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Alabama Gaming

article Alabama lawmaker proposing statewide gaming bill (2/13/2019)
(Alabama) -- State Democratic Representative Pebblin Warren says, it's time to spread the wealth when it comes to electronic bingo in the Alabama. Right now, The...
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American Gaming Association

article Americans are gambling responsibly according to new AGA study (2/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) has published yet another body of research, this time focusing on how the nation’s gamblers are enjoying...
article AGA: illegal sports betting is the real threat to NCAA integrity (1/28/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sara Slane, the American Gaming Association’s senior vice president of public affairs, has responded to comments made by NCAA President Mark...
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Florida Gaming

article Galvano with a New Gambling Bill Idea in Florida (2/13/2019)
(Florida) -- Florida’s position on gambling remains unyielding. With the state’s tribes having exclusivity over the industry, there are still some final...
article Longshot: Bill Galvano considering another gambling bill for 2019 (2/11/2019)
(Florida) -- Sports betting is not enough — Senate President Bill Galvano wants to tee up a farther-reaching gambling bill for the 2019 Legislative Session....
article The Walt Disney Company to maintain sports betting antipathy (2/11/2019)
(Florida) -- In the United States, the boss for The Walt Disney Company has reportedly announced that his firm will not be getting involved in the nation’s nascent...
article Disney Remain Opposed to Gambling in Florida, Bob Iger Says (2/10/2019)
(Florida) -- Walt Disney Company is most certainly no dove when it comes to Florida’s gambling industry. Since pre-2009, the company has been fighting a very...
article Facing 'uncertainty' with gaming revenue, Senate president eyes gambling ahead of session (1/24/2019)
(Florida) -- The uncertain future of state gambling revenue requires legislative action, although it's not clear what lawmakers will consider, Senate President Bill...
article Known unknown: Gaming money is revenue forecasting challenge for state (1/24/2019)
(Florida) -- When it comes to gaming revenue for state coffers, changes are ahead. Thursday morning’s meeting of the House Gaming Control Subcommittee afforded...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Indiana Spent Over Four Years, Untold Resources To Arrest A Single Bar Owner For Sports Betting (2/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- Perhaps nothing better speaks to the need for legal and regulated sports betting in the Hoosier State than last week’s arrest of a bar owner for...
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New Jersey Gaming

article Mobile, digital grows as sports betting falls flat at racetracks and casinos (2/13/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The sports betting handle – or total amount of money wagered by bettors – for New Jersey’s brick and mortar casinos and racetracks has...
article New Jersey becomes first US state to take legal Oscars bets (2/12/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Perhaps you weren’t sure — or didn’t care — if Gisele Bundchen’s husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Bill seeks to block New Mexico Lottery from sports betting (2/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Lottery Authority could be prevented from offering legal sports betting services in the state by a new bill filed in the state legislature...
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North Dakota Gaming

article ​‘Pull-Tab’ machines (2/13/2019)
(North Dakota) -- There is nothing more hopeless than a feeling unrequited. The obsession it brings, the doubt it stews, and the madness which erases your sense of self...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article GameCo ‘the video game casino’ recommended for Nevada licensing (2/13/2019)
(Nevada) -- A Las Vegas-based company looking to bridge the gap between video games and slot machines won recommendations of approval on a series of licenses from the...
article Synergy Blue: 70% of casinos say they plan to add skill-based games (2/10/2019)
(California) -- More than 70 percent of 100 casinos surveyed said that they plan to adopt skill-based games, or those where it takes skill to win, in the future. The...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Arkansas governor unveils $300M highway plan (2/12/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson proposed levying a new wholesale sales tax on gas and diesel fuel, permanently extending the state's half-percent sales tax for...
article Bet on the Hogs? Soon, Sports Gambling Will Be Legal in Arkansas (1/27/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Sports wagering is coming to Arkansas although its final form and true impact remain unknown. Arkansas voters approved Issue 4 by a margin of 54 percent to...
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California Gaming

article Card rooms spooked on possible state gambling changes (2/12/2019)
(California) -- A press conference and workshop was held at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District this afternoon to address proposed actions affecting the card room...
article Restrictions on popular table games could hurt business for California card rooms (2/12/2019)
(California) -- California's gambling governing body is considering dramatic changes that could forever alter the landscape for table games played at cardrooms....
article Workers at Fresno Card Room Speak Out Against New Gambling Rules (2/12/2019)
(California) -- People working at card rooms across California including Club One Casino in Fresno are worried new state gambling regulations could force them to find a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Mukwonago man wins $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi casino in Milwaukee (2/12/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A Mukwonago man won a $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on Monday, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded at the...
article Watch this Mukwonago man win $1 million at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (2/12/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A man named David from Mukwonago won $1 million on Monday when spun the All Star Bingo Wheel at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, matching the largest bingo...
article "It's unbelievable! I can retire:' Watch this Waukesha County man win $1M on Potawatomi's 'All Star' bingo wheel (2/11/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- You've got to check out this man's lucky spin. A Wisconsin man on Monday earned himself a cool $1 million, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Kentucky bill would give racing commission control of sports betting (2/12/2019)
(Kentucky) -- A new bipartisan bill to allow legal sports betting, online poker and fantasy sports in Kentucky was introduced on Feb. 5 by state representative Adam...
article Sports gambling bill could help fill Kentucky pension shortfall (2/12/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Revenue from sports gambling is something lawmakers have said may be helpful in solving Kentucky’s $43 billion pension crisis. The shortfall is also...
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Maryland Gaming

article MGM Wants Maryland To Criminalize Cheating At Casino Table Games (2/12/2019)
(Maryland) -- Is Maryland the Wild Wild West of U.S. casino gambling? At least one of the state’s casinos thinks so. Under a piece of legislation introduced on...
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Sports Leagues

article Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling (2/12/2019)
(Florida) -- Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event. Heck, Gaughan once...
article NCAA Head: Sports betting is ‘going to threaten the integrity of college sports in many ways’ (1/27/2019)
(USA) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert talked about the advent of legal sports betting in the US at his organization’s annual meeting, and he doesn’t sound...
article Brent Musburger calls CBS Sports boss’ line against Super Bowl gambling talk ‘ridiculous’ and ‘stupid’ (1/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Patriots are 2 1/2-point favorites against the Rams in Super Bowl LIII. See? That wasn't very hard, was it? Yet you apparently won't hear...
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Illinois Gaming

article O’Connor says legalizing video gambling could help city address pension crisis (2/11/2019)
(Illinois) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel has long been dead-set against video gambling for fear that Chicago would become saturated with video machines in bars and restaurants...
article Millennials and market saturation raise doubts about new casino push (2/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- Talk of new Chicago and downstate casinos is resurfacing among politicians as an answer to government fiscal woes. But casino revenue is off sharply from...
article Pritzker, others consider gambling expansion to boost state finances, balance budget (1/26/2019)
(Illinois) -- A long-sought gaming expansion has again been called for by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, leaving questions about what it could look like, and bringing up concerns...
article Video gambling cafes could become neighbors in Wheeling (1/24/2019)
(Illinois) -- Wheeling has approved plans for a video gambling cafe to open on Dundee Road, three doors down from a similar operation.
article When Illinois Laws Meet Real People (1/24/2019)
(Illinois) -- We’ve had lots going on lately. As you know, last week we published our first investigation into video gambling in Illinois. We’re excited that...
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Millennials

article 5 ways casinos can attract younger generations of slots players (2/11/2019)
(California) -- Millennials and Generation Xers may already go to concerts, dine and shop when they visit a casino, but how do you get them on the gaming floor? They...
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Iowa Gaming

article Competitive Cornhole at Iowa Casino (2/10/2019)
(Iowa) -- Cornhole, also known as bags, is a fun game to play at a cookout. But, there are competitors in our area this weekend who take the game much more seriously.
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Plenty more money to be made as sports betting spreads (2/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement recently sponsored a panel on whether the criminal element could infiltrate the gaming industry...
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Sports Betting

article Super Bowl LIII: Craziest prop bets you can make (1/31/2019)
(New York) -- The Super Bowl is normally one of the busiest days for casinos and this year is expected to be no different, as Americans are expected to bet a record $6...
article CLARK: The legalization of sports betting created enormous economic potential (1/28/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- It’s impossible to talk about the year ahead without acknowledging the momentous progress legal sports betting made in 2018. This time last...
article Americans expected to place $6B in bets on Super Bowl 53 (1/28/2019)
(USA) -- The NFL will kick off more than Super Bowl LIII on Sunday. The championship game between the LA Rams and the New England Patriots marks the first major pro...
article Super Bowl prop bets have $1.2M in play early at Westgate sportsbook (1/28/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas sportsbooks have yet to take a $1 million wager on Super Bowl LIII. But the Westgate has already taken $1.2 million in prop bets. The Westgate...
article In-game wagering popularity grows for Las Vegas bettors (1/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Super Bowl line is dissected on a daily basis during the two weeks leading up to the game. But Patriots and Rams backers might be better off waiting...
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Mystery Boxes

article Scandal Growing Over YouTube Stars in US Promoting Gambling for Kids (1/27/2019)
(USA) -- With the Christmas season just ending, you would think that children would be playing with toys they received over the Christmas holiday. In addition, they are...
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Australia Gaming

article Residents in Victoria, Australia Lost $2.7 Billion to Poker Last Year (1/26/2019)
(Australia) -- Residents in Victoria lost over $2.7 billion on poker machines in 2018, breaking the previous record by $58 million. The excesses in betting are now...
article Victoria Residents Lost $2.7bn on Poker Machines in 2018 (1/25/2019)
(Australia) -- Pokies are extremely popular in Australia. They are poker machines and they are popular all across the country in various establishments. Victoria, the...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Could southeastern Connecticut have the country’s loosest slots? (1/26/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Welcome to Round 1,001 of Connecticut's endless game of charting its public policy toward gambling. One big difference, as the legislature opens yet...
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Loot Boxes

article Richmond addiction group raises concern over 'loot boxes' in video games (1/26/2019)
(British Columbia) -- An addiction and recovery agency in Richmond is sounding the alarm about a trend in video gaming they say has addictive potential. The Richmond...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania ‘Games of Skill’: Legal Issues Continue to Trouble Authorities, Confuse Providers (1/25/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In Pennsylvania, so-called “games of skill” are causing confusion for law enforcement. The machines, which look a bit like traditional...
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Delaware Gaming

article Dover Downs reports increase in gaming revenues (1/24/2019)
(Delaware) -- Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment Inc. on Jan. 24 reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2018. Gaming revenues increased 4....
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Other News

article Arizona tribes could offer sports betting at your local bar under bill in Legislature (2/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona gamblers could place sports bets on machines at their local bar and at tribal casinos under a bill proposed by Sen. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu...
article No Estamos Locos: Problem Gambling In Oregon’s Latino Community (2/5/2019)
(Oregon) -- The road into Hermiston, Oregon, is lined with flat fields browned by the cold of winter. Laborers at an onion plant, bundled in coats and scarves, stood...
article To avoid penalty under Public Gambling Act: Gambling, betting rackets thrive in rented rooms, guesthouses (2/3/2019)
(India) -- RENTED ACCOMMODATIONS, rooms in guesthouses and hotels have turned safe havens for organised gambling and betting rackets in the Tricity. The reason: Avoiding...
article $4M Shaughnessy home raided in connection with illegal gambling investigation (2/3/2019)
(British Columbia) -- On Friday night police descended on a home in Shaughnessy assessed at nearly $4 million, over alleged links to an illegal gambling operation.
article Money from illegal gambling and alcohol sales seized in late night Paterson raid (2/3/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A raid of five businesses along Grand Street in Paterson on Friday night resulted in two arrests and the seizure of nearly $5,000 in proceeds from...
article Court Records Show Henderson Constable’s Gambling Lifestyle (2/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- A Henderson, Nevada constable is in big trouble. Not because he shot someone while trying to place them under arrest, or because he harasses his co-workers.
article Soldier battling PTSD and with spiralling gambling debts jailed for migrant smuggling (2/2/2019)
(UK) -- A soldier "desperate" for money joined a ring of migrant smugglers so he could pay off spiralling gambling debts prompted by the horror of seeing his...
article Illegal bar, gambling operation busted (2/2/2019)
(Illinois) -- A Forest Park woman is in jail after a police raid shut down an illegal bar and gambling operation. Police say an anonymous tip led them to request a...
article Citrus County deputies bust illegal gambling shops (2/2/2019)
(Florida) -- Detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office served search warrants at two illegal gambling shops on Thursday. The Sheriff's Office had been...
article BOOK: Remembering a Mother Whose Gambling Operation Was a Very Successful Secret (1/23/2019)
(Michigan) -- The filmmaker and novelist Bridgett M. Davis remembers her mother as a proud, confident woman who was also meticulously private, because she had to be. By...
article COLUMN: Table game nostalgia (1/21/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Slot machines come and go so rapidly that virtually every player has a list of old favorites that now are absent from casino floors. Table games...
article Felony Cheating Charge for Teen Blackjack Dealer at Washington State Suquamish Tribal Casino (1/21/2019)
(Washington) -- A 19-year-old blackjack dealer from the Clearwater Casino in Suquamish — on the Kitsap Peninsula near Seattle in Washington State — has been...
article AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers (1/19/2019)
(USA) -- The act of gambling on games of chance has been around for as long as the games themselves. For as long as there's been money to be made wagering on the...
article Vietnamese home owner, gamblers arrested in illegal casino (1/18/2019)
(Vietnam) -- A Vietnamese woman in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan, was arrested after allegedly operating an illegal casino at her home, where a total of 11 customers were...
article Bakersfield resident scores big at Eagle Mountain Casino (1/15/2019)
(California) -- A Bakersfield resident is starting off the new year a little richer. The lucky woman, who was not identified, scored big last weekend on a Buffalo Grant...
article History of the Baccarat Game & Its Impact on Modern Gaming (1/15/2019)
(Florida) -- Baccarat is pretty much the oldest casino game in the market, with rarely any other game boasting the same rich history and tradition. Although it is a...
article Federal case opens a window to the underground world of sports betting (1/12/2019)
(Maine) -- Stephen Mardigan’s life as the leader of a high-stakes sports betting operation in Portland began by accident. The used car dealer had collected bets...
article What Gambling Does to Your Brain (1/11/2019)
(USA) -- Gambling is more accessible than ever before, whether it’s scratch cards and the lotter or online casino games and sports betting and on sites like...
article Gambling Scandal Includes Challenger Tour Tennis Players Busted for Match Fixing (1/11/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Match fixing is sadly something that happens a lot in the lower ranks of professional tennis, especially with sports betting being potentially more...
article How our brains decide whether to hold ’em or to fold ’em (1/8/2019)
(Maryland) -- Picture yourself at a Las Vegas poker table, holding a bad hand—one with a very low chance of winning. Even so, the sight of the large stack of chips...

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