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Trump Wants Name Off 'Appalling' NJ Casinos

The Donald says run-down Trump Plaza, Taj Mahal ruining his 'luxury' brand

(Newser) - Donald Trump is taking a break from protesting the arrival of Ebola-infected health workers in the US to attend to more important matters: himself. Specifically, he's suing Trump Entertainment Resorts to take his name off of Trump Plaza and the Trump Taj Mahal, two Atlantic City casinos the corporation... More »

Casino Accuses Gambling Champ Phil Ivey of Cheating

Poker great is sued over winnings in baccarat

(Newser) - A lawsuit from a casino accuses one of the world's highest-profile poker players of being a cheat—at least when it comes to baccarat. The Borgata casino of Atlantic City has sued Phil Ivey, claiming he won a total of $9.6 million through a scheme that violates New... More »

Reid Used Clout to Overturn Ruling on Casino Investors

Washington Times: He got visas sped up; agency staffers cry foul

(Newser) - A newspaper report suggests that Harry Reid exercised improper political clout on behalf of a casino in his home state of Nevada. The Washington Times reports that Reid personally intervened when a government agency—the US Citizenship and Immigration Services—rejected a request to speed up visa applications for foreign... More »

Cops: Suspects Get $1M From Casino Kiosks in Scam

Withdrew bank accounts over and over, in 60 seconds

(Newser) - The scheme wasn't exactly Oceans 11-like in complexity, but authorities say 14 people robbed a total of $1 million from casino kiosks thanks to a bank loophole, reports NBC News . Authorities say the suspects would open accounts at Citibank, then go to casinos in California and Nevada and withdraw... More »

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