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Michigan Gaming

article Michigan names GLI as official lab (4/27/2017)
(Michigan) -- The State of Michigan will be operating its gaming technology under the approval and control of popular Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), due to a...
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Sports Betting

article Nevada OKs Prop Bets on NFL Draft (4/27/2017)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has approved the state’s sports books to take bets on the National Football League draft to be held in Philadelphia...
article Regulating betting better than ban: Law commission (3/18/2017)
(India) -- Tasked by the Supreme Court to examine whether betting should be legalised in the backdrop of the infamous 2013 IPL betting scandal that rocked the careers of...
article State gambling commission: Your NCAA bracket could be illegal (3/16/2017)
(Washington) -- As the state of Washington waits to see just how far the Gonzaga men will go in the NCAA tournament, the state’s gambling arm says keep your money...
article Gambling Commission investigating breaches of new rules on football betting (2/25/2017)
(UK) -- In the United Kingdom, some 53 football players from the nation’s top eight leagues were reportedly flagged to the Gambling Commission regulator in the 29...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article SugarHouse fined $30,000 over surveillance violations (4/26/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse Casino on Wednesday received a $30,000 fine from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for violations of the Fishtown property's...
article Pennsylvania Turnpike Chair Leaving To Join Gaming Board (2/23/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The chairman of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is leaving to join the state’s casino regulatory agency. Sean Logan issued a news release...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Niagara Casino

article Woman forfeits $1,400 jackpot after self-barring from Niagara Falls casino (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Two years ago, Pasqua DiGianni had a bad night on the slot machines at Seneca Niagara Casino. After winning a jackpot and then losing most of it back...
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Australia Gaming

article Gaming and alcohol watchdog accused of running skeleton staff at Crown (4/20/2017)
(Australia) -- The state's gaming and alcohol watchdog has been accused of failing to provide critical scrutiny of Crown, with just 13 people, including junior staff...
article Gambling machine 'sinking lid' policy for Queenstown Lakes District 'tempting' (4/12/2017)
(Australia) -- A 'sinking lid' condition on gaming machines in the Queenstown Lakes District is tempting but will not be pursued - for now. Queenstown Lakes...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Casinos serving alcohol until 4AM may impact local businesses (4/20/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Last week, 22News brought you a story about the house budget proposal that has a provision allowing casinos to serve alcohol until 4:00 a.m. to...
article Rosenberg against late night alcohol sales at casinos (4/16/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A House budget proposal that would allow alcohol to be served in casinos until 4 a.m. could become a slippery slope to other changes, eroding the...
article Lawmakers caught up in collision of online gaming, gambling (4/2/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- As the commission looking into online gaming and online gambling presses ahead in its study of ways to regulate and possibly make money from the...
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Amaya Gaming

article Former Aston Hill sales manager settles with OSC in Amaya insider trading case (4/18/2017)
(Ontario) -- The former national sales manager at Aston Hill Financial was handed a two-year trading ban, and ordered to pay penalties and disgorgement totaling $11,000...
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Cedar Rapids Casino

article Regulators could visit proposed Cedar Rapids casino sites in September (4/12/2017)
(Iowa) -- Iowa gambling regulators could visit the three proposed urban casino sites in downtown Cedar Rapids this September if the panel adopts the fiscal 2018 meeting...
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Fantasy Sports

article Here’s what you need to know before playing daily fantasy sports (4/7/2017)
(Georgia) -- Georgia lawmakers this year shelved a bill that would have legalized online daily fantasy sports by declaring them games of skill, not chance. But if daily...
article New Jersey Fantasy Sports Regulations Coming Soon? (4/7/2017)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Assembly’s Appropriations Committee has passed a bill aimed at establishing fantasy sports regulations to govern fantasy sports...
article Why the island of Malta is important for DraftKings (3/22/2017)
(Malta) -- Daily fantasy sports company DraftKings will launch in Germany this week, Yahoo Finance has learned. The company will open up a beta version of its platform,...
article Republican lawmaker looks to regulate fantasy sports in NC (3/16/2017)
(North Carolina) -- The popularity of fantasy sports continues to grow across the U.S. At least eight states have passed laws regulating the industry and soon North...
article NY Daily Fantasy Sports Revenue Stats Strengthen Argument For Regulation… Of Online Gambling (3/13/2017)
(New York) -- A recent report from New York gaming regulators reveals that the daily fantasy sports industry isn’t exactly a cash cow, especially compared to...
article Fantasy football involvement caused NCAA suspension of UR baseball players (2/28/2017)
(Virginia) -- Two of the University of Richmond’s best baseball players are among five who have begun this season suspended for NCAA rules violations related to...
article Report: Richmond baseball players suspended over fantasy football (2/28/2017)
(Virginia) -- Five Richmond baseball players who have been ruled ineligible by the NCAA were involved in fantasy football, leading to their suspensions to start the...
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Nevada Gaming

article Proposed Nevada Legislation to Redefine a Gaming Device Manufacturer (4/5/2017)
(Nevada) -- On April 3, 2017, the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 75 (2017), which would, among other amendments, amend the current definition...
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eSports

article Fair Game: Writing the Rules for eSports (4/4/2017)
(Nevada) -- While students are busy dreaming of new ways that casinos and eSports can come together, Brett Abarbanel, the International Gaming Institute’s Director...
article Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games" (3/18/2017)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission has condemned the "parasitic" websites that facilitate unlicensed and unregulated gambling around eSports. Sarah Harrison,...
article Lack of regulation in esports gambling remains a burden (3/16/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Last week the esports community was up in arms when Allen Cook, a man who worked as an analyst for Dota 2 team Ad Finem shared his ante-post bets from the...
article UK Regulators Offer Clarion Call For Esports Gambling Oversight, Including Skin Betting (3/16/2017)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission issued a position paper this week on “Virtual currencies, esports and social casino gaming.”
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Japan Gaming

article IR promotion HQ begins work on mapping out casino regulations (4/4/2017)
(Japan) -- The government on Tuesday began work in earnest to map out casino regulations following the enactment last year of the so-called integrated resort, or IR,...
article Slot Machine Maker Says Japan Casinos Need Vegas-Style Oversight (4/2/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Konami Holdings Corp., which supplies slot machines to some of the world’s biggest casinos, will participate in Japan’s gaming industry if the...
article Casino Developers Will Have to be Patient on Japanese Regulation, Says Analyst (2/23/2017)
(Japan) -- Global casino operators are bending over backwards to get a piece of the future Japanese casino industry, but they may have to wait just a little bit longer.
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Mohegan Sun

article OP/ED: Lawmakers giddy over gambling Grants finance pet projects; treatment rolls snake eyes (4/1/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Local legislators took great delight this week in handing out millions of dollars that gamblers lost last year to state-sanctioned casinos. While...
article Mohegan Sun fined $70,000 for underage gambling (3/26/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 on Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally...
article Mohegan Sun fined $70,000 (3/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally on...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono fined for 5 underage gambling incidents (3/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 on Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Marijuana panel tackles Nevada transition to recreational pot, talks casinos’ role (3/28/2017)
(Nevada) -- A panel of local figures in Clark County’s gaming, resort, marijuana and retail associations discussed the importance of maintaining Nevada’s...
article Gaming regulators consistent with message to steer clear of pot business (3/5/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- When Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained how and why the Justice Department would address pot smoking, for both medical and recreational purposes, it...
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Iowa Gaming

article Iowa to regulate lifetime ban for gamblers (3/21/2017)
(Iowa) -- Iowa passed a legislation last week that would allow problem gamblers to enter a gaming floor five years after the initial issuance of a gambling ban. After...
article Editorial: Casino audits should remain public record (3/9/2017)
(Iowa) -- Like many states today, revenue from casinos around Iowa has become a substantial component of the state’s economy. In 2015, Iowa’s casinos paid...
article Casinos in Council Bluffs and Northwood fined for gambling violations (3/8/2017)
(Iowa) -- Two Iowa casinos were issued penalties from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Tuesday for gambling violations. Harrah’s Casino in Council Bluffs was...
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South Korea Gaming

article Asian Countries Compete to Establish Casinos...Korea Left behind due to Excessive Regulation (3/19/2017)
(South Korea) -- A race among Asian countries such as China, Japan, and the Philippines to build casino resorts has kicked off. The Japanese government is busy...
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Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article Charges In Florida's Internet Cafe Fraud Case Dropped (3/18/2017)
(Florida) -- The legal situation regarding online gambling has been difficult to understand in the USA because of the numerous jurisdictions with different laws. In the...
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Bitcoin

article New EU draft law seeks to monitor bitcoin users (3/16/2017)
(Europe) -- Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) continue to seek to end bitcoin’s anonymity. Last week, the parliament drafted a new proposal that seeks to...
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Tabcorp

article Tabcorp switches regulatory supervisor for Tatts merger (3/14/2017)
(Australia) -- Tabcorp Holdings has confirmed that the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) is to assume regulatory supervision for its planned merger with Tatts Group.
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article DC Native Museum Forces Women to Take Off Water Protector Flags (3/13/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Many Native Americans took to social media to denounce the attack on the Indigenous community and its attempts to protect their land and their...
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Florida Gaming

article State denies Bestbet request to install 2,000 slots at Jacksonville poker room (3/11/2017)
(Florida) -- Regulators have denied Bestbet’s request to install 2,000 slot machines at its Jacksonville facility, saying a change is law is required. Duval voters...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release National Indian Gaming Associations and the Blackfeet Gaming Commission Host Gaming Commissioner Certification Training in Montana (3/8/2017)
(Montana) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) and the Blackfeet Gaming Commission hosted a NIGA Gaming Commissioner training at the Glacier Peaks Hotel...
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Macau Gaming

article Majority in favor of smoking ban: New survey (3/6/2017)
(Macau) -- Around 68.7 percent of respondents to a new survey by the Macau Gaming Enterprises Staff Association have expressed their desire to work in smoke free casinos...
article Macau government counters criticism on casino smoking ban stance (2/24/2017)
(Macau) -- In Macau, the government has reportedly rejected allegations that it intends to bow to pressure from casino operators and keep smoker-friendly lounges while...
article Kapok | Smoking gun (2/23/2017)
(Macau) -- Is it me or are we being treated worse than headless chickens with tar-filled lungs? An opinion survey on to smoke or not to smoke in casinos conducted by the...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Architect developing skill-based games gets OK from Nevada Gaming Commission (2/23/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a gaming equipment manufacturing and distribution license to one of the world’s top...
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Other News

article BetConstruct is celebrated with an award (4/27/2017)
(UK) -- BetConstruct takes home the title of Compliance Innovator of the Year at the Gambling Compliance Regulatory Awards 2017 in London, UK.
article What is the best casino financial controls out there on the market? (4/23/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to casino financial controls it is critical that you check out the details before you buy it. You need to read the description of casino...
article Former director of NJDGE signs on as consultant for Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (4/20/2017)
(Bermuda) -- The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission has engaged George Rover as a consultant for their nascent gambling industry. Rover has worked in various capacities as...
article Govt yet to define ‘Goan’ to ban them from casinos (4/20/2017)
(India) -- The State government is set to revise the draft Gaming Rules to establish that visitors on board casinos are non-Goans and above the age of 21 years.
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Provides Customized Regulator Training to Argentina’s Loteria Nacional Sociedad del Estado (4/20/2017)
(Argentina) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) experts traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina to perform a series of training sessions for the Loteria Nacional...
article UKGC Reminds Fairground Operators to Comply with Gaming Machine Rules ahead of Easter Break (4/15/2017)
(UK) -- At the eve of the Easter Holidays, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has posted a special advice addressed to the fairground operators. The British regulatory...
article Shaw says work on gaming commission merger to be completed soon (4/15/2017)
(Jamaica) -- Finance and the Public Service Minister, Audley Shaw, says work to merge Jamaica’s three state-run gaming industry regulatory authorities is expected...
press release BMM Testlabs Providing Certified Gambling World Wide (4/15/2017)
(New Brunswick) -- The regulated online gambling industry has a partner that is indispensable for fair gambling activity. Operators depend on standards set by government...
press release Bingo Nation Addresses Trading Suspension (4/13/2017)
(California) -- Bingo Nation Inc. (BLTO) (the "Company") regrettably announces its receipt on April 11, 2017 of notice from OTC Markets as follows: "We...
article Bookmakers fail to check ages of young gamblers (4/11/2017)
(UK) -- High street bookmakers are flouting age-check rules for users of betting machines linked to a rise in problem gambling, an undercover investigation has found.
article Colombian regulators to cooperate on online gambling regulation following Gaming Summit (4/10/2017)
(Colombia) -- Colombian regulators will be working together with colleagues from other Latin American bodies on different aspects of the gambling legislative, following...
article Why Online Gambling Operators Avoid Tax-Heavy Jurisdictions (4/3/2017)
(Poland) -- Poland’s new gambling law came into effect on Saturday, April 1, 2017. And although its original idea was for the country to introduce a regulatory...
article New Swedish Regulation Will not Spel End (4/3/2017)
(Sweden) -- Tangible news regarding the course of long-awaited Swedish adaptations to dissolve the longstanding monopoly has come out.
article Sweden could end online gambling monopoly (4/3/2017)
(Sweden) -- An unnamed source confirmed that the government of Sweden asked Hakan Hallstedt to investigate the possibility of end the online gambling monopoly and turn...
article Gambling Commission delivers damning verdict on dispute procedures (3/30/2017)
(UK) -- The Gambling Commission, which regulates all betting and gaming in the UK, has delivered a damning verdict on the gambling industry’s procedures for...
article Public Service Board Says Abenaki Tribe Can Intervene In Vermont Yankee Hearings (3/27/2017)
(Vermont) -- The Public Service Board says the Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe can take part in the regulatory hearings for the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear...
article State grants tribes role in Vermont Yankee sale review (3/27/2017)
(Vermont) -- Two Native American tribes have won the right to be involved in the state’s review of the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee. The Vermont Public Service...
article Regulatory Issues to be debated at 21st Annual East Coast Gaming Congress (3/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A panel of leading regulators from across the United States will discuss a variety of complex issues at the 21st Annual East Coast Gaming Congress and...
article Polish Regulatory Crunch Pushing Online Gambling Exits (3/24/2017)
(Poland) -- The legality crunch is coming in the European online gambling industry with new legislation being applied in various jurisdictions in that region. The...
article Bet365, William Hill latest to exit Poland’s online gambling market (3/24/2017)
(Poland) -- A growing number of Polish-facing online gambling operators are racing for the border ahead of new regulatory restrictions that take effect on April 1.

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