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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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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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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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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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Gambling bill to allow lottery and slots remains stalled in the Alabama Senate

MONTGOMERY (AP) - A proposal to authorize a state lottery and allow casinos with slot machines and video poker, but not table games, at seven sites in the state remains stalled in the Alabama Legislature but could get another vote in the session's final three days. "I don't know exactly what the outcome is going to be, other than the membership is…
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Gambling bill to allow lottery and slots remains stalled in the Alabama Senate
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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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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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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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Advocates renew push for casino gambling legalization, but face steep uphill climb

SAN ANTONIO - A big push is underway to expand gambling in Texas, with momentum continuing to build after a encouraging showing in the 2023 legislature. The a resort and casino company, is renewing their push to legalize casino gaming in the Lone Star state and to bring destination style resort casinos to the states big cities like Dallas and San…
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Advocates renew push for casino gambling legalization, but face steep uphill climb
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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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Is online casino gaming legal in California?

While online casino gaming has become more legalized and prominent throughout the United States, not every state has jumped on the bandwagon just yet. Especially if you never gambled as a California resident or if you are about to become legal gambling age, you may be wondering if online casino gaming is legal in California. No, casino gaming with…
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Is online casino gaming legal in California?
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Texas online casinos: Play legal casino games online in Texas

Catena Media provides exclusive sports betting and online gambling content in collaboration with OregonLive.com, including picks, analysis, tools and sportsbook and online casino offers to help bettors get in on the action. Please wager responsibly. Texas law prohibits real money online casino gambling. However, social and sweepstakes casinos…
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Texas online casinos: Play legal casino games online in Texas
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Maine lawmakers revive, then kill tribal online gambling bill

AUGUSTA - A twice-defeated bill that would give the Wabanaki tribes of Maine the exclusive right to online gambling was revived in the Senate at the last minute, only to be killed hours later in the House. The proposal to expand the tribes' online gambling authority from sports betting to all games of chance, such as online poker, was voted down in…
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Running Aces files federal racketeering lawsuit against Minnesota tribal casinos

Running Aces, one of the state's two horse-racing tracks, filed a federal racketeering lawsuit Tuesday claiming tribal casinos in three locations have offered card games not authorized under state law. The lawsuit by the track, which operates in Columbus in the northeast Twin Cities metro, named executives at Grand Casinos in Hinckley and Mille…
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Running Aces files federal racketeering lawsuit against Minnesota tribal casinos
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Maine online casino bill fails in House, Senate

It was the second blow in a week for an online casino bill in a US statehouse. Maryland's legislative session closed on 8 April without legalisation. Maine's session is set to close on 17 April. Maine representatives first voted 71-74 to fail the bill then, a day later, senators voted 14-20. The senate then voted to table the bill, 27-7 on 10…
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Maine online casino bill fails in House, Senate
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Do businesses with slot machines have to be open 24 hours in Nevada?

Nevada law requires that slot-machine players have access to machines in licensed locations, but there's no regulation or requirement that they be accessible around the clock. In recent months, Nevada gaming regulators have reminded licensees - particularly those holding restricted licenses permitting a maximum 15 machines - that they have to allow…
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Bill allowing Wabanaki tribes to offer online gambling falters

Both the Maine House and Senate have voted against a bill that would have given the Wabanaki Nations the exclusive right to offer online gambling in the state. The four Wabanaki tribes already offer online sports betting in the state under an earlier compromise negotiated between tribal leaders, Gov. Janet Mills and state lawmakers. Those mobile…
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Bill allowing Wabanaki tribes to offer online gambling falters
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Maryland Fails to Pass Online Casino Betting Bill

Residents of the Old Line State can't be too upset about the state of Maryland betting given they have legal sports betting, but the latest gambling news is still a disappointment. The Maryland state legislature ended its session on Monday without passing an online casino betting bill. There was some optimism of online casino gaming coming to the…
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Maryland Fails to Pass Online Casino Betting Bill
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Maryland legislature fails in online gambling expansion

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

Absence of bill on General Assembly's legislative agenda Monday means Maryland's legislative hopes all but over. A proposal that would have allowed Maryland voters to legalize real money online casinos is set to fail when lawmakers conclude their 2024 legislative session Monday. The bill, which would have opened the door for digital slots and table…
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Maryland Online Casino Bill Set for Defeat
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Adelsons back pro-gambling coalition in push for Texas casinos

The Adelson family of Las Vegas purchased the Dallas Mavericks with the hopes of expanding their gambling empire beyond Nevada to the Lone Star State. Now their company, casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp., is backing a petition to legalize gambling by the Texas Destination Resort Alliance. The Texas Destination Resort Alliances was established…
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Adelsons back pro-gambling coalition in push for Texas casinos
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Casino union president says visitor trends are 'troubling'

ATLANTIC CITY - The president of the city's largest casino workers union said "alarm bells should be ringing in Atlantic City and in Trenton" over recent revenue reports that show a drop in in-person visits to the resort's gaming halls. Donna DeCaprio, president of Unite Here Local 54, said the February 2024 gaming revenue results released by the…
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Casino union president says visitor trends are 'troubling'
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Tropicana Las Vegas closes after 67 years on the Strip

They all marked the final hours of the Tropicana, one of the oldest of the remaining old-school Vegas casinos that once was the playground of the likes of Sammy Davis Jr., but closed its doors Tuesday two days short of the 67th anniversary of its opening. Some of the slot machines along the resort entrance were the first to go, decommissioned days…
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Tropicana Las Vegas closes after 67 years on the Strip
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Tropicana in Las Vegas gets final sendoff from workers, players

They all marked the final hours of the Tropicana, one of the oldest of the remaining old-school Vegas casinos that once was the playground of the likes of Sammy Davis Jr., but closed its doors Tuesday two days short of the 67th anniversary of its opening. Some of the slot machines along the resort entrance were the first to go, decommissioned days…
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Tropicana in Las Vegas gets final sendoff from workers, players
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Las Vegas Sands Files Petition to Bring Legalized Casinos to Texas

The casino and resort company recently filed a petition through its Texas Destination Resort Alliance in hopes of building of four and five-star casino hotels in the state. Las Vegas Sands Corp. is continuing its efforts to bring legal sports betting to the Lone Star State. The casino and resort company recently filed a petition through its Texas…
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Las Vegas Sands Files Petition to Bring Legalized Casinos to Texas
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How to stop a gambling bill

Think of all the issues the Alabama Legislature had us vote on over the last 10 years. In 2014, it was a measure to ban foreign laws in the state. Not because the Canadian military was massing at the Tennessee border. It was a wink-wink-nod-nod version of a failed proposal to ban Shariah law in the state two years earlier. Legislators that year…
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New Online Casinos in the USA

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. Online casinos are now legal in a number of states, from Connecticut and Delaware to Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia,…
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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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Growth seen likely for online gambling

NEW YORK -- With Rhode Island last week becoming the seventh U.S. state to launch internet gambling, industry panelists at an online gambling conference predicted recently that several additional states would join the fray in the next few years. Speaking at the Next.io forum on internet gambling and sports betting, several mentioned New York and…
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Growth seen likely for online gambling
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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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Panel says New York, Maryland and maybe California could offer internet gambling soon

NEW YORK (AP) - With Rhode Island this week becoming the seventh U.S. state to launch internet gambling, industry panelists at an online gambling conference predicted Wednesday that several additional states would join the fray in the next few years. Speaking at the Next.io forum on internet gambling and sports betting, several mentioned New York…
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Panel says New York, Maryland and maybe California could offer internet gambling soon
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Senate passes amended gambling plan with lottery, no new casinos

MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Senate passed a gambling constitutional amendment after more than seven hours of debate on Thursday. The constitutional amendment, HB 151, passed with one vote to spare over the necessary 21-vote threshold by a margin of 22-11. Accompanying enabling legislation, HB 152 passed by the same margin. State Sen. Greg Albritton…
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Senate passes amended gambling plan with lottery, no new casinos
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Gambling industry experts predict New York, Maryland next states to legalize online casino

Gambling industry panelists at the Next.io forum have predicted that New York and Maryland could be the next states in the US to launch online casino gaming. The most recent state to regulate the practice in the country was Rhode Island, which earlier this week became the seventh state to offer the vertical. Speaking at the online gambling…
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Gambling industry experts predict New York, Maryland next states to legalize online casino
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Maryland Again Tries To Legalize Online Casinos

Unbothered by his 2023 setback to legalize online gambling in the Old Line State, State Senator Ron Watson is reviving his failed SB267 bill with 2024's SB603 bill. While these bills are essentially the same, SB603 has explicit language for Maryland's land-based casinos to partner with their online counterparts. SB603 also calls for at least five…
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Maryland Again Tries To Legalize Online Casinos
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New York, Maryland, and possibly California could be welcoming online gambling

With Rhode Island this week becoming the seventh U.S. state to launch internet gambling, industry panelists at an online gambling conference predicted Wednesday that several additional states would join the fray in the next few years. Speaking at the Next.io forum on internet gambling and sports betting, several mentioned New York and Maryland as…
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New York, Maryland, and possibly California could be welcoming online gambling
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Monticello Raceway to close its casino operations, but keep racetrack open

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

NEW YORK - With Rhode Island this week becoming the seventh U.S. state to launch internet gambling, industry panelists at an online gambling conference predicted Wednesday that several additional states would join the fray in the next few years. Speaking at the Next.io forum on internet gambling and sports betting, several mentioned New York and…
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Panel says more states may offer internet gambling soon
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Panel: N.Y., Maryland could offer internet gambling

With Rhode Island this week becoming the seventh U.S. state to launch internet gambling, industry panelists at an online gambling conference predicted Wednesday that several additional states would join the fray in the next few years. Speaking at the Next.io forum on internet gambling and sports betting, several mentioned New York and Maryland as…
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Rhode Island Becomes Seventh State With Online Casino Gaming

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

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

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

The Maryland Lottery went live in 1973 with just one game, called Twin Win. Residents of Maryland were told the money generated from the lottery would help fund education. Today, the Maryland Lottery has at least 10 different games and has generated over $19.3 billion in revenue for the state of Maryland. In 2008, the Maryland General…
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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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Guide to 2024 US Legal Online Gambling Developments

Nearly three-fourths of the states and Washington D.C. are offering some form of legal sports betting. The biggest question now is when the remaining states jump on board. Several states have bills introduced in current legislative sessions. Others are still at least a year away. Even those states that pass bills may want to put the matter before…
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Guide to 2024 US Legal Online Gambling Developments
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Overview of Maryland House Online Casino Bill Hearings

While the legalization of online sports betting has become much more popular throughout the United States over the past few years, many states are still holding out for one reason or another. A major concern? How customers can bet right from their phones (or other smart devices) could impact existing brick-and-mortar casinos in states and the…
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Overview of Maryland House Online Casino Bill Hearings
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Michigan bet big on online gambling. We’re now No. 1

by Mike Wilkinson (Bridge Michigan) Michigan is the No. 1 state for online gambling after an explosive 22% jump last year, according to data compiled by the American Gaming Association and released this week. Bettors wagered a combined $1.92 billion through online gaming in Michigan last year - about $115000 more than in No. 2 New Jersey, the…
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Michigan bet big on online gambling. We’re now No. 1
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OUTLOOK 2024: Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.

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

WBFF - Fifteen years after Maryland lawmakers gave the green light for casino gambling, a new proposal seeks to allow gambling at home. Lawmakers are now considering whether to legalize internet gambling. It's a similar measure to one that the legislature failed to pass last year. The measure would allow almost anyone with a phone to gamble. "I can…
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Maryland lawmakers consider internet gambling legalization despite concerns from Casinos
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Shapiro Wants to Tax Skill Games. He Must First Navigate Pa.’s Wealthy, Warring Gambling Interests.

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

After months of intense negotiation and public pushback, New York State Senator Jessica Ramos went public by saying she is nearing a decision about whether or not to endorse a new casino and resort at Citi Field's complex in Queens. Citi Field is home to the New York Mets. Steve Cohen owns the Mets. This past Wednesday was the third and most…
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Final Decision on New Queens Casino Expected
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City casinos would be able to continue to allow gamblers to smoke on the casino floor under a new bill that would impose additional restrictions on lighting up. New Jersey state Sen. John Burzichelli introduced a bill Monday giving the casinos much of what they want amid a push by many casino workers to prohibit…
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions
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West Virginia Lottery and casinos generate more than $1 billion annually to support many programs locals rely on

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) - Adding together table games, racetrack betting, sports wagers, video lottery games and the rest of the industry, more than $1.3 billion was spent playing the lottery in West Virginia last year. The West Virginia Lottery in its entirety contributes more than $500 million to the state each year, with another $700 million…
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West Virginia Lottery and casinos generate more than $1 billion annually to support many programs locals rely on
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Pennsylvania reports recording gaming revenue driven by online casinos, sportsbooks

Pennsylvania reported a record $432.5 million in gambling revenue in November, up 48% from pre-pandemic numbers two years ago and the eighth straight month of elevated revenue following the widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. Almost all of the growth over the last two years has been in new online forms of gaming, including such casino games as…
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Pennsylvania reports recording gaming revenue driven by online casinos, sportsbooks
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Don’t bet on N.J. casinos to limit your losses

With the nation's most wagered-upon single-day sports event just three days away, don't expect any help from the gambling websites or New Jersey's casinos in preventing you from losing your shirt. A federal judge just dismissed a lawsuit from a self-described compulsive gambler who claimed that the Borgata, and parent company MGM Resorts…
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee

The Illinois legislature will ponder online casino gaming in this year's General Assembly after State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez's House Bill 2239 was assigned to the House Gaming Committee last week. Gonzalez's bill, originally filed last year and failed to make it beyond first reading, is the companion to Senate Bill 1656 filed by Sen. Cristina Castro…
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Illinois Rep. Gonzalez's Internet Casino Gaming Bill In Committee
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Delaware Park Casino reveals $10 million renovation

Delaware Park Casino celebrates completing $10 million worth of renovations and upgrades. The casino held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday which included guest speakers, mummer's performances, vegas-style showgirls and more. The casino space now consists of new slot machines, table games, bars and restaurants. Guests can enjoy the extended…
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Delaware Park Casino reveals $10 million renovation
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Recent Reports Suggest iCasino Cannibalization Fears Overblown

The fear of brick-and-mortar casino cannibalization has long been cited as a reason why states avoid legalizing online casinos. Two recent reports looking at the potential iCasino markets in Indiana and Maryland suggest those fears are overblown. The Innovation Group released a study about Maryland's online casino potential in November of 2023,…
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Recent Reports Suggest iCasino Cannibalization Fears Overblown
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Las Vegas Sands' proposed $4B casino draws 300 to public meeting

Engineers and planners are expected to survey traffic at more than 100 intersections, the availability of drinking water from public and private wells and the impact on air quality of Las Vegas Sands' proposed $4 billion casino resort on the site of the Nassau Coliseum, witnesses at a Hempstead Town hearing said Thursday. Hundreds of supporters and…
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Las Vegas Sands' proposed $4B casino draws 300 to public meeting
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NY Governor's Budget Proposal Excludes Gambling Bill

After a bill proposal to legalize online casinos was filed in the New York Senate with an aim to boost the US-largest online market, Gov. Kathy Hochul reportedly released the 2024 Executive Budget to exclude online casinos in the Empire State. As reported by Play NY, Gov. Hochul released the $233 billion Executive Budget on 15 January 2024 to…
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NY Governor's Budget Proposal Excludes Gambling Bill
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Las Vegas Sands environmental review advances in Hempstead, despite court ruling

The $4 billion casino resort proposal at the Nassau Coliseum site moves forward Thursday with public meetings on an environmental study led by the Town of Hempstead, despite a legal battle between the county and Hofstra University that had put the process on hold. Two "scoping sessions" are scheduled at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, at…
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New York: Governor Hochul excludes online casino from 2025 budget, dealing major blow to legalization prospects

New York Governor Kathy Hochul's executive budget for 2025 has dealt a substantial blow to the prospects of legalizing online casino sites in the state,especially for Senator Joseph Addabbo's Senate Bill S8185. Similar to last year, Hochul did not include potential tax revenue from online casino expansion in her budget, significantly impacting the…
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New York Governor Fails To Include Online Casino In Budget

Just days after New York State Sen. Joseph Addabbo introduced iCasino legislation for the second year in a row, Gov. Kathy Hochul effectively put the kibosh on it for 2024. In her annual budget, Hochul did not include any mention of online casino legalization or the potential $475 million in annual tax revenue Addabbo projects. By not including it…
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New York Governor Fails To Include Online Casino In Budget
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NY Online Casino Hopes Dim Without Hochul's Budget Inclusion

It was a rough start for Sen. Joseph Addabbo's 2024 push to legalize online casino sites in New York. As she did last year, Gov. Kathy Hochul did not include potential tax revenue from online casino expansion in her budget. The news is a blow to the prospects of S8185, Addabbo's recently filed attempt to legalize online casinos in the state.…
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NY Online Casino Hopes Dim Without Hochul's Budget Inclusion
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!

Vegas by the sea? No thank you! With Florida's legislature back in session, a proposed bill is on the table that would extend casino gaming to Miami Beach and beyond. The only problem? Miami Beach residents don't want slot machines along their shores. The electorate - myself included - has repeatedly (and resoundingly) voted down the possibility of…
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!
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Legalization for Casino Apps in 2024 in the US

As we progress into 2024, the United States continues to be a key player in the dynamic shift within the gambling and entertainment industry, particularly in the realm of online casino legalization. This movement echoes global trends, notably in South Africa where online casinos have significantly grown. This blog post delves into the latest…
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Indiana Online Casino Could Make $2 Billion in Three Years

Indiana could generate about $2 billion in revenue over three years if it expands igaming, according to Spectrum Gaming Group. The legalization of online casino and poker would have "little impact" on land-based casinos and could create numerous jobs. Spectrum Gaming used data from six other states to make its predictions, using three different…
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Indiana Online Casino Could Make $2 Billion in Three Years
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Las Vegas Sands casino opponents ask Hempstead to halt environmental study

Opponents of a $4 billion casino-resort proposal at the site of the Nassau Coliseum are calling on the Town of Hempstead to halt an environmental review of it until a state Appellate Court rules on the developer's rights to the property. "Say NO to the Casino," a group of local residents, is challenging whether Las Vegas Sands is allowed to study…
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Las Vegas Sands casino opponents ask Hempstead to halt environmental study
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Alabama legislators are discussing gambling legislation. Will it go anywhere?

Once again, Alabama legislators are talking about gambling. And once again, the House and Senate appear to be talking past each other. Legislators are discussing the possibility of addressing the topic, which has defied resolution attempts for decades. No legislation had been filed as of Wednesday afternoon, but a senator said he will file a bill…
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Alabama legislators are discussing gambling legislation. Will it go anywhere?
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As online gambling expands, so do concerns about addictions

Connecting state and local government leaders | Delaware became the 28th state last week to offer online sports betting. North Carolina is not far behind-it hopes to launch its mobile sports betting operations in time for March Madness. Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a near total prohibition on sports betting in 2018, it is live and legal…
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As online gambling expands, so do concerns about addictions
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Ohio Casinos, Racinos Saw Revenue Bump From 2022 Last Month

Ohio's casinos and racinos in November couldn't match the prior month's revenue, but they made more money than they did the year before, according to monthly revenue data. The reports from the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery showed the four casinos' slots and table games and seven racinos' VLT machines combined for $186.1…
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Ohio Casinos, Racinos Saw Revenue Bump From 2022 Last Month
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Kenosha City Council approves Hard Rock casino proposal

The Kenosha City Council voted decisively Wednesday night in favor of a multi-million dollar intergovernmental agreement with the Menominee Tribe's gaming authority, a major milestone that helps pave the way for a future Hard Rock casino on the city's west side in the coming years. Alderpersons voted 11-6 during a packed regularly scheduled City…
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Kenosha City Council approves Hard Rock casino proposal
Sports Betting Dime

BetRivers, Three Online Casinos, Now Fully Live in Delaware

The First State now has a fully functional online sportsbook and three online casinos. After soft launching on Dec. 27, Rush Street Interactive announced BetRivers is now fully live in Delaware. The Delaware Lottery and Rush Street Interactive agreed to an exclusive five-year contract in August 2023 for the company to be the state's exclusive…
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BetRivers, Three Online Casinos, Now Fully Live in Delaware
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Maine's Tribal Internet Gambling Expansion on the Horizon

Maine Lawmakers Mull Over Granting Broader Internet Gambling Rights to Tribes In the pine-scented wilderness of Maine, a new chapter in internet gambling is being written. After two months of successful operations by federally recognized tribes in the domain of online sports betting, the state lawmakers are now contemplating proposals to expand…
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Maine's Tribal Internet Gambling Expansion on the Horizon
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Las Vegas Sands casino company

Dallas Maverick Jaden Hardy (3) drives to the basket past Chicago Bulls defenders during the 2022 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center Friday, July 8, 2022. Updated Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023 | 5:06 p.m. DALLAS - Mark Cuban sees a future of NBA ownership where the advantages will be in real estate. The high-profile billionaire says that's…
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Las Vegas Sands casino company
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Miriam Adelson, casino company Las Vegas Sands

DALLAS - The NBA on Wednesday approved the sale of controlling interest of the Dallas Mavericks from Mark Cuban to the families that run the Las Vegas Sands casino company. The deal was approved just shy of a month since the families of Miriam Adelson and Sivan and Patrick Dumont announced their intention to buy the club. The purchase is in the…
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NBA approves sale of Dallas Mavericks to Miriam Adelson, casino company Las Vegas Sands
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Sale of Dallas Mavericks to families behind Las Vegas casino approved

DALLAS >> The NBA today approved the sale of controlling interest of the Dallas Mavericks from Mark Cuban to the families that run the Las Vegas Sands casino company. The deal was approved just shy of a month since the families of Miriam Adelson and Sivan and Patrick Dumont announced their intention to buy the club. The purchase is in the valuation…
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Sale of Dallas Mavericks to families behind Las Vegas casino approved
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Florida Case Debates What Is Typically Found in a Casino

The verdict in the Florida Supreme Court sports betting case could all boil down to the phrase "typically found in casinos." West Flagler filed its response brief in the state court case on Tuesday and most of its argument centered on Amendment 3 and its phrasing "typically found in casinos". Amendment 3, passed in 2018, requires that any expansion…
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Florida Case Debates What Is Typically Found in a Casino
Yellowhammer News

API report warns that gambling, state lotto legalization comes with downsides

A new report by the Alabama Policy Institute (API) suggests that a gambling expansion would have negative repercussions. API commissioned Dr. John Hill to prepare an in-depth report on gambling and the effects of expanding legalized gambling in the state. His twenty-page report detailed the potential pitfalls that come with the expansion of…
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API report warns that gambling, state lotto legalization comes with downsides
Eye On Annapolis

Could Online Gambling Become a Reality in Maryland?

The latest MDBetting.com poll has caught the eye, showing that 75% of Marylanders support the idea of legalizing online casinos and are ready to express their support in the 2024 election. According to the latest report from the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, this state could generate more than $533 million in revenue in the very first…
Finance
Could Online Gambling Become a Reality in Maryland?
The Buffalo News

Best New York Online Casinos

Legal online casinos will come to New York sooner or later. Online and mobile sports betting got the thumbs-up from state lawmakers and launched in January 2022. New York is now the No. 1 sports betting state in terms of annual revenue. Commercial casinos, tribal casinos and racinos with live casino gambling are already here. Plus, in 2023, the…
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Best New York Online Casinos
Kentucky Today

Fuming over setback to casino smoking ban, workers light up in New Jersey Statehouse meeting

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

Maryland Voters Show Strong Support for Online Casino Legalization

In a significant development for Maryland's gambling landscape, a recent poll conducted by MD Betting reveals a strong inclination among Maryland voters towards legalizing online casino gambling. This sentiment comes in the wake of the successful launch of online sports betting in the state in 2022. MD Betting's online casino poll, carried out…
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