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Gaming Committee Estimates New Jersey Sports Betting Is Worth $11 Billion

Gaming Committee Estimates New Jersey Sports Betting Is Worth $11 Billion

October 30th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

New Jersey’s Sports Betting Industry Could Generate 3 Times the Revenue of Las Vegas’s Sportsbooks A committee consisting of business and commercials leaders in New Jersey estimates that sports betting in the state could be a $11 billion industry, if... 

Paul Phua’s Defense Team Calls for FBI’s Evidence to Be Dismissed

Paul Phua’s Defense Team Calls for FBI’s Evidence to Be Dismissed

October 29th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Phua and Associated Ran a Sports Betting Ring out of 3 Suites at Caesars Palace in July 2014 According to defense lawyers in the Paul Phua illegal sports betting trial, federal agents collected evidence illegally and that evidence should be dismissed. On Tuesday,... 

22nd Anniversary of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act Arrives

22nd Anniversary of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act Arrives

October 28th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

President George H.W. Bush Signed the PASPA into Law on October 28, 1992 Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act being signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Though the law was passed just a year after the end... 

U.S. Marshals Seek Couple Who Did Not Appear for Illegal Gambling Trial

U.S. Marshals Seek Couple Who Did Not Appear for Illegal Gambling Trial

October 24th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Al Sharaireis Are Accused of Running a Slot Machine Business and Selling Synthetic Marijuana U.S. Marshals are asking for help in apprehending a couple who are wanted on gambling charges. The full charges against the couple included gambling offenses, money... 

Parkinson’s Medication Is Linked to Impulse Control Issues and Problem Gambling

Parkinson’s Medication Is Linked to Impulse Control Issues and Problem Gambling

October 23rd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Parkinson’s Drug Research Shows Impulse Control Issues while Casino Gambling Parkinson’s medication is now thought to cause impulsive behavior, increasing the risk of problem gambling in patients. According to JAMA Internal Medicine, doctors may have... 

NFL and US Sports Leagues File Motion to Enjoin New Jersey Sports Betting

NFL and US Sports Leagues File Motion to Enjoin New Jersey Sports Betting

October 21st, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Latest NFL Filing Addresses Legislation Passed Last Friday in New Jersey The NFL, NCAA, and other major American sports associations fied a motion on Monday to stop New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend. Last Friday, Governor Chris Christie signed... 

Mark Wahlberg Set to Star in a Movie about Gambling Addiction

Mark Wahlberg Set to Star in a Movie about Gambling Addiction

October 18th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Mark Wahlberg’s Role as a Gambling Addict Could Garner Him an Oscar Nomination Mark Wahlberg is set to star in the upcoming remake of the classic 1974 film, The Gambler, about a literary professor who becomes a gambling addict. The Gambler starred James Caan... 

Colorado Election Will Decide Whether to Approve Three Racetracks

Colorado Election Will Decide Whether to Approve Three Racetracks

October 16th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Amendment 68 Would Allow Casino-Style Gambling at Arapahoe Park near Denver Colorado voters will decide this November whether to approve casino style gambling for Arapahoe Park, a Denver horse racing track. If approved, the measure will approve two other future... 

New Jersey Considers Legalizing Real Money Skill Gaming in the Near Future

New Jersey Considers Legalizing Real Money Skill Gaming in the Near Future

October 15th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

New Jersey Residents Might Soon Be Playing Candy Crush for Real Money The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is seeking proposals from game developers to conduct real-money betting on skill-based games. Games like “Candy Crush Saga” from King... 

Chukchansi Casino Closed after Armed Standoff between Tribal Factions

Chukchansi Casino Closed after Armed Standoff between Tribal Factions

October 13th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Two Armed Factions Took Control of Different Sections of the Chukchansi Casino U.S. District Judge Lawrence O’Neill closed down the Chukchansi Casino after an armed standoff between factions of the tribe erupted inside the casino. When the standoff happened,... 

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