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Poker Legend Mike Sexton Calls for Metal Detectors in Casino

Poker Legend Mike Sexton Calls for Metal Detectors in Casino

August 28th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Mike Sexton was the World Poker Tour’s play-by-play man for 15 years, before retiring in 2017. Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton said on Twitter on Monday that casinos need metal detectors to protect customers. Sexton’s comments were spurred by Sunday’s... 

SugarHouse Launches 1st US Integrated Online Sportsbook

SugarHouse Launches 1st US Integrated Online Sportsbook

August 27th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

SugarHouse Casino already is the number one online casino in New Jersey. SugarHouse Casino is set to launch the first integrated sportsbook in the Uniited States. An integrated sportsbook allows a bettor to make bets at a sportsbook, while also playing online casino... 

Jacksonville Madden NFL ’19 Event the Scene of Fatal Shootings

Jacksonville Madden NFL ’19 Event the Scene of Fatal Shootings

August 26th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Shots erupted after competitors argued. Early reports suggest one of the losing contestants opened fire on Madden NFL series rivals. David Katz, a 24-year old gamer from Baltimore, Maryland, opened fire at an eSports tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday,... 

Nevada Gaming Commission Rejects CG Technology Proposed Fine

Nevada Gaming Commission Rejects CG Technology Proposed Fine

August 25th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Gaming Commission does not like to strip gaming licenses, but it has done so in the past. The Nevada Gaming Commission rejected a proposed fine for CG Technology, a trouble sportsbook operator which moves one step closer to losing it gaming license. CG Technology... 

Texas Man Charged with Money Laundering on His Casino Winnings

Texas Man Charged with Money Laundering on His Casino Winnings

August 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Marquis Overton claimed he had casino winnings from several states, as well as sports betting and craps winnings. On August 22, Marquis Overton was charged with money laundering after he was stopped by a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper, who found... 

Pennsylvania Casinos Sue State Lottery over Online Sales

Pennsylvania Casinos Sue State Lottery over Online Sales

August 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The casinos’ argue that the State Lottery’s online scratchcards like Slingo are too much like slots games. Seven commercial casino operators in Pennsylvania have filed a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Lottery in Commonwealth Court. The legal filing... 

Blanche Lincoln Calls for Justice Department to Ban Online Gambling

Blanche Lincoln Calls for Justice Department to Ban Online Gambling

August 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Jeff Sessions recused himself from online gambling decisions, because he hired an Adelson lobbyist. Former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas penned an op-ed article this week calling for U.S. Department of Justice to reverse a 2011 DOJ opinion on online... 

Oklahoma Tribal Casinos Introduce Ball and Dice Games

Oklahoma Tribal Casinos Introduce Ball and Dice Games

August 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Roulette and craps gaming was legalized to help pay for Oklahoma teachers’ raises. Oklahoma tribal casinos began offering legal “ball and dice” gaming this week. On Monday, amendments to the state’s gaming compact with certain tribe took... 

MGM Springfield Plans Grand Opening for Friday, August 24

MGM Springfield Plans Grand Opening for Friday, August 24

August 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

MGM Springfield’s development plan included making the resort a centerpiece of Springfield’s business, shopping, and cultural life. MGM Springfield’s grand opening is this Friday, August 24. The $950 million integrated casino-resort in Springfield,... 

Hard Rock Online Casino Adds Evolution Gaming Live Dealers

Hard Rock Online Casino Adds Evolution Gaming Live Dealers

August 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Hard Rock AC Casino opened on June 28, while Evolution Gaming received approval on August 9. Hard Rock Online Casino launched live dealer games via the Evolution Gaming platform this week. Evolution Gaming received approval from the Division of Gaming Enforcement... 

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