#twitterlygaming - Macau, Powerball and PSG

#twitterlygaming - Macau, Powerball and PSG

Friday, August 25, 2017 Posted by Joseph Streeter
Rounding up the best social media posts from the past seven days

The gambling and iGaming industry can be a boisterous bunch at the best of times. There’s no place better to rant and ramble than in the realm of Twitter, where every week a variety of topics tend to attract the attention of those in and around the industry.


Powerball perspective

The second biggest lottery scoop in United States History was won by a hospital worker from Massachusetts, Sky reporter Kaveh Solhekol had interesting idea how she could spend her $758.7m.

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The eye of the storm

Macau hit the headlines this week, after Typhoon Hato made landfall near the Chinese gambling zone, with various media outlets reporting that at least six people were killed.


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According to reports, the storm battered the skyscrapers of Macau and nearby Hong Kong, flooding streets and forcing thousands to flee to shelters.

Hato knocked out power in Macau, forcing its famed casinos and a hospital to use backup generators.

NOAA satellite Himawari-8 captured this rapid-scan imagery of Typhoon Hato making landfall near Macau on August 23.


Real life, or just fantasy?

It was an incredibly turbulent week in the laws of American fantasy sports, with some states that do not currently allow fantasy sports betting moving to legalize it, whereas other states were intent on outlawing it.

American sports betting expert Dustin Gouker used Twitter to keep up to date with all the movements in the ever changing world of fantasy sports legislation.



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It’s a funny old game  

As the eyes of the world watched Neymar’s Paris debut, money inevitably poured in for the world’s most most expensive footballer to get the first goal of the game. However,  Bournemouth loanee, Max Gradel stole the show, even if only briefly, giving Toulouse the lead against PSG.


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