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New Jersey Lottery Pulls High Card Poker Scratch-Off Cards

New Jersey Lottery Pulls High Card Poker Scratch-Off Cards

August 16th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

High Card Poker scratch-off cards did not have rules for tie hands. The New Jersey Lottery pulled a new scratch-off card, High Card Poker, off shelves after confusion about the rules. The High Card Poker mishap is the latest in a string of fiascos for the NJ Lotto. High... 

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Illegal Gambling Machine Case

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Illegal Gambling Machine Case

August 15th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Illegal campaign contributions were made to Gergely’s political campaign. A Pennsylvania lawmaker, Democratic state Rep. Marc Gergely, reached a plea bargain in a case involving an illegal video gambling operation. Representative Gergely pleaded guilty to... 

Illinois City Enacts 2-Month Video Gambling License Pause

Illinois City Enacts 2-Month Video Gambling License Pause

August 14th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The city of Washington has 39 video gambling machines. The City Council of Washington, Illinois put a two-month moratorium on issuing new video gambling licenses. The city currently has 39 video gambling machines in nine licensed video gambling establishments. Officials... 

Zalewski Calls for Online Gambling and Fantasy Sports Bill

Zalewski Calls for Online Gambling and Fantasy Sports Bill

August 12th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Adding online gambling to the DFS bill might gain the support of the land-based casino industry. State Rep. Michael Zalewski believes a dual online gambling and daily fantasy sports bill is what he needs to pass a version of House Bill 0479 in Illinois. Zalewski... 

Pennsylvania Regulators Approve Live! Casino Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Regulators Approve Live! Casino Philadelphia

August 10th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Maryland Live! Casino is another property of the Cordish Companies. The Pennsyvlania Gaming Control Board redlighted the Live! Hotel and Casino Philadelphia, after delays caused by a lawsuit. The suit was filed by SugarHouse Casino and Market East Associates, who... 

New York Regulators Want to Ban Fantasy Sports “Prop Bets”

New York Regulators Want to Ban Fantasy Sports “Prop Bets”

August 9th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Boom Fantasy’s real-time fantasy sports are different than the contests on DraftKings or FanDuel. The New York State Gaming Commission wants to ban daily fantasy sports contests which resemble “proposition betting”. To do so, the legislature would... 

Atlantic City Casinos Betting on Profits from eSports

Atlantic City Casinos Betting on Profits from eSports

August 8th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Atlantic City held its first eSports event in March 2017. Atlantic City casinos are turning to eSports to lure younger players, hoping millennials will spend their disposable income at the resorts. To do so, they are hosting competitive video game tournaments. It’s... 

Georgia GOP Committee Opposes New Casino Gambling Bill

Georgia GOP Committee Opposes New Casino Gambling Bill

August 7th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Jim Murren and Sheldon Adelson have scouted Atlanta for the best place to build a casino. The Georgia Republican Party’s state committee voted unanimously to oppose any new casino or horse racing bills this year. The Georgia GOP (GAGOP) met over the weekend... 

Free Market Institute of Kentucky Calls for Expanded Gambling

Free Market Institute of Kentucky Calls for Expanded Gambling

August 5th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Riverboat gambling on the other side of the Ohio River is accessible, as USA Today pointed out. Gary Stratton and John C. Schweingrouber of the Free Market Institute of Kentucky called for a statewide referendum on expanded gambling recently. The two pointed out... 

Atlantic City Settles Casino Tax Appeals with Carl Icahn

Atlantic City Settles Casino Tax Appeals with Carl Icahn

August 3rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Mayor Don Guardian lauded casino execs like Carl Icahn for “finally” putting Atlantic City over profits. Atlantic City’s financial overseer settled the city’s remaining tax appeals with Carl Icahn and several other AC casino operators. The... 

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