Meet Ambakisye Osayaba: The Chess Hustler who Earns $400 Per Day

Chess may not seem like the most-lucrative game in terms of gambling. But Ambakisye Osayaba is proving that one can make a decent living by hustling chess games. Osayaba quit his part-time job cleaning Central Park six years ago so that he could play chess full-time. And he now makes up to $400 per day […]

Huslter’s Larry Flynt Loses Casino Lawsuit Against California

Hustler founder Larry Flynt has lost a lawsuit against California over his ability to expand his gambling enterprise outside the Golden State. U.S. District Judge John Mendez ruled that Flynt’s due process claims are outside of a 2-year statue of limitations. Flynt currently owns Hustler Casino and Luck Lady Casino in Southern California. And he […]

Phil Ivey Loses $10.2m Baccarat Case in UK Supreme Court

Pro gambler Phil Ivey has lost an appeal worth £7.7 ($10.2m) in the UK Supreme Court. This case dates back to 2012 and involves multiple baccarat sessions that Ivey played at Crockfords casino. He turned his £1 million stake into £7.7 in winnings. Crockfords originally said that they’d wire the money after the bank holiday […]

Drake Casino Pays Out Biggest Jackpot at $143,862

A slots player named Lance M. has won the biggest jackpot in Drake Casino history at $143,862. Lance’s windfall came on October 16 when he was playing the pirate-themed slot Blue Beard’s Gold. This online slot is part of Drake Casino’s Super Slots collection. And these are the only games that offer players a chance […]

Did Crown Casino Tamper with Slot Machines?

Crown Casino Limited is dealing with allegations that they tampered with slot machines in order to encourage more play. Australia’s largest casino company is also accused of ignoring domestic violence and drug use on their property. These claims come from three former Crown employees, who made the accusations to Australia’s parliament. Authorities are now set […]

North Korea Allows Horserace Betting – 12-Year-Olds can Gamble

North Korea is known a totalitarian state that doesn’t offer many freedoms. In fact, people face up to three years hard labor for illegal gambling. But the DPR is softening their stance after legalizing horserace betting. What’s more is that people as young as 12-years-old can gamble on the races. The New York Post reports […]

What Happened to Gambling Books?

I can remember landing at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport in the early 2000s and finding a bookstore chock-full of gambling materials. It was almost impossible to find what I was looking for because there were so many books. Fast-forward to today, though, and gambling books are far less relevant. What happened to the gambling […]

UK Man Jailed after Keeping Accidental £766k Casino Payment

UK native Sandeep Singh has been jailed after accepting £766,098 in payments meant for a casino. Singh, who owns a soap shop, had an ATM installed in his business. He’d then fill the machine with cash and be reimbursed by the ATM company later. But the ATM business made a mistake and thought that Singh’s […]

Virtual Reality: The Next Face of Online Gaming

Casino gaming has undergone some notable changes over the past couple of decades. These include the development of online casinos, smartphone gaming, and more regional casinos. So what’s the next step in online casino gaming? Virtual reality is that next frontier in gambling. More people than ever before are playing casino games on their smartphones […]

Las Vegas Sands Sends David Beckham to Woo Japan Over Casinos

Casino resort operator Las Vegas Sands is doing everything in their power to land one of Japan’s limited casino resort licenses. And this includes sending soccer legend David Beckham to speak with Japanese lawmakers. The Land of the Rising Sun is seen as the next big market in casino gaming, thanks to their wealth and […]