Gambling With Fashion Fame

Pyer Moss may be the hottest brand at New York Fashion week. So why in the world would Kerby Jean-Raymond, its designer, decide not to have a show?
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Books of The Times: Remembering a Mother Whose Gambling Operation Was a Very Successful Secret

In “The World According to Fannie Davis,” Bridgett M. Davis offers an absorbing portrait of her mother, who ran an underground numbers operation in Detroit for more than 30 years.
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Belgian Gaming Commission Details What Loot Boxes it Considers Gambling

With the recent release of the Belgian Gaming Commission’s (BGC) research on video game loot boxes comes the clear definition of what is considered gambling and what’s fair game under Belgium law. Top offenders accused of violating these standards (EA, Valve, Activision Blizzard) may soon face criminal prosecution Loot boxes are just one of many […]

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UK Commission Determines Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling

Loot boxes whose contents rely on chance don’t meet the UK’s criteria for unlawful gambling.

According to the UK Gambling Commission, since the prizes unlocked in loot boxes are usable only in the games in which they’re won, and can’t be cashed-out, they don’t fit the bill for “licensable gambling activity.”

While loot boxes, like those found in EA’s Battlefront II, Blizzard’s Overwatch, and more games, don’t fall under the umbrella of an illegal gambling operation, the commission still expressed concern over the practice in games.

The commission said while “the line between video gaming and gambling is becoming increasingly blurred,” its job is to step in when the practice meets the definition of gambling under UK law.

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Call to regulate video game loot boxes over gambling concerns

Greater use of loot boxes in games has drawn criticism and scrutiny from politicians and regulators
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Expansion of sports gambling facing long odds (Yahoo Sports)

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Rules on sports wagering need to change, and Tuesday’s news that the Supreme Court is listening to the argument is promising, but don’t bet on a speedy decision.



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YouTuber admits Fifa gambling offences

Craig Douglas, known as Nepenthez, involved with a betting website connected to the Fifa video game.
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Gambling Addiction Cure

Gambling Addiction Cure


Gambling can be intoxicating for people. It can have many highs, but the downs are horrific and life changing. Are you suffering from a gambling addiction? There are millions of people around the world who are dealing with a similar problem. Stefan Wilkenson and his experience with gambling addicts has led him to pen a book to help those who are in a similar position.

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Las Vegas Gambling Published

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Original Archive Photo from the Chicago Tribune archive, originally filed under Las Vegas, Nevada. Approximate size is 4 x 11 inches. Photographer was not captured. Comes with a serialized Certificate of Authenticity.
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Las Vegas Gambling Published

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Original Archive Photo from the Chicago Tribune archive, originally filed under Las Vegas, Nevada. Approximate size is 8 x 10 inches. Photographer was not captured. Comes with a serialized Certificate of Authenticity.
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