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Game Show Network Sued for Its Free-Play Casino Games

Game Show Network Sued for Its Free-Play Casino Games

May 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Elise Bell’s lawyer argues GSN’s free to play gaming site’s tokens are a thing of value. Game Show Network is the latest free-play online gaming site to be hit with a lawsuit. The plaintiff claims GSN gaming site is really an illegal gambling... 

Four US States Oppose Federal Sports Betting Regulations

Four US States Oppose Federal Sports Betting Regulations

May 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Former NJ State Senator Ray Lesniak called the NBA’s proposed integrity fee a kind of “tribute”. State regulators from Nevada, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Louisiana released a statement last week saying the sports betting regulations should not... 

MGM Springfield Asks Gaming Commission for 4am Last Call

MGM Springfield Asks Gaming Commission for 4am Last Call

May 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

A recent law would allow casinos to serve alcohol to active bettors on the gambling floor until 4am local time. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is considering whether to allow MGM Springfield’s request to serve alcohol past the mandated “last call“.... 

Robert Rita Introduces Illinois Online Gambling Bill

Robert Rita Introduces Illinois Online Gambling Bill

May 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Robert Rita’s bill would legalize sports betting, online poker, online casinos, and daily fantasy sports sites. Illinois State Rep. Robert Rita introduced an online gambling bill (Senate Bill 7) to the House Gaming Subcommittee. The bill would legalize sports... 

Las Vegas Casino Union Workers Vote to Strike

Las Vegas Casino Union Workers Vote to Strike

May 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Culinary Workers Union voted 99% to 1% to authorize a June strike. Las Vegas casino workers voted to approve a strike, which could happen on the 1st of June. Collectively-bargained contracts for over 50,000 workers end on the final day of May. The strike by... 

Ocean Resort and William Hill USA Partner on Sportsbook

Ocean Resort and William Hill USA Partner on Sportsbook

May 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resort Casino & Sportsbook plan a June 28 grand opening. Ocean Resort Casino announced it will partner with William Hill USA to operate its sportsbook. Ocean Resort Casino, which plans a June 28 opening, is the successor to the majestic yet ill-fated... 

Roger Goodell Outlines Core Principles for Sports Betting

Roger Goodell Outlines Core Principles for Sports Betting

May 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Roger Goodell called for the US Congress to set standards for legal US sports betting. As the National Footall League spring meetings begin this week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gave his four core principles for legalized sports betting in the United States.... 

Epic Games to Spend $100 Million on Fortnite eSports League

Epic Games to Spend $100 Million on Fortnite eSports League

May 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Epic Games raised the bar on eSports tournament prizes. Epic Games announced it will devote $100 million to a Fortnite eSports league in 2018. The money will go for prize pools on the Fortnight tournament circuit. Currently, Epic Games is flush with cash, as its... 

What Impact Will Sports Betting Apps Have for US Bookmakers?

What Impact Will Sports Betting Apps Have for US Bookmakers?

May 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Each sports betting software provider will develop their own live/in-play betting apps for Android and IOS. Many questions remain unanswered about the US sports betting industry in the wake of the Supreme Court’s repeal of the PASPA federal ban on sportsbooks... 

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Sites Face Severe Restrictions

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Sites Face Severe Restrictions

May 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

SugarHouse’s New Jersey skin made Golden Nugget #1 in the online casino market, because it offered online slots available in no other US licensed site. As details emerge about the Pennsylvania online gambling policies, it is becoming apparent that casino... 

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