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What if Martin Scorsese directed a Super Mario Bros. movie?

A cartoon imagines what a Super Mario Bros. film would look like helmed by the director of "Goodfellas" and "Casino." Spoiler: It's loads better than the actual "Super Mario Bros." movie.

By January 23, 2016

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CES tech fest is really important to Las Vegas. It's also really not

What do a former mafia hitman, a couple about to be married and some Vegas partiers have in common? They have no idea why so many nerds were in town this past week.

By January 10, 2016

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The hidden cost of those 'free' gambling apps

Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.

By August 27, 2015

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Las Vegas casinos bet on Bitcoin

Two Sin City casinos have begun allowing guests to use the virtual currency when paying for hotel stay, restaurants, and gift shops.

By January 21, 2014

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Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

Chris Barrett, the same intrepid Google Glass explorer who recently filmed an arrest with his device, decides to probe the sensitivities of Glass action in a casino. The results are instructive.

By July 15, 2013

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Google Glass in casinos? Don't bet on it

Eyeglasses that would let users snap a photo or shoot a video with a slight head movement are being banned in gambling establishments across the U.S.

By June 6, 2013

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Tolkien estate sues over online Lord of the Rings casinos

The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.

By November 25, 2012

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'Star Trek' theme park: Hop on the Warp Speed Coaster

Enterprising fans may want to teleport to Spain for Paramount Park Murcia, which will include not only a "Star Trek" theme park, but condos, hotels, and a casino. It's scheduled to debut in 2015.

By February 26, 2014

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Google Glass enthusiast: It's not worth the headaches

Chris Barrett, who was first to take Google Glass into a casino and also said he was first to film an arrest with Glass, finds he gets too many headaches. He's also lost his enthusiasm for the gadget.

By February 12, 2014