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Gambling industry conference comes to Saratoga amid proliferation of betting options

The annual gaming and racing industry conference is taking place at Saratoga Springs this week. New York has a growing gambling industry. It includes horse racing, on-site casinos and electronic wagering. The conference will cover the three-day conference. The licensing process will soon begin for up to three more non-tribal casinos in and near New Yorkers.
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@IllinoisLottery player scoops $1.34bn Mega Millions jackpot

@IllinoisLottery player scoops $1.34bn Mega Millions jackpot
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A lucky winner from Illinois won the Mega Millions jackpot by matching all six numbers from the drawing on July 29:

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Staggering $1.34BN Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Won in Illinois

Staggering $1.34BN Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Won in Illinois
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NKY man wins $1 million in last week's Mega Millions drawing

The winner of the Mega Millions jackpot from last Friday's drawing in Northern Kentucky will get $710,000 after taxes. He bought a $20 ticket with 10 sets of numbers and let the Quick Pick terminal pick his numbers. The first set of his ticket won. Kroger will receive a bonus for selling the winning ticket. Tuesday's Mega Million drawing had no jackpots winners, but there were Match 5 winners in Georgia, New York and Virginia.
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NKY man wins $1 million in last week's Mega Millions drawing

States Leaving Tax Revenue on the Table By Not Legalizing iGaming, Report Says

States are losing out on an additional $5 billion a year in tax revenues by not legalizing internet casino gambling. In 2021, 30 jurisdictions permitted online sports wagering and just six states allowed full iCasino. icasino generated $3.71 billion in 2021 in the six States that allowed it. Sports betting generated more than $4.29 billion. New York state legalized online betting in January 2022. In the first seven months of 2022, New Yorkers will get more $347 million in state tax money.
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States Leaving Tax Revenue on the Table By Not Legalizing iGaming, Report Says

BetRivers Flows Into NJ With PlaySugarHouse Rebranding

On Monday, New Jerseyans playing at PlaySugarHouse will find themselves betting at BetRivers Online Casino and Sportsbook. Both brands are owned by the same company, Rush Street Interactive (RSI), so the product won't change. RSI operates two identical sites in Pennsylvania.
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BetRivers Flows Into NJ With PlaySugarHouse Rebranding
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Bally's Submits Application For Downtown Chicago Casino License

Bally's has submitted its application for a casino license to the Illinois Gaming Board. The company wants to build a $1.7 billion venue in the River West neighborhood of Chicago. If approved, Bally’s would operate a temporary casino at Medinah Temple in River North while the permanent venue is built on the former Tribune Publishing plant grounds. Baly”s was approved by the Chicago City Council on May 25. The city hopes the Bly“s casino will generate $800 million in annual revenue at full maturity and generate an estimated $200 million tax revenue for the city.
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Bally's Submits Application For Downtown Chicago Casino License

Rockford Casino is applying for sports betting licensing.

Rockford Casino is considering adding sports betting and live table games to its temporary casino facility. The casino would like to offer a physical sportsbook within its gaming floor and provide an app that can be used throughout the state of Illinois.
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Rockford Casino is applying for sports betting licensing.
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Daywatch: Application filed for Chicago’s first casino

Bally's filed its application with the Illinois Gaming Board to build Chicago's first casino. The company needs to win the license approval from the state, finalize its proposal with city's planning department and get its casino opened on an ambitious timeline. New guidance will allow the current monkeypox vaccine stock to inoculate five times more people per vial.
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Daywatch: Application filed for Chicago’s first casino
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PointsBet Adds Live Casino Games to New Jersey iGaming Platform

PointsBet Adds Live Casino Games to New Jersey iGaming Platform. New York is the second state in which PointsBet has launched live gaming on the company's proprietary i gaming platform. The gaming operator launched its' online casino product in New. Jersey in July 2021 and its sports betting product since January 2019. It gained access to the state through its relationship with Bally's Corporation and Baly's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino. The company is proud to offer live casino games in the Garden State. They are available in Blackjack, American Roulette, Auto Roulettes, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold 'em, and Speed Baccarat.
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US Gambling Companies Going Virtual

US gambling companies are going virtual thanks to the relaxation of online gambling laws in the country. The industry is generating billions of dollars in revenue. searches for “online casino’ reached an all-time high during lockdown. US companies raked it in as long-established gambling firms are raking it.
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Will schools see revenue flow to them from Waukegan casino?

Waukegan's temporary American Place casino is scheduled to open this fall. Waukeson's Unit School District 60 students begin the 2022-23 school year on August 11. The temporary casino will have 1,000 slot machines and 50 table games. It will be staffed by at least 260 dealers. Mayor Ann Taylor wants to know what the winning casino bidder plans to do for the schools within the city limits. The permanent casino's construction will take 3-5 years. Warren Township High School district 121 and Woodland Grade SchoolDistrict 50 will eventually receive property tax revenue from the casinos.
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Powerball winning numbers drawing for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022

The jackpot was reset to $20 million with a cash option of $11.8 million. The Powerball was won on Wednesday, Aug. 3 by a lottery player in Pennsylvania who took home $206.9 million and will be able to stay anonymous under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
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Powerball winning numbers drawing for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022

No jackpot for Maryland and Virginia lottery players, but some snag smaller prizes

$1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot went to Illinois, but there were many smaller prizes of up to $20,000 in Maryland and Virginia. The jackpots were not won by any players from Maryland or Virginia, although there was a lot of smaller prize-winning. The sales of Mega millions tickets in Virginia have generated more than $30 million for public education since April.
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No jackpot for Maryland and Virginia lottery players, but some snag smaller prizes

Ticket bought in Illinois wins $1.28B Mega Millions jackpot

Ticket bought in Des Plaines, Illinois, won the $1.28 billion Mega Millions jackpot. The winning numbers were 13-36-45-57-67, Mega Ball: 14. It's the nation's third-largest lottery prize. There have been 29 consecutive draws without a jackpots winner. The store that sold the ticket will receive a half million dollars just for selling the tickets.
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Ticket bought in Illinois wins $1.28B Mega Millions jackpot

Mega Millions 2022: Where to buy tickets, how to buy online, price, cut off time, app purchases

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1.02 billion. It's the fourth largest jackpots in U.S. multistate lottery history. You can buy tickets from lottery retailers/agents in 45 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.,S Virgin Islands. In New Jersey, the New York lottery website has a retailer finder. Residents of Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, N.J., the D.C., and Virginia can purchase tickets online.
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Mega Millions 2022: Where to buy tickets, how to buy online, price, cut off time, app purchases

Mega Millions jackpot: Can you buy lottery tickets online?

The Mega Millions jackpot is over $1 billion. Five U.S. states do not participate in the lottery game. In some states, you can buy tickets online by registering with the lotteries. In New York, one can purchase a subscription with state's lottery. The details about how to register can be found on the Lotterie's website.
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Mega Millions jackpot: Can you buy lottery tickets online?

Idaho Man Wins Big Mega Millions Payday Before $1 Billion Drawing

Idaho man won $830 million on Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. No one won the big jackpot, so Friday's drawing is worth at least $1.02 billion. It's the third time since 2018 that the jackpots for this particular lottery eclipsed $1000 million. There were "Match 5" tickets worth $ 1 million sold in California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, NY, and Ohio. A "match 5 + Megaplier" ticket worth $3 million was sold in Ohio, which is the most recent win.
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Idaho Man Wins Big Mega Millions Payday Before $1 Billion Drawing

California Mega Millions Ticket Misses Jackpot by One Number

The winner of the $2.9 million Mega Millions jackpot in California has not yet claimed the prize. The County Store in Baker will receive a bonus of $14,500 for selling the ticket. Eight tickets matched the five white balls in Tuesday's drawing. No one has won the jackpots since April 15. Friday's jack pot is estimated at $1.02 billion.
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California Mega Millions Ticket Misses Jackpot by One Number

Record setting Mega Millions jackpot is just too big for billboards

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1.025 billion. There hasn't been a winner since April 19. Eight participants were one ball short of hitting the jackpots on Tuesday. Each of them is eligible for a $1000 prize. The next Mega Million drawing is on Friday. If there's a jack pot winner, it will be the third highest in lottery's history. The largest Mega Mega millions jackpupil was $ 1.537 billion, won on October 23, 2018.
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Record setting Mega Millions jackpot is just too big for billboards

Hard Rock Eyeing Potential Casino In Southeastern Wisconsin

Hard Rock International and the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin are teaming up to bring a casino to southeastern Wisconsin. The village of Bristol voted to sell a 60-acre parcel of land in the city of Kenosha to an affiliate of Hard Rock for $15.2 million. Full House Resorts is currently constructing a temporary casino in Waukegan, Illinois. The Temporary by American Place is expected to open this fall.
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Hard Rock Eyeing Potential Casino In Southeastern Wisconsin

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $790 million for Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $790 million for Tuesday, July 26, 2022. There was no winner in the Mega Millions drawing on Friday. Three tickets sold in New Jersey, New York and Delaware won $3 million, and a ticket sold by Virginia won a $1 million prize. The Powerball jackpots are $119 million and $464 million.
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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $790 million for Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Terre Haute casino expected to boost local revenue, tourism

Terre Haute, Indiana, is planning a $260 million casino and hotel. The city hopes to generate $10 million in casino tax revenue every year for the next 10 years. Mayor Duke Bennett wants to make the town more accommodating and attractive to investors and visitors. The casino will not ask for any incentives. It will pay its taxes. He wants the city to benefit better than it would from a new factory.
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Terre Haute casino expected to boost local revenue, tourism

Global Analysis on Online Casino and Game Software Market With IGT, Playtech, Microgaming, Betconstruct, Softgamings

A2Z Market Research published a report on Global Online Casino and Game Software Market. The report covers the micro-level of analysis by competitors and key business segments. Listed companies are the largest Online casino and game software companies in the world by market cap. The market is dominated by large cap companies. Top companies mentioned in this report are IGT, Playtech, Microgaming, Betconstruct, Softgamings, Betsys, BetRadar, SBTech, Digitain, GammaStack, EveryMatrix, and SB Betting Software.
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Global Analysis on Online Casino and Game Software Market With IGT, Playtech, Microgaming, Betconstruct, Softgamings

COVID devastates Macau casinos

Macau casinos have been ordered to close down due to COVID. The government wants to eradicate the disease. Some casinos are still paying their staff, even though they have no patrons. American-owned casinos can funnel money from the U.S. or Singapore for a while. The main source of customers for Macau's casinos is the Chinese Mainland. Macaese residents are 90% vaccinated. China has a ridiculous zero-tolerance system. One of the students visited one of Macua's smaller casinos and counted 27 patrons playing slot machines and baccarat. He was teaching a class in International Gaming Law at the University of Macao in May 2020.
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Wazdan grows presence in U.S. iGaming market

Wazdan has signed a deal with Ruby Seven Studios. The collaboration will see WazDan's entire portfolio added to Ruby's U.S.-facing Ruby Casino. WazaDan’s player-favorite slots will be made available across the operator's suite of social casino applications.
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Wazdan grows presence in U.S. iGaming market

Illinois Casino, VGT Revenues Take Hit In June

Illinois Gaming Board reports $327.4 million in revenue from casino gaming and video gaming terminals in June. There were 745,546 admissions across the state's 11 revenues, nearly 50,000 fewer compared to May. The state collected $86.2 million from the two wagering disciplines.
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Illinois Casino, VGT Revenues Take Hit In June

Indiana Casino Win Dips Below $200 Million For June

June's casino win was $197.2 million, down 6.9% from May's $211. 9 million. The casinos paid the state $64. 2 million in wagering and supplemental taxes. Horseshoe Hammond had the highest levy for the month, totaling $10.6 million as its wagerering taxes cleared $9.8 million for June.
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Indiana Casino Win Dips Below $200 Million For June

Tenth largest prize in history of Mega Millions on the line Friday

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing is $480 million. The last time the jack pot was won was in April 2022. Tuesday's draw netted nearly 1.2 million winning tickets with prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million, including a $1000 prize for a match-five ticket sold in Illinois.
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Tenth largest prize in history of Mega Millions on the line Friday

Bragg Gaming Expands Partnership with Rush Street Interactive to Rollout Online Casino Content with BetRivers.ca Brand in Ontario

Bragg Gaming Group has launched its content on Rush Street Interactive's BetRivers.ca brand. Bragg's Oryx Gaming and Spin Games divisions have developed exclusive online titles for the Betrivers brand, including the player-popular Egyptian Magic game. The launch of the content expands the partnership between the companies in North America. Brags supplies games to RSI in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan through its wholly owned subsidiary Spin games.
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Most of the 50 states in the United States have legalized gambling in some way. The forms of gambling allowed differ depending on each state’s laws.
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'Enough Room In The Sandbox' For Often Misunderstood Online Lottery

Online lottery is often misunderstood and overlooked. Illinois and Georgia launched online lottery play a decade ago. Nevada legalized online poker in 2013. New Jersey and Delaware authorized across-the-board online casino play. NCLGS panel discussed the topic during the three-day conference of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Boston.
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Experts: Efforts to ban smoking in Atlantic City casinos wouldn’t succeed in Nevada

New Jersey is considering a ban on smoking in Atlantic City casinos. Nevada has just two casinos that are smoke-free. The industry is the biggest employer of jobs in Nevada. Last year, Atlantic city reported $4.7 billion in gaming revenue. More than $1.36 billion came from New Jersey's regulated internet casino sites. Gaming revenue in the market has been in a 16-year freefall. It hit a low of $2.56 billion last year. In 2006, it was $5.2 billion.
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Experts: Efforts to ban smoking in Atlantic City casinos wouldn’t succeed in Nevada

2023 Illinois Online Casino Legalization Efforts Lose Big Voice

Michael J. Zalewski lost the primary election to Abdelnasser Rashid. Rashad won by 323 votes. He will face Republican Matthew Schultz in the general election on November 8. Online gambling advocates don't expect the loss of ZAlewski's voice to stall legislative efforts.
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2023 Illinois Online Casino Legalization Efforts Lose Big Voice

Winning numbers: Did somebody win the Mega Millions jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $400 million for the July 5 drawing. The winning numbers were 27, 31, 50, 51, 61 with a Mega Ball of 21 and aMegaplier of 4x. Two people in California matched five numbers and won $1 million each. Last week, a Powerball ticket was sold at a Jolley Short Stop convenience store, winning one person in Vermont $366.7 million. It was the first time in Powerballs history that a jackpots-winning ticket had been sold in the state.
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Winning numbers: Did somebody win the Mega Millions jackpot?

Its a jackpot! Truck driver goes to take Rs 1.5 lakh lottery prize, ends up with Rs 7.5 crore

A US truck driver won $1 million on a lottery ticket. He bought it in Mattawan, Michigan. Earlier this month, a US man mistakenly won a jackpot worth $585, 949. He plans to buy a new truck and a house with the money. The man also wants to donate a portion of his prize to the neighbourhood. It is estimated that the jackpots will be worth around Rs 7.5 crore. In the past, the winner has won about Rs 4.6 crore on different lottery tickets.
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Its a jackpot! Truck driver goes to take Rs 1.5 lakh lottery prize, ends up with Rs 7.5 crore

Single Ticket Claims Powerball Jackpot

The Powerball jackpot has been increased to $366,700,000.00. The last winner was on April 27th, when a ticket was bought in Arizona. 11 tickets sold for the June 29th drawing in Louisiana were worth $100. Four tickets were sold in the state that are worth more than $300.
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Single Ticket Claims Powerball Jackpot

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Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort breaks ground

Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort breaks ground. The facility will be a 125-room luxury 10-story hotel with a roof top pool/bar/lounge, a sportsbook and five restaurants and bars. It will take 18 months to build and is expected to be open in late 2023. Hiring for the casino will start by the end of the year. The company will invest $260 million into the facility. There will also be 500 jobs. They will use diverse businesses in construction. Their priorities are worksite safety, using diverse business, keeping the project on schedule and quality of work.
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Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort breaks ground

Supply chain issues snarling slot machines’ path to casinos

Supply chain issues are snarling slot machines' path to casinos. Nevada's gaming equipment suppliers expect to have delivered more than 13,700 new slot machine to roughly 30 North American gaming projects by 2022. The industry is centered in Asia and supply chain problems have been a challenge. JCM Global, a provider of more of the bill validators used by the slotmachine industry, has seen chip shortages impact its business. The company is still shipping products daily. It is focused on meeting its gaming and casino customers' record demand.
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Supply chain issues snarling slot machines’ path to casinos

Powerball Jackpot Shoots To $258 Million On Wednesday, June 15

The Powerball jackpot is estimated to be $258 million for tonight's drawing. The winner would get the cash value of the prize in a single payment of $147.4 million. There hasn't been a jack pot winner in 7 weeks. On Monday, two tickets sold in Illinois and New York won prizes of $1 million each.
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Powerball Jackpot Shoots To $258 Million On Wednesday, June 15