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3/24/2017

article Gambling isn't one of NFL's 3 biggest concerns about Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- If the Oakland Raiders do end up moving to Las Vegas, the city's rampant gambling won't be the NFL's biggest concern. In fact, it won't...
article Why security expert says Las Vegas visitors should feel ‘very, very safe’ here
(Las Vegas) -- Acts of terror may be happening more frequently in tourism hot spots around the world, but visitors to Las Vegas are coming to one of the safest...
article Gamers join gamblers in A.C. this weekend
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Atlantic City is betting that spectators will pay to see professional and amateur Gears of War 4 video game players face off in the inaugural...
article Pennsylvania Casino Gambling Win Down In February
(Pennsylvania) -- The report shows that this February's gross table games revenue was $66,302,623 compared to $68,187,957 in revenue produced by the 12 casinos...
article Tax Rates Aren’t The Only Thing That Could Derail Online Gambling In Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Last summer, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive gaming reform bill that included the legalization of online gambling. That was the...
article Oxford Casino yields bonanza for town, county
(Maine) -- A "cascade of revenue" distribution system from the Oxford Casino yielded $1.6 million for the town of Oxford and just over $800,000 for Oxford...
article Massachusetts developer poised to buy Scarborough Downs for project that may include racetrack
(Maine) -- Scarborough Downs, the struggling center of Maine’s harness racing industry, is under contract to be purchased by a Massachusetts developer who...
article NH casino gambling bill wins Senate approval, but faces challenge ahead in the House
(New Hampshire) -- It may have taken 18 years of effort, but Manchester's long-time state senator got the votes he needed Thursday and his bill to allow two casinos...
article New casinos dip into tracks' revenue
(New York) -- Gamblers shuffling from one upstate casino to another is well underway: Existing racetracks near the two new casinos had a revenue drop of 17 percent each...
article Ark. bill prohibits Alcoholic Beverage Control from enforcing gambling machine laws
(Arkansas) -- In Arkansas, a bill already approved in the Senate came out of the House Rules Committee this week without comment. The bill, championed in the State...
article Governor takes strong stance against casino gambling
(Nebraska) -- Gov. Pete Ricketts reiterated his strong opposition to legalization of casino gambling in the state during his call-in radio show Monday. A caller told the...
article Slot revenue pours into London infrastructure projects
(Ontario) -- The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation poured $4.5 million in slot machine revenue last year into infrastructure upgrades in London. A chunk of up to $1...
article VR/AR Gambling Conference 2017 Announces Key Speakers
(Prague) -- The upcoming VR/AR Gambling Conference 2017 is dedicated to exploring the next wave of iGaming innovation in the industry. Eyes were already being drawn...
article Guy Who Wants Everyone To Believe He Created Bitcoin, Now Patenting Everything Bitcoin With An Online Gambling Fugitive
(Internet) -- As you may recall, there was a giant fuss last year, when an Australian guy named Craig Wright not only claimed that he was "Satoshi Nakamoto...
article Bet365, William Hill latest to exit Poland’s online gambling market
(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.
article Casual gambling is getting out of control
(Ireland) -- Calls have been made for new legislation that protects those vulnerable to gambling addiction to be signed into law. The Gambling Control Bill was published...
article The UK Online Gambling Market Continues To Dominate
(UK) -- The UK has always been a pretty tolerant country when it comes to enjoying a flutter. Ever since way back in the day when bets would be placed by telegraph wire...
article Australia Outlaws Online Poker, Live Sports Betting
(Australia) -- Australian federal parliament banned online poker Tuesday after the Senate passed an amendment bill to close "loopholes," moving from tightening...
article Tabcorp : Australian Gaming Company Tabcorp Fined $45 Million for Anti-Trust Violations
(Australia) -- Gaming company Tabcorp has been fined $45 million for breaching anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing laws. The Federal Court found that...
article North Korea: Country Is Seeking Foreign Investment To Start Casino Cruise Line
(North Korea) -- North Korea was recently in a diplomatic battle with Malaysia over the death of Kim Jong-nam and it has also been in the news for its missile tests. The...
article Thousands calling Michigan Gambling Helpline as state fights addictions
(Michigan) -- More than 526,000 phone calls were placed to Michigan Problem Gambling Helpline since its creation in 1999, according to data obtained by the Newschannel 3...
article Smartphones banned in Social Experiment poker event
(California) -- Event organisers of the upcoming $100,000 Guaranteed No Limit Hold'em Triple Stack Social Experiment event at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles have...
article Amaya Eyes Acquisitions After Baazov Exit
(New York) -- In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is growing.

3/23/2017

article The Casino Of The Future: How Casinos Are Changing Their Image And Transitioning Away From Gambling
(USA) -- Imagine traveling back in time to 1970. There, you play a word association game starting with “casino.” The response would be nearly unanimous: some...
article Another Online Casino Gambling Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Keystone State lawmakers now have a third online poker bill to chew on. The legislation, Senate Bill 524, that was introduced Monday attempts to end a...
article No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings
(Pennsylvania) -- In spite of warnings almost 10 years ago that compulsive gambling would increase when Western Pennsylvania‘s first legal casino, The Meadows,...
article Wynn Resorts unveils significant changes to Everett casino project
(Massachusetts) -- Robert DeSalvio, Wynn Resorts’ lead Massachusetts’ executive, has unveiled significant changes to a portion of the company’s $2.4...
article Full Senate Votes to Legalize Casino Gambling in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- A bill seeking to open two casinos in New Hampshire passed the full Senate Thursday 13 votes to 10. Under the measure, 5,000 slot machines and 240...
article Casino in Pittsburg preparing for opening
(Kansas) -- Although the doors don't open to the public for another week, there is plenty of activity around Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel. During a Thursday tour...
article Casino Smoking Bad for the Body, but No Smoking Bad for Business, Harrah’s New Orleans Says
(Louisiana) -- Casino smoking inside Harrah’s New Orleans has been banned since April of 2015, and as the two-year anniversary of the clean-air regulation...
article Casino gambling bill back from the dead
(Georgia) -- A push to legalize casino gambling in Georgia may have a little life left. Thursday Rep. Ron Stephens, R -Savannah, presented an updated "destination...
article Greyhound breeder elimination bill advances
(West Virginia) -- A bill to eliminate West Virginia’s Greyhound Breeders Fund will get a vote on the Senate floor. The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday...
article DraftKings Rolls Out New Commercials, Pushes Daily Fantasy Golf Ahead Of The Masters
(USA) -- DraftKings is looking to give an added push for its fantasy golf product ahead of The Masters, which starts in three weeks. It comes as daily fantasy sports...
article DFS Legalization Bills Introduced in Pennsylvania, Ohio
(USA) -- Online gambling legislation tends to be cyclical. For a while, lawmakers make a push and when positive results fail to materialize (which they often do),...
article How Bitcoin Is Transforming Casino Industry
(USA) -- Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that became known in the year 2008 as an alternative to traditional currency systems. Comparing such traditional currencies as Euro...
article Analysts Warn about Stringent Betting Restrictions on UK Retail Gaming Machines
(UK) -- International ratings agency Fitch Ratings warned that the United Kingdom government may impose more stringent betting restrictions on in-store gaming machines...
article Proposed $3 billion Gold Coast casino complex could be partially owned by Chinese government
(Australia) -- As reported in a March 13 article, Multi-billion dollar Gold Coast casino resort project under spotlight, proponents of a proposed $3 billion integrated...
article North Korea seeks foreign investors to back casino cruise
(North Korea) -- Fresh from provoking global outrage by launching a volley of missiles into the Sea of Japan, cash-strapped North Korea is inviting foreign investors to...
article Silver Heritage ups Nepal casino budget, raises new capital
(Nepal) -- Asian casino operator and developer Silver Heritage Group Ltd has increased by one-third the budget on its under-construction Nepal gaming resort near that...
article A bet with your life: Gambling addiction
(Delaware) -- Nobody starts out thinking they're going to lose their house, family or commit suicide from an addiction. Yet those are familiar horror stories in the...
article Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Sports Book Director Credits Ronda Rousey For Surge In MMA Gambling
(Las Vegas) -- Mike Piranio is the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Race/Sports Book Director and he has been in that position for quite some time now.
article Is Amaya Inc. a Good Play on the Coming Online Gambling Revolution?
(Quebec) -- Despite attempts by regulators in many jurisdictions, it seems that it’s only a matter of time before online gambling becomes legal. With governments...

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