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Could Pennsylvania Bring Life Back to the US Online Poker Scene?

The US online poker scene seems to be dying a slow but sure death. It is no secret that things are not as they used to be just a couple of years ago. If the revenue numbers from New Jersey

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More Operators Face Allegations in Offering Illegal Online Gambling Under Washington State Law

A number of Washington online gambling operators have been accused of breaking several Washington State laws. Four companies were faced with a series of lawsuits filed in US District Court in Seattle in the past few weeks. They were accused

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Law Prohibiting Sports Betting in America Abolished

The Supreme Court has struck down the law the prohibited professional sports betting across America. This came after the push by Chris Christie governor of New Jersey. The only area where legal sportsbooks thrived used to be in Las Vegas

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Minnesota Pushing to Legalize Sports Betting

Over the past few weeks, lawmakers of Minnesota have expressed their interest in legalizing and regulating sports betting despite the fact that an existing federal law prohibits it. They have drafted a bill as a proactive measure to prepare just

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Gangster, Joey Merlino Pleads Guilty, Offers Sports Betting Advice

Mobster Joey Merlino plead guilty last week in an attempt to avoid a retrial in the racketeering case which concluded in a hung jury in February. With a rap sheet that covers gun running, extortion, fraud, and racketeering, the judge

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Senate Rejects Bid To Lower Gambling Tax On Slot Machines in Kansas

Things are not looking up for the Kansas gambling market. The state’s Senate rejected a bid to lower the state’s gambling tax on slot machines, which some say would have led to job growth. Senate 427 Bill proposed would have

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Wynn and Wife Finally Settle

April 17, 2018, Nevada saw the former Wynn Resorts Limited Chief Executive Steve Wynn settle the now almost six-year old legal battle with his former wife Elaine Wynn. This followed after claims were made that he had violated their shareholder’s agreement.

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Optimism Grows For Regulated Online Poker in NY

Key Legislation Contributors Thanks to Clyde Vanel, 2018 may be the year that finally grants New York real money online poker regulations. Shortly after New York law makers passed a budget that excluded online gambling of any kind, Clyde Vanel

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Japan Legalizes Gambling, Paving Way for Investment in Resorts

In December 2016, the Japanese parliament legalized casino gambling in integrated resorts. This was the power move that sought to end decades and decades of argument over the matter. It contributed greatly to Japan’s gross domestic product. Gambling on soccer,

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Steve Wynn Sells Entire Stake in Wynn Resorts Following Dramatic Exit

Early February 2018, Wynn Resorts Limited Chief Executive Steve Wynn stepped down following a string sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him earlier this year. In his statement, the former CEO cited ‘an avalanche of negative publicity’ as the reason for

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Vegas Casinos Could Start Accepting Cyrpotcurrency Soon

Nevada casinos have been on the forefront of the gaming industry for some time, but they have been slow to adopt the usage of Bitcoin, which is currently the most valuable cryptocurrency in the world. Bitcoin has been on the

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Century Casinos Holding Its Own at Upcoming Conference

The Upcoming Sidoti Conference and a Few Things One in Attendance Can Come to Expect from It – As Well as U.S. Slots Players At Large! March 29th’s New York City Sidoti Conference is already set to be all the rage for

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The Explosive Growth Of Internet Gambling In New Jersey

The sheer number of online gaming permits issued in New Jersey has redeverted Jersey gambling from Atlantic City to the screens of phones and computers statewide. New Jersey is one of the few States that has legalized state operated online gambling. Interestingly,

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The Possible Legalization of Sports Betting In West Virginia Casinos

In a recent Senate Committee meeting it was announced that legislation will be introduced that will bring sports betting to casinos throughout West Virginia. This comes on the heels of the Supreme Court possibly overturning the federal law that bans

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Things to Know Before Betting on the Super Bowl

One of the biggest events of any year, at least in the United States of America, is the Super Bowl. Held the first Sunday in February, it is not only the championship game of the NFL season, but also a

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Is it Gambling? Raging Controversy Over Real Money In-Game Loot Boxes

Online gaming often utilizes a variety of mini-games and other techniques to keep players engaged and spending money. One of the most controversial of these methods is the use of loot boxes in massively multiplayer online games. While these boxes

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Pennsylvania Governor Approves Gambling Legislation For January Vote

Laws are changing in Pennsylvania: Wine and beer is now legally sold in grocery stores, marijuana is grown for medical use and the current gambling policies are opening the door to more casinos and online sites. The Keystone state, already benefiting from funding thanks to the casino industry, is now betting that

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The US Supreme Court Considers Legalizing Sports Gambling

If you’re one of the rising number of Americans who support legal sports gambling, the latest case before the Supreme Court should make you stand up and pay attention. In 1993, only 44 percent of US citizens approved of sports

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Mississippi’s Casino Industry is Not Winning

Image: Biloxi, Mississippi at Sunset In the past few decades, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has become one of the premier destinations for casino gaming. Vacationers and local gamblers go and spend money at the riverboats and beautiful resorts that line

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The Gambling Industry in Japan – It’s Public VS Government

Most of the major gaming companies in the world are now planning on spreading out their ventures in Japan, a country that has been avoiding gambling like the plague for more than a decade now. The major players in the

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Is The Philippines’ Booming Casino Sector At Risk Of Over Supply?

It seems that Philippines runs a risk of over-investing in their newly thriving casino sector. This is due to the fact that the ever-growing gaming hub in Asia has attracted a huge number investors, both local and international; this is

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Iowa Casinos Looking For New Possibilities

There is no doubt that gambling in Iowa has increasingly become a money generating venture. This is because they have recently become local driven attractions and more people are embracing the industry than ever before, especially in Cedar Rapids, or

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Former Owner of M8trix Casino in Court… Again

Eric Swallow, a former owner of Casino M8trix in San Jose, California has decided to sue the state’s top gaming official and two of his former business partners who now happen to be the principal owners of the card room. Swallow

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Gaming Industry Presentation Highlights: Casino Crime

Over the last 50 years Hollywood has made the classic casino heist an iconic piece of American culture. Elaborate schemes performed by daring, and dashing, thieves using outrageous stunts and outlandish gadgets are combined with a sense of the “little

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An Overwhelmingly Positive Outcome to New Pennsylvania Gambling Laws

It’s no secret that legalized gambling has managed to bring in a lot of revenue to local communities. In Pennsylvania, this has been the case since 2004, when casino gambling was legalized. Back in 2004, this was a controversial enough

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