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Pennsylvania Senate Passes a Land-Based and Online Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania Senate Passes a Land-Based and Online Gambling Bill

May 24th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Philadelphia International Airport could offer online gambling, if it paid a $5 million licensing fee. The Pennsylvania Senate approved the expansion of casino-style gambling and online fantasy sports in a 38-12 vote on Wednesday. Pennsylvania lawmakers believe... 

Leonard Fournette’s Younger Brother Arrested for Underage Gambling at Baton Rouge Casino

Leonard Fournette’s Younger Brother Arrested for Underage Gambling at Baton Rouge Casino

May 23rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Lanard Fournette gambled on craps for 16 minutes before he was discovered. Lanard Fournette, the younger brother of LSU and Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Leonard Fornette, was arrested at a Baton Rouge casino for underage gambling. The 20-year old Fournette... 

FinCEN Documents Show the Trump Taj Mahal Was Involved in 106 Violations of Money Laundering Laws

FinCEN Documents Show the Trump Taj Mahal Was Involved in 106 Violations of Money Laundering Laws

May 22nd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Trump Taj Mahal was controlled by Donald Trump until February 2009, when shareholders took control amidst another bankruptcy. Congressional committees recently called for the Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit, FinCen, to release to them documents... 

Connecticut Governor Malloy Says He Only Will Sign an East Windsor Casino Bill

Connecticut Governor Malloy Says He Only Will Sign an East Windsor Casino Bill

May 19th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Governor Malloy said he hopes to “focus” the legislature on passing the $260 million-a-year bill. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said on Friday that the state’s only realistic option is to approve the tribes’ casino plan. Gov. Malloy... 

Michigan House of Representatives Votes to Approve Smartphone Betting on Horse Races

Michigan House of Representatives Votes to Approve Smartphone Betting on Horse Races

May 18th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

House Bill 4611 would allow smartphone betting on horse racing through third party affiliates. The Michigan House of Representatives votes today on a bill which would legalize horse race betting on smartphones and the Internet. Under the current law, a person who... 

Trump Prop Bets at UK Bookmakers Continue to Draw Record Amounts of Action

Trump Prop Bets at UK Bookmakers Continue to Draw Record Amounts of Action

May 17th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Russian Times, an unofficial mouthpiece of Putin, cites similar betting patterns on PredictIT and broker.com. UK bookmakers say they continue to see significant wagering that Donald Trump will not finish a 4-year term as US president. British bookies are saying... 

Always Dreaming Is a 4-5 Favorite to Win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday

Always Dreaming Is a 4-5 Favorite to Win the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday

May 16th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Always Dreaming runs from the 4th gate and is a 4-5 favorite to win the Preakness. Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is a 4-5 prohibitive favorite at the Preakness, which runs from Pimlico Park in Maryland this weekend. The Preakness runs this Saturday, as... 

Westgate Sportsbook Set Dallas Cowboys’ Odds for Win-Loss Record Low for 2017

Westgate Sportsbook Set Dallas Cowboys’ Odds for Win-Loss Record Low for 2017

May 15th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Dak Prescott needs to avoid a sophomore slump, which often happens when teams get NFL tape on a young quarterback. Las Vegas sportsbooks believe the Dallas Cowboys are due for a regression in the 2017 NFL regular season. According to theĀ Westgate SuperBook’s... 

Texas Attorneys Seek the Closure of the Naskila Electronic Bingo Center

Texas Attorneys Seek the Closure of the Naskila Electronic Bingo Center

May 11th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Alabama-Coushatta tribe once filed a lawsuit against ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed for their alleged lobbying excesses. The Naskila Gaming entertainment center in East Texas has become a target for Texas officials... 

Expanded Dice and Roulette Gambling Proposals Derail Oklahoma State Budget Talks

Expanded Dice and Roulette Gambling Proposals Derail Oklahoma State Budget Talks

May 10th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

All 102 of Oklahoma’s casinos would have craps and roulette, including the massive Windstar World Casino in Thackerville. The House Democrats in the Oklahoma legislature wanted an expansion of tribal gaming in the state to include roulette and dice games.... 

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