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Maryland Lawmakers Consider HB1036 to Punish Casino Cheats

Maryland Lawmakers Consider HB1036 to Punish Casino Cheats

February 14th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Maryland Live! in Arundel County is one of six casinos which would be affected by the proposed law. Five Maryland lawmakers introduced General Assembly draft legislation,¬†House Bill 1036, this week to criminalize cheating at the state’s six casinos. The... 

Bridgeport Casino Event Held at Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport Casino Event Held at Housatonic Community College

February 13th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Andrew Doba of the rival East Hartford casino group called the HHC casino symposium a “publicity stunt”. A recent single-day symposium at Housatonic Community College was used to promote MGM Resorts’s long-debated casino development plan for a¬†Bridgeport... 

HB 1975 Would Legalize Tribal Sports Betting in Washington State

HB 1975 Would Legalize Tribal Sports Betting in Washington State

February 12th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

7 Cedars Resort is one of the Washington casinos which could host sports betting. Rep. Eric Pettigrew (D-Seattle) introduced House Bill 1975, which would legalize sports betting in tribal casinos, to the Washington House of Representatives earlier this month. HB... 

Bob Iger Says Disney Will Not Delve into Sports Betting

Bob Iger Says Disney Will Not Delve into Sports Betting

February 11th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Disney subdivision ESPN embraces sports betting, but don’t expect the parent company to touch gambling anytime soon. The Walt Disney Company does not appear as if it will soften its stance on gambling anytime soon. While discussing a disappoint 2018 Q4 report... 

House Bill 4926 Finally Could Become Michigan Law in 2019

House Bill 4926 Finally Could Become Michigan Law in 2019

February 10th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Brandt Iden’s HB 4926 was passed by both houses of the Michigan legislature in 2018, but departing Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed the bill. Jeff Ifrah of The Detroit News wrote that State Rep. Brandt Iden plans to introduce another sports betting and online gambling... 

Team PokerStars Pros Criticize Sheldon Adelson over Online Poker

Team PokerStars Pros Criticize Sheldon Adelson over Online Poker

February 9th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Jason Somerville and Daniel Negreanu are two of the outspoken critics of the DOJ opinion and its sponsor, Sheldon Adelson. A group of PokerStars pro called out casino mogul Sheldon Adelson over his deleterious stance on online poker in America. The U.S. Department... 

Matthew Whitaker Quizzed on DOJ’s Online Gambling Reversal

Matthew Whitaker Quizzed on DOJ’s Online Gambling Reversal

February 8th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Rep. Jamie Raskin implied Sheldon Adelson influenced the DOJ reversal on the Wire Act, but could not connect the dots in his 5 minutes of floor time. During a House Judiciary Committee hearing to discuss the Mueller investigation with Acting U.S. Attorney General... 

American Alliance of Football (AAF) Launches Sports Betting App

American Alliance of Football (AAF) Launches Sports Betting App

February 7th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

The AAF draws talent from the NFL’s past and present. The NFL season ended days ago, but the American public is confronted with a new pro football league this weekend: The Alliance of American Football (AAF). The new league, which debuts on CBS this Saturday... 

Virginia Senate Approves Casino Referendum Bill SB 1126

Virginia Senate Approves Casino Referendum Bill SB 1126

February 6th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Senate Bill 1126 would allow cities to hold votes to approve casinos. One plan would turn a closed Bristol mall into Bristol Resort & Casino. The Virginia Senate voted 28-12 to approve Senate Bill 1126, which opens the door to land-based casinos in the commonwealth.... 

DC City Council Gives Intralot No-Bid Sports Betting Contract

DC City Council Gives Intralot No-Bid Sports Betting Contract

February 5th, 2019 Written by Christine Davies

Jeff DeWitt said a bidding process would have taken 24 months and cost DC money and strategic positioning. The Washington D.C. City Council amended its sports betting legalization bill to add a no-bid contract for Intralot to handle its sportsbook services. Intralot... 

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