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Sportsbooks Post Betting Odds on the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player

Sportsbooks Post Betting Odds on the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player

July 22nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Cam Newton (+500) and Aaron Rodgers (+700) have the best odds on Betonline. With NFL training camps set to open in the next week, Las Vegas sportsbooks have released odds for who will be the 2016 NFL MVP for the regular season. The betting odds reflect the wider... 

Larry Flynt Convinces Gardena City Council to Change Its Gaming Tax Law

Larry Flynt Convinces Gardena City Council to Change Its Gaming Tax Law

July 21st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Residents have complained about the sign on Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino. Larry Flynt appears to have won a political standoff over his newly-purchased casino with the city council of Gardena. Larry Flynt had threatened to close the casino and sell its... 

Sheldon Adelson Snubs Ted Cruz after the Senator Refused to Endorse Donald Trump

Sheldon Adelson Snubs Ted Cruz after the Senator Refused to Endorse Donald Trump

July 20th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Donald Trump visited Sheldon Adelson’s private suited after Wednesday’s speeches and took this picture, but Ted Cruz was barred from Adelson’s suite. Sheldon Adelson snubbed Ted Cruz after the Texas senator’s speech at the Republican National... 

California Law Enforcement Raids Illegal Gambling Slaphouses in Little Saigon

California Law Enforcement Raids Illegal Gambling Slaphouses in Little Saigon

July 18th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Slaphouses feature 6-seat video gaming stations like the one depicted here. Players slap the console, giving the gaming dens their name. A few years ago, the Vietnamese community in Los Angeles gambled illegally at public coffeehouses in Little Saigon. A dozen... 

The Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile Visits the Chinook Winds Casino in Oregon

The Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile Visits the Chinook Winds Casino in Oregon

July 15th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The Wheelmobile includes stand-ins for Pat Sajak and Vanna White, along with the wheel and game board. The Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile is going to be at the Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City, Oregon this weekend. Those who visit the Wheelmobile can sign up... 

Indiana Man Arrested at Majestic Star Casino for Yelling “ISIS” and Burning Money

Indiana Man Arrested at Majestic Star Casino for Yelling “ISIS” and Burning Money

July 13th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Gary Buchanan is alleged to have made Facebook threats in an unrelated case. A man is said to have yelled to the crowd about his allegiance to the terrorist group, ISIS, at the Majestic Star Casino on July 7. The man is said to have set fire to a U.S. dollar bill,... 

Fairleigh Dickenson University Poll Shows the North Jersey Casino Referndum Losing by a Wide Margin

Fairleigh Dickenson University Poll Shows the North Jersey Casino Referndum Losing by a Wide Margin

July 12th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Krista Jenkins of PublicMind said the proponents of North Jersey casinos face an “uphill battle”. A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll shows that the North Jersey casino referendum set for November faces defeat. The North Jersey casino referendum... 

Delaware Attorney General Bans Daily Fantasy Sports after Lawmakers Fail to Address the Issue

Delaware Attorney General Bans Daily Fantasy Sports after Lawmakers Fail to Address the Issue

July 11th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Delaware allows sports lotteries, which requires a player to get lucky enough to win several wagers at once. Delaware Attorney General Matthew Denn sent a letter to FanDuel, DraftKings, and Yahoo! telling the three companies to cease and desist from DFS gaming... 

Nebraska Gaming Activists Seek a Casino Referendum on the November Ballot

Nebraska Gaming Activists Seek a Casino Referendum on the November Ballot

July 6th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Governor Pete Ricketts likely would be unwilling to sign a bill to expand land-based gambling in Nebraska. Nebraskan gaming activists are seeking a casino referendum for this November’s election. The group, called Keep The Money in Nebraska, is collecting... 

Silver Sevens and Plaza Casinos Now Offer Virtual Racebook Betting

Silver Sevens and Plaza Casinos Now Offer Virtual Racebook Betting

July 5th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Virtual Racebook races happen at 5 minute intervals, giving horse bettors a chance to gamble in-between live races. The Silver Sevens Casino and the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas are offering a virtual racebook to gamblers. The virtual races are considered... 

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