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Hawaii Gaming

article Massive Raids In Hawaii Against Illegal Gambling, 60 Gaming Machines Seized, Eight Arrested (9/19/2019)
(Hawaii) -- In a massive drive against illegal gambling in Hawaii, law enforcement officers from multiple departments conducted joint raids on two illegal gaming...
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Standing Rock Sioux

article Electronic pulltabs' popularity soars in North Dakota (9/15/2019)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakotans poured more than $410.5 million into electronic pulltabs in the first nine months after launch, creating a boom for charities and the...
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Gun Lake

article Community college, casino partnering on Blackjack Dealer Academy (9/14/2019)
(Michigan) -- Grand Rapids Community College and Gun Lake Casino are partnering this fall to offer a Blackjack Dealer Academy to provide in-demand jobs. A public...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Andy Beshear, Kentucky Candidate for Governor, Reveals Plan for Casinos, Sports Betting Across State (9/14/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear unveiled his plan Thursday to expand gaming and bring casinos, sports betting, fantasy sports, and...
article Kentucky candidates focus on abortion, gambling (9/14/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear fought to shift the battleground of their bitter campaign Thursday, both turning to...
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Loot Boxes

article The ESA 'strongly disagrees' with UK commission's finding on loot boxes (9/14/2019)
(UK) -- Earlier this week the UK's Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport issued a report recommending that loot boxes in videogames be subject to the same...
article Video games have become a form of gambling – so why can't we regulate them as such? (9/14/2019)
(UK) -- I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by stupid little treasure chests. Or at least that’s how it feels. Over the past decade, I’ve watched...
article Regulate loot boxes under gambling law, Parliament committee recommends (9/13/2019)
(UK) -- A UK Parliament committee have recommended that the government declare certain types of loot box to be games of chance which must be regulated under gambling...
article Video game loot boxes should be classed as gambling, says Commons (9/11/2019)
(UK) -- Video game loot boxes should be regulated as gambling and children barred from purchasing them, a House of Commons committee has advised. The recommendation...
article BLOG: Surprise, NBA 2K20 Is Still Full Of Bullshit Microtransactions (9/10/2019)
(USA) -- The NBA 2K series has, for years now, been an excellent basketball game beset on all sides by predatory microtransaction practices. If you’re looking for a 2019...
article Gaming hot topics debate: loot boxes, addiction, parental advice, esports hype, and store wars (9/8/2019)
(California) -- We had a raucous but intelligent debate about video game hot topics at the recent GameDaily Connect event in Anaheim, California. Under the lights of the...
article Is NBA 2K20 A Virtual Casino Inside A Basketball Game? (9/6/2019)
(USA) -- The row over whether loot boxes concealing randomized virtual items in video games constitutes gambling has rumbled on for years. However, new release NBA 2K20...
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Mohegan Sun

article U.S. casino sues Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900K (9/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A casino in Connecticut is suing Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900,000, saying he tried and failed to pay them with bank drafts...
article Mohegan Sun seeking to recover $900,000 from NHL team owner (9/13/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is suing the owner of the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators over a $900,000 gambling debt. The casino, in a suit filed in June...
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New Hampshire Gaming

article Claremont voters to decide whether to allow retail sports betting (9/14/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- City voters will decide whether to allow a retail location for sports betting, which is now legal in the state under HB 480 that was signed into law...
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Sports Betting

article Could a gambling conspiracy like the 1919 Black Sox scandal happen again? (9/14/2019)
(Chicago) -- If you’re wondering whether we’re likely to see a World Series thrown again, as in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, the answer is it’s unlikely...
article Want to bet on sports? Iowa is your best option. It’s taking a lot of Chiefs wagers (9/9/2019)
(Iowa) -- Jim Newhouse is a lifelong NFL fan living in college football territory. As his friends make extravagant plans to watch the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturdays...
article Report: Romney To Carry Federal Sports Betting Bill Torch With New York’s Schumer (9/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Republican Utah Senator and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is poised to take the place of his predecessor Orrin Hatch on a bill that...
article 7M say they’ll bet on NFL, thanks to repeal of sport betting ban (9/6/2019)
(USA) -- Two organizations took advantage of the kickoff of the National Football League season this weekend to provide some eye-catching survey results related to how...
article COLUMN: Packers Beat Bears And Survey Shows Millions Of American’s Bet On Week 1 NFL Games (9/6/2019)
(USA) -- A defensive duel between pro football’s oldest rivals kicked off the 100th anniversary NFL season Thursday. The Green Bay Packers shut down the Chicago...
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Indian Gaming Revenue

press release 2018 Indian Gaming Revenues of $33.7 Billion Show a 4.1% Increase (9/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner E. Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released...
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Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band Wants Class III Gaming Compact with Indiana for Expanding South Bend Casino (9/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians broke ground earlier this week on an expansion project for the tribe’s Four Winds Casino South Bend....
article South Bend casino works to expand its gambling options (9/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Four Winds casino in South Bend, Indiana, could add more gambling options if the state agrees to it, according to The Associated Press. The South Bend...
article Table games, sports betting and expansion coming to South Bend's Four Winds Casino? (9/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- The state has agreed to grant a request from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians to negotiate a compact that could allow table games at the band’s...
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Sports Leagues

article NFL used to run away from gambling, but sees it now as something that 'helped fueled the league’ (9/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When Roxy Roxborough set the lines for the big Las Vegas sports books in the ’80s and ’90s, he was also working behind the scenes to help the...
article NFL Pushes The Envelope On Official Data As It Benefits From Sports Betting Expansion (9/11/2019)
(USA) -- Expansion of regulated sports betting across the country will positively affect the NFL with increased fan engagement, according to a survey released by the...
article What Makes This N.F.L. Season Different From Previous N.F.L. Seasons? (9/7/2019)
(USA) -- What makes this year’s centennial N.F.L. season different from all other seasons? A wide expansion of sports betting. Last year, the Supreme Court struck...
article The PGA Tour Is Now Selling ‘Official Data’ For US Sports Betting, Too (9/6/2019)
(North America) -- The PGA Tour became the latest pro sports organization to make a move toward monetizing official data by providing it to US sports betting operators...
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Video Gaming

press release Synergy Blue Report Shows Rise of the “Gaming Gambler” — Next Generation of Gamblers Influenced by Arcade, Video and Mobile Games (9/12/2019)
(USA) -- Synergy Blue, the premier creator of skill-influenced games and platforms for an emerging class of players, today released a new report showing the rise of the...
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Indiana Gaming

article Here’s what the first weekend of sports betting at Indiana casinos was like (9/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- The first weekend of sports betting at Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg went off with a bang. Hollywood, the first casino in Southeast Indiana to offer sports...
article Scientific Games confirms Indiana sports betting launch with Caesars (9/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- Scientific Games has confirmed its launch with Caesars Entertainment in Indiana, becoming the first supplier to accept sports wagers in the state on 1...
article IN Focus: Holcomb places first legal sports wager (9/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-IN) placed the state's first legal sports wager last weekend, after signing sweeping legislation into law earlier this year...
article Bears greats help Ameristar celebrate start of sports betting (9/6/2019)
(Indiana) -- Chicago Bears fans crowded the pavilion at Ameristar Casino Thursday afternoon for the chance to meet Hall of Fame player and coach Mike Ditka and record-...
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Iowa Gaming

article Lawmakers consider garnishing winnings to collect debt (9/10/2019)
(Iowa) -- Lawmakers are confident Iowa will find a way to collect debt from some sports betting winnings. As written, part of the law would allow casinos to garnish...
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New York Gaming

article State takes second stab at initiating comprehensive gambling study (9/10/2019)
(New York) -- An ambitious review of New York's gambling landscape will take longer than initially planned, as state officials restart their search for a firm to conduct...
article Rochester man charged with using fake chips at del Lago Casino, troopers say (9/10/2019)
(New York) -- A Rochester man is accused of using fake chips at del Lago Casino in the town of Tyre, according to New York State Police. Ronnie E. Lewis, 62, was charged...
article Casinos boast sports betting success (9/9/2019)
(New York) -- The first weekend of sports betting in New York appears to be kicking off on a high note. Casinos across New York boasted big turnouts for football betting...
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West Virginia Gaming

article Lottery figures show modest start for new sports betting apps (9/10/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Early revenue figures from the West Virginia Lottery Commission indicate a modest launch for sports wagering mobile apps in the state. For the week...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Top five myths among British Columbians that take the fun out of gambling (9/9/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Gamble sensibly… and keep it fun. Those are two key messages from GameSense, a British Columbia Lotteries Commission (BCLC) initiative....
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Illinois Gaming

article Aurora panel decides not to change video gambling law (9/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- An Aurora City Council committee has decided to recommend no changes to the city’s video gambling ordinance. The decision was made at a recent...
article Springfield may cap number of businesses that can have video gambling (9/8/2019)
(Illinois) -- The five video gaming terminals that sit near the entrance of Main Gate Bar & Grill have been a boon for part-owner Bill Tinsley. “It’s huge,” Tinsley...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Legal sports betting continues gambling evolution in Pa. [Column] (9/9/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- It wasn't that long ago that if you wanted to legally place a bet in Pennsylvania, your only choice was to head out to Penn National Race Course in...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Start of NFL season packs Atlantic City sportsbooks (9/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Online and mobile sportsbook operators in New Jersey may take nearly 80% of all wagers throughout the year, but on the first Sunday of professional...
article Does DraftKings Sportsbook At Resorts Deserve To Wear A Crown In Atlantic City? (9/6/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The venerable Resorts was the first seaside casino to open following the legalization of Atlantic City casino gambling. When then-New Jersey Gov....
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American Gaming Association

article Are you one of the nearly 40 million Americans expected to wager on the NFL this season? (9/7/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- After earlier this year launching a set of self-regulations on advertising and marketing legal sports betting, the American Gaming Association (AGA...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode Island launches app for sports betting, but wager must be made inside Rhode Island (9/7/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island seeks a boost from sports betting in part to offset the loss of table-game and slot-machine revenue to new casinos in Massachusetts. Twin...
article Rhode Island launches mobile sports betting (9/6/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island launched mobile sports betting at one casino and plans to add it to a second casino next week. The mobile application went into operation...
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Election 2020

article FanDuel 'would love to offer' betting on the 2020 election (9/6/2019)
(USA) -- One year after opening its first legal sportsbook, FanDuel says fantasy sports is still its biggest business. But the company can see a time in the near future...
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Mississippi Gaming

article Sports better at Coast casino turns $900 into $131,200 with parlay bet (9/6/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Parlay bets with big odds and large payouts have become extremely popular in the 13 months since the first bet in Mississippi was placed at Beau Rivage...
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Florida Gaming

article Magic City Casino's the Jai Isn't Your Abuelo's Jai Alai (9/5/2019)
(Florida) -- The millennial-ification of jai alai has begun at Magic City Casino. In an effort to draw a younger audience, the Little Havana casino has launched special...
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Other News

article BLOG: How Smart Contracts Could Revolutionize the Gambling Industry (9/18/2019)
(Internet) -- I don’t often write about the gambling industry. Don’t get me wrong. If I’m in Vegas, I’ll lose $10 at a slot machine or play a few...
article State needs to pick winner with online gambling (9/15/2019)
(Washington) -- In the past year, more than 30 states have been busy analyzing, debating and creating new laws and regulations to take a responsible approach to sports...
article How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Gambling Industry (9/3/2019)
(USA) -- With cut-throat competition and the industry facing legal challenges world over, online casinos are focused on offering new solutions that improve service...
article What you need to know about the All American Futurity and All American Derby (8/29/2019)
(Texas) -- The end of the summer racing meet comes to Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino this weekend with the biggest races taking place on Sunday and Monday. The All...
article TOTTENHAM: Weighing In On The Slots Controversy (8/28/2019)
(USA) -- A recent study of the behaviour of slot players has caused some controversy. Anthony F Lucas, Ph.D., and Katherine A. Spilde, Ph.D, furthered the research into...
article COLUMN: Asian-themed games have been on the rise (8/27/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asian-themed games have been rising part of the slot machine mix for a number of years now, and not just because of the rise of gaming in Macau and...
article Feds seek forfeiture of Mentor-on-the-Lake house, say occupant ran gambling operation (8/27/2019)
(Ohio) -- Federal prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of a suburban lakefront house they said was built with hundreds of thousands of dollars its occupant earned...
article Storming Area 51 started as a joke. But it’s a mystery as to how many will show up (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It was supposed to be a fun joke. Create an event on Facebook that was so absurd, everyone would have a laugh, share a meme and then move on with their...
article BLOG: 13 Things About Betting You May Not Have Known (8/19/2019)
(Internet) -- You might be aware of the gambling industry and what it entails, but chances are you’re not aware of the finer details – here are 13 facts...
article LUCAS/SPILDE: Really! Players cannot detect differences in pars (8/18/2019)
(USA) -- We deeply appreciate the opportunity to engage in this conversation about one of the key questions of our day. Frankly, we came at this project from a position...
article Why The Drama Of The Casino Goes Hand In Hand With Movies (8/18/2019)
(Hollywood) -- It’s obvious why the casino enjoys a strong presence in the movies. There’s the Hollywood glitz present at the Las Vegas poker tables, and the...
article Hard Rock, Ocean find footing after one year in Atlantic City (8/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- July's casino revenue figures provided the first glimpse of how the two new kids on the Boardwalk are faring after one year, and the results paint an...
article Online Oddsmakers Correctly Predict ‘Storm Area 51’ Event Outcome, Organizers Now Planning Music Festival (8/14/2019)
(Nevada) -- September 20 wouldn’t actually happen. It appears they were correct, as the more than three million strong Facebook community have been told the...
article Lorain County and Ohio authorities investigate alleged illegal gambling (8/14/2019)
(Ohio) -- Authorities raided an Amherst Township business Aug. 14 as part of an investigation into illegal gambling, according to a news release.
article Costs linked to three-casino acquisition factor in loss for Century Casino, but revenue rises (8/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- Century Casino made Wall Street-pleasing headlines in the second quarter when it agreed to buy the operations of two casinos in Missouri and one in West...
article Use of debit cards to buy chips coming to Nevada, NJ casinos (8/10/2019)
(Nevada) -- Blackjack and other table game players won’t have to go to the ATM any longer if they need cash to play in Nevada and New Jersey, and it won’t be...
article Authorities raid illegal casino in Guilford County (8/10/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Authorities raided an illegal casino Friday, according to the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. Federal, state and local authorities...
article Bridge project replaces rocks washed away by 2017 flood (8/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- A project to lengthen to service lives of two bridges over the Chippewa River near downtown Mt. Pleasant will lengthen the service lives of both by putting...
article History: Death of a Party Girl (8/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The violent murder of a teenager in Las Cruces, New Mexico, spawned a national corruption scandal that would ripple to Las Vegas — and change the...
article FRANK: It’s not a myth; players can detect slot machine hold percentage (8/4/2019)
(California) -- I have met and debated Dr. Anthony Lucas several times in the past. I generally applaud his efforts in gaming education at UNLV and his authorship of...

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