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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - An operator has been chosen for the casino Petersburg is hoping to build - if legislation allowing the city to hold a referendum in November is signed into law. Petersburg City Council member Howard Wayne Myers confirmed to 8News on Wednesday that the Cordish Companies has been selected to operate the proposed casino after…
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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino
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What to eat and drink at Detroit's casinos

They've been around for more than 20 years now, so Detroit's three casinos are kind of taken for granted to locals as part of downtown fun, like visiting Campus Martius, the Detroit Institute of Arts or seeing a concert or sporting event. While most states allow some form of gambling, not every metropolis has full-on casinos. We're no Las Vegas or…
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Bruce Smith Enterprise, Cordish Cos. Propose $1.4 Billion Mixed-Use Casino Development in Petersburg, Virginia

Live! Casino & Hotel Virginia would be the centerpiece of the development. Petersburg, Va. - Bruce Smith Enterprise and The Cordish Cos. have responded to a request for proposal issued by the City of Petersburg with plans to co-develop a $1.4 billion mixed-use project. Plans call for a gaming and entertainment district anchored by a Live!-branded…
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Maryland legislature fails in online gambling expansion

While interest and discussion weren't limited to March, as far back as last autumn, operators, vendors, suppliers, consultants, lawmakers and many others in the US gambling landscape were shouting about the prospect of Maryland legalising online casino. On Monday (8 April) those prospects went out without a peep when the general assembly adjourned…
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Maryland legislature fails in online gambling expansion
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New Terre Haute casino set to open its doors Friday

Indiana once again will have 13 commercial casinos operating Friday when the Terre Haute Casino Resort opens its doors at 10:30 a.m. after nearly three years of planning and construction. The new casino, located near U.S. 41 on the Indiana-Illinois state line about 150 miles directly south of Northwest Indiana, features 1000 slot machines, 36 live…
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New Terre Haute casino set to open its doors Friday
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Maryland online casino bill debuts in Senate

The bill passed the House by a 92-43 majority on 14 March. However its Senate introduction sparked debate potential blockers such as fears of brick-and-mortar cannibalisation and an increase in gambling addiction. HB 1319 would allow for statewide online casino in a state that has a mature retail casino market and introduced digital sports…
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Maryland online casino bill debuts in Senate
The Virginian Pilot

Column: Support veterans by vetoing gambling machine legislation

American Veterans (AMVETS) is one of the foremost veterans' service organizations in Virginia and the United States. We have a proud history of assisting Virginia veterans and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens. AMVETS Department of Virginia exists to serve the veterans of America's armed forces who live and work…
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Column: Support veterans by vetoing gambling machine legislation
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Maryland online casino bill passes House

The Senate now has less than a month to pass HB 1319. US.- The Maryland House has passed proposed online casino legislation by a vote of 92-43. The Senate now has less than a month to pass HB 1319 before the general assembly adjourns on April 8. Maryland law currently allows for brick-and-mortar casinos, retail sports betting and online sports…
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Maryland online casino bill passes House
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Maryland set to be next US state to legalize online casinos

The Maryland House has passed an iGaming authorization bill which will now proceed to the Senate. If passed, Maryland could become the latest state to legalize online casinos. The House voted 92-43 to pass the HB 1319'Internet Gaming - Authorization and Implementation' bill, two days before the deadline. Now, the Senate has less than a month to…
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Maryland set to be next US state to legalize online casinos
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House Passes Amended Maryland Online Casino Legislation

Online casino bill, HB 1319, authored by Maryland Rep. Vanessa Atterbeary, has officially passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to the Senate for approval. Non-unanimous vote: On March 16, the House voted 92-43 in favor of passing Maryland online casino bill. For the adoption of the constitutional amendment three-fifths of the votes…
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House Passes Amended Maryland Online Casino Legislation
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Online casino bill headed to Maryland Senate

Promising a "highly, highly regulated industry" and pushing an amended online casino bill, Maryland Rep. Vanessa Atterbeary saw her HB 1319 on 16 March move out of the House and head to the Senate. Two days before the crossover deadline - on a Saturday - the House voted 92-43 to pass a bill that would send the decision about whether or not to…
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Online casino bill headed to Maryland Senate
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General Assembly Considering Bill To Allow On Line Casino Gambling

A Frederick County legislator has some concerns, especially about problem gambling. Delegate April Miller Annapolis, Md (KM) Casino gambling, such as slots, poker and other table games, could be as close as your I-phone or home computer under a bill being considered by the Maryland General Assembly.. If passed, the legislation would allow customers…
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Gas station ‘gambling’ is back in Kentucky, despite a statewide ban

Prominent Technologies says its new games are not covered by the ban, but their claim has drawn early skepticism from the administration of Gov. Andy Beshear. The Pennsylvania-based game maker was one of two companies that began operating what they called "skill games" in Kentucky gas stations, convenience stores and bars across Kentucky in…
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Gas station ‘gambling’ is back in Kentucky, despite a statewide ban
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Rhode Island launches online casino gaming

Rhode Islanders no longer have to travel into Connecticut to play casino games on a laptop or a hand-held device. Since noon Tuesday, "iGaming" has been available within the Ocean State's borders, courtesy of Bally's Corp., owner of Rhode Island's two casinos, Bally's Twin River Lincoln and Bally's Tiverton. Bally's launch of online casino gaming…
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Monticello Raceway to close its casino operations, but keep racetrack open

It's opening day at a Resorts World Catskills, a new $1.2 billion casino, Feb. 8, 2018. ALBANY - Monticello Raceway plans to close its gambling parlor with 1100 video-lottery terminals in April as it seeks to consolidate its operations with the nearby $1 billion Resorts World Catskills. Both facilities in Sullivan County are owned by Empire…
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Monticello Raceway to close its casino operations, but keep racetrack open
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Best Virginia Gambling Sites 2024

What's the Virginia online casino scene like in 2024 and is gambling legal in the state? This guide explains the current gambling laws and whether or not Virginia casinos are available via digital devices. In addition to providing an overview of the legal landscape, we'll walk you through what the best Virginia online casinos offer in terms of…
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Rhodes Island becomes seventh US state to launch regulated igaming

Bally's online casino offering officially went live in Rhode Island today, March 5, making the Ocean State the seventh state in the US to offer legally regulated igaming. The launch will see Bally's bring 170 slot titles, plus live dealer blackjack and roulette for players to enjoy remotely from anywhere within the state. Bally's has also teamed up…
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Rhodes Island becomes seventh US state to launch regulated igaming
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Rhode Island Becomes Seventh State With Online Casino Gaming

Rhode Island became the seventh state to offer online casino gaming, with Bally's adding the vertical for Ocean State bettors Tuesday. It is the first state to launch online casino gaming since Connecticut in October 2021, though Delaware began 2024 by switching operators from 888 Holdings to BetRivers. Bally's has been offering mobile sports…
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Rhode Island Becomes Seventh State With Online Casino Gaming
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NEW: Bally’s iGaming App is Now LIVE

has officially launched its new "online casino experience" - known as iGaming - in Rhode Island as of noon on Tuesday. The new app will allow customers to play slots and table games anywhere in the State of Rhode Island on a desktop or on an iOS stand-alone mobile app. According to Bally's, the public launch of the online gaming product follows a…
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Rhode Island becomes the seventh state to launch online casino gaming

Residents of Rhode Island can place bets on casino games online starting at noon today as the state becomes the seventh in the US to launch such an app. The online casino, iGaming, will allow residents to play slots and table games located in the state. Bally's, the casino operator, says it expects the app to create between 50 and 75 jobs.
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Rhode Island becomes the seventh state to launch online casino gaming
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Visit a casino from your couch? Here's why Md. should reject iGaming

The Maryland Lottery went live in 1973 with just one game, called Twin Win. Residents of Maryland were told the money generated from the lottery would help fund education. Today, the Maryland Lottery has at least 10 different games and has generated over $19.3 billion in revenue for the state of Maryland. In 2008, the Maryland General…
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Visit a casino from your couch? Here's why Md. should reject iGaming
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Maryland Retailers Association Opposes Online Casino Bills

The Maryland Retailers Association came out in opposition to online casino bills in the state Thursday. The MRA also shared results from a poll it commissioned that suggests a notable portion of Marylanders aren't supportive of gambling expansion. The survey was conducted by Public Policy Polling. The poll, in which 570 Marylanders were surveyed…
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Maryland Retailers Association Opposes Online Casino Bills
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The future of Rhode Island gambling is … quiet

LINCOLN - "Good luck, everyone." So said a Bally's Twin River dealer before dropping a ball on the roulette wheel. It spun for about three seconds before it landed on 11 black. There were no winners on that bet, but there were also no groans - at least that anyone at the casino could hear. Any gambler who wagered on the game did so from the comfort…
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The future of Rhode Island gambling is … quiet
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Overview of Maryland House Online Casino Bill Hearings

While the legalization of online sports betting has become much more popular throughout the United States over the past few years, many states are still holding out for one reason or another. A major concern? How customers can bet right from their phones (or other smart devices) could impact existing brick-and-mortar casinos in states and the…
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Overview of Maryland House Online Casino Bill Hearings
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Maryland Online Casino Discussions Ramp Up

The debate over legalizing online casinos in Maryland intensified Monday, as the House Ways and Means Committee met for several hours of detailed discussions about the pros and cons of mobile casino apps. Brick-and-mortar cannibalization, revenue projections, and problem gambling were all discussed. There wasn't a vote on House Bill 1319 during…
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Maryland Online Casino Discussions Ramp Up
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Casino managers want iGaming in MD, but employees fear job loss

Maryland's casinos, as well as international gambling organizations, are pushing for state lawmakers to establish an internet gaming market. The proposal has a powerful sponsor in the House of Delegates that should ensure it advances from its committee to the full chamber, though it's unclear whether a similar proposal in the Senate will have the…
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Casino managers want iGaming in MD, but employees fear job loss
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OUTLOOK 2024: Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.

HARRISBURG - As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue. In making this proposal, the Democrat wades into a years-old battle for dominance of the gambling industry, which last year contributed $2.3 billion in tax revenue to the commonwealth's…
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OUTLOOK 2024: Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.
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Maryland lawmakers propose legalizing online casino gambling with some pushback

BALTIMORE - A renewed push to legalize online casino gambling is making its way to the Maryland General Assembly. Lawmakers say bringing casino table games online could bring in millions of dollars to the state. While the benefits would be that it brings in money, some say they're worried it will only make the gambling addiction in Maryland…
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Maryland lawmakers propose legalizing online casino gambling with some pushback
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Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue. (Photo: Pennsylvania skill game machines at a business near Harrisburg. Photo credit: Sarah Anne Hughes / Spotlight PA) Article by Stephen Caruso of Spotlight PA and Katie Meyer of…
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Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Interest in authorizing more casinos in North Carolina during this year's upcoming legislative session appears tamped down based on comments from top General Assembly leaders. But this week they suggested an effort to sanction and regulate video gambling machines could resurface in the spring. A package considered by lawmakers…
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City casinos would be able to continue to allow gamblers to smoke on the casino floor under a new bill that would impose additional restrictions on lighting up. New Jersey state Sen. John Burzichelli introduced a bill Monday giving the casinos much of what they want amid a push by many casino workers to prohibit…
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions
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Should You Bet on Online Gambling Stocks Now?

Ivanna Hampton: Here's what's ahead on this week's Investing Insights. An off-the-field sports rivalry is brewing ahead of game day. What FanDuel's parent's latest play means for the online gambling industry. Plus, Meta unveils its first dividend. Find out if the tech company's stock falls into the cheap or expensive category. And, want to stop…
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Should You Bet on Online Gambling Stocks Now?
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Gambling or good, clean fun? Some storeowners want skill games to return

As Virginia's General Assembly continues to hash out how to regulate skill games, some local business owners are pushing for slots-like betting games to be allowed back into stores arguing that they're a valuable source of revenue for their businesses and for the state. "Our industry would like to have the skill games back again because it's extra…
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Gambling or good, clean fun? Some storeowners want skill games to return
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From Silicon Valley to the Slots: California's Online Real Money Casino Scene

GAMING - California, popular for its innovation and technological advancements, is now witnessing a new wave of innovation through online real money casinos. Traditionally known as the hub of Silicon Valley, California is embracing the digital revolution in the gambling industry. It offers players the convenience and excitement of gambling from the…
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From Silicon Valley to the Slots: California's Online Real Money Casino Scene
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee

The Illinois legislature will ponder online casino gaming in this year's General Assembly after State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez's House Bill 2239 was assigned to the House Gaming Committee last week. Gonzalez's bill, originally filed last year and failed to make it beyond first reading, is the companion to Senate Bill 1656 filed by Sen. Cristina Castro…
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee
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Atlantic City casinos: Bill to ban smoking moves forward

A measure that would prohibit smoking in Atlantic City's casinos moved forward Monday after three years of going nowhere, heartening casino workers who say they are literally sick and tired of having smoke blown in their faces at work. The New Jersey Senate health committee approved a long-delayed bill to impose a smoking ban in Atlantic City's…
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Atlantic City casinos: Bill to ban smoking moves forward
Virginia Mercury

Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills

As Virginia lawmakers continue to discuss the addition of new casinos in the state, Richmond appears to be out, Petersburg seems to be in and Northern Virginia looks like a question mark. A state Senate panel took action on an initial batch of gambling bills Wednesday, offering some early indicators of what policymakers might do on the topic this…
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Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills
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Could Virginia soon have six casinos?

Members of the General Assembly are considering adding a new casino in northern Virginia. Place your bets. Members of the Senate are considering a bill that would allow a sixth casino in Virginia in Fairfax County. Senator Adam Ebbin is a Democrat from Alexandria who says he's been hearing lots of opposition to the proposal. "I've also gotten…
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Could Virginia soon have six casinos?
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Virginia gas station owners want their slot machines back, again.

RICHMOND - The slots-like gaming machines that Virginia has twice banned from gas stations, restaurants and convenience stores would blink back to life under legislation that lobbyists and legislators are pushing through the General Assembly. The measure could pave the way for slots-style gaming in every corner of the state, which approved the…
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Richmond Times

Virginia: Lawmakers seek to legalize slots-like skill games

The General Assembly banned the games in 2020, but a court injunction froze enforcement until late last year. Such games have been an important source of income for convenience stores, restaurants and truck stops, especially during the pandemic. "To me, this is a small-business issue," said state Sen. Aaron Rouse, D-Virginia Beach, one of the…
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Virginia: Lawmakers seek to legalize slots-like skill games
Eye On Annapolis

The Path To Legalizing Online Casinos In Maryland

Legalizing online casinos is fast becoming a widespread trend in American states. States like Maryland have had troubles in the past accepting and creating laws that support online gambling until recent times. In this article, we'll explore the changes that gamblers in Maryland should look out for and the legal systems and regulations supporting…
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The Path To Legalizing Online Casinos In Maryland
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5

Terre Haute's new casino is scheduled to open April 5, with the adjacent hotel to open May 15. The Terre Haute Casino Resort, which is owned by Churchhill Downs, posted the opening dates on its Facebook page Monday afternoon. The casino grand opening celebration is set for 10:30 a.m. April 5. Thereafter, the casino will be open 24/7. The casino and…
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Terre Haute Casino Resort set to open April 5
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Pennsylvania skill games fight is on

In December, the Commonwealth Court upheld a county court judge's ruling that so-called skill games generally found in restaurants, bars, convenience stores and private clubs are not illegal gambling devices. Casino operators argue that the lower court's ruling opens the floodgates for unlicensed, unregulated, unlawful slot machines to dominate…
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Gaming proponents size up the odds of a northern Virginia casino

illy Schuerman / The Virginian-Pilot via AP A patron of The Rivers Casino in Portsmouth, Va., plays on one of the several varieties of games during the casino's grand opening, Jan. 23, 2023. With casinos popping up on Virginia's southern border, some lawmakers now want to explore whether wealthy northern Virginia should get in on the…
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Gaming proponents size up the odds of a northern Virginia casino
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Fuming over setback to casino smoking ban, workers light up in New Jersey Statehouse meeting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - With prospects for a smoking ban in Atlantic City's casinos looking hazier than ever, workers who want smoking banned took matters into their own hands, lips and lungs Thursday. Members of the United Auto Workers union disrupted a meeting of a state Assembly committee that had been scheduled to take a preliminary vote on…
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Fuming over setback to casino smoking ban, workers light up in New Jersey Statehouse meeting
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Manitoba may add gambling operations, focuses on public alcohol sales

The Manitoba government is looking at expanding the gambling industry for the first time in years, and offering more alcohol through government-run retail stores. The NDP government, elected in October, revamped the board at Crown-owned Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries on Tuesday. New members include Jeff Traeger, president of a local United Food and…
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Manitoba may add gambling operations, focuses on public alcohol sales
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Manitoba ends pause on new gambling operations, focuses on public alcohol sales

The Manitoba government is looking at expanding the gambling industry for the first time in years, and offering more alcohol through government-run retail stores. The NDP government, elected in October, revamped the board at Crown-owned Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries on Tuesday. New members include Jeff Traeger, president of a local United Food and…
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Manitoba ends pause on new gambling operations, focuses on public alcohol sales
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iGaming is a bad bet for Maryland

By Jason Chorpenning and Shane Sterry Chorpenning is president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 27 and Sterry is assistant vice president of the Seafarers Entertainment and Allied Trades Union. On behalf of the more than 5000 UFCW and SEATU represented employees working at three of Maryland's casinos - Rocky Gap…
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Highlights: Madras HC's Judgment on TN's Online 'Gambling' Ban

Last month, the Madras High Court once again struck down the Tamil Nadu government's attempts to ban online skill games (non-gambling games) under a larger ban on online gambling. Chief Justice Sanjay V. Gangpurwala and Justice P.D. Audikesavalu held that the state government had the power to regulate skill games, and banning them exceeded its…
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Highlights: Madras HC's Judgment on TN's Online 'Gambling' Ban
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Commonwealth Court rules skill gaming terminals are not slot machines

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled in a unanimous decision that Pace-O-Matic (POM) gaming terminals are skill games, not slot machines as defined by state law. The appellate court sided with POM, the developer and distributor of the machines in question, that their gaming terminals are not slot machines as the Commonwealth argued, but are…
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Groundbreaking Wednesday For PENN’s Relocated Aurora Casino

Hollywood Casino Aurora is making the move from surf to turf, and the ceremonial first shovels will hit said turf on Wednesday afternoon. Located on the Fox River in Aurora, Illinois, as a riverboat casino since 1993, Hollywood Casino is preparing to move to its new location on land adjacent to the Chicago Premium Outlets thanks to an Illinois law…
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Groundbreaking Wednesday For PENN’s Relocated Aurora Casino
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Petersburg hoping to hit the jackpot with casino bid

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Just weeks after a casino referendum was rejected by voters in nearby Richmond for the second time in three years, Petersburg officials are hoping to step in and win the jackpot for themselves. Petersburg officials have submitted a request to hold a casino referendum of their own by 2025. Now, the decision to let the city…
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Petersburg hoping to hit the jackpot with casino bid
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Casinos: Goa's trump card or bad bet?

Goa's largest casino operator the Deltin Group and its two subsidiaries, HighStreet Cruises Pvt Ltd and Delta Pleasure Cruise Pvt Ltd, which runs three offshore and one 5-star casino in Goa, possibly the state's single largest tax contributor, are battling multiple notices from the tax authorities that, if penalties are included, amounts to ₹23000…
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Casinos: Goa's trump card or bad bet?
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Casino Could Be Built Without Zoning Change: Fairfax County Executive

RESTON, VA - Questions raised about whether state and local laws would allow a casino to be built in Fairfax County, where it would fit best, what gaming is allowed and what government bodies must OK a plan were answered fully, or in part, Wednesday. Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill responded Wednesday to questions posed by Hunter Mill District…
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Casino Could Be Built Without Zoning Change: Fairfax County Executive
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Report Provides Details About Potential Maryland iGaming Market

A Maryland Lottery iGaming report conducted by The Innovation Group has been completed and shared with the state's General Assembly. The legislature asked for the report after 2023 efforts to legalize mobile casinos failed. Rather than moving forward with a bill, the legislature agreed that receiving a report with relevant information about…
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Report Provides Details About Potential Maryland iGaming Market
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Maryland's Gamblers' Paradise: Navigating the World of Gambling in the Old Line State

No other land is full of' merry' people than Maryland. Science has it that gambling releases feel-good hormones, that's why Marylanders are surely elated when gambling. Hence, there's no doubt why people in this state spend more money in gambling than on gas. Surprisingly, gambling in Maryland is not totally legal even after the state's laws were…
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino

The Illinois General Assembly has passed legislation that will help the state's gaming board address potential delays in Full House Resorts' construction of the American Place casino in Waukegan. There was some back-and-forth between the House and Senate over Senate Bill 0584 on Thursday before its passage at the close of the veto session. The…
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Illinois Legislature OKs Allowing Extension For Temporary Casino
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Missouri's gambling debate players chase stakes worth billions

MISSOURI, USA - Missourians spend billions every year in pursuit of instant riches. They buy lottery tickets, play casino games and dab bingo cards. And increasingly in recent years, they play games of questionable legality in convenience stores, truck stops and small gaming parlors. Everyone involved in the industry thinks people would spend more,…
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Missouri's gambling debate players chase stakes worth billions
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Players in Missouri gambling debate chase stakes worth billions

Missourians spend billions every year in pursuit of instant riches. They buy lottery tickets, play casino games and dab bingo cards. And increasingly in recent years, they play games of questionable legality in convenience stores, truck stops and small gaming parlors. Everyone involved in the industry thinks people would spend more, if given the…
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Despite a high-dollar lobbying push, Richmond voters on Tuesday rejected for a second time a ballot measure that would have opened the door to a proposed casino resort in Virginia's capital city. Developers first tried in 2021, after the state Legislature paved the way for five casinos around the state if voters first gave…
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Virginia's capital city voting on whether to allow a casino
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Two Bills Legalizing Online Casino and Poker Still Alive in Illinois

Two online casino and poker legalization bills are still viable in the Illinois General Assembly with a deadline of January 2025 for passage. HB 2239 and HB 2320, introduced by Democratic lawmakers from Chicago, propose multi-jurisdictional gaming agreements and state licensing of online casinos. The Board may enter into agreements with other…
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Two Bills Legalizing Online Casino and Poker Still Alive in Illinois
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Clock in ticking for new Seneca casino agreement

ALBANY - The clock is ticking for New York and the Seneca Nation to strike an agreement allowing casino gaming to continue at three Seneca-owned facilities in Western New York. Top Hochul officials did not deny that a Rochester casino was part of a deal with the Seneca Nation, and on Saturday, the Assembly refused to pass the bill authorizing…
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Clock in ticking for new Seneca casino agreement
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France’s gambling regulations should be updated for the 21st century

The increasing prevalence of gambling and betting in the daily lives of French citizens has presented French legislators with an opportunity to revise the regulatory framework. According to a comprehensive report (115 pages / 2.75MB PDF) published by the Cour des Comptes, the French gambling sector continues to grow. Today, almost half of French…
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France’s gambling regulations should be updated for the 21st century
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Casino Developer PAC Made $85K Donation To Democratic Party Leader

VIRGINIA - State Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) received an $85000 donation on Oct. 23 from Building a Remarkable Virginia, the political action committee created by the developer who wants to build a casino at or near the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station, according to the latest campaign finance filing. "The Comstock Companies are one of the…
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Casino Developer PAC Made $85K Donation To Democratic Party Leader
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago

Bally's was granted a 12-month extension to conduct casino gaming at its temporary venue at Medinah Temple in Chicago by the Illinois Gaming Board on Tuesday, widening its timetable to open its permanent venue in the River West neighborhood to September 2026. The board's 3-0 vote followed a presentation by Bally's Vice President and General Manager…
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Bally's Gets Extension To Operate Temporary Casino In Chicago
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Report Assessing Maryland ICasino Legalization Nears Completion

A report about online casino legalization is on track to be submitted to the Maryland General Assembly by Nov. 15, the Maryland Lottery shared this week. The study, conducted by The Innovation Group, is designed to give Maryland legislators a better idea of the potential economic impact of iCasino legalization. Currently, Maryland allows for legal…
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Report Assessing Maryland ICasino Legalization Nears Completion
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Virginia Beach gambling: electronic skill games now illegal

Those found operating the machines can face jail time and fines, but those found playing them could also face charges. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Beach will start enforcing laws that make possessing, operating, or playing "skill games" criminal activity. In 2020, the Virginia General Assembly enacted laws that declared such games to be illegal…
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Virginia Beach gambling: electronic skill games now illegal
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How to Create Your Own Social Casino Game

It's no secret that iGaming has taken the world by storm in recent years. The market keeps generating massive revenue, drawing the attention of many profit-seeking investors. While plenty of them focus on online casinos, a fair share is involved with casino game development. Whether you share their interest or seek entertainment, tech advancements…
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A 19th century massacre, mostly forgotten, clouds plans for a shimmering tribal casino

REDDING, Calif. - To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the "Big Rise," and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes - the Pit River, Yana, Nomlaki…
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A 19th century massacre, mostly forgotten, clouds plans for a shimmering tribal casino
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Casino developers push back on critics

As Richmond prepares to vote on a referendum next month whether the city will go forward with a $562 million casino in the city's South Side or not, the casino developers made their case to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Key casino representatives met with The Times-Dispatch editorial board earlier this week to address the project's potential impact…
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Casino developers push back on critics
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A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento

To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the "Big Rise," and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes - the Pit River, Yana, Nomlaki and others - had…
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A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento
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Va. Supreme Court reinstates ban on 'skill' slot machines

RICHMOND - The Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated for the time being a ban on so-called "skill games" in Virginia until a trial on their existence is held in December. The order issued Friday reverses an injunction that a lower court had placed against the ban after a Virginia business owner claimed such a block violated his free-speech rights.…
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Lawmakers Debate Tax Law Changes Amid Rising Online Casino Trend in Canada

The dawn heralded a new legislative era. The lawmakers of the nation had gathered again, their voices echoing throughout the chambers as fervent debates ensued. For the brunt of daylight, they deliberated on various government policies and procedures in the hope to mold a better future for their constituencies. A focal point of the assembly focused…
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City Council Battles Fiscal Crisis: Online Casinos Emerge as Potential Solution

In a bustling metropolis, the city council has convened an emergency meeting to grapple with the current fiscal crisis. Echoing within the esteemed assembly hall are strong, deliberate voices articulating arguments over the budget cuts. The city is racing against time; a solution is of crucial importance, as the livelihood of thousands hang in the…
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NY Online Casino news update: Legalization efforts gain traction

There have been a number of bumps in the road toward the eventual goal of the legalization of NY Online Casinos, but the tides are turning, and 2024 looks like it could completely change the face of online gaming in the Big Apple. The New York gambling landscape in the state is about to undergo radical change. In spite of the odds, New York's…
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NY Online Casino news update: Legalization efforts gain traction
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Russia’s Primorsky Krai approves temporary reduction in casino tax rate

The Primorsky Krai government has implemented amendments to its local gaming law that will see the tax rate on casino resorts in the Primorye Entertainment Zone reduced by more than 25%. Under the revised taxation laws, which were adopted at a regular meeting of the Legislative Assembly of Primorye on 27 September, the monthly tax on each slot…
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Russia’s Primorsky Krai approves temporary reduction in casino tax rate
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DingDingDing: More than just games, it's a global gathering

There's no shortage of free online games in the modern world of ever-evolving tech innovation and internet gaming. Setting oneself apart in this industry is a grueling task, but that is precisely what the creators of DingDingDing have accomplished. The groundbreaking team of online architects at Living Pixels Studio, LLC has effectively taken free…
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DingDingDing: More than just games, it's a global gathering
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Pro Sports Leagues Back Québec Online Gambling Reform

What we know is that the demand for online gaming has increased significantly over the past years, and thousands of Quebecers opt for private online gaming sites. An industry-led group in Québec that wants to establish a regulated market for iGaming similar to neighboring Ontario's said three professional sports leagues - the NBA, MLS, and, most…
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Pro Sports Leagues Back Québec Online Gambling Reform
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Unifor- General Motors Contract Talks Stirring Waters, Amplifying Online Casino Wave

Commencing today, the conversation about a contract between Unifor and General Motors Canada is bound to stir the waters. Encompassing roughly 4300 employees from the reputable automaker's sites, the dialogue will bring into the limelight significant establishments such as the St. Catharines Powertrain Plant, the Oshawa Assembly Complex, and the…
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Unifor- General Motors Contract Talks Stirring Waters, Amplifying Online Casino Wave
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Maryland Ponders Pros And Cons Of Online Casino Legalization

Several prominent Maryland legislators and iGaming experts convened at Morgan State University's Center for Data Analytics and Sports Gaming Research last week for a panel discussion about the future of gambling in Maryland. The overwhelming consensus: Legal online casinos are coming. While the rehashing of previous sports betting legislation…
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Maryland Ponders Pros And Cons Of Online Casino Legalization
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Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for illegal gambling operations

SILER CITY - Undercover operations by the Chatham County Sheriff's Office has resulted in nine arrests which include 36 felony and 39 misdemeanor charges. The operations focused on illegal gambling and gaming activities at various locations in Chatham County. Over several months, law enforcement targeted video gambling machines that were found to…
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Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for illegal gambling operations
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Albanian government faces resistance over proposed reintroduction of online gambling

Efforts by the Albanian government to reinstate online gambling have encountered opposition from members within its own ruling Socialist Party and the opposing Democratic Party. Albania imposed a ban on all forms of online and offline gambling in 2019, with only a few exceptions made for land-based casinos. However, in 2022, the government unveiled…
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Albanian government faces resistance over proposed reintroduction of online gambling
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Casino operators, gaming regulator bemoan skill machines at Pa. Senate hearing

HARRISBURG - Video skill machines have become a fixture in convenience stores, bars and standalone parlors across Pennsylvania and as their legality endures judicial scrutiny in state and federal courts, lawmakers in the General Assembly are weighing regulation of an industry with revenues presumed to exceed $1 billion. Because skill games…
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Casino operators, gaming regulator bemoan skill machines at Pa. Senate hearing
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue

Two years ago, voters in Virginia's capital city narrowly rejected a referendum that would have opened the door for a proposed casino. Now, the developers behind a retooled project are hoping to change their minds. Richmond officials have opted to bring the matter back to the ballot this fall for a second shot, and backers of the project held a…
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Casino developers ask Richmond voters for a second chance, promising new jobs and tax revenue
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board and city council this evening put the city in the consideration for a casino in the Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District by approving a land use amendment that would allow gambling in the district. City Manager Kelly Traynham wrote in a memo to both panels that the North Carolina General Assembly…
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads
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Rep. Jason Saine Wants North Carolina To Consider iCasino

Rep. Jason Saine, who spearheaded mobile sports betting legalization efforts in North Carolina earlier this year, in the Charlotte Observer supporting potential iGaming legalization in the Tar Heel State. "My fellow lawmakers continue to debate what gaming expansion looks like, but limiting this discussion to just brick-and-mortar casinos is a lot…
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Rep. Jason Saine Wants North Carolina To Consider iCasino
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Budget votes loom as clock ticks on NC casino, gambling proposals

The North Carolina General Assembly seems to be on pace to finalize a long-delayed state budget next week, but there's no certainty yet whether that spending plan will include a massive expansion of legal gambling. House Republicans met behind closed doors for more than three hours Tuesday in part to go over proposals to legalize four new…
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Budget votes loom as clock ticks on NC casino, gambling proposals
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MSI Goes Compact with New GeForce RTX 40-Series Gaming Slim Cards

Modern graphics cards are notorious for their massive cooling systems and dimensions that are hard to fit into mainstream PC chassis and almost impossible to fit into compact PC cases that are rather popular among gamers. MSI this week attempted to address these concerns by announcing a family of GeForce RTX 40-series graphics cards called Gaming…
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MSI Goes Compact with New GeForce RTX 40-Series Gaming Slim Cards
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Richmond casino project could be back on ballot after judge sides with city

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond Circuit Court judge has a rejected a legal challenge seeking to block the city from holding a second referendum this November for a casino project on the city's south side. "I am pleased to see Judge Marchant rule in favor of the City of Richmond," said Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney in reaction to the ruling. "If approved…
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Richmond casino project could be back on ballot after judge sides with city
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Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf

The legal fight over casino gaming is happening in a courtroom in downtown Richmond, but the real battlefront lies on the other side of the James River in South Richmond. A charitable gaming operator based next to Midlothian Turnpike is challenging the legality of Richmond's decision to award a contract to a partnership to build a…
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Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf