

John Daly is always surrounded by ridiculous stories. There are plenty of them, and seemingly each is more outrageous that the last. He is well known for his great golfing talent, but his antics also has something to do with his fame. Daly is also a known gambler, but his recent revelation of throwing off […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 18-12-2016

Casino Niagara to Undergo a 7.1 Million Dollar Upgrade

Casino Niagara just turned 20 years the other day and to celebrate this achievement the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation aims to spend about $7.1 million to upgrade the facility. This statement move is aimed at making Casino Niagara one of the most sought after casinos in Canada and one that provides first-rate gaming experiences […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 18-12-2016

Phil Ivey Loses Borgata Edge-Sorting Case and Ordered to Pay $10.1 Million

This has been an awful time for Phil Ivey who not only lost his appeal for the $12 Million in winnings with Crockfords, but he has now (together with his accomplice, Cheng Yin Sun) been ordered to repay the Borgata Casino and Hotel $10.1 million after they lost the Edge-Sorting Case. The sum represents the […]

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Published by Clyde Woods | 17-12-2016

Canadians Oppose Gambling Expansion

It is approximated that Canada has 87, 000 Electronic Gaming Machines (including VTLs and Slot Machines), over 60 approved casinos, over 25, 000 approved temporary casinos, raffles, and bingos, over 250 race tracks, and over 33, 000 lottery vendors. But still the government wants to add more! Certainly, not many people in Canada accept gambling […]

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