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ECJ to decide on German gambling loss lawsuits

Cases from customers seeking refunds for gambling losses will go to the European Court of Justice. Germany.- The question of whether gambling operators must refund customers' losses from before Germany regulated online gambling has been referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). Several class action suits claim losses should be invalidated…
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ECJ to decide on German gambling loss lawsuits
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Dutch Online Gambling Association concerned over increased gambling tax proposal

The Dutch Online Gambling Association (NOGA) has expressed "great concern" about a proposed increase in the gambling tax from 30.5% to 37.8% . The association's remarks follow reports that a tax hike is planned by a potential new coalition government. In a press release, Director Peter-Paul de Goeij stated that the proposed increase in the tax rate…
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Dutch Online Gambling Association concerned over increased gambling tax proposal
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix

Ellis Island Casino has taken legal action against the organizers of the Las Vegas Grand Prix and Clark County, citing severe business disruptions due to event planning and execution. The lawsuit was filed in Clark County District Court, seeking compensatory and punitive damages. The casino's operators - a coalition involving three linked companies…
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F1 News: Casino Owners File Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Grand Prix
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This is how the IRS taxes the winnings of players in Las Vegas casinos

Las Vegas, the oasis of entertainment and gambling deep in the Nevada desert, attracted 40 million visitors in 2023, seeking the chance to strike it rich. However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a keen eye on the winnings of these gamblers, ensuring that the house isn't the only one taking a cut. All gambling winnings, regardless of the…
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This is how the IRS taxes the winnings of players in Las Vegas casinos
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Unlocking the Virtual Jackpot: The Allure of West Virginia’s Online Casinos

West Virginia, known for its rugged landscapes and rich history, has quietly become a beacon for online casino enthusiasts. The Mountain State's venture into the digital gambling arena has brought an exciting, convenient and unique gaming experience right to the fingertips of its residents and visitors. When one reads through some of the official…
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Unlocking the Virtual Jackpot: The Allure of West Virginia’s Online Casinos
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A Las Vegas Strip-adjacent hotel-casino sued Las Vegas Grand Prix over the traffic issues caused by the race construction and event. Ellis Island, which is located near Koval Lane and Flamingo Road, on the circuit, is suing the race organizers and Clark County over the ongoing traffic issues. The property makes several…
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Hotel-casino sues Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County over traffic issues
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Ellis Island casino files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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NY casino process taking too long, two lawmakers say

IGB takes a look at what happened in gambling news over the weekend. New York state Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblyman Gary Pretlow dropped a bill that would speed up the current NY casino timeline. Regulators earlier this year said they would award licenses for three downstate casinos by 31 December 2025. The bill would require bids to be filed…
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NY casino process taking too long, two lawmakers say
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IRS embraces higher handpay limits for casinos and cruises

Generally, any interaction with the Internal Revenue Service means something bad has happened. The agency never sends you a letter saying "thanks for paying your taxes," and it rarely has an IRS agent check in on a business owner to see how his vacation was. More often, when an IRS letter shows up in your mailbox, it's a heart-stopping moment. At…
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Ellis Island Casino owners sue over 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix issues

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - The owners of Ellis Island Casino are suing over last year's Las Vegas Grand Prix, alleging the traffic issues created by the Formula One race cost it millions of dollars in business. Three companies that collectively own Ellis Island filed the lawsuit in Clark County District Court last month, naming the Grand Prix and Clark…
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Ellis Island Casino owners sue over 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix issues
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix

The owners of Ellis Island Casino filed a lawsuit late last month for monetary damages it said was caused by the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix. Filed in Clark County District Court on April 30, the lawsuit lists the Las Vegas Grand Prix, Clark County and the state of Nevada as defendants. Ellis Island is seeking financial compensation greater than…
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Off-Strip restaurant files lawsuit against Las Vegas Grand Prix
New York Post

State won't decide on casino licenses for NYC area until 2025

Don't bet on a Big Apple casino opening any time soon. State regulators said they won't decide on new casino licenses in the New York City area until late 2025 - a delay critics say deals the local economy a bad hand. The footdragging pushes out the over-under on the earliest a gaming facility could open in the metro area to some time in…
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State won't decide on casino licenses for NYC area until 2025
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Moonspin Legality 2024: Which US States Permit Moonspin Casino Play?

Ever caught yourself asking where is Moonspin legal? It's a bit tricky, right? These online sweepstakes casinos sit in a sort of gray area - not quite your average casino, but you can still win real cash prizes. Let me walk you through it. This guide is your go-to for figuring out the ins and outs of Moonspin's legal status, including what the law…
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officials told me to 'get it in my head' & blamed issue with machine

A LOTTERY player thought she won a million dollars at a slot machine, but officials at the casino have refused to give her the money, causing a huge legal battle. In February, Roney Beal was shocked when the slot machine at Bally's Casino in New Jersey said she won $1.2 million, however, her joy quickly spoiled once officials got involved. "That's…
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officials told me to 'get it in my head' & blamed issue with machine
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Lawmakers back several bills benefiting charities, casinos

Lawmakers moved forward Thursday with bills that would mean significant changes for casino owners and the charities their gaming revenue supports. One would revise rules for gambling tournaments. Here's the breakdown as the House and Senate near their April 11 deadline for voting on bills and sending them to the other chamber. Casinos, which must…
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Lawmakers back several bills benefiting charities, casinos
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Online slots ban in Netherlands risks return to black market

Before 2021, the Netherlands Gambling Authority (Kansspelauthoriteit (KSA) actively enforced the ban on online gambling, imposing fines on gambling websites attempting to make moves in the Dutch market. However, after years of legal bargaining, in 2021, online gambling was finally regulated in the country in northwestern Europe. As a result,…
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Online slots ban in Netherlands risks return to black market
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Mass. Gaming Commission studying online casino games, AI use

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is trying to get its arms around the technological future of gambling - seeking bids for research into the potential impacts of "iGaming" and the use of artificial intelligence in the gaming industry. Two requests for proposals rolled out this month as part of the gaming commission's research agenda. These…
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Mass. Gaming Commission studying online casino games, AI use
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Ontario’s bet on online gambling and the impact it’s having on youth

As online gambling sites become more prevalent in Ontario, experts are warning that kids could be collateral damage. As online advertisements geared towards sports gambling seem to be everywhere these days, staff at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) say their problem gambling service has started seeing younger people come in. "We…
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California Online Casinos 2024

As the most populous state in the US, California is ripe territory for online gambling - but where can you actually play online in CA in 2024? For Golden State players seeking an engaging online casino platform, navigating the legal framework and finding the best casino site can be a daunting task. However, this is where PokerNews can be your…
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California Online Casinos 2024
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Gambling minister Andrews unveils UK land-based proposals

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is seekibng a ratio of two-to-one for Category B machines against Categories C and D, replacing the current situation whch sees a ratio of 20/80. At the same time, the DCMS will prohibit under-18s from playing some Category D machines, specifically those that replicate adult slots. On the subject of…
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Barriers to Betting: Unpacking California's Reluctance to Legalize Online Gambling

Online gambling remains illegal in California primarily due to complex political, economic, and cultural challenges that have historically hindered the legalization process. The largest opposition comes from the state's powerful tribal groups who have a significant stake in existing casino operations and fear losing their monopoly over gambling…
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Barriers to Betting: Unpacking California's Reluctance to Legalize Online Gambling
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N.C. lawmakers: Gambling machine legislation could be back

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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N.C. lawmakers: Gambling machine legislation could be back
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Moulin Rouge casino reopens for 8 hours of gambling 69 years after its 1955 heyday

Back in mid-1955, the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first desegregated casino, was a place to see and be seen. Sixty-nine years later, on Tuesday, the site became a place to see - at least, for eight hours. Gamblers played slot machines at the Moulin Rouge site Tuesday in one of those only-in-Nevada moments as owners of the property set up a temporary…
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Mystic Lake, Little Six casinos named in Running Aces lawsuit alleging illegal video games

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (FOX 9) - Running Aces' federal lawsuit against three Minnesota casinos now includes Mystic Lake and Little Six, claiming they were illegally offering Class III video games of chance. The amended lawsuit filed on Tuesday names high-level executives at Mystic Lake and Little Six casinos, which are owned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton…
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Mystic Lake, Little Six casinos named in Running Aces lawsuit alleging illegal video games
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News for Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Irvington, Ossining, Briarcliff Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt and Peekskill

Online gambling in the United States (US) has experienced a significant transformation over the recent years. There are several online casinos and sports betting that have been legalized in many different states across the US map. Our guide looks into the states that offer legal and illegal online casinos and provides top-quality information backed…
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Colorado Division of Gaming Launches New Awareness Campaign to Curb Illegal Gambling

The Colorado Division of Gaming is launching a new campaign to promote awareness and prevention of illegal gambling by encouraging residents and visitors to gamble with only legal operators. "Play Legit. Gamble Only Where Legal." is a complex marketing campaign with a purpose of persuading bettors to support regulated gaming venues and avoid…
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Colorado Division of Gaming Launches New Awareness Campaign to Curb Illegal Gambling
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Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting

SECAUCUS, N.J. - Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they've had in…
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Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting
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Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

SECAUCUS, N.J. - Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they've had in…
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Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say
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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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'Don’t have to go to a casino': Skill games growing in popularity across Pennsylvania

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - Michael Barley, Pace-O-Matic's chief public affairs officer, describes the company's interactive video Pennsylvania Skill games as akin to golf or blackjack - in which a player can increase chances of winning by making certain educated decisions. But Josh Ercole, executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of…
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'Don’t have to go to a casino': Skill games growing in popularity across Pennsylvania
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Coljuegos Corrects Error with Cartegena Casino Apology

The gambling regulator for Colombia has issued an earnest apology after admitting the execution of an official investigation into a licensed Cartegena casino location had been less than acceptable. Without going into specifics, the Coljuegos watchdog declared its staff had incorrectly carried out'surveillance and control activities' into the Casino…
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Coljuegos Corrects Error with Cartegena Casino Apology
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Saracen Casino Resort Requests Change in Arkansas Law to Expand Online Gambling

Saracen Casino Resort marketing manager Carlton Saffa has written to Arkansas Racing Commission chairman Alex Lieblong asking for a law change. Arkansas casinos are allowed to offer online sports betting. However, games such as slots, craps, blackjack are required by law to be played only in the casino establishment. Sports betting was legalized in…
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Saracen Casino Resort Requests Change in Arkansas Law to Expand Online Gambling
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How did gambling develop into a major industry in Minnesota?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast: Apple Podcasts | Spotify Minnesotans hoping to gamble today have many options. They can visit a Native American casino, buy scratch-off games at a gas station, yank open pull-tabs at a bar or even play bingo at a church fish fry. But this is a fairly recent phenomenon. Minnesota's founders took a hard line…
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How did gambling develop into a major industry in Minnesota?
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Internet casino gambling is the future of betting, experts claim

Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they've had in expanding the…
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Internet casino gambling is the future of betting, experts claim
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Netherlands Regulator Fines Casinosky.com for Unlicensed Gambling

The Netherlands Gaming Authority, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has initiated weekly financial penalties to Sarah Eternal SRL for offering unlicensed online gambling in to Dutch players. According to the announcement, the KSA found that the company had allowed local customers to access its online gambling products and services through the casinosky.com…
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Gaming regulators want bright lines on online lottery

BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP)-With the House and Senate again poised to settle whether to allow the Mass. Lottery to sell its products online, the Mass. Gaming Commission is watching closely and reviving an argument it first made in 2017. After it was struck down in House-Senate negotiations last year, representatives voted again in late April to authorize…
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NCLGS Calls Pennsylvania One Of The Most Important Online Gambling States

The National Council of Legislators For Gaming States (NCLGS) is planning to review the gambling industry's progress in Pennsylvania during its summer meetings this July. The meetings are scheduled to be held at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, and prominent members of the state's gambling industry are expected to be on the "Welcome to Pennsylvania!"…
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NCLGS Calls Pennsylvania One Of The Most Important Online Gambling States
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Globe Blocked 1,345 Illegal Online Gambling Sites in First Quarter of 2024

Globe Telecom Inc., a leading telecommunications provider in the Philippines, blocked 1345 illegal gambling websites in the first quarter of 2024, the company announced over the weekend. That's a staggering 967% increase from the same quarter last year, when a total of 126 sites were banned. The service provider said out of this year's first…
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Globe Blocked 1,345 Illegal Online Gambling Sites in First Quarter of 2024
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Betting on the US market; the IT infrastructure of gambling

If you have ever been to a Las Vegas casino, it's likely you will remember the experience vividly. The lack of windows, and clocks. The sound of coins jingling, of slot machines, of cries of delight and angry frustration. If you aren't a gambler, you may have marveled at the sheer lack of seats available for anything other than betting or…
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Betting on the US market; the IT infrastructure of gambling
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Online Casino Markets Grow in Some US States but Fail to Gain Traction Nationally

There is no uniform position concerning online casinos in the US. Regulatory decisions are made at the state level. State governments regulate various aspects of the online casino landscape, including which games are permitted, whether geolocation restrictions apply, and what licensing requirements are implemented. New Jersey was the first state to…
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Online casinos are future for US gambling industry, claim insiders

Online casino gambling is the future for the sector, according to several industry insiders in the US. This week at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, there was an acceptance of the difficulty faced so far in launching internet casinos but executives are convinced it is the future of betting. Online sportsbooks have…
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Online casinos are future for US gambling industry, claim insiders
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Gambling In The Czech Republic: Current State Of Sports Betting And Online Casino

Not many European countries like the Czech Republic have set laws to regulate gambling. This market has been active since the time of the Soviet Union, although it was an illegal venture. However, the country's independence set the ground for a standard, regulated market that now draws international casino operators and bookmakers. The rising…
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iInternet casino gambling is the future of US betting

If you make a purchase after clicking on links within this article, Lee Enterprises may earn affiliate commissions. The news and editorial departments had no role in the creation or display of this content. SECAUCUS, N.J. - Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even…
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iInternet casino gambling is the future of US betting
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It could be another 12-18 months before a new online casino state launches

In 2014, New Jersey was the first state to introduce a legal iGaming market. Since then, six other states including Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, and Rhode Island have all opened up online casinos. Nearly 40 US jurisdictions have approved some form of legal sports betting. However, only seven states have a legal…
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It could be another 12-18 months before a new online casino state launches
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Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, execs say

SECAUCUS, N.J. - Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states - and not in South Carolina - but the industry is convinced it's the future, even as some worry about cannibalizing the brick-and-mortar side of the betting business. Speaking May 8 at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry…
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Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, execs say
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Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos. Speaking Wednesday at the SBC Summit North America, a major gambling industry conference, industry executives acknowledged the difficulty they've had…
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Internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say
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Gambling ads restrictions in Bulgaria

With a vast majority, the Bulgarian Parliament has passed the bill, presented only last week, which introduces changes to the Gambling Law in force, by banning advertising of gambling in all broadcasts and print media, including websites. Only advertising on billboards and on gaming halls and casino buildings. The amendments also provide for 10% of…
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Global Trends in Online Casino Regulations

As the world becomes more and more integrated in many different spheres, gambling regulations are evolving in different places. Particularly with the rise of online gambling that crosses borders, countries are seeing a tightening of regulations that are intended to reach the broader global audience. One of the countries that is seeing a lot of…
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Global Trends in Online Casino Regulations
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Tropicana Las Vegas has received an extension on its gaming license as crews prepare to demolish the historic property. Clark County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to grant a two-year waiver for license requirements with two potential six-month extensions, retroactive to April 2, the date of the Tropicana's…
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Tropicana Las Vegas granted gaming license extension ahead of demolition
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IRS Poised to Raise Slots Jackpot Reporting Minimum

Taxes could get a lot easier for slots players in US casinos, and less burdensome for casino operators and the IRS. The Nevada Independent revealed on Thursday that an IRS Advisory Council had responded positively to a suggestion from two lawmakers that the Internal Revenue Service up its minimum for reporting slots (or video poker) jackpots from…
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IRS Poised to Raise Slots Jackpot Reporting Minimum
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UK imposes online slots stake limits

It's no secret that online slots are hugely popular worldwide, but did you know they are especially favored in the UK where revenues from digital slot machine games have more than doubled in the seven years since 2016? These revenues have reached a record £3.2bn, accounting for nearly 30 percent of all income not related to the European country's…
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UK imposes online slots stake limits
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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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Navigating the Waters of Michigan's Gambling Laws: A Comprehensive Guide

The legal gambling arena of Michigan gets shaped by surveillance and protections that go unseen but remain active above the scene to ensure that the whole game is fair and immune to accidents. The casino regulations in Michigan state can be pretty much described as synchronized and broad, although relatively not easy to understand. The objectives…
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Online Casino Taxes: How Governments Benefit from Regulated Gambling

Online gambling has exploded in popularity over the past two decades, with revenues expected to exceed $23.03 billion by the end of this year. As more countries legalize and regulate online casinos, governments are able to benefit from taxing these operations. Taxes on regulated online gambling provide governments with substantial revenue while…
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Online Casino Taxes: How Governments Benefit from Regulated Gambling
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Alabama Gambling Bill Update: Opponents Hold Firm as Clock Ticks

Greg Albritton was one of three senators who flipped to no votes (C: www.albrittonforalabama.com) As time runs out on the state's legislative session, the Alabama Senate remains one vote short of passing a lottery and gambling bill, and opponents are holding their ground despite outside pressure to give voters a say on the legislation. On Tuesday,…
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Alabama Gambling Bill Update: Opponents Hold Firm as Clock Ticks
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How Have Casinos Impacted the US's Tourism Industry

All socially accepted forms of gambling found at legally permitted land-based gambling venues, such as casinos, sportsbooks, dedicated poker and bingo venues, and various other sites, generate billions in revenue globally each year. Online casinos are also on the rise. Let's dive in to learn more about what is often called' gambling tourism' to see…
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How Have Casinos Impacted the US's Tourism Industry
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NEW RESTRICTIONS ON ONLINE GAMBLING

The decision introduces new restrictions on online gambling and bans it for military personnel during martial law regime. But will it work or be effective? At the end of March, a serviceman of the 59th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Pavlo Petrychenko, posted a petition on the president's website demanding restrictions on online…
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NEW RESTRICTIONS ON ONLINE GAMBLING
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EGBA research: Europe embraces multi-licensing for online gambling

A recent analysis conducted by the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) reveals a notable shift towards multi-licensing for online gambling across Europe. Just 15 years ago, the online gambling landscape in Europe was vastly different, with many countries lacking dedicated regulations or operating under exclusive rights models that…
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EGBA research: Europe embraces multi-licensing for online gambling
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Alabama Gambling Legislation Falls One Vote Short in Senate

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a compromise set of gambling bills on Tuesday, but the measure came up one vote short of the required 60 percent in the Alabama Senate later the same day. The conference committee proposal passed the House by wide margins on Tuesday, with a vote on the bill to amend the state constitution to allow…
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Alabama Gambling Legislation Falls One Vote Short in Senate
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Virginia: Unite Here Union Threatening Lawsuit Against Petersburg Over Casino Developer Choice

Hospitality union Unite Here Local 25 said Tuesday that it is planning to sue the city of Petersburg, Virginia, over its decision to choose The Cordish Companies as its vendor and development partner for the city's proposed casino project. The Petersburg City Council made that decision to go with Cordish last week, discussing the issue in a closed…
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Virginia: Unite Here Union Threatening Lawsuit Against Petersburg Over Casino Developer Choice
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Albritton on gambling 'no' vote: 'Nothing to offer PCI'

The reworked gambling proposal that would let voters decide on approving a lottery and legalizing slot machine gambling fell one vote short in the Senate Tuesday night. While not dead for the session, the 20-15 vote is a major setback with four legislative days remaining in this session. Among the 15 nos, most surprisingly, was Sen. Greg Albritton,…
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Albritton on gambling 'no' vote: 'Nothing to offer PCI'
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Ivey backs new gambling, lottery package: ‘Let’s get this done’

MONTGOMERY - Governor Kay Ivey gave her support behind a gambling and lottery legislative package that passed the House easily on Tuesday. However, the constitutional amendment in the package was carried over in the Senate late Tuesday night after a vote came up one vote short of meeting the 60% threshold for passage. "My position has remained…
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Ivey backs new gambling, lottery package: ‘Let’s get this done’
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Online Casino Age Laws: New Zealand and UK Perspective

The online casino world is evolving. Every day, new and innovative platforms and services are introduced that can be accessed by anyone. However, when considering the increasing problem gambling rates, everything won't seem as smooth as it appears. Underage gambling is just one of the main concerns that the wide accessibility of online casino…
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BG Daily News

Gambling legislation stumbles in Alabama Senate, lawmakers delay vote

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama House of Representatives advanced a compromise on gambling legislation to authorize a state lottery and allow slot machines at seven locations in the state, but the measure stalled late Tuesday amid opposition in the Alabama Senate. Senators delayed a decision on the proposal after an initial vote showed it was…
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Gambling legislation stumbles in Alabama Senate, lawmakers delay vote
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Online casino gambling bill dead in Maryland

April 30, 2024 - National Football Post Maryland's attempt to legalize online casino gaming in the state has failed. Earlier this week a bill calling for a state referendum on online casino gaming failed to pass through the state's General Assembly before the end of the legislative session. With the session now over the earliest online casino…
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Online casino gambling bill dead in Maryland
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Ukraine takes action against 2,500 illegal gambling sites

Ukraine has cracked down on more than 2500 websites that have hosted unlicensed gambling content in an effort to combat illegal gambling. These websites were found to not have the appropriate license and were removed under recommendations from law enforcement officers. More action has been taken in this area, as over 450 criminal offenses are being…
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Ukraine takes action against 2,500 illegal gambling sites
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Town Hall: Gambling in Alabama

Town Hall: Gambling in Alabama (abc3340.com) For decades Alabama politicians have debated a government run lottery and more recently casinos and sports betting in our state. The ABC 33/40 News team has been tracking developments in the 2024 legislative session. Our Town Hall Special Report: Gambling in Alabama takes an in-depth look at the…
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Town Hall: Gambling in Alabama
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Are Online Casinos Legal In India in 2024?

According to some statistics, roughly 80% of Indian citizens gamble every single year. While gambling has been one of humanity's favorite pastimes since the beginning of civilization, it's important to stress a few things. First, while many gambling activities are illegal or borderline illegal, the problem comes from the lack of clarity. In other…
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Are Online Casinos Legal In India in 2024?
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Diverse Rules, One Nation: A Look at Online Gambling Regulations Across Canadian Provinces

Gambling in Canada is a matter of provincial concern. Every province has the power to legalize sports betting and casinos. So far, most jurisdictions allow legal online gambling to some extent. Most provinces provide iGaming through a website controlled by provincial authorities. Some provinces are different. In Ontario, for example, the industry…
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Diverse Rules, One Nation: A Look at Online Gambling Regulations Across Canadian Provinces
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Why an Alabama man is banned for life from Mississippi casinos

An Alabama man is a member of a very exclusive club -- a club so exclusive it has fewer members than the number of astronauts who have walked on the moon. The Mississippi Gaming Commission, like its Nevada counterpart, keeps a list of those who have earned a lifetime ban from state-regulated casinos. Those on the list are typically there after…
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Why an Alabama man is banned for life from Mississippi casinos
World Casino News

Golden Circle Casino Changes its Opening Date to Sep. 2025

The official opening of Phil Ruffin's $128m historic horse racing (HHR) casino, called Golden Circle, at the Wichita Greyhound Park will take longer than originally anticipated. Reason for opening date change: The new selected opening date for the 3-story establishment is September 2025, according to information a Kansas Racing and Gaming…
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Golden Circle Casino Changes its Opening Date to Sep. 2025
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Bulgarian legislators present another bill that aims to ban gambling advertising

The bill would also ban slots in small towns. Bulgaria.- A new bill has been submitted after a parliamentary vote earlier this month rejected proposed amendments that would ban gambling advertising in the country. The new bill would also ban slots in small towns. Introduced by Temenuzka Petkova (GERB) and Yordan Tsonev (DPS), the new bill aims to…
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Bulgarian legislators present another bill that aims to ban gambling advertising
The Baltic Times

Why Are There So Many Offshore Gambling Sites In Malta and Curacao?

The small island nations of both Malta and Curacao have become popular places to license and operate offshore gambling sites. As online betting grows in popularity all around the globe, the demand for quality international betting sites is also on the rise. Malta, in the Mediterranean, and Curacao, in the Caribbean, both offer gambling platform…
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Pennsylvania Bill Aims to Curb Online Gambling-Fueled Debt Crisis

In the bustling Harrisburg capital of Pennsylvania, lawmakers have put forward legislation that seeks to implement sweeping changes to the way online gamblers fund their games. The bill, which has raised a considerable amount of speculation, zeros in on the use of credit cards for internet wagering in the hope of curbing the state's burgeoning…
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Bulgarian bill would ban almost all forms of gambling advertising

The bill was jointly submitted by the GERB-UDF and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms. It was introduced by Temenuzka Petkova and Yordan Tsonev. The bill aims to amend Bulgaria's Law on Gambling. It proposes a ban on gambling ads appearing online, on television, on the radio and in print media. Ads would also not be allowed to appear on…
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Bulgarian bill would ban almost all forms of gambling advertising
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Saracen Casino Seeking to Launch iGaming in Arkansas

After the 2022 legalization of online sports betting in Arkansas had already resulted in significant revenue figures, Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff is seeking regulatory approval to launch an iGaming app and make additional online gambling operations available in the state. The move seeking legalization of online slots, blackjack, craps, and…
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Saracen Casino Seeking to Launch iGaming in Arkansas
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Arkansas Casino Seeks Authorization of Statewide iGaming

A brick-and-mortar casino in Arkansas is reportedly aiming to provide online wagering for its patrons. Saracen Casino Resort has submitted a request to the Arkansas Racing Commission to amend state gaming laws to authorize iGaming in the Natural State, according to Gambling.com. The request, submitted in March by Saracen Chief Market…
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Arkansas Casino Seeks Authorization of Statewide iGaming
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Why Is Online Gambling Still Not Allowed in California?

It's mid-March and we're only a month away from the NBA playoffs. With four clubs competing in the National Basketball Association - LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers, and Sacramento Kings - California hosts the largest number of NBA clubs. And yet, if you're a Californian who wants to place an online wager on, say, the Clippers - who…
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Why Is Online Gambling Still Not Allowed in California?
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From Legislation to Litigation: Legal Trends Shaping the Casino Industry

The casino industry's legal laws have been subject to continuous change in recent years, and navigating them in 2024 provides a captivating picture of challenges and opportunities for change. At a crucial point, the sector is approaching wherein legislative proposals merge with judicial inquisitions that will redefine operational approaches. The…
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From Legislation to Litigation: Legal Trends Shaping the Casino Industry
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Govt Finds 3.2 Million Indonesians Engaged in Online Gambling

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Hadi Tjahjanto revealed that some 3.2 million Indonesians are engaged in online gambling activities. Based on the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK), 80 percent of these gamblers placed bets under Rp100000. While the individual bet amounts…
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Saracen Casino requests change in Arkansas law to allow online gambling

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas casino is looking to double down on its gaming options through a request to state regulators. Saracen Casino Resort marketing manager Carlton Saffa has written to state Racing Commission chairman Alex Lieblong asking for a rule change. Currently, an Arkansas casino is allowed to offer online sports betting, but games…
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Saracen Casino requests change in Arkansas law to allow online gambling
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Arkansas Casino Seek iGaming Approval

An Arkansas casino is seeking approval to operate an iGaming app, allowing people within the state to go online to play casino games such as slots, blackjack, craps and more. On March 13, Carlton Saffa, chief market officer at Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, wrote to Arkansas Racing Commission Chairman Alex Lieblong asking for a change in the…
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DA Submits Bill to Regulate Remote Gambling in South Africa

Recently, the Democratic Alliance (DA), the formal opposition to the governing South African-based African National Congress (ANC), officially submitted the fresh legislation, dubbed the Remote Gambling Bill (B11-2024), to the Parliament. The bill's ultimate goal is to govern remote gambling in South Africa. The reason for the new legislation: The…
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DA Submits Bill to Regulate Remote Gambling in South Africa
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Las Vegas Sands Amps Up Texas Casino Legalization Push, Mindful of

The battle to legalize casino gambling in Texas is gearing up once more with the influential Las Vegas Sands Corporation front and center, despite ongoing opposition and significant legislative barriers. After a show of strength in the 2023 legislature, Sands, owned by the notably affluent Adelson family with a net worth exceeding $30 billion, is…
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Las Vegas Sands Amps Up Texas Casino Legalization Push, Mindful of
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Zelensky signs decree to restrict online gambling

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight. President Volodymyr Zelensky signed on April 20 a decree on counteracting the negative effects of online gambling, which proposes to ban it for the military until the end of martial law. Zelensky supported the National Security and Defense Council's decision after he had announced…
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Zelensky signs decree to restrict online gambling
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Zelenskyy bans access to online casinos for soldiers

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has issued a decree giving effect to a decision made by Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council to counteract the negative effects of online gambling. Details: The president has signed Decree No. 234/2024 On Counteracting the Negative Effects of Gambling on the Internet. Notably, the decree prohibits access to…
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Zelenskyy bans access to online casinos for soldiers
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NOGA Urges Dutch Lawmakers to Protect Online Players

The Netherlands Online Gaming Association (NOGA) contends that the bill proposed in the House of Representatives, aiming to ban online gambling advertisements by online gambling operators, would push players towards illegal gaming operators. Nevertheless, the bill cleared the House on 16 April 2024 on a 79 majority vote and headed to the Minister…
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NOGA Urges Dutch Lawmakers to Protect Online Players
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Maine House Puts Kibosh on Online Casino Bill

There was a modicum of optimism that Maine would pass an online casino gambling bill this legislative session. That optimism is now out the window, as the House of Representatives chose not to move forward with it and thus ended any hopes of online casinos coming to Maine betting operations this year. The Maine betting bill first came up last year,…
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Maine House Puts Kibosh on Online Casino Bill
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MCK and Canada Strike Deal With Possible Online Gambling Effects

While the new MOU may help improve relations with the federal government, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke is still engaged in a legal fight with Ontario over iGaming. A new agreement between the Quebec-based Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke and Ottawa could help patch up their relationship following the decriminalization of single-game sports betting…
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MCK and Canada Strike Deal With Possible Online Gambling Effects
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NYC Casinos New Threat to Atlantic City, Giannantonio Says

Casinos in the Northeast U.S. are currently facing a large number of problems as they prepare for the emergence of fresh rivals in NY City. Among those problems are the loss of business from illegal online operations, the ongoing debate over whether internet gambling hurts or helps the bottom line of physical casinos, and a potential smoking ban in…
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NYC Casinos New Threat to Atlantic City, Giannantonio Says