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Mississippi Gaming

article Could Mississippi sports betting expand to full mobile this year? (2/16/2020)
(Mississippi) -- At least one legislator is trying to make Mississippi sports betting a better industry by fixing its biggest flaw. Rep. Cedric Burnett filed HB 172,...
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Illinois Gaming

article Island Lake trustees again delay vote on video gambling moratorium (2/15/2020)
(Illinois) -- Island Lake officials have again delayed voting on a proposed moratorium on new video gambling machines in the village. The village board punted the issue...
article Video gaming approved at banquet hall connected to Dolton senior center (2/7/2020)
(Illinois) -- A Dolton banquet hall located in the same complex as a low-income senior assisted-living center and a planned children’s day care center has been...
article Waukegan considers upping number of video gambling machines allowed at bars, restaurants (2/7/2020)
(Illinois) -- Waukegan’s aldermen decided not to vote on a proposal that would increase the number of video gambling machines allowed at Waukegan restaurants, bars...
article Illinois casinos may begin accepting sports wagers in February (1/23/2020)
(Illinois) -- Illinois casinos may begin accepting sports wagers as soon as next month. The State Gaming Board posted rules Thursday that appear to clear the way for...
article March Madness possible — but not the Oscars — as Illinois sports betting moves closer to launch (1/23/2020)
(Illinois) -- Sports betting inched one step closer to becoming a reality in Illinois. A second round of operating procedures for casinos and racetracks was released by...
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Loot Boxes

article Fortnite: Big gaming boss wants an end to loot boxes (2/15/2020)
(USA) -- One of the top bosses at the gaming company which owns Fortnite says loot boxes are damaging the gaming industry and they need to end. Tim Sweeney, who co-...
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New Hampshire Gaming

article NH Lottery surpasses 1 million sports bets (2/15/2020)
(New Hampshire) -- In just six weeks, more than 1 million sports bets have been placed in the Granite State as the New Hampshire Lottery’s newest offering...
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Poarch Creek

article Governor Ivey creates gambling study group (2/15/2020)
(Alabama) -- Could we see casinos in Alabama? What about a lottery? Those ideas are now in the hands of a working group put together by Governor Kay Ivey. Twelve people...
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Seneca Niagara

article Casino seeks criminal charges against Baccarat dealer, player (2/15/2020)
(New York) -- Officials of the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls have sought arrest warrants against one of their dealers and a Canadian man whom they claim was...
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Virginia Gaming

article Virginia Senate bill contradicts gaming study’s tax rate recommendation (2/15/2020)
(Virginia) -- A Virginia Senate bill proposing some of the nation’s highest tax rates on casino gaming revenues runs counter to a state gaming study’s...
article Latest attempt to end greyhound purse subsidies goes to full Senate (2/10/2020)
(Virginia) -- A new effort to eliminate the $17 million a year subsidy for greyhound racing purses at tracks in Wheeling and Nitro advanced to the full Senate Monday...
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Alabama Gaming

article Alabama’s new ‘Study Group for Gambling Policy’ has Huntsville ties (2/14/2020)
(Alabama) -- Gov. Kay Ivey signed an executive order on Friday, forming the “Study Group for Gambling Policy.” The group is tasked with gathering information...
article Ivey signs order forming study group for gambling policy (2/14/2020)
(Alabama) -- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed Executive Order 719 order Friday to form the Study Group for Gambling Policy. Ivey wants the group to gather information to...
article Two Birmingham leaders join statewide study group for gambling policy (2/14/2020)
(Alabama) -- Two Birmingham leaders have joined a statewide study group to gather information on gaming expansion in Alabama, which includes a lottery. Elizabeth “...
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Minnesota Gaming

article Minnesota Charitable Gaming Revenue Outpacing Forecasts, Money Earmarked for Vikings NFL Stadium (2/14/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Expanded charitable gaming in Minnesota has resulted in tax revenue that could top $250 million in the coming years. But the money might not be utilized...
article Shakopee community challenging legality of electronic pulltabs (2/14/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Electronic pulltabs, the source of public funding for U.S. Bank Stadium, are facing a legal challenge from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community that...
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Sports Leagues

article PURDUM: All-in on gambling: XFL embracing betting from the get-go (2/12/2020)
(USA) -- The XFL is embracing sports betting more than any other U.S. professional or collegiate league ever has. While the NFL and other leagues spent years fighting in...
article Major League Baseball may alter rules on owners, casino gambling (2/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- Major League Baseball may alter its regulations on team owners and casino gambling in a manner that could impact the Ilitch family. Marian Ilitch, the wife...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Critics Speak out Against New Expanded Gambling Legislation (2/10/2020)
(Nebraska) -- A woman whose employee gambled away over $4 million of her business’s money is publicly speaking out against 3 bills that would expand gambling in...
article Former coach Osborne weighs in at hearing on expanded gambling bills (2/10/2020)
(Nebraska) -- A trio of bills designed to legalize expanded gambling options in Nebraska ran into a wall of opposition Monday at a legislative committee hearing, raising...
article Tom Osborne testifies against gambling bills; senator says Nebraska losing money (2/10/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Gambling bills. Three bills that would expand gambling in Nebraska drew fire from familiar opponents during a hearing before the Legislature’s...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Legal sportsbooks in U.S. take $13 billion in act ion in 2019; Pennsylvania third with $1.5B (2/10/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Last year marked the first full year of legal sports betting in the United States, and Pennsylvania was one of just three states to take in more than $...
article BetAmerica Launches Online Casino Platform in Pennsylvania (2/1/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today the launch of its online BetAmerica casino platform in Pennsylvania.The online BetAmerica...
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Wyoming Gaming

article Lawmakers mull regulated gaming in Wyoming. The question is how far should the state go? (2/10/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Almost everyone in the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Room agreed Monday that 2020 should be the year Wyoming starts to regulate gaming....
article Lawmakers advance bill to create gaming commission (2/7/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Though the final version may look different, lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday morning that would establish a gaming commission to provide regulations that...
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Historical Racing Machines

article Court to hear case regarding historical horse racing on Tuesday (2/9/2020)
(Nebraska) -- A hearing has been scheduled in Lancaster County District Court for Tuesday to consider the future of historical horse racing machines in the state of...
article Fonner Park CEO Chris Kotulak makes strong argument for historical racing machines (2/8/2020)
(Nebraska) -- The battle over historical racing machines at Fonner Park will continue on Tuesday. A hearing is scheduled in district court in Lincoln to hear the case...
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Maryland Gaming

article Simonaire: A gambling crisis is brewing among our youth (2/9/2020)
(Maryland) -- There has been a sea change in Maryland’s gambling landscape over the last decade and it’s starting to have a negative impact on our children....
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Missouri Gaming

article OP/ED: Time to get rid of illegal gambling machines (2/9/2020)
(Missouri) -- These last couple of weeks have been an interesting time. I have been involved in many activities including, the Walk for Life, judging the Navy chili cook...
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Fantasy Sports

article Court rules fantasy sports contests are illegal gambling (2/8/2020)
(New York) -- Daily fantasy contests like those operated by FanDuel and DraftKings face an uncertain future in New York after an appellate court ruled Thursday that a...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Sports-wagering might be a small way to help cover South Dakota’s constant cash shortage (2/8/2020)
(South Dakota) -- No one from the South Dakota governor’s office nor the state attorney general’s office spoke a word at a public hearing Friday, when a...
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Video Gaming

article Why Grand Theft Auto 5 had one of its best sales years ever in 2019 (2/7/2020)
(Internet) -- Grand Theft Auto 5 was first released in September 2013, and quickly became one of the best-selling games of all time. Then, Rockstar released it again in...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Despite predictions, state lottery ticket sales have not been hurt by casinos (2/2/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- For years, Rajesh Keshar heard the concerns of his fellow owners of corner stores in Everett about what the Encore Boston Harbor casino might do to...
article 25 Investigates: Young Children left unattended while parents gamble at Massachusetts casinos (1/27/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Michael Minichello lives across the street from the bright lights of Encore Boston Harbor. “My 5 year old always wants to come over,”...
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New York Gaming

article New York States Prepares for First Legal Super Bowl 54 Betting Day (2/2/2020)
(New York) -- After three years, New York’s tribal operators, the state’s only casinos allowed to run sports betting, are preparing to accept their first...
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UK Gambling

article Gambling Act review: TV and online betting crackdown on the cards (2/2/2020)
(UK) -- Campaigners who succeeded in getting the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals slashed to £2 last year now want the same limit for TV and online...
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Sports Betting

article A record 26 million Americans will wager estimated $6.8B on Super Bowl LIV (2/1/2020)
(USA) -- Approximately 3 million more American adults say they will wager on this year’s Super Bowl than last year, according to data released by the American...
article What Are the Odds Verizon Becomes the New King of Sports Betting? (1/26/2020)
(Arizona) -- The acquisition of Yahoo! by Verizon hasn't paid off quite the way the telecom giant likely hoped it would, but it may yet fuel some of its biggest...
article Charles Barkley's Addiction Has Cost Him Over $10 Million (1/26/2020)
(USA) -- It’s no secret that NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has a gambling habit, reports ESPN. But most don’t know it’s cost him over $10 million....
article Two Sportsbooks Take no NBA Bets After Kobe Bryant Death (1/26/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- At least two sportsbook operators – Circas Sports in Las Vegas and Resorts Casino of Atlantic City, N.J. – ceased taking bets on today’s...
article US Sports Betting Reached New Heights in 2019 (1/25/2020)
(USA) -- Sports betting in US wasn’t legal until two years back. Nevada was the only state to enjoy the betting scene. But when the PASPA was struck down in 2018,...
article The Vibrant (and Still Illegal) Sports Gambling Scene That Exists Behind Bars (1/24/2020)
(New York) -- "Just go to NFL.com real quick," Red barks into the prison phone in the exercise yard. He’s standing in a caged dugout-like area, where 23...
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Social Gaming

article Washington State Social Gaming Bill Could Rescue Big Fish Casino (1/29/2020)
(Washington) -- Bills introduced in the Washington State legislature last week are designed to protect the state’s social gaming industry from legal bombardment....
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Philippines Gaming

article 37 held for illegal gambling in Quezon City (1/28/2020)
(Philippines) -- Police apprehended 37 people for violating Quezon City’s ordinance on illegal gambling on Monday. Brig. Gen. Ronnie Montejo, director of the...
article Philippines Anti-Money Laundering Council Says Casinos Highly Vulnerable to Criminal Activity (1/25/2020)
(Philippines) -- AMLC Chairman Benjamin Diokno revealed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, the state gaming regulator and...
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Facebook

article Facebook gambling group organizers charged in central Pa. (1/27/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two Cambria County women are facing charges after state police say they were running an illegal gambling group on Facebook. Brittany Winings, 32, of...
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Macau Gaming

article Will Macau Ever Overtake Vegas As The World’s Favourite Gambling Destination? (1/25/2020)
(Macau) -- When you think about traveling somewhere for a break that includes gambling, it doesn’t matter whether you are from the USA, in Europe or somewhere else...
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Iowa Gaming

article Lawmakers consider payout changes for gamblers (1/24/2020)
(Iowa) -- Iowa lawmakers are considering making some changes to the way the state holds back gambling winners from those who owe the state. A bill approved Monday would...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article New Jersey Train Stations Become Draw for New York Gamblers (1/24/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Julio Carrasco, general manager of a sports bar near the train station in Hoboken, New Jersey, has welcomed a new sort of clientele in the past few...
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Other News

article Utah man made $8 million a year from unlicensed slots (2/14/2020)
(Utah) -- When one thinks of gambling, it is not usually Utah that comes to mind. But a Millcreek man bucked this trend, running an illegal gambling operation that...
article We're told to 'gamble responsibly'. But what does that actually mean? (2/6/2020)
(Australia) -- Advertisements for gambling and online betting tell us to “gamble responsibly”. But what does this mean in reality? And how can you gamble...
article Skillman gambling operation raided by DPD Vice and SWAT (1/28/2020)
(Texas) -- One week after shutting down an illegal gambling operation on Greenville Avenue, members of the Dallas Police Department’s Vice and SWAT units raided a...
article Son admits to attempting to operate Roseville gambling cafe while father goes to trial (1/28/2020)
(Michigan) -- The general manager of an alleged Roseville gambling operation pleaded guilty to a reduced charge while his father will go to trial this week on the...
article What’s a slaphouse? Police say they’re fighting new wave of illegal gambling (1/26/2020)
(California) -- From the outside, they often look like vacant storefronts: The former business’ signs occasionally still hang on the buildings, but now the windows...
article Wall Street analysts say these stocks have strong growth stories, including Peloton & Pinterest (1/25/2020)
(USA) -- This week, DA Davidson initiated coverage of SciPlay with an overweight rating. The company develops and publishes free digital games on mobile and web...
article COLUMN: Slots are fun but table games can be easier on the bankroll (1/23/2020)
(Indiana) -- Visit any casino in the Region and the evidence is clear: Slot machines, dominate the gaming inventory. Slot machines are the "chosen ones" of the...
article Roberto Coppola talks culture of innovation behind Hyper Arc (1/20/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- It was obvious to all who attended G2E Vegas that Aristocrat had created something special in the Hyper Arc. Such a beautiful machine could only come from...
article Gambling site promoted by Ah Boys To Men actor blocked (1/19/2020)
(Singapore) -- A mystery box website offering electronic gadgets, fashion wear and beauty products as prizes has been blocked here after a Singaporean actor promoted it...
article ESPN documentary 'Banned for Life*' examines Pete Rose lifetime ban, Black Sox scandal (1/18/2020)
(Ohio) -- As Major League Baseball confronted the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal this week, which led to season-long suspensions for former manager A.J....
article The Impact of Technology on the Casino World (1/17/2020)
(Worldwide) -- There have been drastic changes in the casino world over the past years. Not just the Las Vegas casinos but worldwide. With the rise in technology,...
article Rowan Sheriff: 'Fish arcades' considered illegal gambling, to face shut down (1/16/2020)
(North Carolina) -- Six days ago, Salisbury Police charged D’Andre Anthony Curry with armed robbery after a pile of money found at his home linked him to the...
article BOOK: Eyes down for a full house (1/13/2020)
(UK) -- Why bother with bingo? This book tackles that question in its opening chapter, asserting that bingo provides an interesting entry point to a legal and economic...
article Years Ago | January 11th (1/11/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- 1995: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., D-Poland, says he won't submit a Democratic tax proposal and prefers Republican Newt Gingrich's "...
article Editorial: Unregulated video gambling rips off the state and endangers problem gamblers (1/11/2020)
(Missouri) -- Reasons abound why the spread of unlicensed payout video-gaming machines in Missouri’s bars, restaurants and gas stations constitutes an intolerable...
article Did you win or lose? Ohio casinos, racinos have record year (1/11/2020)
(Ohio) -- Did you win or lose some money at one of the state’s casinos or racinos last year? It looks like a lot of us at least tried to in 2019. Combined revenue...
article Irish woman who began playing bingo as a child racked up gambling debts of €2.2m (1/11/2020)
(UK) -- An Irish woman has told how playing bingo as a child caused her to rack up gambling debts of €2.2million. Sinead, 38, started playing at the age of 12 and...
article Las Vegan James Holzhauer ready to settle ‘Jeopardy!’ debate (1/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Michael Jordan or LeBron James? Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus? Most “Greatest of All Time” debates are unwinnable arguments that take place off...
article Casinos target low-income Chinese immigrants (12/27/2019)
(Worldwide) -- As a new weekend begins, Chinese textile manufacturing workers move from their sewing machines to the slot machines at Newcastle's local casino,...
article Newgioco Group launching second betting product for indigenous sports (12/25/2019)
(Montana) -- Newgioco Group Inc (OTCMKTS:NWGI) told shareholders Monday that it is launching a second betting product based on Native American and First Nations sports....

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