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Senator Tom Cotton Introduces an Anti-Online Gambling Ban to the United States Senate

Senator Tom Cotton Introduces an Anti-Online Gambling Ban to the United States Senate

September 27th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Tom Cotton is a US Army veteran who fought in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, filed S.3376 yesterday in the U.S. Senate today. The bill, which seeks to ban online gambling in the United States, was read twice... 

Scientific Games and Warner Brothers Partner to Produce a Seinfeld Slot Machine

Scientific Games and Warner Brothers Partner to Produce a Seinfeld Slot Machine

September 26th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

When Jerry unwittingly agreed to wear a puffy shirt designed by Kramer’s ‘low-talking’ girlfriend, Jerry whined to Kramer, “But I don’t want to be a pirate?” Scientific Games announced in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer... 

‘Our Turn NJ’ Suspends Its Financial Support for Pro-North Jersey Casino Vote

‘Our Turn NJ’ Suspends Its Financial Support for Pro-North Jersey Casino Vote

September 21st, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Paul Fireman (left) and Jeff Gural (right) issued a joint statement on their decision. “Our Turn NJ”, a key nonprofit group who want North Jersey casino expansion, has stopped funding its media campaign. The group decided to pull the plug on its media... 

Hillary Clinton Remains Favorite to Win US Presidency, According to Top Sportsbooks

Hillary Clinton Remains Favorite to Win US Presidency, According to Top Sportsbooks

September 20th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Donald Trump’s rise is explained by his celebrity status and his supporters’ bigotry, but he also is aided by a weak opponent and his stance against globalist economics. Hillary Clinton is still the favorite to win the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election... 

Glenn Straub Renames Revel Casino with the Name “Ten”

Glenn Straub Renames Revel Casino with the Name “Ten”

September 19th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Revel Casino seemed to have bad luck, so perhaps the number 10 will be a lucky one for the gorgeous gaming venue. The Revel Casino has a new name: TEN. After several months of trying to rebrand the unfortunate Revel Casino, Glenn Straub and Polo North settled on... 

Senator Harry Reid Says Donald Trump Could Not Obtain a Nevada Gaming License

Senator Harry Reid Says Donald Trump Could Not Obtain a Nevada Gaming License

September 16th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Sen. Harry Reid called Donald Trump a “human leech”. With RCP’s aggregate Congressional Job Approval Rating currently at 12.8%, Americans believe a lot of US politicians fit that description. Departing U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev) claims Donald... 

U.S. Department of Transportation Approves First-Ever Direct Flights from Beijing to Las Vegas

U.S. Department of Transportation Approves First-Ever Direct Flights from Beijing to Las Vegas

September 14th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Hainan Airlines is the fourth-largest airlines in China, in terms of fleet size. The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved direct flights from Beijing to Las Vegas. The decision is likely to have a positive effect on gaming revenues from the Chinese tourism... 

VictoryLand Racetrack Has Installed 500 “Electronic Bingo” Slot Machines

VictoryLand Racetrack Has Installed 500 “Electronic Bingo” Slot Machines

September 13th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Over 300 gaming machines and $200,000 in cash were confiscated from VictoryLand in a 2013 raid. VictoryLand has its gaming machines back, at least in a roundabout way. VictoryLand’s owner, Milton McGregor, invested in a new type of electronic gaming machine... 

Indiana Groups Lobby to Legalize Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) in the State

Indiana Groups Lobby to Legalize Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) in the State

September 12th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

VGTs were legalized in Illinois in 2012 and have been profitable for local businesses. Several Indiana groups are lobbying to bring video gaming terminals to the state. VGTs are similar to the electronic slot machines found in casinos these days. There are some... 

The AGA Expects $90 Billion to Be Wagered on Football in 2016 — $88 Billion Illegally

The AGA Expects $90 Billion to Be Wagered on Football in 2016 — $88 Billion Illegally

September 8th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The AGA estimates 98% of all sports betting is done illegally in the United States. With the National Football League regular season kicking off its first full schedule on Sunday, the American Gaming Association has chosen to remind Americans how much will be wagered... 

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