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Rhode Island Rep. Charlene Lima Supports Online Lottery Sales

Rhode Island Rep. Charlene Lima Supports Online Lottery Sales

February 6th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Charlene Lima’s bill takes New Hampshire’s online lottery laws as its template. Rhode Island State Rep. Charlene Lima introduced a bill to legalize online lottery ticket sales. Lima’s bill would legalize online sales for weekly lottery drawings,... 

Las Vegas Review-Journal Buried 1998 Wynn Resorts Allegations

Las Vegas Review-Journal Buried 1998 Wynn Resorts Allegations

February 5th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Review-Journal management at the time told Carri Geer Thevenot to destroy her copy of the story, but she kept it for 20 years. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that waitresses at the Mirage Las Vegas casino filed lawsuits documenting sexual harassment. The... 

Kentucky Lawmaker Jerry Miller Introduces Casino Legalization Bill

Kentucky Lawmaker Jerry Miller Introduces Casino Legalization Bill

February 4th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

5 of the 6 states bordering Kentucky have brick-and-mortar casinos. Kentucky State Rep. Jerry Miller (R-Louisville) has introduced a constitutional amendment which would legalize brick-and-mortar casinos. The proposed amendment is one of several solutions to the... 

Man Charged with Illegally Selling Ammo to Stephen Paddock

Man Charged with Illegally Selling Ammo to Stephen Paddock

February 3rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Douglas Haig is charged with conspiracy to manufacture and sell armor-piercing ammunition. Douglas Haig, an Arizona resident who sold ammunition to Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock, was arrested by the FBI on Friday for violations of federal gun laws. Haig... 

Tropical Breeze Sued by Passenger after Deadly Boat Fire

Tropical Breeze Sued by Passenger after Deadly Boat Fire

February 2nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Deborah Jero’s lawsuit alleges the Tropical Breeze company has had 29 prior incidents, including crashes, injuries, and investigations. A woman who was aboard the Tropical Breeze casino shuttle boat in Port Richey when it caught fire last month has decided... 

Washington Loot Box Bill Introduced to State Senate

Washington Loot Box Bill Introduced to State Senate

February 1st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Star Wars Battlefront II removed paid loot boxes. The game has had disappointing sales. Gaming regulators in the United Kingdom, Belgium, New Zealand, and Australia have discussed whether loot boxes are gambling over the past year. Some parents’ groups and... 

John Bonacic Introduces New York Online Poker Bill S.3898

John Bonacic Introduces New York Online Poker Bill S.3898

January 31st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

John Bonacic introduced online poker bills in 2016, 2017, and 2018. For the third time in thirteen months, the New York State Legislature is discussing an online poker bill. State Senator John Bonacic introduced his latest online poker bill to the Senate Racing,... 

Golden Nugget Online Casino Features Live Casino Hold’em

Golden Nugget Online Casino Features Live Casino Hold’em

January 30th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Golden Nugget is the first New Jersey online casino with Live Casino Hold’em. Golden Nugget Atlantic City launched live dealer Casino Hold’em in its online casino early in January. The new game convinced some that online Texas Hold’em was being... 

Hard Rock and Ocean Resort Plan New Jersey Online Gambling

Hard Rock and Ocean Resort Plan New Jersey Online Gambling

January 29th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Hard Rock International is investing $500 million to renovate the old Trump Taj Mahal — now Hard Rock Atlantic City. Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino both want to launch online gambling sites in New Jersey. If the two land-based casinso opened... 

Macau Gaming Inspection Bureau to Probe Steve Wynn Allegations

Macau Gaming Inspection Bureau to Probe Steve Wynn Allegations

January 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Nevada and Massachusetts gaming regulators also announced investigations. Macau gaming regulators announced they are seeking information about Wynn Resorts’ CEO Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct allegations. The announcement came days after the Wall... 

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