All Posts By Andrew O’Malley

Billionaire Charlie Munger Likens Cryptocurrencies to Gambling

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Warren Buffet’s right-hand man Charlie Munger has once more let his disdain for cryptocurrencies be known. Speaking in a Wall Street Journal op-ed this week, the 99-year-old called on the US authorities to ban cryptocurrencies, liking them to gambling contracts.   He believes that cryptocurrencies are a scam that targets regular investors. In the op-ed, ...

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Iconic Former Jockey Barry Geraghty Named William Hill Racing Ambassador

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Iconic former jockey Barry Geraghty has joined William Hill’s stable of racing ambassadors. The Irishman is well respected in horse racing circles, being second on the list of all-time Cheltenham Festival-winning jockeys. Some of other well-known names who are fellow William Hill racing ambassadors are the legendary Sir AP McCoy and both Sam and ...

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Las Vegas Sands Planning to Invest $6.8bn in Macau and Singapore

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Great success in Singapore Las Vegas Sands is planning to invest $6.8bn in Macau and Singapore to help take advantage of the boom in gambling across the Asian market. The US-based casino company announced its investment plans on Thursday after reporting all-time high gaming revenue at its Marina Bay Sands property in Singapore. The property’s 2022 ...

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Survey: 75% of Texans Support New Casino Gambling Bill

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Growing support According to a survey by the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs, there is significant public support for legalizing casinos in Texas. Of those polled, 75% would support a new casino gambling bill that would permit full-service casinos in major cities, as well as eventually legalize sports betting. 41% strongly support the ...

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BGC Chief Warns Against Stricter Affordability Checks, Cites Study on Unlicensed Gambling

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A warning The UK Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) chief executive has warned against the potential introduction of stricter affordability checks. He cited a recent study that looked at UK usage of unlicensed gambling platforms during the recent FIFA World Cup. restrictions lead to more people turning towards black market platforms Dugher believes that the data highlights ...

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Mattress Mack Bets $2m on the Dallas Cowboys to Beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Playoffs

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Betting big High-stakes sports bettor and business tycoon Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale has placed a $2m wager on the Dallas Cowboys to beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL playoffs this weekend. It is the latest in a long string of mega bets the Texas-based businessman has made in recent years. stands to win $3.35m ...

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Fanatics in Discussions to Acquire BetParx Sportsbook

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Rumors abound Prominent sports merchandise company Fanatics is reportedly in discussions to take over the BetParx sportsbook. CNBC reported the rumors on Friday, explaining that its sources are close to the matter but cannot comment publicly. Fanatics has been looking for opportunities to gain more of a foothold in the burgeoning US sports betting sector ...

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