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Pennsylvania Gaming

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.
article Erie casino fined; underage gambler said he was older woman (11/1/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The man, 20, said he was in gender transition. Presque Isle Downs & Casino ordered to pay a total of $47,500 for five cases of underage gambling.
article Five Fines Levied by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Totaling $115,500 (10/31/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $115,500 against three casinos and one gaming equipment manufacturer for various...
article Pa. casino fined for allowing underage man, claiming he was transgender, to use woman’s ID (10/31/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- An Erie casino was fined $47,500 Wednesday for allowing underage patrons access to its gaming floor, including a 20-year-old man who used the ID of a...
article Do Pa. casino fines mean all’s not fine with this business? | Editorial (10/5/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Last week, Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino was fined $100,000 for using "illegitimate" card decks. This is just the latest in a steady...
article State fines SugarHouse $100K for dealing with short decks (10/3/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Warning to casino patrons: Beware the flashing light on the dealer's automatic card shuffler. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday...
article The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Fines Casino $95,000 for Regulatory Violations (10/3/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines today totaling $95,000 against the operator of SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia for table games...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

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.
5 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

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....
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

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...
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-...
article BLOG: New Jersey Regulators Slap Hard Rock Atlantic City With A $5,000 Fine (11/7/2018)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) slapped Hard Rock Atlantic City with a $5,000 fine for failing to notify the agency of a key...
article Tough Call: Hard Rock Atlantic City Gets Hit With A Regulatory Fine (11/5/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City has received a fine from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The agency fined the casino on Friday, Nov. 2, after...
article Hard Rock fined by Division of Gaming Enforcement (11/2/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- State gaming regulators have hit Hard Rock casino with a fine for failing to follow regulations and procedures. The New Jersey Division of Gaming...
4 Total Articles 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...
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...
3 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

Iowa Gaming

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...
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...
article CG Technology offers to pay a fine of $1.75 million to settle Nevada discipline action (11/11/2018)
(Nevada) -- Sportsbook operator CG Technology is offering to pay a $1.75 million fine to Nevada gaming regulators to settle a lingering disciplinary action, according to...
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...
4 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

Maine Gaming

article Man banned from Maine casino, threatened with theft charges after thinking he’d won money (11/4/2018)
(Maine) -- A central Maine man is now banned from a local casino after what he says was an honest mistake. CBS 13’s I-Team discovered you could be taking a gamble...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Northeast Missouri casino may face $50,000 fine (11/3/2018)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Gaming Commission has proposed a $50,000 fine for a northeast Missouri casino over allegations of cheating incidents involving employees and...
article Mark Twain Casino faces $50,000 fine for 'multiple cheating incidents' (10/31/2018)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Gaming Commission is proposing that Mark Twain Casino be fined $50,000 for multiple cheating incidents between December 2016 and August 2017.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fort Peck

article Holen charged with animal cruelty for horse deaths in Roosevelt County (11/1/2018)
(Montana) -- Richard Dean Holen has been charged in connection with the deaths of more than a dozen horses in Roosevelt County. Holen is charged with one felony count of...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Pro ‘CS:GO’ Player ‘Forsaken’ Receives Five-Year Ban For Cheating (10/28/2018)
(India) -- The Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC) issued a five-year ban to professional “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” player Nikhil “Forsaken...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article 3 chair umpires banned for life for match-fixing, gambling (10/9/2018)
(UK) -- Three chair umpires from Thailand have been banned for life from tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offenses. The Tennis Integrity Unit...
1 Article on this Issue

Public Smoking

article Macau casinos to face MOP$200,000 fines for illegal smoking rooms from 2019 (10/7/2018)
(Macau) -- Any Macau casinos found to be operating illegal or unapproved smoking rooms after 1 January 2019 face a fine of MOP$200,000 and forced closure of the room.
1 Article on this Issue

Havasupai Tribe

article Progress, not perfection, for Havasupai horses (9/29/2018)
(Arizona) -- In the spring of 2016, eight pack horses were transferred from the Havasupai Indian Reservation to Coconino Humane Association for care. The horses were...
1 Article on this Issue

Payday Loans

article Feds to return $505 million to consumers duped by Scott Tucker’s payday loan scheme (9/27/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Scores of consumers swindled by former race car driver Scott Tucker’s illegal payday loan businesses will receive refund checks worth a...
1 Article on this Issue

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

Other News

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...
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...

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