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1/17/2019

article Big Things Are Happening for US Poker Legislation in 2019
(USA) -- We’re barely into 2019, and the American online poker market has seen a flurry of activity. Lawmakers in various states have been busy trying to legalize...
article NBA ramping up security, education as sports gambling grows around United States
(New York) -- You don’t have to look any further than today’s headlines — four professional tennis players in Europe arrested for match-fixing — to understand the NBA’s...
article New Jersey Online Casinos End 2018 With A Record-Setting Celebration
(New Jersey) -- NJ online casinos put an exclamation point on 2018, as they closed out the year with another record-setting month. The December 2018 numbers released by...
article Ocean Resort Casino New Jersey: Five Questions After The Sale
(New Jersey) -- After just six months of operations, the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City has a new owner. The company put out a press release that left a lot of...
article NJ Keeps Benefiting From Playing Hare To NY’s Sports Betting Tortoise
(New York) -- Legal sports betting is on its way to neighboring New York. Sort of. But it looks like New Yorkers will still be coming to New Jersey to place bets for a...
article Comprehensive Guide To PA Mobile Sportsbooks + Bonus Codes And FAQ
(Pennsylvania) -- Mobile sports betting is expected in Pennsylvania during the spring of 2019. While casino games are sometimes an awkward fit on mobile screens, sports...
article Pennsylvania Casino Revenue Hit Record Highs in 2018
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has published the casino revenue figures for the state in 2018. They show that new all-time highs were hit for...
article Former Michigan Online Gambling Sponsor Sees Clear Path To Passage In 2019
(Michigan) -- Imagine spending 4 1/2 years of your life working on one specific task. In your final week on the job, you log overtime to get it finished, staying well...
article West Virginia Online Gambling On Hold … For Now
(West Virginia) -- Lottery officials in West Virginia will support bills to expand keno offerings and permit limited video lottery (LVL) distributors to operate retail...
article New Orleans casino license awaits lawmakers’ decision
(Louisiana) -- An aggressive and ultimately controversial effort by Harrah’s New Orleans Casino to extend its operating license by 30 years died on the final day...
article AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers
(USA) -- The act of gambling on games of chance has been around for as long as the games themselves. For as long as there's been money to be made wagering on the...
article SBObet gets creative in dodging Poland’s online gambling blacklist
(Poland) -- SBOBET-poland-online-gambling-blacklistPoland’s sports bettors may have another online wagering option, while at least one international operator is...
article Iranian Hacking Collective Suspected of LVS Attack May Have Been Shut Down for Running Gambling Sites
(Las Vegas) -- An Iranian hacking collective that was likely to have been behind 2015’s massive cyberattack on Las Vegas Sands Corp. was shut down last year by the...
article Philippines Gaming Regulator PAGCOR Calls PhilWeb Lawsuit ‘Absurd’
(Philippines) -- Philippines gaming regulator PAGCOR says the lawsuit filed by e-gaming operator PhilWeb that claims the state agency is acting with bias is “...
article SkyCity Hamilton wants to swap 3 blackjack tables for 60 pokie machines
(New Zealand) -- City leaders have scorned them as "misery machines" and "gambling methamphetamine", but Hamilton could still end up with 60 more...

1/16/2019

article Lynn senator putting sports betting on the table
(Massachusetts) -- With thousands of fans getting ready to settle into their couches this weekend for the NFL playoffs, one state senator has a proposal ready to make...
article Sports leagues struggle to deal with data
(USA) -- All the major sports leagues are counting on data to usher them into the future, revolutionizing everything from how teams prepare for games to how fans engage...
article An NFL-backed data firm is launching a sports-gambling marketing company
(USA) -- Sportradar AG, a data provider backed by the NFL and Michael Jordan, is launching a new sports-gambling marketing company, seeking to capitalize on the rapidly...
article Senate President Ruggerio to introduce legislation for mobile sports betting
(Rhode Island) -- Senate President Dominick Ruggerio plans to introduce his long-promised legislation to allow mobile sports betting on Wednesday, setting the stage for...
article Accelerating the evolution of the Las Vegas sports book
(Las Vegas) -- There were plenty of surprises last week when downtown developer Derek Stevens rolled out his ambitious plans for the Circa Resort & Casino, but the...
article Atlantic City casino market records higher annual gaming revenues
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino market had a good 2018 after its nine venues managed to record a 9.2% increase year-on-year in annual aggregated gross gaming...
article Monmouth Park waiting on multimillion-dollar subsidy for horse racing
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has brought in over $1 billion in revenue in sports betting since it was made legal last year. Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport alone made...
article Waukegan officials call for review of 'arbitrary' rules related to video gambling sites
(Illinois) -- Less than a year after approving regulations aimed at reining in the proximity of video gambling locations, the Waukegan City Council may need to take...
article Pennsylvania casino revenue nudges up to new state high in 2018, but barely
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos reached a record high in slots and table game revenue for the fourth straight year in 2018, though the increases have...
article Gaming Revenues Up in Springfield, Down in Connecticut
(Massachusetts) -- After a down month in November, gaming revenues at Massachusetts’ two casinos rebounded in December, delivering nearly $12.3 million to the...
article Delaware accepts $86.9m in sports betting handle in 2018
(Delaware) -- Delaware took $86.9m in sports betting handle during 2018. Full-scale sports wagering began on 5 May across three Delaware venues. Delaware Park took $60....
article Delaware betting market maintains momentum in December
(Delaware) -- Delaware concluded its first six months of legalised sports betting with another strong performance in December, while an increase in stakes in its online...
article Why the wait? MGM wants to buy Empire City for $850M, but NY regulators aren’t acting
(New York) -- For weeks, the state Gaming Commission had eyed Jan. 3 to hold a vote to approve the sale of Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway to MGM Resorts. But the...
article Prairie Meadows announces sports betting partnership with William Hill
(Iowa) -- Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino on Wednesday announced a partnership that will make William Hill, one of the world's leading betting and gaming...
article Chesapeake could get 700 slot-style gambling machines if Rosie's Gaming Emporium opens
(Virginia) -- After getting the go-ahead in Hampton, the new owners of the Colonial Downs horse racing track outside of Richmond hope to bring 700 slot-style gambling...
article Racing Commission again weighs allowing wagers on historical horse races as AG, gambling opponents cry foul
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska State Racing Commission will again consider approving Fonner Park's request to add wagering on historical horse races, even as Nebraska...
article Churchill Downs Inc. forces Mississippi casino to drop Kentucky Derby future bets
(Mississippi) -- Churchill Downs Inc. has successfully pressed a Mississippi casino to cease taking future bets on the Kentucky Derby, citing federal law, in a...
article NBA to reinforce gambling policies, eyes EPL as example
(London) -- The NBA is preparing to double down on policing its players, teams and staff amid the expansion of legalized sports gambling in the United States, deputy...
article Bullish Osaka to start IR partner search in spring
(Japan) -- Osaka prefecture and city will start this spring the process of selecting commercial partners in its effort to host one of Japan’s first casino resorts...
article Macau analysing gaming rights refreshment: Lionel Leong
(Macau) -- The Macau government is still “analysing” the topic of possible refreshment of rights for the city’s current six gaming licensees, said...
article Bangladesh Bank Heist Case Still Wide Open, Says Philippine DOJ
(Philippines) -- Investigators examining the notorious $101 million cyber heist on the Bangladesh Bank said Tuesday that the case is not closed, despite the conviction...
article The shady 'maestro' behind Europe's massive match-fixing scandal
(Europe) -- The crooked tennis players knew him as "Maestro". To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader...
article The Palms Casino Resort Opens The Most Instagramable Wedding Chapel In Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- The Palms Casino Resort just opened a pop-up wedding chapel designed by street artist Josh Vides. The 800 square foot space, called Till Deal Do Us Part...
article Carson City Casting Call: 'Casino Boss' is back for more at Carson Nugget casino
(Nevada) -- Casting call for extras and minor roles for the second episode of local sitcom Casino Boss will be held at Alatte inside the Carson Nugget Casino, 507 N....
article PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing on February 20th for Parx Casino License Renewal
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the...

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