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Jadaveon Clowney Spotted at Louisiana Casino While Houston Texans Were Playing a Game

Jadaveon Clowney Spotted at Louisiana Casino While Houston Texans Were Playing a Game

August 16th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Jadaveon Clowney has disappointed in 2 seasons with the Texans, but a case could be made he’s playing out of position. Houston Texans fans are angry that a key member of their defense was seen gambling in a Lake Charles casino this weekend, while teammates... 

MGM Resorts Is Angry about Airport Casino Plans in Connecticut

MGM Resorts Is Angry about Airport Casino Plans in Connecticut

August 15th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Bradley International Airport is the site being discussed for the proposed casino, which would have 2,000 slot machines and 150 table games. MGM Resorts is angry about a proposed airport casino which might be built a mere 17 miles from the MGM Springfield in Springfield,... 

Nebraska Casino Referendum in Danger Due to Petition’s High Disqualification Rate

Nebraska Casino Referendum in Danger Due to Petition’s High Disqualification Rate

August 11th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Former Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh called the 38% disqualification rate “extraordinarily high”. Those circulating a Nebraska petition to set up a November 8 statewide referendum on casino gambling have met a high rejection rate. In one county, nearly 40%... 

California Online Poker Bill Vote Is Postponed at the 11th Hour

California Online Poker Bill Vote Is Postponed at the 11th Hour

August 10th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

In the many months of controversy over who dominates California iPoker, all the operators have lost millions of dollars of online poker revenue. A California online poker bill sponsored by Adam Gray was pulled back from a vote on Monday, giving negotiators more... 

Geoff Freeman of the AGA Spoke about U.S. Sports Betting Laws at Biloxi Conference

Geoff Freeman of the AGA Spoke about U.S. Sports Betting Laws at Biloxi Conference

August 9th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Some of Mississippi’s casinos are struggling and could use the boost sports betting would bring. Geoff Freeman of the American Gaming Association spoke in Biloxi on Wednesday this week. In his prepared comments, Freeman said legal sports betting could be... 

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Offer Summer Olympic Betting for the First Time Since 2001 Law

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Offer Summer Olympic Betting for the First Time Since 2001 Law

August 8th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The Olympic Games feature both global stars and complete unknowns. For the first time, Las Vegas sports bettors are able to gamble on the Olympics. Last year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board approved wagering on events sponsored by the International Olympic Committee. Nevada... 

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Daily Fantasy Sports Bill into Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Daily Fantasy Sports Bill into Law

August 3rd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said daily fantasy sports had proven to be popular with the people of New York. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a daily fantasy sports bill into law on Wednesday. The bill allows daily fantasy sports operators like Draftkings and FanDuel... 

Alabama Republicans Support a State Lottery, While Opposing Casino Gambling

Alabama Republicans Support a State Lottery, While Opposing Casino Gambling

August 2nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Dr. Robert Bentley opposes the spread of illegal gambling and an Alabama State Lottery. The Alabama Forestry Association commissioned a study of Alabama residents’ opinions on gambling. That survey of 600 likely Republican primary voters found an even split... 

Mike Pence Might Be a Pivotal Supporter of Restore America’s Wire Act

Mike Pence Might Be a Pivotal Supporter of Restore America’s Wire Act

August 1st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Though Mike Pence supposedly would have control of “domestic and foreign” policy, bills would come to the Oval Office for signing by President Trump. Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence agrees that online gambling should be banned in the... 

Rivers Casino Drops Its Lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Revenue Department

Rivers Casino Drops Its Lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Revenue Department

July 28th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Rivers Casino dropped its lawsuit after the city of Pittsburgh joined the defense. Rivers Casino dropped its lawsuit against the state of Pennsylvania this week. The Pittsburgh-area casino’s lawsuit claimed that the gambling taxes it is required to pay is... 

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