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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun Pocono hit with $50,000 fine (9/13/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- After penalizing a pair of casinos to the combined tune of $160,000 last month, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has now announced that it used...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article SEC Settles Lawsuits Against Nevada Sports Betting Funds (9/12/2018)
(Nevada) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently settled two lawsuits against sports betting funds which the agency accused of violating the...
article CG Technology Carries on after Latest (Third) Round of Gaming Violations (8/16/2018)
(Nevada) -- Southern Nevada sportsbook operator CG Technology (CGT) is expected to continue normal operations despite being hit with a third significant fine in five...
article Nevada Regulators Fine Sports Betting Outfit (8/16/2018)
(Nevada) -- A sports book operating system, CG Technology Holding, has been fined $250,000 by Nevada regulators. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada...
article CG Technology Fined By Nevada Regulator, Ordered To Scrap Sports Betting Technology (8/15/2018)
(Nevada) -- CG Technology has been ordered by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to abandon its sports pool wagering system after state gaming officials declared the...
article Nevada Sports Book Operator Accepted Online Bets From Gamblers Outside Of State (8/13/2018)
(Nevada) -- A top Nevada sports book operator is in hot water once again with regulators, and this time it will have to dismantle its systems used to facilitate wagers....
article Dotty’s slot casino chain settles discrimination suit for $3.5M (6/24/2018)
(Nevada) -- The company that operates the Dotty’s casino chain in Nevada and Montana has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit,...
article Boomtown Casino Hotel operator agrees to pay $40,000 fine (6/18/2018)
(Nevada) -- In Nevada, the operator of the Boomtown Casino Hotel has reportedly agreed to pay a fine of $40,000 amid allegations that its website for the Verdi-based...
article Dotty’s slot casino chain settles discrimination suit for $3.5M (6/6/2018)
(Nevada) -- The company that operates the Dotty’s casino chain in Nevada and Montana has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a disability discrimination suit,...
article Boomtown Under Fire For Violating Internet Gaming Law (5/18/2018)
(Nevada) -- Boomtown Casino is facing disciplinary action after the Nevada Gaming Control Board filed a complaint against it for violating internet gaming law. In the...
article Reno’s Boomtown casino accused of violating Internet law (5/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- State regulators have accused Boomtown casino in Reno of violating Nevada's Internet laws by linking in with two foreign companies that offered gaming...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

CG Technology

article Some gaming officials think CG Technology’s license should be revoked (9/1/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission last month did something it rarely does — reject a settlement agreement between the state Gaming Control Board and an...
article Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator (8/26/2018)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators rejected a proposed settlement on Thursday with a troubled sports books operator, which admitted to taking unlawful bets and...
article Inside Gaming: Nevada Regulators Reject CG Technology Settlement (8/24/2018)
(Nevada) -- This week's Inside Gaming begins with Nevada regulators choosing to reject a settlement with a major sportsbook operator following multiple violations, looks...
article Cantor's Sports-Bet Spinoff May Lose License Over Illegal Wagers (8/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- CG Technology, the sports book operator spun off from Cantor Fitzgerald LP, admitted it accepted illegal online bets from outside Nevada, putting the...
article CG Technology’s Nevada gaming license in hot water (8/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- If CG Technology was expecting the Nevada Gaming Commission Thursday to approve a slap on the wrist for several sports betting violations, they were in...
article Nevada Sportsbook Operator CG Technology Still In Hot Water With Regulators: License ‘Revocation Is Not Off The Table’ (8/23/2018)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously rejected Thursday a proposed settlement with CG Technology over multiple statutory violations by the bookmaker....
article CG Technology Faces Possible Shuttering Of Its Sportsbook Technology In Nevada (8/21/2018)
(Nevada) -- Nevada sportsbook operator CG Technology faces a $250,000 fine and the discontinuation of the use of its sports betting technology at a meeting of the state...
article Nevada Gaming Commission could fine CG Technologies $250K (8/21/2018)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission will consider levying a $250,000 fine against CG Technologies for four violations alleged by the state Gaming Control Board.
article Nevada Gaming Commission may revoke sports book operator’s license (8/21/2018)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission will consider revoking the license of sports book operator CG Technologies and levying a $250,000 fine against the company for...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Maine Gaming

article State agrees to settle $500M fine against casino (9/1/2018)
(Maine) -- Maine is set to slash fines lodged against backers of a failed casino effort from half a million dollars to $100,000. The Maine ethics commission voted 4-0...
article Ethics staff wants to lower fine against casino campaign because it’s unlikely to be paid (8/29/2018)
(Maine) -- The backers of a failed referendum drive to bring a casino to York County in 2017 could be getting a major reduction in the fine they owe for violating Maine...
article Ethics commission staff recommends reducing fine for failed casino campaign (8/28/2018)
(Maine) -- The backers of a failed referendum drive to bring a casino to York County in 2017 could be getting a major reduction in the fine they owe for violating Maine...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Chippewa Cree

article Chippewa Cree Tribe loses bid to silence whistleblower (8/26/2018)
(Montana) -- The tribe instead questioned whether St. Marks could be considered a whistleblower under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The federal law...
1 Article on this Issue

Crown Ltd

article Crown Casino escapes $19,342 fine after Carl Williams' underage daughter posts a photo (8/25/2018)
(Australia) -- Crown Casino has escaped a $19,342 fine after the 17-year-old daughter of slain gangster Carl Williams posted a picture of herself inside its high-rollers...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Wynn Resorts to Discover Fate From Massachusetts Regulators Next Month (8/23/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts continues to build its $2.5 billion integrated casino complex outside Boston without formally knowing whether it will be permitted to...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Two Pennsylvania casinos slapped with six-figure fines (8/19/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two casinos in the US state of Pennsylvania were slapped with fines this past week totaling $160,000. The fines were levied by the state’s Gaming...
article Three Fines Levied by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Totaling $160,000 (8/17/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $160,000 against two casinos for various violations.
article Meadows Casino operator fined by state gaming board (8/16/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Washington County casino and another in Mongomery County were fined by the state Gaming Control Board after violations.
article Penna. fines Valley Forge Casino $85K for gaming violations (8/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Valley Forge Casino Resort on Wednesday agreed to pay $85,000 in fines to Pennsylvania gaming regulators to settle two violations, including a charge...
article PA regulator fines Valley Forge casino for excessive free slots play (6/29/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- An investigation by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) into Valley Forge Casino Resort near King of Prussia, Pennsylvania has resulted in the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Medical marijuana still illegal under Cherokee tribal law (7/18/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- In a story you only saw on 2 Works for You, medical marijuana is still illegal under Cherokee tribal law. "I think it will be good — for the...
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Navajo Nation

article Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel (7/17/2018)
(Arizona) -- Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe's former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was...
article Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel (7/17/2018)
(Arizona) -- Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe's former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Report finds underage people accessed gaming floor at Rivers Casino (7/14/2018)
(New York) -- A new finding from the State Gaming Commission found underage people were able to access the gaming floor at Rivers Casino. Our media partner, the Daily...
1 Article on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Burlington casino pays $20,000 state penalty after tax reporting error (7/12/2018)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved a fine of $20,000 today for the Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington for an error in gambling tax reporting.
article Sioux City casino to pay $20K penalty for underage gambler (4/14/2018)
(Iowa) -- Officials say the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sioux City has agreed to pay a $20,000 penalty for letting an underage person gamble. The casino's...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars Entertainment Corporation agrees $1 million Indiana fine (7/2/2018)
(Indiana) -- In Indiana, last week reportedly saw American casino giant, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, agree to pay a $1 million fine for allegedly attempting to...
article Caesars Gets Indiana Racetrack Approval with Million Dollar ‘Don’t Pull That S**t with Us’ Fine from State Gaming Commish (6/30/2018)
(Indiana) -- Caesars Entertainment’s proposed $1.7 billion Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand racino acquisition from Centaur Gaming is nearing the finish line. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Mark Twain Casino faces possible disciplinary action (6/28/2018)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Gaming Commission is proposing disciplinary action be taken against Mark Twain Casino for an alleged violation of gaming rules. At its monthly...
1 Article on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Construction Union Protests Circus Circus Reno Remodel, Nevada State Contractors Board Levies Fine (6/19/2018)
(Nevada) -- Circus Circus Reno has been the target of protests by local labor union members who feel the contractor hired for the resort’s multimillion-dollar...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article State banishment law increases penalty for those trespassing on tribal land (6/18/2018)
(North Carolina) -- A new North Carolina state law increases the penalty for those who have been banished from tribal lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who...
1 Article on this Issue

Pojoaque Pueblo

article Companies Settle With State in Dispute Over Tribal Casinos (5/29/2018)
(New Mexico) -- A company that supplied gaming devices to an Indian reservation in New Mexico while it was operating casinos in violation of federal law has agreed to a...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article California card room catches $3m break from fed watchdog (5/7/2018)
(California) -- A California card room has caught a $3m break from federal watchdogs after promising to do a betyter job of observing anti-money laundering (AML) rules
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Card Clubs

article FinCEN Extends $3 Million Carrot to Card Club and Casino: Reduce Assessed Civil Penalty by Completing Compliance Undertakings (5/7/2018)
(California) -- FinCEN announced on May 3, 2018 that Artichoke Joe’s, a card club and casino located in San Bruno, California and founded in 1916, has entered into...
1 Article on this Issue

Steve Wynn

article Steve Wynn isn’t out of the woods with gaming regulators (4/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Just because Steve Wynn has stepped down from his leadership positions at Wynn Resorts Ltd., has sold all the shares he owned in the company and settled...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Court knocks back $3M penalty appeal by online gaming giant Valve (4/20/2018)
(Washington) -- The High Court of Australia has dismissed an application by one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, Valve Corporation, to appeal a...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article $1.5 Million In Crypto Seized By Police In Online Football Gambling (7/16/2018)
(Internet) -- The ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup has definitely caused a spike in online gambling. The Chinese local police have been carrying out a crackdown on World Cup...
article Rivers Casino contests underage gambling finding (7/13/2018)
(New York) -- Rivers Casino & Resort is contesting a state Gaming Commission finding that underage persons were able to access the casino's gaming floor over the...
article Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine (7/13/2018)
(Nevada) -- The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming...
article Schenectady casino contesting fines for underage gambling (7/12/2018)
(New York) -- The state Gaming Commission has fined Rivers Casino & Resort for allegedly violating laws prohibiting minors in the casino and in at least one instance...
article 32Red hit with $2.6M fine for failing to protect problem gambler (6/20/2018)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) slapped British online casino operator 32Red with a £2 million fine for failing to protect a problem gambler.
article Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine (6/15/2018)
(Nevada) -- The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming...
article Underage gaming at Hollywood Casino results in fine (5/30/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a consent agreement between the PGCB’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and Mountainview Thoroughbred...
article Gaming Commission recommends Mark Twain Casino be fined $5,000 (5/30/2018)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Gaming Commission is proposing that disciplinary action be taken against Mark Twain Casino for alleged violations of gaming rules.
article Utah lawmakers look to make gaming machine use a gambling offense (5/17/2018)
(Utah) -- Investigators are strategizing right now about how to tackle a problem that has popped back up in Utah. Just last year, they cracked down on gaming machines,...
article University Fined for Violating Indian Remains Law (5/6/2018)
(West Virginia) -- A university in West Virginia has been fined $4,999 for failing to complete inventories of American Indian remains and artifacts in its possession....

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