50 Cent Forgot He Had Bitcoin – Made $8 Million from Cryptocurrency

Four years ago, 50 Cent accepted Bitcoin as payment for his album Animal Ambition. This seemed like a novelty at the time, given that Bitcoin wasn’t worth much then. But it’s now made the New York-born rapper a massive return on his investment. According to TMZ, 50 Cent accepted Bitcoin at a time when it […]

Macau Casino Dealer Steals $6.1m in Chips

Last week, somebody stole HK$48 million (US$6.1 million) worth of chips from a casino VIP room in the Novos Aterros do Porto Exterior (NAPE) area. Now, the Judiciary Police (PJ) believe that a 49-year-old dealer named “Lei” orchestrated the theft. The Macau Daily Times also reports that a 70-year-old security guard named “Ho” was involved […]

Verizon Considers Jumping into the Gambling World

Verizon Communications is mainly known for providing mobile service to millions of people. But they’re also considering a jump into the gambling world in the near future. The New York-based company purchased Yahoo and its fantasy sports division last year. More recently, Verizon officials have been meeting with consultants and experts on the potential of […]

Hard Rock Atlantic City in Process of Hiring Trump Taj Mahal Workers

Trump Taj Mahal workers were left unemployed in October 2016, when the casino closed its doors. But the Hard Rock Atlantic City, which is opening on the same property, has given these former employers new life. According to the Press of Atlantic City, the Hard Rock wants to hire former Taj Mahal employees who worked […]

NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights & US Army in Dispute Over Trademark

The Las Vegas Golden Knights haven’t even played a game yet. But the NHL’s newest franchise has already found a tough opponent: the United States Army. The US Army isn’t happy about how closely the Golden Knights’ logo resembles their parachute team’s likeness. And the Army is taking this very seriously, filing a challenge with […]

Cryptocurrencies could Spell Trouble for Macau Casinos, Says Former Hong Kong Police Chief

Former Hong Kong police chief Steve Vickers, who’s currently a business risk consultant, has a warning for Macau casinos about accepting cryptocurrencies. “Potentially from an organised crime point of view, cryptocurrencies do afford opportunities for the avoidance of government duty,” said Vickers. He spoke with GGR Asia about the matter during a meeting organized by […]

Luxor Esports Arena Opening in March

Casinos have been making more forays into Esports in recent times. And the Luxor is set to become the first Las Vegas casino with a full-time Esports arena. The Vegas Strip property will transform their former Luxor LAX nightclub into a gaming venue. And it will officially launch on March 22, 2018. Luxor’s Esports Arena […]

Is This Nasal Spray the Cure to Gambling Addiction?

Researchers have looked for ways to curb gambling addiction for years. And a group of Finnish scientists think they may have a solution – nasal spray. The spray that the Finnish researchers are studying contains naloxone, which is used to treat patients who overdose on heroin, morphine, and opium. Naloxone also blocks dopamine, a neurotransmitter […]

OJ Simpson might Sue Casino for $100 Million

O.J. Simpson ran into trouble at Las Vegas’ Cosmopolitan Casino last year. He was kicked off the property for allegedly acting drunk and disorderly. Now, TMZ reports that Simpson might sue the casino for $100 million over what he thinks is an unjust ban. Here’s an excerpt from TMZ: O.J. Simpson and his legal team are […]

Macau Casino Revenue could Hit $53 Billion by 2022

Macau’s casino revenue is on an upswing. And analysts predict that this amount could reach a record US$53 billion by 2022. Morgan Stanley analyzed Macau’s gambling market in a report called “Macau 2022 – Power of Compounding.” Their key takeaway is that the Chinese administrative area’s investment in infrastructure, rising spending growth, and visitation will […]