Tag: Gambling

China blames Apple for gambling and porn texts as trade war escalates

Growing economic tensions between the United States and China have begun to affect Apple, the Wall Street Journal reports today, as Chinese government agencies and state-controlled media have initiated a new campaign to block “prohibited content” from Apple devices. If Apple refuses to cooperate, authorities could shut down services that are violating Chinese laws, the […]

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For the First Time, Gamblers Bet on Sports at Meadowlands Racetrack

Mr. McAuley, who said he owns an outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, noted that the bar is often sparsely populated on a Saturday night. He said he bets $2,500 on the Super Bowl and about $300 a game during football season. Baseball can be tough to bet on, Mr. McAuley said. “But everybody will […]

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When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars

As to the specific issue of whether United States law should mandate the exclusive use of official data, Ms. Mintas came straight down the middle. “Sportradar uses both unofficial and official data as market dynamics dictate, and we are fully transparent about the way we do business,” she said. Some legal experts, like Ryan Rodenberg, […]

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Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

ATLANTIC CITY — The last time there was so much hype about the future of this troubled seaside resort, Donald J. Trump was doing most of the hyping. The president, then a casino impresario, opened the Trump Taj Mahal, the biggest gambling venue on the boardwalk, with great fanfare and at a cost of $1.2 […]

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Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars, and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle a million people on HQ […]

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Alabama’s Longtime Hostility to Gambling Shows Signs of Fading

In the years after Mr. Siegelman’s plan failed, there were crackdowns on the state’s electronic bingo halls; accusations of corruption, only a few of which were proven, including some against Mr. Siegelman; and an uproar when an influential Republican lawmaker floated the idea of legalizing some gambling instead of raising taxes. Less than two years […]

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Valve’s New Content Policy for Steam Is a Triumph of Cowardice Over Curation

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Valve has never been particularly interested in customer service or in providing a clear, concise set of rules for what kind of content is or is not acceptable on its platforms. To some extent, this problem affects every modern internet […]

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Delaware Kicks Off Full-Scale Sports Betting, a First Outside of Nevada

Mr. Geisenberger said that the governor and the casinos had been assembling training materials, updating and testing software, working on logo options and training casino employees and gaming enforcement staff. “It’s an exciting day here in Delaware, but days like this don’t happen by accident,” he said. When the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act […]

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