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UPDATE: Gambling-esque Loot Boxes in Video Games Face Regulatory Measures & Studies from Governments like Hawaii and Private Companies like Apple, but are they Actually Harmful?

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the newly covered, gambling type video game items known as loot boxes. The boxes are purchasable in a video game and they provide random loot, or in game merchandise, much like a slot machine. 943 more words

Elected Officials

4 Bay Area Residents Arrested In Illegal Slot Machine Scheme

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Four Northern California men have been charged with installing and maintaining illegal video slot machines at smoke shops and convenience stores.

U.S. Attorney Phillip Talbert said Friday a federal grand jury returned a single-count indictment on against Yaniv Gohar, of Berkeley; Orel Gohar, of San Francisco; Eran Buhbut, of Oakland; and May Levy, of Walnut Creek, charging them with conducting an illegal gambling business. 62 more words

News

GE14 : Of Bets Placed and Illegal Betting Syndicates

Its December 2017 and within two weeks, we will all be singing Auld Lang Syne and wishing everybody Happy New Year.

Amidst the merry-making and the revelry, there will be parents busy making last-minute preparations to ready their school-going children for the start of the new school calendar and at the same time, getting into the groove at their respective jobs, be it in the private sector or the public sector. 1,320 more words

Personal

20 Dallas Police Vice Officers Reassigned As Investigation Begins

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – There’s been a shakeup in assignments for Dallas police officers. Chief Renee Hall made the changes for nearly two-dozen officers after a review raised concerns about operations in the Vice Unit. 216 more words

News

State Police Seize Cash, Electronic Gambling Machines in Raids

HARRISBURG — State police seized cash and electronic gambling machines considered illegal at locations in Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties on Wednesday.

Troopers with the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement say dozens of illegal electronic gambling machines and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash were seized during the raids. 17 more words

News

Florida goes after Pari-Mutuels as it Seeks to Enforce Designated-Player Card Games Ruling

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing and developing situation regarding designated player banked card games. This form of card game was offered for four years before its legality was challenged. 327 more words

Crime