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Nebraska Horsemen Plead With State for Historical Racing Machines

Nebraska horsemen are desperately seeking authorization from the state to incorporate historical racing terminals at their tracks, as Iowa casinos continue closing in and poaching former patrons. Horsemen’s Park in Omaha wants to incorporate historical racing machines at its track in order to better compete with nearby casinos in Iowa.…

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Congress and the Wire Act: How US Legislators Could Affect the Fate of Online Gaming

Following the controversy generated this week by the Justice Department (DOJ) in revising its interpretation of the Wire Act, there is a chance — however remote — that the 116th Congress could decide to update the 57-year-old far-reaching law that threatens to limit (or even bring down) the American online…

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Online Gaming Stocks Nosedive on Justice Department Wire Act Reversal Opinion

Online gaming companies focused on interactive casinos and sports betting saw shares dive into the red on news that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) was again modifying its opinion on the Wire Act. The legality of a New Jersey online poker player sitting at the same online gaming table…

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Connecticut Sports Betting Bill Would Hand Exclusivity to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun

Connecticut State Sen. Cathy Osten believes sports betting can be an “early session success story” for the state legislature. Connecticut State Sen. Cathy Osten’s bill has broad bipartisan and bicameral support but as it stands it would freeze the state’s lottery and off-track betting facilities out of a future sports…

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Gaming Industry Outlook 2019: Mergers, Sports Betting Expansion, and Japan

The gaming industry landscape is poised to again undergo new and expanded vistas in the 12 months ahead. Sports betting 2018 legal openings will lead to state-by-state expansion in 2019. (Image: Mike Segar/Reuters) Which gaming directions will most likely define the industry in 2019? 1. Continued Expansion and Consolidation Casino…

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Biggest Gaming Industry Legal Conflicts, Battles, and Outright Wars of 2018

The gaming industry kept its legal teams busy in 2018, as an onslaught of critical issues hit litigation — or threatened to — between casinos, ancillary businesses, federal, state, and tribal governments, and just plain old regular folks. Although MGM Resorts and its CEO Jim Murren expressed sympathy after the…

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Atlantic City Dumps Miss America, Bets on Esports to Grow Tourism

Atlantic City and the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) have decided to end an annual subsidy that has been afforded to organizers of the Miss America Organization (MAO) over the last three years. Matthew Doherty and the CRDA will no longer support the Miss America pageant in Atlantic…

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Judge Takes Five Minutes to Rule on 12-Year Wynn Dealer Tips Battle

Hundreds of Wynn Las Vegas dealers trying to claw back millions of dollars in tips they believe they were unlawfully denied by their employer were dealt a lousy hand by US District Judge Robert Jones on Monday when he threw out their lawsuit in five minutes. Dealers at the Wynn…

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New Jersey Sports Betting Tax Increases, Funds Earmarked for Casino Reinvestment Development Authority

The New Jersey sports betting tax on gross win is increasing 1.25 percent beginning in December, and the added funds will be earmarked for the state’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Despite the CRDA being engulfed in recent controversy, Governor Phil Murphy is increasing the New Jersey sports betting tax…

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Washington, DC Moves to Legalize Sports Betting, Despite No Casinos

Washington, DC sports betting could soon be coming to the nation’s capital. While a handful of Congressmen are mulling federal regulation on Capitol Hill, District of Columbia Councilman Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) wants to regulate it on a local level so the district’s coffers can capitalize on this newly liberalized form of…

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