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UKGC Brands Skin Betting Operators ‘Parasites’

Бер 11 2020 Published by under Free Pokies Aristocrat

UKGC Brands Skin Betting Operators ‘Parasites’

The UK Gambling Commission has weighed in on skin-betting, the practice of gambling with virtual items that are in-game branding the third-party sites that facilitate such gambling ‘parasitic.’

Sarah Harrison UKGC chief exec thinks that the degree of visibility of young individuals to skin-gambling is ‘worrying.’ The regulator guaranteed the world’s first prosecution regarding gambling with in-game items in January.

The video games industry needs to do more to counter these web sites, which present ‘a clear and present risk to players, including kids,’ said Sarah Harrison, UKGC chief-exec.

What is Skin-betting?

Skin betting, named for he colorful designer weapons in video game Counter Strike: Global Offensive, grew into a multi-billion buck industry a year ago.

Since skins are available varying levels of rarity and are traded between players, in addition to used in sites that are third-party they will have achieved a ‘real-world’ value, which means they could be used by for gambling.

And since a large portion of the video-gaming public are under the legal gambling age, and third-party skin gambling sites are unlicensed and come with no regulatory checks and balances, they pose a significant threat to children, said Harrison.

‘Mums and dads could be giving cash to a child thinking they are playing some type of computer game when in reality they’re gambling and this may be a genuine stress,’ she said. ‘Gambling on eSports with i Continue Reading »

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Carl Icahn Cited in Billy Walters test as Prosecution Pushes for Submission of the latest Evidence

Бер 11 2020 Published by under Free Pokies Aristocrat

Carl Icahn Cited in Billy Walters test as Prosecution Pushes for Submission of the latest Evidence

As the insider trading trial of Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters swung into its week that is second on, Carl Icahn’s name had been once again dragged into procedures.

Presidential adviser Carl Icahn title has once again been brought up in the Billy Walters case. Federal prosecutors wish to introduce proof that Walters spoke to his friend, Icahn, just before he bought shares in Clorox in 2011.

Icahn, the billionaire investor that is activist owner of the Tropicana Casino and two shuttered former Trump casinos in Atlantic City, and unpaid adviser towards the President for the United States, is a buddy of Walters’.

This might be the insider trading case that is biggest in years. Walters is accused of making $43 million from illegal stock market trades on the Dallas-based dairy producer Dean Foods. Former Dean Foods chairman, Tom Davis is accused of feeding privileged information to Walters over a seven-year period.

Davis is testifying against his friend that is former as of the plea bargain with federal prosecutors after admitting charges including securities fraud and wire fraud.

It is also alleged that Walters shared insider information, acquired from Davis, together with his friends, including the golfer Phil Mickelson, whoever lawyers have said would ‘take the fifth’ if he were called as witness.

Concerns Around Clorox and Apple Stock

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PAGCOR Corruption Allegations Rumored in Philippines, as Pastor Boy Saycon Strikes Again

Бер 11 2020 Published by under Free Pokies Aristocrat

PAGCOR Corruption Allegations Rumored in Philippines, as Pastor Boy Saycon Strikes Again

PAGCOR, the Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corporation, is being accused of corruption after Pastor Boy Saycon turned over evidence to the country’s Department of Justice.

If Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is convinced former PAGCOR officials involved in graft, he’ll likely pursue the ousted gaming officials to the fullest extent associated with the legislation ( or even a bit more).

Saycon is no ordained religious frontrunner, but the secretary-general of the Council of Philippine Affairs. He is reportedly provided documents to Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre that shows PAGCOR engaging in bribery along with other unlawful practices. The allegations stem from before President Rodrigo Duterte took office.

Though Aguirre let news outlets in the Southeast Asian nation understand he refused to name names in the report or expand on the potential crimes that he indeed had been delivered documents detailing potential illicit activity. ‘I shall still need to learn the documents,’ Aguirre explained.

However, in accordance with the Philippine frequent Inquirer, high-level officials into the administration that is prior to precisely disclose contributions and expenditures.

PAGCOR is a federal agency that is under the president’s oversight. Upon taking control of the country in July, Duterte replaced the board that is five-member their own appointees.

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New York Scores Roy Williams’ Third NCAA National Title, Kentucky, Louisville, Duke Early 2018 Favorites

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New York Scores Roy Williams’ Third NCAA National Title, Kentucky, Louisville, Duke Early 2018 Favorites

New york won its sixth men’s basketball NCAA championship that is national Monday night after topping Gonzaga 71-65. It marks the time that is third Roy Williams has cut down the championship nets since his tenure began at UNC in 2003.

After having a disappointing Final Four game on Saturday, North Carolina guard Joel Berry II led the Tar Heels on Monday evening over Gonzaga.

With both groups No. 1 seeds from their respective regions, there clearly was no Cinderella ending this March Madness. UNC was in the championship game for the second consecutive year, even though a Gonzaga win might have marked the program’s first national title, the Zags achieving the Final Four was certainly no shock, as the group went 37-1 until yesterday evening.

UNC ended up being rated No. 3 overall of the 68 teams to help make the NCAA tournament, and Gonzaga ended up being number 4.

The even matchup allowed Vegas oddsmakers to exhale and never concern yourself with a massive underdog at long odds taking the trophy. By tipoff, the Westgate SuperBook had the point spread at zero, meaning there was clearly no favorite.

However, sportsbooks got the total points incorrect, way wrong. The over/under was set at 155 points, but the 71-65 score of 136 arrived in well below that quantity.

North Carolina’s victory had been additionally good for the written publications with regards to futures. The Ta Continue Reading »

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