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Dina Titus Called for Repeal of Sports Betting Handle Tax

Dina Titus Called for Repeal of Sports Betting Handle Tax

December 17th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

A rollback of the Handle Tax in 1974 led to Las Vegas sports gambling and an oddsmaker (Jimmy “The Greek”) on network TV, alongside VSiN’s Brent Musburger. While a sweeping new tax reform bill is set to pass in the US Congress, Representative... 

Jerry Jones: Gaming Does Not Compromise Sports’ Intregrity

Jerry Jones: Gaming Does Not Compromise Sports’ Intregrity

December 16th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

In November, Jerry Jones said, “I probably have a much better relationship with the commissioner of the Salvation Army than I do right now with the commissioner of the NFL.” Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones became the latest prominent member of the... 

Lawmaker Predicts Louisiana Will Pass New Gaming Laws in 2018

Lawmaker Predicts Louisiana Will Pass New Gaming Laws in 2018

December 15th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Louisiana State Sen. Ronnie Johns (R-Lake Charles) discusses legislation with State Sen. Beth Mizell (R-Franklinton). State Sen. Ronnie Johns expects Louisiana to pass new gaming laws during the 2018 legislation session. Rep. John said, besides a 2001 law which... 

Seminole Tribe Files Lawsuit against Jacksonville Cyber-Cafes

Seminole Tribe Files Lawsuit against Jacksonville Cyber-Cafes

December 14th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Lucky’s Cyber Center is one of the Duval County EGPs sued by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The Seminole Tribe of Florida filed anti-trust lawsuits against 11 Jacksonville-area electronic gambling parlors (EGPs) and the 15 landlords which manage or lease... 

Greektown Casino Elevator Shooting Leaves One Dead

Greektown Casino Elevator Shooting Leaves One Dead

December 13th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Greektown Casino will be renamed “Jack Detroit Casino Hotel Greektown” in May 2018. At 4:07am on Dec. 2, an argument between four men at the Greektown Casino Hotel turned fatal. After a fight broke out in a hotel room on the ninth floor, the four men... 

A.G. Burnett Resigns as Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman

A.G. Burnett Resigns as Nevada Gaming Control Board Chairman

December 12th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Burnett said the controversy with AG Adam Laxalt had nothing to do with his resignation. A.G. Burnett announced on Monday he would resign his post as Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Burnett, who has been one of the faces of Nevada gaming since he became... 

Revel Casino Sold to AC Ocean Walk LLC for $200 Million

Revel Casino Sold to AC Ocean Walk LLC for $200 Million

December 11th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

This is the third company rumored to be buying Revel Casino, but it is the first time Moody’s reported a sale. Moody’s Investor Service confirmed in a report that the Revel Casino has been sold to AC Ocean Walk LLC out of Colorado for $200 million.... 

College Township Welcomes Centre Region Satellite Casino

College Township Welcomes Centre Region Satellite Casino

December 10th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

College Township is only 4.5 miles from State College, so the casino would create jobs for both cities. Four cities in the Centre Region of Pennsylvania have passed resolutions to ban satellite casinos, but College Township is not one of them. College Township... 

Frank Pallone Introduces PASPA Repeal Called “GAME Act”

Frank Pallone Introduces PASPA Repeal Called “GAME Act”

December 9th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The GAME Act would repeal PASPA, but leave most other federal laws on sports betting intact. US Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced a bill in the House of Representatives which would repeal the longstanding sports betting ban, the Professional and Amateur... 

Ray Bitar’s Laundered Money Discovered by Guernsey Regulators

Ray Bitar’s Laundered Money Discovered by Guernsey Regulators

December 8th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Though Ray Bitar escaped prison with complaints of a near-fatal heart condition in 2013-2014, he appeared healthy in this 2016 wedding photo. Working with the US Department of Justice, officials from the Isle of Guernsey this week discovered £9.5 million which... 

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