The FBI have praised Australian police for helping them smash an alleged drug and illegal gambling ring. Picture: Getty – NEWS.com.au

The FBI have praised Australian police for helping them smash an alleged drug and illegal gambling ring. Picture: Getty THE FBI and US prosecutors have praised Australian authorities for helping smash what they allege was an international narcotics trafficking and illegal gambling ring. Owen Hanson Jr, a former college gridiron player already wanted in Australia…

How the dealmaker Donald Trump bungled the deal of a lifetime – The Australian Financial Review

Real estate magnate Donald Trump, who earlier said his native New York had become a “cesspool of corruption and incompetence,” promises “there won’t be stupid deals anymore” once he’s elected president. by Timothy O’Brien Here comes Donald Trump, again and again touting his prowess at dealmaking. There goes Donald Trump, again and again touting his prowess…

Atlantic City Bankruptcy: Chris Christie Announces Debt Rescue Plan For Coastal Casino Resort Town – International Business Times

Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took some time away from the campaign trail Tuesday to announce a new plan to rescue the beleaguered gambling town of Atlantic City, which was expected to face bankruptcy by April should no action be taken. Christies plan, made with state and municipal lawmakers at his…

Problem gambling’s curse strengthens its hold on individuals and the nation – Sydney Morning Herald

Matt Torcasio has quit gambling with the help of girlfriend Lauren Britt and the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. Photo: Justin McManus Matt Torcasio was an 18-year-old apprentice plumber when he started sinking his weekly pay packet into the pokies, online sports betting and trackside at the horse races. There were some early big wins a…