Online gamblers lose big as casinos leave Elasticsearch database open

An unknown number of online gamblers lost more than a few bucks when several unnamed online casinos left an Elasticsearch database open exposing the details of 108 million bets.

Justin Paine, director of trust and safety at Cloudflare, posted the finding on his Twitter page, noting that these instances are now so common that he was “not even going to write this one up. Just notifying the host.”

The info he did post said there were 108,025,616 bets from a variety of online casinos with the exposed data including first name/last name, billing address, partial credit card info, how much the bet was for and email address.

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