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  • Sweepstakes Machines Lead to Arrests in Honolulu
    May 05 2014

    Sweepstakes Machines Lead to Arrests in Honolulu

    Authorities in Honolulu are cracking down on the sweepstakes machine industry and last week arrested four people. In total nine people have been named in what could be Honolulu’s largest gambling indictment. The arrests came a few days after a federal judge ruled that sweepstakes machines are illegal. Included in those arrested was Tracy Yoshimura,

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  • Two More Prison Sentences in Illegal Poker Ring Case
    May 05 2014

    Two More Prison Sentences in Illegal Poker Ring Case

    Two more men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the Russian-American illegal sports betting and poker ring that the US Department of Justice broke up last April. The poker professional Vadim Trincher was originally charged with illegal gambling, racketeering, extortion and money laundering. However, he struck a deal last November to plead

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  • Village of Woodridge Votes Against Gambling Machines
    May 05 2014

    Village of Woodridge Votes Against Gambling Machines

    The village of Woodridge in Illinois has voted to keep a ban on video gambling. The village’s Mayor Gina Cunningham broke a 3-3 tie vote in favor of keeping the ban. The board had been considering repealing the ban for several months after local business owners claimed that customers were going further afield in order

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  • Texan Horse Racing Industry Struggling to Compete
    May 05 2014

    Texan Horse Racing Industry Struggling to Compete

    Just ten years ago Texas was a major horse racing state. Over 53,000 fans came to see the 2004 Breeders’ Cup at Lone Star Park and the off-track parties are still spoken of today. However, things have been declining, last year the state ranked 17th among states for purses paid in Thoroughbred races and attendance

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