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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Iowa wants expert review of Dakota Access Pipeline expansion (1/21/2020)
(Iowa) -- Iowa regulators want owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline to provide expert analysis to back up the company’s claim that doubling the line’s...
article Analysis: Dakota Access operators call climate change 'undefined, vague, and ambiguous' in official filing (11/13/2019)
(Illinois) -- The operators of the Dakota Access pipeline seemed to brush aside concerns about global warming and the effects it may have on their business in an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Minnesota Gaming

article Rate of gambling addiction still unclear in Minnesota (1/16/2020)
(Minnesota) -- It started with parlay cards. It morphed into betting with a bookmaker. Years later, Don Weinberger's compulsion to gamble had him skipping work to...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article North Dakota panel sees progress but more to do for missing, murdered Native people (1/16/2020)
(North Dakota) -- A new federal task force holds promise for the tragedy of missing and murdered Native women and girls. But more work remains to improve reporting,...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Another Year Since U.S. Legalized Sports Betting: What Has Changed? (1/15/2020)
(USA) -- Even with the huge numbers that states like New Jersey and Pennsylvania post each month, the largest states in America continue to drag their feet when the...
article Inside The New Tribal Sports Betting Bill In Congress (12/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A New York Congressman has introduced legislation regarding sports betting, and Legal Sports Report obtained the text of the bill that has not been...
article The Week In Sports Betting News: Yeah, It’s Never Been OK For NFL Players To Bet On NFL Games (12/3/2019)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. We’re now 20 days from Hanukkah and 23 from Christmas so hopefully those Black Friday sales helped get your holiday shopping...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: All The OHs: MO, CO, OH (11/8/2019)
(USA) -- Major League Baseball on Thursday suggested that it would invest more in Missouri if lawmakers agreed to include a royalty or “integrity fee” when...
article Firms Foresee $7 Billion in Sports Betting Markets by 2025 (11/6/2019)
(New York) -- Sports betting in the United States is close to crossing the one billion dollar threshold in generated revenue annually. But that does not mean that...
article Still growing strong: PwC report projects sports industry revenue to rise 3% this year (11/4/2019)
(USA) -- Revenue generated in 2019 by the North American sports market will increase by nearly 3% for the third consecutive year to a record $73 billion, according to a...
article After A Year In The US, Kambi Has Some Takeaways On American Bettors (10/21/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- If you were putting together an expert panel on sports betting in Pennsylvania, Kambi would warrant a spot. The European bookmaker handles sports...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: NH Cities Want Sports Betting, Revenue Reports (10/18/2019)
(USA) -- It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy...
article That was the week that was in US sports betting - Week Ending September 27 (9/27/2019)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Gaming consultants assess Hampton’s economic viability for a casino (1/10/2020)
(Virginia) -- When Virginia launched a study to determine the economic impact of casinos in five cities, Hampton didn’t make the short list. City officials did the...
article Gaming consultants assess Hampton’s economic viability for a casino (1/10/2020)
(Virginia) -- When Virginia launched a study to determine the economic impact of casinos in five cities, Hampton didn’t make the short list. City officials did the...
article Weighing pros and cons of casino, study shows Danville could reap benefits, but project may lead to more crime (12/5/2019)
(Virginia) -- The Danville Regional Foundation purposely chose a firm with no experience in the gaming industry to conduct a study on the impacts of a casino project in...
article Virginia Resort Casino Critics Warn of Pitfalls After Release of Encouraging Study (12/1/2019)
(Virginia) -- Virginia appears divided on expanded legalized gaming following a recent far-reaching study which predicts proposed gambling venues to have “a...
article Digging deeper into the JLARC gaming report (11/30/2019)
(Virginia) -- While a gaming casino in Bristol is expected to generate less revenue than others in larger cities statewide, its local impact could be the greatest,...
article Report: Casino Gambling Could Take $9 Million From Purses In Virginia (11/27/2019)
(Virginia) -- A study by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission found that casino gambling could be beneficial to the commonwealth, but would come...
article Sports betting, addiction resources and the mob: 5 more takeaways from Virginia’s big gambling report (11/26/2019)
(Virginia) -- Monday’s presentation covered the big picture, but there’s a lot more to parse in the 202-page gambling report Virginia lawmakers received this...
article Casino report focuses on fiscal, economic impacts of operation, also includes effects on problem gambling (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- A casino in Danville would generate about $190 million in annual revenue and $51 million in gaming tax money for the state and deliver nearly 1,600 direct...
article Report: Legalizing casino gambling, sports betting could bring Virginia $367M in new tax revenue (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- State auditors tasked with reviewing a proposal to expand legalized gambling in Virginia say the industry could realistically be expected to bring in $367...
article Report: Casinos could bring state millions, but wouldn’t be economic driver developers have pitched (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- Opening five full-scale casinos in Virginia, legalizing sports betting and permitting online gambling would rake in $367 million in new tax revenue...
article National organization says gambling addiction should have been addressed in casino study, but leaders say that wasn't purpose of report (11/21/2019)
(Virginia) -- The leader of a national group has criticized the recent study on the impacts of a casino in Danville because the report did not address problem gambling...
article Virginia is still studying casinos. But two communities are about to vote on miniature versions. (10/22/2019)
(Virginia) -- At a strip-mall Italian restaurant, the visiting businesspeople laid out a spread of chicken wings and potato skins, arranged their piles of bumper...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article In Depth: Illinois Bets On Gambling Expansion (1/8/2020)
(Illinois) -- Illinois lawmakers and Gov. Pritzker have put their chips behind expanded gambling, with the landscape here changing dramatically in 2020. What’s in...
1 Article on this Issue

Pamunkey Tribe

article Is 3 a crowd? Casino consultants say ‘yes,’ but believe one in Hampton could be viable (1/8/2020)
(Virginia) -- It wouldn’t be ideal, but three casinos could survive in Hampton Roads, according to a pair of casino consultants. That was the key finding of...
article Casino gambling could generate millions in Virginia, but it's a complicated wager, state study says (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- Casino gambling would be profitable for Virginia and localities, such as Richmond, where they could be built, but the state faces plenty of risks - from a...
article Virginia could get $262 million a year in tax revenue from 5 casinos, study finds (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- A long-awaited report on the possible effects of allowing five casinos in Virginia found the state could get $262 million in tax revenue each year. The 200...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Las Vegas Sands Knows All Too Well How Iran Might Respond to US Air Strike That Killed Top General (1/6/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Las Vegas Sands, the casino empire founded and controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, has first-hand experience in dealing with an irate Iran. In the...
1 Article on this Issue

DraftKings

article PODCAST: Behind the Scenes with Jason Robins (1/2/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Bloomberg’s Tom Moroney and Kim Cararigan sit down with Jason Robins, the CEO of DraftKings about starting the company and the future of sports betting.
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts Left a Prestigious Stock Index, but it's not all bad News (12/31/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts, Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) is no longer a member of the NASDAQ-100 Index (NDX), a widely followed gauge of stocks listed on that exchange.
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City casino industry (12/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The resort casino industry had a roller-coaster decade. After a strong start, the city saw five casinos close during the middle part of the decade. A...
article New investigation highlights Atlantic City oversaturation concerns (11/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey and a new state-backed investigation has reportedly determined that the nine-casino market of Atlantic City is currently oversaturated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article Senate study committee finalizes report on gambling industry (12/19/2019)
(Georgia) -- Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday ended their study into legalizing sports betting and horse racing in the state without final recommendations for the General...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau Remittance Cap Likely to Rise: Gaming Stocks in Focus (12/19/2019)
(Macau) -- The People's Bank of China recently increased the daily limit on money transfer from Macau to Mainland China accounts to 80,000 yuan ($11,424) from 50,000...
article Nov likely hardest 2019 Macau GGR decline: analysts (11/19/2019)
(Macau) -- Ongoing protests in Hong Kong “appear to be having a slightly negative impact” on the Macau casino sector’s weekly gross gaming revenue (GGR) numbers. So said...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

press release New Jersey Sportsbooks Rake in $562 Million in Bets As Online Casinos Flourish at 6, According to PlayNJ.com (12/12/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks collected a staggering $562 million in bets in November, and the industry has now taken in more than $5...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington, D.C. Gaming

article ANALYSIS: Sports Betting (12/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the main objections to legalizing sports betting used to be that it would tempt players and officials to rig games. But that’s become...
1 Article on this Issue

Tobacco & Cigarettes

article Michigan tribe awarded grant for e-cigarette education (11/30/2019)
(Michigan) -- An Upper Peninsula nonprofit organization is supporting a program that educates young people in the Hannahville Indian Community about the dangers of e-...
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article 4 consultants vie for independent study of R.I. Lottery contract (11/25/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The bidders seeking the contract are The Innovation Group ($64,800), Spectrum Gaming Group ($88,000), WhiteSand Gaming ($87,500) and Christiansen...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article The Week In Sports Betting News: C(G) What William Hill Did There? (11/25/2019)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. It’s officially the holiday rush, so prepare to break out those sweatpants Thursday night before dropping the weight in the Black...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article A New York Sports Betting Study Gets A Green Light, But Is It Too Late For 2020? (11/14/2019)
(New York) -- The New York State Gaming Commission finally chose a dance partner. The commission tabbed Spectrum Gaming Group to conduct a comprehensive gaming market...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article UMass Amherst study updates impacts of Plainridge Park Casino (11/7/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Plainridge Park Casino has created job opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, among other economic benefits, without an increase in...
article Study calls for addressing Asian American gambling addiction (10/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A new study is recommending Massachusetts officials address gambling addiction in Asian American communities. Researchers with the University of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Penn National Gaming Banks on Sports Betting for Growth (10/11/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Penn National Gaming, Inc.’s PENN strategic partnerships with DraftKings, PointsBet, theScore and The Stars Group, strong brand presence and cost...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Paying College Athletes: Answers to Key Questions on New Law (9/30/2019)
(California) -- California’s governor signed a bill that will allow students playing college sports to strike endorsement deals and hire agents, challenging the...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article UMass report: Most of state got boost from MGM casino (9/28/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The University of Massachusetts Amherst has released two studies on the economic impact of MGM Springfield, one of which is unambiguously positive....
article UMass Amherst researchers release reports on economic impacts of MGM Springfield (9/27/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- In two highly anticipated reports about the economic impacts of MGM Springfield, University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers found that the resort...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump seemed to be untouchable – that may have just changed (9/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- For decades there has been a “catch me if you can” quality about Donald Trump, skipping from casino bankruptcies to fraudulent...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Cybersecurity, Sports Betting, Hemp, and Child Welfare: 2020 Indian Law Updates (1/7/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Tribes saw significant developments in the laws governing Indian country in 2019. Among those changes was a district court decision dismantling the...
article PlayUSA Rewind: New Hampshire Sports Betting, Maryland On Deck, 2019 Numbers (1/6/2020)
(USA) -- The year 2020 wasted little time making headlines. States have already made rapid movement toward legalizing sports betting. Or, in the case of one state, beat...
article Native American Cases To Watch In 2020 (sub req) (1/2/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Early 2020 will bring Native American law practitioners a strong sense of deja vu, as they'll see the U.S. Supreme Court take its second shot at...
article OP/ED: Take a deep breath for the new decade (1/2/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Use whatever analogy or superlative you want in describing the state of human civilization as we enter the new decade, there is a sense of massive change...
article 2020 predictions and thoughts from sports industry figures (1/2/2020)
(USA) -- The Athletic asked sports industry leaders and analysts to give their predictions for 2020 and discuss the stories they’ll be most interested in following...
article 2019 Gambling Year in Review: Europe and Africa (12/30/2019)
(Worldwide) -- 2018 ended with UK gambling operators pledging new voluntary advertising restrictions and the industry never really got out of this defensive crouch...
article Vices like drinking, smoking and gambling cost Americans more than $2,400 per year (12/28/2019)
(USA) -- Going out for drinks a few nights a week may not seem like much of a big deal. But in the long run, indulging a little too much can spell trouble for your...
article Indian Nations Law Update - December 2019 (12/26/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Godfrey & Kahn Attorney Brian Pierson has authored the 2020 Indian Housing Development Handbook. The handbook serves as a valuable guide for...
article SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US Sports Betting - November 22. 2019 (11/22/2019)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article LEGAL BLOG: 5 Takeaways From A BAA Marketing Law Presentation: The Maze of Laws, Rules, and Regulations at the Intersection of Gambling, Gaming, Sports Betting, and Fantasy Sports (11/20/2019)
(New York) -- Barry M. Benjamin, managing partner of the New York office and chair of Kilpatrick Townsend’s Advertising and Marketing group, was honored to present...
article A fine reversal, New Jersey growth and an Osaka no-go: The week in numbers (10/21/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Sweden’s Administrative Court in Linköping has reversed a decision made by the country’s regulator last year which saw Casino Cosmopol issued...
article Slot Machine Near Misses Do Not Lead to Continued Play by Gamblers: Study (9/30/2019)
(Canada) -- Gamblers who come close to winning on slot machines — but narrowly lose — are not motivated to keep playing the game, according to new a Canadian...
article Review: Native American drama ‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’ takes too long to tell its story (9/12/2019)
(Hollywood) -- The Native American-themed drama “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” based on Kent Nerburn’s 1994 novel, effectively touches on such critical topics...
article BLOG: Market Trends in the Gambling and Casino Industry Revenue (9/3/2019)
(USA) -- “Change is the only constant” fits so well in current times when due to technological innovations industries across the board are seeing a change...
article Bedrock gets new CEO, as Gilbert executives jump from casino business (8/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert's real estate firm has a new CEO, as executives move from his shrinking casino business. JACK Entertainment CEO Matt...
article The George Washington murals were meant to make viewers uncomfortable (8/22/2019)
(Washington) -- At the height of the Great Depression, a Russian artist was paid by the US government to paint a series of murals in a San Francisco high school. The 1,...
article OPINION: Culture-based education — a path to healing for Native youth? (8/18/2019)
(USA) -- On a sweltering summer day, students run back and forth on a grassy field. Frequently erupting in laughter, they playfully dodge one another. On the ground, two...
article Gaming companies likely to stay course despite potential recession (8/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The U.S. stock market nosedived earlier this week amid worries about a recession — an event that could have a significant impact on Las Vegas....
article FanDuel Sportsbook App Goes Live Today In Pennsylvania; Will It Dominate PA Like NJ? (7/22/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The early leader in the New Jersey online sports betting market is coming to Pennsylvania.
article Myth-Busting UNLV Study Reveals that Gamblers Can’t Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages (7/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that’s due...

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