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Gossip Column: Lex Veldhuis Gets Engaged, MGM Resorts-New York Jets Shamed & 2 Dead Over Gambling Feud in Memphis

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  • Arpit Jain November 15, 2018
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Have you been missing our updates on interesting stuff that goes around in the gambling and casino world?! We are back with a full platter, bringing you a piping hot pot of juicy stories.

Our dear old Lex ‘RaSZi’ Veldhuis was recently not in the best of health with concerns of heart issues that had devastated his fans. But the Dutch pro has bounced back, and he has lady luck and lady love to credit for his recovery. This will most likely despair his female admirers since Veldhuis is now off the single market and engaged!

However, things don’t seem to be going all too well for MGM Resorts. The casino giant, along with its new partner, American football team, New York Jets were publicly shammed for MGM’s decision to sue victims of last year’s mass shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival. Reportedly, an airplane flew over the MetLife Stadium with a banner which read, and we quote, “Shame on Jets/MGM. #EndGunViolence#StopMGM.”

Nevertheless, there has been enough debate on the Gun control laws in America and an incident that grabbed our attention was a horrific gun crime that took place over a gambling feud in Memphis, where an 18-year-old was caught after shooting six young men. Four of them survived while two lost their lives.

Go ahead and read it all for yourself…

Lex Veldhuis Gets Engaged, Returns to Streaming After Recovering From Health Issues

Dutch professional poker player Lex Veldhuis is all smiles these days, as he recently proposed to his girlfriend and she said “Yes”!

The Twitch regular has been facing health issues recently and even went offline for weeks after he collapsed a night before a Meet and Greet session. After going through extensive medical tests, it came out that the collapse was related to stress and fatigue. He returned to his Twitch channel and streamed on November 13.

Veldhuis kept his followers updated on each step and finally broke the news of his engagement.

Since Veldhuis has gone ahead and got engaged, he does seem right back on track. All’s well that ends well, we’d say.

Airplane Banner Mocks New York Jets-MGM Resorts

On November 11, an airplane circled the New Jersey MetLife Stadium with a banner message for NFL and MGM Resorts before the New York Jets played the Buffalo Bills.

The banner read, “Shame on Jets/MGM. #EndGunViolence #StopMGM,”and criticized the American global hospitality and entertainment company after it sued victims of the horrific mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival, which happened last year.

MGM Resorts is taking heat from gun control activists and included several New York including State Senator Jessica Ramos.

The company issued an official statement saying, “We wholeheartedly agree that our country needs to put an end to gun violence,” while the Jets refused to comment.

18-Year-Old Arrested After Killing 2 Over Gambling Feud in Memphis

In the wake of a shooting incident post a gambling feud in Memphis, Tennessee last Saturday, two young men lost their lives while four others were severely injured.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s office (SCSO) broke the news on their official Twitter handle and identified 18-year-old Marcus Conway and 22-year-old Marquese Taylor as the casualties. The other four victims are reportedly in the age group of 13 to 21. The injured were in critical condition at the time of admission and two of them were recently discharged.

The SCSO arrested 18-year-old Jadarrius Mobley who has been charged with several felonies including first-degree murder.

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