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Will Aussies Ban Pokies? New Legal Challenge is Putting Money on It

A brand new lawsuit will seek to determine that the slots industry in Australia is in breach of consumer law since they are deceptive and addiction that is encourage.

Australian poker devices (‘pokies’), or slots, as they are known within the US, are a multi-billion-dollar industry. Did you realize, for instance, that there are five times more slot machines per capita in Australia compared to America? Or that throughout the last 12 months, growth in gambling has outpaced the growth of the economy that is australian 100 percent.

Politicians, anti-gambling groups, religious organizations, etc., are deeply worried about whatever they see as a gambling epidemic in the country. And possibly they should be.

Aussies invest more per head on gambling than any other country within the global globe, studies show; an extraordinary $1,179 in 2011-12. That’s well over twice as is gambled per capita in america and three times up to within the UK.

The majority of this goes on pokies. Australians lose around $11 billion annually in the machines, which constitutes nearly two-thirds of the nation’s gambling yield. And curiously, while gambling spend is up these days, the proportion of the populace actually engaging in gambling has dropped over the past 15 years, from 80 per cent in 2000, to 68 percent in 2014.

Machines are Deceitful

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Atlantic City Face Off Between Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Don Guardian Turns Bitter

Atlantic City is out of money, and it’s additionally quickly running away from time.

State Assembly Democrats were scrambling on Friday to determine how to continue in supplying educational funding towards the resort gambling town that is cash-strapped. The Senate, also controlled by the Democrats, has already approved legislation aligned with Republican Governor Chris Christie, to seize responsibility that is governmental Atlantic City.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, seen here with State Senate President Stephen Sweeney, left, has gotten in to a dialogue that is bitter Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, right, on how best to rescue the town.

But Assembly Democrats aren’t sold on the basic concept, specifically Assembly Speaker Vincent Preito, who prefers a rescue bill that would give AC 2 yrs to show progress or face a state takeover.

‘It’s unfortunate that Gov. Christie has failed to use his existing authority to aid Atlantic City,’ Preito said in a statement on Thursday. Speaking to his or her own legislation, Preito declared, ‘This bill is definitely a compromise that is fair accomplishes everybody’s goals.’

Dem Fighting Words

Christie’s plan, which can be supported by State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D), was at first also supported by Republican Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian. But simply days later, the mayor rescinded their compliance.

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Poker News: Bohdanov Wins, James Chen WSOP Europe, Dash Dudley

This week’s poker news focuses on three big winners through the past week. Let’s have a look at the events that are recent roundup the outcome. Renad Bohdanov, James Chen, and Dash Dudley each notched wins this week in poker tournaments round the world.

Bohdanov Wins 350 Euro No-Limit Hold’em ‘Opener’ Event

We’ve broken the ice into the 2019 World Series of Poker event in its European schedule. Renat Bohdanov has claimed the first victory, earning the first gold bracelet given out. Bohdanov emerged from an industry of 1,011 entries to win the 350 Euro No-Limit Hold’em ‘Opener’ Event, capturing their first-ever gold bracelet in the method. The 34-year-old from Ukraine earned $59,546 USD for taking home the top prize in the tournament. He also obtained a 10,300 Euro ticket in to your future 5 million euro guaranteed primary event.

Besides the prize money plus the ticket into the main event, Bohdanov was awarded 384 Card Player Player of the season points. The top three finishers at this event each cleared $25K USD. Norbert Mosonyi won $36,754 for his runner-up finish while Eyal Bensimhon took house $25,958 USD for putting third as of this event.

Chen Wins World Series Of Poker Europe 250K Euro Super High Roller

How about $3 million for a week’s work? That’s exactly how Taiwanese poker pro James Chen is feeling after winning the planet number of Poker 250K Euro buy-in no-limit hold’em super roller event that is hi (mais…)

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