Major casino operator Las Vegas Sands has been lobbying for the legalization of gambling in Brazil in a manner similar to other jurisdictions the company has been operating in, including Las Vegas, Macau, and Singapore.And it can be said that it was namely Las Vegas Sands that introduced and popularized the integrated resort model and that it has proved particularly profitable for the company over the years.

The inaugural US Poker Open chugged along this past week at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.While the series of tournaments will wrap up this weekend, Ben Tollerene and Benjamin Pollak are the two latest to claim titles in the high-roller competition.

After a one-year hiatus, the Latin American Poker Tour was slated to return in March with the LAPT Chile.(Image: Carlos Monti/Carlos Monti) Cancellation rumors began circulating when satellites for the LAPT Chile disappeared from the PokerStars client.

Manila-headquartered Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) said on Thursday that it has been considering the possibility to countersue the Bangladesh Central Bank after the latter said that it would bring the Philippine bank to a New York court for its alleged involvement in the 2016 Bangladesh Bank heist.The country’s gambling venues were not covered by the Anti-Money Laundering Act at the time, which practically made the heist money untraceable.

Big casino companies, including Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International, have been among the biggest donors to Georgia lawmakers, local news outlet Politically Georgia reported citing information from recently filed campaign disclosures.The Las Vegas casino giant has been among the most active advocates for the legalization of casino gambling in Georgia.

Fighting for nationwide online poker legislation will always be important to the Poker Players Alliance, an organization founded in 2005 that stands up for the rights of poker players.But with a reduction in financial support from the internet gaming industry (translation: PokerStars), the non-profit PPA is shifting some of its focus to sports betting.

After nearly a year-and-a-half, Portuguese regulator Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ) has finally approved the technical requirements necessary to share online poker liquidity with neighboring countries.com) Portugal was one of four nations that formed an online poker liquidity alliance in April 2016, along with Spain, France, and Italy.

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is set to review the proposed acquisition of major gambling operator Ladbrokes Coral by GVC Holdings.It was announced later that month that Ladbrokes Coral has agreed to a takeover by its online gambling counterpart.

5 million casino patrons during its first year of operation, owners said on Monday.The property had its grand opening on February 8, 2017 and is celebrating its first year of operation this week.

Therefore, effective immediately, I have decided to step down as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Wynn Resorts, a company I founded and that I love.In the days that followed, additional stories about sexual improprieties with staff members emerged, and Wynn stock (WYNN) began taking a hit.

I went on to chop that tournament heads up and here we are one year later.Those highs and lows, coupled with some consequences catching up to him, saw Meyers’ life take an unexpected turn.

The eight-event US Poker Open hit the halfway mark yesterday when Stephen Chidwick bested a field of 45 entries to win USPO #04: $25,000 Mixed Game Championship for $382,500.It also gave him back-to-back US Poker Open titles after he took down Event #3: $25,000 NLHE for $374,000 the day before.

Even if you go on the other side of the world, you will be able to pay for your purchases via your VISA card.How it works> In order to obtain your VISA card you have to check which bank on the territory of your country issues VISA credit or debit cards.

A court has sided with the Danish Gambling Authority, Spillemyndigheden, in a legal case stemming from local Internet service providers’ previous refusal to block access to gambling websites operating illegally in Denmark.Last year, the gambling regulator urged ISPs to block access to a total of 24 websites operated by gambling firms that had not been issued licenses in Denmark.

It makes it possible for players to make online payments by linking their VISA or MasterCard to their FundSend account.Creating an account In order to start using the FundSend services, you have to create an account and deposit funds into your FundSend account.

A new wave of gambling regulatory changes may roll out in Kenya, as a local lawmaker announced plans to introduce a bill for the regulation of coin-operated slot machines, news outlet Nairobi News reports.Cheruiyot’s bill will be introduced shortly after certain changes in the way sports betting operators were regulated took effect as part of Kenya’s Betting Lotteries and Gaming Act.

While initially seeking to sell 50 million shares, VICI eventually sold 60.The REIT assumed control over the Las Vegas hotel and casino operator’s properties and leased them back to it.

Stephen Chidwick had a memorable day on Monday at the inaugural US Poker Open, first winning Event #3, $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $374,000, and then making the final table in Event #4, $25,000 Mixed Game Championship.Stephen Chidwick won US Poker Open Event #3, $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $374,000.

A day before the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, 43-year-old Kfir Nahum was busy besting a field of 827 entries to win the $1,100 buy-in MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian in Las Vegas.Kfir Nahum pushed hard for a deal at the final table of the MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian, and it resulted in his taking down the title.

The high-stakes poker pro-turned-cryptocurrency enthusiast says he is taking a long-term approach to his investment in Bitcoin and other “alt coins.” Dan “Jungleman” Cates used a poker analogy to question those who are mass selling off Bitcoin.
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