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Iowa Gaming

article Grand Falls casino pays fine for underage gambler (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood in northwest Iowa agreed to pay a fine of $20,000 Thursday for a underage gambling violation. Iowa Racing and Gaming...
article Grand Falls casino pays fine for underage gambler (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood in northwest Iowa agreed to pay a fine of $20,000 Thursday for a underage gambling violation.
article Casinos in Sioux City and Jefferson fined $20,000 by regulators for violations (3/6/2019)
(Iowa) -- Casinos in Sioux City and Jefferson agreed to fines of $20,000 each at the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting Tuesday for violations of rules. Iowa...
article Jefferson casino pays $10,000 for accounting error (11/19/2018)
(Iowa) -- The Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson will pay $10,000 for an accounting error. The administrator of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, Brian Ohorilko, says...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Meadows Casino operator fined $12,500 for underage gaming (4/19/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Washington Trotting Association LLC, operator of the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in North Strabane Township, has been fined $12,500 for an underage...
article Sands Casino, Meadows track face underage gambling fines (4/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania state Gaming Control Board has announced a fine levied against the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, citing underage gambling and...
article Pennsylvania Bill Would Bolster Underage Gambling Penalties (3/11/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A bill introduced on March 1 into the Pennsylvania Legislature calls for increasing the severity of penalties for underage gambling at the state’...
article PA Gaming Control Board Levies Fines Totaling $37,500 (3/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved two fines today totaling $37,500. The fines were the result of Board approvals at its public meeting of...
press release PA Gaming Control Board Levies $272,500 in Fines (2/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $272,500 against two casinos.
article Will SugarHouse Be Affected by New Jersey Fine for Underage Gambling with PA Operations? (1/25/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Summary: The SugarHouse online casino in New Jersey, PlaySugarHouse, was recently fined for underage gambling. Will the fine cause issue in Pennsylvania...
article Company seeking to build Beaver casino fined for underage drinking, gambling (12/27/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A company that is trying to build a casino in Big Beaver was fined $170,000 by the state for allegedly allowing underage drinking and underage gambling.
article Mount Airy Casino Resort fined for underage gaming, drinking (12/26/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The company that intends to build a casino in Big Beaver has been fined $170,000 by the state for allegedly allowing underage gaming and underage...
article Pennsylvania casinos fined for underage gaming and alcohol violations (12/20/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has handed out fines against two casinos for underage gaming and alcohol violations. The casinos, operated by...
article Fines Levied by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Totaling $210,000 (12/19/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $210,000 against two casinos for underage gaming violations.
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Sands Casino Resort operator facing $230k in fines (4/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The operator of the Sands Casino Resort in Northampton County is facing $230,000 in fines. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines of $120...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article NJ seizes thousands in winnings from underage, prohibited gamblers (3/30/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. As part of the...
article NJ Might Increase Casino Fines For Allowing Betting On Off-Limits College Events (3/11/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting laws clearly ban wagering on college sporting events involving in-state universities, or on such events taking place in...
article 2014 Case Of Illegal Online Gambling Outside NJ Ends With $90K Forfeiture (3/7/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The largest reported forfeiture case in NJ online casino history is finally settled, five years later. Vinh Dao, a California man, agreed to forfeit more...
article New Jersey Regulator Seizes $90,000 After Player Gambled Online from California (3/7/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Caesars Interactive and the Borgata, Atlantic City have been ordered to forfeit more than $90,000 sitting since 2014 in the online gambling accounts of a...
article California man’s luck runs out as he must fork over $90K for gambling online using N.J. betting sites (3/6/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators have ordered a California man to hand over more than $90,000 from online accounts he had funded and gambled with from...
article Rush Street Gaming hit with New Jersey fine (1/25/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reportedly ordered a subsidiary of Rush Street Gaming to pay a fine of $30,000 after determining that...
article Rush Street Interactive fined for underage gambling in New Jersey (1/24/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has become the first online gaming operator to be issued with a fine for allowing minors to access its igaming services in...
article N.J.-licensed online gambling site slapped with fine after glitch allows under-21 bets (1/23/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators have levied their first fine for underage internet gambling, assessing the company behind the playsugarhouse.com website $...
article Rush Street Gets Fined By NJ Regulators For Illegal Underage Online Gambling (1/23/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement fined Rush Street Interactive NJ (RSI) for an underage online gambling incident. The complaint is dated...
article Golden Nugget and Caesars Entertainment face penalties over illegal sports wagering (1/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The two casinos have been fined by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement for allegedly accepting bets on college sporting events.
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article $107K Seized From Underage, Banned Gamblers At AC Casino: Report (3/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey regulators seized more than $107,000 in winnings from underage and otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in...
article $107K Seized From Underage, Banned Gamblers At AC Casino: Report (3/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey regulators seized more than $107,000 in winnings from underage and otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in...
article Caesars, Golden Nugget accepted illegal sports bets (12/24/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Two casinos violated state gaming regulations by taking action on football games involving college teams from New Jersey. Golden Nugget Atlantic City...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article New Jersey Gaming Regulators Seize $107K From Prohibited Players at Borgata, Issue Numerous Fines (3/28/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gaming regulators have confiscated more than $107,000 in casino winnings that were won by prohibited players at the Borgata in Atlantic City.
article 2 New Jersey casinos fined for taking wagers on college football games (12/27/2018)
(New Jersey) -- Two New Jersey casinos have been fined for taking illegal bets on college football games. Golden Nugget Atlantic City and Caesars Entertainment Corp....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts harassment saga is far from being over (3/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. officials say they’re relieved that last week’s Nevada Gaming Commission hearing is over. But should they be? The commission...
article Gaming Commission assesses Wynn Resorts a record-setting $20 million fine (2/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission levied a record-setting $20 million fine against Wynn Resorts and settled a complaint Tuesday that stemmed from the company...
article Nevada Gaming Commission approves record $20 million fine against Wynn Resorts (2/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with Wynn Resorts that includes a record $20 million fine against the company for its failure to...
article Nevada Gaming Commission fines Wynn Resorts record $20M (2/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. executives collectively sank into their seats as the Nevada Gaming Commission zeroed in on the amount of the fine the company would pay.
article Battenfeld: If the Gaming Commission won’t do its job, AG Healey should (2/26/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts public deserves to have a new casino that hasn’t been tainted by allegations of sexual abuse and a bungled review process that...
article What should Wynn Resorts pay Nevada to settle the company’s sexual misconduct case? (2/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s ridiculous to think Wynn Resorts could escape paying a multi-million-dollar fine stemming from a 10-count complaint filed by Nevada gaming...
article Wynn Resorts to pay undisclosed fine to settle Nevada disciplinary action (1/28/2019)
(Nevada) -- Wynn Resorts has agreed to pay an undisclosed fine to settle disciplinary action filed by Nevada gaming regulators over the investigation of sexual...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield sees spike in minors on gambling floor, cites stepped-up surveillance (3/2/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield, in its latest quarterly report, said there was a spike in minors found on the gambling floor at its $960 million resort casino in...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Gambling regulators authorize settlement in Wynn lawsuit (2/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A settlement is pending in casino mogul Steve Wynn’s lawsuit seeking to block the release of Massachusetts’ investigation into allegations...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Receives Slap On the Wrist From NJ Gambling Regulator (12/20/2018)
(New Jersey) -- Hard Rock International has been reprimanded by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). The “slap on the wrist” was for non-...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Churchill Downs Historical Racing Gaming Parlor Fined for Machine Errors (12/13/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs opened its Derby City Gaming parlor in Louisville, Kentucky, in September, and each day since then the state has been fining the company $1...
1 Article on this Issue

Churchill Downs

article As fines mount, Churchill Downs working to fix 'instant racing' games (12/12/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs is working to correct a flaw in all 900 gaming machines at its new $65 million Derby City facility in Louisville after state regulators...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Judge nixes mining company challenge to ‘bad actor’ label (12/8/2018)
(Montana) -- A Montana judge has dismissed a lawsuit from an Idaho mining company that’s fighting to overturn its designation by Montana regulators as an industry...
1 Article on this Issue

CG Technology

article Nevada issues US$2 million fine (11/23/2018)
(Nevada) -- Las Vegas sportsbook operator CG Technology has been fined yet again by the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) over serious compliance failures. The regulator...
article Nevada regulators approve deal with sportsbook operator (11/16/2018)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with a troubled sportsbook operator that has admitted to taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

CSKT

article Tribal pharmacy to pay $95K settlement (11/19/2018)
(Montana) -- The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ pharmacy will pay more than $95,000 to settle alleged violations of federal drug laws. These issues were...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Million-dollar con at Vegas casino gets 2 gamblers banned, listed in Nevada’s ‘black book’: report (11/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- Two names have been added to Nevada’s “black book,” meaning the two craps players are banned from entering casinos in the state after...
article 2 added to Nevada’s ‘black book’ for scamming Bellagio in craps (11/15/2018)
(Nevada) -- Two men who were part of a group that scammed Bellagio of an estimated $1.2 million in craps games have been placed on Nevada’s list of excluded...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article North Dakota regulators seek to fine TigerSwan up to $2M (11/16/2018)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota regulators are seeking up to $2 million in fines from a North Carolina company that handled security for the developer of the heavily...
1 Article on this Issue

BIA

article BIA imposes sanctions on tribes for audit problems (11/15/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The joint programs run by the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone will now be funded through advance monthly installments, a punishment imposed by the...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Casino.com Fined €450,000 by Netherlands Regulator (4/11/2019)
(Netherlands) -- The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the Netherlands gambling regulator, levied a €450,000 ($507,000) fine on Onisac Limited, the parent company of Casino...
article Pointsbet fined $20,000 for offering inducements to gamble (4/10/2019)
(UK) -- Betting operator PointsBet has been convicted and fined $20,000 for posting an illegal gambling advertisement in New South Wales. The penalty was handed down in...
article Democratic Box Elder rep ID’ed as target of harassment complaint (2/25/2019)
(Montana) -- State Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, has been identified as the legislator who was the subject of a harassment complaint last year – a...
article Pennsylvania: Mount Airy Casino fined after patron drives drunk, kills jogger (2/8/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania casino has been fined more than $250,000 after a customer was served eight drinks in less than two hours and killed a jogger while...
article Montreal Casino to Pay Out Over $100,000 For Overcharging on Drinks (2/2/2019)
(Quebec) -- The Montreal Casino and the government-run corporation that owns it will have to pay out $102,500 in compensation for overcharging on alcohol drinks,...
article A McDonald’s and a Coast casino restaurant cited for critical health violations (12/21/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Two fast-food restaurants on the Mississippi Coast have recently been cited for critical violations in state health department inspections.
article Woman who left child alone in Rivers Casino parking garage now banned for life (12/17/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A woman has been banned from the Rivers Casino for life after allegedly leaving her 10-year-old child in a parked car in the casino garage while she...
article Russia fines Google for allowing prohibited sites in search results (12/11/2018)
(Russia) -- Russia’s telecom watchdog has made good on its threat to issue a financial penalty to Google for refusing to scrub forbidden material – including...
article Gambling Commission crackdown results in big fines (11/30/2018)
(UK) -- In the United Kingdom, three licensed online casino operators have reportedly been fined by the Gambling Commission regulator to the combined tune of almost...
article UKGC Turns Screws on Errant Licensees With £14 Million in New Fines (11/29/2018)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission continues to pile regulatory pressure — and seven-figure fines — on wayward online gaming companies. On Thursday, the...
article Sweden fines Casino Cosmopol for anti-money laundering failings (11/27/2018)
(Sweden) -- The land-based casino operations of Sweden’s state-owned Svenska Spel betting monopoly have been fined for violating anti-money laundering laws.
article Banned Ute doesn’t speak for full tribe, officials say (11/1/2018)
(Colorado) -- The ban of Ute elder Kenny Frost from the Yampah Vapor Caves has angered some, but members of his tribe have cautioned that he does not speak for the...
article Ute leader alleges wrongdoing in Glenwood Springs’ Yampah cave ban (10/30/2018)
(Colorado) -- A Ute tribal member who has been a fixture of the Yampah Vapor Caves in Glenwood Springs is no longer welcome at the site after a dispute over a September...
article Swedish media website fined for linking to int’l gambling sites (10/12/2018)
(Sweden) -- A Swedish media outlet has been fined for hyperlinking to an online gambling website that lacks a Swedish gaming license. On Friday, Sweden’s...
article Czech Finance Ministry Struggles to Collect Fines from Erring Gambling Operators (10/11/2018)
(Czech Republic) -- The Czech Ministry of Finance managed to collect only a fraction of the fines it has imposed on illegal online gambling operations since the...
article Casino visited the home of a problem gambler only for him to lose £1m in 24-hours a year later (10/11/2018)
(UK) -- A casino manager visited the home of a problem gambler as part of efforts to keep him in touch with the casino, before he went on to lose £1 million in a...
article UK Gambling Commission imposes penalty package on Rank Group (10/11/2018)
(UK) -- The online operator will have to pay £500,000 (USD 658,789) For failing to follow THE United Kindom's regulatory body rules which protect problem...
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...

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