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New York Senate Moves To Fast Track Casino Expansion

In a last-minute push, New York lawmakers have bypassed the end of the current legislative session to greenlight a bill that will accelerate the awarding of casino licenses in the Empire State. Joe Addabbo, SB 9673 was passed by a vote of 51-4 in the New York Senate and will now be sent to Governor Kathy Hochul for approval. The New York Senate,…
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New York Senate Moves To Fast Track Casino Expansion
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Tory MP Philip Davies takes £500-an-hour job at slot machine company

The Tory MP Philip Davies has got a new £500-an-hour job as a consultant for a company in the Merkur group, which is behind slot machines in hundreds of high streets across the UK. Davies, who was recently knighted on the recommendation of Rishi Sunak, will provide "strategic advice" to Merkur Gaming, earning £1000 a month for two hours of work in…
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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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Online casino to withdraw TfL gambling ads after political backlash

Online casino 888.com is set to withdraw some of its UK ads after facing accusations that its out-of-home posters on London's TfL network appear to'trivialise' gambling. Described as'aggressive' by the House of Lords group Peers for Gambling Reform, TfL's decision to allow the ads to appear on its buses, trains and station platforms has even…
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Online casino to withdraw TfL gambling ads after political backlash
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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - An operator has been chosen for the casino Petersburg is hoping to build - if legislation allowing the city to hold a referendum in November is signed into law. Petersburg City Council member Howard Wayne Myers confirmed to 8News on Wednesday that the Cordish Companies has been selected to operate the proposed casino after…
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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino
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Zelenskiy Bans Ukrainian Troops From Gambling Online

Ukraine and its European allies have welcomed the U.S. House of Representatives's passage of a long-delayed aid bill critical to Ukraine's defense against the Russian invasion, while the Senate's Democratic leadership has pledged to vote on the entire package in the next 72 hours to get it to President Joe Biden's desk. The $61 billion in Ukrainian…
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Zelenskiy Bans Ukrainian Troops From Gambling Online
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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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Maine House rejects online gambling bill

The bill had been revived by the Senate. US.- Maine's House of Representatives has rejected a bill on tribal online gambling. The bill, which had been revived by the Senate after being initially rejected by both chambers last week, would have granted exclusive igaming rights to Maine's Wabanaki tribes. the bill was rejected in the House by 75 voted…
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Maine House rejects online gambling bill
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Netherlands MPs vote on banning online slots

The Netherlands House of Representatives has voted to ban online gambling advertising and'high risk' online gambling like slots. The vote took place on Tuesday afternoon (April 16) and a majority vote in favor of the ban was secured. During the voting, 114 motions were submitted and decided on, 14 of which were focused on gambling and 10 were…
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Netherlands MPs vote on banning online slots
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Iran dismantles largest UK-linked online gambling network

Iran's Intelligence Ministry says that the network's operations were managed by individuals in the United Kingdom. Iran's Intelligence Ministry successfully dismantled the largest organized online gambling and betting network in the country, which was established and operated by individuals based in the UK. In a Saturday statement, the ministry…
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Iran dismantles largest UK-linked online gambling network
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Senate discusses newly amended gambling bill

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Alabama state Senate is discussing a newly amended version of House Bill 151 that passed through the Senate Committee Wednesday. After being passed in the House, HB151 included sports betting, online gambling and allowed for ten potential casino locations. Now, all of those have been removed or limited. The amended bill…
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Senate discusses newly amended gambling bill
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Casino workers applaud introduction of bill to quash indoor smoking in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (KCTV) - Casino workers across the Sunflower State have applauded the introduction of a bill that would eliminate smoking on casino floors in Kansas. Casino Employees Against Smoking Effects, an action group in Kansas, gave its stamp of approval on bipartisan legislation introduced on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The move would amend the…
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Casino workers applaud introduction of bill to quash indoor smoking in Kansas
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Could Virginia soon have six casinos?

Members of the General Assembly are considering adding a new casino in northern Virginia. Place your bets. Members of the Senate are considering a bill that would allow a sixth casino in Virginia in Fairfax County. Senator Adam Ebbin is a Democrat from Alexandria who says he's been hearing lots of opposition to the proposal. "I've also gotten…
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Could Virginia soon have six casinos?
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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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Del Lago Casino is getting rid of 300 slot machines

ALBANY - There's a sure bet among New York's upstate casinos: cut their number of slot machines. Del Lago Resort & Casino on Monday became the third of the four upstate casinos to gain state approval to lower its inventory of slot machines on its gaming floor. The state Gaming Commission approved the Finger Lakes casino's request to reduce its…
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Casino No-Smoking Bill Makes Its First Progress In Pennsylvania

A legislative committee approved for the first time Wednesday a bill that would ban smoking inside Pennsylvania casinos, but its vote along party lines made clear the measure is a long way from passage. House Health Committee Chairman Dan Frankel's proposed Protecting Workers from Secondhand Smoking Act (HB1657) was sent to the full House by a…
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Casino No-Smoking Bill Makes Its First Progress In Pennsylvania
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Play'n GO introduces new slot game Sherwood Gold inspired by the legend of Robin Hood

iGaming content provider Play'n GO has unveiled their latest online slot, Sherwood Gold, which draws inspiration from the timeless English legend of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. The company said the new slot game offers a blend of engaging gameplay and captivating design, catering to both experienced players and newcomers. In Sherwood…
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Play'n GO introduces new slot game Sherwood Gold inspired by the legend of Robin Hood
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Casino Developer PAC Made $85K Donation To Democratic Party Leader

VIRGINIA - State Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) received an $85000 donation on Oct. 23 from Building a Remarkable Virginia, the political action committee created by the developer who wants to build a casino at or near the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station, according to the latest campaign finance filing. "The Comstock Companies are one of the…
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Casino Developer PAC Made $85K Donation To Democratic Party Leader
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New York Casino Licenses Delayed til 2025 Amid Tumultuous Politics and Controversy

Further delays are anticipated in the awarding of three downstate casino licenses in New York, according to well-established predictions, pushing the already sluggish process well into the year 2025. This delay underscores New York's notorious reputation as the epicentre of tumultuous casino politics. Brendan Bussmann, of B Global Advisors,…
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Coming soon: N.J. casinos where you won’t gamble your life away

A bipartisan bill that will ban smoking in New Jersey's casinos will finally get a full vote in the Senate during the lame duck legislative session, and we know we can speak for every croupier, cashier, cocktail server, custodian, and pit clerk when we issue the following statement: Hallelujah. There is little point in recapping the 17-year odyssey…
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Coming soon: N.J. casinos where you won’t gamble your life away
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Online Casinos Flourish, Offering Democratic Opportunity and Convenience from Home

The churning wheels of progress advance even through the most difficult of times, resulting in an industry that is now booming. There's an undeniable uptick in digital commerce, and it's been made even more noticeable with the rise of online casinos. In the past, the flashing lights, the ringing bells and the visceral thrill of risk were confined…
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Federal hearing on proposed Koi Nation casino near Windsor draws scores of detractors

It didn't take long to get to the heart of the debate Wednesday night in a closely watched federal hearing on a large tribal casino proposed near Windsor. The public comments began with Dino Beltran, vice chairman of the Koi Nation. Beltran spoke of the forced displacement and resource deprivation that drove his people from their ancestral home in…
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Federal hearing on proposed Koi Nation casino near Windsor draws scores of detractors
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Reclusive online gambling mogul Martin Moshal is playing an increasingly influential role in a push to oust the South African government

President Cyril Ramaphosa's social democratic African National Congress party is set to come under pressure next year amid South Africa's dire economic troubles. A senior party official has warned the country could become a failed state. Mr Moshal is the largest individual political donor in South Africa in the last two years. He has given 46.5…
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Reclusive online gambling mogul Martin Moshal is playing an increasingly influential role in a push to oust the South African government
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Republicans try to resolve casino dispute holding up budget

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Republican legislative leaders met Wednesday after it became clear this week that their disagreement over new gambling options is the key issue preventing lawmakers from voting on the state budget. House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said there aren't enough members willing to vote in favor of the budget if gaming is…
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Republicans try to resolve casino dispute holding up budget
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Casino disagreement leaves NC without budget as Republicans trade barbs

A disagreement over new casinos is leading to more delays for North Carolina's overdue state budget. Republican lawmakers had said they planned to vote on a $30 billion spending plan this week. It's a budget that was supposed to be done by July. But House Speaker Tim Moore said he doesn't have enough votes among Republicans to include plans for…
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North Carolina considers new casinos as money flows across Virginia border

North Carolina lawmakers are considering a plan to allow up to four new casinos in rural areas of the state. They see a recently opened casino in Danville, Virginia - a few miles north of the state line - as an example of how gambling could help economically challenged communities. Caesars opened a temporary casino in Danville in May in a giant…
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How the Internet Has Democratized Entertainment

The internet has democratized entertainment by breaking down economic, geographical, and temporal barriers. No matter where you are in the world, an internet connection means you can access a broad array of entertainment experiences and content. You can also choose how you engage with these different forms of entertainment, and when you do…
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How the Internet Has Democratized Entertainment
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Las Vegas Sands' $4B Nassau casino proposal takes next step

Las Vegas Sands' proposed $4 billion casino-resort at the site of the Nassau Coliseum would require a zoning change that creates a new hospitality district in Uniondale, according to land-use plans the company filed with the Town of Hempstead Thursday. The application - a major step in the process for the Nevada-based company's proposal - seeks to…
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Las Vegas Sands' $4B Nassau casino proposal takes next step
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Trees and casinos: imaginary solutions to real and serious problems

Plant a trillion trees. U.S. House Republicans offered that idea last week as their plan for addressing the global climate emergency. And it's hard to know whether to laugh or cry in response. Yes, planting more trees is always a fine idea, as deforestation is a big and deeply worrisome contributing factor to the world's environmental woes. And…
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Trees and casinos: imaginary solutions to real and serious problems
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Property Review: Sandia Resort & Casino

Located on the north side of Albuquerque, NM, Sandia Resort & Casino offers the perfect blend of entertainment, luxury, serenity and fun. Nestled at the base of the majestic Sandia Mountains in the Southern Rocky Mountains, the resort and casino provide a breathtaking setting, world-class amenities and a wide range of activities for guests. The…
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Property Review: Sandia Resort & Casino
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New Jersey governor considers 5-year extension of internet gambling

A bill to extend internet gambling in New Jersey for another five years is in the hands of Gov. Phil Murphy following its approval by the state Legislature ByWAYNE PARRY Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. -- A bill to extend internet gambling in New Jersey for another five years is in the hands of Gov. Phil Murphy, following its approval Friday by the…
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New Jersey governor considers 5-year extension of internet gambling
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New Jersey Governor Mulls 5-Year Extension of Internet Gambling

Following the state Legislature's passage on Friday, a measure to prolong online gambling in New Jersey for a further five years is now in the hands of Governor Phil Murphy. With no resistance from politicians, the bill was adopted by the state Assembly and Senate and will now be put into effect by the Democratic governor. The passage, however, did…
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New Jersey Governor Mulls 5-Year Extension of Internet Gambling
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Governor signs Polistina’s bill extending online gambling

TRENTON - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Friday signed a bipartisan bill sponsored by Senators Vince Polistina (R-02) James Beach (D-06) that the extends online gambling through 2028. Polistina said the legislation will keep New Jersey at the forefront of an evolving gambling industry by supporting casinos' application of online gaming. "The…
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Online gambling boss's R11m bet on ActionSA

According to funding records from the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), Durban-born businessman, Martin Moshal, who helped pioneer online gambling, has played a crucial role in funding ActionSA with contributions totalling R11 million. Moshal was highlighted for his R3.5 million contribution to ActionSA in the latest party donation…
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Online gambling boss's R11m bet on ActionSA
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Coney Island leaders not feeling lucky about casino plan

A pitch to build a casino and entertainment complex in Coney Island got losing snake eyes from community leaders who voted against a gambling joint along Brooklyn's historic beach and boardwalk. Community Board 13 members overwhelmingly passed a resolution rejecting the plan, 23 to eight - with the chairwoman saying she didn't want to turn Coney…
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Coney Island leaders not feeling lucky about casino plan
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Las Vegas Sands Inks Nassau Coliseum Lease

Las Vegas Sands has agreed to lease the land needed for its Long Island megadevelopment, which could include a casino. The company's deal would give Sands control of the Nassau Coliseum property in Uniondale for the next 99 years, Newsday reported. The agreement is the first in a litany of steps that could bring full-scale gambling to Nassau…
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Las Vegas Sands Inks Nassau Coliseum Lease
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Twin River grows with $100m expansion. Why they upgraded the casino

LINCOLN - The $100-million expansion of Bally's Twin River Casino promised three years ago when the company joined forces with its once rival, Rhode Island gambling giant International Game Technology, is here. It includes new slot machines, a food hall, a high-stakes poker room, a cigar bar and table games. When you cross into the new wing of the…
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Twin River grows with $100m expansion. Why they upgraded the casino
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Governor Tina Kotek Against New Tribal Casino in Salem

The Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians have big plans for its Salem casino - but Governor Tina Kotek doesn't agree with the tribes. Against the expansion of the gaming industry: The new tribal casino was supposed to be built in northeast Salem, but Kotek isn't a fan of such an expansion of the gaming industry. However, the tribes don't give…
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Governor Tina Kotek Against New Tribal Casino in Salem
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Placing Bets In The Global Energy Casino

If you think investing in energy projects is an activity akin to placing bets in a Las Vegas casino, you aren't alone. The similarities are so ever-present and obvious, in fact, that even public officials fall into the use of gambling language to describe some policy decisions. At the conclusion of a ministerial meeting of G7 member countries over…
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Placing Bets In The Global Energy Casino
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Kotek announces opposition to Coquille Tribe casino project

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Gov. Tina Kotek wrote a letter to the Oregon Tribal Chairs on Thursday explaining her stance on tribal gaming -- and her opposition to the Coquille Tribe's proposed Medford casino. In the letter -- which was addressed to all eight Oregon tribes -- Kotek said she believes in having one gaming facility per tribe. "Throughout my…
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Kotek announces opposition to Coquille Tribe casino project
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Tamil Nadu Governor signed online gambling bill only after resolution: DMK

Two days after the Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a resolution seeking a timeframe for Governors to give their assent to legislations, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday said all states in the country should demand a Constitutional amendment to revoke powers vested with the Raj Bhavan to sign bills passed by elected representatives. The…
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Tamil Nadu Governor signed online gambling bill only after resolution: DMK
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Governor finally gives assent to TN bill banning online gambling

Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi has given his assent to a bill banning online gambling which was adopted in March by the state assembly for a second time, official sources said on Monday. Just after the TN assembly adopted a resolution urging the Centre and President to fix a timeframe for state governors to approve bills adopted by the house, Raj…
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Governor finally gives assent to TN bill banning online gambling
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Tamil Nadu Governor Gives Assent To Prohibition Of Online Gambling Bill

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi has given assent to the state's Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Bill, Chief Minister MK Stalin informed the assembly on Tuesday. The assent came following prolonged criticism by the State over the time taken by Governor Ravi to approve bills passed by the legislature. Earlier, the assembly…
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Tamil Nadu Governor Gives Assent To Prohibition Of Online Gambling Bill
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TN Guv gives assent to Bill banning online gambling

Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi has given his assent to a Bill banning online gambling which was adopted in March by the state Assembly for a second time, official sources said on Monday. Just after the TN Assembly adopted a resolution urging the Centre and President to fix a timeframe for State Governors to approve Bills adopted by the House, Raj…
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TN Guv gives assent to Bill banning online gambling
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TN Governor Gives Assent To Bill Banning Online Gambling

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi has given his assent to a Bill banning online gambling which was adopted in March by the state Assembly for a second time, official sources said on Monday. Just after the Assembly adopted a resolution urging the central government and President to fix a time frame for state governors to approve Bills adopted by the…
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TN Governor Gives Assent To Bill Banning Online Gambling
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Governor should know online gambling is brutal: PMK

CHENNAI: PMK president Anbumani Ramadoss on Sunday said that "48 people have lost their lives due to online gambling" in Tamil Nadu and that governor R N Ravi should understand the brutal nature of it. Anbumani, in Twitter, urged the governor to not postpone further the assent to the bill banning online gambling. "The governor should understand how…
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Bill: Guv ‘blamed’ For Online Gambling Suicides

CHENNAI: DMK on Saturday indirectly blamed governor R N Ravi for all the suicides related to online gambling in the state by saying that governor was purposefully delaying the Bill to ban online gambling just to drag time. DMK, through an editorial in Murasoli, said the Union government had clarified that the state governments had power to enact…
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Bill: Guv ‘blamed’ For Online Gambling Suicides
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Choctaws announce expansion at southeast Mississippi casino

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is expanding a casino in southeast Mississippi. The Hattiesburg American reports the band will expand its Bok Homa Casino, which opened 12 years ago just northeast of Laurel. The expansion will include a 60-seat restaurant and a larger sports betting area, tribal officials said at a news conference. That, in…
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Choctaws announce expansion at southeast Mississippi casino
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Graton Resort sees slots doubled after compact with CA gov

Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, owners of the Graton Resort and Casino, has signed the latest compact with Gov. Gavin Newsom's office that will authorize it to double the total number of slot machines. This permission will launch a planned expansion that was first reported last year. New agreement: This latest, 200-page compact…
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Graton Resort sees slots doubled after compact with CA gov
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Parliament encouraged to do more to prevent harms caused by online gambling

AMA President Professor Steve Robson appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs this week encouraging the government to implement online gambling regulations which would limit exposure and access to online gambling platforms. Professor Robson's appearance follows a submission by the AMA last…
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Parliament encouraged to do more to prevent harms caused by online gambling
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Japan casino picture slowly coming into focus

Japan will make a decision on applications for integrated resorts from Osaka and Nagasaki in the coming months, perhaps as soon as this month. Then authorities will decide the fate of one or more unissued IR licences, with the distinct possibility of a supplementary round of applications that could include prime sites Tokyo and Hokkaido. That's the…
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Japan casino picture slowly coming into focus
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TN Governor sends back bill to ban online gambling to govt

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi on Wednesday returned the Bill to ban online gambling, including on online rummy games. The Bill against online gambling was unanimously passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly on October 18, 2022 based on a recommendation by a committee headed by Justice K. Chandru (retd. The Bill has been lying in the table of the…
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Sonoma County supervisors to consider updated deal with Dry Creek Rancheria, owners of River Rock Casino

Under the proposed new agreement, Dry Creek Rancheria could build a resort with nearly 300 hotel rooms, a 60000 square-foot casino with up to 1500 slot machines, a spa, restaurants and other amenities on its existing site above Alexander Valley.| The tribe behind River Rock Casino near Geyserville has reached a proposed agreement with Sonoma County…
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Sonoma County supervisors to consider updated deal with Dry Creek Rancheria, owners of River Rock Casino
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Hard Rock Cafe's Russia ties imperil bid for NY casino

Gaming operator Seminole Hard Rock's highly anticipated bid for a New York City casino license has been complicated by its business ties to Russia, sources told The Post. The ubiquitous Hard Rock brand - founded by Americans in London in 1971 and purchased by the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 2007 - has long been expected to announce its application…
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Hard Rock Cafe's Russia ties imperil bid for NY casino
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Hawaii Senate bill targets Vegas casinos with taxes

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- A controversial bill heading through the Hawaii State Senate is going after one of the popular vacation destinations for Hawaii residents - Las Vegas. Popular enough to be nicknamed the'9th Island,' studies estimate people from Hawaii take 300000 trips annually to Las Vegas and other gambling destinations, and that Boyd Gaming,…
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New York charging $500 million fee for NYC casino license

The operators awarded licenses to run any of the three New York City-area casinos will have to pay the state at least a $500 million fee for the chance at rolling the dice, according to new rules approved by a state siting board Tuesday. The New York Gaming Facility Board released the request for applications, which includes a rating system that…
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High rollers vie for New York casino in Times Square

But the real estate honchos promising pomp and circumstance - namely, Related Companies at Hudson Yards and SL Green in Times Square - have to overcome something their money can't buy: A handful of local politicians who not only don't care about the flashy proposals, but are turned off by Manhattan's years-long transformation into a playground for…
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PMK founder insists Governor to give assent to law banning online gambling

S. Ramadoss, the founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), reaffirmed the need for the Tamil Nadu (TN) Governor to swiftly give his assent to the law banning online gambling. A recent highlights a youth named Arunkumar taking his life allegedly due to losing money in online gambling. He said, "A graduate youth named Arunkumar from Karumanginaru…
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PMK founder insists Governor to give assent to law banning online gambling
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Gambling interests gave GOP group behind pro-DeWine PACs $1M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Associated Press review finds that gambling interests positioning for lucrative business in Ohio's developing betting landscape gave nearly $1 million to a nonprofit that helped Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine get reelected. Donations to the Republican Governors Association between January 2021 and this September from…
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Gambling interests gave Republican group behind pro-DeWine PACs $1M

Gambling interests positioning for lucrative business as Ohio remakes its betting landscape donated nearly $1 million to a nonprofit group that helped successfully reelect Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a key decision-maker regarding the market's future, an Associated Press review found. The casino operators, slot machine makers, gaming…
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Gambling interests gave Republican group behind pro-DeWine PACs $1M
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Tamil Nadu ordinance on banning online gambling expires for want of Governor’s assent

The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Ordinance expired on Sunday night for want of Governor's assent to the Bill approved by the Tamil Nadu Assembly last month. This has sparked a new conflict between the state government and Governor R N Ravi on a day the state reported another death by suicide at Tenkasi,…
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Game Removes Loot Boxes, Players Revolt Instead Of Celebrate

Popular free-to-play mobile game Brawl Stars is doing something a bit different. In an era where it seems every game is trying to nickel and dime you with more and more stuff to buy, instead it's removing loot boxes and all random rewards entirely from the game. It's yet another sign that loot boxes are likely to become a relic of the past as…
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Game Removes Loot Boxes, Players Revolt Instead Of Celebrate
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Narayanasamy urges Puducherry government to promulgate ordinance banning online gambling

Former Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Monday urged the All India N.R. Congress-led National Democratic Alliance government in the Union Territory to promulgate an ordinance to ban online gambling. Addressing a press conference, he said online gambling was widely prevalent in Puducherry. There are reports of people getting financially trapped in…
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Narayanasamy urges Puducherry government to promulgate ordinance banning online gambling
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Smoking Inside Casinos In Atlantic City Will End, But When?

CEASE members would prefer, at this point, if New Jersey politicians would cease their backroom jibber-jabber and pass legislation that will, once and for all, ban smoking (of all stripes, including vaping) inside casinos. "We feel like it's going to get done, it's only a matter of time, but politics is holding it back and that's what we're trying…
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Smoking Inside Casinos In Atlantic City Will End, But When?
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DMK government softens stand towards Governor, hopeful of nod for Bill on online gambling

Softening its stance towards Governor R N Ravi, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday expressed hope that Ravi would quickly sign the Bill prohibiting online gambling and regulating online games. This comes after the DMK-led government had initially criticised Ravi over the delay in giving the Bill his assent. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online…
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DMK government softens stand towards Governor, hopeful of nod for Bill on online gambling
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Native American Tribe Under Contract to Buy Magic City Casino

After holding on to Magic City Casino for 71 years, the Havenick family is ready to cash in its chips. The owners of the gambling facility at 450 Northwest 37th Avenue in Miami have entered into a deal to sell the former greyhound racing site to the Alabama-based Poarch Band of Creek Indians, The Miami Herald reported, citing an application…
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Native American Tribe Under Contract to Buy Magic City Casino
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Poarch Creek Tribe to Buy Miami’s Magic City Casino

The longtime owners of Miami's Magic City Casino plan to sell the property, and the license to operate it, to the Poarch Band Creek of Indians, a Native American tribe based in Alabama. The transaction is pending the approval of the newly formed Florida Gaming Control Commission, which reviewed the application Thursday morning but postponed any…
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Poarch Creek Tribe to Buy Miami’s Magic City Casino
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Online Gambling Ban: TN Law Minister S Regupathy Meets Governor RN Ravi, Urges Him To Give Assent For Bill

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Law Minister S. Regupathy met Governor RN Ravi at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday and discussed about the Bill to ban online gambling in the state. He also urged the Governor to soon give assent to the bill. On Thursday, Law Minister S. Regupathy addressing the reporters said, "A Bill has been brought to ban and regulate…
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A Casino Atop Saks? Lobbyists Push for Manhattan Gambling Site

A Monaco-style casino atop Saks Fifth Avenue, across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral. A gambling den with East River views, alongside a popular wedding venue. A Hard Rock casino in the center of Times Square. In the next several days, as part of state budget negotiations, Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders may well hash out a deal…
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Smoking and Gambling Go ‘Hand in Hand.’ But Maybe Not for Long.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Len Lombardo, 74 and retired, rests his cigarette against a black plastic ashtray as he pushes a $5 button on a high-limit slot machine at the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Nearby, a 62-year-old Pennsylvania woman on a winning streak takes a drag from a Newport, as does her sister sitting at the machine to her…
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Smoking and Gambling Go ‘Hand in Hand.’ But Maybe Not for Long.
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Governor’s delay in giving assent to ban online gambling has raised suspicion: DMK

Tamil Nadu's ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday fired yet another salvo against Governor R N Ravi, this time for "delaying" his assent to a bill banning online gambling in the state, saying his actions have raised "suspicion" among people. An editorial in Murasoli, DMK's official organ, tore into the Governor for "sitting on" The…
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PMK wants TN Guv's assent to bill banning online gambling bill

CHENNAI: The political arm of the powerful Vanniyar community, the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has demanded that the Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi give assent to the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Bill. The bill passed by the state Legislative Assembly is pending approval from the governor. PMK state…
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PMK wants TN Guv's assent to bill banning online gambling bill
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Governor blocks legislation to ban online gambling in TN

The DMK government's legislation to ban online gaming has hit a road-block with Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi, raising queries and concerns over whether it would withstand legal scrutiny or not! It is another instance of the cold war between Governor Ravi and the DMK government. The ruling party has accused the Governor of acting like a BJP…
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Governor blocks legislation to ban online gambling in TN
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T.N. Minister defends Bill on online gambling

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday defended the Bill that the Assembly adopted to prohibit online gaming and gambling after Governor R.N. Ravi sought some clarifications. Addressing reporters at the Secretariat, Law Minister S. Regupathy said the Governor had raised questions over various provisions. The government received the Raj Bhavan…
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T.N. Minister defends Bill on online gambling
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T.N. Law Minister S. Regupathy defends Bill on online gambling as Governor raises questions over the legislation

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday defended the Bill that the Assembly adopted to prohibit online gaming and gambling after Governor R.N. Ravi sought some clarifications. Addressing reporters at the Secretariat, Law Minister S. Regupathy said the Governor had raised questions over various provisions. The government received the Raj Bhavan…
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The Indian Express

Only online gambling banned, clarifies Tamil Nadu govt

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday said no complete ban on online games has been proposed but only online gambling has been proscribed in the state, and sought Governor R N Ravi's assent to the Bill to prohibit online gambling and regulate online games in the state. As per the doctrine of proportionality, no total ban has been proposed, state Law…
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Only online gambling banned, clarifies Tamil Nadu govt
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Only online gambling banned, clarifies TN govt

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday said no complete ban on online games has been proposed but only online gambling has been proscribed in the state, and sought Governor R N Ravi's assent to the Bill to prohibit online gambling and regulate online games in the state. As per the doctrine of proportionality, no total ban has been proposed, state Law…
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Spain’s DGOJ Reports Total Online Gambling Fines of €84М

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs in Spain has warned about the need for better monitoring practices in the online gambling sector. The warning comes in the context of the rise in year-on-year fines given to online gambling operators with a license to operate, according to data from the Directorate General for the Regulation of Gambling (DGOJ).…
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Burgum rejects ND tribes' plea for online gambling rights

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Gov. Doug Burgum rejected a plea Wednesday by North Dakota's American Indian tribes to give them exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting because it isn't allowed under state law. "While we understand and appreciate the desire by some of the tribes to extend online gaming beyond their reservation…
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Study: New Jersey Locals Do Not Want Casino Expansion

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NJDGE Deputy Director Louis Rogacki is the American Gambling Awards Regulator of the Year

The 2022 edition of the American Gambling Awards is pleased to announce New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Deputy Director Louis Rogacki is the 2022 "Regulator of the Year." The American Gambling Awards is produced by Gambling.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: GAMB) ("Gambling.com Group" or the "Group"), a leading provider of player acquisition…
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Treat gambling harm through a public health lens, parliament told

The powerful online wagering industry should be held accountable by a national, independent regulator as well as an ombudsman, a leading anti-gambling organisation has proposed, as a federal parliamentary inquiry prepares to evaluate options for reform. The Alliance for Gambling Reform has used its submission to the inquiry to argue there should be…
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Treat gambling harm through a public health lens, parliament told
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Charities fight ND tribes' plan for online gambling rights

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Allowing North Dakota's five American Indian tribes exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting could effectively end charitable gambling in the state, officials representing charities told Gov. Doug Burgum on Friday. The tribes want the two-term Republican governor to approve the idea under tribal-state…
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Charities fight ND tribes' plan for online gambling rights
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Online gambling advertising ban should be considered by parliament: David Littleproud

Littleproud calls for tougher crackdown on online gambling advertising during sports broadcasts Nationals leader David Littleproud has urged the federal parliament to consider if there should be a total ban on gambling ads during sports broadcasts, saying more could be done to protect children from exposure to online betting. In a move that was…
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Online gambling advertising ban should be considered by parliament: David Littleproud
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North Dakota Governor Rejects Tribes’ Request for Online Gambling Monopoly

Native American tribes in North Dakota are not getting exclusive rights to online gambling as governor Doug Burgum has rejected their request for a monopoly filed in October. Associated Press reported that governor Burgum has rejected the tribe's plea as sports betting and online gambling are not yet legalized in the state of North Dakota. The…
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