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Atlantic City Gaming

article Lesniak’s next big prediction: Bet on A.C. (6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Ray Lesniak was all alone when he said New Jersey would get legalized sports betting. And he had few supporters when he said the state would quickly...
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Illinois Gaming

article Everything You Need To Know About Illinois Online Sports Betting (6/14/2019)
(Illinois) -- Whether you’re a fan of the Cubs, White Sox, Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Fire, Red Stars or Bandits, the Illinois legislature has gone all-in on giving...
article Why sports betting is a gamble for Chicago's pro teams (6/14/2019)
(Illinois) -- Sports betting in Illinois could be a gold mine for Chicago's pro sports teams. It's also a big gamble for them. As the pending statewide...
article More States May Oppose Online Sports Betting After Illinois Legislation (6/7/2019)
(Illinois) -- While Illinois became the latest state to legalize sports betting last week, the legislation heavily favored traditional retail casinos and shunned online...
article Did The Illinois Bill Create A Knock-On Effect For New NY Sports Betting Amendment? (6/6/2019)
(Illinois) -- Sports fans might soon be able to place bets on the New York Knicks and Rangers from Madison Square Garden or the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Sen. Joseph...
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Iowa Gaming

article Three more casinos win approval to create sports book areas (6/14/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved renovation plans for three casinos Thursday to create areas for sports books. Commission administrator, Brian...
article Regulators Working Towards An August Launch Date For Iowa Sports Betting (6/14/2019)
(Iowa) -- It seems that football fans in Iowa will have a bit more to cheer for this upcoming Fall. Brian Ohorilko, the Commission Administrator for the Iowa Racing and...
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Mobile Gaming

article Another Voice: Mobile sports wagering is a sure bet for New York (6/14/2019)
(New York) -- Since last year’s Supreme Court decision striking down a federal law banning them from authorizing sports gambling, states have raced to permit it....
article Executives Expecting 90% of US Market to be Mobile by 2029 (6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The typical American sportsbook will rarely be a sportsbook at all within a decade. That’s what executives from technology and gaming companies...
article Apple Is Creating A Huge Obstacle For Some PA Online Sportsbooks, Casinos (6/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse Casino recently became the first to market in Pennsylvania online sports betting, opening its digital doors to bettors via its website...
article Apple will only allow native iOS gambling apps in App Store (6/5/2019)
(California) -- Apple has announced that it will only allow gambling apps native to iOS to be hosted in its App Store, giving operators until September 3 to ensure their...
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New Hampshire Gaming

article New Hampshire Legislature Approves Bill to Legalize Sports Betting (6/14/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Legislature has voted to approve a bill that would legalize most forms of sports betting in the state, a move that continues the...
article New Hampshire legislature okays mobile, retail sports betting (6/13/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire’s sports bettors are but a governor’s signature away from joining the burgeoning ranks of US states with legal wagering...
article New Hampshire Sports Betting Bill Passes, Heads to Governor’s Desk (6/13/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire stands on the brink of legal sports betting. On Thursday, as expected, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives signed off...
article Sports Betting Lives Free In New Hampshire As Legislature Passes Bill (6/13/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Sports betting legislation received final legislative approval in the New Hampshire House on Thursday as members verbally adopted the recommendation...
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New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey Enjoys Unprecedented Success In Year One Of Sports Betting (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey might as well declare June 14 a state holiday. The anniversary of the launch of the unmitigated success that is NJ sports betting should be...
article New Jersey Enjoys Unprecedented Success In Year One Of Sports Betting (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey might as well declare June 14 a state holiday. The anniversary of the launch of the unmitigated success that is NJ sports betting should be...
article Online bets drive New Jersey's sports gambling tax revenue growth (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- An immediate commitment to online betting helped New Jersey take the lead among states that have legalized sports betting. The financial bump it has...
article N.J. legalized sports betting a year ago to help save Atlantic City and horse-racing. Has it paid off? (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Exactly a year ago, Gov. Phil Murphy traveled to Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport and made history by placing the first legal sports bets in New...
article Sports betting a 'surprising' success in NJ, but not a 'panacea' for casinos (6/13/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Legalized sports betting in New Jersey will celebrate its one-year anniversary Friday and, by nearly any measure, has given a rebounding gaming...
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Video Gaming

article Gamble your life away in GTA Online’s Vinewood Casino (6/14/2019)
(Internet) -- After six years of waiting, Grand Theft Auto Online’s Vinewood Casino will finally be opening its doors, so players can now get up to even more...
article Casinos are coming to Grand Theft Auto Online (6/13/2019)
(Internet) -- A new Grand Theft Auto Online announcement just hit Rockstar’s Twitter, and it looks like fans will be getting a long-time request fulfilled: in-game...
article Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated (6/6/2019)
(Internet) -- If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the...
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Wire Act

article DOJ Memo Says No Wire Act Enforcement of Non Sports Bets Until 2020 (6/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A week ago this past Tuesday a New Hampshire federal judge put limitations on the US Department of Justice’s 2018 reinterpretation of the Wire...
article Let’s Talk About The Lyons Case And Why It Matters More Than Ever Today (6/14/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Back in February, patron-saint lawyer of sports betting Ted Olson, as well as a few gambling pundits on Twitter, advanced a proposition. They said the...
article DOJ Directs Wire Act Effective for Sports Betting Only to 2020 (6/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Justice isn’t exactly acknowledging defeat, but its latest move does face the reality that it cannot legally enforce its...
article New DOJ Memo: Feds Won’t Enforce Wire Act Beyond Sports Betting Until 2020 (6/12/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Department of Justice is waiting until at least 2020 to enforce its reinterpretation of the Wire Act, according to a memo sent by the agency...
article Political pressure could be forcing DOJ’s hand in the next Wire Act legal battle (6/12/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Proponents of online gaming aren’t yet ready to spike the football. But the end zone is in view. The ruling 10 days ago by a New Hampshire...
article Gaming officials dispute industry chilling effect of Trump DOJ online gaming rule (6/7/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The state’s top gaming officials disputed the notion of a “chilling effect” stemming from the U.S. Department of Justice’s ruling...
article How Monday's Wire Act Decision Affects The Poker, DFS, And Sports Gambling Industries (6/5/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- On Monday June 3, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire held that the Interstate Wire Act applies only to "activities...
article Federal Court “Discards” DOJ Interpretation Of Wire Act (6/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In a closely watched case, a New Hampshire federal court has ruled that the Wire Act is limited to sports betting and set aside the DOJ’s...
article White House Crosshairs on Online Lotteries Lifted by Judge (6/4/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- In a boon to the growing market of internet gambling, a federal judge barred the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday from expanding the Wire Act to...
article Court decision supports N.J. online gambling over Trump administration opposition (6/3/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- A federal judge on Monday blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from going after New Jersey’s $350 million online gambling...
article Expanded U.S. Prohibition on Online Gambling Is Upended by Judge (6/3/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- The U.S. Justice Department’s recent move to expand a prohibition on online gambling under a 1961 law was overturned by a federal judge who...
article Federal Judge Sides With New Hampshire in Wire Act Case, Says Law Applies Only to Sports Betting (6/3/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- A federal judge on Monday sided with New Hampshire Lottery officials who claimed the US Department of Justice overstepped its boundaries when it...
article Federal Judge To DOJ: Wire Act Only Applies To Sports Betting (6/3/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire has won its lawsuit against the US Department of Justice clarifying the scope of a 1961 federal gambling law. In a 60-page ruling issued...
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New York Gaming

article The NY Online Sports Betting Bill Has A Chance? Senate Sponsor Says Vote Likely Next Week (6/13/2019)
(New York) -- New York Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. cleaned up his sports betting bill Tuesday to better define what sports facilities would be allowed to participate ahead...
article Case For Regulation: NYC Needed More Than Three Years To Bust Alleged Offshore Sportsbook (6/10/2019)
(New York) -- Authorities in the Queens borough of New York City on June 4 raided an alleged illegal sportsbook above a laundromat. There was an online component of the...
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Poker

article BLOG: Fundamentals of Playing Poker Online (6/13/2019)
(Internet) -- Something that stops many poker enthusiasts from really enjoying the game competitively is the lack of theirs of proper game knowledge. Having said that,...
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Akamai: Gaming Industry a Rising Cybersecurity Target (6/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Gamers and the businesses that cater to them are by and large well aware that nefarious log-in attempts and other forms of credential abuse are a problem...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode Island On Track For Football Season Mobile Launch (6/12/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Three months after legalizing mobile/internet sports betting, the state of Rhode Island appears on track to hit its mark of launching by the start of...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Online sports betting now live in PA (6/9/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Legal online sports betting has finally arrived in Pennsylvania after longer-than-expected delays. There’s only one available online casino...
article Casinos ask court to immediately halt some lottery games (6/4/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania's casinos are asking a court to immediately stop the state lottery's use of online games that they say are too much like casino...
article With internet poker, slots and other games coming this summer, Pennsylvania casinos ask court to stop or limit iLottery games (6/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A group of Pennsylvania casinos have asked Commonwealth Court to either stop or significantly curtail the Pennsylvania Lottery’s iLottery games...
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Europe Gaming

press release Switzerland issues first four online gambling permits to local casinos (6/7/2019)
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland has officially issued its first online gambling licenses to four local casino operators and their online technology partners. On Friday,...
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Pennsylvania Online

article Court Sides With Lottery On Wire Act, But iGaming Not Out Of The Woods Yet (6/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- On Monday, the New Hampshire Lottery Commission breathed a sigh of relief as US District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro sided with gambling interests....
article PA Casinos File Motion To Shut Down PA Online Lottery Games (6/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Remember that lawsuit Pennsylvania casinos filed against the PA Lottery over PA online lottery games last year? The case went nearly a year with no...
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DraftKings

article Three Key Questions About Disney’s New Stake In DraftKings Sportsbook (6/4/2019)
(New York) -- The rapid pace of legal sports betting news makes it feel like Disney‘s acquisition of a stake in DraftKings happened years ago. The deal, in fact,...
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Online Gaming

article YouTube Cracks Down On Videos Promoting Legal Online Poker (6/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Poker content creators woke up to an unhappy surprise last week. YouTube is cracking down on videos promoting online gambling, specifically targeting some...
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Indiana Gaming

article What online sports betting could look like in Indiana (6/3/2019)
(Indiana) -- Legal online sports wagering in Indiana could begin as early as Sept. 1, but don't bet the house on it. State regulators, who will begin accepting...
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Other News

article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports And Sports Betting: D.C., And More (6/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- It seems that every step of the way, Washington D.C.’s move to legalize and now launch sports betting has been controversial. Earlier this...
article New Jersey’s Message To Other Sports Betting States: Be Prepared (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- At this week’s annual East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, New Jersey’s chief regulator had a message for legislators and fellow...
article The Future of Sports Betting is Online, Says Experts (6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Not long ago, we spoke about the East Coast Gaming Conference taking place in Atlantic City. This conference has now come and gone, and experts here...
article Gambling Commission institutes fine against Platinum Gaming Limited (6/14/2019)
(UK) -- In the United Kingdom and iGaming operator Platinum Gaming Limited has been ordered to pay a fine approaching £1.62 million ($2.04 million) after it was...
article LPGA Takes Swing at Sports Betting Integrity Concerns, Partners With Data Monitoring Company (6/13/2019)
(USA) -- The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is partnering with Genius Sports to better protect the tour from rogue outside influences linked to gambling.
article BLOG: The Next Revolution In The Gaming Industry (6/12/2019)
(Internet) -- The gaming industry, since the explosion in popularity of slot machines in the 70s, has experienced an impressive technological boom. The advent of the...
article BLOG: The Next Revolution In The Gaming Industry (6/12/2019)
(Internet) -- The gaming industry, since the explosion in popularity of slot machines in the 70s, has experienced an impressive technological boom. The advent of the...
article A deep dive on New Jersey’s betting prohibition for local NCAA teams (6/10/2019)
(New Jersey) -- With legalized sports betting in eight states (Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey, Mississippi, West Virginia, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island) and...
article A deep dive on New Jersey’s betting prohibition for local NCAA teams (6/10/2019)
(New Jersey) -- With legalized sports betting in eight states (Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey, Mississippi, West Virginia, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island) and...
article Cipriani invests $450M in hotel and casino in Uruguay (6/10/2019)
(Uruguay) -- Famed hospitality group Cipriani is investing $450 million into an elegant “Golden Age” hotel and casino in the fashionable resort of Punta del...
article Swiss Federal Council Grants Licence for Online Casino Luzern (6/7/2019)
(Switzerland) -- This summer, Grand Casino Luzern is going online. The Swiss Federal Council has given the green light, today issuing the licence for the Online Casino...
article Apple will only allow native iOS gambling apps in App Store (6/5/2019)
(USA) -- Apple has announced that it will only allow gambling apps native to iOS to be hosted in its App Store, giving operators until September 3 to ensure their...
article BLOG: What is the Value of a Licence? (6/5/2019)
(Internet) -- lthough this article is mainly about the value of a licence for online gambling, I will start with land-based casinos. Originally, licences were granted to...
article Betting is esports’ biggest and most underappreciated opportunity (6/4/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Betting is the single biggest opportunity in esports. It has uncapped upside and is one of the least encumbered by the video game publisher…but it’s also...
article Betting is esports’ biggest and most underappreciated opportunity (6/4/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Betting is the single biggest opportunity in esports. It has uncapped upside and is one of the least encumbered by the video game publisher…but it’s also...
article India court rejects activist’s pleas to immediately shut gaming sites (5/29/2019)
(India) -- A court in India has declined an activist’s request to shut online gambling sites, while asking for government input on how to deal with the rise of so-...
article Malta Gaming Authority, police team up to fight illegal gambling (5/23/2019)
(Malta) -- Illegal gambling is beginning to find itself in a very precarious position around the world. Countries are cracking down on the activity, finally realizing...
article Betsoft signs a content agreement with Caliente (5/22/2019)
(Mexico) -- The world’s premier igaming developer, Betsoft, has inked a new deal with Mexico’s leading casino operator Caliente.mx. The partnership promises...
article The route to a succesful regulatory framework in Brazil (5/22/2019)
(Brazil) -- Bet Entertainment chief operating officer Alberto Alfieri sets out what he believes will ensure a thriving regulated market in Brazil, and offers a...
article New Zealand’s SKYCITY inks online casino partnership in Malta (5/22/2019)
(New Zealand) -- SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited has announced that its Maltese subsidiary, SKYCITY Malta Limited, will partner with international iGaming company...

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