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West Virginia Lottery Commission May Try Online Lotto Sales to Help Racinos

West Virginia Lottery Commission May Try Online Lotto Sales to Help Racinos

August 31st, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

John Musgrove Says Online Lotto Sales Might Help West Virginia Racinos Remain Viable The West Virginia Lottery Commission is considering introducing online gambling in the state. The lottery officials are seeking news ways to raise revenues through the lottery,... 

Ralph Caputo Calls for NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement to Vet PokerStars

Ralph Caputo Calls for NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement to Vet PokerStars

August 29th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Ralph Caputo Spared No Words, Describing PokerStars Co-Founder Isai Scheinberg as a “Fugitive” Ralph D. Caputo, a New Jersey Assemblyman long associated with the state’s gambling industry, heavily criticized PokerStars this week. Caputo, the Majority... 

Revel Casino Elevator Fight Leads to New NFL Domestic Abuse Policy

Revel Casino Elevator Fight Leads to New NFL Domestic Abuse Policy

August 29th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Goodell Projects a No-Nonsense Persona, But Miscalculated Public Reaction to Rice’s Suspension A fight which erupted in an elevator in the Revel Casino has led to a new and sterner domestic abuse policy by the National Football League. NFL commissioner Roger... 

Wisconsin Tribe Hopes Planned Kenosha Casino Helps Social Issues

Wisconsin Tribe Hopes Planned Kenosha Casino Helps Social Issues

August 28th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Gary Besaw Is Heading the Menominee Project to Build an $800 Million Casino in Kenosha For generations, the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin has been beset with a number of social problems: poverty, high mortality rates, binge drinking, obesity, teenage births, and... 

PokerStars Plans New Tournament Payout Concept with Double Bubble Events

PokerStars Plans New Tournament Payout Concept with Double Bubble Events

August 26th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Manig Loeser Likes the Idea, Saying Standard NLHE Tournaments Can Become a Bit Boring at Times If and when PokerStars is licensed to operate a legal New Jersey website, it looks like the state’s gamblers might be able to gamble in tournaments designed for... 

Georgia Lottery Officials Fight against a Proposed Federal Online Gambling Ban

Georgia Lottery Officials Fight against a Proposed Federal Online Gambling Ban

August 25th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Debbie Alford, Head of the Georgia Lottery, Sent a Letter of Concern to the U.S. House Attorney in April The State of Georgia is emerging as an unlikely proponent of regulated online gambling. Over the past few days, the lottery providers of Georgia have signalled... 

Atlantic City Casinos’ Gross Operating Profits up 35% in 2nd Quarter of 2014

Atlantic City Casinos’ Gross Operating Profits up 35% in 2nd Quarter of 2014

August 24th, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Showboat’s Employees Were Shocked by the Closing, Because the Casino Remains Profitable Atlantic City saw an increase by nearly 35% of its gross operating profit in Q2 of 2014. The increase is due mainly to the numbers produced by the Borgata Hotel Casino... 

Ohio Man Sentenced to 5 Months in Prison for Illegal Sports Gambling Ring

Ohio Man Sentenced to 5 Months in Prison for Illegal Sports Gambling Ring

August 23rd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

An Illegal Gaming Operator in Ohio Goes to Prison, While a Texas Man Goes to Trial Joseph Udeck, a 70-year old man from Plain Township, Ohio will serve 5 months in prison on federal gambling charges. Udeck was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to charges, including... 

MGM Resorts Pays Fine to New Jersey DGE, Seeks to Regain Gaming License

MGM Resorts Pays Fine to New Jersey DGE, Seeks to Regain Gaming License

August 22nd, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

The Legendary Kirk Kerkorian Built both Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand MGM Resorts International this week paid the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement $225,000 in a settlement of a decade-long issue. The payment is seen as an attempt to clear the way for... 

Top Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase No Longer to Process Gambling Deposits

Top Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase No Longer to Process Gambling Deposits

August 21st, 2014 Written by Christine Davies

Legendary Web Browser Designer Marc Andreesen Is a Coinbase Backer The leading Bitcoin exchange, Coinbase, is cancelling access to their services of people who make deposits on “Seals with Clubs”, the world’s leading Bitcoin-only online poker... 

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