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Public hearing held on expanded gambling bill

Another vote on casino gambling is looming at the statehouse. During a public hearing Tuesday, opponents of expanded gaming laid out their arguments against adding video slots. “It's not possible to be both anti-crime and pro-casino at the same time,” Franklin Police Chief David Goldstein said, speaking on behalf of the Chiefs of Police Association.

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New Hampshire Gaming

12/1/2019

article Concord Casino brings in $50,000 for charity in first months
(New Hampshire) -- Concord’s first charity gaming establishment has made about $50,000 for local charities, out of $123,400 total revenue after prizes, since its...

11/27/2019

article Feeling lucky? In New Hampshire, mobile sports betting is expected to start in January.
(New Hampshire) -- Sports betting can start as soon as January in New Hampshire after officials Monday signed off on a contract between the state lottery and the sports...

11/26/2019

article New Hampshire Sports Betting to Begin in January 2020
(New Hampshire) -- After Monday’s meeting of the New Hampshire Executive Council, sports betting in the state is on a path for a January launch. The Council...

11/22/2019

article Good news could be coming for Draftkings and Intralot in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- At the end of October, it was revealed that New Hampshire gaming regulators were talking to DraftKings and Intralot about the state’s lottery...

11/21/2019

article DraftKings Is About To Get A New Hampshire Sports Betting Contract: Is It Getting A Monopoly, Too?
(New Hampshire) -- It looks like DraftKings Sportsbook will be the only mobile sports betting operator in the state of New Hampshire – at least for now. That’s according...
article New Hampshire Set to Approve DraftKings, Intralot Sports Betting Contracts at Monday Meeting
(New Hampshire) -- DraftKings is set to become New Hampshire’s sole full-fledged retail and online sportsbook as the Boston-based sports entertainment company’s contract...

11/9/2019

article Seabrook, Somersworth in game for sports betting in Seacoast
(New Hampshire) -- As growing communities like Somersworth and Seabrook go all in on efforts to revitalize themselves, it begs the question whether a community’s...

11/6/2019

article Stunning Setback For Sports Betting In Nashua
(New Hampshire) -- It was not the anniversary present that Boston Billiards Club & Casino was hoping for Tuesday night. Three years to the week after beginning its...
article These 5 New Hampshire cities approved sports betting locations
(New Hampshire) -- Five New Hampshire cities voted to allow sports betting locations, and two others have approved keno. The New Hampshire Lottery said the cities of...

11/4/2019

article Alderman Candidates Support Nashua Sports Betting Locations
(New Hampshire) -- Nashua has a chance to be front and center of the state's retail sports betting operation if residents approve a ballot resolution that allows for...

11/3/2019

article 9 cities to vote on whether to allow sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- Residents in nine New Hampshire cities will vote on whether to permit in-person sports betting. A new state law allows anyone over 18 to participate...

11/2/2019

article 9 NH cities to vote on whether to allow sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- Residents in nine New Hampshire cities will vote on whether to permit in-person sports betting. A new state law allows anyone over 18 to participate...
article Kevin Landrigan's State House Dome: Not all are fans of NH sports betting RFP
(New Hampshire) -- The initial sports-betting competition in New Hampshire that went to fantasy sports giant DraftKings and lottery technology leader Intralot has ended...

11/1/2019

article DraftKings and Intralot selected to provide sports betting in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- After 13 companies submitted offers, proposals by DraftKings scored the highest for both online and retail sports books, while Intralot did so for the...

10/31/2019

article New Hampshire cities poised to vote on sports betting permits
(New Hampshire) -- People in nine New Hampshire cities are poised to vote Tuesday on whether to allow legalized sports betting in their communities. The voting is part...
article NH Sports Betting Retail Outlets On Concord, Nashua Ballots
(New Hampshire) -- Those who want to place a wager on a potential New England Patriots trip back to the Super Bowl, or put a little money on the Boston Bruins if they...

10/30/2019

article N.H. governor sees Mass. delays on sports betting as a boon for his state
(New Hampshire) -- “I’m not going to speak to the motives for why the [Massachusetts] legislature does or doesn’t do anything down there, other than to...
article NH sports betting favorites? DraftKings wins mobile, retail competition; Intralot wins contest for lottery terminal betting
(New Hampshire) -- Fantasy sports betting giant DraftKings and computer technology leader Intralot have won the initial competition to provide sports-betting services in...

10/29/2019

article DraftKings primed to run New Hampshire’s sports betting operation
(New Hampshire) -- Boston-based DraftKings’ fast-growing sports wagering operation is primed to move front and center into New Hampshire once sports betting begins...

10/27/2019

article New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu Tells Boston Radio Station Sports Betting Will Start By January
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu couldn’t pass up the opportunity to get in a little dig at his neighbor last week. The Republican made a...

10/25/2019

article New Hampshire Bets on Sin Taxes
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire's tax revenues are more reliant on proceeds from tobacco, alcohol and gambling activity than any other state in the country,...
article New Hampshire sports betting to launch before Super Bowl 54, governor fires shots at Massachusetts
(New Hampshire) -- Will the New England Patriots win Super Bowl 54? We’re nearing the halfway point of the 2019 NFL season, but with a perfect 7-0 record, historic...

10/15/2019

article Manchester residents asked to weigh in on sports betting ballot question
(New Hampshire) -- City voters will decide whether to allow a retail location for sports betting in the Queen City, and a public hearing on a ballot question on the...

10/3/2019

article Franklin voters say yes to sports betting, but not without some confusion
(New Hampshire) -- Franklin became the first city in New Hampshire to authorize in-person sports betting Tuesday, months after the activity was first legalized. But the...

9/26/2019

article New Hampshire Gets a Total of 13 Company Bids for a Sports Betting Contract
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire just recently allowed sports betting within their borders. Governor Chris Sununu signed the H 480 law last July. This made sports...

9/24/2019

article New Hampshire Lottery Eyeing 13 Sports Betting Proposals
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery Commission received 13 proposals from vendors and retailers interested in offering sports betting in the state. The lottery...

9/23/2019

article NH Lottery reviewing 13 applicants for sports betting program
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery is reviewing proposals from 13 applicants hoping to run sports betting facilities in the Granite State. Charlie McIntyre,...

9/14/2019

article Claremont voters to decide whether to allow retail sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- City voters will decide whether to allow a retail location for sports betting, which is now legal in the state under HB 480 that was signed into law...

8/12/2019

article New Hampshire Lottery seeking vendors and retailers for sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- The lottery expects to approve final contracts by the end of November and aims to launch sports betting by early 2020. The new law creates a Division...

8/7/2019

article Lottery looking for vendors, retailers for sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery's looking for proposals from potential online vendors and retailers to offer sports betting after the state legalized it...

7/21/2019

article Keene councilors clear the way for voters to decide on keno
(New Hampshire) -- Keene voters will get another chance to decide whether to allow keno in the city. The City Council voted 9-3 Thursday to place a question on the...

7/17/2019

article Gambling on persistence: Keene council should again let voters decide on keno; they should again say no
(New Hampshire) -- The N.H. Lottery Commission has been trying to add video poker or keno machines to the state’s gambling mix for years, but lawmakers have...

7/14/2019

article Sports gambling now legal in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- Right at a month ago, lawmakers in New Hampshire signed off on sports gambling legislation to make the New England state the second to be allowed to...
article Council committee recommends putting keno question on Keene ballot
(New Hampshire) -- The question of whether to allow keno in the city’s bars could return to the ballot in Keene’s November elections. N.H. Lottery Director...

7/13/2019

article New Hampshire legalizes sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- Sports betting is now legal in New Hampshire. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday to allow mobile gambling as well as wagering at up to...

7/12/2019

article New Hampshire Becomes Sixth State to Enact Sports Betting Law in 2019, Features Both Retail and Online Options
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire became the latest state to allow sports betting when Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 480 into law on Friday. With that, New...
article New Hampshire Legalizes Sports Betting, But How Long Until Launch?
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire sports betting joins the national party today. Gov. Chris Sununu signed H 480 into law Friday morning, legalizing and regulating sports...

6/29/2019

article Casino company places bet in NH
(New Hampshire) -- As Encore Boston Harbor opened to lines of people eager to gamble in the Bay State’s newest casino resort last week, work continued on Seabrook...

6/22/2019

article Glitch Allowed Self-Identified "Problem Gamblers" To Continue Betting In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- "Problem gambling" was and will continue to be a hot topic for all states looking to partake in the regulated sports betting market, and this...

6/14/2019

article New Hampshire Legislature Approves Bill to Legalize Sports Betting
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Legislature has voted to approve a bill that would legalize most forms of sports betting in the state, a move that continues the...
article Greyhound Casino adds Stadium Gaming
(New Hampshire) -- Greyhound Casino & Tavern announced this week it’s now offering Stadium Gaming inside the recently renovated casino. Developed by industry...

6/13/2019

article New Hampshire legislature okays mobile, retail sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire’s sports bettors are but a governor’s signature away from joining the burgeoning ranks of US states with legal wagering...
article New Hampshire Sports Betting Bill Passes, Heads to Governor’s Desk
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire stands on the brink of legal sports betting. On Thursday, as expected, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives signed off...
article Sports Betting Lives Free In New Hampshire As Legislature Passes Bill
(New Hampshire) -- Sports betting legislation received final legislative approval in the New Hampshire House on Thursday as members verbally adopted the recommendation...

6/6/2019

article Bill to allow historic horse racing gambling machines killed in bipartisan House vote
(New Hampshire) -- An effort to introduce a new form of wagering at New Hampshire’s 16 charity gambling locations failed on Thursday. The House rejected a Senate-...

5/25/2019

article Charities want 'historic horse racing' machines at NH casinos
(New Hampshire) -- Another ill-fated casino bill and the governor’s call for legal sports betting have occupied most of the State House spotlight on gambling this...

5/13/2019

article Casino Bill Killed In Favor of Sports Betting In New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire lawmakers last week killed one gaming bill to save another. With the blessing of its sponsor, the House 86’d casino bill SB 310,...
article New Hampshire House Kills Bill that Could Have Delayed Sports Betting
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire House killed a bill that would open more casinos but the move actually saved the possibility of sports betting becoming legal in the...

5/12/2019

article Raising the stakes: Gaming experience improved, charities gain
(New Hampshire) -- Longtime customers at Seabrook Greyhound Park say they like the changes being made there. “It’s a lot cleaner. It’s well groomed … The food is very...

5/10/2019

article NH Sports Betting Bill Has Clear Path to Passage After Senator Steps Back
(New Hampshire) -- It appears NH sports betting is on its way to legislative approval after a key senator backed down from a game of chicken to attach a doomed casino...

5/9/2019

article New Hampshire Casino Legislation Dead, But Sports Betting Bill Progresses
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire House of Representatives this week strongly rejected legislation to legalize two full-scale casino resorts by a vote of 289-63, but...

5/8/2019

article House again rejects casino gambling bill
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire House has once again shut down the idea of opening casinos in the state. A bill to allow two casinos narrowly passed the Senate in...
article House rejects casino bill
(New Hampshire) -- It’s a truism at the betting tables and the State House: When it comes to casino gambling in New Hampshire, the House always wins. On Wednesday...

5/1/2019

article House Committee Opposes Senate-Passed Bill for N.H. Casinos
(New Hampshire) -- A House Committee has voted overwhelmingly to reject a Senate-backed plan to allow casino gambling in New Hampshire. The House has always opposed what...

4/24/2019

article Lone speaker opposes sports betting at Senate hearing
(New Hampshire) -- Jennifer Cormier of Dunbarton told senators that if the state legalizes sports betting, it could increase problem gambling and allow for more people...
article New Hampshire Senate Expected To Vote On Sports Betting Within Three Weeks
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire moved one step closer Wednesday to legalizing sports betting even as efforts to approve casino gaming in the Granite State remain in...

4/23/2019

article Committee Chair Says Yes To NH Sports Betting, No To Casinos
(New Hampshire) -- This won’t be the year the New Hampshire House of Representatives gives in to Senate efforts to add casinos in the state according to one key...
article Reject casinos; focus is needed on sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- Since 1975 the New Hampshire House has rejected Las Vegas-style casinos more than 50 times. But some of those defeats have been dangerously narrow. In...

4/19/2019

article Legalizing Sports Betting: A Common-Sense Move or a Boon for Gambling Interests In N.H.?
(New Hampshire) -- It’s now legal for all states to allow sports betting, after a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and it looks as though New Hampshire is likely to...

4/10/2019

article Sports Betting: On Track In New Hampshire?
(New Hampshire) -- A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year allowed states to legalize gambling on sporting events. Now the Granite State appears poised to do so, with a...

4/6/2019

article For NH to win big on sports book, we may have to root against the Patriots
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire legislators are poised to approve legal sports betting this year, creating an interesting conundrum for sports fans. New England’s...

3/25/2019

article Sports gambling may be coming to NH
(New Hampshire) -- The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is in full swing, and with it comes March Madness bracket pools for cash, which is technically illegal in...
article OP/ED: Casinos will benefit future generations
(New Hampshire) -- Hundreds of my friends and I have been enjoying casino atmospheres for many years. We always set a limit as to the possible amount we should limit our...

3/24/2019

article Sports betting in New Hampshire inches closer to legalization
(New Hampshire) -- While many across the nation filled out their brackets for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament last week, lawmakers in the New Hampshire House...
article Senate narrowly passes casino bill
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Senate has once again voted to allow casino gambling in the state, but the bill faces uncertain prospects in the House. The Senate...

3/23/2019

article Sports gambling may be coming to NH
(New Hampshire) -- The NCAA men’s basketball is in full swing, and with it comes the innocuous, yet technically illegal, practice of filling out brackets. If a...
article Casinos back in play in NH
(New Hampshire) -- Seacoast senators were divided on this week’s vote to license two casinos in New Hampshire, a bill that was killed earlier this session but...
article New Hampshire Casino Bill Back from the Dead, Makes Miraculous Recovery in the Senate
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Senate unexpectedly resurrected a seemingly doomed casino bill on Thursday and batting it across to the House with its seal of...

3/21/2019

article In Unexpected Vote, N.H. Senate Backs Casino Gambling
(New Hampshire) -- The state Senate narrowly voted Thursday to allow two casinos to operate in New Hampshire. The surprise move by a well-known gambling advocates...
article Senate revives bill to allow casino gambling in New Hampshire in surprise turn
(New Hampshire) -- Hope springs eternal, as does the perennial effort by Sen. Lou D’Allesandro to see a casino gambling bill become law in New Hampshire. The...

3/20/2019

article New Hampshire Lawmakers Pass Sports Betting Bill, Legislation Would Allow 10 Retail Sportsbooks
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire House of Representatives has passed a sports betting bill that would allow as many as 10 retail sportsbook locations to take wagers...

3/19/2019

article Almost Halfway Home For New Hampshire Sports Betting As It Passes House
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire is making a push to become the first state to authorize legal sports betting this year. H 480 was up for a vote in the House of...
article New Hampshire House approves legalizing sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire moved another step closer to legalizing sports betting Tuesday with the House’s passage of a bill allowing mobile gambling and...

3/17/2019

article Distant Dome: All Not Lost for Gambling in NH
(New Hampshire) -- For years, casino gambling has been touted as a potential new revenue source for the state without the dreaded words “new tax.” At one...
article Loudon passes keno the second time around at town meeting
(New Hampshire) -- The town of Loudon narrowly voted to green light Keno at town meeting Saturday morning, even after several residents expressed concerns about gambling...

3/13/2019

article Keno gambling coming to two more local towns
(New Hampshire) -- Keno gambling expanded its footprint in the Monadnock Region Tuesday night with two out of three local communities considering it this year approving...
article Poker dealer arrested for manipulating hands at Nashua casino
(New Hampshire) -- A Massachusetts man working as a poker dealer at a city casino was arrested Tuesday for allegedly steering winning hands to a player he was working...

3/12/2019

article More communities taking a gamble on Keno as revenues remain slim
(New Hampshire) -- Keno got a chance to move closer to its kindergarten-funding goals during Tuesday’s town elections when 34 towns were deciding whether to allow...

2/28/2019

article Seabrook greyhound park owner describes vision for employee-owned casino
(New Hampshire) -- When Andre Carrier walks around the 95,000-square-foot facility on 75 acres of land he recently purchased in Seabrook, he envisions large charitable...

2/26/2019

article New Hampshire weighs pros and cons of sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- There's a new push to legalize sports betting in New Hampshire, which would include online and a local option for retail locations. But how much...

2/25/2019

article NH Lottery Says 29 More Towns Will Vote on Keno Approval
(New Hampshire) -- Twenty-nine communities will vote in the coming months on proposals to set up the electronic bingo game keno, which would help fund full-day...

2/24/2019

article Sports betting fans boosted by governor’s backing
(New Hampshire) -- Proponents of legalized sports betting in New Hampshire believe backing from the governor is giving their proposal a boost. Republican Gov. Chris...

2/23/2019

article Bill to legalize sports betting in N.H. gaining momentum
(New Hampshire) -- Eight months after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for states to legalize sports betting, New Hampshire is taking the gamble. In his budget...
article Lottery says 29 towns to vote on keno starting in March
(New Hampshire) -- Twenty-nine communities will vote in the coming months on proposals to set up the electronic bingo game keno, which would help fund full-day...

2/20/2019

article Once a hot ticket, Manchester senator keeping up his fight for legal gambling
(New Hampshire) -- It was the hot ticket item of 2013: casinos in the Granite State. Gov. Maggie Hassan championed it, businesses hailed it, and more than a few skeptics...

2/17/2019

article Sports gambling could join Keno at NH taverns
(New Hampshire) -- It’s an open secret that gambling on sports is rampant, if not entirely legal, at bars and taverns across the nation. And 2 Doors Down in...

2/16/2019

article NH sues Trump administration over lottery profits
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery Commission sued the Trump administration in federal court Friday, arguing a new guideline threatens to rob the state of...
article Sports gambling could join Keno at NH taverns
(New Hampshire) -- It’s an open secret that gambling on sports is rampant, if not entirely legal, at bars and taverns across the nation. And 2 Doors Down in...

2/14/2019

article Sports betting allowed in New Hampshire gov’s budget
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's proposed budget legalizes sports betting and estimates it would eventually generate $10 million a...

1/15/2019

article New Hampshire House, Senate bills pave the way for sports betting
(New Hampshire) -- Sports betting in New Hampshire would be made available like keno, at multiple retail establishments and even through mobile apps, if a House bill...

12/27/2018

article Nashua casinos draw crowds, money for local charities
(New Hampshire) -- The best bet for indoor entertainment this winter may be just across the border, no visa required. Nashua is home to two of New Hampshire's 12,...

10/8/2018

article New Hampshire Online Lottery Will Boost iGaming Sales
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire (NH) has become the sixth US state to offer online lottery sales. This was a strategic move by legislators to boost the online gambling...

9/26/2018

article Cuomo: State to help city hurt by no Seneca casino payments
(New York) -- Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York state will help the city of Niagara Falls plug a multi-million-dollar budget gap amid an ongoing casino revenue...

9/22/2018

article NH iLottery Online Gambling Platform Launches
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire's iLottery online gambling platform launched this month, making the Granite State became the sixth state in the country to offer web...

7/30/2018

article Will New Hampshire bet on sports gambling?
(New Hampshire) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the virtual federal ban on professional and collegiate sports betting in June, some states began to see dollar...

7/29/2018

article Will NH bet on sports gambling?
(New Hampshire) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the virtual federal ban on professional and collegiate sports betting in June, some states began to see dollar...

6/15/2018

article Increase in bet limit to benefit charities
(New Hampshire) -- The city’s two casinos wasted no time hiking maximum bets for roulette, blackjack, Spanish 21 and other games from $4 to $10 on Thursday, as...

5/16/2018

article State senator, Sununu talk possibility of sports betting in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- Gov. Chris Sununu says he’s supportive of the concept of sports betting in New Hampshire. And he joked that he “wouldn’t bet against...

4/9/2018

article Last-gasp effort to revive New Hampshire casinos legislation stalls in Senate
(New Hampshire) -- An attempt to revive legislation that would allow casinos in New Hampshire looked like it was gaining steam during the most recent Senate session...

4/3/2018

article New Hampshire’s Fine With The Lottery, Just Not Profanity
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire has always been a relatively progressive state when it comes to the lottery. In fact, it was the first state in the US to start running...

3/26/2018

article New Hampshire casino legalization measure fails
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire State Senator Lou D’Allesandro (pictured) has again reportedly failed to get casino gambling legalized in the small eastern state...
article New Hampshire Senator Ready to Quit After 20th Failed Casino Bill
(New Hampshire) -- God loves a trier, they say, but after two decades of trying to legalize casino gaming in New Hampshire, even the dogged Senator Lou D’...

3/25/2018

article Push for casinos in New Hampshire falls short once again
(New Hampshire) -- Year after year, for about 20 years, state Sen. Lou D’Allesandro has tried to get a bill through the New Hampshire General Court to legalize...

3/18/2018

article Hinsdale voters approve keno games
(New Hampshire) -- Unseasonably cold weather did not stop Hinsdale residents from gathering at the Hinsdale Middle High School at 9 a.m on Saturday for their annual town...

3/13/2018

article N.H. Lottery not changing disclosures
(New Hampshire) -- After this week’s court ruling allowing the Merrimack woman who won a $550 million Powerball jackpot to remain anonymous over objections from...
article The winner of a $560 million lottery ticket can remain anonymous, scoring a big win for privacy
(New Hampshire) -- The winner of a Powerball jackpot of $560 million that had gone unclaimed for two months because of a legal battle for privacy can remain anonymous, a...

3/12/2018

article Judge: Winner of $560M Powerball jackpot can stay anonymous
(New Hampshire) -- A judge ruled Monday that a New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private, but not her...

3/6/2018

article After denial of keno in Concord, businesses hope to cash in after town meeting
(New Hampshire) -- Bob Cavanaugh doesn’t mind the idea of his pub becoming a destination for people who want to play keno. Cavanaugh, owner of Kimball’s Cav...

2/27/2018

article 'The curse of the lottery': Why a multimillion-dollar jackpot winner is fighting to keep identity private
(New Hampshire) -- A New Hampshire woman who won a $560-million US jackpot in the Powerball lottery is fighting to remain anonymous because she could be a potential...
article McDaniel: Regarding lottery anonymity
(New Hampshire) -- In response to the recent editorial, I would like to provoke a few thoughts from both my fellow readers and the staff of the Union Recorder. How does...

1/21/2018

article Petitioners Wants City to Vote on Keno Despite Council Decision
(New Hampshire) -- Jodie Jones sat down at the American Legion Post 22 bar on Sunday and ordered two things: a drink and $20 in pull tab tickets. As the bartender handed...

1/4/2018

article Lebanon Council Kills Hope for Allowing Keno Games
(New Hampshire) -- Last year, New Hampshire approved a bill that is to partially fund full-day kindergarten by legalizing the electronic bingo game Keno. The House and...

12/16/2017

article Game on: New Hampshire businesses welcome ‘Keno 603’
(New Hampshire) -- At 11:05 a.m. Friday, the owner of an empty Franklin pizza place, still prepping for the upcoming lunch crowd, looked up at a wide-screen TV and...

11/22/2017

article Rochester Keno vote recount ends in tie, meaning initiative fails
(New Hampshire) -- A recount of the Keno votes in Rochester revealed Wednesday that the ballot question tied at 1,037. City Clerk Kelly Walters said that means the...

11/18/2017

press release New Jersey's Legal Online Gambling Industry Maturing As It Celebrates Its Fourth Birthday
(New Jersey) -- On the eve of the fourth anniversary of the legalization and regulation of online gambling in New Jersey, the Garden State's experiment to pioneer...

11/16/2017

article Keno expected to be available in New Hampshire before Christmas
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire lottery officials say keno should be ready to play in some cities before Christmas. In Manchester, Josh Porter of Club Manchvegas tells...

11/12/2017

article Derry officials hear details on keno
(New Hampshire) -- Communities across the state are considering whether to ask residents to approve bringing keno to town to help support the costs of implementing full-...

11/7/2017

article Keno vote turns into a crapshoot, fails in Concord, passes elsewhere
(New Hampshire) -- Jerry Venne was torn about voting for or against the gambling game keno during Tuesday’s election in Concord. “I’ve seen what...
article Keno Gambling Up for Vote in 10 New Hampshire Cities
(New Hampshire) -- Voters in 10 New Hampshire cities will decide Tuesday whether to allow the electronic bingo game keno in bars and restaurants in an effort to raise...

11/3/2017

article New Hampshire Kills Online Gaming Bill
(New Hampshire) -- That was a short-lived period of high expectations for New Hampshire. Just days after Pennsylvania passed legislation to legalize and regulate online...

10/25/2017

article New Hampshire could discuss online gambling
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire could consider the legalisation of online gambling in the state this week: the bill that was stuck in August after it was given to a sub...

10/24/2017

article New Hampshire Online Gambling Bill Gets Another Revival
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire’s online gambling bill, HB 562, has received its third resurrection in the Granite State, after having been shelved both in...

10/20/2017

article Odds for keno in Keene? It's anyone's guess
(New Hampshire) -- It’s not clear whether city voters will be keen on keno come November. At a public hearing Thursday about the lottery game, which Keene...

9/18/2017

article New Hampshire Mulls Online Gaming
(New Hampshire) -- Many observers of Granite State politics are skeptical that the New Hampshire legislature is ready to adopt any kind of online gaming bill yet. They...

9/6/2017

article New Hampshire Mulls Online Gaming
(New Hampshire) -- Many observers of Granite State politics are skeptical that the New Hampshire legislature is ready to adopt any kind of online gaming bill yet..

8/29/2017

article Goldberg says NH is poised to eat Massachusetts’ gambling lunch
(New Hampshire) -- There are proverbial troops amassing at the New Hampshire border, and the Massachusetts Lottery is “sitting here like dead ducks,”...
article Goldberg says NH is poised to eat Massachusetts’ gambling lunch
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Lottery's ability to allow online transactions is worrying officials at the Massachusetts State Lottery. At their meeting on...

8/27/2017

article New Hampshire lottery to unveil Patriots inspired game
(New Hampshire) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be on hand this week to launch a new game inspired by the Super Bowl champions.

8/22/2017

article Prospect Of Online Gambling Legalization Suddenly Reappears In New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- A bill that would legalize online gambling in New Hampshire has sprung back to life, just weeks after the Granite State joined the ranks of online...

8/21/2017

article Keno May Have the Right Saleman for the Job in N.H.
(New Hampshire) -- The electronic gambling game Keno is now legal in New Hampshire, but that doesn’t mean cities and towns have to allow it. Towns will debate that...

7/17/2017

article New Hampshire Maintains Legislative Momentum For Online Lottery Sales
(New Hampshire) -- Online gaming legalization has been a slog in the United States, but progress is happening. Opposition forces and infighting among potential...

7/5/2017

article Taking Cue From Over the Border, N.H. Bets Big on Keno
(New Hampshire) -- Two of the year’s biggest policy proposals, the state budget and full-day kindergarten, both bank on the state collecting more money from...

7/2/2017

article N.H. late to the game in funding treatment for problem gamblers
(New Hampshire) -- The calls come in when Ed Talbot is counseling clients, driving back to his Madison home or browsing the produce aisle at the grocery store.

6/30/2017

article Scientific Games pens extension with New Hampshire Lottery
(New Hampshire) -- Scientific Games has agreed to extend its instant games contract with the New Hampshire Lottery by a further four years. The renewed agreement will...

6/26/2017

article New Hampshire to tax Keno games
(New Hampshire) -- Keno games have been recently authorised in New Hampshire and the State Congress intends to benefit from its operation. Both chambers approved a...

6/25/2017

article New Hampshire congress OKs Keno tax bill
(New Hampshire) -- A proposal to impose taxes on newly authorized Keno games in New Hampshire gets a greenlight from both chambers of Congress during a bipartisan vote...

5/25/2017

article Committee recommends lottery game for NH kindergarten funds
(New Hampshire) -- A New Hampshire House committee is supporting a proposal to fund full-day kindergarten for the state with a lottery game called Keno. The state Senate...

5/24/2017

article 'Keno-garten' amendment proposes new way to fund kindergarten
(New Hampshire) -- Some state lawmakers are proposing that New Hampshire legalize keno and use the revenues to help fund full-day kindergarten. The House Finance...

5/8/2017

article New Hampshire rejects casino bill
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire won’t have new casino legislation any time soon after the House of Representatives rejected State Senator Lou D’Allesandro...

5/7/2017

article New Hampshire Rejects Casino Bill, “Live Free or Die” State Not Living Up to Motto
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire residents shouldn’t expect to be gambling in their home state anytime soon after the House of Representatives there voted against...

5/5/2017

article Casino bill a bust in N.H. House
(New Hampshire) -- Casinos are officially off the table. The New Hampshire House on Thursday dealt a crushing blow to this year’s expanded gambling bill, not only...
article Casino Expansion Bill Rejected in NH House
(New Hampshire) -- A casino expansion bill proposed in the state of New Hampshire has died, after being rejected by the House. At the same time, a measure was approved...
article New Hampshire House Rejects Casino Expansion Bill
(New Hampshire) -- A casino expansion bill, sponsored by New Hampshire Senator Lou D’Allesandro, was voted down by the state House on Thursday.

5/4/2017

article Casino bill dies in the House
(New Hampshire) -- Casino gambling legislation in New Hampshire has again gone bust. The House defeated a casino bill by a 275-82 vote Thursday, and then took action to...

4/30/2017

article Judd Gregg and John Lynch: NH House needs to reject casinos ... again
(New Hampshire) -- FOR MORE THAN 40 years, New Hampshire legislatures have debated the merits of legalizing casino gambling, and for 40 years, they have rejected it. On...

4/29/2017

article OP/ED: Judd Gregg and John Lynch: Why casino gambling is wrong for our state
(New Hampshire) -- For more than 40 years New Hampshire Legislatures have debated the merits of legalizing casino gambling, and for 40 years they have rejected it. On...

4/21/2017

article New Hampshire casino bill faces uphill struggle
(New Hampshire) -- The latest attempt in a long line of bills to legalise casino gambling in the state of New Hampshire was debated in New Hampshire’s state...
article NH Senate Roundup: Bill to regulate and tax fantasy football clears state Senate, but awaits further review
(New Hampshire) -- A House bill that would regulate and tax online fantasy sports games cleared the Senate in a 20-3 vote on Thursday, but is not headed for the governor...
article Seabrook viewed as home for potential casino
(New Hampshire) -- A bill to allow two casinos in New Hampshire was effectively killed in a state House committee Thursday, though some Seabrook state representatives...

4/20/2017

article New Hampshire held casino hearing
(New Hampshire) -- Legislators of New Hampshire have welcomed opponents to discuss a casino legislation and they expressed their concerns about negative aspects of...

4/19/2017

article Restaurant owners see no upside to NH casinos
(New Hampshire) -- Local restaurant owners don’t want casino gambling in New Hampshire, fearing it will draw diners away from their businesses. Legislators in...

4/18/2017

article Public hearing held on expanded gambling bill
(New Hampshire) -- Another vote on casino gambling is looming at the statehouse. During a public hearing Tuesday, opponents of expanded gaming laid out their arguments...
article Senator lays another casino bill on the table
(New Hampshire) -- The sale of Rockingham Park last year, a site long seen as the prime location for a casino, hasn’t stopped lawmakers’ attempts to expand...
article Anti-gambling group returns to fight latest casino bill
(New Hampshire) -- In what has become a rite of spring in New Hampshire, opponents of casino gambling mobilized again at the State House to thwart another attempt by...

4/17/2017

article NH House to hear casino bill Tuesday
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire House will hold a public hearing Tuesday on Senate Bill 242, which would authorize slot machines and table games at two casinos in...

4/15/2017

article OP/ED: Sen. Lou D’Allesandro: State’s residents want casino gambling
(New Hampshire) -- As an elected official, my No. 1 priority is to represent my constituents’ voices in what I do, and to work diligently to ensure that their...

3/30/2017

article N.H. casino bill passes Senate, heads to House
(New Hampshire) -- The most recent New Hampshire casino bill, once thought dead on arrival when it was filed, passed the state Senate on Thursday.

3/28/2017

article N.H. casino bill passes Senate, heads to House
(New Hampshire) -- The most recent New Hampshire casino bill, once thought dead on arrival when it was filed, passed the state Senate on Thursday.

3/27/2017

article New Hampshire considers bill allowing construction of two casinos
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Senate recently voted 13 to 10 in favour of approving a bill, SB 242, which would authorise the construction of two separate casinos...
article New Hampshire is near casino legislation
(New Hampshire) -- Last Thursday the State of New Hampshire took a step forward to new casino legislation, SB 242. The State’s Senate has recently passed the...

3/26/2017

article New Hampshire casino bill passes in Senate
(New Hampshire) -- Efforts to bring casino gambling to the Granite State paid off on Thursday, after a bill passed the full New Hampshire Senate at 13 votes to 10. SB...

3/24/2017

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...

3/23/2017

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 Another effort underway to legalize casino gambling
(New Hampshire) -- In New Hampshire, another effort is underway to legalize casino gambling. Major casino proponent Manchester Sen. Lou D’Allesandro has championed...
article Editorial: Casino bill is still wrong for New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- Pro-gambling lawmakers in the State House are trying once again to give New Hampshire families a new way to lose money. They should call Senate Bill...

3/20/2017

article Casino gambling bill faces tough test -- again
(New Hampshire) -- After 18 years of trying, Manchester Sen. Lou D’Allesandro is at it again, with another attempt to authorize casino gambling at two locations in...

3/18/2017

article Scratching the surface on state’s latest gambling plan
(New Hampshire) -- In the state’s perennial search for money, lawmakers are again turning to gambling. But this year, in addition to the usual suspects like...

2/17/2017

article With Rockingham Park's Demise, Small-Time Casinos Seek to Attract Local Gamblers
(New Hampshire) -- Salem residents vote next month on a zoning change to allow charitable gaming facilities in certain parts of town. The move comes after the closure...

2/10/2017

article Casinos in New Hampshire - Steven Connolly
(New Hampshire) -- To The Editor: During his last term in office Governor John Lynch signed an executive order creating a committee to study the possibility of casino...

2/8/2017

article State Senator Makes Case - Again - For Legalizing Casino Gambling in N.H.
(New Hampshire) -- The debate over whether to bring casino gambling to New Hampshire – and the eventual rejection of any such proposal – has become an annual...
article Lou's longshot: Casinos back on the table
(New Hampshire) -- Sen. Lou D’Allesandro is all in, again. The Manchester Democrat is the state’s leading proponent of bringing casinos to New Hampshire. His...

2/7/2017

article Gambling In The Granite State? New Hampshire Ready To Take Another Crack At Authorizing Casinos
(New Hampshire) -- If you live in New Hampshire, it’s quite a haul to the nearest casino. It’s at least a two-hour drive to Foxwoods and even longer to the...

2/6/2017

article Casino bill proposed by Senator for New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- Having tried in the past to bring casino gaming to the state of New Hampshire in 2015, Senator Lou D’Allesandro is at it again.
article Hearing set for NH casino bill on Wednesday
(New Hampshire) -- A new gambling bill will get its first hearing at the New Hampshire Statehouse on Wednesday that would authorize two casinos anywhere in the state.

2/1/2017

article New Hampshire moves towards decriminalizing online gambling
(New Hampshire) -- Three Republican members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would decriminalize online gambling in the...

1/30/2017

article Bill Aimed At Legalizing Online Gambling Surfaces In New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- Three Republican members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would decriminalize online gambling in the...

1/11/2017

article Gaming may return to Salem
(New Hampshire) -- Rockingham Park may be closed, but the return of charitable gaming to town could be in the cards. Voters will be asked March 14 to consider a proposal...

12/31/2016

article Medicaid expansion, casinos among Hassan’s wins and losses
(New Hampshire) -- Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan officially becomes a U.S. senator on Tuesday, ending four years of leading New Hampshire from her corner office.

12/20/2016

article Nashua’s newest casino opens downtown
(New Hampshire) -- Players looking for action downtown can start heading over to the River Casino, the new gaming establishment on High Street. The casino, Nashua’...

11/23/2016

article The River Casino announces Nashua relocation
(New Hampshire) -- The small New Hampshire town of Milford will be losing its only casino after ten years following news that The River Casino is soon set to move just...

11/6/2016

article Gambling in New Hampshire expands with Nashua casino opening
(New Hampshire) -- For decades, efforts to expand gambling options have been unsuccessful in New Hampshire, despite that the number of casinos in the small New England...

11/4/2016

article Gambling expands in NH with new Nashua casino
(New Hampshire) -- Casinos have been routinely rejected by New Hampshire lawmakers, but gambling is still growing in the Granite State as a casino facility opens in...

11/1/2016

article Nashua club to add casino to repertoire; Boston Billiard’s gaming tables to be ready Friday
(New Hampshire) -- The Gate City is getting lucky this month with the opening of a casino at the Boston Billiard Club on Northeastern Boulevard.

10/17/2016

article Sale of The Rock finalized
(New Hampshire) -- The sale of the former Rockingham Park racetrack property to restaurateur Joseph Faro was finalized Monday. Although the sales price was not revealed...

10/15/2016

article Driver who drove through Reno Arch protest booked into Washoe jail
(Nevada) -- The driver of a truck that drove through protestors under the Reno arch, injuring the hip of an elderly woman, was booked into the Washoe County jail on...

9/13/2016

article Gaming proposals unveiled in Salem
(New Hampshire) -- For nearly a century, sleek racehorses took to the track at Rockingham Park, earning thousands of dollars for their owners and spectators each time...

8/30/2016

article Rockingham Park set to close Wednesday after 110 years
(New Hampshire) -- After first opening 110 years ago, Rockingham Park is preparing to close permanently. Located in Salem, the horse racing venue was a staple in the...

8/2/2016

article EDITORIAL: Casino gambling is already flourishing in New Hampshire
(New Hampshire) -- For the past decade, the N.H. Legislature has been pondering whether to allow casino gambling in the state. Each year, new efforts are brought forth...

5/29/2016

article Rockingham Park sold, now awaiting the wrecking ball
(New Hampshire) -- One hundred and 10 years after it first opened its doors for horse racing, Rockingham Park will finally be torn down later this year, if a current...

5/5/2016

article With "For Sale" Sign Posted, Regulars at Rockingham Park Prepare for Track's Final Lap
(New Hampshire) -- Earlier this session, the state Senate voted — once again — to reject a casino gambling bill. The move prompted the owners of Rockingham...

3/27/2016

article Up for sale; 110-year-old New Hampshire racetrack
(New Hampshire) -- A racetrack in New Hampshire that has been around for 110 years is now on the market. After trying to obtain alternative forms of casino gambling or...

3/26/2016

article New Hampshire Gambling Bill Dead for 2016, State Opts Instead to Fund War on Drugs
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire gambling proponents have once again lost their fight to bring commercial casino-style gambling to the “Live Free or Die”...

3/25/2016

article Rockingham Park sale could mean end of expanded gambling
(New Hampshire) -- For years, many considered expanded gambling as the only way to ensure the survival of Rockingham Park, but Thursday's announcement that the track...
article Casino bill's defeat may close The Rock
(New Hampshire) -- Some say a proposal to legalize expanding gambling in New Hampshire just wasn't in the cards. Neither was a $650 million casino complex at...
article Rockingham Park Official Cites Stalled Gambling Efforts As Track Goes Up For Sale
(New Hampshire) -- A 110-year-old New Hampshire racetrack has been put up for sale. Ed Callahan, general manager of Rockingham Park in Salem, says the decision was made...

3/24/2016

article NH Senate kills casino bill
(New Hampshire) -- The New Hampshire Senate voted 13-11 on Thursday to kill a bill that would have legalized expanded gambling and established a casino at Rockingham...
article NH Senate votes to table casino gambling bill
(New Hampshire) -- Betting on casino gambling drew aces and eights Thursday as an 11-13 vote failed to pass Senate Bill 551, which would have allowed one casino in Salem...
article A look back at Rockingham Park’s long battle to survive
(New Hampshire) -- It’s a day that Ed Callahan had hoped would never come. Rockingham Park, once one of the grandest racetracks in America -- on par with Saratoga...
article End may be near for The Rock
(New Hampshire) -- When the state Senate votes Thursday on a bill intended to bring a casino to Rockingham Park, it may be too little, too late to save the 109-year-old...
article Rockingham Park up for sale
(New Hampshire) -- The last sliver of hope that live Thoroughbred racing might return one day to Rockingham Park, where Seabiscuit, Dr. Fager, Mom’s Command and...

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