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Major League Baseball World Series Odds Change after Most Dramatic Trade Deadline in Years

Major League Baseball World Series Odds Change after Most Dramatic Trade Deadline in Years

July 31st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The Blue Jays’ Odds Moved from 25:1 to 16:1 at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas The Major League Baseball trade deadline caused Las Vegas sportsbooks to move the line on several top contenders, none more so than the Toronto Blue Jays. The 2015 MLB trade... 

Gary Kaplan of BetOnSports Ordered to Pay $36 Million in Back U.S. Taxes

Gary Kaplan of BetOnSports Ordered to Pay $36 Million in Back U.S. Taxes

July 30th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Gary Kaplan of BetOnSportsMust Pay $36 Million in Taxes or Face More Prison Time Gary Kaplan, the founder of BetOnSports, was told by an appeals court in St. Louis today that he would be required to pay $36 million in back taxes and penalties. Kaplan, who was sentenced... 

Governor Bruce Rauner Stops Video Gambling Payments to Illinois Municipalities

Governor Bruce Rauner Stops Video Gambling Payments to Illinois Municipalities

July 29th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Bruce Rauner Says He Cannot Distribute Gaming Revenues without a State Budget The governor of Illinois has stopped video gambling payments to local municipalities, saying the state government does not have the authority to distribute profits until a budget is passed.... 

J. Gary Pretlow Writes Op-Ed Piece in Roll Call Criticizing Restoration of America’s Wire Act

J. Gary Pretlow Writes Op-Ed Piece in Roll Call Criticizing Restoration of America’s Wire Act

July 28th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

J Gary Pretlow Authored a Failed Online Poker Bill for New York in 2014 New York State Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow authored an op-ed article in Roll Call in which he criticized Restoration of America’s Wire Act. Assemblyman Pretlow has been the premier advocate... 

New Jersey Horse Bettor Wins $471 Thousand with a Fifty Cent Ticket

New Jersey Horse Bettor Wins $471 Thousand with a Fifty Cent Ticket

July 27th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Saratoga Pays out Pick 5 Tickets Every Race Day, But Seldom Does One Single Gamble Win without Sharing A New Jersey horse bettor won nearly $500,000 on a 50-cent ticket this weekend in what one handicapper called a “race occurrence”. The gambler, who... 

Indian Tribe Sues New Jersey for Official Recognition, Denies Desire for Casino

Indian Tribe Sues New Jersey for Official Recognition, Denies Desire for Casino

July 24th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe Has Tribal Laws against Its 3,000 Members Gambling, Much Less Owning Casinos The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe of has sued the state of New Jersey for due process and equal protection violations. The tribe says the suit was filed... 

Mohegan Sun Launches an Online Casino in the New Jersey Gaming Market

Mohegan Sun Launches an Online Casino in the New Jersey Gaming Market

July 23rd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Mohegan Sun Operates a Free Social Gaming Site, Play4Fun Network, in Partnership with Scientific Games The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has launched an online gambling website in the New Jersey market. Jennifer Ballester, a spokewoman for the tribal gaming authority,... 

Georgia Lawmakers Might Pass Enabling Legislation for MGM Resorts’s Atlanta Casino

Georgia Lawmakers Might Pass Enabling Legislation for MGM Resorts’s Atlanta Casino

July 22nd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

If the Georgia Legislature Passes a Casino Bill, MGM Resorts Hopes to Build a $1 Billion Casino in Atlanta Supporters of a casino initiative in the state of Georgia believe they can get a referendum on the ballot in 2016. Legalized gambling would mean companies... 

U.S. Attorney General and NFL Lawyers Referred to Sports Betting as a Game of Skill

U.S. Attorney General and NFL Lawyers Referred to Sports Betting as a Game of Skill

July 21st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Covington & Burling, the NFL’s Law Firm in the 2003 Case, Has Been Described as “The Intersection of Law and Sports” Documents published by ESPN show that the U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and lawyers for the NFL haave called sports... 

Slot Machine Designers Continue to Develop Skill Game Elements for Nevada Casinos

Slot Machine Designers Continue to Develop Skill Game Elements for Nevada Casinos

July 20th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

I Nelson Rose Says Skill-Based Slot Machines Are Likely to Become Standard Everywhere Not too long in the future, slot machines which include games of skill are going to be seen on Las Vegas gaming floors. Slot machine manufacturers like Gamblit Gaming of California... 

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