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Iowa Gaming

article Iowa sports betting grows in November (12/14/2019)
(Iowa) -- The state has cashed in its first million on sports wagering. Net state taxes collected on the nearly $153 million wagering handle at 18 state-licensed casinos...
article Sports betting increases once again in November (12/14/2019)
(Iowa) -- The amount of money wagered on sports in Iowa increased again in November. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission reports $59,344,805 was spent on sports...
article Millions have already been wagered on sports in Iowa, with most bets placed online (12/2/2019)
(Iowa) -- Casinos across the state have had three full months to take bets on sporting events, leading to to millions of dollars in wagers, but a majority of the money...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan residents might be able to bet on sports by March Madness, lawmakers say (12/14/2019)
(Michigan) -- People in Michigan might be able to bet on their favorite basketball teams in time for March Madness if legislation allowing sports betting and online...
article 4 types of online gambling expected to be legal in Michigan soon (12/11/2019)
(Michigan) -- Four types of online gambling, including sports betting, could be operating legally in Michigan by March if Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, as expected, signs a...
article Legislative leaders share priorities for last few weeks of the year (11/28/2019)
(Michigan) -- Lawmakers return to Lansing next week. There are three scheduled weeks of session before the end of the year, and legislative leaders are hoping to make...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article New Jersey sport bets pass half-billion dollars in November (12/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's fast-growing sports betting market continued to set monthly records in November as more than a half-billion dollars' worth of wagers...
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Sports Betting

article PURDUM: 'I thought I was Rain Man:' The dying art of the parlay card wiseguy (12/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- This is not your typical Friday night on the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. The Professional Bull Riders World Championships are in...
article A Behind the Scenes Look at How One Sportsbook Handles the Craziness of an NFL Sunday (12/9/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The Hudson River shimmers below the Manhattan skyline on a still Sunday morning in October. The world outside the PointsBet office in Jersey City, N.J.,...
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Illinois Gaming

article Reading and writing and — roulette? Under fire, Matteson rethinks proposed casino site near schools (12/11/2019)
(Illinois) -- Village officials in Matteson could be looking for a redeal in their bid for a coveted south suburban casino license after weeks of complaints from groups...
article Illinois sports betting market could rival Nevada’s — once it finally launches (12/2/2019)
(Illinois) -- Sports betting was a pet project of Gov. J.B. Pritzker as part of Illinois’ sprawling gambling expansion law that passed over the summer, and...
article State lobbyist makes millions running video gambling company from Chicago movie studio (11/29/2019)
(Illinois) -- Frank J. Cortese has spent his life in the shadows of government. Cortese started as a “patronage guy” in the Illinois secretary of state...
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Indiana Gaming

article Indiana sports betting handle goes beyond $100m in November (12/11/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana‘s online and retail sportsbooks took more than $100m in bets in a month for the first time, as online betting continued to rapidly gain...
article Slot machine bonus rounds keep players coming back for more (12/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- There’s no doubt about it when you take a tour of any casino floor: The primary appeal of today's video slots is the anticipation of getting into...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article In-Person Signup Throttling RI Sports Betting Mobile Revenue, Account Growth (12/11/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Every month, Rhode Island looks more and more like a case study on why mobile sports betting shouldn’t be limited by in-person registration....
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Massachusetts Gaming

article FanDuel Gets OK in Massachusetts for Online Racebook Geared to Daily Fantasy Sports Players (12/8/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) gave the green light Friday for Suffolk Downs to add a new mobile deposit wagering provider, one that seeks...
article Mass. OK’s Suffolk Downs betting plan with FanDuel (12/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Most sports betting remains illegal in Massachusetts. But the two major forms of wagering that are permitted here — daily fantasy sports and...
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Card Clubs

article California Cardrooms Protest Against New Regulations (12/7/2019)
(California) -- Cardrooms in California are protesting against proposed changes in the rules that would affect their “player-banked” games. The California...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock gambling literacy, education (12/7/2019)
(California) -- Hard Rock International recently started a gambling literacy and education program called PlayersEdge to help players understand their own behavior,...
article Hard Rock touts responsible gambling, Spain project in doubt (12/4/2019)
(Spain) -- Casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has unveiled a new responsible gambling program while the curtain may be coming down on the company’s...
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Sports Leagues

article Josh Shaw’s gambling appeal will be handled by the league office (12/7/2019)
(Arizona) -- Eight days ago, the NFL suspended Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw through the 2020 season for betting on pro football. He reportedly has appealed. So...
article With his wager, Arizona’s Josh Shaw committed a cardinal sin (12/7/2019)
(Arizona) -- The suspension of Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw through next season for placing a legal bet on NFL games underscores just how serious a sin the NFL...
article How the Blues' predictive gaming app reveals the future of NHL gambling (12/4/2019)
(Missouri) -- It was a seemingly meaningless shot on goal, at least within the context of the St. Louis Blues' Western Conference finals Game 3 against the San Jose...
article Josh Shaw reportedly bet against the Arizona Cardinals ... and lost (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- The strange saga of Arizona Cardinals safety Josh Shaw has taken another interesting turn. The safety, who was suspended Friday through at least the 2020...
article Report: Josh Shaw Bet on Cardinals Game as Part of Parlay Leading to Suspension (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw was suspended through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, and David Purdum of ESPN reported Monday a three-...
article Report: Josh Shaw made three-team parlay bet that included Cardinals (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- It’s becoming readily apparent why the NFL felt it appropriate to come down hard on Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on NFL...
article The Cardinals player suspended for betting on the NFL listed job as ‘professional football player’ in casino account (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw, suspended until 2020 for betting on the NFL, got caught because a Las Vegas casino reported him to the league. How did...
article NFL says Josh Shaw’s gambling did not ‘compromise’ games (12/1/2019)
(Arizona) -- The NFL said Friday that no game outcomes were affected by Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw’s gambling activities. The league made a point to...
article NFL suspends Josh Shaw until at least 2021 for gambling on NFL games (11/30/2019)
(Arizona) -- Josh Shaw, a defensive back on injured reserve with the Cardinals, has been suspended for the rest of this season, all of next season and perhaps beyond for...
article PGA Tour goes all in on legalized gambling (11/30/2019)
(USA) -- Stand on any par-3 hole on the PGA Tour and you’re bound to hear the chatter. A handful of friends gathered in their folding chairs around the green are...
article Cardinals' Josh Shaw suspended through at least 2020 season for betting on NFL games (11/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw was suspended indefinitely -- through at least the 2020 season -- for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this...
article Josh Shaw's suspension for gambling just raises more questions (11/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- Even if you are an ardent follower of the Cardinals, your reaction when news broke Friday afternoon that Josh Shaw had been suspended for gambling likely...
article N.F.L. Suspends Cardinals Player for Betting (11/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- The N.F.L. suspended Josh Shaw, an injured defensive back on the Arizona Cardinals, through at least the end of next season for betting on football games...
13 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Handwriting expert sides with casino in Melnyk suit (12/6/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A handwriting expert testifying in a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut casino against Eugene Melnyk said it's "highly probable" the Ottawa...
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Video Gaming

article New Missouri Lawsuit Targets 'Rogue' Video Gambling Company (12/5/2019)
(Missouri) -- The owner of a Missouri coin-operated game company wants a judge to shut down another company’s video gambling terminals, alleging they are illegal...
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Historical Racing Machines

article Michigan could allow betting on horse races that have already been run (12/4/2019)
(Michigan) -- A bill that would allow wagering on horse races that have already taken place could be a key to reopening Sports Creek Raceway in 2020. Nelson Clemmens,...
article Nebraska's historical horse racing approval takes effect; machines not installed in Grand Island yet (12/4/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Fonner Park officials hope to have new historical horse racing terminals running there before live racing starts at the Grand Island track in February, CEO...
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Mississippi Gaming

article Casino sportsbooks enjoy a strong Thanksgiving thanks to Egg Bowl and Saints (12/1/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Renee Joyner knows how to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. “Our family’s all in Germany right now, so we’re just over here relaxing, having...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau casino revenue slides 8.5% in November (11/30/2019)
(Macau) -- Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 8.5% in November year on year, hit by lacklustre demand from high roller gamblers due to slowing...
article Macau Gaming Revenue Drops as Casinos Face Worst Year Since 2016 (11/30/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau casinos showed further weakness in November as the world’s largest gambling hub heads toward its first annual revenue decline in three years....
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Nebraska Gaming

article Ricketts warns of ‘creep of socialism’ in Nebraska; Democrats fire back (11/30/2019)
(Nebraska) -- All politics is local, legendary former House Speaker Tip O'Neill used to say. But the language of U.S. politics increasingly has been nationalized and...
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Oregon Gaming

article Sports fan won $81,965 on Oregon Lottery betting app after making $5 wager (11/30/2019)
(Oregon) -- One lucky sports bettor already cashed in big on the Oregon Lottery Scoreboard app. The player correctly picked 15 Euroleague women and Eurocup women...
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Virginia Gaming

article When Will The State Of Virginia See Legalized Gambling? (11/30/2019)
(Virginia) -- On Monday, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) released a study conducted for the lawmakers of the state to review when they go into...
article State could ban 'gray' machines in convenience stores (11/26/2019)
(Virginia) -- Local store owners aren't too happy with talk of a possible state ban on so-called "gray" machines, skill-based convenience store video games...
article Study: Virginia Sports Betting Could Generate $400M In Mobile Revenue (11/26/2019)
(Virginia) -- A legislative study suggests mobile sports betting revenue in Virginia could approach $400 million at maturity in 2028. The study, conducted by The...
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First Nations Gaming

article 'Just still so surreal': Saskatoon woman wins $1.3M jackpot at Gold Eagle Casino (11/28/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Debbie Vidal is the latest winner of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority's Smoke Signals jackpot, claiming $1,333,974.82 on Monday at Gold...
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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada casinos top $1B in monthly winnings; 6th time in 2019 (11/27/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada casinos reaped more than $1 billion in winnings in October, marking the sixth time this year the state has topped the mark in a key index of fiscal...
article Sports betting stable as Nevada’s overall win tops $1bn in October (11/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Despite a small drop of 3.85% in gaming win revenue in Nevada during October, overall returns of $1.022bn ensured that the state was still ahead by just less...
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Missouri Gaming

article Rise Of Look-Alike Slot Machines Might Hurt State Education Funding (11/26/2019)
(Missouri) -- They look like slot machines. They sound like slot machines. But they aren’t in casinos — which is the only place you are supposed to be able...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City Casino Profits Increase in Third Quarter Due to Hard Rock, Ocean (11/25/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casino profits for the nine gaming properties turned positive in the third quarter of 2019, thanks predominantly due to reduced...
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Other News

article COLUMN: The origins of Roulette (12/9/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Q. I’d always heard roulette was a French game, and that the name means “little wheel” in French. My new brother-in-law insists it...
article Minnesota woman received $28K in public aid while winning $190K at casino, authorities say (12/8/2019)
(Minnesota) -- According to a criminal complaint, Connie Linh Tran, 49, of Anoka County, began receiving public assistance through the Anoka Couty Department of Human...
article Red Tiger slots live with Casino777.ch (12/7/2019)
(Switzerland) -- Players of the brand can take their pick from the supplier’s portfolio of certified games via the iSoftBet gaming platform. The partnership...
article Kentucky Derby futures betting underway (12/2/2019)
(Kentucky) -- The first round of futures betting in the Kentucky Derby came to a close last night with a solid showing from gamblers. Pool 1 opened November 29 and ran...
article Saskatoon couple wins $1.3 million at Gold Eagle Casino, North Battleford (11/27/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- What seemed like just a normal visit to the Gold Eagle Casino turned into “the best day ever” for Saskatoon resident Debbie Vidal. Vidal...
article This Pa. city is among the ‘most sinful’ in America, report says (11/20/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania city is among the “most sinful” in the United States, according to WalletHub. The most sinful title goes to – you...
article Tipsy Gamblers More Likely to Throw Good Money After Bad, Says University of British Columbia Study (11/17/2019)
(British Columbia) -- It’s not surprising that gambling while intoxicated isn’t the wisest use of money, but a new evidence suggests that liquid courage...
article 956 gambling dens dismantled across country in three years (11/16/2019)
(Nepal) -- On October 27, police raided a house in Maharajgunj and arrested 25 high-profile and affluent gamblers with Rs 26.7 million, the single-biggest seizure of...
article Tribe eyes mobile wallet that could be ‘a gamechanger’ for the casino industry (11/14/2019)
(Tennessee) -- A California tribal casino is looking to take the lead in Indian gaming with technology that allows customers to make electronic payments through their...
article Gamblers more likely to 'chase losses' after boozing, study finds (11/14/2019)
(British Columbia) -- It's no surprise that drinking and gambling can be a bad combination, but new research from the University of British Columbia is helping...
article COLUMN: What are the biggest changes in gambling over the years? (11/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asked the biggest change I’ve seen in my 30-plus years on the casino scene, I recently told a reader that the expansion of legal gambling beyond...
article Gambling operators sponsoring Spanish teams (11/9/2019)
(Spain) -- Eight of the teams playing in Spain’s top league have shirt sponsorship deals with a gambling operator. Just because the logo isn’t on the shirt,...
article Lender: British professional gambler took aim at $25.8M Lotto jackpot, buying hundreds of thousands of tickets while officials monitored him (11/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- “Good afternoon, Pete. Just letting you know that we have been monitoring the sales of an individual who is spending an enormous amount of money...
article Why is gambling such a common theme for TV? (11/6/2019)
(Canada) -- Gambling is one of the most popular pastimes in Canada, and it has been found that nearly 70 percent of the population has participated in some form of...
article Used to impunity, Bangladesh elite face corruption crackdown (11/5/2019)
(Bangladesh) -- As gamblers called out bets around craps and roulette tables at a sports club in Bangladesh's capital, dozens of black-clad security forces burst...
article The Bogus Tech Bro Accused of Scamming the Elderly to Fund Gambling Sprees (11/5/2019)
(Florida) -- To senior citizen investors around the country, Isaac Grossman may have came off as the second coming of Larry Page. According to federal prosecutors,...
article Feds investigate owner of Campisi’s as ‘large bookmaker’ (11/3/2019)
(Texas) -- Federal agents say the owner of Dallas’ iconic Italian restaurant Campisi’s is a large illegal sports bookie with ties to internet bookmaking...
article Ben Affleck Played a Late Night Game of Poker After Appearing Inebriated at Halloween Party (10/28/2019)
(California) -- Ben Affleck hit up a casino after he was seen leaving a West Hollywood Halloween party apparently inebriated on Saturday night. Affleck, 47, who has been...
article Visit to a Charlevoix casino netted a retiree over $1 million with historic jackpot (10/26/2019)
(Quebec) -- A recent retiree from the Saguenay region parked himself in front of a slot machine Friday night and walked away a millionaire. Loto-Quebec says the man, who...
article Teenagers are now spending half of their pocket money on gambling, report finds (10/23/2019)
(UK) -- Teenagers are now spending half of their pocket money on gambling, according to data released by the Gambling Commission. Eleven to 16-year-olds who admitted to...

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