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Gaming Industry News Weekly Recap – Stories You Might Have Missed

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BUSINESS

Gaming Industry News Weekly Recap – Stories You Might Have Missed September 15thThe Hong Kong Jockey club reported a record fiscal year; Macau couldn’t say the same. Vince Martin has a look at some collapsing internet stocks and analyzes what it will mean for gambling stocks and Vince does double duty this week as he reviews the Wells Fargo Gaming Model Book. Baccarat isn’t just Asia’s big game anymore; Nevada’s baccarat data leads it to a second billion dollar month in 2012.

Philippine Congress to investigate alleged cheating inside PAGCOR casinos by whale Ben Lui. In a “where are they now” feature, Ed Drake has a look at Dalton Wagner and how he’s continued the same style of Bet on Sports shady business at his BetOnline Sportsbook.

SPORTS

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is defeated…at the betting window with a 100k loser on the Detroit Lions. Mike O’Donnell warns of the increased attacks from the moralists in the UK as they go after the sportsbook industry. Oh Canada! New match fixing scandal rocks Canadian soccer and Antonio Conte fails in his appeal against a match-fixing ban.

We had Tom Barton as our special guest on episode 2 of Off the Board and Rock the Cock picked the Atlanta Falcons as his Monday Night Football pick of the week.

POKER

The US DOJ amended the Black Friday Civil complaint and introduced new forfeiture claims against former Full Tilt Poker Directors Ray Bitar and Howard Lederer. While the new PokerStars run Full Tilt Poker is ramping up for their relaunch as they’ve started to contact former customers. Details of the Harry Reid-Jon Kyl poker bill were leaked to the media.

It’s just a pilot right now but Fox has tapped Ryan Reynolds to star in poker related sitcom.

ETC.

Hero to internet freedom fighters around the world and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales promised to encrypt Wikipedia’s data if the UK passes overreaching snooping law.

Look for more Girls Gone Wild infomercials coming to your TV soon as GGW founder Joe Francis was ordered to pay Steve Wynn $20m after defamation lawsuit loss.

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