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Mississippi Gaming Commission Approves Sports Betting

Mississippi Gaming Commission Approves Sports Betting

June 24th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The Golden Moon Hotel & Casino at Pearl River Resort could be one of the first venues in Mississippi to open a sportsbook. Mississippi sports betting legalization passed its final regulatory test when the Mississippi Gaming Commission unanimously approved the... 

Ocean Resort Casino’s Gaming License Approved by New Jersey

Ocean Resort Casino’s Gaming License Approved by New Jersey

June 23rd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resort Casino’s grand opening is June 28. Ocean Resort Casino received its casino license from the State of New Jersey on Thursday. Ocean Resort’s executives, who plan to open the former Revel Casino under a different name, spoke before the Casino... 

Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting Regulations Postponed

Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting Regulations Postponed

June 22nd, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The subcommittee postponed sports betting hearings on June 19 and June 26. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) of the U.S. House of Representatives postponed plans to hold a hearing on sports betting. Democrats had requested the hearing late last year, but a discussion... 

UNLV Researcher Studies Problem Gambling among Women

UNLV Researcher Studies Problem Gambling among Women

June 21st, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

While little research has focused on female problem gamblers, one study showed gambling addiction was on the rise among South African women. Doctoral student Michelle Malkin, who in August 2017 received a William R. Eadington Fellowship through UNLV’s Center... 

Indiana State Lawmakers to Debate Legal Sports Betting

Indiana State Lawmakers to Debate Legal Sports Betting

June 20th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Led by State Rep. Allan Morrison, Indiana lawmakers plan to discuss legal sports betting in a July 2018 hearing. Indiana state lawmakers plan to address sports betting in July meeting at the Statehouse. State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) has been a proponent of... 

California Sportsbook Petition Filed with Justice Department

California Sportsbook Petition Filed with Justice Department

June 19th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

If the referendum passed a statewide vote, Californians could bet on NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAA games. Russell Lowery, a political consultant, has filed paperwork with the California Department of Justice to introduce a sportsbook legalization¬†referendum¬†on... 

Ocean Resort Casino Has a Licensing Hearing on June 20

Ocean Resort Casino Has a Licensing Hearing on June 20

June 18th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Ocean Resorts Casino once was known as Revel Casino. Ocean Resort Casino has a June 20 special hearing before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to determine whether the property receives a casino license. The special hearing comes only 8 days before Ocean... 

Doyle Brunson Finishes in 6th Place in Final WSOP Event

Doyle Brunson Finishes in 6th Place in Final WSOP Event

June 17th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Doyle Brunson holds 2 WSOP Main Event tiles and is tied for 2nd all-time with 10 WSOP bracelets. Poker legend Doyle Brunson captured the imagination of the poker community when he made a deep run in a low-ball poker event at the 2018 World Series of Poker. Brunson,... 

Atlantic City Gaming Panel Talks US Smartphone Betting Apps

Atlantic City Gaming Panel Talks US Smartphone Betting Apps

June 16th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

The East Coast Gaming Congress meets each year in Atlantic City, but involves video game or eSports gaming as well. A panel of sports betting and tech executives met at Harrah’s Atlantic City Casino on Wednesday to discuss the future of sports gambling in... 

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Event

Arne Kern Wins 2018 WSOP Millionaire Maker Event

June 15th, 2018 Written by Christine Davies

Arne Kern added $1.73 million to his previous career earnings of $28,000. Arne Kern won the Millionaire Maker event (#21) at the 2018 World Series of Poker. The $1500 No-Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker Event is one of the largest fields in the early stages... 

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