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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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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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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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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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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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Courts Finally Applying Law in Casino Disputes

Though it may seem odd given the amount of time taken to move forward with the North Fork Rancheria’s proposed casino in Madera County, California, a judge has ruled that while the objections to the construction of a casino on

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Online Gaming – Without the Trump?

If you omit Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from the political side of gambling, you will notice that there has not been much media coverage of state and online casino issues for awhile. When state operated casinos made up a

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Sports Sponsorship by Betting Companies are Being Picked Up in the US

Sports sponsorship by betting firms is no longer a new phenomenon in developed economies such as Spain, U.K and Australia, with most firms sponsoring various football divisions in these countries. Conspicuously missing from this list is the U.S., which has

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California’s Struggles With Online Poker Continues

Legal Online Poker in California Has A Slim Chance

The issue of online gambling continues to be the source of controversy and duel legislation nationally. In recent weeks a congressional bill has been introduced by Texas representative Joe Barton. Bill HR 2888, The Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015

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Seminole Gambling Rights: Virtual or Reality?

In a statement by the Seminole tribe of Florida to Governor Rick Scott, the tribe claims that their gambling agreement with the state has been violated. They have given the state 30 days to draft a new agreement regarding the

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Two Presidential Hopefuls Already Against Online Gambling

2016 election candidates against online gambling

If one wanted to know what the next President might think about the current state of U.S. online gambling, we don’t need to go any further than the candidate pool that already exists. At least two hopefuls have made it

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Crime, Corruption, and Casinos – The Legacy Continues Today

Las Vegas, translated as “the winds”, sprung up in the desert of Nevada during the 1930s as a way to entertain all the men who worked on the construction of Hoover Dam in nearby Boulder City. Gambling was already going

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Bill Could Open Gambling Backup in Alabama with Economic Repercussions in Mississippi

Bill Could Open Gambling Backup in Alabama with Economic Repercussions in Mississippi

Opening up a new business in any city almost always has repercussions to others that must be considered. While new casinos can boost the economy, pouring income in from residents and tourists, it can also hurt the economic success of nearby states who

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Mississippi Just Says “No” To Online Gambling

Mississippi was the last state in the union to officially prohibit slavery, and it just may be the last state to legalize online gambling. Legislature of the conservative region recently decided against permitting bet placing online when the state has

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The American Gaming Association Handles IRS Proposal to Lower Taxable Jackpot Winnings Threshold From $1200 to $600

Members of the American Gaming Association (AGA), a pro-gaming group, are concerned about rumblings within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS is suggesting a proposal which will reduce tax reporting thresholds for casino winners from $1200 to $600. If

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Olympic Sports Betting Receives the Go-Ahead From Nevada Regulators

Las Vegas gambling recently received the green light to expand betting into a new arena–the global Olympic games. As of Thursday, Nevada gambling regulators will permit all state sportsbooks to offer bets on the 2016 Summer games hosted in Rio

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California Online Poker Gaming Law in 2015

California is introducing new online poker gaming legislation in 2015. Recognized as one of the first states to legalize casino gambling in 1849, California and its voters have long been supportive of the luck of the draw. The fact that draw

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Florida Delays Gambling Legislation for Another Year

On Wednesday, Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford spoke to reporters from the Associated Press at the Florida capital about possibly postponing legislation on gambling expansion another year. Of course, those waiting on the legislation that was

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