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California Cardrooms Battle on with Tribal Casinos Over Gaming Rights, as Confusing Lingo Further Clouds Clarity

California cardrooms are facing an uncertain hand as tribal casino operators turn up pressure on state officials to enforce exclusivity laws, leaving some employees worrying about job security. President of Fresno, California’s Club One Casino, Kyle Kirkland, says the state’s cardroom workers are concerned about their futures amid pushback from…

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Another New York Official Joins Call for Study on Problem Gambling

The New York State Comptroller is the latest official to call for a comprehensive study on problem gambling in the Empire State. New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli believes New York lawmakers need more information on problem gambling before continuing expansion. (Image: David McGlynn/New York Post) In an audit released this…

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American Gaming Law: Las Vegas Casino Attorney Analyzes New Wire Act Opinion

American gaming law continues to widely impact the casino industry and other forms of gambling. The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) recently released a new interpretation of the Wire Act which threatens to end online sports betting – and most other forms of internet gambling involving…

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Oregon Sports Betting in Play as Officials Hope to Launch Ahead of 2019 NFL Season

Oregon residents may not be able to legally place any bets on the Super Bowl this Sunday, but all that should change by next year. In fact, regulators there are hoping to have a new sports betting platform in place by the time the 2019 NFL season kicks off. The…

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Truck Stop Definition is Latest Battleground in Pennsylvania Gaming Expansion

When Penn National Gaming signed a deal last month to bring video gaming terminals (VGTs) to the Rutter’s convenience store chain in Pennsylvania, the agreement was designed to work under rules that allow VGTs at truck stops in the state. But some convenience stores are now questioning the current definition…

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Hard Rock Atlantic City Ready for Sports Betting Launch as Super Bowl 53 Hovers

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is getting ready for Super Bowl 53 with a newly approved sports book that should be taking action just in time for Sunday’s big race between the Pats and the Rams in Atlanta. Super Bowl 53 at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 3…

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Mississippi Bill Would Legalize Mobile Wagering, while New York Sports Betting Regs Say No to Online

Six months after it became legal to offer sports betting in Mississippi, at least one lawmaker is prepared to admit the state made a mistake when it drew up its regulations. Mississippi State Sen. Willie Simmons believes his state erred by not including provisions for mobile sports betting, as did…

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Arizona Proposes Tribal Sports Betting Bill Allowing for Both On and Off Sovereign Land Wagering

In Arizona, a ground-breaking new proposal could lead to legalized tribal sports betting in the state. Introduced this week in the state legislature, the bill would allow tribes to offer sports wagering in limited off-reservation locations, as well as within tribal casinos. The Arizona Indian Gaming Association — seen here in…

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Pennsylvania Officials Clarify Online Gaming Rules After Federal Wire Act Reversal Opinion, Experts Weigh In

Pennsylvania operators and online gaming applicants have been given a warning this week to comply with the latest federal interpretation of the Wire Act. Tightrope: Pennsylvania is telling its gaming operators to walk the line when it comes to compliance with the DOJ Wire Act re-reversal opinion. (Image: theoryhouse.com) Released…

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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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