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Gambling news: Taiwan busts online sports bet ring as PETA urges end to pigeon race fixing

Police in Taiwan dismantled an online sports betting operation earlier this month, eliminating at least one wagering option local punters may have had ahead of next month’s kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Taichung-based betting ring had reportedly…
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Gambling news: Minnesota Lottery’s online scratchers will live after Gov. Dayton vetoes kill bill

He waited until the absolute last second to do it, but Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (pictured) has vetoed a bill that would have banned the state lottery’s online scratch-off tickets. The Minnesota Lottery launched its first-in-the-nation online scratchers in February…
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Gambling news: Sports bettor Billy Walters, golfer Phil Mickelson investigated for insider trading

Federal investigators are probing stock trades involving legendary sports bettor Billy Walters (pictured) for possible insider trading violations. On Friday, multiple media sources reported that the FBI and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) were investigating trades involving Walters and…
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