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Online Casino and Gambling News: December 2015

Poker Pro Has Bank Account, Credit Cards Closed

This week professional poker player Daniel Negreanu reported that he has his bank account abruptly closed by Bank of America just before Christmas and that his MasterCard credit card was also cancelled.

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Nevada Gaming Numbers up 7.8% in November

This week the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that they have released the November 2015 gaming numbers for the Silver State, noting that casino revenues were up 7.8% from the same period last year.

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$2,746,051 Millionaire Genie Jackpot Won at 888

Earlier today a punter at 888 won a life-changing jackpot, when they took home the Millionaire Genie progressive for a whopping $2,746,051.

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Las Vegas Breaks Visitation Record

In 2015 Las Vegas broke its visitation record, as more than 42 million tourists visited the world's second largest gambling destination.

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20 Men Arrested in Malaysian Gambling Raid

Police in the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur and the Selangor region have conducted raids on seven gambling sites, arresting 20 people and seizing 120 computers in the process.

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Irish Woman Wins Big on Scratch Card

Over the Christmas holiday a punter won £100,000 from a scratch lottery ticket she bought while shopping for gifts.

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FavBet Suffered DDoS Attack on Christmas

Internet betting firm FavBet revealed that they suffered a Distributed Denial of Service attack last week, which affected the site's operations over the Christmas holiday.

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Antigua and US Near Agreement on Online Gambling Dispute

For 12 years the Caribbean country of Antigua and the United States have been locked in a trade dispute related to online gambling, but it appears that that the two countries may be close to a settlement on the matter.

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Czech Government Moves to Restrict 200 Gaming Licenses on Bars

This week the Czech government moved to pull the licenses of roughly 200 gaming bars in Prague, as a measure has been introduced that would tighten the country's gambling rules.

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Adventures in Wonderland Jackpot Won at Sky Vegas for £765,220

About an hour before the publication of this article a punter at Sky Vegas Casino won the Adventures in Wonderland progressive jackpot for a large £765,220 prize.

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