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As unregulated gambling machines flood Missouri, many argue they put children at risk

Missouri casinos mandate players are at least 21 years old, but unregulated machines lack restrictions, according to the American Gaming Association. ST. LOUIS - There's a controversial debate in Missouri that has led to the unchecked proliferation of gaming machines, commonly seen at gas stations and convenience stores. The debate over the…
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As unregulated gambling machines flood Missouri, many argue they put children at risk
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More Than Half of Online Gambling in Alberta May Be Illegal

Approximately 55% of Alberta's iGaming market may be in the hands of online sports betting and casino operators who are not regulated by the province and not authorized by local officials to do business there. Alberta's online gambling scene is something approaching a 50-50 proposition at the moment. The good news for Alberta regulators and…
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More Than Half of Online Gambling in Alberta May Be Illegal
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Latest 2024 New Jersey News from the Crypto and Gambling Scene

The Garden State is blooming, with fresh and exciting news coming in! New York City and the state are not the only ones not sleeping, and New Jersey has plenty of new things happening - seemingly all at once. Crypto and gambling are a match made in heaven, but both industries are ever-changing, and something new is happening every day. To keep up…
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Latest 2024 New Jersey News from the Crypto and Gambling Scene
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Sanborn’s casino should create a bidding war

In the last 14 months, Chicago gaming entrepreneur Greg Carlin has bought two New Hampshire casinos and is now investing $25 million refurbishing and expanding them. Ocean Gaming Casino overlooks Hampton Beach. The second, under construction, will sit in Rochester's Lilac Mall, which Carlin also purchased. Why invest so much in New Hampshire?…
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Sanborn’s casino should create a bidding war
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Missouri court won’t rule on legality of gas-station slots

JEFFERSON CITY - The latest bid to clarify the legality of thousands of unregulated slot machines in Missouri is back to square one. A state appeals court Tuesday rejected a request to weigh in on the devices that have been spreading across Missouri in recent years. In a 13-page ruling, the Court of Appeals for the Western District affirmed Cole…
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From Coast to Coast: Mapping the Expansion of Online Gambling in the USA

Although states can legalize both casino games and sports betting, many of them are yet to permit online slots and card games. They prefer to regulate sports gambling instead. In most states where online casinos are not legal, gambling exists in a legal grey area. Maryland is a case in point. In the Old Line State, you can play online slots…
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Commission approves new Arkansas casino license application period

This story was updated at 5:25 p.m. on May 6, 2024 to include comments from Cherokee Nation Businesses. The Arkansas Racing Commission on Monday voted to open a new 30-day application period for the state's fourth and final casino. Commissioners decided at Monday's meeting that both a digital and paper copy of applications for the Pope County…
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Former Las Vegas casino exec Scott Sibella faces fine, revoked gaming license in dealings with illegal bookmaker

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A week before former MGM Grand president Scott Sibella is scheduled to be sentenced for failing to report suspicious transactions involving a known illegal bookmaker, Nevada officials have filed a complaint that could bring a fine and the loss of his gaming license. The April 30 complaint by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’

The security camera surveillance recording is convincing. A man with a yellow ball cap casually walks up to a blackjack table at Aria and in one swift motion scoops up a handful of casino chips from the tray as stunned onlookers and the table's dealer watch as he bolts away. The man who grabbed the chips eventually was identified as Neal Ahmed…
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Man who grabbed casino chips nominated for Nevada ‘black book’
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David Rebuck, New Jersey’s online gambling pioneer, bids farewell

This content was produced in partnership with Bazoom Group. When David Rebuck was first appointed as the director of New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement by Governor Chris Christie in 2011 few, if any, could have imagined the legacy he'd leave behind after his retirement 13 years later. The man who helped pioneer the NJ sportsbooks with free…
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David Rebuck, New Jersey’s online gambling pioneer, bids farewell
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Over 86% Of Ontario’s Online Gamblers Play On Regulated Sites

Two years into Ontario's open, regulated internet gaming (igaming) market, a new study commissioned by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and iGaming Ontario has found that the vast majority of people participating in igaming in the province are doing so on regulated sites. This represents a significant change from the estimated 70…
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Over 86% Of Ontario’s Online Gamblers Play On Regulated Sites
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?

Could the nongaming Trump International Hotel just off the Strip be sold to generate revenue for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's enormous civil fraud penalties? The people closest to the property's ownership - Trump and business partner Phil Ruffin - aren't saying, and lodging industry experts say they haven't heard anything about…
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?
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Michigan warns illegal operators after gaming machine crackdown

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) and state authorities issued some 64 businesses with orders to cease illegal gambling in 2023. This led to 167 illegal gambling machines being removed or being taken out of operation. As a result of MGCB investigations, and in partnership with the Michigan attorney-general's office, nine individuals received…
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Michigan warns illegal operators after gaming machine crackdown
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New Jersey to overhaul online gaming revenue reporting

New Jersey is revamping the way it reports gaming revenue in the state and will begin breaking down the numbers by individual operator, the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) says. Starting with the state's March revenue report which will be published in mid-April, the Garden State will provide more transparent insight into how specific operators…
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New Jersey to overhaul online gaming revenue reporting
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Online gambling is in the crosshairs of Northeastern activist group

Lawyers and researchers at Northeastern's Public Health Advocacy Institute are opening a new front in their battle against online and mobile gaming, helping craft federal restrictions that could seriously curtail betting on sports events on smartphones. The group is working with New York Representative Paul D. Tonko to write a bill cracking down on…
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New application period for final Arkansas casino license coming this summer

Arkansas will again accept applications as early as May to open the state's fourth and final casino, pending legislative approval. The state Racing Commission approved a set of rules Monday to govern a new 30-day application period for the fraught Pope County casino license. Those rules must be approved by the Legislature - likely next month -…
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New application period for final Arkansas casino license coming this summer
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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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Alberta Budget Pledges $1M for Online Gambling Review

The Alberta government released its 2024 budget on Thursday, and the $73.2-billion spending plan includes additional detail about what the province intends to do about iGaming. Alberta is earmarking $1 million for a review of its gambling rules, a potential step toward an Ontario-like system of online sports betting and internet casino gaming that…
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Alberta Budget Pledges $1M for Online Gambling Review
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David Rebuck, New Jersey Gambling Chief, Retires

David Rebuck, who has served as New Jersey's director of the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) for the last 13 years, announced his retirement Thursday afternoon, effective immediately. Rebuck oversaw the state's foray into online gambling in 2013 as well as its jump into the online sports betting industry less than a month after PASPA was…
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David Rebuck, New Jersey Gambling Chief, Retires
St. Louis Today

Missouri treasurer defends ads on gambling machines

JEFFERSON CITY - The state treasurer of Missouri says he has no plans to remove decals of the official state seal with his name on them from unregulated slot machines as part of an agreement he made with a politically connected company that has flooded gas stations and bars with the gambling devices. In a letter Friday, Republican Vivek Malek, an…
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Missouri treasurer defends ads on gambling machines
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Effort to expand gambling in state ‘a gospel issue’

Alabama Baptist and other faith-based leaders continue to speak out against the current gambling legislation anticipated to move quickly through the state House of Representatives. They also are sending an urgent message to all who are concerned to join them. "This one is really, really hot and very, very serious," Greg Davis, president and CEO of…
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Effort to expand gambling in state ‘a gospel issue’
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Michigan investigators seize slot machines and cash in illegal gambling raid

Create a free account, or log in. The raids took place on August 18 at The Cellular Vault and Cellular Bank, with investigators confiscating 11 video slot machines, 56 computers and $10141 in suspected gambling proceeds and gift cards. The machines, cash, associated equipment and business records were removed as part of joint investigations of the…
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Michigan investigators seize slot machines and cash in illegal gambling raid
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MI AG tells residents to stay aware when online gambling ahead of Super Bowl

Posted at 5:55 AM, Feb 09, 2024 As we approach Super Bowl Sunday this weekend, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning residents of scams, risks and deceptive internet gaming sites. According to Nessel, those who are looking to place bets on the Super Bowl should research the online platform by reading reviews on sites like the Better…
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MI AG tells residents to stay aware when online gambling ahead of Super Bowl
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AG Urges Safety On Online Gambling Sites Ahead Of Superbowl

Dan Martin / news@whmi.com With Super-Bowl Sunday fast approaching, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is cautioning residents to be on the lookout for potential scams, and sometimes deceptive gaming sites. Nessel says, "The Super Bowl is the biggest game of the year for the players, the fans, the betting platforms, and sadly too, for the bad…
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AG Urges Safety On Online Gambling Sites Ahead Of Superbowl
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Arkansas Racing Commission defers vote on new Pope County casino license process

The issuance of Arkansas' fourth and final casino license will be delayed - again - likely for months. And if the litigious history of the Pope County casino permit is a guide, the wait could be far longer. The Arkansas Racing Commission, which oversees the state's casinos, met for a half hour on Wednesday, but it took no action, instead deciding…
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Arkansas Racing Commission defers vote on new Pope County casino license process
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers

When Ontario announced a few years ago that it was giving the green light to online gambling, politicians made familiar promises about the scheme. It would be great for consumers. Great for the province's tax revenue. Great for jobs, great for the local innovation economy. (They didn't say anything about how great it might be for our blood pressure…
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Got questions about Ontario’s online gambling industry? Don’t bet on getting the answers
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A man who ran a Ponzi scheme where, according to prosecutors, instead of investing money in the stock market, he wagered millions of dollars at casinos, will serve a year in jail. Clark County District Court Judge Jasmin Lilly Spells sentenced Rodney Buckle, 66, on Thursday to one year in the Clark County Detention Center. As…
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Las Vegas ‘life coach’ sentenced for running Ponzi scheme to fund gambling addiction
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Gambling boom detrimental to New Jersey economy, report says

A promised economic boom from online gambling's rapid expansion across the United States may be a mirage, according to new research. New Jersey, which led the charge for mobile sports betting's legalization, has received hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes from the sector. But economists cautioned that the cost of higher problem gambling…
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Top 4 Michigan Online Casinos

Michigan is among a small handful of states with online casino gambling. Fifteen online casinos now operate in the Wolverine State after it legalized the practice in 2021. If you are not in NJ, PA, MI or WV, you still have the option of playing at sweepstakes or social casino sites. These sites offer similar games, allowing you to win cash prizes.…
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New Jersey Office of Attorney General

The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) is a law enforcement agency and the investigative arm of the casino regulatory system responsible for enforcing the Casino Control Act. DGE's workforce consists of attorneys, investigators, and accountants, and is supported by New Jersey State Troopers and DCJ prosecutors. DGE investigates, issues reports…
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Can Brooklyn Residents Use Credit Cards for Gambling?

When it comes to online gambling, quick and safe payments are the most important thing most players look for in a casino site. Finding the perfect deposit/withdrawal option is like getting that exact key that can seamlessly open the doors to a worry-free gambling experience. You want to make sure that the banking solution you pick is convenient,…
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Can Brooklyn Residents Use Credit Cards for Gambling?
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Former Stony Creek Internet Café employees plead guilty to charges, sentenced for roles in illegal gambling operations case

DETROIT, Nov. 17, 2023 - Four Washtenaw County residents were recently sentenced for their roles in an illegal gambling operation at a former Whittaker Road business in Ypsilanti Township, following guilty pleas entered during court appearances that took place on Oct. 23 and Nov. 14 in Washtenaw County Circuit Court. Following a joint investigation…
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VGW Exits as Michigan Cracks Down on Sweepstakes Casinos

Operator of several sweepstake casino brands, announced it will stop accepting Michigan players amid a state crackdown on unlicensed gaming sites. Virtual Gaming Worlds (VGW), operator of several sweepstake casino brands, announced it will stop accepting Michigan players amid a state crackdown on unlicensed gaming sites. VGW's players can use their…
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VGW Exits as Michigan Cracks Down on Sweepstakes Casinos
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Bridgeport Township raid yields numerous gambling devices, thousands in cash, more than $180K in gift cards confiscated

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2023 - On Wednesday, Oct. 18, state investigators executed two search warrants following a joint investigation by the Michigan Department of Attorney General and the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) that yielded the confiscation of six slot-type gaming machines - four of which were Nudgemaster machines, 11 computers, $6306 in…
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Best US Sweepstakes Casino Sites: Updated 2023 List

After testing all the leading sweepstakes casinos in the U.S., we've concluded that the following platforms belong in our top 10 list of best sweeps coins casinos. While we tried to be as objective as possible, we understand that every player has their own preferences when looking for a new casino. Take our recommendations with a grain of salt and…
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Best US Sweepstakes Casino Sites: Updated 2023 List
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4 arrested in connection to alleged illegal gambling operations

The Spot Arcade Games is seen in Kenai, Alaska, on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion) A nearly yearlong investigation into alleged illicit gambling resulted in the arrest of four Kenai and Soldotna residents last week. According to a dispatch by Alaska State Troopers, they were notified in December of "an illegal gambling operation"…
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4 arrested in connection to alleged illegal gambling operations
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How pinball machines helped pave the way for gambling in South Dakota: Looking back

If you've ever been in a good arcade, you've been inundated by the sounds of electronic boops, beeps and pew-pews. One of the most recognizable sounds you'd hear were the sounds of pinball machines. The thump of the flippers, the chimes of the bumpers, the roll of the ball, and the excited ding of the score as it climbs. You may remember old…
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How pinball machines helped pave the way for gambling in South Dakota: Looking back
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Missouri judge dumps gambling company's suit against state

JEFFERSON CITY - A Cole County judge moved to dismiss a lawsuit by one of the state's largest purveyors of unregulated slot machines Monday, one day before the closely watched case was set to go to trial. Cole County Judge Daniel Green said Torch Electronics cannot go forward with its case against the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Through the…
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Missouri judge dumps gambling company's suit against state
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Concord Casino compliance record is similar to (and unlike) NH peers

Concord Casino owner, former state Sen. Andy Sanborn, is scheduled to defend himself - and his casino license - Tuesday morning against allegations he used nearly $844000 in federal pandemic money for race cars and other personal gains. In that, Sanborn appears unique among owners of the state's 14 casinos licensed to hold charitable games. He's…
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Concord Casino compliance record is similar to (and unlike) NH peers
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AG Platkin and Division of Gaming Enforcement Announce the Release of a Second Gambling Prevalence Report by Rutgers University

New Jersey Observes Week Four of Responsible Gaming Education Month by Highlighting Research into the State's Gambling Activities TRENTON - New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that results from a second study examining the prevalence of gambling in New Jersey are now available. The report, funded by the Division of Gaming…
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Regulator announces successful destruction of illegal gaming machines

Numerous unlicensed illegal gaming machines were recently destroyed on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, at the City Recycling Inc. junkyard located at 1943 Mack Avenue in Detroit. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Gaming Control Board. DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2023 - In a concerted effort to combat illegal gambling activities, Michigan Gaming Control Board…
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Regulator announces successful destruction of illegal gaming machines
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Attorney General Nessel Shuts Down Internet Gambling Corporation's Illegal Michigan Operations

LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, through her office's Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED), secured an Assurance of Discontinuance on September 1st, effectively shutting down the illegal Michigan operations of Massachusetts based Golden Hearts Games, Inc. The out-of-state corporation was informed by the Department of…
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Michigan shuts down illegal online gambling operation

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - An out-of-state-gambling company has had its Michigan operations shut down after it was discovered the company was offering its online games to Michigan residents without the proper license, Michigan's Attorney General's office said. Massachusetts-based Golden Hearts Games has signed an Assurance of Discontinuance after an…
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Michigan shuts down illegal online gambling operation
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More online gaming in the cards for Maryland?

Just in this century, voters in Maryland have legalized slot machines, and then table games, followed by in-house and online sports betting. Could online table games be next? It's something being studied by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, and their report is expected sometime in November. Then, in January, state Sen. Ron Watson…
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More online gaming in the cards for Maryland?
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New Hampshire Casino Owner Accused Of Covid Relief Fraud

New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella announced that a casino owner in the state is in hot water. Formella said that after an investigation, he found Win Win Win, LLC, doing business as "Concord Casino", and its owner, former New Hampshire State Senator Anthony M. "Andy" Sanborn not suitable to be associated with charitable gaming in New…
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New Hampshire Casino Owner Accused Of Covid Relief Fraud
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Alleging COVID relief fraud, NH regulators say Andy Sanborn is unfit to run a casino

The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office and the state Lottery Commission say Andy Sanborn, owner of a Concord bar and casino and a former state senator, fraudulently obtained $844000 in COVID-19 relief money and used it on luxury personal expenses, including the purchase of three race cars for himself and his wife, Rep. Laurie…
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Alleging COVID relief fraud, NH regulators say Andy Sanborn is unfit to run a casino
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Potawatomi Hotel and Casino Sees Small Revenue Increase

The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, operated by the Forest County Potawatomi tribe, saw income grow just 1.7% in the past 12 months through June 30, 2023. That's because the tribe is in the process of preparing to compete against its latest rivals on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. In that regard, the tribe's attorney general, Jeff Crawford,…
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Potawatomi Hotel and Casino Sees Small Revenue Increase
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Gamblers lose more than $400 million to Potawatomi in past year

See what Potawatomi Casino Hotel's renovated space will look likePotawatomi Hotel & Casino announces a $100 million renovation project for the casino's third floor impacting 120000 square feet of space. Revenue at the Forest County Potawatomi Milwaukee casino increased by just 1.7% during the past 12 months as the tribe prepares to fight new…
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Gamblers lose more than $400 million to Potawatomi in past year
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Investigators seize 50 gambling devices, cash from alleged Flint storefront casino

DETROIT, Aug. 24, 2023 - On Wednesday evening, Aug. 23, following a joint investigation by the Michigan Department of Attorney General and Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), state investigators - assisted by the Michigan State Police, Genesee County Sheriff's Office, and Flint Police Department - executed a search warrant at The Flint Arcade,…
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State warning residents about illegal gambling platforms

The Department of Consumer Protection and Attorney General William Tong are warning about the risks of illegal gambling operators, which target consumers by posing as legitimate gaming platforms. Illegal platforms are targeting consumers especially with the upcoming NFL and college football seasons. There are only three gaming operators approved to…
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State warning residents about illegal gambling platforms
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New Online Gambling Coming to North Carolina

The North Carolina Education Lottery Commission has voted to introduce digital instant games to the state later this year. These games, similar to digital scratch-off tickets, will be available online starting from November 15th. In addition to online instant games, North Carolina lawmakers have also approved online sports betting, which is…
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New Online Gambling Coming to North Carolina
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Lawsuit over ‘rigged’ Waukegan casino selection should proceed, court rules

The cards have already been dealt in the Waukegan casino game, but a state appellate court has issued a ruling that could bring back to the table a spurned bidder that has long complained of a "rigged" contest for the coveted gambling license. That means the north suburban casino selection process could end up being reshuffled, even though Las…
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Lawsuit over ‘rigged’ Waukegan casino selection should proceed, court rules
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Trial postponed in Torch gambling case against Missouri highway patrol

The trial in a closely watched case that could settle whether video games offering cash prizes are legal in Missouri has been postponed. On Friday, Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green moved the trial, which had been scheduled to start Tuesday and last up to four days, to Oct. 3, after complaints from attorneys for Torch Electronics about late…
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Trial postponed in Torch gambling case against Missouri highway patrol
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Las Vegas Casino Mogul Fined $10M to End Fight Over Claims of Workplace Sexual Misconduct

Casino mogul Steve Wynn has ended a yearslong legal fight with Nevada gambling regulators that started with claims of workplace sexual misconduct, agreeing to pay a $10 million fine and cut ties to the industry he helped shape in Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Commission accepted a settlement last week to end the state's look at allegations that led…
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Las Vegas Casino Mogul Fined $10M to End Fight Over Claims of Workplace Sexual Misconduct
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Trial delayed in high-profile Missouri gambling lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY - A politically connected company that has flooded Missouri gas stations with unregulated slot machines convinced a judge Friday to delay the start of its trial against the state. Attorneys for Torch Electronics and Warrenton Oil won the change after complaining that the state "dumped more than 5000 pages of previously undisclosed…
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Trial delayed in high-profile Missouri gambling lawsuit
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Ontarians are Fond of Online Casino Games, finds Report

Recently, iGaming Ontario issued its Q1 report on the province's regulated market for online gambling. The recap found that local players have placed much more money on online casino games than they have put on sports-related betting. The iCasino segment generated CA$11.6 billion of the total volume, while sports wagering accounted for CA$2…
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Ontarians are Fond of Online Casino Games, finds Report
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Best HI Casino Sites & Apps

Welcome to your ultimate guide for Hawaii online casinos! If you're eager to get in on the action but are not sure where to start, then you've come to the right place. Although your options may be somewhat limited in the Aloha State, we intend to help you find a way to play all your favorite slots and table games from the comfort of your home. In…
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Exclusive: New Jersey Regulators Investigate Casino 'Proxy Betting' Scheme

The New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement is investigating a potential widespread proxy funding betting scheme concerning online casino players, Bookies.com has learned. Proxy betting - the practice of funding wagers made by another party - is prohibited by New Jersey regulators. In this specific instance, Bookies.com has learned that a…
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Exclusive: New Jersey Regulators Investigate Casino 'Proxy Betting' Scheme
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Campbell cautions against headlong rush to online lottery

ATTORNEY GENERAL Andrea Campbell has been reluctant to dive head-first into the debate over whether to move state lottery games online, steering clear of unconditional support or opposition to such a move. But she continues to wade in on the issue in ways that signal a wariness toward expanding the state-run gambling enterprise. What's more, her…
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Gambling Machine Robbers From Joliet, Wilmington Get Sentenced

JOLIET, IL - Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Monday that a Joliet man and his friend from Wilmington both pleaded guilty and were sentenced to prison for burglarizing businesses and stealing cash from video poker machines. According to the press release, their plea is part of an ongoing burglary case that Raoul announced in 2022…
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Gambling Machine Robbers From Joliet, Wilmington Get Sentenced
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AG Platkin, Division of Gaming Enforcement Announce Two New Tools to Help Problem Gamblers

ATLANTIC CITY - With the NBA and NHL finals in full swing- and fans betting on everything from which team will win, by how much, and how many points individual players will rack up - Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) Director David Rebuck today announced two new tools to assist problem gamblers: a…
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Canadian attorney gambler files lawsuit against offshore online casino for blackjack jackpot

Just as Nevada's gaming regulators sent U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland a letter urging a crackdown on illegal offshore internet gambling casinos, a retired Canadian attorney filed a lawsuit against an offshore site. Victor Janicki of Kelowna, British Columbia, said in his lawsuit filed in British Columbia Supreme Court that he was cheated…
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Canadian attorney gambler files lawsuit against offshore online casino for blackjack jackpot
St. Louis Today

Attorney general calls illegal gambling ‘complex.’ Many Missourians disagree.

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's attorney general argued last week that the issue of illegal slot machines in gas stations and bars is "complex" when asked whether he believed the unregulated games were legal or illegal. But, a Post-Dispatch review of public complaints about the spread of unregulated and untaxed video gambling in the state shows many…
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Attorney general calls illegal gambling ‘complex.’ Many Missourians disagree.
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Gaming Commission asks feds to shut down illegal gambling

GAMBLERS IN MASSACHUSETTS have a full menu of wagering options to choose from these days: physical casinos, sports betting in person or online, and the state lottery, which some officials are itching to bring online as well. One thing not on the menu, Bay State regulators want to make clear, is illegal gambling. Members of the Massachusetts Gaming…
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Gaming Commission asks feds to shut down illegal gambling
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Are Pennsylvania's skill game machines illegal?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania skills games are slot machine-like devices that have sprouted up across the Commonwealth in recent years. However, they have mostly operated in legal limbo. Police departments have tried to seize them, but the courts stopped those seizures. Now, there's a push to legalize and tax them. Former Penn State…
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Are Pennsylvania's skill game machines illegal?
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Committee Talks Online Gambling

The operators and charities that benefit from the state's brick and mortar gaming casinos are pushing back against a bill that would legalize online gambling, arguing that the proposal would cannibalize their business while harming the charities they award proceeds to. Under a bill that cleared the New Hampshire Senate by a single vote earlier this…
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Committee Talks Online Gambling
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NJ announces gambling ad standards, responsible gaming coordinator

As casino and gambling revenue continues to climb in New Jersey, state officials announced steps to limit the kinds of advertising that would be allowed in the state industry. The move calls for the creation of "a new position dedicated to responsible gambling" and for the state to set new for operators, said New Jersey Attorney General Matt…
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AGCO issues $70,000 in monetary penalties to three internet gaming operators for offering uncertified slot games

TORONTO, April 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In order to protect the public interest and ensure Ontario's internet gaming (igaming) market operates responsibly and with integrity, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), has served three AGCO-registered internet gaming operators with Notices of Monetary Penalty for…
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Massachusetts Ready To Take The Online Lottery Plunge

gets all the attention, but there are other forms of online gambling, and Massachusetts could be the next state to legalize online lottery sales. Online lottery is a longtime ask from Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, but legislation allowing the nation's top-performing lottery to take products online has never made inroads. Visit…
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Massachusetts Ready To Take The Online Lottery Plunge
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Illegal gambling websites, American Gaming Assocation says, preys on players

For years, the American Gaming Association has encouraged the public to bet responsibly with licensed operators and to avoid illegal offshore websites. The AGA stepped up its advocacy in the past year and made it one of the organization's highest priorities. It's advice a Canadian gambler, Victor Janicki, now wishes he would have taken. Janicki, a…
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Illegal gambling websites, American Gaming Assocation says, preys on players
Toronto Star

Ontario made $1.4 billion from first year of online gambling

Ontario's legal online gambling market is off to a strong start just one year after launch, already cementing itself as one of the top five igaming jurisdictions in North America. According to a new report from iGaming Ontario released Tuesday, the fledgling industry netted approximately $1.4 billion in total gaming revenue and roughly $35.6…
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Ontario made $1.4 billion from first year of online gambling
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Parx Casino is bringing jobs and more to Shippensburg and the regional economy

Shippensburg's newest major employer is already having an enormous impact in Shippensburg Township and the broader community. Parx Casino Shippensburg is hiring left and right and will ultimately create up to 200 jobs - a significant number for our town. Parx paid $8.1 million for the license and invested another $80 million to remake an empty…
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Parx Casino is bringing jobs and more to Shippensburg and the regional economy
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Lawsuit filed to block Kentucky's new ban on Gray Machine gambling

INTO CUSTODY. A COMPANY HAS FILED A LAWSUIT TO BLOCK A NEWLY SIGNED KENTUCKY LAW BANNING SO-CALLED GRAY MACHINES. PESO MATIC, ALONG WITH SEVERAL OTHER GAME OPERATORS, LOCATIONS LIKE THE AMERICAN LEGION AND PLAYERS OF THE GAME, ARE INVOLVED IN THE SUIT. THE SLOT MACHINE STYLE GAMES OFFER CASH PAYOUTS AND COULD BE FOUND AT GAS STATIONS, TRUCK STOPS,…
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Prosecutor investigating gambling machines not in casinos

WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo. - An ongoing battle on whether it's legal to have gambling machines placed in areas other than casinos, like convenience stores and truck stops, continues. Recent lawsuits have been filed against Missouri slot machine companies. The lawsuits argue that video machines are illegal and unregulated. Missouri's attorney general said…
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Prosecutor investigating gambling machines not in casinos
baltimorepostexaminer.com

Has Maryland benefited from increased gambling options?

About 30 years ago when Maryland gambling was largely confined to gaming nights to raise funds for first responders few could have predicted it would turn into a multi-billion dollar industry with six casinos and an aggressively expanding online sports betting market. In FY 2022, casino revenue, which includes slot machines and table games, brought…
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Has Maryland benefited from increased gambling options?
St. Louis Today

Second federal lawsuit filed against Missouri slot machine company

JEFFERSON CITY - A politically connected company that has flooded Missouri gas stations and truck stops with slot machines is facing a second federal lawsuit. In a complaint filed Wednesday in Missouri's Eastern District, a Sullivan-based coin-operated amusement game firm sued Wildwood-based Torch Electronics, arguing its video machines are illegal…
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Second federal lawsuit filed against Missouri slot machine company
Click On Detroit

Michigan AG Nessel warns of gambling scammers ahead of Super Bowl LVII

The Super Bowl is one of the most bet-on events in the world, second only to the world cup. This year more than 50 million Americans will bet a record amount on the Eagles-Chiefs match-up and with all that money changing hands, there are new warnings. First Attorney General Dana Nessel warning, with a record of more than $16 billion expected to be…
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Michigan AG Nessel warns of gambling scammers ahead of Super Bowl LVII
petoskeynews.com

AG reminds customers to protect themselves when gambling online

LANSING - With the Super Bowl just days away, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reminding residents to be wary of potential scams, cybersecurity risks and deceptive internet gaming sites. A third-party marketing company, MailChimp, recently reported a cyber-attack that may have affected popular sites including DraftKings, FanDuel and BetMGM.…
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AG reminds customers to protect themselves when gambling online
North Jersey

NJ Responsible Gaming Initiative tracks bets to spot problem gambling

Ahead of a Super Bowl expected to generate $16 billion in wagers, New Jersey this week announced what it called a first-of-its-kind program requiring online betting companies to track customers' behavior for signs of problem gambling. Under the initiative launched Jan. 1, gaming platforms would mine individual data collected through sports betting…
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NJ Responsible Gaming Initiative tracks bets to spot problem gambling
Review Journal

Hawaii moving forward with plan to ban casino ads

A Hawaii Senate committee on Thursday approved a bill banning casino advertising in the state, but amended it to remove references to Nevada resort properties, including Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp., which has established a decades-old business to attract Hawaiians to "the ninth island." The Senate's Committee on Commerce and Consumer…
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Hawaii moving forward with plan to ban casino ads
M Live

Former Flint police chief avoids trial, pleads no contest in illegal gambling case

FLINT, MI - A former chief of police in Flint has avoided trial by pleading no contest to charges filed in connection with an illegal gambling investigation. Brad Barksdale, 70, appeared before Genesee Circuit Judge David J. Newblatt Wednesday, Feb. 8, and pleaded no contest to single counts of attempted gambling activities and reckless use of a…
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The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Jersey program to ID gambling problems launches for Super Bowl 2023

With a record one in five Americans expected to wager on this year's Super Bowl, officials in New Jersey are implementing what they call a "first of its kind" program that would help identify those with potential gambling problems based on data collected from betting apps. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and Attorney General Matthew…
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New Jersey program to ID gambling problems launches for Super Bowl 2023
State of Michigan

Ahead of the Super Bowl, AG Nessel Reminds Consumers to Protect Themselves on Online Gambling Sites

LANSING - As excitement builds ahead of the upcoming Super Bowl, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel urges residents to be aware of potential scams, cybersecurity risks, and deceptive internet gaming sites. A third-party marketing company, MailChimp, recently reported a cyber-attack that may have affected popular sites including DraftKings,…
Gambling Sites
Ahead of the Super Bowl, AG Nessel Reminds Consumers to Protect Themselves on Online Gambling Sites
New Jersey Office Of Attorney General

Division of Gaming Enforcement Begins Using Data on Players’ Online Betting Behavior to Identify and Assist Gamblers at Risk of Addiction

ATLANTIC CITY - As fans gear up to place their bets on Super Bowl LVII, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) today announced a new, groundbreaking Responsible Gaming Initiative to identify and help problem gamblers by utilizing information already collected by online gaming operators about…
Gambling Addiction
World Casino News

Victoryland Casino in Alabama Laid Off Its Employees

These days, all we hear are layoffs at Twitter, Google, and Amazon. But they aren't the only ones who recently needed to fire many employees. Macon County's Victoryland Casino laid off hundreds of employees. Dr. Lewis Benefield, the president of the casino, said that his decision had to be made because the court had ordered the shutting down…
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Victoryland Casino in Alabama Laid Off Its Employees
Gambling News

Alabama Electronic Bingo Ban Causes Major Lay-Offs at Victoryland Casino

Image Source: Shutterstock.com Al.com reported that this was announced by Dr Lewis Benefield, the casino's president and a veterinarian based in Montgomery. Despite the setback, Victoryland Casino is seeking to recover by introducing new machines for betting on historical horse races. Additionally, the casino will continue to offer wagering on…
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Alabama Electronic Bingo Ban Causes Major Lay-Offs at Victoryland Casino