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Vegas Sportsbooks Loses Millions on a Foul Call Made at 0.7 Seconds in the Game

Vegas Sportsbooks Loses Millions on a Foul Call Made at 0.7 Seconds in the Game

March 27th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

A Foul Called with 0.7 Seconds Left Made All the Difference in the Bet’s Outcome A trash-time free throw with 0.7 seconds remaining in the NCAA Tournament contest between Duke and Utah cost Las Vegas sportsbooks a million dollars on Friday. The foul call... 

Las Vegas Illegal Sports Betting Suspect’s Malaysian Supporter under Fire

Las Vegas Illegal Sports Betting Suspect’s Malaysian Supporter under Fire

March 25th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Zahid, Seen Here during a 2012 Scandal, Sent the Controversial Letter to the FBI on December 18 Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, the Malaysian politician who claimed alleged illegal bookmaker Paul Phua was doing work for his country’s national security, remains under... 

MGM Resorts Breaks Ground on Springfield Casino in Western Massachusetts

MGM Resorts Breaks Ground on Springfield Casino in Western Massachusetts

March 24th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Jim Murren Termed Connecticut’s Planned I-91 Casino to Counter MGM Springfield a “Box of Slots” March 24 is the day MGM Resorts International breaks ground on its $800 million casino in Springfield, Massachusetts. A special ceremony is planned... 

Florida Gambling Bill Receives First Official Scrutiny in Thursday Legislative Workshop

Florida Gambling Bill Receives First Official Scrutiny in Thursday Legislative Workshop

March 23rd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Prior to Becoming a Lawmaker in 2012, Dana Young Worked in a Miami-area Law Firm State Representative Dana Young’s gambling industry legislation is set for its first official review on Thursday, March 26. The review of Florida House Bill 1233 is set for a... 

Online Gambling Proponents Prepare Gaming Technology Demonstration for US Congress

Online Gambling Proponents Prepare Gaming Technology Demonstration for US Congress

March 21st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Though He Sits on the Internet Committee, Lindsey Graham Said He’s Never Used Email Proponents of online gambling plan a gaming technology demonstration during the US House Judiciary Committee meeting on the Restore America’s Wire Act bill. Also, the... 

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Have a Record Thursday Windfall on March Madness

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Have a Record Thursday Windfall on March Madness

March 20th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Las Vegas Sports Gamblers Get into the Spirit of Things with Devry University Basketball Uniforms Thursday was the biggest single day win in memory, said one Las Vegas sportsbook this week. Though favorites continue to win at an astounding rate, most of the favorites... 

Fantasy Sports Office Pool Operator in Multi-Year Legal Battle with New Jersey Prosecutors

Fantasy Sports Office Pool Operator in Multi-Year Legal Battle with New Jersey Prosecutors

March 18th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

John Bovery’s Payouts Ballooned from $2800 to Over $800,000 in a 20-Year Period John Bovery, a New Jersey resident who operated a fantasy football pool for 20 years (1990-2010), has been in a 5-year legal battle with the state of New Jersey over whether he... 

Texas District Attorney Leads Raid against a Illegal 8-Liner (Maquinitas) Operation

Texas District Attorney Leads Raid against a Illegal 8-Liner (Maquinitas) Operation

March 17th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Ricardo Rodriguez Made National Headlines in January for Vowing to Fight Local Corruption Ricardo Rodriguez, the Hidalgo County District Attorney, called on support by the local police department after a raid on a local La Joya 8-liner gaming machine venue. The... 

New Jersey Argues for Legal Sports Betting before Appellate Panel on Tuesday

New Jersey Argues for Legal Sports Betting before Appellate Panel on Tuesday

March 16th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The US Third Circuit of Appeals Is Seen as New Jersey’s Best Chance to Win a Decision The fateful moment for the state of New Jersey in its two-and-a-half year struggle to legalize sports betting in the state comes on Tuesday. That is when lawyers representing... 

Restoration of America’s Wire Act Hearing to Be Held on March 24

Restoration of America’s Wire Act Hearing to Be Held on March 24

March 14th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The Crimes Subcommittee Hearings Will Be Chaired by James Sensenbrenner The long-awaited congressional hearing of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act legislation is set for March 24. The case for an anti-online gambling bill that would ban online casinos... 

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