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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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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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Man wins $57 million, casino says 'software glitch'

A man in Austria plays a casino slot machine that tells him he has won almost $58 million. When he asks for his payout, the casino offers him $100 and a free meal.

By December 12, 2011

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Facebook to host online casinos?

Reports from the U.K. claim that the social network is in talks with various gambling companies with a view to developing real money gambling on the site.

By December 4, 2011

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Dropbox users get spammed via personal e-mail accounts

Some European users of the online file storage service are receiving junk e-mail from online casinos -- this may be due to a Dropbox address leak or some type of malware.

By July 17, 2012

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iTunes App Store: iBoobs-Still No; Cheat in Casinos Yes!

iTunes App Store selling iPhone and iPod touch apps that let you count cards while playing Blackjack much to the dismay of Nevada casinos and gaming officials.

By February 19, 2009