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Towns Surrounding Plainridge Park Casino Petition Massachusetts Gaming Commission for Table Games

Several towns located near the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Massachusetts, are urging the state’s gaming agency to allow the slots-only facility to incorporate a modest number of table games. Patrons find a sea of slot machines at the Plainridge Park Casino, but no table games. (Image: John Tlumacki/The Boston…

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Bidders for Final New Mexico Racino License Left in Limbo as Racing Commission Postpones Decision

The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) will keep bidders for the state’s sixth and final racino license on tenterhooks, after an eleventh-hour legal challenge prompted it to postpone its decision. Full House Resorts’ “moving grandstand” is one of five proposals bidding for the sixth New Mexico racino license. The choosing…

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New US Sports Betting Integrity Body SWIMA Aims to Halt Match Fixing

Stakeholders large and small have banded together across the sports betting industry to create the first-ever integrity body specific to sports wagering in the US. Sports betting stakeholders are making moves to ensure match fixing is never an issue in the US. (Image: Inc.) MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment…

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Nebraska Lottery Won’t Pay Out on 405 Misprinted Scratch-Off Tickets

The dreams of scores of Nebraskans were crushed this week when they were told they had not won the lottery and would not be paid on their “winning” tickets because of a printing snafu. The Nebraska Lottery sent out flawed scratch-off tickets, leading scores of people to believe they had…

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California Tribes Threaten to Sue State Over Banked Games Despite Regulator Assurances

California tribal gaming operators are treating with caution a declaration by regulators that they will wipe out controversial banked card games currently on offer at the state’s card clubs. Card clubs such as “The Bike” (pictured) have discovered an ingenious way to skirt the laws on house-banked games that have…

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Encore Boston Harbor Fate to Be Decided By Year End, Massachusetts Regulators Will Rule in December

The fate of Encore Boston Harbor will be determined before the end of the year, as the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) said this week that its investigation into the suitability of Wynn Resorts is approaching a conclusion. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will soon receive investigative materials into the suitability of…

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Nevada Gaming Regulators Consider Interstate Sports Betting, But Federal Wire Act May Impede Action

Nevada gaming regulators are wrestling with the idea of allowing casinos to accept sports wagers from customers living in other states where the gambling activity is legal. Of course, the decision comes with a host of legal concerns. Sports bettors in New Jersey could be placing wagers on Nevada books…

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