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Girls Dead Monster Returns for New Song in Angel Beats! Pachislots

Girls Dead Monster, the in-universe band of emotional anime Angel Beats! comprised of the accomplished LiSA and Marina, is making a temporary revival to make a song for the upcoming Angel Beats! themed pachislots machine, sure to have many disappointed that the song isn’t being used for something more exciting. A tweet from Sammy Corp […]
Tags: Music, Gambling, Anime, Lisa, Marina, Pachinko, Angel Beats, Girls Dead Monster, Sammy Corp

"Lo and behold, the great philosopher’s number was listed right there, next to those of mere mortals. But who should be the one to call Rawls?"

"No one volunteered for this daunting task. So Anjan nominated me. 'You should talk to him,' he said, 'because you guys have a lot in common.' The idea that a world-famous political philosopher would have anything in common with an obscure high school sophomore struck me as ridiculous. Still, a part of me was flattered by Anjan’s suggestion that I should be the one to call Rawls. So I let him persuade me. With trembling fingers, I dialed Rawls’ number, half-hoping that he wouldn’t be home. It tu...
Tags: Law, Gambling, Time, New Orleans, Philosophy, Jack, Conversations, Rawls, John Rawls, Ilya Somin, Association of American Law Schools, Sunstein, Ann Althouse, Anjan, Solum, Larry Solum

Crown chief Ken Barton likely to receive $3m payout after stepping down from casino giant

Helen Coonan to take dual role of chief executive and chair, an arrangement previously criticised as compromising board’s independenceCrown Resorts chief executive Ken Barton has stepped down and will probably walk away with at least a $3m payout as the beleaguered casino giant takes urgent steps to restore its suitability in the wake of the Bergin report.But Barton’s departure has forced Crown to return to having an executive chairman for the time being, an arrangement that has been criticised ...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, Barton, Crown Resorts, Helen Coonan, Ken Barton

Section 230 protected Google in illegal gambling lawsuit over loot boxes

Plaintiffs sued Google claiming that loot boxes in games available through the Google Play store were illegal “slot machines or devices”. (Players who buy loot boxes get a randomized chance at receiving an item designed to enhance game play, such as a better weapon, faster car, or skin.) Plaintiffs characterized these loot boxes as a “gamble” because the player does not know what the loot box actually contains until it is opened. Defendant Google moved to dismiss the lawsuit on Section 230 grou...
Tags: Google, Coffee, Law, Gambling, Hp, Chicago, Evans, Evan Brown, Section 230, Defendant Google, Hewlett Packard Co 2013 WL 4426359 N D Cal

Crown Resorts CEO Ken Barton and director Andrew Demetriou reportedly resign

The company had said further ‘board renewal’ was part of its plan to make itself suitable to hold a casino licence in SydneyThe chief executive of Crown Resorts, Ken Barton, and a non-executive director of the casino group, Andrew Demetriou, have reportedly resigned following pressure from gambling regulators in New South Wales and Victoria.A third director, Harold Mitchell, is believed to be planning to resign after the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) asked him t...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, James Packer, Crown Resorts, Ken Barton, Harold Mitchell, Andrew Demetriou

Crown Resorts CEO Ken Barton and two directors under pressure to resign

The company says further ‘board renewal’ is part of its plan to make itself suitable to hold a casino licence in SydneyThe chief executive of Crown Resorts, Ken Barton, and a non-executive director of the casino group, Andrew Demetriou, are under increasing pressure to resign after action from gambling regulators in New South Wales and Victoria.A third director, Harold Mitchell, is believed to be planning to resign soon after the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) as...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, James Packer, Crown Resorts, Ken Barton, Harold Mitchell, Andrew Demetriou

SUPER BOWL SQUARES: What are the best numbers for when the Chiefs and Buccaneers face off in Super Bowl LV?

Patrick Mahomes. AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann Super Bowl squares are a feature of any great Super Bowl party. Some squares are better than others. We went through 20 years of playoff football to figure out which numbers are the most valuable. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This Sunday the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet in Super Bowl LV.Whether you're watching for the football, the halftime show, the commercials, or just looking forward to enjoying ...
Tags: Gambling, Sports, NFL, Trends, Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chiefs, Bucs, Buccaneers, Patrick Mahomes, Reed Hoffmann, Super Bowl 2021, BI Graphics, Ruobing Su Business Insider, Skye Gould Business Insider While, Tyler Lauletta Walt Hickey Skye Gould

"I understand perfectly why people who have treated the markets as an enormous casino for decades are terribly upset when people other than themselves treat the markets like an enormous casino."

That's the top-rated comment on "‘Dumb Money’ Is on GameStop, and It’s Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game/GameStop shares have soared 1,700 percent as millions of small investors, egged on by social media, employ a classic Wall Street tactic to put the squeeze — on Wall Street" (NYT).  Finance is my least favorite subject, but I can't completely ignore something that feels expressive of my reasons for not engaging. I'm not even going to attempt to vaguely gesture at the briefest summary of wh...
Tags: Law, Wall Street, Gambling, Wealth, Reddit, Starbucks, Gamestop, Avocado, Financial Markets, Ann Althouse, GURNER, Tim Gurner

Social media punishes those who short GameStop stock

Folks on Reddit and Twitter have decided that GameStop should not have such a low share price. The price has increased over 600% since the antics have begun, forcing the folks who shorted GameStop's stock into more and more precarious positions. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Gambling, Reddit, Stock, Gamestop, Playing With Fire

Kakegurui Movie Trailer Lacking in Exaggerated Expressions

A new trailer advertising the upcoming debut of the Kakegurui Part Two film has teased its serious nature as chaos and calamity is the central focus, promising as much drama as the first film though some may be disappointed by the lack of the over-the-top expressions present in the first film and the anime. The […]
Tags: Movies, Drama, Gambling, Addiction, Anime, Live Action, Adaptations, Continuations, Kakegurui

Breast & Butt Battle Anime Keijo Returns in Pachinko Form

Wildly unique sports anime Keijo has made a return to the world of the living by way of a new pachinko machine, a privilege that will likely only be experienced by the Japanese, though many will be curious who exactly will “risk” the chance to play the machine in the “Corona era”. The PV doesn’t […]
Tags: Trailer, Gambling, Marketing, Anime, Corona, Oshiri, Adaptations, Pachinko, Keijo

Mississippi, And All Other States, Should Approve Online Sports Gambling

To not do so would be like leaving money on the table.
Tags: Mississippi, Law, Gambling, Sports, Darren Heitner

Crown to open Barangaroo hotel in Sydney before new year but casino to remain dormant

NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority grants interim liquor licence but gambling isn’t allowedCrown Resorts will open “non-gaming operations” at its new high-roller casino at Sydney’s Barangaroo in less than a fortnight after New South Wales authorities granted the company an interim liquor licence.The Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority announced on Wednesday night that it had granted an interim liquor licence for the company’s Crown Sydney hotel, bars and some restaurants. Continue r...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, James Packer, Crown Resorts, NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority, Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority

Google Will Let You Limit the Alcohol and Gambling Ads You See

It’s not very often that Google shows care for anything besides its bottom line these days, but on Thursday, the company made a small step in the right direction by a new setting that lets people limit the alcohol- and gambling-related ads they come across.
Tags: Google, Science, Alcohol, Gambling, Addiction, Ads

Google will let you turn off YouTube ads for alcohol and gambling

If you’ve ever had a Father’s Day ad offering great deals for your dead dad sail into your inbox, you know that online advertising can be disturbing sometimes. Children’s gifts for people struggling to get pregnant, pet toys for your deceased doggo, the list goes on. Google is taking a small but helpful step to help people control what ads they run into. Starting with YouTube in the U.S., users will be able to toggle off ads for alcohol and gambling — two subjects that are very sensitive for ...
Tags: Google, TC, Advertising Tech, Youtube, Alcohol, Gambling, Startup, Tech, Addiction, Ad Tech, Online Advertising, Technically Google

New rules for real money gaming ads require disclaimers, cannot depict children

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has introduced government-backed guidelines for real-money gaming ads, days after the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting about gaming ads on television channels. Beginning mid-December, all advertisements about real-money gaming or services will have to carry disclaimers about financial risks and addiction, among other things. Further, the ads cannot depict children as playing these or present real-money gaming as an income opportunity o...
Tags: Travel, News, Gambling, Sachin Tendulkar, Ms Dhoni, Virat Kohli, League, MPL, Kapoor, Sourav Ganguly, Ganguly, ASCI, Advertising Standards Council of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Advertising Standards Council of India ASCI, Ministry of Information Broadcasting

Tamil Nadu bans online bets, rummy and poker; exempts games of skill

Days after the Madras High Court first spoke up on online gambling in Tamil Nadu, the state government on November 20 passed an banning online gambling in the state, making wagering or betting, including playing rummy and poker, punishable by imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to ₹10,000, or both.  The AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, young people being cheated and numerous suicides due to wagering online as prompting the ban. The chief amendments have...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Gambling, Poker, DSP, Bcci, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Tamil Nadu, Madras, Madras High Court, AIADMK, Sourav Ganguly, Rummy, Edappadi K Palaniswami

Anurag Singh Thakur bats for legalising sports betting: Report

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur, who is also a former president of the Board of Cricket Control in India, on Thursday suggested legalising betting in India, according to reports by Outlook and Business Line. Speaking at an event organised by ICICI Securities, Thakur reportedly said that “betting can be an effective tool to curb match fixing” and the possibility of legalising it needs to be considered. He said it would help in “monitoring people allegedly involved in fixing” and...
Tags: Travel, News, Supreme Court, India, Gambling, Cricket, Commission, Bcci, Online Gambling, Shah, Law Commission, Shashi Tharoor, Thakur, Dharamshala, Anurag Thakur, Sports Betting

"This question is pathetic and exactly why people no longer trust the mainstream media. No legitimate journalist would ask this."

Said Melania Trump's chief of staff, Stephanie Grisham, who was asked to comment on speculation that Melania will divorce her husband, quoted in "Vegas may be betting on a post-presidential divorce, but Melania Trump seems all in for her husband" (WaPo). [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Gambling, Journalism, Vegas, Melania Trump, Melania, Ann Althouse, Stephanie Grisham

Tamil Nadu govt working on modalities for law banning online gambling, state govt says: Report

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday told the Madras High Court that it is working on a law banning or regulating online gambling, which Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had announced earlier this month after the court first called for regulation. The Additional Advocate General for the state, Sricharan Rangarajan, said the state government may have to pass an ordinance to this effect, as the state assembly is not in session. This was first reported by Bar & Bench.  The cour...
Tags: Travel, News, Gambling, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Tamil Nadu, Madras, Telangana, Board of Control for Cricket in India, Madurai, Andhra Pradesh, Madras High Court, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Mukul Rohatgi, Sourav Ganguly, Rummy

Crown Resorts: bill aims to prevent 'outrageous' compensation costs for NSW taxpayers

Crown would be compensated by up to 10.5 times the negative financial impact of new casino licence conditions Moves are afoot to limit potential compensation claims for hundreds of millions of dollars by Crown Resorts if the New South Wales regulator imposes conditions on its casino licence. A private member’s bill to be introduced by the independent state MP Justin Field on Wednesday aims to override agreements entered into by former premier Mike Baird in 2014 which require NSW taxpayers to co...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, Mike Baird, James Packer, NSW, Crown Resorts, Justin Field

Kids are secretly spending thousands of their parents' money betting on special video game wagering sites

Chesnot/Getty Images A small slice of the video game market, in which users can bet as little as $1 or as much as $500 on games like "Call of Duty," is exploding during the pandemic.  Clinicians and gambling researchers say they're worried some of the betting platforms don't do enough to keep kids out, and teens or even preteens could be at risk. A Business Insider review of four major platforms found an inconsistent approach to user verification, with some companies that appear to take t...
Tags: Startups, New York, Gambling, Trends, Venture Capital, Call Of Duty, Videogames, Video Game, CMG, Madden, Tech Insider, Fortnite, Ryan Morrison, Players Lounge, Meghan Morris

Florida’s Next Sports Law Consideration Should Be The Legalization Of Sports Betting

Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia allow individuals to place wagers on sporting contests.
Tags: Florida, Law, Gambling, Sports, District Of Columbia, Darren Heitner

Madras HC calls on The Online Rummy Federation in pleas against online gambling services

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice in two petitions seeking complete bans or directions against online gambling, including online rummy services. With increasing usage, online gambling, online rummy, and related services have faced a spate of challenges in the courts — these challenges are simply the latest.  In the first petition, filed by a Mohammad Rizvi, the court issued notice to Virat Kohli, BCCI chief and former cricketer Saurav Ganguly, as well as to T...
Tags: Travel, News, Gambling, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Trai, Tamil Nadu, Kohli, Madras, Telangana, Madurai, Andhra Pradesh, Madras High Court, Rizvi, Sourav Ganguly, Ganguly

Great and Helpful Guide to Mega Moolah Slot

Mega Moolah is a Wild Africa-themed slot with 5 reels and 25 pay lines. It offers an impressive four progressive jackpots that can be won when you play Mega Moolah slots. Does this sound like your sort of game? Read on to find out what else is in store. Features Mega Moolah is one of the most popular online progressive slot games. Its jackpots are shared with several other titles, which make them increase a lot faster. This slot features four progressive jackpots. The biggest jackpot is enou...
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Crown Resorts terminates agreements with James Packer's company on eve of AGM

Under one of the agreements, Packer was given confidential information that was not shared with other shareholdersCrown Resorts has terminated two agreements it had with Consolidated Press Holdings, including the sharing of confidential information with stakeholder James Packer, on the eve of its annual general meeting.Crown said in a statement on Wednesday night it had terminated an October 2018 agreement under which Packer was given confidential information that was not shared with other share...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, James Packer, Cph, Agm, Packer, Consolidated Press Holdings, Crown Resorts

Former Crown Resorts chairman Rob Rankin should be referred to corporate regulator, inquiry told

The ex-director has refused to give evidence to the NSW inquiry and efforts to serve a summons on him in England have failedThe former Crown Resorts chairman Rob Rankin should be referred to the corporate regulator for it to investigate whether he breached his duties as a director, an inquiry has been told.Rankin may have breached his duties by allegedly failing to tell the rest of the board about the risk that Chinese authorities would act against Crown staff in China, and threats James Packer ...
Tags: Business, England, China, Gambling, Australia news, James Packer, Rankin, Rob Rankin, Crown Resorts, Scott Aspinall

Crown chairman Helen Coonan admits casino 'facilitated' money laundering

The former Howard government minister insists, however, that Crown didn’t turn a blind eye to illegal activityThe Crown Resorts chairman, Helen Coonan, has admitted the company facilitated money laundering at its Melbourne casino but denied it was “turning a blind eye” to criminal activity instead blaming it on “ineptitude”.The concession was made at the New South Wales Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority’s inquiry into Crown’s suitability to hold a Sydney casino licence. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Howard, Crown Resorts, Gaming Authority, Helen Coonan

Can You Deduct Gambling Losses From Your Taxes?

The IRS views winnings from gambling as taxable income, but did you know that you’re allowed to deduct gambling losses, too? While losing money at a casino or the racetrack does not by itself relieve your tax burden, it can reduce taxes owed for your other winnings, ultimately saving you money.Read more...
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'I gave money to your campaign': Trump was frustrated by John McCain after he ignored him at a congressional hearing, new book says

Donald Trump at his Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 5, 1990. Mike Derer/AP One of the earliest interactions between Donald Trump and the late Sen. John McCain came at a congressional hearing in 1993. Trump, who owned casinos in Atlantic City, was in Washington, DC, to claim that casinos on Native American reservations were controlled by the mob and avoiding taxes. Trump tried to get McCain's attention by saying, "I gave money to your campaign," according t...
Tags: Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Casinos, White House, Gambling, US, Trends, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Atlantic City, John Mccain, Native American, Donald Trump